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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
For many years, we referred to life jackets as “PFDs” – Personal Flotation Devices. Not everyone in a life jacket survives. Roughly only 15 out of 16… Conversely, if you go in the water without a life jacket, only one guy comes out. The other 15 were fatalities. Life jackets save lives.
Even keel, full sails and warm sun on my face, enjoy a warm and sunny day sailing the New England shores.
A professional photographer since the 1980s, Heinrich Hecht has photographed the America’s Cup, the Admirals Cup, Olympic regattas and classic yachting events around the world. Sailing Fascination is a collection of more than 300 of his finest images.
by DEB CASTELLANA It’s early January of 2012 – one year ago. While most of us are still struggling to come back from our holiday overindulgences, Dr. Sylvia Earle is on the move. Diminutive only in stature, 77- year old powerhouse and marine explorer Dr. Earle is boarding the plane that will take her on an expedition…
There are lots of races run throughout the year. Some ‘round the buoys, others ‘round the world; some fully crewed, some double-handed or solo. Aside from the Volvo Ocean Race, there is only one that combines both offshore and inshore racing, and The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is also the only race that I know of that mixes offshore, inshore and short-handed sailing together, creating a rather unique event.
A shared love of sailing and a desire to help others inspired Diane Kropfl & Bill Sabanski of Highlands, NJ to help build the Ms. Race, a unique charity regatta hosted by the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club that raises funds for an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault. “I started sailing when…
OK, it is a beautiful day in early June and you’re just dying to tool out for a while. Great, but don’t make way without a few simple but important precautions.
The 2012 Cruising Club of America (CCA) cruise to Cape Breton and the Bras d’Or Lakes journey.
Halcyon Sailing offers the most exciting and interactive sailing events and cruises in Manhattan!
Like all aspects of sailing, organization is often the key to success. With proper planning and forethought by parents, sailors and instructors, the summer can be filled with lots of smiles and fun rather than tears and headaches!