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European Boat of the Year Winners - see the Pics, and the X55 reviewed....Rudderless yacht scuttled...Yachties Make Better Lovers - Fact!...Lagoon 500 Sailaway IV's delivery starts - lots more... | 01/02/2007
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Mike Golding Award..14-year-old crosses Atlantic...1400 miles without a rudder...what about space sailing?...and more | 04/01/2007
Sir Peter Blake's son fulfils Dad's pledge... Vale Koomooloo.... Sam's Cushy Life... and more | 29/12/2006
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News - World & Australia

It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ... [more]  

North U kicked off its 2015 season of youth match racing clinics around the U.S. with a successful clinic hosted by the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in Kemah, Texas on Galveston Bay near Houston. Forty high school and college sailors spent two-and-a-half days learning about match racing and training in Sonars on flat water and 6-12 knots of breeze. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 3 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup. The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ... [more]  

The first three racing yachts to enter next month’s Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, Tas Paints, Madness and Host Plus Executive, are also lining up for the annual ‘world championship’ for the Mumm 36 class. ... [more]  

At ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, if the Chamber of Commerce had stayed up all night working at it, they could not have served up a better day for racing. ... [more]  

There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China. Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ... [more]  

Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on Sydney harbour last Sunday and captured these images from Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championships ... [more]  

Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ... [more]  

New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - It may have been a day late for Australia Day, but on the second day at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the Australian Finn sailors were on a charge with some sparkling performances. Giles Scott (GBR) still leads after winning the opening race of the day, while Jake Lilley (AUS) won the second and moved up to second overall. Ed Wright (GBR) is in third. ... [more]  

Could well be. Case in point, the Finn. It’s been around since 1952, still has Olympic status and this is currently in concrete until the 2020 Games. Outside of those circles (Boom. Boom. Basil Brush), it is often thought of as the craft for yachting’s elder statesmen, for not only is it a heavyweight boat in itself (116kg), but it has also been designed to suit sailors from 80 to 120kg ... [more]  

Last Friday, former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell 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]  

Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland, NZ
The all-female crew, Team SCA, arrived to a warm and colorful welcome including fireworks, Chinese dragons, orchid garlands and traditional costumes into the city of Sanya on Hainan Island in southern China early Tuesday evening (local time). 'It was a really different leg. I wouldn’t say it was hard in terms of the physical side but it just had lots of things coming at all angles ... [more]  

As the Barcelona World Race leaders race to the Crozet Islands, once again their paths have diverged – Neutrogena around 200 miles to the south-west of first-placed Cheminées Poujoulat on the water, and gaining around 40 miles in the past 24 hours. ... [more]  

For the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will announce on Saturday (31 January) at 10:00 CET the final line-up of sports. ... [more]  

In the Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 Team SCA arrived to a warm and colorful welcome including fireworks, Chinese dragons, orchid garlands and traditional costumes into the city of Sanya on Hainan Island in southern China earlier this evening (local time). ... [more]  

On the first day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta today on the Swan River Perth based skipper Matt Jerwood made a strong opening, winning his first six matches, before suffering two losses, but retains the overall lead. ... [more]  

On the opening day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, it was sunny and bright. It was storming and raining sideways. It was sunny and bright. ... [more]  

On the opening day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, it was sunny and bright. It was storming and raining sideways. It was sunny and bright. ... [more]  

RC44 World Championship Leg 1 gets underway on 24th March until 29th March 2015. The RC 44 Class is unlike any 40 foot sailing yacht ever designed, and the reason for that is simple. She is a high performance one design yacht created for top level racing in international regattas. If one was to compare this concept to racing cars, then we would be talking about the F1, NASCAR or similar. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Giles Scott (GBR) said last week that he hoped his unbeaten run would continue, and based on Monday’s form at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the 2014 World and European Finn Champion is giving it a pretty good shot ... [more]  

Australia Day regatta - Wraith of Odin contested five early Sydney Hobart ocean races, the first in 1952. Yesterday, more than 65 years later, the 60-foot ketch yesterday won the Division 1 (Classic Yachts) race at the 179th Australia Day on Sydney Harbour. ... [more]  

In the 2015 Australia Day Honours List the Chairman of the Australia Day Regatta Management Committee John Jeremy and Olympic yachting gold medallist David Forbes have been honoured. ... [more]  

ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images provided by photographer Ingrid Abery. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Team SCA is due to cross the finish line in Sanya, China in a few hours. Earlier in the day we asked the team their thoughts on the team’s performance on this leg: ... [more]  

The Victorian Sydney 38 fleet is tuned up for the class’ upcoming national title having contested the Festival of Sails series across a full spectrum of conditions over the Australia Day long weekend. Brenton and Jen Carnell’s Phoenix clinched the Morris Finance one design victory on the final blowy day, Sunday January 25, 2015, the perfect confidence shot for last year’s national runner-up. ... [more]  

Team Alvimedica won a Leg 3 podium place in China after some of the closest racing ever seen in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Turkish-American team protected their position in the final stretch to Sanya, carefully navigating a course peppered with fishing boats along the Vietnamese coast and across the South China Sea to cap off a well-sailed leg to clinch third. ... [more]  

The finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Sanya, China just before noon on January 27, 2015 marked an unbelievable end to a magnificent leg for Dongfeng Race Team. After leading the fleet virtually all the way from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, over more than 5,000 miles of intense ocean racing, Dongfeng finally crossed the finish line in first place ... [more]  

Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ... [more]  

World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video
Australia Day in the Volvo Ocean Race,Festival of Sail, Miami and more
America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie, BAR
Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview
Barcelona World Race - A game of chase
Volvo Ocean Race – Frostad says Caudrelier proving them wrong *Feature
Australia Day at the Festival of Sails
NSW 18ft Skiff Championship wide open + Video
Volvo Ocean Race - Last day drag race to Sanya
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Australia Day onboard Team SCA
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Tense onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Dongfeng Race Team pushing hard!
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Video - Delayed feed
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Countdown begins
Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta and Lakefest - Just weeks away
2015 Festival of Sails -Heavy conditions challenge racers
Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng set to create a piece of sailing history
Barcelona World Race - First of the iconic Great Capes has been passed
Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour
2015 Festival of Sails - Dominos fall as cruising results are decided
2015 Festival of Sails - Wipe-outs and more   
Volvo Ocean Race - Can Dongfeng still hang on for a Sanya win??   
122 year old yacht to contest 179th Australia Day Regatta   
Barcelona World Race - Taking advantage   
2015 Festival of Sails - Colourful cruisers light up Corio Bay   
SB20 Tasmanian and Australian Champs - Attracting past champions   
2015 Festival of Sails - Superb finish to Super Saturday   
20 Nations head for 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regatta   
The Mobium Group 2015 Windsurfer One Design Australian Championships   
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 500 miles to go   
2015 Australian Match Racing Championship - Winner announced   
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Fantastic finish   
Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace   
Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time   
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Notice Of Race online   
Historical 18s Australian Championship - Cumdore’s chances dashed   
Festival of Sails - Line honours announced   
Currently doing scheduled maintenance.   
Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew   
35th Minnow National Championship 2015 - Winner announced   


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