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Sailing Nandji Ep 81 – Remote Surf Safari, the Search is Real

Posted By SailUniverse 15 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing Nandji Ep 81: we adventure to the very remote north coast of the Isabel province in the Solomon islands. Yosh has been excited for months to check out this area in search of the many possible surf spots that we spied on google images. The coast has many reef passes open to the entire north …
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Alex Rust, the kid that circumnavigated the globe in pursuit of a meaningful life. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 19 hours ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - “Chasing Bubbles” is a documentary about the journey and spirit of Alex Rust, a farm boy turned day trader from Indiana who, at 25, abandoned his life in Chicago, bought a modest sailboat (called Bubbles) and set out to sail around the world. Alex passed away unexpectedly May 28, 2013, while traveling in India. You …
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Ocean Pollution: New Data reveals Microplastics in World’s Remotest Ocean

Posted By SailUniverse 3 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The groundbreaking data about ocean pollution has been released at the Volvo Ocean Race Ocean Summit, which explores the issues and solutions to the plastic crisis, at the Race stopover in Newport, USA. The findings show that close to Point Nemo there were between nine and 26 particles of microplastic per cubic metre. As the boats sailed close …
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Ode to “Sally”, a beautiful 10 meter built in 1928. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 4 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing on “Sally” a beautiful 10 meter built in 1928. She has been rebuilt in San Diego at Koehler yard. Her rich history, seasoned captain and crew that includes 2 dogs is what truly makes her soul sing through the sea. Video by Justin Richard Photography. Discover more videos: click here.  
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Sailing Nandji Ep 80 – Sailing ‘the slot’ & Releasing baby turtles!

Posted By SailUniverse 6 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing Nandji Ep 80, we make a short passage crossing of 50nm across “the slot” between New Georgie island and Isabel islands. Navigate our way through an outer reef in the middle of nowhere and end up in a confused ocean where wind against current causes some tall standing waves. With the strong wind, we …
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Goodbye Willy Persico, the Man behind the Success of Southern Wind

Posted By SailUniverse 6 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Willy Persico, Southern Wind president, has passed away after having a long held concern about serious illness, which he kept hidden even from his closest collaborators. An experienced and passionate sailor, in his 79 years, Willy Persico became one of the world’s foremost superyacht builders. In fact, Southern Wind Shipyard, founded in Cape Town by Persico …
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Sailing Antarctica: “My ‘Paradise’… loneliness and cold temperatures”

Posted By SailUniverse 7 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Martí is a young Spanish sailor. He send us some photos from his Antarctic journey with the 20m sailboat Paradise. We were curious about his story. An inspiring story that explains how a dream come true! My name is Martí Ramírez-Vancells, and I am a 22 year-old sailor based in Premià de Mar, a coastal …
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Rich People can buy a 8M $ Superyacht, but they can’t buy Skills

Posted By SailUniverse 10 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Rich People can buy a 8M $ superyacht, but they can’t buy skills. A funny video from The Sea Lad YouTube channel. Watch more maritime videos here.
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The new Dufour 430 Grand Large will Debut at Cannes Yachting Festival 2018

Posted By SailUniverse 10 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Dufour Yachts will launch the new Dufour 430 Grand Large, along with her little sister Dufour 390 Grand Large, at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2018. Designed by Umberto Felci, the Dufour 430 Grand Large will boast a new spacious hull, larger roof design and the integration of high-end equipment and new on-board technology. The important …
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Sailing Nandji Ep 79 – Testing out the Village bed…

Posted By SailUniverse 12 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailing Nandji Ep 79 – After a drunken late night visitor, we head out sailing and find an abandon village. We hang out there for the weekend and play with the locals. In this episode of Sailing Nandji, after a week of having land living with Yosh’s parents, we head back through the Diamond Narrows …
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3 most beautiful “Cruising Videos”

Posted By SailUniverse 13 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - We choiced the 3 most beautiful “Sailing Holiday Videos”, realized by amateurs or professional teams. What they have in common? Blue seas, smiles, fun and, of course, a sailboat! Which is your preferred one?  
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MAPFRE made an Incredible Comeback in Newport: Good Job Guys!

Posted By SailUniverse 13 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The Spanish team MAPFRE stunned the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Tuesday morning by stealing a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into Newport, Rhode Island. On Monday, with just 300 miles to go, MAPFRE was in fifth place. As Tuesday morning dawned, and with the fleet ghosting towards the finish line …
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How To Make A Fiberglass Mold For Making New Parts On Your Boat

Posted By SailUniverse 14 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - A new interesting tutorial video by BoatWorks Today: do you know how to make a fiberglass mold for making new parts on your boat? Check out Boatworks Today new fiberglass guide here.  
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APS Expert Advice: Sailboat Cleat Options Explained. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 16 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Sailboat cleats are fittings to which a line is secured, either temporarily or permanently.  In this video the Annapolis Performance Sailing expert is going to explain the seven main sailboat cleat types found on sailboats, and some of their uses: Horn Cleats Self-Jamming Horn Cleats Cam Cleats Double Cam Cam Cleats Clam Cleats V Cleats Lance …
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