People and Boats

As Newport, Rhode Island’s Ida Lewis Yacht Club prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its signature late-summer distance race, it also takes time to remember its namesake—the real life Ida Lewis.As Newport, Rhode Island’s Ida Lewis Yacht Club prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its signature late-summer distance race, it also takes time to remember its namesake—the real life Ida Lewis.

Why Bigger isn't always Better

by Paula Vanenwyck-Christie, Posted August 12, 2013
As 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. 

Ted Hood, Gone to Fiddler's Green

by Sail Staff, Posted July 1, 2013
Frederick Emmart "Ted" Hood, 86, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, an internationally heralded yachtsman, sail maker, yacht designer and builder, died Friday, June 28 surrounded by his family.  
  • facebook
  • twitter