Clipper Race: Pleasant sail for points:
(January 11, 2018; Day 6) – Light winds for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race has seen the fleet converge and the heat is on, quite literally, as the teams battle it out for extra bonus points in the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Sanya Serenity Coast has wrestled back the lead after it initially re-emerged from Stealth Mode in third place yesterday. Full report.
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Sailing is not simply a competition:
Among the keynote presenters of the Sailing Leadership Forum 2018 (Feb 1-3) is Reed Maltbie with Changing The Game Project, an organization working to return youth sports back to children and put the ‘play’ back in ‘play ball.’
Youth sports have become an ultra-competitive, adult centered enterprise, and in Maltbie’s presentation he will analyze conventional wisdom that youth sports are a positive experience for our children, yet 70% of children drop out of organized athletics by the age of 13.