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America’s Cup: End of the dream for Stars + Stripes?

America's Cup

Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm weighs in on what could be the final twist in the long-running saga of the American Stars + Stripes challenge for the 36th America's Cup. If this were an American football we would be talking about a “Hail Mary” final pass of the game attempt.

Dare to be different

The Ocean Race

When it comes to the challenge of producing compelling digital content capable of engaging and inspiring a global online audience the sport of ocean racing provides a rich seam of opportunity waiting to be mined by the right brand. In particular competitors in around-the-world races like the solo non-stop Vendee Globe

COVID-19 pandemic decimates global sailing calendar


Rob Kothe takes stock of the impact the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on the worldwide yacht racing calendar...   Corona virus, major events cancelled – what next? Sailing events are now being cancelled and there are many more which will surely follow. World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa event

Obituary: North Sails founder Lowell North

Obituary: North Sails founder Lowell North

Tributes are pouring in from the professional sailing community around the world following the death last weekend of legendary American sailor and sailmaker Lowell North – founder of the North Sails global sail making business. North died at his home in Point Loma, California on Saturday night, reportedly after suffering a

Insider tips for pitching potential sponsors

Nathalie Quéré: Inside tips for pitching potential sponsors

When it comes to mounting a professional yacht racing campaign the task of finding a commercial partner to help fund it can be every bit as tough as taking on the actual race or event itself. Nathalie Quéré – global brand director at AkzoNobel and campaign director at team AkzoNobel in