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Latest sailing news from Canada and away! | 30/09/2013
Canadian Sailing Team, ESS and other sailing news! | 29/07/2013
Great Lakes events, LVC and other Canadian sailing news! | 19/07/2013
Great Lakes events, LVC and other Canadian sailing news! | 18/07/2013
AC 34, Marblehead to Halifax and other Canadian sailing news! | 08/07/2013
Multihull racing and other Canadian sailing news! | 29/06/2013
Multihull racing and other Canadian sailing news! | 29/06/2013
The Torch and other Canadian Racing news! | 13/04/2013
AC 72 and Canadian Racing news! | 18/03/2013
Racing news from Canada and the world! | 11/03/2013
Canadians racing in Florida and other news! | 05/03/2013
Offshore records and other racing news! | 24/02/2013
Canada Racing News! | 11/02/2013
Around the world in less than 80 days! | 28/01/2013
One-Design racing is top at KWRW! | 22/01/2013
The Toronto International Boat Show is on! | 14/01/2013
Bernard Stamm’s worst week in racing? | 07/01/2013
Another triple for Wild Oats XI! | 31/12/2012
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is on! | 24/12/2012
Latest sailing news from Sail-World Canada! | 17/12/2012
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

Raceboard World Championships - Nail-biting finish in Blanes by International Windsurfing Association
Drama and excitement prevailed over the final two days of the Raceboard World Championships in Blanes. Ivan Pastor (ESP-7), dominating the final series of races by taking the bullet each time ahead of defending champion, Maksymillian Wojcik (POL-7), was forced to retire from the third race of the penultimate day with a broken boom. ... [more]  

The 35th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is fast approaching and appears likely to rewrite the record books. Entries are shortly due to close and the Royal Malta Yacht Club is already bracing itself for the biggest fleet to grace its island home since the Great Siege of 1565. The Ottoman Armada of 450 years ago was recorded to be 193 in strength. ... [more]  

New Ragamuffin 100 emerges from the hull build in Nowra *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Ragamuffin 100, which started out as a modified Elliott design, Maximus, is another supermaxi undergoing a major rebuild or retrofit. Across the Tasman, the new Ragamuffin 100 will be virtually a new boat with a a new hull design by Andy Dovell / Syd Fischer / David Witt. The hull mould and shell was built by Innovation Composites at the Nowra facility. ... [more]  

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex are happy to reveal the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2014. ISAF received nominations for the 2014 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. ... [more]  

The Notice of Race for ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, scheduled for 25-31 January 2015, has been released. On-line entry will open on 10 November 2014. The deadline for priority entries with regards to quotas is 5 December 2014. Entries must be received no later than 5 January 2015 to qualify for early entry. ... [more]  

A stellar list of just under 100 broadcasters has been lined up to showcase the world’s toughest ocean challenge, the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, to a new global audience of fans. The 12th edition has offered channels a line-up of a new 39-part weekly half-hour show plus special short bespoke features. ... [more]  

Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez on the French Riveria , and provided this gallery of images of the classics and other yachts racing on Day 2 ... [more]  

Southern Spars ships the world's tallest masts by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Leading world sparmaker, Southern Spars, has shipped two spars for a new 85 metre ketch. The superyacht will carry two 93metre masts which will be the world’s tallest rigs on one gigantic yacht. ... [more]  

Professional sailing photographers from all over the world are invited to join the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2014. Started in 2009, the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image is the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing. The prestigious trophy will be awarded during the World Yacht Racing Forum in Barcelona, on December 11, 2014. ... [more]  

Initié en 2009, le Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image est le principal concours de photographie au monde consacré à la voile en tant que sport de compétition. Le prestigieux trophée sera remis lors du World Yacht Racing Forum à Barcelone, le 11 Décembre 2014. ... [more]  

