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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sailing Inc. is proud to announce their appointment as distributors of VX One sailboats in the Eastern United States and Caribbean. They will be distributed out of two primary locations in Cleveland, OH, and Charleston, SC. The VX One is a fresh and exciting performance one-design for the domestic and international racing enthusiast.

tags: Great Lakes, Sailing, Dealerships

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

At age 19, Steve Colgate took a detour from his family’s career path in the corporate world and accepted an invitation to crew aboard his first Transatlantic Race from Cuba to Spain. After the three-week adventure, Steve said, “This is for me!” From there, Steve went on to race in hundreds of regattas around the

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

tags: Education, Sailing, South Coast, Travel

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

You asked and we answered. Say Hello to our new Fountaine Pajot Power Catamaran MY 37 we're adding to our fleet at The Westin Cape Coral Resort in Cape Coral, Florida. On November 19, we'll start teaching our Fast Track to Power Cruising Course aboard this beautiful 3 cabin/2 head power boat. You'll arrive on Sunday and stay

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast

Monday, November 12, 2018

As the season changes, the unfortunate “haul out for winter” process begins and most sailors just bundle up their sails and stuff them down below until next season. But what should we really be doing with our sails? As a general rule, we recommend that your sails be inspected and serviced once a year. The sooner any

by: Doyle Cleveland

tags: Sailing, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

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: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

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

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