Newport has been home to several legendary sailors and one such name is Geoffrey Hart Spranger. He passed away at the age of 85 in Middletown, Rhode Island where his home was. His death was unexpected which occurred on 2nd August 2018. He had been admitted at Newport Hospital after being ill for some time.
The International One Design sailboat class world championships started on the Mount Desert Island granite shores on Sunday 20th August in Northeast Harbor, Maine. The teams consist of some of the best IOD sailors in the world came on the spot all the way from Norway, to the yacht clubs, Manhattan and practiced to get accustomed to the
There is a sweet relationship building between Great Britain’s Nick Craig and the OK Dinghy title. Craig has claimed his fifth world crown of the OK Dinghy series after winning the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship held in Barbados from 27 to 31 May. This is the fifth time that Craig has won the OK
Francis Joyon with his five team members broke the round-the-world sailing record. They become the first sailing team to circumnavigate the globe in 40 days without taking assistance anytime. The team entered Brest on the France west coast on their 31 meters maxi-trimaran Idec Sport after spending 40 days 23 hours 30 minutes and 30
Yachting World Cup for students held in La Rochelle, France was just normal, but this time the team of Canada was not normal. The team has been here not just to win, but to create history. Queen was chosen to represent Canada in the championship. And in 36 years any Canadian team first time won