Blithfield Barrel Winter Series 2017-18 - Round 3

by Phil Mason 17 Jan 06:59 GMT 14 January 2018<p><b>A gentle South to South Westerly breeze welcomed 52 boats to compete in the 3rd round of the</b> …


Smooth-sailing for university walk-in's - Chairperson

CAPE TOWN - The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Connie September commends higher institutions extra efforts …


Scuttlebutt 4997 - January 16, 2018

Scuttlebutt is published each weekday with the support of its sponsors, providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and …


Tom Cunliffe gets behind lobster pot petition

The Cruising Association’s campaign to make lobster pot markers more visible is gaining support across the industry. Tom Cunliffe is the latest star …


Volvo OR: Master blasters stretch out on sprint to finish

<b>The Hong Kong entry SHK Scallywag continues to clock the longest 24-hour runs, having achieved the benchmark in 12 of the last 15 skeds on Leg 4 of</b> …


Iceboating: Prepare for the worst >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

If you’re a small boat sailor, the most extreme incident to overcome is a capsize. But for iceboaters, they not only can’t see the puff that might …


Just Back From a '90s Theme Cruise: Sailing With Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa & More - Carnival Cruise Line

Time travel is possible. We witnessed it last week on the first-ever ShipHop Cruise.<p>Sailing with Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Sisqo, Coolio, Kid-N-Play …

Cruise Ships

National Sailing Hall of Fame moves closer to deal with Newport

Leaders of the National Sailing Hall of Fame and Museum are moving closer to reaching an agreement with the City of Newport while still holding out …


Home Port Heros Lead the Charge to Hong Kong

Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag were showing no signs of relinquishing their grip on the Leg 4 lead on Tuesday as they geared up to break the …


Sailing the Caribbean in style onboard Viking Sky

Similarly, the restaurants have beautiful tableware from high-end German and Nordic brands – all the better for showcasing standout cuisine. From the …


In Focus | Laser Kings - Pavlos Kontides, Tom Burton & Nick Thompson


Food, Water, and the Sched >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Libby Greenhalgh, who has joined Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag (HKG) as navigator for the fourth leg of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, finds her team …


Youngest ever Clipper Race skipper claims first race win

<b>Visit Seattle, led by 24-year-old British sailor Nikki Henderson, the youngest ever Skipper to lead a team in the Clipper Round the World Yacht</b> …


Sailing: Oman sailors in lead at Musannah Race Week

<b>Muscat:</b> Musannah Race Week 2018 has got underway with a total of 172 of the best young international sailors in fierce competition at Al Musannah …


When sailing barges were vital for international trade

Window Museum displays at Albion Wharf reflects the importance of the Ipswich barge fleet in days gone by


Emirates Team New Zealand nominated for Laureus Team of the Year

<b>Emirates Team New Zealand has been nominated by the world sports media for consideration as Laureus Team of the Year.</b><p>The three times America's Cup …


Determined to Hitch a Ride on the Greatest Rig in America

<i>Laurie Gwen Shapiro |</i>The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica<i>| Simon & Schuster | January 2018 | 8 minutes (1,915 words)</i><p>With …

Long-form Journalism

Ripple effect from Olympic success >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

With every great win comes a ripple effect. Annalise Murphy’s silver medal in sailing at the Rio Olympics in 2016 was good news for Ireland, for …


‘Relentless’ set new Republic of Ireland record for crossing Atlantic

Crew from Cork and Dublin completed the Atlantic Challenge in 32 days and 22 hours

News (Ireland)

Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School to Run Yachting Courses from Malahide in 2018

The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School will run a series of yachting programmes on a trial basis from Malahide in County Dublin this year. The …


Making Waves for American sailing

<i>by Gary Jobson, Sailing World</i><br>Since compiling my annual Jobson Junior All-Star lists since 2001, I’ve been combing through results of hundreds of …


Making a difference: Solva's new changing rooms complete thanks to Sunsail's Funding the Future

by Mark Jardine 16 Jan 12:00 GMT<p>Solva Sailing Club's new changing rooms are officially opened © Helen Hughes<p><b>Solva Sailing Club, based in the</b> …


Providing an example for other sailors >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The US Sailing Team and US Sailing’s Olympic Development Program (ODP), together with Debris Free Oceans and US Sailing Center Miami, partnered to …


St. Thomas Yacht Club gears up for it's 45th St. Thomas International Regatta

<b>If your bucket list includes having a drink at the 2017 Favorite Yachting Bar in the Caribbean, then tick that box with us March 23 to 25 at the St.</b> …


An eventful season ahead for Class40 fleet

<b>Following on from the 2017 season which concluded with the closely-fought Transat Jacques Vabre, the 2018 season promises to be a busy one for the</b> …


Ancasta ready to present CNB 66 and Oceanis 51.1 at Boot Düsseldorf

<b>Ancasta is excited to be presenting the CNB 66 at Boot Düsseldorf.</b><p>The beautiful, CNB 66, was designed by Philippe Briand to be a large sailing yacht …


Volvo Ocean Race: Images from Day 13 - Flying to Honkers

<b>The seven boat Volvo Ocean Race is making good progress heading for the finish line in Hong Kong.</b><p>It has been a character forming leg with some 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 …


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 …


On board when Spindrift was dismasted

<b>As the giant trimaran made its way to the Créac'h lighthouse (Isle of Ouessant) for a second attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy, Spindrift 2 dismasted</b> …