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OSTAR 2017: All sailors safe after distress calls in Atlantic

The OSTAR and TWOSTAR single- and double-handed race across the Atlantic has been decimated by a severe storm that has seen four boats abandoned and six sailors rescued.  The abandonments are: Illumia (Michelle Zambelli), Furia (Michael Kopanov/Dion Zoykov), Happy (Wyste Bouma/Jaap Barendregt) and Tamarind (Mervyn Wheatley). The sailboats were part …

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Expert Advice. Antifoul: all there is to know

Anti-fouling paints have come a long way and are more widely available than ever.  Modern paints work by releasing a controlled amount of biocides over a period of time. Antifoul prevents organisms and plant life from gripping the hull of a boat by releasing chemicals. Some antifoul paints offer protection against …

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Everything you need to know about Sailing with Pets

You’re planning your perfect sailing holiday and don’t want to leave your four-legged friend behind? Don’t worry. Zizoo has put together all the information you need about sailing with cats and dogs in order to make your next sailing holiday an unforgettable experience for the whole family – human and otherwise. Because …

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