Mat Belcher and Will Ryan at Miami. Photo Victor Kovalenko.

Two silver, two bronze for Australia at ISAF World Cup Miami

The silvers came in the 470 and 49er while Matt Wearn and Jake Lilley both picked up bronze.

Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch in the Skud. Photo IFDS.

Sailing dropped from 2020 Paralympic Games

The sport "did not fulfil the IPC Handbook’s minimum criteria for worldwide reach".
Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst and Colin Firth, who is set to play him in a forthcoming biopic. Photograph: Getty/Getty.

Colin Firth to play doomed yachtsman Donald Crowhurst in new biopic

Crowhurst met his end in the race that made Sir Robin Knox-Johnston a household name in sailing circles.
Sunset in the Indian Ocean as seen from Gaies. Photo Gaies/BWR

Unseasonal conditions in the Indian Ocean leave time for repairs on Barcelona boats

A former tropical cyclone is likely to complicate the weather patterns over the next few days.
Julian Farren-Price's About Time. Photo

Merlin wins IRC in the Ocean Pointscore Port Hacking Race

Matt Allen's Ichi Ban took line honours in light conditions.
Local Mocean and Double Black. Photo credit Pete Harmsen.

Transfusion extends lead at Victorian Farr 40 championship

Andrew Hunn's Voodoo Chile was the big mover, scoring two bullets.

The radical Banque Populaire, Hannah Whiteley kite surfs in high heels, Royal Langkawi, i14's, Bay of Islands, Maserati, Barcelona World Race and VOR..


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Rig tuning for safety and better performance

The basics of adjusting the rig are covered here in this extract from a book by Charlie Wing.

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