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After a long journey from saint tropez, I finally arrived in Alicante and made my way to the Vestas wind base. There I met Aimee, the logistics manager and Bill, the shore manager as well as other personal on the vestas team. They promptly sent...

1. Trimming the backstay…. a) tightens the leech of the main b) moves the draft of the jib aft c) makes you point higher d) flattens the main Answer: D The backstay tightens the rig and depowers both the main and the jib. a) The tip of the mast is pulled aft...

Flat Water and Fair Weather by Francis K George LONG ISLAND SOUND & ATLANTIC OCEAN - July 3, 2017 Two of Oakcliff Farr 40's, Black & Blue, were delivered to Newport as a pit stop on the way to Marblehead for the start of the race to Halifax....

Beep, beep, beep! "Already?" My hand groped blindly for my alarm. I let out a tired sigh. It was 1:30am, two days before the start of the Annapolis to Newport Race. In order to catch the tide to launch Oakcliff's Weegie, we had to hit...