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.
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.
San Francisco is still in the red from hosting the 34th America’s Cup, which so far has cost taxpayers at least $5.5 million.
The American Sailing Association and Hobie Cat Co. are partnering to attract new sailors to the sport with a special-edition Hobie catamaran.
The National Sailing Hall of Fame announced that Stephen Colbert joined its honorary advisory board.
US Sailing is accepting nominations for its 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards. Through Nov. 30, each member of US Sailing can nominate the one male and one female sailor they believe has turned in the most outstanding on-the-water performance during the 2013 calendar year. Established in 1961 by US Sailing and…more
The 2014 Strictly Sail Pacific boat show is returning April 10-13 to Jack London Square in Oakland, Calif. Now in its 19th year, Strictly Sail Pacific will continue to highlight sailing products and it expects to draw thousands of consumers from throughout the country to see the national brands they expect for their boats. According…more
Sail America opens its International Sailing Summit Aug. 18 in San Francisco in conjunction with the America’s Cup racing that’s under way. The summit will open with a welcome reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. Francis Yacht Club, following an optional afternoon of Louis Vuitton challenger races viewed from a special roped-off…more
The International SeaKeepers Society will honor the Sargasso Sea Alliance at its 2013 Bal de La Mer ceremony in September. The event, which had been held at the Monaco Yacht Show in previous years, will be held Sept. 9 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco in conjunction with the America’s Cup regatta.…more
The tight-knit community of bluewater adventure sailors is buzzing with activity this summer. A new record for a monohull crossing the North Atlantic was set in June and an attempt at the Transpacific Yacht Race record is scheduled to begin Saturday. On June 6, French sailor Marc Guillemot smashed the solo North Atlantic record for…more
After nine successful years with its Sail for a Fiver program, which introduced more than 10,000 British children to sailing, the program was extended to offer water sports opportunities to adults with disabilities. Funded by the Chesil Trust sailing and seamanship training program in partnership with the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, the new…more