Book Review: Chasing the Cup by Jimmy Spithill
Jimmy Spithill’s book on his life of sailing since he was a child and his quest to win the America’s Cup is a good read about the life of a professional sailor in the world of Cup racing. More…
America's Cup: The Schooner and the Foiling Cat
Which is it for the America’s Cup? Traditional monohulls or foiling catamarans. Is it the traditional or the new modern, fast and risky foiling catamarans? Which way do you think it should go? more...
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Watch How the New America's Cup Foiling Monohull will Sail
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Learn About Trawlers
Read 12 articles by trawler instructors Chris and Alyse Caldwell. Read the articles
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Golden Globe Race 1968 & 2018
In 1966, Sir Francis Chichester sailed solo around the world from England and back via the five southernmost great capes: Cape Horn (South America); Cape Agulhas (South Africa— the southernmost cape, being 19 miles farther south than Cape of Good Hope; Cape Leeuwin (southwestern cape of Australia)… read more
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America's Cup Returns to Monohulls
Photo © ACEA 2017 / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget
In September, Team New Zealand—winners of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda last summer—announced that the 36th America’s Cup will race in monohulls in 2021. more…
What Do You Do With All Those Old Fiberglass Boats?
In Florida, there are an estimated 1500 abandoned or derelict boats, with thousands more throughout the country. Do you break them up and bury them? Grind them up and reuse the fiberglass and resins to make products? [more…]
Mooring Fields and Marinas as Businesses Although mooring fields have been around in Florida for decades, most of them today have been created since 2000. They are a relatively new idea in Florida. Anchorages, as we all know, have been around wherever there’s water for a few thousand years. But they, and mooring fields, sure Read More