On Sunday, September 24, the National Sailing Hall of Fame celebrated its seventh class of Inductees.
The ceremony of celebration was hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) at the magnificent Harbor Court clubhouse in Newport.
The background for the Induction would not have been better: a busy harbor of Newport on an early fall afternoon. The eight Inductees, which include three posthumous honorees, celebrated the kind of performance they have had on the sport. The National Sailing Hall of Fame is dedicated to protecting and preserving the tales of these sailing heroes to give an inspiration to the future generations, has now protected 65 heroes of the sport. (more…)
Mustafa Ingham is really happy to be with Team BDA and to contribute in whatever way is possible to see the team achieve greater heights.
He said that the journey that the Team BDA has had at the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in the Great Sound in Bermuda is just like a movie.
Ingham and the entire team of BDA have put up a very good show so far during the qualifying rounds and this has impressed one and all. The Team BDA is in the finals of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and this is no mean feat. The past week has been very hectic for the team. They met a lot of fans and signed autographs. It is a dream come true for the members of Team BDA and they are looking to sign off with a happy ending.
Ingham said that everything looks and feels unreal and he cannot explain what he is going through. (more…)
Those who are sailing enthusiasts have undoubtedly heard of the Clipper Race.
It is an infectious race whose enthusiasm often infects many sailors. For the 2017 race Jeremy Hilton is one of a family crew who are looking forward to making an adventure out of the race. Indeed, most people would say that, those who have taken part in the Clipper race would want to do it again or want to share their experience with others as it turns out to be an adventure of epic proportions for them.
Jeremy Hilton has been bitten by the racing bug after his daughter took part in this year’s edition and he greeted her when the fleet visited the Derry-Londonderry port. Jeremy knew then that he wanted to be part of the next edition. Jeremy has even opted to be part of the full circumnavigation experience in the forthcoming year. Like every other enthusiast who signs up for the race around the world, this race needs all participants to start off on their training courses. (more…)