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State of One Design Sailing

Published on June 17th, 2021

The US Sailing One Design Committee will present the first of a series of Starboard Portal programs specifically for the One Design Sailing Community including Sailors, Classes, and Fleets. This first edition will focus on the ... Read More


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Yacht Club House Drinks 2021

Published on May 17th, 2021

Sailing has its traditions, and for better or worse, the adult beverages is one of them. At some yacht clubs, this tradition goes so far as a designated house drink. In 2010, Scuttlebutt took on the ... Read More


News

Light winds launch Snipe US Nationals

Published on June 17th, 2021

Annapolis, MD (June 17, 2021) – Fresh off winning A Division at College Nationals earlier this month, Alfonso García Bringas and crew Olivia Smith (above) sailed to a 1-3 in tricky conditions on the opening day ... Read More


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Eight Bells: Ray Burke

Published on June 17th, 2021

Raymond Thomas Burke passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home June 12, 2021 at the age of 88. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he met his wife Jeanne, they spent their first two years ... Read More


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VIDEO: Boat jumping on Lake Geneva

Published on June 17th, 2021

As a major hub of Scow sailing, Lake Geneva is located in the southeast corner of Wisconsin. Famous as the home waters of Hall of Famer Buddy Melges, the lakeside homes are also famous for their ... Read More


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New England Ropes

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When casual conflicts with cooperation

Published on June 17th, 2021

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News The sport of sailing survives by the cooperation of its participants. The more the rules are respected, and consideration is given to fellow competitors, the better off it endures. But ... Read More


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Behind the Scenes, June 2021

Published on June 17th, 2021

The walls of Scuttlebutt HQ include the Ultimate Sailing calendar, and in this report Sharon Green shares the behind-the-scenes story regarding the May 2021 images. It’s hard to ignore the cheerful, vibrant, billowing spinnakers on the ... Read More


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Coastal test to decide Ocean Race Europe

Published on June 17th, 2021

Genova, Italy (June 17, 2021) – Offshore Team Germany – the non-foiling IMOCA 60 skippered by German Olympian Robert Stanjek – pulled off a spectacular victory in the third and final offshore leg of The Ocean ... Read More


News

SailGP returns to Australia

Published on June 16th, 2021

SailGP has expanded its second season schedule to nine events, adding Australia Sail Grand Prix on December 17-18, 2021. Held on Sydney Harbor, this event will follow the European stage of Season 2 which takes place ... Read More


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New Bermuda to Plymouth World Record

Published on June 16th, 2021

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has confirmed the establishment of a new Bermuda to Plymouth World Record. The MOD70 Argo, skippered by Brian Thompson (GBR) and a crew of Chad Corning, Charlie Ogletree, Westy Barlow, ... Read More


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Goodbye America’s Cup, it’s been fun

Published on June 16th, 2021

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News There is so much we can point to Ernesto Bertarelli. This Italian-born Swiss billionaire businessman took the America’s Cup from a historic competition to a showcase of possibility. By pirating ... Read More



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