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: email@example.comGoing 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
North U director Bill Gladstone as he shifted the virtual leads on a graphic of a sail, which was projected on a screen for a classroom of 80 racers. “But if we adjust the jib sheet, that
by Chris Getman, Posted September 30, 2010The 2010 Heineken High Performance Dinghy Open (HPDO) regatta will take place October 9-10 at the American Yacht Club in Rye, New York. Since its creation in 2004, the two-day regatta regularly attracts some of the best performance sailors from North America and Europe.Approximately 120 boats are expected to race this year, up 20 from the 2009. Dinghy classes invited to participate
by David Schmidt, Posted July 31, 2012For full 2012 Olympics coverage, read on and make sure to click the links for more on the team, the competition, the venue and changes in the approach to U.S. Olympic sailing.
by Sail Staff, Posted November 5, 2007Sometimes bigger isn’t always better, as was the case for Dan Meyers and his new Judel/Vrolijk-designed Numbers, an IRC 67, at the IRC East Coast Championship, held in Annapolis, Maryland. Meyers arrived at the event as the defending champion, having won on his former Numbers, a Farr-designed 60-footer. Even with a longer, faster version of his race program, the Boston-based team
by Sail Staff, Posted July 13, 2008Sydney Bolger and her crew Caitlin Beavers dominated US SAILING's 33-boat U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy, which wrapped up Saturday evening at host club Sausalito Yacht Club, Calif. The two 18-year-olds from Southern California came out of the gates strong on the first day of racing, winning all three races that day. They continued their dominance