04 January 2014

CARIBBEAN Sailing, Up Island Sailing Adventure video

CARIBBEAN Sailing - Up Island Sailing Adventure - Day 1 (video above) . . . This year we have Jesse from Montreal, Margaret from Ottawa, and Erica & Regina from Switzerland, so come along as we set out from Grenada and sail to Carriacou on our first day of a 4-week long Caribbean thrill ride! The trip will have stops in the Grenadines, St Vincent, St Lucia, Dominica, St Kitts, St Martin, and many more, so keep watching ...(Published on Nov 26, 2013)
Song "Rootsman" by Quito Rymer in Tortola, BVI's www.QuitoAndTheEdge.com

Countdown to 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami | MOCR: " . . . less than a month away from the start of US Sailing’s premier racing event. Racing at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami will take place on January 27 through February 1 on Biscayne Bay. This world class regatta is the only North American regatta to be included in the International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) 2013-14 Sailing World Cup series. The 25th anniversary of this world class international regatta will feature elite-level competition in the sailing events selected for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21 and September 7-18, respectively. The 10 Olympic classes are: Laser Radial (women), Laser (men), Finn (men), Men’s RS:X, Women’s RS:X, 49er (men), Men’s 470, Women’s 470, Nacra 17 (mixed) and 49er FX (women). Paralympic classes included are: 2.4mR (open, able and disabled), SKUD-18 (mixed crew, disabled) and Sonar (open, disabled) ..."

Sailing: German-born finding traction in HB regatta
New Zealand Herald
Every time Muller, from the Bay of Islands, goes out to sail in her dinghy, she tows her yellow, bathtub variety duck to the racing line and back at the conclusion of each race. "It's a bit of fun. I take the duck out to remind me that I'm there to ...

Skip Novak Storm Sailing Part 5: Reefing
Yachting World
The ability to reduce sail area quickly is fundamental, yet to carry on comfortably and without chafe can be hard. Reefing systems operated from the cockpit are highly desirable on a cruising boat and manufacturers have pretty much cracked headsail ...

Rupert Murdoch finds buyer for his $29.7m sailing yacht
He loves the boat, he loves to sail, but he doesn't really use it much.” Rosehearty was marketed as a “majestic” sailing yacht, built in 2006 by Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard. Her interior is designed by Christian Liaigre, the French designer, with ...

Largest tall ship in the world, meet Gotheburg
Sail World
A few days ago we published an article about the largest motor yachts and sailing boats in the world today. But that didn't include tall ships. With so many countries and cities in the world embarked on enterprises to keep old sailing ships working or ...

Laser Nationals Day Five - Building Up To The Final Day
Sail World
Mark Spearman (WA) member of the Australian Sailing Squad has had a mixed regatta consistently scoring in the top five but two major breakages have pushed him down to seventh. Day two he shredded his main sheet and on day four he pulled his toestrap ...

Was This The First Round Ireland Voyage?
Afloat (blog)
Yet despite the all-round sailing abilities of modern boats, the safety and convenience factor provided by reliable auxiliary engines, and the proliferation of new or improved harbours with convenient pontoon berths on every coastline, cruising round ...

Cape to Rio gets underway
Sailing from Cape Town to a finish line of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, there are no racing marks to the course, which may well give the huge array of competitors the opportunity to break the current record. Set by Zephyrus IV, a 22.9m sloop in 2000 ...

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