Team One Newport


The Xp 44 is the latest performance racer/cruiser from X-Yachts of Denmark. X-Yachts have utilized the latest techniques in design and construction to create Sailing World’s “2014 Boat of the Year” and one of SAIL’s “Best Boats 2014.” The latest vacuum-infused epoxy E-glass process and a carbon keel grill reduce displacement significantly while...
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By Maria Coughlin The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI offers interactive and unique sailing programs for youth and adults during the summer on Narragansett Bay. All classes are taught on historic Herreshoff 12 ½s, 16-foot wooden sloops with jib, main & spinnaker, or our Sea Sprite 23. We also...
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Stag Sailing, Fairfield University’s Sailing Team, is co-hosting the first major regatta with SAIL BLACK ROCK at Captain’s Cove Seaport in Black Rock, CT, which sponsors the competitive intercollegiate teams of Fairfield and Sacred Heart Universities. The Priddy Trophy will be raced Saturday, April 25 off St. Mary’s Point at...
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By Dan Rennie A dozen different types of boats sailing through the waters off Chester, CT in last year’s race.  © Jane Reilly While surfing a popular sailing website a few years back, I came across a forum posting asking about a distance race on the Connecticut River that the...
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A Novel by Jim Ruddle Published by Amika Press   206 pages   paperback   $14.95 This reviewer is not the first to note that My Name is Luke seems cut from the same cloth as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Kidnapped or Treasure Island. Spinning a Stevenson-esque yarn with wit to rival...
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