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After a light wind delay, Day 4 of the Star Sailors League is live.  Those of you enjoying the breezier first half of the regatta, sit back and enjoy some more chilled out racing to the dulcet Scottish tones of commentator Luke Patience.  

December 2nd, 2016

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The Environment We’ve always thought “cruises” were an absurd thing, and given the long list of horror stories from onboard many of these ships, a story like this comes as little surprise. Fuck ‘em. Princess Cruise Lines has made history by receiving the largest-ever criminal penalty involving deliberate vessel pollution. The line has agreed to [...]

December 2nd, 2016

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It’s not going all that well for the current Melges 24 World Champion (while the US 470 team is showing the rest of the fleet their asses aboard Conor Clarke’s ultra-fast Embarr). Here’s the midweek report from Chris Rast’s EFG Bank team (thanks to Swiss Performance Sailing). Pierrick Contin photo with full galleries, interviews, and [...]

December 1st, 2016

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We are massive fans of the Mudratz, and of their unintentional discovery of just how to fix that problem we’ve all been asking about for more than a decade: “How do we turn junior sailors into lifelong sailors?” If you haven’t followed the kids from Mystic (and beyond), take this opportunity to peruse their recent [...]

December 1st, 2016

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With Robert Scheidt wiping off the ring rust and rocketing to the top of the leaderboard after two days of qualifications, the Star Sailors League Final in Nassau may be a foregone conclusion this year.  Meanwhile, the live numbers have been through the roof, with the SSL on pace to more than double their viewership [...]

December 1st, 2016

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We’re digging the quirky and creative daily cartoons from the collaboration between Ino-Rope and French illustrator Francois Denis; in yesterday’s cartoon, Nandor Fa tries to make Rich Wilson feel better after being passed. You can see all the archives at Ino-Rope’s site here and we’ll feature the best one each week.  Title shout to one [...]

December 1st, 2016

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Fairly amazing footage of the two leaders in the VG. Amazing how much Boss heels, isn’t it? Must be fast because Alex Thomson is now leading!  

December 1st, 2016

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Quantum Key West Race Week is on your “Bucket List” but you don’t have a boat or simply don’t want the hassles of getting your boat to Key West. We have a solution, National One Design Sailing Academy  in association with Torqeedo, is making their hot fleet of 10 Flying Tiger 7.5’s available for charter [...]

December 1st, 2016

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November 30th, 2016

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November 30th, 2016

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Early qualifications have 2015 SSL Finale winner George Szabo deep in the fleet, but the unique format gives him and the rest of the 25-boat strong fleet a chance at the big cash payout at the end of the event.  With a solid Bahamian forecast and commentary from Dennis Conner and Scottish superstar 470 skipper [...]

November 30th, 2016

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Gotta love the cartoon brilliance of Sarah Steenland.  

November 29th, 2016

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I really thought I had seen it all until I read that FIFA, that sporting governing body which has hardly been short on ridiculous decisions and financial impropriety has charged Scotland & England for breaking their rules. On 11th November each year the Great Britain & Commonwealth fallen of two world wars. The commemorative symbol [...]

November 29th, 2016

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Big Pimpin’ HH Catamarans continues to push boundaries in the already uber-cool world of performance cruising cats. 66-01 set the scene ablaze this fall when she made her debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival and went on to take 1st Place overall amongst a tough fleet at the Multihull Cup in Mallorca. 66-02 survived her [...]

November 29th, 2016

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November 29th, 2016

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There is a cat and mouse game underway in the Southern Ocean along with a handful of intrigue. After a record setting run from France to the Cape of Good Hope Alex Thomson aboard Hugo Boss has finally relinquished his lead to Armel Le Cléac’h aboard Banque Populaire. It’s a case of The Jackal and The Boss as [...]

November 29th, 2016

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Everybody knows Finn sailors are crazy. Here’s your proof!  

November 28th, 2016

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The boats are splashed and the bomb is about to drop in Miami as a massive gathering of Melges 24s are on hand in South Florida for the 19th running of the World Championship. Five days of racing are planned starting Tuesday, November 29 and ending on Saturday, December 3. Already teams have enjoyed a [...]

November 28th, 2016

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Legendary boatbuilder, Harry Bryan, passes along timeless wisdom about being successful in this new short film by OffCenterHarbor.com.  You can click here to watch it in full, and we’ve asked OCH to let you opt-in to see two more of their best films about this profoundly wise man. Check it out here.  

November 28th, 2016

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Big Pimpin’ Zhik R&D manager Tom Hussey says there’s no tougher a sport for testing the waterproofness and durability of modern technical clothing than offshore racing In the past decade Zhik has listened carefully to the wants and needs of the world’s best smallboat sailors, with Zhik the gear of choice for many of the [...]

November 28th, 2016

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As many US Sailing Team fans will already have noted, Managing Director Josh Adams has left for greener pastures, (though he is assisting with the transition to new leadership) while today,  two-time Aussie gold medal crew Malcolm Page was named new US Sailing Team Director. A college dinghy and team racer who came to the [...]

November 28th, 2016

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Tanguy LaMotte’s charity-funded Initiatives Coeur may have officially abandoned the Vendee Globe after a masthead malfunction, but he can rest a bit easier knowing his boat has already made it around the world in record time.  Or at least, a cardboard version has! This pic from astronaut Thomas Pesquet from aboard the International Space Station.  [...]

November 28th, 2016

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Clean Report Finally, we get the answer to the all-consuming question of whether or not Hugo Boss is carrying a spare foil.  If so, how will he fit it and when?  If not, how will he deal with ‘ol’ stumpy’? How does Alex feel about getting passed by Armel Le Cle’ach for the lead (while [...]

November 27th, 2016

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Our own Mr. Clean and RailMeat get bylines in an excellent short vid that gives you a real taste of the Vendee Globe from the perspective of New York Times sailing editor Chris Museler.  Watch it in the original spot here.

November 26th, 2016

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We’re not sure how it would do in the UK’s hit new ‘Fast 40′ class, but Melges 40 depositors who want warp speed one-design racing can rejoice: This thing looks like a weapon of war!  Spy shot from the dock in Dubai this morning as the brand new Botin/Premier product gets ready for sea trials.  [...]

November 26th, 2016

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Our exclusive comment from the Hugo Boss team regarding Alex Thomson’s replacement foil has lit a fire of speculation from all over the world, and we have to emphasize that we do not have any first-hand knowledge of a spare foil aboard the boat – it’s all just words from an ATR source for now.  But a [...]

November 26th, 2016

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They say bad luck comes in threes, right? Wll, the first happened a couple weeks ago with water seepage in the core of the something less than mighty Anarchy. It has been repaired wonderfully by Brad Fitzgerald, and we towed the boat back to SDYC today to launch.. But as we were stepping the mast [...]

November 25th, 2016

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In a world where the majority of paper mags are dead or on life support, the New Yorker remains an icon of smart journalism, commentary, and literature. With over a million subscribers, the New Yorker is perhaps best known for its sometimes funny, sometimes biting cartoons. What many don’t know about the 91-year old publication is [...]

November 25th, 2016

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Phil Sharp has established a new World Speed Sailing Monohull Record, single-handed across the English Channel from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Dinard, France in 9 hours and 3 minutes, subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council (WSSRC), aboard his 40 ft offshore Class 40 yacht Imerys averaging a speed of 15.3 [...]

November 24th, 2016

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The Environment In December the federal government will announce its decision on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project, and if you follow the news you know the decision seems to be leaning towards approval. If approved this pipeline will mean an additional 400 tankers carrying toxic bitumen through the Strait, past these beautiful [...]

November 24th, 2016

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