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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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The Solo Non-stop Circumnavigation of the Mighty Sparrow By Jerome Rand I had thought for years about what sailing in the Southern Ocean would really be like.  Reading about the “Great Singlehanders” that sailed there, south of the Capes and around Antarctica. These were the first seeds planted in my...
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By Alexa Shea & Elizabeth van der Voort, Young American Sailing Academy Editor’s note: Many sailors would consider the failure of a boat’s electrical system during an overnight race sufficient cause for throwing in the towel and setting a course for the nearest tavern. For the eight teenage sailors aboard...
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Over 120 former members of the Junior Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound gathered on Saturday, September 8, 2018 under the Pandemonium at Larchmont Yacht Club, scene of many great dances during their junior sailing days.  Reg Pierce, Jeff Neuberth and Paige Neubereth (Indian Harbor).   © Bill Sandberg The...
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Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes By Mary McKSchmidt, Published by 14 Karat Books   248 pages   paperback or Kindle edition   $15 The five Great Lakes – Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Erie – comprise the largest body of fresh water on Earth. They cover more than 95,000 square...
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WindCheck October 2018

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