A rescue mission was launched by the Canadian military on 9th of June to reach to the number of sailing vessels that were in the problem and met with accident after some disturbance in the mid-Atlantic.

The winds of hurricane-strength and high seas disrupted a race that was taking place from Britain to the United States.

According to the defense ministry they were responding to calls that were made for the boats that met with some accident, they put coordinating efforts with rescue centers of marine from the United States, Britain and Portugal to start the rescue drive as early as possible.

This catastrophic accident occurred during the transatlantic two handed and the single handed race organized by the Royal Western Yacht Club’s race. There was the fleet of 21 boats in the race, competing on the course starting from Plymouth and ending at Rhode Island via England to Newport.

The race started on May 29 and it was open for the mono and multihull length between 27 and 60ft.Continue reading

After getting the nominations on the final month of the year 2016, from the public, the Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) of the United States announced the name of all three winners of the national coaching awards.
The winner of US Sailing’s 2016 National Coach of the Year award is Mike Ingham from Rochester, New York.

The winner of the second award, Development Coach of the Year is Willie McBride from Santa Barbara, California. And the winner of the third award Volunteer Coach of the Year is Peter Becker from Rye, New York.

Every year, the Olympic Sailing Committee recognized the coaches who have made distinguished contributions at the national, international and youth levels of sailing. The awards and recognitions are a part of the Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Coach Recognition Program of United States. Continue reading