A Lesson From Scuttlebutt.

The scary video at this site shows why spectators and photographers should stay clear of the pin when 90 ft. boats cross the start line at 20+ kts! Notice the unflinching way these professionals force their right of way.

Documentary of Alula’s 2016 R2AK

This inspiring documentary can be found here. It runs about 20 min. This should get you all fired up planning for next year’s race! The law of averages says there should be ideal conditions this time, but Murphy and Parkinson are heavily invested in this enterprise to guarantee a challenge.

Interesting Videos

For your entertainment, if you go to this site you will find articles about an Orcas Island wind artist and also Commanche’s new monohull Atlantic crossing record. The interesting bits are from 06:10 to 20:18.

From Timber To Tide

From Timber To Tide from Pixillion on Vimeo.

This film documents Ben Harris’ love of wood work and boat building, how he acquired his skills, and how incredible it is to be able to take something that you’ve built with your own hands out onto the water and sail it across the sea.


Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Day 1 – 27 Dec 2015

A tough first day again breaks boats.

VESTAS Sailrocket 64.78 knots Peak Speed

VIXEN’s Voyage

A lovely poem to cruising an old wooden boat. VIXEN and her crew were at the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival. Thanks, Jak, for the tip.

Vixen’s Voyage from Nicole Halabisky on Vimeo.

Battle Field – 52 Super Series

Just like on your boat but different …

If I’m yelling at you, it’s just for clarity. [Explicit]

The not so quiet grace of sailboat racing. 2015 Block Island Race Week GoPro video footage compilation from the J29 STOUT’s bowman.

SPARKLE, The Boat to Beat

A video from OffCenterHarbor.com