Cayard Addresses Poor Showing of U.S. Olympic Sailing Team
In the open letter below, U.S. Olympic Sailing executive director Paul Cayard says a “movement” is going to be necessary if the team is ever to reclaim its past Olympic glory. August 5, 2021 To supporters of our team, I am departing Japan today after absorbing the Olympic ...read more
Setting Sail for the America's Cup
It’s been a strange Cup cycle. For all the press releases and hoopla surrounding the America’s Cup World series, AC35 continues to feel somehow distant—no surprise given it’s taking place off a small island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean—and this sense of distance has been ...read more
Regatta: Conch Republic Cup
After a successful revival in 2016, the Conch Republic Cup is poised to hold another series of offshore and inshore races beginning January 22. The regatta kicks off with a 110-mile race from Key West, Florida, to Varadero, Cuba. This is followed by a 100-mile coastal jaunt from ...read more
Regattas: Abracadabra, they're gone but...
If I’m not mistaken, more than one of the rock-star boats that were supposed to be making news are not. If I’m not further mistaken, quite a few of the usual suspects are missing from the ranks of the regulars. It’s a sign, but a sign of what? New boats are being built—in ...read more