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Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 718 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Here’s a taste of an 18-minute documentary about Liz’s voyage soon to be released online. Original music and trailer edit by Leah Dawson. Full film directed and edited by Teva Perrone. Produced by Patagonia, Inc, with Special Thanks to GoPro for the cameras over many years of Liz’s voyage!The post Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

The Pterodactyl: A 73 Year Old Artist and His Pirate Ship. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 722 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Eddie Landis is an artist who built his own sailboat, the Pterodactyl, a Schooner, using Ferrocement back in the mid 70s. The project took 10 years to complete. You can discover more here.The post The Pterodactyl: A 73 Year Old Artist and His Pirate Ship. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

7 Reasons Why We Love the New Jimmy Buffett’s Surfari 50

Posted By SailUniverse 371 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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Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 757 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Lloyd Thornburg and his crew on the MOD70 trimaran Phaedo³ narrowly beat the Transpacific World Record from Los Angeles to Honolulu with a time of 3 days 16 hours, 52 minutes and 3 seconds in May 2017.The post Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

He bought a Folkboat for a £1. A year later he owns the Best Looking Boat of her type in UK

Posted By SailUniverse 774 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Discovered in a Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, boatyard, Nick Ward bought this classic 1960’s Folkboat for a £1. Now a year later he owns what could be the best looking boat of her type in the UK. Video Bob Aylott and music Andy Billups www.andybillups.com If you like what you see please subscribe My Classic Boat …The post He bought a Folkboat for a £1. A year later he owns the Best Looking Boat of her type in UK appeared first on Sail Universe.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK. The misadventure of a J/95 at Liverpool’s Marina

Posted By SailUniverse 756 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - These pictures show the embarrassing moment a J/95 became stranded at Liverpool’s Marina. The photographs, published by a Liverpool ECHO reader, shows how the sailboat became ‘high and dry’ after attempting to enter the marina while water levels were too low. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the Marine Rescue Unit had been deployed at around 4:30pm on Sunday, …The post PHOTO OF THE WEEK. The misadventure of a J/95 at Liverpool’s Marina appeared first on Sail Universe.

Matt and Paige: “Why We Choose to Sail Around the World”

Posted By SailUniverse 511 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Please, let us know something about you!  We are Matt and Paige, an adventurous couple from the UK. Before setting off on our adventure Matt was a driver who had previously left the Army, and I (Paige) was working as a Graphic Designer. Why did you chose to sail around the world? Whilst working our …
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Andreas B. Heide: “Sailing means freedom, challenge and adventure”

Posted By SailUniverse 671 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - If you always dreamed to sail in the High North, there is someone who can realize it. Andreas B. Heide is from Norway and he is the captain of Barba, a Jeanneau Sun Fast 37m who has explored some of the coldest seas in the world. Andreas will launch a new expedition October 1st, and he’s …
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BOOT Dusseldorf 2018: How the New Yachts Have to Be

Posted By SailUniverse 529 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The current yacht designs meet a great variety of needs of yachtsmen. The new models on display at BOOT Dusseldorf 2018 from January 20th to 28th show that they are suitable both for cruising and performance sailing. Extensive space on board allows the yachts to be sailed with large crews, and yet the short-hand principle …
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2018 Newport Bermuda Race Results: and the Winners are…

Posted By SailUniverse 369 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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Sailing Nandji – Ep 17, Treacherous Storms & Close Calls

Posted By SailUniverse 921 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - In this episode of Sailing Nandji, we are challenged with some heavy weather. Buckets of rain, hectic lightning storms and strong winds. This treacherous weather caused Nandji to drag anchor more than once, keeping us on our toes and with weary eyes. Not getting much sleep as we were constantly worried about Nandji. We managed …The post Sailing Nandji – Ep 17, Treacherous Storms & Close Calls appeared first on Sail Universe.

Discovering the classic Contessa 26 Thousand Knights III. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 572 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - My Classic Boat team is out on The Solent with Richard Pickance and crew on his 1978 classic Contessa 26, Thousand Knights III. Filmed at the Cowes Classic Week and the Contessa 26 Nationals, they’ve got on-board interviews and exclusive video of the race start. If you like it, don’t forget to subscribe to My …
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Maybe your next sailboat… will have an inflatable sail!

Posted By SailUniverse 743 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - This prototype sail-wing is designed by Edouard Kessi and his friend Laurent de Kalbermattenusing. How does this French invention could make sailboats simpler? Because it does not deform in the wind the way a normal sail does, it offers an huge aerodynamic advantage, and leaves the captain with only navigation to focus on.  It has a telescoping …The post Maybe your next sailboat… will have an inflatable sail! appeared first on Sail Universe.

Close action in the Southern Ocean as Dongfeng and MAPFRE continue their match race

Posted By SailUniverse 555 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Current Leg 3 frontrunners Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE have been racing practically neck and neck on Monday as the Southern Ocean continued to test the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. After eight extraordinary days at sea less than three nautical miles split leg leaders Dongfeng from arch-rivals MAPFRE in the runner-up spot, with both crews …
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