North American Offshore Sailors Study:
Several of North America’s premier offshore race organizers and yacht clubs have teamed together to create a survey to learn what is most important to the ocean cruiser or racer.
This survey is being implemented by an independent market research company, Performance Research, and is in no way affiliated with sales of any kind. The results will be completely anonymous and used to help improve how race organizers and clubs can better serve sailors for the future of the sport.
The results from this research will be shared with various clubs, organizations and events supporting offshore racing and cruising, as well as US SAILING in order to better understand you and your interacti…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – North American Offshore Sailors Study, Editor
Nothing Comes Without Effort:
There are no shortcuts to get on the podium at a World Championship. In Sailish.com, Ian Sloan shared what it took for his US team on MIKEY led by Kevin Welch to finish third at the 2017 Melges 24 Worlds in Helsinki, Finland.
I would say the primary key to success was time in the boat. We shipped our boat to Sweden in April, and sailed the Nordic Championship in Marstrand in June. We sailed six days in Marstran…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Nothing Comes Without Effort, Editor