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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

“I’m always looking to tell a good story,” says filmmaker Carrie LeZotte from her workspace in Detroit’s New Center district. LeZotte is cofounder of the nonprofit film production company One of Us Films. For more than 25 years, she’s devoted her film production skills mainly to educational and

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Great Lakes, Racing, Sailing, Women in Boating

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Stand out from the crowd with the latest watertight team luggage collection from Gill. The stylish roller bags and backpack combine style, form and function, tapping into Gill’s cutting-edge fabric and product technology developed for their premium RACE line. The RACE Team Bag, which comes in both 30-liter and 60-liter sizes,

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Racing

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: Racing, Sailing, America's Cup World Series

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

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its eighth class of Inductees on Sunday, November 11, at Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC), concluding three days of activities that included a symposium for junior sailors with Inductees, a boat tour of LYC’s hidden neighborhood off the Intracoastal Waterway and social events at

tags: Racing, Sailing, Awards

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing (LOOR) held their 2018 Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 10th, celebrating offshore racers and their accomplishments this past season during the Susan Hood Trophy Race and the Lake Ontario 300/600 Challenges. During the event it was announced that Humberview Chevrolet Buick GMC & Motorsports Brands

tags: Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing, Awards

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: Racing, Sailing, Boat Club

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

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by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Education, Lifestyle, Racing, Yacht Club, Boat Club

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

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The 2018 US Junior Sailing Championships begin next week. The 93 registered competitors will arrive at North Cape Yacht Club in LaSalle, MI on Monday, will participate in a clinic and practice race on Tuesday, and the competition begins on Wednesday morning at 10:30AM on Lake Erie, just offshore from the yacht club. US Sailing

tags: Lake Erie, Racing, Sailing, Women in Boating, Kids & Pets

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