BIRW 2018

Connecticut Boat Show 2018

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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Les Iles Sous le Vent By Nancy G. Kaull & Dr. Paul F. Jacobs Editor’s note: This article is an abridged excerpt from the authors’ excellent book, Voyages: Stories of ten Sunsail owner cruises. Authors’ note: The following is based on Nancy’s detailed log entries and photographs. Where these are...
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Twin sisters Carmen and Emma Cowles of Larchmont, NY scored a decisive victory in the Girls 420 division at the 2017 Youth World Sailing Championship, which was held in Sanya, China December 11 - 16, 2017. “It’s still sinking in,” said the sisters in unison. “We’re going to tell our...
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SCROLL DOWN FOR LEG UPDATES January 2, 2018 Report by Peter Rusch:  Close racing marked the start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Melbourne, Australia to Hong Kong. Overall Volvo Ocean Race leader MAPFRE was at the head of the fleet off the starting line. Leg 4,...
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From the Backyard Pool to the Open Ocean How to Avoid and Survive Water Emergencies By Ben Rayner Published by iUniverse   112 pages   paperback   Every year, approximately 3,500 people drown in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in...
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January/February 2018 WindCheck