Yacht: Foxhound

2-METRE CLASS HISTORY Foxhound was one of the three Charles E Nicholson designed ocean racers built to the International Third Rule but never classed, measured or raced as a 12m R. The first of the three designed – the others be [...]

Life at 80 RPM...

Smooth and consistent power delivery from the grinders is the key to keeping your AC75 aloft... and that took a bit of a Harken rethink Have you noticed something different about the way the AC75 grinders are working their pedestals? It’s [...]

World Sailing Launch Sailing Club Resources to Support Sustainability Practices

World Sailing Launch Sailing Club Resources to Support Sustainability Practices       World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has launched an online self-assessment tool supported by a suite of resource [...]

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 [...]

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