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Club Profile: Annapolis Yacht Club

News Flash! AYC is hiring a Full-Time Optimist Coach! AYC beginnings were in 1886 as an informal canoe club. A building was constructed two years later on a pile of oyster shells at the foot of Duke of Gloucester Street, which, in 1888, became the Clubhouse … [Read More...]

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ICSA Team Race Rankings, 4/22/2016

Here they are! This will be the last ranking before our TR Nationals Preview! Sponsored by Dynamic Dollies, this is the second installment of the 2016 ICSA Team Race Rankings. Panelists include Ken Legler (Tufts University), Ward Cromwell (College of … [Read More...]

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Club Profile: Sail Newport Expands!

Sail Newport expands its footprint to keep up with demand. The genesis of Sail Newport was its founding in the aftermath of the 1983 loss of the America’s Cup to the Lads from The Land Down Under. It started as an idea and a hope to keep major sailing … [Read More...]

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A Look at Forestay Sag

By Andrew Kerr A key element of upwind performance is forestay sag – how loose the forestay (or head stay on a masthead rig) is for the given set of wind and sea conditions. The setup is crucial to boat speed and pointing as it sets up the entry and … [Read More...]

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The Lark Dinghy: A New Era Begins

A new era has begun at Mystic Lake, home of the Tufts University Sailing Team.  Just purchased is the sixth iteration of Larks class dinghies, except these are not ordinary Larks.  For the first time Larks are being produced in the United States at Whitecap … [Read More...]

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Club Profile: Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club

Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club (BHYC) in mid-coast Maine has been celebrating yachting for over 100 years, welcoming boaters who want to experience the fabled Downeast cruising grounds and picturesque Boothbay Harbor.  News Flash: BHYC is Hiring!! Our location on … [Read More...]

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Profiles in Amateur Sailing: Jimmy Gieseke

  So often we read about the stars in our sport, and with good reason. Instructive also is the opportunity to learn more about the true foundation of sailing; unsung heroes, amateurs and self-taught sailors who simply love the sport for itself, and not … [Read More...]

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Club Profile: Little Washington Sailing School

The Little Washington Sailing School is made up of dedicated sailing enthusiasts, who have created a Sailing School for the youth of the Washington NC area.  The school has 6 - 14 ft. Vanguard 420 sailboats and 6 Optimist Prams insuring kids get matched to the … [Read More...]

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Club Profile: Chicago Yacht Club

The Chicago Yacht Club was founded to encourage and promote the sport of yachting, yacht building and to conduct world class sailing competitions and yachting activities. that was our charter in 1875, and it remains today. Today, the Chicago Yacht Club is … [Read More...]

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S1D ICSA Team Race Rankings, 24 March 2016

March 24, 2016 – Sponsored by Dynamic Dollies, this is the second installment of the 2016 ICSA Team Race Rankings. Panelists include Ken Legler (Tufts University), Ward Cromwell (College of Charleston), Clinton Hayes (Stanford), and Johnny Norfleet (Fordham) … [Read More...]

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2016 i420 Midwinter Championship Results

2016 International 420 Mid-Winter Championship Texas Corinthian Yacht Club | March 05-06, 2016 [View in Standard Format] International 420 (27 boats) (top) Series Standing - 9 races scored Information is provisional and subject to … [Read More...]