|News for the Last 7 Days - World & Australia
12 Foot Skiffs Australian Championships in Brisbane over Easter
By Ben Guymer, Brisbane ,
8:47 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Brisbane will be host to one of the most exciting and extreme sporting events of the year, with the 12ft Skiff Australian Championships being held over the Easter period 18/04/14 – 21/04/14. With Cyclone Ita crossing the QLD coast tomorrow, Waterloo Bay will be pumping, something the skiffies thrive in! ...
Singapore’s Grand Banks Yachts to acquire Aus. boat builder Palm Beach
By WeR1 Consultants, ,
8:27 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Singapore’s Grand Banks Yachts To Acquire Australian Boat Builder Palm Beach - Palm Beach designs and builds five different highly-customized yacht models ranging from 45 to 65 feet which are mostly sold in the United States – its largest market. Palm Beach was founded in 1995 by Richards, 46, a seven-time champion skipper of the 628-mile Sydney-to- Hobart yacht race between 2005 and 2013. ...
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race- Multihulls preparing for Gladstone
By Peter Hackett, Brisbane ,
8:16 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
There has been plenty of multihull action on the east coast in recent months as the biggest bluewater multihull fleet for some time prepares for the start of the APC Logistics MYCQ 50th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race. ...
The Congressional Cup 2014 - Williams hangs on with a classy crowd
By Rich Roberts, ,
3:05 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Adam Minoprio has skippered in the Congressional Cup and other major match racing competitions, but has a new role in the game these days: tactician for 2010 Crimson Blazer winner Francesco Bruni, in Italy's renewed Luna Rossa campaign for the America's Cup, starting with Stage Two of this event. ...
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here
By Sail-World.com, ,
10:13 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
The 50th Congressional Cup is being sailed at the Long Beach Yacht Club, Los Angeles.
Catch the live video and commentary here ...
Rolex China Sea Race on the horizon
By KPMS, ,
4:57 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
The 27th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race gets underway next Wednesday, 16 April. A fleet of around 35 yachts are expected to take part including the defending champion and the line honours winning boat from the last edition in 2012. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 10 rumbles on
By Clipper Ventures, ,
3:30 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, as the final miles tick away in the 5,800 mile race to San Francisco, the lure of sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge continues to spur on the fighting spirit amongst the fleet, as race 10 rumbles on. ...
SAP 5O5 World Championship - Kiel action starts August 13th
By Herman Hell, ,
2:58 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Kieler Yacht-Club is happy to host the SAP 5O5 World Championship 2014, which will take place in Kiel, Germany from 13-22 August, 2014. More than 130 crews from over fifteen nations are expected to descend on Kiel to compete for the title of SAP 5O5 World Champion. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - It's a family Affair
By Agathe Armand, ,
2:37 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Their strong-minded looks match, they speak with a similar Swiss accent and sail the same pink boat. Justine and Elodie-Jane share a family name, too. The Mettraux girls are about to do a Volvo Ocean Race with Team SCA. Meet the first sisters the race has ever seen. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Great Britain claims line honours
By Marina Thomas, ,
2:01 PM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Race 10 has been one of the toughest legs of the 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, but crossing the finish line, even in the dark, under San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, is a moment to savour after 5600 miles of ocean racing across the mighty Pacific. ...
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