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Ciudad de Santander Trophy Test Event 2014 - Penultimate day images
By Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo, ,
11:42 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Ciudad de Santander Trophy - ISAF Worlds Santander Test Event 2014 - Penultimate day images by Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014: Live video streaming and graphic insights
By Nicola Moore, ,
10:23 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Greetings from Istanbul, where Act six of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ starts tomorrow, 11 September. With just three Acts left this year, the pressure is really on all the teams to lay down a good performance here, at a pivotal point in the season. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - Epic battle ahead for Finn fleet
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:42 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Excitement is building for the 80 Finn sailors from 32 nations heading into next week's Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Not only will a new world champion be crowned, and receive the coveted Finn Gold Cup, but also the first 12 nations will qualify for a place at the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...
America's Cup: 'Stay positive' says Spithill to Barker in London
By TV3 News, ,
8:54 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
It is almost exactly a year ago that Oracle won the America's Cup, but time hasn't healed the rift between rivals Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker. The two were seated next to each other at the London press conference. For three-quarters of an hour, Barker and Spithill managed to avoid eye contact - not even a glance when Spithill admitted Barker was a favourite among the five challengers. ...
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Australian Farr 40s in San Francisco
By Peter Campbell, ,
3:09 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Champion Tasmanian helmsman Andrew Hunn will take a step upwards in his long and distinguished yachting career later this week when he races his new Farr 40, Voodoo Chile, in the 50th annual Big Boat Series on San Francisco Bay, California. ...
British Sailing Team join forces with Zhik for new clothing range
By British Sailing Team, ,
8:48 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
The British Sailing Team has joined forces with its technical clothing partner Zhik to provide a limited edition retail range which is available to buy online.
Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World Champions around the world. The British Sailing Team has been enjoying the fantastic range of Zhik products ...
America's Cup: Images from the Skippers Media Conference in London
By Gilles Martin-Raget/ACEA, ,
8:25 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Image gallery from the America's Cup Media Conference held in London.
Skippers attending included Max Sirena (Luna Rossa), Franck Cammas (Team France), Ben Ainslie (Ben Ainslie Racing), Dean Barker (Emirates Team NZ), Nathan Outteridge (Artemis Racing) and Jimmy Spithill (Oracle Team USA). ...
America's Cup teams already plotting course to victory
By America's Cup Media, London, UK ,
7:43 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
It's one of the most important times in an America's Cup campaign. The beginning. Get things right in the early stages, and it will be easier later.
That's the position the sailors representing the six America's Cup teams were taking on Tuesday during a press conference in London as they assessed how they’ve played the opening gambits in their campaigns for sailing’s oldest prize. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 International Circuit to be decided
By Tink Chambers, ,
6:21 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Four cities, 22 total boats, four regattas and 43 races so far - and now it all comes down to this! The Farr 40 International Circuit will be decided during the Rolex Big Boat Series, being held this Thursday through Sunday out of St. Francis Yacht Club. And what better locale to culminate an intense season of sailing than San Francisco Bay - one of the greatest sailboat racing venues in the world ...
America's Cup: Technical issues overshadow Media Conference
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
10:56 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
An America's Cup Media Conference called for London, UK got underway with the live coverage failing to fire.
In fact of the expected hour of coverage, the broadcast did not start until 17 minutes before the end.
The full replay is now available. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - GAC Pindar aiming for Turkish delight
By Tom Dowler, ,
10:41 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Following four podium finishes on day three in Cardiff, team GAC Pindar are looking to continue their promising form in Istanbul, Turkey (September 11-14), the sixth Act of the Extreme Sailing Series. Swiss America’s Cup winner Alinghi holds a firm grip on the Extreme Sailing Series lead, however, there is plenty still to be decided in Turkey before the competition reaches its penultimate act in N ...
America's Cup: Media Conference from London - Replay
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
9:18 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Skippers from the six teams of the 35th America's Cup werer introduced at a press conference in London on Tuesday, September 9th.
The press conference was scheduled to start at 11:00am in the UK, and was to be streamed live, on Sail-World.com. ...
Southport Yacht Club celebrates opening of 68th season *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
6:19 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
On Saturday 6 September, the Southport Yacht Club celebrated the opening of its 68th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. ...
