Monday, December 25, 2017As a Great Lakes sailor, I know that whenever I start seeing the leaves turning colors it can only mean one thing: It’s time to head east towards Maryland for the Annapolis Sailboat Show. It’s, by far, the country’s largest sail-only boat show and, for those who have never been there, I’d highly recommend a
Thursday, December 14, 2017The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to introduce Antigua as their newest sailing destination. Bareboat and skippered sailing charters in this stunning cruising destination are now available to book for departures beginning November 4th. Highly regarded as one of the most desirable sailing
Tuesday, December 12, 2017We'd been anchored in the Canary Islands for a couple weeks, waiting for the tradewinds to start up so we could make our Atlantic crossing back to go play in the Caribbean. The harbor was crowded with boats leaving on the annual "ARC" (Atlantic Rally Crossing), so we decided to head out and beat the crowds. After all, the tradewinds
Monday, November 13, 2017If you love the thrill of the chase and the sensation of victory, then add a twist to your next vacation charter and join in the racing regattas held annually throughout the Caribbean. These events will allow you to immerse yourself into the heart of the action, whether you choose to race or watch the excitement from your yacht.
Monday, November 13, 2017Offshore Sailing School President and CEO Doris Colgate recently announced that Offshore Sailing School is expanding their presence in Southwest Florida/Lee County to include The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village and Tarpon Point Marina. “As Offshore Sailing School celebrates our 54th year, we are pleased to add
Monday, October 30, 2017The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, is proud to introduce the newest edition of their award-winning brochure. In addition to the expansive fleet of leading-edge charter yachts and the 20+ exquisite travel destinations located all across the globe, The Moorings 2018 brochure features a number of exciting new
Friday, October 27, 2017My name is Emanuele Bianchi. I live in Chicago, although I grew up in Sardinia, Italy. I am part of a large, extended group of boating men and women. We are a mix of fun, avid sailors, mostly based in the Great Lakes, peppered with East and West Coast, Canadian, and European flavor. Our group is comprised of highly competitive,
Monday, October 23, 2017SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel homeported in Newport, R.I. is back safe at her berth at Fort Adams State Park after an incident that left her disabled in inner Newport Harbor. On the evening of Sunday, October 15, the 200-foot Perry, with 12 crewmembers aboard, was moving under diesel
Friday, October 13, 2017The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its seventh class of Inductees on Sunday, September 24, during ceremonies hosted by New York Yacht Club at their magnificent Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport. The backdrop for the Induction could not have been more fitting: a busy Newport harbor on a glorious early fall afternoon.
Thursday, September 14, 2017What is it that drives normal people to do abnormal things? This question popped into my alleged mind while spending a weekend up in the mountains, actually off the boat. After 30 years of living on a boat, cruising the world, and spending 99.9% of my time with boat people, this was one of the first times I was "stranded" amongst