America’s Cup turns to newcomers for experience:
By Chris Museler, The New York Times
Peter Burling spent the weekend driving a high-performance catamaran at 30 miles per hour toward a concrete wall lined with thousands of spectators. He had to take into account a three- to five-knot current that ran along the Hudson River as he picked precise trajectories past competitors and floating marks while judging distances and counting the seconds to each maneuver.
Burling, 25, with Emirates Team New Zealand, had arrived in New York leading the America’s …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup turns to newcomers for experience, Assoc Editor
Rise of College sailing club teams:
Imagine that you are a high school student and a good one, with high hopes for your future. Even though you love sailing, you pick a college based on how well it can help you achieve your career dreams. Then you get to campus and discover that something is missing. Not only do you miss your hometown and your friends, but you also miss your sport.
Perhaps your college has never had a sailing team….
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Rise of College sailing club teams, Assoc Editor