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Sailing the Nile

At 4,132 miles the Nile is regarded as the longest river in the world, flowing north from its African highlands source in the White Nile and Blue Nile valleys through 10 countries to the Mediterranean. The Nile has been navigated by sail and oar powered boats for thousands of years, from before the time of the Pharaohs to the modern day.  The traditional sail powered trading and cargo carrying Feluccas that have been sailing the Nile for millennia still sail every day, though mostly carrying passengers and tourists on the cool, clear, beautiful, exotic, historic Nile.

In April 2012, Westchester NY diver and adventure traveler Laura Kosbar, PhD, and Norwalk CT based sailor, diver and adventurer Sequoia Sun traveled to Egypt to dive the Red Sea, ride camels in the desert, see all of the popular and amazing historical sites, and especially to sail a portion of the Nile on a Felucca, camping on her deck each night, tied to the desert shore of the river in remote locations.  Join them as they share this remarkable once in a lifetime sailing adventure in pictures, story and historical intrigue. Arrive early and enjoy dinner at the Hyatt's Gazebo Bar & Grill.

Meet up with dozens of SUS club members at this entertaining event and learn of their September & October sailing schedule, their organization, and how to get out on their boats. The SUS club has more than 145 members and a large portion attends these program meetings.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    A really unique presentation offering an inside view to life in Egypt and on the Nile. Lots of great pics and historical perspective. Thanks to Sequoia and Laura for the entertaining and informative talk.

    September 20, 2013

  • Ida L.

    Interesting

    September 19, 2013

  • Singles Under S.

    Join dozens of SUS club members at this entertaining event and learn of their upcoming Fall sailing schedule and how to get out on their boats. The SUS club has more than 145 members and their meetings average about 60 attendees.

    September 6, 2013

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  • Singles Under S.
    A Connecticut-Registered Non-Profit Organization founded in 1987, Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Cherie
    SUS Special Events Co-Dir; Past President, Co-Organizer
  • VivianW
    SUS Past Vice Commodore
  • lucy
    SUS PAST SPECIAL EVENTS CO-DIRECTOR
  • Ida L.
    SUS Public Relations Staff
  • A former member
  • A former member
    +2 guests

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