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Phil Sharp: Tips to succeed in isolation

Key messages can be transferred from ocean racing to land as people move into isolation to support the fight against COVID-19. Adapting to change is a daily routine for an offshore sailor, and so solo ocean racer Phil Sharp shares his top tips on how to live productively in an isolated and …

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America’s Cup: All teams have problems

As America’s Cup challenger American Magic prepared for shipment from Florida to Europe for the America’s Cup World Series events in Italy and England, Team New Zealand was enroute, eager to begin competition in the new AC75s. The British and Italian teams were already onsite for the first event in …

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Preparing for Tokyo 2020 Olympics 2.0

Following today’s joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, World Sailing released this statement: As the world governing body of the sport, World Sailing supports the IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee decision to ensure the health …

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More movies to watch during quarantine

As the COVID-19 outbreak requires indoor time to halt its momentum, Boat International published the list, The Best Boat Movies To Watch During Quarantine. Curious if there were other movies to consider, we asked for suggestions… and we got them. Far and away, the glaring omission was Captain Ron (above). This …

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Captains of Ships – Dan Wise

Dan describes his Home Counties upbringing as very normal and very middle class.  One of four (elder sister, two younger brothers), Dan’s father was a financial advisor and his mother a wonderful homemaker, cake baker and unpaid taxi driver.  The only fly in the arcadian ointment was Dan’s indifferent attitude …

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