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Bundock and Ashby win Tornado Worlds; Tornado Worlds interviews; BMW Auckland Regatta | 02/03/2008
Tornado Worlds off to good start; Laser Radial Masters Worlds wins; Two Man Round North Island | 28/02/2008
Groupama 3 makes it to port; Laser Masters Worlds; Tornado Worlds images; 18ft skiff images | 23/02/2008
Groupama 3 update; Sail Auckland finishes; 18ft Worlds; Laser Masters in Terrigal | 20/02/2008
Groupama 3 capsize reports and video; Images from Classic Yachts; Sail Auckland latest | 18/02/2008
Cruising with with Kids; Yngling Worlds; Blackmatch on Hardy Cup; Laser Worlds reflections | 16/02/2008
Kiwi sailors performing well on World stage; Tin Can RTW: BWYD design KM36; 1988 America's Cup revisited | 14/02/2008
LIne 7 Race Week to Thwaites; Laser and Yngling Worlds latest; Round the World races | 11/02/2008
Second Edition; Line 7 Race Week; Laser Worlds; Warren Jones; Zephyrs and R-class | 09/02/2008
Line 7 Race Week underway; Laser Worlds; Warren Jones Youth Regatta; Zephyrs and R-class | 09/02/2008
Young 470 sailors nominate for Olympics; Kiwis hold top three in Perth; Stars in Miami; NZ Tornado Nationals | 06/02/2008
Leander Trophy; Bay of Islands Raceweek; Groupama ahead of record; Pepper on Stars | 04/02/2008
Regatta Roundup and Previews; Viper 640; America;s Cup latest | 02/02/2008
Silver for Slater; Mixed bag in 470's; America's Cup examined; Stars at Miami; Groupama ahead of mark | 31/01/2008
Finn Gold Cup and 470 Worlds in Melbourne, BOI Race Week; Bob Fisher on Farr 40's | 28/01/2008
Slater leads Finn Worlds; Kiwis good in 470 Worlds; Cup in Court again; BOI Race Week; Youth Match Racing | 24/01/2008
RS:X Worlds - reports and Images; Key West underway; Joyon smashes solo mark | 22/01/2008
RS:X Worlds wins for Ashley and Sensini; Sail Melbourne latest; Joyon close to finish and record | 20/01/2008
RS:X Worlds - News and Images; America's Cup inaction; Sail Melbourne latest; Joyon close to record | 17/01/2008
RS:X World; World record dramas; Gordon Ingate wins at last; 18ft skiff news | 14/01/2008
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

The Panerai Transat Classique 2015: Bearers of the famous Fife dragon, these grand old ladies of yachting have perhaps, at last, found an event worthy of their fire-breathing insignia. Historic! Unique! Exceptional! For the first time in the history of yachting, two vessels designed by celebrated Scottish architect William Fife III will be battling it out in a race across the Atlantic. ... [more]  

We’re talking, of course, about Johannes Polgar and Markus Koy, who make up one of two German duos in Nassau this year, along with 2014 World Champion Robert Stanjek. Polgar and Koy have been strong sailing partnership for many years now and finished fifth in the 2013 Star Sailors League Final with just Scheidt-Prada, Kusznierewicz-Zycki, Mendelblatt-Fatih and Negri-Lambertenghi in front of them. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Heading into a tropical Depression *Feature by Mike Scullin, Predictwind
The weather team at PredictWind have put together this prognosis for the next few days, looking at what lies ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet ... [more]  

Seven Australian Sailing Team and Squad crews are currently competing in five of the Olympic events at Abu Dhabi at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final. Next on the AST and Squad’s calendar is the World Cup in Melbourne, December 7-14, 2014. The deadline of Tuesday December 2nd for entries is fast approaching and organiser Yachting Victoria is calling for final registrations. ... [more]  

2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November 1200 CET from Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Grenada, West Indies, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. ... [more]  

Nina Keijzer and Claire Blom are fighting to qualify for the Dutch Olympic trials for the single Olympic slot in the 49’er FX class. These two ladies have been part of the Dutch Olympic Sailing Team, but as of now the partnership has ended and Magic Marine has stepped up to support this team in their action to take full control of their own program in order to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 2014: Smiles were present before racing at the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club, on the waters off of the Corniche and around Lulu Island and back ashore upon the conclusion of racing. A north westerly breeze that ranged between 9-14 knots greeted the sailors across the four race tracks. The outside courses saw big waves to add some spice to the sailors’ lives. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel: Sailing against the wind and ramming into waves is not exactly comfortable. But it can get worse, because right now we are heading straight into a tropical storm. 'Tro-tro-tropical storm?' I stammer in fright to Louis Balcaen. The young Belgian sailor quickly makes it clear that I’m not the only one who is afraid of this particular weather condition. ... [more]  

The Commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club, which has hosted three America's Cups and one America's Cup World Series, appeared on local TV, commenting on the apparent decision to award the 35th America's Cup to British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. In this replay of the video Commodore Chuck Sinks, deftly stays within the confines of not confirming that Bermuda has won the hosting rights. ... [more]  

Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing has slipped in the Volvo Ocean Race having led for most of Leg 2, and won Leg 1. But as has been done before Abu Dhabi has caught up, and now playing storm-watch. ... [more]  

