Making An Impact on the Next Generation:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
One of those impressionable moments for me as a teenage sailor was when I sailed with Bruno Troublé during the infamous match racing event, the Congressional Cup in Long Beach, CA. Trouble had already skippered a French America’s Cup challenge, with another to follow.
In those days, the boats were personally owned and loaned for the Congressional Cup. Each boat would have the owner onboard, but on this day I was recruited to be the owner’s rep. I’m not sure the intention of my job, but I was smart enough to keep my mouth closed and learn.
When I now see Troublé, an inductee to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame, I remind him how im…
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Clipper Race: Finish Line is Moving Target:
(May 17, 2016; Day 18) – The scorching, calm tropics continue to test the nerves of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet, and leaders LMAX Exchange and ClipperTelemed+ are beginning to feel added heat from some of the pursuing teams which have made decent ground on them in the past 24 hours. Full report.
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