Tag: Sailboats and Sailing

A Sailing Lesson on the Hudson, Followed by Nature, History and Good Eats in Inwood

You’re reading Summer in the City, our limited-edition newsletter that rounds up the best things to do in New York City during the hottest season of the year. Sign up here to get future editions delivered to your inbox. The Game Plan What to do One of the joys of Manhattan is perching on the […]

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Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks

PLYMOUTH, England — Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist, climbed nimbly aboard the Malizia II, the racing yacht that will set sail Wednesday afternoon whenever the wind is right and take her across the Atlantic to New York. The journey is expected to take two weeks. The sea is likely to be rough at times. […]

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Greta Thunberg to Join New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Very Fast Sailboat.

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, will cross the Atlantic Ocean in mid-August on an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming. “Good news! I’ll be joining the U.N. Climate Action Summit in […]

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College Admissions Scandal: No Prison Time for Former Stanford Coach

BOSTON — A former Stanford University sailing coach accused of taking bribes from a corrupt college consultant was ordered on Wednesday to serve no prison time, becoming the first person sentenced in the nation’s largest-ever college admissions fraud prosecution. The coach, John Vandemoer, was given a far lighter sentence than prosecutors had sought: a single […]

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Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal

A former Stanford University sailing coach accused of taking bribes from a corrupt college consultant is set to learn his punishment in federal court on Wednesday, becoming the first person sentenced in the nation’s largest-ever college admissions fraud prosecution. Looming over his sentencing will be a larger question, about who should be considered a victim […]

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