by Lauren Saalmuller
Lauren Saalmuller is SAIL's Assistant Editor. She sails in both New England and Fire Island.
by Lauren Saalmuller, Posted September 17, 2013While the races of the AC34 were postponed on August 17-18, 2013, 25 youth O’Pen BIC sailors took on the blustery weather to show off their skills in a Hi-Wind Slalom course at the America’s Cup Village Marina Green in San Francisco, CA.
SOLAS regulations—and hope we’ll never have to use them. In fact, it’s illegal to use them, unless you’re experiencing an actual emergency or have received permission from the proper local authorities.
by Lauren Saalmuller, Posted July 22, 2013These 11 small-boat sailors share their stories to prove that bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to sailing
by Lauren Saalmuller, Posted February 18, 2013On Saturday, February 18, Italian skipper Giovanni Soldini and eight crewmembers aboard the VOR70 Maserati celebrated a record-smashing victory after sailing from New York to San Francisco in just 47 days, 42 minutes and 29 seconds.
by Lauren Saalmuller, Posted January 28, 2013In 1993, it took a fully crewed maxi catamaran, Explorer, to break the 80-day barrier for a circumnavigation under sail. Since then, that record has not only been cut nearly in half, it has now been matched by a solo sailor.