Category Archives: News

Wind Power on the Horizon

The first oceanic wind farm is opening in the United States off the coast of Block Island. Here’s what you need to know.

The first oceanic wind farm is opening in the United States off the coast of Block Island. Here’s what you need to know.

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Woman Sets out to Break Solo Sailing Record

A Canadian woman is setting off on a voyage around the world in the hopes of smashing the record for oldest solo circumnavigation.

A Canadian woman is setting off on a voyage around the world in the hopes of smashing the record for oldest solo circumnavigation.

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West Marine Announces BlueFuture Grant Winners

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West Marine has selected 25 non-profit organizations around the country to receive their 2016 BlueFuture grants.

West Marine has selected 25 non-profit organizations around the country to receive their 2016 BlueFuture grants.

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Rolex World Sailors of the Year Selected

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Hannah Mills, Saskia Clark and Santiago Lange have been selected as the Rolex World Sailors of the Year for their accomplishments in 2016.

Hannah Mills, Saskia Clark and Santiago Lange have been selected as the Rolex World Sailors of the Year for their accomplishments in 2016.

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Women’s Sailing Convention in California

The Southern California Yachting Association will hold its 28th Annual Women’s Sailing Convention this February, open to all female sailors of all levels.

The Southern California Yachting Association will hold its 28th Annual Women’s Sailing Convention this February, open to all female sailors of all levels.

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West Marine Accepting Applications for BlueFuture Grants

West Marine is now accepting applications for the 2016 BlueFuture grant funds for youth-focused marine programs.

West Marine is now accepting applications for the 2016 BlueFuture grant funds for youth-focused marine programs.

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Racers and Cruisers

Cruising pals opt for a new sailing experience and try their hands at racing during the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in Annapolis.

Cruising pals opt for a new sailing experience and try their hands at racing during the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in Annapolis.

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Hurricane Prep 101

Weather the storm with these essential tips for preparing your boat for a hurricane or storm.

Weather the storm with these essential tips for preparing your boat for a hurricane or storm.

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South West International Boat Show Inaugural Fall Show

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A new boat show is coming to the Southwest, and will allow buyers to see boats in their element.

A new boat show is coming to the Southwest, and will allow buyers to see boats in their element.

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2016 Newport Bermuda Race

Newport Bermuda Race Start

This year’s “Thrash to the Onion Patch,” which starts on Friday, June 16, is the 50th running of the biennial offshore race, and the entry list is one of the largest the race has seen in its history.

This year’s Newport Bermuda Race, which starts on Friday, June 16, is the 50th running of the biennial offshore race, and the entry list is one of the largest the race…

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Considering Cruising to Cuba?

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While it may be getting easier for Americans to sail to Cuba, you still need to do your homework.

While it may be getting easier for Americans to sail to Cuba, you still need to do your homework.

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Mystic Seaport to Honor Bob and Rod Johnstone

Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone of J/Boats for their contribution to the sport of sailing.

Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone of J/Boats for their contribution to the sport of sailing.

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