June 2007 Table of Contents


FEATURESRide the Light For Disney's Transpac Race documentary, 15 young sailors get a crash course in ocean racing before being handed the keys to their TP 52.Story and Photos by Abner KingmanAn Enviable Streak For 50 years, this inimitable and determined Thistle sailor has made the midwinter trek.By Michael Lovett, Photos by JH Peterson2007 College Sailing Guide The Hampton University Pirates are proof you only need a single sailor and some clever recruiting to start a sailing team.By Ben CukerCollege Sailing Photo Essay: San Fran Power Sailing 101Photos By Glennon StrattonTECH REVIEWElectronicsThere's more than one way to unclutter and streamline yournav station.Boat ReviewThe Flying Tiger 10-Meter is a straight-up, stripped downbudget racer.Tech NewsJ Boats splashes its latest 40-footer; Ronstan, Antal, and Harken introduce new blocks.FROM THE EXPERTSBoatspeedIs it worth it? Navigator Mark Rudiger susses out three private weather forecasting services.Winner's DebriefLightning Southern Circuit champ Ched Proctor.TacticsStuart Walker contemplates what to do when stuck between two winds.RulesDick Rose looks into an all-too common weather-mark incident.GRAND PRIXGrand PrixFrank Pong is dragging his homeland of China into the big leagues.LaunchesMagic Glove, Ker 50According ToBill "The Wizard" LeeDEPARTMENTSEditor's Letter Sailors' Forum Starting Line Cup Boats Drop Skirts for Act 13, New Days Ahead for Vanguard, U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Update, Ken Read, Puma Team Up for Volvo, Lemieux Molding New Future for Finns, Jobson Report America's Cup RuminationsFinish Line Contributors Ask Dr. Crash