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Sail-World USA Editorial

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Charles Ritt on the 2022 Lemon Drop Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with Charles Ritt on the 2022 Lemon Drop Regatta I checked in with Charles Ritt, regatta chairman of the Englewood Sailing Association's Lemon Drop Regatta, via email, to learn more about this warm-water One Design event.
Posted today at 4:00 pm
Goblin Mode, Moth Worlds, AC news, offshore racing
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt looks at the racing reports across North America Mornings dawn late these days at 48.75 degrees north latitude, and yesterday morning I found myself — in between espresso shots — going extra deep on the headlines. Apparently Oxford had selected “goblin mode” as their word of the year.
Posted on 6 Dec
Streaming to Hobart with LawConnect
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
Christian Beck's supermaxi has already claimed first place in 2022 Hobart race... Christian Beck's supermaxi, LawConnect, has already claimed first place in the 2022 Sydney to Hobart race. And for that matter, every race hereafter. No. No. No. We're not talking Line Honours, which is the prime directive of the campaign.
Posted on 4 Dec
Chuck Begley on the LCYC's Long Distance Series
by David Schmidt
An interview with Chuck Begley on the last event of the LCYC's 2022 Long Distance Series I checked in with Chuck Begley, who serves as Lake Canyon Yacht Club's race director, via email, to learn more about the last event of the LCYC's 2022 Long Distance Series.
Posted on 1 Dec
They come in threes
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line, but it's all good news! Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line. It's like ‘Oh no', what's next if you're on the second, or ‘check this out' if you're looking back at all three in wonderment, if somewhat obscured by the tears in your eyes.
Posted on 30 Nov
The Man in the Tower
by Mark Jardine
We speak to SailGP's Chief Umpire Back in August it was a frustrated Sir Ben Ainslie who suggested that the onlooking Duchess of Cambridge should "send him to the Tower", referring to the Chief Umpire following a rule call at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix.
Posted on 28 Nov
Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson
by Mark Jardine
Taking a closer look at Seldén's electronically driven sail handling products at METSTRADE Swedish mast and deck hardware manufacturer, Seldén Mast has expanded its range of electronically driven sail handling products with the launch of the CXe45 two-speed electric Code 0 furler. We spoke to Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson to find out more.
Posted on 28 Nov
Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster
by Mark Jardine
We find out more about the Sailmon Sailing App at METSTRADE 2022 Sailmon don't just make instruments, and the Sailmon Sailing App is becoming a powerful tool for analysis, event organisation, photos and video from your sailing, as well as sharing and connecting with the wider sailing community.
Posted on 25 Nov
Interview about Yanmar's e-saildrive development
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Igor van de Burgt and Bas Eerden at METSTRADE 2022 We spoke to Yanmar's Igor van de Burgt, Application Engineer, Engineering and Development, and Bas Eerden, Global Sales Manager, about the development of e-saildrive, scheduled for launch in 2024.
Posted on 22 Nov
Interview with Jake Keilman and Todd Wilson
by Mark Jardine
We take a closer look during METSTRADE 2022 Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com talks to Jake Keilman and Todd Wilson of Vakaros at METSTRADE 2022 about the small, but incredibly powerful, Atlas 2 sailing instrument.
Posted on 21 Nov
Location. Location. Location.
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
The Land Rats have it as a footnote on every page of their bible The Land Rats have it as a footnote on every page of their bible. In bold, too. And they probably chant it every morning at their group love-ins before hitting the phones.
Posted on 20 Nov
Interview with Cyclops Marine CTO Ed Colby
by Mark Jardine
We find out the latest from the high technology company at METSTRADE We spoke to Ed Colby of Cyclops Marine during METSTRADE 2022 about the latest innovations that they have made, including the world's first Wireless Load Pin for Sailing Yachts, which was nominated for a DAME Design Award.
Posted on 17 Nov
Scott McWilliams on the 2022 Egmont Key Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Scott McWilliams on the 2022 Egmont Key Race I checked in with Scott McWilliams, commodore of the Davis Island Yacht Club, which is hosting the Egmont Key Race, via email, to learn more about this exciting mid-fall keelboat contest.
Posted on 16 Nov
Ben Wells on the 2022 Formula Wave Class Champions
by David Schmidt
An interview with Ben Wells on the 2022 Formula Wave Class Championship Regatta I checked in with Ben Wells, president of the Formula Wave Class, via email, to learn more about this championship-level regatta.
Posted on 15 Nov
The Boy in the Bubble
by Mark Jardine
If you haven't listened to Paul Simon's 1986 album Graceland, then you've missed out If you haven't listened to Paul Simon's 1986 album Graceland, then you've missed out, and I highly recommend you do.
Posted on 14 Nov
Late to the party, or bang on time? (Part II)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Following on from Part I of the Prestige M48 story So Part One of the Prestige M48 story covered off a lot of ground, and we now have the same mission parameters once again. By definition, a family called M-Line means there are others on the way.
