Sailing World’s College Rankings:
Sailing World’s College Rankings, based on 2016 fall season results through October 26, finds reigning Coed Nationals winner Georgetown at the top of the Coed poll followed by Yale, Boston College, Charleston, and Dartmouth. Leading the Women’s poll is Rhode Island, narrowly edging out Women’s National champions Coast Guard followed by Yale, Boston College, and Brown. Fifteen coaches participated in this poll. Full report.
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Volvo Ocean Race: Debating the Crew Rule:
Abby Ehler and Phil Harmer have six Volvo Ocean Races between them, including the last edition in 2014-15. They went live on BBC World Service to debate the pros and cons of the latest rule change designed to encourage more teams to consider taking female sailors. Video published on Oct 27, 2016.
Background: Racing the one design Volvo Ocean 65, the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race begins in Alicante, Spain in the fall of 2017 with the final finish in The Hague, Netherlands in summer 2018. The race visits 11 cities across five continents. The full flee…
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