2014 SB20 World Championship: Waiting,waiting in St Petersburg
By SB20 Worlds, ,
4:46 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 SB20 World Championship - Long waiting for the weather hasn't brought any results: the wind not only hasn’t reached necessary strength, but to be contrary, subsided to zero. At 4 p.m. on a Yacht Club Hercules signal mast judges raised two pennants in a sad way for sailors: Code Pennant and Alpha – races are canceled for today. ...
Brisbane Boat Show starts Friday - biggest in 10 years!
By Jeni Bone, ,
4:01 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Brisbane will be the epicentre of all things boating and marine this weekend, starting Friday 12 and running over Monday 15 September. ...
Marine Auctions adds new recruits
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:14 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions, Adrian Seiffert has announced the appointment of two new recruits to his burgeoning business. ...
2014 Auckland on Water Boat Show: Coming up at the end of September
By Emma Crofskey, ,
2:58 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
A Guinness World Record attempt for the most people ever on a stand up paddleboard. On Saturday 27, we're hoping for 52 people onboard a SUP led by Quiksilver team member, Troy Huston. The world record attempt will be raising money for Child Cancer Foundation, and will be played out in front of the crowds in the Viaduct Harbour - and if they fall off we'll make them turn around and do it again ...
Rio 2016: No Vacation - a unique Swiss sailing team HD video from Rio *Feature
By Juerg Kaufmann, ,
7:18 PM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
Top international sailing and extreme photographer, Juerg Kaufmann (SUI) was in Rio de Janerio for the recent Olympic test event. Perhaps better known for his America's Cup and other sailing events, and of course being Swiss, he loves his mountains. Kaufmann always wants to be unique. This is certainly different, and a very skilful use of images and camera techniques in this High Definition video. ...
Argo Group Gold Cup - Artemis Racing adds America’s Cup flavor
By Talbot Wilson, ,
2:20 PM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
In an exciting decision for the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and the Argo Group Gold Cup, event Chairman Past Commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Brian Billings is pleased to confirm that Artemis Racing will come to Bermuda in October for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup match races. ...
Volvo Ocean race: Team Vestas Wind arrives in Alicante after Qualifer
By Sail-World, ,
12:23 PM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
Team Vestas Wind has arrived in Alicante, Spain after completing her 2000nm Qualifying Leg for the Volvo Ocean Race.
The Chris Nicholson skippered Volvo 65 is the last of the seven entries to arrive ahead of the race start in a month's time. ...
Santander Worlds 2014 - Interview with Mat Belcher (Part I) *Feature
By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, ,
11:55 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
For a sailor who has performed so wonderfully over the last decade Mat Belcher continues to be a very unassuming guy. Recently he was told that he hadn’t been off the podium in 40 plus regattas. A piece of information he was unaware. His response was ‘Wow isn’t that cool’ and that is the measure of the man. ...
The OK Dinghy – Standing the test of time
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:28 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
Few classes have stood the test of time as has the OK Dinghy. As a concept it was born in the mind of the same Danish sailor who brought the Optimist dinghy to Europe, but the designs were laid down by a different Dane, Knud Olsen, whose reversed initials are today known so well right across the world. The class is at a crossroads in its evolution. ...
2014 Oakcliff International - Morvan wins
By Samantha Pilz, Oyster Bay, NY ,
7:57 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Oakcliff International - In the dying afternoon breeze Pierre-Antoine Morvan crossed the finish line for the third time ahead of Chris Steele to take the event. Morvan and team exchanged hugs and high fives as they celebrated their victory. 'I am really happy with my team’s performance,' said Morvan with a huge grin across his face. 'I am very thankful for my team and their support.' ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander - Team Australian aiming for top spots
By Cora Zillich, ,
7:45 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
The Australian Sailing Team (AST) and Squad (ASS) will race at Santander in full force with 27 crews entered in nine out of the ten Olympic classes at what will be the 2014 season highlight. The best sailing talent will be on show in Northern Spain and Australia’s top sailors will be fighting for the world titles as well as Olympic qualifying spots for Australia. ...
Dinghy foiling takes off around the world
By Ian Ward, ,
5:58 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
Peter Stephinson of Glide Free Design is currently on a full blown mission to train the very best in how to foil their Laser. Kicking off this week in the UK, Peter started at Stokes Bay in Portsmouth by setting up Nick Harrison, World Laser masters champion with a set of Glide Free Foils. ...