Daily Archives: October 3, 2012

Guest Commentary

From Roger Vaughan

October 3rd, 2012

In Scuttlebutt 3687, Scott Ostler is right on when he says sailing has “devolved” from an adventure to another sport run by helicopter parents and coaches; how the crash-and-burn, push-over-the-edge by kids left to their own devices is a thing of the past in this country. But it’s not such a new phenomenon. The late


Sailing Shorts

Hungarians Cruise To Flying Dutchman World Title

October 3rd, 2012

Santa Cruz, CA (September 30, 2012) Hungary’s Szabolcs Majthenyi and Andras Domokos took the 2012 Flying Dutchman World title, hosted by Santa Cruz YC (Sept. 25-30), with a day to spare. The 43-boat fleet completed nine races, with the top North American entrant Lin Robson/Adriaan Schmal (USA) finishing 16th. American Steve Bourdow, Olympic silver medal


News

Profoundly Appropriate

October 3rd, 2012

The tight kinship that is created though sailing is well documented. Another example of this affinity took place in Davenport (Iowa) at the 51st Polar Bear Regatta; an occasion which celebrated the life of Don Wagner – memorializing the event in his name. Don’s contributions to the National C-Scow Sailing Association, Lake Davenport Sailing and


Sailing Shorts

Annual Regatta Organisers Conference

October 3rd, 2012

The Annual Regatta Organisers Conference and CSA AGM will take place on 20th and 21st October 2012 in St. Maarten. Attendees include regatta organizers and national associations across the Caribbean. Aside from the business of the AGM, the conference is an opportunity to be updated on the latest in the industry from a Caribbean perspective


Sailing Shorts

Canadian Yachting Association Releases Final List of Board Candidates

October 3rd, 2012

The Canadian Yachting Association Nominating Committee has released the final list of candidates for the Board of Directors to be elected at the CYA Annual General Meeting on Saturday, October 27, 2012. The current Board of Directors and final list of candidates for election to the Board of Directors are available on their website


Not Just a Snacktician

October 3rd, 2012

We’d be willing to bet that the youngest sailor in the 22nm Round the Rocks Race (on San Francisco Bay)



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