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Best Long "Sailing Interviews" to Read During Lockdown - Part 1 We have compiled the best "Sailing interviews" from our long reads archive to fill those long lockdown hours whether you're self-isolating at home or… we hope for you, on board a sailboat! Liz Gillooly is 25 years old girl. But most of all… she is a true sailor: Captain Liz.

2020 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race postponed The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's 2020 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race has been postponed due to the current COVID-19 health crisis.

Collinson FX: April 3, 2020 - Oil price leap triggers equity recovery despite massive jobless Collinson FX: April 3, 2020 - Oil price leap triggers equity recovery. Oil prices surged 25%, after President Trump announced a deal would be made between Saudi Arabia and Russia. President Trump announced that a deal was imminent and that the two nations had agreed to cut production by 10 to 15 million barrels!

Circuitous Leave it to Brian Hancock to spin this yarn for y'all… This is a good story, at least I think so. It's a little circuitous so stick with me. There is a happy ending. I was trolling through Facebook this morning trying to kill some Covid-19 time when I saw a post by my friend Steve Baker.

America's Cup: Current Olympic champion will bring Finn to Auckland Sail World - The world's largest sailing news network; sail and sailing, cruising, boating news.

High Performance Post-Its Excellent!: In life and especially in a sport like sailing, nothing is perfect. As a perfectionist, this is something that I seem to re-learn almost every day. Always wanting to give your best is a blessing and sometimes, a curse that you have to manage.

DOYLE LIVE Replay - Mike Sanderson, life as a yachtie Suellen from Live Sail Die caught up with Doyle Sails CEO Mike Sanderson during the nation wide New Zealand lockdown to talk about life as a sailor, his best memories, how he got into the sport, and where he sees himself in 10 years time.

Rules Guru: What's an obstruction? The Royal Yachting Association provides guidance from rules guru Chris Simon on the topic of gaining right-of-way… An Obstruction has an important place in the Racing Rules of Sailing because an obstruction raises safety issues. An obstruction is defined in the rules in several ways:.

We goin' back Look how far they've come!

Legend US brokerage Seattle Yachts has formed a wholly owned subsidiary, Marine Manufacturing Group, to purchase the assets of Tartan Legacy Yachts – an Ohio-based builder of Tartan sailboats, Legacy.

How to make an adjustable eye With some extra time on our hands, some of us might spend their newfound time in the garden, learning to play the guitar or even starting a new language but not us sailors! We can't help but dream of those awesome times on the water, how much we love our boats and all the kit that goes with it.

Business Grants and Rates Packages announced for Sailing Clubs As of yesterday, sailing clubs up and down the country are already beginning to benefit from the £22 billion grant and business rates package recently announced by the Chancellor. Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure industry such as sailing clubs, will be eligible for a one-off grant payment dependant on the club's rateable value.

The Backward Facing Tack in a Centre Main Boat? - Weird or Cleaver Thinking. The original inventor of the backwards tack was a Finnish Europe Sailor called Jyurki Taiminnen. He defied his coaches by sticking with this strange option to tack backwards despite having a centre main because he knew he could achieve a few things that a forward tack could not.

It's scary out there In response to the global pandemic COVID-19, seafarers are in a vulnerable position. Seafarers are the lifeblood of the world economy. Isolation on a vessel is distinctly different from isolation on land. The following are tips that are recommended for seafarers to get through this difficult time.

World Sailing Presidential Update - March 2020 Novel Coronavirus : I would like to thank all of our Member National Authorities, the Medical Commission, and organizers working closely and swiftly with the World Sailing team to adapt, change, and communicate as fast as possible.

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Options for Heating a Boat - Why we Chose a Cubic Mini Wood Stove We will be cruising in some cold weather destinations next year, and we need to stay warm on Brick House! So we started researching options for how to heat a boat last year. Here are the options we looked at, and why we ruled out each one systematically, for heating the boat for cruising in cold weather, full time.

World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: March 2020 Although many of you are unfortunately not able to get out onto the water right now, there's still a way to enjoy the sport of sailing from your own homes! There has been a huge rise in the number of players on Virtual Regatta, World Sailing's official eSailing partner.

The New Sunreef 80 Double Happiness Bound For China Commissioned by a Chinese customer, the Sunreef 80 Double Happiness joins Sunreef Yachts' range of sail catamarans. One of the shipyard's best-selling models, the Sunreef 80 is a versatile luxury multihull, prized with many awards.

Zhik Clothing and Crew Kit partner with the RWYC Lonely Rock Race Many sailors are inspired by the tradition of rounding the Fastnet Rock, and this wonderful event gives Corinthian club sailors the opportunity to experience this epic offshore challenge." Jo Bowden, Crew Kit Owner said: "Crew Kit are thrilled to be the Branding Partner for the Lonely Rock Race.

Just a little message to say… Just a little message to say… the last few weeks have been unprecedented for RS Sailing. We wanted to let you know that we are still open and we're ready to make a splash on your day if you are pining to get back out on the water.

Expert sailing tips: Mike Broughton on racing fast and wet boats Preparation is key when it comes to racing fast and wet boats in offshore races, advises pro navigator Mike Broughton.

Saffier SE27: This beautiful daysailer is something special for the weekend Toby Hodges introduces the Saffier SE27 Leisure, a modern daysailer with bags of potential, including speed and short-handed ease.

Imperial Poona Yacht Club virtual Tiffin Now 1st April has passed it is worth recording that on that day the Imperial Poona Yacht Club held what was possibly the first virtual annual dinner of any yacht club.

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