Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Sailing Shorts

How To Remove a Boat Name

October 12th, 2012

I just had to peel the name off a boat.  The letters were made of vinyl.  The transom had been baking in tropical sunlight for years. It was a long name—not quite as bad as Gotterdammerung or Supercalifragilistic—but just about, and the letters were big and ornate. It took me about 12 hours over three


Guest Commentary

From Theo Muller

October 12th, 2012

If Todd Tholke was a real sailor he would have brought the French AC boat Energy back after it broke its mooring and gracefully accepted the French’ gratitude for bringing her back safely. The French on their part could certainly have offered to recompense Tholke for fuel and any damage that his boat might have


U.S. Sailboat show

October 12th, 2012

There were a lot of multihulls at the U.S. Sailboat show in Annapolis last week. This boat name seemed to


Argo Group Gold Cup

October 12th, 2012

Young US Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield (second from right) made a big statement on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour


Moet champagne

October 12th, 2012

Nothing says victory like spraying $50 bottles of Moet champagne at each other. Now, who is it that says sailing


Laser Pico

October 12th, 2012

“My 12 year old sailing his Laser Pico for the first time on Lake Winnisquam NH. It was his first


Training Session

October 12th, 2012

Aerial photo-shoot of the IMOCA Open 60 Alex Thomson Racing Hugo Boss during a training session before the Vendée Globe



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