Curmudgeon's Observation

Curmudgeon’s Observation

Published on May 28th, 2024

Drinking gives one a very clear sense of who’s to blame for everything. Providing wisdom since 1997, the Curmudgeon’s Observation has been a hallmark of the Scuttlebutt Newsletter which delivers a digest of major sailing news, ... Read More


News

Crew change for US SailGP team

Published on May 28th, 2024

The United States SailGP team will have another new line-up for the league’s Canadian debut on June 1-2 in Halifax. After being unable to compete in the last event due to an error by wing trimmer ... Read More


Feature

Boating safety improves in 2023

Published on May 28th, 2024

(May 28, 2024) – The U.S. Coast Guard released the 2023 calendar year statistics on recreational boating incidents today, reporting a decrease in fatalities and incidents. Fatalities fell by 11.3 percent to 564 from 636 in ... Read More


News

Team USA for Youth Sailing Worlds

Published on May 28th, 2024

US Sailing has named the 14 US Youth Team athletes who will represent USA at the 2024 Youth Sailing World Championships. The 53rd edition of the premier event in international youth sailing will take place July 13-20 ... Read More


News

Harvard wins Open Dinghy Nationals

Published on May 27th, 2024

The 2023-24 College season came to a close with the top 18 schools competing in the 2024 Open Fleet Race National Championship. After the Finals on May 26-27, Harvard University emerged victorious, mastering the notoriously unpredictable ... Read More


News

Paris 2024: Controversy in New Zealand

Published on May 27th, 2024

by Dana Johannsen, Radio New Zealand Yachting NZ is accused of mishandling its Olympic selections after one of its star crews was picked for the Paris Games, despite failing to meet the required performance standard. Jo ... Read More


News

Sitting down with Murray Jones

Published on May 26th, 2024

In this edition of Shirley Robertson’s Sailing Podcast, the double Olympic gold medalist talks with New Zealand’s Murray Jones about two decades of chasing the oldest trophy in international sport. It’s a stellar career that’s seen ... Read More


Video

Ep10: Road to the 37th America’s Cup

Published on May 26th, 2024

Matt Sheahan and his PlanetSail team share the latest episode in a regular series of features about the road to the America’s Cup that will take us from the first official event in Vilanova to the ... Read More


News

Game time at Open Dinghy Nationals

Published on May 25th, 2024

The first stage of the 2024 College Open Fleet Racing National Championship is complete as 36 teams competed in the Semi-Finals on May 24-25 in Boston, MA. A variety of challenging wind conditions on the Charles ... Read More


News

Sweden hosts Women’s World Match Racing Tour

Published on May 24th, 2024

The line-up of eight all-female match racing teams have been confirmed for the 2024 Nordea Women’s Trophy to be held July 1-6 on the island of Marstrand, Sweden. Hosted by GKSS (Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club), the ... Read More



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