With San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Brian Porter and Jody Starck formally accepted US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards Tuesday at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco.
Strictly Sail shows in Chicago, Miami and Oakland, Calif., are produced by Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry. It is dedicated to promoting the health and growth of sailing.
Cruising World and Sailing World magazines, the sailing brands of Bonnier Corp.’s marine group, released their annual State of the Sailing Market report at the Miami International Boat Show.
Bristol, R.I., sailor Charlie Enright and his Team Alvimedica will participate in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race as the youngest team of sailors in the marathon.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed an executive order to establish the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission, which is charged primarily with identifying and attracting more internationally recognized sailing and marine events to the state. It also will advise the governor on the feasibility of using Fort Adams State Park as a venue for…more
The National Sailing Hall of Fame is accepting online nominations until April 1 for its 2014 class. Inductees will be chosen this summer.
Sail America elected five new members to its 2014 board of directors.
Quantum Key West 2014 is gearing up for its trademark full week of racing, which starts Sunday and continues through Jan. 24.
Registration is open for the Sail Newport Youth Program.
In a year in which it seemed that Republicans and Democrats in our nation’s capital could never agree on much of anything, let’s add cinema-going sailors to the list of those who see the world in black-and-white terms.
Offshore Sailing School founders and owners Steve and Doris Colgate were presented with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s national chairman’s citation at the annual Fantasy Sail Celebration held at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, Fla.