Boxing Day…

… December 26th, is also the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race 2013. This race marks the 68th anniversary for the event; continuing the tradition of racing from Australia’s Port Jackson/Sydney Harbour, south across the Bass Strait, along the east coast of the historic island of Tasmania and into Hobart. This epic event has earned […]

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A Clip from the Clipper Around the World Race

An accomplished sailor by the name of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston does a wonderful narration about his favorite leg of the Clipper Around the World Race: The Pacific Ocean. This race is proving itself more and more of an attraction around the world, giving opportunities to those who wish to seek the thrill ride of an ocean crossing or perhaps an entire […]

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Clipper Around the World Race

It’s a Volvo Ocean Race for amateurs. Anyone can compete. You can race the whole way-round or just do a leg or two……or three, pretty cool. The new boats (the 70 foot version) for the following years race are arriving as I type. Check out the documentary as shown on the Discovery channel following the […]

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Surfs Up!

The Clipper Around the World Race is my latest discovery (although I am sure most of you already know of this). This is essentially a Volvo Ocean Race for amateurs of all shapes and sizes. It seems the boats are all one design and fully rigged and equipped to handle the challenges of the open […]

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