Cleveland is hosting the U.S. Sailing Team Racing Championships this weekend, hosted by the Foundry at the Old Coast Guard Station. That means 72 of the best sailors in the country are being wowed by the the inner harbor. See the full story on cleveland.com. Share:

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The Foundry Community Sailing & Rowing Center will host the 2018 U.S. Sailing Team Racing Championship at the Old Coast Guard Station in September.   Nearly 100 sailors from across the country will compete for the George R. Hinman Trophy and the chance to enter the 2019 World Sailing Team Racing Championship.   “This is like…

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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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“There, you got it. Now you look like a pro.” Coach Jessica Weaver made her way around the Foundry’s rowing tanks, correcting form and giving tips. Because most of us taking Rowing for Fitness on a snowy Cleveland Monday night had never rowed before. And that’s totally fine. “We’re looking for ways for people to…

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 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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The horn blasts, and the sailors are off, racing off the shore of Whiskey Island. Their tiny 420 dinghies tack in the cold November rain, sometimes narrowly missing each other. Around the buoy and back, twice, marked each race in the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association’s fall championships, based at the Old Coast Guard Station.  Eight…

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  The view from here is 360-degree gorgeous. Downtown rises from the south. Lake Erie beckons to the north. To the east is the Cuyahoga River, and the west the massive lakers of the Port of Cleveland And all around us, the gleaming white curves of the 1940-built Coast Guard station. And it is gleaming…

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The dock is 521 feet, the longest of its kind in the world. The rowing tank holds 55,000 gallons of water, the biggest and best in the world. But the Foundry isn’t built to train Olympians, despite its motto: “Where athletes are forged.” The jaw-dropping 60,000-square-foot space – formerly home to gritty industry on the…

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