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Friday, September 28, 2018

We all need people — others to help fill our lives with adventure, fun, and passion. Of course, we all have some form of a family that we inherit at birth to share our lives for good or bad. However, it seems that many of the happiest people I know create a circle of friends that enjoy similar activities. Their common interests

by: Ken Quant

tags: Boat Club, Racing, Sailing

Friday, September 28, 2018

Beneteau pre launched their latest sailboats last week in Newport, RI. This occasion was ideal for Press and VIP Clients to attend this intimate and exclusive event. In addition, it was a great opportunity to meet the Beneteau’s Design Team who came especially from France. Beneteau gathered an impressive fleet of five newest

tags: East Coast, New Boat Models, Sailing

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hi, I’m Zoe. I am 14 years old and would like to consider myself a “junior sailor.” I’ve been sailing since practically the day I was born and sailing has been a huge part of my life for some time. So, when my mom asked me if I would like to take a sailing camp, I was all for it. She told me Sandusky Yacht Club

by: Zoe Kyle

tags: Lake Erie, Sailing, Education, Kids & Pets

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

We’ve all heard about the X chromosome and the Y chromosome. These little invisible thingies that were launched in our collective DNA at birth make some of us want to shop and make others like football. There’s nothing one can do about these pre-selected idiosyncrasies, so you might as well just enjoy wearing pink or

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Known as the largest and most spectacular all-sail boat show, the United States Sailboat Show returns to Annapolis on October 4-8. In its 49th year, this five-day international event operates on miles of docks and offers acres of exhibits for sailors who come from around the world for this one-of-a-kind sailboat show. “We

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Some of the greatest sailing voyages are those that are undertaken quietly, without publicity and for no reason other than that they are there to be accomplished. One such ended in June when Jerome Rand sailed his Westsail 32, Mighty Sparrow, into the New England port of Gloucester to a rousing welcome from a small band of friends and

by: Peter Nielsen, Editor-In-Chief, SAIL Magazine

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Lifestyle, Sailing

Monday, September 24, 2018

Do you yearn to sail away, explore exotic locales, relax under sail with no schedule in place? Maybe you wish to build on sailing skills you already have, or win more races? At Offshore Sailing School, we have been living the dream for nearly 55 years, teaching more than 150,000 adults and families to sail, race, and enjoy sailing

by: Beth Oliver, Director of Marketing, Offshore Sailing School

tags: Charters, Education, Sailing, Travel

Monday, September 24, 2018

Jeanneau America and Harken are teaming up at the 2018 United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis to launch "Demo Afloat," a hands-on opportunity to experience Harken sailing products aboard a 2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 419 - without even leaving the dock. Sailors can try Harken electric winches, a Reflex® Top-Down kite furler, a

tags: Accessories, Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Beneteau and North Sails will officially launch their partnership next week at a press event in Newport, RI. This exclusive event will be dedicated to new sailboat discovery and sea trials. The new Oceanis 46.1, built in Marion, SC; the new Figaro Beneteau 3 performance racing boat; and the new First 18 and First 24 sport day

tags: Company Expansions, Sailing

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) has announced its choice of the new RS21 to elevate the dynamic of the sport through its stadium sailing program. RS Sailing, the largest small boat manufacturer in the world, debuted the 21’ keelboat in January 2018 to address the need for a progressive, simple, and affordable boat for

tags: Lake St. Clair, Racing, Sailing, Event, Lake Erie