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OSTAR & TwoSTAR Races Battered by Storm — Dismasting, Sinking and Mid-Atlantic Rescues

Sailors competing in the Royal Western Yacht Club’s Original Singlehanded Transatlantic Race (OSTAR) and the Twohanded Transatlantic Race (TwoSTAR) were battered by a North Atlantic storm with 60 knot winds and 45′ seas, 900 miles miles east of Newfoundland. One … Continue reading

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Dick Newick – Revolutionary Multihull Designer

Dick Newick, the brilliant multihull designer, has died at 87.  His designs, particularly his trimarans,  revolutionized the world of multihull sailing.  His designs are remarkably graceful, simple, light and astonishingly fast.  In a very real sense, the history of multihull … Continue reading

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