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Small-boat racing sailors know changes in the wind affect our speed and direction, as well as how we need to set up and handle our boats.
Clear communication and adaptability are strengths for the sailing crew of Bruce Irvin's J/30 Shamrock.
It is not always easy to have the right sail up at the right time. Invariably the breeze ends up dropping or building unexpectedly, and we all know how painful a sail change can be.
"The Schooner fleet strikes a chord in your heart as sails fill in the breeze, pulling them forward from past history into the present. It’s a thrill. That’s a fact.”
A hard fought victory by the  American Magic team in the first “official” America’s Cup...
A winner-take all preliminary regatta staged in Vilanova, Spain on September 14-17 begins the race toward the America's Cup more than a year away.
Chesapeake racing sailor Kathy Parks served on the race committee at the Dillon Open and shared her wonderful experience… makes you...
Slop and chop isn’t the most fun, but it is one of the more challenging conditions racing sailors can experience.
Get race day off to a good start by arriving at the course a little early. Pro tips for determining when to leave the dock when small sailboat racing.