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Why Do Kids Sail?
Bay Head YC Opti A Junior Sailor   Junior sailors talk candidly about why they sail.

 

The Privateer LYNX
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  Come aboard the LYNX — an interpretation of an actual privateer named LYNX built by Thomas Kemp in 1812. The ship is used to teach lessons in history, teamwork and the environment.

 

Sandbagger Documentary - Presented by Bull & Bear Sailing
  Historic, fast and fun! Sandbaggers were used as work boats in the 1860s and became one of the first sailboats used for racing in the United States.

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TABOR BOY: 100 Years at Sea
Watch TABOR BOY: 100 Years at Sea   SSV TABOR BOY is a 92-foot sail-training schooner used by the Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts to provide its students with an integrated education in STEM subjects and offshore sailing. Along the way, they also learn valuable life lessons in courage, teamwork and leadership.

 

The Science Behind the 34th America's Cup AC72 Foils
AC72science-foils-filmthmb   The AC72 catamarans can fly - literally - at speeds nearing 50 miles per hour. Explore the science behind the foils that turn these already fast giant race cats into turbocharged extreme speed demons.

 

The Science Behind the 34th America's Cup AC72 Wing Sails
AC72science-wingsail-filmthmb   The boats used in the 34th America's Cup - AC72s - are giant catamarans with a revolutionary 40 meter (131 foot) wing sail that is about the same size as a jumbo jetliner's wing. The technology of these sails allows the trimmer to power up the boat so it can fly 3X faster than the speed of the wind.

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Apparent Wind
AC72science-apparentwind-filmthmb   The AC72s of the 34th America's Cup can go faster than the wind. This changes all the conventional tactics surrounding a difficult to understand facet of sailing - apparent wind.

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Physical Fitness
AC72science-physical-filmthmb   The AC72 catamarans used in the 34th America's Cup are incredibly fast, and their powerful rigs and foiling techniques also make incredible demands on the physical and mental stamina of the athletes that crew these high-tech beasts. This short video takes a look at the training science used to get and keep these sailors in winning athletic condition. On these boat, fitness is not just needed to win; it's also a safety requirement. 

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Liveline TV Graphics
AC72science-liveline-filmthmb   The AC Liveline graphics are a technology breakthrough for this Americas Cup, providing real time graphics embedded in the live broadcast from a helicopter following the race, sophisticated tracking and telemetry systems, and a military grade GPS that can track the boats accurately to within 2 cm.

 

"What Do You Stand For?" - Sail Newport
sailnewport-filmthmb   Through programs like Sail Newport's, sailing is a sport... no, a lifestyle... that's accessible to everyone from ages under 8 to over 80, and that you don't need a lot of money to sail.

 

Go Beyond: The Outward Bound Wilderness Experience
outwardbound-libthmb   Go on board with 10 teenagers as they set out from Maine on two Hurricane Island 30-foot sailboats, embarking on an educational adventure to promote personal growth.

 

Shake-A-Leg Miami Promotional Video
Shake A Leg kids   Shake-A-Leg Miami, a non-profit organization in the heart of Coconut Grove on the shores of Biscayne Bay, is a community boating center where everyone is welcome to come share and enjoy the healing powers of water. From the physically disabled, to at-risk youth, from the able-bodied to the developmentally challenged. Shake-A-Leg Miami is a place where boats and dreams are launched. Please visit them at www.shakealegmiami.org or call 305-858-5550 for more information.

 

Celebrating 50 Years of FAST: North Sails 1957-2007
  This video reviews the 50 year history of North Sails, from 1957-2007, and provides a glimpse at the art and science of sailmaking.

 

STEM Summer Bridge at NSHOF - 2015
STEM Summer Bridge 2015 - watch video   Fun and science become one in NSHOF's STEM Summer Bridge program, where students are given an introduction to the art and science of sailboat design.

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