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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
MAN OVERBOARD!!! There can be no more penetrating cry heard aboard a boat. Thus drills, techniques and equipment for recovering a M.O.B. are at the forefront of any seminar on offshore sailing. We are all admonished to wear life jackets when afloat, but a life jacket does not help us stay on the boat.
Anyone who has stood by the seashore and watched the waves roll in must have wondered at least once, “When is the next big one coming?” And, sure enough, just out in the offing, you can see one that just seems head and shoulders above the others.
Building & Land Technology (BLT) owns several parcels of land on Stamford Harbor that are in varying stages of development. Where once stood a full service marina is now a cleared lot, sitting in limbo awaiting development. Whether this will be a new office park or a refurbished marina remains to be seen, but BLT has their vision for the site and the some of the local boating community and residents have another.
A love of sailing and a passion for creating stunning images of the sport have taken professional photographer and videographer Amory Ross across the Atlantic with the Oakcliff All-American Offshore Team and around the world with PUMA Ocean Racing, and he’s currently working with the America’s Cup defender, Oracle Team USA. Amory, known to his many…
by REBECCA INVER MOFFA What an amazing 2012 Summer Trash Tour we’ve had at Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean! Starting June 3, we boarded our 60-foot mothership American Promise: Captain Kyle Vowels, first mate Sloane Suciu, interns Kayla Lubold, Laura Dunphy and Blais Hickey, Rozalia Project’s director Rachael Miller and me, the Science and Education Coordinator….
Shortly after she and her husband Jim moved to Mystic, CT, Lisa Saunders was inspired to create the “Mystic Seafarer’s Trail,” a not-too-difficult hike through the historic seaport and neighboring villages of Noank and Stonington.
We knew that Bill Sandberg’s Sound Off! column in our September issue, entitled “Why Kids Don’t Want to Sail,” would strike a chord with our readership. Below are responses that reflect people’s opinions on Bill’s insight into this oft-discussed topic.
Junior sailors at the Pequot Yacht Club are eager to continue sailing into the off-season – long after the junior sailing awards had been handed out and school back in session.
The Storm Trysail Foundation and the Larchmont Yacht Club teamed up to run the world’s largest college regatta, with 400 collegiate sailors competing in the 2011 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta on a fleet of 47 boats ranging from 35 to 44 feet.
Kids from all over including Tred Avon Yacht Club in Maryland and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in Bermuda, raced on the Great South Bay. Many had the chance to learn about sailing, while others perfected their starting prowess on a line with 30-plus boats.