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Celebrate Australia Day! SCIBS additions, Sail-World beefs up team | 21/01/2014
NZ ire at govt ferry decision, Dusseldorf for families, Australia Day! | 14/01/2014
UK exports up, London show highs, Stand Up Paddle segment surges | 07/01/2014
HAPPY NEW YEAR, and other news . . . | 31/12/2013
New4Old swap, Yacht & Boat results, Happy Christmas one and all | 24/12/2013
Coalition reviews marine parks, Charters heat up, life jacket campaign | 17/12/2013
Awards, SCIBS netting newcomers, Environment Minister reveals all | 10/12/2013
Gold Coast to host Marine15, ASMEX lineup, Couran Cove open for boats | 03/12/2013
METS success, Harbour plan, Get onboard the Boating Survey | 27/11/2013
TetraMedia at METS, AIMEX too, SCIBS new site, Green dream boat | 19/11/2013
Fort Lauderdale 31% increase, METS ahead, BIAA Survey | 12/11/2013
Expo wraps to rapt exhibitors, SCIBS bookings rush, gadgets & gear | 06/11/2013
GC Expo this weekend, AIMEX targets US, SCIBS accepting bookings | 30/10/2013
AIMEX plans for Miami, SCIBS open for exhibitors, get onboard Faceboat | 22/10/2013
2 weeks til Expo, rock fishing fatalities, million dollar Maritimo | 16/10/2013
Sail-World 1.2m in Sept, IBEX relocates, AIMEX members up for awards | 08/10/2013
Hamilton Island Challenger, Flamingo Bay to go, Port Hinchinbrook woes | 01/10/2013
Marine Marketing Budgets for 2013-2014 in an online world | 30/09/2013
Kiwis yet to claim Cup, Auckland show this week, 37 days til GC Expo! | 24/09/2013
Kiwis poised to seize AC, Brisbane success, Arvor in Auckland | 17/09/2013
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News - Canada & the World

Catch the live coverage of the Leg 4 Finish in Auckland, presented by Team Vestas Wind. Check the video timer for a countdown to the start of coverage and the expected race finish time ... [more]  

America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA and Challenger, Artemis Racing lined up for a series of try-outs on San Francisco Bay. Videographer John Navas was shoreside with a new high resolution video camera and provided these videos of the training sessions and hook-ups. ... [more]  

The HPYD conference is jointly organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (NZ) and The University of Auckland and will be held at the Marine Event Centre in Auckland to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. It attracts some of the world’s most preeminent yacht designers and is recognised as one of the top three conferences in this area internationally. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Ryan Houston is a watch captain aboard Team Alvimedica. He sailed in two previous editions of the Volvo Ocean Race – in 2008-09 aboard Delta Lloyd and 2011-12 on the incident plagued Volvo 70, Sanya. With the switch to the one design, ruggedly constructed Volvo 65 for this race many of the issues that bedevilled the competitors and organisers in the previous races appear to have been resolved. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
The Volvo Ocean Race and its forerunner, the Whitbread Round the World Race, used to be dominated by Kiwi crews. In the current edition, there are just three New Zealanders competing. Two of those are on Team Alvimedica, the US and Turkish flagged entry. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World’s NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell spoke with David Swete one of three New Zealand crew in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Swete was reporting in from Team Alvimedica the US and Turkish flagged entry, currently lying in fourth place on leg 4 of the race from Sanya China to Auckand. ... [more]  

Oracle Team USA AC45 Turbo Feb 25 Training images provided by pressure-drop.us. Flat flood conditions and winds 12-18 and then picking up late in the day. Boat is matching the olars established with the AC 72's. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Emirates Team New Zealand has pushed the start button on their campaign for the 35th America's Cup, with a budget that has been reduced by an estimated 20% from the San Francisco campaign. The decision to relocate the Venue for the Match to the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda has resulted in reduced attractiveness to sponsors, which in turn has led to cuts in the program ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Dongfeng has pulled another mile from Abu Dhabi, and MAPFRE looks like they have been making some good gains on the two leading boats. ... [more]  

