The building on the corner of Willow and Clement was where all those wonderful cold molded IOR yachts got created
Lois Lane, Tortuga (then Copacabana), Norton Smith’s MiniTransat winner, Constellation, The Twins
After Wylie left Hulse Christman rigging (and lipservice) moved in and they created an Aussie 18
Not only did boats get built there
It had a lofting floor and offices where Wylie designed fat assed IOR yachts
RORC Caribbean 600 for Dummies
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Mike Broughton has competed in 16 Fastnets, 10 Sydney Hobarts and 8 Middle Sea Races, and is now getting organized for the RORC Caribbean 600, a 600nm non-stop race around 11 Caribbean Islands which starts on February 22.
“The RORC Caribbean 600 is attracting some of the world’s best yachts. Top
In an attempt to clarify the ongoing kerfuffle between the current governing bodies representing International Kiteboarding Competitions we sought clarity from Dirk Herbstreet, who has a learned opinion on matters and where things lay and where they stand:
1st: From Wikipedia:
The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA), is the only kiteboarding class inside the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). The IKA class rules fall in the category of a development class.
The International Kiteboarding Association was founded in April 2008 by Guillaume Fournier (two-time kiteboarding
Artemis Racing has made a flying start to 2016, relocating the team’s sailing operations to Bermuda, and perhaps even more significantly, launching its second turbo development boat of this America’s Cup campaign.
I think where I left off last was with the approaching gale and me in "yellow flag" mode, slowing to let the gale go past. So that strategy worked well and while I did see winds over 40k, I did not get
ALICANTE, Spain, February 4 – At a time when rival major global sports events are struggling to contain spiralling costs, a report by independent auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has praised sailing’s premier round-the-world event, the Volvo Ocean Race, for halving the price of competing
A top class sporting line-up with no fewer than nine nations taking part, Race HQ based at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, multi-screen international TV broadcasts, innovative digital and media arrangements... The eighth Vendée Globe already looks like being an exceptional vintage and confirms its place as the world's leading ocean race and a major sporting event. Another new feature for
Rafi Yahalom's Corsair Sprint on the final leg of the 2016 SSS 3 Bridge Fiasco
A record 369 shorthanded sailors signed up for the 2016 Single Handed Sailing Society's 3 Bridge Fiasco! The number eclipse the previous record of 368 boats signed up in 2011 by just one, but considering an El Niño year and the amount of rain the San Francisco Bay has witnessed thus far, that is a big number indeed. It lays testament to the unwavering interest in shorthanded sailing
The tension on the water at Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella was fully loaded as Medal Races across the ten Olympic fleets drew the first big regatta of 2016, the Olympic year, to a close.
Many podium finishers from six days of racing in Miami will feature on the Rio 2016 pedestal in 188 days' time and Miami can be viewed as a marker of what is to come this year.
In a week plagued by grey skies and fickle breeze the sun shone brightly in Miami but the light winds remained.
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) came into the day as the only team who had gold wrapped up. In the remaining nine events it was wide open and in a shifty northern 6-8 knot breeze there were up, downs, disappointments and highs in their numbers.
Olympic medallists such as Robert Scheidt (BRA), Dorian Van Rijsselberge (NED), Evi Van Acker (BEL) and Bryony Shaw (GBR) showed their worth, taking the honours in their respective fleets. In the remaining