LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Canfield of Team Stars+Stripes won his fifth Congressional Cup on Sunday, making him the winningest skipper in the 56-year history of one of the world’s premier match-racing regattas. Canfield beat Johnie Berntsson of Sweden, the 2009 Congressional Cup champion, in three straight races in the final. In July, Canfield […]
SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — Jimmy Spithill’s Team USA welcomed back wing trimmer Paul Campbell-James from a broken leg and won two of the three fleet races Saturday in SailGP’s regatta on the French Riviera. While the American team positioned itself well to reach Sunday’s podium race, Tom Slingsby’s Team Australia had its hopes of a […]
Tom Slingsby’s Team Australia will go for a hat trick this weekend in the SailGP global league’s regatta in Saint-Tropez, France. The Aussies had dominating wins in the last two regattas, in England in mid-July and Denmark three weeks ago, even though they weren’t at full strength while crew members were either competing in the […]
Clara Murphy ’23 is at home on the water, and it shows in her beaming smile. It was her love of the water and her friends that initially drew the Norfolk Collegiate junior to sailing and it’s her passion for being on a boat and competing that keeps Clara chasing the wind.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jacques Rogge, the Olympic sailor and orthopedic surgeon from Belgium who led the International Olympic Committee as president for 12 years, has died. He was 79. The IOC announced his death on Sunday without giving details. Rogge’s health had visibly declined when he attended Olympic events since his presidency ended in […]
Australia’s Tom Slingsby easily beat rivals Sir Ben Ainslie of Britain and Nathan Outteridge of Team Japan in the podium race Saturday to win the Denmark Sail Grand Prix on Aarhus Bay. The second consecutive regatta victory gives defending champion Australia a 32-30 lead over Britain in the Season 2 standings after four regattas in […]
After watching the last two regattas from another continent, Sir Ben Ainslie will be back at the wheel of the British boat for SailGP’s regatta Friday and Saturday in Aarhus, Denmark. While SailGP raced in Italy and England earlier this summer, Ainslie was in California with his wife, Georgie, for the birth of their second […]
The SailGP global road show touches down in Old Blighty this weekend, giving Britain’s Paul Goodison the opportunity to race in front of home crowds for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics. The regatta on Plymouth Sound will also give Australia’s Tom Slingsby the chance to bounce back from a last-place performance in […]
The Mayor’s Cup has returned to the banks of the Navesink and was an all Fair Haven awards affair this year, with a boat from as far as Forked River NJ participating. The winners of the three award categories were all captained by Fair Haven residents from Fair Haven clubs.
SailGP’s high-speed 50-foot flying catamarans will return to Sydney Harbour in December, nearly two years after their first appearance Down Under. Organizers on Thursday said the Australia Sail Grand Prix would be the ninth event in the global championship’s second-season calendar. The race will be held on Sydney Harbour on Dec. 17-18 after the European […]