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ISAF Olympic revolution, Semaine Olympique Francaise, VOR65 and more | 12/10/2013
Dragons, Kites, Extreme Sailing and more... | 26/08/2013
Sailing news from Europe and Beyond! | 17/07/2013
AC news, ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds, Rolex Fastnet and more... | 13/07/2013
AC72's, Sweden Cup, Kieler Woche and more... | 27/06/2013
Kieler Woche, America's Cup, VOR and more... | 22/06/2013
A shocking day for Sailing - Andrew Simpson killed in AC72 capsize | 10/05/2013
Europe sailing news - The Kirby Torch, America's Cup and VOR | 14/04/2013
Dial your own language - European sailing news and more... | 06/04/2013
Laser designer in court battle, Jimmy Spithill interview pt 2 and more | 16/03/2013
Spithill unloads on NZL AC team, Luna Rossa AC72 vision and more | 11/03/2013
Europe, UK and international sailing news from Sail-World.com | 09/03/2013
Figaro, Artemis Racing and Dinghy Shows - News from Europe and beyond | 01/03/2013
European sailing news, 2020 Olympics, Sail-World toolbar and more | 15/02/2013
Finish lines, TP52s and Extreme Action - Europe and World Sailing News | 13/02/2013
Vendee capsize and ISAF action - European and World Sailing News | 04/02/2013
Vendée, AC and the Road to Rio - Sailing News from Europe and Beyond | 27/01/2013
Sail-World on board Emirates AC 72, Vendee + more news | 18/11/2012
ISAF Annual Meeting 2012 - Sailing News from Europe and Beyond | 06/11/2012
AC72 Pitchpole —Sailing News from Europe and Beyond | 18/10/2012
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News - Asia and the World

40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ... [more]  

SIM 34th Singapore Open RS:One Asian Windsurfing Championship final day was yet another frustrating day for competitors as they struggled with a second consecutive day of massive wind shifts and gusts. Luck played a key role in the results for the races of the day but with only two races in the RS:One, RS:X and Techno 293 classes, leaderboard positions remained unchanged from the previous day. ... [more]  

Auckland Optimists: More images from Day 3 at Wakatere by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Second image gallery from Day 3, and the final day of the 2015 Auckland Optimist and Starling Championships, contested by 235 sailors across the Optimist Green and Open fleets and Starlings. Entries came from six countries for the Optimist regatta. which was part of the Optimist ranking series. ... [more]  

Auckland Optimists: Images from Day 3 at Wakatere by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Image gallery from Day 3, and the final day of the 2015 Auckland Optimist and Starling Championships, contested by 235 sailors across the Optimist Green and Open fleets and Starlings. Entries came from six countries for the Optimist regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ... [more]  

After three days of racing in champagne conditions the largest junior one design regatta ever staged in New Zealand is over Sailed from Wakatere Boating Club, with assistance from several Auckland yacht clubs, and many volunteers, the racing was virtually incident free, with three races per class being sailed on each of the three days. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Live video feed by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ... [more]  

2015 SIM 34th Singapore Open RS:One Asian Windsurfing Championship - 'Racing conditions provided to be tricky on the penultimate day of the SIM 34th Singapore Open RS:One Asian Windsurfing Championship as participants found themselves competing in light and extremely shifty winds coupled with occasional gusts. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ... [more]  

An all new format and route is set to provide the teams of 'EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour' (SATT) a fresh challenge in 2015 as the appeal of the Gulf region’s leading offshore race is set to grow further. The event takes place 15-28 February, with practice races taking place from 8 February ... [more]  

The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ... [more]  

The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ... [more]  

Auckland Optimist Championships: Images from Wakatere by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The combined Auckland Optimist Championships and Auckland Starling Championships are underway at Wakatere BC. The combined fleet size is believed to make this regatta the largest junior one design event ever held in New Zealand. ... [more]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [more]  

When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

Six young Omani sailors between the ages of 8-15 have qualified in the top fleet at Oman Sail's Mussanah Race Week 2015 after the first two days of racing were dominated by the world's foremost Optimist sailors. By the end of six races on Thursday, contested by 112 sailors representing 19 countries, the largest Optimist fleet ever to be hosted in Asia ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

Racing got off to a perfect start at the SIM 34th Singapore Open RS:One Asian Windsurfing Championship. The event sees Asia’s top-ranked windsurfers pit their skills against each other in largest multi-class event on the local windsurfing calendar. The event has drawn competitors from 10 territories – Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan, China, India and Singapore ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

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On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 update from Dongfeng Race Team: All hands on deck as Chinese crew suffer damage to their boat as the tack line of an important sail (J1) broke suddenly sending the 132 m² sail shooting up the forestay in a matter of seconds. The team have managed to set up a temporary replacement but the reality is, this is a rude awakening of how far away the finish line is. ... [more]  

The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ... [more]  

Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands
Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away
Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots'
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Jack Bouttell onboard Dongfeng
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Game time!
Düsseldorf Boat Show - Land Rover Above and Beyond Award
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Ninth year ready to rock!
America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015
VOR - I dreamt that Alvimedica overtook us and woke up crying
Barcelona World Race - Leaders enter the fastest section of the course
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration
Inaugural Phuket Yacht Show postponed
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview
Volvo Ocean Race - Malaccan Strait lottery for Donfeng Race Team?   
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January   
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta - Day 5 Blue skies and fair winds   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: Breeze all the way to the finish   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day's action and Interviews   
Top of the Gulf Regatta 2015 - NOR published   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta - Glorious Day 4   
Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet on the Monsoon trail   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - From one hemisphere to another   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena puts on cloak of invisibility   
Musto 2015 Etchells Australian Championship – Highlander   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day images by Alex McKinnon   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: Coastal Cruising   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Images from Teri Dodds   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: It’s all about the scenery   


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