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The Transat Jaques Vabre: Creating an air of excitement for sailing

Julianna Barbieri is the  Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Manuka Sports Management.  Julianna is a two-time Emmy Award winner who worked extensively on some of the U.S.’s biggest sports events. In 2010 she and Hugh Piggin formed Manuka to create, brand and manage sports events and athletes with a focus on professional sailing. Every two…

The Ocean Going Farmer by Nick Halmos

Nick currently resides in Santa Cruz, California where he runs City Blooms and works to make quality, sustainably grown food accessible to an expanding population.   In the fall of 2011, my fellow 11th Hour Racing teammate, Hugh Piggin and I departed from France aboard a Class 40 as competitors in the Transat Jaques Vabre. Over the…

Two Chains, Four Wheels by Terry Halpin

Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles M. Schulz On May 16th, 11th Hour Racing and Manuka Sports hosted, Living on the Edge, a panel discussion on coastal communities and climate change.  The panel discussion, in conjunction with the Atlantic Cup, took place in New…

This Dragon is hungry for the Atlantic Cup by Rob Windsor

Rob Windsor is an 11th Hour Racing ambassador.  When not sailing short-handed across the Atlantic, he enjoys relaxing at his home with his family in New York.  Another Atlantic Cup has come and gone and it appears I will have to wait another year to go for the win in America’s Sailing Race.   I…