Chris Bedford, Meteorologist

New Podcast Episode: Chris Bedford, Meteorologist to the Sailing “Stars”, Talks Coastal Weather

9/15/2020 - In this episode of our USH Harbors podcast--All About Our Coasts--Chris Bedford, famed meteorologist who has forecasted for the world's most prestigious sailing races, talks about the challenges in predicting coastal weather, what recreational sailors should know about weather data and forecasts, and about what AI is good at--and not… SEE MORE
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Sailing 101: Luffing Rules Before the Start

8/26/2020 - By Adam Loory. Luffing before the starting signal is often mis-understood. Sailors should know that the rule makers give a lot of defensive and offensive powers to leeward boat on the starting line. That power comes from the following rules and definitions. 1. The definition of “Proper Course” states, “A… SEE MORE
Kirsten Neuschäfer - Golden Globe Skipper 2022

“Women on the Water” Premiere–Wednesday, July 8th LIVE with Kirsten Neuschäfer–Solo Sailor, Expedition Skipper, & Golden Globe 2022 Racer

7/6/2020 - On Wednesday, July 8th at 12:00pm ET, the fourth video in US Harbors “Women on the Water” series will premiere LIVE on YouTube with Kirsten Neushcäfer, a solo trans-ocean sailor. Kirsten talks about what it takes to tackle the high-seas alone, share her experiences as the skipper Skip Novak’s research… SEE MORE
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Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

7/30/2019 - Nothing is more exhilarating that the smell of the sea and the wind in your hair as you sail carefree under a warm sun. If you enjoy boating, there’s no reason not to take your best friend with you.  After all, dogs love going places with their owners. Most dogs… SEE MORE
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Summer’s Must-See Feminist Sailing Documentary

7/1/2019 - By Paul Chi. In 1989, British sailor Tracy Edwards made history—and defied critics—by leading the first all-female crew to successfully complete the Whitbread Round the World yacht race, one of the longest and most grueling competitions of its kind. Her inspiring story is featured in Alex Holmes’s exciting new documentary,… SEE MORE