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Sail-World Australia Features

Gladwell's Line: Touchdown in Tokyo
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tokyo2020 may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality No two Olympics are the same, and Tokyo2020 will be notable for having been conducted against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality.
Posted on 24 Jul
A natural fit
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's support of the Dragon Gold Cup The Dragon Gold Cup is an event steeped in history, presented by members of the Clyde Yacht's Conference in 1937 and won by Sweden's Rolf Billner that same year. It is one of the most prestigious trophies in yachting.
Posted on 21 Jul
SailGP news, Mac Race results, Transpac updates
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA What a difference a year can make! While no one wants to re-live 2020, the science-driven miracles of mRNA and traditional Covid-19 vaccines have dramatically improved the sailing scene here in North America and beyond.
Posted on 21 Jul
The big end of town
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
That would be 60 to 100 in the old language, so that means feet... That would be 60 to 100 in the old language. So that means feet, and whilst some will be 20-30 tons, quite a few will be double that or more. How come?
Posted on 18 Jul
A strange Games at a strange time
by Mark Jardine
In just 12 days' time the sailing competition will be under way at Tokyo 2020 In just twelve days' time the sailing competition will be under way at Tokyo 2020. While it's a year late, it feels like the build-up has crept under the radar.
Posted on 13 Jul
Finding magic in the strangest of places
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA While I came clean in my last newsletter about my not-so-hot feelings towards Guns 'n Roses, like many, many sailors of my generation, my feelings towards the Grateful Dead likely leans towards word "obsessive". I call this a darn good thing.
Posted on 6 Jul
Fashionably black
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
And you're going, 'No it's not! It's cyan.' Ah yes young Padawan, but eventually she will be black And you're going, ‘No it's not! It's cyan.' Ah yes young Padawan, but eventually she will be kitted out entirely in black, which is certainly fitting. After all, she does hail from Melbourne, where power dressing is an art.
Posted on 4 Jul
Annett Petersen on the 2021 J/80 Worlds
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the event manager I checked in with Annett Petersen, event manager of the hosting Royal Danish Yacht Club, via email, to learn more about the 2021 J/80 World Championship.
Posted on 1 Jul
What's their secret?
by Mark Jardine
We speak to the classes which are seeing a boom in attendance The sailing landscape is changing just as fast as life in general. While some classes have struggled with this, others have embraced it and are seeing huge growth as a result.
Posted on 28 Jun
Cup Musings, TOR Europe, and the Rolex Giraglia
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA I'm not much of a Guns N' Roses fan. But the other day, "Sweet Child O' Mine" came on the radio. Axl started crooning: “Where do we go? Oh, where do we go now?” And of course, I started thinking about the America's Cup.
Posted on 22 Jun
Can I get sauce with that please?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce to help that sandwich go down Probably going to need lashings of tomato sauce, or a massive pile of mint jelly to help that sandwich go down. Which sandwich, precisely? Well that would be the IOC not seeing the brilliance of the Mixed Offshore event for Paris 2024, and beyond.
Posted on 20 Jun
The good, the incredible, and the brilliant
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Ever since writing 'More Grit' I have been on somewhat of a Western trip Ever since writing More Grit! I have been on somewhat of a Western trip. It was only further solidified after actually meeting both the incredible Bill Hatfield, and the brilliant Jeanne Socrates.
Posted on 16 Jun
Representation and aspiration
by Mark Jardine
Why the sailors themselves matter far more than what they sail A lot has been made of the International Olympic Committee and World Sailing's decisions for the tenth sailing medal at the Paris 2024 Games.
Posted on 14 Jun
SailGP racing, TOR Europe, Olympic sailing news
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA While this past weekend was cool, overcast and punctuated with bits of rain here in the Pacific Northwest, things were plenty hot in other corners of the sailing world.
Posted on 8 Jun
History repeating
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Here's something very new, as such… Here's something very new, as such... However, in the 60s, another bunch of avant-garde enthusiasts pretty much did the same.
Posted on 6 Jun
Your club needs you!
by Mark Jardine
The myriad of sailing and yacht clubs around the world are the life-blood of our sport The incredible surge of growth in grass-roots sailing, and boating in general, relies on the life-blood of our sport, the myriad of sailing and yacht clubs around the world.
Posted on 31 May
Ray Redniss on the 2021 Block Island Race
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt speaks to the Storm Trysail Club vice commodore I checked in with Ray Redniss, vice commodore of the Storm Trysail Club, via email, to learn more about the Block Island Race's proud diamond anniversary.
Posted on 26 May
Like riding a bicycle - re-engaging with sailing
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt enjoys a casual Thursday night of sailing on Bellingham Bay Relief. That's the single best word to describe how it felt last week when I found myself on sailboat again in racing conditions for the first time since the bloody pandemic threw all of our lives in the collective blender.
Posted on 25 May
Cruising altitude…
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
We looked a lot at the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 during the course of 2020 We looked a lot at the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 during the course of 2020. Back in July with the world's airline fleet effectively grounded, we used the aviation parlance to reflect on how well the Sun Fast 3300 was doing...
Posted on 23 May
When Flares Were in Fashion
by Dougal Henshall
The Magnum Moths were style icons that changed the shape of sailing The Magnum design of International Moth began a dynasty of increasingly skinny boats that would start out by rewriting the rule book for dinghy design whilst stretching the UK's PY system to the maximum.
Posted on 18 May
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