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Take the Leap – Buy an RS Aero

“Why would I buy an RS Aero?” say all the Laser sailors. “There are 40-50 Lasers racing in our frostbite fleet every weekend in the winter, and Laser regattas to go to every weekend in the...

Throwback Thursday – Rutland Water

Me in my first Laser – #93933 with an orange hull – at Rutland Sailing Club in the UK sometime in the late 1980s. I sold that Laser to a fellow RSC member when we moved to America at the end of 1988. I...

Warning Signs of Hypothermia

As we look forward to the start of the RS Aero frostbiting season in Bristol this weekend, I thought it would be helpful to alert all my fellow frostbite sailors to the warning signs of hypothermia. Thanks to the...

Time to Prepare for Frostbtiting

The Bristol RS Aero Frostbite Fleet will be kicking off our 2018-2019 season at Bristol YC (in Rhode Island) this Saturday. Well, yes, the BYC clubhouse did have a major fire a few days ago and is closed pending...

Should I Buy a Laser or an RS Aero?

In 2012, Nick from Sydney bought a Laser and started a blog about Laser racing on Sydney Harbour. In 2017, he bought an RS Aero and started to blog about the relative merits of the Laser and the Aero. I am sure I...

What Would Eric Do?

I want to be a better sailor. Who doesn’t? In my lifelong quest to improve my skills I have sought advice from many coaches and other good sailors, but I often find myself asking, “What would Eric do?”...

Should I move to Florida?

Some winters we get a lot of snow in New England. Some winters we seem to get a blizzard every week. In years like those it’s good to get away from winter and go sailing in Florida. This year I went to an RS Aero...

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