Team Farrgo is looking for a Farr 30 rig/mast to replace the one that gave up Saturday. Contact Per at +46 705-238119.
When sailing dead downwind in heavy air on a boat with a symmetrical spinnaker, control of the boat eventually will become a problem. One wrong wave, an unexpected puff or momentary loss of concentration by the helmsperson can lead to a gybe broach. This video will give you tips on how to avoid a dangerous, […]
Inte den bästa dagen på havet…
När vi seglade Rolex Middle Sea Race, så var det med en ORMA 60, Ad Maiora. Det är gamla Fleury Michon IX från 1988 som nu seglar under italiensk flagg med Bruno Cardile som skeppare. På eftermiddagen 22 oktober, inte långt framför oss på banan, upptäckte man att ett av sidoskroven hade gått av och […]
Hugo Boss decides to cut keel as Doldrums loom for leaders Hugo Boss said today (Monday) that after exhausting all the options, they had decided to cut the keel off their 60ft monohull after damage forced them to withdraw from the 14 edition of the Transat Jacque Vabre Normandie Le Havre on Sunday. “Last night […]
Smögen Poker Run decided to bring their circus to Hermanö ränna, one of the busiest parts of the archipelago in summer 😡 At the time I thought it was a bizarre joke, but boats with children took them below because of the risks… Police and Coast Guard was contacted by at least one yacht.
Varför blir jag inte förvånad när Scallywag gör en grosshandlare. Lite deras stil?
Veckans självstudiefilm kommer från Scuttlebutt: A crew training session on Dublin Bay in Ireland went terribly wrong when a Man Overboard incident occurred in the challenging conditions. The crew on the J/97 Windjammer was made up of current and former INSS sailing instructors: Aisling O’Grady, Aonghus Byrne, Andrew Irvine, Conor Corson, Jeff Fahy, Saoirse Reynolds, […]
Tusan också! Susie var en av de seglare som jag gillade mest i racet. Day 157: Susie Goodall dismasted 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn EPIRB alert picked up by Falmouth Coastguard at 11:00 UTC Goodall safe and secure onboard Chilean rescue authorities alerted Nearest vessel is 480 miles to SW – 2 days away […]