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Sail World Asia: just one year old | 03/05/2006
Sail World Asia: Hyeres, Sokos, Clippers, 2-boat-Ellen, cruising immigration, more... | 28/04/2006
Sail World Asia: Virtual Optimization, Asian Boating Awards, Ericsson crew change, Brunel returns, more... | 26/04/2006
Sail World Asia: B&Q back in HK, President's Cup, Maktoum Trophy, more... | 24/04/2006
Sail-World Asia: China Sea, President's Cup, SARS, Team Ellen. more... | 18/04/2006
Sail World Asia: China Sea Race, B&Q, Dee Caffari, Dubai and China Boat Shows, more... | 14/04/2006
Sail World Asia: Clipper re-start, B&Q re-start, VOR, Noah's Ark, more... | 10/04/2006
Sail World Asia: HKRNVR, Nations Cup, Boat Tech China, LIBEX, more... | 07/04/2006
Sail World Asia: Boat Tech China, B&Q, VOR, China Team, Nations Cup, more... | 05/04/2006
Sail World Asia: Manchu Record, Geronimo start, ISAF Nations Cup, China Boating Report, more... | 03/04/2006
Sail World Asia: China Sea preview, B&Q update, match racing in Dubai, more... | 30/03/2006
Sail World Asia: B&Q takes shelter, Clipper moves, China International Boat Show, more... | 29/03/2006
Sail World Asia: Clipper chaos, VOR in-port racing, Dubai Maktoum Trophy, Top of the Gulf, more... | 27/03/2006
Sail World Asia: Seabrakes, VX40 Grand Prix, New (red) Moon, Top of the Gulf, more.. | 24/03/2006
Sail World Asia: Dubai Boat Show, Clipper re-start, Shanghai BYC, Doha, more... | 22/03/2006
Sail World Asia : Doha start, Coutts in Dubai, new Clipper skipper, more... | 20/03/2006
Sail World Asia : McConaghy in China, Clipper re-launch, Asian Record Circuit, more... | 19/03/2006
Sail World Asia: AC match racing in HK, B&Q, Beau Geste TP52 worlds, more... | 14/03/2006
Sail World Asia: Shanghai Boat and Yacht Club, VOR, Clipper progress, Doha, Dubai, more... | 08/03/2006
Sail World Asia: China Team in HK, movistar back on track, Shirley Robertson, more... | 07/03/2006
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News - World & Australia

Stuart Alexander, one of the worlds leading yachting correspondents has been in New Zealand for the past few months, and provided the following perspective on Emirates Team New Zealand's latest media flogging, ahead of the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

After a spell last night and today during which almost all of the Barcelona World Race fleet were in light or moderate winds, in the Atlantic and the Pacific, it looks more like Transition Time is ringing for many. The exception to the calls of 'It's Not Normally Like This Here' was Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane on Renault Captur who were motoring across the Pacific at their statutory ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ... [more]  

Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. 'From a navigation and tactics point of view, we stayed with the group and were hard-charging ... [more]  

Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. The Irishman was the natural choice when Dongfeng’s skipper looked for an experienced sailor to bolster his line-up for the 6,776-nautical mile (nm) stage from Auckland ... [more]  

Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. This three-day technical conference, ninth to 11th March, is the latest for those who make it their business to push the performance boundaries of yachts both power and sail. ... [more]  

The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ... [more]  

It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ... [more]  

Dangerous surf conditions for boaters by Transport Roads and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters about dangerous surf conditions forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) for the next couple of days. ... [more]  

2015 EFG Winter Cup - Miami is known as the gateway to Latin America. For Viper sailors, it may also be the jumping off point for points east. If you hailed from an island in the Atlantic Ocean, you probably did well at the Winter Cup. ... [more]  

The 2015 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta - organised and run by the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto, is done and dusted, but the memories live on. Final tallies are still being worked on, but it is now expected that the event will raise $30,000 in support of the charities – mostly the Hunter Branch of the NSW Cancer Council with a smaller amount going to Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue. ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ... [more]  

Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design - with all boats having finished every leg (with one exception - Vestas Wind). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ... [more]  

Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday. Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ... [more]  

Sunday afternoon squall on Sydney Harbour and a Manly ferry is blasting its horn as an apparently out of control yacht, with sail number 1152 was in danger of colliding with the ferry.Watch the video No reaction from the yacht, its headsails and main luffing it continued on an altered path and does hit the stern of the ferry. Thankfully it seems without major damage or crew injury. ... [more]  

