New Era of Olympic Sailing Begins:
The progress of foiling will be on the world stage at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the mixed multihull even as the Nacra 17, sailed in a semi-foiling configuration at the Rio Olympics, has now begun its conversion to a fully foiling catamaran.
Thirty new foiling boats and 10 upgraded boats were delivered last week, with roughly seven new boats to be delivered every two weeks well into 2018.
The first batch of boats has been allocated as one per nation, with the next group of boats going to sailors finishing in the top 10 previously at Nacra Worlds and other sailors with notable podium finishes in other classes.
Scuttlebutt on the Camden Classics Cup:
One of the upsides of sponsoring the Camden Classics Cup in Maine is how Stephens Waring Yacht Design cozies up to the scratch sheet for this year’s racing. Amid the entries they have spotted some distinguished Spirit-of-Tradition yachts, with great backstories, out there on crystal blue Penobscot Bay.
Since any time is a good time to jaw about these l…
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