(Note: This article was lost from the site three months ago,
but, mirabile dictu, some great sailors helped extract it from the background thermal radiation.
I’ll post it here for a week, then retire it to the archives where people will be able to find it listed in proper temporal sequence.)
Remember the Handicap Hotlaps project ? I [...]
Not Just Another Pretty Face
This article was originally posted on January 27th, 2008
It was tragically lost from the site three monts ago,
but was recently extracted again from the ether.
After a week up front here in the spotlights
it will go back to its proper temporal sequence in archive.
When Verkin Ravin’s Tetra 35 v1.0 was [...]
Leetle Cat Gets a Tune Up!
Three rather wondrous boats emerged late last summer from Trudeau Yacht Yard; the Twenty, the Knockabout, and the Leetle Cat. Each had distinctive features and responded to specific user requests.
The Leetle Cat was the last to hit the water, and like all Trudeau boats, it was modeled after a particular real-life [...]
Second Life Sailing Association: A Reappraisal
1. SLSA Group
I have been thinking about the Second Life Sailing Association (SLSA) recently, and what it means.
In RL, the International Sailing Federation has been around for a little over a hundred years. It began because there was a recognized need to set basic standards and policies for sa [...]
Yesterday I told you about a wonderful new boat, the Shelley Fizz, that was just released for beta testing. Although still in testing, the boat is a colossal hit already, with impromptu brown-bag beta-regattas recruiting sim-busting crowds of sailors. I suspect the Shelley will sustain that start-up steam for some time, as in [...]
Fishers Island Yacht Club
is honored to host the launch of
Mothgirl Dibou’s new one design sailboat:
THE FLYING FIZZ 3.01
Please join the entire sailing community tomorrow as
Mothgirl Dibou discusses the landmark features of her wonderful new boat,
pick up one for yourself,
and then stick around for the post-launch party!