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Van der Valk to open new facility in golden jubilee year

Van der Valk to open new facility in golden jubilee year

  Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands is celebrating its golden jubilee in 2017 and will mark 50 years of quality yachtbuilding by opening a new and larger construction hall in the spring. This exciting development follows on from the Dutch yard’s successful participation at the Boot Düsseldorf show ... Read More »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Gail Turluck, Board member for the Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation, has spent at least 50 years enjoying and contributing to the sport of sailing. For the past 5 ½ years, this Chicagoan has specifically been working daily to cause growth in the sport. Here she shares her observations in ... Read More »

2016 Cruising Club of America Awards

2016 Cruising Club of America Awards

Cruising Club of America (CCA) has announced the recipients of its 2016 awards that recognize special and exemplary achievements. This year the roster of awards has been expanded to recognize particular accomplishments by more youthful sailors. 2016 Blue Water Medal Awarded CCA has selected Michael J. Johnson (Santa Fe, N.M.) ... Read More »

Early Entry Deadline for TransPac Approaching

Early Entry Deadline for TransPac Approaching

Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race presented by the Los Angeles Times and organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club is well underway, with 52 monohull and multihull entries from 9 nations already signed up for this biennial 2225-mile ocean race, one of the world’s ... Read More »

Intense finale of Varadero Valencia I Trophy

Intense finale of Varadero Valencia I Trophy

Last Saturday we saw the last race of the Varadero Valencia I Trophy with an intense day of Racing where the wind was the great ally, blowing from the southeast between 5 and 9 knots.   Winning vessels are: Experto in class 1, Zas Sailing in class 2, Iberolimp-Alhambra in ... Read More »

Recovery Continues for Burn Victim

Recovery Continues for Burn Victim

John Harrison Doucet, 20, continues to defy odds as he recovers from severe burns over 75 percent of his body after being electrocuted September 18 while parking a J/22 at the Gulfport Yacht Club. He was gripping the boat’s trailer as a cable from the mast touched an overhead power ... Read More »

Horses on the Caribbean Track

Horses on the Caribbean Track

The ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started today in sparkling conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean. A southeasterly breeze, occasionally gusting up to 15 knots, and a relatively calm sea state provided the landscape for the 80-boats to begin their 600 nm tour ... Read More »