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2015 Rolex Yachtswoman & Yachtsman of the Year Awards
2014 Rolex Awards Videos Join Gary Jobson in celebrating the 2015 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, Annie Haeger, and the 2015 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year, Steve Benjamin.

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.

2015 Rolex Yachtswoman & Yachtsman of the Year Awards

2014 Rolex Awards Videos Join Gary Jobson in celebrating the 2015 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, Annie Haeger, and the 2015 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year, Steve Benjamin.

2014 Rolex Yachtswoman & Yachtsman of the Year Awards

2014 Rolex Awards Videos Join Gary Jobson at the New York Yacht Club to celebrate the 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, Stephanie Roble, and the 2014 Yachtsman of the Year, Terry Hutchinson. Includes profile videos for Stephanie and Terry.

2013 Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year
An inspiring celebration of Brian Porter & Jody Starck, the 2013 Rolex Yachtsman & Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year. This year's winners both say it's all about family.

2010 Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year
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A quick look at the accomplishments of Stan Honey and Anna Tunnicliffe - the 2010 recipients of US SAILING's Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the year.

American Women In Sailing Project
Women in Sailing A collection of stories - including film & video - to celebrate the achievements of American Women in Sailing.The Project will include several videos from the mid-90s featuring the first All-Women America's Cup racing team of America3.

SPERRY TOP-SIDER "Passion for the Sea" Series
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SPERRY TOP-SIDER has produced well over a dozen unique short films, each telling a story about a person, boat, event or aspect of sailing that makes the sport a lifelong joy for so many Americans young and old. We are currently highlighting one new video each week on our home page before moving to them to the SPERRY TOP-SIDER "Passion for the Sea" Film page, which you can access by clicking here .

The Hobie Cat Way of Life
Hobie History Video A history of National Sailing Hall of Famer Hobie Alter (Class of 2011) and the iconic boats he created from his company, which began when he started building surfboards as a teenager.

Paul Cayard's El Toro
Pierre Cayard and his son, America's Cup veteran Paul Cayard with his El Toro dinghy This 7-minute segment from Episode 2 of "America's Cup: Uncovered" tells the story of America's Cup veteran and National Sailing Hall of Famer Paul Cayard (Class of 2011) and his father Pierre, who sought out to find and restore the El Toro dinghy that began Paul's sailing career more than 40 years ago.

BPYC-75: The Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
A simply endearing look at the beginnings, trials and tributes of a sailing club built by ten brothers on its 75th anniversary. Biddeford Pool Yacht Club is a small, 100-family club on Saco Bay about 20 miles south of Portland, Maine. BPYC's story mirrors those of scores of other clubs across the nation, and indeed of the history of recreational sailing in America

A Contemporary History of Eastern Yacht Club
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Aurae Vela Vocant - "The Winds Call to the Sails". Yachting in America was dynamic in 1870 when the first defense of the America's Cup took place in New York Harbor. That was the year when 12 yachtsmen founded the Eastern Yacht Club. This 54-minute film uses narratives from 25 Eastern members to tell a rich and storied history of one of the oldest clubs in the U.S.

The Story of the Southern Yacht Club
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A touching 5-minute story of the 2nd oldest yacht club in the United States - a New Orleans mainstay that in recent years rose from the ashes of Hurricane Katrina.

What Do You Stand For? Sail Newport
Sail Newport is a non-profit community access sailing center in Newport, Rhode Island - the largest in New England, and a member of the NSHOF National Consortium on Learning Math & Science through Sailing . Their goal is to attract new sailors to the sport. This video demonstrates that, 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.

For more information on Sail Newport, visit their website .

75th Vineyard Race - The Stamford Yacht Club
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This 15-minute movie brings together several sailors recalling their stories from the race, including Gary Jobson's experience racing the Vineyard with Ted Turner, and the 2006 race when Hurricane Ernesto became a last-minute player in the competition.

Wounded Warriors & Veterans Sailing Squadron:  Slide Show - Pride of Baltimore II
A short slide show showing members of the Wounded Warriors & Veterans Sailing Squadron and their families sailing on the Pride of Baltimore II .

(Note: The Wounded Warriors & Veterans Sailing Squadron is not affiiliated with WWP: Wounded Warrior Project)

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