Do you think there are enough apparel companies out there, that care about the ocean, to enable us to dress a person entirely in clothing made from recycled plastics?Continue Reading
With summer in full bloom, I sit here on a mooring thinking… What are some things I’ve learned the hard way on this boat? There are more than this but this is what I came up with today. Feel free to share your own if you’re not too proud.
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from WECT with Kevin Hennessey from Cape Fear Sailing Academy.Continue Reading
Sail trim is a big part of a sailor’s knowledge base. Here’s a little quiz to see if you know some of the pertinents. Passing doesn’t mean you know it all and failing just means you have to hit the books. Have fun!
Ayme Sinclair is just an ordinary sailor, but at the same time she is anything but. Like many of us, she races with her team on Wednesday nights, then heads back to the club to have a couple of cocktails and some laughs. Some nights they do pretty well, some nights just okay, but it’s always a good time.
The most distinct difference between Ayme’s team and the rest of the fleet is her crew is made up of sailors of different races and genders while most of the fleet is not. There is no animosity, there’s no bigotry, but this is emblematic of clubs across the country and beyond.
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from CBS 58 and Brian Earl from Sea Safari Sailing School.Continue Reading
Sailmaking is an ever-changing, constantly developing and always interesting element of sailing so we like to keep up with the latest trends and technologies. North Sails is consistently on the cutting edge of sailmaking innovation and their 3 di sails are a shining example. ASA visited the loft in Minen Nevada where they produce sails that we see on the Volvo Ocean Race, the America’s Cup and nearly every other high profile race. For a sailors, it’s the most fascinating experience you’ll ever have in a desert! Enjoy the tour!
These days, when you think about round the world races, images of high tech surfboard-like carbon fiber boats with enormous black sails sailing downwind at 21-knots come to mind. There’s a square-jawed professional sailor at the helm, staring up the tall mast at a sail that bears the name of a company we all know. These wonders of technology are walking that tightrope of overall weight and durability. The skipper measures the weight of the hands on his watch and prays that carbon mast is as strong as they say. It’s truly fun to watch and follow but is it relatable to the average sailor? Not so much…
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from FOX 11 and Elbert “Ash” Ashbaugh from the American Sailing Association in Los Angeles, CaliforniaContinue Reading
To help clean up our waterways, the American Sailing Association announces “Operation Plastic Pollution Purge”. Learn more from CBS 5 with Leigh Hunt from Modern Sailing School in San Francisco, CaliforniaContinue Reading