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  • Is Your Boat Name On The List?

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    30 Mar 2015 | 8:29 am
    The BoatUS Top Ten Boat Name List BoatUS has released its annual top 10 list of boat names. And while this year's top ten is mostly comprised of boat names you’ve seen on previous lists, it does seem to include one or two new entries this year. The question is: Is your boat name on the list?Here is the press release from BoatUS about the top ten boat names, along with a photo of one of the boat names on an embroidered shirt from BoatNameGear.com…  Big and small, power or sail, there are many different kinds of boats and so many different kinds of boat owners. But the one thing…
  • Champagne Sailing to Foxy's at BVI Sailing Festival - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

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    1 Apr 2015 | 5:32 pm
    Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsChampagne Sailing to Foxy's at BVI Sailing FestivalScuttlebutt Sailing NewsTortola, British Virgin Island (April 1, 2015) – The BVI Sailing Festival continued on Wednesday 1st April with the Veuve Clicquot Invitational Pursuit Race to Jost Van Dyke. Spectacular sailing through one of the most scenic routes in the BVI was the BVI Sailing Festival – Round Tortola RaceSail WorldSpookie wins Nanny Cay CupVirgin Islands Daily Newsall 3 news articles »
  • Wind in their sails

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    1 Apr 2015 | 6:47 pm
    ST. PETERSBURG — The Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp, based at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, brought in 25 wounded and active veterans this week.
  • Supporters come to defense of Bronx youth detention counselor charged with assaulting teen inmate

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    1 Apr 2015 | 12:04 pm
    A juvenile-center worker charged with choking a 17-year-old inmate so hard that he went to the hospital with a seizure was acting in self-defense, a fleet of supporters charged Wednesday. More than 50 members of a union representing youth detention ...
  • Relentlessly ambitious Dubai

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    1 Apr 2015 | 7:25 pm
    With attractions ranging from desert tours to indoor skiing, it is easy to see why the UAE metropolis may soon become the world's most-visited city Over the past five decades, Dubai has rapidly grown from a small fishing village into a multicultural metropolis full of skyscrapers, shopping malls, restaurants and tourist attractions. This major port city in the United Arab Emirates, situated by the sea and desert, is halfway between Asia and Europe.
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  • Champagne Sailing to Foxy's at BVI Sailing Festival - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

    1 Apr 2015 | 5:32 pm
    Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsChampagne Sailing to Foxy's at BVI Sailing FestivalScuttlebutt Sailing NewsTortola, British Virgin Island (April 1, 2015) – The BVI Sailing Festival continued on Wednesday 1st April with the Veuve Clicquot Invitational Pursuit Race to Jost Van Dyke. Spectacular sailing through one of the most scenic routes in the BVI was the BVI Sailing Festival – Round Tortola RaceSail WorldSpookie wins Nanny Cay CupVirgin Islands Daily Newsall 3 news articles »
  • Not your typical High School team practice - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

    1 Apr 2015 | 12:55 pm
    Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsNot your typical High School team practiceScuttlebutt Sailing NewsOn any normal Saturday, the newly established JSerra Catholic High School Sailing team would be training on their Cub 420s in Dana Point Harbor, a man-made marina located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. But on this day they were ...
  • Development flurry at KiteFoil Gold Cup - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:43 am
    Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsDevelopment flurry at KiteFoil Gold CupScuttlebutt Sailing NewsIn the qualifying series individuals sail conservatively to ensure their spot in the championship series. Make no mistakes and try not to get caught in a foul, that's the mantra in the qualifications. But once championship series sailing begins it is
  • Carmel Valley charter sailing business prepares to cast off - Del Mar Times

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:39 am
    Del Mar TimesCarmel Valley charter sailing business prepares to cast offDel Mar TimesA Carmel Valley couple is getting ready to launch their new charter sailing company, Espiritu Santi Luxury Catamaran Tours. Patty Zamora and Santiago Becerra hope to take people out on their 57-foot catamaran Espiritu Santi for bay cruises, corporate ...
  • Mutated gene being blamed for urge to sail - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:41 am
    Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsMutated gene being blamed for urge to sailScuttlebutt Sailing NewsGeneva, Switzerland (April 1, 2015) – Scientists announced that they've identified a mutated gene they believe is responsible for the compulsive urge to sail. The so-called “da Gama” mutation, named after the famed Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama
 
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  • Wind in their sails

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:47 pm
    ST. PETERSBURG — The Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp, based at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, brought in 25 wounded and active veterans this week.
  • Setting Sail: Quiet winter at Itchenor? Not exactly...

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:38 pm
    Itchenor Sailing Club is a busy place over the winter with dinghy racing continuing throughout, keelboats being lovingly polished, varnished and painted, club maintenance and winter activities going on - writes Chris Blevins, the club’s rear commodore sailing.
  • Plain sailing for Rugby competition winner

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:35 pm
    A YOUNG sailor from Rugby is on the crest of a wave after winning a £2,000 boat in a national competition. James Knight, of Draycote Water Sailing Club, won the craft for his design of a sailing sticker as part of the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, held at Alexandra Palace in London.
  • Big guns head for Worser Bay

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:26 pm
    A busy few weeks of sailing looms for many of the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club, starting with New Zealand's biggest annual sailing regatta this weekend.
  • Brazil NGO declines contract to clean up dirty Olympic bay

    1 Apr 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Rio de Janeiro's pledge to clean up the blighted waters where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held has suffered another setback: A prominent Brazilian sailing and environmental organization declined a city contract to help clean up sewage- and trash-filled Guanabara Bay. The Instituto Rumo Nautico said in a statement posted on the website of its co-founder, former Olympic sailor Lars ...
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  • Supporters come to defense of Bronx youth detention counselor charged with assaulting teen inmate

    1 Apr 2015 | 12:04 pm
    A juvenile-center worker charged with choking a 17-year-old inmate so hard that he went to the hospital with a seizure was acting in self-defense, a fleet of supporters charged Wednesday. More than 50 members of a union representing youth detention ...
  • Fight Over Vivendi Cash Puts Focus On Vincent Bolloré Strategy, Holding Structure

    1 Apr 2015 | 12:03 pm
    A New York hedge fund has started a campaign to urge French conglomerate Vivendi Vivendi to return cash to shareholders that could curtail the growth ambitions of chairman and biggest shareholder, Vincent Bolloré. While the fight is unequal and clearly ...
  • How did France become more hawkish on Iran than the U.S.?

