Beneteau Oceanis 45

Beneteau Oceanis 45 By Andrew Cross · On October 16, 2014 A few summers ago I signed on to crew aboard the brand new Beneteau Oceanis 45 on the delivery leg between the Newport, RI boat show and the Norwalk, CT boat show. It’s a run of about 140 miles across Block Island Sound and down […]


NOAA’s Tide Tables

Get Your 2015 Copy of NOAA’s Tide Tables By Andrew Cross · On October 16, 2014 NOAA 2015 tide tables are now available. NOAA tide tables have been in production for more than 100 years and are used by both commercial and recreational mariners for safe navigation. Printed tide tables provide the user with tide […]


sixth stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Pole Position Hamilton, Bermuda (22nd Oct 2014): Despite the best efforts of Tropical Storm Fay and then Hurricane Gonzalo, the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, set sail on Bermuda’s Hamilton Harbour today, albeit postponed by 24 hours. Holding a slender lead after the opening day […]


China Cup International Regatta

Preview,  China Cup International Regatta Thursday 16 October 2014, Shenzhen, China   Olympic medallists and offshore legends to race in hot international fleet at 8th China Cup Some of the world’s most famous and accomplished sailors are getting ready for the start of the 8th edition of the China Cup International Regatta. The four-day regatta […]


Match racers defy Gonzalo

Match racers defy Gonzalo Hamilton, Bermuda (21st Oct 2014): Over the last few days there have been frantic phone calls between travel agents from competitors at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage and the oldest event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Over Friday night and into Saturday the Category 3 Hurricane […]


Podium Finish In Sight For Top Alpari Tour Teams

Podium Finish In Sight For Top Alpari Tour Teams London, UK (16th Oct 2014): Any one of the current top seven teams on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour has the opportunity to reach the coveted podium of the ISAF World Championship as the Tour prepares for its penultimate stage at the Argo Group Gold Cup […]


Maine-to-Massachusetts Cruising Yacht Rally announced

Maine-to-Massachusetts Cruising Yacht Rally announced ‘Cruising amid a beautiful sunset’    Captain John Jamieson    Click Here to view large photo The Marion Bermuda Race and Harraseeket Yacht Club are thrilled to announce a cruising yacht rally from Maine to Marion in advance of the 2015 Marion to Bermuda race. Called the M2M2B, the rally […]


ROLEX FARR 40 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – San Francisco

ROLEX FARR 40 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA – OCTOBER 15 – 18, 2014 OCTOBER 18, 2014 PLENTY OF TIME In life, timing is everything. And, after seven years in the Farr 40 class, the timing was right for New York financier Alex Roepers to achieve a long-held goal of winning the Rolex Farr […]


Storm Trysail Foundation’s Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta A Rousing Success with Over 50 Teams LARCHMONT, N.Y. (October 16, 2014) – Over 430 college sailors raced on 52 owner-coached keelboats over Columbus Day Weekend in the Storm Trysail Foundation’s Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR) sailed on western Long Island Sound. The team from the University of Toledo sailing the Express 37 TROUBADOR […]

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Audi Hong Kong to Hainan Race – Island Fling wins IRC Overall

Audi Hong Kong to Hainan Race – 16 to 19 October 2014 Island Fling wins IRC Overall, IRC Racer 1 but cedes China Coast Race Week to EFG Bank Mandrake Less than 90 minutes behind the much larger TP52’s, Paul Winkelmann’s JV42, Island Fling finished an impeccable Hong Kong to Hainan Race in an elapsed […]