|News for the Last 7 Days - World & Australia
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. ...
PWA Pozo World Cup - Ezzy and Juban claim main draw spots
By Chris Yates, ,
8:02 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The last race of the men’s trials was finally completed on day four of the PWA Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival. After waiting for the majority of the day Pozo produced a small window of competable waves accompanied by strong winds at 4pm. ...
UK Moth Nationals - Interviews with Mike Lennon and Scott Babbage
By Sail-World.com, ,
7:36 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Beau Outtridge shares with us this video that he made for the 2014 UK Moth National Championships including interviews with Mike Lennon and Scott Babbage. ...
Landsailing World Championship - Action continues in the desert +Video
By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, Smith Creek Playa ,
5:25 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
On July 15th, John Eisenlohr, from tiny Lakeside, Montana prevailed in the intensely competitive 5.6 Mini Yacht class that comprised the first phase of the 14th Landsailing World Championship being held at the remote site of Smith Creek Playa, near Austin in Northern Nevada. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Penultimate day could see medals decided + Video
By Daniel Smith, ISAF, ,
2:09 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The penultimate day of competition at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Tavira could see medals wrapped up in many of the classes. It could be a great day for the French with two teams potentially able to win gold in the 29er and SL16 fleets. ...
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