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One-Design Class Profile: A-Cat

By Airwaves Writer Tyler Colvin In 1956, the International Yacht Racing Union (now the International Sailing Federation, ISAF) created a four-tiered developmental catamaran system with the categories as A-D.  It was an attempt to split up the high … [Read More...]

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Event Recap: Butler Cup 2014

By Airwaves Writer Tyler Colvin.        Any chance I get to escape the weather in New England I typically take, so when I got the call to crew on a boat for the Long Beach Yacht Club’s Butler Cup (Grade 3) I didn’t hesitate.  The event, running November 15-16 … [Read More...]

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Whitecap Composites: New Kids on the Block

Sail1Design would like to welcome our newest team member and sponsor, Whitecap Composites! By Airwaves Writer Tyler Colvin On a grey New England day I pulled around the corner of yet another non-descript warehouse building to discover a rack of hulls and … [Read More...]

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2015 Team Race Midwinters Preview

By Airwaves Writer Clinton Hayes For almost 2 decades team racing enthusiasts made the annual pilgrimage to Florida over New Years for Vanguard 15 Midwinters. That event and its host, usually Jensen Beach, were special in so many ways, but for better or for … [Read More...]

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Are Provided Boats Really The Answer?

By Airwaves writer John Storck In the ongoing debate of how to improve the state of our beloved sport, there is one argument that keeps coming up- provided boats. The argument typically comes from someone who is heavily involved with the keelboat team … [Read More...]