Sailing News

America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen

America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen

 America’s Cup Endeavor O’pen The 35th America’s Cup match is now set between Emirates Team New Zealand who will challenge Oracle Team USA. While the Challenger and Defender Teams are preparing themselves for the ultimate sailing contest, 32 youngsters representing 10 countries, are also in Bermuda to be part of […]

Woodworth Wins First Melges 14 Midwinter Championship

Woodworth Wins First Melges 14 Midwinter Championship

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 19, 2017) – Congratulations to Matthew Woodworth, the winner of the Melges 14 Midwinter Championship. Charlie Buckingham placed second overall and Mitchell Rogers took third. In the first sanctioned regatta for the Melges 14s, Woodworth held a commanding lead throughout and took home the very first Melges […]

March 22, 2017 Melges 14, Sailing News
1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

1978 Sonar Restoration by Shumway Marine

Late last fall we sold a 1978 Sonar to Skip Shumway of Shumway Marine. The boat was in pretty tough shape. The blue gel coat had faded to a chalky hue. The black anodized mast had rubbed through to the bare aluminum. The rudder and keel were both a mess in […]

Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta & Demo

Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta & Demo

Friends and Owners alike: Please join Melges Performance Sailboats and Norfolk Yacht and Country Club April 22 and 23, 2017 for the Melges 14 Mid-Atlantic Regatta and Demo.

February 18, 2017 Demo Sail, Melges 14, Sailing News
Melges Sailing: Rabbit Ears Logo History

Melges Sailing: Rabbit Ears Logo History

Cuppy Goes, head of Goes Lithography created one of the most recognized sailing logos in 1965. This is the story of the Melges “rabbit ears”.

February 17, 2017 Educational, Melges 14, Sailing News
Musto Mudrats sailing a UFO in Nyantic CT

UFO Foiling Sailboat Production Update

Time to get excited! Here’ a list of UFO’s updates, improvements, cleanups from Dave Clark, president of Fulcrum Speedworks LLC.

February 8, 2017 Sailing News, UFO Foiler
Get a Free Melges 14 Sticker

Get a Free Melges 14 Sticker

Help us get the word out! Get a Free Melges 14 sailing sticker for your bumper, back window, cabin window, transom, or wherever you want. Send us your mailing address and we’ll send you a free five-inch diameter Melges 14 sticker in red or yellow — no strings attached!

November 27, 2016 Melges 14, Sailing News
Melges 14 Midwinters at Sarasota

Melges 14 Midwinters at Sarasota

Melges 14 Midwinter Championship March 17 – 19, 2017 Sarasota Sailing Squadron Sarasota, Florida The Regatta In March Sarasota Sailing Squadron will play host to the first annual Melges 14 Midwinters fleet. With at least 25 boats on the line, the racing on Sarasota Bay is shaping up to be the […]

November 18, 2016 Melges 14, Sailing News
Dave Birch, a Laser Pico, and the English Channel

Dave Birch, a Laser Pico, and the English Channel

Dave Birch will raise money for hospice. He will do so by sailing across the English Channel on his Laser Pico. “The Pico was an easy choice. The simplicity of it’s set up and ease of handling.” ~ Dave Birch

February 28, 2016 Laser Pico, Sailing News
University of Rochester Sailing Team Fundraiser

University of Rochester Sailing Team Fundraiser

Getting Ready for Boats! The University of Rochester Sailing Team has recently received a very generous donation from UR alum, Tom Schwartz, to purchase a fleet of 6 new Club 420s (See our post regarding the selling off of URSC’s existing FJ fleet.) The team is expecting boats to arrive by mid-April. […]

February 20, 2016 Sailing News
Steve and fiance sailing the M14 at Navy Fall Regatta

Steve Pickel of North Sails Reviews the Melges 14

“The biggest thing I have noticed is that you don’t even realize how fast you are going. All of a sudden you find that – Okay, we’re just rippin’.” Steve Pickel of North Sails talks about the new Melges 14.

February 13, 2016 Interview, Melges 14, Sailing News
2015 Shoreline Superlatives

2015 Shoreline Superlatives

This is our list of favorite things in innovations and news from sailing in 2015. It’s not easy to list just a few things, but see if you don’t agree that these are pretty cool.

January 1, 2016 Sailing News