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Ummm…MacGregor for millionaires? Maybe the best line is that it “resembles a high-performance sailing dinghy”. Thread here.<i>Cruising speeds in excess</i> …

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The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in partnership with B&G - Preview

by Louay Habib 10 Aug 2017 15:10 BST 17-19 August 2017<p>Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G © Tim Wright / www.photoaction.com<p><b>There is still</b> …

Adventure Chartering in the Far North

Aboard the 60-foot cutter <i>Hummingbird</i>, we’d left Scottish waters some 40 hours earlier for the roughly 230-nautical-mile ­passage north to the remote …

Sailing

Surviving the OSTAR’s perfect storm – the full story of the racers rescued in Force 11 summer gale

<b>Just seven of 21 starters finished this year's OSTAR/TWOSTAR shorthanded transatlantic race after a violent storm in June left four skippers in need</b> …

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Racing the past in Jonesport, Maine: 5 days aboard the world's fastest lobster boats

The parade in Jonesport, Maine on Saturday, July 1 probably isn’t the longest one in the history of the world, but it certainly feels like it. Seven 18<b>-</b>wheelers that usually transport lobsters to faraway places roll slowly down Main Street, honking their horns in a triumphant, discordant chorus. …

Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race: Horses are Back on the Track

The seven teams in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race must compete in four required qualification races, known as Leg Zero, to prepare for the October 22 …

Sailing

Burling round the Rock

However the 88 tonne supermaxi is a slightly different proposition to the feather weight flying machines Burling normally sails.<p>“It was good fun,” …

RC44 Marstrand World Championship - Day 1

by RC44 Class 10 Aug 2017 19:24 BST 10 August 2017<p>Sometimes success is about being in the right place at the right time, and that's exactly what …

This Wally Sailing Yacht Sports a Pininfarina Interior

Wally’s new Tango sailing yacht not only looks futuristic, but has the advanced technology of an America’s Cup race boat.<p>Wally’s latest, <i>Tango</i>, not …

Sailing

Class Leaders Firming up in Rolex Fastnet

Overnight and into a magnificent West Country morning, boats have been streaming across the Rolex Fastnet Race finish line and into Plymouth Yacht …

Yacht Racing

Log on and Learn to Sail

I was raised aboard keelboats, and there was little danger of my parents’ Catalina 27, or later, their C&C 37, flashing their keels at the sun on a …

Sailing

Cadet Worlds - New leaders for final day

<b>Poland's Eryk and Kinga Martynko built on Wednesday's great results to add a 1 - 11 - 5 scoreline and top the Cadet Worlds leaderboard with one race</b> …

Sailing

Lysekil Women's Match at Lysekil, Sweden - Day 3

by WIM Series 10 Aug 2017 22:55 BST 7-12 August 2017<p>In bright sunshine and shifty westerly winds, the round-robin stage of the Lysekil Women's Match …

2000 National Championship at East Lothian Yacht Club - Day 4

by Chris Jordan 10 Aug 2017 23:18 BST 6-11 August 2017<p>Wednesday is a traditional lay day at the 2000 National Championships, and the wind that day …

How Not to Cross the Atlantic: Part 1

Day 1: Friday July 11<p>At 0800, fuel tanks topped off, on a favorable ebb flowing out of Maine’s ­Penobscot Bay, we were off to Scotland. Away we went. …

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