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Pondering the future of Scuttlebutt

Published on June 15th, 2022

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News The proverb ‘All Good Things Must Come To An End’ is rooted in the 14th century, and while I don’t know if they were talking about popsicles or the calm ... Read More


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Sailing Calendar: June 2022

Published on May 31st, 2022

Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer monitor calendar for the month of June 2022. Click here to open the image, then put your cursor over it, right click to open the drop down menu ... Read More


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Qualifying continues for SSL Gold Cup

Published on June 29th, 2022

The road to determine the best sailing nation continues for the 32 lower ranked teams, with ten already having punched their ticket to the SSL Gold Cup Finals. Vying for one of the 16 slots available ... Read More


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How to achieve a lifetime of enjoyment

Published on June 29th, 2022

Pursuing top youth regatta results does not translate to building the next generation of adult sailors, but it is hard for well-meaning parents and coaches to avoid measuring progress by competition performance. Not every kid will ... Read More


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Back when men were men

Published on June 29th, 2022

It was a measure of Paul von Zalinski’s abilities as a sailor – and shortcomings as a chef – that Peter Blake signed him up for his crew on board Lion New Zealand for the 1985-86 ... Read More


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US Coast Guard records drop in fatalities

Published on June 29th, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard released statistics on calendar year 2021 recreational boating incidents, revealing that there were 658 boating fatalities nationwide in 2021, a 14 percent decrease from the 767 deaths in 2020. From 2020 to ... Read More


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What you can’t see can hurt you

Published on June 29th, 2022

For round the world races, the fastest course across the Indian and Pacific Ocean is in the lowest latitudes. The distance is shorter and the winds are stronger, and while it can be quite cold, there ... Read More


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Sailing needs to be rethought

Published on June 29th, 2022

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News I don’t know when it started, but US Sailing has been permitting private coaching at their US Youth Sailing Championships. I was surprised at this, as it added cost and ... Read More


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Missing couple explain what happened

Published on June 28th, 2022

The USA couple at the center of a Coast Guard search in the Atlantic Ocean are safely back at home – and they made it all on their own to Virginia Beach, VA. Sixty-eight-year-old Yanni Nikopoulos ... Read More


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Para Kiteboarding delivers the sizzle

Published on June 28th, 2022

With Alpine Skiing and Snowboard events at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, solutions exist for disabled athletes to compete. As World Sailing seeks for its sport to be re-introduced to the Paralympic Summer Games, the ... Read More


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Morphing youth sailors into adult sailors

Published on June 28th, 2022

Dawn Nelson shares this case study of one skipper and four youth sailors, and how their combined efforts on a Texas lake has contributed to the future of the sport. The 41st Annual Dallas Race Week ... Read More


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Giving women confidence to continue

Published on June 28th, 2022

Part of the success of the J/105 Class has been its inclusion of women in its ranks. The majority of teams across North America have, or have had, women sailors as integral crew members, including as ... Read More



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