“YYZ” a Jeanneau 53 Wins Class in 2018 Newport Bermuda

“YYZ” a Jeanneau 53 won her class in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race. The race started on June 15th and the team crossed the finish line at 2:58 am on Wednesday, June 20th. YYZ finished 21 boats ahead of the next boat in her class. The team was lead by Captain and Owner, Justin Bonar. Justin grew up sailing and …

Newport Bermuda Race 2018

169 boats competed in this years, 51st running of the Newport Bermuda Race. Rambler 88 finished at 5:51:51 on Sunday evening earning line honors. Rambler is a custom Juan K design. Take a look at their finish here! Warrior and Wizard finished second and third, just 17 minutes apart! Both are Volvo 70’s but have different ratings. After time corrections …

VOR Update: Leg 7 Complete

Team Mapfre finished the double-point leg of the VOR yesterday morning. They finished fifth were the last boat still competing this leg. Team Mapfre’s time on the Southern Ocean leg was 21 days 6 hours 59 minutes and 9 seconds. They were able to push through even with their mast track damage but had to stop for thirteen hours to …

“The Edge”, a Jeanneau Sunfast 3200 Sails in Melbourne Osaka Cup

Take a look below at the interview with David Kenny, “The Edge”! For more information on the Jeanneau Sunfast 3200 click here! Long time friends, teammates and competitors, David Kenny and Paul Schulz are sailing together on “The Edge” in the 2018 Melbourne Osaka Cup! David is from Melville, WA and Paul is from North Balgowlah NSW. David and Paul’s …

VOR Update: Vestas Denied Redress

The Vesta’s team felt that the accident which involved their boat and a fishing boat in Hong Kong was not their fault. The collision caused a major gauge in the port bow of the Volvo boat which sent the boat into repair for six weeks. The team filed for redress and was denied due to insufficient evidence. The following is …

2018 Miami Innovation Award Winner’s!

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored Innovation Award Winners during the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Sun Odyssey 440 & Sun Odyssey 490 were amongst the winners, recognized for their Walk-Around Decks. This new innovation is part of the new generation of Sun Odyssey. The Walk-Around Decks make moving and circulating around …

VOR UPDATE: Team SHK/Scallywag’s Spectacular Victory

Volvo Ocean Race: Cutting the corner Fast forward to the early stages of Leg 6 where Scallywag again finds itself on the inside track, cutting the corner on the right hand turn to the south towards the finish line in New Zealand. Just over two days ago, Scallywag and AkzoNobel, were seemingly marooned 120 miles behind the leaders, punished by …