Spring has sprung and the sailing world is on fire! Here are 5 vids for your weekend viewing pleasure.
the young ones
Charleston continues to show its uniqueness, and never mind the huge fleets or sportboat-gathering. Where else outside the Olympics do you see 20-year old skippers beating up on Grand Prix fleets, and what other regattas have literally hundreds of gorgeous girls in attendance – both on the race course and at the parties? That’s right – there are none. Check Petey’s Day 1 highlight reel above.
Do you want to go foiling at the 2015 ICCC Worlds/Little America’s Cup in Lake Geneva, Switzerland? Well, now you can. The Canadian build team for the last 3 Little Cups will make it happen for less than you think. Go check out patersoncomposites.ca for more
It’s been a while since anyone did a good wakeboarding-behind-the-boat video, and this one has the added bonus of being shot and edited by one of the most beautiful cat sailors in the world and the longtime SAers aboard the Formula 40 Soma.
Everybody Quant Some
We’re not sure if the DSS system is every really going to be ready for prime time, but the Quant boats are different and quick enough that we’re still watching. Check it out above.
Just In Time
This container ship gives a new meaning to ‘emergency stop’. Hong Kong, last week, and very close to a bad day.
April 12th, 2014