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Cruising Northern Hemisphere Editorial

Recent editorial articles are listed below, but you can also discover what our individual authors are writing

The Eco Warrior
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Thoughts around the theme of compare and contrast have been floating around It is not that long ago that the idea of a cruiser designed to stay off-grid for prolonged periods of time came in the form of a monohull with perhaps a raised coachhouse, but a small cockpit, and an undignified helm position.
Posted on 19 Apr
Perfect. 10.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
The Secchi Disk Study enters its tenth year, thanks to sailors Just brilliant. No need to mention the bumbling comedy of Dudley More in 10, or the utter brilliance of Romania's Nadia Comaneci back in 1976 at Montreal. Ooops. I just did. Sorry.
Posted on 7 Feb
Interview with Marine Resources CEO and Founder
by Mark Jardine
James Ward talks about the dramatic shift in the jobs market The marine industry has boomed since the pandemic as more people discover the benefits of being out on the water, leading to dramatic shift in the jobs market.
Posted on 18 Jan
Pent up; latent; smouldering; underlying
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Timing is everything Timing is everything. Whether that's the punch line of a joke, arriving home early, or late, so as to be there or not be there, depending on the mission at hand... Of course another crucial action requiring expertly deft timing, is passage making.
Posted on 24 Nov 2021
Interview with PowerUP Energy Technologies CEO
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Dr. Ivar Kruusenberg at METSTRADE 2021 Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com, talks to Dr. Ivar Kruusenberg, CEO and founder of PowerUP Energy Technologies, at METSTRADE 2021 to find out more about their fuel cell generators which use pure hydrogen gas as fuel.
Posted on 22 Nov 2021
First look at METS 21: Scanstrut Flip Pro and Nest
by Mark Jardine
Bringing new levels of power and convenience to charging your phone and other devices on your boat Mark Jardine chats with Grant Fox, Marketing Manager at Scanstrut, about two of their new products, Flip Pro and Nest, bringing new levels of power and convenience to charging your phone and other devices on your boat.
Posted on 16 Nov 2021
For the sheer joy of it - part II
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
We're ready to roll with more of the story of the stunning J/45 We're ready to roll with Part II of the story of the stunning J/45. Before we do that, a big thank you to everyone who has read the first instalment, and provided their thoughts, input, and feedback.
Posted on 11 Nov 2021
Of breathing, pretzels, and other funky things…
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
I could have gone on, too. If it were not for the lack of space, we would have also seen, origami... I could have gone on, too. If it were not for the lack of space, we would have also seen, origami, wellness, Zen, mindfulness, circumspection, balance and contemplation.
Posted on 3 Nov 2021
For the sheer joy of it. (Part I)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
J/Boats' new J/45 is here. So alert the media. Oh. That'd be us… J/Boats' new J/45 is here. So alert the media. Oh. That'd be us… Anyway, we not only know about the J/45, we very much kind of love it.
Posted on 28 Oct 2021
Hooray for the hundredth!
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Here is our card to the J/99, which will soon enough have 100 vessels sailing all around the world. Now if you're a British subject that means you get a letter from HRH QEII. If you're French, maybe you get one from President Macron. Certainly POTUS does to US citizens.
Posted on 26 Sep 2021
Did someone say, Goldilocks?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Flagstaff Marine's Graham Raspass had set up the informal conversation with Gianguido Girotti... Going back a good while now, well into the pre-COVID era actually, I had the distinct pleasure of being granted a one on one meeting with Beneteau's then newest employee.
Posted on 29 Aug 2021
Romantic notions
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Passport out, stamp on page, I'm off kind of thing. It's just a bit of weather… It almost doesn't matter what boat it is. Brush strokes, textures, changes in light, fine details, spray, and wind all combine to transport you. Passport out, stamp on page, I'm off kind of thing. It's just a bit of weather…
Posted on 11 Aug 2021
Henri-Lloyd #BlueAugust
by Mark Jardine
Turning the Tide on Ocean Plastics Together Our environment and the climate are featuring heavily in the news, and it's clear that the time for action is now with sustainability needing to be part of every step that we take in our lives.
Posted on 11 Aug 2021
The big end of town
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
That would be 60 to 100 in the old language, so that means feet... That would be 60 to 100 in the old language. So that means feet, and whilst some will be 20-30 tons, quite a few will be double that or more. How come?
Posted on 18 Jul 2021
The good, the incredible, and the brilliant
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Ever since writing 'More Grit' I have been on somewhat of a Western trip Ever since writing More Grit! I have been on somewhat of a Western trip. It was only further solidified after actually meeting both the incredible Bill Hatfield, and the brilliant Jeanne Socrates.
Posted on 16 Jun 2021
In conversation with Jelte Liebrand
by Mark Jardine
The tech-savvy navigation entrepreneur savvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...
Posted on 6 May 2021
More Grit!
