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Sailing New from Sailing Anarchy

This Wednesday morning at 7h UTC, Francis Joyon FRA and his team on their 100-foot trimaran IDEC have crossed the the finish line of the Hongkong to London Tea Route in the new record time of 31 days and 23 hours for the 13000 mile course. The previous record of... Read more
Published on: 2020-02-19
Since being slowed down in the South Atlantic Ocean and when crossing the doldrums – briefly falling behind Maserati’s record pace – Francis Joyon and his crew of Christophe Houdet, Bertrand Delesne, Antoine Blouet and son Corentin Joyon have lit the afterburners onboard the 105-foot maxi trimaran IDEC Sport. Re-establishing... Read more
Published on: 2020-02-19

Yachting World updates

All the Latest from Yachting Monthly

Katy Stickland talks to Norwegian sailor Erik Aanderaa about why he searches out the worst weather the North Sea can throw at him and his Contessa 35Erik's Contessa 35 is set up for sailing solo offshore, with a third reef in the main and Hydrovane self-steering. Credit: Erik Aanderaa Katy... Read more
Published on 2020-02-18
Source: Yachting Monthly
Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the cruising sailor. Do you have a tip to share? Email us at [email protected] Credit: Richard Langdon Yachting Monthly experts and seasoned skippers share their advice on a whole range of issues for the... Read more
Published on 2020-02-17
Source: Yachting Monthly

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The Racing Rules of Sailing provides for appeals as a mechanism to correct possible protest committee errors in interpreting the rules. In his role as Chair of the US Sailing Appeals Committee, Dave Perry is eager to bring these appeal decisions out of the back room and into the light.... Read more
Published on 2020-02-19
Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing
For more than 35 years, Practical Sailor has been taking the guesswork out of boat and gear buying with bold, independent boat tests, and product-test reports for serious sailors and boaters. In this report, Capt. Frank Lanier reminds us how neglect leads to trouble. Only boats with inboard engines have... Read more
Published on 2020-02-19
Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing

Sails Magazine.com.AU

Rapido Trimarans appoints Multihull Solutions as Asia Pacific Dealer. The post Rapid movement appeared first on Sails.... Read more
Published on 2020-02-19
Source: Sails Magazine
Adrienne Cahalan ready for the rigours of Olympic short-handed campaign. The post Natural selection appeared first on Sails.... Read more
Published on 2020-02-19
Source: Sails Magazine

Yacht Racing Life

British sailors John Gimson and Anna Burnet have been crowned 2020 Nacra 17 world champions only weeks after securing the Olympic nomination for Great Britain for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Gimson and Burnet’s gold medal capped an astonishing final day of racing for the multihull sailors. Heading into the... Read more
Published on 2020-02-17
Source: Yacht Racing Life
German Laser sailor Philipp Buhl put together an exemplary scorecard to win the 2020 ILCA Standard Men’s World Championship by 12 points. Buhl recorded four straight wins during qualifying and finished with just one double-figure score – a 10th in the penultimate race, which he was able to discard. Matt... Read more
Published on 2020-02-17
Source: Yacht Racing Life
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