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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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Recent Posts by Kimball Livingston

Protocols, Meetings, Pending
Posted on June 23, 2010.
What jumps out at me from the 23 June Protocol is that a door remains open to a match in 2013 rather than 2014, which still seems more likely. ...
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Define Heavy Weather?
Posted on June 21, 2010.
In yet another example of racing when the most recent crop of America’s Cup boats would be huddled ashore, youngsters from up and down the West Coast spent last weekend ...
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Solo Transpac – Simplicity Counts
Posted on June 19, 2010.
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RPGs and the Big Ocean
Posted on June 15, 2010.
Walking toward his ride for the solo Transpac, Ronnie Simpson slowed us down to point out that the mast of his 30-footer is taller than the mast of the 35-footer ...
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From Planks to Lams
Posted on June 14, 2010.
We don’t have to explain it the way Obi Wan explains The Force to young master Luke, but just the same, everything is tied together. Including traditional boatbuilding and ...
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Shaping Boats, and the Industry
Posted on June 9, 2010.
Puzzling the problems of the day. Photo by KL Walking through door of the International Yacht Restoration School will likely affect you considerably. Speaking from experience. But I’ll let Jens Lange ...
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I Failed
Posted on June 7, 2010.
I tried to make “500 million euros and a city in Italy” go away, and I failed. It keeps coming back. But, while I thank you for the inquiries, dear reader, ...
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FutureSailing: West Coast Wood
Posted on June 3, 2010.
Giant, wing-masted trimarans in the America’s Cup, hydrofoilers busting 50 knots in the Med, these innovations open a window onto a gee-whiz future that turns me on. But they don’t ...
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500 Million Euros & Italy?
Posted on June 2, 2010.
Say it ain’t so, Joe. I mean, Larry. I mean, those rumors that are flying around that a city in Italy has promised 500 million Euros for the America’s Cup, the ...
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Feast, Famine
Posted on June 1, 2010.
REPORT FROM THE SWIFTSURE By David Schmidt “Hey David, do you want to drive?” I glance up from a sodden perch on the rail of JAM, John McPhail’s well-rigged and well-sailed J/160, as ...
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From Planks to Lams
From Planks to Lams - June 14th 2010