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With the donation of this Swan 48, the MudRatz have set their sights on the Newport Bermuda Race and beyond.
The 86-year-old Sparkman & Stephens yacht Dorade finished second in two divisions (IRC Division 4/ORCi Div 4) in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. The 628-mile race, which started December 26, 2017, is often described as one of the most challenging ocean races in the world. It was the pinnacle event in Team Dorade’s ambitious six-race…
Abby works at her family’s business, New England Boatworks (NEB) in Portsmouth, RI. “I’ve hopped in and out of this industry since I started at NEB at 14,” she says. “After a summer helping in the office, occasionally answering phones, and what felt like an awful lot of time weeding around the marina, I spent the next summer cleaning boats, mostly for family friends. After a couple summers doing other things, I taught sailing at Sail Newport, then returned to the industry again when I left Corporate America and rejoined NEB in 2014.”
In our October 2017 issue, 10-year-old Colin Shearley wrote about his experience aboard Warrior, a Volvo Ocean 70 that serves as the flagship of the Warrior Sailing Program.
On behalf of Riverside Yacht Club, I would like to thank you for the donation of WindCheck magazines to our “Women Offshore” event, as well as advertising it and posting on Facebook. The event was a great success. We had 60 attendees (mostly women, three guys), and they came from as far as Nyack, Kingston…
Every year, approximately 3,500 people drown in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children under age 14, and it’s also one of the top causes of death for young men in their teens and twenties.
Now in its 23rd year, this mega-regatta has grown to become the biggest multiclass event in the U.S., and a mecca for sportboats in particular.
From exciting educational opportunities and the builder of some of the loveliest boats on the water being acquired by a marine industry veteran to the return of a favorite biennial race week, new partners for the longest offshore race in the Western Atlantic and the announcement of a campaign to bring the America’s Cup back…
Whatever avenue you decide to pursue this winter you will have a blast! It’s easy to get involved, and the best way to do it is to join the New England Ice Yacht Association (NEIYA) and sail or race with us. Iceboating with other people is safer than iceboating alone, a great way to learn, and much more fun!
The Blue Water Sailing Club is hosting three off-water seminars designed to enhance the enjoyment and safety of cruisers and offshore sailors.