Olin Stephens designed eight of nine yachts that won the America’s Cup sailing race between 1937 and 1980.Stephens
retired to northern New
England 30 years ago and
died in Lyme, N.H., over
the weekend at the age of 100.
Ross Sneyd has this remembrance.
The National Championships of College Sailing get underway in Newport,
Rhode Island today, and for the first time, the University of Vermont’s
sailing crew will be there.
Head Coach Justin Assad is also gaining recognition, recently voted as the New England Sailing Association coach of the year.
Assad speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.