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Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1165 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.

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

Posted By SailUniverse 780 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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He bought a Folkboat for a £1. A year later he owns the Best Looking Boat of her type in UK

Posted By SailUniverse 1182 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 1165 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 1126 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 1130 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.

Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep.2 – Just Go – A Tribute To Sailing Heroes

Posted By SailUniverse 1159 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - In Episode 2 we pay tribute to sailing heroes that encouraged us and helped us bring our fantasy to life. The stories of Lin and Larry Pardey and Hal and Margaret Roth brought us inspiration and gave us insight on the practicalities of living and traveling on a sailboat. Come along for the ride as …The post Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep.2 – Just Go – A Tribute To Sailing Heroes appeared first on Sail Universe.

TT Scow, a carbon fibre single handed dinghy inspired by the past

Posted By SailUniverse 1327 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - TT SCOW is a 5.1m long, hiking, single handed dinghy designed for adults looking to sail on a fast, high specification dinghy. The prototype was built as an experiment to try new ideas, materials and methods of construction. It has all the main features of the TT SCOW: canting mast, scow hull shape, hiking wings …The post TT Scow, a carbon fibre single handed dinghy inspired by the past appeared first on Sail Universe.

Tofinou 10.c, a different way to create a real cruising yacht

Posted By SailUniverse 1292 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - The Tofinou 10.c is the first unit in the new line of cruising yachts signed by the french yard. Her length of 10 metres makes her ideal for family life on board for coastal cruises, thanks to her liveaboard cabin with headroom height of 1,75 m; a new feature compared to older versions of the …The post Tofinou 10.c, a different way to create a real cruising yacht appeared first on Sail Universe.

Iconic Sparkman & Stephens Dorade will travel for the first time to the southern hemisphere

Posted By SailUniverse 1204 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - Over the past 86 years, the iconic Sparkman & Stephens classic yacht Dorade has sailed hundreds of thousands of nautical miles across open water and won more ocean races than any other yacht in history.  This year marks yet another milestone for the legendary 52-foot yawl, as she and her crew travel for the first …The post Iconic Sparkman & Stephens Dorade will travel for the first time to the southern hemisphere appeared first on Sail Universe.