Don’t know a jibe from a jib? Check out The Sailing Museum in Newport

Don't know a jibe from a jib?  Check out The Sailing Museum in Newport

NEWPORT, RI — “Good choice! You stole some wind,” the screen read on the race simulator at The Sailing Museum. “Woo-hoo!” hooted participant (and non-sailor) Paul Kelley of Marstons Mills, as he maneuvered the tiller and sailed his 12-meter avatar/boat, “Resolute Jewel,” into third place in the virtual race on Montana’s Flathead Lake. Kelley also … Read more

Combi Carrier Koryu Set For Rotor Sail Install

Combi Carrier Koryu Set For Rotor Sail Install

BHP has partnered with Pan Pacific Copper (PPC), a member of JX Nippon Mining & Metals group, and Norsepower, provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from maritime transportation between BHP’s mines in Chile and PPC’s smelters in Japan. The parties are conducting a technical assessment and plan a retrofit … Read more

Spirit of Mt. Vernon to set sail August 12, handling Spirit of Norfolk bookings

Spirit of Mt. Vernon to set sail August 12, handling Spirit of Norfolk bookings

NORFOLK, Va. – The inaugural sailing of the Spirit of Mount Vernon will take place Friday, August 12, replacing the Spirit of Norfolk following a fire earlier this summer. The Spirit of Mt. Vernon joins the Freedom Elite to officially welcome the Norfolk community back on the water. This will be the first sailing for … Read more

Guy Sails Into A Dock

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Every blunder from my first year with a sailboat points to my need to calm down and pump the brakes. David Blake Fischer Special delivery: Sign-up for the free Cruising World email newsletter. Subscribe to Cruising World magazine for $29 for 1 year and receive 3 bonus digital issues. Sailed solo into the dock the … Read more