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Cruising Northern Features

Fisherman's basket, goulash, mélange
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Well it certainly was fun to get the word goulash into a heading... Well not sure any of those work entirely, but it certainly was fun to get the word goulash into a heading. At any rate, the conglomeration we have collected here should have two things going for it...
Posted on 16 Sep
Celebrating Marvin Creamer's bold circumnavigation
by David Schmidt
A geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet Celebrating Marvin Creamer (1916-2020), a geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet without any navigational instruments in the early 1980s.
Posted on 25 Aug
Reaching out
by John Curnow, Global Editor Sail-WorldCruising.com
Nothing's as good as the eased sheets, a nice canter, and the nautical miles it destroys. Nothing's as good as the eased sheets, a nice canter, and the nautical miles it destroys. Alas, and ever so sadly, this missive is not about that, but it is just as positive.
Posted on 1 Aug
Marine VHF Radio: Q&A with Icom's Ian Lockyer
by Mark Jardine & Ian Lockyer
Including how to get a licence and what to do in an emergency We spoke to Icom Marine's Ian Lockyer to find out a more about Marine VHF Radio including how to get a licence, what to do in an emergency and what the M1 and M2 channels are.
Posted on 7 Jul
Cruising's no different
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Just like everything else on the planet, cruising has undergone a major shake up Just like everything else on the planet, cruising has undergone a major shake up in recent times. We do feel for everyone who has been aboard and had to adapt, improvise and conquer, as a result of it.
Posted on 23 Jun
In conversation with Chips Howarth
by Mark Jardine
Cyclops Marine bring together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise Founded in September 2018, Cyclops Marine brings together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise, with the aim to be the industry standard in yacht load sensing.
Posted on 22 Jun
Doing the Right Thing
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's commitment to sustainability and the environment When Henri-Lloyd relaunched in 2018, the focus was the quality of the Fremantle range; the ultimate sailing apparel using the finest materials available. Behind the scenes there has been a steely focus on 'doing the right thing' for the environment.
Posted on 6 May
Helping hands from GJW Direct
by Mark Jardine & Jeremy Entwistle
Supporting clients and customers through this sustained period of uncertainty GJW Direct has been working for some time to prepare for all potential outcomes for our business and to support clients and customers through this sustained period of uncertainty.
Posted on 14 Apr
What does sailing mean to you?
by The YachtsandYachting.com & Sail-World.com team
We'll be publishing the most inspiring stories to help weather the storm Things feel pretty strange at the moment. We're going through unprecedented and tough times. Haven't we all dreamed about getting on a boat and sailing away from it all? Sailing is what keeps us going!
Posted on 30 Mar
Calling all boat bimblers!
by The Sail-World.com team
Show us what you've been up to this winter, or are doing now! If you have spent the winter engrossed in boat DIY, whether it was small modifications or massive rebuilds, Sail-WorldCruising.com would love to hear from you. We think it's time to share your story with the world.
Posted on 29 Mar
Core values
by Mark Jardine
Hans Eckerström's vision for Henri-Lloyd's future Henri-Lloyd was originally founded in 1963 in Manchester by Henri Strzelecki and Angus Lloyd and pioneered the use of new technologies. In June 2018 the brand was acquired by Swedish investment company Aligro Group, we spoke to Chairman Hans Eckerström...
Posted on 19 Mar
Sunsail new fleet of yachts launched
by Sarah Heron
Spacious Sunsail 41.0 Jeanneau sail from Port Solent A brisk breeze and the merest hint of sunshine greeted us as we made our way out of Port Solent's lock in Portsmouth ready for a morning's sailing around the Harbour. We were here to experience the newest model in Sunsail's fleet, the 41.0 from Jeanneau.
Posted on 11 Mar
A classic dichotomy
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
The weather in our two hemispheres has provided for the greatest of contrasts... The weather in our two hemispheres has provided for the greatest of contrasts, and they have unleashed great fury in their own ways.
Posted on 6 Feb
The relentless pace of change
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Kenny Read about developments at North Sails We spoke to Kenny Read about the some of the North Sails developments and looked forward, discussing the relentless pace of change in sailing, the continual development of 3Di, the impact of Helix, environmental responsibilities and innovations.
Posted on 16 Dec 2019
Chickens and Eggs
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
You know the real answer is I have no idea which came first You know the real answer is I have no idea whether the egg was before the proverbial chicken, or the other way around. Equally, I'm not sure whether the ‘end of life' boats triggered this editorial, or perhaps it was the repurposing of sails
Posted on 4 Dec 2019
Barton Marine's Quick Cleat
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Suzanne Blaustone at METS 2019 Mark Jardine speaks to Suzanne Blaustone, Managing Director of Barton Marine, about Quick Cleat - an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas.
Posted on 29 Nov 2019
Seldén SMF - Synchronized Main Furling
by Mats-Uno Fredrikson & Mark Jardine
We speak to Scott Alexander at METSTRADE 2019 Mark Jardine, Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine talks to Seldén's Scott Alexander about their SMF (Synchronized Main Furling) system at METSTRADE 2019.
Posted on 25 Nov 2019
Interview with Knut Frostad at METSTRADE 2019
by Mark Jardine
Navico's President and Chief Executive Officer Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Knut Frostad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands.
Posted on 20 Nov 2019
Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Grant Fox at METSTRADE 2019 Scanstrut have been innovating with wireless charging technology for a couple of years, demonstrating prototype magnetic and clasp mobile phone chargers at the 2018 METSTRADE Show.
Posted on 19 Nov 2019
Get on the Water with Borrow a Boat
by Mark Jardine
We caught up with Matt Ovenden about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all We caught up with Matt Ovenden, founder of BorrowaBoat.com, recent sponsors of Southampton Boat Show and industry innovators, about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all.
Posted on 7 Nov 2019
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