sailboat racing

Maxi Speedboat First to Reach Bermuda

Maxi Speedboat First to Reach Bermuda

The 100-footer Maxi Speedbird beats all the other boats to Bermuda in the 2010 Newport Bermuda Race. We’ve got a nice video tour of Speedboat.

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Newport Bermuda Race Underway

Newport Bermuda Race Underway

The 2010 Newport Bermuda Race is underway and we’ve got some fascinating video and live tracking links for you.

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Newport Bermuda Race Nears Start

Written by on June 14, 2010 in Cruising Under Sail, sailboat racing, Sailboats, seamanship with 0 Comments
Newport Bermuda Race Nears Start

The 47th edition of the Newport to Bermuda race is now three days away from its June 18 start in Newport, Rhode Island. Follow with the iTrack service.

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Will Your Liferaft Work When You Need It?

Will Your Liferaft Work When You Need It?

Last year’s “Baja Ha Ha,” the fleet cruise from San Diego to Mexico, provides yet another impetus for all ocean cruisers to reconsider their liferaft situation. You DO have one, right?  And it HAS been maintained, inspected and re-certified, right? And you actually know what’s stored in it and how to use it, right? And […]

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Blackberry Weather App for Coastal Cruisers

Blackberry Weather App for Coastal Cruisers

Mobile Mariner LLC has announced the official launch of the Mobile Mariner™ for the Blackberry® smartphone, which will provide NOAA marine weather forecasts, tide information and life weather conditions for the coastal United States, including the Great Lakes. More upcoming releases will expand the application to other smartphone platforms and cover more international areas. Mobile […]

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2010 Newport to Bermuda Race Notice Posted

2010 Newport to Bermuda Race Notice Posted

It is one of the most prestigious of all open-ocean sailing races, yet it is also, for many, a rite of passage(making).  The  635-mile 2010 Newport Bermuda Race will begin on June 18, 2010 off Castle Head, Newport, Rhode Island. The race is held every two years and is organized by the Cruising Club of […]

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Ocean Racing World Mourns Roy Disney

Ocean Racing World Mourns Roy Disney

Roy Disney, whose family legacy is forever etched in the memories of generations of children, and whose accomplishments as an open ocean sailor were truly remarkable, died last week at the age of 79.  The colorful Disney built and helmed a number of open class racers, all named Pyewacket, the name of the witch’s cat […]

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