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OLYMPICS: Tokyo 2020ne chief warns international sports federations (including World Sailing) of "major challenge" in deciding who covers ex...

Saturday, March 28, 2020

TFE LIVE SPECIAL: Today (Sunday) — Latest of the impact of COVID-19 on Olympic sailing and the America's Cup; Paul Henderson (CAN) live via Skype...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

TFE LIVE: Friday's special guest, Steve Adkins (USA), said this morning that he is "doing awesome"

Saturday, March 21, 2020

TFE LIVE: Riccardo Simoneschi (ITA) live via Skype from Genoa, on Olympic and professional sailing present and future, the CV-19 situation in the hard...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

2020 OLYMPICS: Can London, host of the 2012 Games, be ready if the Coronavirus prevents holding them in Tokyo this summer? Or split the sports up, sai...

Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Another innovation for today's show – our first-ever live callers. Thanks to Peter Huston and Bernie Wilson for coming on the show via phone, and offering up their take-no-prisoners observations and views.

As always your comments and s...

Sunday, February 25, 2018

AUCKLAND – Further to our popular post yesterday about the new soft wing-sail being tested by Emirates Team New Zealand for use on the AC 75 yachts for the 2021 Cup, the video below was released today by ETNZ. It puts a lot more meat on the bones of...

Saturday, February 24, 2018

AUCKLAND – The concept being tested has a large "D" shaped section mast, developed and built by Southern Spars, with separate mainsails on either side, providing a smooth transition from the mast to sail in its aerodynamic shape. Once the mast is in,...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

NEWPORT, RI – Dean Barker (NZL) will be on the wheel for New York Yacht Club's training team for AC36 when they race aboard Doug DeVos's QUANTUM in this summer's 52 Super Series in the Med. Terry Hutchinson, who heads up the...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – World-class sailor, dean of the yachting journalists, and longtime friend, Bob Fisher (GBR), was our special guest today. Don't miss his "rarely in error but never in doubt" opinions on the Olympics, Volvo and America's Cup on to...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – When Oracle Team USA won the America’s Cup in 2010, John Kostecki (USA) became one of the most accomplished sailors of all time by coming the closest to winning the so-called Triple Crown of sailing. The AC victory went alongside his...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Below is an excerpt from Richard Gladwell's best-selling book (at least in NZL) "Lone Wolf: How Emirates Team New Zealand Stunned the World." Your Ed. has had a chance to read it, and for Cup fans no doubt it is a MUST READ. Not that...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

SYDNEY – First the sailors were being called pilots a la Formula 1. Now Jack Macartney, COO of the new SuperFoiler "Grand Prix circuit" set to be held in Australia during their 2018 summer, says, "After seeing the Eurfoflex trio [the new Aussie-allst...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Dave Reed, editor of Sailing World magazine, has written an excellent article recapping Emirates Team New Zealand's crushing defeat of Oracle Team USA in Bermuda that now appears on their website. Executive summary, and as your Ed. ha...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Team New Zealand's America's Cup victory is being hailed as one of the most impressive feats in the sport's history. SAILING ILLUSTRATED editor Tom Ehman was part of Dennis Conner's team which lost the Auld Mug to Black Magic in 1...

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