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Mark Zuckerberg bought a $150 million ‘expedition yacht’

Though searching through Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page last year might have led you to think he spends all his free time cozying up to a plate of grits with random families in Louisiana, it turns out he enjoyed a lot of billionaire simple pleasures in 2017 as well.<p>Namely, the Facebook CEO bought …

Mark Zuckerberg

Crewsaver to showcase the Atacama drysuit range at Boot Düsseldorf 2018

by Alison Willis 19 Jan 11:00 GMT Hall 11, B42, 20-28 January 2018<p>Crewsaver Atacama Pro and Atacama Sport drysuits © Crewsaver<p>Visitors to Boot …


Rolls-Royce considers marine business sale as it restructures again

Rolls-Royce is considering selling the bulk of its struggling marine business as the company embarks on another restructuring which aims to further slash costs.<p>The FTSE-100 company, which had annual revenues of £14bn in 2016, announced the “simplification” which will see its current five divisions …


5 of the Most Dangerous Beaches in the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean are beloved tourist draws for their charming seaside towns, sunny weather, and, perhaps most popularly, the gorgeous …


Setting Sail with Kids

Josh, shut off the water!” my wife, Heidi, yelled up to me from the galley.<p>Huh? What water? I thought as I wheeled around and caught a horrific view …


The World Kiteboarding League World Cup Season Review 2017


Sailing cruises an intimate way to see global destinations

The word “cruise” is such a broad term. When you think about what constitutes a cruise, most of us probably picture a gigantic ship bobbing around in …


Back to Basics: The Traveler

The traveler is a great sail control when it comes to fine-tuning the mainsail to maximize power and control helm and heel angle upwind. A general …


How To Upgrade NOAA Charts

To paraphrase an old saw, there are two kinds of sailors: those who have kissed bottom and those who haven’t yet reached first base. My personal …

Chesapeake Bay

Watch: A Wild Weekend at Jaws

Variable winds, a weird double-up lump and tricky conditions make the winter's biggest swell anything but easy for the world's best big-wave …

Big Wave Surfing

This is the ultimate sailing crash reel – prepared to be WOWed

There’s water in your eyes and water everywhere. Your orientation is just a bit messed up. At the same time, you don’t want to wash off the boatCarlo …


Speeds Are Up With Fleet Targeting A Friday Finish

It's a speed race now as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet powers up towards Hong Kong...<p>Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag increased their lead in Leg 4 of the …


How to Sail Off into the Sunset

Years ago, I was researching a piece on the Orange Coast College School of Sailing & Seamanship and visited one of its beginning sailing classes. I …



Life of a pilot.

15 Tips for Buying a Boat

Run a dinghy around any major harbor in the world’s far-flung cruising grounds, and it’s quickly apparent that there’s no such thing as a “perfect” …


Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 6, Day 6 - Heat is on as Ocean Sprint approaches climax

<b>Light winds on the sixth day of Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race mean that the fleet has converged and the heat is on, quite literally, as the</b> …


This Floating Sauna Hotel Offers an Amazing View of the Northern Lights

At this hotel, catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is sure to be a highly relaxing experience.<p>Opening later in 2018, the Arctic Bath hotel …



<b>Windsurfing gains fresh perspective when we challenge ourselves in foreign waters. For play, practice or adventure, the experiences of windsurfing</b> …


A 2017 Wedge Wipeout Highlight Reel

All the best (and most brutal) fails from everyone's favorite liquid gladiator pit<p>With one year ending, and another beginning, tis’ the season for …

Chiropractic Medicine

Best Surf Colleges, No. 8: San Diego State University

The best universities in the U.S. for scoring waves while getting your degree<p><i>The pursuit of a college degree may not seem like the most practical way</i> …


Zhik 29er World Championship at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club - Overall

by RHKYC Media 8 Jan 14:38 GMT 8 January 2018<p><b>New Zealand's Francesco Kayrouz and Jackson Keon (NZL12) took the title of the 2018 Zhik 29er World</b> …


On a Fast Track to the Cup

Earning a degree in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology is no small feat, and it’s an even greater challenge …


Surfing the Big Waves in Portugal: Pictures

Latin America

Here Are 365 Beaches — One for Every Day in 2018

A beach for every day, to feed your wanderlust in 2018.<p>Antigua has a saying, that it has 365 beaches — one for every day of the year. But while you …


12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …


Sydney to Hobart stragglers limp to finish line after battle against the elements

RUSH hour in the Sydney to Hobart has turned into a battle against the elements for the oldest and slowest yachts in the fleet.<p>On Saturday the …


Over Under Sideways Down

<b>Over time, in many surfing frontiers of the world, the concept of the underground charger has become a little warped.</b><p>There’s one at every break, of …


This Norfolk couple quit their jobs at the end of November and began sailing down the coast toward the Caribbean

<b>Why you know them</b>: Sheena Jeffers and Ryan Carroll sold their homes, quit their jobs and moved on to a catamaran that was docked in Norfolk when we …


27 Signs You're In Love With The Beach

Buoy, the ocean shore is a beautiful sight to sea.