Whitbread keeps world yacht race
- Riding the wind around the world. Thurman, James N. // Christian Science Monitor;4/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 104, p4
Discusses the 1998 running of the Whitbread Round the World Race. The role that family plays for the sailors in the race; Why the race committee does as much as it can to accommodate the families; History of the race; What it entails; What it costs to build and staff a boat for the Whitbread...
- Pressure cooker. Pickthall, Barry; Jobson, Gary // Yachting;Oct97, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p86
Focuses on the 1997/1998 Whitbread Round the World Race to be held on September 21, 1997 at Southampton, England. Program highlights; Contest mechanics; Featured vessels and yachts; Course of competition; Contest entries. INSETS: Pressure cooker.;A Whitbread wake-up call, by B.P..
- Off and running. Wooton, Kenny; Pickthall, Barry // Yachting;Nov97, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p122
Focuses on the 1997-1998 Whitbread Round the World Race. Problems encountered by Team Toshiba before the race; Skippers who decided not to sail some legs of the race or finish the race; Information provided by the Whitbread Web site; Early betting favorites.
- Next time: Whitbread lite. Pickthall, Barry // Yachting;Jul94, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p22
Offers Leg 5 results of the Whitbread Round the World Race and informs that the next Whitbread will be raced in W60s. Why the IOR maxis will be dropped; Power of the 60s; Comment on the one-class rule by Tokio skipper Chris Dickson; Speculation on use of carbon fiber for hulls.
- Hail, Gales and Doldrums...It's all in a day's sail. Goff, Karen Goldberg; Hagman, Harvey // Insight on the News;06/01/98, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p42
States that the Whitbread Round the World Race will be coming to an end with a final sailing on May 24. Indication that two United States crews will be amongst the yachts sailing toward England; Information on the other countries which will be represented in the race; Background information on...
- Kiwis sweep Whitbread. Pickthall, Barry; Wooton, Kenny // Yachting;Aug94, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p17
Reports results of the Whitbread Round the World Race, which was swept by New Zealanders. Grant Dalton's New Zealand Endeavour, fastest time; Ross Field's Yamaha, Heineken trophy in the W60 class; Bruce Farr, designer of both winners; Nance Frank, deposed skipper of US Women's Challenge (now...
- The 31,600-mile race. O'Brien, Richard; Hersch, Hank // Sports Illustrated;09/15/97, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p27
Highlights the eight-month Whitbread Round the World Race. The United States entries; The course of the race.
- Silky seas. McCallum, Jack; O'Brien, Richard // Sports Illustrated;04/20/98, Vol. 88 Issue 16, Preceding p29
Discusses the Whitbread Round the World Race for 1998. The seventh of nine legs which concludes in Baltimore, Maryland; The performance of the Silk Cut from Britain in the sixth leg; When the race will end.
- Race on the high seas. Kelly, Caitlin // Design News;5/4/98, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p84
Focuses on yacht racing in Newzealand with emphasis on the Whitbread Round the World Race (WRTR) held in Auckland which is considered the Formula One of Yacht racing. Historical information on the race; Details on the entry fee for the race; Information on where the construction of a Whitbread.