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Youth sailing lessons at OOYC

Youth sailing lessons at OOYC

Lake Ontario at Oak Orchard and Point Breeze, NY Session 1: July 8 to July 19, 2013 Session 2: July 22 to August 2, 2013 Link for application: www.ooycyouthsailing.org Info from the webpage: Classes are held at Oak Orchard Yacht Club, 1103 Archbald Road, Waterport, NY and on Oak Orchard Creek […]

April 14, 2013 Youth Sailing
Laser sailing as art – Maria Vlachou

Laser sailing as art – Maria Vlachou

About her short film, Alas (salt in Greek): Nefeli Zevgoli edits and produces short films. She wanted to make a short film about a female gymnast and thought of me after reading a post I had uploaded two years ago. She was then inspired to created what you see above. […]

April 13, 2013 Interview, Laser
Keuka Yacht Club – Learn to sail or upgrade skills

Keuka Yacht Club – Learn to sail or upgrade skills

Keuka Yacht Club Hompage        Download application link LEARN TO SAIL AND/OR UPGRADE SAILING SKILLS These Classes are for students age 8-18 who are beginning sailors or sailors wanting to tune up skills. Classes are now all full day, one week courses typically falling on Mon-Thurs with an […]

April 13, 2013 Youth Sailing
Laser speed record – holding at 16.8 knots

Laser speed record – holding at 16.8 knots

Since January 16, 2009 the official Laser sailboat speed record of 16.8 knots has been held by Mark Denzer of Honolulu, Hawaii. Mark noted that the record-breaking day was a bit unusual for sailing: high wind warnings, civil defense alert, schools closed, State government closed, and gusts up to 60 […]

April 5, 2013 Laser
Hojack – Rochester landmark gone

Hojack – Rochester landmark gone

Sailing out of the Genesee River will look quite different this coming season. Love it, or hate it, the Hojack swing bridge is gone from the harbor at Rochester, NY. Personally, it was quite an imposing structure. I felt the same for the bridge as I did my first car […]

March 28, 2013 Local News
Around Bermuda in an Optimist – Accomplished

Around Bermuda in an Optimist – Accomplished

March 15, 2013 A 25-year old Welshman and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (RBYC) Sailing Academy Director, has gone where no local sailor has gone before – around the Island in an Optimist dinghy. He achieved the unprecedented feat in an elapsed time of nine hours, 28 minutes and 48 […]

March 16, 2013 Optimist
New Sunfish Memoir Recounts Misadventure of a Lifetime

New Sunfish Memoir Recounts Misadventure of a Lifetime

This seems like a fantastic premiss for a story about a guy and his sunfish. It’s a story that would definitely speak to the flower-child generation. It seems rife with free spirit as can be read in the excerpts page (excerpts from “This Book is Drunk”). This story might be […]

March 1, 2013 Books
Loaded for fun

Loaded for fun

Wondering how many people a Sunfish can carry? Well, I know many people who would frown upon the fun of loading down a Sunfish with people and finding out. But really, I would rather have a bunch of folks loading down a Sunfish and having fun compared with sending the […]

February 19, 2013 Sunfish