| News for the Last 30 Days - Asia and the World
Airlie Beach Race Week - Monohull experts cross over to faster side
By Tracey Johnstone, ,
8:30 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
The Multihull Racing Division for this year’s Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week, which starts on Saturday, has attracted a surprising and impressive team of sailors to its ranks. ...
International 14 Worlds - Summer hot spot gears up for action
By 2015 International 14 World Championships Media, ,
7:18 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Victoria’s Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) and the City of Greater Geelong are gearing up to welcome the large fleet of competitors and partners, that are expected for the 2015 International 14 World Championship, being held from the 3rd-17th January 2015. ...
Clipper sailor sues Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
By YBW.com, ,
5:43 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Sailor and employment lawyer Ruth Harvey is suing Sir Robin Knox-Johnston over allegations of victimisation and harassment after paying £40,000 to compete in the Clipper 2013-14 race.annual race. The 50-year-old is claiming she should be classed as an employee having been part of a crew. ...
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Day 4
By ISAF, ,
4:21 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The leaderboards across the ten events on show at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014 are starting to take shape following four days of competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...
2014 Copa del Rey Mapfre - Day 3 images by StudioBorlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi, ,
2:30 AM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Copa del Rey Mapfre - Day 3 images provided by StudioBorlenghi. ...
Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new'
By Mike Rose, ,
10:45 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The comprehensively refurbished Rayglass Protector, Sea Three, is now 'almost better than new', according to proud New Zealand owner Dale Smith.
Dale Smith says he is amazed at the incredible job the Rayglass workshop team has done in restoring the well-used 12.5-metre Protector. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - Entralling day 3 of windsurfing
By Chris Yates, ,
9:54 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
El Médano truly came to life on day three of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup as stronger winds and bigger waves rolled into the shores of El Cabezo, producing an action packed and amazing day of action spanning almost ten hours. ...
Oman Sail step back to reflect on the journey so far
By Oman Sail, ,
9:22 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
As Oman Sail celebrates the highlight of its European season at Cowes Week and gears up for the Artemis Challenge on Thursday and the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland race at the weekend, the team took a step back to reflect on the journey so far… ...
Lysekil Women's Match - Ulrikkeholm remains undefeated
By WIM Series, ,
8:26 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Title-holder Camilla Ulrikkeholm of the Royal Danish Yacht Club just continues to win and win in the Lysekil Women’s Match. Now she’s on 12 wins after as many sailed matches: 'We have excellent speed and very good manoeuvres, and just minor problems with details that don’t affect the outcome of the matches at all' says Ulrikkeholm, now dreaming of an event totally without losses. ...
ORC World Championship - Long postponement worth the wait
By ORC Media, ,
7:10 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
A long postponement today was worth the wait on the third day of the 2014 ORC World Championship, as an 8-10 knot easterly seabreeze built up in the afternoon from being flat calm in the middle of the day, allowing race managers from Kieler Yacht-Club on all three courses to conduct three races each. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Back-to-basics approach fruitful for Ran Racing
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:41 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Over a long, hot coastal race at the Copa del Rey Mapfre on the Bay of Palma, Rán Racing proved the value of their back-to-basics approach when they took the winning gun to return themselves to second place in the overall standings as the six day, 11 race regatta approaches its midpoint. ...
Gazprom Swan 60 Worlds - Variable winds test teams on day 3
By Jessica Francis, ,
6:29 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The coastal race on day three of the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship at the Copa del Rey Mapfre tested the Swan 60 crews with 30 nm around the Bahia de Palma before finishing in front of the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Race 5 and 6 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
5:37 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on site at the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images during races five and six. ...
Argo Group Gold Cup - Fraser quick to accept invite
By Colin Thompson, the Royal Gazette, ,
5:23 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Bermuda will once more be represented by two teams in the Argo Group Gold Cup in October in Hamilton Harbour. Gold Cup organisers confirmed yesterday that local helmsman Lance Fraser has accepted an invitation to compete in the event sanctioned by the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). ...
AAM Cowes Week 2014 - Video highlights from Day 1 to 4
By Fran Mattinson/Sail-World, Cowes ,
4:33 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Day four of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week started with a minute's silence, plus HMS Mersey sailing past the Royal Yacht Squadron with a gun salute in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the World War 1. ...
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Eleven nations to take part
By Trish Jenkins, ,
4:03 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race will commence at noon Sunday 10th August from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, Cowes, Isle of Wight. The fleet will set off down the Solent to the east and turn west around the south side of the Isle of Wight. ...
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - Packed day 4 schedule
By Daniel Smith, ,
3:20 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 324 sailors from 34 nations arose to Brazilian sunshine on day four of Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 with another packed racing day on the cards. Tuesday’s cold front has passed and clear skies are present across Rio de Janeiro. A morning north westerly breeze at 3-6 knots inside and 10 knots outside the bay was the state of play mid-morning. ...
Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd named Official Technical Clothing Supplier
By Ruth Harrington, ,
9:51 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The two-race deal was announced in Cowes, Isle of Wight on board the winning entry Henri Lloyd -50 Years of Pioneering Spirit, by the founder and chairman of the Clipper Race, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and CEO William Ward alongside Paul and Martin Strzelecki, joint CEOs of Henri Lloyd. ...
ORC International World Championship - Coastal Race photos from Kiel
By Pavel Nesvadba - Max Ranchi, ,
9:35 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographers Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on deck at the ORC International World Championship 2014 in Kiel to capture these Coastal Race photos. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - Day 2
By Chris Yates, ,
4:06 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The second day of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup eventually saw the men’s trials heats completed, whilst further heats were run in both the men’s and women’s single eliminations. Having spent much of the day waiting around for the wind and waves to improve, the action eventually kicked off shortly after 5pm in light ...
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Day 3
By ISAF, ,
2:25 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...
Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta - Action shots from day 3
By Sail-World.com, ,
9:45 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Check out this selection of Ocean Images photographs from day three of the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta. ...
Lysekil Women's Match - Camilla Ulrikkeholm continues winning streak
By WIM Series, ,
7:35 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
When the Lysekil Women’s Match commenced Tuesday, world number one Camilla Ulrikkeholm continued her winning streak from the previous WIM Series event in France. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Quantum Racing extends overall lead
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:58 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Quantum Racing maintained their very polished consistency, scoring two second places to extend their overall lead in the 52 Super Series class at the 33rd Copa del Rey. After four races the team which is skippered by Ed Baird have finished no worse than second, holding on to that record across two contests today which were much more challenging than the one sided, one dimensional pair on Monday. ...
ORC World Championship - Slow progress in offshore race
By ORC Media, ,
6:17 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
The weather predictions of today's first offshore race at the 2014 ORC World Championship have held true, with light 4-8 knot conditions in the Kieler Bucht making it slow going for the fleet of 151 boats from 19 countries. ...