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Could Sailing be the New Swimming? | 23/04/2013
Sail Port Stephens 2013 - An East Coast Low - How hard will it Blow? | 18/04/2013
Laser drama, America's Cup and the VOR | 12/04/2013
As weather starts to cool, the action is heating up | 10/04/2013
Australian Gold medallist takes regatta winning streak to thirteen | 08/04/2013
World Sailing Cup, 18 footers, AC and renos | 27/03/2013
Sail Port Stephens - A Must Do Regatta, VOR - Nicole Scott and More | 25/03/2013
Lasers in court battle, Osaka race underway, Sail Townsville launched | 18/03/2013
Of foiling behemoths, Sydney Hobart record, Lord Howe and Twitter | 15/03/2013
Jimmy Spithill tells us what he Really really thinks about the Kiwis!! | 13/03/2013
Spithill and the Kiwis, exclusive AC72 vision, SH Regatta and Etchells | 11/03/2013
Suspended belief AC72´s foiling hard | 08/03/2013
Australian scene News, Android pages and how NOT to get media offside | 06/03/2013
Your punishment is to be sent outside!! | 04/03/2013
Aussies in the America´s Cup, Dogs off Chains and all a Tweet | 01/03/2013
America's Cup: The Beginning of the End - Edition 7 | 27/02/2013
Wingsail-powered youths excel—A view from afar | 27/02/2013
Of fire hoses, weather windows, 18 footers, Farr 40´s and Lord Howe | 25/02/2013
Sunfish and sharks look out! | 22/02/2013
JJ Giltinan, Sydney Hobart attempt and Sail-World now in 61 languages | 20/02/2013
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News - Canada & the World

Barcelona World Race - Charybde ou Scylla ? by Barcelona World Race Media
Barcelona World Race - Jusque-là, ce fut comme un ersatz des mers du Sud. Bien sûr, les marins de la Barcelona World Race ont troqué les tenues légères pour les polaires et cirés complets, les poissons volants ont laissé la place au vol des albatros qui planent dans les remous des voiles et la houle du sud est là, puissante, qui accompagne les départs au planning des carènes des monocoques. ... [more]  

In a disturbing report published by Associated Press, a newly appointed Environmental Secretary has said Brazil will not be able to achieve its stated goals of water quality in the venue for the 2016 Sailing Olympics. 'Removing 80 percent of the pollutants? It's not going to happen, it's not going to happen,' said Andrea Correa, who took office earlier this month. ... [more]  

The recent news regarding the International Paralympic Committee’s decision to exclude sailing from the 2020 Paralympic Games is a devastating blow for the sport of sailing worldwide. For Canadian sailors campaigning towards 2020 and beyond, this news is extremely disappointing and creates a major setback in direction for these aspiring Paralympic athletes. ... [more]  

The remaining six medals for the Olympic events were decided on Day 6 of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, during the Medal racing phase of the regatta, which counts for double points. Despite that points premium, four of the events, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X Women were decided yesterday, Day 5. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Medal Races photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

At the VX One Midwinter Championship, hosted by Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida, a handful of teams juggled among the top three finishing positions today, as four races were completed. Marty Kullman’s Blue Flame secured three firsts, however it is Christopher Alexander’s Isabelita Con Queso on top of the leaderboard heading into the final day of racing on Sunday with 19 points. ... [more]  

At the VX One Midwinter Championship, hosted by Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida, a handful of teams juggled among the top three finishing positions today, as four races were completed. Marty Kullman’s Blue Flame secured three firsts, however it is Christopher Alexander’s Isabelita Con Queso on top of the leaderboard heading into the final day of racing on Sunday with 19 points. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Giles Scott (GBR) has convincingly and unflinchingly shown that he is still the man to beat in the Finn Class as the 2015 season gets underway. Finishing a close second in the medal race at the end of the Sailing World Cup Miami, Scott wrapped up his eighth consecutive major win in the class and defends the title he won this time last year. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - A en perdre le sud by Barcelona World Race Media
Barcelona World Race - Il y a de quoi en perdre son latin. Se retrouver presque encalminé au nord des îles Kerguelen, ou profiter des rayons du soleil et de la chaleur (relative) par 45° sud, n’est pas vraiment le lot commun des circumnavigateurs. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Unseasonal sunshine by Barcelona World Race Media
In the Barcelona World Race Cheminées Poujoulat has passed the Kerguelen Islands as Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam continue to lead the Southern Ocean charge. The duo were just over 300 miles north of the largest island of Kerguelen at 1400hrs this afternoon. ... [more]  

