Wisdom from Albacore Sailors

An Afternoon Sail With Michael MacNamara
Observations made during an afternoon sail with five time Albacore World/International champion and sailmaker Michael McNamara during the 2000 UK National Championships. .

What is it like to win Albacore Nationals
Tongue in cheek recollections from the 2000 Albacore US National Championships.

Observations at Internationals 2001
Observations of the 2001 Albacore Internationals conducted in Torquay, England.

UK Albacore Nationals 2003
Review of the 2003 Albacore UK National Championships conducted in Plymouth, England from the viewpoint of David Byron and Barney Harris.

2005 Worlds Preview
Report from a visit to Lyme Regis, the site of the 2005 Albacore International Championships including information on the host club, meteorological conditions, the town, local fleet activity, and tides and bathymetry.

Thoughts on Running Great Regattas
One man's rant on what features combine to make a memorable dinghy racing event including site selection, scheduling, boosting turn out, and after sailing activities.

How To Estimate and Set Regatta Entry Fee
Describes a mathematics behind determining entry fees that will cover the most likely expenses considering fixed and variable costs, late fees, and the probable number of boats that will attend.

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