As we get ready to start in the new racer cruiser class at the Miles River race from Annapolis to St Michaels, we wonder.... Do we get extra credit for starting with two kayaks and a paddleboard … [Read More...]
Have you ever sailed a slow boat 25 miles in four hours on a beautiful day? Congratulations to Lance Hinrichs, Josh Basile, and Patrick Rummerfield, three quadriplegics who sailed from Baltimore's … [Read More...]
...and they're off! The 2015 Down the Bay Race between Annapolis and Hampton is underway, and we were on the water to see everyone start.
Winds were blowing out of the west at 11-14 knots, with … [Read More...]
On a Mission to Raise Funds for High-Tech Breath-Powered Sailing Controls, on Friday May 22 at 9:30 a.m., three quadriplegics will attempt a 25-mile voyage from Baltimore's Inner Harbor to Annapolis's … [Read More...]
We just learned that this event was canceled. We will keep you updated!
“Get Somers Started” will be the theme at Reedville Fishermen’s Museum (RFM) Sunday afternoon May 24 (Memorial Day weekend), … [Read More...]
They raced all the way from Itajai, Brazil, to Newport, RI, only to have the wind die just as they got in. However, light wind sailing always makes for the tightest battles. Watch as Teams Dongfeng and Azzam go head to head right into Newport Harbor.
The whole VOR fleet is finally in the Southern Ocean right on the heels of ex-Cyclone Pam (which, really, is such a bad name for a cyclone), where they’ve been averaging 20 knots of boat speed. One of the revelations in the grounding report was that the operations surrounding a gybe often take as much as 30 [Read More…]
Participating skippers and navigators will not want to miss the final Annapolis-to-Newport Race seminar, which will focus on weather and strategy. A2N Seminar V will be held on Sunday, May 31 (4-6 p.m.) in the Skipjack Lounge at Annapolis Yacht Club. Featured panelist for the seminar is Joe Sienkiewicz, acting director of the National Oceanic [Read More…]
“Medical Emergencies at Sea” and “Provisioning for an Ocean Race” are the topics for A2N Seminar IV, being held Saturday, May 9 (4-6 p.m.) at Annapolis Yacht Club. These seminars are open to skippers and crew either currently entered in the 35th biennial Annapolis-to-Newport Race or those considering doing so. Dr. Samuel Lyness and Dr. [Read More…]
The inaugural Youth Challenge Trophy will be presented following the 35th edition of the Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which begins June 5, 2015 and has already attracted 85 entries. Skippers interested in vying for the special award must race with a crew that includes a minimum of three sailors that are under 25 years of age at [Read More…]