Ship’s Log

Here you will find the latest Northeast sailing news and articles, some of which did not make it into the hard print edition.

Ship's Log

2022 LONG ISLAND SOUND REPORT CARD RELEASED BY SAVE THE SOUND WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVELING OFF , RISING WATER TEMPS RAISE CONCERN

By Ben

LARCHMONT, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut—November 17, 2022–Regional nonprofit environmental organization save the Sound released the findings of its 2022 Long Island SoundReport Card on November 17. The biennial report has now compiled 14 years of water testing results in the open waters of Long Island Sound and four years of testing more than 50 bays and bay segments in the region. After previous years of improvement, the 2022 report raised concerns for the future, finding that trends…

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What's New

National Sailing Hall of Fame Class of 2022

By Chris Szepessy

National Sailing Hall of Fame Class of 2022

National The National Sailing Hall of Fame inducted thirteen sailors as its Class of 2022 on November 5 in Newport, Rhode Island. This was the U.S. institution’s 12th ceremony, with the new members joining 101 current inductees, all of whom are featured in the Legends of Sailing exhibition at The Sailing Museum, which recently opened in Newport. Providing introductory and congratulatory remarks, US Sailing President Richard Jepsen welcomed inductees and guests. “Recognizing sailors who history would otherwise…

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What's New

Team Clagett to compete at the 2.4mR World Championship

By Sam Crichton

Team Clagett to compete at the 2.4mR World Championship

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 1, 2022) – Next week, representatives from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean will be putting on Team Clagett colors to represent Clagett Sailing, which has supported disabled sailing in North America for the last 20 years at the C. Thomas Clagett Jr., Memorial Clinic and Regatta. “Clagett Sailing is thrilled to be able to introduce the members of the inaugural Team Clagett. These sailors earned their place on this team through perseverance and…

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What's New

Langan Design Partners Expands, Welcomes Design Engineer Alex Donlan

By Chris Szepessy

Langan Design Partners Expands, Welcomes Design Engineer Alex Donlan

The 25-year-old yacht design firm is preparing for new projects  NEWPORT, RI (Nov. 3, 2022)—Long-time business partners Tom Degremont and Sam Howell are happy to announce that their yacht design firm has grown with the addition of design engineer Alex Donlan. Alex came to Langan Design Partners in late June with a solid background in design and hands-on engineering skills. “Alex hit the road running and has already helped move several of our projects forward. We have…

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Upcoming Events

New England Ice Yacht Association Annual Swap Meet & Gathering is Saturday, October 29

By Chris Szepessy

New England Ice Yacht Association Annual Swap Meet & Gathering is Saturday, October 29

Bored with winter? Don’t sell your soul to the crowded slopes quite yet.. Come join NEIYA members and interested individuals. When: Saturday, October 29th, 10:00am Where: Thompson Speedway Golf Course, 205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277 https://goo.gl/maps/DbGpTekm4ZLNnV8n7 If you enjoy the thrill of adrenalin, the beauty of all things polar extreme, have an environmentally balanced need for speed and in fact are still pining for more sailing then look no further. Ice yachting season is just beginning!…

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Upcoming Events

TONIGHT: 60th Reunion of Weatherly via Zoom

By Chris Szepessy

TONIGHT: 60th Reunion of Weatherly via Zoom

Tonight at 7:00 PM, our friends at the Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame in Bristol, RI are presenting a special virtual event celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the 12 Metre yacht Weatherly’s AC Win over Gretel in 1962. Join host Gary Jobson and members of the Weatherly crew including Vincent “Bizzy” Monte-Sano, Ned Hall, Billy Kelly, Bruce Mosbacher and other special guests for a vivid look at Weatherly’s exciting defense of the Auld…

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Races and Regattas

Yale Wins Women’s ACC Finals at Kings Point

By Chris Szepessy

Yale Wins Women’s ACC Finals at Kings Point

By Preston Anderson KINGS POINT, NY (October 16, 2022) – Eighteen women’s collegiate sailing teams arrived at Yocum Sailing Center for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship Finals. The regatta was hosted by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Yale University took the win with Carmen Cowles, Catherine Webb, Helena Ware, Mia Nicolosi, Anisha Arcot, and Ximena Escobar on the water for the Bulldogs. On Saturday, racing started around noon. Competitors saw conditions starting with a…

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Races and Regattas

The Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta 2022

By Chris Szepessy

The Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta 2022

Wisconsin Badgers Dominate, and First-Ever All-Female Team from Charleston win their Division Larchmont, NY – After the 2020 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta was canceled due to COVID, hopes were high for 2021, but were dashed when the racing was called off due to strong wind and waves.  Fortunately, 2022’s rendition of the co-hosted event between Storm Trysail Club and Larchmont Yacht Club ran in absolutely perfect conditions, allowing the race committee to get off 7 windward-leeward races over two…

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Upcoming Events

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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