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2 hrs ago | Washington Times

Newport yachtsman selected for hall of fame

The Annapolis, Maryland-based hall of fame announced this week that Harry Anderson Jr. is among the eight inductees into the class of 2014.


6 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Students take to water at Rockland sailing program

On June 23, Rockland Community Sailing, a program of the Apprenticeshop, and Youthlinks, a program of Broadreach Family and Community Services, collaborated for the seventh consecutive year to provide an opportunity for the young people of the Rockland area to learn about sailing.


7 hrs ago | The Day

Body of missing boater found on Fishers Island

The body of a Thompson man who went missing off his sailboat on May 17 after following the Charles W. Morgan to New London was recovered on Saturday.


11 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Sunderland cancer survivor sets sail on yacht adventure

Chloe Laws has just returned from a trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, alongside 13 other young people between the age of 18 and 24 who are in recovery from cancer.


12 hrs ago |

Tall ships to set sail for Philadelphia, Camden next summer

A replica of the ship that brought Gen. Lafayette to the United States during the Revolutionary War is to be part of the Delaware River tall ship festival set for Philadelphia and Camden in June 2015.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

I wish I was sailing again

With summer in full swing, the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association presented a learn-to-sail event at Island Beach on Thursday, July 24. Here, 13-year-olds James and Nick prepare their Sunfish before sailing away.A member of the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association instructs a woman on the fundamentals of sailing before heading out onto the water.


The Washington Post

Cup challengers say they'll support venue choice

Like a tide rushing into a harbor, America's Cup challengers are now saying they will support whichever venue is chosen by defending champion Oracle Team USA for the 2017 regatta.


Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

The Independent

Five ways to take a sailing holiday

Whether it's an hour off the Isle of Wight or a week in the Med, find your sea legs whatever your budget Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Summer Olympic, Travel

Ocean Navigator

Race around Cape Horn

Of the five southern capes, the best known are the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn.


DVDCreation Reviews

Expats Enjoy a Sailing Retirement in the Med, Latin America and Asia...

Plenty of everyday people are choosing to live on the water full-timein their retirement, says editor Jason Holland, author of the publications new report.


Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation

Southland Times

Backyard boat builder always busy

Southland man Bruce Keen is building a boat from scratch in his "reasonable-sized shed" - which is never big enough.


Young sailors race in memory of CJ Buckley

ARMADA: Crews launch 420 sailboats from Goddard Park for the first day of team racing in the CJ Buckley Regatta.


Iron County Reporter

Camp Batawagama waterfront activities

On July 25, the last day of the summer-camp season, campers and counselors took advantage of the sun on Indian Lake for canoeing, sailing, swimming, kayaking, diving, sail-boarding, campfires and all that is good at the Iron County youth camp - Camp Batawagama.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

Portsmouth Today

Day at sea gives taste of Clipper race

With Sir Ben Ainslie choosing Portsmouth as his base for the America's Cup and global sailing company Clipper Ventures based in Gosport, I thought it was about time I had a go at sailing.


Two philanthropists push Ernestina past fundraising goal

Two philanthropists have stepped forward with $2.8 million to put the Schooner Ernestina past its fundraising goal for a full restoration of the historic vessel, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Jack Murray told The Standard-Times Monday.


The Virginian-Pilot

Don't sell the schooner

We welcome your opinion on public issues, in either of two ways. You can submit a letter to the editor for possible publication in the printed edition.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Replicas of 19th century ships to sail off Seacoast

Public sails will be offered in Portsmouth Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on the Lynx, a replica of a War of 1812 clipper privateer.


The New Zealand Herald

New Caledonia: Hooked on yacht racing

You have to make a decision to go in front or behind the reef. One way is shorter, but the other way you have very little waves and the water is flatter.



Elizabeth Meyer recalls 'Armageddon battle' to restore Endeavour

Endeavour was the first J-Class yacht to be restored from a wreck by Elizabeth Meyer, who is credited with a resurgence in classic yachting.


Coast Guard ships welcomed by crowd, large waves to 90th annual festival

After years of sailing through the channel to the port of Grand Haven as a part of the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, the arrival of the Coast Guard ships is personal for North Muskegon resident Tracy Oomen.