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:59 am
    Washington (CNN)Not so long ago, France was nothing but a lily-livered punch line in Washington. So it has surprised some to see it emerge as the tough-talking bad cop in nuclear negotiations with Iran. A decade ago, conservatives loved to mock France as a ...
  • Flames engulf Mexico oil platform in Gulf, killing 4 workers

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:59 am
    Map locates the Campeche Sound, Mexico.; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm; MEXICO CITY (AP) — A huge ball of flames engulfed an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing four people and sending terrified workers leaping into the sea.
  • Is the GOP losing Walmart?

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:56 am
    (CNN)As goes Walmart, so goes the nation? Everyone from Apple CEO Tim Cook to the head of the NCAA slammed religious freedom laws being considered in several states this week, warning that they would open the door to discrimination against gay and lesbian ...
 
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  • Relentlessly ambitious Dubai

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:25 pm
    With attractions ranging from desert tours to indoor skiing, it is easy to see why the UAE metropolis may soon become the world's most-visited city Over the past five decades, Dubai has rapidly grown from a small fishing village into a multicultural metropolis full of skyscrapers, shopping malls, restaurants and tourist attractions. This major port city in the United Arab Emirates, situated by the sea and desert, is halfway between Asia and Europe.
  • Wind in their sails

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:51 pm
    The Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp, based at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, brought in 25 wounded and active veterans this week. Most of the participants in the three-day camp have never sailed before.
  • Serena Williams moves into Miami Open semifinals

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:48 pm
    The seven-time Key Biscayne champion overcame her annoyance and shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 , 1-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open. Williams won despite an unreliable serve, a poor second set and 51 unforced errors.
  • A Screaming Eagles fan for life

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:11 pm
    Emerson Henderson and his daughter Mary-Jane Henderson-MacDonald display the honorary Cape Breton Screaming Eagles jersey the 100-year-old Sydney resident received in a pre-game ceremony at Centre 200 on Tuesday. When his driver's licence was up for renewal two years ago, Emerson Henderson figured his days behind the wheel were finished.
  • Rod Stewart, 70, rocks Sydney arena and invites son Aiden, four, up ...

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:10 pm
    A family affair! Rod Stewart, 70, rocks Sydney arena and invites son Aiden, four, up onstage while wife Penny Lancaster proudly snaps away with her phone With that voice, quirky style and unmistakable stage presence, Rod Stewart had Sydney in the palm of his hand as he performed at the Qantas Credit Union Arena on Wednesday night. His third wife Penny Lancaster, 44, was also seen snapping pictures from a private mosh pit area where she was watching the show with their two children, Aiden, four and Alastair, nine.
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  • 46 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía - Mallorca Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic

    1 Apr 2015 | 12:48 pm
    "My main goal in my Finn sailing career is to medal in Rio 2016" 2014 ISAF Worlds silver medallist in Santander and world #1 in the Finn class, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) is sailing in Palma with a clear ...
  • Volvo Ocean Race: Azzam goes storming on

    1 Apr 2015 | 12:39 pm
    Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) continued to power towards Itajaí at the head of the fleet on Wednesday with the possibility of extending their overall Volvo Ocean Race lead tantalisingly within their reach. - Dongfeng Race Team begin ...
  • Additions to the BYMNews Photo Gallery Wednesday April 1st

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:48 am
    The 'Iron Nickel' is Decommissioned After 34 Years of Service - The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) http://bymnews.com/photos/displayimage.php?pos=-255921 … Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic: "My main goal in my Finn sailing career is to medal in Rio 2016" – http://bymnews.com/photos/displayimage.php?pos=-255920 … ...
  • Volvo Ocean Race; Time to call quits for Dongfeng Race Team

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:59 am
    Dongfeng Race Team decide to motor – not sail – to Itajaí - Chinese joint leaders to pick up eight points for Did Not Finish in Leg 5 Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) announced late on Tuesday that they ...
  • America’s Cup teams usher in new era

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:56 am
     The America’s Cup teams have agreed to make changes aimed at significantly reducing costs for the 2017 America’s Cup. Central to these changes is the introduction of an exciting new America’s Cup Class - a wing-sailed, foiling catamaran between ...
 
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  • More Tall Ship Troubles – Liana’s Ransome Abandon Ship!

    Peter A. Mello
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:58 pm
    For the second post in a row, I’m back to our friends at GCaptain where they report another tall ship disaster. Admittedly I know nothing about this ship nor the details of the incident but this type of headline grabbing news is not good for the sail training industry and particularly those programs and vessels that are run professionally and competently and do the right thing. However, from their own Facebook page it seems that this voyage was cursed from the start. Filed under: maritime
  • Costa Concordia – The Ghost Ship Video

    Peter A. Mello
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:39 pm
    Our friends at GCaptain.com had an interesting post today: This (Illegal) ‘Urbex’ Video from Inside the Costa Concordia Wreck is Super Creepy  Here’s the video but make sure you visit their website for more explanation and for a link to a photo gallery. Strange. Interesting. Spooky.Filed under: maritime, social media
  • More than two years? Are you kidding me?

    Peter A. Mello
    19 Feb 2015 | 3:55 pm
    I can’t believe that it’s been over 2 years since I last posted on Sea-Fever blog! Time to get back in the wheelhouse, throw off the lines and cruise the digital seas for great flotsam and jetsam. Let’s see if I’ve still got my sea legs.Filed under: maritime
  • It’s Moby-Dick Marathon Time!

