Blog posts: read our ‘Rants!’

Over 50 Years of our family giving you more of what you go to sailing school for!SM

Here’s where we get to say whatever we want!  No political correctness; no holds barred.  When we shoot our mouths off, or simply announce something you might like to know about, we’ll add it here.  And below, you’ll see what we’ve had to say of late.

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Here we go…

It’s ON! Sailing started.

I Chased a Storm. Did I Win?

102, Where Were You?

Frostbiting v. Florida (& Other Conundrums)

Name dot-com got our name wrong…

It’s Always Sunny in Canarsie!

Dinghy Down!

Shark Attack: and why you probably shouldn’t care

Like Clockwork!

If You Build Them, You Will Sail Them!

RIP, Buddy

Back from the BVI

It’s Always Sunny in Brighton Beach!

In Full Spring

Product Review: Hangtime – Hold that phone!

Weather & Whether: Forecasting Basics

Which came first – the chicken, or the egg?

Old Dogs & New Tricks

New Maps for Work and Play

Fly an Ensign!

What’s in a Name?

GoDaddy Gone Sailing!

The Olympics and Sailing Schools

How are we scoring in ASA surveys?

US Sailing issues report on Newport-Bermuda race death

Transition time again

Which boat shall we sail today..?

“The Hudson River is always a dangerous place to operate.” We’re not on it.

Sail Away in Sheepshead Bay!

“Location, location…” Yup: we now have two!

“It’s like the Autobahn!” And not in a good way.

I Wrote a Book! Dad helped.

We’re moving!.. just down the street.

Sh*t My Dad Wrote (and I too) about Sailing

Sailing about to start… ski/snowboarding all year?

Ukraine… or, “how I learned to stop just hating Putin and tell him to go f8#$ himself”

“Cape Shark! Or, you’re gonna need a bigger drone…”

Italia 3.0!

“Summer of Adventure:” Learn to Sail, James Bond-style!

Pride and Karma: Going Gangbusters on Haters

Spring has (sort of) sprung

Winter and Pandemic: both winding down

No one ever EXPECTS to fall overboard…

Cat got your Rhumb?

Santa Sails! And other tall tales…

There’s a new Skipper at the helm!

Mask up; show up!

Folkboat & Fridays are Back!

‘102:’ When 101 Didn’t Add Up For You.

Olympics Day: on How Many Boats Did I Play?

Living with Thunderstorms – & Not Dying in Them.

Boats & Birds: It’s Summer on the Sound!

Which North are you? North 1 or North 2?

We’re not just IN the news… we help produce it!

Zoom. Boom. Learn nav live!

Slipstreams & Slipping Sands

Newton, Navigation, & the Plague

Social Distancing? Yeah. We got that.

And our BVI Itin was…

“ITIN” Challenge, BVI!

Italia 2.0

“Watch Porn:” Horo-Erotica & the History of Telling Time at Sea

Dead Duck Boats and Ducking Thunderstorms

“The Couple That Learns Together…”

Volvo Ocean Race: Struck by Tragedy Again

We Started Sailing!

Fatal Collision in Volvo Ocean Race

Pug Saved from Sinking Boat (yes, pug people too…)

Back to the BVI!

The People Have Spoken… on Yelp

Turn Initiation: it’s not just for Skis and Snowboards anymore…

iNavX: not just for iPhone anymore!

Clipper Race: Another Life Lost Overboard

Survival at Sea, or Something Stranger?

Navy Goes Back to Basics: Pencil, Paper and Compass

J Class Racing Yachts, Old & New

Reefing: an Overview, and a Quiz!

Watch us on Fox 5 News! City Island: Closer Than You Think

Lifeproof Case: No Proof of Life

Lighting up a Light House

Kids Trip, BVI: it’s a Wrap

BVI Wrap-up and Nav Classes

Why ‘Red, Right, Returning’ is wRong!

A Toast to Paul Elvstrom: 1928-2016

What’s up, dockmaster?

Still Sailing!

Sea Trial: International Folkboat

A Folkboat Joins the Fleet

10 Kayakers versus Ferry, Hudson River. And the winner is…

Learn to Sail: refresher days, 8/23 & 24. Plus… How to: ‘Heaving-to’

Olympics: Bronze for USA, plus the Couple Who Sails Apart…

Olympic Sailing Update

“A school has no name…”

Watch Live Feeds of Olympic Sailing in Rio

Design Review: Beneteau First 21.0

America’s Cup and why Sailing the Hudson Still Sucks…

America’s Cup: back across the Pond

All-female Learn-to-Sail this weekend

Bareboat 104: Cruise to Oyster Bay

Clipper Race: story from one of our students who did it.

America’s Cup Comes to New York

One sailor lost; another is found…

new Coastal Nav course this weekend

New Boat Owners, Part III

work for sail!

Thinking of teaching?

new clinic: Knot Tying

“…and we’re back (from the BVI)”

“So you’re thinking of learning to sail…”

Beware the faux full learn-to-sail course!

We’re STILL sailing!