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    Published on 03-27-2017 02:43 PM
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    Portsmouth, RI (March 27, 2017) – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 18 Olympic-class athletes to the 2017 US Sailing Team. The national team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

    The roster is assembled from a combination of sailors who qualified based on results in January at World Cup Series Miami 2017, and additional accomplished athletes who receive discretionary selection from the Chief of U.S. Olympic Sailing, ...
    Published on 03-24-2017 09:24 AM
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    Premiere Sailing League and MarkSetBot Cooperate
    to Bring Robotic Race Mark to Stadium Sailing

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN (March 23, 2017) – Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) has found a partner to help elevate stadium style sailing to the next level of technological sophistication. ...
    Published on 03-23-2017 01:16 PM
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    French yacht salvaged from the rocks in Ladder Bay –

    On Saturday morning a salvage team from St. Maarten salvaged a French sailing yacht from the rocks in Ladder Bay.

    On Monday the yacht had drifted ...
    Published on 03-20-2017 04:40 PM
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    Must have no fear of heights.

    Able to grip large metal shafts with bare feet.

    Knowledge of sign language helpful. ...
    Published on 03-19-2017 06:42 PM
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    Heavy billows of smoke come from boats that caught fire in an Alameda marina. (Credit: Roy Cockrell)

    ALAMEDA — The Alameda Fire Department is investigating the cause of a ...
    Published on 03-15-2017 09:51 AM
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    Over the weekend, a group of family and friends of the late Bobby Grieser gathered in San Diego at the South Western Yacht Club
    to celebrate his life and times. The celebration would continue aboard the replica vessel ...
    Published on 03-14-2017 06:22 PM
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    OAKLAND — A person was taken away by ambulance from the scene of a crash on the Embarcadero on Monday evening, according to fire department and media reports. ...
    Published on 03-09-2017 08:28 AM
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    Final Bonus Captains Log... Ocean Date: Thurs 9th March 17' - 8am, Antigua time/2pm RSA/ 4am USA
    "Bringing it all in and bringing it home..."
    "Full Circle! " Now do you believe in I'mPossible!

    93days at sea.. Alone!
    4050NM /7500km paddled
    10NM to the finish.. Approx 3hours
    Over 2,008 800 strokes taken -2million!
    Over R6,500 000 raised for Charity so far, the Gala dinners on my return will raised another R5-6million. Total >R12Million
    New World Records x 3
    People inspired- hundreds of thousands

    Kids lives this project has and now will change over the next two decades- Millions!
    It took everything I had for over 5yrs, just get this project up and myself to the start line in Morroco after building the #Impifish for this specific goal and ...
    Published on 03-08-2017 10:36 AM
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    Monday 6th March 2017

    Chris Bertish, a South African native, Ultimate Waterman, Inspirational Speaker, Philanthropist, Big Wave ...
    Published on 03-06-2017 12:18 PM
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    The SF Chronicles take on the proposed budget cuts effect on the USCG:

    President Donald Trump's proposed budget guidance is asking for $1.3 billion in funding cuts to the U.S. Coast ...
    Published on 02-28-2017 04:52 PM
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    Merlin At 40

    Over the weekend, 200 plus friends and family, SC locals and sailing types, young and old descended upon Santa Cruz Small Boat Harbor to celebrate the recommisioning of Bill Lee's Merlin.
    Born in the Chicken Coop a few miles east in the Soquel Hills, Merlin was launched in 1977 and became world famous later that summer by annihilating Windward Passage's 1971 record of 9d:08hr:06m:48s, reducing the new standard to 08:11:01:45.

    The record would stand ...
    Published on 02-24-2017 09:35 AM
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    New 2017 events make for a full International Maxi Association calendar
    International Maxi Association press release issued on 24th February 2017

    Big boat action at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Photo ROLEX / Carlo Borlenghi

    Another busy year lies ahead for the International Maxi Association, the body which for more than 30 years has represented the interests of maxi boat owners from around the world. The 2017 calendar, open to owners of all maxi boats (ie 60+ft LOA), features two new events in the Mediterranean; ...
    Published on 02-23-2017 09:52 AM
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    Sam Kronick has put together a very cool animated visualization of marine traffic in and around San Francisco Bay...

    Though it may be easy to overlook from life on land, the waters ...