Daily Archives: October 1, 2013

News

Australian Challenger discuss 35th America’s Cup

October 1st, 2013

Following America’s Cup defender Golden Gate Yacht Club accepting Hamilton Island Yacht Club as the Challenger of Record for the 35th Match, the SF Chronicle is reporting that a second challenge was immediately extended by Canada’s Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Hamilton Island Yacht Club owners, Bob and Sandy Oatley, discuss their bid on ABC News


News

To support ALS Research, to honor John B. Thomson, Jr.

October 1st, 2013

John B. Thomson, Jr., a long-time member of the sailing community has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. John was the inspiration for the Manhasset Bay Fall Series, started in 1979 to promote big boat racing in Western Long Island Sound when racing conditions were the best (read good wind).  John is also known


Feature

Jesberg chasing a podium place at Melges 24 Worlds

October 1st, 2013

After the volunteer army in San Francisco Bay helped sustain over two months of racing during the America’s Cup, they are being called upon again this week. Michelle Slade of the Marin Independent Journal reports… Racing in 24-foot one design sailboats like the Melges 24 may seem like a come down after the spectacle locals



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