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Sail-World USA Features

Roble and Shea on their 49erFX campaign
by David Schmidt
Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea talk to David Schmidt in the build-up to the Tokyo 2021 Olympics I checked in with Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea, via email, about their campaign to represent the USA in the 49erFX at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics amidst a pandemic that has complicated travel and typical Olympic preparations.
Posted on 3 Dec
Team Barely Legal Racing's plans for the 2021 R2AK
by David Schmidt
An interview with tbe team about their plans to take on the 2021 R2AK I checked in with Team Barely Legal Racing, via email, to learn more about their plans to take on the 2021 Race to Alaska with a youthful team of talented sailors.
Posted on 1 Dec
Shattered dreams
by Mark Jardine
It's impossible not to feel sorry for Alex Thomson having to pull out of the Vendée Globe It's impossible not to feel sorry for Alex Thomson having to pull out of the Vendée Globe. He cut a dejected figure in the cockpit of his Hugo Boss IMOCA as he made his way towards Cape Town following the damage to his starboard rudder.
Posted on 30 Nov
Family time
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Definitely the message of 2020. Boats are a fave item in the brave new world... Well it definitely is the message of 2020. No matter whether you're talking new or used, boats certainly have been a fave item in the brave new world.
Posted on 25 Nov
Cup news, Vendee Globe update, US Sailing staff
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA Daylight and warm temperatures might be in short supply these days in most of North America, and rainfall might be abundant here in the Pacific Northwest, but that sure doesn't mean that the international sailing news cycle is in hibernation.
Posted on 24 Nov
There's a place called Hobart
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
It's pretty special all year round, and it's also a good springboard It's pretty special all year round. Hobart is also a marvellous springboard from which to leap into history, culinary delights, nature's gifts of both flora and fauna, all manner of beverages, trails, bushwalking...
Posted on 22 Nov
In Conversation with Andy Rice
by Andy Rice & Mark Jardine
Chatting about the Draycote Dash, Vendée Globe, America's Cup and more! Mark Jardine chats with Andy about the Draycote Dash, which would be taking place this weekend if it weren't for Lockdown 2.0, the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series, the Vendée Globe, the build-up to the 36th America's Cup and his 'Road to Gold' series.
Posted on 20 Nov
The John Westell Centenary
by Dougal Henshall
Dougal Henshall gives us an introduction to the upcoming video series! Whatever your favourite dinghy or boat may be, they all have one thing in common! At some point back in the past, someone sat down and drew the lines for the boat, normally with a particular purpose in mind!
Posted on 20 Nov
Gladwell's Line: The Cup accelerates
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
To our eye, the Challengers' Version 2 AC75's are all very similar in performance As we have said in a couple of the Rialto stories, the Challengers' Version 2 AC75's are all very similar in performance - and to our eye don't look like they are any quicker than Emirates Team New Zealand's Version 1 AC75, Te Aihe.
Posted on 19 Nov
Kevin Morin on MarkSetBot's new RaceOS technology
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the founder and creator to learn more I checked in with Kevin Morin, the founder and creator of MarkSetBot, via email, to learn more about RaceOS technology and how it can improve sailboat racing.
Posted on 18 Nov
What is sailing?
by Mark Jardine
A simple question one would think... A simple question one would think, but there are several events, innovations, trends and decisions which have brought up this fundamental question for us sailors, particularly yachtsmen.
Posted on 17 Nov
Hot Wood...
by Dougal Henshall
Dougal Henshall charts the success of Fairey Marine's moulded dinghies The name of Fairey Marine, and their incredible range of hot moulded wooden dinghies, is central to the growth that marked that golden era of dinghy sailing in the UK. There was nothing like success to help sales.
Posted on 13 Nov
Vendee Globe begins, AC36 news, e-Sailing Worlds
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA As the U.S. wraps up what can only be described as a bruising election season, the sailing community can count itself extremely lucky to have one of the best mental distractions available, namely the start of the 2020/2021 edition of the Vendee Globe.
Posted on 10 Nov
Jean-Pierre Dick on the ETF26 Series
by David Schmidt
An interview with Jean-Pierre Dick about the ETF26 Series ETF26 catamarans are three-person, high-performance foiling catamarans that are raced on a circuit that draws international teams and top-shelf talent.
Posted on 10 Nov
Five X2 makes for the perfect 10
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
This is the fifth instalment of the Farr X2 story, and we speak with the first two owners... This is the fifth instalment of the Farr X2 story. Today, we speak with the first two owners of the new boat, and catch up on the latest developments with this exciting speed demon, such as rating, pricing, and specifications.
Posted on 8 Nov
The MAVerick
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's journey to a sustainable future The goal of Hans Eckerström and his team is to deliver the highest quality technical clothing, while investing in strategies and technologies which push the brand towards a sustainable future.
Posted on 5 Nov
Iris Yang on the RHKYC's Around the Island Race
by David Schmidt
Inclusive 26 nautical mile race draws upwards of 200 boats I checked in with Iris Yang, the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's assistant sailing manager, via email, to learn more about this inclusive 26 nautical mile race.
Posted on 4 Nov
Luther Carpenter on U.S. Olympic preperations
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt talks to the head coach to see how the team is progressing towards Tokyo 2021 I checked in with Luther Carpenter, US Sailing's Olympic head coach, via a phone call, to learn more about the US Sailing Team's preparations for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics amidst the still-raging global coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on 3 Nov
Elections, AC75s, Gold Cup, responsible sunglasses
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA Irrespective of one's political leanings, it's fair to say that this is a big week for the United States, and for the sailing world.
Posted on 3 Nov
The Best of Britannia
by Dougal Henshall
Dougal Henshall looks at the yachts which bore the name Britannia Although the UK has never won the America's Cup, the waters of the Solent, on the coast of Southern England, are richly intertwined with the romance that goes hand in hand with trying to win what many see as the 'toughest prize in sport'.
Posted on 2 Nov
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