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The Best of Britannia by Dougal Henshall 2 Nov 12:00 GMT


Although the UK has never won the America's Cup, the waters of the Solent, on the coast of Southern England, are richly intertwined with the romance that goes hand in hand with trying to win what many see as the 'toughest prize in sport'. Yet fo [...]

Hot Wood - Dougal Henshall charts the success of Fairey Marine's moulded dinghies by Dougal Henshall 13 Nov 19:41 GMT


The name of Fairey Marine, and their incredible range of hot moulded wooden dinghies, is central to the growth that marked that golden era of dinghy sailing in the UK. A great product that was well marketed, for there was nothing like success to [...]

GEAR - Sailing Gloves For Serious Sailors


As the most ubiquitous piece of sailing gear (aside from a PFD, of course), the sailing glove of today is a highly designed and engineered thing of beauty. Here’s a look at the latest offerings in rope-holding and palm protection. [...]

Cowes Etchells Fleet Ice Bucket Regatta by Rob Goddard 28 Oct 16:26 GMT 24-25 October 2020


Weather forecast and travel restrictions took a toll on the weekend's racing with Saturday's racing cancelled, and with just 6 of the original 12 hopefuls making it to the start line on Sunday. PRO Andrew Millband and his fellow volunteers from [...]

2020 Sail Sydney - Notice of Race and online entry now open with COVID Safety Plan in place by Michael Martin 29 Oct 05:25 UTC 10-13 December 2020


Sail Sydney is Australia's premier regatta for 'Off the Beach' dinghy classes. Held annually on the waters of Sydney Harbour, this year's Sail Sydney will take place from 10 - 13 December. Woollahra Sailing Club is proud to once again be the ho [...]

Incumbent Andersen to take on China’s Li in run-off for World Sailing Presidency - By David Owen Saturday, 17 October 2020


Kim Andersen and Quanhai Li will next week contest a run-off for the World Sailing Presidency, after beating off the challenges of two other candidates in the first round of a bitter and keenly-contested race. World Sailing announced the [...]

Exciting times for the UK Nacra 15 class by UK Nacra 15 Class Association 16 Sep 11:49 BST


Since the RYA's announcement allowing double handed sailing to resume, our youth Nacra 15 teams have been busy training both as a squad and individually, with several sailors moving out of junior classes and into the Nacra 15! Our first po [...]

Jimmy Spithill Interview: "The AC75 is quite a lot different from past boats" by Red Bull Content Pool 16 Sep 20:25 BST


Australian Jimmy Spithill has been the skipper and helmsman behind two America's Cup victories and believes that his new Italian team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli can reclaim sailing's biggest prize as he travels to Auckland for the PRADA Cup challe [...]

Walking the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race course – extra downwind and a new last roll of the dice by James Boyd / RORC 16 Sep 13:57 BST


Moving to Cherbourg for the finish of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's premier event, the Rolex Fastnet Race next year will see navigators and crews facing a few significant new challenges. Firstly the new course is 90 miles (or 15%) longer, makin [...]

Supporting the ships of the future: A number of ground-breaking projects under way by Helen Lewis 16 Sep 19:29 BST


It's an exciting time in the world of autonomous shipping, with a number of ground-breaking projects under way. The Mayflower Autonomous Ship will attempt to recreate the original voyage of the Mayflower across the Atlantic Ocean 400 years ago. [...]


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