What keeps them coming back:
American Sandy Douglass was a racer, designer, and builder of sailing dinghies from which came the well-known Thistle, Flying Scot, and Highlander. These classes have their pockets of popularity throughout the USA, with the 20-foot Highlander offering a fast, stable boat that’s easy to sail with room for an entire family.
Reigning national champion Bruce Busbey from Greenville, SC has 50 years in the class, and in this report for Quantum Sails, shares some of what keeps him coming back.
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European dealers cancel US boat orders:
European marine trade associations warned last week that retaliatory action proposed by the EU in response to import tariffs imposed by the US on steel and aluminium has already resulted in cancelled orders for American boats by dealers in Europe. The tariffs threaten to disrupt both domestic boat and equipment supply chains and distort production costs in the US, as well as the flow of boat exports to Europe and Canada. Full report.