Racing team Trevor Bornarth and Louisa Nordstrom

The New Mix of Olympic 470 Pairs

When the Olympic 470 class was shifted to coed for the next Olympics there was a shuffling of the 470 sailor deck. New to the mix is the US’s Trevor Bornarth and Louisa Nordstrom, now battling for a berth.

sailboats with spinnakers sailing downwind

Bring Back the Reach

Why are sailors so stuck on windward/leeward racing? Derrick Fries stokes the argument for bringing the reach.

Ravi Parent sailing his catamaran

Ravi, Racing to The Top

2022 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Ravi Parent earned his coveted timepiece after winning two world titles in multihull sailing’s most competitive and technical classes. His rise has been calculated, and there’s more to come from the young American high-performance ace.

2023 Sailing World Regatta Series – San Diego

A Day of Dominance in San Diego

When the breeze turned on for the second day of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series, several class leaders turned on the performance.

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.

Learn More »


Latest News

Maxi FlyingNikka

The Flying Maxi

The foiling Maxi FlyingNikka was a head turner on the Mediterranean maxi yacht racing scene, and as true outlier of the fleet, it left many wondering where the line in big-boat racing should be drawn.

Gill Verso Jacket in white

Gill Verso Gear Makes the Grade

The Gill Verso Jacket and
Trouser combo is a go-to foul-weather gear set going around the cans and
overnight. Details make the difference.

High school sailors Sophia Hubbard and Yuri Berebitsky

Olympia Sailing’s Scholastic Boom

In an era in which scholastic sports are all about medals and trophies, this high school sailing hive in the Pacific Northwest is putting its focus on community.

Sailboats participating in the 2016 E Scow Nationals on Lake Minnetonka

Allure of the E Scow

E Scow sailing is a way of life on Lake Minnetonka, where local rivals fight for respect in one of the nation’s most cutthroat one-design classes.

A group of sailors at the American Magic team base in Pensacola, Florida having a meeting on the dock before sailing.

A Peek Behind the Curtain

A visit to the American Magic base in Pensacola, Florida, reveals the scope of work underway and the urgency of the task ahead.

Maxi fleet race in St. Tropez

Maxi Racing to the Max

Maxi yacht racing has long been the realm of big hardware and big action, and over the past several years, the turnout has been getting bigger too.

the author takes a low and fast angle off the start line

How to Find Your Speed Mode

High mode, low mode or somewhere in between, there’s a faster way to get to the mark first. The key is shifting into the right mode at the right time.