Stu and Dave: Together at an Ideal Time:
After wins at the 2015 470 Europeans and 2016 Sailing World Cup Miami, Americans Stuart McNay and David Hughes like their chances at the 2016 Olympics. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checked in with the team for this update…
How many Olympic campaigns have you had?
Stu: I campaigned for the 2004 Games with crews Arthur Kinsolving and Ross Anderson. They were friends from college and we had some greats times racing abroad and in USA. In 2005 Graham Biehl and I teamed up. We competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, and now Dave and I have our eye on a medal at the 2016 Olympics.
Dave: I’ve done two campaig…
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Eight Bells: Ed Dubois:
One of the world’s top yacht designers Ed Dubois, principal of one of the leading boatbuilders Dubois Naval Architects, has died died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 64. His legacy is the many fine and technically advanced yachts he designed, which now sail the world.
Born in London to a non-sailing family in 1952, Dubois began designing and building model yachts at an early age, sailing them on the pond in Kensington Gardens. He recalled being on a rented boat on a pond in Regent’s Park, and as a child understood the feeling of what he called “being propelled by the wind across the water”. The family later moved to Surrey.
Dubois trained as a naval architect …
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