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Letters April 2015

By Benjamin Cesare

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…

Book Review

The Complete Yachtmaster

By Chris Szepessy

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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.

Book Review

The Boat Data Book

By Chris Szepessy

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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.

Coop's Corner

Full-On in Newport: The VOR Comes to Town

By Joe Cooper

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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.

Racing

Sailing Heaven

By Benjamin Cesare

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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.

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