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On Watch

On Watch – Paul Risseeuw

By Chris Szepessy

On Watch – Paul Risseeuw

Like others who are devoted to advancing the sport of sailing, Paul Risseeuw is exceedingly modest about his accomplishments. A soft-spoken resident of Ivoryton, CT, Paul has built one of the best junior programs in the country and he’s a pioneer of hands-on powerboat instruction.

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Racing

Greenport Ocean Race 2015

By Benjamin Cesare

Greenport Ocean Race 2015

“Ever since I bought my J/105 Reckless in the spring of 2012, I had heard about the Greenport Ocean Race as other J/105 sailors talked about the fun of big winds on long distance reaches (plus the late night pub crawl afterwards!). This year we made a late decision to cross over from Connecticut and join the fun.

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Racing

The Best Come to Key West

By Benjamin Cesare

The Best Come to Key West

The reputation that Quantum Key West Race Week has for being the best sailing event in North America is built on several important elements: the best sailors come from all over the world to compete here in mid-January every year, the venue is spectacular, and the race management by the Storm Trysail Club is second to none.

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Letters

Letter: Dolphin’s winning ways

By Benjamin Cesare

Letter: Dolphin’s winning ways

Tom Darling’s article, “Team Dolphin Takes the Vintage Day Racer Prize in the Opera House Cup,” rekindled fond memories for a reader who raced on this legendary Herreshoff Newport 29 for many years and admires the beautiful restoration by Donn Costanzo of Wooden Boatworks in Greenport, NY.

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Book Review

Film Review: One Simple Question

By Chris Szepessy

Film Review: One Simple Question

Watch the One Simple Question film trailer about a young couple looking for adventure, challenge themselves to drastically simplify their lives by living aboard a small sailboat while embarking on an uncertain journey to find an iceberg. Their quest brings them lessons in the joy of a deliberate life, a greater understanding of nature and a new path in the pursuit of happiness.

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