Historical

On This Day – 29 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

Reliving Old Memories

by Richard Crockett It seems as if I may have hit a sweet spot with my posts under the banner “On this Day. A Newspaper History of Sailing”, and those too of the current Cape to Rio Race as feedback has been continuous and has rekindled memories of the past. One man who has enjoyed them is Gavin Muller, who as a schoolboy, competed in the Rio Race, and has subsequently done another Rio Race with Dudley Dix, plus many ... Read More »

On This Day – 28 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 27 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

1985 01 27 320 88 1987 01 27 44 1987 01 27 46 1992 01 27 553 1993 01 27 522by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source ... Read More »

On This Day – 26 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 25 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 24 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 23 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 22 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

“Albatros II” – Winner of the Very First Cape to Rio Race

by Richard Crockett My coverage of the current Rio Race coupled with my “On This Day – Newspaper History of Sailing” has highlighted the bonds one creates with an event like this, as well as the lifelong memories. Following the progress of this race is John Green of Cowes, Isle of Wight, who was a crewman aboard “Albatros II” in the very first 1971 Rio Race 49 years ago. I asked John how he got to sail aboard “Albatros II”, ... Read More »

On This Day – 21 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett From the overwhelming response I receive from these posts, from all over the world I may add, the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am being connected with some wonderful people thirsty for more. Thank you all who have made contact. Should you wish to copy, forward or share material from here, PLEASE acknowledge the source as: Sourced From the SAILING Mag Archives & Historical Records. To read the full reports, click on the LINK following ... Read More »

On This Day – 20 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett I am scanning and archiving press cuttings I have accumulated and which I guestimate run into tens of thousands! A daunting task which I believe to be necessary as for many years I have been concerned about the lack of interest Clubs, Classes and other sailing related organisations give to preserving their history. From the overwhelming response I have received to these posts in the past few days the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am ... Read More »

On This Day – 19 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett I am scanning and archiving press cuttings I have accumulated and which I guestimate run into tens of thousands! A daunting task which I believe to be necessary as for many years I have been concerned about the lack of interest Clubs, Classes and other sailing related organisations give to preserving their history. From the overwhelming response I have received to these posts in the past few days the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am ... Read More »

On This Day – 18 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett I am scanning and archiving press cuttings I have accumulated and which I guestimate run into tens of thousands! A daunting task which I believe to be necessary as for many years I have been concerned about the lack of interest Clubs, Classes and other sailing related organisations give to preserving their history. From the overwhelming response I have received to these posts in the past few days the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am ... Read More »

On This Day – 17 January. A Newspaper History of Sailing

by Richard Crockett I am scanning and archiving press cuttings I have accumulated and which I guestimate run into tens of thousands! A daunting task which I believe to be necessary as for many years I have been concerned about the lack of interest Clubs, Classes and other sailing related organisations give to preserving their history. From the overwhelming response I have received to these posts in the past few days the interest is cranking up rapidly and I am ... Read More »