Shoreline News

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
Shoreline Sailboats now ZIM Dealers!

Shoreline Sailboats now ZIM Dealers!

Shoreline Sailboats now Zim Sailboats dealers We’re excited to announce that Shoreline Sailboats is now an authorized dealer for Zim Sailboats of Warren, Rhode Island. Their motto says it all: Zim Sailing provides high quality products at an exceptional value to the small sailboat sailing market.  Links to boats now available: Pro Club […]

April 27, 2016 Sailboats, Zim Sailboats
Shoreline Wants Your Boat

Shoreline Wants Your Boat

Selling your boat is NO fun! We offer three ways to take the hassle out of selling your boat. We can broker, trade, our buy your boat outright. Read more…

March 13, 2016 Used Sailboats
Melges 14 Available for Demo Sailing

Melges 14 Available for Demo Sailing

We’ve got ’em! Schedule a date to test sail the new Melges 14. This new design is the next big thing in dinghy sailing. Be among the first in your area to try it out!

March 8, 2016 Melges 14, Sailboats
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
Sunfish Colors for 2016

Sunfish Colors for 2016

LaserPerformance announces the available color combinations for the Sunfish for 2016. Two new sail colors are added, so Sunfish buyers now have six great recreational sails to choose from.

February 21, 2016 Sailboats, Sunfish
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
Brady Carlson Reviews the Melges 14

Brady Carlson Reviews the Melges 14

“It was an absolute blast! Hands down the Melges 14 is the best dinghy I’ve ever sailed. It cuts through waves like butter. My friends literally had to pry me out of that boat!” Brady Carlson

January 15, 2016 Melges 14
Melges 14 now available from Shoreline Sailboats

Melges 14 now available from Shoreline Sailboats

Wow! We are very excited to offer our customers the new Melges 14, and proud to be an authorized dealer of this exciting new single-hand sailboat built by Melges Performance Sailboats of Zenda, Wisconsin USA.

January 12, 2016 Melges 14, Sailboats