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The Christopher Newport University Sailing Team in Newport News, VA, will offer a unique program June 16-23: the Fathom Sailing Leadership Institute, a weeklong immersion course that...
An experienced bluewater sailor shares his knowledge on expecting the unexpected, smart spending on boat prep, and staying calm in heavy weather.
Bob Sopka, skipper of Infrared at Baltimore City Yacht Association shares his advice on being patient, cultivating a great crew, and enjoying the ride.
Home brew is one piece of the puzzle for Harald Mangold, skipper of the Cape Fear 38 Xiberger in the Annapolis Yacht Club Wednesday Night Race Series
Mark Wheeler went overboard in pitch darkness and a 40-knot squall. This is the remarkable story of how his friends got him back.
Sailors don’t need too much arm-twisting to get them to agree to a trip to Charleston, SC, and they’re even more excited to contest the big event: Sperry...
Chesapeake women, pull together a team and head to New York Harbor for the Lady Liberty Regatta, June 7-9.
Lead by Cedric Lewis and Fredrik Salvesen have been sailing together since the early 1980s. Team Mirage is a sailing crew that clicks.
Why can’t I point is a common refrain heard post race at bars and yacht clubs around the world, and a very tricky question. We asked David Flynn of Quantum Sails to help sort through...

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