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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.
In the end, it was Bruce Kuryla’s (Milford, Conn.) team who earned the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy. The win for Kuryla marks his third U.S. Offshore Championship, including three of the last four (2015, 2011, 2009).
Brewer Yacht Yard Group today announced management transition plans for their Barrington, RI location, Brewer Cove Haven Marina. Michael Keyworth, General Manager and Vice President, of Cove Haven will retire January 2016 and Patrick Peck, Assistant Manager for the last 15 years, will assume the General Manager role.
Dave Perry (Southport, Conn.) continues to make history at this premiere match racing event…
And this summer, boaters on Long Island Sound had many opportunities to see breaching whales up close, sometimes within 300 feet.
“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.
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.
The Coop’s Corner article from our October issue, “Shop Closed, Gone Sailing” (posted at windcheckmagazine.com), discussed the freedom that sailing affords for beginners and ‘round-the-world racers alike.
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.
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.