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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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Rhode Island Marine Trades Future presents an Evening with Charlie Enright on Tuesday, February 9 at 6 PM.

By Chris Szepessy

Rhode Island Marine Trades Future presents an Evening with Charlie Enright on Tuesday, February 9 at 6 PM.

Join Charlie Enright, skipper of the 11th Hour Racing Team, for a virtual chat covering topics such as getting his start, major mentors, and lessons learned, in a discussion facilitated by RIMTAF (Rhode Island Marine Trades Future).   This virtual event takes place on Tuesday, February 9, starting at 6:00 PM.   At the age of 35, Charlie has two round-the-world campaigns under his belt and over a decade-worth of experience in offshore racing. Born and raised in the…

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Seamen’s Church Institute annual Free Thanksgiving Day meal is Thursday, November 26 from 11 AM to 12 PM

By Chris Szepessy

Seamen’s Church Institute annual Free Thanksgiving Day meal is Thursday, November 26 from 11 AM to 12 PM

Our friends at the Seamen’s Church Institute in Newport, Rhode Island have served our community for over a century. Throughout its long history, Seamen’s Church Institute has worked to enhance the vitality of our marine community. Your gift will help the organization continue its important mission “to protect, preserve and enhance the maritime culture of Newport and Narragansett Bay by providing education, hospitality and safe haven for those who work, live and play on or by the…

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Hudson River Community Sailing to Host 11th Annual Sailing for Scholars Regatta and First-Ever Virtual Celebration

By Chris Szepessy

Hudson River Community Sailing to Host 11th Annual Sailing for Scholars Regatta and First-Ever Virtual Celebration

This year, Sailing for Scholars will honor Tracy Edwards MBE, founder of The Maiden Factor, and all proceeds will directly support HRCS’s mission to help underserved students succeed on and off the water New York, NY—October 14, 2020—Hudson River Community Sailing, a leading nonprofit organization that develops leadership and academic success for New York City youth and provides maritime education and recreation to the community at large, will host its 11th annual Sailing for Scholars Benefit, virtually, and…

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NESS Kids & Family Fishing Tournament at New London City Pier Saturday, September 26

By Chris Szepessy

NESS Kids & Family Fishing Tournament at New London City Pier Saturday, September 26

New London, CT — Our friends at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), and event organizer Neff Productions, are hosting a Kids & Family Fishing Tourney at City Pier on Saturday, September 26 from 11:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. This kids’ fishing event is catch-and-release and open to participants with all levels of experience. Parents and guardians are welcome to participate; however, supplied fishing poles will be reserved for participants under age 16. Masks are mandatory, there will…

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Don’t Miss Prestige Yacht Sales’ Fall Open House Weekends!

By Chris Szepessy

Don’t Miss Prestige Yacht Sales’ Fall Open House Weekends!

No Boat Shows?  No Problem! Our friends at the Prestige Yacht Sales team are pleased to host several Fall Open Houses — “On The Docks” in each of the four Prestige locations in Norwalk, Essex, and Mystic, Connecticut and East Greenwich, Rhode Island. EXPERIENCE OUR “RIDE BEFORE YOU BUY” EVENT — BY RSVP APPOINTMENT ONLY Private appointments start THIS WEEKEND at Norwalk Cove Marina September 19 – 20, 2020 “Contact us to schedule your private showing and come aboard to…

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