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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, have announced the results of the 2017 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday during the show’s opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 15, the 12th annual NFNP winners are: The...
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Hull biofouling: a boater’s dreaded bane that requires periodic elbow grease By Lucie Maranda, PhD, Associate Marine Research Scientist, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island These outdrives were probably not delivering optimum performance! © harsonic.com Especially in marine water, the unwanted accumulation of microorganisms, algae and animals on...
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It’s not necessarily the boat…or is it? By Ben Cesare In our September issue, my Publisher’s Log made a case against the Optimist as a training boat. In October, we published some letters that agreed with the premise. Since then, we have gathered several points of view...frankly it’s been exhausting...
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By Sam Crichton Twenty-four sailors with adaptive needs gathered in Oyster Bay, NY for the third annual Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic and Regatta, which was hosted by Sagamore Yacht September 28 - 30, 2018. The WaterFront Center donated their Sonars for use in the event, and Warrior Sailing Program rigged them with...
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One Woman’s Journey for the Love of Her Wooden Boat By Kaci Cronkhite, Published by Adlard Coles, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 211 pages   paperback   $17.95 Growing up on her family’s ranch in Oklahoma, Kaci Cronkhite never saw the ocean until she was 20. By the time she was...
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WindCheck October 2018

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