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Monday, March 30, 2020

Bayview Yacht Club, one of the nation’s most storied and historic sailing clubs, today announced that Atwater Brewery is a presenting sponsor for its 2020 Bayview Mackinac Race, the 96th consecutive running of the Race. Ryan Farrell, 2020 Bayview Yacht Club Commodore, made the announcement. As part of the partnership, Atwater

tags: Events, Lake Huron, Racing, Sailing

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

With the inclusion of offshore sailing into the 2024 Olympics, a new spotlight shines onto a previously established area of our sport. Veteran doublehanded offshore sailors can now fight for Gold, and Olympic hopefuls can forge a new pathway to their dream. A vast majority of sailors may also see a fresh opportunity to get out on the

by: Kate Wilson

tags: Sailing, Law & Politics, Racing

Monday, March 16, 2020

Have you heard the term “experiential marketing,” meaning hands-on participation in learning something new? Now this trend has transitioned to “experiential travel,” where more and more adventure-seekers are expecting a totally immersive, hands-on learning opportunity. That’s the very definition of our US

by: Beth Oliver

tags: Education, Sailing

Friday, March 13, 2020

The Zenlite range is the final addition to the exciting revamped dinghy collection from Gill Marine. As part of the brand’s adaptable ‘Performance’ line, which is engineered to keep you comfortable and protected, Zenlite boasts a complete offering from a Skiff Suit, Top, Trousers and Shorts for Juniors, Men and

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Sailing

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program board of directors are pleased to make the following announcement: Effective immediately the Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program is expanding to create the Detroit Community Sailing Center (DCSC). The center will be open to the public. It will expand sailing opportunities for Detroit area

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Sailing, Boat Club

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

In 2007, when the Rotary Club of Cleveland was seeking a way to celebrate its 100th anniversary of service to the community and to those in need around the world, they agreed to become the Port Organizer for the 2010 Cleveland Tall Ships® Festival in coordination with the American Sail Training Association, now known as Tall Ships

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Job Opportunites, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

Monday, March 9, 2020

Sea Bags, the Maine-based designer and manufacturer of stylish and durable bags, totes and accessories handmade from recycled sails, is excited to announce that it is expanding to the Great Lakes region and opening four new stores in Michigan between March and April. All stores will carry Sea Bags’ unique designs and seasonal

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions, Environmental Impact, Gift Ideas, Sailing

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: America's Cup World Series, Racing, Sailing

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

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