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  • Stan on Groupama

    Major Awards Announced

    The Awards Committee, with the approval of the Board, has selected a raft of eminent sailors as recipients of our major awards. These include Blue Water Medal - Bruce Halabisky and Tiffany Loney, Far Horizons Award - Stan Honey, Young Voyager Award - Ellen and Seth Leonard, Richard S. Nye Award – Steve and Linda Dashew, and Ernie Godshalk and Ann Noble-Kiley for the Royal Cruising Club Trophy, and the Vilas Literary Prize will be presented to Jim and Jean Foley. Read more
  • rough seas

    Accident Report from Chicago Mac Race

    Several CCA members participated in a review and analysis of the sad events that took place in the recent Chicago to Mackinack race. The report has now been published.  According to the Chicago Yacht Club:

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  • 2019 Annapolis Valley - Blomidon Inn event

    January 19th dawned cold and breezy with a crystal clear sky….a perfect day for the annual Bras d’Or station get-together in the Annapolis Valley.  

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  • Stan Honey on his Cal 40, Illusion

    Stan Honey honored by National Inventors Hall of Fame

    How many of us have had our sports viewing by that line superimposed on the screen? Well, thank Stan.  He's being honored for that development by the Hall of Fame:

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  • Safety at Sea Seminar

    Sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminars

    Whether you're planning an offshore race or just looking to build or refresh your sailing skills, our US Sailing Sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminars can be an important step. These courses include an online orientation and a full day of hands on and seminar presentations. Climb into a life raft, fire flares, throw lines, and more. Now offered several times per year. These satisfy US Sailing and World Sailing requirements and satisfy offshore race requirements.

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  • Boston dinner meeting

    New Member Dinner, October 18, 2018

    The Boston Station tried a new venue for the New Member Dinner this year, moving from the Dedham Country Club south of Boston to the Seaglass Restaurant in Salisbury, MA.  People coming from north of Boston thought it was a great change, those coming from the south, not so much.  In any case we had a wonderful event at which we welcomed fifteen new members with a total turnout of about 70 people.  The evening was also the occasion for the presentation of the… Read more

  • Jeanne Socrates

    Member Jeanne Socrates Circumnavigation

    Perhaps you were raised never to mention a lady's age. Our Jeanne Socrates revels in it. She has embarked, on October 3, to become the oldest female SOLO circumnavigator, and the first woman to solo circumnavigate from North America.  Leaving from Vancouver, B.C., this member of our San Francisco Station is now about 400 miles off Bahia San Ramon, Baja California.

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  • Circumnavigators PNW Spring 2018

    PNW Awards Circumnavigation Pennants

    With the recent change in award recognition, the PNW station awarded circumnavigation pennants to the follwing members and spouses: Paul Baker, Suzette Connolly, Mary Alice and Brian O'Neill, PL and Kurt Mondloch, Garth Wilcox, Sue Corenman,  Jim Corenman, and Neil and Nancy Sirman.

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  • 2018 Report

     SEPTEMBER 2018
    Fall Greetings to everyone! Here is the schedule of our CCA Buzzards Bay Post lunches for the upcoming "off season." Starting next month, we will get together on the last Friday of each month, with the exception of combining our November/December sessions into a single one on December 7th to minimize conflict with Thanksgiving and Christmas.


         October 26th


         January 25th

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