Tsunami warning for the Pacific...world's largest sailing cat...book review Shooting Stars and Flying Fish...five secrets to preserve your running rigging...'Active Captain' reviewed...and much more...
From Bermuda to Spain, from Cowes to Tasmania - the cruising news
From every ocean of the world this week comes a varied smorgasbord of news to fascinate those interested in cruising.
They're partying in Waterford - the Tall Ships Festival .. .
In Bermuda members of the Cruising Club of America tell how they discovered a Bermuda they didn't know existed – and they'll be back!
In Cowes on the Isle of Wight there's tell of one of the biggest celebrations of the year for all yachting enthusiasts, Cowes Week Regatta, coming soon; and talking of parties, the biggest Tall Ship gathering and party of the year is about to happen in Waterford, Ireland, better known for its crystal.
Crossing the Atlantic right now sailor James Burwick, better known for his exhausting solo adventures, is attempting another speed record - but this time with his entire family on board, the youngest being nine months.
Brian Golland goes on with his tale of circumnavigating Tasmania with a flotilla of like-minded cruising sailors, and then there's yacht Balvenie with their reports of sailing the Spanish coastline.
There's also a range of practical articles – John Jamieson writes on how to add life to your costly running rigging, Grant Headifen examines the value of using a jockey pole, Des Ryan reports on the improving technology in in-boom furling, and Tom Lochhaas reviews the wonderful technological world of 'Active Captain.' - This is a 'must read'!
Much more too, so browse the stories to choose your interest, and...
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