SAIL Magazine and the Boston Sailing Center provide instruction on how to tie a Linesman Loop, also known as an Alpine Butterfly. This knot is useful for lashing things on deck, like a dinghy, as Francois demonstrates here
“If you are determined to be in the sailing game you have to do this Race” – Sir Peter Blake
Watch all of the action from the Guinness World Record breaking Virgin Kitesurfing Armada Festival 2014
The Armada surpassed last year’s total participant numbers with 344 kitesurfers participating, which is so positive for the sport within the UK.
Then on Sunday a new Guinness World Record title was set for the Largest parade of paddle boarders with 256 paddle boarders travelling down a similar course on CBK beach, Hayling Island.
The Kitesurfing Armada was an event for all, attracting world champions, pro-kitesurfers, a double Olympic medallist and novice kitesurfers, with ages ranging from as young as 11 years through to 73 years.
The CBK beach was awash with spectators to support the Guinness World Records title attempt.
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Welcome to ShopNight In less than 8 minutes Mike fixed his paddle board with our TotalBond adhesive. The board looks as good as new in no time flat. Nice work Mike!
Kestrel is a 1929 Fishers Island 31 Herreshoff sloop racing at the Opera House Cup Regatta in Nantucket. Learn about the museum quality restoration of this classic wooden yacht, which was completed by the talented marine tradesmen from the “Ocean State” of Rhode Island. The 2014 Opera House Cup featured historic and modern traditional designed classic yachts from all over the world. A few of the boats racing – Spartan, Tempus Fugit, Rugosa, W – 37 Race Horse, US -1 Wild Horses, Northern Light, Weatherly, and Sumurun.