    Peter A. Mello
    5 Jan 2013 | 8:30 am
    You really should try to make the Moby-Dick Marathon which begins shortly at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. It’s a great and unique experience in one of America’s most historic downtown districts. The event starts at noon and runs all through the night until about midday tomorrow. The majority of the reading takes place in the museum but this afternoon the crowd ambles across the street to the historic Seamen’s Bethel which is always a highlight. Get there early because the pews are as full as an Easter Sunday service! In case you can’t make it, the museum has set up…
  • The Blink of an Eye – Building Boats with Kids (video)

    Peter A. Mello
    3 Jan 2013 | 5:56 pm
    Jamestown Distributors and Off Center Harbor.com produced this great video about building boats with kids. It’s definitely worth watching and is guaranteed to generate a smile or two. Enjoy.Filed under: Education, Experiential education, life, maritime Tagged: boat building, Jamestown Distributors
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  • Is Your Boat Name On The List?

    30 Mar 2015 | 8:29 am
    The BoatUS Top Ten Boat Name List BoatUS has released its annual top 10 list of boat names. And while this year's top ten is mostly comprised of boat names you’ve seen on previous lists, it does seem to include one or two new entries this year. The question is: Is your boat name on the list?Here is the press release from BoatUS about the top ten boat names, along with a photo of one of the boat names on an embroidered shirt from BoatNameGear.com…  Big and small, power or sail, there are many different kinds of boats and so many different kinds of boat owners. But the one thing…
  • SailQuest Boat Show Returns To Mystic Shipyard

    20 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    MYSTIC SHIPYARD TO HOST 8TH ANNUAL SAILQUEST BOAT SHOW - TO SUPPORT SAILS UP 4 CANCER, MAY 1-3, 2015SailQuest Boat Show Companies announced recently that Mystic Shipyard will be the location for its annual boutique boat show to be held May 1-3, 2015. This family-oriented show will feature new sailboats, trawlers, downeast-style powerboats, kayaks, paddle boards and select brokerage yachts for sale, from 12 to over 50 feet long. Located in the heart of historic Mystic, Connecticut, Mystic Shipyard is offering free parking and free admission to the show.“We are excited to hold SailQuest…
  • Cartagena International Boat Show (CIBS)

    19 Mar 2015 | 1:26 pm
    There's a big boat show this weekend, and if you're looking to escape the lingering cold weather that we're still experiencing here in much of the northern United States, this event is something you should consider. We just received this press release and frankly, our staff was tempted to book a flight to Columbia...Boaters and boating enthusiasts will gather at the annual Cartagena International Boat Show on March 21-23, 2015 to see, try and buy the latest industry offerings. Celebrating its third year, the trade show is the ideal place to discover the best of the best in the world of…
  • The 2014 Norwalk Boat Show

    15 Sep 2014 | 10:54 am
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association brings its boat show to ConnecticutThe largest in-water boat show in our home state of Connecticut starts this week. The annual Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show starts this Thursday, September 18th, at Norwalk Cove Marina, and runs through Sunday the 21st. The show hours are 10 am to 6 pm each day. With Newport now in the rear-view mirror, this is the best show to check out next in the Northeast, especially for powerboat enthusiasts and paddlers. Prices and special offersFull story » Read more boating news like this. Visit DailyBoater.com…
  • National Safe Boating Week 2014

    16 May 2014 | 12:36 pm
    Fatalities are down two years in a row. Keep up the momentum and kick off the boating season with safety in mind... Photo Courtesy of The U.S. Coast Guard. It's that time of year again, when safety organizations around the country celebrate National Safe Boating Week, with a healthy dose of reminders and warnings to boaters to be careful out there this summer.  It's probably no coincidence that Safe Boating Week begins a week before boating season officially kicks off with Memorial Day Weekend, one of the busiest weekends of the year for recreational boating... Full story » Read…
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  • 46 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Mallorca Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic

    BYM Sailing News
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:48 pm
    "My main goal in my Finn sailing career is to medal in Rio 2016" 2014 ISAF Worlds silver medallist in Santander and world #1 in the Finn class, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) is sailing in Palma with a clear ...
  • Volvo Ocean Race: Azzam goes storming on

    BYM Sailing News
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:39 pm
    Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) continued to power towards Itajaí at the head of the fleet on Wednesday with the possibility of extending their overall Volvo Ocean Race lead tantalisingly within their reach. - Dongfeng Race Team begin ...
  • Sailing: Omani talents target medals at GCC sailing meet in Abu Dhabi

    Sailing News
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:58 am
    Oman sailing team members pose with a banner indicating their intention to dedicate their performances at Abu Dhabi GCC Sailing Championships to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Talented Omani sailors will be feeling the heat when they jostle for a position on the Abu Dhabi start line at the 7th GCC Sailing Championships.
  • Additions to the BYMNews Photo Gallery Wednesday April 1st

    BYM Sailing News
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:48 am
    The 'Iron Nickel' is Decommissioned After 34 Years of Service - The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) http://bymnews.com/photos/displayimage.php?pos=-255921 … Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic: "My main goal in my Finn sailing career is to medal in Rio 2016" – http://bymnews.com/photos/displayimage.php?pos=-255920 … ...
  • Volvo Ocean Race; Time to call quits for Dongfeng Race Team

    BYM Sailing News
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:59 am
    Dongfeng Race Team decide to motor – not sail – to Itajaí - Chinese joint leaders to pick up eight points for Did Not Finish in Leg 5 Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) announced late on Tuesday that they ...
 
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  • Yachting: Smaller boats agreed for America's Cup in bid to cut soaring costs - The Straits Times

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:09 pm
    The Straits TimesYachting: Smaller boats agreed for America's Cup in bid to cut soaring costsThe Straits TimesOracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand racing by the Golden Gate Bridge in the 19th race of the America's Cup on Sept 25, 2013. America's Cup teams have voted to use smaller boats in the historic contest to save money, even though the ...Italians and Kiwis back in discussions, America's Cup teams vote for the new Yachting World (blog)Yachting: Smaller boats agreed for America's CupGlobalPost (blog)all 118 news articles »
  • Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting - Entrepreneur

    1 Apr 2015 | 1:14 pm
    EntrepreneurSailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for YachtingEntrepreneurBoats are expensive to buy, expensive to store and, unless you're lucky enough to spend your days on the high seas, they often spend most of their time unused. The flip side, though, is that they are a pretty famously good time. That's where Sailo and more »
  • New York Lawmakers Carve Out Sales-Tax Exemption for Struggling Yacht Buyers - Vanity Fair

