Happy Wednesday sailors!
A bit of something to look forward to in the sailing world – Southport Yacht Club has just opened entries for their Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta in January 2021.
Jessica Watson shares her tips on managing solo through Coronavirus, MarineVerse has launched a new virtual sailing experience for Windows and Mac, and more news below.
Don’t forget to join me this evening for our 3rd MySail Community Catch-up. This week we’ll speak to experienced sailor and editor of the Cruising Helmsman Magazine, Phil Ross. Click here to join (7pm AEST).
Until next time, stay safe and healthy!
Happy sailing 😊⛵
Deb (MySail Founder)
Sailing News from Around the Web
Southport YC celebrates 75 years at the 12th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta in January 2021
Early Bird entries are now OPEN for the Gold Coast’s 2021 premier sailing event, the 12th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta.
From Sail-World | Read full article.
Yachtsman winched to safety off Portsea while trying to sail to Tasmania
Coronavirus: Jessica Watson’s advice for surviving isolation
Jessica Watson is an Australian sailor who came to fame after becoming the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe in 2009 at just 16 years of age.
From 7 News | Read full article.
New virtual sailing experience for PC and Mac from MarineVerse
Pancake Sailor is a new virtual sailing experience from MarineVerse.
From MySail News | Read full article.
Route review: The Ocean Race 2021-22
In the second in our series of exclusive articles aimed at finding out what past and present competitors of The Ocean Race think of the recently announced round-the-world route for the 2021-22 edition, we caught up with three-time Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker.
From Scuttlebutt Sailing News | Read full article.
MySail Community Catch-up with Bret Perry
If you missed last week’s community catch-up with experienced sailor, yacht designer, rigger and co-host of sailing podcast Bar Karate, Bret Perry, you can watch the full recording on our facebooking page.
From MySail | Watch the recording.
Little Boat, Big Stage
This owner and his race team aim to take on the big-boat world championship with the smallest vessel in the fleet.
From Sailing World | Read full article.
Round Ireland Yacht Race Postponed Until August 22nd 2020
Wicklow Sailing Club has postponed by two months the start of the 2020 SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
From Afloat Ireland | Read full article.