Entries by Paul Cayard

Seahorse August 1997

It is funny how your perspective changes. In preparing for the upcoming Whitbread, I will participate in the Fastnet Race with my EF Team, the last race of the Admiral

Seahorse April 1997

A few weeks ago, I was reflecting on things and realized that my life had suddenly taken some strange twists. Last November I had signed up to do a race that I swore many times I would never do (Whitbread) and more recently I had taken up snowboarding to be with my son and found […]

What am I doing in the Whitbread?

I am doing exactly what got me to where I am; broadening my horizons. While growing up in sailing, I was the one who at 18 was crewing in the Star World Championship and the 505 World Championship within 6 months. I was sailing Lasers at the same time as 6 meters. I won the […]

Seahorse November 1996

Are the Sardinia Cup, Admirals Cup, Kenwood Cup “Team Racing” events? This year at the Sardinia Cup the jury ruled that the event was being run under IYRR appendix B5. Like the Admirals Cup, the Sardinia Cup is an event that is made up of teams, mostly national but can be regional. Teams are made […]

AmericaOne-Challenger America’s Cup XXX

On May 10, St. Francis Yacht Club entered America’s Cup XXX. This was the culmination of six months work in finding start up support and recruiting a core team of talent. But it is just the beginning of a lot of hard work to prepare the fastest boat and best crew to try to take […]