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  • I Am A Sailor – April Hubbard 25/03/2019
    In the 'I Am A Sailor' series which seeks to recognize all sailors across Canada who share a passion for the sport, Rob Dunbar provides this report for Sail Canada: All too often we judge each other’s or our own self-worth on accomplishments, titles, and letters behind our name or numbers in our bank account. But the reality is a person’s impact on […]
  • Behind the Scenes, March 2019 25/03/2019
    We are fans of the wall calendar, and the start of each month welcomes new imagery from our J/Boats, Onne van der Wal, and Sharon Green calendars. Here Sharon shares the behind-the-scenes story from March of her 2019 Ultimate Sailing Calendar. When selecting images for the Ultimate Sailing calendar, I love relating them to the month in which they’ll appear. […]
  • Setback for sailing broadcast 25/03/2019
    Aspirations to increase the popularity of sailing through the wider reach of broadcast television suffered a setback with this announcement from two-time Olympic gold medalist Shirley Robertson: The CNN Mainsail segment has been a part of CNN’s sporting line-up for 15 years, and for the past 13 years, it’s also been a very considerable part of my life. In te […]
  • Save The Date: April 6, 2019 25/03/2019
    Do you remember the Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K? It was an issue in the coding of computerized systems that was projected to create havocs around the world at the beginning of the year 2000. But after more than a year of international alarm, feverish preparations, and programming corrections, few […]
  • Scuttleball: Four More Games 25/03/2019
    First, a huge thank you to all Scuttleball participants. You have agreed to expose your ‘inner jock’ to support a great cause, The Warrior Sailing Program. As for you sideline sitters, no more lucky shifts on the race course. Sailors that ball have power. While the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket has too much [&hellip
  • VIDEO: Southbound on a J/125 25/03/2019
    The 20th edition of the Newport Beach To Cabo San Lucas International Yacht Race followed the 800nm course from Southern California to the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. A staggered start assigned six entrants in ORR 5 to start on March 14, with the 11 entries in ORR 3 and 4 starting March [&hellip
  • Final at St. Thomas International Regatta 25/03/2019
    The 50-plus boats racing in the 2019 St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) saw the full wind range from light air to knock-down squalls for the 46th edition of this Caribbean classic. St. Thomas’ Peter Corr’s King 40 Blitz finished tied on points with Antigua’s Pamala Baldwin’s J/122, Liquid but won CSA Spinnaker 1 class on countback with Belgium’s Philipp […]
  • PHOTOS: St. Thomas International Regatta 2019 25/03/2019
    The St. Thomas International Regatta, celebrating its 46th anniversary on March 22-24 in 2019, is a globally-recognized regatta renowned for its fantastic racing, first-class race committee, and friendly can-do attitude towards its competitors. Event information – Race details – Results – Facebook
  • Harry Price wins Butler Cup 25/03/2019
    Australian Harry Price, the 23-year-old No. 3 ranked match racer, won the Butler Cup, a two-day Grade 4 match racing event in Long Beach, CA. Price and his team will remain in town for the Grade 2 Ficker Cup on March 29-31, and if they finish in the top two, advance to the Grade 1 Congressional Cup on April 3 to 7. Full report.
  • Managing the impact of professionalism 25/03/2019
    by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Nobody could have anticipated the explosive growth of the J/70 Class. What was deemed a dumbed-down sprit boat was in fact what the market wanted, which was a boat with decent performance that could be mastered by a wide swath of the boat buying public. Having the solid J/Boats brand gave [&hellip