Sailing Magazine - Sailors Among Us http://sailingmagazine.net/articles.sec-137-1-sailors-among-us.html Mon, 27 Mar 17 00:00:00 -0400 en hourly 1 American sailing dream - An immigrant finds a home in sailing and shares his enthusiasm with at-risk kids http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1830-american-sailing-dream.html American sailing dream - An immigrant finds a home in sailing and shares his enthusiasm with at-risk kids

 People sail for many reasons. They spend time on the water to make memories with family and friends, to enjoy leisurely vacation days in far-off ports, to savor the thrill of competition, and even to forge careers. 

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To Alaska, on a very little boat - Friends face the inaugural 750-mile race through the challenging Inside Passage on an 18-foot catamaran http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1674-to-alaska-on-a-very-little-boat.html To Alaska, on a very little boat - Friends face the inaugural 750-mile race through the challenging Inside Passage on an 18-foot catamaran
The sailing world is flush with professional races that operate like finely tuned machinery. So when a truly grassroots competition arrives on the scene, it’s a breath of fresh air among intrepid pull-ourselves-up-by-our-bootstraps adventurers who make up for their lack of deep pockets with their courage, persistence and irrepressible good humor....]]>
They come bearing books - A cruising couple found a higher purpose and aims to change the lives of eastern Caribbean children http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1597-they-come-bearing-books.html They come bearing books - A cruising couple found a higher purpose and aims to change the lives of eastern Caribbean children
When Harriet and Tom Linsky first took off aboard their 28-foot Bristol Channel Cutter for four years of liveaboard cruising, they expected to have a life-changing experience. What they didn't expect was to be deeply moved by the generosity of indigenous communities despite a profound lack of basic necessities. And while they knew they would go cru...]]>
A family affair - A Florida family recognized sailing prowess in their daughter and has put her future in the sport at the top of their list of priorities http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1574-a-family-affair.html A family affair - A Florida family recognized sailing prowess in their daughter and has put her future in the sport at the top of their list of priorities
 A family works together to help a promising young sailor...]]>
On a sailing high - The commodore of the highest yacht club in North America found a love of sailing at altitude http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1474-on-a-sailing-high.html On a sailing high - The commodore of the highest yacht club in North America found a love of sailing at altitude
Sailors are an irrepressible lot. They won’t let a pesky little thing like being landlocked prevent them from getting out on the water. There’s always a way, and it just might prove to be a world-...]]>