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America’s Cup: Winning requires risks

Published on April 20th, 2024

The fastest boat always wins the America’s Cup, and with the AC75 Class Rule still in its infancy, the design teams are still navigating how best to exploit the measurement opportunities. With their boat completed, here ... Read More


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From the Cup to the Colorado mountains

Published on April 20th, 2024

When it was learned that Josh Belsky (USA) would be a member of the 2024 induction class for the America’s Cup Hall of Fame, The Aspen Times tracked down their famous resident for this story: Growing ... Read More


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2024 Baldwin Cup Team Race

Published on April 20th, 2024

Host Newport Harbor Yacht Claim won their 2024 Baldwin Cup Team Race, held April 18-20 in Newport Beach, CA. Twenty teams from across the USA plus Canada, Italy, and the UK raced in Harbor 20s, with ... Read More


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Eight Bells: Linda Merkle

Published on April 20th, 2024

Linda Milam Merkle of Decatur (GA) passed away March 4, 2024, at a residential hospice facility, where she had been a patient for the past several days. Linda was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the daughter of ... Read More


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To make sailing fair for everyone

Published on April 20th, 2024

A group of the world’s leading sailing experts gathered on April 6-7 for the first 2024 ORC International Technical Committee (ITC) meeting in Winchester, UK. Their goal? To ensure that yacht racing is as fair and ... Read More


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Crew set for UpWind by MerConcept

Published on April 19th, 2024

The UpWind by MerConcept project begins in 2024 with this new racing program seeking to provide female sailors with racing opportunities at the highest levels of the sport. Francesca Clapcich, two time Olympian and the only ... Read More


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Sara Stone: We can have these roles

Published on April 19th, 2024

Sara Stone (USA), who has been selected by UpWind by MerConcept as crew on their Ocean Fifty trimaran, shares her story in this interview: What path led you to ocean racing? I actually started out as ... Read More


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Eight Bells: Allegra Mertz Torrey

Published on April 19th, 2024

Allegra (Leggie) Mertz Torrey, daughter of James M. Mertz and Allegra K. Mertz, passed away on April 13, 2024 in Newport, RI. Leggie was born on February 5, 1944 and spent her childhood in Rye, NY. ... Read More


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Eight Bells: John B.B. Whitton

Published on April 19th, 2024

Capt. John B.B. Whitton, 82, passed April 9, 2024. He graduated from Western Michigan University 1963 and UCLA Graduate School of International Business 1966. He was a well known sailor, had the Peterson Quarter Ton Flying ... Read More


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