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BEHIND THE SCENES: How Onne van der Wal Got in to Sailing Photography

Posted By SailUniverse 120 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Rhode Island PBS produced this 30 minute documentary about how Onne van der Wal got in to sailing photography and what brought him to Newport, Rhode island. Onne has been shooting professionally since 1987 and started shooting video on a pro level about 6 years ago. Discover more about Onne van Der Wal, click here.   …
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Dongfeng Race Team Win the Volvo Ocean Race in the Closest Finish in Race History

Posted By SailUniverse 120 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Dongfeng Race Team win the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 in the closest finish in race history. Skipper Charles Caudrelier led his team to victory on the final leg of the race, a 970-mile sprint from Gothenburg, Sweden to The Hague. Incredibly, it marked the first leg win for the team – it couldn’t have come at …
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 11? No, You Can Call It Match Race

Posted By SailUniverse 123 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Rivals Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE were locked in a bitter tussle for the Volvo Ocean Race Leg 11 lead – and overall Volvo Ocean Race victory – on Friday as they led the fleet towards the Danish city of Aarhus. One third of the way through the 970-mile sprint final leg from Gothenburg to …
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Joshua and Suhaili Finally Came Together in Les Sables d’Olonne

Posted By SailUniverse 123 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Bernard Moitessier and Robin Knox-Johnston never met or communicated with each other during the first Golden Globe solo round the world Race 50 years go, but their equally famous yachts, Joshua and Suhaili finally came together for the second time in history. In an historic moment, the two classic yachts will mark opposite ends of the start line …
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2018 Newport Bermuda Race Results: and the Winners are…

Posted By SailUniverse 123 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The division winners of the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race were finalized with the arrival of the remainder of the fleet, after a slow but strategically challenging race. Of the 169 boats that started in Newport on June 15th, 166 completed the 635-mile race in two to six days time (there were three retirements). After making …
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Lagos to Make its GC32 Racing Tour Debut Next Week

Posted By SailUniverse 124 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The European circuit of the GC32 Racing Tour will visit Portugal and the Algarve coast for the GC32 Lagos Cup, taking place over 27 June-1 July. Thanks to its strategic location, Lagos has a maritime tradition dating back millennia. It was most famous as home to Henry the Navigator and, during Portugal’s ‘Age of Discovery’ …
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Sailing for Beginners: A Guide to Ensuring the Safety of Guests on Your Boat

Posted By SailUniverse 124 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - As Captain, it’s your responsibility to ensure all preparations are completed before you set off on your trip, and that your guests are comfortable and safe on-board. You also need to teach everyone on board basic procedures such as stopping the boat and using the radio to call for help, in case you’re incapacitated or …
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Sailing Britaly Ep. 9 – How Can Such a Short Passage be so Stressful?!!!

Posted By SailUniverse 125 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing Britaly Ep. 9. Our maiden voyage on our new boat was so short that in a slack tide we could have swum the distance involved! Despite this, it was probably the most stressful passage we’ve ever had… Fighting the tide, getting used to the boat handling of the new boat, the engine overheating, Emma …
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7 Reasons Why We Love the New Jimmy Buffett’s Surfari 50

Posted By SailUniverse 125 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Designer Ted Fontaine has produced a modern performance sailing yacht with as strong an emphasis on speed under sail as speed under power with the Surfari 50. It is the boat Jimmy Buffett chooses as his new… Why we love this boat? Keep reading… Reason 1 The Surfari 50 is a boldly styled yacht in appearance, …
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New Flyacht Concept: the Flying Monohull by Philippe Briand

Posted By SailUniverse 126 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Philippe Briand and his team are dedicated followers of the America’s Cup, having been main designer in no fewer than six AC campaigns. In fact, he was among the first to start designing an AC75 concept from scratch and has completed a preliminary project. Now the French designer unveils the new 6.5m Flyacht concept, designed to be handled …
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51st Newport Bermuda Race: Rambler 88 Takes Line Honors

Posted By SailUniverse 126 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Leaving most of the fleet far behind in light winds, George David’s Rambler 88 crossed the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse at 5:51:51 Eastern daylight time on Sunday evening. Earning line honors among the 169 boats racing in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the big gray boat’s elapsed time over the 635-mile course was 50 hours, …
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The Most Beautiful Photos of the 2018 Rolex Giraglia. GALLERY

Posted By SailUniverse 127 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The 2018 Rolex Giraglia featured 241 yachts, 212 competing in the offshore race following arrivals from Sanremo and the popular three-day inshore series in Saint-Tropez. The Rolex Giraglia’s main prize, the Rolex Challenge Trophy and Rolex timepiece awarded to the overall race winner, was claimed by Dieter Schön’s Momo. Line honours winner in 2017, the predominantly German-crewed …
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Sonny III, the new High-Performance Sloop by Brooklin Boat Yard

Posted By SailUniverse 128 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Brooklin Boat Yard has launched its latest custom sloop: the 27.86-metre Sonny III. Built for a repeat customer, Sonny III is a high-performance cruising yacht designed for daysailing and blue-water passages. Construction on Sonny III took 18 months. As her new owner is a retired senior with limited mobility, he requested a yacht with more accessibility, …
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#sundayvideo. Best kitesurf (and many more) crashes!

Posted By SailUniverse 128 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - An amazing video with the best accidents in kitesurf and and many others water sports.  
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