    31 Mar 2015 | 7:53 am
    Vanity FairNew York Lawmakers Carve Out Sales-Tax Exemption for Struggling Yacht BuyersVanity FairA version of New York's state budget includes a major sales-tax exemption on yacht purchases. That means those who pony up for boats over $230,000 would only pay taxes on the first $230,000, regardless of how much higher the price of the yacht climbs.A yacht tax break with many fathersCapital New Yorkall 41 news articles »
  • Yachting industry sees notable increase…says Christophe Harbour Yachting ... - SKNVibes.com

    31 Mar 2015 | 5:44 am
    SKNVibes.comYachting industry sees notable increase…says Christophe Harbour Yachting SKNVibes.com“The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has seen a 20 percent year-on-year growth of the yachting industry for three years now. Yesterday (Mar. 24), we passed last year's numbers and we are well on target to see that 20 percent growth again. So we've
  • Pursuit race brings yachting season to end - Whitby Today

    31 Mar 2015 | 2:13 am
    Pursuit race brings yachting season to endWhitby TodayPrize-giving will be on April 11 at Whitby Yacht Club at 9pm. Thanks to Alan Holmes, Paul Linley and Peter Marley for crewing the safety boat this season, and Peter Brown for race officer duties. We'd also like to thankeveryone that turned out to
 
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  • Another race against time as Dongfeng Race Team battle to make the deadline in Itajai and stay in the race

    Matthew Sheahan
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:36 am
    Losing their mast has not only cost the Franco/Chinese team points on Leg 5 but is putting pressure on their participation in Leg 6 to Newport As the rush to rebuild Team Vestas continues following their grounding in the Indian Ocean, the dismasting of Charles Caudrelier’s Donfeng Racing Team in the Southern Ocean last Monday, marks yet another race against time for the Volvo fleet. Caudrelier’s team lost the top section of their mast at 0315 on 30 April while just a few hundred miles to the west of Cape Horn. They have since managed to limp into Ushuaia to effect repairs and stabilise…
  • Italians and Kiwis back in discussions, America’s Cup teams vote for the new boat but what are the choices?

    Matthew Sheahan
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:43 pm
    With Kiwis and Italians back at the negotiating table, Cup teams are expected to vote for a major change in the 35th America’s Cup on Wednesday where a new smaller boat will be agreedAfter the surprise news last week that two of the biggest teams in the Cup were considering turning their backs on the event if plans for a smaller boat went ahead, this week things seem to have clamed down a touch. Having threatened to pull stumps and leave the 35th America’s Cup, both Luna Rossa and Team New Zealand are now talking about a smaller boat for the Cup. “The good news is all six teams agree we…
  • Guest blog: Racing isn’t everything. Teach children to have fun sailing and watch the numbers grow

    Elaine Bunting
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:44 am
    Who says racing is the only way to acquire sailing skills? I say teach children sailing is fun and watch the numbers grow, writes Daria BlackwellMirror dinghyFor some reason, the teaching of sailing skills in many countries where sailing is an active pursuit has over the years changed from learning the ropes on a local body of water from an experienced friend to a rigorously structured multi-year racing-based certification process. How did it evolve this way, and who says racing is the only way to acquire the necessary fundamentals? I say bring back the fun and watch the numbers grow. Two…
  • Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Dongfeng dismasted in the Southern Ocean, 160nm west of Cape Horn

    Elaine Bunting
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:31 am
    Crew of Team Donfeng is dismasted in the Southern Ocean, some 160 miles west of Cape HornTeam Dongfeng dismastedThe Franco-Chinese Volvo Ocean Race yacht Team Dongfeng was dismasted in the early hours of this morning in the Southern Ocean. All are safe on board, and Charles Caudrelier and his crew are heading for Ushuaia in Argentina. The mast broke at 0315 UTC today (Monday, 30 March), some 160 miles west of Cape Horn. It was still dark on board when the break occurred just above the third spreaders. The crew are able to continue sailing using a small headsail only, and only on port tack for…
  • The Maxi 1200 stays true to its quality Scandinavian heritage, with input from Olympian Pelle Petterson

    Belinda Bird
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:50 am
    This is the second model under the ownership of Polish company Delphia Yachts and is fast, comfortable and elegantA return to the Maxi Yachts of old with this fast and comfortable cruiserMaxi has produced over 16,000 yachts but, as with many Scandinavian yards, the high cost of hand-made quality has led to tricky times over the past decade. The Polish company Delphia Yachts now owns Maxi, after it had a brief stewardship under Najad. The intention is to stay true to its quality heritage and Swedish Olympic sailor Pelle Petterson remains involved in the design. The Maxi 1200 is the second…
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  • Cruising Mexico

    Dolce Vita
    25 Mar 2015 | 8:21 am
    Blog at YachtPals.com - The Online Boating Community It has been more than 3 months since my last blog and there may be some of you wondering if I gave up sailing after last summer's hurricane. Vanquish those thoughts as I am still out to sea and sailing away.. I am covering old routes and have been Dolce Vita read more
  • Magdalena Bay, Mexico Anchorages?

