Inshore Racing

TP52 Wings

by Sail Staff, Posted November 29, 2007
If you’ve ever tried to sail a beam-reach course with a kite up on standard spinnaker-pole rigged boat, you have undoubtedly had to deal with the difficulty of tight sheeting angles on the guy when the pole is eased forward to the forestay. Traditionally, this is alleviated with reaching struts. While these work well, they represent another spar that must be clipped in place (usually to either
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COURT RULES AGAINST ALINGHI

by Sail Staff, Posted November 27, 2007
Alinghi was first out the gate with a public statement in the wake of Justice Herman Cahn's November 27 decision in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, a ruling stating that Club Nutico Espaol de Vela is not a valid challenger of record, and therefore BMW Oracle Racing is the challenger of record for the next America's Cup match. This leaves many questions unanswered about what's
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Team Origin Responds to AC 33 Delay

by Sail Staff, Posted November 22, 2007
The following was released on Thanksgiving Day, and it is rather more candid than most of the public utterances we've received on the subject of America's Cup, delays, and legal issues—KL

TEAMORIGIN’s ambitions held up by court case
Thursday November 22, 2007

Britain’s America’s Cup challenge affected as next event is potentially postponed for at least


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SAIL Photo Contest - Page 5

by Sail Staff, Posted November 21, 2007


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Profiles

The Real Deal: The Truth About Racing Around the Planet

by Sail Staff, Posted November 21, 2007
It’s a rare coup when a world-class sailor also happens to possess great writing skills, as this is the winning ticket to capturing the true grit of offshore racing. When you start talking about premiere-level events such as the Whitbred/Volvo Ocean Race, or the Barcelona World Race (BWR), a double-handed, non-stop, around-the-world race, the number of people capable of participating is small,
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