Top 5 Reasons To Attend The United States Sailboat Show This Fall

By: Partners

Fall is right around the corner and we all know that for Annapolis, October means boat shows. After a full-year hiatus, the United States Sailboat Show returns to City Dock October 14-18. Here are the top five reasons this show should be on your calendar.  Exhibitors Filling ego alley with boats and manufacturers from around the world, the United States Sailboat Show allows you to climb aboard sailboats on display in the water and on land. Catamarans, monohulls, family cruisers, daysailers, blue water sailboats, sailing dinghies – there is something for everyone. This in-water sailboat show is the largest in …

What Is Your Favorite Boat Music?

By: Sailing Fun

If I want a guaranteed eye roll from my wife while sailing,  I can turn the volume up on the radio and play Sammy Hagar’s “Sailing” and sing at the top of my lungs.  It’s not that she doesn’t enjoy good sailing music I think she doesn’t enjoy how I practically leave my body and get lost in my thoughts when a great song is played while out on the water.  Okay, if I’m honest she might not enjoy my voice but when I am sailing I am going to sing! I should note that if I am singing along …

ASA at the Annapolis Boat Show

By: Event

The American Sailing Association (ASA) and the Manhattan yacht club have teamed up to bring Sailing Yacht Arabella to the Annapolis Sail Boat Show in October 2021.  Boat show attendees will have the opportunity to tour the 157-foot vessel that regularly tours New England, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Caribbean. A future trip aboard an ASA-sponsored charter on Arabella will be part of the Annapolis Sailboat Show’s door prizes. To be eligible to win, pre-purchase your show ticket or sign-up when you arrive. ASA Members will come aboard Arabella and learn about Member Benefits, upcoming ASA Certification Courses, and future …

Featured Sailing School: BlueWave-Tashoot Sailing Academy

By: Destinations, Schools

Sailing Israel does not always appear on the average sailor’s bucket list but with its proximity to popular sailing destinations and its rich history, Israel is a fantastic option for a different Mediterranean sailing adventure. ASA spoke with BlueWave-Tashoot Sailing Academy about sailing in Israel and the local sailing community.  Make room on your sailing bucket list because Israel is calling. This Month’s Featured School is BlueWave-Tashoot Sailing Academy  Where They Sail  BlueWave-Tashoot Sailing Academy home waters are the Eastern Mediterranean coast of Israel with our primary base in Herzliya Marina. Destinations include day sailing from the marina and passing …

Endless Summer

By: Destinations, Learn To Sail

Where Sailing Season Never Ends The Summer sailing season is not over! Just because summer has ended does not automatically mean that the sailing season has ended. In fact, an argument can be made that you have been sailing all summer just to be able to do some serious sailing in the dead of winter. Take a look at these five locations where it is always summer and the sailing season is year-round.

5 Reasons to Sail to St. Barths

By: Cruising Tips, Destinations

As if you need another reason to drop anchor in St. Barth we suggest these five reasons to sail your bareboat charter boat to this gem of an island that is the South of France in the heart of the Caribbean. Close your eyes and you’ll hear France all around you, lift a fork and you’ll taste the cuisine and walk through the luxury shopping boutiques and you’ll swear you are on the Champs Elysee. Caribbean vibe meets French culture all with a hint of island style and you get luxurious St. Barth.  You don’t need a megayacht to have …

Sailing Alone Around the World

By: Books

Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum “Sailing Alone Around the World” by Joshua Slocum is probably the most famous circumnavigation story ever written. Truly a classic, and a must read for anyone considering long distance cruising. Even a landlubber looking for an adventure story would enjoy the tale about the first man to circumnavigate the world alone at the end of the 19th century. No motor, no electricity, and no companion. Not even a pet. The gales, the calms, the grounding, the attacks, and the beauty are all described in Slocum’s simple style that is unique. And the …