The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

November 7th, 2015

Come Sail Away, Sail Away with Me

Expect to see today a different Salem than you saw last month as we harken back to our “other” historical claim to fame as a maritime power. You are invited to join the Essex county sailing community as it marks the end of the sailing season with Salem’s second annual Downrigging Festival today beginning at […]

July 25th, 2015

Largest Junior Sailing Regatta in US to Come to Salem

Let’s repeat three words. LARGEST. SAILING. SALEM. Our seaport community was a key player in the early days of this country’s maritime exploration and trading. And it’s nice to see that our connection to the water continues as more than 400 junior sailors from around the country are expected to participate in the 2015 United […]

July 25th, 2015

Largest Junior Sailing Regatta in US to Come to Salem

Let’s repeat three words. LARGEST. SAILING. SALEM. Our seaport community was a key player in the early days of this country’s maritime exploration and trading. And it’s nice to see that our connection to the water continues as more than 400 junior sailors from around the country are expected to participate in the 2015 United […]

November 1st, 2014

Salem Does Not Rest; Downrigging Weekend Next Event

Halloween has come and gone, but Salem does not roll up the sidewalks. We move on to the next big event, which in the case of this weekend, harkens not to our “witchy” past, but our maritime history. Salem’s first annual Downrigging Weekend is set for November 1 & 2. The Essex county sailing community […]