Celebrating Sailors: Summer Sailstice 2020

By: Event

Summer Sailstice 2020 is set, scheduled and ready to sail on June 20, 2020. Where, how, and in what form is entirely up to you. Summer Sailstice has always been about celebrating sailing and sailors around the world. This moment of unprecedented uncertainty surrounding the worldwide pandemic illustrates the simple notion that we are all in the same boat. We are all in this together.  This year’s Summer Sailstice events may look different than years past but in essence, they are still the same. Summer Sailstice 2020 will bring sailors together. EVENT DETAILS: Who: Sailors and non-sailors worldwide When: June …

Going Sailing: Summer Sailstice 2019

By: Event

As if we needed another excuse to go sailing, Summer Sailstice is reason enough to go sailing with everyone you know. Set up as a celebration of sailing, sailboats and everything we love about the lifestyle, Summer Sailstice is a way to get together with the global sailing community. The summer solstice is June 21, 2019, and that means we have to take advantage of all of that sunlight by going sailing! Summer Sailstice happens on June 22 -23, 2019. What is Summer Sailstice? Summer Sailstice was founded in February 2001 by John Arndt, the publisher of Latitude 38, a …

Things To Do On Father’s Day Weekend

By: American Sailing Association, Members, Standards

This Sunday, June 19th, is Father’s Day, and with the official first day of summer impending on June 21, the time is right to get out and sail. So what should you do this Father’s Day weekend? Well, that’s ultimately up to you (or the Dad in your life), but here are some ideas! Participate in our “Sailing Dads” photo contest. Dad deserves his fifteen minutes of fame, so share your best picture of him braving the high seas on our Facebook wall. If you take Dad out sailing this weekend, be sure to snap some pictures and share them …