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Where there's a will there's a way
by Mark Jardine
The past fortnight has proved that sailors are a resourceful bunch If there's one thing that the past fortnight has proved, it's that sailors are a resourceful bunch. The vast majority of the sailing world can't get out on the water, but it certainly doesn't mean we're idle.
Posted on 5 Apr
Gladwell's Line: Little wriggle room with Cup
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
On Wednesday night, INEOS Team UK's Ben Ainslie, said some certainty was needed In an interview with INEOS Team UK's Ben Ainslie, he was looking for some certainty about when the Challengers would be allowed into Auckland. Given that would be in August/September. His view was that the Prada Cup timetable should be compressed.
Posted on 2 Apr
Olympians and UK dinghy champions clash
by Mark Jardine
Bashes and banter in eSailing Demonstration Event We're all stuck at home, we're all itching to go sailing, yet our boats are out of bounds. There was only one thing for it - virtual sailing!
Posted on 2 Apr
Calling clubs and classes
by The Sail-World.com team
All sailing organisations encouraged to share their 2020 plans It's true there is little racing to look forward to at present, but Sail-World.com still sees this as a great time for class organisations and sailing clubs to publicise their news and plans for 2020.
Posted on 2 Apr
Olympic postponement creates new challenges
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World newsletter from David Schmidt in the USA After much debate, hand-wringing, and tough decision-making, the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese organizers of the XXXII Olympiad have announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed by one year due to the novel coronavirus.
Posted on 31 Mar
What does sailing mean to you?
by The YachtsandYachting.com & Sail-World.com team
We'll be publishing the most inspiring stories to help weather the storm Things feel pretty strange at the moment. We're going through unprecedented and tough times. Haven't we all dreamed about getting on a boat and sailing away from it all? Sailing is what keeps us going!
Posted on 30 Mar
The newest fast 30, by Farr
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
The Mumm 30 as it was originally known, was designed by Farr The Mumm 30 as it was originally known, was designed by Farr. This is another crackerjack 30-footer from Farr Yacht Design; this time in conjunction with Bret Perry's Hyperform Yachting.
Posted on 29 Mar
Calling all boat bimblers!
by The Sail-World.com team
Show us what you've been up to this winter, or are doing now! If you have spent the winter engrossed in boat DIY, whether it was small modifications or massive rebuilds, Sail-World.com would love to hear from you. We think it's time to share your story with the world.
Posted on 29 Mar
America's Cup reset after tumultuous fortnight
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Here's how the rest of the Cup could unfold, after the cancellation of two of the three ACWS events The second event ACWS Portsmouth was cancelled Tuesday (NZT) by organisers. It came a week after the Arbitration Panel called off the first event in Cagliari. Both were nobbled by the coronavirus. Here's how the rest of the Cup could unfold.
Posted on 25 Mar
Pondering a life afloat: My first night at sea
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt recalls being a ten-year-old boy absolutely infatuated with sailing The year was 1987, and I was a ten-year-old boy who was absolutely infatuated with sailing and specifically with wanting to join my dad on his yearly offshore trips with "the boys". Soon, the lessons began.
Posted on 24 Mar
Hannah Mills podcast
by Sarah Heron
Sarah Heron talks to the Olympian about the Big Plastic Pledge A few weeks ago I spoke to Hannah Mills, Olympian and eco-crusader whose initiative Big Plastic Pledge aims to eradicate single use plastic in sport.
Posted on 24 Mar
Gladwell's Line: Three-peat in the JJ's
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Highlight of the week just past has been the win by Honda Marine in the JJ Giltinan 18ft Trophy Highlight of the week just past has been the win by Honda Marine in the JJ Giltinan 18ft Championship in Sydney. Here we present a backgrounder to the win and plenty of new images of the Kiwi crews.
Posted on 23 Mar
Man the galley!
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Normally, that phrase would read 'Man the Pumps!' Normally, that phrase would read ‘Man the Pumps!' Yet this week's headline flows on from your overwhelming support for last week's editorial That sinking feeling...
Posted on 22 Mar
Sailing adjusts to a Coronavirus world
by Andy Rice & Mark Jardine
Andy Rice & Mark Jardine discuss worldwide sailing events Andy Rice & Mark Jardine discuss a rapidly changing world held in the grip of coronavirus, and celebrate the fact that the 18ft skiffs still competed on Sydney Harbour for the JJ Giltinan Trophy.
Posted on 20 Mar
In conversation with Jon Partridge
by Mark Jardine
From Swallows & Amazons to RS Sailing's co-MD From Swallows & Amazons style sailing on the Norfolk Broads to become the co-Managing Director of RS Sailing, Jon Partridge has risen through the ranks and is deeply passionate about sailing, and in particular the RS Feva class.
Posted on 19 Mar
Core values
by Mark Jardine
Hans Eckerström's vision for Henri-Lloyd's future Henri-Lloyd was originally founded in 1963 in Manchester by Henri Strzelecki and Angus Lloyd and pioneered the use of new technologies. In June 2018 the brand was acquired by Swedish investment company Aligro Group, we spoke to Chairman Hans Eckerström...
Posted on 19 Mar
Keeping calm and carrying on amidst COVID-19
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt A friend once told me that anytime she feels unsettled, she looks up at the trees. While I love the trees, I personally find that sweeping views of mountains, oceans and other large bodies of water are a better salve.
Posted on 17 Mar
Don't let it get to you, go for a sail
by Mark Jardine
There is no doubt we're going through a very difficult time There is no doubt we're going through a very difficult time due to the COVID-19 disease. Our way of life is having to change and sports events around the world are being cancelled by the hour.
Posted on 16 Mar
That sinking feeling
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
I wonder if Australia and the Pacific could be set to be the epicentre of sailing As the world slides further into the pandemic that is COVID-19, I could not help to wonder if Australia and the Pacific could be set to be the epicentre of world sailing for a little while.
Posted on 15 Mar
In conversation with Steve Cockerill
by Mark Jardine
An in-depth discussion with the top dinghy sailor and Rooster founder Mark Jardine chats with Steve about his own youth sailing, the changes which happened recently in the RYA Youth system and squads, coaching in the sport, becoming a sailor for life, his own dinghy sailing and a bit about Rooster, the company he founded!
Posted on 12 Mar
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