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will feature 22 sports, with badminton and taekwondo included for the first time but the shock news is that sailing will not be a 2020 Paralympic sport. ... [more]  

The Gold medals have been decided in four events on Day 5 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami. Finn sailor Giles Scott (GBR), is not the only one guaranteed to finish in a gold medal position tomorrow. Nacra 17 team Vittorio Bissaro and Silvia Sicouri (ITA), Women’s RS:X dominator Bryony Shaw (GBR) and the breakaway 49erFX Kiwis, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) join him with gold in the bag. ... [more]  

VX One Midwinter Championship Day 1 by Christopher E. Howell
In the VX One Midwinter Championship, hosted by Sarasota Sailing Squadron, three races were completed today for 28 teams competing in Florida. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Avec l’entrée de We Are Water, ils sont maintenant cinq dans les eaux de l’océan Indien. Cinq qui tendent à s’aligner et naviguer en ligne de file non loin des limites de la zone d’exclusion des glaces. La faute à l’anticyclone des Mascareignes qui tend à bloquer toute circulation au nord du 44 sud. Autant dire que le couloir de navigation est étroit. ... [more]  

2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - After a month of racing, the Barcelona World Race fleet is through into the Southern Ocean. As is often the case, the distances between the boats have widened as they’ve entered the Roaring Forties. The leading crews, who were first to hit the strong winds of the southern latitudes, had a great opportunity to make good their escape. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Giles Scott (GBR) has assured himself his first victory of the year after two more races were sailed Friday in the lightest winds of the week at the Sailing World Cup Miami. He now sits 23 points ahead of Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO), who had the best day to rise from fourth to second. Ioannis Mitakis (GRE) is third, just one point further back. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The gaps widen by Barcelona World Race
Barcelona World Race - Another landmark will be ticked off tomorrow for Barcelona World Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat when they sail north of the lonely Kerguelen Islands. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 5 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Medals in Miami - 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup by Sail Canada, Kingston, ON
The final showdown was set to take place on Bravo course today with all three Paralympic fleets jousting for medals. Sailors waited for wind anxiously onshore and on course until racing was officially called off at 1530. Canadian Allan Leibel sailed a very consistent event taking home the Bronze medal in the 2.4mR fleet. ... [more]  

Bill Burk Memorial Youth Elite Award by Sail Canada, Kingston, ON
The Bill Burk Memorial Award, donated to Sail Canada in 1997 in honour of Bill Burk, recognizes outstanding youth male and female achievement in competitive sailing. Recipients of the award will have competed in National and International competition during the award year and brought recognition to Canadian competitive sailing. ... [more]  

Le Prix commémoratif Bill Burk by Voile Canada, Kingston, ON
Le Prix commémoratif Bill Burk, donné à Voile Canada en 1997 en souvenir de Bill Burk, rend hommage aux réalisations exceptionnelles des jeunes athlètes masculins et féminines de voile de compétition. Les lauréats du prix auront participé à des compétitions internationales et nationales pendant l’année pour laquelle le prix est décerné. ... [more]  

American Windsurfing Tour - The Goya Pro Cabo Verde is shaping up to be the latest AWT edition of the ‘Clash of the Titans.’ The mega stars of windsurfing are currently tuning up their gear, and making final adjustments before the long journey to the remote island of Sal, Cabo Verde. ... [more]  

The second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge will be hosted by Harmony Hall Yacht Club, with the support of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and the Inn at English Harbour, with nine races scheduled to take place over five days in fantastic Caribbean conditions on identical Petticrow Dragons. ... [more]  

