35th America’s Cup - Omega introduces new Seamaster timepiece
Thomas Clagett, Memorial Regatta – New chairman of ISAF DSC announced
C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Regatta – The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that the Disabled Sailing Committee (DSC) has been reconstituted and has named Betsy Alison (Newport RI, USA) as the new Chairman.
35th America’s Cup - Omega introduces new Seamaster timepiece
35th America’s Cup - Omega has long supported the able yachtsmen of Emirates Team New Zealand and the Seamaster Diver 300M ETNZ boldly celebrates the brand’s relationship with the renowned sailing team.
Bayview Mackinac Race - Quantum Sails presents free seminars
Quantum Sails is doing it again – serving up free seminars that prepare sailors for making tough decisions in the 2015 Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race. If you didn’t catch the “Patterns for Success” Seminar in May, there’s another chance with the “How Well are You Prepared?” Seminar on June 4th at Port Huron Yacht Club (7:00-9:00 p.m.).
Yacht Racing Forum 2015 - Dates and venue announced
Yacht Racing Forum 2015 - Members of the yacht racing community from all over the world will spend two days networking, debating and doing business over December 7-8 in Geneva, Switzerland. Geneva is an easy-to-reach location situated at the heart of Europe that plays a pivotal role in international yacht racing.
ISAF Mid-Year Meeting – Nacra15 chosen as new Youth cat + Video
At the 2014 ISAF Annual Conference in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, the Equipment Committee recommended the new Nacra15 for the Open Multihull event at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
ISAF Mid-Year Meeting - Rio pollution at Events Committee + Video
On Friday 8 May, the ISAF Events Committee met at the 2015 ISAF Mid-Year Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2015 is the second of two Rio 2016 Olympic Test Events with the first being held in 2014.
Formula and VesselVanguard partner to release locator Mobile App
VesselVanguard, the leading marine maintenance management solution, in partnership with premier boat manufacturer, Formula Boats, announced today the release of a new free app, the Formula Dealer Locator.
Volvo Ocean Race – Volvo Penta diesels deliver power to sailboats
Volvo Penta is the official engine supplier for the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race, which is having its North American stopover in Newport, R.I., this week.
Summer Sailstice 2016 - Sail and win a Sunsail BVI charter!
Sunsail Yacht Charters is honoring the 15th annual celebration by offering Summer Sailstice participants a chance to win a one-week BVI charter aboard a 40' monohull sailing from their Tortola base for the June 2016 Summer Sailstice celebration!
An overwhelming reception for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry
Over the weekend of May 9 -10 and for three days thereafter, SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the Ocean State’s Official Sailing Education Vessel, hosted more than 12,000 people for onboard tours at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park where only four days prior, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo had declared the state’s new 240-foot long pier there officially “open” and the Tall Ship’s permanent home.
NIBS announces ‘Newport for New Products’ call for submissions
Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today they are accepting applications for the 2015 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards. Judged by a team of marine-industry experts, NFNP winners for best new powerboat and sailboat, best new navigation product, and best new product for boat operation, maintenance, and safety will be announced on Friday
Sailors for the Sea and CWF collaborates to heal the ocean
Sailors for the Sea and the Canadian Wildlife Federation will work together to promote environmental best practices for the boating community in Canada.
America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA announce Official Timing Partner
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Bremont becomes Official Timing Partner of the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA. Bremont will bring its core values of precision, reliability and durability to the competition for the oldest trophy in sport as Official Timing Partner of the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA.
Cabela’s names Navico 2014 vendor of the year
Navico, the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands — has been named Cabela’s® 2014 Vendor of the Year for the General Outdoors Division.
2017 America’s Cup – Butterfield named official Bermuda Bank
2017 America’s Cup – The Bank of N.T. Butterfield and Son Limited has been named the Official Bermuda Bank. Butterfield will provide banking services to the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) and Oracle Team USA
High School Semester-at-Sea program - Apply now!
A limited number of spaces are available for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry’s High School Semester-at-Sea program scheduled for the Winter and Spring of 2016. This voyage will be conducted by Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) in partnership with Ocean Classroom, the non-profit organization based in Portland, Maine that has a 20-year tradition of offering transformative voyages under sail.
11th Hour Racing announces ambassador program for 2015
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11th Hour Racing announced today the launch of its 2015 Ambassador Program, which includes fourteen global athletes aiming to positively influence the sailing industry and promote marine stewardship.
Coast Guard Foundation donates equipment for new playground
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today its support of a new playground at Coast Guard Air Station Houston. Located at one of the busiest Coast Guard bases in the country, the playground will provide enjoyment for the families and boost the morale of individuals stationed there.
2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show – Attendees enjoyed new sailboats
2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show – Under sunny blue skies, thousands of sailing aficionados of all ages visited the boat show at Oakland's Jack London Square, Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 12.
Riverton Yacht Club celebrates 150 years of continuous operation
Riverton Yacht Club celebrates its 150th anniversary all season long with special events and honors befitting the oldest club of its kind on the Delaware River, oldest in New Jersey, and one of the oldest in the United States with continuous service.