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2017-04-25_15-30-54

Stepping Stones Toward Commitment

Published on April 25th, 2017

Using club-owned boats to grow and engage membership is proving to be a popular trend. This report comes from Rochester Yacht Club in Rochester, NY. The sailing season got an early start in April when club ... Read More


Feature

2017-04-25_14-33-05

Warning: New Rule Won’t Work

Published on April 25th, 2017

Introduced January 1, the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 provided a new definition – Support Person – and new rule 64.4 that could penalize the support person and/or a competitor as a result of inappropriate actions ... Read More


Feature

2017-04-25_13-35-27

Beating Challenges to be the Best

Published on April 25th, 2017

At the Rio 2016 Olympics, American Helena Scutt teamed with Paris Henken to finish tenth in the 49erFX. When Paris returned to school, fellow 2016 Olympian Bora Gulari recruited Scutt for a 2020 Nacra 17 campaign. ... Read More


Feature

2017-04-25_13-05-25

College Sailing: Spring Season Update

Published on April 25th, 2017

Chris Klevan reports on the countdown to the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Spring Nationals which will be held next month in Charleston, SC. Women’s Conference Championships in both MAISA and NEISA #12 St. Mary’s College of ... Read More


Video

2017-04-25_8-15-07

VIDEO: Crash Landing

Published on April 25th, 2017

A ferry that covered the route between the two capitals of the Canary Islands violently rammed the dock of the Nelson Mandela quay on April 21, 2017. Thirteen of the 140 ferry passengers were injured. The ... Read More


Feature

2017-04-24_17-28-23

How Sailing (Mis)Treats Its Legends

Published on April 24th, 2017

The international World Cup Series provides a road map to the Olympic Games, but Ben Remocker, Class Manager for the Olympic Men’s Skiff (49er), finds the circuit missing its target. Here he reports: Winning The Masters ... Read More


Feature

2017-04-24_16-53-47

Breeze on at World Cup Series Hyères

Published on April 24th, 2017

Hyères, France (April 24, 2017) – Sailors come in all shapes and sizes. Some are suited to lighter winds. Some stronger. For the 541 sailors from 52 nations racing at the World Cup Series Hyères from ... Read More


News

2017-04-24_14-58-44

Updates from Sailing Yacht Research Foundation

Published on April 24th, 2017

The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) has published online the final report on Phase 2C of the Downwind Aero Moments and Forces project has been completed by researchers JB Braun and Michael Richelsen of North Design ... Read More


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