New England Boat Show


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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This diminutive R/C boat is easy to build and transport, and racing one is more fun than dancing barefoot. By Nathan Titcomb Two years ago, I had just proposed to my wife and was looking for something that would keep me in the good graces of my future father-in-law. I...
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SUNY Maritime in Throggs Neck, NY has hired Morgan Wilson as assistant coach for the Co-Ed Dinghy Sailing Team. “It is great to have Morgan on board,” said Head Sailing Coach Zach Runci. “She brings a great new positive attitude to the team.” ©
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By Talbot Wilson  Racers entering in the 20th Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race that starts June 19, 2015 will earn priority status at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club (RHADC) to experience the 2017 America’s Cup being sailed during the month of June. Participating in the 2015 race will...
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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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Boating Cape Breton



January/February 2015 WindCheck