Man v. Machine: Are the Supermaxis fair?:
In the March 2017 issue of Afloat Magazine, David Salter makes the case for a review of the offshore race rules.
We hear the same complaint from rank-and-file offshore skippers after the Sydney-Hobart Race every year. If the television coverage and newspapers were any guide (they say), then the annual dash South was a contest between four 100-foot supermaxis. Everyone else was just making up the numbers.
That impression was amplified when, a few days after the race, Rolex took out prominent display advertising to congratulate Perpetual Loyal on being “th…
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2017 Brooke Gonzalez Advanced Racing Clinic:
Sail Newport’s 2017 Brooke Gonzalez Advanced Racing Clinic will be held for the 16th year on June 15 to 18. This clinic is held in 29ers, Lasers and Laser Radials, International 420’s, and Club 420’s. It is a bring your own boat clinic, although limited charter boats are available for most classes. Applicants 14 -18 years of age are selected based upon their resume. Details.
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