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Some impressive light-air driving Some impressive light-air driving Reflections on a life afloat The 2005 Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race started as a relatively light, off-the-breeze ride that saw Southern Cross, my dad's J/44, flying a gennaker off of her spinnaker pole. by David Schmidt Posted 8 Apr 08:00 PDT Signs of aluminium mast wear Signs of aluminium mast wear A 5-minute check could save you time and money It's worth giving your aluminium mast a regular check to look for signs of wear which could lead to the mast breaking, causing extensive damage, not to mention ruining any event which you're taking part in. by Mark Jardine Posted 9 Apr 04:00 PDT Unicef: A time to stand together Unicef: A time to stand together A variety of helpful resources created by Clipper Race Charity Partner During this truly unprecedented and difficult time, Clipper Race Charity Partner, Unicef UK and its entire global family, offer all of their support to Clipper Race Crew, Supporters and Partners. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 8 Apr 21:38 PDT World Sailing buffeted by adverse financial winds World Sailing buffeted by adverse financial winds World Sailing director wants financial lifeline from Int Olympic Committee The authorative Olympic and Commonwealth Games daily newsletter, InsideTheGames.biz reports that a director of World Sailing wants a financial lifeline from the International Olympic Committee, now that the payout from the Tokyo2020 has been delayed. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 8 Apr 15:04 PDT International Optimist Regatta cancelled International Optimist Regatta cancelled This difficult decision has been made in line with safety recommendations Organizers of the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), presented by EMS Virgin Islands, the TOTE Maritime Clinic and TOTE Maritime Team Race regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 event. by Carol Bareuther Posted 8 Apr 14:13 PDT Inside Melges: The April Issue Inside Melges: The April Issue Details of Melges IC37 and latest fleet news Congratulations to Drew Freides and Bill Ruh's Pacific Yankee on winning the inaugural Melges IC37 Winter Series hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 8 Apr 06:00 PDT Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2020 launched Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2020 launched Photos can be submitted from today until 6 October 2020 The international photography award dedicated to competitive sailing is proud to announce the launch of its eleventh edition. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 8 Apr 02:35 PDT China Sea retrospective China Sea retrospective Remembering Asia's Blue Water Classic Today we should be reporting from the start of the 30th Rolex China Sea Race. We should be angling for a good camera position at the outer end of the line, with the RHKYC at the other end, but... by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia Posted 7 Apr 20:40 PDT America's Cup: Dean Barker's favourite moment America's Cup: Dean Barker's favourite moment Dean Barker is now sailing on his sixth America's Cup. Here's his favorite moment of those campaigns Dean Barker is now on his sixth America's Cup campaign and was part of the America's Cup winning 2000 team skippered by Russell Coutts, and skippering the trial horse all through that campaign. Here's his favorite moment of the campaign. by America's Cup Media Posted 7 Apr 15:27 PDT 2020 Pacific Cup Cancelled 2020 Pacific Cup Cancelled Next Race announced for July 4, 2022 Race organizers for the 2020 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to Hawaii have announced their decision to cancel the 2020 race, with the next race to be held the week of July 4, 2022. by Pacific Cup Posted 7 Apr 12:28 PDT Henri-Lloyd Exclusive Bundle Offers Henri-Lloyd Exclusive Bundle Offers Ease yourself into a new week and feel your best at home Ease yourself into a new week and feel your best at home with our collection of soft, comfortable pieces that will take you from Monday right through to Sunday. Stay safe, stay home. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 7 Apr 11:00 PDT Repairing a DN Ice Yacht Repairing a DN Ice Yacht Structural repairs needed for this 'cruiser' to get back up to 80 kph Gregg Bugala from Michigan, USA has been the first to contact us with a craft not intended for water. He is in no rush to complete his repairs, since Lake Fenton will not freeze over for several months yet! by Gregg Bugala Posted 7 Apr 10:31 PDT North Sails partners with The Ocean Race North Sails partners with The Ocean Race Official Sail Supplier for the VO65 yachts in the 2021-22 race North Sails is honored to be selected as the official one design sail supplier to The Ocean Race 2021-22. Known as the most grueling offshore team race, the Ocean Race has attracted the most skilled sailors and competitive teams since 1973. by North Sails Posted 7 Apr 07:27 PDT 75th Block Island Race rescheduled 75th Block Island Race rescheduled Storm Trysail Club moves the race to June 19th Storm Trysail Club has been monitoring conditions since our last communication about the 75th Block Island Race. At this time we have decided to postpone the