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Hudson River Community Sailing to Host 11th Annual Sailing for Scholars Regatta and First-Ever Virtual Celebration

By Chris Szepessy

Hudson River Community Sailing to Host 11th Annual Sailing for Scholars Regatta and First-Ever Virtual Celebration

This year, Sailing for Scholars will honor Tracy Edwards MBE, founder of The Maiden Factor, and all proceeds will directly support HRCS’s mission to help underserved students succeed on and off the water New York, NY—October 14, 2020—Hudson River Community Sailing, a leading nonprofit organization that develops leadership and academic success for New York City youth and provides maritime education and recreation to the community at large, will host its 11th annual Sailing for Scholars Benefit, virtually, and…

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NESS Kids & Family Fishing Tournament at New London City Pier Saturday, September 26

By Chris Szepessy

NESS Kids & Family Fishing Tournament at New London City Pier Saturday, September 26

New London, CT — Our friends at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), and event organizer Neff Productions, are hosting a Kids & Family Fishing Tourney at City Pier on Saturday, September 26 from 11:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. This kids’ fishing event is catch-and-release and open to participants with all levels of experience. Parents and guardians are welcome to participate; however, supplied fishing poles will be reserved for participants under age 16. Masks are mandatory, there will…

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Don’t Miss Prestige Yacht Sales’ Fall Open House Weekends!

By Chris Szepessy

Don’t Miss Prestige Yacht Sales’ Fall Open House Weekends!

No Boat Shows?  No Problem! Our friends at the Prestige Yacht Sales team are pleased to host several Fall Open Houses — “On The Docks” in each of the four Prestige locations in Norwalk, Essex, and Mystic, Connecticut and East Greenwich, Rhode Island. EXPERIENCE OUR “RIDE BEFORE YOU BUY” EVENT — BY RSVP APPOINTMENT ONLY Private appointments start THIS WEEKEND at Norwalk Cove Marina September 19 – 20, 2020 “Contact us to schedule your private showing and come aboard to…

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The 9th Annual Catch-A-Curl Youth Surf Classic & Beach Cleanup is Saturday, September 19

By Chris Szepessy

The 9th Annual Catch-A-Curl Youth Surf Classic & Beach Cleanup is Saturday, September 19

Westerly, RI — Our friends at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), Town of Westerly, Eastern Surfing Association (ESA), and North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Catch-A-Curl Youth Surf Competition and Beach Cleanup, which will be held at the Westerly Town Beach (365 Atlantic Avenue) in Westerly, Rhode Island on Saturday, September 19.   Catch-A-Curl is open to beginners through advanced youth surfers. The beach cleanup will…

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Plimoth Plantation’s Fully Restored MAYFLOWER II to Begin Homecoming Voyage to Plymouth, Massachusetts from Mystic, Connecticut on July 20, 2020

By Chris Szepessy

Plimoth Plantation’s Fully Restored MAYFLOWER II to Begin Homecoming Voyage to Plymouth, Massachusetts from Mystic, Connecticut on July 20, 2020

Historic square-rigger will depart Mystic Seaport Museum for two weeks of sail training and sea trials in New London before making journey to her home port Plymouth, Massachusetts (July 15, 2020) – Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum of 17th century Massachusetts, is delighted to announce that MAYFLOWER II, its 64-year-old historic reproduction of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the shores of historic Patuxet in 1620, will begin the voyage home to Massachusetts on July…

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Virtual Paddle for Access Starts June 26!

By Chris Szepessy

Virtual Paddle for Access Starts June 26!

Our friends at Clean Ocean Access (COA) in Middletown, Rhode Island have announced that their annual Paddle for Access event, originally scheduled for Saturday, August 15 on Narragansett Bay, will be online-only this year. “Another way we are working to achieve our Access goals is celebrating the 50 rights-of-way on Aquidneck Island with Paddle for Access,” said Garrett Russ, COA’s Development Coordinator. “To keep our public access ways available and safe for everyone, our Paddle for Access…

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Art Auction Featuring New York City’s Maritime History

By Chris Szepessy

Art Auction Featuring New York City’s Maritime History

On Saturday, April 25, Arader Galleries is pleased to accommodate the sale of one of the finest collections of 18th and 19th century New York City views, scenes, maps, and naval prints to date. This unique collection was built by the esteemed Downtown Association of New York. Included in this 235-lot sale are many rare works returning to auction after residing nearly 100 years in the private collection. Internet bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Highlights: Rare maps…

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The Inaugural Quahog Cup, a Virtual Regatta for the Entire Family, starts Sunday, March 22 at 9 A.M.

By Chris Szepessy

The Inaugural Quahog Cup, a Virtual Regatta for the Entire Family, starts Sunday, March 22 at 9 A.M.

Our friends at Sail Newport in Newport, Rhode Island are joining forces with sailonline.org to hold a purely entertaining virtual regatta series starting on Sunday, March 22 at 9 a.m. There’s no registration fee, no entry fee, no one will get a sunburn, and there will be no need to leave your house. Race with fellow sailors as we weather this challenging time together.   This series of races will be held until we can all get back on the water. The first race…

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24th Annual Defender Warehouse Sale Switches to Online

By Chris Szepessy

24th Annual Defender Warehouse Sale Switches to Online

Our friends at Defender Industries in Waterford, Connecticut have announced that this year’s edition of their popular Warehouse Sale will be an online-only event. “Many enthusiastic mariners know that a tell-tale sign of spring is Defender’s annual Warehouse Sale, and this year is no different,” said Stephan Lance, President of Defender Industries. “Spring is only days away and for many boaters the season has already begun. As in the past, Defender’s Annual Warehouse Sale – this will…

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The Ocean Race is Returning to Newport!

By Chris Szepessy

The Ocean Race is Returning to Newport!

Our friends at Sail Newport and The Ocean Race have announced that for the third consecutive edition of the competition, The Ocean Race (formerly the Volvo Ocean Race) will make its only North American stopover in Newport, Rhode Island in the spring of 2022. The Newport stopover will be one of ten during the eight-month, 38,000-nautical mile race around the world, which starts in Alicante, Spain in October 2021 and finishes in Genoa, Italy in June 2022….

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