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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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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (#1153) – Join us live at 1300 Pacific, 1600 Eastern, 2100 UTC, 1000+1 NZT on our Sailing Illustrated Facebook page. If you can't watch it live, as usual a replay is available there immediately the show concludes. 

Friday, December 29, 2017

SAN DIEGO – After our mock protest hearing, and COMANCHE's subsequent win in the protest room, and race, Victor Felice (our clever sailing friend originally from Malta who now resides and sails in Arizona – more on that below) posted this commen...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO – Please join us for a special SAILING ILLUSTRATED Facebook Live today (Wednesday) at 1300 Pacific / 1600 Easter / 2100 UTC / 2200 CET / 1000+1 (Thursday) in Auckland / 0800+1 (Thursday) in Sydney. Dick Enersen (St Francis YC, San Francisco...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

HOBART, TASMANIA – WILD OATS XI closed in on LDV COMANCHE as they jibed down the east coast of Tasmania doing 30 knots in strong breeze Wednesday afternoon (Australian time), passed LDVC on the final approach to Hobart when the winds became light and...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

CLOSING IN ON HOBART, TASMANIA – It's gotten very close as the two lead Super Maxis, WILD OATS XI and LDV COMANCHE fly down the east coast of Tasmania both with a SOG (Speed Over Ground) in excess of 30 knots. Both yachts have just jibed to starboard...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

EN ROUTE SYDNEY TO HOBART – True to the pre-race weather forecasts and expert predictions, LDV COMANCHE is on a record-setting pace now almost 30nm ahead of where last year's winner and record-setter, PERPETUAL LOYAL, was at this time. INFOTRACK, nam...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

SYDNEY – Shortly after the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart (just over 3.5 hours ago), and while the yachts were still inside Sydney Harbour, WILD OATS XI tried to cross on port ahead of LDV COMANCHE on starboard. Apparently WOXI decided they coul...

Monday, December 25, 2017

SYDNEY – One photo is from 40 years ago today (Boxing Day in AUS, 26 Dec 1977), and one is from this week. Can you ID the yachts? Modern classics both. The 2017 Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race begins today at 1300 Sydney Time (26 Dec), which is 1800 Pacific...

Monday, December 18, 2017

SYDNEY – Just 43 seconds separated near-sister ships BLACK JACK (Peter Harburg) and WILD OATS XI (the Oatley family) in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 2017 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour last week (December 12), when the...

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