Realteam will line up against the elite of the sailing world tomorrow in Nice, France, at the penultimate Act of the eight-event Extreme Sailing Series. The team, led by Jerome Clerc and with Arnaud Psarofaghis on the helm, is on top form and fresh from winning the Grand Prix SAP, the final event of the Decision 35 Vulcain Trophy on Lake Geneva. ... [more]  

Realteam participe dès demain et jusqu’au 5 octobre à l’avant dernière étape des Extreme Sailing Series à Nice (France). L’équipe menée par Jérôme Clerc est en grande forme, comme l’illustre sa victoire au Grand Prix SAP, qui marquait la fin de saison du Vulcain Trophy, le circuit lémanique des Décision 35. ... [more]  

David Kellett (AUS) is to be awarded the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing. The ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy, first presented in 1988 in memory of Beppe Croce, the ISAF President from 1969 to 1986, will be presented to Kellett at the 2014 ISAF Annual Conference in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. ... [more]  

After being graced with plenty of late summer sunshine during the opening days of the event, more autumnal weather moved in on the fifth day of the DAVIDOFF Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam with grey skies and infrequent showers. Unfortunately though the light winds continued as the sailors endured another lay day. ... [more]  

The largest Laser World Championship in history will be taking place on the south coast of France when 515 sailors, representing 36 different countries, begin racing on October 5 to open the 2014 Audi Laser Masters’ World Championships. The Laser remains one of the best and most popular boats worldwide in which to enjoy the sport of sailing. ... [more]  

Carlo Borlenghi was back on the water for day two at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ... [more]  

Grâce à la nouvelle application officielle de la Volvo Ocean Race, les fans de la course pourront emmener l’épreuve la plus dure au monde partout avec eux. Développée aussi bien pour IOS que pour Android, l’appli est disponible sur l’App store ainsi que sur Google Play Now. ... [more]  

Disponible tanto para IOS (pinchar aquí para descargar) como para Android (pinchar aquí para descargar), la nueva app oficial de Volvo Ocean Race permitirá seguir la competición más larga del mundo como nunca antes. Un canal exclusivo digital, Life at the Extreme TV, emitirá eventos en directo desde la sede central en Alicante y los puertos de escala, así como una selección de los mejores vídeos. ... [more]  

It has been an interesting journey so far for the Chinese team in the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team. Approximately 10 months ago this team set out on a mission to select and train Chinese recruits in the hope that they would be ‘race ready’ for the start of leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race fans can now carry the world’s toughest ocean race in their pocket, thanks to the launch of a new official mobile app. Developed for both iOS and Android systems, the app is available for download from the App Store and Google Play now – and boasts a host of exciting features which will allow users to be closer to the on-water adventure than ever before. ... [more]  

Route du Rhum 2014 - The Sultanate of Oman’s flagship campaign, Musandam-Oman Sail, a 70ft trimaran skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and more commonly used by the national initiative Oman Sail as an ultra high-performance training platform for a number of successful Omani sailors, raced the Azimut Challenge in Lorient, France, last weekend, finishing second overall in the 'Ultimes' Class. ... [more]  

Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez on the French Riveria , and provided this gallery of images of the classics and other yachts racing ... [more]  

A shipyard designated for reconstruction of historic ships in Saint Petersburg is located in Lakhta on the territory of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club in 'Hercules' marina. The first large-scale project, replica of the 54-gun ship of the line 'Poltava' has been under construction since last year. ... [more]  

Sunset+Vine|APP, the Oxford-based unit of the multi-award winning UK independent TV sports production and media company Sunset+Vine, has helped ISAF smash all previous broadcaster records for the recent Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. ... [more]  

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Don’t forget to enter the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. There are only two days left to take advantage of the discounted entry price offer. ... [more]  

The waiting game continued on day four of the DAVIDOFF Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam as the light winds continued. Over the course of the day a few sailors took the opportunity to make the most of the small waves on offer, either surfing or SUPping. After spending the day on hold the sailors were released at 4:30pm. ... [more]  

