Iain Murray, wearing the dual hats of America’s Cup Regatta Director and Head of the Golden Gate Yacht Club’s AC Review Committee has presented a series of findings, more than a week sooner than expected.
The announcement today was silent on the causes of the fatal incident involving the AC72 Artemis Racing on May 9, which triggered the establishment of the Review Committee.
Structural reviews of AC72 boats and wings, a 10-knot lower wind limit (23 knots maximum) and enhanced sailor safety equipment are among the 37 recommendations issued today to increase safety … More
A Western Michigan University student has completed a six-day, 216-mile kayak trip down the Muskegon River to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, education and advocacy.
Cody Ledsworth paddled to the finish line at a boat launch on Muskegon Lake on Tuesday. The 20-year-old’s trip was in honor of his grandmother, Marguerite Ledsworth, who has the disease, The Muskegon Chronicle reported.
The Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (ICSA) three national championships, Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Semi-Final and Final Championship, APS/ICSA Team Race National Championship, and the Gill/ICSA Coed Dinghy National Championship commence Tuesday, May 21.
The Women’s event will last for four days immediately followed by the Team Race Championship on May 25 and the Dinghy Championship on May 28, each lasting for three days. All of the events will be sailed in … More
Sage Donnelly and Henry Hyde are not your average 12-year-olds; they conquered waterfalls at age 8, share goal of competing in 2016 Olympics
Youth is served.
Certainly it is when it comes to the sport of kayaking and two 12-year-olds who are paddling beyond their years.
Sage Donnelly of Carson City, Nevada, and Henry Hyde of Denver, Colorado, have much in common besides their age and sport of choice. They compete and often beat adult competition, they have realistic aspirations of competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, and they have conquered waterfalls, having gone where most kids their ages don’t even dream of going at age 9, let alone at age 12 … Pictures and more