Sailing News

Shoreline Torqeedo 1003 Dealer Review

Shoreline Torqeedo 1003 Dealer Review

Link: Shoreline Torqeedo pricing page. Sailors like wind. But we don’t always have enough of it. Not enough to leave our beautiful sheltering coves without tacking like mad. So, many of us have resorted to gas powered engines to get us out to the open waters. Love the sound of shutting down the engine? […]

November 22, 2014 Sailing News, Torqeedo
The Perfect Bowline Knot Every Time

The Perfect Bowline Knot Every Time

Yeah, I consider myself a sailor. I like to sail. Every summer I get the chance to tie a few bowlines. Most of them are leisurely made with lots of care. I’ve got all the time in the world to massage and pull the lines into a beautiful knot. But, […]

November 4, 2014 Sailing News
It’s a Sunfish Summer

It’s a Sunfish Summer

Since 1963 Sunfish has been part of making summers memorable. Check with us at Shoreline to see about special pricing and Sunfish rentals to make summer 2014 one to remember.

April 17, 2014 Sailing News, Sunfish
Hudson River Ice Yachting with HOUND

Hudson River Ice Yachting with HOUND

“We have seen the best ice on the Hudson in ten years.” ~ Glen Burger of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club With the flourish of ice yachting we have noticed in the past few months, Shoreline caught up with Glen Burger of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club to […]

March 1, 2014 Sailing News
Sails for Sustenance – Sail Collection for Haitian Fishermen

Sails for Sustenance – Sail Collection for Haitian Fishermen

November, 2013 Shoreline Sailboats and Haarstick Sailmakers combine efforts to collect as many sails as possible from Western New York sailors during the months of November, December, and January. The charity Sails for Sustenance recycles used sails from the U.S. and delivers them to Haitian subsistence fishermen. Why? The fishermen of Haiti build their […]

November 8, 2013 Local News, Sailing News
LaserPerformance Blade Manufacturing moves to USA

LaserPerformance Blade Manufacturing moves to USA

With the economy improving, Americans have slowly begun to buy sailboats and powerboats again, and smaller, less-opulent craft appear to be leading the way. That’s helping companies such as LaserPerformance in Portsmouth, which makes fiberglass sailing dinghies and is in the process of moving production of foils (centerboards and rudders) […]

November 7, 2013 Laser Performance, Sailing News
How I came to love the AC72

How I came to love the AC72

Quite honestly, I have never been a big fan of new. Don’t get me wrong, I like the technology of new, but the esthetics of new have always left me more than a bit flat. I am a big fan of safety and innovation – it’s just the way it […]

September 21, 2013 Sailing News
Sailing on Cuba Lake, New York

Sailing on Cuba Lake, New York

The Lake Tucked into the Southwestern corner of New York State is the quaint village of Cuba, and about two miles away is Cuba Lake. The Lake was constructed in 1858 as a reservoir for the Genesee Valley Canal at a cost of $150,000. At that time, it was the largest […]

Shoreline Interview: Dave Dellenbaugh, creator of Speed & Smarts

Shoreline Interview: Dave Dellenbaugh, creator of Speed & Smarts

July 15, 2013 In sailboat racing, a tremendous amount of time, energy, and money is expended in the pursuit of speed. At Shoreline Sailboats we highly recommend Dave Dellenbaugh’s  Speed & Smarts as the most cost effective way to improve your results on the race course. The newsletter covers in […]

July 15, 2013 Interview, Sailing News
Shoreline Interview: Craig Leweck – Scuttlebutt Editor/Publisher

Shoreline Interview: Craig Leweck – Scuttlebutt Editor/Publisher

Craig Leweck happened to inquire about a posting we had on the Shoreline web page. That was a exciting moment for us, so we took the opportunity to ask the head of Scuttlebutt a few questions about our favorite source for online sailing news: Craig, how did you get your […]

July 8, 2013 Interview, Sailing News
New Sunfish Rental on Keuka Lake

New Sunfish Rental on Keuka Lake

Our friends, John and Karen Wheeler, recently purchased from Shoreline Sailboats a brand new 60th Anniversary Sunfish as an addition to their rental fleet at Basin Park Marina on Keuka Lake.  Basin Park will rent the boat out of their marina for daysails, and will deliver the boat to cottages […]

July 1, 2013 Local News, Sailing News, Sunfish
Sunfish 60th Anniversary Celebration July 13, 2013

Sunfish 60th Anniversary Celebration July 13, 2013

From LaserPerformance: It’s time to bust out your Sunfish for the summer! Bring the whole family out and join us on Saturday July 13th to celebrate and sail the most popular sailboat in history! Celebrate 60 years of Sunfish with us on and off the water. It’s FREE, but space […]

June 24, 2013 Sailing News, Sunfish