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California Offshore Race Week

Monterey, CA May 25 - June 1

2019 California Offshore Race Week, back by popular demand! Encinal Yacht Club, Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club, Santa Barbara Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club are excited to bring back the CA Offshore Race Week, connecting three distances races into a full offshore race week series. SEE MORE

35th Annual 2019 Newport Regatta

Newport, RI July 6 - July 7

The 2019 Newport Regatta will mark the 35th running of our signature annual event. Sail Newport has a long history of hosting this East Coast keynote event for one-design classes where we live by our motto: "More Racing, Less Waiting, Cold Beer"  Invited Classes: 12 Metre, Melges IC 37, J/109… SEE MORE

2019 12 Metre World Championship

Newport, RI July 8 - July 13

The International 12 Metre Class’ 2019 World Championship will be held in Newport, Rhode Island (USA) from July 8- 13, hosted by the Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club. It will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metre yachts in the United States featuring more than… SEE MORE

Camden Classics Cup

Camden, ME July 25 - July 27

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world’s most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off the lovely harbortown of Camden, Maine. The Camden Classics Cup gives sailors the time of their lives with terrific on-the-water racing, and stellar onshore partying. Presented by Lyman-Morse at… SEE MORE

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Paddleboard Safety Class at Eglin Air Force Base, FL

Top 10 Paddle Sport Safety Tips

5/20/2019 by US Harbors

Planning to Paddle? Know Your Limits! When getting ready to head out on your next paddling trip, be sure to keep these safety tips in mind to ensure you have an enjoyable time on the water. 1. Take an on-water Course - whether it's a safety or skill development course, an ACA on-water… SEE MORE

US Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur

Boating 101: US Coast Guard Equipment Requirements

5/18/2019 by US Harbors

Boating 101: Navigational Lighting Coast Guard minimum equipment requirements vary with the size of your boat, type of propulsion, whether operated at night or in periods of reduced visibility, and, in some cases, the body of water on which it is used. Boats carrying passengers for hire have additional equipment… SEE MORE

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Owner Les Crane and his crew looked on as his boat Monterey sinks during the 2017 Antigua to Bermuda Race.

How to Avert Disaster If Your Boat Starts Taking on Water

5/15/2019 by US Harbors

By Dave Liscio. When the Farr PH 56 Monterey sank in May 2017 during the Antigua-to-Bermuda Race, nobody was more shocked than owner and skipper Les Crane. After all, he’d sailed the boat more than 40,000 miles during the previous 14 years and had confidence in its seaworthiness. The center-cockpit… SEE MORE

Where to keep your boat in a hurricane.

A Guide to Preparing Marinas and Boats for Hurricanes

5/8/2019 by US Harbors

Boat owners from Maine to Texas have a reason to become edgy in the late summer and fall: Each year, on average, two hurricanes will come ashore somewhere along the Gulf or Atlantic coasts, destroying homes, sinking boats, and turning people's lives topsy turvy for weeks, or even months. This… SEE MORE

Sailing Fans Converge on San Francisco Bay

4/29/2019 by US Harbors

In late April, eyes will start peering out toward The Bay as racing teams begin to practice for the start of San Francisco SailGP. Led by Sir Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison (Oracle), SailGP is a series of races in cities around the world. And San Francisco is lucky enough… SEE MORE

Boat Sharing Programs Increasing in Popularity

4/29/2019 by US Harbors

By Rob Wyle Robert Satek knows owning a boat means sinking money—lots—to make money. He estimates the annual cost of owning his 54-foot Azimut Atlantis yacht, the “Sol,” to be at least $80,000, including his Miami Beach dockage. Satek had seen ads for Boatsetter. He figured it was another listings… SEE MORE

The Concordia Yawl: A Timeless, Tested Design

4/17/2019 by US Harbors

The Concordia Company has one of the longest and most interesting histories of any boatbuilding company, and yet we are often so busy working on and sailing the classic yawls that have emerged from our boatyard here in Padanaram, we forget to tell our own story! Which is precisely why… SEE MORE

Buzzards Bay Regatta to be held August 2-4, 2019

BEST HARBOR - 47th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta Notice of Race Issued

4/17/2019 by US Harbors

SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The Notice of Race for the greatly anticipated 2019 Buzzards Bay Regatta has been issued. Hosted jointly by the Beverly Yacht Club and the New Bedford Yacht Club, the 47th edition will feature Shields, J 80s, H12s and Bullseyes Racing in Marion and, in Padanaram, there… SEE MORE