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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