Posts Tagged ‘America’s Cup’

Five Fun Sailing Facts

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Are you a newcomer to sailing and interested in hearing more about the sport? Or maybe a seasoned sailing veteran looking for some tidbits to share at the next party when people ask about what you do? Whether you’ve heard each of these fun facts about sailing already or not, they’re worth sharing to demonstrate the depth and breadth of the sport of sailing: (more…)

History Repeats

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

I recently read an interesting new book by Mark Gabrielson titled Deer Isle’s Undefeated America’s Cup Crews, and was struck not only by its unique take on a couple of the notable Cup matches of the late nineteenth century, but also how some of the issues that arose over a century ago came up again in the match of 2013.