The Newport Bermuda Race Aboard High Noon
Published on July 26, 2016
On June 21, 2016 seven members of the Young American Junior Big Boat Sailing Team were among the very first finishers of the 50th running of the Newport Bermuda Race. Sailing High Noon, a Tripp 41 on loan from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Sailing Foundation, these remarkable sailors (ages 15 to 18) won their class in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division and were the first recipients of the new Stephens Brothers Youth Division Trophy.
Juniors Learn Big Boat Safety and Skills in the
Bridging the Gap Between Leadership and Management
Published on May 20, 2016 - an editorial by Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.)
Master. Captain. Skipper. Whatever your preferred term; they are loved and feared for their leadership and management skills, or sometimes a lack thereof.
Vessels have for centuries been small enclaves of dictatorial managers – from the age of exploration until after WWII. Ships had been crewed without thought of leadership, management, or interpersonal skills. But, now as the ease and importance of global communication between vessels, managing offices, and support operations have become ubiquitous, leadership and interpersonal skills have come to the forefront of maritime crewing.
Man Overboard: The Most Important Race
Published on April 30th, 2016
It was a record-setting year for the Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race, with overall elapsed and monohull times being eclipsed on the 125-mile course from California to Baja Mexico. But following the April 22 start, the race for Gordon Leon’s Farr 40 Foil became about a rescue.
On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, a Coast Guard boat and air crews worked together for a unique
rescue of two people stranded on a disabled boat at the mouth of the Detroit River late Tuesday night.
The link below has the full news story and a video.
The Storm Trysail Foundation held a hands-on US Sailing certified Safety at Sea Seminar at the SUNY Maritime College on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
For your information, our sister club, the Cruising Club of America, is planning to hold a one day Safety at Sea Seminar in Newport, RI on June 16th. Below is a link to the information on that seminar if it is of interest to you. https://sas.cruisingclub.org/june16.
CLICK HERE to see a short video produced by Gary Jobson during last April's event. It will give you a good idea of what the seminar is all about.