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Farr 40 Midwinter Championship - Enfant Terrible takes lead on Day 2
By Tink Chambers, ,
4:24 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Enfant Terrible and Nightshift tied on points for the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Based on early results from the opening regatta of the 2014 International Circuit, those two programs are still at the top of their games. Skipper Alberto Rossi and his team aboard Enfant Terrible are setting the pace after two days of competition at the Farr 40 Midwinter Championship. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne dates announced
By ISAF Sailing World Cup – Event Media, ,
4:00 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Yachting Victoria has announced the dates for the 2014 Australian leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2014-2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series, will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne Australia, from the seventh to the 14th of December 2014. ...
Trofeo Princesa Sofía - World's best to battle in Palma + Video
By Daniel Smith, ISAF, ,
7:41 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Sunday, the 45th Trofeo Princesa Sofia, fourth stage of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, will see almost 1,200 sailors from 60 nations commence battle for the precious prize of the Majorcan regatta, a silver Trophy with the names of the absolute winners engraved on it. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Tactics play out in mighty Pacific race
By Marina Thomas, ,
4:46 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, with 3,500 miles of racing across the North Pacific to go until the welcome sight of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the 12 teams have positioned themselves for the low pressure system that is developing as it draws ever closer 10 days into Leg 6. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Skippers hope to capitalise
By Clipper Ventures, ,
3:38 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, excellent racing conditions have diminished overnight and winds are down to just five knots this morning. As the anticipated low pressure system draws ever closer to the Clipper Race fleet, skippers are now waiting and hoping that they have positioned themselves correctly to capitalise on it. ...
Antigua Sailing Week - America's Cup Trophy comes to Antigua
By Press Office ASW, ,
9:47 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Antigua Sailing Week 2014 - Antigua is ideally located in the centre of the Eastern Caribbean, making it a natural attraction for visiting sailing professionals and amateurs alike, many of whom end up making it their home. ...
Farr 40 Midwinters off to a rousing start off Cabrillo Beach
By Tink Chambers, Annapolis, Maryland ,
7:41 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
The Farr 40 Midwinter Championship got off to a rip-roaring start as 16-18 knot northerly winds buffeted the 16-boat fleet, making boat-handling difficult for skippers and crews while providing exciting racing. ...
Techno 293 South American Championship day 2 + Video
By Techno 293, ,
7:06 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
After day two of the Techno 293 South American Championship, there is no doubt that Francisco Saubidet ARG-40 has his sights firmly set on the title. After writing off the first race of the event with a too-enthusiastic over-the-line start, he has taken the bullet in every race, his DNF is now discarded and he has the perfect score of four. ...
America's Cup: Five Emmy Award nominations for Video and Technology
By Peter Rusch, Oracle Team USA Mediaand Sail-World, ,
2:15 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Media production for the 34th America’s Cup has received five Emmy Award nominations, including for Outstanding Live Sports Special.
The five nominations come on the heels of a previous Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement for AC LiveLive. ...
Dates announced for ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne 2014
By Jav Greaves, Sandringham Yacht Club ,
2:13 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Yachting Victoria has announced the dates for the 2014 Australian leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.
The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2014-2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series, will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne Australia, from the seventh to the 14th of December 2014. ...
Ten essential crisis plan steps
By US Sailing, ,
9:32 PM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
Do you need to fine tune your safety and emergency action plans? Here are 10 essential crisis steps, provided by Annapolis Yacht Club Sailing Director Joel Labuzetta, that all sailing centers and yacht clubs should consider implementing. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Sailors ready to fight hard
By ISAF, ,
8:08 PM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
The 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca – Trofeo Princesa Sofia is set to take place from 31 March – 5 April with more than 850 sailors fighting hard for honours. Fifty nations will be represented across one Paralympic and ten Olympic events at the fourth of five World Cup Regattas of the 2013-2014 series. ...