    CaptnBry
    2 Nov 2014 | 8:58 am
    Blog at YachtPals.com - The Online Boating Community Does anyone have direct experience anchoring for weeks or months in Magdalena Bay, on the western coast of Baja?   I've always skipped this several-mile side-trip on downwind or upwind deliveries since time was always a factor.   It 'looks' huge, wild, and inviting. But what's the reality of a US flagged vessle hanging out and fishing/diving and gunk-holing for a couple months there? Are the locals and waters welcoming to a humble sailboat witha 6ft keel?   read more
  • Comanche

    Mstrsail
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Blog at YachtPals.com - The Online Boating Community Jim Clark's new super maxi yacht "Comanche" with sailing legend  Ken Read during her maiden sail in Newport, RI. Motu
  • Hurricane Damage

    Dolce Vita
    24 Sep 2014 | 7:47 am
    Blog at YachtPals.com - The Online Boating Community One too many adventures. All of my past blogs that I have posted have contained text and photos of happy times on Dolce Vita as I have sailed the seven seas. I am very sad to report that this posting of commentary and photos is very sad. At approximately 9:00 pm on September 14, 2014 a category 3 hurricane, the strongest to ever hit La Paz, Mexico, arrived where I am currently located. Winds greater than 135 MPH were reported in the harbor. I will attempt to take you through the sequence of events that transpired before, during and…
  • progess report august 7 , 2014

    boatmanmatt
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:36 am
    Blog at YachtPals.com - The Online Boating Community   My boat project is moving along a good pace now. Port side planking is on with starboard being ready for glue and screw. Having quit my ( crappy ) 45 hour a week job for a ( retail ) 24 hour a week job ,  my estimates to be in the water by June of 2015 are possable. its still hot in my shop , so morning work is best with temps around 75 degrees. so off to work on Tuff Enough !
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  • Watt sailing adventure: Wires and Fuel!

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:50 pm
    It was our intention, when we got Argos back in to the water after the time we spent cleaning and painting, antifouling and fixing things at the BoatWorks, to come down to the Gold Coast Broadwater and practice our motoring and anchoring skills and just spend a bit of time relaxing after all our hard work!
  • Wyvern's Wanderings: Guests Arrive

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:49 pm
    Yesterday, Tuesday, Charlie and I motored a whole 4 miles across Biscayne Bay to Dinner Key Marina. We picked up our mooring before noon and dinghied into the dinghy dock. Charlie tried to pay for our mooring but no one was at the office. We decided to walk the mile and a third to the Enterprise rental office rather than wait for them to come pick us up. We wanted to stop at the Garden Market, a deli/grocery store we had stopped at another time we were here. They had really good deli sandwiches. We passed another small local restaurant in favor of the market, just to find that the Garden…
  • Aussie Rules is heading west!: Boat Life

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:35 pm
    Another post passed on from Rose and Dave.
  • Elle & I @ Home: Wind & Thunder

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:14 pm
    Yesterday was a beautiful travel day. We finished up the tricky spots in Georgia and anchored for the evening. About 00:30 today we were hit with one hell of a storm. We had pouring rain, 40mph winds and lightning everywhere. It only lasted for about 1.5 hours, but it sure broke up last night's sleep. Today was another beautiful travel day. We stopped at Isle of Hope for fuel and headed on into South Carolina. The day was really nice until we were half way through Port Royal Sound. Winds began to shift to the East and hit 18 knots. The last 2 hours into Beaufort were windy! We went on through…
  • Alexian at Sea: First post

    1 Apr 2015 | 5:51 pm
    Ok, So I know I can post to sailblogs by SSB radio including pictures. Apparently I can echo them to facebook.
 
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  • Sabre and Back Cove 2015 Rendezvous

    Jen Ryan
    12 Mar 2015 | 1:22 pm
      It’s official! Set your course for 44.6.13 – 69.6.33 on August 16-18, 2015. That’s Rockland, Maine where the 45th Sabre Anniversary and Rendezvous will be celebrated with the owners of Sabre sail and Sabre and Back Cove motor yachts. The rendezvous will begin at 16:30 with first arrivals. Boats cannot arrive earlier as the City Marina docks will be occupied with the Maine Boats Homes and Harbors Boat Show. Space is limited at the City docks so be sure to apply early. There are several marinas in Rockland Harbor if the city marina dock is full and Rockland offers a large…
  • Sabre 54 Fly Bridge Review by Yachting Magazine

    Jen Ryan
    5 Jan 2015 | 7:27 am
    A brand new review done by Yachting Magazine on the newly redesigned Sabre 54 Fly Bridge. Sabre 54 Fly Bridge Review “The view from the upper helm of the new Sabre 54 Fly Bridge Sedan was simply awe-inspiring.” – Yachting Magazine 2014
  • YES she can take it!

    Jen Ryan
    23 Jan 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Blue Bliss Voyage Fort Lauderdale  to Barbados, 2013, by Klaus Priebe   Chapter  1 Living in Barbados we need very seaworthy boats. We had heard that Sabre’s are well built and when we looked at them at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show we discovered they were also very beautiful. We contacted Bentley Collins at the factory and secured the dealership for Barbados and proceeded to order our first boat, the 48. Two visits to the factory and seeing the quality and care that goes into building them convinced us we had made the right decision.   We decided to test the boat with a 1,600 mile…
  • A sneak Preview at the Brand New Sabre 66!

    Jen Ryan
    15 Nov 2013 | 8:08 am
    When Sabre first began building 28 foot sailboats in 1970, there were very few large, owner operated motor yachts in use.  Over the past forty+ years the fleet of large, private vessels has grown dramatically with new operating systems allowing owner operators to be the masters of their own yachts.  Sabre followers have watched as the size of the yachts we offer has shifted with the times. To date our largest motor yacht offering has been the Sabre 54 Salon Express and Fly Bridge, the first of which will debut at the 2014 Miami Yacht and Brokerage show. But owners of these designs have…
  • Wasabi Green with Envy

    Jen Ryan
    11 Nov 2013 | 7:13 am
    Recreational boating has evolved in the last few generations.  In my parents era it was the “men against the sea” generation.  My mother pretended to enjoy boating but we all knew she was more comfortable with both feet firmly planted on shore. On the surface she put on her game face and somehow managed to survive our annual summer cruises along the foggy coast of Maine in our early 1960’s 29′ wooden Pacemaker.  She was a saint to put up with all of us, my father, two sisters, a brother, and Crystal our Dalmatian.   Times and attitudes have changed for the better. …
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    Sailing Cruise

  • Marine Gadgets For All Sailboats

    Longlom
    25 Mar 2015 | 7:57 am
    The passionate sailor will constantly look for, and keep up with innovations in the fields of marine gadgets that will improve the overall performance of their vessels.
  • Yachtmaster Qualification

    Thanate Tan
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:41 am
    You need the Yachtmaster Offshore for Commercial Endorsement. It will permit you for skipping the yacht till 200gt.
  • How to Hire a Yacht for Your Perfect Holiday

    Longlom
    19 Feb 2015 | 10:51 pm
    There is no doubt about the fact that taking a boat around the world can be an excellent way to spend your holidays. If you decide to charter one of these vessels though ...
  • Sail on Thailand’s best sailing grounds and have an experience of your life!

