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Upcoming Events

Clean Ocean Access’ Paddle for Access Returns to Newport Harbor on August 21

By Chris Szepessy

Clean Ocean Access’ Paddle for Access Returns to Newport Harbor on August 21

Our friends at Clean Ocean Access have announced that their annual Paddle for Access is returning to Newport Harbor on Saturday, August 21. The 4th Annual Paddle for Access is a 3- or 6- mile paddle around Goat Island and Rose Island in Newport, RI to help Clean Ocean Access (COA) achieve its goal to preserve and protect public shoreline access. 2021 is our fourth year running this event and we can’t wait to get back in…

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Paddle For the Sound 2021 is July 23 – August 1

By Chris Szepessy

Paddle For the Sound 2021 is July 23 – August 1

Paddle, sail, or walk to support Save the Sound Our friends at Save the Sound are staying virtual this year for Paddle for the Sound 2021!  Test your skills on the open waters and terrain this summer. Participate in a friendly virtual competition to see who can cover the most distance and raise awareness to protect our regional environment. Paddle for the Sound celebrates the rivers, lakes, forests, and all greenspaces that make the Long Island Sound region…

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Swimming with Sharks to Improve Ocean Health

By Chris Szepessy

Swimming with Sharks to Improve Ocean Health

Ben Tuff, the Ocean State’s own superhero, is setting out to be the first person to swim 19 miles nonstop from Block Island, RI to Jamestown, RI through the Rhode Island Sound and into Narragansett Bay on August 1, 2021, to raise funds and awareness for environmental non-profit organization Clean Ocean Access, based in Middletown, RI. After training every day for the past year, Ben is prepared to take on the challenge of the 19-mile open ocean…

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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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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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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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Singles Under Sail “Meet the Skippers” is Saturday, May 1

By Chris Szepessy

Singles Under Sail “Meet the Skippers” is Saturday, May 1

Our friends at Singles Under Sail are hosting their annual “Meet the Skippers” event on Saturday, May 1 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Ponus Yacht Club, located at 41 Bateman Way in Stamford, Connecticut. You are cordially invited to come find out what SUS has planned for the upcoming season, meet our skippers, sign up to join the club and go sailing. Skippers will have tables set up with information about their boats, including what type of boat they own,…

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The Clagett Announces the Spring Session of The Daves Online Coaching Clinic

By Sam Crichton

The Clagett Announces the Spring Session of The Daves Online Coaching Clinic

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 8, 2021) – After the success of the 2020 spring and fall series of online coaching provided by “The Daves”, Dave Perry and Dave Dellenbaugh, the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta is pleased to announce the return of these online coaching sessions starting April 5, 2021 which will run for four weeks hosted via Zoom from 7:30pm-9pm EDT.   “We are thrilled that after the success of the two sessions of…

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The Rules From Start to Finish: An Interactive, Fun & Educational Webinar with Dave Perry on Wednesday, March 24 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

By Chris Szepessy

The Rules From Start to Finish: An Interactive, Fun & Educational Webinar with Dave Perry on Wednesday, March 24 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Our friends at Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club and Centerport Yacht Club are sponsoring a complimentary webinar about the Racing Rules of Sailing with Rules expert Dave Perry on Wednesday, March 24 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Dave Perry is well known for his enthusiastic and engaging teaching style for sailors of all ages and levels, as well as highly respected for his deep knowledge of the sport of Sailing. He is one of the sport’s leading coaches…

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Zoom into Shoreline Sailing Club’s Speaker Series Featuring Captain Michael Turdo, Commanding Officer of the USCGC Eagle —”America’s Tall Ship,” Thursday, April 1 @ 7 PM

By Chris Szepessy

Zoom into Shoreline Sailing Club’s Speaker Series Featuring Captain Michael Turdo, Commanding Officer of the USCGC Eagle —”America’s Tall Ship,” Thursday, April 1 @ 7 PM

Effortlessly and gracefully, the 295-foot Eagle drives under full sail in the open ocean at speeds up to 17 knots, and to maneuver it, the crew must handle more than 22,000 square feet of sail, five miles of rigging and over 200 lines. Join us as Captain Turdo helps us learn more about this very special Coast Guard cutter. For instructions on zooming into the meeting, please visit our home page at www.shorelinesailingclub.camp8.org/  Shoreline Sailing Club is the premier…

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