Posts Tagged ‘sailing’

Edgewater hosts J/70 North American sailing championship

J/70 sailboats are coming from across North America to race at Edgewater Yacht Club Sept. 25-28. The club is hosting the North American championships, with the Cleveland (215) Regatta serving as a tune-up Sept. 20-22. “People don’t know they should be proud, the events we’re hosting, the regattas we’re competing in,” organizer Caroline Sundman said.…

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Introducing the Picton Castle: Tall Ships Cleveland

The Picton Castle, a barque that sails under a Cook Islands flag and calls Nova Scotia home, is headed to Cleveland. After the three-masted ship finishes its seventh world voyage, anyway. We’re counting down the 10 weeks to the Cleveland Tall Ships Festival with details of the 10 ships that will dock at North Coast…

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Meet the fleet at Cleveland Sailing Association breakfast

Kick off the Cleveland Sailing Association’s summer regatta series with a breakfast April 7. The $10 meal begins at 8:30 a.m. at Lakeside Yacht Club, with a presentation about the proposed wind turbines in Lake Erie by LEEDCo. Engineer Ed Verhamme. The Lake Erie Energy Develop Co. hopes to build six turbines 8 miles north of Cleveland in…

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U.S. Coast Guard visits Old Coast Guard Station

The U.S. Coast Guard moved out of the old station at the tip of Whiskey Island in 1976. In the last few years, the Foundry and the Cleveland Metroparks have transformed the space into a sailing center.   The Coast Guard visited recently to share cold water survival tips. “These are some tough kids, learning to be…

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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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