Stories with Shirley:
Calling all sailors, or at least all sailors who enjoy podcasts: listen to Shirley Robertson. Carol Cronin caught up with Shirley to talk about their mutual passion for audio.
Shirley Robertson won the Yngling gold medal in 2004, and I caught up with her again at the Star Sailors League Finals in Nassau. We shared a very special #Yngling2004 reunion with a member of team Canada, as well as a fantastic ocean swim only hours before we both flew back to winter. It was great to really dig into what she’s doing now, sixteen years after spending so much time in the same boat parks.
While I’ve been diving into audiobook production, Shirley’s developed …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Stories with Shirley, Assoc Editor
Frostbite Rescue 911: Lessons learned:
Sailing World editor Dave Reed has an ignominious debut in his Frostbite A-Fleet and finds there are two simple lessons to be learned.
There’s one bit of advice I’ve never sees in any sail-tuning guide: “One’s leech tension is directly proportional to one’s stress level.” You know what I’m talking about, right? Well, I do.
My first appearance in Newport YC’s Frostbite A Fleet isn’t going so well. The one guy I want (or need?) to be ahead of is way out in front, gobbling up all the clean air. Yes, that’s Mr. Ritt, the nine-time fleet champion. I’m scrapping for moldy morsels; my blood pressure is spiking. I grunt and curse myself,…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Frostbite Rescue 911: Lessons learned, Assoc Editor