The Hit Parade, Now Playing J/105s

by Sail Staff, Posted November 2, 2007

By Kimball Livingston

 

A North American Championship fleet of 69 35-foot one designs is nothing to be ignored, even if it were not a record, which it is. So I turned to Alan Johnstone to ask, not about the moment, but about the beginnings that brought us to the 2007 regatta at Annapolis Yacht Club, on the waters of the


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Ocean Racing

Salter Signs On For A “Lap”

by Sail Staff, Posted November 1, 2007
Ericsson Racing names Navigator for next year’s Volvo Race
By David Schmidt

Following Ericsson Racing Team’s recent news that sailing-great Torben Grael will skipper the team’s internationally-crewed “A” boat, the team recently announced that Englishman Jules Salter will navigate for Grael in the 2008/2009 event.

“Ericsson has a great team. They are well organized, and we


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AC 33: ACM Launches a Rule

by Sail Staff, Posted October 31, 2007

Above: A comparison of the past ACC class and the AC90

Valencia, 31st October 2007 - Today AC Management, as scheduled, published the AC90 Rule marking an exciting milestone in the path to the 33rd America's Cup. This rule has been crafted over the past six weeks through a des ign consultation process with all entered challengers, the Defender, and headed by


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Profiles

For most dinghy sailors, co-skippering an Open 60 in the Barcelona World Race, a non-stop double-handed circumnavigation race via the three capes, would be a suicide mission. Luckily, Seattle based Jonathan Mckee, 45, isn’t your typical dinghy sailor: His resume includes three years on the All American College Team during his time at Yale, a Gold medal in Flying Dutchman in the 1984 Olympics,


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Elite Youth Development Team: Deadline to Apply is Friday

by Sail Staff, Posted October 31, 2007

Applications for the 2008 US Elite Youth Development Sailing Team are still open, but time is running out to submit an application.

 

Launched by US SAILING in January 2007, the Elite Youth Development Team was created for young athletes who have been identified as future Olympic prospects.

Made up of the country’s top youth sailors in the Laser and Laser Radial classes, the team


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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