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HOW TO SAFELY TOW OTHER BOATS

RENDERING AID: HOW TO SAFELY TOW OTHER BOATS Rendering aid to fellow boaters is tradition. TowBoatUS captains offer advice for doing it safely. By Capt. Vincent Daniello September 2, 2016 You’re on your way home, feeling the last warmth of the...

2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sailing News

2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sailing News  BY WINDCHECK MAGAZINE  Stu McNay (helm) & Dave Hughes are strong contenders in the Men’s 470. © Will Ricketson/US Sailing Team Sperry Below we'll follow the 15 sailors who will represent the...

Ten Tips for Clean and Green Boating

Ten Tips for Clean and Green Boating 1. Prevent oily discharges from the bilge. Keep your engine well tuned to prevent fuel and oil leaks. Secure an oil absorbent pad or pillow in your bilge and under your engine where drips may occur. Check the pads...

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2016 INDUCTEES

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2016 INDUCTEES Annapolis, Md. (July 11, 2016) – The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the nine people who will make up its 2016 class of inductees: America’s Cup winning helmsman Ed Baird...

Happy 50th Anniversary BoatUS!

Happy 50th Anniversary BoatUS! A look back at five decades of significant BoatUS innovation and impact on boating. BoatUS proudly remains the single source of exceptional service and savings. We are steadfast in our commitment to protect boaters...

Pest Control Tips For Boaters

Pest Control Tips For Boaters By Ann Dermody Waging war on the critters that take a shine to your boat can pose big problems. Some years ago, on a fine Saturday morning in May, my husband and I drove down to our boat with the intention of spending...

Most Exclusive Yacht Clubs in America

Most Exclusive Yacht Clubs in America Published on July 5th, 2016 If you’re looking for a place to dock that new yacht of yours, you can’t go wrong with any of the 11 most exclusive yacht clubs in America. Owning a yacht is the ultimate show of...

R2AK: The Success of Failure

R2AK: The Success of Failure The Race to Alaska (R2K) is a unique 750-mile marathon open to all forms of non-motorized craft. Entrants can have no support of any type; it’s like the Iditarod but on a boat. Avoid drowning, freighters, killer whales,...

1st Joint MSAR Academy

Oak Harbor, WA -  In what is being referred to as "The Great Experiment,"  the Marine Search and Rescue divisions of the Island County and Guemes Island joined forces for joint operations training.  Primarily an all-volunteer organization, new...

WMRT Live &Newport Race Schedule

2016 World Match Racing Tour OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NO ADMISSION FEE FREE PARKING AT FORT ADAMS STATE PARK High-speed Racing within yards of shoreline at Fort Adams 20 Teams of the top match racing sailors Live narration and play-by-play ...

Boat US celebrates 50th in Port Townsend, WA

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash.– It was 50 years ago that Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) got its start as the result of one man’s desire to make recreational boating better for boaters, sailors, and anglers. To celebrate this milestone, the...

Port Townsend Yacht Club Boat Parade

Port Townsend Washington hosted this years PTCY boat parade under clear and sunny skies with 25 boats participating.

Broughtons and Back

Published in the Spring 2016 issue of Cruising Outpost magazine, this 6-page article recounts the flotilla part of our 800-mile trip to the "Broughtons and Back".

Latitudes & Attitudes TV - San Juan Islands Share-the-Sail

A special never-before-aired episode of Latitudes & Attitudes TV. Made during a "Share-the-Sail" flotilla in the San Juan Islands, this would have aired in the television show's 6th season. While Latitudes & Attitudes magazine and TV show is...

TropRocker Dave Calhoun

Dave Calhoun is the Pacific NW's only true TropRocker. Book a gig with Dave or buy his CDs at his website:

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