Racing News

Afterguard Marine HUD Sunglasses

by SAIL Editors, Posted June 6, 2014
Now “ordinary” sailors can enjoy the same fighter-jet-style technology, thanks to a company called Afterguard Marine, which introduced its own set of head-up-display sunglasses this past spring, at about $2,000 apiece.
The Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet recently got an unexpected treat—and found itself facing a potentially tricky tactical situation—

Rambler 100 Capsize Review

by Adam Cort, Posted December 19, 2011
The full executive summary provided by US Sailing details the supermaxi's capsize during the 2011 Fastnet Race
  As Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean race winds down, the competition is heating up between Groupama and PUMA as they battle for the top spot. After placing first and second respectively in Leg 4, from Sanya, China, to Auckland, the teams are once again neck and neck.  
The Atlantic Cup is finally here! Presented by 11th Hour Racing, the 2nd Annual Atlantic Cup, featuring a fleet of 15 red-hot Class 40 racers, begins this evening in Charleston, South Carolina. 
Ian Williams of Great Britain’s team GAC Pindar beat out Australian Estate Master Sailing Team’s Jordan Reece 3-0 on July 15 to win the 2012 Chicago Match Cup—the fourth stop on this year’s Alpari World Match Racing Tour.
US Sailing began accepting nominations for its Rolex 2012 Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards on Monday, October 1.
The 2012 ISAF Annual Conference wrapped up Sunday and released the decision that windsurfing, not kiteboarding, will be included in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The largest student sporting event in Europe, the 45th Annual EDHEC Sailing Cup, has invited U.S. collegiate and graduate sailors to compete.
InfraRed's Bryan Huntley and crew from Sandusky, OH, will be one team out of an expected 290-boat fleet to race in Charleston later this month. 
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