The Future of Olympic Heavyweight Sailors

This blog is for the big people.  The big people bring super athleticism to sailing - they bring strength, style, and often grace and athleticism.  They bring a lot of charisma and friendship too.  The dinghy sailing world will be poorer without them, and the Olympic circuit a lot less friendlier place without the big guys.  Some of us may even need cranes to load the car on pack up day without the help of these athletes!

Our Analysis of the 2024 Olympic Slate

Every four years there is a rush of blood through the veins of World Sailing (formerly ISAF) as the Olympic “slate” - which is the combination of classes to comprise the Olympics six years from the decision year - is decided.  The process is quite complex, and theoretically thorough, and always leads to criticism, outrage,... Continue Reading →

Sailing Simulations

Building simulators has reached a level of science in some sports which is both incredible technology and stupendously expensive - motor racing and flying spring to mind. To simulate positions to practice physical movement in sailing can be done with a little ingenuity and not too much cost. This blog deals with the why, how and when of simulators and will hopefully lead to some efficient training for you!

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