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Join the iRevolution | 02/03/2012
Of Etchells, 18 footers, America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and more | 28/02/2012
You should be here!!! | 24/02/2012
Etchells Worlds - news from race 3 lining up for race 4 now | 22/02/2012
Etchells Worlds Sydney Day 1 – 10-15 knots from south 74 boat fleet | 20/02/2012
Exciting news from Airlie Beach and Sail-World's 2011 report card | 17/02/2012
Action at Etchells Pre-Worlds | 14/02/2012
Its all happening | 10/02/2012
The very best news of the week!! | 08/02/2012
Volvo Ocean Race - Newsletter - Leg 3 Finish 6 Feb 2012: Telefonica wins three...Sanya's homecoming...Impressive media stats | 07/02/2012
VOR: Three in a row—Sailing news from Australia and round the world | 07/02/2012
ISAF equipment evaluations—Sailing news from Australia and the world | 03/02/2012
Volvo Ocean Race - Sail-World - Leg 2 Finish - 6 Jan 2012: Telefonica cements lead... Stage 2 videos... Christmas at sea | 06/01/2012
Volvo fleet splits ahead of turmoil...Replay of Inport and Leg 2 Start...Puma plays catch up in Cape Town | 14/12/2011
Telefonica takes Leg 1... Puma ships out...Images of Sanya rebuild | 04/12/2011
Puma dismasting and recovery...Surgery on Camper...King Neptune arrives... Telefonica in charge | 23/11/2011
Abu Dhabi heads for Portugal...Damage inspection on Sanya...He ran, She ran, all the way to Brazil | 12/11/2011
Rough ride to Gibraltar for Volvo fleet...Sanderson on Team Sanya damage...Walker reflects on Abu Dhabi dismasting | 07/11/2011
25 year old veteran wins Legends Regatta...Trae on three decades of RTW Racing...Onshore action at Alicante | 05/11/2011
Preview - Meet the Volvo Teams and Skippers...Reflections on Inport Race...Full replay of weekend race | 01/11/2011
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News - Asia and the World

Catch the live coverage of the Leg 4 Finish in Auckland. Check the video timer for a countdown to the start of coverage and the expected race finish time. Sail-World is updating the on the water action and weather - which has compressed the lead four boats ... [more]  

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Alas, one could only be talking about grey. So the former is that book and now film, and the latter refers to a section of the Pantone® Matching System for colours. On Saturday, Melbourne’s Port Phillip was both warm, as in muggy, and cool, as in lack of vibrancy due to the heavy cloud cover. Forget Dakota Johnson, what you had was more akin to the complete Dorothy experience... ... [more]  

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - a British tradition by Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy
Our favourite boat show in the whole world is the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show. It is like no other, with a large percentage of eight to 15-year olds, with many young siblings often dragging their parents down the aisles. Its a dull overcast day in Lonon with rain showers, but inside the heated halls of the Alexandra Palace, the fabled 'Ally Pally' , around 5,000 visitors will gaze at touch and feel ... [more]  

MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) emerged victorious despite a pair of major setbacks in Leg 4 following one of the tightest-fought finishes in Volvo Ocean Race history on Saturday night. The victory gives the 2014-15 edition its fourth winner in four legs following successes for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR), Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED), and Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA). ... [more]  

Mapfre took the gun, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing was second and Dongfeng third. Photographer Ainhoa Sanchez was in the air over Auckland for 2014 – 2015 Volvo Ocean Race, and provided these images. ... [more]  

Photographer Ainhoa Sanchez was in the air as the fleet approached Auckland for the end of leg 4 for the 2014 – 2015 Volvo Ocean Race, and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]  

The wind has switched half turn and boats are now beating upwind to the finish, MAPFRE has held their lead and with the change in direction look quite safe. Team Alvimedica who was catching up at speed has slowed right up, caught in light winds behind Tiritiri Matangi island. With less than 10nm to go to finish and a fair 10kt wind holding, the slow patch looks to have been removed from equation ... [more]  

