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Storm Trysail Foundation Announces the US Sailing Sanctioned 2018 Hands-On Safety-at-Sea Seminar

Suny Safety at SeaThe Storm Trysail Foundation announces it will host its annual US Sailing sanctioned Hands-on Safety-at- Sea Seminar on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at SUNY Maritime in the Bronx, NY. As in past years, the 2018 SASS will be a combination of classroom instruction and practical, hands-on application of the subjects taught.

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The Moorings & Sunsail Announce Reopening of British Virgin Islands Charter Base

Moorings SunsailClearwater, FL — (December 11, 2017) The Moorings and Sunsail, two of the most trusted names in yacht chartering, are pleased to announce the grand reopening of their British Virgin Islands charter base on December 9th, 2017, just three months after the Caribbean’s record-breaking hurricane activity.

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New Owner for Alerion Yachts

Alerion yachts(NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI) November 20, 2017 - Alerion Yachts, the luxury daysailing brand renowned for its combination of stunning, traditional lines and modern sailing performance, is now owned by a marine industry veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the brand.

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The Moorings Announces New Sailing Charters in Antigua

Moorings AntiquaClearwater, FL — (November 7, 2017) The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to introduce Antigua as their newest sailing destination. Bareboat and skippered sailing charters in this stunning cruising destination are now available to book for departures beginning November 4th.

Photo Courtesy of The Moorings
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Hal Slater Acquires Brewer Yacht Sales

Hal Slater Brewer Yacht SalesAs of August, Brewer Yacht Sales (BYS) is now a preferred partner of Safe Harbor Marinas. Recently acquired by longtime BYS broker Hal Slater (pictured), BYS will continue to operate at key Safe Harbor locations and will maintain its close relationship with Safe Harbor’s Brewer brand.

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Hinckley Yacht Services Opens in Stamford, CT

Peter ManionThe Hinckley Company has announced that Hinckley Yacht Services Stamford is now open for business and hauling yachts for winter storage. Peter Manion (pictured), who has joined Hinckley as the General Manager of the Stamford, CT yard, will report into Chief Operating Officer Mike Arieta in Portsmouth, RI. The facility has lifting capacity up to 80 tons, indoor heated rack storage for 46 boats, 25 fully equipped slips, a fuel dock and pump out station, and offers a variety of repair services.

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Harding Sails Partners with Elvstrøm Sails

Elvstrom Sails Harding SailsDanish sailmaker Elvstrøm Sails A/S has announced the appointment of Harding Sails in Marion, MA as their exclusive New England representative.

“We are proud to become part of this traditional and strong brand, which I am confident our market and customers will welcome onboard,” said Graham Quinn, President of Harding Sails. ”A renowned sailmaker for more than 60 years, Elvstrøm Sails is one of the largest sailmakers in Europe with a strategic focus on superior sail design and construction complemented by excellent customer service.  I think that sounds quite like our philosophy at Harding Sails.”

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Harvey and Irma Damage or Destroy More Than 63,000 Recreational Boats

“It could have been much worse”

ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 7, 2017 – Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational boats were damaged or destroyed as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, with a combined dollar damage estimate of $655 million (boats only). These numbers are strikingly close to 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, which remains the single-largest industry loss with more than 65,000 boats damaged and more than $650 million in estimated losses.

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“Women Offshore” Presentation/Dinner

Offshore Sailing WomenThe Riverside Yacht Club Theatre presents “Women Offshore” a video produced by the Storm Trysail Foundation narrated by Gary Jobson November 19, 2017 5:30 p.m.

Screening to be followed by a casual buffet supper.

  • Ticket price $35.00 (includes one drink)
  • Student Ticket price $25.00 (includes one drink) (college, high school and middle school students)

Cash Bar will be available.

RSVP to the Front Desk at RYC (203) 637-1706. 102 Club Road•Riverside, CT

Give your club affiliation, if you have one. Those without may pay by check or cash at the door. Any questions, contact Cynny Smith: ccs7@mac.com

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Craig Mello Promoted to NEB Paint Department Head

Craig MelloNew England Boatworks Inc. (NEB) a full-service marina and builder of custom sailing and power yachts in Portsmouth, RI has promoted longtime paint foreman Craig Mello to Head of the Paint Department. “As the-floor leader of the paint department at NEB for many years, Craig’s proven ability as a skilled yacht painter and team leader makes him the perfect candidate to take on this larger role,” said Abby Smith, NEB’s Marketing/Projects Manager.

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