Monthly Archives: February 2013

Guest Commentary

From Scott Parker

February 20th, 2013

We are doing something right when we can celebrate accomplishments that aren’t recorded in the race results. Thanks for doing this with the Katie Love interview in Scuttlebutt


Guest Commentary

From Al Johnson – Seattle, WA

February 20th, 2013

Far and away the most fun per dollar I’ve had in 40+ years of sailing was on a 1941 Johnson E-Scow that a friend and I bought in 1973. It was spring of my sophomore year at the University of Washington, and there were already two old wooden E-Scows moored on the UW docks pretending


Guest Commentary

From Peg Miller

February 20th, 2013

While it was sad to see the news about PUMA leaving the sport (in Scuttlebutt 3778), I was always puzzled at them diving in as hard as they did. It is one thing to leverage sailing events for brand marketing, but did they really have to develop a full kit of gear? They are a


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COMMENTARY: Professional coaching during regattas

February 20th, 2013

Professional sailor and sailmaker Dave Ullman shook the earth over 25 years ago when he said how the sport needed to legislate the pros out of sailboat racing. Dave’s motivation wasn’t to spend more time on the golf course; he had concerns about the impact of professionalism in an amateur sport. His view today hasn’t


News

CON CUP: Ian Williams eyes 3rd straight win

February 14th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (Feb 14, 2013) – The first thing followers and fellow competitors want to know about the Long Beach Yacht Club’s 49th Congressional Cup: Is the Brit coming back? Indeed, Ian Williams of Great Britain, still ranked No. 1 in the world, will return April 9-13 with his GAC Pindar team in quest



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