Whitehall Spirit Rowing Boats

Boats of the Year Spotlight #12

27/12/2018 - TRIED, TRUE, AND A SIGHT TO BEHOLD. What more can one ask for in a boat but proven dependability and comfort, wrapped in a beautiful package? The final three company profiles in Boats of the Year 2018 present those very qualities in small, medium, and large options: lapstrake rowing hulls… SEE MORE
photo by Billy Black

Origins of port and starboard

19/12/2018 - Have you ever wondered why mariners use the terms port and starboard instead of just left and right? Since port and starboard never change, they are unambiguous references that are independent of a mariner’s orientation, and, thus, mariners use these nautical terms instead of left and right to avoid confusion.… SEE MORE
Deduct your yacht purchase under the new tax laws

Deduct Your Yacht Purchase as a Tax Write-Off

12/12/2018 - “There’s never been a better time to buy a boat than right now.” Anyone that has ever talked with a boat dealer or a yacht broker has probably heard that phrase and it’s true from an emotional standpoint. But from now until 2022, there may be some legitimacy to that… SEE MORE
Floating Residence by Stephens Waring

Boats of the Year Spotlight #11

12/12/2018 - LEADING THE WAY. It’s what Maine companies do. Sometimes that looks like refining a product over decades or centuries—always dependable, always improving. Sometimes it means pushing the envelope and envisioning something completely new. Shaw & Tenney has perfected boat oars, paddles, and boathooks for the last 160 years, with functional… SEE MORE
The sixth day of AM38 Sailing--copyright Amory Ross

Pro-Set, Inc. Selected As Official Supplier To American Magic

5/12/2018 - New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, recently appointed PRO-SET, Inc. as an Official Supplier. The team will use PRO-SET epoxies in the construction of the AC75, a 23-meter mono-hull designed to sail above water on advanced hydrofoils. PRO-SET, Inc. will supply American Magic… SEE MORE