After Gmunden, Austria, in 2011 and Cala de' Medici, Italy, in 2012 and after a pained second place, same points with the Portogues 'Credite Egs' in Portosin, Spain, last year, the Italian crew coming from Puglia 'Euz II Monella Vagabonda', with Sandro Montefusco at the helm and his brother Paolo as a tactician, confirms for the third time the Platu 25 World Championship title. ... [more]  

Carlo Borlenghi was on deck for the first day of competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ... [more]  

Audi Tron and FGF Sailing Team win Melges 24 European Sailing Series by International Melges 24 Class Association
The Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 got a spectacular conclusion in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 19-21. The series opened in Portoroz, Slovenia in March and featured five regattas including MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championships on the Lake Balaton in May, Kiel Week in June, Italian Melges 24 Act 3 in Riva del Garda in July and the Dutch Open Championships in Medemblik. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on site for day one of racing at the 2014 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez to capture these images. ... [more]  

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published guidelines for candidates bidding to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship. Bids to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds must be received by Friday 24 October 2014. ... [more]  

The onboard medic-sailors competing in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race have completed their last medical training. More than a basic first aid refresher course, the mandatory medical training each Volvo Ocean Race team had to carry out in the last few months and days are key to survival while at sea. ... [more]  

Les Voiles de St Tropez now underway by Les Voiles de St Tropez
Wind and sunshine coloured the opening day at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez! With the stylish, elegant arrival of 62 classic beauties from Cannes within the context of the Yacht Club de France’s Coupe d’Automne, the line-up for Les Voiles de Saint Tropez is once again full and readying itself for a timeless week of sport and friendship for those who love stunning boats and fine racing. ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series: Burling and Tuke back on board for Nice Act
2014 Buddy Melges Challenge - Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen wins US event
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's AC72 takes to the streets
Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Canfield wins first Dutch Match Cup
Pantaenius and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas become strategic partners
Bart's Bash: Update and Video - Information overload!
2014 Buddy Melges Challenge - USA leads Denmark in Sheboygan final
Images from Cannes: Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai
Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai: Cannes at its best
Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai concludes in grand style
Dutch Match Cup - Gilmour keeps clean sheet in Lelystad
J70 European Championship - Calvi Network emerges victorious
Dutch Match Cup - GAC Pindar through to fifth consecutive semi-final
Les Regates Royales Trophee Panerai- Cannes - Images by Ingrid Abery
Volvo Ocean Race - Frostad on Boat Design and final changes (Part II) *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race 10 days to go – Frostad on cultural change (Part I) *Feature
5.5m IC World Championship: Marazzi on Ali Baba crowned World Champion
2014 J/24 World Championship - Will Welles’ Cougar clinches
2014 Buddy Melges Challenge - Meldgaard and Le Berre ready for semis
America's Cup: Then and now - Coutts on why Oracle won, and the Venue
Byte CII World Sailing Championship comes to Royal Varuna, Thailand   
J70 European Championships - Light winds on penultimate day   
Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai: Patience and perseverance   
Dutch Match Cup: Canfield wins Qualifying, six set for Quarters battle   
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup qualification system published   
Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre named as Spanish team sponsor + Video   
Extreme Sailing Series returns to Nice for the penultimate Act of 2014   
ISAF invites bids for 2016 Women's Match Racing World Championship   
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne - Teaming up   
Mascalzone Latino Jr. named 2014 Melges 20 European Ranking Champion   
2014 Buddy Melges Challenge - Le Berre keeps winning in Sheboygan   
J/24 World Championship - Will Welles hangs on going into last day   
Open 2.4mR World Championship on the horizon   
Bart's Bash - Top photographers gain special entry   
Platu 25 Worlds - EUZ II Monella Vagabonda is still leading in France   
5.5m IC World Championship - Three challenging races on day 4   
J70 European Championships - Carlo Alberini strengthens lead on day 2   
St. Barth Cata Cup - Olympic duel on the island   
Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai - Mixed bag on day 3   
Dutch Match Cup - High winds and big wipeouts in Lelystad   


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