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Sailing with Charlie: Terminology and the Neophyte

sailing with charlie terminology

Landlubbers often have a very hard time when it comes to understanding nautical terminology and undoubtedly it’s challenging; almost like learning a whole new language. Terms like gollywobbler, gooseneck, slippery hitch and barber-hauler are all part of this lingo as …

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Wilson Wins 6th Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Winners receive signature timepieces from Cardow Jewelers: L to R: Awards Presenter, Julius Jackson, Don Wilson, Teddy Nicolosi, Josh McCaffrey, Amanda Engeman, Willem van Waay, Jordan Reece. Standing in front, Wilson’s children Annabel, Ava and Oliver. Credit: Dean Barnes

He has never sailed in the U.S. Virgin Islands, nor in an IC-24 or with this combination of crew. Yet, Chicago’s Don Wilson proved his match racing prowess by winning the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). Wilson defeated …

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Holmberg, Perry, Roble & Wilson Head to CAMR Semis

The USA’s Dave Perry sails with students in the Carlos Aguilar Youth Regatta. Credit: Dean Barnes

Sailors, local sailing enthusiasts, school children and even the territory’s Governor came out to watch the second day of racing in the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). The USVI’s Peter Holmberg and USA’s Dave Perry finished the day …

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Practice Day at 6th Carlos Aguilar Match Race

2013 CAMR Skippers L to R: USA’s Dave Perry, Greece’s Stratis Andreadis, USVI’s Peter Holmberg, USA’s Dave Dellenbaugh, USA’s Jennifer Wilson, USA’s Chris Poole, BVI’s Colin Rathbun, Finland’s Antti Luhta, and the USA’s Stephanie Roble. Missing, the USA's Don Wilson. Credit: Dean Barnes

Charlotte Amalie’s harbor is one of the most picturesque ports in the Caribbean. For sailors, this beauty comes with a beast. That is, extremely shifty winds blowing off the surrounding mountains, and knowing how to call the shifts correctly, can …

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