Round Hainan Regatta - Microlab claims early lead in race to Sanya
By Pierre Orphanidis, ,
6:08 PM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Round Hainan Regatta, Aloha and Team Wanning made the most of a light-air day and scored commanding victories in Wednesday's in-port race in Haikou. As the breeze increased, Microlab took the early lead in the offshore race to Sanya, setting the stage for the grand finale on Friday. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Fleet prepares for low weather system
By Clipper Ventures, ,
11:47 AM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, while the good racing conditions continued yesterday, skippers spent the day closely analysing their data and altering courses overnight in preparation for the approaching low weather system, forecast to impact the fleet over the next 24 hours. ...
Techno 293 South American Championship day 1 + Video
By Techno 293, ,
5:28 AM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
It was an unusually chilly start under grey skies for the Techno 293 South American Championships. Equipment and measurement checks completed, competitors gathered for the briefing wearing jeans and warm hoodies! ...
World Youth Sailing Week - 10 days of great sailing
By Elena Giolai, Garda Lake ,
4:01 AM Wed 26 Mar 2014 GMT
At Easter, on Garda Trentino, 10 days of great sailing dedicated to young people, thinking about sport, tourism and promotion of the territory with approximately 1,800 racers expected will take place at the World Youth Sailing Week. ...
DN Canadian Ice Boating Championships take place at Kingston YC
By Sail Canada, ,
8:46 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
The DN Canadian Ice Boating Championships took place at Kingston Yacht Club in Kingston, ON this past weekend. A total of seven races were held in decent winter conditions. ...
Fireball Pre-Worlds - Glorious day 2 in Pattaya
By Cormac Bradley, Dun Laoghaire ,
8:22 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
Today’s (day two) participants in the Fireball Pre-Worlds being hosted by the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand had a glorious day on the water with sunshine and 10 knots of breeze from the SW. The tide made life challenging but kept the racing tight through the fleet. ...
Jim Cunningham takes 2014 Etchells Nationals Title
By Connie Bischoff, Miami, FL ,
8:13 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
Forty-seven teams from eight countries gathered at Miami’s Coral Reef Yacht Club for the Etchells winter season finale. The eighth annual Coral Reef Cup sponsored by Mount Gay Rum served as the 2014 Etchells U.S. National Championship. ...
Denmark presents 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships bid
By Matthew Pryor, ,
7:50 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
Denmark’s bid for the 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships was presented at the ISAF headquarters in Southampton, England, today, with a vision to expand the sport’s horizons and let the stars of sailing shine. One of four bidding for the Championships, Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city, outlined a bid that promises to take sailing to the people. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Teams continue to fly
By Clipper Ventures, ,
5:39 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, teams continued to fly in perfect downwind conditions towards San Francisco yesterday as the sun shone and 18 to 35 knot winds continued to power the fleet. As a low pressure system builds not too far away however, no one is under any illusion that the favourable conditions are here to stay. ...
Round Hainan Regatta - Aloha and Team Wanning win race to Haikou
By Pierre Orphanidis, ,
4:43 PM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Round Hainan Regatta, following three fabulous days of racing in Sanya with a strong breeze over 20 knots, Hainan's western coast proved to be a real challenge for both the 8-strong fleet and race management. The weather threw everything at them, including gusts over 25 knots and big waves that tested the crews and their boats and resulted in blown spinnakers and gear failures. ...
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award 2014 – Fifth edition
By Bernard Schopfer, ,
11:33 AM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award 2014 - Started in 2009, this event is the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing, celebrating the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and which best represents the essence and excitement of the sport. ...
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival - Sailors ready for action
By Louay Habib, ,
3:57 AM Tue 25 Mar 2014 GMT
With less than a week to go until the 43rd edition of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, a truly international cast is making ready to take centre stage in the beautiful sailing grounds off Tortola, British Virgin Islands. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds: Yachting NZ name a very strong, full team for 2014
By Sail-World, ,
11:15 PM Mon 24 Mar 2014 GMT
Yachting New Zealand have announced a very strong team of twelve young sailors to represent New Zealand at the prestigious 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship Regatta. The team includes returning ISAF Youth World medalists and some top sailing talent who are experienced internationally. ...