Keep an Eye Out for the New Kid:
Strong classes and fleets succeed because of the people involved. Art Rousmaniere, who is now the top volunteer leader for the US Snipe Class, offers simple and common sense advice on to grow participation.
I like to sail Snipes, but I love the greater sport and pastime of sailing, so I make a point to get in other boats when I can.
Like last year, when I crewed on a Thistle for the first time, and with a way-back-of-the fleet but eager skipper. Or getting back into Atlantics as a crew for a c…
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Early Entry Deadline for TransPac Approaching:
Honolulu, Hawaii (February 23, 2017) – Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race presented by the Los Angeles Times and organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club is well underway, with 52 monohull and multihull entries from 9 nations already signed up for this biennial 2225-mile ocean race, one of the world’s oldest having first been sailed in 1905. Entry fees increase after March 1st, so those interested in participating in this iconic race to paradise should start their entry process now. Full Report.
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