International Racing
Hobie cat beach launch

Competition for Cruisers in Fiji

Fiji Regatta Week — Fiji’s largest annual regatta — has drawn to a close after six days of yacht racing, parties, seminars and more. One of the largest regattas in the South Pacific, 2019's edition attracted just over 100 yachts and 380 sailors.
Spectating

SailGP on the Med and in Your Hand

The SailGP season will wrap up this weekend in scenic (that's an understatement) port of Marseille on the French Riviera. Can't be there? Neither can we. But your options, like ours, abound.
Big seas

Clipper Race Catches Its Breath

The 70-ft monohulls handled conditions from a tough beat upwind to surfing downwind during an ocean-sprint thrill-ride on an exhilarating sea swell of over 13 feet.

West Coast Well Represented at TP52 Worlds

The 2019 TP52 World Championships have come to a thrilling conclusion in Puerto Portals, Spain, with Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged Platoon team just managing to squeak out a two-point victory after nine races. More »

SailGP’s Wild, Crashy Weekend in Cowes

Who would have thought that San Francisco would be one of the mellower circuits of the SailGP world tour? After some windy, shifty conditions in New York, the six teams went into Cowes in the United Kingdom and scored a couple of scenic-looking practice days. More »
Fletcher

Blistering Paces Set Records

Dylan Fletcher’s Great Britain SailGP Team achieved what no other sail racing team in the world has done: they broke the elusive 50-knot speed barrier.
Planting the US flag

Bay Area Sailors Racing in Sweden

Bruce Stone of San Francisco wrote on Tuesday to check in from Lysekil, Sweden. His wife, Nicole Breault, is competing in the Women's Match Racing Worlds.

‘Maiden’

As the curtains drew back and the theater went dark, Maiden opened with footage of meaty Southern Ocean waves, old boats with archaic Kevlar sails, dramatic, crescendoing music, and the movie’s protagonist, Tracy Edwards, whom we caught silent glimpses of in the many countenances that defined her groundbreaking roles throughout the movie: determined, joyous, fierce, deeply stressed, and, occasionally, in tears. More »