America’s Cup: Too much crazy:
The 12 Meter was used for ten consecutive America’s Cup matches. The 82-foot International Americas Cup Class was used for five consecutive matches. But with the Team New Zealand defenders changing the boat for the 36th edition, it will the third consecutive instance when a new rule is being launched.
It was a radical change when the monohull was traded for a catamaran in 2013, but at least we’d seen catamarans before. What the Kiwis are doing, shifting to an untested monohull concept that relies on ballasted foil arms for stability, is another kind of crazy.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup: Too much crazy, Editor
I14 US National Championship 2018:
Terence Gleeson and JP Barnes posted all top three scores in the International 14 US National Championship to take the title in San Francisco, CA. Eleven teams faced off for the 8-race series on May 26-28. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – I14 US National Championship 2018, Editor