Mark Reid

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

What Is Old, Is New Again In A Wild and Wonderful America’s Cup My world revolves around a few special events. Some are annual pilgrimages, others not so much. The Indianapolis 500 on Memorial...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

The In-Betweens Of America’s Cup Memos And Memes Here we are. The 36th America’s Cup is at hand and we are all waiting with bated breath. There is nothing more exciting in sports than...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

More Than A War of Words The Prada Cup so far may be lacking in races, but it’s not missing drama on or off the water. As the remainder of the racing calendar moves...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

A World Away in Another Universe The 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada has begun in earnest. This time the competition for the oldest continuing sporting event in the world will take place in...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Around And Alone This has been a year like no other. As far as sailing events go, they have been few and far between. Our yearly St. Francis Yacht Club Rolex Big Boat Series...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Out To Launch Tis the season? Wow! Seems like it. On the other side of the planet or what could be the other side of the universe in a COVID-19 free country, multiple christenings...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Save The Best For Next Year! The 56th edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has been put on hold until next year. It is only the second time that it has been canceled...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Hollywood Goes Sailing… Again! So far, the 2020 sailing season has been a wash. Certainly, washed up. I have little need to remind anyone as to why. We all know. The quicker we can...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

A Way Forward This year will be one for the books for sure. We’re still not there yet and we have a long way to go. This summer though, there was a way forward....

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Who, Why, What And When! Wow! Going into Fourth of July weekend, what started as a series of story updates on the current state of the wide, wide world of sailing and yachting, of...