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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

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rocna Anchors, a subsidiary of the CMP Group, announced an expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation as well as being a world-class leader in the marine industry. Peter Smith, designer of the Rocna Anchors range, has been granted six patents by the Canadian and New Zealand

tags: Anchors, Awards, Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions

Monday, October 1, 2018

It’s hard to top last year’s United States Powerboat Show, which saw nearly 600 boats, 500 exhibitors, 20 percent growth, and attendance numbers that eclipsed any show since 2007, but the 2018 United States Powerboat Show, October 11-14, is on pace to do just that. Preview Day - Thursday, October 11th - is a special day

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Friday, September 28, 2018

Greece has always been one of the world’s top sailing destinations. Sailing the Greek islands by yacht is the best way to explore some of the 4500 islands, but there is a confusing number of sailing choices dependent on budget, level of skill, and personal preference, of course! 1. Bareboat Charter – Sail where and when

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Charter, Travel

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

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Newport For New Products™ (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday, opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 14th, 2018. The thirteenth-annual NFNP winners are: Best New

tags: Awards, Boat Show, East Coast

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

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