Racing in second place in the Barcelona World Race, the Barcelona sailor Guillermo Altadill and Chilean José Muñoz passed Cape Horn (67° 17' 35 W) this morning at 2h12 UTC (3h12 am in Barcelona, 11h12 pm of the 27th of February in Chile), after 58 days, 14 hours and 12 minutes of racing since their start from the Catalan capital on 31 December 2014. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Cape Horn beckons for second and third placed Neutrogena and GAES Centros Auditivos. While the two IMOCA 60s are expected to pass at speed with around six hours of separation, in what might be considered favourable conditions for one of the most inhospitable and complicated corners of the Barcelona World Race, amidst the long hours of stress and fatigue ... [more]  

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Fish & Co. Youth Sailing Championships – Fish & Co. and the Singapore Sailing Federation continue to join hands to boost youth sailing in 2015, through the partnership in the third annual and the new Sailability programme. Best of top youth sailors from 11 countries to sail into Singapore for third annual Fish & Co. ... [more]  

'On 'National Sports Day of Qatar, it is mandatory for all employees to leave their work and participate in one of the many sports on offer. A world first, it is a 'celebratory day' where the whole nation teams up together and advocates the message 'sport for all'. A day of pure fun, Qatar’s sports stars join in too. ... [more]  

For the Finn World Masters in Kavala, Greece pre-registration is open. So far 130 Masters have entered. 2015 will be the first time the Worlds Masters have been held in Greece. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Ian Walker’s crew on Azzam is almost leveled with the northern tip of New Zealand, and has managed to keep a small amount of separation from the Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE, all separated by 3-5 nautical miles north to south and within 10nm east to west. Now its time for the reverse Coastal race. ... [more]  

If, in the end, the Pacific gave up race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat without too much of a fight and since Wednesday morning the Atlantic, in turn, has opened its fastest toll-free lane north east to Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam, the Pacific seems rather more keen to hold on to second and third placed Neutrogena and GAES Centros Auditivos. ... [more]  

America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA and Challenger, Artemis Racing lined up for a series of try-outs on San Francisco Bay. Videographer John Navas was shoreside with a new high resolution video camera and provided these videos of the training sessions and hook-ups. ... [more]  

The HPYD conference is jointly organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (NZ) and The University of Auckland and will be held at the Marine Event Centre in Auckland to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. It attracts some of the world’s most preeminent yacht designers and is recognised as one of the top three conferences in this area internationally. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Ryan Houston is a watch captain aboard Team Alvimedica. He sailed in two previous editions of the Volvo Ocean Race – in 2008-09 aboard Delta Lloyd and 2011-12 on the incident plagued Volvo 70, Sanya. With the switch to the one design, ruggedly constructed Volvo 65 for this race many of the issues that bedevilled the competitors and organisers in the previous races appear to have been resolved. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
The Volvo Ocean Race and its forerunner, the Whitbread Round the World Race, used to be dominated by Kiwi crews. In the current edition, there are just three New Zealanders competing. Two of those are on Team Alvimedica, the US and Turkish flagged entry. ... [more]  

Rainbow II is one of the most iconic yachts in New Zealand sailing history. Built and skippered by Chris Bouzaid, her win in the One Ton Cup in 1969 was New Zealand’s first big international sailing win. Doyle Sails NZ was commissioned to build the new sails for the iconic Rainbow II with design work by Chris’ son Richard ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Victory in the fourth leg was so close that Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) could almost taste it on Thursday, but with just over 500 nautical miles (nm) to go, he was taking nothing for granted ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Today is 26th February. Today is Charles Caudrelier’s 41st birthday. Today marks Charles’ one-year anniversary as Skipper for Dongfeng Race Team. Today we’d like to let you into the world of a man that everybody yet at the same time, nobody knows. We don’t pretend to understand him but we hope that by reading this you will appreciate him just as much as we do. ... [more]  

