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David Sussmann on the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge
by David Schmidt
An interview with David Sussmann on the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge I checked in with David Sussmann, founder of Pure Ocean, via email, to learn more about the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge
Posted on 13 Jul
Upgrade your experience with the M-Race Jacket
by Mark Jardine
The most breathable, technical jacket Henri-Lloyd have ever made Back when I took part in the Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge in Sweden, as a crew we wore the M-Pro Smock and Salopette combination. We had two days of sunshine, but December in Marstrand is cold... really cold!
Posted on 13 Jul
In this together
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
We have just been reminded of what this nastiest of minute pests with no brain at all can achieve... Australia has been fortunate to have recorded a much lower fatality rate than many other jurisdictions in this most saddening of times.
Posted on 12 Jul
Happy Hour with Mateusz Kusznierewicz
by Stretch & Stir Fry
Stretch & Stirfry chat with the Olympic champion and Star Sailors League pioneer Becoming an Olympic Champion at 21yrs old, a brief Polish history lesson, the Star Sailors League and Stirfry's language skills all come under close scrutiny as the lads chat with Mateusz Kusznierewicz.
Posted on 7 Jul
Once in a blue moon
by Mark Jardine
Every so often you get lucky, sometimes you get really lucky and sometimes you win the lottery Every so often you get lucky, sometimes you get really lucky and sometimes you win the lottery. Sail-World.com's Australian Editor John Curnow hit the jackpot last week while out with the Australian Sailing Team at Coffs Harbour Yacht Club.
Posted on 6 Jul
How to keep girls in our awesome sport?
by RS Sailing
It's widely known that there's a stark drop out for junior sailors It's widely known that there's a stark drop out for junior sailors as they hit their teens. Sadly, with exams and social pressures being the biggest culprit, this affects girls more than boys.
Posted on 6 Jul
Gladwell's Line: Turbulent times for America's Cup
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
First Challenger arrives in Auckland, as the Defender gets into action on the water and in Court. First Challenger arrives in Auckland, as the Defender gets back into action. Why the Cup must go on, and Emirates Team New Zealand blows the whistle on "informants", and gets an injunction.
Posted on 6 Jul
Wishing that life imitated sailing
by David Schmidt
The US sailing community is proving that racing can still safely take place The sailing community is proving that racing can still safely take place amidst the coronavirus' scary backdrop, albeit in sometimes reimagined and likely more localized forms.
Posted on 30 Jun
An interesting cluster develops
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
So Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3600 has certainly been a bit of a giant killer, especially short-handed. So Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3600 has certainly been a bit of a giant killer, especially short-handed. Races like the 5500nm Melbourne to Osaka lie as testament to that.
Posted on 28 Jun
Happy Hour with Mike 'Moose' Sanderson
by Stretch & Stir Fry
All in fluent Kiwanese... This week, the boys catch up with "Moose", talking all things Doyle. Sit back and learn about 'load sharing', The Ocean Race, Cherub sailing and Mari Cha all in fluent Kiwanese...
Posted on 26 Jun
Sailing is freedom
by Mark Jardine
We can all mess about in or on any type of boat or board It seems 'The Great Grass Roots Revival?' and 'Messing about in boats' had quite an impact. With my own eyes I see what is happening on my doorstep with more activity on the water than I've seen in years, but this was just the microcosm that I live in.
Posted on 22 Jun
Morty chats on Happy Hour with Stretch and Stirfry
by Stretch & Stir Fry
The lads catch up with one of yachting's most consistent winners This week, the lads catch up with one of yachting's most consistent winners; Morty (Peter Morton) who has more wins under his belt than any other northern hemisphere yachtsman.
Posted on 22 Jun
In conversation with Chips Howarth
by Mark Jardine
Cyclops Marine bring together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise Founded in September 2018, Cyclops Marine brings together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise, with the aim to be the industry standard in yacht load sensing.
Posted on 22 Jun
In conversation with Jamie MacPhail
by Mark Jardine & John Curnow
Mark Jardine chats with the Managing Director of Pantaenius Australia James MacPhail, Managing Director of Pantaenius Australia, chats with Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and Powerboat-World.com about his life afloat, the company's values and the marine insurance industry as a whole.
Posted on 17 Jun
Andy Beadsworth on the Happy Hour podcast
by Stretch & Stir Fry
The boys talk baking birthday cakes, learning to drive in flash cars and Olympic sailing This week, the boys talk baking birthday cakes, learning to drive in flash cars and Olympic sailing with Andy Beadsworth...
Posted on 17 Jun
A Q&A with Kevin Morin about the MarkSetBots
by David Schmidt
A conversation with Kevin Morin about the MarkSetBots I checked in with Kevin Morin, the founder and creator of MarkSetBot, via email, to learn more about this technology and how it can help enable racing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on 16 Jun
Let's go racing
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Perhaps heightened by all that we have gone through to date, and yet to conquer when it arrives... The joy of the new. Perhaps heightened by all that we have gone through to date, and are yet to conquer when whatever arrives, there is a distinct latent desire to crank it right up.
Posted on 14 Jun
Francis George on Oakcliff's Quaranteam Regatta
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in to learn more about the event I checked in with Francis George, Oakcliff's communications manager, via email, to learn more about Oakcliff's socially distanced Quaranteam Regatta.
Posted on 12 Jun
Messing about in boats
by Mark Jardine
There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing "Believe me my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats," says Ratty to Mole in the classic novel 'The Wind in the Willows'.
Posted on 8 Jun
Hamish Pepper on the Happy Hour podcast
by Stretch & Stir Fry
An early morning chat for Stretch & Stirfry with the down to earth Kiwi An early morning chat for the boys with down to earth Kiwi Hamish Pepper. We talk Team New Zealand, team dynamics and 'having your mate's back'.
Posted on 7 Jun
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