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Our good friend, inspirational sailor, champion human being: Jeanne Socrates Sounds like the title to a new Western movie. Perhaps even the sequel to True Grit. Alas, it is not. It is a reference to our good friend, inspirational sailor, and champion human being, Jeanne Socrates.
Posted on 4 May 2021
The Chicken? Or the…
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Yep. That would be eggs. Except what you're looking at here are smoked eggs... Yep. That would be eggs. Except what you're looking at here are smoked eggs, and I was just recently talking with Julie, the innovator who created them, somewhat by mistake...
Posted on 1 Mar 2021
REPAIR-REWEAR: Henri-Lloyd Repair Service
by Mark Jardine
Extend the life of your technical clothing, reduce your environmental footprint Extend the life of your technical clothing, reduce your environmental footprint.
Posted on 5 Feb 2021
One end to the other...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy... Confession. I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy, or face the long walk off a short pier...
Posted on 20 Dec 2020
When I was young, I did everything to excess...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
A lot of things behind the Groupe Beneteau brand, Excess, resonate There are a lot of things behind the Groupe Beneteau brand, Excess, that resonate. Chiefly there was a bit of irony behind the name, and who doesn't like a giggle?
Posted on 16 Nov 2020
What to do?
by John Curnow. Editor, Sail-World AUS
There wasn't really a question in it; this person is very industrious To be honest, it is not really a question you have to ask of the subject of today's Editorial. She's a ball of energy with a fantastic work ethic, an enduring smile, and a certain tenacity that reminds you of the claws below a wedge-tailed eagle.
Posted on 18 Oct 2020
Reaching Back In
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
In Reaching Out, we delighted on the number and range of people who make contact with us. In Reaching Out, we delighted on the number and range of people who make contact with us.
Posted on 14 Oct 2020
Fisherman's basket, goulash, mélange
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Well it certainly was fun to get the word goulash into a heading... Well not sure any of those work entirely, but it certainly was fun to get the word goulash into a heading. At any rate, the conglomeration we have collected here should have two things going for it...
Posted on 16 Sep 2020
Celebrating Marvin Creamer's bold circumnavigation
by David Schmidt
A geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet Celebrating Marvin Creamer (1916-2020), a geographer and university professor who circumnavigated the planet without any navigational instruments in the early 1980s.
Posted on 25 Aug 2020
Reaching out
by John Curnow, Global Editor Sail-WorldCruising.com
Nothing's as good as the eased sheets, a nice canter, and the nautical miles it destroys. Nothing's as good as the eased sheets, a nice canter, and the nautical miles it destroys. Alas, and ever so sadly, this missive is not about that, but it is just as positive.
Posted on 1 Aug 2020
Marine VHF Radio: Q&A with Icom's Ian Lockyer
by Mark Jardine & Ian Lockyer
Including how to get a licence and what to do in an emergency We spoke to Icom Marine's Ian Lockyer to find out a more about Marine VHF Radio including how to get a licence, what to do in an emergency and what the M1 and M2 channels are.
Posted on 7 Jul 2020
Cruising's no different
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Just like everything else on the planet, cruising has undergone a major shake up Just like everything else on the planet, cruising has undergone a major shake up in recent times. We do feel for everyone who has been aboard and had to adapt, improvise and conquer, as a result of it.
Posted on 23 Jun 2020
In conversation with Chips Howarth
by Mark Jardine
Cyclops Marine bring together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise Founded in September 2018, Cyclops Marine brings together wireless sensor technology and sailing expertise, with the aim to be the industry standard in yacht load sensing.
Posted on 22 Jun 2020
Doing the Right Thing
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's commitment to sustainability and the environment When Henri-Lloyd relaunched in 2018, the focus was the quality of the Fremantle range; the ultimate sailing apparel using the finest materials available. Behind the scenes there has been a steely focus on 'doing the right thing' for the environment.
Posted on 6 May 2020
Helping hands from GJW Direct
by Mark Jardine & Jeremy Entwistle
Supporting clients and customers through this sustained period of uncertainty GJW Direct has been working for some time to prepare for all potential outcomes for our business and to support clients and customers through this sustained period of uncertainty.
Posted on 14 Apr 2020
What does sailing mean to you?
by The YachtsandYachting.com & Sail-World.com team
We'll be publishing the most inspiring stories to help weather the storm Things feel pretty strange at the moment. We're going through unprecedented and tough times. Haven't we all dreamed about getting on a boat and sailing away from it all? Sailing is what keeps us going!
Posted on 30 Mar 2020
Calling all boat bimblers!
by The Sail-World.com team
Show us what you've been up to this winter, or are doing now! If you have spent the winter engrossed in boat DIY, whether it was small modifications or massive rebuilds, Sail-WorldCruising.com would love to hear from you. We think it's time to share your story with the world.
