Sailing Nandji Ep 338 What to do when you see a Waterspout at Sea? SCREAM!!!
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by Sailing Nandji
5M ago
Sailing Nandji Ep 338… Spearfishing BIG DOGS, Saying goodbye to paradise and is that a WATERSPOUT with the Spinnaker up?? https://www.sailingnandji.com Sailing to remote places and living from the land is a part of the boat life that we seek. The challenge of hunting for our own food is something I have always enjoyed, found fascinating, and a passion I have grown to love Diving deep down into another world with a single breath, the world slows down. I feel relaxed… my heart rate drops and time slowly disappears sitting on the bottom of the ocean floor. At first, fish are scared of you, but t ..read more
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Alpine Joins Forces with Orient Express Racing Team for America’s Cup 2024
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by Sail Universe
5M ago
Alpine and Orient Express Racing Team have officially declared their collaboration for the 37th edition of the America’s Cup in 2024. This strategic partnership between the renowned French entities is founded on a shared commitment to sporting principles, with a focal emphasis on technological, operational, and human excellence as pivotal elements in the pursuit of performance. “The arrival of such an emblematic French brand such as Alpine is both an honor and an additional asset for Orient Express Racing Team. For the first time in history, a French challenger has managed to assemble all the ..read more
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Why Eric Tabarly Has Been the Best Sailor Ever
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by Alessandro de Angelis
5M ago
“Unhappy is the land that needs a hero,” said Bertolt Brecht. But happy are the people who can recognise a hero and love him. Like the sea lovers and sailors, who, on a June day 25 years ago, filled the roads and alleys in Brest, who crowded vessels of all kinds in the bay that is the symbol of the French navy. One thing bound them all – bidding farewell to the man who, for many, was the greatest sailor of the modern age, Eric Tabarly. I was there, a twenty-year-old youngster who wanted to make the sea his future. Around me I could see faces lined by the wind and burnt by the sun, hair hardene ..read more
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Sunbeam 29.1, The Ultimate Weekender With Swing Keel
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by Sail Universe
5M ago
In recent years, the Austrian shipyard Sunbeam Yachts has accustomed us to some radical choices, such as the drastic renewal of the range started about 4 years ago, which gradually phased out all boats above 32 feet. Today, Sunbeam Yachts produces four models: the 22.1, the 28.1, the 32.1, and the new entry Sunbeam 29.1, presented at the recent boot Dusseldorf 2024. The idea behind the Sunbeam 29.1 was to build the ultimate weekender, more than just a daysailer. The Sunbeam 29.1 has a hydraulic swing keel that allows exploring shallow anchorages. As an option, the keel can be adjusted electric ..read more
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The Next Chapter: Explore the Upgraded X4⁹ MkII by X-Yachts
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by Sail Universe
5M ago
X-Yachts unveiled its new X-Yachts X4 ⁹ at boot Düsseldorf 2024, showcasing a host of enhancements aimed at elevating the sailing experience. This refined model boasts a refreshed aesthetic with an updated hull, a redesigned rudder, reduced weight, increased cabin luxury, and heightened overall performance. Since its inaugural introduction in 2018, the X4⁹ MkI played a pivotal role in solidifying the Pure X range’s presence in the global yacht market, with over 50 units sold worldwide. The enhancements introduced in the new X-Yachts X4⁹ MkII build upon its predecessor’s success, marking anothe ..read more
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Sailing Nandji Ep 337 I’VE GOT A LOVELY BUNCH OF COCONUTS… This Place is AMAZING!!!
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by Sailing Nandji
5M ago
In Sailing Nandji Ep 337… I THINK WE FOUND PARADISE!! But first, we have some obstacles to get there! I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts, diddly diddly standing there all in a row, diddly diddly Big ones, small ones, some as BIG AS A BUTT… It is time to head back north and leave Indonesia. We have been preparing the boat for the weeks of cruising ahead. After another month of disappointing news, we head to sea in search of something new and a place where we can drop the anchor for a bit while the weather is fine. WHAT WE FOUND WAS AMAZING! I NEVER WANNA LEAVE!!! Don’t miss Sailing Nandji pre ..read more
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Eight Reasons Why Sailing is the Best Sport in the World
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by Sail Universe
5M ago
Sailing is the best sport in the world. Whether you sail competitively or not, there’s very little that can beat the sensation of being out on the water, the wind filling the sails, harnessing the power of nature, and relying on your skills and expertise. Here are eight reasons why sailors consider the art and science of sailing to be one of the best things you can do with your time. It lets you find some peace and quiet It slows down time and helps us understand ourselves It lets you get away from it all It teaches you lots of technical skills and expertise It increases the sense of freedom ..read more
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Exploring the Functionality of Lagoon Boom Furler for 46 to 51ft Catamarans
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by Sail Universe
5M ago
French catamaran manufacturer Lagoon introduces a furling boom option designed specifically for its 46 and 51-foot models. Developed through a collaboration between Lagoon, Incidence, and Groupe Wichard, this sophisticated boom furler promises to enhance the sailing experience. The Lagoon furling boom stands out as a simple yet robust solution, embodying intelligence and innovation. Crafted to facilitate sailing maneuvers, this system amplifies the utilization of wind power, providing an unparalleled ease of operation for sailors navigating the open waters. It took a long time before the syste ..read more
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Anticipation Builds for the 2024 Superyacht Cup Palma
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by Sail Universe
6M ago
The annual Mallorcan festival of sail, scheduled this year from June 19 to 22, has consistently celebrated the return of familiar contenders and the debut of new entrants on the Bay of Palma racecourse. In the upcoming 2024 Superyacht Cup Palma, organizers are thrilled to welcome two exquisite Hoek designs: the 32m Namuun (formerly Simba) crafted by Turquoise Yachts and the 40m Hoek Truly Classic Halekai built by Pendennis. Additionally, the striking 28m ketch Tawera (formerly Catalyst), a creation of Ron Holland Design from Alloy Yachts NZ, will grace the event with its presence. “We have kno ..read more
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North Sails Introduces RENEW, A Sustainable Sailcloth for Cruising
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by Sail Universe
6M ago
North Sails is pleased to announce the launch of RENEW, a North Paneled Laminate (NPL) sailcloth meticulously crafted for cruising boats within the 25 to 45 ft range. This innovative sailcloth is composed of over 90% sustainable sources, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility without compromising on performance or longevity. As a trailblazer in sailmaking, North Sails boasts a rich legacy characterized by groundbreaking innovations and technological advancements that have redefined the sailing industry. As the global leader, we are dedicated to addressing the c ..read more
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