by Daniel Berke, Posted August 17, 2009The International Olympic committee announced on 13 August, 2009 that there will be 10 sailing events at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. This is a decrease from the 11 sailing events at the 2008 Games in Beijing, making room for new events that were not held in Beijing.The eliminated class is the Tornado catamaran, despite the request made by the International Sailing Federation to keep
by Sarah Eberspacher, Posted December 20, 2011The intrepid sailor Maureen McKinnon-Tucker and her inspiring story
by Adam Cort, Posted April 2, 2014It’s no secret that Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years.
by Sail Staff, Posted October 24, 2007Perhaps not as well known on the yachting circuit as Rolex, Panerai, the Italian watchmaker, is hot on the sponsorship heels of its Swiss counterpart. The finale of the 2007 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge recently closed with the first annual New York series. held in New York Harbor October 2–6. The 300-plus yachts taking part in the close racing made for a spectacular sight
by Sail Staff, Posted July 9, 2008By Jeff ZarwellNational Race OfficerRegattaPRO: firstname.lastname@example.orgGoing into my first windward-gate regatta as a race officer, I anticipated increased mark-set responsibilities and a need for experienced hands to pull off the initial set and then to maintain a four-buoy weather-mark configuration. I was right.However, the benefits of the windward
by Patty Lawrence, Posted August 18, 2009My husband Andy and I naively thought that our sailing game plan would remain the same after our daughters were born; we would just incorporate the children into our regatta mode and not skip a beat. So far, we have skipped beats —and runs, and even entire races. We have arrived late, gone to bed early, sailed better, and had more fun. Avery (8) and Jordan (6) love regattas, but their game plan