Racing Most Commented
- Apr 15, 2015
- Apr 08, 2015
- Apr 07, 2015
It’s been more of the same for the six remaining boats in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race fleet during the early stages of Leg 3: painfully light winds for the first 72 hours after the January 3 re-start in Abu Dhabi followed by yet more nail-bitingly close competition.
The IMOCA 60 class has long been a hotbed for design innovation, from canting keels to water ballasting to carbon-fiber hulls and spars.
It’s not every day that you hear about philanthropists donating handsomely to the sport of sailing, but that’s exactly what happened recently in Galveston, Texas, where an (intentionally) anonymous family donated funds to build the brand-new Galveston Community Sailing Center (GCSC).