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Testing New Formats for Olympic Games

While the Princesa Sofía regatta is no longer among the World Cup Series of events, this Spanish event in Mallorca remains a staple for those campaigning toward the Olympic Games. All ten Olympic sailing events will compete, with over 650 entrants to race in the 48th edition on March 27 ... Read More »

New Dutch boat for Volvo Ocean Race

Team AkzoNobel will compete in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race in a brand new boat. Team AkzoNobel, led by Dutch skipper Simeon Tienpont, will tackle sailing’s toughest team test in the new Volvo Ocean 65 currently being constructed at Persico Marine in Bergamo, Italy. The boat, scheduled ... Read More »

Five Fitness Tips for Sailing

Success on the race course is a measure of our preparation, and when racing a Laser, physical preparation is a high priority. The Laser class posted their top 5 tips to improve sailing fitness, but if you sail any boat that demands a high level of physical exertion, these tips ... Read More »

Van der Valk to open new facility in golden jubilee year

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  Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands is celebrating its golden jubilee in 2017 and will mark 50 years of quality yachtbuilding by opening a new and larger construction hall in the spring. This exciting development follows on from the Dutch yard’s successful participation at the Boot Düsseldorf show ... Read More »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Gail Turluck, Board member for the Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation, has spent at least 50 years enjoying and contributing to the sport of sailing. For the past 5 ½ years, this Chicagoan has specifically been working daily to cause growth in the sport. Here she shares her observations in ... Read More »

2016 Cruising Club of America Awards

Cruising Club of America (CCA) has announced the recipients of its 2016 awards that recognize special and exemplary achievements. This year the roster of awards has been expanded to recognize particular accomplishments by more youthful sailors. 2016 Blue Water Medal Awarded CCA has selected Michael J. Johnson (Santa Fe, N.M.) ... Read More »

Early Entry Deadline for TransPac Approaching

Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race presented by the Los Angeles Times and organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club is well underway, with 52 monohull and multihull entries from 9 nations already signed up for this biennial 2225-mile ocean race, one of the world’s ... Read More »

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