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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5 tips: light airs racing – how to keep going when all around are drifting in circles

Posted on 8/13/2015 by Intern Account

Mastering the art of sailing in light airs gives rewards. Jonty Sherwill asks Steve Benjamin how to keep going when the wind dies away

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Drones – make a movie and save a man overboard with the new unmanned aerial vehicles

Posted on 8/6/2015 by Intern Account

We know about their use in war zones and for aerial photography, but drones could be used to assist a man overboard or deliver a spare part. Toby Hodges looks at the new types of drone and their uses

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Avoid Marine Electronics Blackout

Posted on 8/5/2015 by Intern Account

Tips for keeping your marine electronics functioning properly.

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Video: Spectacular Side Launch

Posted on 8/4/2015 by Intern Account

The future USS Little Rock makes a big splash in Wisconsin.

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The first foiling MOD70 – Gitana Team’s Edmond de Rothschild flies during her first trials!

Posted on 8/3/2015 by Intern Account

The MOD70 Edmond de Rothschild is almost twice the size of the AC45s, has an extra hull, and is sailing, sorry flying, in the open ocean… The MOD70 (Multi One Design 70ft) is a well-proven ocean-racing trimaran that regulary hits 40 knot speeds. But what happens when you fit foiling daggerboards and T-rudders to one and try and fly it in the Atlantic?

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