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Emma, Carmen and Daniela

Submit Your Nominations for Yachtspeople of the Year

Nominations for US Sailing's 2019 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards are open to the public. Fans can nominate the sailors they believe turned in the most outstanding performances this year.
Francois Jambou

Fine Finishes and Foiling into UFOs

For British skipper Alex Thomson, the Transat Jacques Vabre again lived up to its reputation as a boat-breaker, though one that will allow him and his Hugo Boss team to come back stronger for the Vendée Globe.

Navigating a Gale, and Darkness, in California

As we reported on Monday, the Golden State is at the bitter, ugly end of its now-endemic fire season, and grappling with the realities of its “new normal.” As of yesterday, California was still under states of emergency as rumors of another “wind event” echoed through the news and a nervous Bay Area population. More »
Olaf Harken

Eight Bells: Olaf Harken

Olaf Theodore Harken passed away on Monday, October 21, at the age of 80. Olaf and his older brother, Peter, created the hugely successful rope-handling business that bears their name.

The Siebel Center at TISC Is Open for Business

Yesterday marked the official opening of the Siebel Center — a sailing program that aims to increase diversity and opportunity for youth in the sport of sailing — at Treasure Island Sailing Center, or TISC. More »
IDEC Sport sails past an island

As One Adventure Ends, Another Begins

Francis Joyon took advantage of a weather window this weekend to embark on his Asian Tour record attempts. The Frenchman set off Saturday morning at 9:11 UTC on his attempt at the 8,800-mile Mauritius Route record.