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Shirley Robertson on her doublehanded aspirations
by David Schmidt
Shirley Robertson on her aspirations to compete in the Paris 2024 Olympics I checked in with Shirley Robertson (UK), a two-time Olympic gold medalist, via email, to learn more about her aspirations to compete in the new Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat event at the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Posted on 23 Sep
Appreciating our community's leadership role
by David Schmidt
Sailors play a vital role in driving ocean health Having grown up sailing and cruising Maine's DownEast waters, I'm no stranger to pea-soup fog, but until last week I had never experienced a situation where visibility was reduced to just a few hundred feet due to anything besides fog.
Posted on 22 Sep
Happy Days
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Getting out on the water this week was superb Getting out on the water this week was superb. The winds were a little bit variable, and at 5 to 10 knots they were hardly going to set the world on fire either.
Posted on 20 Sep
Crafty Keith - The definition of 'Legend'
by Dougal Henshall
Contender and 505 World Champion gracefully retires To describe someone as a 'legend' means that they really have to special, across a number of disciplines and a protracted period of time. One man who is special enough to be worthy of that term 'legend' is Weston SC's Keith Paul.
Posted on 15 Sep
Charlie Enright discusses 11th Hour Racing's plans
by David Schmidt
An interview with Charlie Enright on 11th Hour Racing Team's recent transatlantic passage I checked in with Charlie Enright, 11th Hour Racing Team's skipper for the 2022-2023 edition of The Ocean Race, via email, to learn more about the team's recent transatlantic crossing and their preparations ahead of next year's circumnavigation race.
Posted on 9 Sep
Celebrating a different kind of Labor Day Weekend
by David Schmidt
Celebrating a different kind of Labor Day Weekend racing While it's safe to say that North America's 2020 sailing season hasn't exactly defined anyone's idea of a great time, the good news is that organized racing has successfully unfurled, despite the stiff headwinds presented by the ongoing pandemic.
Posted on 8 Sep
Going down the mine
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
It would be easy to go bow down, and let the greenies swamp you up to the mast It would be easy to go bow down, and let the greenies swamp you up to the mast during the course of the last passage of time.
Posted on 6 Sep
Alan Baines on the 2020 Around The Island Race
by David Schmidt
A Q&A with Alan Baines on the 2020 Around The Island Race I checked in with Alan Baines, chairman of the Conanicut Yacht Club's 2020 Around The Island Race, via email, to learn more about this classic circumnavigation race.
Posted on 3 Sep
Doing something different
by Mark Jardine
An adventure course, a dark lord and sushi! I'm a great believer in the philosophy of learning something new every day and this weekend has given me ample opportunity to do exactly that.
Posted on 1 Sep
Ray Redniss on the 2020 Vineyard Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Ray Redniss on the 2020 Vineyard Race I checked in with Ray Redniss, principal race officer of the Stamford Yacht Club's 2020 Vineyard Race, via email, to learn more about this classic New England distance race.
Posted on 1 Sep
Fear of flying
by Dougal Henshall
Two other crucial Fs that apparently need their own article In the recent massive missive on having fun courtesy of the scow hull form, 'All the Fs in sailing' there were a few other Fs that were missing.
Posted on 31 Aug
Celebrating Marvin Creamer's bold circumnavigation
by David Schmidt
A geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet Celebrating Marvin Creamer (1916-2020), a geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet without any navigational instruments in the early 1980s.
Posted on 25 Aug
Gladwell's Line: Putting in the sea miles
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
New York Yacht Club's American Magic, has been putting in the hours on the Waitemata The first America's Cup Challenger to arrive in Auckland, New York Yacht Club's American Magic, has been putting in the hours on the Waitemata - sailing any day on which the weather is suitable.
Posted on 25 Aug
Decloaking Klingon Bird of Prey to Port
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Just what could the Christmas ocean racing period look like? What could the Christmas ocean racing period look like? Tasmania has already cancelled the Taste of Tasmania that runs at the same time as all the boats arrive into Hobart...
Posted on 23 Aug
Clarke Smith on the 2020 Ted Hood Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with Clarke Smith on the 2020 Ted Hood Regatta I checked in with Clarke Smith, chairman of the 2020 Ted Hood Regatta, via email, about this now-classic New England three-day race weekend.
Posted on 18 Aug
Hail to the volunteers!
by Mark Jardine
Without them sailing would either be not as good or would be far more expensive As sailors, we owe a massive debt of gratitude to volunteers at our clubs and within our classes - without them sailing would either be not as good or a vast amount more expensive to participate in.
Posted on 17 Aug
Foil for Life Challenge by Lemer Pax complete!
by Mark Jardine
The endurance WASZP voyage becomes a race against time After a month of planning all was set for the six WASZP sailors on Friday 14th August to undertake the Foil for Life Challenge by Lemer Pax. On the eve of the challenge, a potentially devastating announcement was made by the UK Government...
Posted on 15 Aug
Mike Coe on the 2020 Ida Lewis Distance Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Mike Coe on the 2020 Ida Lewis Distance Race I checked in with Mike Coe, Jeanneau America's sailboat product specialist, about Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3300 and the Ida Lewis Distance Race.
Posted on 12 Aug
Reflections on a life afloat: 'rounding the world
by David Schmidt
My first 'round the world trip on a wire As a first-year junior sailor, I had a weird and irrational fear of capsizing dinghies during sailing lessons.
Posted on 11 Aug
Introducing the Henri-Lloyd Racing Club
by Henri-Lloyd Racing Club
Bringing sailors together through communities in novel and innovative ways Sailing thrives through communities and, in this time of social distancing, bringing people together through communities in novel and innovative ways helps us all bond when other methods may not be possible.
Posted on 11 Aug
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