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Wizard of Oz Syndrome

Wizard of Oz Syndrome

Spoiler Alert: If you’ve never watched the iconic Judy Garland movie The Wizard of Oz then stop reading right now! (FYI – probably the most unsailorlike line I’ve ever written) Sailboats can be intimidating. There’s rope everywhere, winches, blocks and big flappy...
Escape the Zombie Apocalypse and Learn to Sail

Escape the Zombie Apocalypse and Learn to Sail

Zombie Sailing Advice: Zombies can’t swim. They certainly can’t sail. Sailing is a bit too complicated for Zombies. You’ll never hear a Zombie telling another Zombie to ‘ease the jib sheet’, which comes out as ‘unhunhhhunhhhhunhh’ and means zip, nada, nothing. And if...
The Impact of the America’s Cup

The Impact of the America’s Cup

It is surprising to find that the oldest international sporting competition doesn’t involve a round ball. This distinction belongs to the America’s Cup, begun in 1851, forty-five years before the Olympics and seventy-nine years before the new kid on the block – the...

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