Mercy me – I walked into yet another hornet’s nest in yet another sailing forum! And this one has been a doozy!
Last month, I stumbled across the inaugural season of SailGP, a brand-spanking-new and just stupidly exciting global grand prix sailing series. It’s an elite annual series, much like NFL or F1, that grew out of the brilliant ACWS from when BMW-Oracle (Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts) held the reigns during AC34-35 . Those guys clearly knew what they were doing – and saw the incredible value they’d created. So, they blew off the AC and built SailGP. And this thing is mind-blowing!
Continue reading SailGP Anarchy
…DO NOT EXIST. SO STOP WITH THE STUPID TERMINOLOGY!!!
I’m copying this post I put up on my BFSails Facebook page because I’m hoping that the next batch of sailboat-buying newbies will find this via Google and avoid getting suckered into 40-year-old “bluewater boats” that will cost you WAY MORE than you think and provide you WAY LESS than you need for long-term cruising….
Continue reading Cheap Bluewater Boats!!!
I hear that the Chucklehead Posse over on SN is speculating that I’m “trolling” them over there via sock-puppet, with something about a Bene and Cape Horn? Nope. Sorry fellas.
You “keyboard salts” actually think you’re worth my valuable time? Look, I tried. But I can only help ignorant blowhards so much before I just have to move on. And I’ve definitely moved on. Heh.
Now – back to sailing FIASCO!