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The Real Club Nautico Barcelona and the New York Yacht Club to co-host the NY-BCN record

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime on November 24, 2009 at 3:23 am

– This is the first transoceanic record to be ratified by the WSSRC in a race departing from an American city and finishing at a Mediterranean port and supported by an Atlantic and a Mediterranean nautical institution Read the rest of this entry »


America's Cup set for Valencia in February

In Get Wet, Maritime on November 10, 2009 at 8:58 pm

The next America’s Cup looks set to take place in the Spanish Mediterranean port of Valencia in February, after more than two years of legal wrangling over the conditions and venue for yachting’s most prestigious event. Read the rest of this entry »

Barcelona and New York to set a sailing record between both cities

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on October 1, 2009 at 7:38 pm

The cities of Barcelona and New York, through the Fundacio Navegacio Oceanica Barcelona (FNOB) and the New York City Sports Commission, announced today a new transoceanic sailing event to take place in April 2010, the NY-BCN Transoceanic Sailing Record. Aimed at strengthening the sporting and cultural bonds between New York and Barcelona, this is the first transoceanic sailing race between the two cities. Read the rest of this entry »

Ask About Sailing in New York

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on August 5, 2009 at 4:58 pm

This week, Bob Roistacher, the chairman of the New York City Community Sailing Association — which offers affordable sailing lessons, racing, cruising and day sailing — will respond to readers’ questions about sailing in New York harbor. Read the rest of this entry »

New Disabled Sailing Event announced on Long Island Sound

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront, Region on February 16, 2009 at 2:46 pm

A new disabled sailing event, the Robie Pierce One-Design Regatta, will debut at American Yacht Club (Rye, NY) June 5-7, 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Sailing in the city

In Get Wet, Public Waterfront on August 5, 2008 at 2:10 am

Row, row, row your boat through New York’s waterways (or paddle, sail or kayak, if you prefer). The city’s rivers, bays, creeks, inlets and oceans offer boating opportunities for the water newcomer and the experienced captain. Read the rest of this entry »

N.Y. Harbor offers classic sailboat rides

In Get Wet, Region on July 31, 2008 at 3:43 pm

If you don’t have a boat, or if you would like a change of pace by letting another skipper do the driving, consider a classic sailboat ride on New York Harbor. Read the rest of this entry »

Giving City Children Their Sea Legs

In Get Wet, Manhattan on July 20, 2008 at 5:53 pm


Ruby Washington/The New York Times

Hudson River Community Sailing, a nonprofit group, is introducing about 250 schoolchildren from Washington Heights to sailing through its inaugural summer program Read the rest of this entry »

New Youth Sailing Program Casts Off on the Hudson

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on June 9, 2008 at 8:35 pm

The presence of William Bahen, a finance industry dropout turned bartender with a vision of bringing democratized sailing to Manhattan, does not immediately evoke a biblical character. Read the rest of this entry »

The Cup Runs Aground in Court, Not on the Water

In Get Wet on March 25, 2008 at 1:31 am