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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 ...
Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week 2015 - Autumn leaves
By Louay Habib, ,
9:40 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
There are a number of Caribbean regattas throughout the season and one of the growing regattas is Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week. Yacht racing in Grenada dates back to the 1950s but Grenada Sailing Week was only established in 2012 and has been growing in popularity ever since. 36 yachts entered last year from France, Australia, Canada, Austria, Great Britain, Spain and Caribbean Islands. ...
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. ...
Etchells Class North American Championship - Elizabeth named champion
By Susan Kantor, ,
3:31 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Etchells North American Championship - Solid winds, tight competition and good camaraderie characterized the three days of racing of the International Etchells Class North American Championship, which wrapped up with two races at the Chicago Yacht Club on Sunday. ...
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. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Four medals for the Aussies + Video
By Cora Zillich, ,
9:34 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as racing wrapped up in the Spanish City bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17). ...
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. ...
Nacra 17’s ´The breakthrough for Australia’s Waterhouse and Darmanin?
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
11:11 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
In Santander Sail-World talked this morning to a distinctly unwell Jason Waterhouse ahead of the ISAF World Championship medal race. First up he rasped ‘Lisa and I obviously being cousins have known each other forever. We have been sailing since 2007. We started on the Hobie Class trying to qualify for the Youth Worlds. We represented Australia in two youth worlds in Denmark and Brazil. We won ...
Bart’s Bash 2014 at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour
By RHKYC Media, ,
9:40 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Losing dinghies and big boats to Aberdeen Boat Club’s opening regatta accounted for absent boats and sailors for the harbour event, however 11 enthusiastic boats from the Etchells, Ruffian, Flying Fifteen, Impala and Big Boat fleets turned out for the scheduled warning signal of 1050hrs. ...
Bart's Bash: First event in at Wakatere in New Zealand
By Will Calver and Sail-World, ,
8:46 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The first event in the world wide inaugural Bart's Bash series of regattas, got underway Sunday morning with a variety of yachts competing from Optimists to 18ft skiffs.
The event is expected to break the world record for the Largest Sailing Race (24 hours) with 10,000+ sailors from 700+ clubs in 60+ countries signed up online at www.bartsbash.co.uk. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - AUS Laser and 470 Medals + video
By Cora Zillich, ,
7:55 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Celebrating his Birthday on Saturday, Olympic gold medallist Belcher gave himself one of his most memorable presents by becoming the only sailor in 470 history to win five successive World Championship titles. ...
It is all about the racing at the Club Marine Series.
By John Curnow, ,
7:31 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The arrival of the Notices of Race and online entry means Melbourne’s best and most competitive yacht racing is not far off. Round One of the seven-event day regatta is on October 11, 2014 to be precise. The season will end with the Round Seven finale on April 11, 2015, immediately after which there will be the presentations. ...
Smiles on final day of Hamilton Island School Sailing Programme
By Johanna Winstanley, Hamilton Island ,
6:01 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Eight students from grades four through six took part in the Hamilton Island State School sailing and leadership programme this year, taking place every Friday during terms two and three. Students participating not only learned the rigours of theoretical and practical sailing skills, but also life skills. ...
CYC Flinders Islet Race - Revised results
By Di Pearson, ,
5:56 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Tony Kirby’s Patrice has provisionally won the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Flinders Islet Race, but due to an error in her rating certificate, it is believed a revised certificate, due from the UK on Tuesday, will leave her outside the top placings, paving the way for Victorian yacht, Shogun V. ...
2014 Pipe Opener - Huon yachts star on home waters
By Peter Campbell, ,
4:10 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Pipe Opener - Huon Yacht Club boat Obsession, Stan Pickering’s Doven 30, became the 46th winner of the iconic Cock of the Huon on its home waters yesterday, heading a good day’s racing by local entrants. ...
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