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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

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: Awards, Racing, Sailing

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: Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

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: Sailing, Boat Club, Racing

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

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by: Zuzana Prochazka

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

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

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

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Tediously light winds made for one of the slowest Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Races in decades. In fact, the 94-year-old distance race, which started Saturday, July 14 on lower Lake Huron, was so slow that at Tuesday’s final party at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, awards were handed out as some competitors were

tags: Awards, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Friday, July 20, 2018

The results are in. The Team Challenge winners for the Lake Ontario 300 are: In the Main Duck course, sponsored by Sperry First Place - Bronte Harbour Yacht Club with a team composed of: ‘Ruffian’ - Peter Wells ‘It's a Conspiracy’- Adrian Hanley ‘Suspect’- Bryan Sims Second Place - ABYC Team

tags: Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Monday, July 16, 2018

The 80th running of South Shore Yacht Club’s Queen’s Cup Race from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan was off to a wet and bouncy start. Sailors at the starting line faced winds out of the northeast at over 15 knots with waves running three to five feet. These conditions forced many skippers to make some tough decisions

tags: Events, Lake Michigan, Racing, Sailing