Racing

Nigel Irens Designs Some of the Fastest Racing Multihulls

by Paul Gelder, Posted June 5, 2014

Tucked away down a narrow alley in the picturesque town of Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in England, is a tiny building called the Tenter loft, a relic from the ancient wool industry when cloth was stretched on tenterhooks. It’s now the quirky office of British multihull designer Nigel Irens, the man behind some of the fastest sailing boats on the planet.


FULL STORY
Electronics+Navigations

Si-Tex Marine Electronic's T-760 Radar

by Sail Staff, Posted June 4, 2014

For those sailors who’ve long assumed that radar is for “bigger boats” or out of their price range, there’s the new T-760 series radar from Si-Tex Marine Electronics. Measuring just 5.4in wide by 8.9in high and 3.5in deep, the...


FULL STORY
Electronics+Navigations

Argonaut's A165 Marine Smart Monitor

by Sail Staff, Posted June 4, 2014

The A165 marine smart monitor is not just another 15-inch LED backlit display, but also a fully functional Android device, which can even go online in conjunction with land-based...


FULL STORY
Electronics+Navigations

Icom's M506 Fix-Mount Radio

by Sail Staff, Posted June 4, 2014

Icom’s M506 line of fixed-mount radios includes five models that come equipped with a number of different functions, including a fully integrated AIS receiver, NMEA 2000


FULL STORY
Electronics+Navigations

Iridium GO Satellite Phone and Wi-Fi Hotspot

by Sail Staff, Posted June 4, 2014

Imagine being able to use your smart phone or tablet almost as easily and efficiently in the middle of an ocean as you can at home. It’s now possible with Iridium GO, a rugged portable combination of 


FULL STORY

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

image description
  • facebook
  • twitter