start from May 22nd to Friday, June 19. by Storm Trysail Club Posted 7 Apr 04:50 PDT Marine Auctions April Online Auction and News Marine Auctions April Online Auction and News Including Boats, Freehold Marina Berths, Freehold Moor and Stores Please find details of our April Online Auction below which includes Boats, Freehold Marina Berths, Freehold Moor and Stores and an unreserved leasehold Marina Berth, all located in South East Queensland. by Adrian Seiffert Posted 6 Apr 22:30 PDT 505 World Championship 2020 in Sweden cancelled 505 World Championship 2020 in Sweden cancelled Update from Class President Michel Quirk The International 5O5 Class has been the latest to cancel the 2020 World Championship. Class President Michel Quirk said "We are in challenging but temporary times." by Michael Quirk Posted 6 Apr 21:24 PDT America's Cup: Ainslie explains spectacular splash America's Cup: Ainslie explains spectacular splash Britannia's helmsman, Ben Ainslie talks through the spectacular AC75 splashdown On February 1,in Cagliari, Sardinia, INEOS Team UK's Britannia performed a series of spectacular manoeuvres, before spinning out - all captured on video from the chase boat. Britannia's helmsman, Ben Ainslie talks through the incident by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted 6 Apr 21:15 PDT America's Cup: Brits chase Boarding Pass for NZ America's Cup: Brits chase Boarding Pass for NZ INEOS Team UK are now focussed firmly on the upcoming America's Cup in New Zealand It has been a tumultuous month for Sir Ben Ainslie's INEOS Team UK, just 12 months out from the 2021 America's Cup, winning the SailGP Sydney before having a planned three month training session in Sardinia foreshortened by the coronavirus. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 Apr 18:05 PDT 2020 J/70 Worlds postponed to August 2021 2020 J/70 Worlds postponed to August 2021 To be hosted by California Yacht Club to August 7-15 The International J/70 Class Association has been closely monitoring the worldwide developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 2, Int'l J/70 Executive Committee met specifically in regard to the upcoming World Championship to be held July 25-August 1. by Julie & Chris Howell Posted 6 Apr 05:32 PDT MailASail 2021 OSTAR TWOSTAR MailASail 2021 OSTAR TWOSTAR New start date set for the event The Royal Western Yacht Club of England announce the rescheduling of their MailASail OSTAR TWOSTAR that was postponed in 2020 due to the Covid 19 virus, to a new date of 9th May 2021. by Neil Dunkley, Race Director Posted 6 Apr 04:44 PDT Building something that is pointy at both ends Building something that is pointy at both ends Do you need a trimaran... and a proa... and a rowing boat? Andy Ford shares a boat-building process which began with a very complicated brief. It seems he wanted three or maybe four boats, but felt he should build just one hull... by Andy Ford Posted 6 Apr 02:16 PDT Magical Splicing Toolkit Mastery! Magical Splicing Toolkit Mastery! Tackle and organise your small boat splicing life with Rooster The Rooster® Splicing Tool-Kit Combo Deal. The magical bag loaded up to tackle and organise your small boat splicing life. Built in needle cushion, slots for your fids, scissors, palm, twine & tape. Complete the kit with a gas torch and you're away. by Rooster Posted 5 Apr 23:30 PDT 2020 A Class Cat Europeans and Worlds postponed 2020 A Class Cat Europeans and Worlds postponed New event dates announced for 2021 events These are unprecedented times. As a consequence of the pandemic caused by COVID-19, our major events of 2020 (Europeans in Cadiz/Spain and Worlds in St-Petersburg, Florida, USA) are enduring great risks of cancellation or very limited participation. by Gordon Upton Posted 5 Apr 22:20 PDT Where there's a will there's a way Where there's a will there's a way 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. by Mark Jardine Posted 5 Apr 14:00 PDT Garage finds Garage finds Have you found some hidden gems during a lock-down spring-clean? With many of us staying at home during the lock-down, perhaps working less - finding there is a little more time to be used - it seems thoughts are turning to spring cleaning. by The YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com team Posted 5 Apr 08:00 PDT Postponement of World Sailing's General Assembly Postponement of World Sailing's General Assembly World Sailing's Board is reported to be meeting to discuss the postponement of the Annual Conference The well connected online Olympic news website InsideTheGames.biz reports that The Board of World Sailing are to meet on Monday April 6, to discuss the postponement of the 2020 Annual Conference and General Assembly by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 5 Apr 07:42 PDT Ultimate Virtual Tour of Herreshoff Marine Museum Ultimate Virtual Tour of Herreshoff Marine Museum Learn about the variety of tools and methods used to make the wonderful half-models This week, we're heading to HMM's version of Capt. Nat's workshop. You can learn about the variety of tools and methods used to make all of those wonderful half-models and then to turn them into world-class boats, both power and sail. by Herreshoff Marine Museum Posted 5 Apr 07:23 PDT North Sails Cruising Sailors Tool Kit North Sails Cruising Sailors Tool Kit Also