Summer Sailstice News & Stories

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Summer Sailstice Winners Are Grinners!

Today's Summer Sailstice prize winners have every reason to grin, as they collect some great prizes. 

July 21, 2017 by Monica Grant
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And the Summer Sailstice 2017 Prize Draw Continues...

The Summer Sailstice 2017 prize draw is continuing, and here are the latest winners.

July 20, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Lake Townsend YC Hosts more than a Celebration

Lake Townsend Yacht Club's Summer Sailstice was more than just a celebration of sailing, it was an opportunity for people of all ages and all stages of sailing ability to come together and enjoy an day of learning, practice, and camaraderie. The day also served as practice for the NC based club's annual 'Women on the Water', taking place in September. 

July 19, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Are you on Today's Winner List?

Here is today's list of Summer Sailstice 2017, prize draw winners. Are you on it?

July 17, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Red Sky at Night, Sailors' Delight...

Is anyone seeing a red sky tonight, and feeling a little delight? If so, read on, it might be because you're a winner!

July 17, 2017 by Monica Grant
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J/Boats Sail for Summer Sailstice

Sailors of J/Boats span the globe and are annually invited to sail with their sisterships regardless of where they're sailing in the world.  Now they're in the thick of summer sailing having raced, cruised and launched their sailing summer on Summer Sailstice.

Sail Across the Globe and Celebrate Summer Sailstice

July 15, 2017 by John A
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How, Where, When to Vote for Videos and Photos

Entries for all Summer Sailstice 2017 contests are now closed.

The next step is to Vote for your favorite Videos and Photos.

July 13, 2017 by Monica Grant
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'Who Won What'

Are you one of our Summer Sailstice prize winners? Take a look and see if your name appears in today's 'Who Won What' list.

July 13, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Jeff, Melissa, and Bosco Celebrate Aboard S/V Kismet.

Jeff Grudin and his wife, Melissa, and their dog, Bosco celebrated this year's Summer Sailstice aboard their new (to them) Jeanneau 47, Kismet.

July 12, 2017 by Monica Grant
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1982 Celebrity Sailboat Almost Ready to Sail

Connie Polk from Chatham Sailing Club, Savannah, GA, has been resotring her 1982 Celebrity sailboat, and now it's almost ready to sail again!

July 12, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Congratulations to Our Next Prize Winners!

Congratulations to our next round of prize winners as we continue the Summer Sailstice 2017 Prize Draw.

July 10, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Let the Prize Draw Begin!

The Summer Sailstice 2017 prize draw has begun! Are you a winner?

 

July 6, 2017 by Monica Grant
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West Coast Multihulls Enjoy Sailstice Celebration in San Diego

West Coast Multihulls sailors enjoyed a fun Summer Sailstice celebration in San Diego!

July 6, 2017 by Monica Grant
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This Lucky Old Champion is Being Lovingly Restored in Monterey.

Eriksen Digman decided that rather than let this 1959 built champion Flying 15 go to scrap, he would loving her.

July 5, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Waikiki Rocks the Sea Shanty Shake for Summer Sailstice 2017!

Do you have an entry for the Summer Sailstice 2017, SEA SHANTY SHAKE Contest?

July 5, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Chatham Sailing Club Celebrates with Fun Series and Raft Up, for One?

As we have been discovering through stories from Muncie Sailing Club and Sail Michigan, sailing doesn't always go to plan, but as we have also discovered, sailors are a determined bunch and will more than likely carry on whenever possible.

July 3, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Indiana Sailors Ride the Wild Winds to Celebrate Summer Sailstice!

Muncie Sailing Club in Indiana sent us some photos and a round up of their Summer Sailstice celebrations. 

July 3, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Early-Bird Navionics Winners Enjoy Summer Sailstice While Dreaming of their Caribbean Adventure

Gary Howman and his wife, Shelly won a Custom 2GB Chart from Navionics in our February Sign-up contest, and although they didn't use it for their Summer Sailstice weekend, they're enjoying planning ahead to follow their new Navionics chart when they cruise the Caribbean. 

June 29, 2017 by Monica Grant
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What Do You Do When The Sailing Gods Appear To Be Against You?

Michael Angell answers this question from first hand experience as he came up against several hinderances to his day's sailing plans...http://www.sailmichigan.org/

June 28, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Summer Sailstice Sailors Celebrated in Sausalito, CA!

Summer Sailstice 2017 was a great success, and sailors everywhere are sending in photos and reports of their celebrations, including these from Sausalito, CA.

June 28, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Commanders' Weather Forecasts Cleveland Race Week's Summer Sailstice Celebrations

Cleveland Race Week's Summer Sailstice registered event won a weekend forecast from Commanders' Weather and put it to good use during their 37th annual regatta.

June 27, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Keyport Yacht Club's Sailstice Event Honored by Town

Keyport Yacht Club was recognised by Keyport town this weekend when its Summer Sailstice event was honored with the title "Keyport Yacht Club Day".

June 27, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Florida Jeanneau Owners and Matheson Hammock YC Celebrate in Key Largo!

Florida Jeanneau owners and Matheson Hammock Yacht Club celebrated Summer Sailstice 2017 in Key Largo, Florida with sailing, kayak eco touring, dinner, a spectacular sunset, and more...

June 26, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Vinka- A Sailstice Offering

James Bender and his friend Crni found themselves in possession of a 1924 Gajeta named Vinka, and set about to restore her to her rightful glory. "As we stepped aboard, I instantly saw the notation of the early builders, the keelson that had a carved mast step where the rig used to be placed. Here was the first clue it was authentic..."

June 22, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Here are Two More Restored Sailboat Entries.

