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Inaugural NYYC Women’s Championship Regatta is June 17-19, 2022 in Newport, Rhode Island

By Chris Szepessy

Inaugural NYYC Women’s Championship Regatta is June 17-19, 2022 in Newport, Rhode Island

Top women sailors from across the country will converge on Newport, RI this coming June for the first running of the New York Yacht Club Women’s Championship. This invitational event will feature three days of racing in the Club’s fleet of 22 Sonars along with first-class social events at the Harbour Court Clubhouse. Competition will be held in identically tuned one-design Sonar keelboats with a total of four or five crew. There are no WS group restrictions. Racing…

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Restoration of Long Island Sound: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

By Chris Szepessy

Restoration of Long Island Sound: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

Our friends at America’s Boating Club of Greenwich in Greenwich, Connecticut are presenting a virtual lecture by Mark Tedesco, Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Office, on Wednesday, January 19 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Via Zoom due to GBYC’s new Covid restrictions. Link to join:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85174120655?pwd=UkdVVWlEdWZLTzN1K2dZWU1DcGhvZz09#success Meeting ID: 851 7412 0655 Passcode: 700961 One tap mobile +16468769923 Mark Tedesco is director of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Office,…

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Challenger Lecture Series: Olympic Rewind and Preview: The Puffs and Lulls of Olympic Sailing in Tokyo and the Race to 2024

By Chris Szepessy

Challenger Lecture Series: Olympic Rewind and Preview: The Puffs and Lulls of Olympic Sailing in Tokyo and the Race to 2024

Our friends at Sail Newport are hosting the next edition of their Challenger Lecture Series on Thursday, January 13 at 6:00 pm. In this online Zoom event, presented by Hinckley Yacht Services, you’ll hear the latest about the exciting sailing careers of US Sailing Olympic Team 470 sailors Nikki Barnes and Lara Dallman-Weiss and Canadian Sailing Team Laser Radial Sailor Sarah Douglas.  All three are training for Paris 2024 and they will talk about Tokyo and the race to compete in Paris…

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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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