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Sailing Windjammer Angelique

A beautiful video of sailing aboard the Windjammer Angelique.  The 95′ ketch-rigged Angelique was built specifically for the windjamming trade in 1980 and sails from Camden, Maine. Sailing Windjammer Angelique

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Update: Oil, Sewage & “Super Bacteria” at Rio Olympics Venues

In May 2104, we posted “Sailing in Sewage — Olympic Sailors in Guanabara Bay at Rio de Janeiro.” The post was about the challenge of sailing the Olympic trials in Guanabara Bay, a body of water thoroughly befouled with garbage and … Continue reading

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Maine Windjammer Sailing — Come Sail with Us

Having just gotten back from warmer climes, I am still adjusting to the temperatures around 20 degrees F, with wind chills in the teens here on the banks of the Hudson River.  I have come across a new video from … Continue reading

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Summer Sailstice & the Celebration of Sailing

What is the best way to celebrate sailing?  My first response is to say, go sailing.  Sailing, seems to me, to be its own celebration. There is that moment when everything falls into balance — when the force of the … Continue reading

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Was Albert Einstein a Lousy Sailor ?

The first word that comes to mind when thinking of Albert Einstein is probably not “sailor.”  Nevertheless, Einstein enjoyed sailing and appears to have done at least some of his most important work while on sailing vacations.  A friend described … Continue reading

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