Racing

Mega-tris Duel off Fastnet Rock

by Adam Cort, Posted September 19, 2013

Less than two weeks after its re-launch, the world’s largest racing trimaran, Spindrift 2, notched its first major victory, completing the 605-mile Rolex Fastnet Race


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 Hugh was an orthopedic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he specialized in hip and knee replacements. He and Betsy took up sailing together on a boat called REEB (“beer” spelled backward).


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Racing Worth Waiting For

by Adam Cort, Posted September 18, 2013

Although the 34th America’s Cup may have still fallen short in some ways, there’s no denying that Larry Ellison, Russell Coutts and company have finally gotten what they wanted—some of the most exciting racing the historic sailing series has ever seen.


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Sights on the Globe

by Peter Nielsen, Posted September 17, 2013

Rich Wilson is a sucker for punishment. One solo round-the-world race isn’t enough for the New England sailor, who at the tender age of 62 has set his sights on the 2016-17 Vendee Globe—arguably the world’s toughest sailing event.


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While the races of the AC34 were postponed on August 17-18, 2013, 25 youth O’Pen BIC sailors took on the blustery weather to show off their skills in a Hi-Wind Slalom course at the America’s Cup Village Marina Green in San Francisco, CA. 


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