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Rudder, Stock and Two Smoked Extrusions
by Mark Jardine
How the team at Sea Sure engineered a new rudder stock for my Keyhaven Scow Back in the Autumn of 2017, while sailing our Keyhaven Scow with my kids, the rudder stock snapped. It was no major drama and we made it back ashore safely, but it did lead me to question the design of it.
Posted on 17 Sep
New sponsor for SailJuice Winter Series
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Seldén's Steve Norbury We spoke to Steve Norbury, managing director of Seldén Mast in the UK, who are the new sponsors of the SailJuice Winter Series. We ask what attracts him to the series as a sailor, and as a sponsor.
Posted on 14 Sep
Natural succession in the RS Sailing family
by Mark Jardine
After celebrating 25 years in style with the spectacular RS Games In August RS Sailing celebrated 25 years in style with the spectacular RS Games at the WPNSA: the largest one-design event in the UK. An incredible 1300 sailors in 900 boats took part in this marathon of sailing and fun.
Posted on 13 Sep
From Mallorca Optis to Figaro star
by Mark Jardine
We speak to #TeamCrewsaver's Alan Roberts We spoke to #TeamCrewsaver sailor Alan Roberts during a lifejacket training day at the Crewsaver head office.
Posted on 3 Sep
New watersports kit from Red Original
by Sarah Heron
Superbly designed products to enhance your time on the water The incredible summer we have had has seen us getting on the water almost daily! We're lucky enough to live on the south coast and as well as sailing in dinghies and whizzing about on our RIB, our Stand-Up Paddle board has been a fantastic investment.
Posted on 28 Aug
Musto's no-compromise Flexlite Alumin wetsuits
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Shane Rhone, Sailing Design Manager at Musto We spoke to Shane Rhone, the Sailing Design Manager at Musto, about their wetsuit range, from their entry-level garments to the top-of-the-range Flexlite Alumin items.
Posted on 21 Aug
Influencing the influencers
by Mark Jardine
We talk to Richard Percy of the Andrew Simpson Foundation We recently caught up with Richard Percy of the ASF to find out the latest on Bart's Bash 2018, the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres and the Foundation's Aims of increasing participation and improving the lives of young people through sailing.
Posted on 17 Aug
Finding the balance
by Mark Jardine
Interview with P&B's Dave Wade I recently spoke to Dave Wade at P&B about balancing running a business, family life, his own sailing, P&B's thriving fit-outs of championship-winning boats, his views on sailing events and which boat is his favourite to sail...
Posted on 14 Aug
Home Build International Moth Blog 7
by James Sainsbury
First flight for Valkyrie! The day for launch of Valkyrie had come. We woke up early for a short trip to Rutland Sailing Club (sadly not the open at Eastbourne) to meet up with the other local (ish) boys for support.
Posted on 13 Aug
70 years ago this week
by David Henshall
The story of singlehanded sailing at the London 1948 Olympics For the last decade or so, A in our modern lexicon has stood for Austerity, but 70 years ago this month the UK was suffering under so severe a regime of austerity that just about everything in life was either unavailable or rationed.
Posted on 10 Aug
Maiden pushes forward equality... again!
by Mark Jardine
The story of Tracy Edwards and The Maiden Factor Tracy Edwards and her team on Maiden changed perceptions and in no small way pushed forward the concept of equality when they completed the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race. Now Tracy is again pushing the equality on another step.
Posted on 9 Aug
James Hardiman Blog 5: Offshore Races 3 & 4
by James Hardiman
SORC Cowes to Guernsey and back after Solo Round the Rock repairs For any newcomers to this blog, I'm writing about what it's like to race yachts, solo, in an offshore series with SORC (Solo Offshore Racing Club).
Posted on 6 Aug
Connected Photography: Interview with Ian Roman
by Mark Jardine
Staying at the cutting edge of technology Ian Roman is one of the world's top sailing photographers and is known for always staying at the cutting edge of technology, linking his kit through tablets to the internet while out on the water to provide real-time, watermarked photos during events.
Posted on 19 Jul
An affordable route into foiling Moth sailing
by Mark Jardine
Model yachting supremo's Bladerider conversion On the surface you'd think Brad Gibson's as the least likely route into foiling Moth sailing, but he's has embraced it fully, and shown that entry into the class with a decent boat and modern control systems is far more accessible than you may think.
Posted on 14 Jul
Dremel: The Moth sailor's best friend
by Mark Jardine
One of the familiar sounds in the dinghy park One of the familiar sounds in the dinghy park at any International Moth event is the whirr of the battery-powered Dremel and then the grind of carbon.
Posted on 12 Jul
Ian Proctor centenary celebrated today
by David Henshall
A large part of the great golden generation of British small boat racing As the scorching sun continues to drive a bumper summer of sailing events, it is fitting that today, the 12th July, that we celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of the great architects of our sport.
Posted on 12 Jul
Shattering the Clipper Race's glass ceiling
by David Schmidt
Glass ceilings start shattering at the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race In late April, I had the good fortune of joining the Clipper Race for a media-day sail aboard Visit Seattle, during the event's Seattle stop over, where I met Nikki Henderson (UK), Visit Seattle's extremely capable 24-year-old skipper.
Posted on 9 Jul
Harken and the challenge of the Volvo Ocean Race
by Mark Jardine, YachtsandYachting.com
Ensuring the fleet is supplied with the very best and most reliable equipment Harken are the Official Supplier of Deck Hardware for the Volvo Ocean Race and ensure that the fleet is supplied with the very best and most reliable equipment for the duration of the event.
Posted on 3 Jul
Ladders!
by David Henshall
David Henshall discusses ways of increasing sailing participation Those of you who regularly follow some of the more in-depth articles that feature on the YachtsandYachting.com website might have noticed that over the past year there has been something of a theme being developed.
Posted on 27 Jun
B&G's new wind sensors - we speak to Mike Sugden
by Mark Jardine
Wired and wireless versions offer revolutionary gains We spoke to Mike Sugden of B&G about the WS310 and WS320, the new wired and wireless wind sensors launched on the 13th June.
Posted on 26 Jun