by Sail Staff, Posted June 17, 2013In a move reminiscent of the Purple One’s name change to “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince,” Laser designer Bruce Kirby has rechristened his venerable Laser design as the “Kirby Torch.”
by SAIL Editors, Posted May 22, 2014Open 60 fans will get a rare chance to see the boats in action in the United States at the start of the double-handed New York-Barcelona Transoceanic Regatta, the first of three IMOCA Ocean Masters World Champtionship races set for this year. The three-race series will culminate in the Barcelona World Race
by Hilary Sharp, Posted April 5, 2012What began in Auckland, New Zealand, as a highly anticipated leg involving six well-equipped boats has dwindled down to a two-boat race. Less than 700 miles from the finish in Itajai, Brazil, Groupama suffered a broken mast and suspended their race to assess the full extent of the damage.
by Sarah Johnston, Posted October 9, 2012Josh Adams, US Sailing’s new Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing and former publisher of SAIL Magazine, was awarded the SAIL Industry Leadership Award on October 4, 2012.