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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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By Captain Joy Sherman Who knew back in 1981 when two single women decided to start the Shoreline Sailing Club (SSC), that it would continue to flourish and be responsible for many marriages, lifelong friendships and a social life that’s unstoppable, 37 years later? “One of the greatest perks of...
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By Laura Beigel The fourth annual Dinghy Race by Volvo Construction Equipment, formerly known as the Secor Volvo Race, will be sailed July 12 and 13, 2018. This one-of-a-kind event is modeled after the Volvo Ocean Race, and participants between the ages of 12 and 18 race 420s on a...
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The Season Begins By Peter J. Coleman Now the season has begun, and it’s time to put the seven tips we discussed last month into practice. Let’s look at a few important ways to implement those in mid-season competition. Keeping everything simple and straightforward on the racecourse  – and avoiding...
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Longtime WindCheck readers may recall this reviewer’s admiration for the music of the late, great Stan Rogers (1949-1983). Stan, who lost his life in a fire aboard Air Canada Flight 797 while returning home from the Kerrville Folk Festival, left a body of work that’s been called “one of the...
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July 2018 WindCheck

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