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  • North Sails NZL: AC & Volvo Update

    North Sails NZL: AC & Volvo Update

    North Sails New Zealand (Auckland) were gracious enough to open their loft doors to the general sailing public for free drinks, a snarler or two and a brief chat by Burns Fellow – Director and H...

  • Heed this warning

    Heed this warning

    The allocated time to fool has now been and gone, however we decided not to use this predictable time to catch you all out! Instead we will choose a random day of the year to post a foolish story, and...

  • Ross 780 Wipeout

    Ross 780 Wipeout

    I’ve been spending the evening looking through my old photos.  About 53,000 odd… Of which I need to file, sort, arrange blah blah blah yawn… Anyway, I came across this little sequenc...

  • Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

    Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

    Greenstone carving commissioned in 1999 for Auckland yacht racing up for auction. [Source: NZ Herald] While $36 million of taxpayers’ money may not have secured the America’s Cup for New Z...

  • No more Gay?

    No more Gay?

    Could it be true?  Are we facing a world shortage of the golden ale?  Lucky we have Sailor Jerry’s… [Source: Jamaica Observer] BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The future of the Mount Ga...

  • When the keel isn’t enough, walk to mast

    When the keel isn’t enough, walk to mast

    Alex Thomson has done it again, but this time it’s a little more daring than jumping from a jet ski to a keel. The man who is a media dream for his sponsors has spruced up in a suit (assuming a ...

  • #2014RNI – Wrap Up Report

    #2014RNI – Wrap Up Report

    If you are looking for a detailed written wrap up of the 2014 Round North Island Race, then perhaps you should look somewhere else.  BUT, if you want to get complete story in just 2:11 minutes, then w...

North Sails NZL: AC & Volvo Update

North Sails NZL

North Sails New Zealand (Auckland) were gracious enough to open their loft doors to the general sailing public for free ... Read More »

Heed this warning

LSD April Fools

The allocated time to fool has now been and gone, however we decided not to use this predictable time to ... Read More »

Ross 780 Wipeout

Ross 650 Wipeout! Photo by LSD Media / Aussie

I’ve been spending the evening looking through my old photos.  About 53,000 odd… Of which I need to file, sort, ... Read More »

Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

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Greenstone carving commissioned in 1999 for Auckland yacht racing up for auction. [Source: NZ Herald] While $36 million of taxpayers’ ... Read More »

No more Gay?

Are we running out of gay?

Could it be true?  Are we facing a world shortage of the golden ale?  Lucky we have Sailor Jerry’s… [Source: ... Read More »

When the keel isn’t enough, walk to mast

Alex Thomson walks the mast

Alex Thomson has done it again, but this time it’s a little more daring than jumping from a jet ski ... Read More »

#2014RNI – Wrap Up Report

Chris Skinner and his Truxton

If you are looking for a detailed written wrap up of the 2014 Round North Island Race, then perhaps you ... Read More »

Busy day for coastguard in Auckland

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Wednesday was a big day on the water in Auckland it would seem as Coastguard reported three separate incidents and ... Read More »

Vote for Rob! #ThighsOutThursday

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Rob Croft is your typical yachtie who isn’t afraid to race around New Zealand with a chick, or to show ... Read More »

Hot enough to cook an egg

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Now that’s some intense heat! Australia has been experiencing a bit of a heat wave, but I never expected this! ... Read More »

“How do you get the mainsail up?”, “RUB IT!”

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So the Robert Redford horribly dramatic, inaccurate and downright rubbish film “All is Lost” hasn’t been gathering any real decent ... Read More »

These guys are nuts! (with big nuts)

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Three guys (Jack, Brad and Zeb) are planning to do what most of the population wouldn’t even dream of doing. ... Read More »

Wedgetail – From Wellington to the Bay of Islands

The Delivery Crew

It’s a long way from New Zealand’s capital (Wellington… not Auckland…) to the Bay of Islands which is (almost, but ... Read More »

All is Lost

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Robert Redford goes sailing… Badly… Robert Redford stars by himself as a man lost at sea. Despite his resourcefulness, the ... Read More »

2013, Oh what a Year

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As we begin to wind up for a kick ass New Years Eve with our close friends, eye fillet, prawns ... Read More »

Come on, use some hash!

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At LSD we don’t condone the use of illegal substances, however we do want you to get addicted to LSD ... Read More »

Steinlager 2 on the Hauraki

Steinlager 2. Photo by LSD Media / Buoy

Whilst out taking photos of the 12ft and 18ft Stoke Beer Auckland Championships last weekend, a glamorous old lady sailed ... Read More »

Can’t do the race but want the shirt?

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Impress your mates and pretend that you competed in a Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race but snatching yourself a piece ... Read More »

Love is in the air? Is Sir Ben courting Pippa Middleton?!

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Weather they are or aren’t, they would definitely make a cute couple! Source Pippa Middleton and four-time Olympic gold medal ... Read More »

Classic lines for a cool $900k

Rawhiti

Every now and then, a little piece of history offers itself to some one lucky enough to have the means ... Read More »

Cruising Cats

Cruising Cats. Pic by Jenny Thomsen

This gorgeous pic was sent into us by LSD’er Jenny Thomesen of her cruising cats. When the conditions get rough, ... Read More »

OTUSA to recycle USA-71

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[Source: Oracle Team USA. Header Image: 'Wethog' Sailing Anarchy] ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 34th America’s Cup, and Boeing ... Read More »

Testing the app

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Sitting at Sydney International Airport playing with my new iPad mini and testing the app to update LSD! If this ... Read More »

Coming Soon! LSD T-Shirts!!

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Loving a bit of LSD? Then get your hands on the threads! LSD T-SHIRTS are coming soon! Exciting times! Pricing?  ... Read More »

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