Posted on 9 Nov
Route du Rhum update, SailGP news, and the Hinman
by David Schmidt
Sail-World's US editor rounds-up North America's racing activity The last few days have been a game of hurry-up-and-wait for the 138 singlehanded skippers who have assembled in Saint Malo, France, for the start of the Route du Rhum, and for fans of this classic offshore contest.
Posted on 8 Nov
No Bull (Actually, it's more like, Yes Bull!)
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
Ben Durham is funny, and wonderful to talk with... Also, he's incredibly sharp and knowledgeable. Ben Durham is known to a lot of souls as Bull. He's funny, and wonderful to talk with, yet the overarching thing you feel when spending time with him is sharp.
Posted on 7 Nov
Autism on the Water
by Mark Jardine
We speak to the charity's founder Murray MacDonald We spoke to Murray MacDonald, who runs the charity Autism on the Water, which is committed to raising awareness of the autistic spectrum through the sport of sailing and helping autistic people to access sailing.
Posted on 3 Nov
John Buziak on the Around the Rose Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with John Buziak on the Around the Rose Regatta I checked in with John Buziak, rear commodore of the Fairhope Yacht Club, which is hosting the regatta, via email, to learn more about this fun-spirited fall regatta.
Posted on 2 Nov
Gabriela Cumbie on the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta co-chair I checked in with Gabriela Cumbie, regatta co-chair of the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022, to learn more about this exciting multihull event.
Posted on 1 Nov
The Rhum Line
by Mark Jardine
The French word for rum, the traditional sailors' drink Rhum. The French word for rum, the traditional sailors' drink, and the name of the route for the second most famous solo offshore race held every four years in-between each edition of the Vendée Globe.
Posted on 31 Oct
Drew Mouacdie on the Conch Cup Charity Race 2022
by David Schmidt
An interview with Drew Mouacdie on the The 45th Annual Conch Cup Charity Race 2022 I checked in with Drew Mouacdie, race committee chair of the Charity Race 2022, via email, to learn more about this regatta with a good cause.
Posted on 26 Oct
Late to the party, or bang on time? (Part I)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
An interesting conundrum, for sure… How to assess the very new Prestige M48? An interesting conundrum, for sure… How to assess the very new Prestige M48? For here is a powerhouse brand, with an enviable reputation in markets around the globe.
Posted on 25 Oct
Middle Sea Race, Route du Rhum, and Canadian wins
by David Schmidt
A summary of North America's racing activity, by Sail-World's US editor It's not every day that you get to battle through a persistent high-pressure zone to get to the great breeze on the other side from the 'comforts' of dry land. Yet this is exactly what the Pacific Northwest experienced over the last few weeks.
Posted on 25 Oct
Gabo. An island, or an acronym?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
The Foredeck Union T-shirt certainly had 'Got A Bit On' emblazoned on the back of it! So somewhere around the Iron Age, the Foredeck Union T-shirt certainly had 'Got A Bit On' emblazoned on the back of it... Can't be sure, for it was a long time ago, but I think the front said ‘Talk to me', or something along those lines.
Posted on 24 Oct
The Redfish Reach and Catamaran Conundrum
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the Commodore of the Texas City Dike Yacht Club I checked in with Roger Howard, commodore of the Texas City Dike Yacht Club, which is hosting the Redfish Reach and Catamaran Conundrum, to learn more about this exciting mid-autumn multihull regatta.
Posted on 19 Oct
Romancing the stone
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Strap in for a long editorial! It's about two cruisers who could really help you... Strap in. This is a long editorial. However, if you are already a cruiser, or planning on becoming one soon, long passages are/will be something you are way familiar with.
Posted on 18 Oct
Sailing as a foreign language
by Mark Jardine
We need to be mindful of everything we say when talking to those new to the sport We need to be mindful of everything we say when talking to those who are only out on the water for the first time, because many of the terms we use - and find commonplace - are like a foreign language to those unfamiliar with them.
Posted on 17 Oct
New age - New feel
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
You know the garden's full of furniture, the house is full of plants! There was a line in song quite a while back that went, “You know the garden's full of furniture, the house is full of plants!” Would have been easy to run with that as an opening, but this was not the first thought I had when I saw Sovereign Ships...
Posted on 11 Oct
Maclain Way on Untold: The Race of the Century
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt learns more about the making of this amazing documentary I checked in with Maclain Way, co-director of Netflix's Untold: The Race of the Century, to learn more about the making of this amazing documentary.
Posted on 11 Oct
AC40s, M32 Worlds, Route du Rhum, ILCA 6 Worlds
by David Schmidt
The 37th America's Cup is still a ways over the horizon, but preparations continue apace The 37th America's Cup is still a ways over the horizon, given its October 2024 target date, but this isn't stopping teams or the event organizers from pushing their respective needles.
Posted on 11 Oct
James Ward interview
by Mark Jardine
Insights on the Marine Resources Salary Survey 2022 Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com, YachtsandYachting.com and powerboat.world, talks to the CEO and Founder of Marine Resources about the 2022 Salary Survey at the Southampton International Boat Show.
