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Serve Chilled

by Sail Staff, Posted February 16, 2007
If there’s anything better than enjoying a glass of bubbly on the water, it’s enjoying a cold glass of bubbly. Veuve Clicquot’s Ice Jacket makes it easy to keep a prechilled 750-ml bottle of Veuve Clicquot (or other similarly bottled spirits) cold for up to two hours, without ice or refrigeration. Featuring a neoprene-lined skin, leather trimmings, a zipper enclosure, and a button closure around

Red Bull Makes You Fly

by Sail Staff, Posted February 5, 2007
Story and Photos by Heike Schwab

DubaiThere is a general expectation that fashion-forward Dubai has a future in America's Cup competition. If you find that far fetched—for an Arab Emirate lying across the Persian Gulf from Iran and 500 miles from Iraq—offer a different explanation of why the America's Cup and the Louis Vuitton Cup and longtime

Cruising Grounds

We cruised by the Strawberry Island Lighthouse in Canada’s North Channel at 7 knots in a brisk 25-knot wind. I was aboard Henk Vanderhulst’s Precision 23, Go Gently, and he, despite his 80 years, was unwilling to risk his reputation for leaving the fleet in his wake.


Giggle This

by Sail Staff, Posted January 30, 2007
You gotta love watching the crazy (and apparently rather smart) Frenchmen who touched 47.2 knots in their contraption, l’Hydroptre. They're after official speed records, and they just might get them.

I watched the video and just sat here giggling, imagining the ride. And then I did it again. Maybe I'm strange, but that's what happens for me at


by Sail Staff, Posted January 25, 2007
by Kimball Livingston

Naval architect Bill Langan wants you to know: "This country needs an enlightened conversation about which rating rules work for what purpose, and why."

Cool, but whenever I write about rating rules, first I take a deep breath, and I say a little prayer . . .

A decision by leading New England clubs to create a 2007-season IRC/PHRF split at PHRF

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