Posts Tagged ‘sailing’

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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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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Where can you learn to sail on Lake Erie?

Want to learn to sail on Lake Erie? Sailing for years was on my bucket list. A pastime like scuba or golf, which I figured I’d get around to when I retired and had both time and money. But why wait? Plenty of organizations want to teach you the marvel of wind on water and…

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Cleveland Sailing Association commodore: Erie Interviews

Meet Lee Karns, commodore of the Cleveland Sailing Association, which encompasses six Lake Erie yacht clubs with active sail racing scenes: Cleveland Yachting Club, Edgewater, Lakeside, Forest City, Chagrin Lagoons, Mentor Harbor and Grand River. The clubs formed the association in 1996 to recruit more participants for races, coordinate events and score boats against each…

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The future of sailing? At the Cleveland Boat Show

 Why is there only one sailboat dealer at the Mid-America Boat Show this year? Rob Morley of Riverfront Yacht Services in the Flats says it’s because sailing is a dying sport. “It sure does feel that way,” said Jennifer Daus. “But I see a lot of interest, like with the Foundry.” Daus, along with…

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A traditional Thanksgiving Day sail on Lake Erie

Forget running a turkey trot on Thanksgiving. Every year since at least the 1980s, Rob Morley has celebrated the holiday with morning sail, maybe out to the Cleveland Water crib and back. (They call it a “crib-bean cruise.”) “It’s going to be lousy and snowing probably,” said Morley, “If the weather’s really bad, I don’t…

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