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Harkers Island Sunfish Regatta

the Sunfish Class sent out an email blast for the upcoming Harkers Island Sunfish Regatta (July 15-17) in North Carolina.  I’ve seen pics and such for the event before – it looks like a neat and fun weekend! If you’ve been thinking abo...

The Beauty of Our Watery World

I was thrilled by my first sight of a great lake in Door County, Wisconsin, but Lake Michigan wasn’t the only body of water we visited. My host took me to various lakes that would normally have seemed like big lakes to me, but in comparison to...
by Bertram's Blog on May 23, 2016

Top 10 Most Dangerous And Coolest Things To Do On Vacation

When most people think of vacations they think of relaxing days spent on sandy beaches, hikes through a peaceful wood, long nights spent lounging in hotels, or being pampered in spas, and maybe a day... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Travel on May 20, 2016

full of strange promise & a hint of trouble 

my son sailing our Minifish on Lake Michigan a couple years back.  Tagged: eb white, great lakes, michigan, minifish, quotes, sailing...

bonnie plants

I saw this truck the other day and instantly thought of a good blogging friend: bonnie k frogma. she plants/gardens, she kayaks, and she even sails a Sunfish!  if you don’t already read her blog, take some time to check it out!   Tagged:...

today’s tunes: “I’m On A Boat” – with classroom instruments

a clever little revision to the “I’m on a boat” song by The Lonely Island, this time with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots for the Tonight Show, with the music all from classroom instruments. you can see the original version of the song h...

SUP sunfish

recently, Laser Performance announced a few new products that they are adding to their catalog of several sailboats (Laser, Sunfish, Pico, Bahia, etc); Laser Performance will now offer a few versions of stand-up paddle boards (or SUP).  SUP’s...

Decorative Knot Boards to Make Nautical Theme Home Decor Ideas

Decorative knot boards are not only a beautiful example of nautical decor, but they can be educational as well. Knot tying remains one of the true art forms practiced by sailors. For thousands of years, the skills of knot tying, line handling, and se...
by Interior Decor Tips on May 9, 2016

Owning a Boat Is A Lot More Affordable Than Many Think

Some people put the idea of owning a boat completely out of their mind. They feel like it is something that is just too expensive. However, when a person realistically looks at how much boat will cost and compare that to other entertainment they enjo...
by Lifestyle Manila on May 6, 2016

400,000 pageviews & a double giveaway

I’ve been a little distracted lately, but a month or so ago, the my2fish Sunfish sailing blog passed 400,000 pageviews (all-time).  it took a little under 4 years to reach 200,000, then a little over 1 year to get up to 300k, and now a little...

Six of the Most Frequently Forgotten Sports of the Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are always an exciting set of games played by the most elite athletes from all over the world. People from every corner of the globe travel or tune in to see the best compete for the gold. Fan favorites include gymnastics, swimmin...
by Sports Then and Now on Apr 20, 2016

North Shore Yacht Club video

this is an excellent promo video for North Shore Yacht Club in Highland Park, Illinois (a northern suburb of Chicago). the club has a large fleet of Sunfish sailboats, also races Buccaneers, and has kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for it’s mem...

first beat cheat sheet

the renowned Sunfish sailor Derrick Fries has been collecting data about his sailboat racing for almost 50 years, logging information for his upwind legs and his starts at all of his sailboat races. the amount of data compiled is a bit mind-numbing,...

greater detroit 2016 Sunfish race schedule

the Greater Detroit Sunfish Club (GDSC) has released their 2016 Sunfish race schedule (you can find it with additional information posted at their Yahoo Group).  you can also check them out on their Facebook page. May 1st – Maceday Lake (a lit...

out of the mouths of sailors

   Tagged: humor, Ron Swanson, sailing, taxes...

one regret

   found on Instagram here: @sailingheals  Tagged: boating, death, humor, regrets, sailing, sailing heals...

upgrades for a Minifish

the recent addition of a Minifish to our fleet required some minor upgrades to make it a little bit easier for my boys to sail. typically with an older Sunfish style boat, it is almost always a good idea to get rid of the old style of mainsheet contr...

8 Greek Island-Hopping Adventures Not To Be Missed

There are some 6,000 Greek islands scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas, only 227 of them inhabited. Each and every one is worth your while, although some are more difficult to get to than others. Don’t know where to start? Well, the...
by BarePockets on Feb 22, 2016

old sailors

   ht: @sailing4GrtLks  Tagged: humor, old sailors, old salt, sailing...

0146 “Voyage , voyage …”

TRAVEL … Posted by ipon1 on 2015-01-16 12:19:40 Tagged: , boats , bateaux , voiliers , yacht , velero , yate , bote , port , harbour , iate , barco , barca , France , Getty Images , Nkon , Nikon D90 , water , sea , sky , sailboat , sailing boat...
by web networkings on Feb 15, 2016


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