Erosion of Fair Sailing at the Club Level:
RacingRulesOfSailing.org is an online platform that assists in the understanding of the racing rules and provides answers to rules questions. In this report by Angelo Guarino, he discusses the impact of how unhealthy mindsets are impacting the sport.
The very first things the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) establishes are the Basic Principals and the very first Princ…
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Historic Russian Olympian dies tragically:
Viktor Yakovlevich Potapov, an internationally accomplished Soviet and Russian sailor, tragically died in Dolgoprudny on December 10, 2017. Potapov was standing on the sidewalk when two cars collided and one of them skidded into him. He was 70 years of age. After Potapov won the bronze medal in the Finn at the Munich 1972 Olympics, he switched to the 470 dinghy and finished fourth at the Montreal 1976 Olympics. Potapov switched events again, this time to the Tornado catamaran, going on to win the 1978 and 1980 Tornado World Championships but finishing fourth at the Moscow 1980 Games.
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