Archive for May, 2012

PostHeaderIcon The Windrifter Resort Announces Open House – See in Person or Take a Virtual Tour to Enter The Grand Prize Drawing

The Windrifter Resort located in Wolfeboro, NH -The Oldest Summer Resort in America – will conduct their open house tours throughout the month of June. Tour Their Main Campus adjoining Kingswood Golf Course and Their Yacht Club Campus on Lake Winnipesaukee and enter the grand prize drawing of a three day two-night stay at the resort. If you are unable to visit in person, you can take a virtual …

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PostHeaderIcon 2012 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Coming in June

Detroit brings high octane thrills to town for another year. The annual Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is back. This year, it happens on June 1-3, 2012, Friday through Sunday. Racing enthusiasts get to see cars of the IZOD IndyCar Series, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, the Firestone Indy Lights Series, and the Pirelli World Challenge Championship Series. Here are details.

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PostHeaderIcon America’s Cup Exhibit Opens in Newport, Rhode Island, in June

The Museum of Yachting and IYRS, a marine trades and technology school in Rhode Island, will host an America’s Cup exhibition this summer at the school’s Newport campus that looks at this historic event from a unique vantage point. “The William I. Koch Collection: Art, Artifacts & Memorabilia of the America’s Cup” is an exhibition of the fine art, artifacts and other objects this international …

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PostHeaderIcon Former NY Daily News editor O'Neill dead at 89

Former Daily News editor-in-chief Michael O'Neill, who oversaw coverage of the city's financial crisis in the 1970s, has died at age 89.

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PostHeaderIcon Escape and Reconnect with Friends with Girlfriend Getaway Packages from California B&Bs

Hectic family schedules and work obligations have a way of keeping women and their friends from getting together often, but a girlfriends’ getaway to a California bed and breakfast inn can be the perfect antidote. Members of the California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) offer special packages for groups of women looking to escape the day-to-day grind and spend quality time together …

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PostHeaderIcon Kiteboarding soars after 2016 inclusion

REUTERS – Kiteboarders from around the world kill time on a Chinese beach as calm conditions keep them grounded, but the 100 or so suntanned athletes seem unperturbed. Ever since their sport was included on the Olympic programme for the 2016 Games their spirits have been sky high. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announced the decision to include men's and women's kiteboarding at the …

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PostHeaderIcon 2012 – 14th Annual Jackson Cup Hosted by Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead, Ma

At the Jackson Cup Team Racing, a top tier team racing event this weekend hosted by the Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA — the New York YC (New York, NY and Newport, RI) lead by only one point with Larchmont YC and Eastern YC tied going into the final round robin on Sunday morning – who would have thought that the Royal Thames YC (London, UK) could come from behind to capture third place, Seawanhaka Corinthian YC (Oyster Bay, NY) captured second and New York Yacht Club held up the honors a second year running with 16 points. Challenging wind shifts on Saturday morning settled in with a steady 8-10 knots from the SW from noon onwards. Competition was intense the entire weekend with teams setting mark traps, lead reversals, and keeping other teams in check. 14th annual Jackson Cup, named in honor of the late Past Commodore Dr. Robert F. Jackson, (1993-’94), is an annual invitational team race challenge by the Boston Yacht Club to other clubs and organizations. This is one of the premier team races on the East Coat circuit in the US. The teams selected for the challenge are chosen for having demonstrated high racing skill and the Corinthian spirit. Inaugurated in 1999, this event is held in April each year, sailed in Sonar class boats in Marblehead Harbor. Ten teams of three raced for bragging rights and the 2012 honors of having their name inscribed on the Jackson Cup perpetual trophy: Boston Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club, Eastern Yacht Club, Larchmont Yacht Club

PostHeaderIcon Visitors Attending the Lake Champlain Yacht Club Gala on the Ticonderoga Book Accommodations Through Vacation Rental …

Travelers heading to the Lake Champlain Yacht Club 125th anniversary celebration on the Ticonderoga are logging on to the Vacation Rental Organization website to book their accommodations.Lake Champlain, VT (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 The Lake Champlain Yacht Club, one of the oldest in the U.S., is celebrating its 125th anniversary June 9 with two major events, beginning with a gala celebration aboard …

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PostHeaderIcon Final voyage: USS Iowa on way to S. Calif. home

A famed battleship that saw action during World War II and the Korean War and carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a wartime summit traveled along the California coast Sunday on its final voyage.

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PostHeaderIcon USS Iowa on way to new home in Southern California

The USS Iowa — the iconic World War II-era battleship that once served as transport to President Franklin D. Roosevelt — left San Francisco Bay on Saturday on its way to its new home in Southern California.

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