Triple Crown on the Atlantic Ocean:
The Onion Patch Series and the Onion Patch Navigators Series brings together the New York Yacht Club 164th Annual Regatta (June 9-10), the Newport Bermuda Race (June 15-) and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta (June 22). This is both an individual-boat and a team competition. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Triple Crown on the Atlantic Ocean, Editor
Developing the Soft Wing Concept:
When the AC75 Class Rule for the 36th America’s Cup was released in March, it included the details regarding a ‘soft wing’ mainsail concept. But unlike the hard wing, which had been in use prior to the America’s Cup, this sailplan idea was blazing new ground.
Utilizing North Sails patented Membrain™ software, senior designers Burns Fallow and Michael Richelsen led the collaboration between North Sails, America’s Cup defender Emirates Team New Zealand, and Challenger of Record Luna Rossa to develop this unique sail system.
“We started t…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Developing the Soft Wing Concept, Editor