As we say goodbye to winter in the Southern Hemisphere, we regret not doing this! There is always next year!
We've all done it, more than once. Taking a pee/wee/piss/slash off the back of the boat. Some have even jumped overboard and done it in their wetsuit... Mmmm warm... But what if your right to relieve yourself was taken away. What if you had to hold it all day. For the girls, it probably wouldn't
It can happen in a moment. You're racing hard and nothing is going to stop you. But then this happens! Uploaded by Mado Sassy: Man overboard on Team Vision Future - TP 52 during Semaine de Porquerolles 2016. More fear than harm! Thanks to Arobas 2 - TP52 for the video. https://youtu.be/CBycXRWSfCA The serious side...
Do you see what I see? The world looks different from behind a camera. We asked world renowned photographer, and personal friend of the LSD team Andrea Francolini a question. "What is the best part about taking a photo?" In sailing you never really know what will happen. You can control things to a certain
There is heaps on this weekend in our little world. Harken Young 88 Nationals, M-Class Arch Logan Memorial, King and Queen of the Harbour Paddling Race and the list goes on... The Young 88's are racing both days this weekend and with LSD booked to provide both video and photography coverage, the emails back and
As the sun sets on yet another Fathers Day, I think back to one special moment of my early sailing years. Dad had just built me a carbon fibre sabot and we named it "Blazing Sausages". It was highly illegal and caused controversy where ever we took her, but it was my boat, built by
For many years I have been a big supporter of LSD as many of you know my relationship with the editor, she is my favourite daughter of course! And I know many of you have seen my photos of various adventures around Australia, mostly for sailing and ensuring kids and grownups can get to the far
It was just two guys at an airport ready to venture on their merry way. Those two guys were Dean Barker and Richie McCaw (a kiwi rugby legend). And it made headlines. This is just proof of how much Kiwis love their yachting! Of course rugby is up there as well, but let's face it,
Are you a yacht club that uses the FREE scoring program, SAILWAVE? If so, make sure that you never remove the footer hyperlink back to the developers website. I personally use SAILWAVE and find it to be one of the best programs available. And the even better part, is that you can use it for
Invisible sails. What do you think? Yay or nay? Clear development I14 spinnaker on the water!#RoyalQueenslandYachtSquadron #I14 #Skiff #sailingTrent Neighbour David HayterPosted by Alegayter Sails on Thursday, 30 July 2015 I14 Development Spinnaker(Testing a new spinnaker shape in real conditions)Posted by Alegayter Sails on Wednesday, 15 July 2015
You know all those great photos, videos and words that get put together from regattas? The ones that we all share, tag and comment on via Facebook, or see printed in newspapers, magazines and on sailing websites? Well all that stuff comes from somewhere, and for the Etchells Australasian Championship and the Australian Sports Boat
Today the sailing world was shocked to learn that a Nacra 17 crew was denied entry to the ISAF Sailing World Cup because her skipper was injured. Cecilia Carranza Saroli is a vital part of her Nacra 17 team, however in the eyes of ISAF, she is nothing. So it's time to celebrate all the crews
In the eyes of ISAF, a crew is not important. Why make such a sweeping statement you may ask? Let's first look at the definition of a crew: crew "A group of people who work together, especially all those who work on and operate a ship, aircraft, etc." ISAF is denying the entry of a
Remember the marriage proposal during the Newport, RI Volvo Ocean Race stopover? Well check out how the whole thing unfolded. Taylor & Becca I have two great loves: 1. My girlfriend of 6 years, Becca. 2. and Sailing So I came up with the ultimate proposal to test if the two are compatible. On Thursday,
Something nice to kick off your weekend. A pod of Orcas was spotted playing with a dinghy off Snells Beach, New Zealand. Alexis Waterhouse who was on the boat, and who uploaded the video said: We met this pod of Orca while sailing just off Snells Beach. They stayed with us for at least half
Nick Woodman. Thanks for creating the GoPro! So apparently 10 years ago, the CEO and founder of the marvellous little camera known as the GoPro, Nick Woodman, made a promise to his number one employee. Woodman, 39, made a pact during GoPro’s development phase to give the company’s first employee, Neil Dana, 10 per
Back with epic mo's ruled the sailing scene, Hobie Cat's were hot and were sailed around the world. But it's in Hawaii where these rafts really had a home. Last night on the LSD Facebook page I posted an image of a Hobie 18 sending it over a huge wave in Hawaii. The image didn't
Remember when daredevil sailor Alex Thompson embarked on the mast walk? It really was an epic scene to watch. Now go behind the scenes to see how he and the team made it possible. A behind the scenes look at the award winning #mastwalk. Some of the scenes in this give you an idea some
[pullquote]11 Awesome Facts About Girls Who Work On Boats was originally published on the www.moxieandepoxy.com website on 29 March 2015. [/pullquote] For the last 4 years of my life I have been working on sailboats professionally. Most of that time has been spent working in the day charter industry in both the Virgin Islands and Hawaii.
Originally published by The Plaid Zebra and was written by Brittany Rosen Captain Liz Clark lifted anchor on her boat in 2006, and has been independently sailing around the world ever since, with no plan to stop anytime soon. Armed with an in-depth education in sailing, and a lifetime at sea with her family’s