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    • How to improve spinnaker trim: Pro sailor Simon Fry shares his secrets 19th January 2021
      Professional sailor and top trimmer Simon Fry shares some downwind speed tips with Andy Rice According to ‘Stir Fry’, as he is widely known, a good trimmer is defined by his or her obsession to …Continue reading » The post How to improve spinnaker trim: Pro sailor Simon Fry shares his secrets appeared first on […]
      Yachting World
    • American Magic capsize and damage: What went wrong? 18th January 2021
      We hear from American Magic Skipper, Terry Hutchinson about what caused the American Magic capsize and near sinking, how long before they can be racing again and round up the rest of the action from the first weekend of the Prada Cup Photo: Carlo Borlenghi It is hard to believe that just over four days […]
      Toby Heppell
    • American Magic capsize in the Prada Cup day three 17th January 2021
      High drama in the Prada Cup day three as American Magic capsize and look to have caused some serious damage to their AC75 It was the sort of day where you felt like something might go wrong at any moment on the Waitematā …Continue reading » The post American Magic capsize in the Prada Cup […]
      Toby Heppell
    • Prada Cup day one: Surprise as Brits take both wins 15th January 2021
      INEOS Team UK goes from zero to hero as Ben Ainslie and his team take victory in both opening races of the Prada Cup, day one. What a difference three and a half weeks make! INEOS Team UK have gone from being a team that were …Continue reading » The post Prada Cup day one: […]
      Toby Heppell
    • Vendée Globe rollercoaster for Pip Hare as she makes mid-ocean rudder repairs 14th January 2021
      Pip Hare has won many fans during the Vendée Globe for her determination, resilience, and brilliant communication. Her last week of Southern Ocean sailing had one final, enormous test - we share her storyPhoto: Pip Hare / Medallia The Southern Ocean is renowned for its relentlessness. By the time they reach the final stages of […]
      Pip Hare
    • Vendée Globe 2020 contenders: Who will win the world’s toughest sailing race? 14th January 2021
      We pick out some of the skippers worth following closely in this year’s Vendée Globe, the world’s toughest sailing race Not for nothing is the Vendée Globe referred to by many as the toughest race in the world. The singlehanded, …Continue reading » The post Vendée Globe 2020 contenders: Who will win the world’s toughest […]
      Yachting World
    • Prada Cup: How to follow the America’s Cup selection series 14th January 2021
      Finally, the America's Cup 2021 is in sight as the three challengers prepare to start racing in the Prada Cup to see who will take on the Defender, Emirates Team New ZealandIneos Team UK's foiling monohull Britannia II will be racing competitively for the first time in the America's Cup World Series Auckland. Photo: Facebook/IneosTeamUK […]
      Toby Heppell
    • Karma: The Maxi Dolphin 75 cruiser with Mini-Maxi looks 13th January 2021
      Despite her Mini Maxi-style racing looks, Karma is a Maxi Dolphin 75 performance cruiser designed by Mark Mills Translated literally, karma does not mean fate, as it is commonly misused, but action. It’s the actions you have taken …Continue reading » The post Karma: The Maxi Dolphin 75 cruiser with Mini-Maxi looks appeared first on […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Did you know…? 10 interesting facts about the America’s Cup 12th January 2021
      Some unusual facts about the race, its history and background and the sailors taking part19/12/20 - Auckland (NZL) 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada Race Day 3 New York Yacht Club American Magic, Ineos Team UK 1. Britain has never won the America’s Cup Despite the inaugural America’s Cup race taking place in Cowes in […]
      Toby Heppell
    • How the America’s Cup contenders compare going into the Prada Cup 11th January 2021
      The three challengers will start their assault on the America's Cup this week as the Prada Cup gets underway. Matt Sheahan assesses each of the teamsA spectacular skyward launch for American Magic’s Patriot during early trials. The focus of these latest Cup boat designs is as much on aerodynamics as hydrodynamics. Photo: Will Ricketson/American Magic […]
      Matthew Sheahan