In This Issue: April 2011

What's up with Key West, Big Mike, and making goals? Find out in the latest Sailing World issue.

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Sailing World April Issue


Into the Sunset

With the usual action on the water, and on the strip, Key West Race Week upheld its reputation once again. But even the regulars are wondering whether they’ll see another.
By Stuart Streuli and Michael Lovett


Being Big Mike

When his teammates and friends call himn “Big Mike,” they’re not just talking about his physique. There’s the oversized heart of a seasoned raceboat workhorse.

By Rich Roberts


Setting a Tropical Tempo

On the island nation of uracao, deep down south in the Caribbean, a little regatta has lofty aspirations and a beat of its own.
By Michael Lovett

Tech Review


New Boats
A new generation bit-boat one-design arrives, available in carbon only.

The new GPS starting tool eliminates a whole ‘lotta guesswork.

From the Experts


Fro efficient dialogue, get your tactical loop and your speed loop talking. Andy Horton explains the dynamic dialogue.

Pre-season is the time to set some new goals; top college coach Scott Ikle’ tells how to make them S-M-A-R-T.

Steve Hunt’s continuing series picks up on the starting line. Everything you need for good starts is right here.

Chris Snow takes you beyond the tuning guide to unlock your boat’s potential.

Dick Rose briefs us on th essential rules that apply on the starting line.


Editor’s Letter
Sailors’ Forum
Starting Line
Jobson Report
Gaining Bearing
Ask Dr. Crash


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