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America’s Cup: It is the Anticipation that We Love

August 28th, 2013

The Auld Mug is getting tugged on in so many directions. History pulls it one way, commercial interests pull another way. The cost to compete remains high, and the inmates remain in charge of the asylum. The suggestion of one design boats, some believe, will solve many of the problems. But as English yacht designer


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Sponsorship: That was then, This is now

August 27th, 2013

By DM Street, Jr. Back in the dark ages (1940’s and 50’s), the Long Island Sound sailing season closed right after Labor Day, with the five day Manhasset Bay Race Week. The starts weren’t until 1500 so business men could do a half days work, hop a train to Port Washington, jump on the boat


AC34: Kostecki on the Cup

August 27th, 2013

By Michelle Slade, Sailing World (August 27, 2013) – With the 34th America’s Cup match racing final less than two



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