Activating Interest in Sailing:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
When a World Championship is held within a country, it has the opportunity for those within reach to heighten interest or provide unmatched competition in that class of boat. But for a few events, such as the America’s Cup or the Volvo Ocean Race, there is the greater opportunity to heighten interest in the sport.
However, as sailing is an experiential activity, providing the means to readily activate the interest is imperative. And that’s what happened for members of the public and school groups during the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race stopover at the Auckland viaduct from February 24 to March 18.
More than 3000 people tried saili…
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Match racing for sailors with adaptive needs:
The 2018 Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic and Regatta will be held September 28-30 at Oakcliff Sailing and The Waterfront Center in Oyster Bay, New York. Five-time National Match Racing Champion, Dave Perry, who along with Dave Dellenbaugh, winning America’s Cup tactician, will be returning to coach over the three-day Clinic and Regatta. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Match racing for sailors with adaptive needs, Editor