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Follow the America’s Cup long enough and you will notice a cyclical pattern reminiscent of the Phoenix, the mythical bird reborn in flames. We saw this following the 26th America’s Cup in Perth (1987), we saw it following AC32 in Valencia (2007), and we are seeing it in the aftermath of AC34 in San Francisco (2013)


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Racing News

Oakcliff Crew Scores in RORC TransAtlantic

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 26, 2015

The crew of the Oakcliff Ocean Racing Dan Flannigan, Hobie Ponting, Chris Kennedy and Andrew O’Donnell finished first in class and second overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race


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Cruising News

Literature Words of the Sea

by Tom Cunliffe, Posted January 23, 2015

The sea generates art like nothing else on the planet. Love runs it a close second and war features well too, but for an endless source of great reading, there’s nothing like sailing.


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Cruising

Whales and Sails

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted January 23, 2015

Although there’s nothing quite like spotting a whale at sea to make a sailor’s day, the relationship between whales and sailors has long been a checkered one, to say the least.


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Cruiser

Boat Review: Hanse 575

by David Schmidt, Posted January 22, 2015

One of the joys of living in the Pacific Northwest is that you can sail year-round—provided, of course, that you’ve got the right boat. As I approached the Hanse 575 Crescent Wave at Port Sidney Marina in Sidney, British Columbia, I noticed three things


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Footage of the Race Leaders Rounding Cape Horn

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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