Jeff Tamsin

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Citizen Science, Sailors and the State of Our Oceans

As a child, when people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would say, decisively, a marine biologist. Did I have any clue what a marine …

Sailing

U.S. Sailors Enter Volvo Ocean Race

U.S. sailors Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, co-leaders of Team Alvimedica in the 2014-15 <b>Volvo Ocean Race</b>, have announced they are in for the …

Sailing

35 Things to Check Before You Launch Your Boat

• Give each winch a quick spin. If they’re not turning freely, now is the time to strip and clean them.<br>• Windlass issues are almost always down to poor …

VOE: An Unexpected Storm Tests Boat and Crew

Last August, my wife, Lily, and I took ownership of our 2011 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409, <i>Summerwind</i>, in St Martin, and set sail toward her new home in …

Know How: Switching From Incandescent Bulbs to LEDs

From the first time I switched on the lights on board our new project boat, one thing was certain: they would have to go. The 1987 Pearson 39-2 had …

Sailing

Charter: Smart Provisioning

My last day of a recent weeklong charter revealed an expensive lesson: when we gathered up all the leftover provisions, they covered the saloon …

We test 4 of the best midlayer jackets for staying warm at sea and looking cool in the bar

<b>Two of the skippers at adventure sailing company Rubicon3 tested four mid-layer jackets over the autumn and winter. Bruce Jacobs reports</b>As anyone who …

PHOTO OF THE WEEK Is it a regatta or... "The day after tomorrow"?

Much more than a beer holder >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

When we first saw Harken’s new winch design, we thought it was a brilliant idea to keep the center open for beer can storage. But as Kris Matthews …

Sailing

Cruising: Panama’s San Blas Islands

It’s just another day in the San Blas islands. We are in the dinghy, heading out with our snorkel gear to a site we’d heard about called the …

Sailing

Moments of Impact

Seven of 29 starting Vendee Globe skippers reported collisions with unidentified floating objects, forcing six skippers to retire or lose valuable …

America's Cup - Oracle Team USA loses crew overboard

by Sail-World.com on 23 Feb 2017<p><b>Oracle Team USA came close to having a serious injury to crew member Graeme Spence when he fell off the front cross</b> …

NASA has an unusually bold plan to find life on Europa

For the first time since the Viking mission failures, the space agency may take the direct approach<p>If we want to find alien life in our solar system, Jupiter's icy moon Europa is one of the best places to look for it. And scientists may get a chance to do just that in the coming decades. A new NASA …

There are two kinds of AI, and the difference is important

Most of today’s AI is designed to solve specific problems<p>Today’s artificial intelligence is certainly formidable. It can beat world champions at intricate games like chess and Go, or dominate at <i>Jeopardy!</i>. It can interpret heaps of data for us, guide driverless cars, respond to spoken commands, and …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA wants the internet to get hype about these new exoplanets

You can basically read fanfiction about them<p>Have you heard the good news? On Wednesday, scientists announced a fleet of new planets. And not just any old exoplanets: they unveiled a solar system seemingly jam-packed with Earth-sized worlds. Those seven probably-rocky bodies could be an excellent …

Planets

The Entire World Is Roasting Donald Trump With Hilarious Street Art

1 of 13<p>❯<p>❮<p>Everyone Hates Trump<p>The entire world hates Donald Trump. Like, everybody. That’s more than 1.5 million people, right? These people across …

Donald Trump and Theresa May's 'special relationship' has been turned into NSFW street art

Theresa May’s audience with Donald Trump has already provoked a mass protest outside Downing Street, 1.8 million signatures on a petition calling for …

What can NASA’s twin study results actually tell us?

Not much can be said yet of the differences between the identical twins’ genetic makeup<p>Scott and Mark Kelly—NASA astronauts and identical twins—have given countless blood and saliva samples this past year as part of NASA’s first twin study. According to the first findings announced by NASA, there …

Genetics

Wally Yachts Is Working on a Gorgeous New Sailing Yacht

The high-performance cruising yacht is being built for an avid racing yachtsman…<p>Founded in 1994 by Italian businessman Luca Bassani, Monaco-based …

New artwork by HIKARI SHIMODA (JP) that will be on view at her upcoming solo show at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles on January 21.

I’m A Graffiti Artist And Welcome To My Zoo!

Well… I’m a graffiti artist from Estonia and here are some of my works painted during last 3,5 years.<p>In Estonian I call them “leboloomad” – in …

Native American Artist Calls Out US Injustices Through Graffiti and Neon

Jaque Fragua explains how his Native American heritage have shaped his work as an artist and activist.<p>A Native American graffiti artist says a life of art and activism chose him. Jaque Fragua creates art informed by the various cultures that have shaped him, including: Native American culture, …

“Love After All” by Ludo in Paris

Despite the winter season in Europe, Ludo is back on the streets of Paris in France with a brand new piece which is entitled “Love After All”.As …

France