Restoring old sailboats appears to be popular, here are two more entries for the RESTORE AN OLD SAILBOAT contest.

June 22, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Almost Time for Summer Sailstice - Is your Pin on the Map?

In just a few days time sailors across the globe will celebrate Summer Sailstice 2017 by casting off and heading out on the water to sail. Will you be among them?

June 21, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Can we Enter our own Competition?

Entries for the Summer Sailstice 2017 contests are coming in fast! 

June 20, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Restore an Old Sail Boat Contest Attracts Entries

We now have three entries for the RESTORE AN OLD SAILBOAT Contest, is yours one of them?

June 14, 2017 by Monica Grant
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So Many Fun Events for Summer Sailstice 2017

Have you been keeping an eye on the Events page? There are dozens of fun events and sailing plans being added everyday. 

June 14, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Win a 7-day Bareboat BVI Charter with Sunsail

Have you signed up for Summer Sailstice yet? If you have, you're in with a chance to win a 7-day Bareboat BVI Charter donated by Sunsail. If not, you know what to do!http://www.sunsail.com/

June 14, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Summer Sailstice Contests are READY, SET, GO!

Are you ready for Summer Sailstice 2017? We've updated and finalized all our contests, so take a look, get set and go be creative. Apart from being fun, it means you have extra chances to win great prizes!

June 12, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Sailors Across the Globe Celebrate Summer Sailstice!

Sailors the world over are celebrating Summer Sailstice with events and sailing plans across Europe, Australia, the South Pacific and Canada!

June 8, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Have a 'Green' Summer Sailstice with Sailors for the Sea

While joining the whole world sailing for Summer Sailstice, help protect our waterways with these five tips from Summer Sailstice ocean conservation partner, Sailors for the Sea.

June 5, 2017 by Monica Grant
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East Coast Prepares to Celebrate Summer Sailstice 2017

East Coasters are no slouches when it comes to Sailing. Right now they're leading the charge with Summer Sailstice celebrations popping up all over the place!

June 4, 2017 by Monica Grant
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#HOWWILLYOUSAIL Join Summer Sailstice Celebrations Across the Country

What are your plans for Summer Sailstice 2017? We're taking a look at some of the Celebrations popping up across the country. #HOWWILLYOUSAIL

June 3, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Collect RSVPs for your Event and Win a Summer Sailstice Burgee!

Recently said we'll send a Summer Sailstice 2017 burgee from North Sails, to any event organizer who has 5 or more people RSVP to their event. How many do you have?

June 2, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Celebrate Summer Sailstice with J/Boats Across the Globe!

Join J/Boat sailors across the globe for this year's Summer Sailstice celebrations!

May 31, 2017 by Monica Grant
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4 Weeks to Summer Sailstice '17 #HOWWILLYOUSAIL

With only 4 weeks left until Summer Sailstice 2017, we're seeing a lot of plans and events being registered for the annual celebration. How will you 'sailebrate' this June?

 

May 30, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Early-Bird Winners Receive Navionics Charts and Summer Sailstice 2017 Burgees

Do you have your Summer Sailstice 2017 Burgee yet? How about a Navionics 2GB Custom Chart?

May 27, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Celebrate Summer Sailstice in Texas with Mantus Anchors, and Many Others!

Where, and with who will you be sailing on June 24 this year?

May 22, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Dean's is the first 'RESTORE AN OLD SAILBOAT' Entry

Dean is the first Sailstice sailor to enter the 2017 ‘Restore An Old Sailboat’ contest with his 1970, Ericson 32'.

May 22, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Belt Out a Tune While you Sail, with Kala Brand and Ukulele Magazine.

Belt out some salty sailing tunes this Summer Sailstice, and you could win a Kala Brand Ukulele and a subscription to Ukulele magazine.

May 21, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Plein Air Paint Out at the Encinal YC Sailstice Festival

Local artists will be at the Encinal Yacht Club Sailstice Festival to paint scenes and also sell their work. 

 

 

May 20, 2017 by Sarah Arndt
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How Many Hunters Sail on Summer Sailstice?

Is this a trick question? Not really, we're putting out the call for Hunter sailboat owners to join us for Summer Sailstice, and are excited to see how many are on the water this June! 

May 19, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Todd Wins A 2017 Summer Sailstice Burgee! How, you ask?...

Are you Hosting a Summer Sailstice Event? Want to win a 2017 Summer Sailstice burgee for your boat? Todd won a burgee and you could win one too. Just be like Todd!  

May 19, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Do you Know the Origins of your Hobie Sailcraft?

Do you know the origins of your Hobie sailcraft?  Did you know that Hobie’s first venture on the water was in the production of surfboards?

May 17, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Summer Sailstice, or Ocean March? You Can Do Both!

Summer Sailstice is on June 24, and World Ocean Festival kicks off with an Ocean March on June 4. You can start with the March and Sail right on into the Sailstice!

May 16, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Croatian Students' Sail Traditional Boats on Summer Sailstice

Croatian students from homes for children without parents, will have the opportunity to sail traditional boats during this year's Summer Sailstice through Adriatic Maritime Institute's summer program, the Kornati Adventure. 

May 15, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Look at S/V Hula Girl's Personalized Boarding Mat from Cape Hatteras Marine!

Jody and John Horner won a personalized boarding mat from Cape Hatteras Marine during Summer Sailstice 2017, and this is what they did!

May 15, 2017 by Monica Grant
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Enter a Summer Sailstice Contest

This year we've got four Contests for you enter. And on top of being fun, it means you have four extra chances to win some great prizes!

May 12, 2017 by Monica Grant

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