December 13, 2012Sparkman & Stephens 30: Best DaysailerThe simplistic and graceful Sparkman & Stephens 30 is perfect for casual sailing, beer can racing, and much more.
August 9, 2012From the Archives: A Case of Advancing FurtherIn this article from 1991, Stuart Walker explains why heads-up tactics and some quick forethought are often better than a red flag when it comes to dealing with Rule 54.3.
June 20, 2012Giraglia Rolex Cup (Saint-Tropez)Nearly 200 international yachts flocked to this sun-kissed town to celebrate the Giraglia Rolex Cup's 60th anniversary this year. The regatta is aptly nicknamed "Queen of the Mediterranean," both for its historic roots and its magnificent scenery. Oh, and the fierce conditions and competition that await the daring competitors.
Esimit Europa 2 smashed the race record by over three hours, completing the 242-nautical mile race from Saint-Tropez, France to Sanremo, Italy, in just over 14 hours. Read more in our Finish Line forum.
Photos: Rolex/Kurt Arrigo
June 5, 2012COLORS Regatta at Columbia YCThe Columbia Yacht Club hosted the COLORS regatta on June 2-3 in Chicago, Illinois. The racing featured several One Design classes, including Farr 40s, J 111s, T-10s and J 105s. There was also a Distance Race and PHRF racing to complete the fun.
Photos courtesy of Tom Besore at TomsMedia.SmugMug.com