DN being the iceboat design made famous across the world, this annual winter race was recently concluded. The DN ice yacht is a premier design that helps promote ice yachting. Sailing enthusiasts help to fund as well as promote different ice yachting events across the world where hard waters prevail.
The J class race for the Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup was a keenly contested race and the final and the deciding race saw Lionheart wade of the tough challenge offered by Velshada. The race took place at the 4-shaped course on the Smeralda Coast. Lionheart retained the Corinthian king’s Cup and by achieving this win, winning four races in a row. That was a remarkable race by Lionheart crew.
With the world sailing techniques and equipment, evolving rapidly, it is definitely a challenge for those who umpire sailing events. For them it is becoming a game that has become faster than what it used to be before. The GC32s that use foiling technology as in Extreme Sailing Series are testing the skills of sailing umpires in ways that they have never had to before.
Yachtsman Mal Lennon, 62, who fell from a boat off the coast Port Stephens, is thought to be dead. Mark Hutchings, the Marine Area Command Superintendent, stated that the search efforts for the 62-year-old went on till early hours of Thursday, but they could not find him.
For the 108th year, on Saturday evening, the members of the Great Kills Yacht Club lionized their annual Commodore’s Ball at their clubhouse located on Great Kills marina.
Over hundred and sixty guests, that is comprised of G.K.Y.C. members along with members of various other yacht clubs and their wives, relished an open bar with a dinner to pay respect to their retiring Commodore Paul Heyne and also welcoming Donald Heap, their incoming commodore.
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