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Predictably unpredictable
by Mark Jardine
Wacky races in Enoshima, America's Cup shock, grass roots fun Tropical storm Nepartak was supposed to arrive on Tuesday in Japan, but when our man in Enoshima, Richard Gladwell, opened his curtains at the Hotel Wing International the breeze was relatively light, accompanied by a shower of rain.
Posted on 27 Jul
Drew Freides on winning the 2021 IC37 Nationals
by David Schmidt
An interview with Drew Freides on winning the 2021 Melges IC37 Nationals I checked in with co-skipper Drew Freides, via email, to learn more about his team's win at the 2021 Melges IC37 National Championships.
Posted on 27 Jul
Tokyo2020: Day 3 - Typhoon under delivers
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Today the left-over typhoon breeze was as stated on the packet - hugely variable Today the left-over typhoon breeze was as stated on the packet - hugely variable in strength, and direction.
Posted on 27 Jul
Tokyo2020: 11th hour call made on wind technology
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
World Sailing makes late call for wind data logging on board coach boats for Tokyo2020 Two weeks ago, after two previous interpretations, World Sailing finally made a definitive ruling on the use of electronic devices - laptops, tablets and similar - for wind data logging on board coach boats for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta.
Posted on 27 Jul
Tokyo2020 - Day 2 - More Snakes and Ladders
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World
Day 2 of the Tokyo2020 Olympics - advancing typhoon tests sailors, ahead of 49er and Finn start In contrast to the opening day, Day 2 of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta was conducted under grey skies, possibly signalling the arrival of tropical storm Nepartak, in the coming days.
Posted on 26 Jul
Tokyo2020: Day 1 - Light winds and heat aplenty
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
It is hard to know what the take-out from the first day of racing at Tokyo2020 should be. It is hard to know what the take-out from the first day of racing at Tokyo2020 should be. Certainly the pre-series favorites were scattered well through all the fleets, particularly in the Mens and Womens One Person Dinghy
Posted on 25 Jul
Tokyo2020 - Light winds for Day 1, fresh to follow
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light wind The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light winds, after the fresher overnight conditions are expected to moderate later today.
Posted on 24 Jul
Gladwell's Line: Touchdown in Tokyo
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tokyo2020 may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality No two Olympics are the same, and Tokyo2020 will be notable for having been conducted against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality.
Posted on 24 Jul
Brute force over ignorance
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Way back in 1860 or so, Froude penned a displacement hull speed formula... In the boating world, way back in 1860 or so, William Froude came up with the displacement hull speed formula; knots = 1.34 times the square root of the LWL in feet. What was probably more telling though, was the displacement to length ratio.
Posted on 22 Jul
A natural fit
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's support of the Dragon Gold Cup The Dragon Gold Cup is an event steeped in history, presented by members of the Clyde Yacht's Conference in 1937 and won by Sweden's Rolf Billner that same year. It is one of the most prestigious trophies in yachting.
Posted on 21 Jul
SailGP news, Mac Race results, Transpac updates
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA What a difference a year can make! While no one wants to re-live 2020, the science-driven miracles of mRNA and traditional Covid-19 vaccines have dramatically improved the sailing scene here in North America and beyond.
Posted on 21 Jul
Alex Nugent on the 2021 Edgartown Race Weekend
by David Schmidt
An interview with Alex Nugent on the 2021 Edgartown Race Weekend I checked in with Alex Nugent, who serves as co-chair of the Edgartown Yacht Club's Big Boat Race Committee, via email, to learn more about the 2021 Edgartown Race Weekend.
Posted on 20 Jul
The big end of town
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
That would be 60 to 100 in the old language, so that means feet... That would be 60 to 100 in the old language. So that means feet, and whilst some will be 20-30 tons, quite a few will be double that or more. How come?
Posted on 18 Jul
Laura Grondin on the state of the Melges 24 class
by David Schmidt
An interview with Laura Grondin on the state of the Melges 24 class I checked in with Laura Grondin, who serves as chair and treasurer of the International Melges 24 Class' executive committee, via email, to learn more about the current state of the Melges 24 class.
Posted on 14 Jul
A strange Games at a strange time
by Mark Jardine
In just 12 days' time the sailing competition will be under way at Tokyo 2020 In just twelve days' time the sailing competition will be under way at Tokyo 2020. While it's a year late, it feels like the build-up has crept under the radar.
Posted on 13 Jul
Just plain cool (So too's this one, and also that)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Seeing the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed When I saw the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed. A lot of nice thinking, and a bunch of even better curves went into her creation.
Posted on 8 Jul
Finding magic in the strangest of places
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA While I came clean in my last newsletter about my not-so-hot feelings towards Guns 'n Roses, like many, many sailors of my generation, my feelings towards the Grateful Dead likely leans towards word "obsessive". I call this a darn good thing.
Posted on 6 Jul
Karen Tenenbaum on the 2021 Mentuck Memorial Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Karen Tenenbaum on the BYC's 2021 Michael A. Mentuck Memorial Ocean Race I checked in with Karen Tenenbaum, who serves as race director of the 2021 Michael A. Mentuck Memorial Ocean Race (and the Boston Yacht Club's race committee chair), via email, to learn more about this inaugural 253-nautical-mile offshore race.
Posted on 6 Jul
Fashionably black
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
And you're going, 'No it's not! It's cyan.' Ah yes young Padawan, but eventually she will be black And you're going, ‘No it's not! It's cyan.' Ah yes young Padawan, but eventually she will be kitted out entirely in black, which is certainly fitting. After all, she does hail from Melbourne, where power dressing is an art.
Posted on 4 Jul
Annett Petersen on the 2021 J/80 Worlds
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the event manager I checked in with Annett Petersen, event manager of the hosting Royal Danish Yacht Club, via email, to learn more about the 2021 J/80 World Championship.
Posted on 1 Jul
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