Tag Archives: Sailing

National Sailing Hall of Fame issues last call for 2021 nominations

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today its last call for nominations for consideration in this year’s Induction Class. Nominations for the 2021 cycle will close on February 28, 2021. An open and inclusive process, nominations can be made by the sailing community, the marine industry, members of the press and the general public. A single nomination by one person makes that candidate ...

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Sailing Hall of Fame inducts nine new members

 The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today that on Saturday, September 12th, it celebrated its 10th annual induction in a virtual format. While COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering in person, the virtual platform allowed friends, family and a host of Hall of Famers and VIPs to join from across the country – and the world.  Nine individuals were honored ...

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National Sailing Hall of Fame celebrates new inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced that on Saturday, September 12th, it celebrated its 10th annual induction in a virtual format. While COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering in person, the virtual platform allowed friends, family and a host of Hall of Famers and VIPs to join from across the country – and the world.  Nine individuals were honored during ...

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National Sailing Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced nine sailors comprising its 10th anniversary class of inductees. The Class of 2020 includes: James E. Buttersworth, the renowned 19th century maritime painter; Gordon Douglass, designer of the Thistle, Highlander and Flying Scot one-design boats;Robbie Haines. Jr., Olympic gold-medalist and world champion; Bill Mattison, national and world champion sailor and iceboater; Dave Perry, leading racer, coach, judge and author; John Rousmaniere, ...

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Torqeedo and ZF team up on sailing yacht systems

Torqeedo and ZF are taking electric yachting to a new level by announcing a cooperation between the two companies to integrate ZF’s steerable saildrives into Torqeedo’s Deep Blue system. These 50 kW and 100 kW electric propulsion systems will not only offer maneuverability and joystick docking, but highly effective hydro-generation performance, allowing sailing yachts to generate their own clean, renewable ...

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Magic Marine North America names Jeff Earl brand manager

Larsen Marketing, the marketing and distribution division of McLaughlin Boat Works, announced today that Jeff Earl has been named new brand manager for Magic Marine North America. Earl will be directly overseeing all aspects of Magic Marine in North America including strategic sales and market development. Magic Marine, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a performance-based sailing gear brand that covers ...

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Sunbrella “Uncharted Waters” documentary offers insider view of the journey to the Olympic Games

GLEN RAVEN, N.C. – Made possible by Sunbrella Fabrics, “Uncharted Waters,” a documentary following athletes on the U.S. Sailing Team Sperry, shows what it takes to be a top-ranked Olympic- and Paralympic-class sailor – from grueling travel around the world for competitions to balancing college and family life with the demands of an unrelenting training schedule. “As a high-level sailing athlete ...

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Women’s Sailing Conference slated for June 6 in Marblehead, Mass.

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. -- The 14th Annual Women's Sailing Conference will be held Saturday, June 6, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, organized by the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA). Through a combination of hands-on workshops, seminars and on-the-water experiences, participants will learn, hone sailing skills, and network with other women sailors from all points. Contributing sponsors include Boat Owners ...

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