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Bringing Back the Fun on the Race Course

May 2nd, 2013

By Glenn McCarthy The sport of sailing is now a refined game designed to support the sailing events held every four years at the Olympics. From race management to the racing rules, this elite, winner take all, high pressure event has transformed the sport into a business, rather than recreation. While the Olympics deserve to


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MONTHLY UPDATE: Hello neighbor, wanna go sailing?

May 2nd, 2013

The stadium of San Francisco Bay gets crowded this month as all four America’s Cup teams have now moved into town. This time of year also ushers in more consistent thermal winds, which will reach a crescendo in time for racing to begin in July. Here’s an excerpt of what the four teams have planned


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ULLMAN: The evolution of onboard expertise

May 1st, 2013

Dave Ullman grew up sailing in Southern California, started his sailmaking business in 1967 and remains active in running the network of lofts. Now deep into his 60s, with shelves of championship titles to his name, he continues to race and coach at the highest level. Here Dave offers his take on professional sailors… For



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