Pt. Richmond, CA (June 23, 2016) – Fathers, sons, brothers. Husbands and wives. Old friends and new crew. The two doublehanded divisions in the Pacific Cup always contain some of the most interesting human dynamics – and some of the most varied vessels. In the 2016 race from San Francisco to Hawaii, 15 of the 67 entries will be racing doublehanded, the most of any Hawaii race.
The Kolea Division is named for the Pacific Golden Plover, a small but mighty bird that migrates over 3,000 miles between Hawaii and Alaska without stopping to rest or feed. Like the Kolea, ...
The Community Sailing Center in Burlington, VT unveiled six new sails that are part of the SailArt Floating Gallery. Now in its second year, the SailArt Floating Gallery was designed as a way to give back to the waterfront community, with the work of six local artists on display all summer long in the center’s sailing programs. Full report. Photos courtesy of Community Sailing Center.
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Medemblik, The Netherlands (June 23, 2016) - With the qualifying stage complete at the 2016 A-Cat World Championship, the top 59 teams advanced to the gold flight and completed two more races. With six races now on the scoreboard, Mischa Heemskerk (NED) has posted all first place finishes but holds only a three point lead over Darren Bundock (AUS). Racing concludes June 24. Full report.
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