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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Cup Watch

Seven Up: New Spanish team challenges for the AC

by Sail Staff, Posted November 21, 2007
As most Cup pundits can tell you, things with the AC are “turbulent” at best; others may use stronger adjectives to describe the situation. There is some good news for the America’s Cup Management (ACM) and Alingi, however, as a new Spanish syndicate, Ayre (representing the Real Club Nutico de Denia, has officially presented their challenge to the Socit Nautique de Genve, which has been
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The Golden Rock Regatta Grows Up

by Sail Staff, Posted November 21, 2007
In only three years, the Golden Rock Regatta -- island to island racing in the Caribbean -- has grown from eight boats to 20.

The event emphasizes the historical and cultural uniqueness of the islands to stimulate the growth of tourism and, in turn, the local economies. This year, the Golden Rock Regatta also chose four schoolchildren from Statia to ride alongside the racing boats to learn


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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