Part of the success of the J/105 Class has been its inclusion of women in its ranks. The majority of teams across North America have, or have had, women sailors as integral crew members, including as owner-drivers. But when the World Sailing Trust released its Women in Sailing Strategic Review in December 2019, the report…Read more
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The inaugural San Francisco Bay Women Skipper Invitational was won by Nicole Breault and Team Arbitrage (with Nicole’s husband Bruce Stone at mast/squirrel), followed by Kristin Simmons and Team Blackhawk in second (with Kristin’s husband Ryan Simmons taking a lot of waves at the bow), and Chloe Lepert and Team Aquavit in third. Wind started…Read more
Hosted annually by Sloop Tavern Yacht Club in Seattle, WA, the Race to the Straits featured two days of racing from Shilshole to Port Townsend and return over the May 7-8 weekend. When the fleet arrived at Port Townsend, they were treated to an amazing "Halfway Party" at the Northwest Maritime Center. The racing didn't…Read more
Who more fitting to earn the championship title at this year’s International Masters Regatta than the 2021 National Sailing Hall of Fame inductee himself, Carl Buchan. Buchan has dedicated a significant amount of his life to the sport, and his experience was apparent in this regatta. It only makes sense that a sailor with so…Read more
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