America’s Cup: Does Speed Matter?:
by John Arndt, Latitude 38
In a recent statement regarding the 36th America’s Cup protocol, Artemis Racing said the following: “The most important consideration for our team is the need for a cutting-edge boat design, one that results in speeds that are as fast or faster than in the last America’s Cup held in Bermuda.”
To us, this seems to say that if it’s monohulls, the Swedis…
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College Sailing: Fall Season Update:
Chris Klevan provides this week’s update on activity in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).
The Jen Harris Navy Fall Women’s Regatta, hosted by the United States Naval Academy, was won by the #5 College of Charleston after 17 races sailed in each of the three divisions. This is the lone, three division women’s regatta that featured FJs and Z420s in A- and B-Divisions, and Laser Radials in C-Division.
Sailing in a choppy southerly, the Cougar Ladies showed their versatility by scoring a 2nd in the Laser Radial, a 4th place finish in A-…
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