Getting and Keeping Rides on Other People’s Boats:
Andy Schwenk, owner of Northwest Rigging, provided this entertaining narrative in the September issue of 48° North, the very popular regional magazine located in Seattle, WA…
I started boating as a child in the early 70s and never actually owned my own real life “in-the-water” boat until my parents blessed me with a 26’ Thunderbird as a wedding gift/ liability in 1996. Oh, I owned a couple Lasers and I-14s but never a “real” boat for over 20 years. Nevertheless I was able travel well over 100,000 miles near coastal and offshore racing and cruising and you can too, someti…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Getting and Keeping Rides on Other People’s Boats, Editor
Top Club Teams Coming for West Coast Classic:
San Diego, CA (October 10, 2016) – The 102nd Challenge for the Sir Thomas Lipton Cup, San Diego Yacht Club’s signature fall regatta, will be sailed on October 28-30, 2016. Named for the historic yachtsman and tea baron, Sir Thomas Lipton, the Lipton Cup will host 12 yacht club teams from across California, Marblehead, and New York for a round robin format using equalized J/105s. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Top Club Teams Coming for West Coast Classic, Editor
The 10th annual no pants subway ride that took place on Sunday (January 9, 2011) witnessed hundreds of New York trap-hangers taking trousers off though they still wore seasonally-appropriate jackets, scarves, earmuffs and other winter garb on their upper halves. It is one part of the “Global No Pants” on the Subway Day started by Improv Everywhere in 2002. Participants of this event must sit on the tube without trousers as one normal routine and be able to keep a straight face. Despite the cold weather, people were self-confident and eager about the special occasion. Now, let\’s take a look at some following pictures and you will feel relaxed and joyful.
A couple, who take part in the 10th Annual No Pants Subway Ride, walk through the hallway of the Union Square subway station in New York City on Jan 9, 2011
A man talks on his cell phone after taking part in the 10th Annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York City on Jan 9, 2011
People join in the 10th Annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York City
A dog looks on as people wait to ride a tram without pants through the streets of Zurich on the day of the 10th Annual New York City No Pants Subway Ride
People taking part in the 10th Annual No Pants Subway Ride stop to watch street musicians in New York\’s Union Square subway station
The special passengers still confidently talk to others
The event is also held in some others cities all over the world including London, England
Subway Tips – A New Yorker\’s Edge
New York\’s Subways For Beginners
Subway Coupon – Printable Subway Coupons
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