April 23, 2013Charleston Race WeekWindy, close racing at the 2013 Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week for the 37-boat Melges 24 and 33-boat Melges 20 fleets.
Photos: ©2013 JOY | U.S. Melges 20 & 24 Class Association
April 5, 2013World Cup PalmaWild and windy photos from the 44 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mapfre (ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma) in Palma, Spain, which ran from March 30 to April 6, 2013.
March 29, 2013Block Island Race Week PreviewEight championship events, including the IRC and HPR North Americans, will be held at the Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week this June. Over 150 boats have signed up for the 25th anniversary of the biennial event. New fleets include classic boats, doublehanded boats, and Gunboats. As usual, the regatta will include an 18-mile around-the-island race.
March 25, 2013Photo of the Month: Jesús RenedoSpanish photographer Jesús Renedo captured March’s Photo of the Month out of his home base in Palma where Olympic hopefuls were training in big breeze and waves for the ISAF Sailing World Cup.
March 17, 2013Interview: San Diego NOOD Overall WinnerJim Sears, skipper of the San Diego NOOD Regatta's overall winning Viper 640 F.N.G., explains how he and crew Sarah Hester and Rachel Ellis got it done in tough conditions.
March 12, 2013Raiding San DiegoThe new-and-improved 2013 Sperry Top-Sider NOOD regatta series makes its next stop in San Diego, so the South Bay course will be teeming with action: we get up to speed with the Buccaneer and Viper 640 classes.
March 12, 2013Extreme Sailing Series 2013Photos from the first act of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series in Muscat, Oman.
Photos: OC Events and Sabine König for Chili Sports Communication
Extreme Sailing Series 2013 Act 1, Muscat, Oman results
Position / Team / Points
1st The Wave, Muscat (OMA) Leigh McMillan, Ed Smyth, Pete Greenhalgh, Musab Al Hadi, Hashim Al Rashdi 232 points.
2nd Red Bull Sailing Team (AUT) Roman Hagara, Hans Peter Steinacher, Matthew Adams, Pierre Le Clainche, Graeme Spence 226 points.
3rd Alinghi (SUI) Ernesto Bertarelli, Morgan Larson, Pierre Yves Jorand, Nils Frei, Yves Detrey 218 points.
4th Team Duqm Oman (OMA) Robert Greenhalgh, Bleddyn Mon, Will Howden, Andrew Walsh, Nasser Al Mashari 185 points.
5th Team Korea (KOR) Peter Burling, Blair Tuke, Mark Bulkeley, Sungwok Kim, Matt Cornwell 173 points.
6th GAC Pindar (NZL) Will Tiller, Brad Farrand, Stewart Dodson, Harry Thurston, Shaun Mason 164 points.
7th SAP Extreme Sailing Team (DEN) Jes Gram-Hansen, Rasmus Kostner, Pete Cumming, Mikkel Røssberg, Nicolai Sehested 153 points.
8th Realteam (SUI) Jerome Clerc, Bryan Mettraux, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Cédric Schmidt, Thierry Wasem 147 points.