Sailing Needs a Better Structure:
by Paulo Pernão, Interesting Sailboats
The 606nm Rolex Middle Sea Race has a great winner, the JPK 11.80 skippered by Trentesaux Gery. They have made a fantastic race finishing on a 39ft cruiser-racer ahead of boats like Farr 45, Eliott 44 or XP44 and I mean also very well sailed boats.
VIDEO: Finn for ever:
Since its design by Swede Rickard Sarby in 1949 for the Helsinki 1952 Olympics, the Finn has been in every summer Olympics, making it the longest serving dinghy in the Olympic Regatta. Amidst the more modern equipment now used, the Finn is also the most seaworthy of the fleet, allowing the competition to occur when other Olympic events must be cancelled due to boat-breaking conditions….
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