At approximately 12.00 on Wednesday, Arklow Lifeboat was launched to help a sailing vessel which had raised a request for assistance from the Irish Coastguard. The vessel called for help because of machinery failure.

The vessel and crew of four on it were travelling from Plymouth to Bangor in Northern Ireland. The crew was tasked to the sight following a help call from the vessel that had suffered failure in machinery. The vessel was requesting for help since long, but no one turned up. And the sight was seen by the Lifeboat Arklow.
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The core members of the Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association (BMQRA) will deliver a keynote presentation which is special on Saturday that is on February 3, 2018, in St. Pete Beach at the in the Sailing Leadership Forum, Florida, located at the TradeWinds Island Resorts.

In the month of October 2017, the Bella Mente Racing as well as the Quantum Racing made prominent news by making an announcement that their two highly successful racing programs of American bases were joining forces with the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in a campaign for the upcoming 36th America’s Cup. The name of these sailors is Hap Fauth (Principal Owner), Terry Hutchinson (Skipper/Tactician), and Phil Lotz (the Commodore of the New York Yacht Club (NYYC)) will be on process to discuss their many goals for this present campaign.

This newly built team has high hopes that the cup is returning to the U.S. shores in the year 2021 as well. But importantly, Bella Mente Quantum Racing (BMQR) has aimed to go beyond just winning the competition which is the sailing’s most prestigious championship. This association is focused on structuring a deeper connection with the American sailing community (ASC), and it is creating a sense of pride for this American-based campaign, along with that it is also contributing to the rebuild the competitive sailing in the U.S and also the engaging the young sailors from the world.

Edison Sailing Center is introducing a new event for young women and girls, and they are naming it after a leader (Fort Myers-based) in sailing education. The first Doris Colgate Clinic & Cup will take place on 27th to 29th November at the sailing center, 13019 N. Cleveland Ave., North Fort Myers.

Edison Sailing Center executive director told that the program targets to train, empower and encourage women and girls to take the helm, and become comfy competitors in the world of sailing. Female sailors aged from 14 to 20 and from throughout the nation would come to Fort Myers event, resting in private homes.

They will solo sail on Lasers under the counsel of 2 popular sailing coaches. To know more about the Doris Colgate Clinic & Cup, you can go to edisonsailingcenter.org.

Offshore Sailing School’s President & CEO Doris Colgate said that she is humbled by the recognition, adding she expects the event assists them in achieving their sailing and life goals. The school is still expanding after over fifty-one years in business. Colgate is the author of Sailing: A Woman’s Guide. In fact, she has also co-written many sailing textbooks with her husband Steve Colgate, the Offshore Sailing School’s founder and chairman.

Her achievemens has included founding the Women’s Sailing Foundation, AdventureSail and National Women’s Sailing Association. The latter is a mentoring event for at-risk girls. If you want to know more regarding Offshore Sailing School’s course schedules, locations as well as other sailing programs, you can go to their site OffshoreSailing.com.