Talk Moths With Tom Slingsby, Upcoming Webinars Our experts have created a variety of articles to help you gain confidence for your next getaway. Let's plan your summer adventure together. by North Sails Posted 5 Apr 06:58 PDT Restoring a very early wooden OK dinghy Restoring a very early wooden OK dinghy Purchased free with a cheap trailer, and turned into an unexpected project Our series of ebay restorations continues, but this time only £50 was spent, or was that actually £0? Rob Efans tells us the story... by Rob Evans Posted 5 Apr 06:33 PDT Sailors in lockdown - Reflections from Valencia Sailors in lockdown - Reflections from Valencia Thoughts on the Lockdown and how it has affected one sailor and the people in his bubbles. Luca Devoti, the larger than life Finn Olympic medalist, coach, boat builder and writer shares his thoughts on the Lockdown and how it has affected him and the people in his bubbles. by Luca Devoti Posted 5 Apr 06:23 PDT Kinsale Dragons still planning for the Gold Cup Kinsale Dragons still planning for the Gold Cup Arrangements for the September event currently progressing as normal Kinsale Yacht Club (KYC) and the International Dragon Association (IDA) have confirmed that planning for the 2020 Dragon Gold Cup, to be raced off Kinsale from 5 to 11 September, is still progressing as normal at the current time. by Brian Goggin Posted 5 Apr 05:25 PDT Doyle Sails: Trim like a champion in the lockdown Doyle Sails: Trim like a champion in the lockdown With everyone being encouraged #stayhome you too can keep your sail trimming finely honed With everyone being encouraged #stayhome you too can keep your sail trimming finely honed like Doyle Sails specialist Willem van Waay by Doyle Sails Posted 5 Apr 02:34 PDT America's Cup: Grinding through the lockdown America's Cup: Grinding through the lockdown INEOS Team UK grinder Graeme Spence shows how he stays on top of his fitness regime. Staying on the grind! The sailors are at home but they are still training. INEOS Team UK grinder Graeme Spence shows how he stays on top of his fitness regime with a homemade grinding machine. by Graeme Spence/INEOS Team UK Posted 5 Apr 00:54 PDT America's Cup: How do you build a flying boat? America's Cup: How do you build a flying boat? Luna Rossa design team shows us how to go from a blank sheet of paper to a flying boat. While almost half the world is in lockdown, the team at Luna Rossa Challenge want to do what they can to keep audiences engaged and share some of the stories behind the team. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team media Posted 5 Apr 00:18 PDT Hugo Boss ready for launch after keel repairs Hugo Boss ready for launch after keel repairs Just a few days before the UK went into COVID-19 lockdown, the Hugo Boss IMOCA 60 exited the shed. Just a few days before the UK went into COVID-19 lockdown, the Hugo Boss IMOCA 60 was ready to exit the shed. The team had completed the significant job of rebuilding their keel area, after striking a UFO and jettisoning their keel during the 2019 TJV by Alex Thomson Racing/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 4 Apr 21:09 PDT Video: Meet INEOS Team UK designer Ollie Pendleton Video: Meet INEOS Team UK designer Ollie Pendleton Moving Parts is an INEOS TEAM UK series looking at the work of different team members. Moving Parts is an INEOS TEAM UK series looking at the invaluable work of different members from across the team. This time we are looking at a member of the design team, Oliver ‘Ollie' Pendleton. by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 4 Apr 16:02 PDT 2020 Pacific Cup Yacht Race update 2020 Pacific Cup Yacht Race update Unprecedented times call for new measures and no shortage of fluidity and adaptability The last hundred days leading up to the Pacific Cup are usually a hive of activity as competitors are busy preparing their boats, making their final lists, getting inspected for safety and compliance, and spending time on the water training. by Ronnie Simpson Posted 4 Apr 11:16 PDT The Whitbread Round the World Race 1981-82 The Whitbread Round the World Race 1981-82 Official Film as Conny van Rietschoten returns to defend his title Conny van Rietschoten returned to the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1981-82 determined not just to defend his title but to win both line honours on every leg, and the overall race on handicap. by The Ocean Race Posted 4 Apr 10:33 PDT 52 Super Series sailors and crew doing their bit 52 Super Series sailors and crew doing their bit Groups and individuals are engaged in making protective clothing and masks Sailors and shore crew from the wider 52 Super Series family are putting their skills - and in many cases their hardware - to good use helping support the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. by 52 Super Series Posted 4 Apr 09:42 PDT 2021 Transpac now open for entries 2021 Transpac now open for entries LA to Honolulu Transpac is now open for entry The Transpacific Yacht Club is pleased to announce the next 2021 edition of the LA to Honolulu Transpac is now open for entry. This will be the 51st edition of this 2225-mile biennial ocean racing classic first raced in 1906 by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 4 Apr 08:47 PDT
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