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Monday, March 18, 2019

Since 1859, Edson has proudly carried on the American manufacturing tradition. From pouring molten bronze to the final polish of a stainless weld, each member of the Edson team takes pride in what they do; to them, every detail counts! With a strong passion for boating, Edson’s team and its products have brought boaters around

tags: Accessories, Anniversaries, Sailing

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

There are a lot of ways that people come into the sailing lifestyle. Some are brought up in the life by parents who love to sail, and some enter it through friends when they are young. There are a myriad of ways to find sailing, and each of us has come to that place in life from a different direction, but we have all made it. When it

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Sailing

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, recently appointed PRO-SET, Inc. as an Official Supplier. The team will use PRO-SET epoxies in the construction of the AC75, a 23-meter monohull designed to sail above water on advanced hydrofoils. PRO-SET, Inc. will supply American Magic with their

tags: America's Cup World Series, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

One of the most vital features on any sailboat is your standing and running rigging. They should be inspected on a yearly basis either by going aloft or by removing the mast — which, by the way, should be done every three-five years, regardless. Once inspecting, what should you be looking for? Standing rigging has many failure

by: Jon Duer, Doyle Sailmakers Cleveland

tags: Boating 101, Lake Erie, Sailing, Service & Repair

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Caribbean Islands, Catamaran, Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel

Monday, February 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Offshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced that in honor of the company’s 55th Anniversary Year in 2019, and its 10th year of supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as national sponsors of its Leukemia Cup Regatta campaign, the company will launch a

tags: Charity, Charter, Education, Sailing, South Coast, Travel

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

There is a great allure to owning and captaining your own charter boat. Because we operate a fleet of charter boats, we are often asked how to go about getting a boat inspected for chartering. This can be a complicated question but, for starters, you have to realistically ask yourself if this will be a hobby business or your primary

tags: Charter, Do It Yourself (DIY), Sailing

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Ken sails his T10, Eclipse, out of McKinley Marina in Milwaukee. He races regularly with the South Shore Yacht Club and MAST sailing club. With the holidays behind us, it’s time for an old boater’s dreams to turn to unwrapping the biggest present of all: their boat. As we all look forward to ripping that winter storage

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Sailing, Service & Repair

Monday, January 14, 2019

Different Island. Different Bar. Different DJ, but the same girl giving that DJ $10 to request the same song…with the same loud chorus, “Born and raised in South Detroit!” A collective group of the current who’s-who in sailing – Volvo Ocean racers, TV/movie stars, corporate sponsors, crew members from

by: Brett Langolf

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Racing, Sailing

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The new Oceanis 46.1 takes the concepts and options brought to life in the Oceanis 51.1 and merges them into an ideal, intimate cruising package. Her stepped hull, designed by Pascal Conq, provides additional interior space without downgrading performance. Her large cockpit can accommodate eight around the center table, and she

tags: Dealerships, Lake Huron, New Boat Models, Sailing

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