In This Issue: May 2011

This month SW catches up with Stan Honey and features a 4th installment of the "Around the Racecourse" series. Did you get your issue yet?

Sailing World



The Obvious Solution

The Jaguar Cup offers the benefits fo a multi-stage Southern circuit without the logistical challenges of charging venues. For race-hungry Etchells sailors, what's not to like?
by Dave Powlison

Harbor Masters

At the W.D. Schock Memorial Regatta on California's Newport Harbor, the unsung hero of U.S.boatbuilding shared his family story.
by Dave Reed, Photos by Doug Gifford

The Navigator

Charting Groupama 3's record-setting course earned Rolex Yachtsman of the Year honors for Stan Honey. A lifetime of innovation - on and off the water - make him a living legend.
by Herb McCormick, Photos by Abner Kingman

Special Section: 2011 Guide to College Sailing

Tech Review

The Battle for Better PFD
New Bouyancy aids from overseas have great ergonomics; they're just not yet "legal" in the United States.


**Archambault M34 **
The new one-design built for France's marathon race finally hits the water.

From the Experts

Ed Baird helps us battle back after slipping into a second-row start.

Continuing his "Around the Racecourse" series, Steve Hunt lays the groundwork for a low-risk first beat.

The aggressive sailor, says Stuart Walker, knows what it takes to win.

Dick Rose tackles what to do when boats meet at a mark - on opposite tacks.


Editor's Letter
Sailors' Forum
Starting Line
Jobson Report
Gaining Bearing
For the Record
Ask Dr. Crash