Daily Archives: March 18, 2013

News

BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

March 18th, 2013

With less than a week to go until the 42nd edition of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival (March 25-31) at Nanny Cay, a truly international cast is making ready to take centre stage in the beautiful sailing grounds off Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Entries from at least 12 different nations including Australia, Germany,


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Marine Conservation Grants

March 18th, 2013

In support of its ongoing efforts to improve and conserve the marine environment, West Marine is seeking applications for Marine Conservation Grants. There will be five to ten grants awarded in amounts ranging from $500 -$5000 per recipient. Applications are available online – the closing date for entries is May 1, 2013 and the winners


Feature

FROM THE EXPERTS: Tips to launch the spring season

March 18th, 2013

Born into a sailing family, with a father who was one of the founders of Annapolis’s Severn SA (SSA), and having crewed with his family at a young age, Jonathan Bartlett had a leg up on sailing long before he started teaching it at SSA as a teenager and then working at North Sails in


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SNIPE CLASS: Taking their slogan seriously

March 18th, 2013

The Snipe Class slogan is “Serious Sailing, Serious Fun.” After spending the weekend covering the XLVII Annual DON Q Rum Keg regatta on March 15-17, I have to say they take their slogan, well…, seriously. Thirty eight Snipes from nine different countries converged on Miami’s Biscayne Bay for the second stop of the Snipe Winter


Optimist Nanny Cam

March 18th, 2013

Photo taken at the 2012 Garda Optimist Meeting, which set a Guinness World Record with 1055 participants. Photo credit: Giovanni



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