Preparing successfully to compete in the biggest offshore races requires putting your attention to every detail. When sailing the Transpac, Sydney to Hobart (or a similar race that heads well… Read More

Sailing in big breeze can be fun, exciting, maybe stressful, and sometimes expensive when things go wrong. Shortening sail quickly and easily when the breeze comes on is key to… Read More

For the majority of boats racing offshore distance, the crew size will be between 8-16. To get the best out of everyone while racing the boat hard around the clock,… Read More

The Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race is one of the classic yachting events on the annual race calendar, arguably the most famous and difficult race taking place in the Southern Hemisphere. Its… Read More

December 3, 2019

M32 Class Sail Consistency

How does North Sails make sure that the new M32 sails are consistent in shaping? The process starts with the layout. For the 3Di mainsail, each sail is machine-taped from… Read More

December 2, 2019

Biscayne Bay Local Knowledge

To help you prepare for the 2019 Winter Racing Circuits, we asked the local Star and Snipe World Champion Augie Diaz to explain about his home waters of Biscayne Bay… Read More

The elite of the sailing world will go head-to-head tomorrow in Nassau, Bahamas for the much anticipated Star Sailors League (SSL) Finals. The first four days of racing act as… Read More

Trevor Middleton’s team onboard the Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep celebrated a busy and rewarding 2018-2019 offshore racing season at the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Annual Dinner and Prize… Read More

Calling all weekend warriors! The New York Yacht Club in Newport, RI, USA will be hosting the ORC/IRC World Championship this year, on September 25th – October 3rd. This is… Read More

Italian Ambrogio Beccaria is a twenty-eight year old nautical engineer, and he has completed the Mini-Transat after 13 days, 1 hour, and 58 minutes to win the cruising division and… Read More

Slovenian Igor Lah has claimed the 2019 season title, and all in the final moments of the RC44 Cup. Going into the last race, the points were tight, and the… Read More

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