BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — It took a team of 16 men seven months to build in 1841 – and that was including a month of strike for shorter hours — but five years and $7 million to restore so it could sail 173 years after its initial launch.
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.
The board of the National Sailing Hall of Fame said it will present a new Lifetime Achievement Award annually, starting this year.
The 106th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, the biggest and most varied sail regatta in the Great Lakes region, starts at 3 p.m. today.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced it will cancel the Strictly Sail Long Beach boat show, which had been slated for Oct. 23-26.
Two Newport, R.I., sailracing events will take place this weekend, starting today.
Mystic Seaport and Tall Ships America, the national sail training organization representing the United States, named Saturday “Sail for Tall Ships Day.”
Runyon “Runnie”Colie Jr., a 2013 inductee of the U.S. National Sailing Hall of Fame, died June 26. He was 98.
The foiling catamarans sailed in the America’s Cup last year are forcing organizers of events such as the Extreme Sailing Series to rethink the future. However, the limitations of harbors that host these races means there are some logistical concerns to using the boats.
The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan arrived Wednesday in Vineyard Haven, Mass., in the next phase of her 38th voyage to ports across southern New England.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Are sailors overwhelmingly “male, stale and pale?” The need to adapt to changing demographics was the overriding takeaway earlier this month at the Sail America Industry Conference. The message was relayed loud and clear by several of the presenters and speakers at the biennial conference.