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World Sailing Show – May 2019

World Sailing Show – Mat 2019

On the May 2019 episode of the World Sailing Show: Coville’s secret revealed – The new Sodebo As Thomas Coville crossed the finish on Christmas Day 2016 to set a new single handed, non-stop around the world record he was already thinking about how he could shave off more time on his

RC44 Class still going strong with new 44Cup season

RC44 Class going strong with new 44Cup season

Classes of raceboat tend to die prematurely once they reach a certain age. Ironically this seems to have less to do with the boat and more the marketing or having the correct driving force behind it. Witness Peter Morton miraculously breathing life back into the Quarter Ton class, a boat

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

Despite rumours to the contrary in recent weeks, it seems the dream of an all-American America’s Cup challenge is still very much alive – according at least to an interview with Mike Buckley, founder and new CEO of the Stars + Stripes Team USA syndicate, on the Sailing World website. According

Ocean Respect Racing in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Stacey Jackson had a vision of putting a team of professional female sailors together to compete in the 74th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, then using the biggest event in Australia’s sailing calendar as a platform to elevate the message of sustainability, raise awareness of the need to restore ocean

SSL Gold Cup – an antidote to sailing’s speed culture?

SSL Gold Cup – an antidote to sailing’s speed culture?

Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm shares his thoughts on the recently announced Sailors League Gold Cup – an international team competition planning to make household names of the competing sailors and establish which is the world's top sailing nation. Anyone seeking an alternative to the current crop of speed-centric global

Sam Davies on third Vendee Globe campaign

Sam Davies on third Vendée Globe campaign

Speed, reliability, skipper comfort –so far it is all going the right way for Sam Davies’ third Vendée Globe campaign. ‘I spent five days non-stop in full foulweather gear and my Musto kit was amazing,’ says Sam Davis, when discussing the first five days of the recent Route du Rhum. ‘It