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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
Sail Buffalo offers Pearson 26′ as fundraiser

Sail Buffalo offers Pearson 26′ as fundraiser

Sail Buffalo Sailing School is based out of Lake Erie’s shorelines and strives to make sailing affordable, accessible and fun for everyone. Purchase helps support Sail Buffalo’s community sailing program. 1974 Pearson 26 at Sail Buffalo 1 Main (Dacron – 2 yrs old) 1 Jib 2 Racing Genoas (Kevlar) Barient […]

April 14, 2014 Local News, Youth Sailing
Sunfish Hull Repair – Shoreline Method

Sunfish Hull Repair – Shoreline Method

One of our customers wanted us to repair damage that was done to his Sunfish hull during a storm on Lake Ontario. Looking at videos we found that many people cut out the damage on a keel area and replace it with newly laid fiberglass. If the keel was completely […]

March 30, 2014 Hull Repair
Club FJ – Leading Collegiate Dinghy

Club FJ – Leading Collegiate Dinghy

Link to our pricing: Introducing young sailors to double-handed sailing: The Club FJ is a tough, agile performer for beginners to elite sailors. The Club is a fantastic choice for clubs and junior programs looking to introduce young sailors to double-handed sailing with a spinnaker. Our Collegiate version (no spinnaker) […]

March 21, 2014 Sailboats
Optimist Vapor: Made in Rhode Island, USA

Optimist Vapor: Made in Rhode Island, USA

The VAPOR – Why is it different from all the rest? The Vapor Optimist is built in Rhode Island, USA alongside the Laser, Sunfish and 420, among several other siblings. The expertise in our factory is unparalleled in the sport of sailing. As we began to see the docks crowd with […]

March 20, 2014 Optimist
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
LoadRite – 14′ Dinghy Trailer made in USA

LoadRite – 14′ Dinghy Trailer made in USA

  The name Load Rite has been synonymous with the words “craftsmanship, style and value” for 30 years. Load Rite manufacturers the finest trailers on the market for boats of all kinds. Shoreline Sailboats is proud to be an authorized dealer for these high quality, American-made trailers. Video of 14F800W […]

February 13, 2014 Sailboats, Trailers
Club 420: Made in Rhode Island, USA

Club 420: Made in Rhode Island, USA

The Club 420 by LaserPerformance – The Choice for Youth and Collegiate SailingThe Club 420 enables young sailors to learn teamwork, trapeze and spinnaker techniques that simply can’t be learned in single-handed boats. Safe for beginning sailors and quick enough to keep collegiate All-Americans interested, sailors graduating from the Optimist […]

January 20, 2014 Sailboats
Painting with Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane

Painting with Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane

Choosing Interlux Perfection: I did some searching of boating forums and found a lot of praise for the way Interlux Perfection rolled and tipped. Perfection is a two-part polyurethane paint, and I wanted a two part because of its documented ability to stand up over years of exposure to sun […]

December 7, 2013 Local News, Projects
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