December’s Kit Bag

December was a pretty excellent month. Tillerman named my blog The Best Sailing Blog on the Planet for 2014, which was pretty amazing. A sailing coach in New Zealand wrote that this website is "providing a great resource of sailing information". And it marked the anniversary of when the site went live.

Here's December's collection of interesting bits and bobs from Twitter.


  • Got 6 hours to spare? Of course you have. Well, here are the Medal Races from the ISAF World Cup Final to fill those hours:

What's that? You haven't got 6 hours to spare? Jeez. Here are the video links for the various fleets:



  • This is gold dust for Foiling Moth sailors. World Champion (and 49er Olympic Gold Medallist) Nathan Outteridge has put together a bunch of tutorials on the boat (via @scuttbutt):


Here's the links for the five tutorials:



  • This has nothing to do with sailing, but it would make reading the paper a lot easier:

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