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3 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Sir Ben Ainslie inspires brave youngsters

Buy this photo Sir Ben next to 12-year-old Joe Scully and his crew. Echo picture by Chris Moorhouse.


7 hrs ago | Saffron Walden Reporter

Saffron Walden man returns home after sailing round the world for six months

When Edward Gildea was 19 he hitchhiked around Europe and the Middle East on a budget of 100.


8 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Northport Yacht Club celebrates its 75th year

Under glorious skies after the morning's rain, eight crews in Daysailers tacked and trimmed their sails, rounded an orange buoy, then let their sails out wide to capture what they could of a faint summer breeze during a junior sailing race Thursday, July 24. The sailing program is the "pride and joy" of The Northport Yacht Club, now in its 75th ... (more)


11 hrs ago | The Day

Its journey nearly over, Morgan returns to New London

Sailing deckhand Rachel Thomas-Shapiro carries coils of line down the gangway as the crew of the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan unload the ship docked at City Pier in New London Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Edgartown Yacht Club's annual - Round the Island Race drew 64 competitors this past weekend.

We are beating upwind, against the formidable current running along East Beach off Chappaquiddick at the eastern end of Martha's Vineyard.


Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing

World Trade Center mystery ship explained

A new study analyzing tree rings has scoped out the origin of a mysterious sailing ship skeleton found 22 feet below the ruins of the World Trade Center in New York City.


Washington Times

Newport yachtsman selected for hall of fame

The Annapolis, Maryland-based hall of fame announced this week that Harry Anderson Jr. is among the eight inductees into the class of 2014.


Herald Gazette

Students take to water at Rockland sailing program

On June 23, Rockland Community Sailing, a program of the Apprenticeshop, and Youthlinks, a program of Broadreach Family and Community Services, collaborated for the seventh consecutive year to provide an opportunity for the young people of the Rockland area to learn about sailing.


The Day

Body of missing boater found on Fishers Island

The body of a Thompson man who went missing off his sailboat on May 17 after following the Charles W. Morgan to New London was recovered on Saturday.


Sunderland Echo

Sunderland cancer survivor sets sail on yacht adventure

Chloe Laws has just returned from a trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, alongside 13 other young people between the age of 18 and 24 who are in recovery from cancer.


Tall ships to set sail for Philadelphia, Camden next summer

A replica of the ship that brought Gen. Lafayette to the United States during the Revolutionary War is to be part of the Delaware River tall ship festival set for Philadelphia and Camden in June 2015.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

I wish I was sailing again

With summer in full swing, the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association presented a learn-to-sail event at Island Beach on Thursday, July 24. Here, 13-year-olds James and Nick prepare their Sunfish before sailing away.A member of the Mountain Lakes Sailing Association instructs a woman on the fundamentals of sailing before heading out onto the water.


The Washington Post

Cup challengers say they'll support venue choice

Like a tide rushing into a harbor, America's Cup challengers are now saying they will support whichever venue is chosen by defending champion Oracle Team USA for the 2017 regatta.


Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

The Independent

Five ways to take a sailing holiday

Whether it's an hour off the Isle of Wight or a week in the Med, find your sea legs whatever your budget Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Summer Olympic, Travel

Ocean Navigator

Race around Cape Horn

Of the five southern capes, the best known are the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn.


DVDCreation Reviews

Expats Enjoy a Sailing Retirement in the Med, Latin America and Asia...

Plenty of everyday people are choosing to live on the water full-timein their retirement, says editor Jason Holland, author of the publications new report.


Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation

Southland Times

Backyard boat builder always busy

Southland man Bruce Keen is building a boat from scratch in his "reasonable-sized shed" - which is never big enough.


Young sailors race in memory of CJ Buckley

ARMADA: Crews launch 420 sailboats from Goddard Park for the first day of team racing in the CJ Buckley Regatta.


Iron County Reporter

Camp Batawagama waterfront activities

On July 25, the last day of the summer-camp season, campers and counselors took advantage of the sun on Indian Lake for canoeing, sailing, swimming, kayaking, diving, sail-boarding, campfires and all that is good at the Iron County youth camp - Camp Batawagama.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

Portsmouth Today

Day at sea gives taste of Clipper race

With Sir Ben Ainslie choosing Portsmouth as his base for the America's Cup and global sailing company Clipper Ventures based in Gosport, I thought it was about time I had a go at sailing.