    Longlom
    17 Feb 2015 | 5:12 am
    Given you are in Thailand, the whole adventure may mean just one thing – amazing and unforgettable experiences! Spending time in Thailand ...
  • East Asia’s Largest Sea Ports

    Longlom
    13 Feb 2015 | 6:39 am
    Though the oceans, seas and rivers of our planet make up a staggering 71%, additional circumstances such as shallow waters, winds, and currents ....
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    Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System

  • Welcome Wednesday!

    Amver Maritime Relations
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    We hope you enjoy reading what ships have enrolled in Amver each week. We certainly enjoy sharing them with you. We hope it encourages other crews and owners to consider joining Amver as well. The benefit outweigh the costs. Now, help us welcome the latest members of the Amver safety network.SASCO AVACHABRITANNIAIPANEMA BEACHDAIWAN CHAMPIONNEW TALISMANSINCHI MARUAMAZON CONQUERORDOCKWISE WHITE MARLINMARINA OCEANICDELTA EMPERORNAVIGATOR UMBRIOPhoto credit: Fotolia
  • Welcome Wednesday!

    Amver Maritime Relations
    25 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    Who joins Amver? Ships of all types. Cruise ships, container ships, bulk carriers, product tankers, research vessels and mega yachts just to name a few. You can enroll in Amver as well. You might be thinking it's laborious. You're already keeping an logs from trash to ballast water. Why would you want to burden the already tired crew with another task?Because, you'll be saving lives. What better reason? Just ask your fellow seafarers. Chances are they've served on an Amver ship or participated in an Amver rescue. Now help us welcome the latest members of the Amver safety network.AL…
  • Visit Amver at Shipping 2015

    Amver Maritime Relations
    23 Mar 2015 | 7:21 am
    It's that time of year again. When the illuminati of shipping gather in Stamford, Conn. for the Connecticut Maritime Association annual shipping conference. This year the Amver Director, Benjamin Strong, is speaking on a panel about migrant rescue at sea.You can follow all the action at Shipping 2015 by following CMA Shipping on Twitter or following the hashtag #CMAShipping. We're looking forward to connecting with many of you and hope you'll stop by and say hello at the Amver  booth G-104.Photo credit: Fotolia 
  • Welcome Wednesday!

    Amver Maritime Relations
    18 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    We are always excited and proud to bring you the list of the latest ships to enroll in Amver. This week is no different. Eight more ships have committed to saving lives at sea. Will you join them? Help us welcome the latest members of the Amver safety network.BABUZA WISDOMNILEDUTCH DORDRECHTICONIC KIBOUBW CARINACRAICCARIBOOBW PAVILION VANDADYNA CRANEPhoto credit: Fotolia
  • Amver participating bulker saves 3 near Galapagos Islands

    Amver Maritime Relations
    16 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    The Amver participating bulk carrier Jin Yun rescued three people from a sunken panga 500 miles north of the Galapagos Islands on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.Rescue authorities in Ecuador contacted U.S. Coast Guard personnel at the Eleventh District Command Center to assist in the search and rescue efforts. Ecuadorian rescue personnel had limited information about the distress. Crewmen from the stricken vessel called a crewmen's wife to report the boat was taking on water. Search efforts were made more challenging because rescue personnel did not know where the vessel was transiting, but it had…
 
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    H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water... by Craig

  • Great Sailing Scenes From a Movie, Pt. 1

    31 Mar 2015 | 8:37 am
    Go full screen!Here is the first in our series of sailing scenes in famous movies.  Thomas Crown Affair is a classic movie with great acting and adventure.  In the movie, Pierce Bronson plays a rich playboy who steals art for fun.  This is a remake of a 1968 film of the same name.  More movies coming your way in April.
  • The Weather is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful

    30 Mar 2015 | 9:14 am
    Oh what a lovely weekend in Norcal.  70's sunny and windy.  Went out to Craig's Cove a couple times for swimming and beach time.  I had been there a week ago and lost a kayak paddle.  Long story but  when I swam up to the beach a week later, there was the paddle.  My lucky day!  The beach is next to a steep cliff on Angel.  No way to get there except a swim or kayak.  The highest wind we saw over the weekend was 22 knots off of Pt. Blunt on Angel.  Did you know that all the points and top of Angel are named after a military ship's…
  • Under The Bridge

    27 Mar 2015 | 10:04 am
    Fog and and drizzle this am.  Wind on its way!
  • Hurricane Marie vs. The Wedge

    23 Mar 2015 | 3:24 am
    August 2014The winds are back on the bay!  We go through a lull in winter as the winds mellow out to 5-10 from December to March.  The spring winds can be some of the biggest of the year.  We are getting close to that time, however Sunday was just perfect with 10-15 knots and some good friends on board.  We hit the channel shortly after 11 and started our cruise to Angel Island.  A bocce challenge would take us to Ayala Cove and the beautiful picnic grounds.  We hit the course and a highly contested game commenced.  On the run home, we hoisted the kite and…
  • Promote Our Sport Of Sailing (or let it die a slow death)

    20 Mar 2015 | 7:02 am
    Beginning with the transformation from wood to fiberglass boats, our sport of sailing went through a tremendous growth period in the early 70's.  At that time, some 12 million folks went sailing at least once a year in the US.  The building of boats became big business and the west coast was a hot bed for manufactures.  There was a downturn in the 80's when a luxury tax of 10% was included on boats selling for $100k or more.  Hundreds of boat builders had a stake driven into the hull of their business and sank as a result.  Towards the the turn of the century, boating…
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    XS Sailing

  • VIDEO: Spring sailing, Kitewing style

    XS Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    Another session before the thaw. Video published March 31, 2015. For the rest of the story CLICK HERE!
  • Development flurry at KiteFoil Gold Cup

