What a Summer!

- By Yann Bourquin

Versión en Español Greetings to all of our friends, supporters, followers and sponsors! It has been a long time without posting and this has been because we prepared intensely this exciting time: Last week of May were held in Puerto Vallarta the 2024 National Games Two weeks after that, we...
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Que Verano!

- By Yann Bourquin

English version Saludos a nuestros amigos, hinchas, seguidores y patrocinadores! Hace algún tiempo que no publicamos ningún artículo y la razón es que estuvimos preparando intensamente este tiempo apasionante: Durante la última semana de mayo se disputaron los Juegos Nacionales 2024 en Puerto Vallarta Dos semanas después volamos a Boston...
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2023 ILCA NA: Summary

- By Yann Bourquin

Hello everyone! You remember that I told you in the last post that the conditions where just excellent with good winds and clear sky during the pre-regatta week? They changed completely on the first race day. Day 1 (Friday) The first race got delayed around two hours due to...
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2023 ILCA NA: Wednesday

- By Yann Bourquin

Here we are from last Sunday. We received the charter boats on Monday and are training on the water for the third day! Today and for the first time so far, we could see Catalina Island in the far, a beautiful surprise. Yesterday , apart from sailing, we also...
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Midyear Update

- By Yann Bourquin

Hello Everyone! This newsletter will be structured in two parts as we are just in the middle of the Year 2023. From the first six months, it is relevant to mention several events we participated in and won: Vallarta Cup (January): 1st of Performance Division, onboard Olas Lindas (Varianta...
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2022 World Youth Championship - The Hague

- By The Bourquin Sailing Team

The big event of the past summer has been Sanka's participation in the World Sailing Youth World Championship in Netherlands. Sanka qualified during the Wesmex regatta to represent Mexico in the 2022 Allianz Youth World Championship in The Hague, Netherlands which was held from July 8-15. This championship was...
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2022 ILCA 7 Men's Worlds

- By Namkhai

It was a tough week, but super fun. The wind was like nothing we've had for a few years. Usually it's a single sided all-to-the-right course, but nope, the right wasn't paying as it usually does! The first three days were a bit overwhelming, when sailing with all those...
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March 2022

- By Namkhai

Woha, we're already in April! March's been a crazy month... We've raced WesMex, next week we got Olas Lindas ready for MexoRC, then MexoRC and rolled right into Banderas Bay Race. Wow. This has been the busiest month of sailing we've been in. WesMex 2022 Another WesMex gone by! Now...
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ILCA National Qualifier and 2022 Men's Worlds

- By Namkhai

Hey everyone, here are the latest news about January's amazing start for this year. We sailed in the Vallarta Cup, and the next weekend the ILCA Mexican Qualifier for the Men's Worlds. I finished 3rd place overall, it was very close and exciting. How close? The three first boats were...
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2015-2021 Recap

- By Namkhai

We're at the the last day of 2021. What an eventful year it's been. Special thanks to everyone who supported us through the year! We'd like to share a little overview of what we've been doing this year, some photos since we started sailing in 2015 and our goals for...
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2021 ILCA NA Roundup

- By Namkhai

Here we are, back to the hot and humid Mexico... I really can't say I'll miss sailing in cold water. I very much prefer sailing in the tropics... It's been an awesome week, and Sanka and I learnt a lot in these four days of racing. First of all, we'd...
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ILCA North American 2021: Training - Days Two to Four

- By Namkhai

We're only one day away from starting the races! The wind hasn't died (yet), and the cold has increased. But we almost don't feel it anymore, so I think we've started to acclimate a bit. Yesterday we were invited to spend the morning sailing on a trimaran, Kokomo. The owner,...
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ILCA North American 2021: Training - Day One

- By Namkhai

First day on the water! I'm sure you recognize one of San Francisco's most famous architecture. We were out around 11:30 A.M., taking a first contact with San Francisco's cold water. I'm not kidding, I had to put on my hydrophobic lycra AND a windbreaker. And I still had my...
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One Day to Go, Caps & Lycras

- By Namkhai

All right, so we're one day away from flying! Our room is starting to look even more unorganized, but trust me, there's some order in the chaos :grinning: We received our custom caps and lycras, and I have to say, they look much better than I thought: We were able...
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We've got a blog!

- By Namkhai

Ladies and gentlemen, the Bourquin Sailing Team is presenting... ...their new blog! It's actually a new website. But it does look identical to the previous one. The new architecture gets us this blog, improves multi-language content and adds comments. Please bear in mind that, although I write software documentation, I...
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