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Offshore Racing

Golden Apple

Golden Apple’s Fastnet Mystery

As the 1979 Fastnet Race storm raged on, the crew of Golden Apple was rumored to have a plan should things go wrong. Or was it just another sea story?

overboard illustration

How John Quinn Didn’t Drown

How John Quinn survived nearly six hours in the Bass Strait and lived to tell about it is a miracle, but in the miracle there are lessons.

Holua

In The Piper’s Footsteps

Jack Jennings and his crew won their class and finished third overall in the 2021 Transpac, which is no small feat. Yet, the journey and bringing people together—what originally motivated Jennings at the outset—and successfully complete—this project—is the real story here.

Sunrise

Sunrise over the Solent

The top IRC team of the European scene has put the time in to get the most from their raceboat, and themselves.

Jim Brady

The Afterlife of Jim Brady

Professional sailor Jim Brady was at the peak of his career when he tacked and joined the corporate world, but lessons learned on the racecourse have done him well.

stormy seas

Sail Change in the Dark

One harrowing sail change, where fear and confidence play tug of war, proved to be an experience of enlightenment.

11th Hour IMOCA 60

New Challenges for a New IMOCA 60

There are countless priorities when designing and building an IMOCA 60 for the next Ocean Race, but for 11th Hour Racing the goal is much bigger than delivering a winning race boat.

62-foot foiler

Sixty-Two Feet and Flying

Mills Design announced today the launch of a project for Mini-Maxi owner, Roberto Lacorte, the Italian pharma executive and auto racer who has won several world championships with his Mini-Maxi cruiser/racer SuperNikka, designed by Mills’ design firm. This one, however, is something entirely different, but hardly surprising for the thrill-seeking owner/driver. Here’s the official word from Mills and his team on Lacorte’s flying 62-footer.

Golden Apple

Golden Apple’s Fastnet Mystery

As the 1979 Fastnet Race storm raged on, the crew of Golden Apple was rumored to have a plan should things go wrong. Or was it just another sea story?

overboard illustration

How John Quinn Didn’t Drown

How John Quinn survived nearly six hours in the Bass Strait and lived to tell about it is a miracle, but in the miracle there are lessons.

Holua

In The Piper’s Footsteps

Jack Jennings and his crew won their class and finished third overall in the 2021 Transpac, which is no small feat. Yet, the journey and bringing people together—what originally motivated Jennings at the outset—and successfully complete—this project—is the real story here.

Sunrise

Sunrise over the Solent

The top IRC team of the European scene has put the time in to get the most from their raceboat, and themselves.

Jim Brady

The Afterlife of Jim Brady

Professional sailor Jim Brady was at the peak of his career when he tacked and joined the corporate world, but lessons learned on the racecourse have done him well.

stormy seas

Sail Change in the Dark

One harrowing sail change, where fear and confidence play tug of war, proved to be an experience of enlightenment.

11th Hour IMOCA 60

New Challenges for a New IMOCA 60

There are countless priorities when designing and building an IMOCA 60 for the next Ocean Race, but for 11th Hour Racing the goal is much bigger than delivering a winning race boat.

62-foot foiler

Sixty-Two Feet and Flying

Mills Design announced today the launch of a project for Mini-Maxi owner, Roberto Lacorte, the Italian pharma executive and auto racer who has won several world championships with his Mini-Maxi cruiser/racer SuperNikka, designed by Mills’ design firm. This one, however, is something entirely different, but hardly surprising for the thrill-seeking owner/driver. Here’s the official word from Mills and his team on Lacorte’s flying 62-footer.

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