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On the Hard

By Benjamin Cesare

On the Hard

I just got home from the boat yard. It’s early November and one of those sixty to seventy-degree days that make you wish you had not pulled the boat just yet. These sentiments are not shared by the team at the yard, of course. Pulling boats while it is sleeting is not much fun, and you should not “be that guy.” But I must say, we are lucky enough to have a boat that really looks sweet…

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Checking In

Larchmont Innovation in Frostbiting

By Chris Szepessy

Larchmont Innovation in Frostbiting

The legendary Little Scorpions frostbite program at Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, NY has embarked on a fleet-building initiative to attract sailors of all ages in the tri-state area. Now in its 89th season, LYC’s Winter Sailing fleet has always had an excellent formula, with some years seeing 35 to 40 doublehanded InterClub dinghies on the line Sunday afternoons. With an historic clubhouse and a protected harbor, first races begin at 1:30 with no race after 4:00,…

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Checking In

The Hartford Boat Show returns to Mohegan Sun January 19-22

By Chris Szepessy

The Hartford Boat Show returns to Mohegan Sun January 19-22

Our friends at the Connecticut Marine Trades Association are pleased to present the Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun, hosted by the Earth Expo Center at Mohegan Sun resort in Uncasville, CT, on the weekend of January 19-22, 2023.     Be the first to see what’s new for 2023, and climb aboard hundreds of boats from the industry’s top brands. From fishing boats to cruisers, ski boats to pontoons, this will be the largest display of…

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Checking In

Charleston Race Week – Back in 2023 Even Bigger and Better

By Chris Szepessy

Charleston Race Week – Back in 2023 Even Bigger and Better

It’s been a few lean years for regattas around the world due to the pandemic, but racing is back and Charleston Race Week should definitely be on your must-do regatta list.   The 2021 event, although smaller than pre-covid years, was a success and demonstrated why sailors come back year after year. They come for the warm weather, high caliber racing among eighteen classes, professional management, educational opportunities and social aspects. There were many newcomers as well,…

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Checking In

The Ocean Race Returns to Newport in May

By Chris Szepessy

The Ocean Race Returns to Newport in May

Make plans to visit Newport next May! The Ocean Race is making its only North American Stopover in Newport, RI, May 11-21, 2023. Considered the most demanding race in the sport, crews onboard high-performance racing vessels will circumnavigate the globe in six months, making stops in eight cities worldwide.   The Ocean Race is an epic test of sailing skill, tactical decisions, navigation, boat handling, and extreme mental and physical challenges. Before reaching the USA, the sailors will have…

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Checking In

Marion Bermuda Race – Back and Better than Ever

By Chris Szepessy

Marion Bermuda Race – Back and Better than Ever

After the pandemic prohibited the running of the Marion Bermuda Race in 2021, our friends on the committee got to work immediately on improving the 23rd edition of this biennial classic, which starts June 16, 2023.     “First, we created a new class called the Performance Class,” said event chair Ray Cullum. “This new class will be for boats that have an ORR rating of 1.000 and above. They may also have more modern enhancements such…

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Community

Sailor Profile: Rich du Moulin

By Chris Szepessy

Sailor Profile: Rich du Moulin

By Buttons Padin Adapted from the Larchmont Yacht Club Mainsheet Rich du Moulin is not only renowned for his competitive sailing accomplishments but also his many contributions to the sport of sailing and the maritime shipping industry. Rich grew up in the 1950s and ‘60s sailing at Knickerbocker Yacht Club in Manhasset, NY. The son of Eleanor and Edward du Moulin, he quickly picked up his father’s passion for sailing. Ed raced his series of boats named…

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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

By Chris Szepessy

Holiday Gift Guide

We had some fun chasing items for this year’s Gift Guide. Some are recommendations from our advertisers and some are simply things we really want! Enjoy and have fun this holiday season!   SAVE THE SOUND MEMBERSHIP This holiday season, share the love with your friends, family, and environment with the gift that gives back – a Save the Sound membership! For just $25, you can make a difference and spread holiday joy with a gift membership….

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Racing

Princeton Sailing Finds a New Home at Anchor Yacht Club

By Tom Darling

Princeton Sailing Finds a New Home at Anchor Yacht Club

By Tom Darling, Conversations with Classic Boats Photos by the author, Princeton 1975, and Hali Liu, Princeton 2025 Princeton University Sailing, which lays claim to being the oldest intercollegiate sailing team, has entered into an innovative collaboration to house its dinghy sailing activities at Anchor Yacht Club, a member owned and maintained club on the Delaware River.   The collaboration, or CoLo (“Co-Location”) as I call it, went into its second year in September 2022 with the…

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Racing

The 2022 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta – One to Remember

By Ron Weiss

The 2022 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta – One to Remember

Wisconsin Badgers dominate, and College of Charleston’s first-ever all-women team win their division By Ron Weiss Photos by Stephen R Cloutier After the Storm Trysail Club’s 2020 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR) was canceled due to COVID, hopes were high for 2021, but were dashed when racing was called off due to strong wind and waves. Fortunately, this year’s event, hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, NY on October 8 & 9, was sailed in beautiful fall…

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