Right Whale Festival 2019

New Slow Zone East of Boston to Protect Right Whales

1/27/2021 - NOAA Fisheries announces a new Slow Zone (voluntary vessel speed restriction) to protect right whales. On January 25, 2021, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Stellwagen Bank Slocum buoy acoustically detected the presence of right whales 35nm East of Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Slow Zone is in effect through February 9, 2021.  Mariners,… SEE MORE
Proper decommissioning in the fall helps Sabre Yachts' Bentley Collins enjoy his boat earlier in the spring than most boaters!

Boating 101: Prep for a Stress-Free Boating Season

1/21/2021 - To find out a few tips for how to get boating early this year, and how to keep boating all season long without any breakdowns, we turned to Bentley Collins, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sabre Yachts. His advice may help all of you get out on the… SEE MORE

The Role of the Modern America’s Cup Weatherman

1/19/2021 - By Peter Isler. In Auckland, New Zealand, the 75-foot foilers will be wedged into small, inshore boundary-constrained racetracks where wind shifts still matter, but given the speed of the boats and the dimensions of the racecourse, it’s about a minute of sailing between ­boundaries. Tack on shifts? Maybe not. Given the cost… SEE MORE

America’s Cup: Patriot Capsizes in Gusty Conditions

1/18/2021 - By John Sinnott. Emergency management plans were put into operation during the America's Cup challenger series on Sunday when American Magic's Patriot yacht dramatically capsized in gusty conditions in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. The team's AC75 "flying" yacht was damaged in the incident during the Prada Cup race and began taking on water,… SEE MORE