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Join Save the Sound for the release of 2021 Long Island Sound Beach Report

By Chris Szepessy

Join Save the Sound for the release of 2021 Long Island Sound Beach Report

Our friends at Save the Sound cordially invite everyone in the WindCheck Community to attend the release of their 2021 Long Island Sound Beach Report on Thursday, June 10, either in person at Orchard Beach in the Bronx, New York or virtually on the Save the Sound Facebook page. WHAT:  Press Conference and Release of 2021 Long Island Sound Beach Report WHEN:  Thursday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Orchard Beach, Main Pavilion Pelham Bay Park, Bronx,…

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Races and Regattas

Phil Haydon and WindCheck’s Own Joe “Coop” Cooper are Competing in the Bermuda 1-2 in Support of Sail 4 Epilepsy

By Chris Szepessy

Phil Haydon and WindCheck’s Own Joe “Coop” Cooper are Competing in the Bermuda 1-2 in Support of Sail 4 Epilepsy

Tomorrow, Friday, June 4, Dr. Philip Haydon will depart Newport, Rhode Island aboard his Quest 33S Cepheus, on Leg 1 of the Bermuda One-Two Yacht Race.  Aside from two of the world’s finest sailing destinations, the “1-2” is unique in that the first leg is sailed singlehanded and the second doublehanded.  Starting Thursday, June 17, Phil and co-skipper Joe Cooper are racing Cepheus back to Newport. For Phil and Coop, this race is about much more than…

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Races and Regattas

The Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta is On for 2021!

By Chris Szepessy

The Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta is On for 2021!

Early interest from schools predicts one of the largest turnouts in the Regatta’s history Our friends at theStorm Trysail Club and Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, New York are pleased to announce that the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta Presented by ShopRite of Carteret is on for Columbus Day Weekend 2021. The eagerly anticipated return after so many pandemic cancellations is welcomed by the teams, clubs, and volunteers. “There is great interest on the schools’ behalf as much of…

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What's New

Empowerment for Ocean Advocates within JSA of LIS

By Chris Szepessy

Empowerment for Ocean Advocates within JSA of LIS

Our friends at the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound (JSA) are thrilled to announce the formation and launch of Ocean Advocates @ JSAofLIS, an interdisciplinary team of climate stewards leading the charge to reduce our collective environmental impact. The team is open to anyone within the JSA – sailors, instructors, parents, sailing directors, and more. Ocean Advocates @ JSAofLIS is formed in collaboration with Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana and is adapted from…

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Mystic Seaport Museum Kicks off Mystic Seafest 2021 with A Spectacle in Motion: The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World

By Chris Szepessy

Mystic Seaport Museum Kicks off Mystic Seafest 2021 with A Spectacle in Motion: The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World

Summer-long Celebration of the Ocean Begins with New Exhibition Our friends atMystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut have announced the launch of Mystic Seafest 2021, a summer-long celebration of all things to do with the ocean in an ongoing series of events at the Museum from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. The festival begins with the opening of the new exhibition A Spectacle in Motion: The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World on May 29….

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Races and Regattas

Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta Weekend is June 18 & 19

By Chris Szepessy

Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta Weekend is June 18 & 19

Hosted by our friends at Mystic Shipyard in Mystic, Connecticut, the Sails Up 4 Cancer Regatta Weekend (Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19) supports a great cause.  Featuring activities for sailors and non-sailors alike, SU4C Regatta Weekend is one of the most enjoyable sailing events in the Northeast. Skipper’s Party: Friday, June 18 at Mystic Shipyard, 6:00 to 9:00 PM SU4C Regatta Weekend kicks off Friday night at Mystic Shipyard, with the Skipper’s Party and Cornhole…

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Races and Regattas

The Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally starts June 18

By Chris Szepessy

The Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally starts June 18

With the unfortunate cancellation of this year’s Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation (BSF) has a great alternative. The second annual Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally is a fundraising event with a choice of starting lines in New England and the Chesapeake Bay, with innovative Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) Offshore Scoring. SYRF has synthesized many practices in offshore racing to develop the “SYRF Offshore Scoring” system, which uses the predicted speed of…

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Races and Regattas

NBYA Unveils an Exciting New Regatta!

By Chris Szepessy

NBYA Unveils an Exciting New Regatta!

By Dave Easterbrooks, NBYA Communications Director The inaugural Narragansett Bay Yachting Association ‘Round the Bay Regatta – with an innovative and exciting new format – will debut Saturday, July 24.   This is the first regatta that starts and finishes in every Narragansett Bay sailor’s back yard!  Why travel hours to get to and from the starting area for a race?  You won’t have to if you come out for this one.  There will be four different starting areas,…

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What's New

Herreshoff Marine Museum opens for the 2021 Season with its 50th Anniversary

By Chris Szepessy

Herreshoff Marine Museum opens for the 2021 Season with its 50th Anniversary

Golden Jubilee to celebrate multigenerational dedication to Herreshoff innovation and craftsmanship Our friends at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island have launched their Golden Jubilee year; the 50th anniversary of its founding by Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff and Rebecca Chase Herreshoff. Propelled by the donation of a historic powerboat, Thania, from the estate of a Jamestown, RI man they had never met, the Herreshoff family established the Herreshoff Marine Museum in 1971. The donation of historically…

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Upcoming Events

Newport Boating Community Unites for Memorial Boat Parade

By Chris Szepessy

Newport Boating Community Unites for Memorial Boat Parade

NEWPORT, RI (May 5, 2021) – A group of community boaters is organizing a Newport Harbor Memorial Boat Parade for Sunday, June 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. The parade will pay tribute to members of the community who passed away in 2020 and 2021.  “We’ve lost so many people over the past year who had an enormous impact on our community. The boat parade will be a meaningful tribute to those we have lost and an opportunity for all of us to spend…

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