To Ping or Not to Ping

For competition that allows electronic assistance, traditional skills of getting a good start have seen how gadgetry features can help the bow find the line. But as US J/70 Class President Henry Brauer notes, the prevalence of these systems in his class has made him think of the next, better step… I can’t help but reflect on the present state of our racing with the Race Committee giving us all extra time to set our instruments for each end of the line and watch as we all line up like a bunch of lemmings to set our instruments. During a recent regatta, we spent some ...

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Sailing Weekly #35

Defending champions EFG Bank Monaco consolidate top spot at Sailing Arabia Sport 360 - 22 Feb Sailing Arabia Tour [Video] The World Sailing Show - February 2016 Scuttlebutt Sailing News - 22 Feb World Sailing London Olympic sailboarding champion Marina Alabau believes she got Zika virus training in Rio Daily Telegraph - 22 Feb Olympics 2016 Preview: 470 World Championship & U.S. Olympic Team Selection US Sailing Olympics 2016 The Race Before The Race Scuttlebutt Sailing News - 20 Feb RORC Caribbean 600 Sailors ready in San Isidro for 2016 470 ...

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Sailing Weekly #34

Derry-Londonderry-Doire wins Clipper race into Da Nang My Sailing - 16 Feb Clipper Race Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race concludes Sail World - 15 Feb Clipper Race Swedes and Kids top Melges 32 Gold Cup Scuttlebutt Sailing News - 14 Feb Melges 32 Gold Cup Thomas Barrows And Joe Morris Qualify For The 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Team USA - 14 Feb Rio Olympics 2016 Meet the young woman who set sail around the world with a fellow traveller she had met just a few WEEKS earlier - and now thousands watch their life on the boat on YouTube Daily Mail UK - ...

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