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

Posted By SailUniverse 922 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 904 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.

Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 866 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 870 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 519 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 905 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.

Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep. 5 – A Dream Becomes Reality

Posted By SailUniverse 820 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - A cruising boat is a lot like a play-fort ~ a play-fort that can carry you to thousands of dreamy and unheard of destinations scattered all around the globe. Recently we’ve begun making some major changes to our own play-fort in order to add a little more comfort and convenience to our life afloat. Having …
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Behind the scenes of the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Posted By SailUniverse 847 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Jeanneau and Philippe Briand have announced their latest collaboration, the 44-feet (13.4-metre) SO 440, the new model in the Sun Odyssey cruising boat range that Briand has been designing for the French builder since 2012. Briand’s work has unveiled three distinct ways in which the SO 440’s layout and naval architecture will make life onboard …The post Behind the scenes of the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 appeared first on Sail Universe.

EXCLUSIVE. Olivier Racoupeau: “All sailing yachts have to be different, but all have to be totally safe”

Posted By SailUniverse 882 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Although he was not born at the seaside, Olivier Racoupeau was passionate about sailing as a teenager, in dinghy and offshore sailing. Very soon he discovered the regatta where he quickly became involved at national and international level. Graduated from the Toulouse University in mechanics and aeronautic technologies he joined Jean Berret in 1983. Their designs …The post EXCLUSIVE. Olivier Racoupeau: “All sailing yachts have to be different, but all have to be totally safe” appeared first on Sail Universe.

Sailing Nandji – Ep 44, Ship Wrecks & Pina Coladas

Posted By SailUniverse 819 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - In this episode of Sailing Nandji, after fixing our engine issues it was time to explore. We head out into the lagoon and out to Dumbea Passe to have a surf. We go diving and shoot our first fish and find a really cool ship wreck to dive on. It is Bonitas bday so find …
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Finn sailing in 50 knots of wind: a good idea? VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1095 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - Mmmm no, it seems that wind always win… Watch this video from Finn Club Holland.The post Finn sailing in 50 knots of wind: a good idea? VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”: Jack Sparrow is back

Posted By SailUniverse 910 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”. The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape …The post “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”: Jack Sparrow is back appeared first on Sail Universe.

Franck Cammas is back: he’s joining the crew of Dongfeng Race Team

Posted By SailUniverse 692 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Dongfeng Race Team announced that Franck Cammas (FRA), the skipper of the winning boat in the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race would stand in for injured navigator Pascal Bidegorry. “Franck is joining the crew because of Pascal’s injury, which is not good news for us because Pascal has been a key element of the team since …
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APS Expert Advice: How to Choose Line for Racing Sailboats

Posted By SailUniverse 819 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Annapolis Performance Sailing expert will show you the choices for halyards, sheets and control lines, for racing sport boats, high-tech racers, and one design keelboats to make it easier for you to find the right lines for your needs. Visit APS Running Rigging Selection Guide for more information https://goo.gl/NnJsb2
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