|News for the Last 7 Days - World & Australia
Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam - Moody day 5 for competitors
By Chris Yates, ,
9:29 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
After being graced with plenty of late summer sunshine during the opening days of the event, more autumnal weather moved in on the fifth day of the DAVIDOFF Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam with grey skies and infrequent showers. Unfortunately though the light winds continued as the sailors endured another lay day. ...
Record participation for 2014 Audi Laser Masters’ World Championships
By Sail-World.com, Austin ,
7:27 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
The largest Laser World Championship in history will be taking place on the south coast of France when 515 sailors, representing 36 different countries, begin racing on October 5 to open the 2014 Audi Laser Masters’ World Championships. The Laser remains one of the best and most popular boats worldwide in which to enjoy the sport of sailing. ...
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - Day 2 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
6:45 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was back on the water for day two at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ...
A retrospective from Phil Jones, CEO of Yachting Australia (Part 1)
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
6:20 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Phil Jones the CEO of Yachting Australia has after 17 years resigned. Sail-World interviewed Jones at length. Here is the first of a multipart interview series. Jones started his career in 1983 sailing working for the Royal Yachting Association for about seven years as the windsurfing manager, after previously being the windsurfing coach. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 1 crew revealed for Dongfeng Race Team
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
3:52 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been an interesting journey so far for the Chinese team in the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team. Approximately 10 months ago this team set out on a mission to select and train Chinese recruits in the hope that they would be ‘race ready’ for the start of leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. ...
Have the Volvo Ocean Race at your fingertips
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:48 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race fans can now carry the world’s toughest ocean race in their pocket, thanks to the launch of a new official mobile app. Developed for both iOS and Android systems, the app is available for download from the App Store and Google Play now – and boasts a host of exciting features which will allow users to be closer to the on-water adventure than ever before. ...
Images from St Tropez: Day 1 at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez
By Eugenia Bakunova www.mainsail.ru, ,
11:12 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez on the French Riveria , and provided this gallery of images of the classics and other yachts racing ...
Dutch Match Cup 2014 WMRT - Team Gilmour finishes third
By Team Gilmour, ,
9:57 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2014 - Dutch Match Cup - It has been an interesting week here in Lelystad, with a variety of conditions from cold and windy to hot and very light breeze. Team Gilmour adapted quickly to the MaxFun 25 yachts, the boats were quite dinghy like which suited our team well. ...
12Foot Skiff Interdominion Champs - Battle begins in January 2015
By Brett Hobson, Sydney ,
8:11 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
2015 12Foot Skiff Interdominion Championship - The battle for the iconic Interdominion 12 Foot Skiff Championship is back on Sydney Harbour from Friday the second January to Saturday the 11th January 2015. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Sunset+Vine|APP smashes live broadcaster records
By ISAF, ,
7:21 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Sunset+Vine|APP, the Oxford-based unit of the multi-award winning UK independent TV sports production and media company Sunset+Vine, has helped ISAF smash all previous broadcaster records for the recent Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...
Dredging of Swansea Channel gets underway
By NSW Government, ,
7:06 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay have announced the successful tender for the dredging of Swansea Channel has been awarded to Neumann Dredging Pty Ltd. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne - Last Chance to qualify for offer
By ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, ,
3:48 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Don’t forget to enter the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. There are only two days left to take advantage of the discounted entry price offer. ...
Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam - Waiting game continues on day 4
By Chris Yates, ,
9:39 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The waiting game continued on day four of the DAVIDOFF Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam as the light winds continued. Over the course of the day a few sailors took the opportunity to make the most of the small waves on offer, either surfing or SUPping. After spending the day on hold the sailors were released at 4:30pm. ...
Platu 25 World Championship - Euz II Monella Vagabonda wins again
By Sabrina Bonaiti, Antibes ,
6:45 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
After Gmunden, Austria, in 2011 and Cala de' Medici, Italy, in 2012 and after a pained second place, same points with the Portogues 'Credite Egs' in Portosin, Spain, last year, the Italian crew coming from Puglia 'Euz II Monella Vagabonda', with Sandro Montefusco at the helm and his brother Paolo as a tactician, confirms for the third time the Platu 25 World Championship title. ...
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
6:34 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was on deck for the first day of competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ...
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez - Day 1 action shots by Ingrid Abery
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:00 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Ingrid Abery was on site for day one of racing at the 2014 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez to capture these images. ...
2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - Bid guidelines now published
By ISAF, ,
4:54 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published guidelines for candidates bidding to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship. Bids to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds must be received by Friday 24 October 2014. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Last medical training for the onboard sailors +Video
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
12:30 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The onboard medic-sailors competing in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race have completed their last medical training. More than a basic first aid refresher course, the mandatory medical training each Volvo Ocean Race team had to carry out in the last few months and days are key to survival while at sea. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - Oman Sail crews relish ‘critical’ point
By Oman Sail, ,
10:10 AM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The 2014 Extreme Sailing Series reaches a ‘critical’ point with Act 7 in Nice later this week but Oman Sail’s crews on The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air are relishing the growing challenge and its intensity. Lying just one point behind series leaders Alinghi after closing the gap in Istanbul, The Wave, Muscat is gearing up for the last two events starting with Nice on Thursday. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Burling and Tuke back on board for Nice Act
By ETNZblog, ,
2:34 AM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The Extreme Sailing Series event in Istanbul seems to have only just finished, but already the containers are in the Ville de Nice set to gear up for this weeks penultimate regatta. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are back onboard this week, fresh from their 49er World Championship win and looking to make it two wins from two events for Emirates Team New Zealand on the Extreme Sailing Series ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's AC72 takes to the streets
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
1:43 AM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Oracle Team USA's winning AC72 takes to the streets of San Francisco, one year on from the Team's successful Defence of the America's Cup.
This week the AC72 catamaran Oracle Team USA raced to victory is going to be a special guest at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in San Francisco. ...
Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Canfield wins first Dutch Match Cup
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
4:56 PM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
Matches between the world’s top two match racing skippers are always aggressive affairs on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). In the pre-start of the first match, Canfield stuck two penalties on Williams, leaving the British boat playing catch-up. ...
Pantaenius and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas become strategic partners
By Pantaenius Marine Insurance, ,
11:45 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
Pantaenius, the world’s leading specialist yacht insurance company, has been at the forefront of yacht insurance for more than 40 years, earning a reputation for transparency and commitment to customer service that provides round-the-clock international support and reliable, speedy claims settlement. ...
Kite Foil Gold Cup Australia 2014 – Day two video
By Byrnes - Business Lawyers, ,
8:20 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
What a great day for kiting at Kite Foil Gold Cup Australia 2014! 10-15 knot North Easterly and slight seas. Kites zooming around like supersonic mosquitoes but mosquitoes buzz whereas foiling kites are completely silent! ...
Bart's Bash: Update and Video - Information overload!
By Bart's Bash, ,
8:08 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
At the time that we are writing this, it is almost exactly a week since the first race took place at Wakatere Boating Club in New Zealand, followed by hundreds of races across the globe that we have been told attracted record numbers of sailors to your clubs ...
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