Kimball Livingston

DEAD? NAW, BMOR = VLC?
You can’t kill the America’s Cup. I understand my friends who ask, “Who cares anymore?” But the same question was asked a lot circa 1988, and it comes ...
RAK Racked
This just in: Larry Ellison’s BMW Oracle Racing team has successfully eliminated Ras al Khaimah as a venue for America’s Cup 33. I reckon I can give up shopping for best-price tickets. First word comes from Alinghi, ...
Oops, Off Road
Perils of 2009
When it rains it pours. Just ask the sailing team at UC Irvine. They’re still smarting over losing last year’s Sloop Pacific Coast Championship to USC by one point. This year it’s losing varsity status to become, instead, a club sport. Fly ...
RAK (rhymes with)
There is no entry in the CIA Factbook for Ras Al Khaimah, the maybe-yes maybe-no site of the alleged next America’s Cup. The Defender is on-site. The Challenger says he ain’t goin’. But what is this little-known spot ...
International as International Gets
© Dan Nerney At the New York Yacht Club Invitational – When they read the entries alphabetically, it takes a long time to get through the R’s. Royal this, Royal ...
Sillygrins
Kids, don’t try this at home. The Ronstan Bridge to Bridge is one of those oddball specialties on the calendar of racing on San Francisco Bay. First it was about windsurfers. By and by, 18-foot skiffs and kites were ...
Update from the Crews’ Union
There is no reason to sail a 505 except for the love of the game, love of the challenge, love of the people. Sure, you have Olympic-level talents, but the 505 is no stepping stone to a six-figure America’s Cup ...
Data Sandwich
There hasn’t been a 505 world championship on San Francisco Bay since 1981. Apparently it takes that long to forget— Though day three lacked the carnage of day two, and that was a relief. ...
It’s Not Data, It’s Life
Photo by Rich Roberts I know why Mike Holt and Carl Smit lost 30 seconds on the final beat of the second race of the 505 Worlds. They ...

FEATURED ARTICLES

Glasstream 360 SCX: Go Fast Fishing
See what happens when you ...
Summer Blockbusters For Outerlimits
Three serious go-fast boats out ...
Tiara 44 Coupe: First Run
This running footage of the ...
Rinker Captiva 276 BR: Endearing and Enduring
The Rinker Captiva 276 BR ...

More News

You can’t kill the America’s Cup. ...
This just in: Larry Ellison’s BMW Oracle Racing team ...
When it rains it pours. Just ask the sailing team ...

How To

RAK (rhymes with)
RAK (rhymes with) - October 5th 2009