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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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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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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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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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Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Professional Sailing and Celebrate our Blue Planet at #OceanHour Week with 11th Hour Racing

By Chris Szepessy

Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Professional Sailing and Celebrate our Blue Planet at #OceanHour Week with 11th Hour Racing

NEWPORT, R.I., U.S., May 26, 2022 — Our friends at 11th Hour Racing will host a free week-long, ocean-themed initiative in Newport, R.I., from June 12 to 18, to celebrate 11th Hour Racing Team’s return to Narragansett Bay, the organization announced today. Visitors will see how Newport-based organization, 11th Hour Racing, harnesses the power of sport to inspire action for ocean health. The week-long initiative, named #OceanHour Week, will be held at Fort Adams State Park. The feature exhibit will…

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View the Start of the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race from Castle Hill Inn

By Chris Szepessy

View the Start of the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race from Castle Hill Inn

Periodically, our friends at the Newport Bermuda Race Organizing Committee bring you articles from race sponsors of interest or value to many in our community of race fans and competitors. This comes from Castle Hill Inn, official luxury hotel sponsor of the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race and a great place from which to watch the June 17 start get underway. CASTLE HILL INN: VIEWING OPTIONS Castle Hill Inn, the iconic Relais & Châteaux property on Newport’s Ocean Drive,…

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The America’s Cup Hall of Fame to Induct Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley

By Chris Szepessy

The America’s Cup Hall of Fame to Induct Larry Ellison, Dirk Kramers, and Dawn Riley

Bristol, RI – May 18, 2022. The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame welcomes 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 October 14that the 2022 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction gala at the New York Yacht Club in New York City. “These individuals have had a profound impact on the America’s Cup,” said America’s Cup Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chair Steve…

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Calling All US Sailing Certified Instructors, Volunteers and Staff!

By Chris Szepessy

Calling All US Sailing Certified Instructors, Volunteers and Staff!

Expand your coaching and become a more overall inclusive program by having your programming team register for an upcoming US Sailing Adaptive Sailing Instructor Workshop: Niantic Bay Yacht Club, Niantic, CT, May 20 – 22, 2022Pleasant Bay Community Boating, North Chatham, MA, June 6 – 8, 2022Longshore Sailing School, Westport, CT, June 11-13, 2022South Beach Yacht Club, San Francisco, CA, July 29 – 31, 2022 Endorsements earned for current US Sailing Certified Small Boat Level 1+ and…

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Safety Demo Day at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club May 1

By Chris Szepessy

Safety Demo Day at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club May 1

Our friends at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club in Stonington, Connecticut will host a Safety Demonstration on Sunday, May 1 at 1:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public, participants are asked to register by calling 860-495-0114. As the summer boating season approaches, it is important to understand and know how to use a variety of safety devices on the water. Participants will meet on the dinghy dock at Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, 32 Water…

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Newport Charter Yacht Show is June 20 – 23 at Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

By Barby MacGowan

Newport Charter Yacht Show is June 20 – 23 at Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

“Matchmaking” in New England Charter Yacht Shows, which bring together brokers, agents, captains, and other professionals in the charter yacht industry, have a common focus: that of facilitating exquisite vacations aboard crewed luxury yachts. And while there are shows in every major charter location (Barcelona, Greece and Turkey, to name a few preceding the upcoming Mediterranean season), there is only one Newport Charter Yacht Show to showcase New England, its feted cruising grounds, and the vessels – both motor…

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