by Christine Hayes, Posted August 21, 2013Since 2001, the Tall Ships Challenge, an annual series of races and public port festivals, has been rotating between the Pacific Coast, the Atlantic Coast and the Great Lakes, commemorating this historical and epic batle. This summer, the Challenge is taking place in the Great Lakes, giving the public an opportunity to experience the massive ships and their intricate rigging up close.
by Christine Hayes, Posted August 16, 2013Head to your nearest costume shop and stock up on pirate garb before September 21, when a group of vagrants, troubadours, and scallywags will endeavor to break a world record. The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia is aiming to host the largest-ever gathering of pirates, to be judged by a Guinness World Records official.
by Paula Vanenwyck-Christie, Posted August 12, 2013As I write this, I am aboard First Light, our Pacific Seacraft 31, in an anchorage at Isla San Francisco, in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. As usual, ours is the smallest cruising boat in port.
by Christine Hayes, Posted August 9, 2013Horizon Yacht Charters welcomes Elisabetta El-Karimy as the new base manager at the St. Maarten location. She officially stepped into the role on July 15.
Wounded Warriors Project. The Annual Cancer Regatta Pro-Am, a charitable summer race that ran from 1993-1999 in the Buzzards Bay area, inspired the new regatta.