Ed Baird: Tips For Successful Sailing

US National Sailing Hall of Fame member of the 2016 class of inductees Ed Baird discussed the qualities that make a sailor a successful one.

When asked about basic steps that help a sailor to be successful in racing, he said, there is no difference between creating a successful sailing team and being successful in any other sport or business. You start learning the skills of game from talented people and keep your hunger to become successful in the game with you. Join team that has positive hopes and looking for talent people. Then play for mutual benefit, do better and help others to perform better.”

Now, once the foundation is set, keep asking yourself, how can we make ourself better in future? Then you will get great success.” He said. Continue reading Ed Baird: Tips For Successful Sailing

Racecourse On Bermuda Waters

As of the last week of January teams who have qualified to participate in the America’s Cup finals this year are training for the same.

The next venue for the competition is Bermuda. There are four teams who would be participating. They are gearing up as the main event is scheduled to take place in six months. Four teams who are based in Bermuda currently have undergone a practice race, which the race management team of America’s Cup organized.

The race courses were set up by Ian Murray, who is the regatta director of the organization. The practice races are crucial for the teams to get acquainted with the weather as well as the racing venue. The practice races offer the teams to also line up and understand the kind of competition they would be up against. The 34th edition was completed recently in November of last year. Having taken place in Japan, the British team took away the honor from the defending champion US team. Sir Ben Ainslie and his team had a target of getting the cup back to their country which had not been accomplished for several years. Having achieved the same, it was a historic win for the British team.

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Plan For 35th America’s Cup

Now that the 34th edition of the America’s Cup has come to an end, many are wondering what is up next or what is there to watch in the world sailing events. Indeed, there was a lot of attention that this series caught from audiences and spectators all over the world.

The series is concluded after nine regattas are conducted all over the world in different destinations. For those who followed the series from beginning to end, they felt that the teams worked well through varied water and wind conditions and how the final six survived for the ninth regatta was definitely a journey worth defining. Continue reading Plan For 35th America’s Cup

Admiral’s Cup Will Have Foreign Countries

International Admiral’s Cup “Sailing Regatta-2016” will be different this year, in addition to participants from India; cadets that have been trained from foreign countries would also be allowed to participate in this championship.


But, the foreign countries will only be those who have a friendly relationship with India.

The tournament of 2016 is the seventh edition of International Admiral’s Cup “Sailing Regatta-2016” and will be played from December 5 to December 11. Indian Naval Academy (INA) will hold this event in Ezhimala district. As said trainees of India’s friendly country are welcomed to participate in the event thus 2016 regatta will witness the first time participation of countries like Myanmar, Canada, Japan and Portugal. These countries will have a special participation in the event this year. Continue reading Admiral’s Cup Will Have Foreign Countries