Sailing 101: Luffing Rules Before the Start

8/26/2020 - By Adam Loory. Luffing before the starting signal is often mis-understood. Sailors should know that the rule makers give a lot of defensive and offensive powers to leeward boat on the starting line. That power comes from the following rules and definitions. 1. The definition of “Proper Course” states, “A… SEE MORE

45th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta Back in Town

8/3/2019 - When the first weekend in August arrives at the South Coast, two landmark events draw enthusiastic visitors to the region: The Madeiran Feast of the Blessed Sacrament and the Buzzards Bay Regatta (and don’t forget about the 420 Championships, previewed below). While the two are very different and unique celebrations… SEE MORE