Would You Sail Solo Non-Stop Around the World With Just a Chronometer and Barometer?

Istvan Kopar's boat, Puffin, will set sail July 1 as he participates in the solo circumnavigation of the globe with a Wempe chronometer and barometer.

Would you sail solo, non-stop around the globe with absolutely no electronic tools, no GPS, no satellite communication?  I, for one, absolutely would not.  However, the concept is a great adventure for 65-year-old Istvan Kopar, a Hungarian-born American captain who already accomplished solo circumnavigation of the globe 27 years ago. Now, as he readies to…

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Sailing the Seas During Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, and the New Luminor 1950 PCYC Watches

Fulls sails on the Eleonora during the Opera House Cup Regattas at the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge.

Nothing is as invigorating as spending a day on the water aboard one of the most beautiful schooners in the world – except spending the day racing on the water. Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the most unique experience of sailing in Nantucket during the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge aboard the…

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Armin Strom Sailing Team Flies Out of the Water in GC32 Racing Tours

Armin Strom Sailing Team in GC32 Tour (photo: courtesy of Armin Strom Sailing)

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been making great strides over the past few years. Known for its incredible art of skeletonizing watches, the brand also offers new and unusual movement architecture to showcase this art, and has even offered incredible customization through the Armin Strom Configurator program—where customers can pick a host of different…

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Around the World: Rolex and the 68th Sydney Hobart Sailing Competition

While today marks the day after Christmas for many of us, for others it is the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race in Sydney, Australia. With a southerly breeze providing the perfect angle for a spinnaker start and run down the harbor, it proved less kind as the yachts exited the Sydney…

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