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Bert Jabin Yacht Yard

Bert Jabin Yacht Yard is one of the largest Certified Clean Marinas in the Middle Bay region of the Chesapeake Bay. Nestled in the heart of Back Creek in Annapolis, our location is shielded from strong winds and currents, with more than 200 slips providing in-water accommodations for our guests. Services include a 75-ton, 50-ton, and two 35-ton travel-lifts, four fork-lifts, two hydraulic trailers, and a 30-ton crane. As an award-winning full-service boatyard, we provide hauling and storage services year-round. We offer a work-area where customers can do their own work independently or hire from a full complement of on-site repair and maintenance companies.

Contact
E-mail: info@bjyy.com
Web Site: www.bjyy.com
Bert Jabin Yacht Yard
7310 Edgewood Road
Annapolis
Maryland
United States of America
21403
Gill

Gill designs and makes technical sailing clothing for dinghy, cruising, power boating and yachting to keep you comfortable in all conditions. Whether it’s sailing jackets, gloves, boots or tops everything is designed by listening to sailors and their needs, and tested both in the lab and on the water to make sure that it delivers.

Contact
Tel: United Kingdom(+44)7739748518
Web Site: www.gillmarine.com
Mark
Manor House Road
Long Eaton
Nottingham
United Kingdom
NG10 1LR
Hydrovane

Hydrovane is pleased to be the World Cruising Corporate Member from the self steering sector – as we believe self steering to be the back-bone of a cruising lifestyle at sea.

The unique HYDROVANE is a 'next generation' self steering system . It matches or betters the features of any other system for: ease of use, performance, versatility and reliability. The bonus is that is both:

  • Self Steering System
  • Emergency Rudder and Steering 'Ready to Go'.

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John Curry
2424 Haywood Ave.
West Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada
V7V 1Y1
Lagoon

Created in 1984, LAGOON was the direct extension of Jeanneau's racing division (Jeanneau Advanced Technologies). Today, LAGOON belongs to the Custom Yacht Division of the Beneteau Group (the world's largest recreational boat builder) and proposes an exclusive choice of cruising catamarans with the major architectural contribution coming from Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot Prévost. With the strength and talent obtained from its diverse experience, LAGOON has at its disposal an unequalled technical know-how and mastery of composite construction, to which the many individual owners, racers, and charter customers can bear witness.

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162 Quai de Brazza
Bordeaux Cedex
France
33072
M Yacht Services

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Tel: United States of America(+1)4102802752
7340 Edgeware Road
Annapolis
Maryland
United States of America
21403
MRP Refits

Founded in 2005, MRP Refits is strategically located in two major boating centers … Annapolis (May-Oct) and the British Virgin Islands (Nov-April). MRP Refits manages the repair and refit of ocean-going sailboats and has developed a cadre of high quality subcontractors, each with special areas of expertise. MRP has helped boats prepare for the Caribbean 1500 since 2005.

The company mission is to work with boat owners to help them select the most appropriate systems for their sailing style. Then, working with the best subcontractors, MRP will ensure a high performance installation on time and at the best price. MRP sees each boat as an integrated machine and makes sure that all systems work together to make the boat, safe, comfortable, fast, and easy to operate.

Services offered by MRP Refits (and its subcontractors):

  • Problem diagnosis, solution determination, project management
  • Fiberglass repair, painting, gelcoat work
  • Electronics repair and replacement
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning repair and replacement
  • Welding and metal fabricating
  • Engine and generator repair and replacement
  • Rigging and sail repair

For more information, visit www.mrprefits.com

Contact
Tel: United States of America(+1)2149578382
Web Site: www.mrprefits.com
Miles
600 N Mcclurg Ct
Apt 3304
Chicago
IL
United States of America
60611
Pantaenius Yacht Insurance

Pantaenius has brokered insurance since 1899. Service, competence, personal advice and customer-oriented claims settlement remain the hallmark of the company. The yachting insurance business Pantaenius GmbH & Co KG has been in operation since 1977. With branches in the United Kingdom, Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Austria and America, Pantaenius has become the number one for yacht insurance.

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Cary
500 Mamaronneck Avenue
Harrison
NY
United States of America
10528
Quantum Sails

At Quantum, we’re connected to sailors everywhere through our love of sailing and our belief that facing every challenge head-on is infinitely rewarding. As a company and as individuals, we embrace every single challenge as our own. Since 1996, we have focused on providing the best-performing products in sailing. Today, we’re equally relentless about delivering a higher standard of service, customer care, education, support and mentorship. Our commitment starts with our dedicated employees at more than 60 sail lofts around the world and includes hundreds more working behind the scenes to design, build and service Quantum® sails. Contact Dave Flynn, dflynn@quantumsails.com or (410) 991-4931.

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Tel: United States of America(+1)4109914931
Quantum Sails
951 Bay Ridge Road
Annapolis
MD
United States of America
21403
Watt&Sea

Sailing with « clean-energy » independence

Simple to use, highly efficient and eco-friendly, the Watt&Sea Hydrogenerator is the ideal answer to your power supply problem!

Once a sailboat has left the docks, it’s totally isolated from shore power. The production of energy on board is then crucial to powering communications, navigation, lighting and other energy-consuming devices especially during extended passages!

Founded in 2009 by Yannick Bestaven, an experienced offshore racer and Matthieu Michou, a talented engineer, Watt&Sea is the inventor of the new generation of hydrogenerator, bringing more freedom, comfort and safety to the yachtsmen while reducing the impact to our planet and our reliance on diesel.

