Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird.
Baird is the man who coached Team New Zealand to victory in the 1995 America’s Cup and then two cycles later in 2007 helped defeat the Kiwis as helmsman of the Swiss Alinghi challenge.
Ever since Ingo Buell’s routing system helped Jochen Schümann plot his route to Olympic victory in his Soling at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, Buell Software has been developing tactical technology to help sailors win.
As its name implies, SailTokyo is a system aimed at those looking to win gold at
The 52 Super Series 2018 season stood out before it had even started.
Of the 12 teams at the opening event, nine had brand new boats at the dock. Nine highly refined, carbon fibre machines, costing around 2 million Euros apiece. And when it came to the teams, there were Olympic
TP52 (and Maxi 72) class manager Rob Weiland takes a breathless look back over what has proved to be the hardest fought 52 Super Series ever.
And then, all of a sudden, the 2018 Super Series is done and dusted. The 2017 podium (Azzurra 1st, Platoon 2nd, Quantum 3rd) for 2018
Quantum Racing may have won the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES championship title, but unsailable light winds on the last day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week denied them the chance to pitch for their fourth regatta win of the season.
Luna Rossa, the Italian America’s Cup challengers of record,
The Bay of Palma served up a week of mostly atypical, unsettled and changeable summer sea breeze conditions for the fourth regatta of the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES season, the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week.
The challenges to the tacticians, helms and speed teams of the ten TP52s were