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Instructional Video: How to measure a sail cover by Peter A. Mello
December 30, 2011, 12:00 pm
Filed under: Education, sailing

Who knew? Thanks Lee Sail Covers!

Tall Ship Frederyk Chopin limps back to port after losing both masts in storm (video) by Peter A. Mello

It might not be as dramatic as the footage that would have been shot during the casualty but this RNLI video of the tall ship Frederyk Chopin is a stark reminder that it’s an ocean out there!

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Falmouth RNLI escort dismasted sail training ve…, posted with vodpod

Earlier this year we devoted alot of coverage to the amazing story of the sinking of the tall ship Concordia which coincidently was also a Polish built ship that in the past has sailed for Class Afloat.

Very happy that this too is a story with a happy ending.

All Aboard! Whales, Fish and a Crazy Goose!(video) by Peter A. Mello
July 23, 2010, 11:03 am
Filed under: reality tv, sailing

You’ve probably heard about the Moby-Dick impersonator that tried to board a yacht in South Africa but this is not an isolated incident. Here’s a CNN video about that incident and some other animals crazy about boating.

Sailing Into The Wild Blue Yonder! (video) by Peter A. Mello
February 12, 2010, 12:22 pm
Filed under: sailing

Wow, this sailing video is out of this world!

Ice Boating Championships: Always On Thin Ice by Peter A. Mello
February 11, 2010, 12:03 pm
Filed under: sailing | Tags: ,

You thought that organizing the America’s Cup is challenging. From this article in the Wall Street Journal, it seems that ice boat racing has many more obstacles but none of the lawsuits. These guys travel a whole lot faster, up to 100 MPH, and, man, they are accepting and adaptable to changing conditions. Interesting read and cool slideshow.

It Looks Like The Opti Sailing Program Is Getting An Early Start This Year! by Peter A. Mello
February 10, 2010, 12:14 pm
Filed under: sailing | Tags: , ,

Hearty Souls, Snow Sailing. by Peter A. Mello
January 30, 2010, 10:00 pm
Filed under: life, sailing

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