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

Posted By SailUniverse 966 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.

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

Posted By SailUniverse 615 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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Phaedo³ breaks the Transpacific World Speed Sailing Record. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1001 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 1018 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 1000 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.

Liz Clark: Steer With Your Heart. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 962 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.

How many meters of electrical cables are in a Volvo Ocean 65?

Posted By SailUniverse 1162 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - There are 450m of cabling around a Volvo Ocean 65 – and that’s just for to get the media back to shore. Find out about what electricals go into the build – and how the Boatyard staff are getting on with the refit ahead of 2017-18.The post How many meters of electrical cables are in a Volvo Ocean 65? appeared first on Sail Universe.

Oyster Yachts collapses with 400 Workers set to Loose their Jobs

Posted By SailUniverse 747 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - British boat building company Oyster Yachts, established in 1973, has gone into liquidation. KPMG Restructuring has been appointed the administrator to Oyster Marine Holdings Limited, the holding company for Oyster Yachts. Oyster Yachts, based in Southampton (UK), has collapsed with 400 employees expected to lose their jobs. A statement posted on the company’s website, from chief …
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Sailing Tranquility Bay Ep.2 – Just Go – A Tribute To Sailing Heroes

Posted By SailUniverse 995 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.

Iconic Sparkman & Stephens Dorade will travel for the first time to the southern hemisphere

Posted By SailUniverse 1040 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - Over the past 86 years, the iconic Sparkman & Stephens classic yacht Dorade has sailed hundreds of thousands of nautical miles across open water and won more ocean races than any other yacht in history.  This year marks yet another milestone for the legendary 52-foot yawl, as she and her crew travel for the first …The post Iconic Sparkman & Stephens Dorade will travel for the first time to the southern hemisphere appeared first on Sail Universe.

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4: Bye Bye Doldrums?

Posted By SailUniverse 774 days ago on Boating and Sailing

https://sailuniverse.com - The Volvo Ocean Race fleet was gearing up to jump on the highway to Hong Kong on Friday after returning to the Northern Hemisphere for the first time since mid-November. All seven teams have now crossed the Equator, and at 1300 UTC were positioned right on the cusp of the trade winds that will fire …
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The great adventure of Vixen’s Voyage. VIDEO

Posted By SailUniverse 1188 days ago on Boating and Sailing

http://sailuniverse.com - 11 years ago, Bruce and Tiffany Halabisky decided to give up on a conventional lifestyle, buy a small wooden boat and sail around the world (having two children along the way.). Vixen’s Voyage is a glimpse into their life aboard. If you need more, don’t miss their blog.The post The great adventure of Vixen’s Voyage. VIDEO appeared first on Sail Universe.