Bobbly breeze on Day 4 - 2015 Miami World Cup by Sail Canada, Kingston, ON
Miami delivers another day of bobbly breeze in the mid-low teens that shook up the rankings on the fourth day of racing at ISAF World Cup Miami. Canadian Allan Leibel moved into podium position despite suffering an OCS (on course side of starting line) today. Norway’s Bjørnar Erikstad and Megan Pascoe (GBR) sit in Leibel’s way with the final showdown set to take place tomorrow at 1100 local time ... [more]  

Roger Hickman skipper of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race IRC winner Wild Rose sat down with Geoff Waller of www.boatson.tv and described just what went into his boat winning the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. His was a 'full-on' race (with dramatic 'on-board' video) which included a knock-down, broken steering, a wild 'Chinese gybe', storms and only a small amount of blood spilt. ... [more]  

The world’s elite sailors are preparing to meet in Singapore for the opening Act of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™, which is set to bring the world famous Marina Bay alive with its pioneering Stadium Racing concept. With the transfer window now closed, some new players will enter the arena as the Series launches into its ninth season, with continued support of Series Main Partner Land Rover. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 4 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - No scape south because of South Indian Ocean Antarctic Exclusion Zone means a painful wait for Anna Corbella and Gérard Marin on GAES Centros Auditivos. ... [more]  

The expansion of sailing into so-called developing countries, continues at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami, with newly embraced Cuba joining the 64 nation line-up encompassing 600 boats. The 2015 fleet on Biscayne Bay is a record turnout, for this second event on the 2015 Sailing World Cup Circuit ... [more]  

At exactly 00:01 on the 29th January 2015, TeamVestas?' VO65 left VTE - Voltri Terminal Europa en route to Persico Marine in the foothills of the Italian Alps. The boat is now safely secured in a purpose-built facility near Bergamo, awaiting full assessment and the beginning of the repair process. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Day 3 - There's a world of difference between skiing a long, smooth run and skiing on moguls. Today, forget the waves, it was the breeze on Biscayne Bay that was 'moguls.' Shift upon shift upon shift upon shift. ... [more]  

Ioannis Mitakis (GRE), the 2012 Finn European Champion, ruled the roost in Miami today with two emphatic race wins and moves up to third overall. Giles Scott (GBR) sailed his worst day so far, but still leads with a five point gap on Jake Lilley, and 12 points over Mitakis as the event reaches its half way stage. ... [more]  

The International DN Ice Yacht World and North American Championships are being held in Kingston, Ontario (right in front of our office). For the Kingston Yacht Club, we skated out to the middle of the lake, and put together a little highlight piece for them to remember the event by. ... [more]  

EFG's Star Winter Series rules in Biscayne Bay
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Day 3 images by Ocean Images
ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami: Day 3 - Three back to back winners
Pick the right place! - Miami World Cup 2015
Dates announced for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2016
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing is first to Team to fly in Bermuda
North U 2015 U.S. Youth Match Racing Clinics Underway
Quantum Key West 2015 - Images by Tim Wilkes
Barcelona World Race - A la limite des glaces
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Perfect conditions on Day 2 + Video
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - US Sailing team on Day 2
Announcing the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng - History, Joy and Tears
Barcelona World Race: Conrad and Nandor’s 'No Good Very Bad Day!'
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos by Ocean Images
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami images by Ingrid Abery
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Aussie Finn sailors charge on day 2
It's Moving Day - 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Miami
2015 VX One Midwinters action is heating up
Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya
Touch2Play at Key West Race Week   
Barcelona World Race leaders split paths   
Barcelona World Race - Orient Express   
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - Final line-up to be announced   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Warm welcome for Team SCA   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Tough Day 1 + Video   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Tough Day 1 + Video   
RC44 World Championship Leg 1 - RC44 Valletta Cup preview   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Team Brunel cross finish line   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami -Finn class -testing conditions on Day 1   
ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images by Ingrid Abery   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica wins first podium place in Sanya   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng scores historic victory for China   
Canadian SKUD Team take the lead – Miami World Cup 2015   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng release first DroneCam video from Leg 3   
Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team set historic first with home port win   
Voile Canada - Le Prix de la régate de l'année   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind arrives on time in Genoa + Video   
Sail Canada - Regatta of the Year Award   
America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie, BAR   


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