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Copa del Rey Mapfre - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
5:23 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water for day one of the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images of the action. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
5:03 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on deck for races one and two at the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images. Enjoy! ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Singapore to host 2015 Series opener
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
3:52 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Singapore is set to host the curtain-raiser to the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series world tour – the first of eight Host Venues across three continents to be revealed, confirmed Series organisers OC sport and Series Main Partner, Land Rover. ...
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - Fleets ready for lift off
By Daniel Smith, ,
3:14 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
After the Finn and RS:X fleets kicked off racing at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 on Sunday, the remaining seven will start on Monday 4 August. All five race courses will be used on Monday with three areas - Ponte, Escola Naval and Pão de Açucar -situated inside Guanabara Bay and the other two - Copacabana and Niterói - located outside the bay in open water. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Set sights on Porto Cervo action
By Alessandra Ghezzi, ,
2:07 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Once every two years in September, Swan owners from around the globe gather for a week of competition, friendship and glamour at the iconic Rolex Swan Cup, which this year celebrates its 18th anniversary, from September 8-14 in Porto Cervo (ITA). ...
ORC International World Championship 2014 - Action shots from day 1
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
12:41 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on deck at the ORC International World Championship 2014 to capture these images on day one. ...
Barclays 52 Super Series - Copa del Rey Mapfre 2014 - Playing catch up
By Barclays 52 Super Series, ,
11:23 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
And while Quantum Racing may be perceived to be a dominant force after winning the US Super Series and the Audi TP52 World Championship title under skipper Ed Baird, in reality when racing starts tomorrow Monday Quantum Racing are actually only four points ahead of Niklas Zennström’s Rán Racing and five points ahead of the Roemmers family’s Azzurra skippered by Guile Parada. ...
RPAYC’s new Commodore and Vice Commodore and first female Life Member
By Lisa Ratcliff - OCC, ,
10:57 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Ian Audsley was elected Commodore uncontested and Michael Lockley was elected Vice Commodore by the near 100 voting members present. 'Ian and Michael will lead a formidable team to take the club forward for the next three years,' forecasted outgoing Commodore Rob Curtis. ...
International Sailing Regatta - RS:X and Finn fleets put Rio to test
By ISAF, ,
10:34 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
With 28 racers on the water it's not far off the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition fleet size. In two years' time 36 racers will take to water and van Rijsselberge is enjoying the similarities, 'We have a really nice fleet here. That's the biggest plus. Everybody is here and it's a strong field. I think it's a really good test. ...
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 - Day two round-up
By Rupert Holmes/CWL, ,
9:55 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Black Group yachts starting on the Bramble line saw plenty of action at the favoured committee boat end of the line, with many starts seeing optimistic skippers attempting to barge into a none-existent space amid much shouting, before having to bail out and restart at the back of their fleet. ...
2014 ORC World Championship - Record fleet starts tomorrow
By ORC, ,
3:45 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 ORC World Championship - At 10:55 tomorrow morning, Monday four August, the first Warning signals will sound for the first race on three separate course areas here in Kiel for the start of the 2014 edition of the ORC World Championship. This offshore World Championship sanctioned by ISAF features a record-setting turnout of 151 boats from 19 countries ...
Sydney International Boat Show - Days 3 & 4 *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:32 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Some highlights of this year's event, both on the water and at Glebe Island. ...
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 - A trophy for any crew to win
By Rob Mundle, ,
3:16 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - As the fleet size for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week climbs towards the impressive mark of 180, it has been confirmed that this year there will again be two trophies on offer that any competing crew can win. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - World's best prepare for action
By Chris Yates, ,
2:36 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup is set to take place from the 4th-10th August. The elite of the wave sailing world will be returning to action as they prepare for their second battle of the season. ...
2016 Olympics: Brazil successfully improving water quality
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
12:26 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Top international photographer, Juerg Knaufmann (SUI) has been in Rio de Janeiro at the venue for the 2016 Sailing Olympics and reports that the serious issues surrounding the water pollution at the race venue are being mitigated. ...
Sopot Match Race - Williams claims victory in Poland
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
11:00 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Sopot Match Race, the latest event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, saw an impressive come-from-behind victory for British skipper Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team on a day that seemed set to be sailed in light northerly winds. That was until the wind shut down, performed a 180 degree turn, and then filled in with a sudden blustery 20 knots from the south. ...
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: entry closing date fast approaching
By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island ,
10:43 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
The close of entries for this year’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, which is being held from 28th August to 2nd September 2014, is just around the corner. The overall fleet number has already topped 50 with several more boats expected to enter. ...
Laser Radial Youth World Championship 2014 - Final Day
By Jeff Martin, Dziwnów ,
6:44 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Laser Radial Youth World Championship 2014 - Final Day - Dziwnów put on it’s best show for the final two races of the Laser Radial Youth World titles. A 10 knot breeze from the along the shore built steadily throughout the first race to 13 knots with good surfing waves. The wind topped out at 15 knots but the waves built to give some great rides down wind. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 - Will a Danish entry take Boat 7?
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
4:09 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Just on 70 days before the start of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race and rumours abound that a major Danish company is set to sponsor a last minute entry in the round the world race, grabbing the available one design boat seven. ...
RS100 European Championships overall
By Huw Powell & Al Hall, ,
3:16 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Gill RS100 European Championships - Lake Garda was formed by a glacier that flowed down from the Dolomites, cutting through and gouging out the valley. Eventually the ice glacier melted, resulting in the stunning freshwater lake it is today. It was created in the Ice Ages 1.5 million years ago...just before our UK and Australian class chairmen were born…..! ...
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