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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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Mudhead Spring Seminar: Women in Sailing

By Chris Szepessy

Mudhead Spring Seminar: Women in Sailing

Our friends at the Mystic Mudheads Sailing Association are presenting their Spring Seminar, Women in Sailing, at Shennecossett Yacht Club in Groton, Connecticut on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:55pm. The seminar will be led by Liz Sistare, Supervisor of the Sailing Center at Mystic Seaport Museum.  Tickets are $10 advance (until Monday, May 2 at noon), and $15 at the door. (Includes pizza, beer & wine) Liz Sistare has spent the past decade working at maritime museums,…

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Maiden Coming to the Hudson River Maritime Museum!

By Chris Szepessy

Maiden Coming to the Hudson River Maritime Museum!

Maiden will be visiting Kingston, New York June 8 – 12 as part of her world-wide tour encouraging women in STEM. Maiden was the first all female team to participate in the Whitbread Round the World Race.Our friends at the Hudson River Maritime Museum will be offering documentary screenings, a lecture with Captain Tracy Edwards, field trip opportunities and community visits to the boat. Maiden is the famous 58-foot sloop captained by Tracy Edwards, MBE,  which earned fame in 1990 when she…

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River Jam Festival is June 24 & 25 at Mystic Shipyard

By Chris Szepessy

River Jam Festival is June 24 & 25 at Mystic Shipyard

River Jam is a local music festival at Mystic Shipyard (100 Essex Street, Mystic, Connecticut) on June 24 & 25, 2022 showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country – while supporting two great charities! Tickets for Friday are $10; Tickets for Saturday are $15, or get a weekend pass for $20. 2022 Lineup Friday, 6/24: The Troublemakers 6-7:45pm & Mystic Dead 8-10pm Saturday, 6/25: The CarLeans 1-2pm, Hoolio’s 2:15-3:15pm, Fleet 3:30-4:30, Jabbawaukee 5-6pm, Jamie Conroy…

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21st Annual Women’s Sailing Conference is May 20 & 21

By Chris Szepessy

21st Annual Women’s Sailing Conference is May 20 & 21

The National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) is holding their 21st Annual Women’s Sailing Conference at the Houston Yacht Club, 3620 Miramar Dr, La Porte, TX 77571 on Galveston Bay Friday May 20, 2022 from 6 pm – 7:30 pm and Saturday May 21, 2022 from 8 am – 5 pm. The event welcomes all women sailors of all levels and ages. The program begins on Friday evening with a munch & mingle where attendees will have the…

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