Monohull Racing’s Extreme Machine:
Extreme sailing doesn’t get much rawer or more muscular than on board a Maxi 72, the jewel in monohull racing’s crown attracting the most competitive of owners and the crème de la crème of crew. Matthew Sheahan shares this world in Howtospendit.com.
There is nothing quite like a Maxi 72 racing boat in full flight. These are extreme machines that push at the boundaries of design and technology and provide an important trickle-down of innovation and data to many other areas of the sport.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Monohull Racing’s Extreme Machine, Editor
Navigating suits following tragic storm:
When the 2015 Dauphin Island Race was held April 25 on Mobile Bay, Alabama, a storm cut through the 18nm course with deadly results.
Three area yacht clubs — Buccaneer Yacht Club, Fairhope Yacht Club, and the Mobile Yacht Club – host the race on a rotating basis, but it was the Fairhope Yacht Club which coordinated the 57th edition, and approximately 125 boats and 475 people registered for the event.