LEFT HOOK, LEFT JAB

by Sail Staff, Posted October 27, 2005
October 27, 2005

While South Florida was scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Wilma, and then to recover from the hit, the hard working sailors of the Gulf Coast were getting themselves back on the water in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. In some cases, they've been sailing for weeks, and in all cases, they are sailing in spite of huge challenges.

Mobile Yacht Club Commodore James Green


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Classified Advertising

by Sail Staff, Posted October 12, 2005

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KIDS ON KEELS

by Sail Staff, Posted October 11, 2005
It's a regatta that has been around for decades, but since the Storm Trysail Club took it over, the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta has grown from a fleet of 9 boats in 2001 to 35 boats in 2005 while cranking up enthusiasm from both the sailors and the skippers who loan out their boats. Thanks to the Larchmont Yacht Club and sponsors led by Prestige Toyota and UK-Halsey Sailmakers, there was
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Topsy-turvy in Trapani

by Sail Staff, Posted October 4, 2005

Even America’s Cup purists longing for Thames St. ambiance, skirts on keels, and national crews would have loved this one. The final day of Act 8 in Trapani, Sicily, was anything but predictable. Tacticians went from heroes to zeroes in a single shift. Rock-solid teams, like the sailors on Alinghi intending to protect their sterling match-racing record and win


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Boat Reviews

Dufour 455

by James Jermain, Posted September 23, 2005

Forty years ago Michel Dufour dragged boatbuilding into the industrial age by being one of the first to design boats specifically for production building methods. The company came out of some recent financial troubles and launched a “new era” in 2003. Since then two parallel but carefully matched lines of cruising boats have been introduced.

One is a group of performance


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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