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Ready Steady Tokyo, Hinman, women's match racing
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While the start of summer 2019 was dominated by offshore-racing news, the news cycle from summer's second half is being ruled by small boat sailing.
Posted on 20 Aug
Smothered in oil!
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Must be time to bake, then Must be time to bake, then. Firstly we had 'The Good Oil', followed by 'More Good Oil', and so then the only place left to go was to be completely covered in the stuff! So many thanks to both Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge once more...
Posted on 18 Aug
470 Worlds, Pan Am Games and SailGP reports
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt These may be summer's dog days, but there's plenty of high-end sailing action unfurling, both at home and abroad.
Posted on 13 Aug
We speak to Vaikobi founder Pat Langley
by Mark Jardine
Maintain his cool while growing a global business We spoke to Pat Langley of Vaikobi, the performance clothing company which started off by designing and manufacturing kit for the ocean paddle sport market, more recently branching into sailing apparel.
Posted on 13 Aug
Well I'll be…
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
You had to think the Laser was going to have more than an uphill battle to be in the 2024 Games When their infighting took hold, you had to think the Laser was going to have more than an uphill battle to be in the Paris 2024 Games. In what is clearly good news for Australia, the equipment is set to remain...
Posted on 11 Aug
Make 2019 count! Travel
by Gael Pawson
One thing us sailors love is to travel So one thing us sailors love is to travel - open meetings, regattas, even the club we belong to might not be on our doorstep. How can we continue to enjoy our sport but make our participation more sustainable at the same time?
Posted on 10 Aug
Fastnet Race, 470 Worlds, Pan American Games
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt's latest North American newsletter It's fair to say that the eyes of the international sailing world have been riveted to the waters off of Cowes, UK, for the past few days as the 48th edition of the Fastnet Race unfurled and as a new racecourse record was set.
Posted on 6 Aug
Where's Wally?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
I do not know, and I was just considering that he might actually be easier to find… I do not know, and I was just considering that he might actually be easier to find… At any rate, the real question at hand here, is where are the SuperFoilers? The SuperFoilers got off and flying magnificently, albeit with the help of a few JATO bottles..
Posted on 4 Aug
Ensuring the sanctity of One Design racing
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt The inherent difficulties of racing one thirty-something-footer against another forty-something-footer drives many die-hard sailors to One Design racing. But what if the boats and equipment aren't all class-legal?
Posted on 30 Jul
More good oil
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
We had 'The Good Oil' newsletter just a couple of weeks back So we had The Good Oil just a couple of weeks back. This week we have more really good oil, and this time it comes from SailGP's Team Japan supremo, Nathan Outteridge. So then let's just read what the skiff and foiling legend has to say...
Posted on 28 Jul
The Rolex Fastnet Race
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Sam Richmond of North Sails about 'the One' We spoke to Sam Richmond of North Sails about the Rolex Fastnet Race, his experiences during the race and what advice he has for first-time competitors in the event he refers to as 'the One'.
Posted on 25 Jul
Class 40 offshore action set for 2021 and 2023
by David Schmidt
Double-handed circumnavigations in planning While the Transatlantic Race 2019 winners have been announced and the podium positions are filling up in the Transpac Race, word recently arrived of two new doublehanded, round-the-world Class 40 races for 2021 and 2023.
Posted on 23 Jul
Please meet, Mr. Tacking
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
This amazing little fellow is an absolute trooper and completely inspirational This amazing little fellow is an absolute trooper. He's also completely inspirational. I am minding him, and he is totally blind due to his diseased eyes being removed a while back. I've taken to calling him Mr Tacking, as he is a natural sailor
Posted on 21 Jul
What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week?
by Mark Jardine
Unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful Salcombe Gin Merlin Week is unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful with it. Capped at 120 boats, the event is always over-subscribed with in excess of 180 teams applying for a place.
Posted on 17 Jul
Transpac News, 12 Metre Words, AC Hall of Fame
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While summer isn't even half over, the sailing world is being treated to some great offshore racing, starting with the Transatlantic Race 2019, and followed by the Transpacific Yacht Race, which began in a series of pursuit-style starts on July 10.
Posted on 16 Jul
The Good Oil
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
I've been fortunate enough to have spoken with a lot of terrific sailors This week I've been fortunate enough to have spoken with a lot of terrific sailors and unreal people. So let's just get straight into it then: Our first sailor is none other than the great Tom Slingsby.
Posted on 14 Jul
In conversation with David 'Sid' Howlett
by James Eaves, RYA
Mark Jardine talks with the Coach to Ben Ainslie, Andrew Simpson and more... Hear the story behind the medals as Mark Jardine talks to Olympic Sailing 'Coach To The Stars' David Howlett. Howlett has helped coach some of the sports biggest names to Gold, find out how in this in-depth interview into his career.
Posted on 11 Jul
Transatlantic Race 2019, Olympic selection process
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt As the saying goes that in sailboat racing, if you don't like the conditions, wait a little bit and odds are excellent that they will change. This wisdom proved correct in the Transatlantic Race 2019.
Posted on 9 Jul
Sailing this Winter?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Not everyone is going to the tropics Not everyone is going to the tropics. So if you are an OTB sailor, or on board something a bit or a lot bigger, then you could well be in need of some new gear from Vaikobi.
Posted on 7 Jul
Make 2019 count! Food and drink
by Gael Pawson
How sailors who love the sea can think about what they eat and drink There are a number of ways we can make our food and drink choices more sustainable. We are going to concentrate on two main strands here. First packaging and simple ways to slim down our plastic use and second the actual food we choose to consume.
Posted on 5 Jul
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