After 78 years, Norfolk’s Cutty Sark, this seafaring city’s scrappiest and oldest boatyard, was calling it quits.
by Lorraine Eaton In the wake of a weekend sailing cruise gone awry, a list lit up my phone, a riskiness ranking of 37 daily activities during these pandemic times from haircuts to concerts to the safest of all, opening the mail. Obviously, the members of the Texas Medical Association who developed the list weren’t […]
Sailboat racing demands physical agility, smarts and often a double ration of courage. When a “cranky” back forced John from the helm, they immediately went into race management. These days, the McCarthys are key to the Hampton Yacht Club’s Southern Bay Race Week, one of the area’s biggest regattas attracting 100 boats or more. Here, John talks about the allure of racing and this most unusual of racing seasons.