En doublant le cap Horn, la nuit dernière, le leader de Barcelona World Race, Cheminées Poujoulat, a ouvert voie du retour et les autres concurrents piaffent de s’engouffrer dans l’horizon à nouveau ouvert vers nord de l’océan Atlantique. Premiers à y prétendre, Neutrogena et GAES Centros Auditivos ont séparé leur chemin pour négocier une zone de transition, à quelque 1000 milles du célèbre rocher ... [more]  

With Cheminées Poujoulat making good progress up the Atlantic, making close to 18kts, 120 miles SW of the Falklands, Cape Horn marks the frontier between the two different worlds inhabited by skippers on the Barcelona World Race. ... [more]  

Emirates Team New Zealand has announced a team restructuring ahead on next week's expected announcement that the Qualifier for the 2017 America's Cup will be held in Auckland. The statement issued by the team early this afternoon, indicates the team has secured substantial funding and sponsorship for its 2017 campaign. ... [more]  

Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Masters World Championships (July 10-18), and the Laser Radial Youth World Championships (August 14-20) are being hosted by the CORK. ... [more]  

Kaenon's Steve Rosenberg talks with Team SCA crew members Sally Barkow and Annie Lush before the start of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Both are former Olympic match racers, who have switched to ocean racing. Both are wearing the new prescription Kaenon sunglasses in the 40,000nm race around the world. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Overnight Ian Walker reported getting ahead of Charles Caudrelier’s Dongfeng only to have Mother Nature take it all back again, getting caught under a rain cloud in light winds ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sa réputation passe les générations et son surnom de 'cap Dur' n’est pas usurpé. Il vient se poser là, impétueux cerbère de la sortie des mers du Sud, quand les concurrents ont déjà couvert plus de la moitié d’un tour du monde, plus de 19300 milles pour Cheminées Poujoulat. Bateau et marins accusent une fatigue légitime. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Mythical, revered, renowned, legendary.....but above all Cape Horn is a time for extra care and caution. While observers and race fans may be poised to share and enjoy the passage of the race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat this Tuesday evening, Swiss co-skipper Bernard Stamm of race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat was clear that there will be little time for celebration ... [more]  

Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds. ... [more]  

Aux commandes de la Barcelona World Race depuis 39 jours, Cheminées Poujoulat a contourné le cap Horn (67°15 11 W) à 01:00 TU. Le Suisse Bernard Stamm et le Français Jean Le Cam ont ainsi achevé leur traversée des mers hostiles du grand Sud autour de l’Antarctique pour débuter leur remontée de l’Atlantique et leur retour vers Barcelone, d’où ils étaient partis le 31 décembre 2014. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat, which has lead the two handed round the world race for 39 days, has passed Cape Horn (67°15 11 W) at 01:00 UTC (02:00 Barcelona time, 22:00 Chilean time). ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship - The Notice of Race for the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship has been released. Set to be held in Middelfart, Denmark from 8-12 July, the 2015 edition of the Women’s Match Race Worlds will welcome the world’s finest female match racers as they fight for the title. ... [more]  

Many exciting changes have been implemented this year for the 35th St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, and one of those will be the Saturday night party, which will take place on Kim Sha Beach in Simpson Bay. This evening promises to be a night filled with undeniable sex appeal and a line up that boasts not one but two powerful female performers. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - En ce 55e jour de la Barcelona World Race, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam devraient contourner vers 21h TU ce soir (soit 22h HF) le mythique cap Horn. ... [more]  

2015 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – The Notice of Race, the Olympic Test Event, has been published. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 is the second of two Rio 2016 Olympic Test Events with the first being held in 2014. Rio will welcome sailors once again from 13-22 August 2015 with racing taking place inside and outside of Guanabara Bay. ... [more]  

If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, listen to the replay below. Nic talks with: Scott Babbage, Iain Murray on 18fter and also the America's Cup, Seve Jarvin and many more ... [more]  

Kiwi sailor Ryan Houston has grown up on this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race as he took on the role as Watch Captain for Team Alvimedica. His career as a sailor is evolving as he gets more involved in the leadership and decision-making onboard Alvimedica. Learn about the ‘Day in the Life’ of a Watch Captain in the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

