America’s Cup Then and Now

Team Oracle
Photo by slgckgc via a Creative Commons License.

Newport, R.I and The America’s Cup are forever linked, as Newport was the venue for over 50 years. The Newport Daily News still carries the news of the America’s Cup races as the cover story on the Sports page. I doubt many other US newspapers do.

Captain Al and Kia are linked to the Cup in very different ways: Continue reading “America’s Cup Then and Now”

Volvo Ocean Race preview

Volvo Ocean Race Preview

I love the Volvo Ocean Race!  For the 2014 -2015 race I was following and rooting for Team SCA in particular.  I would look at my phone ap first thing in the morning and the last thing at night to find out the latest information.  For the Newport stop over I was able to volunteer at the race village and that was a lot of fun.  I was even entrusted with holding the actual trophy! Continue reading “Volvo Ocean Race Preview”


First Sail on AlyKat Watching Laser Racing

We took AlyKat out for a quick sail with some friends and came upon the Newport Laser regatta.  It was fun watching  the racing up close.  Captain Al is an experienced laser racer so he knew where we could watch the race close by without interfering with the regatta itself.  It was a little cool today but it was great being out on the water again.

Watching Laser racing from AlyKat
Watching Laser racing from AlyKat in Newport RI