Feisty start for RS:X North Americans:
Miami, FL (January 22, 2019) – Thirty-six sailors from twelve nations were on Biscayne Bay for three spectacular races for the start of the 2019 RS:X North American Championship. Winds ranging from 20 to 29 knots made the bay a frothy playground for the Olympic Class windsurfers. Full report.
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Competing with a Crystal Ball:
With driverless cars soon to dominate the roadways, the sport of Sailing continues to head that direction too. With instruments guiding us to the perfect start, and routing software choosing the ideal course for offshore teams, the buoy racers also have tools that have taken over thinking.
This has been creeping for some time. Ingo Buell’s routing system helped Jochen Schu?mann plot his route to Olympic victory in his Soling at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, with Buell Software continuing to develop tactical technology to help sailors win.
As its name implies, SailTokyo is a system aimed at those looking to win gold at the next Olympics in Enoshima less than two years from no…
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