Entries by Paul Cayard

Bacardi Cup

The 92nd Bacardi Cup is history. Eric Doyle and Payson Infeliz sailed incredibly consistently to win. There were 8 Gold Stars (past world champions) in the fleet of 65 teams from over 15 countries.  Magnus and I had a rough start to our week, a great middle, and a rough ending, finishing 7th overall after […]

Star Mid-Winter Championship

Coconut Grove Last weekend marked the end of the Star Winter Series with the Walker Cup on Thursday and Friday and the Mid Winter Championship being the cumulative score of all 8 races from Thursday through Sunday. The four days featured a variety of conditions from 7 knots to 20 knots sunshine to rain squalls. […]

Antarctica Final

Our 15-day journey to Antarctica and Patagonia came to a close Monday morning as we departed Ushuaia, Argentina at 09:00. After our various Penguin, Whale and Iceberg experiences of 10 days ago, we set sail for the Antarctic Circle, 66 35 degrees South latitude. We crossed our “goal line” at approximately 18:00 on Sunday, January […]

Antartica

Day 4 of our Antarctic adventure-Position 64S x 62W. Our general itinerary is to travel southwest to the Arctic Circle, 66.5S, through the Palmer Archipelago along the western coast line of the Antarctic Peninsula. Yesterday we cruised down the Gerlache Straight and overnighted at Melchoir Island. Since our departure from King George Island on Sunday, we have […]

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Star Sailors League Final

Nassau SSL Finals The Day started off with the Quarter Finals. Arthur and I tuned up before the fist race with Jorge Zarif and found out then that he was very fast after his retune last night. I think I may have said too much when I told Augie Diaz what I did the night […]

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Star Sailors League Press Release

SSL Finals 2018 View this email in your browser SSL Finals 2018 December 3rd- 8th Nassau, BahamasSCHEIDT/BOENING DEMOLISH OPPOSITION ON FINAL DAY OF STAR SAILORS LEAGUE FINALS QUALIFYING While the star performers today certainly were Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening and Paul Cayard, significant to more competitors was what was happening mid-fleet. For today, Friday, the final […]

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Star Sailors League-Day 4

photo by Marc Rouiller  Nassau Four races were held today in 12-15 knots from the northeast to close out the qualifying part of the SSL Finals. The adjustments we made last night were right on the money and we were quite fast upwind and downwind. When you are fast it is much easier to be smart […]

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Star Sailors League-Day 3

Nassau Day 3 of the SSL Finals saw three races in 12-15 knots from the northeast….beautiful sailing conditions that the Bahamas are famous for. Unfortunately for Arthur and I, it wasn’t a great day. We struggle for speed upwind mostly, and downwind its just a battle.   Provisional Ranking after 7 total races: Mark Mendleblatt […]

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Star Sailors League Finals

Nassau, Bahamas Racing starts tomorrow for 25 of the best sailing teams in the World! The Star Sailors League, which includes Olympic Champions and World Champions from various classes, is hosting its annual “Finals” Championship in Nassau, Bahamas.  The forecast for tomorrow during the racing period is for winds from the South Southwest 4 groping […]