The countdown to the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar has begun in the bay of Palma from 28th March to 4th April. With less than a month to go until the start of the event, the regatta has already around 700 teams (667) from 59 nations representing the five continents. ... [more]  

2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ... [more]  

Sydney Harbour Regatta - As entries breach the 180 mark, organisers at Middle Harbour Yacht Club are busily preparing and counting down the days to the 10th anniversary, to be held this weekend, March 7 and 8. ... [more]  

Vale - John Harrison by Australian Sailing Team
On behalf of Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, we offer our condolences to the family of John Harrison, who passed away over the weekend. ... [more]  

It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ... [more]  

Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ... [more]  

NZ Rigging Supplied the Mast and Rigging package for Adrian Walters new Shaw 11 mtr 'Little Nico'. The mast is a High Modulus mast with internal locks on all halyards, internal mast jack, one piece Nomex cored box section boom, and composite rigging.cored box section boom, and composite rigging. ... [more]  

Sirocco Marine, exclusive distributor for the BRIG brand of premium RIBS in Australia, recently took to local waters to shoot a lifestyle-themed brochure for its current range. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ... [more]  

The New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals was a great success. Conducted by the Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa there was varied weather conditions. Sailors from New Zealand, Korea, Australia and New Caledonia giving the true international feel. ... [more]  

Choosing the northern route turned out to be a brilliant tactical decision. But not all decisions went so well. Because of one wrong gybe and changed weather patterns, Team Brunel lost its lead in less than a day. With only the Volvo Ocean Race tracker as a guide, it’s difficult for fans to understand how the Dutch team lost more than 80 nautical miles. Skipper Bouwe Bekking looks explains ... [more]  

The Governor of NSW David Hurley is to be the patron of the new Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards which will be launched on Wednesday, March 4, at Government House, Sydney ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – After the limits of the southern oceans imposed by the combination of the weather systems and the safety barrier of the Antarctic Exclusion Zone, the Atlantic is opening up for the top trio. ... [more]  

The Queensland Laser State Championship is being held this weekend seventh and 8th March at the Royal Queensland Yacht Club (RQYS) in Brisbane and in a display of strength from regional clubs the regatta is attracting entrants from all over the State. ... [more]  

Images from Auckland of the media conference on Sunday and prizegivings for Leg 4 ... [more]  

At the media conference held the morning after the finish of leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Mapfre skipper Xabi Fernandez announced that regular skipper Iker Martinez will be back on board for the next leg and most of the remainder of the race. Fernandez had taken over the role, skippering Mapfre to a 4th place on Leg 3 and a win on Leg 4. ... [more]  

Farr 40 One Design Trophy – Game changing race six
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature
18 foot skiff 2015 Queen of Sydney Harbour crowned
Sonar Class has a new builder for Sonar
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA completes closest race in race history
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters
Volvo Ocean Race: Images ashore after Leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 4
Club Marine Series – Forget 50. Try warm and cool.
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - a British tradition
Eight minutes between Podium players as Spanish win VOR leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - fleet arrives in Auckland and the winner is
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - the fleet approaches Auckland
Clark back on the bike at the Farr 40 One Design Trophy
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 10 miles to Auckland finish
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Finish - Auckland - Live Video and Updates
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena crosses Cape Horn with 40 knots wind
Barcelona World Race - At Cape Horn memories are made. and recalled
Junior Windsurfing taking off at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
Finn World Masters Championships 2015 - Pre registration open
Registration for the 2015 Finn European Championship is live!   
Volvo Ocean Race – Nip and tuck racing ahead to the finish in Auckland   
Wild Oats XI - From water to wheels for Sydney Hobart challenge   
Barcelona World Race - Pedestrian Pacific, Atlantic highway to home   
America's Cup: Artemis Racing lines up against Oracle Team USA - Video   
High Performance Yacht Design conference during Volvo OR stopover   
Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature   
One Ton Revival: New sails by Doyle for Bouzaid's Rainbow II   
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – No sleep until Auckland   
Club Marine/Lexus Lincoln Week Regatta - Overall report   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature   
AC45 Turbo Training - Oracle Team USA images by pressure-drop + Video   
America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race – The race tightens as New Zealand looms   
Deep sea mysteries and torchlight adventures at the museum   
Barcelona World Race - Two different worlds separated by Cape Horn   
One Design Trophy regatta - Farr 40 fleet returns to Sydney Harbour   
America's Cup: Barker offered non-sailing role by Emirates team NZ   
Hamilton Island Race Week – Fantastic options to book accommodation   


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