Roman Conquests, The Danube Frontier

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A nicely presented review of Roman attempts to expand across the Danube. The soundly researched text is supported by clear maps and a very interesting photo-plate section – Highly Recommended.

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Azzurra Secure Dream 2019 Title Triumph On Own Home Waters Off Porto Cervo

AUDI 52 SUPER SERIES SAILING WEEK PORTO CERVO
24. septiembre – 28. septiembre, Sardinia, Italy

(Saturday 28th September, Porto Cervo) – Azzurra secured their fourth 52 SUPER SERIES championship title today as they played out a dream scenario. On their own home club’s waters in the north of Sardinia on the last day of the closest and most competitive season in the eight year history of the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit the Roemmers’ family’s team, which races for the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, won the 2019 championship.

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MARATHON RACING SHUFFLES THE SCOREBOARD ON EXHILARATING DAY 2 OF THE MELGES IC37 NATIONALS

MARATHON RACING SHUFFLES THE SCOREBOARD ON EXHILARATING DAY THREE OF THE MELGES IC37 NATIONALS

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MARATHON RACING SHUFFLES THE SCOREBOARD ON EXHILARATING DAY THREE OF THE MELGES IC37 NATIONALS

MELGES IC37 SAILORS COMPLETED THREE RACES IN GLAMOROUS CONDITIONS ON RACE DAY 3, BRINGING US PAST THE HALFWAY POINT IN THIS HOTLY CONTESTED CHAMPIONSHIP

NEWPORT, R.I. (September 28, 2019) — Three races were completed on Day 3 of the inaugural Melges IC37 National Championship in another round of pristine conditions that gave the fleet a memorable day on the water. The Members Only syndicate team still leads the competition into the final day, but it was Double Jointed, co-helmed by Ray Wulff and Andy Fisher, and Qubit, helmed by Chris Lewis that shined this afternoon.

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Advantage Azzurra As 2019’s Title Deciding Final Day Beckons

AUDI 52 SUPER SERIES SAILING WEEK PORTO CERVO
24. septiembre – 28. septiembre, Sardinia, Italy

(Friday 27th September, Porto Cervo) – 

After three excellent races on the penultimate day of the season, during which both main title protagonists found themselves near the back of the fleet once and unable to recover, it is the host club’s emblematic Azzurra that will carry an 11 point advantage onto their home race arena as they seek to close out their fourth 52 SUPER SERIES championship title.

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING FOR MELGES IC37 CLASS

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The Joy of Racing Reimagined

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History in the Making for Melges IC37 Class

Members Descend on the Waters of Newport, R.I. to Crown Their First-Ever National Champion

NEWPORT, R.I. (September 27, 2019) — On Friday, Sept. 27th, 20 teams will set up on the starting line to begin their conquest of the inaugural Melges IC37 National Championship title. This milestone event, hosted by the New York Yacht Club, will test competitors through eight scheduled races, across three days, in the very same waters they have sailed in all summer long. After over a month since their last event together, Melges IC37 sailors swarmed the New York Yacht Club, keen to complete registration, brush up on their boat handling and teamwork during the practice session, and reassemble to catch up with friends.

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Operation Sealion, The Invasion of England 1940

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A German perspective of what might have been. The alternative history approach enjoys periods of popularity and it usually throws up some interesting questions – Highly Recommended.

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Cold War 1945-1991, Inchon Landing, MacArthur’s Korean War Masterstroke September

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The Cold War series has become very popular because it tells the stories of very important events that are still under-told. The familiar format of lavish illustration with rare images is followed again, producing a vivid picture of what is arguably the greatest battle since World War II – Most Highly Recommended.

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