New New York

The news, crackling and fizzing over the Atlantic airwaves like a pre-war ham radio station, that the Commodore of the New York Yacht Club will not be in situ for much longer is a harsh lesson in communications for one the most storied sailing clubs in the world. There are any number of explanations outContinue reading “New New York”


The epicentre of European sailing this summer has unquestionably been Lake Garda and if you’ve been there, sailed there, raced a championship there, you already know why. A more perfect amphitheatre for watersports simply doesn’t exist anywhere on the planet. And what’s more the unique climate guarantees a breeze, the Ora, that you can setContinue reading “Filmstars”

Real Deal

A blessed spot of light Friday relief from the America’s Cup for those readers thoroughly disinterested in self-interest and pining to see relatable boats but of a grand prix variety is provided courtesy of the 5.5 Metre class who are down in Lake Garda – where else – for their much postponed Alpen Cup. TheseContinue reading “Real Deal”

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