Sailboat Racing

A Lifestyle, Not a Boat
Soren Pehrsson had to restart around the end after nosing over the line early in Race Four of the 2010 IKC, but the past champion climbed from the tank to 5th Our topic today is a peculiar phenomenon, rather like a ...
Kimball Livingston’s       BLUE PLANET TIMES 2010-08-09 15:55:00
Leslie Greenhalgh, TEAMORIGIN So Keith Mills (Sir Keith) has a field day with the “1851 Cup” and about five minutes after his Team Origin boys win their match against BMW Oracle he gives an interview to the Times on Sunday, ...
Ducks Have Right of Way
Moody ducks, but that’s not what we’re talking about. Photo by Dave Kneale There is more than one way to approach the game of yacht racing. I figure every one of them has value. I figure every one of them matters. ...
Downwind Noir: The Record
BRINGING ALCHEMY TO THE WIND “Because it wasn’t there.” Sir Edmund Hillary All photos by Kimball Livingston Oops, I guess that’s a slight misquote of Hillary. But how else to introduce Rick Cavallaro, who invented an unproblem and then solved it—to the ...
A NALSA Record: DDWFTTW
And what rough beast, it’s hour come ’round at last, slouches toward Bethlehem to be born? All photos by Kimball Livingston Below, friends, is a document that I want on record at the Blue Planet Times. I’ll be referring to it ...
Every Hundred Years
Siwash at Cueva Valdez Once she held the Around Catalina record, now she’s 100 years old and it’s time to party. So if you hear a bit of shouting this Saturday, coming from the direction of Howland’s Landing, Catalina, the action ...
Cats 1, Cameras 0
Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget The breeze got a bit feisty in the south of Spain recently and cost the America’s Cup defenders a day on the water of comparing camera angles, etcetera between monohulls and multihulls. The intent of the ...
Plastiki’s Voyage Nearly Done
What began as a statement about the wasteful use of plastic is now a nearly-complete, 8,000-mile voyage across the Pacific. David de Rothschild’s 60-foot Plastiki left San Francisco Bay on March 20 and arrived last week on the coast ...
Old (fast) Dogs
In the prognostications I saw, Phil McGain wasn’t even listed as a contender for this week’s Windsurfing National Championship. Why would he be? McGain blew off the racing circuit years ago in favor of a more recent obsession, running ...
Wishes & Dollars, Whither AC?
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 Gavin Newsom today released the long-awaiting results of their economic ...

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A NALSA Record: DDWFTTW
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