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Semester 2 First Sail - Saturday 2nd August

Hi all,

This Saturday is the first sailing day of the semester. Whether you’ve never sailed before or you’re a promising Olympic champ we have something for you with our Hobie 16, 6 pacers and our Olympic class 470 all out on the water. 138 more words


6 Summer Activities to Help You Fill The Void Left By Ski Racing

The end of the ski season marks a tragic feeling: far too many months away from the beauty that is a ski hill. Not to mention the blistering humidity, and if you’re a student, the vast void left by what used to be a busy schedule of juggling school work and a ski racing regime. 511 more words

Ski Racing

106 Metre Sailing Yacht Arrives At Oceanco For Completion by Yacht Blog


Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Superyacht task Solar has arrived at the Oceanco shipyard in The Netherlands. Dutch journalist Peter Nieuwstraten twittered this photo of the yacht earlier this week.  32 more words

Last Day at Covered Portage Cove for Now

Saturday, July 26,2014

We had another relaxing day at anchor today.
I baked cookies, we did the swimming and cleaning up routine, hiked up to the top of the cliff, I did some yoga (Ohhhhhhm!) while Rick worked on some electrical issues on the boat, we ate well, and relaxed. 131 more words

Sailing Adventures

Windship Technology or "Sail's the Thing"

For all you sailing fans, an interesting article in the WSJ about Windship Technology, A High Seas Comeback for Sails?:

SINGAPORE—As the shipping industry struggles with high fuel costs and tepid demand, some innovators say that high-tech sails may hold the secret to cheaper and cleaner fuel…

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I wanted to get to know the workers on board the Morgan because, as a biographer, I need to gain some sense of Melville’s work environment. 2,154 more words