by Sarah Eberspacher, Posted October 31, 2011The sailors of old may have filled their free time with activities like scrimshaw and fancy knot work. But during a recent yearlong cruise with her family, 8-year-old Emily Ehlers (now 12) stayed busy creating a new card game, which is now being marketed under the name “Mermaid Beach.” A native of Portland, Oregon, Emily, her parents and two brothers sailed their 42-foot Pearson 424,
by Charles J. Doane, Posted November 28, 2011AFTER TWO BOATS HAD BEEN ABANDONED, after people had been hospitalized, after we finally (and gratefully) reached the safety of Virgin Gorda, Steve Black, who had organized the rally, held a "debriefing" session."This is not something anyone would go through willingly," he explained to the crowd. "It's important that sailors have short memories."
by Jessie Zevalkink, Posted October 25, 2013Besides following in my father’s footsteps, I am still trying to comprehend how we got here. Just my best friend and me, attempting to stay warm.
by Meghan Dente, Posted November 6, 2011Out of 500 organizations, nine were chosen as US Sailing's Top Community Sailing Centers of 2011. Here's a look at the winners.