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FRIDAY'S TFE LIVE: Edit and Peter Harken (USA) via Skype from Pewaukee

Friday, June 26, 2020

MOB: Sending in a Second Soul?

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

TFE LIVE: Today, Richard Pound (CAN), longest serving member of the IOC, with his views on the postponed 2020 Olympics and the impact on International...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

TFE LIVE: Today, Terry Hutchinson (USA), Skipper and Executive Director of NYYC's American Magic with his personal "Cupdate" and insight...

Friday, May 8, 2020

TFE LIVE: Today, Vittorio d'Albertas (ITA), sailmaker and budding YouTube star, live via Skype from Savona with his insight into the COVID crisis...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

SYDNEY (#1178)  –  As we predicted earlier in the week, Tom Slingsby and his experienced crew of Aussie mates proved to be too much for the other five crews, finishing first in four of the five fleet races aboard their green-and-gold foiling F50...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

AUCKLAND (#1166) – Seven months after announcing it would build its own boats for the 36th America’s Cup in 2021, defending champion Emirates Team New Zealand has revealed details of its new boatyard on Auckland’s North Shore. The Kiwis announced on...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

LISBON, POR  – Spanish team MAPFRE has won Leg Zero, the prologue to the Volvo Ocean Race, and has to be considered the favorite going into the bluewater classic that starts in two months. But, as Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed, the racing could be c...

Friday, June 16, 2017

HAMILTON, BER – The #battleofbermuda is on. The smack-talking sailors have had their fun on Instagram, with ORACLE TEAM USA skipper Jimmy Spithill posting a cartoon of a bald eagle about to dig its talons into a kiwi bird, and EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALA...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

FOUR DECADES AFTER earning the nicknames “The Mouth of the South” and “Captain Outrageous” in the process of defending the America’s Cup, Ted Turner was feted in a more traditional style when he received the New York Yacht Club Medal. It’s the highes...

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Says Vestas 11th Hour Racing still needs funding for 2017 edition

WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP QUALIFIERS delayed a day because of, ahem, too much wind, SAILING ILLUSTRATED decided to check in with a guy who's not scared off by those conditions, Volvo Ocean...

Saturday, May 20, 2017

[Apropos the SAILING Magazine article by Chris Caswell "Billionaires foiling the majesty of America's Cup racing" that we linked to earlier today and called a MUST READ, here's a reprise of a popular article we posted a month ago by the "Fifth Beatle...

Friday, May 19, 2017

THE 35th AMERICA'S CUP begins a week from today, Friday, May 26th, on Bermuda’s Great Sound with the first of two round-robins involving five challengers and, for the first time, the defender. It’ll all be over in 30 days, a record time at least for...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US SAILING HAS UNVEILED a sharp new logo that, according to Malcolm Page, the new Chief of U.S. Olympic Sailing, "will provide our team's fans and supporters with a visual cue that we are embarking on a new era.''

No offense, Malcolm, but you of all p...

Monday, April 24, 2017

THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP starts in a few weeks. Some of the sailing world still cares about the Auld Mug, which will be contested in foiling 50-foot catamarans on the Great Sound in the tax haven of Bermuda, far from the home waters of the trustee, San...

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