Top Down Unfurled

Written by Peter Dowdney Originally published December 2019 on mysailing.com In the coming days, an impressive fleet of over 170 boats will be tackling the unpredictable and often challenging conditions that will be thrown their way as they head south in this year’s Sydney to Hobart yacht race.  This is the 75th anniversary of this

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Ron’s Reverse Horizon Job

Step aboard the Ron Oard’s Shields, Glory, as he recaps the first week of the 2022 Spring Series in Newport Rhode Island’s Shields Fleet 9. In a nutshell, that summed up the first race of the season for Shields 158 Glory. Our evening started well. While there was no wind north of the bridge at

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