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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
Book Review: “First You Have to Row a Little Boat” by Richard Bode

Book Review: “First You Have to Row a Little Boat” by Richard Bode

A casual search of the internet will reveal a substantial amount of acclaim for Richard Bode’s autobiographical tale – First You Have to Row a Little Boat (available here: Amazon). I read the book after my wife bought it for me as a gift back in the mid 90s. The […]

August 16, 2013 Books
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