by Becca Oken, Posted May 13, 2013The first leg of the third annual Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing kicked off from Charleston on May 11.
by Sail Staff, Posted January 16, 2014From a deep field of contenders, Brian Porter of Fontana, Wisc. and Jody Starck of Amherst, N.Y. have been named US Sailing’s 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
by Adam Cort, Posted April 14, 2014On his way to a new “Discovery Route” record this past January aboard the 105-foot maxi trimaran Banque Populaire VII, French solo sailor Armel Le Cléac’h also set a new solo 24-hour distance record of 682 nautical miles.
by SAIL Editors, Posted June 28, 2014This past spring was an especially busy one on Charleston Harbor, with not one but three regattas taking place in quick succession in April: Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week, the Moth North Americans and, new this year, the inaugural Fort 2 Battery Race, a high-speed 3.8 mile downwind sprint from Fort Sumter to the Charleston waterfront.
by SAIL Editors, Posted January 6, 2015The IMOCA 60 class has long been a hotbed for design innovation, from canting keels to water ballasting to carbon-fiber hulls and spars.