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Sailing the Beagle Channel
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:26

End of the World adventure. Great shots of the Beagle Channel Navigation sent by our friend, F18 sailor & Naval Architect Laureano Marquinez. Clic...

Week in review – Leg 4, week 1 | Volvo Ocean Race
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:29

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Captains Courageous on the Big Screen
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:34

As a movie buff who spent endless hours of adolescence watching movies from the ’30s and ’40s on TV channels with high numbers (like 36, 4...

Musto Skiff Worlds – Newman takes lead on day 2
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:36

Jon Newman of Australia takes the lead of the Musto Skiff Worlds after three races were completed on day 2… For the rest of the story from Sail...

When at the mercy of fickle winds
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:26

Doldrums is that belt of converging winds and rising air encircling Earth near the Equator. The northeast of the northern hemisphere and southeast tra...

Hell’s Gate fly through
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:28

 Using our compact Mavic Drone we are now able to fly over anchorages and entrances to provide a better idea of what awaits the visiting mariner...

Competition intensifies as the doldrums take hold
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 04:27

The new week started with a reshuffle of the Leg 4 leaderboard as the seven-strong Volvo Ocean Race fleet eased into the Doldrums for the second time ...

Cunningham on a roll at Etchells Biscayne Bay Series
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:28

The 2017-18 Etchells Biscayne Bay Series had its second regatta with the Sidney Doren Memorial Regatta, held January 6-7 in Miami, FL. Jim Cunningham,...

Ronning crushes J/70 Winter Series #2
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:31

Joel Ronning’s Catapult dominated the 53 boat fleet to win the second regatta of the 3-event Quantum J/70 Winter Series, held January 6-7 in Tampa, ...

29er Worlds – Final series underway
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:27

The delayed final series of the 29er World Championships in Hong Kong, managed one race on Sunday… For the rest of the story from Sail Web CLIC...

Leading four within six miles approaching Solomon Islands
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:27

Four boats are within just six miles as the leaders approach the Solomon Islands, the easternmost point of which is a mark of the race course for Leg ...

The ocean is losing its breath
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 22:26

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuar...

Whale science on the high seas
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 10:32

The teams surveyed an impressive 1.8 million square nautical miles around the main and Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as part of the Hawaiian Islands C...

Thirteen-year-old girl skipper in SB20 Worlds
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 08:34

As a six-year-old, Seisa Mair cruised the Pacific on her parents’ yacht and today, now aged 13, she will be the youngest skipper when the SB20 s...

Science Center’s top five stories of 2017
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 22:27

We recently sat down with science writer Shelley Dawicki to find out what her top five favorite feature stories and science spotlights were in 2017...

Coast Guard closes mouth of Chesapeake Bay
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:26

The Coast Guard just closed the entrance to Chesapeake Bay to all inbound and outbound traffic because of hazardous ice formations and the impending b...

Paying dividends – Volvo Ocean Race
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:29

Dongfeng Race Team and team AkzoNobel claimed the first bragging rights of Leg 4 three days into the sprint to Hong Kong as their bid to punch further...

Less than one week to the first 2018 Foiling Week
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:29

The program is enriched with an Expo, Trial and Experience Camp. In addition to the usual morning Forum program and the afternoon races, major foiling...

New boat insurance cover for pets at sea
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 02:27

N&G is launching an insurance policy for pets at sea following the increase in the number of boaters taking their furry friends on board with them...

Strange Boat Rescued Off Maui
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:27

Yesterday in Hawaiian waters, the Coast Guard rescued a strange-looking boat. The Kehaar Darwin – apparently a junk-rigged, homemade vessel that...

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