VIDEO: Down windward side of Molokai:
Michael Pacholski reports on the 75th Annual Lahaina to Honolulu Race:
I put together a team of college sailors and borrowed a J/80 and signed up for the race from Honolua Bay, Maui to Ala Wai Boat Harbor, Oahu. I reached out to the community in Hawaii and we were able to borrow all the necessary gear for the trip.
We delivered the boat to Lahaina overnight in big breeze and beam reached across the Molokai channel. We took 17 hours to get to Lahaina and anchored near town. We raced the Lahaina Lights Buoy race on Saturday and had a great time. On Sunday we sailed to Honolua Bay and spent the…
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Dealing With The Rising Tide:
College sailing began on an informal, club basis in the 1890s, and organized racing started in 1928. But much has changed from its humble beginnings, with Varsity status providing the funding to support formidable programs, and youth sailing re-shaped to mirror the new reality.
Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) is the governing authority for sailing competition at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in some parts of Canada. In this role, the ICSA is dealing with the rising tide, and has launched the following survey for guidance:
As you know, the landscape of college athletics is changing around us. Almost daily, we are …
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