Excuse the brown smears down the page but those mud-colored streaks were once my own rich red life’s blood. I have been having a go at sewing, hence ruddy drips from punctured finger ends. Apparently, sewing is the new baking when it comes to top-rating television. What they get up to with a bit of cloth and a needle leaves me in awe. I mean, they can actually sew in a straight line! You should see mine; like a dog piddling in the snow was how someone described them.
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The joy of needlecraft has been somewhat lost on Paul after an attempt to stitch together a rudimentary canvas cover ends in much bloodshed
Clarisse hopes to inspire others
Vendée Globe sailor Clarisse Crémer has said she hopes to inspire other female sailors to follow in her wake.
Jeanneau what I mean?
French manufacturer Jeanneau is back with an all new 60’ cruiser that offers a beguiling blend of comfort and performance
Pip Hare and Medallia going for next Vendée - with new boat
The news that British Vendée Globe followers were hoping for was confirmed in May, with the announcement that Pip Hare and sponsor Medallia will continue their partnership for the next Vendée Globe in 2023/24.
Double-Handed Offshore Series blasts off
The new UK Double-Handed Offshore Series started on 1 May, organised by Henry Bomby with other double-handed sailing enthusiasts.
John Goode 1950 - 2021
Tributes have poured in from across the marine industry after the former editor of Sailing Today, John Goode, died on 15 May, aged 71, following a short illness.
Sailing is a capricious sport and the chance to go from hero to zero within the space of minutes is extremely high, as Andy found to his cost
Back to nature
Author Tristan Gooley has made a name for himself as the Natural Navigator. He discusses his life long passion for sailing and how it has helped to shape his career path
A voyage of rediscovery
The Discovery 58 has long been recognized as a superlative blue water cruiser. Toby Heppell steps aboard the latest model to examine how it has developed
Dumbass In The Realm Of Dumas
Sam Jefferson treads in the footsteps of the Count of c as he makes a great escape to the Calanques of Provence
Apple Won't Let Fortnite Back Until Case Ends
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite maker Epic Games Inc., said Wednesday it’s been told by Apple that the game will be “blacklisted from the Apple ecosystem” until the companies’ legal case is resolved and all appeals are exhausted, which could take as long as five years.
CALIFORNIA 1ST TO SET QUOTA LIMITS FOR RETAILERS LIKE AMAZON
California became the first state to bar megaretailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon’s drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.
FACEBOOK OVERSIGHT BOARD REVIEWING ‘XCHECK' SYSTEM FOR VIPS
Facebook’s semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company’s “XCheck,” or cross check, system following an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the use of this internal system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules.
CHINA'S ANT GROUP TO SHARE CREDIT DATA WITH CENTRAL BANK
China’s central bank will soon have access to the private credit information of hundreds of millions of users of Ant Group’s online credit service, in a move signaling more regulatory oversight of the financial technology sector.
NETFLIX BUYS WONKA AUTHOR DAHL'S CATALOG
Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
APPLE, GOOGLE RAISE NEW CONCERNS BY YANKING RUSSIAN APP
Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business.
CHINA SETS UP PLATFORM TO POLICE GAMING FIRM VIOLATIONS
Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children.
ONE TO CHARGE THEM ALL: EU DEMANDS SINGLE PLUG FOR PHONES
The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices.
DON'T LET SOCIAL SECURITY STEER YOU WRONG
Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits.
AT LONG LAST, BALLMER, CLIPPERS BREAK GROUND ON NEW HOME
The design meetings have been going on for years.