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Sail World Asia: Youth Olympics, Clipper re-start, Tornado Worlds, more... | 27/02/2008
Sail World Asia: Youth Olympics, Clipper re-start, Tornado Worlds, more... | 25/02/2008
test , ignore | 25/02/2008
Sail World Asia: Groupama 3, Dubai RC44 Cup, WMRT Qualifier Series, more... | 21/02/2008
Sail World Asia: Groupama 3, Dudai RC44 Cup, WMRT qualifier Series, more... | 21/02/2008
Sail World Asia: cold Clippers, WMRT in Korea, Antarctic record, more... | 15/02/2008
Sail World Asia: Phang Nga Bay, Clippers, Gulf Craft, more... | 11/02/2008
Sail World Asia: Purple-X, Phang Nga Bay, AC latest, more... | 07/02/2008
Sail World Asia: 470 Worlds, AC headfoils, AC silly season, more... | 31/01/2008
Sail World Asia: mostly Geelong; China meteorology; Key West, more... | 28/01/2008
Sail World Asia: Sportsboats at Langkawi, Jumeira Regatta, Skandia Geelong Week, more... | 25/01/2008
Sail World Asia: Tomes Cup, Singapore Straits, 18' crash and burn (?), Thai marinas, international news... | 17/01/2008
Sail World Asia: Phuket marinas, Langkawi, Tomes Cup, Thai Platu Champs, more... | 14/01/2008
Sail World Asia: 49er Worlds, Colville abandons attempt, AC, China cash, RLYC Commodore, more... | 07/01/2008
Sail World Asia: Happy New Year to all the Sail World Asia readers | 02/01/2008
Sail World Asia: Sydney-Hobart, circumnavigators, AC, photos (lots of photos). | 29/12/2007
Sail World Asia: Hobart, Speed, Solo, more... | 24/12/2007
Sail World Asia: RHKYC Class Regatta, Sydney International Regatta, Hobart news, Volvo news, AC (more) news, more... | 20/12/2007
Sail World Asia: SEA Games, Dubai Gold Cup, Hobart previews, Racer/Cruisers, more... | 16/12/2007
Sail World Asia: The Fish speaks, more AC, Barcelona break-ups, whale in Thailand(?), King's Cup round up, more... | 13/12/2007
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ... [more]  

On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ... [more]  

In the Barcelona World Race the two lead boats are preparing for a gruelling 3,500-mile game of chase across the Southern Ocean, until the next natural gateway of the course, Cape Leeuwin in south-west Australia. ... [more]  

Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ... [more]  

Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview by Alpari World Match Racing Tour
The final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Monsoon Cup Malaysia, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - « Un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l’auras ». La morale de la fable de Jean de La Fontaine, Le Petit Poisson et le Pêcheur, sied bien à Cheminées Poujoulat. ... [more]  

40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Live video feed by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ... [more]  

The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ... [more]  

The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ... [more]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [more]  

When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ... [more]  

Today, 23 January, will forever remain in the memories of those taking part in the Panerai Transat Classique with six contenders for a place on the podium crossing the finishing line in Fort-de-France Bay in the space of thirteen hours. What a day it’s been! ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

Nacra 17 - A major season by Groupama Sailing Team
For the past two years, Franck Cammas and Sophie de Turckheim have been involved in preparations for the Rio Games 2016 in the Nacra 17, the new Olympic catamaran for mixed doubles. Putting up a very solid performance in the first season with victory at the Semaine Olympique in La Rochelle then a second season dominated by the other French pairing Besson - Riou ... [more]  

Les petits messages des équipages engagés dans cette édition 2015 de la Barcelona World Race ne laissent aucun doute. Les Quarantièmes Rugissants vont être fidèles à leur réputation. D’ores et déjà quatre bateaux Cheminées Poujoulat, Neutrogena, GAES Centros Auditivos et Renault Captur ont pu avoir un avant-goût de leur prochain mois de navigation jusqu’à la porte de sortie des mers du Sud ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

On savait Guillermo Altadill accrocheur. Avec son compère José Muñoz, le skipper de Neutrogena rappelle qu’il faudra compter sur lui. Depuis la nuit dernière, les deux hommes ont enclenché la surmultipliée et ont repris près de 80 milles au leader, Cheminées Poujoulat. ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Hands like coal shovels by Team Brunel - Robbert-Jan Metselaar
Volvo Ocean Race - A team is as strong as its weakest link. Fortunately, Jens Dolmer is the key shackle in the yellow Brunel chain. Some say he fights bears with his bare hands; all we know is that this sailor is a real tower of strength. He tosses around a bag weighing 25 kilos as if it’s his daughter’s school satchel. But there’s a lot more to this tall Dane than just brute force. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

Panerai Transat Classique - A long night! by Panerai Transat Classique 2015
Panerai Transat Classique - It was a long night. Amazon maintained the suspense right up to the last moment, revising her ETA by an hour... every hour! But above all it was a long night for those aboard because when she finally crossed the finishing line of the Panerai Transat Classique 2015 it was 05:45:56 Martinique time. ... [more]  

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On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ... [more]  

Superyacht Cup Palma - Registration open
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Young South Africans shortlisted
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng? Race Team suffer? damage
America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta
Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands
Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away
Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots'
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Team Brunel on the Malacca motorway
Barcelona World Race - Leader à toute vapeur
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Jack Bouttell onboard Dongfeng
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Game time!
Barcelona World Race - En zona de rècords
Croatia First Regatta - Brand new limited entry one design event
Boot 2015 – Worlds largest boat show shows optimism
Düsseldorf Boat Show - Land Rover Above and Beyond Award
Extreme Sailing Series - Fresh new line up on Oman Air
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Ninth year ready to rock!
2015 Panerai Transat Classique - Altair, first arrived in Martinique
America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015   
VOR - I dreamt that Alvimedica overtook us and woke up crying   
Barcelona World Race - Leaders enter the fastest section of the course   
Martinique Surf Pro - Must attend event in the world surfing circuit   
Barcelona World Race - Autant en emporte le vent   
La Barcelona World Race s'endinsa en els quaranta rugents   
Extreme Sailing Series™ - SAP Extreme Sailing Team set to compete   
SAP Extreme Sailing Team - Klar til Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015   
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview   
RORC Caribbean 600 proving irresistible   
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2   
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!   
2015 Panerai Transat Classique - Day 13 - First boat arrives tomorrow   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video   
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration   
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions   
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview   
Barcelona World Race - El Neutrogena es desmarca   
Volvo Ocean Race - Malaccan Strait lottery for Donfeng Race Team?   


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