Solo adventurers, Shackleton re-enactment, 140,000 rescues and more...
Two new yachts and a new mast are in the news. From superyacht to Laser. The latest superyacht's resemblance to the Maltese Falcon is hotly defended, the new Laser mast is carbon fibre and virtually unbreakable, and the aluminium lifting-keel Allures 39.9 is worth examining as your next around-the-world cruising yacht.
Solar - not like Maltese Falcon at all? .. .
AMVER, that fabulous voluntary reporting system is in the news - again - with a rescue by a superyacht, and Britain's RNLI has passed an amazing bench-mark – their 140,000th rescue.
'Practical Boat Bits and Tips' is the name of the eBook just released by Jude Binder, there's a feature on the Marine Commander, a multi-talented display screen which will show all your safety navigation features at once; and Des Ryan tells us how to keep our precious topsides safe with smart fendering.
Finally, I have to mention a sailing adventure it will be well worth following when it starts next month:
Alexandra Shackleton - the original James Caird setting off .. .
Tim Jarvis is the adventurer whom the granddaughter of Ernest Shackleton has chosen to re-enact her grandfather's legendary rescue sail from Elephant Island in the Antarctic to the island of South Georgia.
Much more too, so browse the headlines to find your interest, and...
If you liked this newsletter, do nothing, we will send you another ..
Naa, please don't send me another.
Follow Sail-World on Twitter
Customised news feeds
Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have asked can they received their own customised version of our Sail-World news feed. The answer is yes; customised in content, news category, for example or region of the world and appearance.
CLICK HEREto view examples and get free news tickers for your site. ------------------------------------------------------------------
Too much sailing news? Not enough?
Change the frequency of newsletters, from once a week to a monthly newsletter. Change from html (graphics & pictures) newsletters to text only newsletter, (best for slow connections, mobile phones and PDA's etc. Change from Sail-World New Zealand Newsletters to Sail-World Cruising International Newsletters etc. Temporarily inactivate your subscription for a period, when you will be on holidays etc. or change to text for the same period. Or even (gasp) unsubscribe. Change your newsletter subscription profile here or take off list