Properly informing the Protestee:
The Racing Rules of Sailing provides for appeals as a mechanism to correct possible protest committee errors in interpreting the rules. In his role as Chair of the US Sailing Appeals Committee, Dave Perry is eager to bring these appeal decisions out of the back room and into the light.
Celebrating moments in yachting history:
The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame will award the Sir Richard Francis Sutton Medal to co-recipients, the late Maldwin Drummond (1933-2017) and Antony Matusch (b.1940), for leading the Royal Yacht Squadron’s effort to produce the 2001 America’s Cup Jubilee, one of the finest moments in yachting history.
The Sir Richard Francis Sutton Medal, instituted by the America’s Cup Hall of Fame in 2018, recognizes the spirit of the America’s Cup, as set down by the founding donors in their Deed of Gift “to promote friendly competition between foreign countries.”
It is awarded, from time-to-time, to persons or entities that have exemplified that spir…
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