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America’s Cup: Skunked Again in Bermuda

Hamilton, Bermuda (May 31, 2017) – Mother Nature has proved that she is the only force that can beat the collective might of the America’s Cup teams. She delayed day one of racing with excessive winds, and she returned today with winds that proved to be too light. An announcement ... Read More »

Eight Bells: Bert Foster

Eight Bells: Bert Foster

Albert “Bert” Foster of Spring Park, MN, formerly of Deephaven, passed away at the age of 80 on May 22, 2017. Bert graduated from St. Louis Country Day School ’54, and Cornell University ’60. He also attended Harvard Business School Executive Program. He was CEO of Cir-Tec and American Plastics ... Read More »

Flying into Round Robin 2

Flying into Round Robin 2

It’s take two in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, as we head into the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers Round Robin 2, with three intriguing encounters ahead on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Following on from day three, arguably the most thrilling and contentious day of racing in the 35th America’s ... Read More »

Block Island Race: “One never knows, do one?”

Block Island Race: “One never knows, do one?”

With the planned start of the 72nd edition of the Block Island Race on May 26 off of Stamford, CT, conflicting weather models had navigators and skippers scratching their heads as they planned their strategies. Hiro Nakajima – the highly experienced owner of perennial entrant Hiro Maru – made a ... Read More »

Erika Reineke named Women’s College Sailor of the Year

Erika Reineke named Women’s College Sailor of the Year

The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year and Women’s All-American and Honorable Mention were announced during an awards presentation at the Sperry Women’s National Championship at the J. Stewart Walker Sailing Center home of the championships hosts College of Charleston Sailing Team. The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year is ... Read More »

New Zealand-developed app for regattas

New Zealand-developed app for regattas

An app developed in New Zealand has caught the attention of the sailing world and is being looked at as a tool that can be used at sailing regattas in any country. A special app was designed for last December’s Youth Sailing World Championships held in Auckland which hosted information ... Read More »

FarSounder Welcomes New Global Sales Director

FarSounder Welcomes New Global Sales Director

FarSounder, Inc. announced today that Michael Mathewson has joined the company in a newly-created position of Director of Global Sales. Reporting to CEO Cheryl M. Zimmerman, industry professional Mathewson is charged with addressing the continued growth in the international marketplace for FarSounder key technologies for commercial, defense and private luxury yachts. A ... Read More »

Stormy Start to College Women’s Nationals

Stormy Start to College Women’s Nationals

The 2017 Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s series of Spring Championships began today for 36 teams that advanced through national qualifiers to compete in the Sperry Women’s Semifinal Championship. The semifinals today and tomorrow are the precursor and qualifying event for the Sperry Women’s National Championship Finals on May 25-26. The semifinals ... Read More »

Mother Nature always has the final say

Mother Nature always has the final say

Kiteboarding equipment and instruction has improved immensely, making it safer and easier to learn. While this progress has reduced the accident rate, accidents still occur. A kiteboarder on the eastern edge of San Francisco Bay in California was getting ready to launch when a strong gust of wind lifted him ... Read More »

America’s Cup: Swedish flag, American technology

America’s Cup: Swedish flag, American technology

The list of speed variables for the 35th America’s Cup has never been shorter. With the sail power and hull platform being one design, the critical design variable will be the underwater foils. Some teams will get this right, and all observers agree that Artemis Racing (SWE) is leading the ... Read More »