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    Published on 11-10-2020 11:49 PM
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    Kahla Preston writes for Honey.nine.com.au

    Children often develop intense fixations, and for a young Sally Fitzgibbons it was the Olympic Games.

    From age five, she would imagine herself in Rocky-style movie montages as she threw herself into various sports. The "weird infatuation" was only cemented when she saw Cathy Freeman win gold at Sydney 2000.

    "Every time I'd finish running around the block or riding my BMX, I'd be like, 'Coming down the home straight, she's gonna go for gold...', having the full Bruce McAvaney moment where you ...
    Published on 07-31-2020 09:45 AM
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    Get to know Ambassador François Gabart
    Our first Ambassador from France, François Gabart is a skipper, competitor, and engineer currently focused on building a new Ultim (a 100-foot multihull) and opening MerConcept’s new office. Versatile, curious, and hard-working, François revealed his sailing potential ...
    Published on 06-01-2020 09:55 AM
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    Santa Cruz Cinematographer Tim McTighe put together a 9 minute plus video interview with
    Legendary SC boat builder Ron Moore and his ...
    Published on 05-08-2020 10:07 AM




    Extended highlights of Bruce Schwab's 2004-2005 Vendee Globe race, where he became the first American to officially finish the ...
    Published on 04-21-2020 03:57 PM
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    If you have been paying attention over the past 10 years of the seemingly nonstop adventures of Phaedo, Phaedo 3 or FOMOm you certainly have come across the program management talents of one Rachel Fallon-Landon. Bill Springer wrote this piece for FORBES.com




    Rachel Fallon-Langdon sailing aboard the Eagle 53 catamaran. RICHARD LANGDON

    When it comes to fast yachts, and the billionaires own and race them, it’s ...
    Published on 04-21-2020 10:57 AM
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    The Royal Ocean Racing Club has been producing and interesting series highlighting historical subject matter during
    this period of quarantining and separation from sailing anxiety, The next up: Skip Novak



    Drum ...
    Published on 07-02-2019 03:57 PM
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    When work needs to be done on the boat, usually the LAST person you will see in the mix getting dirty would be the skipper.

    But in this case, Giovanni Soldini is quite ...
    Published on 04-11-2019 12:24 PM
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    Last week at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Olympic Class Regatta, 28 year old Christopher (Barney) Barnard of Newport Harbor California stamped his name into the history books with a gold medal in the Laser class as the American sailor to watch as we near the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Christopher edged out Great Britain's Elliot Hanson and Nick Thompson for the top spot on the podium, with team mate Charlie Buckingham in 5th. This is the strongest showing for US men in the Laser class ...
    Published on 01-03-2019 03:55 PM
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    Quantum Sails Welcomes Cameron Appleton
    to its Client Service and Success Team




    World-champion tactician and helmsman Cameron Appleton has joined ...
    Published on 05-25-2017 10:35 AM
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    While the fleet of GC32s fly around a racecourse set metres from the shore to the delight of thousands of onlookers, behind the scenes there is an expert team making it all happen seamlessly. This team is led by Extreme Sailing Series™ Race Director, John Craig.

    Craig has had a varied career in sailing, ranging from coaching the Canadian Olympic ...

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