Category Archives: Website of the Week

The Vendée Globe is Here

The Vendée Globe starts November 10th (Saturday), so check out their website to meet the skippers, learn about the boats, watch videos and follow the action. Around the world via the three capes: The course for the Vendée Globe illustrates the … Continue reading

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Blue Water Foundation

Mission Statement The Blue Water Foundation was founded as an all-volunteer, nonprofit corporation dedicated to bringing the joys of sailing to San Francisco Bay Area inner city and at risk youth. A Brief History In 1992 a group of sailors … Continue reading

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Win a Free Moorings Charter

Join Cruise for Life and the Moorings in making a difference and changing lives while doing what we love! Raise a minimum of $1000 to qualify for the drawing to be held November 1, 2012. Chart your fundraising course and you … Continue reading

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OceansWatch

In close cooperation with the world’s sailors, divers and academics, OceansWatch undertakes marine conservation projects and offers humanitarian aid to coastal communities in developing countries. OceansWatch offers resources in the form of oceangoing research vessels and expertise, such as marine biologists, … Continue reading

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Hands Across the Sea

The reach and positive impact of Hands Across the Sea, co-founded in 2007 by Harriet and Tom (“T.L.”) Linskey to promote children’s literacy and assist schools and libraries in Caribbean communities, is growing quickly. Hands works directly with school principals, … Continue reading

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A New Look for Noonsite.com

After 12 years of having the same look, noonsite.com has had a refresh. Most of the changes are “under the hood,” so the way the new site navigates should be familiar to all. The new pages are all scalable and … Continue reading

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SpeedDream

Welcome to SpeedDream, a quest to build the world’s fastest sailboat. This (occasional) blog will be about all things speed, records and offshore sailing. The blog is written by Brian Hancock, author of seven books, a multiple circumnavigator and SpeedDream‘s … Continue reading

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The Boat Galley

The Boat Galley is designed to help the cruising cook get the most out of their boat’s kitchen, with in-depth articles featuring practical galley tips, insights and equipment recommendations. The Boat Galley was written by Carolyn Shearlock, who lived aboard … Continue reading

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Giving Families a Break from Cancer

Founded in 2001, Sail 4 Cancer (part of the 4 Cancer Group) uses water-based activities as vehicles for fundraising and convalescence. A specialist respite provider, the charity funds day trips, short-breaks and holidays for British families living with cancer/those recently … Continue reading

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Salty Dawg Rally Launches New Website

The Salty Dawg Rally announced the launch of their new interactive website, www.saltydawgrally.org, designed to be the central informational portal for cruisers wishing to join the rally, attend events, obtain float plans, and keep abreast of the upcoming fall 2012 … Continue reading

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Northeast Sailboat Rescue

Sailboat Rescue: We find value in all sailboats, regardless of size, age, condition or maker. We specialize in smaller daysailers and trailerable boats, but we deal in boats of all sizes! If you are currently looking for a new home for … Continue reading

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National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the 2012 Sailing Hall of Fame inductees! The USA’s National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame (NSHOF) has named the nine sailors who will make up its 2012 class of inductees. Following a two-month period this spring during … Continue reading

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Sailing Heals

Sailing Heals’ mission is to take individuals out on the water for a day of sailing and respite. Sailing Heals matches owners of beautiful boats (sailing or motorized) with patients and their caretakers by partnering with respected organizations such as Massachusetts General … Continue reading

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Sail to Prevail

After years of training and preparation, quadriplegic sailor Paul Callahan has the London 2012 Paralympics Games’ gold medal within his sights. The 55 year-old athlete, who splits his time between Newport, RI and Cape Coral, FL, is a veteran Paralympian … Continue reading

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Surfrider Foundation

First Point, pictured below, was the perfect California wave. And it was about to be destroyed. Three surfers organized and worked with the local municipalities until they were satisfied that their efforts to preserve that iconic wave would be successful. This … Continue reading

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Cruise for Life

Cruise for Life is a one-of-a-kind sail and power boating event that raises money for the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Share your passion for boating and being on the water while raising funds to help cure cancer. … Continue reading

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LandShark Beer and Ocean Conservancy Team Up

LandShark Lager and Ocean Conservancy have teamed up for the LandShark Fin-tasticVoyage, a beach cleanup and stand-up paddleboarding coastal tour. This series of beach cleanups and events encourages and spreads awareness to keep our coasts clean, clear and trash-free. Beach … Continue reading

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Challenged America Aims to Help With Sailing

The Challenged America program is dedicated to introducing sailing as a therapeutic and rehabilitative enhancing activity to individuals with disabilities, their loved ones, and professionals in healthcare and rehabilitation. The organization’s vision is to introduce adaptive sailing and other recreational … Continue reading

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OHPRI Hosts Education at Sea Aboard Gazela

The non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is hosting its first public education program aboard the 177-foot tall ship Gazela. Six Rhode Island teachers and professors are currently sailing on a five-day education-at-sea voyage to Newport from the … Continue reading

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The Pink Boat

The Pink Boat (Darwind) has partnered with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the pursuit of preventing and curing breast cancer and saving the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year through sailing. Thomas Watson is sailing around … Continue reading

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