college sailors practicing on the Potomac River near the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument

No Varsity? No Problem

When one varsity team was stripped of its status, they were forced to look within to get things done—which may not necessarily be a bad thing.

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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American Magic Signs Slingsby

It appears the helmsman’s role has been filled for American Magic’s bid for the 37th America’s Cup in Barcelona with the hiring of Australian Tom Slingsby.

Sandy Cay

Treasured Islands in the BVI

With pandemic restrictions eased, a charter crew returns to find out just how good it feels to unfurl sails once again in the British Virgin Islands.

Fish class racing

The Great Southern Cup

The Gulf Yachting Association’s Lipton Cup is an annual tradition that defines southern sailing traditions.

Jib sag/headstay tension

Dynamics of Headsail Trim

The wind across your sails is dynamic, so too must be your sail trim. Pro sailor Erik Shampain explains the fundamentals of active headsail trimming.

sailboat sailing upwind with crew hanging over the side

What Makes A Raceboat Tick

Andrew Palfrey explains the primary function of key controls in a way that applies to a broad range of boats, using the build of two International 5.5 Metre Class yachts in Cowes, UK, to help illustrate his points.