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Victorian Match Racing Championships - Day 1 images by Chris Furey
By Chris Furey, ,
10:03 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Some photos of the action packed first day of the 2014 Victorian Match Racing Championships held off Sandringham Yacht Club today. ...
America's Cup: Updates on Team Australia withdraw
By America's Cup, ,
6:33 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
The America’s Cup organizers have received notification from the principals of Hamilton Island Yacht Club of their intention to withdraw Team Australia from the 35th America’s Cup. ...
2016-2017 America's Cup - Team Australia withdraws
By Rob Mundle, ,
5:49 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
2016-2017 America's Cup - The Hamilton Island Yacht Club became the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup upon the completion of the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. ...
Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast
By Transport Roads and Maritme Services, ,
5:35 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions for the whole NSW coast. ...
ISAF Youth Sailing World Champ - Four top ten finishes for Australians
By Australian Sailing, ,
3:35 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - After five days of racing at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Tavira Portugal, four out of eight Australian Sailing Youth Team crews finished in the top ten of their fleet. For ten out of the young team of twelve athletes, it was the Youth Worlds debut for Australia in Portugal. ...
America's Cup: Team NZ disappointed, but on track after Australians go
By Warren Douglas, ,
1:56 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand says the Australian Challenger’s withdrawal from the 35th America’s Cup is another demonstration of how tough the game is.
When announcing this today, the Hamilton Island Yacht Club said: 'The Challenge was initiated with a view to negotiating a format for the 35th America’s Cup that was affordable and put the emphasis back on sailing skills. ...
America's Cup: Hamilton Island decides not to proceed with Challenge.
By Sophie Baker, Hamilton Island ,
1:46 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Official statement issued by Hamilton Island Yacht Club, which has decided not proceed with its Challenge.
The Hamilton Island Yacht Club became the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup upon the completion of the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. ...
America's Cup: Challenger of Record withdraws from Regatta
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
10:20 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Although no public announcement has been made, several sources spoken to by Sail-World have confirmed that Hamilton Island Yacht Club have with drawn from the 35th America's Cup and relinquished their position as Challenger of Record. ...
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Day 2
By Tink Chambers, Santa Barbara ,
9:23 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Santa Barbara delivered Chamber of Commerce conditions for the second day of the Farr 40 West Coast Championship – bright sunshine, clear skies, 75 degree temperatures and solid winds. ...
2014 Governor's Cup - Nevin Snow and team on form
By Nancy Mellon, Corona del Mar, CA ,
8:53 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
After the first six flights of the Quarter Final Round Robin at the Governor’s Cup, with the top eight teams, San Diego Yacht Club’s Nevin Snow and his team have won five of their matches, Nevin lost only to Royal Freshwater Bay’s Sam Gilmour. Nevin knows how to win since he was the 2011 Gov Cup winner. ...
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Day 1
By Event Media, Phuket ,
8:08 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek kicked off with 12-15 knots of wind on the opening day. Principal Race Officer Simon James set two races for all but the Classic class and with the wind building throughout the day the second, longer race, produced some exhilarating sailing for the 400+ sailors. ...
Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup to take place on Fuerteventura
By Christian Tillmanns, ,
5:54 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Fuerteventura will be once again the epicentre of the boarders universe during the 29th Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup. The island, situated in the Canaries, has got the wind the windsurfers and kiteboarders need - guaranteed! White sandy beaches, turquoise waters and summer-like temperatures are a welcome bonus for the athletes and spectators alike. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Medals decided in thrilling Tavira conclusion
By ISAF, ,
5:01 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Competition at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Tavira, Portugal came to a thrilling conclusion as the medals across the eight events were decided. A beautiful westerly breeze came through early in the afternoon allowing three RS:X Boys and Girls races, two 29er races with a single race in the remaining fleets. ...
Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, Day 2 - It just keeps getting better
By Event Media, Phuket ,
1:38 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
It was more of the same on day two of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. In fact, it was more of the same and then some, with winds blowing to 15 knots, two metre swells and lots of action on the race track. Sirius joined that action today bringing the fleet upto 36 boats and the Classic class to a commendable three. ...
Winter Ice Breaker Centreboard Series, Round 3
By J.Walters A.Tarnaski, Pittwater ,
1:30 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
After the huge success of the first two rounds of the RPAYC Winter Ice Breaker Series, it is time for round three this Sunday the 20 of July. With over 70 boats registered, this event calls for some frosty action amongst the centreboard class including Optimists (Green/Silver/Open), Lasers (4.7/Radial/Full), Finns, 29ers, F11s and Open classes. ...
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship final day preview
By Daniel Smith, ,
11:51 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship 2014 it’s down to the final day of competition with seven titles to be decided on the water. ...
Foiling Week 2014 at Lake Garda overall
By Johno Fullerton, Grand Prix Sailing, ,
11:29 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Foiling Week 2014 took place on Lake Garda from 5 - 11 July and is already causing quite a stir in the fast and furious world of foiling. ...
Top Kiwi Laser sailor just avoids being on downed airliner
By Sail-World, ,
9:08 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
Top New Zealand Laser sailor Michael Bullot was very fortunate to avoid being aboard the ill-fated MH17 airliner, shot down over the Ukraine today.
Bullot has stepped up his 2016 Olympic campaign, and had achieved some useful placings on the international circuit including a sixth at Kieler Woche, Germany. ...
International 14 World Championships - No excuse for not being there
By Tracey Johnstone, ,
4:34 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
2015 International 14 World Championship - There is no excuse for missing out on the 2015 International 14 World Championships being held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, in Victoria, Australia, from the 3 to the 17 January 2015. ...
Audi Hamilton Island Race - Karl Kwok aims for the top
By Rob Mundle, ,
2:36 AM Fri 18 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - One of the best-known and most successful yachtsmen in the Asia-Pacific region, Karl Kwok, has set his sights on becoming outright champion in the IRC Grand Prix Division at next month’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. ...
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Flash Gordon takes lead
By Tink Chambers, Santa Barbara ,
10:14 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
One of the notable storylines going into the Farr 40 West Coast Championship was the arrival of three Australian boats to the 2014 International Circuit. The Aussies made quite an impact on the opening day of the regatta, but it was an old standby that come out on top after three races were conducted off Santa Barbara. ...
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan on the horizon
By WIM Series, ,
9:54 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) welcomes Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes to the 2014 schedule. The event was initiated and is organized by double World Champion and multiple world ranking #1, Claire Leroy. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Spain's 420 Girls claim gold in Tavira + Video
By ISAF, ,
9:01 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, Spain's Silvia Mas Depares and Marta Davila Mateu clinched 420 Girls gold with a race to spare on the penultimate day of racing in Tavira, Portugal. The Spanish team have been sensational on the water and sealed the deal with a bullet and a sixth. ...
2014 Flying Dutchman World Championship - Magyars on the march
By Alan Henderson, United Kingdom ,
9:00 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
After a wet and windy first day, a light second day, the third day brought four seasons all in one day to sailors at the Flying Dutchman (FD) World Championships, Largs. The day started with a postponement due to high winds gusting to 28 knots, backed by low visibility under the dark skies and heavy rain showers. But a couple of hours later, winds dropped to 15 knots to allow the first start. ...
Airlie Beach Race Week - New Zealand entry takes numbers to 100
By Tracey Johnstone, Airlie Beach ,
8:52 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The New Zealand boat Bullrush is the 100th entry in this year’s Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week being held from eighth to 15th August 2014. ...