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

Posted By SailUniverse 533 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 533 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 536 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 536 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 536 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 537 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 537 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 538 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 538 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 539 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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