The 50th Anniversary of the Rolex Big Boat Series hit the San Francisco Bay about two weeks ago. Here are a few of the always fun to watch highlights. Video brought to you by T2pTV’s YouTube Channel.Read More Rolex Big Boat Series
…was stepped last month at the Perini Navi Yard in Italy. Just look at the size of the masthead! This incredible carbon fiber wonder measures just over 250′ and weighs in at just over 16 metric tons…pretty light considering. The furling boom provided by Future Fibres could be its own sailing yacht measuring just […]Read More The World’s Largest Mast….
The IMOCA Open 60 Hugo Boss team is growing and has added an American by the name of Ryan Breymaier. This guy has many accolades in sailing, one of them being the ‘Golden Route’ record: New York to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn. Recently he took the New York to Barcelona ‘Ocean Masters‘ […]Read More The New Boss
USA-17, the fixed wing revolution icon, meets its final resting place just in front of Oracle’s Headquarters in Redwood City, California. Apparently it is quite the process to make this happen, but relative to the world of Americas Cup costs, this is just a drop in the bucket.Read More The Symbol of the Modern Americas Cup
Just 5 days ago the Extreme Sailing Series finished up ACT 2 in Muscat, Oman. Leigh McMillan and the top notch team aboard The Wave Muscat came out victorious once again. The home snuck into the lead position just in front of Americas Cup skipper Dean Barker of Team Emirates New Zealand. The last spot on […]Read More A Home Team Win
Hugo Boss is making waves with Alex Thomson’s new YouTube commercial. Check out his latest antics below. Shame about the nice suit… Also if you haven’t seen his keel walk, it’s worth a look. ~enjoy the day!Read More The Boss Mast Dive
I can hardly wait any longer for this race to kick off. Since hydro-foiling catamaran’s with fixed wings are still not safe to sail around the world, the Volvo Ocean 65 will have to do ;-0) Although it does look like they have integrated the wave piercing bow into the design……. These boats are obviously […]Read More One Boat Closer….V.O.R.
Looks like the MOD 70’s experienced yet another capsize just a couple of weeks ago while practicing for the Transat Jacques Vabre. It’s pretty serious when these things go over as Team Spindrift can vouch for with their spill back in June in Dùn Laoghaire, Ireland. ~Video courtesy of SailingNews’ YouTube Channel Virbac Paprec was […]Read More Uh Oh!
……is back again. This year, just to mix things up a bit, the Powerboat Show will be up first, starting tomorrow October 3-6. Make sure you visit us at our booth (Tent O-13) next week at the Sailboat Show which will begin on the 10th through the 14th. Also you can see our ad in this month’s […]Read More The Annapolis Fall Boat Show……
People have been talking more and more about wing sails these days. This technology can’t possibly make its transition into the cruising sailboat market, or can it? Yachting Monthly checks out the new Elan 37 equipped with the Omer Wing Sail. A wing shaped soft sail that can be doused, stowed, and even reefed. It […]Read More A New Twist on Sails
…….but not for good. Having overcome such a great tragedy as the Swedish team has endured, the mere participation of the team’s New AC72 and its crew is remarkable. Artemis Racing Chairman Torbjorn Tornqvist says “I certainly see this was the first campaign, but not the last one”. Check out the Semi-final Race 4 Highlights. […]Read More Artemis Says Goodbye,