Sailing Magazine - Sailors Among Us http://sailingmagazine.net/articles.sec-137-1-sailors-among-us.html Fri, 22 Sep 17 00:00:00 -0400 en hourly 1 Teaching sailing one vet at a time - A Key West ASA school specifically geared to veterans required a vision and a bit of imagination to get off the ground http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1916-teaching-sailing-one-vet-at-a-time.html Teaching sailing one vet at a time - A Key West ASA school specifically geared to veterans required a vision and a bit of imagination to get off the ground
As the American Sailing Association’s affiliate representative, Elbert “Ash” Ashbaugh sees a lot of sailing school applications come across his desk. Many are from schools that have been successfully operating for awhile, complete with professional offices, insurance and the right boats for teaching; he might be able to get their applications ...]]>
A circuitous route to the sailing life - This Chicago man didn’t grow up sailing, but it became a passion he’s passing on to his family http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1903-a-circuitous-route-to-the-sailing-life.html A circuitous route to the sailing life - This Chicago man didn’t grow up sailing, but it became a passion he’s passing on to his family
Like a sailboat, life never moves in a straight line from the starting line to the finish. It also has a tendency to blast you with roaring winds, strange currents and a startling array of unexpected circumstances, which means you’ll learn a heck of a lot along the way—and very likely emerge stronger and wiser than before....]]>
No holds barred - One land-locked sailor has dedicated his life to ensuring access to sailing programs for all http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1874-no-holds-barred.html No holds barred - One land-locked sailor has dedicated his life to ensuring access to sailing programs for all
 Anyone who has grown up on the water knows the transformative power it has. It’s a classroom, a playground and a haven, a constantly evolving presence that can deliver whatever is needed, from job skills and life lessons to bonding, excitement and peace....]]>
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-...]]>