by SAIL Editors, Posted June 6, 2014It’s been said the Newport Bermuda Race is held only once every two years because it takes that long for the memories of how tough the last one was to fade sufficiently to entice crews to sign on for another.
by Meghan Dente, Posted December 2, 2011With the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race behind them, the six participating teams have seen it all on their way from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa–from record-breaking triumphs to heartbreaking damages.
by Maura Flaherty, Posted October 3, 2012The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex announced their nominees for 2012 World Sailor of the Year with five nominees in both the male and female categories.
by Lauren Saalmuller, Posted January 15, 2013On Jan. 14, 2013, Johnny Heineken and Jennifer French were named US Sailing’s 2012 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.
BVI Spring Regatta kicked off in tourist-brochure conditions and ended in an action-packed day of winds gusting to 30-plus knots and blinding rainsqualls. It wasn’t the kind of day you’d want to take the family out in, but it was perfect for hardcore sailboat racing.