Daily Archives: February 26, 2007

Scuttlebutt 2288: The Daily Sailing Newsletter

SCUTTLEBUTT 2288 – February 26, 2007: The latest news in the sport of sailing, letters from the ‘buttheads, and the Curmudgeon’s Observation. Continue reading

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Americas Cup. Optimization is objective for Areva Challenge

Since the launch of FRA 93 just before Christmas, the AREVA Challenge team has been working hard to optimize its new America’s Cup Class boat. After breaking for some planned development last week, the sailing team has returned to … Continue reading

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Americas Cup. Objectif optimisations pour Areva Challenge

Depuis la mise à l'eau de FRA 93 juste avant Noël, l'équipe d'AREVA Challenge a multiplié les sorties en mer tout en continuant à faire évoluer le nouveau Class America français. Après un chantier de développement planifié la semaine … Continue reading

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Americas Cup. Sebastien Josse spends day with Areva Challenge Team

Sébastien Josse, the skipper of ABN AMRO Two for the last Volvo Ocean Race, came to spend a day with the AREVA Challenge Team. He visited the team’s base in Valencia and sailed on board FRA 93. He comments … Continue reading

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Americas Cup Areva Challenge: Commentaire a terre de Sebastien Josse

Sébastien Josse, le skipper de ABN AMRO Two lors de la dernière course autour du monde en équipage, est venu passer une journée avec l'équipe d'AREVA Challenge pour une visite de la base à Port America et une sortie … Continue reading

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UK. New ports signed up for Celtic Goodwill Raid

Final preparations are being put in place for this year’s Celtic Goodwill Raid with several new ports signed up and limited places left. The Goodwill Raid, which starts in Scotland in June and finishes in the Channel Islands in … Continue reading

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Cabo Verde World Cup: Marcilio Browne wins $1000 in magazine super session

Who could blame Editor Bill Dawes for throwing in $1000 cash towards a super session today, as more sensational conditions tempted the worlds finest wave sailors onto the water?  Like everyone who’s witnessed this spectacle, the UK magazine just … Continue reading

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Australia. Sailing Club Commodore Kevin Fogarty heads battle for Queensland Yacht Services trophy

There is no sign of gold braid on the sailing suit of Whitsunday Sailing Club Commodore Kevin Fogarty when he gets down to business with racing his Swarbrick Spacesailor Idle Time. Skipper Fogarty and his first mate Heather Sievers … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Areva Challenge is penalised by Jury

The French challenger for the 32nd America’s Cup, Areva Challenge, has been penalised by the Jury for a breach of the Protocol. Areva Challenge will see its sail limit for the Louis Vuitton Cup reduced from 45 to 43 … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Therese Torgersson makes visit to Victory Challenge base

She is Sweden’s most successful female sailor. Therese Torgersson, 30, who has taken gold in the World Championships, and Olympic bronze in 470, paid an unexpected visit at Victory Challenge’s base in Valencia last night: “I have never before … Continue reading

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