January Photo of the Month: Holiday Edition

By: American Sailing Association, Members, Sailboats, Social Media

Christmas only comes once a year, but our monthly Facebook photo contest is always right around the corner. This time our theme (as chosen by you) was “Holidays on a Boat.” From the many great submissions via Facebook, Twitter and email, one was voted the best by the discerning ASA readership. (You can view the full album of entries here.) WINNER: This is the boat that just can’t seem to STOP winning things. This was SailTime Channel Islands’ WINNING entry in the Parade of Lights – Over 30′ sailboat in the commercial division. Not to mention they’ve won 3 years …

December Photo of the Month: “Animals Onboard”

By: American Sailing Association, Members, Sailboats, Social Media

In our search for the December Photo of the Month (theme: “Animals Onboard”) we encountered hitch-hiking egrets and feral minks, stuffed bilge rats, and some unlucky fish who found themselves above water. More than anything, we learned that the world has a lot of sailing dogs. (Seadogs?) One photo emerged as the favorite of our Facebook fans. This eager pair is waiting for Mom & Dad to come home from shopping (and wearing their life jackets) in Salt Springs, B.C. Congratulations to Mary Jayne Stevens, who submitted this photo, which will be published in the December ASA E-Newsletter! Runner-up went …