| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:32 PM
It's not long until spring break time for the college crowd. From February through March, students around the U.S. will be getting away from campus. An outing with the family may be in the cards, but for many the attraction is partying.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 12:59 PM
EUSTIS — The sails are set and ready to catch the best winds this weekend as the Annual Wayfarer Class Midwinter Sailboat Regatta gets underway on Lake Eustis.
The three-day event, which kicks off Friday, will feature about 25 teams from the U.S....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:12 AM
Forget all those old-school notions about Valentine's Day. These days Feb. 14 is less about romance and more about taking the time to let the important people in your life know that you care. Although flowers and heart-shaped boxes of candy are nice and...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:32 PM
After getting off to a great start Wednesday afternoon in the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, then falling behind, SPOOKIE finished strongly Thursday morning to pull out the narrowest of victories.
The Carkeek High Performance 40 owned by Steve and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:44 PM
Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth has steered Bella Mente to two IRC 1 class victories at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. With Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis calling tactics, Fauth increased his lead...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:29 PM
Hutchinson is Rolex Yachtsman of the Year
Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis was named Wednesday as US Sailing's 2014 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year. Hutchinson, 46, will be honored Feb. 26 during a luncheon at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Calm seas, steady wind of about 8 knots out of the northeast and mostly sunny skies Wednesday afternoon made for a gorgeous start to the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race.
With that wind expected to increase a little Wednesday night, it should make for...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:01 PM
When the America's Cup reconvenes in June of 2017, sailors will trade the cold, rough San Francisco Bay for a considerably gentler climate.
Officials confirmed on Tuesday that the next edition of the international race will be held in the warm waters of...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Like I wrote in my February 2013 column, "The importance of sailing stories," this week's column is more for me than for all of you.
In that story, I talked about my mother calling for assistance with my father, who needed to be taken to the hospital....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:02 PM
"The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end.
This is the story of the...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Phyllis raced sailboats actively in Newport Harbor for nearly 70 years. To non-sailing friends, she will be remembered as fun loving and feisty. On the race course, she was all business. She was always a top competitor, especially in adult Sabot regattas....