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The 2022 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is October 14, and Tickets are Still Available!

By Chris Szepessy

The 2022 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is October 14, and Tickets are Still Available!

Our friends at The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame are pleased to welcome Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley as Class of 2022 inductees of the America’s Cup Hall of Fame. They will be inducted on Friday, October 14 at the 2022 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction gala at the New York Yacht Club in New York City. Tickets for this Black Tie Optional event are available at the link below and you, dear WindCheck…

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Races and Regattas

The Manhasset Bay Challenge Cup Stays at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club

By Chris Szepessy

The Manhasset Bay Challenge Cup Stays at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club

The Manhasset Bay Challenge Cup stays at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club in Port Washington, New York…but not for the reason the locals were hoping for. After a valiant attempt by PRO Paul Nardone, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, the two-day event did not comply with the Deed of Gift, drafted in December 1902. Needing three races to complete the regatta, one race was finally sailed and on the books by end of the day Saturday. As several teams…

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Races and Regattas

Julio Reguero and his Team Win the Fifth Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta

By Sam Crichton

Julio Reguero and his Team Win the Fifth Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta

The fifth Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta for sailors with disabilities was hosted by Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, NY over the weekend of September 9-11 with fifteen sailors from across the US and the Caribbean sailing.   Since its inception in 2016, four of the five skippers racing this year have raced at a Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta.  This year’s edition was a challenge with Mother Nature making racing difficult with a limited sailable breeze over the two…

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Races and Regattas

The Clagett/Oakcliff Match Racing Clinic and Regatta is September 9 -11

By Chris Szepessy

The Clagett/Oakcliff Match Racing Clinic and Regatta is September 9 -11

Sailors return to Oyster Bay for the fifth Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta Newport, R.I. (September 1, 2022) – After a COVID hiatus the Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinegatta will return to Oyster Bay, New York for the fifth edition September 9-11.  This year Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club joins Oakcliff as host club.  “We are thrilled to be returning to Oyster Bay and partnering for the fifth time with Oakcliff Sailing and for the  addition of Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club as the…

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Upcoming Events

11th Annual NESS Catch a Curl Youth Surf Classic & Beach Cleanup is September 17

By Chris Szepessy

11th Annual NESS Catch a Curl Youth Surf Classic & Beach Cleanup is September 17

Our friends at New England Science & Sailing (NESS) in Stonington, Connecticut are hosting the 11th Annual Catch a Curl Youth Surf Classic & Beach Cleanup at Westerly Town Beach in Westerly, Rhode Island on Saturday, September 17. Get out on the water and support your community and environment as we work together to promote a clean ocean. Catch a Curl is open to beginners through advanced youth surfers and will include a beach cleanup as part…

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Races and Regattas

Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta 2022: Registration is Open!

By Chris Szepessy

Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta 2022: Registration is Open!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!https://stormtrysail.org/regattas/intercollegiate-regatta/team-registration/ October 7, 8, 9, 2022     Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, NY  Dear Intercollegiate Offshore Sailors, Welcome to the 2022 Storm Trysail Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta.  We hope you had a great summer and got a lot of great sailing in.   This is your invitation to the 2022 IOR Regatta.  Please have your person in charge (PIC) go out to the above website to register your team.  If you are a school bringing more than one team…

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Races and Regattas

Sail for Hope on September 11 to Raise Funds for Three Charities

By Chris Szepessy

Sail for Hope on September 11 to Raise Funds for Three Charities

NEWPORT, RI (August 25, 2022) – On Sunday, September 11, local sailors plan to race around Conanicut Island in the Sail for Hope. The annual race around Jamestown is a fundraiser to benefit World Central Kitchen Ukraine relief, Save the Children’s Emergency Fund and Sail Newport’s new after-school Marine Exploration Program for Thompson Middle School.  The event was founded in 2001 as “Sail for Pride” in the weeks following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Twenty-one years later, the sailing community still gathers every…

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Races and Regattas

Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

By Chris Szepessy

Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge

On Saturday, August 13, the annual Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta was back in Sag Harbor, New York after a two-year hiatus and Sag Harbor celebrated the event in style with an all day Caribbean Festival at John Steinbeck Waterfront Park, complete with steel drum bands, craft vendors and artisans, stilt walkers and local musicians. Nineteen boats competed this year for the biggest amateur sailing prize in the Northeast- an all-expense paid trip to participate in…

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Community

Over $58,000 Raised for Sails Up 4 Cancer at the Gowrie Group CT River One-Design Regatta presented by Cooper Specialty Salvage

By Chris Szepessy

Over $58,000 Raised for Sails Up 4 Cancer at the Gowrie Group CT River One-Design Regatta presented by Cooper Specialty Salvage

Over $80,000 was raised in conjunction with the CT Spring Boat Show at Safe Harbor Essex Island the same weekend. Essex, CT  (June 30, 2022) – The fundraising tally is in for the 2022 Gowrie Group CT River Regatta One Design Regatta, held this year on April 30. $58,000.00 was raised through sailing team’s, entry fees, the fundraising party and the silent and live auctions. This event was put on by five area clubs, the Essex, Essex Corinthian,…

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Races and Regattas

Team Argo Crushes Newport Bermuda Race Record

By Chris Szepessy

Team Argo Crushes Newport Bermuda Race Record

MOD70 trimaran is the first Saturday finisher in history of storied race HAMILTON, Bermuda (June 19, 2022)—Jason Carroll (New York City) and the crew of the MOD70 Argo outran every elapsed-time record associated with the Newport Bermuda Race when they completed the 52nd edition Saturday night at 2320:09 (ADT). Argo’s elapsed time of 33 hours, 0 minutes and 09 seconds is more than 30 hours faster than Carroll’s Gunboat 62 Elvis set in the first multihull division in the 2018 Bermuda…

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