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Handicap Racing

Smokeshow crew

Little Boat, Big Stage

This owner and his race team aim to take on the big-boat world championship with the smallest vessel in the fleet.

Rolex Big Boat Series

Photos from 2013 September 26 – 29 Rolex Big Boat Series on the San Francisco Bay. Courtesy of Rolex / Daniel Forster.

Cal 40

PHRF Racing: Choosing a Boat

If PHRF racing is the only game in your sailing town, consider whether your boat is right for your typical conditions. If not, we’ve got a few recommendations.

Block Island Race Week Preview

Eight championship events, including the IRC and HPR North Americans, will be held at the Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week this June. Over 150 boats have signed up for the 25th anniversary of the biennial event. New fleets include classic boats, doublehanded boats, and Gunboats. As usual, the regatta will include an 18-mile around-the-island race. Click here to visit BIRW’s website [Click here to watch footage from the 24th edition.](http://www

Sailing World

Editor’s Letter: Here We Go Again

Rule administrators of the world are working towards a transparent, single-authority system that can provide stability for owners and regatta organizers. Editor’s Letter from the March 2013 issue of Sailing World.

sailor Ken Read golfing

Getting Handicap Racing On Par

Handicapping our boats is a start, but wouldn’t it be better if we could handicap ourselves, too? What works for golf could work for sailing. Gaining Bearing from our November/December 2012 issue.

Ker 40: Best Handicap Racer

Jason Ker, master of IRC-winning designs, teams up with McConaghy Boats to deliver a no-excuses, semi-custom raceboat that’s dialed in for offshore sprints and buoy racing triumphs.

Around the Island Race

The Around the Island Race officially kicked off this year’s edition of the New York Yacht Club Race Week. Thirty-four boats sailed around Conanicut Island. George David’s_ Rambler_ took line honors, while Jim Swartz’s TP52 _Vesper _won IRC Class 1 on corrected time. Photos: Rolex/Daniel Forster Click here to read more in our Finish Line forum.

Sailing World

I Thought I Would Enjoy This More

A first-time big boat tactician discovers that it’s not nearly as easy or as much fun when everyone else is expecting you to make the right calls.

Smokeshow crew

Little Boat, Big Stage

This owner and his race team aim to take on the big-boat world championship with the smallest vessel in the fleet.

Rolex Big Boat Series

Photos from 2013 September 26 – 29 Rolex Big Boat Series on the San Francisco Bay. Courtesy of Rolex / Daniel Forster.

Cal 40

PHRF Racing: Choosing a Boat

If PHRF racing is the only game in your sailing town, consider whether your boat is right for your typical conditions. If not, we’ve got a few recommendations.

Block Island Race Week Preview

Eight championship events, including the IRC and HPR North Americans, will be held at the Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race Week this June. Over 150 boats have signed up for the 25th anniversary of the biennial event. New fleets include classic boats, doublehanded boats, and Gunboats. As usual, the regatta will include an 18-mile around-the-island race. Click here to visit BIRW’s website [Click here to watch footage from the 24th edition.](http://www

Sailing World

Editor’s Letter: Here We Go Again

Rule administrators of the world are working towards a transparent, single-authority system that can provide stability for owners and regatta organizers. Editor’s Letter from the March 2013 issue of Sailing World.

sailor Ken Read golfing

Getting Handicap Racing On Par

Handicapping our boats is a start, but wouldn’t it be better if we could handicap ourselves, too? What works for golf could work for sailing. Gaining Bearing from our November/December 2012 issue.

Ker 40: Best Handicap Racer

Jason Ker, master of IRC-winning designs, teams up with McConaghy Boats to deliver a no-excuses, semi-custom raceboat that’s dialed in for offshore sprints and buoy racing triumphs.

Around the Island Race

The Around the Island Race officially kicked off this year’s edition of the New York Yacht Club Race Week. Thirty-four boats sailed around Conanicut Island. George David’s_ Rambler_ took line honors, while Jim Swartz’s TP52 _Vesper _won IRC Class 1 on corrected time. Photos: Rolex/Daniel Forster Click here to read more in our Finish Line forum.

Sailing World

I Thought I Would Enjoy This More

A first-time big boat tactician discovers that it’s not nearly as easy or as much fun when everyone else is expecting you to make the right calls.

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