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Sailing Calendar: December 2022

Published on November 29th, 2022

Photographer Cory Silken provides us with a computer monitor calendar for the month of December 2022. Click here to open the image, then put your cursor over it, right click to open the drop down menu ... Read More


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Did The Ocean Race just get smaller?

Published on December 2nd, 2022

When the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 was one month from finishing, it was announced how the next edition of the race would start in 2021, under new ownership, without Volvo as a sponsor. It was a ... Read More


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Looking for like-minded SailGP backers

Published on December 1st, 2022

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News The global sports league SailGP wants more teams when the fourth season of SailGP begins on June 17-18 in Chicago, which has prompted the organization to rewrite its rules so ... Read More


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Sunk despite meticulous preparation

Published on December 1st, 2022

Of the boats competing in the 2022-23 Golden Globe Race, Tapio Lehtinen was stunned that it was his Gaia 36 Asteria which sank. Yet that’s what happened 460 nautical miles SE from Port Elizabeth, in South ... Read More


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Dilemma: World’s coolest yachts

Published on December 1st, 2022

Yachting World has been asking top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times, and when they turned the question to notable designer, Juan Kouyoumdjian nominated Dilemma. Here’s ... Read More


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Golden Globe Race lifesaving regulations

Published on December 1st, 2022

Before the start, fulfilling the safety and qualifying requirements for the 2022-23 Golden Globe Race were a major hurdle. However, it was these unique regulations which played an important part in saving Tapio Lehtinen following the ... Read More


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Future technology for future sailors?

Published on December 1st, 2022

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing News I am all for heightening awareness of our impact on the environment. We can’t keep throwing things away as there is no place called Away. But I also have little ... Read More


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Innovation competition in France

Published on November 30th, 2022

The search for innovation, new practices, responsible performances, and alternatives motivates is led by the Federation of Nautical Industries (FIN) which has been organizing a national competition since 2017 at the Paris Boat Show. The competition ... Read More


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Recruiting Americans for America’s Cup

Published on November 30th, 2022

After their first America’s Cup challenge in 2021, the NYYC American Magic team made some changes in their pursuit of the trophy. Prominent in that change was bringing Scott Ferguson (Jamestown, RI) to lead the design ... Read More


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Book your trip for 37th America’s Cup

Published on November 30th, 2022

Organizers for the 37th America’s Cup in 2024 have confirmed details for the competition in Barcelona, Spain. Among the decisions was the placement of the racing area for both the Challenger Selection Series and the America’s ... Read More


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Whitecap: The Canadian Sailing Podcast

Published on November 30th, 2022

Sail Canada in partnership with David Cripton have launched a podcast series focusing on Canadian sailing called Whitecap, with Episode 8 featuring Scott Shawyer, Canada Ocean Racing’s founder and skipper. Canada Ocean Racing is a new ... Read More



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