Building The Core: 30 Day Plank Challenge:
by Rachel Goetting, Sail1Design
Ready to build that core? Having a strong core is an essential component to your sailing performance. With a strong core you can hike longer and harder. Also with a strong core you will find you are less sore after a long day of sailing and you will recover more quickly for your next event.
Not only is having a strong core important to your sailing performance but everyday living. With a strong core you can prevent injury, improve your posture, and have more efficient overall movement.
One of the best moves that requires no equipment at all to build your core is the plank. The plank is a move that can be made into various exercises tha…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Building The Core: 30 Day Plank Challenge, Editor
Bruce Kirby appointed to Order of Canada:
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has made 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 4 Companions (C.C.), 35 Officers (O.C.) and 86 Members (C.M.). Among the honorees was Bruce Kirby, C.M. (Ottawa, Ont. and Rowayton, Ct.) for his contributions to the world of sailing, notably for his internationally acclaimed sailboat designs. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Bruce Kirby appointed to Order of Canada, Editor