Sexy Sixty


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Open 60 beta In the summer of 2009 Corry Kamichi launched her  JMO-60;  it quickly became my all-time favorite Wildwind monohull. The  JMO-60 was beautiful, blazingly fast, and chock-full of nice details and racing options. JMO-60 sailing past the WildWind Fleet in 2009 Nonetheless, four years have gone by, and that’s a long…

Hotlap Handicaps for April


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I’ve been away quite a bit recently, so I have lots of catching up to do here over the next few weeks. 🙂 I’ll begin with a quick update and reminder about Hotlaps! 🙂 Hotlaps 2013 is a format that lets sailors build sailing skills and have fun by doing solo practice runs and sharing…


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Yesterday Roan Blackburn posted an in-world announcement updating sailors about Don Berthios’ recent activities. I’m happy to repost her note here.  Roan said: *** Don is covering the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Selection Series in San Francisco this week, where teams of young sailors from around the world are…


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On February 14 a handful of hardy sailors converged on North Sea’s Breadnut raceline for a fun, mixed fleet race. We did two heats on the North Sea Hotlaps course, and everyone sailed a different boat class. Since the sim conditions were pretty good,  I thought it might be interesting to look…

ReneMarine Presents the RM12 Tofinou – Marina Sport Racer Sailing Club


        ReneMarine Presents the RM12 Tofinou – Marina Sport Racer Sailing Club.   ReneMarine, Jethro2112 Sands & Rene Underby ReneMarine Proudly announces The RM12 Tofinou. Another new offering in the ReneMarine Yacht Builder Line fine boats.  Seats Three Passengers and the skipper. She’s 15 Meters Long with a 4 meter beam. Featuring … Sigue leyendo


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Commodore Taku Raymaker used Waypoint’s racing timeslot on Sunday  to showcase the new 2.0 upgrade for Maiko Taurog’s ‘Galiko’ New York 32. The Galiko is modeled after Olin Stephens’ 1935 design for the  New York Yacht Club, where the boat was the successor to Herreshoff’s legendary New York 30; Stephens gave the…


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The Hotlaps 2013 lap entries are growing; in the first nine days, seventeen skippers logged a total of eighty-six laps that are split across the four courses. The skipper’s names are listed in the box to the right, and the colors match the time-trial entries that are included on the…


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Handicap Hotlaps Kickoff Handicap Hotlaps lets sailors practice their skill on a short, standard course and then post the results online. The previous article includes a long list of links to a variety of old discussions about Hotlaps and the related boat handicap scores, but reading all that stuff  can get very boring, very fast. But hey, do…


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A Yardstick for Boats Which is a faster raceboat, the Melges 24 or a Quest IACC? What about the Mesh Shop VO-70 Volvo racer; is it faster than the WildWind VOJ-70 version of the same boat?  Can either boat beat the new Wildcat45? 🙂 For that matter, which boat wins when a gaggle of Trudeau Classics descend on a raceline?…

Trofeo Iberdrola de vela paralímpica 2012 – YouTube


via youtube.com Trofeo Iberdrola de vela paralímpica- Valencia 2012

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