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Racing

Buzzards Bay Regatta Crowns National and Regional Champions

By Benjamin Cesare

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The 43rd Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta, hosted this year at the New Bedford Yacht Club in South Dartmouth, MA from August 7 – 9, offered three days of close competition for nine classes of one-design and handicap fleets in wind conditions that ranged from 10-15 knots on Friday and Saturday to 20-30 knots and five-foot seas on the closing Sunday.

From the Captain of the Port

Fog!

By Vincent Pica

We’ve had some foggy mornings and as we make the “clubhouse turn” towards cool air and warm water, we will have more. For those of a more scientific-bent, fog that forms when water is warmer than the air is called “steam” fog (fall).

Racing

Ida Lewis Distance Race 2015

By Benjamin Cesare

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The Ida Lewis Distance Race, a popular sailing overnighter hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club in Newport, RI, wrapped up its 11th edition on August 16, 2015 with the entire 36-boat fleet finishing within the time limit

Book Review

Pacific Crossing Notes

By Chris Szepessy

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Together with their son Nicky, who crossed his first ocean at age four, the authors have spent four years living and cruising aboard their Dufour 35 Namani, first sailing from Greece to the Caribbean and on to Maine, then from Maine to Australia. They’ve compiled a very readable cruising guide that covers everything from buying and equipping a boat, preparing for a long passage, understanding weather, and safety at sea to detailed information about the islands along the route

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