Posts Tagged ‘sailing’

Picking a summer sport: sailboat racing vs. rowing

I always wanted to sail and row. Blame it on reading too many books about East Coast boarding schools as a kid, but both sports seemed to embody a storied mystique. Each with its own vocabulary. Each a vaunted, exclusive club. Rowing and sailing were on my bucket list, activities I hoped to try in…

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Cleveland Race Week

Enjoy 10 days of sailboat races at Cleveland Race Week, the  largest sailing regatta on Lake Erie and one of the largest in the country. The 38th annual event attracts more than 300 boats from across the United States, Canada and internationally. Events Include: One Design Weekend Women’s and Double Handed Junior Day Remote Control…

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Join the sailing fun at Cleveland Race Week

  The sailboats are coming! Friday kicks off Cleveland Race Week, the biggest sailing regatta on Lake Erie, hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club. The 38th annual competition runs through June 24, which means you’ll see lots of stark white sails and colorful spinnakers across the Cleveland skyline. Nearly 400 boats competed last year, with sailors…

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Foundry Open House

The Foundry Community Rowing & Sailing Center aims to serve the greater Cleveland Community. By opening up our spaces to the public, the Foundry can further its mission of providing opportunities for Cleveland’s students to row and sail on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. Tour the facility and try out the state-of-the-art indoor rowing…

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Sail for United Way

Give a donation and a get a sail at Harbor North in Huron. For any donation to United Way — suggested about $10 per person — you can get an hour-long cruise on a sailboat, courtesy of the members of Harbor North. Share:

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Watch Rocky River High School sailing team practice for nationals

“Breeze on!” shouts a Rocky River sailor. “Let’s go!” The sails are snapping. The dock at Cleveland’s Old Coast Guard Station is creaking. And the two-student team on the Flying Junior is off into the glittering inner harbor, to practice for the Interscholastic Sailing Association fleet racing national championship. The team — which began three…

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