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Where is Tony Bullimore... ARC stories...how to keep healthy fuel...new South Pacific island.. and more | 16/11/2006
Anchoring for Smarties..ARC News...Top Environment Award for Exhaust System..and more | 09/11/2006
Watching the ARC, truth about Snubbers, Bay of Bengal piracy figures up | 01/11/2006
Dennis Conner in New York, arrested yachtsmen released, Beneteau price coming down | 25/10/2006
Sailor save refugees... new cruising boats... watch out for Houses at sea.. and more | 18/10/2006
More safety at sea, more in the Caribbean - Sir Chay Blyth's company in trouble and more | 11/10/2006
Tales of the solo sailors, blaze on Tall Ship, yacht missing in typhoon and more | 04/10/2006
Heading for Madeira | 28/09/2006
Bavaria Vision World Launch, Seawind Success, Boom Brake warnings and Boat Birthdays | 20/09/2006
Mystery ghost yachts and Gibraltar apes, Tangaroa's achievement and wireless wind - and much more | 14/09/2006
The Epirb that could save your life..World ARC great response..Borneo incentive for cruising race | 08/09/2006
Solo-circumnavigating grandmother, Tunisia, trailing gens and more | 04/09/2006
Sail-World Cruising News | 25/08/2006
Malta features in today's World Cruising Magazine | 17/08/2006
The Med, Panama more cruising with Sail-World | 17/08/2006
Wiring Diagram - Don't leave port without it.. Weather Maps.. 2007 Cruising Adventures..and more... | 09/08/2006
Mediterranean Crisis... stories of Crete...UK Halsey's new safety video.. new product Loop Dyneema and much more | 02/08/2006
Not the Iron Headsail | 27/07/2006
Piracy Panic Hinders Cruising..Sozzled Sailor Face Jail..What if your mast broke?... and much more | 19/07/2006
Piracy in the Malacca Straits, World ARC Rally and more | 13/07/2006
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

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]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [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 - Since opening registration at the beginning of January, fourteen yachts have already put their names down to attend, including returning participants and new visitors. The last edition attracted 26 entries, the largest superyacht racing fleet in the Mediterranean during 2015. ... [more]  

A unique youth development initiative to find eight young South Africans to build their teamworking and leadership skills by participating in the world’s longest ocean challenge, the famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has revealed a shortlist of 30 candidates from across the country. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 update from Dongfeng Race Team: All hands on deck as Chinese crew suffer damage to their boat as the tack line of an important sail (J1) broke suddenly sending the 132 m² sail shooting up the forestay in a matter of seconds. The team have managed to set up a temporary replacement but the reality is, this is a rude awakening of how far away the finish line is. ... [more]  

The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ... [more]  

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ... [more]  

Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - The nightmares of the Malacca Straits behind them, leg three leaders Dongfeng Race Team have now well and truly entered the South China Sea, clearing Singapore without too many problems on the way to Sanya. China, a little over 1000 miles away. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots' by Barcelona World Race Media
The Barcelona World Race tells the tale of the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots' today. Leaders Chemineés Poujoulat have plenty of perfect breeze, sprinting nearly due east at speeds peaking at more than 20kts, while the chasing pack 'have not' and are stymied by the Saint Helena high pressure ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Team Brunel: There we sit in our little bright yellow bus! The Malacca motorway is packed with traffic. A sweating Bouwe Bekking sits at the wheel, with Andrew Cape in the co-driver’s seat. Time and again, he tries to tell Bekking which lane he should be taking. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Leader à toute vapeur by Barcelona World Race Media
Même si les records des 24h ne devraient pas tomber, force est de reconnaître qu’à bord de Cheminées Poujoulat, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam ont remis du charbon. Le monocoque jaune et noir file à près de vingt nœuds de moyenne depuis plusieurs heures et creuse un écart conséquent sur ses deux adversaires directs, Neutrogena et GAES Centros Auditivos. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Artemis Offshore Academy Alumni sailor Jack Bouttell: Jack is currently on route to Sanya, China with Dongfeng Race Team. At just 24 years old, Jack is the first British skipper to have won to coveted Rookie division in the 2000nm solo Solitaire du Figaro race, has two Solitaire du Figaro assaults and a RORC Transatlantic Race win under his belt ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - At the turn of the year, Olympic sailors took to Instagram, posting a picture that states ‘2013 was practice, 2014 was the warm up, 2015 is game time.’ ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - En zona de rècords by Barcelona World Race Media
Els tres líders de la Barcelona World Race naveguen a la zona que en anteriors edicions de la volta al món a dos i sense escales s'ha batut el rècord de distància recorreguda en 24 hores. ... [more]  

Croatia First Regatta - Positioned between a grand prix overseas regatta and a cruising rally is a brand new limited entry one design event due to start from the town of Split in Croatia on June 13, 2015. ... [more]  

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?   
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.   
Barcelona World Race - Casse-têtes et jeux de patience   
Gazprom Swan 60 2015 circuit announced   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January   
GC32 Racing Tour - Kiel announced as German stopover   
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature   
Panerai Transat Classique Day 12 - Closing in on the finishing line   
Barcelona World Race - Grans esperances   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images   
Barcelona World Race - Matched up for a Duel in the South   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Duel sous hautes pressions   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day's action and Interviews   


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