Latest predictions for the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race are all indicating a finish time between 1000hrs and 1400hrs on Saturday February 28. For one of only three Kiwi crew members in the Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi's Daryl Wislang looks like being the first in the queue at the piecart, when the boats reach Auckland. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – 'We've just gone through the worst night yet of this Volvo.' That’s Charles Caudrelier speaking, the skipper of Dongfeng Race Team. ... [more]  

Depuis qu’ils sont entrés dans l’océan Pacifique, le cap Horn hante l’esprit des concurrents. Dernier des trois marques symboliques d’un tour du monde, il porte en lui le plus de légendes. La violence de ses vents et de ses eaux appelle plus qu’ailleurs à l’humilité, au respect. À 525 milles de là, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam semblent vouloir l’aborder par la face nord, en longeant côte chilienne ... [more]  

A US court has declined a request to confiscate a vessel owned by America's Cup champion, Oracle Team USA, as a lien for wages owed to a New Zealand sailor. Joe Spooner, who worked as grinder, is suing Oracle Racing for $962,879 in unpaid wages and damages for alleged wrongful discharge. ... [more]  

2015 505 Midwinter Championship - Final race by Chris Love, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mark Zagol (Stonington, Conn.) and Drew Buttner (Westwood, Mass.) bested the nation’s top 505 sailors to win the class’ 2015 Midwinter Championship this weekend, breaking a three-way tie in the final race. For the entire six-race series the tricky St. Pete breeze kept the top six boats guessing, constantly trading places and often finishing within only a few boat lengths of each other ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Within hours of each other Spirit of Hungary were finally forced to bow to the inescapable truth that they have to pitstop into Invercargill, South Island NZ and Renault Captur have left Wellington NZ after completing their own pit-stop. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship – The International Sailing Federation is pleased to announce an Emerging Nations Programme that will create opportunities and better prepare young sailors as they build up to the 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds set to be held in Langkawi, Malaysia from 27 December 2015 to 3 January 2016. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Spirit of Hungary to make surprise pit-stop
Renault Captur de retour en mer, Spirit of Hungary se déroute
US Sailing Match Racing Committee launches The Dial Up Newsletter
Volvo Ocean Race – The Doldrums outside the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Winner expected in Auckland on Saturday
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – Biggest challenges are around the corner
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat au Horn avec le bon train
Barcelona World Race - The Bountiful Horn Beckons for Stamm and Le Cam
JJ Giltinan 18 foot Skiff Championship 2015 images by Bruce Kerridge
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 restart from the Doldrums
Melges 24 U.S. Championship is enjoying early success
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Records set as rookie Kiwi crew second in Race 7
Around Antigua Island Race - Unofficial record
Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored
Barcelona World Race - Duel aux Cinquantièmes
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta crew forum - place to find crew or a ride
J/24 Midwinter Championship - Will Welles’ Cougar hanging on by a claw
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 7 here - Live and then in Replay!
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA goes out past the Golden Gate + Video
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Michael Chittenden's images from Race 6
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Race 6 interviews with Hamlin, Thurlow and Yamaha   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA report on their new foiler   
RORC Caribbean 600 - The young ones   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Gotta Love It 7 creates history as US wins Race 6   
Barcelona World Race - Un dernier run pour le Horn...   
J/24 Midwinter Championship Day 1   
RORC Caribbean 600 - Phaedo 3 and Paradox fly into Antigua   
RORC Caribbean 600 provides a mixed bag of IRC delights   
Barcelona World Race - Closing fast   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Watch Race 6 here - Live and then in Replay!   
Tessanne Chin to illuminate the stage on Caribbean Jam night   
RORC Caribbean 600- Full details to follow the fleet and all the news   
Volvo Ocean Race: The fleet closes up at the equator   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA and Artemis Racing hook up - Video *Feature   
Captain Morgan has once again boarded the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta   
Barcelona World Race - Pacific pursuit   
Gladwell's Line: America's Cup skipper coup denied by Burling *Feature   
America's Cup: Kiwi crewman lodges bonus claim against Oracle Team USA   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Race 5 images by Christophe Favreau   
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Thurlow Fisher dominates Race 5   


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