by Maura Flaherty

Maura Flaherty is SAIL's editorial intern from Northwestern University.

The US Coast Guard is continuing efforts to search for Robin Walbridge, the captain of the HMS Bounty, Tuesday, after they rescued 14 members from the sunken ship early Monday morning. One member of the HMS Bounty crew, Claudene Christian, 42, did not make it, according to the ship's website. 
The first of twelve 70-foot ocean racing yachts for the Clipper Race arrived in Felixstowe, UK, last night from China. The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the longest yacht race at 40,000 miles...
“I’m waiting, “ said Charles Doane, SAIL’s executive editor. “That’s all anybody is doing.” Doane, along with many other boat owners, has been forced to delay moving his Tanton 39 cutter Lunacy south from New England, and eventually to Bermuda, because of approaching hurricane Sandy.
Yandex, Russia’s leading technology company, is teaming with SpeedDream to attempt to build the world’s fasted monohull. Yandex, as the principal sponsor, will lend SpeedDream its computing power and technological expertise to build a successful design.
On October 16, Oracle Team USA experienced something they surely hoped they never would--the capsize of their AC72 at 3pm during training in San Francisco Bay.
The National Sailing Center and the Hall of Fame (NSHOF) inducted nine new members into the NSHOF this past Sunday in New Orleans.
Francis Joyon now officially holds the 24-hour solo sailing record, after covering 666.2 miles in a trimaran between the North of the Azores and the tip of the Brittany this past July.
This past month, Taylor Canfield became the second U.S. Virgin Islander, after Peter Holmberg, to win the Argo Group World Cup in Bermuda.
Betty Nissen had a dream for a life at sea. Sixty years ago, she and her husband, John, co-founded what is now the largest organization for voyaging cruisers in the world.
US Sailing began accepting nominations for its Rolex 2012 Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards on Monday, October 1.
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