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  • Golden Vanity: The rebirth of an artists’ boat
    by Yachting World on January 27, 2021 at 9:05 am

    A true working yacht, the 112-year-old Golden Vanity has a new role for 2021, as Nic Compton discovers Golden Vanity in her Trinity Sailing Foundation days, after being restored. Photo: Trinity Sailing FoundationThe lockdown of spring 2020 prompted all kinds of unusual purchases. People bought puppies, bikes, hot-tubs… Not many opted to …Continue reading » The post Golden Vanity: The rebirth of an artists’ boat appeared first on Yachting World.

  • In memory of sailing writer Bob Fisher (1935-2021)
    by Yachting World on January 26, 2021 at 5:11 pm

    Bob Fisher, one of sailing’s great storytellers – both in print and in person – has passed away. Bob in his role as YJA chairman (right) presents Sir Robin Knox-Johnston (centre) with a yachtsman of the year award alongside Ian Atkins of boats.com (left)The sailing world has lost one of its great characters as it was announced on Monday 25th January that yachting …Continue reading » The post In memory of sailing writer Bob Fisher (1935-2021) appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Sailing into the history books with the pinnacle of human performance
    by Garmin on January 26, 2021 at 10:17 am

    INEOS Team UK aims to make history this year by being the first British team to bring the Cup back to British soil in its 170-year history. This is going to take athleticism like you’ve never seen it. Discover how Garmin are working with INEOS Team UK to take human performance up a notch… Photo: C GregoryThe America’s Cup is the competition where the odds are famously stacked in favour of the defending champions. But INEOS …Continue reading » The post Sailing into the history books with the pinnacle of human performance appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Broken forestay in the Southern Ocean: Extract from Woman of Steel
    by Toby Heppell on January 26, 2021 at 9:24 am

    Tom Cunliffe introduces a section from Vivien Cherry’s book recalling when her British Steel challenge crew jury rigged a broken forestay in the unforgiving southern ocean The first British Steel Challenge Race west-about around the world via the Great Capes was a one-off back in 1992. …Continue reading » The post Broken forestay in the Southern Ocean: Extract from Woman of Steel appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Prada Cup: How to follow the Semi-Final
    by Toby Heppell on January 24, 2021 at 8:31 am

    Finally, the America’s Cup 2021 is in sight as the three challengers continue to race in the Prada Cup to see who will take on the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand Ineos Team UK’s foiling monohull Britannia II will be racing competitively for the first time in the America’s Cup World Series Auckland. Photo: Facebook/IneosTeamUKThe teams are there, the boats are there, and racing has finally started in the Prada Cup, the official competition …Continue reading » The post Prada Cup: How to follow the Semi-Final appeared first on Yachting World.

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