Multiple award winning for its innovation, the Watt&Sea hydrogenerator is the result of intensive research. Made of strong material, it easily installs and deploys off the stern of the cruising or racing vessel, efficiently generating the power needed for energy independence.

All Watt&Sea hydrogenerators can produce more power than is consumed by the boat! Thanks to its minimal drag and perfect hydrodynamics, the Cruising models produce 120W in 12 or 24V at 5 knots. Above 5 knots, the 500W generated by the system (40A-12V/20A-24V) enabling you to run all your required systems when sailing and still return with fully charged batteries.

Used by 95% of the boats on the last Vendée Globe Race, Watt&Sea hydrogenerators are fully reliable, while tested to withstand any weather conditions in the world’s toughest waters.

Contact
Tel: France(+33)546413199
Web Site: www.wattandsea.com
Sabrina
YB Tracking

The YB Tracker is a well-proven, self-contained, fully-automatic satellite tracking device. It will accurately report its position from anywhere on Earth, including polar, ocean and desert regions. It is lightweight, waterproof and built to withstand extreme environments. YB Tracking improves media relations and generates public interest in remote events. Originally designed for Adventure Racing, it has applications in yacht racing, trekking, cycling, skiing, polar expeditions, mountaineering, gliding and many other activities that take place in areas where communications are challenging. YB's alert feature complements existing safety procedures, allowing teams to rapidly notify organisers of a problem. YB trackers are available to rent for individual or event use. .

Contact
Tel: United Kingdom(+44)23 8000 3888
Web Site: www.ybtracking.com
Unit 8, Fulcrum 2
Whiteley
Fareham
United Kingdom
PO15 7FN
Event Supporters
OceanCrewLink - find a sailing crew

Ocean Crew Link connects sailing crew looking for boats with boat owners looking for sailing crew. Search our sailing crew opportunities to connect with hundreds boat owners who want a sailing crew for all types of ocean sailing. Search our sailing crew list to connect with thousands of potential crew - all interested in ocean sailing.

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Find Boats or Crew
120 High Street
Cowes
United Kingdom
PO31 7AX
SAIL Magazine

For all the best news, blogs and videos about all aspects of sailing.

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98 North Washington Street
Suite 107
Boston
Massachusetts
United States of America
02114
Seminars & Training

World Cruising Club USA run a series of seminar and events to help you plan and prepare for offshore sailing.

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Tel: United States of America(+1)7577888872
World Cruising Club USA
United States of America
Spinsheet Magazine

The magazine for Chesapeake Bay sailors

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Web Site: spinsheet.com
Spinsheet Magazine
612 Third St, Suite 3C
Annapolis
MD
United States of America
21403
Ports Sponsors
Fawcett Boat Supplies

Fawcett continues to be an independent business, locally owned and operated in Annapolis MD. Our staff includes many boaters: sail, power, racer, cruiser, paddlers, and even a submariner! A singular focus on quality makes Fawcett unique and the first choice for many. Quality is the reason why Fawcett is proud to have earned the designation as one of Gill's 5-Star Dealers and one of 16 Harken Suppliers. At Fawcett, you'll find the most extensive selection anywhere for any boating project, whether it's electrical, rigging, maintenance, performance hardware, or an upgrade to your galley or cabin.

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919 Bay Ridge Road
Annapolis
MD
United States of America
21403
Nanny Cay Marina

Set in one of the finest and most central locations in the BVI, Nanny Cay is located on the South side of Tortola, between the capital Roadtown and West End. The marina provides some of the very best marine services and facilities in what is a top sailing destination. The island of Tortola itself is tropical, with many breath-taking sights and great places to visit. Nanny Cay has always been known as a well-protected marina, with beautiful surrounding hills and a relaxed feel about it.

Contact
Web Site: www.nannycay.com
Miles Sutherland Pilch – Nanny Cay, Marina Manager
Nanny Cay Marina
Tortola
BVI - located at: 18 24 N’-64 38 W’
Virgin Islands (British)
Ocean Yacht Marina

Ocean Yacht Marina is located just 1/2-mile south of mile marker zero on the Intracoastal Waterway on a 19 1/2 acre site in Portsmouth, Virginia, just 15 minutes from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach International Airport. The new complex features a modern Marina with all of the amenities, an indoor dry storage building, a complete parts department, and for boats of all sizes, a service and repair facility second to none.

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Jim
1 Crawford Court
Portsmouth
VA
United States of America
23704
US Sailing

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PO Box 1260
15 Maritime Drive
Portsmouth
RI
United States of America
02871-0907
Weather Routing Inc.

WRI is the worldwide leader in yacht forecasting, offering a wide array of forecast products and services. Our services may be used for rallies, regattas, or individual voyages at any time of the year. Our forecasts and routes are individually prepared, tailored to your vessel. Requests for our yacht services start and stop at your discretion. We offer a plethora of services to our clients; our services are established to meet all of your yachting needs, including climatology studies, and long range outlooks for planning purposes. WRI also provides weather charts, tropical surveillance, heavy weather reports, and much more. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff of forecasters are available to aid in interpretation and consult in the decision making process. SeaWeather is our subscription based website, regarded as a convenient resource to retrieve multiple sources of weather information. In our subscription packages, WRI's latest online weather service is very advantageous for the Skipper.

Contact
E-mail: wri@wriwx.com
Web Site: www.wriwx.com
P.O. Box 345
Glens Falls
NY
United States of America
12801