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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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 »

Oyster Expands its Southampton Shipyard

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In January this year, David Tydeman, Oyster CEO, announced that the Company had signed the contract to build the second Oyster 118 and associated with this, would be looking to expand its shipyard facilities in Southampton to be able to offer an earlier delivery date for 118-03 and 118-04. Contracts ... Read More »