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Perfect storm of excellence

Published on November 29th, 2021

It was a perfect storm of events with the America’s Cup, Olympic Games, and Vendee Globe occurring together. There was a lot of greatness on display with the nominees for the Rolex World Sailor of the ... Read More


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First climate-neutral sailcloth

Published on November 29th, 2021

Dimension-Polyant, the world’s largest manufacturer of sailcloth, has developed the first 100 percent climate-neutral sailcloth using bio-based raw material. Their Hydra Net® radial material is now manufactured with Dyneema® which contains HMPE (High Modulus Polyethylene) from ... Read More


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Class40 is next in Transat Jacques Vabre

Published on November 28th, 2021

(November 28, 2021; Day 22) – As the IMOCA teams fill the results in the Transat Jacques Vabre, the Class40 leaders are just over 200nm from the finish with Antoine Carpentier and Pablo Santurde Del Arco ... Read More


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America’s Cup: Progress equals complex

Published on November 28th, 2021

In the ‘good ole days’ of the America’s Cup, it was a much simpler to host the event. Just schedule the races, set the marks, and blow some horns, but now it is about creating a ... Read More


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Vassar Brewery: The First Iceboat Bar

Published on November 28th, 2021

With help from Archie Call and Henry Bossett for sharing their early iceboating history research, Deb Whitehorse tells the tale of America’s first iceboating bar and clubhouse: Chuck’s on Geneva, the Southside Ice Yacht Club on ... Read More


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Corrupt, but not corrupt enough

Published on November 27th, 2021

An annual report from the University of Illinois at Chicago, based on an analysis of the public corruption statistics published by the U.S. Department of Justice, finds Chicago as America’s most corrupt city, and Illinois the ... Read More


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Three out of four in Transat Jacques Vabre

Published on November 27th, 2021

(November 27, 2021; Day 21; 14:13 CET) – Charal’s arrival completes the IMOCA podium but the racing in the Transat Jacques Vabre rages on, especially for 4th and 5th between Initiatives Coeur and Arkéa-Paprec. The front ... Read More


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VIDEO: The scow bow revolution

Published on November 26th, 2021

This mini-cruiser may look quirky, even extraordinary, but wait till you see the space it provides below decks. Toby Hodges steps aboard from the Revolution 24’s home port of La Rochelle, France... Read More


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Solar Powered, Kite Supported

Published on November 26th, 2021

The phrase ‘go fly a kite’ was once only a dismissive expression, but now it is powering a generation that seeks independence from fossil fuels. The new SILENT 60 solar powered catamaran carries 42 solar panels ... Read More


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When boating is so much more

Published on November 26th, 2021

Teenagers are making boats using the wood from her grove installation at Madison Square Park, and the artist is happy that the work is seeing a new life. Maya Lin’s acclaimed “Ghost Forest” — her installation ... Read More



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