| News for the Last 30 Days - Asia and the World
Rolex Middle Sea Race - Deadline for entries fast approaching
By RMSR Race Committee, ,
5:05 PM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
The Organising Authority of the Rolex Middle Sea Race wishes to remind entrants to the race for 2014 that according to the Notice of Race entries must be submitted and completed by the payment of the entry fee and the submission of the required documentation by the October 3rd. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Final checks and finishing touches + Video
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:56 PM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
In the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard, shore crews are going through the final checks and putting the finishing touches to the seven new one-design boats. In the 1200m2 facility, specifically built for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, the teams are racing against the clock to complete their check-ups and repairs - which must be made before the Alicante In-Port Race on October 4th. ...
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 22 September 2014
By ISAF, ,
2:02 PM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 22 September 2014 have been released. 2014 World Champion Giles Scott (GBR) rockets to the top of the Finn rankings and finally counts scores from the maximum six regattas. Previously ranked at World #14 he adds the maximum 200 points to his total and tallies a perfect line up of first place finishes to keep Sweden's Bjorn Allansson at bay at World #2. ...
Bart's Bash - Sailing legend and crew from world's longest yacht race
By Amy Martindale, ,
10:02 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
Over 130 former Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew and skippers spanning nine race editions over 19 years were joined by renowned yachtsman and Clipper Race chairman, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston on the 24.8 mile course from Gosport on the South Coast, specially created for the Bart’s Bash event. ...
Learning to Fly: A test ride on Stratis, the foiling SL33
By Ben Gladwell, Boating NZ, ,
10:01 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
They told me to wear a wetsuit and booties. What they should have said was: 'Wear a full diving bell with chain mail gloves. And chest armour. You are going to be riding a raging bull that flies above - and sometimes under - the water at thirty-five knots. And all you have to hang on to is a bit of netting.' ...
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Video highlights
By Rob Mundle, ,
4:29 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Highlights of all the sailing, sun and fun from Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014. ...
LJ Hooker Queensland Etchells Championship – Great therapy…
By John Curnow, ,
4:11 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailing is more than a sport. Quite literally, it is more than a pastime, too. It certainly is a passion, but maybe, just maybe, it can best be described as therapy. Stresses seem to disappear around boats and the ones that arrive as a result of being close to a vessel do appear to get solved somewhat smartly, due mainly to the captive audience nature of the people around. ...
J/24 Worlds - Opening day leaves two teams tied on points for lead
By Julie and Christopher Howell, ,
2:13 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 J/24 World Championship - Newport, Rhode Island welcomed 70 teams from around the globe with wind and waves on the first of five days at the 2014 J/24 World Championship. The top of the fleet saw some familiar names but also some fresher faces. Mark Hillman’s Sokokumaru (USA) and Vernon Robert’s Gringa DC (Chile) are tied at five points, with Hillman having the first-place advantage thanks to ...
PHINSAF releases NOR for 15th Philippine Hobie Challenge
By Rapunzel Garcia, Makati City ,
1:29 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
The Philippine Inter-Island Sailing Foundation has released the Notice of Race for the 15th Philippine Hobie Challenge, set for March 14-22, 2015. The route as specified in the NOR, will begin in Laiya, Batangas, and move on to Marinduque, Verde Island, Puerto Galera, Ambil Island, and end in Nasugbu, Batangas. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Suited, booted and ready for the start
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
4:11 PM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
With our hearts in our mouths we countdown the days until Charles Caudrelier and his men on Dongfeng are suited and booted ready for the start day of the Volvo Ocean Race. The team is ready to take on some of the best sailors our generation has ever seen. ...
The game Barcelona World Race is back!
By FNOB, Barcelona ,
1:59 PM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
It's been a long wait, but the new virtual game from the Barcelona World Race is here and it's packed with new features. In addition to the new developments, we are looking to make even more improvements, with your help. So, how can you help? ...
