2016 Nautique Wake Open - Harley Clifford and Meagan Ethell in action
, 2:42 AM Mon 25 Apr 2016
2016 Nautique Wake Open - Harley Clifford (AUS) took home the top spot and overall win in the Men’s Pro Finals at the 2016 Nautique Wake Open presented by Rockstar Energy at Orlando Watersports Complex. He put on an impressive performance while riding behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23, including pulling one of the biggest tricks of the day with a double half-cab roll.
2016 Nautique Wake Open - Pro Men/Women battle for a spot in finals
, 12:45 AM Sun 24 Apr 2016
2016 Nautique Wake Open - The star-studded field of professional athletes hit the water during today’s competition for Pro Men Quarterfinals and Pro Women Semifinals, while Amateur divisions competed for supremacy in their division Finals.
Amateur competition kicks off day two of 2016 Nautique Wake Open
, 2:32 AM Sat 23 Apr 2016
The second day of the Nautique Wake Open kicked off with amateur divisions beginning their elimination qualifiers, along with the Pro Wakeskate Semifinals. Temperatures in the low 80’s and sunny-blue skies provided optimal weather for riders of all ages and skill levels who were on hand to compete behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 at the second stop of the Nautique Wake Series
How to anchor with radar in low visibility
Captain John Jamieson
, Florida 3:12 PM Mon 14 Mar 2016
Imagine that you are fog-bound on the blackest of nights. How can you combine electronic and traditional sailing navigation to approach an anchorage and drop the hook safe and sound? Use the power and magic of radar to anchor in an isolated cove, approach an anchorage in fog or low visibility, or when GPS has become unreliable.
Marine Auctions – Forthcoming auctions onsite and online
Adrian G.Seiffert – Marine Auctions
, 8:03 PM Wed 20 Jan 2016
Marine Auctions – Our next Onsite Auction to be held at the Runaway Bay Marina, Gold Coast to be held on Sunday 31st January commencing at 10am AEST. Live internet bidding is available for this auction. Some vessels are unreserved and must be sold.
Seabin- Saving the world, one marina at a time
David Schmidt, Sail-World Cruising Editor
, Seattle, USA 2:12 AM Fri 8 Jan 2016
Every now and then you hear of an idea that’s so jaw-droppingly simple and yet so effective that it makes you shake your head and wonder, ‘why not me’? Such is the case with the Seabin project, an automated marina rubbish bin that was designed to help remove plastic and other unsightly debris from the water.
Eco-warriors Sea-Bin crowd sharing critical stage with nine days to go
Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski
, 4:02 AM Tue 29 Dec 2015
The automated marina cleaning SeaBin project has raised $198,020 of $230,000.00 with nine days left on their Indiegogo crowdfunding platform, but they need more help now.
How to use radar to approach a fog-bound anchorage
Captain John Jamieson
, Florida 9:59 PM Sun 27 Dec 2015
Imagine that you are fog-bound on the blackest of nights. How can you combine electronic and traditional sailing navigation to approach an anchorage and lower the anchor safe and sound? Use the magic of radar to approach an anchorage in low visibility or when GPS has become unreliable. Follow these easy steps to success.
Key West Super Boat World Championship - NBC Sports to air the action
Super Boat International
, 1:54 PM Thu 24 Dec 2015
2016 Key West Super Boat World Championship - Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce their marquee event, the 35th Annual Key West World Championship, will air on NBC Sports late January and early February 2016. Following the success of last year’s one-hour program on NBC Sports, the 2016 programming is slated for three one-hour episodes.
Safe Boating - Dying for onboard power
Royal Yachting Assoc
, 4:04 PM Sun 20 Dec 2015
Whatever your electrical needs whilst afloat, whether charging the boat’s batteries or your laptop and mobile, the stark warning from a leading boat safety body is that petrol generators will continue to cost lives and cause misery unless boaters use them correctly.
Don’t be a Tosser – Not your usual environmental article!!
, Plastic in the Pacific 12:16 AM Thu 3 Dec 2015
The word ‘Tosser’ in the Oxford English dictionary means – ‘a person or thing that throws something’. There is no need for me to tell you the other meaning that is commonly used around the world. However in this article it will refer to both at the same time as someone who tosses trash into the ocean, truly is a tosser.
Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Run – XDubai leads again
, 11:22 PM Fri 20 Nov 2015
Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Run – There was more glory for the XDubai team on Friday afternoon as Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi took top honours. That’s after defeating T-Bone Station (Giovanni Carpitella and Luca Fendi) in the final head-to-head showdown of the day.
Key West Super Boat Int'l World Championship – Tough fight for podium
Super Boat International
, 2:14 PM Thu 19 Nov 2015
The 2015 Key West Super Boat International (SBI) World Championship event ended Sunday after a week’s culmination of deck to deck racing, changing sea conditions and high drama. Team CMS Motorsports, fielding two MTI’s took first and second overall in the Superboat Unlimited Class. Team WHM Motorsports won World Title in Superboat class fielded by nine boats… the largest fleet of the season.
Could this be sailing's top safety gear?
Captain John Jamieson
, Florida 11:56 PM Wed 18 Nov 2015
Look over most production sailboats or powerboats today, and you can bet you will see a lack of grab rails. We are often told that we shouldn't sail without loading up on safety equipment like personal flotation devices, safety harnesses, EPIRBs, survival flares, or liferafts. But for some reason, grab rails seem to end up near the bottom of the heap.
METS Joint win for Dame Design Award
Sigrid van der Wel - METSTRADE
, 11:16 PM Tue 17 Nov 2015
The prestigious DAME Design Award has gone to joint winners for the first time in its 25-year history. Jury chair Bill Dixon presented the overall DAME award to the Lume On™ LED light from Spinlock and the Electric Stabilising Fin and Interceptor System from Humphree during the opening ceremony of the METSTRADE show in RAI Amsterdam
Pay attention, YOU can make a difference to the marine environment!!
Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team
, 1:51 AM Mon 16 Nov 2015
OK, Sit up and pay attention, THIS is a life exam subject and when you reach the Pearly Gates, your results today will count towards your final destination
Open Ocean 750 Luxury Expedition Catamaran is launched in Cape Town
, Cape Town 1:23 AM Sat 14 Nov 2015
Two Oceans Marine and Du Toit Yacht Design have recently launched their second exciting Open Ocean 750 Luxury Expedition Catamaran. This impressive cat was expertly built by Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and designed by Du Toit Yacht Design in Cape Town, South Africa.
NBC Sports Network to broadcast Supra Wakeboard Worlds action
, 12:15 PM Fri 13 Nov 2015
Make sure to set your DVR for Sunday, November 15 at 5 p.m. ET as NBC Sports Network will be broadcasting the action-packed competition from the 2015 WWA Supra Wakeboard World Championships Presented by Rockstar Energy.
Friends of the sea launch Seabin street waste solution
, Australia 1:24 AM Sat 7 Nov 2015
Australian professional big-boat sailor Andy Turton and boat-builder Peter Ceglinski have a solution to this world-wide problem that impacts on every marine community. They have developed the Seabin which is designed to capture street rubbish that constantly gathers around boats, pontoons and marinas
The strongest storm ever - Hurricane Patricia set to hit Mexico
, 5:29 AM Sat 24 Oct 2015
The strongest hurricane/cyclone/typhoon ever recorded is heading for Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening a 'potentially catastrophic' landfall. The World Meteorological Organization says the storm is possibly greater in strength to Typhoon Haiyan, which killed 6,300 people in the Philippines in 2013.