'It was simpler at sea': Sailors rescued in Pacific grapple with skepticism at home

Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava say they miss life in their sailboat as they face doubts from sailing experts over their stories of giant storms and shark attacks<p>Three weeks after being plucked from the middle of the ocean by a navy vessel, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava say they wish they could …

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Clipper Round the World Race

Sunday, 19 November 2017 Racing has taken a back seat over the past 24 hours for the Clipper Race fleet following the tragedy on board CV30 (GREAT …


Sometimes it is more fun to ignore the 'why'

Sometimes it is better not to know the answer to a “why” question – simply because if it is revealed, the aura of whatever is being queried pops like …


Volvo Ocean Race: Lining up for Sprint

(November 19, 2017; Leg 2, Day 15) – There are new leaders heading into the final week of racing in Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race while the fleet is …


Rombelli Crowned Melges 40 Grand Prix Champion

<b>In a dramatic final day of racing, Ishida outperforms to take the Palma Melges 40 Grand Prix title, Rombelli captures season trophy.</b><p><i>Yukihiro Ishida</i> …


St Barth Catacup 2017: Day 3

All images Pierrick Contin / St Barths Catacup. Complete gallery & official event web Tracking replay in previous post. Day 3 …


Autonomous Sailing across the Atlantic

Sailing a boat across the Atlantic is challenging enough for a human sailor. But what about a computer? BBC Future visits a sailing regatta for …


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FREE UK DELIVERY WHEN YOU SPEND £50 | FREE EXTENDED CHRISTMAS RETURNS<p>*Offer valid on the UK website only, until midnight on …


Superyacht Nerissa Is Looking Forward To A Party

I think it’s safe to assume that more than one party will be hosted aboard this stunning vessel, and no one could be ever upset about that. <b>Nerissa</b> is …


St. Barth Cata-Cup

On Thursday, the 47 teams of the 10th annual St. Barth Cata-Cup set sail on a serious note for the first day of competition, as the race committee …


1 missing , 1 dead in boating accident on mouth of Colorado River

- Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing boater after the vessel he was on capsized near the mouth of the Colorado River.<p>Around 10:30 a.m. …

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua Returns for 8th Edition >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

By popular demand, the eighth edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua (SYCA) will feature an extended program of five races held over four days, …


Dirty Jobs & Superman Swim Throughs

Life on a sailboat is anything but typical. However, there are so many things that are typical of the sailing lifestyle. Looking back at this week of …


The podium in the production boat category: | Mini-Transat La Boulangère

<b>​​​​​​​</b><b>Erwan Le Draoulec (Emile Henry)</b><p><b>“</b><i>I brought a book with me, but I never thought to read it. I helmed, I ate, I slept, I answered the calls of</i> …


South East Area Enterprise Series 2017

by David Beaney today at 8:08 pm 19 November 2017<p><b>This year's South East Area Enterprise series involved open meetings at nine clubs and 57 different</b> …


China Dragon Boat Race tournament opens

The 2017 Chinese Dragon Boat Race opened in Chongqing Municipality on Saturday.<p>Racers from 43 dragon boat teams across the country participated in the two-day event.<p>Participants ranging from farmers, to undergraduates, and retirees paddled in the 100m, 200m, and 500m games.<p>Initiated in 2011, the …


RC44 Class Association

<b>The 2017 RC44 Championship Tour comes to a close next week in Arrecife, Lanzarote with the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup, 23rd – 26th November. As the nine</b> …


Transat Jacques Vabre: Imoca Podium Decided >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(November 19, 2017; Day 14) – Jean-Pierre Dick and Yann Eliès on St Michel-Virbac, have won the Imoca class of the 13th edition of the Transat …



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Fireball trophy update - Some of our trophies are turning up!

by Derian Scott today at 8:14 pm 19 November 2017<p>The Red Ball Trophy © Fireball class<p><b>We had quite a response to our plea to find missing trophies. It</b> …

Sailing | Teen’s tides of good fortune

Sanya in China is a long way from Du Noon in Cape Town, but that is where Rivaldo Arendse will take part in the Youth Sailing World Championships.


Transat Jacques Vabre

At 18:15 UTC, Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne dismasted just 93 miles from the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre in Salvador de Bahia.<p><b>The 80ft</b> …


Sail Sydney presents brothers new challenges

by David Sygall today at 6:23 am 11-17 December 2017<p>Ryan Littlechild and Tyler Creevey © Right On Photography<p><b>Glamour sailing comes to Sydney Harbour</b> …


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Clipper Race crew dies after going overboard on Southern Ocean leg

A crewmember from Clipper Round the World Race yacht Great Britain has died after going overboard.<p>Simon Speirs, 60, a retired property solicitor from …


US warship collides with Japanese tug boat, latest mishap for the Navy's 7th Fleet

A U.S. warship collided with a Japanese commercial tug boat in Japan's Sagami Bay on Saturday, marking the fifth time this year that a ship in the …


Boaters rescued after vessel sinks off La Jolla

Three people were rescued after their boat sank off the coast of La Jolla Saturday morning.<p>Boaters aboard the 32-foot recreational vessel contacted …


KVH Launches New High-Speed Network

KVH , in partnership with Intelsat, has launched an advanced maritime broadband network. It is a high-speed overlay to KVH’s existing mini-VSAT …


Sherakhan Refit for Charter and Charity

The 228-foot <i>Sherakhan</i> is making waves these days: the classic yacht has been refit and is available for Christmas and New Year’s charters in the …