U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame, Class of 2019:
The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee have revealed the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame, class of 2019, which is comprised of nine individuals, one team, two legends, one coach and one special contributor, and together, represents 12 different sports. Among the the finalists, but falling short of induction, was 3-time Olympic Sailing medalist Mark Reynolds. Full report.
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Fulfilling the communication needs:
Good communication is a vital part of any team sport and it’s certainly no different in competitive sailing. The success of a manoeuvre, a rounding or a key part of the race can be traced back to the communication used at the time. Just as important as the right things being said is the right people hearing those things.
In yacht racing, as the largest yachts get larger and the fastest yachts get faster, the requirement for good, reliable audio communication systems is also growing.
That sector is also expanding. Foiling is becoming more and more common, leading to new events and yacht builds; there are over twenty superyacht racing events a year and multiple 60 to 100-foo…
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