Para Sailing Must Remain a Priority:
The World Sailing Annual Conference, the biggest gathering of the world governing body for the sport of sailing, comes to the USA in 2018 to hold its meetings on October 27 to November 4 in Sarasota, Florida.
In advance of the 2018 meeting, Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck spoke with World Sailing President Kim Andersen on a number of topics to be discussed in Sarasota. Here’s Part 3 of this five part series:
After Sailing was removed from the Tokyo …
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Golden Globe: Another successful rescue:
(October 23, 2018; Day 115) – French solo yachtsman Loïc Lepage was successfully transferred from his dismasted yacht Laaland by the Japanese bulk carrier Shiosai at 00:53 UTC today.
Lepage, who was competing in the Golden Globe Race on his Nicholson 32, had set off the Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon on October 20 when the combination of the rigging failure and resultant water ingress posed to a high a risk to proceed.
The rescue, which took place in the South Indian Ocean some 670 miles SW of Perth Western Australia, commenced shortly afte…
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