Over 50 Years of our family giving you more of what you go to sailing school for!SM
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Here we go…
‘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!
“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?
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!