Tag: sailing

Sailing World 2014 College Rankings

Go Catamounts!   The leaders stay on top with some serious mid-rank shuffling in the second poll of Fall, 2014. Vermont moves up six slots, Dartmouth falls back three, Charleston moves up to second place behind Yale, and Middlebury is…

Oyster Bay Roadtrip

Any place named Oyster Bay sounds A.O.K… Sometimes I can feel a little “trapped” in Manhattan. The good thing is that there is plenty to do around here so it’s not like I’m bored or feel isolated. But getting out…

Navy & White With Pops of Red

For your next Christening at the Rolling Lakes Yacht Club… Nothing says nautical more than navy and white with a pop of red (I guess this would be more like pops of red).  I am absolutely, completely, 100% obsessed with…

The 2014 Newport Bermuda Race

170 boats, 1,600 sailors, 635 miles, 4 days, and a whole heck of a lot of bottles of rum… The biennial Newport Bermuda Race is the oldest regularly scheduled ocean race, one of very few international races, and also one…

Nantucket Basket Bracelets

Understated jewelry combining two heritage crafts from The Grey Lady… When English settlers purchased Nantucket in 1659 they adopted several customs from the Wampanoag natives that originally inhabited the coastal island, including basket weaving and whaling.  Originally made of sweet…

Bruckmann’s Abaco 40 Day Cruiser

Clean lines and classic styling…   Conceived as a stylish but practical day cruiser with accommodation for occasional longer ventures.  The first boat of the Abaco series is powered by a single Cummins 670 HP diesel and will cruise in…

Against the Wind

Unforgettable…  One of the Greatest Comebacks in Sports History.   The winds on San Francisco Bay started kicking up in the late morning. Before long, they were blowing more than 20 miles an hour. Jimmy Spithill and his 10 teammates…

46th EDHEC Sailing Cup

The Ryder Cup of college sailing…   The EDHEC Sailing Cup is organized by a student association of the EDHEC Business School. Founded in 1968 in one of the most prestigious Business School of the World by 3 students: Pierre…

The ocean is broken.

The Big Blue doesn’t always seem so big.    It was the silence that made this voyage different from all of those before it. Not the absence of sound, exactly. The wind still whipped the sails and whistled in the…