Ship Photos of the Day – One of the Strangest-Looking Ships Ever

Posted on 8/31/2015 by Intern Account

The Ramform Atlas has to be one of the strangest-looking ships ever built. It is one of two new vessels in the Ramform Titan class of 3D seismic survey vessels belonging to Petroleum Geo-Services, an Oslo-based seismic data acquisition company.

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5 tips: sailing with an asymmetric – how to get yourself out of impossible-seeming situations

Posted on 8/28/2015 by Intern Account

From The Handbrake to The Hourglass, Matthew Sheahan discovers five easy ways to make a big difference downhill when sailing with an asymmetric

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World’s Biggest Containership Blasts Star Wars Theme Song Pulling Into Port – VIDEO

Posted on 8/27/2015 by Intern Account

This happened August 1, 2015 as the 19,224 TEU MV MSC Zoe, one of the world’s biggest containerships, was docking at the Port of Hamburg for its christening and maiden call at the port.

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A Big Crack Threatens the Panama Canal Expansion – VIDEO

Posted on 8/25/2015 by Intern Account

A crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal that could potentially threaten the delivery of the project as scheduled.

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Yacht fire on Benetti Blue Vision in Palma

Posted on 8/25/2015 by Intern Account

Benetti superyacht Blue Vision caught fire while berthed in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

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Expert tips for big boat handling

Posted on 8/24/2015 by Intern Account

The principles of big boat handling apply to smaller boats, but everything’s bigger – including the consequences of mistakes, says big boat skipper Rachael Sprot

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Shocking photos and video of superyacht sinking off of Mykonos, Greece

Posted on 8/20/2015 by Intern Account

Shocking photos and a video show a superyacht sinking off Mykonos, Greece. With clear blue waters surrounding the Greek island, you can see in vivid detail the yacht’s demise.

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SAIL Amsterdam 2015 From the Golden Age to a Golden Future.

Posted on 8/19/2015 by Intern Account

Since its first edition in 1975, SAIL Amsterdam has grown to become the largest public event in the Netherlands and the largest free nautical event in the world. Every five years, in excess of 600 ships navigate along the North Sea Canal before mooring in and around the IJhaven in Amsterdam. The ninth edition of SAIL Amsterdam takes place from 19 to 23 August 2015.

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 – Approaching the Fastnet rock

Posted on 8/18/2015 by Intern Account

8,500 sailors descend upon the Isle of Wight for the start of Cowes Week

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Which is the best way to sail downwind?

Posted on 8/17/2015 by Intern Account

Poled-out genoa, spinnaker or cruising chute? Chris Beeson finds out which to use to sail downwind, when and why

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