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5 New Sailboats You’ll Can See at Next Boot Dusseldorf

Posted By SailUniverse 8 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - It’s just one more month before the next Boot Dusseldorf (20-28 January 2018). We introduce you 5 new sailboats you’ll can see during the yachting festival. Stay tuned for more in the coming weeks. ASTUS 20.5 The concept of Astusboats new trimaran Astus 20.5, which premieres at boot Düsseldorf 2018, is based on the success …
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How to Build an 8 Foot Tender Which Folds to 4 Inches Wide

Posted By SailUniverse 12 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Would you like an 8′ (2.4 m) long dinghy to use as your tender? How about one that folds to just 4″ (10 cm) wide?! You can stow it along your lifelines, it is ready to row in less than 60 seconds, can plane with an outboard and can even sail to expore the shallow …
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Nomad Ocean Ep. 4 – Living big on a tiny boat

Posted By SailUniverse 20 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - “I guess boats were the first tiny houses”, our onboard-guest came to the same conclusions as we did when we bought Kahu some months ago. Ever since we moved to the 8 meter we call home, we are referring to our Raven26 as a tiny house. Not a far-fetched referral, at least size wise: Even …
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“Sea Pilgrim”, a movie that needs to propose an alternative. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1 day 12 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sea Pilgrim is a meditative film on Brazilian sailor Tassio Azambuja. “While sailing alone this past year, the silence I felt petrified me“, declared Will Mayer, the film director. “It opened up a great amount of insignificance in my own life. As a response to this, I set out to create this film exploring silence …
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Volvo Ocean Race. Storm or not storm, this is the question

Posted By SailUniverse 1 day 16 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Faced with the tough decision of whether to take on the impending storm by diving south on a quicker but more risky route or escaping the worst of the weather to the north, each of the seven teams have now thrown their cards on the table. In a bold break from the rest of the …
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INTERVIEW. “Sailing the Galapagos is a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity”

Posted By SailUniverse 2 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The Galapagos islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean surrounding the centre of the Western Hemisphere, 906 km (563 mi) west of continental Ecuador. We met the owner of Southern Wind 100 Rapture who revealed us the secrets within one of the world’s wildest archipelagos! How …
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SAIL UNIVERSE CHOICE. 7 Used Sailboats We Love

Posted By SailUniverse 2 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Our editorial team selected 7 used sailboats… a choice made with love. Which is your preferred one? SWAN 36 In the spring of 1968, a Swan 36 was delivered to British sailor, Dave Johnson, who skippered the yacht with remarkable success in regattas around the British Isles, and in particular at Cowes. These racing achievements …
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Volvo Ocean Race fleet flying out of Cape Town

Posted By SailUniverse 4 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng Race Team and the Spanish MAPFRE squad were neck and neck leading the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Cape Town and towards the southernmost point of the African continent on Sunday. It was the eleventh time in the history of the event that the fleet had raced out of Cape Town, …
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Five Reasons Why You’ll Start Sailing in 2018

Posted By SailUniverse 5 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing is an activity that is enjoyed by thousands around the world. It ranges from on occasional pastime for some, to a lifetime passion for others. It is a fun thing to do, and comes with many benefits. If you have never been sailing before, here are five reasons why you should make 2018 the …
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Are you Ready for 2018 Golden Globe Race? 23 Skippers confirmed!

Posted By SailUniverse 6 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The 2018 Golden Globe Race will start from Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday July 1, 2018. The event marks the 50th anniversary of the Sunday Times Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world Race in 1968/9 when rules then allowed competitors to start from ports in northern France or UK between June 1st and October …
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Scientific data reveals millions of tiny plastic particles in European waters

Posted By SailUniverse 7 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Millions of tiny particles of plastic have been detected in European waters in ground breaking scientific research conducted as part of the Volvo Ocean Race. The scientific research, using data collected by Race team ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’, identified over three million micro plastic particles per square kilometre of ocean. The sub-surface data on …
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Nick Jacobsen breaks Kite Tow-up World Record: 277 meters!

Posted By SailUniverse 7 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Professional Danish kiter Nick Jacobsen set together with Team Brunel the world record for highest Kite Tow Up at 277 meters above sea level. The successful record attempt was done in the Table Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. Jacobsen, with the help of Team Brunel and their VO65, set the new Tow Up World …
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