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About: Kimball Livingston

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Kimball Livingston is a former senior editor, and now editor-at-large, for SAIL. His work also has appeared in Sailing World, Cruising World, Soundings, and more. Over three years, Kimball sailed the Centennial Transpacific, Centennial Newport-Bermuda, and 100th Chicago-Mac. His blog posts appear courtesy of his website www.KimballLivingston.com.
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Wishes & Dollars, Whither AC?
Posted on July 19, 2010.
Shedding more light on why a city in Italy, or Spain, or Rhode Island, or California, might want to host the next America’s Cup, the office of San Francisco Mayor ...
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UK Olympians Lead on Fluff, Too
Posted on July 14, 2010.
Britain, already a leader in funding Olympic athletes to live and train as professionals, has made a move to sneak ahead on style points as well. Hard to say whether ...
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Tulloch Wins Match Racing Title
Posted on July 12, 2010.
Some days you really enjoy opening the Inbox. Today, for example, I find this from Genny Tulloch . . . We just finished up four days of racing in Sheboygan, ...
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AC-N-SF: Do You Believe?
Posted on July 8, 2010.
One hurdle to staging the next America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay is the locals’ expectation that we’ll F it up, given the opportunity. There’s still room for that, but ...
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Normal to Not Be Normal
Posted on July 6, 2010.
Jeff Lebesch (left) and Adrian Johnson, first and second finishers in the Singlehanded Transpac. © Kathe Hashimoto Photography No matter where you go in the world it’s “never like this” when ...
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Pacific: Beginnings and Endings
Posted on July 5, 2010.
Consummate veteran Skip Allen, who has won California-Hawaii races crewed, doublehanded, and solo, maintains that doublehanded is the hardest, harder even than singlehanded because when you’re alone, you know you ...
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A Smaller AC Class Mono/Multi
Posted on July 2, 2010.
The defenders of the America’s Cup today released narrower parameters for the next racing class, still keeping open the question of whether it will be monohull or multihull. I’m happy to ...
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What’s Never Been Done
Posted on July 1, 2010.
The problem: The wind will carry you Dead Down Wind, but DDW is slow. DDW is especially “slow” in a fast race boat sailing against similar boats that are using narrower ...
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Only in San Francisco
Posted on June 28, 2010.
Okay, most places where people sail, you wouldn’t see this mix of geography, seabreeze, and sailing types. Beyond that, the quiz of the day goes, why is this truly, Only ...
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Solo in the Pacific
Posted on June 26, 2010.
Solo sailors under way from San Francisco to Hanalei Bay are finding the breeze slowly filling in for them today, after a spell of difficult going in light air. ...
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Normal to Not Be Normal
Normal to Not Be Normal - July 6th 2010