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    • Collision as new double-handed Globe40 race starts from Morocco 27th June 2022
      The new Globe40 Race has started, with seven double-handed Class 40 teams setting off from the Moroccan city of Tangier on a 30,000-mile circumnavigation.    The inaugural Globe40 Race got underway on Sunday, June 26, with seven Class 40 teams starting from the Moroccan city …Continue reading » The post Collision as new double-handed Globe40 race […]
      James Wilkie Devoy
    • New Gear: Inflatable paddle board or kayak, why choose? 27th June 2022
      Isle has launched a new paddleboard called the switch, which can be quickly and easily converted into a kayak American company, Isle, a stand up paddleboard manufacturer based out of San Diego has unveiled what they are reffering to …Continue reading » The post New Gear: Inflatable paddle board or kayak, why choose? appeared first […]
      Toby Heppell
    • Citizen science on a yacht – how you can help effect change 27th June 2022
      James Devoy on conducting citizen science on a yacht and why it is something anyone taking on a passage can engage with The notion of conducting scientific research or citizen science on a yacht can sound intimidating. It conjures up images of …Continue reading » The post Citizen science on a yacht – how you […]
      James Wilkie Devoy
    • We pushed this budget paddleboard right up to its weight limit: Bestway SUP review 27th June 2022
      Jake Frith finds out if the Bestway Hydro Force Fast Blast SUP, one of the cheapest 12ft 6in inflatable stand up paddleboards available on eBay, is more than just a beach toy… I recently wanted to try an inflatable stand up paddleboard (SUP) for use as a tender to get to my …Continue reading » […]
      Jake Frith
    • SuMoth: The eco-friendly foiling design challenge for students 24th June 2022
      The SuMoth Challenge is a unique design competition for students to build and race foiling International Moth dinghies similar to Formula Student Lake Garda, Italy is about to welcome its annual meeting of speed-focussed sailors and designers at Foiling Week, which combines …Continue reading » The post SuMoth: The eco-friendly foiling design challenge for students […]
      Toby Heppell
    • Extraordinary boats: Stormvogel, the original Maxi yacht 23rd June 2022
      Stormvogel is known as the ‘original’ Maxi, the first large, lightweight racing yacht of its type, and still racing competitively. Nic Compton looks at her history and rebirth Last year’s Rolex Fastnet Race got off to a dramatic start, with over 30 knots of wind blasting through the …Continue reading » The post Extraordinary boats: […]
      Nic Compton
    • Penelope Down East – essays in singlehanded sailing 21st June 2022
      Whispering an engineless catboat around the sounds of Maine, Bill Cheney relies on all his senses. Tom Cunliffe introduces this extract from Penelope Down East I was involved in a discussion the other day about the essence of seamanship. A number of folk were taking …Continue reading » The post Penelope Down East – essays […]
      Tom Cunliffe
    • Early Amazon Prime Day boating deals: How to save on sailing kit this summer 20th June 2022
      Amazon Prime Day is almost here! Here's how to find the best boating deals on Prime Day 2022 Amazon Prime Day Boating Deals 2022 It’s almost here! It has recently been announced that Amazon Prime Day 2022 will …Continue reading » The post Early Amazon Prime Day boating deals: How to save on sailing kit […]
      Chris Jefferies
    • Australia win SailGP Chicago, but Canadians surprise 20th June 2022
      Slingsby's Australia SailGP team take their fifth event win in a row at SailGP Chicago, while Canada deliver a surprise Australia SailGP Team F50 catamaran on Race Day 1 of the T-Mobile United States Sail Grand Prix | Chicago at Navy Pier, Lake Michigan, Season 3, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 18th June 2022. Photo: Ricardo […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Is fresh water or salt water faster to sail in? SailGP teams find out in Chicago 18th June 2022
      Do boats sail faster in fresh water or salt water? The SailGP teams in Chicago have the answer...Great Britain SailGP Team helmed by Ben Ainslie sails past the city skyline during a practice session ahead of T-Mobile United States Sail Grand Prix | Chicago at Navy Pier, Season 3, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 16th June […]
      Helen Fretter