sailing

  We’re giving away sailing lessons with OCSC Sailing in Berkeley, California this month, so it seemed like a good time to grab a few minutes with OCSC’s founder, Anthony Sandberg. Anthony founded the Olympic Circle Sailing Club (OCSC) in 1979 with a borrowed J-24 sailboat and built it into

We’re thrilled to be giving away two of OCSC’s Basic Keelboat Certification Packages, a five-day (or two weekends) comprehensive course designed both for students who have no sailing experience and for those who have experience, but want to be sure they learn to sail the right way, with OCSC SAILING, the

This summer’s 34th competition offers the best spectator viewing in the race’s 162-year history By John Grossmann Summer in San Francisco, always a perfect time for a planned or spur-of-the-moment escape from hazy, hot weather in most of the nation, boasts an even greater allure this year.  Starting July 5th,

Interview by Everett Potter It’s a scene that evokes a 19th century painting: a tall masted ship is sailing past fir-covered islands off the rocky Maine coastline. The only sounds are of the wind filling the canvas sails, the creaking of the ship’s timbers, and the squawk of gulls darting

With first rate charts and other navigational aids, the Florida Keys are an ideal cruising ground for all sailors, regardless of experience. The famously warm, clear waters of the Keys are a snorkeler’s paradise—shipwrecks and coral parks are plentiful—and secluded beaches number in the hundreds. If you crave terra firma,

Cuttyhunk by Charles Henry Gifford, 1872 Take the ferry from New Bedford or Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard, where President Obama plans to vacation once again this summer, and you’ll pass the far less congested Elizabeth Islands in Buzzards Bay. With numerous coves and a strong southwesterly wind blowing 15