A Tribute to Andrew “Bart” Simpson

Andrew “Bart” Simpson, a British double Olympic medalist, died on May 9, 2013 when the Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran capsized on San Francisco Bay while training for the 34th America’s Cup challenge.  Simpson was one of the 11-man crew aboard.  In addition to his sailing talent, he is described by those that knew him in the … Read more

The Passing of a Master

Heinz Gebauer died of a heart attack on January 17, 2013 at the age of 80, after working out at the gym that day and after having gone out for dinner that evening.  Heinz was an icon of Laser Masters sailing:  A former Laser Masters World Champion, a constant participant in the races held at … Read more

Olympic Video Worth a Watch (and a Listen)

The link that follows is to an Olympic sailing footage from the 470 Class with some Irish commentary, on an international video site.  It has apparently become the hit of the Games amongst the sailing media contingent.  Here is the link:   http://www.thatvideosite.com/v/5852