Kimball Livingston

What a Long Strange Trip
There were no bombshells in the America’s Cup 34 press conference held today in Rome’s Musei Capitolini, but the hour-long session had its moments. Most of all it got me to thinking how long it’s taken for a familiar idea ...
A Perfect Yacht
And for someone, it is the perfect yacht. Hats off to someone at Coyote Point for a classy Cal 20.
Last Gasp at Hyeres
I figure Genny Tulloch had it right when she said, “Match racing is looking great as an Olympic sport, because generally we can race more often than the other fleets—whether it’s too windy or too light for others, we’re still ...
Recyclable Boat Makes Landfall
Plastiki, 39 days out of San Francisco and halfway to a final destination in Australia, arrived on Wednesday in the Line Islands. I gather it was none too soon. Arriving at the Line Islands. © Plastiki Co-skipper Jo Royle writes, “We ...
1 Ocean, 1 Sea, 1 Lake, 1 Strait
From the Indian Ocean, approaching Australia after a six-month, nonstop circumnavigation, Sydney to Sydney: “Despite the fact that today started with a knockdown, a wet bunk, a headache and some pretty huge seas, I’ve had a great day. I know the ...
A Grassroots Owners’ Boatshow
It worked, the owner-driven boatshow of the Bay Area Multihull Association. No, they didn’t have thousands of people thronging the docks, but that was just as well because they didn’t have thousands of free hotdogs to give away. Think, ...
Taking Destiny in Hand
Imagine a boat show that is not a “boatshow” put on by the industry but a grassroots effort by people with something in common to roll up their sleeves, get some boats together, take people for rides, and share the ...
Turning the Tide, Turning the Tide
“Pacific Gyre? The problem is not in the middle of the ocean; the problem is in your refrigerator.” A Bryant Austin life-sized image on display in a whaling nation. © mmcta.org It’s been a long, long time since I saw anyone twist ...
Efficiency Counts: Sail On
Waving the Jamaican flag for Jamaica Lightning Bolt. Photo by Kimball Livingston Barely a day and a half after Team Finland arrived from its long crossing of the Pacific, the Clipper Round the World fleet was off again, bound now from ...
Hello I Must Be Going
Team Finland treating arrival as triumph. Photo courtesy Clipper Ventures What a twisted piece of irony that a hard-luck boat finally makes it across the Pacific to re-join its round-the-world race just one day ahead of the start of the next ...

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