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
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