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Sail-World USA Features

David Sussmann debriefs the Pure Ocean Challenge
by David Schmidt
A Q&A with David Sussmann about his experiences in the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge I checked in with David Sussmann, founder of Pure Ocean, via email, to learn more about his experiences, observations, and data-collection efforts during the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge.
Posted on 5 Aug
Photo Gallery of the Inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco
by David Schmidt
Will Keyworth's Photo Gallery of the Inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco Photographer Will Keyworth provides a great photo gallery of the Annapolis Yacht Club's inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco
Posted on 4 Aug
Double trouble?
by Mark Jardine
Will double-handers be excluded from the Hobart's biggest prize? In yachting, 2020 is the year of shorthanded sailing. Yes, in many cases it has been forced on us due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the trend was already set and with a mixed double-handed yacht being added to the slate for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Posted on 3 Aug
Previewing the inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco
by David Schmidt
Dick Neville and Kevin Reeds on the Annapolis Yacht Club's inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco I checked in with Dick Neville and Kevin Reeds of the inaugural Two Bridge Fiasco, via email, to learn more about this exciting new Chesapeake Bay-area event.
Posted on 30 Jul
All the Fs in sailing
by David Henshall
Fantastic full on fast, fun, and FLAT bottomed - the scow Is windward-leeward is the only true measure of a sailors prowess in a race? Some boats simply don't reach at all, but if there is one genre of boat that has 'reaching master-blaster' written into its DNA, then it has to be the scow.
Posted on 30 Jul
Introducing the Henri-Lloyd Racing Club
by Henri-Lloyd Racing Club
Bringing sailors together through communities in novel and innovative ways Sailing thrives through communities and, in this time of social distancing, bringing people together through communities in novel and innovative ways helps us all bond when other methods may not be possible.
Posted on 29 Jul
Alex Nugent on the 2020 Edgartown Race Weekend
by David Schmidt
Taking steps to ensure competitor health and safety I checked in with Alex Nugent, race co-chair of the 2020 Edgartown Race Weekend, via email, to learn more about this exciting regatta.
Posted on 28 Jul
Celebrating solo sailing and the Vendee Globe
by David Schmidt
Latest musings from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA If this fall's Vendee Globe is anything like the recent Vendee-Arctique-Les Sables D'Olonne, the sailing world is in for a serious treat.
Posted on 28 Jul
3300 feet and climbing
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3300 climbs ever skyward on the way to a potential berth at Paris 2024... At a time when the world's passenger fleet is effectively grounded, Jeanneau's Sun Fast 3300 climbs ever skyward on the way to a potential berth at Paris (Marseilles) 2024.
Posted on 26 Jul
Gladwell's Line: A Cup Milestone by this weekend?
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
NZ Deputy PM descended from early NZ boatbuilding family .. Cup milestone this weekend? Sometime before this week is out, we expect to see the first America's Cup Challenger sailing on the Waitemata Harbour, and NZ Deputy Prime Minister's ancestor was builder of New Zealand's oldest remaining classic yacht.
Posted on 23 Jul
Changing how we do things
by Mark Jardine
Thinking up new ways to compete within Covid-19 regulations In the past few months, we've all got used to new terms in our lives, such as bubbles, social distancing, flattening the curve and 'stay safe' - the ubiquitous sign-off to all emails and conversations.
Posted on 20 Jul
Announcing the 'Foil for Life Challenge'
by Mark Jardine
British and French Waszp sailors to cross the Channel for charity The Waszp class has been renowned for its community spirit since its inception in 2016, and a group of enterprising British and French sailors, filled with a spirit of adventure, put together the 'Foil for Life Challenge'.
Posted on 19 Jul
Redefining my idea of fast aboard Lending Club 2
by David Schmidt
Reflections on a life afloat from David Schmidt in the USA One of my favorite nautical memories is of sailing with skipper Ryan Breymaier and company aboard the 103-foot trimaran Lending Club 2 on San Francisco Bay in June of 2015, and the eye-watering speeds that we achieved aboard this mighty Ultim.
Posted on 14 Jul
David Sussmann on the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge
by David Schmidt
An interview with David Sussmann on the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge I checked in with David Sussmann, founder of Pure Ocean, via email, to learn more about the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge
Posted on 13 Jul
Upgrade your experience with the M-Race Jacket
by Mark Jardine
The most breathable, technical jacket Henri-Lloyd have ever made Back when I took part in the Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge in Sweden, as a crew we wore the M-Pro Smock and Salopette combination. We had two days of sunshine, but December in Marstrand is cold... really cold!
Posted on 13 Jul
In this together
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
We have just been reminded of what this nastiest of minute pests with no brain at all can achieve... Australia has been fortunate to have recorded a much lower fatality rate than many other jurisdictions in this most saddening of times.
Posted on 12 Jul
The light switch
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
In the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales Essentially, in the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales. It seems to be right across the board.
Posted on 10 Jul
Chris Clark on the 2020 Bayview Mackinac Race
by David Schmidt
An interview with Chris Clark on the 2020 Bayview Mackinac Race I checked in with Chris Clark, race chairman of the 2020 Bayview Mackinac Race, via email, to learn more about this exciting freshwater distance race.
Posted on 8 Jul
Happy Hour with Mateusz Kusznierewicz
by Stretch & Stir Fry
Stretch & Stirfry chat with the Olympic champion and Star Sailors League pioneer Becoming an Olympic Champion at 21yrs old, a brief Polish history lesson, the Star Sailors League and Stirfry's language skills all come under close scrutiny as the lads chat with Mateusz Kusznierewicz.
Posted on 7 Jul
Once in a blue moon
by Mark Jardine
Every so often you get lucky, sometimes you get really lucky and sometimes you win the lottery Every so often you get lucky, sometimes you get really lucky and sometimes you win the lottery. Sail-World.com's Australian Editor John Curnow hit the jackpot last week while out with the Australian Sailing Team at Coffs Harbour Yacht Club.
Posted on 6 Jul
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