Expansive field for 2018 Resolute Cup:
The entry list for the fifth edition of the Resolute Cup, the premier national interclub keelboat competition, will expand beyond the boundaries of the contiguous United States for the first time this September. Shouldering the pride of a Caribbean island with a rich sailing heritage will be the crew representing the Club Náutico de San Juan from Puerto Rico.
“Although well known for its International Billfish Tournament, Club Náutico de San Juan has, since its founding in 1930, a long sailing tradition,” says Jose Cartagena, Commodore of the CNSJ.
“In addition to several Olympic sailors, the Junior Sailing Program has produced several one-design world champions and outsta…
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How Sailing Can Take Hold:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
The headline caught my attention, “The problem isn’t the Little League World Series, it’s that we watch it.” Our local newspaper was commenting on recent strife within a neighboring team which does quite well in the LLWS, winning it all in 2009. The point was there’d be no discord if we let kids be kids.
“All youth sports have gone off the rails to a certain degree, with travel teams and academy programs and $ 100 per hour ‘privates’ and pre-pubesc…
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