Ericsson 4 - 600 miles in a day at 25kt average speed - not bad for a monohull!

The yacht Ericsson 4 has smashed the elusive 600 mile sailing barrier, and set a new 24 hour distance world sailing record for a monohull sailboat. Ericsson 4 in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Growing Fruits and Vegetables on a Boat

Growing Fruits and Vegetables on a Boat. Lots of boating topics on yachtpals.

Does this photo of sails in the wind look familiar to lovers of architecture? Think... Australia. From DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/intriguing-architecture/ - The Sydney Opera House is a building set out as if on a peninsula on the ocean shores of Sydney Harbour, in Sydney, Australia. It is shaped like the sails of a boat. Many concerts and events take place there. It is a famous tourist attraction. Nice pin via 18again "Voiles au vent"

flying spinnakers Morris Rosenfeld 1938 One of my favorite photographers - you can "feel" the wind in the sail.

Sailing

“the world’s toughest yacht race” bt global challenge, 1996

sailing - notice the remains of a plane below the water

Sailboat Go - do it! Live your life alive! Notice the sunken plane below!

Afraid of heights

Yachts in what it seems to be Saint-Tropez, France (I'm not sure for the place.

Entre voilier et yacht, toute la beauté du design italien Wally, le constructeur italien de bateaux internationalement reconnu pour ses projets grand luxe,

Entre voilier et yacht, toute la beauté du design italien Wally, le constructeur italien de bateaux internationalement reconnu pour ses projets grand luxe,

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