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Cover photo: This bonkers new all-electric powerboat is like a spaceship for the water. – Robb Report … USA – 6/13/2021 – This bonkers new all-electric powerboat is like a spaceship for the water. Thanks to its hydrofoil wings, the 23-footer can soar to 50 knots. Leave it to two motorsport legends to bring Formula E to the high seas. Alejandro Agag and Rodi Basso recently announced plans to hold the world’s first electric powerboat racing championship in 2023 – Robb Report … Rochester, New York – 6/11/2011 – Freedom Boat Club opens at the Port of Rochester. – Spectrum […]

IOC Approves Men’s and Women’s Kiteboarding as Sailing’s 10th Medal Event for Paris 2024

Kiteboarding

Bristol, Rhode Island – 6/10/2021 – Today World Sailing was informed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the IOC Executive Board approved Men’s and Women’s Kiteboarding (Formula Kite) for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The Men’s and Women’s Kiteboarding Events will replace the Mixed Kiteboarding and Mixed Offshore Events that were democratically selected by World Sailing’s members and remained World Sailing’s first-choice events for Paris 2024. Paul Cayard, Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing said “The US Sailing Team is focused on being the best sailor athletes in the world, no matter the equipment. We will be ready […]

Now, a break from the news

A break from the news

LOUVRE AT HOME. ESCAPE WITH THE LOUVRE! The Louvre Museum just put its entire art collection online, for free. The impressive haul can be viewed by smartphone, tablet or desktop. … Take a Stunning 360° Journey Through an Underwater National Park. Plunge into a Caribbean gem with National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry to explore St. Croix’s Buck Island Reef—America’s first protected marine monument. National Geographic has created 360° videos of nature spots and dive sites which, when paired with an Oculus Quest VR headset, can offer users the chance to swim with Humpback Whales in Antarctica or explore Indonesia’s coral […]

“Naval art has returned home”

Venice Boat Show

Venice, Italy – 6/6/2021 – The second edition of the Venice Boat Show ended in a unique and dreamlike atmosphere. Full satisfaction from exhibitors and visitors who have crossed the 30,000 mark. Venice thus confirms itself as the gateway to the East for pleasure boating. The promise of the Mayor of the city of Venice Luigi Brugnaro was clear, carved on the red and ancient bricks of the historic Arsenale: “I want the Boat Show to be, together with the Architecture Biennale, the signal for the restart of Venice and the whole of Italy”, he always said. And the promise […]

Japan crowned Italy SailGP champion after a thrilling day of racing in front of sold-out crowds in Taranto

SailGP

Taranto, Italy – 6/6/2021 – By SailGP – Photos courtesy of SailGP – SailGP fans were out in force in Taranto on Sunday to watch Japan win the Italy Sail Grand Prix and be crowned the second event champion of Season 2. With on-shore tickets sold out and nearly 1,000 boats on the water watching the Race Day 2 action, Season 1 runner up Japan beat Spain and the United States – the latter of whom broke down in dreadfully unfortunate circumstances – in the winner-takes-all podium Final to claim ItalySGP victory and add ten points to its total in […]

Factory Fridays: Behind Nor-Tech’s Trendsetting High Performance Boats – EP. 6

Factory Fridays: SeaVee Boats Award-Winning Construction Process EP. 7

NATIONAL SAILING PROGRAMS SYMPOSIUM is back! January 27 – 29, 2022

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June 15th Webinar

“How to Register for the Newport Bermuda Race?”

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We know many of you are out on the water in the evenings enjoying the great weather. So we will have our lunchtime chat on June 15th. Our entry and race chairs will introduce you to our entry system and show you how to get started with your entry early.

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