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Olympic moments abound
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
The Summer of Sailing around Port Phillip has been quite the big deal The Summer of Sailing around Melbourne's Port Phillip has been quite the big deal. How cool would it be to have Australia represented in the 470M, Laser, 470W, Finn, 49er, FX, Nacra, and also Laser Radial
Posted on 16 Feb
Welcome sign, not toll booth, nor boom gate
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
The question of participation is the proverbial whipping boy of yachting Quite possibly, and even more so than keels of Unobtanium and constantly dynamic sail membranes filled with Helium, the question of participation in our sport is the proverbial whipping boy of yachting.
Posted on 9 Feb
Making the 470 even more valid
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
You know, sailing is more than ever a wider, and divergent set of groupings You know, sailing is more than ever a wider, and divergent set of groupings. It is not simply Off The Beach or Keelboat, inshore or off, low ride v high ride, planing over grading the ocean, symmetrical or A-Bag.
Posted on 2 Feb
Happy Australia Day
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Yes, it is good to use the word happy in the same sentence as Australia... Yes, it is good to use the word happy in the same sentence as Australia, given the Summer that has occurred thus far. It is by no means over yet, and the tragic loss of the Hercules crew from the USA highlights the global nature of the calamity
Posted on 26 Jan
Pulse58 from RS Electric Boats
by Mark Jardine
See our video tour of the RIB at boot Dusseldorf Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com gives an overview of the Pulse58 - the first 100% electric RIB from RS Electric Boats, the sister company of RS Sailing.
Posted on 21 Jan
Just how hard can it be?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
You've won multiple World Championships, and not just in the one class... You've won multiple World Championships, and not just in the one class mind you. Try a very impressive three styles of boat. You even have the ultimate colour of Olympic bling in the trophy cabinet.
Posted on 19 Jan
That man Lilley
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Latest Sail-World Australia newsletter from John Curnow When he won the medal race at the recent Finn Gold Cup, it was not some random event. Jake Lilley has been at it for a while. It's called work ethic...
Posted on 12 Jan
Highs and Lows
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
They go together in a symbiotic circle to form our weather patterns They go together in a symbiotic circle to form our weather patterns. In life, they also seem to always be in close proximity to one another, as well. Normally, this is a truly a wonderful time of year in Australia.
Posted on 5 Jan
Jack Graham-Troll 2019 season round-up
by Lynne Graham-Troll
The GJW Direct sponsored sailor has had a great season in the Laser 4.7 Sometimes you have to look back to realise how far you've come and GJW Direct sponsored sailor Jack Graham-Troll has done just that.
Posted on 31 Dec 2019
Let's start with a round of applause
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
During the busy Sydney-Hobart period, readership of Sail-World.com was up 20%... Thank you. During the busy Sydney-Hobart period, readership of Sail-World.com was up 20% over the same period from last year, and that's all because of you. So thank you.
Posted on 29 Dec 2019
More than 50%
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Last week's newsleter cast a spotlight on the ever-changing world of SailGP Last week's We'll take 50% cast a bit of a spotlight on the ever-changing world of SailGP. This week we can say that it would appear that there is more than a 50% chance that it will be Copenhagen that gets the Danish Round of SailGP...
Posted on 22 Dec 2019
Podcast: An extraordinary 10 years of sailing
by Andy Rice
Andy Rice, Mark Jardine and James Boyd discuss the sailing decade In the last podcast before Christmas, Andy Rice joins with fellow sailing journalist James Boyd and Mark Jardine, managing editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com to look back on an extraordinary 10 years of sailing.
Posted on 21 Dec 2019
The Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2019: Part 2
by Andy Rice
Andy Rice and Mark Jardine discuss the most popular stories Intro paragraph to go here...In the second and concluding part of the Top 10 biggest stories of 2019, the list from 5 to 1 looks like more familiar territory (compared with some of the wild and wacky revelations in Part 1).
Posted on 17 Dec 2019
We'll take 50%
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Last week we saw it would be NED or DEN entering SailGP Last week in Pretty Handy, we noted that it was either going to be the Netherlands or Denmark that got the brand new seventh boat for the second season of SailGP. It was the latter, so we will certainly take that 50% as a pass mark.
Posted on 15 Dec 2019
The Unsung Wise Man
by David Henshall
Reg Bratt's remarkable contribution to British dinghy sailing exposed Today, nearly half a century after he was so very much hands on in the dinghy world, Weymouth's Reginald 'Reg' Bratt has a mind as sharp as ever. We look at his remarkable engineering breakthroughs, surprising designs, and speed records.
Posted on 13 Dec 2019
The Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2019: Part 1
by Andy Rice
Quite a few surprises and interlopers in this elite group of stories... Following on from last year's round-up of the Top 10 big stories in the sailing world, Mark Jardine shares the most-read stories in 2019 from Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com.
Posted on 13 Dec 2019
Pretty handy
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Some years ago we started looking at Mixed Two Person Offshore Events It wasn't too long after driving the first of Beneteau's impressive Figaro 3s a couple of years ago that these miscellaneous ramblings started to look at the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event for the Olympics.
Posted on 8 Dec 2019
Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge
by Mark Jardine
The sport of sailing at its very best Henri-Lloyd's Chairman Hans Eckerström wanted to put the 2020 range to the test. Not the standard factory and model tests of materials, fit and wear, but the kind which really put the kit through its paces.
Posted on 6 Dec 2019
Salvage Rights?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Does it work on land something like it does at sea? Does it work on land something like it does at sea? Is it akin to it being a mooring minder? No. Land based law is very different to that of the sea, where much of it harks back to the 1600s.
Posted on 1 Dec 2019
Barton Marine's Quick Cleat
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Suzanne Blaustone at METS 2019 Mark Jardine speaks to Suzanne Blaustone, Managing Director of Barton Marine, about Quick Cleat - an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas.
Posted on 29 Nov 2019