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At the front of the fleet.
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Handy position to be in. no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or ocean racers at sea. Handy position to be in, no matter whether it is icy pole sticks in a drain, or Grand Prix boats out in the big blue. Since my last ditty, I noticed that three podiums in the one race were all powered by North Sails...
Posted on 16 Jan
Martin Kullman on The Southernmost Regatta
by David Schmidt
An interview with Martin Kullman on The Southernmost Regatta I checked in with Martin Kullman, regatta chairman of the 2022 edition of The Southernmost Regatta, via email, to learn more about this warm-water event.
Posted on 13 Jan
Jason Sanchez on the 2022 Bluster on the Bay
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt interviews chair of the Hobie Class Association of North America I checked in with Jason Sanchez, chair of the Hobie Class Association of North America, via email, to learn more about the 2022 Bluster on the Bay regatta.
Posted on 11 Jan
Dayboating for 410 nautical miles
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The juxtaposition of go-fast boats to dayboating in classically styled, outboard powered boats... So the juxtaposition of go-fast boats to dayboating in classically styled, outboard powered, resin-infused vessels served as a marvellous exclamation mark for the passage of time.
Posted on 10 Jan
America's Cup U-turn, 16ft Skiffs shine
by Mark Jardine
Mark Jardine looks at what's been making the news so far in 2022 America's Cup land never fails to deliver on drama, and the past week saw plenty of it as American Magic confirmed their intention to compete in the 37th America's Cup (AC37), representing the New York Yacht Club (NYYC).
Posted on 10 Jan
The Twelve Days of FiveO Christmas
by Dougal Henshall
It is time to vote for your favourite 505 photo The 5o5 class grabbed the media spotlight with the '12 days of 5o5 Christmas'. The premise was simple, for instead of calling birds, pipers a piping and French hens, there were twelve superb Christophe Favreau photographs.
Posted on 7 Jan
Conti and Hendrick on the 2022 Duwamish Head Race
by David Schmidt
A Q&A with Dean Conti and Charles Hendrick on the 2022 Duwamish Head Race I checked in Dean Conti and Charles Hendrick, who serve as chair of the 2022 Duwamish Head Race and commodore of the hosting Three Tree Point Yacht Club (respectively), via email, to learn more about this classic Pacific Northwest winter event.
Posted on 5 Jan
Sydney Hobart, Magnus Olsson Prize, #TeamSeas
by David Schmidt
Read David Schmidt's first Sail-World.com North American editorial of 2022! The Pacific Northwest might have been buried under snow and unseasonably cold temperatures over the holidays, but things were decidedly warmer in Australia with the annual Rolex Sydney Hobart Race.
Posted on 4 Jan
Sterling effort.
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
50 crews made it through the first night in the washing machine to reach ye olde Hobart Town. Singling out the Two-Handers in the Hobart is in no way belittling any of the 50 crews who made it through the first night in the washing machine.
Posted on 2 Jan
Life through a lens
by Mark Jardine & John Curnow
Could augmented reality help avoid serious collisions? We spend much of our time on our smartphones, snapping away photos at this, that, and everything, and increasingly our phone cameras are giving us tips about suggested focus points and camera modes.
Posted on 26 Dec 2021
Arrested development
by Dougal Henshall
Has the restricted development genre had its day? Let's start with a little Christmas Quiz and play spot the odd one out. Numerically, the Merlin Rockets are our most successful development class, but in this classic shot from a crowded Salcombe, can you recognise the one boat that ISN'T a Winder?
Posted on 23 Dec 2021
A look at the CGSC's 2021 Open Orange Bowl Regatta
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checked in with Andi Hoffman, regatta chair I checked in with Andi Hoffman, regatta chair of the Coconut Grove Sailing Club's 2021 Open Orange Bowl Regatta, to learn more about this exciting regatta.
Posted on 22 Dec 2021
The Top 10 Sailing Stories of 2021 - The Top Five
by Mark Jardine & Andy Rice
The second and final part of Mark Jardine and Andy Rice's annual round-up It's the second and final part of Mark Jardine and Andy Rice's annual round-up of the 10 most read stories from 2021 on Mark's websites, YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com.
Posted on 22 Dec 2021
Winter Solstice, SailGP, Cup news, Youth Worlds
by David Schmidt
Winter Solstice, SailGP news, Cup news, Youth Sailing World Championships Daylight is in short supply in the Northern Hemisphere, but we've already started waxing daylight. In time, this will mean a return to weeknight racing, distance racing, and that great feeling of knowing that the entire sailing season lays ahead.
Posted on 21 Dec 2021
Sport for Life
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Much is often made of the fact that sailing is a sport for life Much is often made of the fact that sailing is a sport for life. This was the overriding thought that stayed with me as I reflected on a new event that will get underway on January 3, 2022.
Posted on 19 Dec 2021
The Top 10 Sailing Stories of 2021 - #6 to #10
by Mark Jardine & Andy Rice
Mark Jardine talks with SailJuice.com's Andy Rice about the highest readerships articles of the year Mark Jardine talks with Andy Rice about the top stories of 2021 (measured by highest readership) from YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com.
Posted on 16 Dec 2021
Can one thing define a vessel?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Yes, and it can be enough to tip the scales. So let's look at some 'ones' of the new Maritimo M75 Well I suppose it might. However, rather than disappear down a wormhole into an elaborate discussion, I can say this. One thing can certainly be enough to tip the scales one way or another in a purchase decision for an impending yacht owner.
Posted on 14 Dec 2021
Embracing the MarineVerse
by Mark Jardine
There is no doubt that VR is coming of age One of the more interesting articles which crossed from my inbox to Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com was from Marc Ablett about MarineVerse.
Posted on 14 Dec 2021
The Twelve Days of FiveO Christmas
by Dougal Henshall
Dougal Henshall wants to pick the best 505 photo for his book cover For the 12 Days of FiveO Christmas, each day will see one of Christophe's pictures posted, then at the end readers will be allowed to comment with suggestions as to which picture they think should grace the book cover.
Posted on 10 Dec 2021
Keiran Searle on the 2021 Melges 20 Worlds
by David Schmidt
An interview with Keiran Searle on the 2021 Melges 20 World Championship regatta I checked in with Keiran Searle, North American class manager of the Melges 20 class, via email, to learn more about the 2021 Melges 20 World Championship regatta.
Posted on 8 Dec 2021
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