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Trunk Program Primary Source Project

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The Trunk Program continues to take shape. Students will be given a number of primary source materials to read though. They will then be filling out worksheets answering the questions: Who were Captain Nat and J.B. Herreshoff? What were their lives like? Where did …read more

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Truly, truly multi-mission

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Junipe stowing boom from their onboard Spilled Oil Recovery System.

Written by: Capt. Bob Whitehouse Approaching pier two at Naval Station Newport, R.I., it’s hard to mistake the nature of work prescribed to the 1st Coast Guard District’s two ocean going buoy tenders Juniper and Willow. But despite the forest […] …read more

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Sunshine and signal flares

Girl with flare

Written by Fireman Ross Ruddell A picture-perfect New England summer day greeted members of the boating community at Coast Guard Station Gloucester for the kick-off of National Safe Boating Week May 19. Warm sunshine and a cloudless sky lent itself […] …read more

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Resiliency in the 21st century

Rear Adm. Daniel Neptune speaks during the 1st Coast Guard District Commander's Conference.

Written by Seaman Ross Ruddell BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard and Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security hosted a conference May 1, 2012 to enhance the exchange of inter-agency information in Burlington, Mass. Dr. Stephen Flynn, co-director […] …read more

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Ready for Summer

We kicked off the season this past weekend with a gathering of the New England Multihull Association. Racing machines, luxury vessels, and sporty beach cats and tris covered the waterfront, on land and on the docks. It was a great way to start the summer, with the weather …read more

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Quantum’s J/70 Sail Designs Deliver

Quantum’s latest J/70 sail designs are turning heads with impressive, consistent performance while collecting top results. Quantum-powered teams captured 1st at the Bacardi Newport Sailing Week, 1st at the Can Am Challenge, 1st at the Annapolis Summer One Design Regatta, and three of the top six finishes at the North …read more

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Quantum Racing Reigns Supreme with Second Consecutive 52 SUPER SERIES Win

Quantum Racing at Cope del Rey MAPFRE. Photo by Keith Brash.

With only four points between them, Quantum Racing and Ran Racing entered the third and final day of the 33rd Copa del Rey MAPFRE with the title up for grabs, but after ten races, experience trumped momentum as Quantum Racing …read more

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Quantum Dominates Melges 20 Podium, Going 1,2,3 at Nationals

After three days of variable conditions, Quantum-powered teams controlled the podium at last weekend’s Melges 20 U.S. National Championship. Cesar Gomes Neto on Portobello, Drew Weirda and Quantum rep Scott Nixon on W, and Marc Hollerbach on Fu finished first, second, and third at the Quantum-dominated event.

The three-day event in …read more

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Navionics, community works to improve intercoastal waterway charts

Navionics, the leader in content and location based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, announced today its community initiative to enhance the data accuracy of the Intercoastal Waterway (ICW).

Harnessing the power of mobile user edits as well as its community generated soundings data, Navionics represents a great …read more

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J/70 World Championships – We’ve Got You Covered

For support before or during the J/70 Worlds, call on any of the following Quantum® team members who will be attending:

Wally Cross, 586-596-8854, wcross@quantumsails.com
Farley Fontenot, 281-381-9030, farley@quantumsails.com
Kerry Klingler, 914-924-3466, kklingler@quantumsails.com
Marty Kullman, 727-560-0164, mkullman@quantumsails.com
Scott …read more

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Interlux Spring 2014 rebate program

Interlux offers a paint rebate program on their most popular paints & coatings. If you use Micron, Ultra, Pacifica Plus, Act, VC, Fiberglass Bottomkote, or Cetol products, you are entitled to a discount. Purchase must take place between February 1st, 2014 and May 31st, 2014, and postmarked …read more

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Family with sick child rescued from disabled sailing vessel in Pacific.

SAN DIEGO – An ailing 1-year-old girl was improving Sunday after being rescued from a disabled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

U.S. sailors rescued a family with an ill 1-year-old baby from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast — boarding them Sunday …read more

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Expert solutions: Running Gear Antifouling Paint

This is one of the most asked questions in our store during Spring Commissioning – “What do I use on the prop / shaft / rudder?” While many don’t want to hear the answer for the correct way and prefer a quick fix, it’s worth noting that doing it right …read more

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Every petal . . . a person

A crewman from Coast Guard Cutter Juniper releases dried rose petals over the resting site of HMS Titanic.

Written by Petty Officer Rob Simpson Amid the sounds of metal scraping against metal on a buoy, the briny undersea life on the bottom of a channel marker built up over time spatters off mixing with the sweat and determination […] …read more

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DeVos Cousins Finish 1-2 at Melges 32 U.S. Nationals

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Competition couldn’t have been closer at the 2014 Megles 32 U.S. Nationals in Newport, Rhode Island. Cousins Ryan and Dalton DeVos – both powered by Quantum® sails – battled each other for the lead, with Dalton pulling ahead in the final race to win the overall championship.

After an opening day …read more

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Coast Guard women leading by example

Senior Chief Andrea Martynowski talks about her Coast Guard career at the Women's Leaderhip Conference.

Written by Petty Officer Jetta Disco NEW YORK — There’s something to say about a roomful of Coast Guard women of all ranks and experience attending a women’s leadership workshop. It would be a rare occurrence just a few decades […] …read more

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An Evening with John Rousmaniere

For those of you who were here, you experienced it firsthand… nearly a hundred fans of yachting, rapt and engaged, listening to John Rousmaniere present “The Golden Pastime: Icons of Classic Yachting.” John walked us through the history of the New York Yacht Club, the classic yacht BOLERO, and …read more

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