Posted on 11 Oct
Leo Valle on the J109 North American Championship
by David Schmidt
An interview with Leo Valle on the J109 North American Championship I checked in with Leo Valle, regatta chair of the J109 North American Championship, via email, to learn more about this exciting championship-level regatta.
Posted on 10 Oct
Just has to be that time
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
Every year, and sometime about now, the articles begin about Hobart Every year, and sometime about now, the articles begin about Hobart. For many people, the conversation actually begins much earlier. After all, you do not just show up on day, walk the quay, ask for a ride, and more than likely get on...
Posted on 10 Oct
Full Stop = Full Bore
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
There is a new top dog in the World's Most Powerful Outboard title fight The King is dead. All hail the King. There is a new top dog in the World's Most Powerful Outboard title fight. The benchmark is now 633hp. Full stop. And probably with a few exclamation points after it, as well!!!
Posted on 5 Oct
Art on the Water
by Mark Jardine
It is hard not to marvel at the Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez photos With Act 1 of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2022 now concluded, it was hard not to marvel at the photos coming through from the event. The exceptional photographer Ingrid Abery sent through her shots, which looked like classical paintings.
Posted on 4 Oct
Don Suter on the Whitebread Round the Whirl Regatt
by David Schmidt
An interview with Don Suter on the Whitebread Round the Whirl Regatta I checked in with Don Suter, regatta chair of the Peconic Bay Sailing Association's Whitebread Round the Whirl Regatta, via email, to learn more about this exciting early autumn regatta.
Posted on 29 Sep
SailGP Update and look at Tasar Worlds 2022
by David Schmidt
Sail-World's David Schmidt looks at the racing scene across North America The last two months have been full-on for the nine teams that are competing in SailGP's third season, with four events taking place over this time period. This translates to an event roughly every other weekend for this two-month period.
Posted on 27 Sep
Powered by Water
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
There is the crossover between racing and cruising - but with sail and power? Plenty of times before, both here and also on our sister website, SailWorldCruisng.com, I have talked about the crossover between racing and cruising.
Posted on 25 Sep
Gretchen Seymour on the 2022 Sunfish Women's NAs
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the event chair I checked in with Gretchen Seymour, event chair of the 2022 Sunfish Women's North Americans, via email, to learn more about this exciting national-level One Design regatta.
Posted on 21 Sep
IMOCA extremes & Slava Ukraini!
by Mark Jardine
The cutting-edge in offshore racing yachts and hope amidst devastation The IMOCA class represents the cutting-edge in offshore racing yachts, and is the design used for the Vendée Globe, which has taken the mantle of the preeminent round the world yacht race, as well as The Ocean Race in a fully crewed format.
Posted on 20 Sep
Off Kilter - Part II
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Thank you very much to the readers of Part I - we now have more for you Thank you very much to all of you, the readers of Off Kilter – Part I. We have more to get through, and some additional treats as well, so now is very much time to go WOT.
Posted on 14 Sep
Derek Bottles on work to green-up the Tasar Worlds
by David Schmidt
An interview with Derek Bottles on efforts to green-up the Tasar Worlds 2022 I checked in with Derek Bottles, who is heading up the Tasar Worlds 2022's Clean Regatta Initiative, via email, to learn more about this world-championship level regatta's efforts to lower their environmental wake.
Posted on 14 Sep
SailGP, Golden Globe Race, Tasar Worlds news
by David Schmidt
Sail-World's David Schmidt looks at the American-flagged teams If you follow SailGP, you're aware that it's been a tough run for the American-flagged team during the first half of the Grand Prix sailing league's third season. That all changed last weekend on the waters off of Saint Tropez, France.
Posted on 13 Sep
Bronze Age
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
An all-conquering Adams 10 heading off to do some of the Asian circuit, well… When a call came through about an all-conquering Adams 10 heading off to do some of the Asian circuit, well… Seriously. They had me at Raja Muda.
Posted on 12 Sep
Finn de siècle
by Dougal Henshall
Dougal Henshall digs through early historic photos and stories on the Finn class We look at the Finn, the boat that had already cemented its position as the Olympic singlehander in the 50s, although the DNA of the boat was rooted in events leading back even before the war years....
Posted on 8 Sep
Juana Rudzki on the annual Juana Good Time Regatta
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta chair ahead of the 32nd running of the event I checked in with Juana Rudzki, event chair of the 32nd annual Juana Good Time Regatta, via email, to learn more about this high-spirited multihull regatta.
Posted on 7 Sep
John Wolfe on the Ultimate 20
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the North American Championship regatta chair I checked in with John Wolfe, regatta chair of the 2022 Ultimate 20 North American Championship, via email, to learn more about this exciting championship-level One Design regatta.
Posted on 6 Sep
Enabling volunteers for greater participation
by Mark Jardine
Competitive sailing simply wouldn't exist without volunteers One of the great things about managing a portfolio of marine media websites is that I get to see news from right across the sector, not just sailing, and also what is happening around the world.
Posted on 5 Sep
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