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Thursday, February 20, 2020

US Sailing is honored to announce a partnership with the Leukemia Cup Regatta, a series of 45 sailing events taking place throughout North America benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Through this new partnership, US Sailing aims to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to cure all forms of blood

tags: Charity, Sailing

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

It’s not hard to blame any sailor for completely forgetting about the America’s Cup. After all, it’s already been two and a half years since the snooze in Bermuda, and the next event is still over a year away. Any general market momentum gained during the exciting 2013 foiling cat event in San Francisco has also long

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

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

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

I woke up to the tinkling of water against the hull of the Lost Soul and, as I came out of my stupor, I remembered where I was – anchored in Pago Pago, American Samoa. We’d been there for about a week and were planning on leaving in a few days. I pulled on my shorts and walked out of my aft cabin into the galley and threw

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Feel Good Story, Lifestyle, Sailing

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. The two sides came to a consensus after engaging in an official mediation process run by the America’s Cup Arbitration panel chairman

tags: America's Cup World Series, Beyond the Lakes, Events, Racing, Sailing

Monday, February 17, 2020

With more than 150,000 graduates over the past 55 years, and Steve and Doris Colgate at the helm of Offshore Sailing School from the beginning, the company continues to look toward the future with innovative growth plans. Offshore Sailing School graduates and guests will set sail in 2020 on more Colgate Sailing Adventures®

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

tags: Education, Sailing, Travel

Monday, February 17, 2020

The new Mercury Racing 60R outboard is a brilliant performance solution for technical flats skiffs. The only outboard in its class with a 15-inch midsection, the Mercury Racing 60R fits perfectly on the transom of these compact performance skiffs and offers the added benefits of a high-thrust gearcase. This lightweight, compact

tags: Engines, Racing

Monday, February 17, 2020

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands recently announced the launch of the WM-4 Marine Satellite Receiver for SiriusXM® weather and audio. Delivering vital weather and fishing information to Lowrance HDS LIVE and HDS Carbon, Simrad NSS evo3 and NSO evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and

tags: Smart Technology, Travel, Electronics, Fishing, Safety

Friday, February 14, 2020

Waters Edge Dock & Hoist is pleased and excited to announce a very special partnership with Golden Boat Lifts. The 2020 vision is to bring the best of the best to Michigan and its Great Lakes! For more than a decade, Waters Edge, headed up by brothers Jerry and Garrick Wilson, have been servicing Michigan’s waterfront

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, February 14, 2020

The annual US Sailing Association Award winners were celebrated the evening of February 6 aboard the USS Midway in San Diego at the US Sailing Awards Night Celebration. Award winners were honored for their contributions to the sport of sailing in the United States. To celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and

tags: Awards, Events, Sailing

Friday, February 14, 2020

Volva Penta announces the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards in Lexington, Tennessee facility.

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Engines