Classic Sailor

By Mike McCue | Sailing the way it used to be.

Upon Further Review: Packers vs. Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense had the ball at the Cowboys 1-yard line in the third quarter Sunday when disaster struck.<p>Rodgers dropped back …


Where To Eat And Drink In Newport

Headed to Newport for the International Boat Show? Check out our favorite pubs, restaurants, and bars.<p>Breakfast:<p><b>Washington Square Cafe</b><br>A great spot …


Santa Cruzin'

A charter in California’s Channel Islands proves you don’t have to go abroad to find adventure.<p>Seventy-five miles northwest of Los Angeles, the …


Celebrating Sailing, Canoe Style

In the Papua New Guinea, the native islanders gather to celebrate sailing, tradition and culture at the Kenu & Kundu Festival.<p>Tired after a squally …


Where to Eat & Drink in Annapolis

Headed to Annapolis for the U.S. Sailboat Show? Check out our favorite bars, pubs, watering holes, restaurants, and more.<p><b>Breakfast:</b> <b><br>Chick & Ruth's</b><br>165 …


A Modern Classic from Lyman-Morse

Construction is underway at Lyman-Morse Thomaston on a 65’ sailing yacht designed by Stephens Waring Yacht Design of Belfast, Maine.<p>Construction is …


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Wasp, 5 August 1892 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection LC-DIG-det-4a04666

A few miles with Pen-Duick...


This Shipwreck Lay Perfectly Preserved in the Arctic for 168 Years

“If you could lift this boat out of the water, and pump the water out, it would probably float.”<p>Researchers have discovered the intact wreck of what they believe to be the HMS Terror, a British naval ship abandoned 168 years ago at the top of the Victoria Strait in Canada, the <i>Guardian</i> …


World's biggest wooden tall ship to kick off 2017 Festival of Sails Passage Race

by Alice Minney today at 6:58 am 21 January 2017<p>Tenacious © Jubilee Sailing Trust Australia<p><b>Spectacular British wooden sail ship, the STS Tenacious,</b> …


Lionheart leads J Class duel in Sardinia at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

by J Class Association today at 6:51 am 4-10 September 2016<p><b>The 32 mile traditional course up 'Bomb Alley' passing the La Maddalena Archipelago and</b> …

Yachting World - Timeline

J Class Lionheart<p>Posted by Yachting World<p>6 Views<p>How to get the best IRC rating; our 5 top tips – Yachting World<p>Much can be done to optimise a boat’s …

Amazing footage of racing aboard a J Class in 1925:

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It’s #TALLSHIPSTUESDAY! Let’s learn about Appledore IV

<i>These next few months will feature</i> <i>our fleet of vessels</i><i> that you can see, hear, and touch when they come to</i> <i>your host city</i> <i>this summer as part of the</i> …


Vanishing Sail film: UK premiere

The much-vaunted film Vanishing Sail, about traditional boat-building in the Carribean island of Carriacou, is to have its first screening in the …

Grand Bank fishing schooner Bluenose W.R. MacAskill Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1987-453 no. 113

Sailing on Playfair

Pride of Baltimore II and Playfair. Photo by GeorgeBy Intern GeorgeJuly 22, FridayWe are on <i>Playfair</i>, a brigantine that is the only ship to be …


The London: Shipwreck collection to 'rival best in country'

<b>A diver who has helped to recover "thousands of items" from a 17th Century shipwreck has said the finds "rival the best collections" in the country.</b><p>The London sank off Southend-on-Sea in 1665 and was only rediscovered in 2005.<p>Artefacts salvaged from the wreck since 2010 have included shoes, pieces …


Classics on Parade in the Solent

The 2016 Panerai British Classic Week is underway, and the classics were out in force on the Solent, displaying their beauty in the inaugural Parade …


The Incomparable Lesser Antilles

It’s as though God and Walt Disney got together and said, ‘Let’s make a cruising paradise for yachtsmen.’<p>Fifty-six years of offshore cruising, spread …

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To cut pollution, old-school sailing boats are taking on diesel megaships

Amid the dozens of cargo ships now steering through the North Sea, one vessel stands apart: the Avontuur, a 144-foot-long schooner powered only by the wind and sun.<p>Stocked with crates of artisanal gin and vodka, the emissions-free cargo ship is making its maiden voyage from the tiny town of …



Trying to capture a sense of what it feels like to be on a true classic. ‘Esterel’ Built 1912



Panerai British Classic Week - Overall Winner is 1939 Whooper

<b>The British Classic Yacht Club Racing Trophy for the Overall Winner of Panerai British Classic Week 2016 was presented to Giovanni Belgrano of the</b> …


Knocking about on Buzzard’s Bay

An hour’s drive north from Newport on Cape Cod and we pull off Route 28 into an unremarkable gravelled driveway. Five buildings stand around us as we …