Category Archives: Dinghies

Burling wins Dash for Cash

Barefoot Kiwi phenom, Peter Burling wins the Velocitek Dash for Cash at 2013 Moth Worlds in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Peter won the $1,000 purse with a 25.0 knot 10 second average speed. Red Bull Youth AC winner and 49er World Champion, … Continue reading

Posted in Awesome, Contests, Dinghies, Equipment, Pics, ProStart, Regattas, Sailor Interviews, SpeedPuck, Vids | Leave a comment

Barefoot Kiwi Prodigy Snatches Aussie Moth Title

A big congratulations to Kiwi wunderkind Peter Burling on his resounding victory over a ridiculously stacked fleet at the 2013 Australian Moth Nationals. To win this event Pete (an Olympic Silver Medalist himself) had to beat no fewer than three … Continue reading

Posted in Dinghies, Sailor Interviews, SpeedPuck, Tips, Training, Vids | 1 Comment

Dinghy Racing, Where Objectivity > Subjectivity

Conventional wisdom says success in dinghy racing results from 70% boat speed, 30% strategy. ¬† So, how does one measure boat speed? ¬†Conventional wisdom again says: compare yourself to the rest of the fleet. ¬†However, this is made difficult by … Continue reading

Posted in Boat Handling, Dinghies, Pics, Regattas, SpeedPuck, Tips, Training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment