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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A significant influx of performance cruising designs has enabled the organizers of the Annapolis to Newport Race to introduce a new competition – the Manufacturer’s Trophy – to promote friendly rivalry between production boat types such as Beneteau, DuFour, J/Boats, Jeanneau, C&C-Tartan and Swan.
Dexter A. Holaday II has joined his father, Dexter A. Holaday, as a partner in the long-established marine surveying and yacht consultant business in Noank, CT.
As a young schoolboy and avid sailor at Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts in the early 1950s, Llewellyn Howland III was drawn to one of his predecessors at the school, W. Starling Burgess, the designer of the grand J-Boat defenders of the America’s Cup: Enterprise, Rainbow, and Ranger; and the glorious staysail schooner Nina.
Obviously, the most top-of-mind danger that all mariners face is drowning. We live, work and play in a marine environment – a hostile marine environment, if one is not careful. And, even you are careful, things happen. This column is about that.
On Saturday, April 18, 2015 11 sailors representing five yacht clubs from Long Island, Westchester County and Connecticut sailed nine-foot Dyer Dhows in the annual Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound Frostbite Championship Regatta, which was first held in 1954.
With his love of sailing, keen eye and passion for photography, Matthew Cohen of Newport, Rhode Island is establishing himself as one of the top shooters in the very competitive world of yachting photography.
Ship 6, based in Norwalk, CT since 1957, is a very unique year-round opportunity for area teens interested in the sea and sailing.
This is the fourth 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. You’ll find previous articles at www.windcheckmagazine.com (search Persevere).
Sparcraft America, a leading manufacturer of high end, custom aluminum spars based in Charlotte, NC, has hired Mike Coe as Sales and Marketing Manager.
The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 has seen media and mobile age take center stage, as more people get their news and information via social networks and mobile-friendly smartphones and tablets.