The ILYA #FAIRSAILING Initiative:
As the stakes increase, it’s not uncommon for sportsmanship and fair sailing to suffer. Some may accept it as the new reality for a self-policing sport, but the member clubs of the Inland Lake Yachting Association have been on a mission to address the trend.
As the foundation of any sport are its rules, the ILYA has invested in improving rule knowledge. The organization has been publishing lessons and now has released a quiz that will be the baseline for rule comprehension.
Volvo Ocean Race: Sleeping is for losers:
(June 13, 2018; Day 4) – Spanish team MAPFRE are dominating the lead of the penultimate Volvo Ocean Race leg as the fleet rocketed round the coast of Scotland today.
The onboard speedos were screaming into the mid-20s as southerly winds built to more than 25 knots around ten miles off the coast of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.
Although more than 500 miles of the 1,300-mile leg from Cardiff, Wales, to Gothenburg, Sweden, remain, the pressure on the front-runners is relentless.
Overall race leaders Dongfeng Race Team occupies the runner-up spot, and if MAPFRE were to win the leg with Dongfeng in second place, the Spanish team would be tied on points (should Dongfeng, as …
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