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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: Sailing, Awards, Lake Ontario, Racing

Thursday, November 15, 2018

There comes a time in the life of every sailor when circumstances mean more help is needed on the boat. Maybe we’ve bought a larger genoa and it is too much to sheet in with our conventional two-speed winch. Maybe we’ve recently had shoulder surgery and hauling the mainsail to the masthead is no longer an easy task. Some

by: Bainbridge International

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sailing Inc. is proud to announce their appointment as distributors of VX One sailboats in the Eastern United States and Caribbean. They will be distributed out of two primary locations in Cleveland, OH, and Charleston, SC. The VX One is a fresh and exciting performance one-design for the domestic and international racing enthusiast.

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

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

Monday, November 12, 2018

As the season changes, the unfortunate “haul out for winter” process begins and most sailors just bundle up their sails and stuff them down below until next season. But what should we really be doing with our sails? As a general rule, we recommend that your sails be inspected and serviced once a year. The sooner any

by: Doyle Cleveland

tags: Sailing, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

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: Boat Club, Racing, Sailing

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

Hi, I’m Zoe. I am 14 years old and would like to consider myself a “junior sailor.” I’ve been sailing since practically the day I was born and sailing has been a huge part of my life for some time. So, when my mom asked me if I would like to take a sailing camp, I was all for it. She told me Sandusky Yacht Club

by: Zoe Kyle

tags: Education, Kids & Pets, Lake Erie, Sailing

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