A Revolution in sailing – but would you even know it?

James CloseAmerica's Cup, Ben Ainslie Racing, Thoughts

Our sport is confusing and technical to anyone outside of it. But like many things in life, once you know what is going on it becomes more straightforward and the more you find out about things, the more interesting they get. In the final article of James’ 3 part series on the latest revolution in sailing (see part 1 and part 2) we look at how our sport is being covered by the media. Or not! Is there an Audience? Sailing … Read More

The Sailing Revolution is now – be part of it!

James CloseSailing Tech, Thoughts

In part 2 of our exploration of the Sailing Revolution, James looks in more detail at some of the evolutionary steps that have brought us to this point. If you’d like to catch-up with the first part of this series of article you can find it here. We believe that the Sailing Revolution is now – be part of it! Lessons From Aviation The invention of the jet engine was a massive catalyst for a revolution in aircraft design throughout … Read More

Is Sailing the new F1? – Help us showcase our sport to the world

James CloseAmerica's Cup, Ben Ainslie Racing, James, Thoughts

The pinnacle of advanced technological sport – could sailing be the new F1? A sailing revolution is in progress! It’s one that could bring our sport to the attention of the mainstream media and hopefully bring with it a new audience. Sailing is attracting the worlds best creative engineers and designers as it is a technical sport that still has so many discoveries to be made. We have been slow to showcase how different sailing is from the pervasive negative stereotypes of elitist gin palaces … Read More

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections

Martyn RuksClass 40 racing, Dream or Two Sailing

Volvo Round Ireland Race Reflections At Dream or Two Sailing we like to take on some big challenges when it comes to offshore sailing and specifically racing. This year the main feature of our Sailing Programme was the Volvo Round Ireland race. Our plan was to complete it on Fortissimo (aka 40simo) our Class 40 racing yacht. We knew this would be a test for everyone involved and it certainly lived up to its billing. Now the dust has settled … Read More