This summer, Chris Fertig broke the Bermuda Challenge record in his Statement Marine center console, overcoming an electrical fire and besting the previous mark by 44 minutes.
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Weather Services International has introduced a weather and tides app for the iPad and iPhone that delivers much of the information that professional meteorologists would get at their workstations, but it is geared to mariners and presented as overlays on NOAA charts — a first.
This 76-foot yacht sank in Antarctica’s Maxwell Bay and became trapped beneath the ice after the four men aboard, who were filming a documentary, were rescued. Compression caused by ice accumulation around the hull is believed to be the cause of the sinking. A crewmember on a Russian expedition captured this image in August.
This photo originally appeared in the October 2012 issue.
Outgoing Olympic sailing chairman Dean Brenner says a detailed post-mortem of the U.S. team's zero-medal performance in London will identify shortcomings in the Olympic sailing program, but the team's first skunk since the 1936 Berlin Games, though disappointing, does not mean that what's in place now should be scrapped.
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