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Ben Flower Breaks Laser Speed Record – 18.6 Knots!

Ben Flower Breaks Laser Speed Record – 18.6 Knots!

Going full speed in a laser is incredible, when your right at the back of the boat as far back as you can get and the boat is just skipping over the little waves caused by the wind is amazing. Now I’ve set a benchmark for myself to try and beat some other time! ~Ben Flower

November 17, 2017 Laser, Laser Speed Record, Uncategorized
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 […]

Melges 14 – 3 Rig Options Now Available

Melges 14 – 3 Rig Options Now Available

There is now a Melges 14 rig for every sailor! See our product page for more information about the M14. Contact us with questions or to order your boat:

January 27, 2017 Melges 14, Uncategorized
Dynamic Dollies Preventative Maintenance Tips

Dynamic Dollies Preventative Maintenance Tips

We recently got an email from our friends at Dynamic Dollies and Racks. They offered great advice that we thought we would pass along: Maintenance Tips The transition to fall means that we are entering the off season for many sailors and boating enthusiasts. Dinghies are being stored for the […]

November 22, 2016 Uncategorized
The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

The Rebirth of the Banshee – Part One

 The Hull In the back of our boat yard there is a yellow hull that seemed doomed. Doomed because once a dinghy hull becomes separated from its rig, sails, lines, and blades its future is very dim. Even the ubiquitous Sunfish is disheartening to save if a hull is all you have. […]

November 15, 2016 Hull Repair, Uncategorized
Melges 14 Demo Sail at Youngstown, NY

Melges 14 Demo Sail at Youngstown, NY

Shoreline Sailboats Schedules Melges 14 Demo Sail. Possibly the last chance for Western New York sailors to test the incomparable Melges 14 in 2016! SPECIAL FALL PRICING IN EFFECT UNTIL OCTOBER 15, 2016 – Contact Shoreline Sailboats for details. Location: Youngstown Yacht Club, Youngstown, NY Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 Time: […]

October 4, 2016 Demo Sail, Melges 14, Uncategorized
Dave Birch – Mission Accomplished!

Dave Birch – Mission Accomplished!

Dave Birch crosses the English Channel! At Shoreline, we were very interested in Dave Birch’s bid to sail across the English Channel in a Laser Pico. We posted a story a number of weeks ago that highlighted his preparation for the trip. (That story can be read here.) We were […]

July 10, 2016 Laser Pico, Uncategorized
Sailboat Racing Terms – Survey

Sailboat Racing Terms – Survey

It seems like if you can sail You could hop on anyone’s sailboat and understand what they are saying, right? Well, there is some terminology that may seem a bit colloquial. Ten question survey S0, I picked ten words or phrases that seem pretty user friendly. Honestly, I hadn’t heard […]

January 2, 2015 Uncategorized
Book Review: Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend

Book Review: Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend

Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend is a delightful story about a neglected racing sailboat that survives the ages to prove competitive once again. As with all picture books, the authors Al Declerq , Tom Erwin, and Gloria Whelan must constrain the story to fit within 30 pages. This proved to […]

April 30, 2014 Uncategorized