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Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World’s NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell spoke with David Swete one of three New Zealand crew in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Swete was reporting in from Team Alvimedica the US and Turkish flagged entry, currently lying in fourth place on leg 4 of the race from Sanya China to Auckand. ... [more]  

Oracle Team USA AC45 Turbo Feb 25 Training images provided by pressure-drop.us. Flat flood conditions and winds 12-18 and then picking up late in the day. Boat is matching the olars established with the AC 72's. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Emirates Team New Zealand has pushed the start button on their campaign for the 35th America's Cup, with a budget that has been reduced by an estimated 20% from the San Francisco campaign. The decision to relocate the Venue for the Match to the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda has resulted in reduced attractiveness to sponsors, which in turn has led to cuts in the program ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Dongfeng has pulled another mile from Abu Dhabi, and MAPFRE looks like they have been making some good gains on the two leading boats. ... [more]  

With Cheminées Poujoulat making good progress up the Atlantic, making close to 18kts, 120 miles SW of the Falklands, Cape Horn marks the frontier between the two different worlds inhabited by skippers on the Barcelona World Race. ... [more]  

Emirates Team New Zealand has announced a team restructuring ahead on next week's expected announcement that the Qualifier for the 2017 America's Cup will be held in Auckland. The statement issued by the team early this afternoon, indicates the team has secured substantial funding and sponsorship for its 2017 campaign. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Dongfeng Race Team are locked into such an intense battle approaching Auckland that even the Volvo Ocean Race tracker is showing them as one boat. ... [more]  

Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Masters World Championships (July 10-18), and the Laser Radial Youth World Championships (August 14-20) are being hosted by the CORK. ... [more]  

Kaenon's Steve Rosenberg talks with Team SCA crew members Sally Barkow and Annie Lush before the start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Both are former Olympic match racers, who have switched to ocean racing. Both are wearing the new prescription Kaenon sunglasses in the 40,000nm race around the world. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Its anyone's race - Leg 4 to Auckland
Barcelona World Race - A time for extra care and caution
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat pass Cape Horn
2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship - NOR released
21st Singapore Straits Regatta preview
Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – Notice of Race online
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: News and interviews from February 23 show
Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston looking forward to his Kiwi home
Volvo Ocean Race: Wislang expected to lead Kiwis home after fast ride
Volvo Ocean Race – Now the race to Auckland is truly on
Sydney Yachts National Championships, Pittwater 2015 - Day 3 Video
America's Cup: Spooner fails in attempt to have Oracle AC45 arrested
Barcelona World Race – Renault Captur resume, Spirit of Hungary stuck
2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World – Emerging Nations Programme announced
Barcelona World Race - Spirit of Hungary to make surprise pit-stop
US Sailing Match Racing Committee launches The Dial Up Newsletter
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 7
Volvo Ocean Race – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Winner expected in Auckland on Saturday
EFG Sailing Arabia – Sidney Gavignet’s EFG Bank extends overall lead
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Biggest challenges are around the corner   
Barcelona World Race - The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam   
Lighthouse Marina Resort Philippine Hobie Nationals overall   
JJ Giltinan 18 foot Skiff Championship 2015 images by Bruce Kerridge   
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 restart from the Doldrums   
Sydney Yachts National Championship 2015 - Day 2 VVideo   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Records set as rookie Kiwi crew second in Race 7   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 7 here - Live and then in Replay!   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA goes out past the Golden Gate + Video   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 6   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Race 6 interviews with Hamlin, Thurlow and Yamaha   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA report on their new foiler   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Images from Race 6 by Christophe Favreau   
13th Punta Fuego Regatta - the wrap   
Malibu’s Evolution Pro Series to feature as one-third of WBW Series   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Gotta Love It 7 creates history as US wins Race 6   
Barcelona World Race - Closing fast   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 6 here - Live and then in Replay!   
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team optimistic   
Volvo Ocean Race: The fleet closes up at the equator   


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