by Craig Leweck, Sailing World
It usually takes a catastrophe to alert us to a problem. How many bridges must fall before we deal with our aging infrastructure? Will we deplete Social Security before we address the situation? Why is doing what’s needed always a priority once it’s too late? I might ask the same of our Olympic sailing efforts.
American sailing has a long history of Olympic domination: No country has won more total medals than the United States. We lead the count when it comes to silver and bronze medals. Only Great Britain holds more gold. Since 1932, ...
Noumea, New Caledonia (June 16, 2016) - Thirty-three matches sailed in a steady 20-25 knot wind in the lee of Ilôt Maître concluded the round robin stage for the 10 teams competing at the 2016 Youth Match Racing World Championship. After three days of competition, leading the way for the top 8 teams in to the quarter final stages are Australia who hold the top two positions. Also qualifying are teams from France, Japan, New Zealand, and USA. Full report.
from Scuttlebutt Sailing News http://ift.tt/23e72Rd
It is in the Médoc, the Verdon sur Mer where the incredible Mini 6.50 Arkema 3 was launched on June 11, 2016. Revolutionary, its method of construction of the hull and the thermoplastic composite bridge recyclable base resin Elium®, this boat 6.5 meters is also a real technological gem! Envisioned by Lalou Roucayrol designed by Romaric Neyhousser and designed with the skills and expertise of the yard Lalou Multi, this monohull will be entrusted to the young skipper Quentin Vlamynck. Team Lalou Multi Arkema is now entering a phase of optimization and ...