Sailors fight tooth and nail to clinch the ISAF Nations Cup Grand title

Hundreds of world-class sailors have gathered from Tuesday, 13 to participate in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Nations Cup Grand Final at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA which will host races in both open and womens categories. From 13-18 September, the final will see some tough competition between racers who have fought themselves through regional rounds that started in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on 24 March. Continue reading

Hurricane Irene warns US boaters with its strength

Tropical Storm Irene 5-day forecast track. (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

The US coastal scene has witnessed the last few years of idle hurricane activity as the last one to hit the coast was Hurricane Ike in 2008. But 2011 is promising another picture altogether as Hurricane Irene plans to take a toll by approaching the coastline of USA. Continue reading