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Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1249 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Lloyd Thornburg and his crew on the MOD70 trimaran Phaedo³ narrowly beat the Transpacific World Record from Los Angeles to Honolulu with a time of 3 days 16 hours, 52 minutes and 3 seconds in May 2017.The post Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

He bought a Folkboat for a £1. A year later he owns the Best Looking Boat of her type in UK

Posted By SailUniverse 1266 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Discovered in a Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, boatyard, Nick Ward bought this classic 1960’s Folkboat for a £1. Now a year later he owns what could be the best looking boat of her type in the UK. Video Bob Aylott and music Andy Billups www.andybillups.com If you like what you see please subscribe My Classic Boat …The post He bought a Folkboat for a £1. A year later he owns the Best Looking Boat of her type in UK appeared first on Sail Universe.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK. The misadventure of a J/95 at Liverpool’s Marina

Posted By SailUniverse 1248 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - These pictures show the embarrassing moment a J/95 became stranded at Liverpool’s Marina. The photographs, published by a Liverpool ECHO reader, shows how the sailboat became ‘high and dry’ after attempting to enter the marina while water levels were too low. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the Marine Rescue Unit had been deployed at around 4:30pm on Sunday, …The post PHOTO OF THE WEEK. The misadventure of a J/95 at Liverpool’s Marina appeared first on Sail Universe.

7 Reasons Why We Love the New Jimmy Buffett’s Surfari 50

Posted By SailUniverse 863 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Designer Ted Fontaine has produced a modern performance sailing yacht with as strong an emphasis on speed under sail as speed under power with the Surfari 50. It is the boat Jimmy Buffett chooses as his new… Why we love this boat? Keep reading… Reason 1 The Surfari 50 is a boldly styled yacht in appearance, …
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Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1210 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Here’s a taste of an 18-minute documentary about Liz’s voyage soon to be released online. Original music and trailer edit by Leah Dawson. Full film directed and edited by Teva Perrone. Produced by Patagonia, Inc, with Special Thanks to GoPro for the cameras over many years of Liz’s voyage!The post Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

The Pterodactyl: A 73 Year Old Artist and His Pirate Ship. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1214 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Eddie Landis is an artist who built his own sailboat, the Pterodactyl, a Schooner, using Ferrocement back in the mid 70s. The project took 10 years to complete. You can discover more here.The post The Pterodactyl: A 73 Year Old Artist and His Pirate Ship. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.

Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep.2 – Just Go – A Tribute To Sailing Heroes

Posted By SailUniverse 1243 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - In Episode 2 we pay tribute to sailing heroes that encouraged us and helped us bring our fantasy to life. The stories of Lin and Larry Pardey and Hal and Margaret Roth brought us inspiration and gave us insight on the practicalities of living and traveling on a sailboat. Come along for the ride as …The post Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep.2 – Just Go – A Tribute To Sailing Heroes appeared first on Sail Universe.

VESTAS Sailrocket 2. Do you remember “The magic mile” world record? VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1005 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com -   In 2012 the Vestas Sailrocket 2 team decide to tackle the ‘Nautical Mile’ world record which was held by the mighty ‘Hydroptere‘. It was always going to be an interesting challenge for the VSR2 team as the speed course that they sail on in Walvis Bay, Namibia is defined by a beach which is …
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Alex Rust, the kid that circumnavigated the globe in pursuit of a meaningful life. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 893 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - “Chasing Bubbles” is a documentary about the journey and spirit of Alex Rust, a farm boy turned day trader from Indiana who, at 25, abandoned his life in Chicago, bought a modest sailboat (called Bubbles) and set out to sail around the world. Alex passed away unexpectedly May 28, 2013, while traveling in India. You …
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The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6? Fast, Wet and… Wild!

Posted By SailUniverse 991 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - Conditions are fast, wet and wild, during Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6, for the fleet on Sunday as they charge to the southeast, finally heading in a direction where miles sailed translate into miles towards the finish in New Zealand, still more than 4,000 nautical miles away. With the passage of a front, the wind …
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