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Bill Pinkney & Paul Mixon: Introducing The Sport of Sailing to African Americans
  Bill Pinkney, the first African American to sail solo around the world, wanted to leave a legacy for his grandkids. Together with Paul Mixon, he created the Black Boaters Summit, an annual event in the British Virgin Islands. See how these kindred spirits joined forces to create a mutual dream. One of five webisode videos presented by National Geographic and Ameriprise Financial.

 

Ken Read - What Sailing Has Meant to Me
KenRead-filmthmb   Accomplished yachtsman and President of North Sails Group says he owes everything in his life to sailing, beginning with the weekend sails he did with his family on a 30-foot sloop they inherited. This short clip is from an entertaining talk Ken gave during the inaugural US Sailing Leadership Forum.

 

Surfing is Life: The Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race...1997-98
surfing is life - movie   Become one of the crew of Chessie Racing's entry into the Whitbread race (now the Volvo Ocean Race). See what daily life is like on a W60 boat as these daring sailors live and race together 24/7 for 31,000 miles.

 

Mount Gay, Sailing & The Hat

  You can only get one if you race. Here is a quick look at the mystique of the coveted red Mount Gay Rum Hat.

 


Bill Pinkney & Paul Mixon: Introducing The Sport of Sailing to African Americans
  Bill Pinkney, the first African American to sail solo around the world, wanted to leave a legacy for his grandkids. Together with Paul Mixon, he created the Black Boaters Summit, an annual event in the British Virgin Islands. See how these kindred spirits joined forces to create a mutual dream. One of five webisode videos presented by National Geographic and Ameriprise Financial.

 

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