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The Christopher Newport University Sailing Team in Newport News, VA, will offer a unique program June 17-24: the Fathom Sailing Leadership Institute, a weeklong immersion course that...
Party photos and results from Sperry Charleston Race Week 2018 by SpinSheet's Mary Ewenson.
While we all want to get faster, smarter, and more aware on the sailing race course—focusing on only one of those areas ultimately won’t improve your game tremendously. You’ve got to...
Chesapeake sailors crushed it at the 2018 edition of Sperry Charleston Race Week April 20-22.
As well as PHRF, ORC, and Multihulls, double-handers are welcome at the Down the Bay Race May 25.
A carbon fiber trimaran with an enormous mainsail and foils that starts to fly in as little as 5kts of breeze? Don't ever change Australia. 
Five months of racing haven't provided much clarity to the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard -- everyone is still in the running. As the fleet races south on this iconic leg of the race, we...
Skipper and crew positions can be such different experiences—and especially on doublehanded boats, skipper and crew rely on each other so much. It’s critical for each teammate to...
David Flynn of Quantum Sail Design talks about the effect of backstay tention on mainsail shape.

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