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GGR 2018, SailGP's debut and the Caribbean 600
by David Schmidt
We modern humans live soft lives compared to the Golden Globe Race skippers We modern humans live soft lives compared to the skippers participating in the Golden Globe Race 2018.
Posted on 19 Feb
Whaddya reckon?
by John Curnow, Editor Sail-World AUS
So what if you made the running surface hard? Really, really, really hard, actually So what if you made the running surface hard? Really, really, really hard, actually. But still made from water, however? Well that would make it ice then.
Posted on 17 Feb
Podcast: 50 knots across Sydney Harbour
by Andy Rice
Andy Rice & Mark Jardine discusss the launch of SailGP SailGP... it's been a long time coming but now the day is upon us and these boats have been looking sensational on Sydney Harbour.
Posted on 14 Feb
Malcolm Page on the 2019 World Cup Series Miami
by David Schmidt
Debriefing the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami with Malcolm Page I debriefed the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami (January 27-February 3) with Malcolm Page, US Sailing's chief of Olympic sailing, via email, to learn more about the team's performance curve ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Posted on 13 Feb
SailGP to take flight for the first time
by David Schmidt
This weekend on Sydney Harbor This weekend (February 15 and 16) will see the first regatta on the new SailGP circuit, which will be contested aboard F50 catamarans on the waters off of Sydney, Australia.
Posted on 12 Feb
This one goes to eleven!
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
So that quickly and firmly establishes this as an homage to Spinal Tap... Right. So that quickly and firmly establishes this as an homage to Spinal Tap. However, in reality, what we are dealing with is the impending commencement of all things SailGP.
Posted on 10 Feb
The Future of Sailing webinars
by Mark Jardine, Liz Rushall & Alistair Dickson
View the full series so far Liz Rushall of Rushall Marketing, Mark Jardine, Editor of YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com, and Alistair Dickson from the RYA Sport Participation Team have run a series of webinars over the last 12 months.
Posted on 9 Feb
Claude Granel on the Round Martinique Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with Claude Granel about the Round Martinique Regatta I checked in with Claude Granel, organizer of the 34th edition of the Round Martinique Regatta (February 8-10), via email, to learn more about this warm-water Caribbean classic.
Posted on 6 Feb
Hempel World Cup Miami
by David Schmidt
Paige Railey and Luke Muller are looking in good form The first major 2019 Olympic-class regatta unfurled at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, where U.S. sailors earned silver and bronze medals in the Laser Radial and Finn classes (respectively).
Posted on 5 Feb
Gladwell's Line: Burling & Tuke back in business
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
A lot of the focus at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta was on the performance of Burling & Tuke A lot of the focus at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta was on the performance of Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. They returned to the 49er after a 30-month absence. Plus a look at the Am Cup latest.
Posted on 5 Feb
Paul Gingras on the RS Aero Midwinter Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with Paul Gingras about the RS Aero Midwinter Regatta I checked in with Paul Gingras of the RS Aero Palm Beach Fleet, via email, ahead of class' upcoming midwinter regatta (February 9-10, 2019), to learn more about this athletic-sounding event.
Posted on 4 Feb
The pleasure and the pain
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
If you have done enough racing, chances are you've had your share of issues If you have done enough racing, chances are you've had more than your share of going from boiled lollies to chocolates.
Posted on 3 Feb
Make 2019 count!
by Gael Pawson
Gael Pawson's thoughts on how we as sailors can reduce plastic waste "It's just one cup..." but if every one of us reduces our plastic waste consumption by just one item every day it will make a huge impact. So how about we all take one step towards a more sustainable sailing life.
Posted on 31 Jan
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins the GGR 2018
by David Schmidt
212 days and 5 hours to go around the world the old-fashioned way France's Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins the Golden Globe Race 2018, Spindrift 2 chases the Jules Verne Trophy, and the Hempel World Cup Series Miami has begun.
Posted on 29 Jan
The story of WetsuitOutlet.co.uk
by Mark Jardine
The global marine retailer working with manufacturing partners We recently caught up with Ian Homan of Wetsuitoutlet.co.uk and Tristan Hutt of Zhik, about how they work together, and the size and reach of the online retailer based in Shoeburyness, Essex.
Posted on 29 Jan
Big names. Bigger guns!
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! She has replaced her own record for the dash to the equator by an hour and 48 minutes. In doing so, she set an as yet to be ratified time of four days, 19 hours and 57 minutes.
Posted on 27 Jan
Malcolm Page on the World Cup Series Miami
by David Schmidt
An Interview with Malcolm Page about the 2019 World Cup Series Miami I checked in with Malcolm Page, US Sailing's chief of Olympic sailing, via email, ahead of the 2019 World Cup Series Miami (January 27-February 3) to learn more about the U.S.-flagged team's approach to this important regatta.
Posted on 24 Jan
Tales of two circumnavigation races
by David Schmidt
Spindrift 2 begins a Jules Verne attempt as the GGR 2018 nears its end Two engaging circumnavigation races are currently unfurling that use radically different levels of technology to confront nature's same elements.
Posted on 22 Jan
A Q&A with Hugh Piggin about the Pineapple Cup
by David Schmidt
An interview with Hugh Piggin about the 2019 Pineapple Cup I checked in with Hugh Piggin, the co-founder and CEO of Manuka Sports Event Management, one of the Pineapple Cup's organizing authorities, via email, to learn more this classic offshore event.
Posted on 22 Jan
Investing for the future: New machinery at Allen
by Mark Jardine
Major investment in Haas VF-2 Vertical Machining Centre Exactly a year ago, Allen Brothers purchased a Haas VF-2 Vertical Machining Centre or VMC for short – part of a major investment for the company of over £100,000. This has doubled their capacity for producing some of their top-end fittings.
Posted on 22 Jan
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