Most boats making 12+ knots down the Transpac course to Diamond Head would be making good time. But when it’s Hydroptere, doing the zig-zag thing, it’s not a good look.more
Being thoughts about a book, Convergence, by Sally-Christine Rodgers, on cruising the Pacific in relative luxury and stress and discoverymore
Will Sébastien Josse and Gitana Team have the first foiling offshore trimaran?more
Better, the passing of the great French sailor was marked at the opening of Les Voiles de St. Barth by a moment of applause. Led by his own legendness, Loïck Peyron. A long moment of applause. ‘Nuff said.more
The G4 Gunboat — the first full-galley foiling cat — was already a talking point in St. Barth before it beat its tender over from St. Maarten on Friday afternoon, and before a traveling cruiser dropped anchor too close on Saturday morning, dragged across the G4’s anchor rode, scooped it, rode up on it, wound up bow-to between the hulls, with the rode wrapped around the cruiser’s prop andmore
Somewhere, out there in the woods, is the America’s Cup.
And then there’s the running of the bulls . . .
The next generation in cruiser-racer multihulls is not the boat in the picture, but . . .more