Bart’s Bash set to smash Guinness Record as biggest ever sailing event
By Irene Corosu, London ,
10:07 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Bart's Bash - Thousands of people from around the world took part today in Bart’s Bash, a sailing race that looks set to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Sailing Race (24 hours). Set up to remember Olympic gold medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson and to inspire the next generation of sailors, Bart’s Bash attracted over 18,000 participants of all ages and abilities ...
2014 Finn Gold Cup - A week in images
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:11 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
The Finn Gold Cup is one of the most prestigious and hard to win trophies in the world of sailing and he made it look easy. Is there anyone who can challenge him over the next two years as he continues towards his Olympic dream? Santander provided a beautiful location for the championships with fantastic sailing conditions when there was enough wind. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds – Aus Sailing Team video: 49er and Nacra 17 medals
By Cora Zillich, ,
8:57 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
On the final day (Sunday 21 September) Olympic gold medallists Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen took away a bronze medal in the 49er – Men’s Skiff class in the tightest battle of the day. Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin won the first World Championship medal for Australia in the Nacra17. ...
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Historic day for Thomas Traversa
By Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, ,
9:59 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
At the start of the week we were asking if one of the previous champions would reign supreme again or if a fifth new champion in five years would be crowned, but as the end of the final day of the 2014 KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup approached, everyone was left asking if anyone would be crowned champion at all. ...
Bart’s Bash 2014 - Images of Ben Ainslie Racing by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
7:09 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
A selection of images of Ben Ainslie Racing captured by Ingrid Abery at the Queen Mary Sailing Club’s round for Bart’s Bash. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: French awarded IOC President's Trophy
By ISAF, ,
7:01 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships have drawn to a close with the French team picking up the IOC President's Trophy. Hundreds of thousands of sailing enthusiasts, local residents, friends and family have passed through the championship venue and the closing ceremony was no different with a packed crowd watching the conclusion of the event. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wraps up Finn Gold Cup
By Robert Deaves, ,
6:36 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has won the 2014 Finn Gold Cup at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) started the day in second overall and a win in the medal race comfortably gave him the silver medal. Ed Wright (GBR) eventually took bronze after a close battle with Jonathan Lobert (FRA). ...
Barclays 52 Super Series - Winning spirit of Quantum Racing prevails
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:34 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Quantum Racing secured the 2014 Barclays 52 Super Series title today on Race seven of the Zenith Royal Cup Marina Ibiza regatta and on the next race they did enough to also win the Ibiza event, their third regatta title of the season. The American flagged team of Doug DeVos came to Ibiza with a healthy points lead in the four event circuit which attracted 12 TP52s from ten different nations. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander: The overall results +Video
By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, ,
6:08 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships have wrapped up in the Spanish city of Santander with the Rio 2016 spots being snapped up as well as the event's gold, silver and bronze medals. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Four champions crowned as racing wraps up
By ISAF, ,
5:47 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Four more world champions were crowned at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as racing wrapped up in the Spanish City on a day blessed with glorious sunshine. After a short racing delay in Santander a variable 6-11 knot breeze blew across the Duna race course with the 49erFX, 49er, Finn and Nacra 17 Medal Races entertaining a packed grandstand. ...
Outteridge and Jensen – What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, ,
4:16 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The London 49er Gold Medallist, Artemis America’s Cup skipper, Moth 2014 World Champion, Nathan Outteridge had a tough day at the office today. Not quite as tough as the one he had in the Qingdao 2008 49er medal race, but some of the same players were there... ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wins Gold
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
3:47 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Rachel Jaspersen was on site in Santander to capture these images of the UK's Finn sailor Giles Scott winning gold at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...
Santander Worlds - 49ers Burling and Tuke clear ahead
By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, ,
3:18 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
New Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, the London 2012 Silver medallists, the 2013 49er World Champions, won the ISAF 49er World Championships in Santander yesterday, a day before the Medal Race. So the Medal Race became a podium battle but not before the Kiwi dual stamped their authority on the class with an impressive Medal Race victory. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds – Live broadcast - Medal races
By Daniel Smith, ,
1:00 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Live broadcast 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 Medal races. Live here on Sail-World. ...
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