Fighting for his Life after Electrocution

John Harrison Doucet, a 20-year-old Gulfport (MS) resident, is fighting for his life after being electrocuted at the Gulfport Yacht Club in Gulfport, MS. A lifelong sailor and competitor in the Gulf Yachting Association and member of Gulfport Yacht Club, Doucet was electrocuted Sunday, September 18th while trailering a J/22 at the Gulfport Yacht Club after sailing with his family. News reports claim the mast’s backstay came in contact with an electrical transmission line after the trailer was released from the hitch. Douchet had his hand on the trailer hitch at the ...

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Performing on the Biggest Stage in Sailing

Hannah Mills is one of those Brits that has been riding the escalator up for some time. At 14 she was the first girl to win the Optimist British Nationals, and the next year she bettered any previous British result at the Optimist World Championships by finishing in fifth place overall and being crowned Girls World Champion. That was 2003, and she has followed it with winning the 2006 420 Worlds, the 2008 470 Junior Worlds, and the 2012 470 Worlds. Now 28 years, Hannah and her teammate Saskia Clark utterly crushed the competition in the 470 Women event at the 2016 Rio ...

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Performing on the Biggest Stage in Sailing

Hannah Mills is one of those Brits that has been riding the escalator up for some time. At 14 she was the first girl to win the Optimist British Nationals, and the next year she bettered any previous British result at the Optimist World Championships by finishing in fifth place overall and being crowned Girls World Champion. That was 2003, and she has followed it with winning the 2006 420 Worlds, the 2008 470 Junior Worlds, and the 2012 470 Worlds. Now 28 years, Hannah and her teammate Saskia Clark utterly crushed the competition in the 470 Women event at the 2016 Rio ...

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