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Regatta Time in Abaco

Camaraderie, and fun competition, mark this fun annual event in the Bahamas.

Regatta Time in Abaco is an annual fun sailing event in the Bahamas marked by camaraderie and light competition (and plenty of rum).

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SailTime Announces Strategic Marketing Partnership with Jeanneau

sailtime jeanneau

Boat membership franchise company sees growth opportunities with a leader in sailboat manufacturing.

Through a new partnership with Jeanneau, SailTime bases will now offer Jeanneau and Beneteau sailboats for sale into local fleets.

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Cruisers’ Workshop 2018

Cruisers' Workshop

Join ABYC master technician and CW columnist Steve D’Antonio and offshore voyager Ralph Naranjo for a day of technical and cruising instruction.

Cruisers’ Workshop in Bellingham, Washington, October 20-21,2018, includes formal presentations as well as hands-on mechanical and electrical training demos.

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Sheila McCurdy Honored with BoatUS/NWSA 2018 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award

Sheila McCurdy and Debbie Huntsman

McCurdy has sailed more than 100,000 offshore miles, including 17 Newport Bermuda races.

Sailor Sheila McCurdy received the 2018 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award at the NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference held Saturday in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season 2018

NOAA: Expect a near- or above-normal Atlantic hurricane season.

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75-percent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near- or above-normal.

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Eight Bells: Stephen J. Pavlidis

Stephen J. Pavlidis

The author of popular cruising guides covering the Bahamas and Caribbean will be missed.

Longtime cruising guide author Stephen J. Pavlidis died on May 29, 2018.

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Polish Sailor Sets New Record

 Szymon Kuczynski

Szymon Kuczynski arrives in Plymouth, UK, after non-stop circumnavigation.

Szymon Kuczynski arrived in Plymouth, UK, on May 17, 2018, after finishing his record-breaking circumnavigation aboard Atlantic Puffin.

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Crackdown on Hoax Maydays

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard to employ new tools agains fake radio distress calls.

Researchers are developing voice recognition technology to help the Coast Guard go after radio pranksters.

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Going Retro in the Golden Globe Race 2018

1986 Tradewind 35

With classic boats and no modern electronics allowed, this retro race, which starts on July 1, 2018, turns back the clock on round-the-world solo sailing.

The Golden Globe Race, which starts in France on July 1, 2018, is a solo, non-stop, unassisted circumnavigation where the sailors compete in classic boats using no…

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A Celebration of Boats in Maine

The annual Maine Boatbuilders Show attracted a crowd with crafts for everyone.

The annual Maine Boatbuilders Show is a celebrates getting out on the water in boats ranging from kayaks to sailboats.

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Hinckley to Launch a New Sou’wester

Designed by Bill Tripp Jr., the 53-footer will be all about cruising in luxury.

Hinckley Yachts announces the new Sou’wester 53.

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Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show Is Set for April

West Coast sailors will flock to Richmond for the annual Bay area watersports celebration.

The annual Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show returns to Richmond, California, April 19-22, 2018.

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