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Knowing How to Play Nicely

Knowing How to Play Nicely

In SpinSheet magazine, Kim Couranz discusses how there is a time and place for aggressive tactics. Knowing when and when not to crush your opponent keeps the sport fun and strong for everyone. Just because you can do something doesn’t always mean you should. That “just one more” rum and ... Read More »

Promoting Women’s Match Racing

Promoting Women’s Match Racing

The US Sailing Match Racing Committee has put together a Women in Match Racing working group and I have been asked to lead it. We have been tasked with “promoting women in match racing and creating and inspiring programs to increase the number of women participating in match racing in ... Read More »

America’s Cup: New World for Everyone

America’s Cup: New World for Everyone

While five of the America’s Cup teams have been training in the fickle winter weather on the Great Sound of Bermuda, Emirates Team New Zealand took advantage of their summer winds in Auckland to learn about their boat. They have watched the three practice race sessions the other teams have ... Read More »

Nick Jacobsen: King of the Air

Nick Jacobsen: King of the Air

Many people couldn’t believe their eyes as professional kitesurfer Nick Jacobsen launched himself off the world-famous Burj Al Arab in Dubai – one of the tallest buildings in the world. Residents and tourists held their breath as Nick sailed down the 1000 foot drop; and cheers of awe and joy ... Read More »

Preserving Our Playground

Preserving Our Playground

Adam Corpuz-Lahne, Head Sailing Coach at St Francis Yacht Club, is taking on his local pollution problem with action and an appeal. As San Francisco sailors, we are intimately connected with the Bay itself. When we look at the water, we see things that non-sailors don’t see. We see the ... Read More »

First-Time Boat Buyer Research

First-Time Boat Buyer Research

Grow Boating released today the full study on the First-Time Boat Buyer (FTBB). With changes in consumer shopping and online behavior over the last decade, the study was commissioned by the Grow Boating Board of Directors to better understand today’s first-time boat buyer and determine how manufacturers, dealers and the ... Read More »

Melges 24 U.S. Nationals Get Underway

Melges 24 U.S. Nationals Get Underway

Twenty-four Melges 24 teams could not have asked for more spectacular racing conditions on opening day at the 2017 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship hosted by the Charleston Yacht Club (ChYC). Plentiful sunshine, a shifty 20-25 knots of breeze and relatively moderate seas allowed for three races to be completed. ... Read More »

America’s Cup has already been won

America’s Cup has already been won

If you like auto racing, you’re going to love the 35th America’s Cup. Round and round they will go on the track, with winning decided by what lies under the hood. And while the America’s Cup may not start until next month, make no mistake – the winner has already ... Read More »

The New Heyday of the J Class

The New Heyday of the J Class

Toby Hodges reports for Yachting World why this illustrious class is now more popular than ever. The nine current Js have all been redesigned by Dutch design firms, most have been built or rebuilt in Dutch shipyards at some stage and multiple owners are or have been Dutch. Jeroen de ... Read More »