Posted on 29 Mar 2020
Core values
by Mark Jardine
Hans Eckerström's vision for Henri-Lloyd's future Henri-Lloyd was originally founded in 1963 in Manchester by Henri Strzelecki and Angus Lloyd and pioneered the use of new technologies. In June 2018 the brand was acquired by Swedish investment company Aligro Group, we spoke to Chairman Hans Eckerström...
Posted on 19 Mar 2020
A classic dichotomy
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
The weather in our two hemispheres has provided for the greatest of contrasts... The weather in our two hemispheres has provided for the greatest of contrasts, and they have unleashed great fury in their own ways.
Posted on 6 Feb 2020
The relentless pace of change
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Kenny Read about developments at North Sails We spoke to Kenny Read about the some of the North Sails developments and looked forward, discussing the relentless pace of change in sailing, the continual development of 3Di, the impact of Helix, environmental responsibilities and innovations.
Posted on 16 Dec 2019
Chickens and Eggs
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
You know the real answer is I have no idea which came first You know the real answer is I have no idea whether the egg was before the proverbial chicken, or the other way around. Equally, I'm not sure whether the ‘end of life' boats triggered this editorial, or perhaps it was the repurposing of sails
Posted on 4 Dec 2019
Barton Marine's Quick Cleat
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Suzanne Blaustone at METS 2019 Mark Jardine speaks to Suzanne Blaustone, Managing Director of Barton Marine, about Quick Cleat - an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas.
Posted on 29 Nov 2019
Seldén SMF - Synchronized Main Furling
by Mats-Uno Fredrikson & Mark Jardine
We speak to Scott Alexander at METSTRADE 2019 Mark Jardine, Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine talks to Seldén's Scott Alexander about their SMF (Synchronized Main Furling) system at METSTRADE 2019.
Posted on 25 Nov 2019
Interview with Knut Frostad at METSTRADE 2019
by Mark Jardine
Navico's President and Chief Executive Officer Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com Managing Editor Mark Jardine speaks to Knut Frostad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands.
Posted on 20 Nov 2019
Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Grant Fox at METSTRADE 2019 Scanstrut have been innovating with wireless charging technology for a couple of years, demonstrating prototype magnetic and clasp mobile phone chargers at the 2018 METSTRADE Show.
Posted on 19 Nov 2019
Get on the Water with Borrow a Boat
by Mark Jardine
We caught up with Matt Ovenden about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all We caught up with Matt Ovenden, founder of BorrowaBoat.com, recent sponsors of Southampton Boat Show and industry innovators, about their plans to make getting out on the water accessible to all.
Posted on 7 Nov 2019
Make 2019 count! Sustainable sailing clothing
by Gael Pawson
More and more technical fabrics are made out of recycled plastic bottles A staggeringly huge amount of waste is produced by the fashion industry. As the cost of most products doesn't include the cost of disposal, or their drain on resources and the environment, we have got to a stage where clothing is generally too cheap.
Posted on 24 Oct 2019
Just wandering
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Sitting down beside the river, I allowed myself to wander... Sitting down beside the Richmond River, just before it goes on to meet the Tasman Sea, I allowed myself the time to wander. For sure I was seated, so the meandering was taking place purely in that space that is nearly as good for you as deep sleep.
Posted on 15 Oct 2019
Make 2019 count! Beach clean
by Gael Pawson
Big or small, here's how to make it fun It might seem like an impossible task, but cleaning up our beaches is one way all sailors can all make a difference, and it can be fun too, as increasing numbers of our community are realising.
Posted on 13 Sep 2019
Just how close?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Thoughts of record books are far from Jeanne Socrates' mind Thoughts of record books are far from Jeanne Socrates' mind. Frustration is actually the number one element the inimitable and inspirational sailor is dealing with presently.
Posted on 29 Aug 2019
Make 2019 count! Travel
by Gael Pawson
One thing us sailors love is to travel So one thing us sailors love is to travel - open meetings, regattas, even the club we belong to might not be on our doorstep. How can we continue to enjoy our sport but make our participation more sustainable at the same time?
Posted on 10 Aug 2019
You don't have to look too far…
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
It is always important to keep the eyes out of the boat when sailing It is always important to keep the eyes out of the boat when sailing. Alas, we won't have to be peering at the horizon to get a handle on this one....
Posted on 10 Aug 2019
The definition of Safety Gear
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
Of course everyone has it, and everyone hopes they never have to use it Of course everyone has it, and equally, everyone hopes they never have to use it. However, when it all goes South on you, it's really good to know it is all there, and in working order...
Posted on 8 Jul 2019
Make 2019 count! Food and drink
by Gael Pawson
How sailors who love the sea can think about what they eat and drink There are a number of ways we can make our food and drink choices more sustainable. We are going to concentrate on two main strands here. First packaging and simple ways to slim down our plastic use and second the actual food we choose to consume.
Posted on 5 Jul 2019
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