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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Manhattan Yacht Club Relocates to Jersey City, New Jersey Manhattan Yacht Club had been based out of North Cove Marina in lower Manhattan since 1994. Our lease was not renewed this year and, despite an incredible effort by our members and local government officials to retain our space, we did not prevail. Thank you for all of your hard work! Although we did not win, there is a future and it is starting to look even brighter…
An extensively revised eighth edition of a time-tested reference, Tom Cunliffe’s The Complete Yachtmaster is an essential read for anyone contemplating making a coastal or offshore passage. Taking into account new developments in marine electronics and sail handling systems, it has information about using the newest chartplotters and integrated systems and navigating with apps, tablets and smartphones.Read Article »
Whether you’re planning to build your own boat or restore a classic, you’ll want to own a copy of this indispensable reference book. Now in its seventh edition, The Boat Data Book is a compendium of tables and graphs including pertinent lengths, widths, weights and strengths.Read Article »
You won’t find a stronger advocate in women’s sailing than Joan Thayer, a passionate one-design racer from Marblehead, Massachusetts.Read Article »
NV Charts, a leading provider of charting products for navigation, has relocated its offices and warehousing facilities to Deale, MD.
The Heineken is a great sailing regatta, but it’s more than that, with teams from around the world competing not only the water, but on shore and at the bridge.Read Article »
Willis Marine Center in Huntington, NY has announced that Arthur Kass has joined their sales team.Read Article »
For 12 days from May 5 to the start of the transtlantic leg to Lisbon on May 17, the Race Village will be open at Fort Adams. To the majority of sailors/spectators, the VOR is a sailboat race, albeit a grueling circumnavigation, often at hair-on-fire speeds. But behind the scenes, the VOR is big money in action.Read Article »
After sailing at the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Virgin Gorda, BVI the first week of March, I now know what sailing heaven will be.Read Article »
So, the newest EPIRBs now transmit simultaneously on 406MHz and 121.5MHz. The 406 reduces the footprint to one square nautical mile. And the 406MHz is heard by satellites all over the world and, within an hour, the USCG RCC will have commenced coming to your aid.