Race to Alaska – Team Sistership’s Journey:
Michelle Boroski and Jen Bates stood atop Grand Targhee Mountain on a crystal clear hot August day. The grey-blue Tetons stood silent before them in the sunshine. Aside from small patches of dirty snow on the mountains, there was no water to be seen anywhere. For the two sailors, the ocean never seemed so far away. They had a big decision to make.
“I think we should do it. It’s going to be cold, wet and dangerous. Remember the last time?”, Michelle asked. “I know but I still think we should do it. What have we got to lose?” Only everything, thought Jen.
But her daughter would sure think she was a bad-ass if she pulled it off. And crazy Michelle would probably go wi…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Race to Alaska – Team Sistership’s Journey, Assoc Editor
Gearing up for the Youth America’s Cup:
The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup (RBYAC) will be raced in the same AC45F that the senior teams use for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. Every America’s Cup Challenger and the Defender must enter a team into the RBYAC, with the finals to be fought out during the main competition in Bermuda 2017. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Gearing up for the Youth America’s Cup, Editor