Daily Archives: September 16, 2012

Guest Commentary

GUEST COMMENTARY

September 16th, 2012

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Sailing Shorts

SAILING SHORTS

September 16th, 2012

* San Francisco, CA (September 16, 2012) – For the third time in four years, Genny Tulloch has won the U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship. Tulloch and her crew were dominant this week by winning all 21 matches they raced. They put the finishing touches on this fantastic four-day event by winning 3-0 over Nicole


News

MAKING A FRESH WATER SPLASH

September 16th, 2012

Since the launch of the first Farr 40 in 1997, this high-octane grand-prix class has grown to 160 boats sailed in 20 countries. The well-organized class is run like a business, and the ensuing international competition has led the fleet around the globe to race in many of the sailing world’s most iconic venues: San


News

THE TRAINING CONUNDRUM

September 16th, 2012

While it was a goal of the 34th America’s Cup to control the cost to compete, the fact that only four challengers (which may become three) have stepped up infers the budget is still quite high. Among the tools to control costs was to control the costs associated with training. This was done with these


News

FRENCH PREVAIL AS WIND ABANDONS F18 WORLDS

September 16th, 2012

Long Beach, CA (September 15, 2012) – France’s Olivier Backes and crew Matthieu Vandame figured they needed to sail only two of the last three races to pocket first place in the GLOBALTECH Formula 18 World Championship Saturday. Wrong. They needed only one as a light southwest breeze gasped its last against warm desert Santa


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SHARING THE PAST TO IMPROVE THE FUTURE

September 16th, 2012

Though the start of the next Volvo Ocean Race is over two years off, there is an urgency to finalize decisions for the new VO65 one design boat to be raced in the 2014-15 and 2017-18 editions of the race. To insure the deck layout evolves from what has been learned in the past, race



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