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  1. Process of a mooring in Boston Harbor?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi all! I'm a new sailor in the Boston/Dorchester area looking to get into the lifestyle but there's a few obstacles I have to get through to actually get on the water. I have a 25' sailboat that I am looking to moor maybe in Dorchester/Quincy Bay and I was wondering about the process of...
  2. Advice on sailing from Boston to Vancouver.

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hello everyone, I am thinking of possibly sailing from Boston to Vancouver next year. My visa expires in the US and I need to leave. My visa might expire while on the way or right when I leave so I have a question if someone might now. Without a US visa, can I stop at US ports on the way to BC...
  3. Norfolk, VA to Boston delivery

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I just purchased a Beneteau First 38 down in Annapolis. The boat is heading to Norfolk for a light refit and then I will need to get it up to Boston. I've never done this length of trip and was looking for some answers and tips. 1. How long is the trip? 2. Should I go up the Chessapeak or go...
  4. November 15th – “Preparing Your Blue Water Cruise” by Joel Stern via Pelagic Sailing

    Announcements and Suggestions Box
    November 15th – “Preparing Your Blue Water Cruise” by Joel Stern. Many of us dream about it, but are we really ready to go Blue Water cruising? According to Joel Stern, we’re less prepared than we want to believe. In Joel’s talk he will take us through preparing the boat, the crew, and most of...
  5. Boston Navy Week/Tall Ships

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    FYI - If you're in the Boston area, this looks like a really cool event to check out. This has video (with canon fire and an up-close and personal encounter with a massive security machine gun), plus info on seeing it by boat. Video: 2012 Boston Tall Ship/Harborfest Preview |
  6. Beginner in Boston, MA

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hello, My name is Chris and I'm a 25 y/o guy, who is very interested in learning to sail in the Boston area. I am interested in any type of sailing, but racing with a larger vessel and crew would be great! I want to become a top notch crew member so I can travel in a yacht setting. Im a white...
  7. Kevin Farrar Guest Speaker at Pelagic Sailing Club - September 22nd!

    Announcements and Suggestions Box
    Kevin Farrar of Farrar Sails, discusses with Pelagic Sailing Club Members and Guests the "Technology of How Sails Are Made Today" From an apprentice sailmaker working at Van Zandt Sails making top one-design sails for competitive classes including 505's, 470's, 420's, interclub Dinghy's...
  8. Greetings!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello all, My name is Elliot, I'm 34, and live in Cambridge, MA. I've been sailing at Community Boating in Boston for a few years, and I recently decided to try my hand at some bigger boats and took the ASA 101/103/104 sequence. I'd like to start bareboat chartering some time soon, but I'm...
  9. Crew wanted Boston-Day sails and cruising

    Crew Wanted/Available
    I have a Pearson 36. Sailed her for a year. Cruised NE 30 years ago in a 20 footer. Now looking for weekday and weekend crew for day sailing and also for several day cruise to Nantucket in mid Aug follpwed by cruise to Maine.