Arriving in Bermuda

by Sail Staff, Posted June 12, 2006
Most of the 263 Bermuda Race entries have arrived now in Hamilton Harbour. Only a handful are still at sea, and Dr. Richard Shulman of Barrington, Rhode Island, has the signature St. David's Lighthouse division sewed up with his IMX 45, Temptress.

SAIL's West Coast editor, Kimball Livingston, sailed in the Demonstration Division aboard the Open 50,

Gryphon
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Prepping for Bermuda: The Centennial Edition

by Sail Staff, Posted June 12, 2006
By Kimball Livingston, Senior Editor, West Coast

I confess. I may be obsessed with West Coast sailing, rock and roll, and things that go whoopie! in the night, but I’ve always hankered to sail the Bermuda Race. It just seems so, well, “classic.” Probably because it is. The approach of the centennial edition had my hormones busting down the floodgates, and the fact that I’m now


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Boat Reviews

Santa Cruz 53C

by Sail Staff, Posted June 6, 2006
Santa Cruz 53CDesigned for serious passagemakers, the new Santa Cruz 53C is a bluewater-cruising version of the company’s 52-foot racer/cruiser. While it maintains the original’s lightweight design, new cruising-friendly features include hull windows, self-tacking jib, carbon-fiber boom, optional shoal-draft keel, and a fiberglass dodger for more comfortable foul-weather sailing. The 53C boasts
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Boat Reviews

Delphia 40

by Sail Staff, Posted June 6, 2006
Built as a sturdy passagemaker capable of withstanding the harshest of Baltic Sea conditions, this 40-foot Polish import carries 841 square feet of sail area, has a displacement of 18,000 pounds, and is available with a shoal or deep keel (5 feet, 6 inches/7 feet, 1 inch). The interior features 6-foot, 8-inch headroom in the saloon, mahogany joinerwork, and a choice of three- or four-cabin
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Boat Reviews

Annapolis 30

by Dave Baldwin, Posted June 6, 2006
The first in Annapolis Performance Yachts’s new line, the sleek A30 is a trailerable one-design racer with a narrow beam and a light 3,800 pounds of displacement. Designed for quick acceleration and upwind stability, it features a fractional carbon-fiber rig, an asymmetric
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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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