ITALIAN LESSONS

by Sail Staff, Posted July 31, 2007
By David Schmidt

I'll admit it: I'm terrible at learning foreign languages. I can learn a particular word in, say, Spanish, only to forget it five minutes later. This doesn't bode well for international travel, but I can usually scrape by. So when I was invited to sail on a Swan 601 for the final day of the Swan American regatta, it never crossed my mind that I might be taking on a


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THE TEST OF TIME

by Sail Staff, Posted July 30, 2007
On a lake in Michigan, succeeding generations of sailors have loved their home-grown classics. Gina Attee takes us along as the Walloon Yacht Club celebrates 100 years on the lake and 74 years of their thriving "17s"

Story by Gina Attee Images courtesy of the members of Walloon Lake Yacht Club

Although powerboat racing dominated the first two


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One-Point Foils vs. Directionals

by Sail Staff, Posted July 28, 2007
July 29, 2007By Kimball Livingston

Air. It's not just for breathing, anymore.

With the America's Cup descending from superlative to squabble and my deck shoes only days removed from the streets of Valencia, I seriously needed an energy infusion, and I seriously got it by showing up for some kite racing on San Francisco Bay. Do you feel the need for big air?

The


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Cruising

20 Miles Around... Newport, R.I.

by Sail Staff, Posted July 20, 2007
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FARTHER AFIELD:

Ballards Beach, Block Island (24 miles)This is where to go to see and be seen. Ballard’s Inn serves sushi, barbecue, and drinks on the waterfront and the beach party atmosphere attracts a young, hip crowd. Anchor out and swim in to enjoy the scene, you’re guaranteed a great


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SAIL Photo Contest - Page 2

by Sail Staff, Posted July 17, 2007


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