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Newsletter Archive
America's Cup summit, Olympic classes Europeans, Rio report | 14/07/2014
VOR, Cupnews, SailRocket 3—Sailing news from Oz and beyond | 11/07/2014
49ers, Finns, Nacra 17s, VOR, AC and More | 09/07/2014
Vanuatu, Mooloolaba, CYCA winter series and a surprise announcement | 07/07/2014
Thousands of whales track north for the Boat-Watching season | 01/07/2014
Australia sailing well-funded, A-Cats, Etchells, World Cup rejig | 29/06/2014
Etchells, Brad puts his hand up for NZ $2M, Kiel and Vanuatu | 25/06/2014
America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Kiel Week and more | 23/06/2014
Volvo Ocean Race - and now there are six | 20/06/2014
Sick of the America's Cup but read every word, and watch every video | 18/06/2014
Who would have guessed the Kiwis like the AC 2017 Protocol? | 16/06/2014
America’s Cup 2017 –More major developments | 13/06/2014
<:companyName:> - Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta overall | 11/06/2014
Kiwis are Mad!! (about the America’s Cup amongst other things) | 11/06/2014
History made at Etchells Australasian Winter Championship | 09/06/2014
America's Cup- Spithill baits Kiwis, Aussie Laser sailors face tests | 06/06/2014
America's Cup 2017- The Shape of things to come- Protocol Released | 05/06/2014
America's Cup 2017- The Shape of things to come- Protocol Released | 04/06/2014
Foiling cats fleet race - Volvo OR Updates and local Aussie news | 02/06/2014
More foiling, Mini Transat and the hot weather | 30/05/2014
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News - Asia and the World

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]  

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ... [more]  

Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - The nightmares of the Malacca Straits behind them, leg three leaders Dongfeng Race Team have now well and truly entered the South China Sea, clearing Singapore without too many problems on the way to Sanya. China, a little over 1000 miles away. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots' by Barcelona World Race Media
The Barcelona World Race tells the tale of the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots' today. Leaders Chemineés Poujoulat have plenty of perfect breeze, sprinting nearly due east at speeds peaking at more than 20kts, while the chasing pack 'have not' and are stymied by the Saint Helena high pressure ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Artemis Offshore Academy Alumni sailor Jack Bouttell: Jack is currently on route to Sanya, China with Dongfeng Race Team. At just 24 years old, Jack is the first British skipper to have won to coveted Rookie division in the 2000nm solo Solitaire du Figaro race, has two Solitaire du Figaro assaults and a RORC Transatlantic Race win under his belt ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - At the turn of the year, Olympic sailors took to Instagram, posting a picture that states ‘2013 was practice, 2014 was the warm up, 2015 is game time.’ ... [more]  

At the Düsseldorf Boat Show in Germany the Extreme Sailing Series™ and Series Main Partner, Land Rover, were delighted to announce Oman Sail as the winner of the 2014 Land Rover Above and Beyond award. The award was presented to the team or individual who demonstrated the finest examples of skill, sportsmanship and strength of mind at each of the Series’ Acts. ... [more]  

2015 Extreme Sailing Series - The Extreme 40 skippers and sailors presented today to the media and public at the Düsseldorf Boat Show confirm once again the very high calibre of competitors for the season ahead. ... [more]  

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill is dockside in Bermuda this week, along with other team members, to lay the groundwork for a smooth transition for the team as it moves to the new host venue of the America’s Cup over the coming weeks. ... [more]  

The Extreme Sailing Series has announced a schedule of eight venues and several new teams for the 2015 circuit. Now in its ninth year of competition, the America's Cup teams have exited the competition and been replaced with teams from Italy and Turkey. Eight teams will make up the regular tour with Team Aberdeen joining for the first event of the 2015 Tour. ... [more]  

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   
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds 2015 - Burling wins in style   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015 - Day 3 + Video   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling wins world title in a gallop   
Int'l 14 World Champs - Podium places assured as final day blown out   
Kaenon + Zhik Interview: Peter Burling - 2015 Moth Worlds, Day 6   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling unbeatable for title   
I14 World Championships - Second and third places still up for grabs   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Heartbreak for Hugo Boss   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Great sailing - Predictwind - Day 6   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Interviews and action from Day 6   


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