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30 knots in a 40-footer
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
We know a 60-footer can do it; now we learn the MW40OF is also up for it We know a 60-footer can do it. Now we learn that the MW40OF is also up for the task.
Posted on 24 Jan
The best race of the PRADA Cup so far!
by Mark Jardine
Nail-biting and agonising racing sets sailing fans hearts racing For those who got up early in the UK to watch the match-up between INEOS TEAM UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, it was nail-biting and agonising, with the anticipation only built by the repeated delays.
Posted on 23 Jan
Camaraderie
by Mark Jardine
A core principle of most sailors' lives As sailors we're incredibly lucky to have two events happening on the world stage which are able to take place in the Covid world.
Posted on 19 Jan
Prada Cup, PATRIOT's near-sinking, Vendee Globe
by David Schmidt
The latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA It seemed as though just a few weeks ago, most of the sailing community was beginning to sing dirges for Sir Ben Ainslie and INEOS Team UK. After this weekend, that crooning has clearly ceased.
Posted on 19 Jan
Mike Horn on his recent expedition to Greenland
by David Schmidt
An interview with Mike Horn on his recent expedition to Greenland and Svalbard I checked in with circumnavigator and explorer Mike Horn, via email, to learn more about his recent expedition to Greenland and Svalbard.
Posted on 19 Jan
Shirley Robertson on her media role at AC36
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the two-time Olympic gold medalist I checked in with Shirley Robertson, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and an internationally respected journalist, via email, to learn more about what it's like to be part of the media team that's providing commentary for the 36th America's Cup.
Posted on 18 Jan
The aftermath of Patriot's massive capsize
by Mark Jardine
The external damage is obvious, but what else is broken? The PRADA Cup so far has been enthralling and day 3 saw the drama ratchet up to 11 when a vicious squall hit Patriot as she went for a tack then bear away at the final mark, had an issue with the port runner, went for a leap, then crashed down hard.
Posted on 17 Jan
Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty Man
by Dougal Henshall
A key influencer in the world of sailing Key influencers in the world of UK dinghy sailing, like London buses, can often come in twos, with the best example of this being how the development of the sport here was driven by the shared presence of not just Jack Holt, but Ian Proctor.
Posted on 14 Jan
Dawn Riley on Oakcliff's Helix map to the Olympics
by David Schmidt
An interview with Dawn Riley on Oakcliff's Helix roadmap to the Olympics I checked in with Dawn Riley, Oakcliff Sailing's executive director, via email, to learn more about Oakcliff's Helix roadmap for Olympic hopefuls.
Posted on 12 Jan
Speed = Smile on the Dial
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Four articles and two events in play at the present, continue to captivate us all around the globe Flying Nikka, the MW40OF Offshore 40 footer, I feel the need…, and David Henshall's The Greed for Speed are unequivocally all about this very subject. Of course, there are also two events in play at the present, the Vendée Globe and America's Cup...
Posted on 10 Jan
Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man
by Dougal Henshall
Sailing lost the sailor, innovator, journalist 40 years ago 40 years ago in early January, the sport of sailing lost one of its keenest and most observant commentators, when the UK magazine 'Yachts & Yachting' columnist Jack Knights died suddenly at just 51 years of age.
Posted on 7 Jan
Simon 'Fumesy' Russell passes away
by Mark Jardine
One of sailing's great characters has been taken from us by Covid One of sailing's great characters has been taken from us by Covid. Simon Russell, known by all as Fumesy, suddenly passed away on Tuesday.
Posted on 6 Jan
JB Braun on North Sails' cutting-edge sail making
by David Schmidt
An interview with JB Braun on North Sails' state-of-the-art sail making I checked in with JB Braun, North Sails' project leader for 3Di, to learn more about North Sails' state-of-the-art sailmaking.
Posted on 6 Jan
Vendee Globe, Prada Cup, virtual Sydney Hobart
by David Schmidt
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA While the New Year might be off to a lumpy start in North America in terms of vaccine roll-outs and tough COVID-19 metrics, the skippers who are still competing in the Vendee Globe have been dealing with significantly different realities.
Posted on 5 Jan
The Only Way Is Up!
by Mark Jardine
After the year we've all been through we're all hoping this to be true After the year we've all been through we're all hoping this to be the case, and in the sailing world there are many current examples where the saying is both physically and metaphorically true.
Posted on 4 Jan
The John Westell Centenary pt.1: The early years
by Dougal Henshall
Exe marks the spot for Dougal Henshall! From the Bloody Mary, to the 50th Contender Worlds and now the Sydney-Hobart, the casualty list from Covid grows ever longer and for a while, it looked as if the next occasion to fall would be the centenary of the birth of John Westell.
Posted on 3 Jan
Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2020 part 2
by Mark Jardine & Andy Rice
Mark Jardine and Andy Rice chat about the top five articles The top five articles from 2020 on Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com. Mark Jardine chats with Sailjuice's Andy Rice about the stories that you've read most!
Posted on 31 Dec 2020
Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2020 part 1
by Mark Jardine & Andy Rice
Mark Jardine chats with Sailjuice's Andy Rice about the stories that you've read most! The countdown of the top articles from 2020 on Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com. Mark Jardine chats with Sailjuice's Andy Rice about the stories that you've read most!
Posted on 30 Dec 2020
Gladwell's Line: Lessons for all teams from ACWS
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The first of what was to have been three America's Cup World Series was decided in the final race. Just over a week ago, in case you'd missed it, the first of what was to have been three America's Cup World Series was decided in the final race.
Posted on 30 Dec 2020
I feel the need...
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
It would have to be one of the most oft quoted lines from the movies It would have to be one of the most oft quoted lines from the movies, and finishes with... 'The need for speed!' (As well as that big high five.) Now it is no stretch to discover that we have used an aviation-based theme here.
Posted on 28 Dec 2020
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