[April 9, 2013]Kirby v. Rastegar, The Complaint
Bruce Kirby, Inc., creator of the Laser, filed suit in a Connecticut District Court last month, the latest move in an attempt to claim past due royalties from the Laser's American and European builder (LaserPerformance), and take ownership of the tooling. Here's the official complaint in its entirety, which makes a compelling argument in his favor. LaserPerformance owner Farzad Rastegar, has not made any public statements regarding the complaint.
[April 4, 2013]Speedsailing Chronicles: Joyon Poised
The French solo multihull master Francis Joyon is aiming to own the four biggest speed sailing records, which he calls, appropriately, the Grand Slam.
[March 19, 2013]Report on Youth Sailing Tragedy
A fatal accident in Annapolis, Md., in 2011 inspired sailing programs across the country to reevaluate safety standards and procedures. Find US Sailing's Independent Panel Report on the incident here, a web extra from our March 2013 issue.
[January 30, 2013]Third Time's a Charm
After two failed attempts at the Vendée Globe, the Brit Alex Thomson takes third place in the solo nonstop 'round-the-world race. He's the third ever British skipper to finish on the podium, and set a new non-stop 'round the world record for a solo British sailor.
[January 11, 2013]Jobson Junior All-Stars
Of the thousands of talented youth sailors plying racecourses this year, eight caught Gary Jobson's attention because of their results and their dedication to excel. Jobson Report from our January/February 2013 issue.
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