Vendée Globe: Dismasted but not deterred:
(February 15, 2017; Day 102, 16:26 FR) – Conrad Colman has been making modest but positive progress since he managed to set sail under his jury rig very early this morning. The Vendée Globe skipper whose Foresight Natural Energy was dismasted just around 2200hrs on the night of February 10 reported that he had set part of his mainsail and was planning also to fashion a foresail as well. Full report.
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Paving the Road for US Olympic Success:
Two-time Olympic Champion and seven-time World Champion Malcolm Page (Sydney, Australia) has hit the ground running as the newly appointed US Chief of Olympic Sailing. After two months on the job, and with his young family now moved to the states, Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checks in with Page for an update.
What is the role of the Chief of Olympic Sailing?
When the Olympic Sailing Committee went through the review process for the Rio 2016 quad, they found the range and amount of work for my predecessor to be excessive. The role was handling fundraising right through to the performanc…
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