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Sail-World USA Features

Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea on 49erFX sailing
by David Schmidt
Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea on their 49erFX campaign for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics I checked in with Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea, via email, about their campaign to represent the USA in 49erFX at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Debriefing the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While the winds were much lighter than average for this weekend's Round the County Race here in the Pacific Northwest, conditions were significantly more boisterous in the doublehanded Transat Jacques Vabre.
Posted on 12 Nov
Shredded Cabbage
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
It's a handy ingredient for dim sims, coleslaw, burritos, soups, and a bunch of other dishes It's a handy ingredient for dim sims, coleslaw, burritos, soups, and a bunch of other dishes. It is not so flash when it comes to ocean racing, however. Sail makers often refer to them as CVDs, or Commercially Viable Days...
Posted on 10 Nov
Mark Light on the Clipper Round The World Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Mark Light about the 2019/2020 edition of the Clipper Round The World Race I checked in with Mark Light, race director of the Clipper Round The World Race, via email, to learn more about this demanding, pay-to-play race-cum-adventure experience. 
Posted on 7 Nov
Get on the Water with Borrow a Boat
by Mark Jardine
We caught up with Matt Ovenden about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all We caught up with Matt Ovenden, founder of BorrowaBoat.com, recent sponsors of Southampton Boat Show and industry innovators, about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all.
Posted on 7 Nov
Keith Whittemore on winning the 2019 J/24 Worlds
by David Schmidt
An interview with Keith Whittemore about winning the 2019 J/24 Worlds I checked in with Keith Whittemore, 2019 J/24 World Champion skipper, via email, to learn more about his team's proud win in this highly competitive class.
Posted on 6 Nov
TJV drama, Mini Transat update, Paris 2024 updates
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt If you're an ocean-racing junkie, November can be a thirsty month in North America. Fortunately, this year's fix comes in the form of the biennial Transat Jacques Vabre, which involves doublehanded racing aboard IMOCA 60s, Multi 50s and Class 40s.
Posted on 5 Nov
Shirley Robertson on her new sailing podcast
by David Schmidt
An interview with Shirley Robertson about her new Sailing Podcast I checked in with Shirley Robertson, host of Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast, via email, to learn more about her great podcast, and the kind of stories that motivate her as a world-class, multi-media sailing journalist.
Posted on 5 Nov
It's a beautiful world
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
So yes if you are old enough, dust off your flowerpot hats, and sing away in memory of Devo So yes if you are old enough, dust off your flowerpot hats, and sing away in memory of Devo. Of course if you are not old enough to remember the new wave, post-punk, alternative, synth pop, rock band, you could be wondering why is he devastated. I'm not.
Posted on 3 Nov
Debbie Huntsman on the 2019 WOWZR!
by David Schmidt
An interview with Debbie Huntsman about the 2019 Women on the Water Zonie Regatta I checked in with Debbie Huntsman, event chair of the 2019 Women on the Water Zonie Regatta, via email, to learn more about this exciting event.
Posted on 31 Oct
A look at the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World newsletter from David Schmidt in the USA The fleet contesting the biennial Transat Jacques Vabre departed Le Harve, France, on Sunday, October 27, bound for Brazil's Salvador de Bahia. American interests are being represented in this by Charlie Enright, co-skipper of 11th Hour Racing.
Posted on 29 Oct
Disparate deviations
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Previously I had used ‘Miscellaneous Ramblings', so that put paid to that notion Previously I had used ‘Miscellaneous Ramblings', so that put paid to that notion. This here collective is to be officially known by this new title. And what a congregation we have for you today…
Posted on 27 Oct
Make 2019 count! Sustainable sailing clothing
by Gael Pawson
More and more technical fabrics are made out of recycled plastic bottles A staggeringly huge amount of waste is produced by the fashion industry. As the cost of most products doesn't include the cost of disposal, or their drain on resources and the environment, we have got to a stage where clothing is generally too cheap.
Posted on 24 Oct
Ashley Walker on Lakewood Yacht Club's new RS21s
by David Schmidt
An interview with Ashley Walker about Lakewood Yacht Club's new RS21 fleet I checked in with Ashley Walker, the 2018 Commodore of the Lakewood Yacht Club, to learn more about the club's recent decision to purchase the first fleet of 12 club-owned RS21 sportboats in the USA.
Posted on 23 Oct
The Middle Sea Race, TJV, Intl. Masters Regatta
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt Looking beyond the waters of Puget Sound reveals a much sunnier picture of sailing, especially if one focuses their attention on the Rolex Middle Sea Race, the Transat Jaques Vabre and the International Masters Regatta.
Posted on 22 Oct
Not Dead...
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Australian Sailing's Lifetime Achievement Award goes to John McConaghy A terrific Statesman of yachting had Australian Sailing's Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed upon him on Friday night. In his acceptance speech, John McConaghy noted that usually they hand these out just before you departed.
Posted on 20 Oct
US Sailing press conference
by Kimball Livingston
As direct hits go, think hiking till it hurts Rolling with yet another turn in the American scheme for Olympic sailing development, Erika Reineke found herself onstage in San Francisco last Wednesday relating to lessons learned in competition in Japan earlier in the year.
Posted on 19 Oct
Mini Transat, Dragons and J/80 North Americans
by David Schmidt
Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While the sailing world is aglow with images of the four newly launched AC75 class yachts, the 1,350 nautical mile Mini-Transat La Boulangère race is also unfurling.
Posted on 15 Oct
Mark Pincus on the 2019 J/24 World Championship
by David Schmidt
An interview with Mark Pincus about the 2019 J/24 World Championship I checked in with Mark Pincus, regatta chair of the 2019 J/24 World Championship, via email, to learn more about this high-level One Design regatta.
Posted on 15 Oct
The one before the big one
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia At the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the America's Cup for a decade could do from a design and team angle. The boat that really stepped them up a rung was KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia.
Posted on 13 Oct
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