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Mark Wheeler went overboard in pitch darkness and a 40-knot squall. This is the remarkable story of how his friends got him back.
Sailors don’t need too much arm-twisting to get them to agree to a trip to Charleston, SC, and they’re even more excited to contest the big event: Sperry...
Chesapeake women, pull together a team and head to New York Harbor for the Lady Liberty Regatta, June 7-9.
Lead by Cedric Lewis and Fredrik Salvesen have been sailing together since the early 1980s. Team Mirage is a sailing crew that clicks.
The Christopher Newport University Sailing Team in Newport News, VA, will offer a unique program June 16-23: the Fathom Sailing Leadership Institute, a weeklong immersion course that...
Why can’t I point is a common refrain heard post race at bars and yacht clubs around the world, and a very tricky question. We asked David Flynn of Quantum Sails to help sort through...
Keith Mayes and Emily Manders, owners of the Beneteau 36.7 Jubilee, have crew members who’ve been racing with them since 2003. The...
Imagine circumnavigating the world in a sailboat six times, and imagine seeing more and more trash each time. The Turn the Tide on Plastic skipper Dee Caffari knows a bit about the...
For SailGP's debut in Sydney, former Olympian and America’s Cup winner Tom Slingsby put on a clinic for the rest of the fleet and a sold-out crowd of over 20,000

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