By Madeline Gill With New England’s sailing season in the rearview mirror, many sailors typically pack up and head toward the lower latitudes.  Whether in pursuit of an endless summer or seeking fulfillment of a craving for competition, sailing professionals and hobbyists have historically made an annual migration to the Caribbean islands.  This reliable influx […]

This post was originally written by Dave Schmidt on Sail World. Atlantic and S-Boat start M.A. Fisher Photography While there’s no question that carbon fiber and fiberglass have transformed the face of sailboat racing, delivering stronger, lighter and stiffer structures that are ideal for breaking elapsed-time and offshore passage records, there’s also no question that […]

By Madeline Gill As many can attest, sailing – and sailboat racing, in particular – can be much more of an all-encompassing lifestyle than a mere hobby. From putting together a cohesive team and coordinating event logistics to performing boat maintenance and actually getting out on the water, the time commitment can be vast. Because […]

This post orginally appeared on the Castine Classics website.  Castine Celebrates Aage Nielsen Castine, Me.—Leaf, a 38’ Luders 24 sloop sailed by Chris Bouzaid, led the fleet in the Eighteenth Annual Castine Classic Yacht Race to Camden sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club. The Castine event kicked off three days of classic boat racing, culminating […]

While the fast-paced regatta season is upon us in New England, the Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport gives boat owners and admirers the opportunity to slow down and enjoy some of the most extraordinary boats in the country. This year marks the 42nd Annual Rendezvous and showcases some impressive antique and classic […]