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Doing the Full Monty >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The biennial Transpacific Yacht Race, better known as the Transpac, plots a 2,225 nm course from Los Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI. But our mastery of …

Italian Seeks 40-foot Round the World Record >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

On October 15, Italian sailor Gaetano Mura will leave Cagliari in Sardinia for a 25,000 nm long circumnavigation on a Class40 called Italia, aiming …

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America's Cup - Bermuda 'survives' first onslaught of Nicole

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com on 13 Oct 2016<p><b>Bermuda, the 2017 America's Cup venue, appears to have survived the first onslaught from Hurricane</b> …

WA yachting legend Jon Sanders sets sail on final circumnavigation of globe

West Australian yachting legend Jon Sanders has set sail from Fremantle, south of Perth, on his 10th, and most likely final, circumnavigation of the …

Volvo Ocean Race: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

<i>With the Volvo Ocean Race heading back into the Southern Ocean, Richard Mason, veteran round-the-world racer and now operations director of the Volvo</i> …

Sailing around the world for eight years with three kids taught us to live without structure

Behan Gifford and her husband Jamie had it all. Three young children, a lovely home on an island near Seattle and two well-paying professional jobs. So why did the couple leave it all behind and decide to live aboard a sailboat for eight years?<p>“It’s just so easy to be caught up in the pattern of …

Sailing a Real-Life Viking Ship Across the Atlantic Is Still Hard Work

We talked to the shipbuilder and the captain of the Draken Harald Hårfagre.<p>In the popular imagination, the Viking ship was the scourge of the North Sea, allowing its crew to sack and pillage the British Isles and Normandy. But these ships were also the vessels that brought Viking traders to North …

Volvo Ocean Race Fleet Grows

As a One Design class, it will of course be identical to the existing fleet of seven Volvo Ocean 65s in every way, and will be launched in May next …

Rockets miss US Navy destroyer sailing near Gulf of Aden

It comes days Houthi rebels launched a ballistic missile against Saudi Arabia.<p><i>This post is appearing on</i> Autoblog Military<i>,</i> Autoblog's <i>sub-site dedicated to the vehicles, aircraft and ships of the world's armed forces.</i><p>A pair of missiles fired from rebel-held Yemini territory splashed down near a US …

Indian Ocean Charm

I am a child of the Atlantic Ocean, in all its chilly, fog-shrouded glory. This is the body of water that has nurtured me from Cape Town, South …

Boats, Dogs, Cruising and Training

<i>Dogs are dogs and boats are boats, and somehow the twain must meet</i><p>After persistent lobbying from daughter Lucy, who is crazy about animals of all …

The U.S. Navy’s Expensive New Warships Are Breaking Down at Sea

September was supposed to be a triumphant month for the <i>Zumwalt</i>, the U.S. Navy’s high-tech new destroyer. The 600-foot-long, missile-armed stealth …

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