Volvo Ocean Race Newport Opening Ceremony:
Here’s a look behind-the-scenes of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Opening Ceremony. If you’re in Newport, don’t miss the fun, head down to Fort Adams State Park through May 20, 2018.
Published on May 10, 2018
Eight Bells: Julie Goetschius:
Julie Goetschius, long time member of the J/22 fleet, passed away in Houston, Texas on May 6, 2018 at the age of 63. Julie led the J/22 Fleet 6 as Fleet Captain for many years, chaired countless events, and never missed the opportunity to teach new sailors.
She was the first woman to hold the title of Houston Yacht Club Champion in 2013, competed in the Adams Cup finals 4 times, the J/22 Worlds in Holland, the Harvest Moon Regatta (winner of the Luna Trophy in 2006), the US Sailing Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship, and many other circuit and national events.
Julie always included new sailors in her crew, no matter how big the event, and always gave back…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Eight Bells: Julie Goetschius, Assoc Editor