    XS Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    The town of La Ventana, Mexico hosted the first of three events on the 2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup tour for professional racers from around the world. Racers will be competing to win a cash purse totaling $10,000 USD at each event, and will be in the ranking to win the Gold Cup at the end of the three regattas, stopping next in San Francisco and finishing in Townville, Australia. The five-day event (March 24-29) was comprised of a two-day qualifying series and a three-day championship series. Twenty-two sailors qualified to be in the championship group “Gold Fleet” and to compete for…
  • Not your typical High School team practice

    XS Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    On any normal Saturday, the newly established JSerra Catholic High School Sailing team would be training on their Cub 420s in Dana Point Harbor, a man-made marina located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. But on this day they were going offshore. Sue Senescu reports… The Antrim design Class 40 Yippee Kai Yay was offered to the team for a 14 nm coastal race from Newport Beach to Dana Point, CA. This would prove to be a very special day for them, and they weren’t shy about letting us know that every chance they got. We were joined in Dana Point Harbor by six team…
  • Show Boat Abandoned off Monterey

    XS Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    With Strictly Sail Pacific only a week away, several new vessels have been, or are currently being, delivered to the Bay Area from distant ports. Sadly, one of them will be… For the rest of the story CLICK HERE!
  • April Fools?

    XS Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    Is it a week-long April Fool’s hoax or simply business as usual at the America’s Cup Event Authority? You be the judge. In a press release suspiciously dated April 1, the ACEA announced that, The Americas… For the rest of the story CLICK HERE!
 
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    Sailing With Albie!

  • Sailing Up From San Diego IX: From Newport Beach To Point Viscente

    Albie
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:27 am
         "As the sun was going down twelve dolphins jumped out of the water and at the same time surfed a big wave. Water flew everywhere!Later the stars were beautiful out at sea and the lights on the mountains were intriguing. The rushing of water past the boat was restful.San Pedro was trying to win the award for most lights blazing the night sky!"Earlier that day...After the wind came out late that morning, I sailed on from Newport Beach area up towards Long Beach and San Pedro. I was already about five miles out at sea and had been out here all night waiting for the wind to…
  • Sailing Up From San Diego VIII: From Dana Point to Newport Beach.

    Albie
    30 Jan 2015 | 1:52 am
    It was blowing ten to fifteen knots of wind with baby whitecaps and 2 foot waves. It was a nice day and I felt excited to be heading out on another adventure! I had just left Dana Point. Here's what happened from the beginning:Having just sailed from Oceanside, I had anchored in Dana Pt.During the night I had managed to row my dinghy ashore and get my battery charged. The next day, I then hooked it up to the electrical on the boat and sat and waited for the wind to start. It was a nice morning with pelicans flying overhead. The wind usually begins around 10:30 am or so and when it did I…
  • Sailing from San Diego to Los Angeles, Part VII: Oceanside to Dana Point

    Albie
    20 Dec 2014 | 1:56 pm
    After leaving Oceanside, I sailed the rest of the afternoon toward Dana Point. It was late afternoon when I was sailing past San Onefre Nuclear Plant.I was about a mile or two from shore and the closer to land I got the heavier the kelp got. It started getting really thick all of a sudden and I decided to change tack and head out to sea and get away from the kelp. The kelp must have been good for fishing as I saw a couple fishing boats near the kelp beds.While I was doing this I was reading a book. I didn't have to worry about steering as I had the tiller on "auto" by using a rope that…
  • Sailing from San Diego to Los Angeles. Part VI Up to Ocean Side!

    Albie
    26 Oct 2014 | 5:23 pm
    The wind was up and all seemed well until I got a ways out to sea. From that point it was apparent that the wind was going to continue from the north making it clear to me that I could only sail north west close hauled. After a couple hours I got about five miles out and then the wind promptly stopped! So much for getting anywhere today. I watched the sun go down and then darkness came on. I could do nothing but take the sails down and wait for the wind. But there was nothing but sheer calm all night!I took notice of all the land sights and lights around me. Tonight I decided…
  • Sailing to San Diego Part V

    Albie
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:25 pm
    "Before my eyes closed I noticed how beautiful it was sleeping under the stars out at sea! And then I fell alseep for a short while. All went dark in my mind and then I woke up about 15 minutes later to adjust the tiller slightly as the sails were making noise and the boat was slightly off course."Many hours earlier however, I had been on a mission to sail into Mission Bay by evening time. But the wind had almost died and the current was against me. Besides this I didn't have an engine so that put me at the complete mercy of the wind.Here's what happened: I was constantly watching the wind…
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    Scuttlebutt Sailing News

  • Champagne Sailing to Foxy’s at BVI Sailing Festival

    Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:23 pm
    Tortola, British Virgin Island (April 1, 2015) – The BVI Sailing Festival continued on Wednesday 1st April with the Veuve Clicquot Invitational Pursuit Race to Jost Van Dyke. Spectacular sailing through one of the most scenic routes in the BVI was the order of the day, with the added adrenalin rush of trying to catch the slower yachts that started the race before the high performance racing yachts. Click headline for full report.
  • Volvo Ocean Race: Not the welcoming teams had expected

    Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:58 pm
    (April 1, 2015; Day 16) – All the Volvo Ocean Race teams that are still racing, are now racing in the Atlantic Ocean. At 1142 UTC today, Team SCA rounded Cape Horn in uncomfortable conditions with an even more uncomfortable forecast ahead. While spirits were high to have reached this milestone, the forecast for the next 24 hours does not appear very welcoming with the team now facing 40 to 50 knots of wind. We are monitoring events closely here in Race Control. The Cape is renowned for sudden changes in conditions. The high land around it can bring sudden gusts that can catch boats out.
  • What the latest changes mean for the America’s Cup

    Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:09 pm
    The six current entries to the 35th America’s Cup were asked to vote March 31 on proposed changes aimed at significantly reducing costs for the 2017 America’s Cup. A simple majority was needed, and achieved. Here is the result: * After the AC62 was announced in June 2014 as the new Class for the 35th edition, a downsized version will now be used. The new class will cost much less over the life of a campaign, with the expectation it will be used in the next edition of the America’s Cup as well, in order to lower the barrier to entry. A majority of the teams has also now indicated a…
  • Pete Melvin: Writing the new America’s Cup Rule

    Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:55 pm
    Pete Melvin, a partner in Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering, was involved in writing the AC72 rule used in the 2013 America’s Cup, and in writing the AC62 rule that was released June 2014 for the 2017 America’s Cup. But with the increasing concern about rising team budgets, Melvin was called up again to help downscale the boat further for. After a week of work, Melvin and his design committee members put forth a plan that was approved on March 31. Melvin shares with Scuttlebutt the process for the change… There was a desire to reduce costs of the boats, and after…
  • Chalk Talk Season Premiere: Hot Names in Team Racing

    Editor
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:34 pm
    Chris Love provides this update on the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association 2014-2015 season along with his weekly Chalk Talk video report: This week in college sailing, the team racing season continued, unfazed by the lingering freeze across many campuses. In New England, sailors at the Jan T. Friis regatta found soft water at Roger Williams—the defending national champions from Yale continued to show they are the team to beat. The College of Charleston has earned the attention of ICSA with their win at the Aaron Szambecki at Old Dominion, the second weekend in a row the Cougars have taken…
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    LateSail

  • Packing for your Charter

    latesail
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:08 am
    Now that you have your charter planned and you are counting the days until you set sail, it is time to start thinking about packing for your trip! Packing for a sailing holiday is not quite the same as packing for a resort stay, so we do have some tips and suggestions for you to keep in mind. First things first, let’s start with the luggage itself: soft-sided bags is a must, duffel bags, backpacks etc. You are working with limited storage space on a boat, so it is best to have luggage that is more easily stored and moved around than giant wheeling suitcases. Clothing You will want all the…
  • Robinson Crusoe. Where To Avoid Your Friends and Everyone Else For a Week!

    latesail
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:24 am
    Where to really escape the crowds You’ve left the marina, the engine is off, the sails are up and the only sound is the water gently lapping against the hull. This is the freedom and escape you’ve been eagerly anticipating.  Next stop, a calm secluded bay for lunch and then an afternoon sail into the next port, but what then? A busy marina with yachts jostling for spaces– families shouting as they try to negotiate tight moorings, port papers needed NOW, and people running, dancing, talking. Where did the peace and quiet go? That tranquil feeling just an hour ago was the calm…
  • BVI Full Moon Parties

    latesail
    25 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am
    Once a month, if you time it right, your charter could coincide with the famed ‘Full Moon Parties’ of the British Virgin Islands. What better time to enjoy beachside festivities than under the light of a full moon? You will not want to miss this opportunity to go ashore for a night of entertainment, dancing, and drinking. The first full moon party was held back in 1989 at the now renowned Bomba Surf Shack , by Bomba himself, and has been attracting crowds looking for a good time ever since. Whether you’re looking for a wild night of partying or a fun family celebration, checking out one…
  • The Joys of Spring Sailing in the Caribbean

    latesail
    18 Mar 2015 | 10:25 am
    As the seasons change, so does sailing. Springtime in the Caribbean offers unique opportunities for those looking to traverse the blue waters and enjoy the region’s natural wonders. Antigua_CarlisleBay First, you have the weather. During the winter you may even need an extra layer at night; summer has moments when it is stiflingly hot, but spring weather tends to be friendlier for all visitors. It is mild, pleasant and relaxing for those looking to get away from the stress of city life. If you’re a lover of nature, then spring is the time for you. There are few things as astounding as…
  • Is it Time to Book your BVI Yacht Charter for Spring?

    latesail
    10 Mar 2015 | 9:55 am
    If you haven’t solidified your spring sailing trip, now might be the perfect time to do it! Firm up those plans, book your flights and get your charter squared away. Sunset, Tortola, BVI   As anyone who’s been there knows, sailing the BVI during the spring months is simply a joy. You’ve got the Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival from March 30th to April 5th, and as the official site says it’s a week of warm water and hot racing. This is a chance to see some beautiful boats and join in the festivities. Everyone’s there to have a good time- you can even join in the social media…
 
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    Sail Away Girl

  • Long Passage Planning – Sailing – Sail Away Girl

    Elizabeth Aristeguieta
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Hello Sailors, I know it’s been a while, but I still have more to share from the seminars at this year’s Strictly Sail Show. Today I’m sharing Dave Rearick’s advice on Long Passage Planning. First, a little about Dave Rearick: Dave Rearick Dave Rearick is a local sailor from Indiana, sailing most his life from […]
  • What to Wear Sailing in St. Tropez – Sailing – Sail Away Girl

    Elizabeth Aristeguieta
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:04 am
    Hello Sailors, Bain de Soleil for that Saint Tropez Tan; perfect for What to Wear Sailing on the French Riviera! OK who remembers this ad? The French Riviera attracts the wealthy traveler to the backpacker and accommodates everyone. It’s the place to see and be seen so why not hop right from your sailboat to […]
  • Bamboo Products – Sailing – Sail Away Girl

    Elizabeth Aristeguieta
    17 Mar 2015 | 3:22 pm
    Hello Sailors, A couple of weekends ago I attended the International Home & Housewares show as a member of press representing this blog and my Sail Away Girl Cooks blog. Specifically, I was invited to a luncheon where Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman on the Food Network, was speaking about her blog and how she ended […]
  • Barber Hauler and Twing – Sailing – Sail Away Girl

    Elizabeth Aristeguieta
    11 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Hello Sailors, Barber Hauler and Twing, sounds like a great name for a band doesn’t it? Nope, these are actually sailing trim set ups that I ran across when I was reading something else about sailing and as my good friend Dan says I got distracted by the next shiny object. I can’t even tell […]
  • What to Wear Sailing to Funafuti Tuvalu – Sailing – Sail Away Girl

    Elizabeth Aristeguieta
    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Hello Sailors, Way out in the middle of the Pacific ocean lies a beautiful atoll Funafuti one of the six atolls in nation known as Tuvalu. Funafuti is the capital of Tuvalu and where you must check in when arriving by sailboat and you must anchor near the main wharf and ferry the customs officer(s) to […]
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