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Yachting in Spain: Uncovering the Jewel of Old Europe

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For those looking for a perfect Mediterranean climate for the upcoming holidays, combined with a yacht charter that allows playing in the sun, exploring the islands around or a simple anchoring for swimming and party in the sea – Spain may be on the upper list of destinations for the ... Read More »

Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing

Over 60 teams from the Caribbean, U.S., Canada and Europe will race in the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) on March 24 to 26 at St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. This three-day regatta known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’ will be prefaced by the 2nd Round ... Read More »

Celebrating 90 Years of Yacht Design

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  Widely recognized as one of the longest established and most respected independent Yacht Designers and Naval Architects in the world, Laurent Giles is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2017.     Based in Lymington, Hampshire, Laurent Giles was founded by Jack Laurent Giles in 1927, quickly establishing himself as a pioneer in new ... Read More »

How Offshore Racing Improves the Soul

Wally Cross with Ullman Sails Detroit shares how offshore sailing offers vital therapy for our fast-moving lives. Life is busy – more today than ever before. In addition to family and work obligations, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram all demand our attention. Because of all this, our minds ... Read More »

Changing the Way People View Sailing

A series of four stadium-style regattas have been organized this summer on the Great Lakes to generate interest in a new style of sailing. Hosted by Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (Detroit, MI) on Lake St Clair, the plan is to maximize fun within a half-day schedule. Three of the events, ... Read More »

Ideas That Would Have a Positive Effect


Depending on what or where you sail, the sport of sailing has evolved into a costly, hyper-competitive endeavor. While once limited to the highest plateau, this high-stakes approach has been trickling down the hill. In these instances, participation can suffer. Bill Canfield, both well-traveled and well-respected, offers ten whimsical suggestions ... Read More »