Passionate about Women’s Match Racing:
With the passing of Terry Kohler on September 20, internationally-acclaimed match racing umpire Henry Menin shares a bit of history that had been kept quiet…until now.
We all lost a great friend in Terry Kohler, a person who had more influence on worldwide sailing, and the people in the sport, than anyone else I can think of. And most people involved in the sport were unaware of that influence, which is how he wanted it.
Terry was a passionate man; passionate about his wife, Mary; passionate about the value of marriage and families; passionate …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Passionate about Women’s Match Racing, Editor
Wind Goes Soft at GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup:
Sotogrande, Spain (September 23, 2016) – Lighter winds on day two of the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup opened the door of opportunity, and the two owner/drivers in the fleet wasted no time in seizing their advantage.
It was an afternoon of soft southerly breeze blowing from the northern tip of Africa a few miles across the Strait of Gibraltar. The 4 to 6 knots of wind made the reaching start more critical than usual, although in the final of the four races held today, the two owner/drivers took very different approaches.
One group was fighting hard for the windward end of the start line near the committee boat, and Pierre Casiraghi was locked in a match race with …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Wind Goes Soft at GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup, Editor