North American course for Clipper Race:
The route for the twelfth edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has been finalized, with the 11 teams embracing both sides of North America during the 40,000 nautical mile circumnavigation. Full report.
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Hard choice to chase Olympic dream:
In 1992, Jenny Armstrong sailed for New Zealand at the Barcelona 1992 Olympics. Eight years later she won gold for Australia and, even though it still irks her, she would do it all again. Now 49 years of age, here she explains the difficult decision she made to chase her Olympic dream:
It’s often said in sailing you need to take opportunities when they come along. I took advantage of a massive one when it presented and, even though it still irks me to this day, I would do it all again.
I went to the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona with New Zealand, finishing fourth in the Europe dinghy. Eight years later, I won gold for Australia.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Hard choice to chase Olympic dream, Editor