starting line Quicker than the Clipper Sep 13th, 2013 By Tim Zimmermann The promise of gold and glory once drew ships from New York to San Francisco. Over 150 years later, a Volvo 70 takes on the epic route in search of a world record. Rules at Starting Marks Sep 25th, 2012 By Dick Rose Consider the type of starting mark and the time left in the starting sequence when giving room on the line. 'Rules' From the Experts from our September 2012 issue. Fight For Your Spot Jun 12th, 2012 Ed Baird helps us get off to a good start with a last-minute approach to the line. "From the Experts" from our September 1993 issue. Recover from a Bad Start Apr 16th, 2012 Patience is a virtue when it comes to recovering from a bad start. "From the Experts" from our February 1997 issue.