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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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America’s Cup defending champion ORACLE TEAM USA and North Sails are teaming up with the US Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) to create an intern program for top US college sailors.
The New England Multihull Association (NEMA) held its second annual Gotham Multihull Series regatta in New York Harbor the last weekend of May in gorgeous weather that lasted just until the second day’s race was completed, followed by a major thunderstorm.
September 26, 1983, about 1700 on Rhode Island Sound. Unless you were sailing in the early 1980s or are an aficionado of international business capers gone south, there’s no reason why that time and location or the name Alan Bond ought to resonate. If either of the above criteria applies, the man universally known as Bondy needs no introduction. The fireball of a man who changed the course of sailing, at least the America’s Cup, died 02 June of complications following heart surgery.
This is the sixth installment in a series of dispatches from the Rath family (Colin & Pam, daughters Breana, Meriel and Nerina, dog Aspen and cat Wasabi), who departed Stamford, CT last fall for a worldwide cruise aboard their Hanse 545 Persevere.
A talented writer and keen amateur sailor, Joe Berkeley penned the excellent Team Comanche story on page 53 of this issue, as well as some terrific Volvo Ocean Race stories in recent issues of Newport This Week.
Unlike any other law enforcement arm, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) may board your boat at their discretion — they need no search warrant, no provocation, and no reason other than ensuring your boat is in full compliance with all applicable federal laws and regulations.
After reestablishment in 2009, the Wickford Regatta has been hosted annually by Wickford Yacht Club of North Kingstown, Rhode Island as a premier early season one-design event for the Northeast.
Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex will be a very nice addition to have prior to seeing In the Heart of Sea, the movie, a Ron Howard production scheduled for release in December.
New England Science & Sailing (NESS) in Stonington, CT welcomes Maeve Ryan of Middletown, CT, as their new Director of Marketing and Major Gifts Officer.
The 100-foot Comanche, built to be first to finish in every race she enters and break records when the weather cooperates, is preparing for the Transatlantic Race 2015, which starts in Newport on July 5, 2015