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Currently serving as Rear Commodore of the Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association (ECSA), Judy Gibbs is an accomplished racer, a race committee veteran, a tireless and exemplary volunteer, and a strong advocate for the advancement of the sport.
The Volvo Ocean Race has announced that the next stopover in Newport, RI will take place May 8 -20, 2018. It was also announced that the boats will leave Newport for a first-time stopover in Cardiff, Wales.
The Newport Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has announced two new efforts to recognize the younger members of the fleet, as has been done in the Marion Bermuda and other races.
Much is made in today’s culture about the balance of life. Soccer practice or violin, drive or train, respond to dumb question or let it pass…As with life, so is sailing all about balance in the moment: Very Zen-like.
A New England-wide effort has been underway since 2012 to tackle these issues under the direction of the National Ocean Policy, established by Presidential Executive Order
Dispatches from the Rath family (Colin & Pam, daughters Breana, Meriel and Nerina), who departed Stamford, CT in the fall of 2014 for a worldwide cruise aboard their Hanse 545 Persevere.
There’s a first time for everything: first steps, first unassisted bike ride, first kiss. And if you’re lucky enough, you will have a first Newport Bermuda Race.
I’m Joe Rousmaniere, one of John’s many younger brothers. I am now a weekend sailor – one weekend every 15 years – but when I was a kid we went sailing with John often enough, usually when he couldn’t find any other crew.
Any one of your instructors might have to initiate your EAP, so it’s essential that they’re all trained in every step of the process.
One of their standard techniques in cross-swells was indeed to “Spring the Rode.”