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2014 Chicago Match Cup - Starts tomorrow
By Dobbs Davis, ,
4:55 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Tomorrow morning the world's top sailing talent will begin a five-day battle of high-intensity match racing for the right to claim the Chicago Match Cup, the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). A total of $75,000 in prize money is at stake, as well as valuable points on the AWMRT World Championship year-long series. ...
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
4:29 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
London 2012 49 Olympic Gold Medallist Nathan Outteridge signals major issue with Rio 2016 regatta
Plenty of boat park time at Santander World 2014 as the race organisers struggle to keep racing on track in light airs and in discussions this week, the Australian gave this assessment of a major issue looming for the sailing regatta in 2016 ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 5 video highlights
By ISAF, ,
3:44 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander images by Jesús Renedo
By Jesús Renedo, ,
3:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Jesús Renedo was on the water for 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander to capture these images. ...
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Record-breaking day on water
By Sail Canada, ,
2:03 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Today consisted of a range of big swell, plenty of current and breeze that ranged from 080 to 210 with as little as one knot to as much as 18 knots during attempted racing hours. Several fleets spent multiple hours on the water waiting for breeze with a few veteran coaches reporting record breaking hours on the water (11 straight) with a coachboat refuel in order ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Finns off to slow start in Santander
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:28 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Two days into the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship and after more than 13 hours afloat the Finn fleet has only one race to show for it. It was a good race though with wins going to Oliver Tweddell (AUS) and Giles Scott (GBR), but then after a long wait the fleet was sent ashore. Three races are now planned for Wednesday. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Seesaw day 5 in Santander + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:24 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
It was a tough day five of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:16 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Rán Racing claimed victory in the official practice race today off Ibiza, the final preparation before the start of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza, the finale to the Barclays 52 Super Series. In gentle breezes Niklas Zennström’s team made the best of the shifts early in the race and were able to keep a loose cover on Azzurra and Quantum Racing to cross the finish line first. ...
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
4:13 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
We are fun, speed, best performance, great people, top quality, pure one design, a high level of sailing... We are the Audi Melges 20. On the heels of an amazing World Championship in Riva Del Garda, Check out the latest fresh video - a complete recap of the most successful World Championship ever held. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz
By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, ,
3:08 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on site for the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series prizegiving to capture these images. ...
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video
By Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association, ,
12:48 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Two years ago at the London 2012 Olympics, Lara Vadlau secured the final nation slot for Austria and was the youngest competing helm. Heading into Rio 2016, plans are looking a bit different. ...
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix
By Sail-World, ,
11:22 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Compilation of video clips from the glory days of the Grand Prix 18ft Skiff series. Catch the spectacular carnage, capsizes and catastrophe. ...
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team
By Sail-World, ,
11:09 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
A video produced for Volvo Cars Sailing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships by the British Sailing Team ...
Bart's Bash expected to set new records this weekend
By Sail-World, ,
8:42 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The inaugural Bart's Bash to remember Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who died in the break up of the Artemis Racing AC72 in San Francisco, in May 2013, will be staged worldwide this weekend. The purpose of the regatta is both as a fundraiser and to get new and existing sailors out on the water. 10,000 sailors from over 60 countries will participate. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 4 - Mellow Monday
By Sail Canada, ,
4:06 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Yet another long day on the water for Olympic sailors at the ISAF Sailing World Championships as the breeze did not make an appearance on almost all courses with the exception of the Yellow 49er fleet. ...
470 Men and Women World Championships - Racing abandoned on day 2
By 470 International Association Class, ,
7:25 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
An anti-climax on race day two here at the 470 Worlds in Santander, Spain as again there was no wind. The 470 Men and 470 Women fleets were initially postponed on shore. But a sniff of breeze out on the race course brought the postponement flag down and teams headed out. But it was all to no avail and five hours later they were heading back to shore with no races completed. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:46 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Barbara Sanchez were on the water to capture these images during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine
By ISAF, ,
6:39 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1,000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where they are at today. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4
By ISAF, ,
6:29 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
On day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, only the 49er yellow fleet were able to get racing in as light, teasing winds played havoc across the seven race courses. The 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X fleets were all scheduled for racing early on in the day with the Laser (silver and bronze fleets) and Laser Radial (silver fleet) penned in later in the afternoon. ...
Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash
By Irene Corosu, London ,
5:19 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is delighted to reveal that the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will participate in the fundraising event Bart’s Bash, a Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Sailing Race in the World. ...
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Grounded fishing boat creates problems
By Ole Wejse Svarrer, ,
3:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
There is a fishing boat, grounded, fifty meters from the beach in Klitmøller - right where the world's best wave windsurfers will sail, today, in this year's PWA World Cup in Cold Hawaii. 'It's like the boat just got placed, right in the middle of the park', said event manager, Robert Sand. ...
Marseille One Design - GC32 Armin Strom Sailing Team emerge victorious
By Armin Strom Sailing Team, ,
2:21 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
All in all, it was a week that neither Flavio Marazzi or his Armin Strom Sailing Team will forget in a hurry as their catamaran sponsored by the famous Swiss watch-maker dominated and won the Marseille One Design event. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series 2014 - Ready for another 50 years
By KPMS, ,
10:39 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
For the last four days (Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14), the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams, rotating onto three strategically-placed race circles that triangulated the constant wind and tide challenges of the largest Pacific estuary in the Americas. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander - Test of patience - Day 3
By Sail Canada, ,
9:52 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Postponement was the headline of the day while sailors waited ashore and on water for breeze to fill in. The best breeze filled in at 6-8 knots and all classes were successful in completing one race. ...
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4
By William Wagner, San Francisco ,
8:09 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Alex Roepers has been a Farr 40 owner for seven years and has yet to capture a world championship. The New York skipper certainly feels a lot more confident about his chances of achieving that elusive goal after his team’s performance this week on San Francisco Bay. ...
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