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SAIL Magazine has cover the world of sailing for decades and SAIL magazine readers are some of the most active sailors on the waterfront. We're glad to have SAIL inviting them all to connect via the Summer Sailstice celebration.
For Tim Han, winner of the a pair of free VIP Box Seat Tickets to the Steve Miller Band at the America’s Cup Pavilion, the news was both good and bad. A real fan of both the Steve Miller Band and the Doobie Brothers, Tim was excited to win. But, turns out, he’d have to miss one of his other favorite things – Friday night racing out of Berkeley Yacht Club.
Loick Peyron, the multi-faceted, multi-talented, multiple winner of all things multihull, has once again joined sailors around the world for the Summer Sailstice celebration of sail. Says Loick, ‘‘I’m very happy to be a part of Summer Sailstice again this year, we’re busy at the Artemis base in Alameda preparing the new big blue baby 72 for training. The Solstice is a major celebration in Sweden and the atmosphere for the team over the weekend will be great. See you soon on SF Bay’
J/Boats has been building boats since the introduction of the ubiquitous J/24 in 1977. Now, with boats scattered across the globe, the J/Boat family of sailors has found success in both the racing and cruising realm. One of their cruising owners was just written up in the Wall Street Journal describing their long-term cruising aboard their J/42.
America's Cup Healthy OceanProject will be hosting a Sea Scavenger Beach Clean Up along the Alameda shoreline. A fun way to get outdoors, on the water, and prevent plastic from polluting our oceans! Volunteers can meet at the Alameda Main Ferry Terminal parking lot (2990 Main Street, Alameda) at 10. The clean up ends at 12 - at which point volunteers can stop by the (free!) Summer Sailstice festival at the Encnial Yacht Club, within walking distance of the clean up location.
By Brandon Champion | BCHAMPIO@mlive.com on June 14, 2013 at 6:10 PM
MUSKEGON, MI -- Experienced and novice sailors alike will take to the waters around Muskegon on Saturday, June 22 as part of the 13th annual Summer Sailstice.
For the 6th year running, EYC club member Ariane Paul has organized a boat building contest for the Summer Sailstice festival on San Francisco Bay, which has turned into one of the most popular events of the day. Team American Youth Sailing Force will be joining the ranks of contestants for the boat building contest, this year at the Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda.
West Marine has been catering to sailors since 1968 and now has sailing customers around the world. They've been fantastic supporters of uniting all sailors in a shared celebration of sailing, i.e. Summer Sailstice. Today they invited all their sailing customers to sign up and sail for Summer Sailstice. We hope you're one of them. Sign up and sail with the rest of the world's sailors.
It's a big world and, as they say, 'it takes a village' to connect all the world's sailors. We've had help from all kind of folks to spread the word and help us all connect in a global sailing celebration. Recently the people from Cruzin.com reached out through their network to let the blogsphere know we're celebrating. We'd like to thank Cruzin.com and all the following bloggers, tweeters and Facebookers.
Nicolette won a Sailstice burgee to fly on her Oday 272, 'Nicolette T'!
Ken who is going sailing on his Capri 26, 'Mickey Finn' won a one year membership to Boat US!
Richard who will be sailing on his Macgregor 19, 'Silver Lining' won a Sailstice burgee!
Eric who will be sailing on 'Sun Dancer' his Catalina 25 won a one year membership to Blue Water Cruising.