• Kevin McNeil

    Enfant Terrible on countback

    by  • 30 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    The 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in Newport, RI, was as expected a tightly contested affair, and ended today after four days of intense competitioread more

    Two bullets for Barking Mad

    by  • 29 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    The action on Rhode Island Sound was fast and furious on the penultimate day of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship in Newport, R.I., as the 15 teams contesting the 16th edition of this champread more

    Nightshift takes the lead

    by  • 28 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    When light air and fog delayed the start of racing for day two of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, the race committee took the 15-strong fleet up Narragansett Bay in search of wind.read more

    Three bullets for Charisma

    by  • 27 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    While the weather was a mix of contrasts for the opening day of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, hosted from the Harbour Court club house of New York Yacht Club in Newport, R.I., the resuread more

    Rolex Farr 40 Worlds next week

    by  • 22 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    Fifteen Farr 40 yachts from eight countries and territories will contest the 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Racing commences on Tuesday, 27 August.read more

    Charisma comes out on top

    by  • 30 July 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, Barby MacGowan, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, enfant terrible, Farr 40, Flash Gordon, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, Inshore, Jim Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Farr 40, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, United States, US Regattas, Wolfgang Schaefer

    Nico Poons and his mostly Dutch crew aboard Charisma sealed their deal today, winning the Rolex Farr 40 North American Championship in Martha’s Vineyard with only two finishes worseread more

    Hat trick for Groovederci

    by  • 20 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    With mountainous leftover seas rolling through the offshore racing area, Race Officer Peter Reggio brought the final day of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship off the Atlantic Ocean and inside bearead more

    Ramrod back in charge

    by  • 19 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Mother nature delivered exactly as promised, and perhaps even more so on Friday, when a passing front brought winds of just under 20 knots and waves up to 5ft to the 2013 Farr 30 World Championshipread more

    Groovederci into the lead

    by  • 18 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Sportsboats, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Light airs off Newport meant plenty of heat and ultra-tight racing on day 2 of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship, but the hottest boat on the course was undoubtedly Groovederci, driven bread more

    Ramrod takes an early lead

    by  • 17 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    The heat wave continued in Newport today, but it wasn’t all bad - after a one-hour postponement, the same heat that burned backs and necks all day kicked up a classic Newport sea breeze.read more