Special Report: Up to the Challenge
Avid racers are sticking to an old tradition to rebuild the once-vibrant scene on the Gulf Coast.
by Troy Gilbert
Putting the Pieces into Place
One program’s assault on the PHRF National Championship at Acura Key West Race Week serves as proof that preparation is the name of the game. Plus, profiles of Race Week’s top teams.
by Dave Reed with Herb mCCormick
Gilmour’s Raging Monsoon
To turn a fledgling match-race event into an international sailing circus, Peter Gilmour needed only a stretch of water, an untapped waterfront, and a few grandstands.
by Herb McCormick
Lost that helming feeling? Time to get it back with a steering system tune-up.
The Grand Soleil 40 is disguised by its European flair, but with sails up its true identity is revealed.
Tuning your rig just go a lot more accurate with Harken’s digital RigTune Pro.
FROM THE EXPERTS
Racers talk targets, but few understand how best to use them. Stan Honey brings us up to speed.
While the war rages on the racecourse, the battle plays out in our psyche. Stuart Walker explains.
Dick Rose has a few remedies for preventing your fleet’s bumper-boat syndrome
At the Mercy of the Fleet
What’s a teak-laden, canting keel 80-foot Wally to do in Key West when it lines up against the latest high-tech machines? Our man Peter Isler knows.
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For the Record
Ask Dr. Crash