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Play by the Rules

November 8th, 2021

When competitive sailing encounters recreational powerboating, bad things can happen. The thrill of speed impacts common sense, made worse when

The 49-Year-Old COLREGS

October 21st, 2021

by John K. Fulweiler, WindCheck magazine While the Racing Rules of Sailing assign rights during competition, the COLREGS are the

Safety of Life at Sea

June 1st, 2020

That there was a collision in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race offshore China was not a shocker. Ever since this

Just Say No to IRPCAS

July 1st, 2015

Rob Overton, Chairman of the US Racing Rules Committee, finds fault in how offshore races can be governed by instructions

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