Cole Brauer

Onboard With Cole Brauer

Young professional boat captain Cole Brauer is taking calculated steps toward an shorthanded ocean racing campaign.

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Class 40 Mighty Mites

The Class 40 is the most popular ocean-racing class for doublehanded teams and also an experimental hive for the latest bluewater performance designs.

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Harken Zircon Block Range

Could there possibly be a better block? We check in Harken engineer Matt Schmidt and Harken test pilot Ravi Parent to hear what makes the Harken Zircon Block range an efficient thing of beauty.

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The Weight of Risk versus Reward

In saling, and especially offshore sailing, there’s always the element of risk versus reward to layer onto one’s strategic and tactical decisions. Mark Chisnell explores one notable case and its outcome.

Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series

Embracing popular fleets at each location, the Regatta Series features many different boat types: dinghies, multihulls, and keelboats that race under established handicap systems.

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Club Team Racing Gets Its Due

More yacht and sailing clubs are now offering adult team racing programs and its working to get more younger members back to the house.

Sailing during a storm

Chicago Local Knowledge With Quantum Sails

Late spring days offer some of the best sailing on Lake Michigan. Sailors with the most success will pay attention to the thermal shifts and look for the benefits of those lake breezes. Quantum Chicago’s Todd Basch breaks it down for the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Chicago.

2023 Sailing World Regatta Series

Swept Away on Opening Day

A sketchy wind forecast turned to a brilliant day of racing on the first day of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Annapolis. And there was some current, too. Plenty of it. Here’s how it all went down on Day 1.

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Ready, Set Annapolis

The first weekend of May is reserved for the big start of the Annapolis sailing season, so here comes the 2023 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series.

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Simplifying Life’s Complexities

Whittier Trust’s team of advisers has much in common with a highly skilled racing team: They understand the intricacies of each role and how everyone needs to work together.

Thomas Dixon

The Making of A Shackle

Curious how our Tylaska shackles are made, we took a field trip to see firsthand the magic of metalworks in Mystic.