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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.
The final InterClub (IC) Midwinters at Severn Sailing Association (SSA) in Annapolis unfolded January 27-28.
Annapolis’s Stagg Yachts rang in the New Year by announcing one of the first new boats of 2018: the Donovan 26 One Design (OD) race...
We wrap-up our look at sailing fitness and exercises, pulling together the elements from the last four days and sending you off with some recommendations. Make us proud!
In partnership with Team AkzoNobel, Interlux is offering the chance to win a four-day, three-night trip for one winner and one guest to the Newport, RI, VOR Race Village.
Sometimes you just need to pull really hard. Everything on a sailboat is willing to fight with you when you ask it to move, so spending some time on strength training can help you...

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