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Ike Babbitt on the Rhodes 19 East Coast Champships
by David Schmidt
Ike Babbitt about the 2018 Rhodes 19 East Coast Championship Regatta I interviewed Ike Babbitt, regatta chair of the Rhodes 19 East Coast Championship Regatta, via email, to learn more about this event.
Posted on 20 Jun
The Triple Crown - what does it mean?
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The Volvo Ocean Race has become a whipping boy for those who claim it has lost its raison d'etre The 45,000nm round the world race has become a whipping boy for those who claim that it has lost its raison d'etre.
Posted on 19 Jun
Seldén sponsored sailors leave Falmouth
by Susannah Hart, Seldén Mast
For the start of the 2018 Golden Globe Race Last week, on the 14th June Seldén sponsored sailors, Susie Goodall and Antoine Cousot, along with the rest of the 19 strong fleet of intrepid adventurers departed Falmouth to join the start of the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
Posted on 19 Jun
How 50 years utterly transformed offshore racing
by David Schmidt
A look at how 50 years utterly transformed offshore racing It's easy to lose track of just how far offshore sailing standards have come in such a short time when today's cutting-edge sailors are employing foils offshore in singlehanded events, or sailing lightning-fast catamarans and trimarans around Cape Horn.
Posted on 18 Jun
Jerry Kedziora on the SSYC's 2018 Queen's Cup
by David Schmidt
An interview with Jerry Kedziora about the South Shore Yacht Club's 2018 Queen's Cup I interviewed Jerry Kedziora, Commodore of the South Shore Yacht Club, via email, to learn more about the 2018 Queen's Cup.
Posted on 18 Jun
Sam Nedeau on the MYC's 2018 Governor's Cup
by David Schmidt
An interview with Sam Nedeau about the Muskegon Yacht Club's 2018 Governor's Cup I interviewed Sam Nedeau of Muskegon Yacht Club's standing race and regatta committee, via email, to learn more about the 2018 Governor's Cup
Posted on 12 Jun
Embracing sailing's adventurous side
by David Schmidt
On both coasts The R2AK began in 2015 as a quest to see if it would be possible to race human-powered vessels from the sleepy sailing town of Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska, a distance of 750 nautical miles, sans support or internal-combustion engines.
Posted on 11 Jun
Gladwell's Line - The Week in Review
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
RNZYS accepts 4th Challenge..New superyacht facility gets green light..Shoebridge on Cup status Royal NZ Yacht Squadron accepts 4th Challenge..New superyacht facility gets green light..Shoebridge updates on the state of the Cup..Volvo OR under new management
Posted on 7 Jun
Atlantic Cup fleet faces heavy Leg Two conditions
by David Schmidt
While Clipper sailors aim for New York When it comes to singlehanded and shorthanded sailing, the French rule the world's oceans, as evidenced by the recent winners of the solo-nonstop-around-the-world Vendee Globe Race.
Posted on 4 Jun
Celebrating North American sailing
by David Schmidt
And the need for speed in the Volvo Ocean Race Depending on one's latitude and longitude, Memorial Day Weekend marks the traditional start to the boating season for most North American sailors.
Posted on 28 May
The most competitive 52 Super Series season yet?
by Mark Jardine, Sail-World.com
We speak to Paul 'Flipper' Westlake of North Sails It's all go on the 52 Super Series with new boats, new teams and new technology. We spoke to Paul 'Flipper' Westlake of North Sails as the 2018 season gets underway to get his take on the development, the fleet and who his favourites are.
Posted on 25 May
Newport's VOR stopover and news from Point Nemo
by David Schmidt
Celebrating Newport's VOR stopover and sobering news from Point Nemo By all accounts, the Newport stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race was a huge success for fans, families, sailors & teams, starting when MAPFRE team managed to catch a mere zephyr to ghost across the finishing line just ahead of Team Brunel.
Posted on 21 May
Todd Stebleton on the 2018 GulfStreamer Race
by David Schmidt
A conversation with Todd Stebleton about the biennial 2018 GulfStreamer Offshore Sailboat Challenge I interviewed Todd Stebleton, coordinator of the 2018 GulfStreamer Offshore Sailboat Challenge, via email, to learn more about this biennial offshore challenge.
Posted on 21 May
Vern Burkhardt on the 2018 Swiftsure Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Vern Burkhardt about the 2018 Swiftsure International Yacht Race I interviewed Vern Burkhardt, event chairman of the 2018 Swiftsure International Yacht Race, via email, to learn more about this classic distance race.
Posted on 21 May
Clipper approaches Panama, VOR fleet in Newport
by David Schmidt
Fleet makes fine progress in escaping the Pacific Northwest's infamous 'dark curtain' In the two weeks since the Clipper Race's fleet of 11 identical Clipper 70s departed Seattle, the fleet has made fine progress in escaping the Pacific Northwest's infamous “dark curtain”, trading rain for Central America's warm waters and blue skies.
Posted on 14 May
Roberto Escalante on the 2018 J/70 North Americns
by David Schmidt
An interview with Roberto Escalante about the 2018 J/70 North American Championship I interviewed Roberto Escalante, Regatta Chair of the 2018 J/70 North American Championship, via email, to learn more about this competitive One Design regatta.
Posted on 10 May
VOR fleet guns for Newport, micropastics report
by David Schmidt
VOR fleet guns for Newport as new VOR-collected microplastics report card is released When it comes to American sailing towns, Newport, Rhode Island sets a high standard, especially when it holds the honor of being the Volvo Ocean Race's only U.S. stopover for the second consecutive edition of this storied offshore contest.
Posted on 7 May
Dennis Damore on the 2018 Oregon Offshore Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Dennis Damore about the 2018 Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race I interviewed Dennis Damore, Race Director of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Portland, Oregon, via email, to learn more about the 2018 Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race.
Posted on 7 May
Please save our sport petition gaining momentum
by Ben Nicholls
Grassroots sailor urges World Sailing Executive to think again There has been a lot of noise around the selection of Classes for Paris 2024, but perhaps only those really dialled into the activities of World Sailing seemed to be following the process in any detail.
Posted on 4 May
Gladwell's Line: Brits march to a different drum
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Late last week Ben Ainslie announced that there had been a switch-out of their sponsors Last Friday, at the Prospect of Whitby, a Thameside pub dating back to 1520, Ben Ainslie announced that there had been a major change in the financial backing of the British America's Cup team. Richard Gladwell writes
Posted on 1 May
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