Spindrift 2 of the super tri maxi design is known to be the first and the fastest and that is what Yann Guichard has been sailing with his crew to cover a non-stop trip around the world. This very team had made two attempts before for a record non-stop lap around the world but the first one had been dashed when their speed was slowed down in the last stages by light winds; the second attempt saw a disaster of their boat being dismasted. However, the team’s spirit is not broken since they have re-worked and re-built; they won the
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DOEC) has issued a notice to a Queensbury yacht club (QYC) for violating water quality. The department has issued the notice after a dredging project went awry on Lake George. According to the DEC, the club has the state permit to dredge the bay for navigational purposes. On Sept. 19, around 4 p.m. a collection bag was found that was filled with water burst and dredged sediment. The agency said the collection bag has been designed to drain the clean water from the sediment and then back into the lake. The bag portion that
The 2018 RC Games will take place in England and there are a lot of celebrations planned for the event. The games will be kicking off on August 2018 at Portland and Weymouth. It is believed that about 1500 competitors from over 30 countries will be taking part in the RS Games. There will be over 1000 boats that would be seen during the RS Games making it one of the biggest festivals in England for small boat sailing. It is not just a game for the sailing and racing, but it will also feature a host of shore programs
Oracle Team USA would require another big comeback if they are to turn their fortunes around at the ongoing America’s Cup first-to-seven race series. The Emirates Team New Zealand have gone 3-0 already in Bermuda. The Kiwis started out with a victory on day one and then proceeded to dominate the races on Sunday by even more convincing margins. Their current run is set to disrupt the legacy of the tournament.