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It is hard to believe that five years have finally gone by and we are having another America

One year ago, I was climbing off EF Language in Southampton after the best sailing experience of my life. Now I am in the middle of a political campaign. I have just crossed the famous 40 yard line. It is not easy mentally. Physically, I had to go into the shop. My shoulder gave up […]

AmericaOne has spent the last two months training in Auckland, New Zealand in preparation for the upcoming America

AmericaOne has spent the last two months training in Auckland, New Zealand in preparation for the upcoming America

I am sure a lot will be written in all sailing periodicals this month about the last Sydney to Hobart Race. It was very sad to hear of people losing their lives. It seems so senseless for a sport. The recounting of the conditions that I have heard from crew on Sayonara is incredible. For […]

It has been a good two months for my AmericaOne Challenge, landing two Official Sponsorships with Bellcore/SAIC and Ford Motor Company which brings our total to three Official Sponsors, including Hewlett Packard, who signed on in April. We still have three more Official Sponsorships to sell but these recent successes plus the fact that the […]

First let me say that I am flattered by the amount that has been written about EF Languages’ victory in the Whitbread Round the World Race, most notably in the July issue of this very Seahorse. I guess the realization that is occurring for those of us that participated in the race is how much […]

The 12 man luge ride is over. What an experience! I think the scene that can best sum it up is; It is 02:00 in the Southern Ocean. The sound inside the boat is that of breaking glass in a car accident. The boat is slamming and shuddering violently as it is hurtling down 30 […]

First let me say that I am flattered by the amount that has been written about EF Languages

It’s official: Paul Cayard and his EF Language crew have won the months-long Whitbread Round the World Race, which began Sept. 21, 1997. Although they had clinched the victory last week after tallying an insurmountable lead, they had to complete the ninth and final leg to receive the trophy. The victory makes Cayard the first […]

Another new year. This is my seventh year of writing for Seahorse. I really enjoy the opportunity to express myself in this high quality publication. I hope that some of what I have had to say over the years has been of interest or amusing at times. Being at the heart of one and looking […]

I’d like to be able to say that I knew my first leg in the Whitbread would go this well when I decided to do it but honestly, I can not. It was a big surprise to many observers and a pleasant surprise to me. The idea of winning the Whitbread Round the World Race […]

One week before the start of my first Whitbread and I am looking forward to it more than I was a year ago when I signed up. The sailing I have done on the boats this last year has been nothing short of some of the best sailing I have ever done. The boats are […]

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

A lot of controversy has surrounded the fact that the ISAF the voted the Star out sailing

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 […]

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 […]

I just spent two weeks in Auckland with my AmericaOne team on our first recon mission “down under”. It was my first trip to Auckland. The first week was spent winning the Steinlagger Cup and the second week was spent getting to know the America

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 […]

The Maxi

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 […]

Once every three to four years I get back into my Star boat to make sure that I still know how to sail. The America

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