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In the interest of fairness

Published on October 20th, 2021

Scuttlebutt is a long time promoter of sailing photographers, and always eager to share photo galleries that celebrate the sport, so it was not too hard to get behind the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image contest. Held ... Read More


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Yacht Club House Drinks 2021

Published on May 17th, 2021

Sailing has its traditions, and for better or worse, the adult beverage is one of them. At some yacht clubs, this tradition goes so far as a designated house drink. In 2010, Scuttlebutt took on the ... Read More


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New Board at Sail Canada

Published on October 25th, 2021

The Sail Canada Board of Directors for 2021-2022 was confirmed following the Annual General Meeting held virtually on October 22, 2021. President Hugh McGugan (ON) was reelected by acclamation and will start his second two-year term ... Read More


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Preserving the America’s Cup

Published on October 25th, 2021

John Longley, a veteran of five Australian campaigns for the America’s Cup, which included winning the Cup in 1983, remains active in the sport, and as he watches the planning for the 37th America’s Cup unfold, ... Read More


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Another reason to buy local

Published on October 25th, 2021

As record number of container ships anchor offshore as they wait to offload due to a a backup in supply chain transportation, some cargo fails to make that far. On October 22, the U.S. Coast Guard ... Read More


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Stepping away from the spray

Published on October 25th, 2021

Alex Thomson did the Keelwalk. He did the Mastwalk. He did the Skywalk. He brought high fashion to sailing. He found the edge while competing and gleefully crossed it. His sailing career was more notable for ... Read More


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Another record falls at Middle Sea Race

Published on October 25th, 2021

Ta’ Xbiex, Malta (October 25, 2021) – The VPLP/Verdier designed 100 foot racing maxi, Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth, crossed the finish line of the 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race at 04:27:50 CEST today to ... Read More


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GYA wins 2021 US Adult Sailing Champs

Published on October 24th, 2021

After four days of racing on Gavelston Bay, Max Albert (Pontchartrain YC) and his crew representing the Gulf Yachting Association won the U.S. Adult Sailing Championship on October 21-24 in Kemah, TX. Albert sailed with Andrew ... Read More


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Skelton Key wins 2021 J/111 World Championship

Published on October 24th, 2021

Hampton, VA (October 24, 2021) – The 2021 J/111 World Championship was decided both on the water and in the Jury Room, with Peter Wagner’s Skelton Key taking the title in the nine race series. The ... Read More


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Sailing was nothing for a girl to do

Published on October 24th, 2021

Being inclusive is a hot topic, particularly for sailing which has not always been super welcoming for women. But with a changing male mindset and trendsetting women to provide examples, progress is occurring in the sport. ... Read More


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Argo breaks Middle Sea Race record

Published on October 24th, 2021

Ta’ Xbiex, Malta (October 24, 2021) – Following the start yesterday for the 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race, Jason Carroll’s MOD70 Argo (USA) crossed the finish line today to take line honors and smash the outright ... Read More


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Sarasota ready for 50th Sunfish Worlds

Published on October 24th, 2021

The 2021 Sunfish World Championship has attracted 100 entrants from 11 nations for the COVID-postponed 50th edition on October 25-29 in Sarasota, FL. With new boats supplied by Sunfish Direct, the favorites include 2018 World Champion ... Read More



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