Mast track issues have dogged the Chinese Volvo Ocean Race entry, Dongfeng Race Team on Leg 2 on the 40,000nm round the world race. The problem is not fully repairable in the current upwind and bumpy conditions, and is certainly an issue of concern for Charles Caudrelier led team. ... [more]  

La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014 - Quatre à quatre by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014: Une nouvelle fois Pointe-à-Pitre s’est déplacée en masse pour accueillir le Guadeloupéen Nicolas Thomas (Guadeloupe Grand Large-1001 Piles Batteries) malgré l’avancée de la nuit puisque le solitaire, 28ème Class40 à en finir devant Gosier, est arrivé à quatre heures du matin tropical à Pointe-à-Pitre… ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: The Traemeister's onboard gym session *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
On Board Reporter, Brian Carlin, claimed he did not know what a Gym before he set foot aboard Team Vestas Wind. And then compounded his issues by saying that he thought 'Gym' was pronounced 'Gime'. Fitness freak Trae has taken on the invidious task of getting the Irish OBM up to a passable fitness level, believed to be 100 push-ups. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Thanksgiving at Sea *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Although they may be far from home, old traditions aren't forgotten as the US crew aboard Team Alvimedica celebrate one of the great traditions. And the non-US crew partake of their first Thanksgiving, off the coast of Madagascar. There's some of the traditional fare, adapted for the Volvo Ocean Race, and some messages and mementos from home. ... [more]  

2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The official launch of Syd Fischer’s super maxi, Ragamuffin 100, will take place next Tuesday, 2 December 2014, at Sydney City Marine Complex, Rozelle. ... [more]  

The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre takes lead in Leg 2 as break point looms *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The latest position report from Volvo Ocean Race Control has given the lead in leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Mapfre (Iker Martinez). She takes over the lead from Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker), who has led from soon after the start of Leg 2, a week ago. ... [more]  

Over 270 sailors from 38 nations have enjoyed a mixed range of conditions since their arrival early on in the week. The athletes have used the time to acclimatise to their surroundings, different sea states and a variety of wind strengths. But now, the practice time is over with racing across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding fleets to kick start the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final. ... [more]  

VOR 2014-15: Some of them also wake up in the middle of the night to check the latest position reports of Team Brunel. The crew is aware of that, including our skipper Bouwe Bekking. 'We are not the only ones looking out for the position reports. We know that the home front is eyeballing every move of us. Our wives, children, girlfriends, friends and supporters live this race as extreme as we.' ... [more]  

Du 27 au 30 novembre, dans la douce chaleur des Emirats Arabes Unis, la crème de la voile olympique internationale disputera à Abu Dhabi les finales de la Sailing World Cup 2014. Parmi les dix séries olympiques représentées, Franck Cammas participera pour la première fois à cet événement en Nacra 17, équipé pour l'occasion par la jeune et légère Alizée Desbordes. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: Among the ten Olympic series represented, Franck Cammas will be participating in the event for the first time aboard a Nacra 17, this time teaming up with the young, light Alizée Desbordes. Having remained in France to satisfy her professional obligations, Sophie de Turckheim will be following the performance of her favourite helm closely. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Bjorn Allansson (SWE), Briana Provancha (USA), Sofia Bekatorou (GRE), Lara Vadlau (AUT) and Anton Paz (ESP) have fully embraced the Abu Dhabi and Emirati life, grasping the opportunities available with both hands. 'There are so many welcoming and friendly people here,' explained Provancha at the opening press conference. ... [more]  

Leading sailing marine electronics manufacturer B&G has been appointed an Official Race Supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15. B&G will also be providing full electronic navigation systems, tactical software and race support to the organisers of the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race, which began on the October 4th in Alicante, Spain. ... [more]  

If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, then hear the replay below. Adventures of a Sailor Girl #31 - Pathways and passion! ... [more]  

Star Sailors League Finals: This Bahaman event is about much more than just sailing, however: it promises a blistering week of high emotion, passion and dazzlingly action that will deliver a unique display of sporting prowess from a slew of champions. All in an easy-to-grasp and see format that even non-sailing folk will understand perfectly. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Sweden to host World Series regatta in 2015 by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Artemis Racing and the City of Gothenburg are set to host an America’s Cup World Series event during the last weekend of August (28th - 30th) 2015. Racing will take place either on the Gota River close to the city centre, or at Långedrag, and the race village will be located in Frihamnen. ... [more]  

2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November from Lanzarote bound for Grenada, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. All of the competing yachts are now safely moored in Puerto Calero Marina and last night an informal welcome drinks reception was well received with crew ... [more]  

2014 Extreme Sailing Series - Act 8 - Tom Slingsby, Australian Olympic Laser Gold medalist, and member of Oracle Team USA, has signed up as skipper of Oman Air, one of two Oman Sail Extreme Sailing teams, for the final act of the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney, Australia (11-14 December). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Big spread in fleet as Abu Dhabi leads *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Abu Dhabi (Ian Walker) continues to lead the Volvo Ocean Race. She is the most westerly of the fleet as they approach the coast of Madagascar. In a video, Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker explains the weather hazards of the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: With a packed crowd of local dignitaries, VIPS and competitors, the ISAF President welcomed the world’s finest Olympic sailors and kiteboarders who will be battling it out on Abu Dhabi's waters. 'It’s a great honour for me to be here today because we have a very important regatta which will be the future of our sport,' explained Croce. ... [more]  

Sir Keith Mills GBE announced that America’s Cup Racing is to return to British waters when the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) takes place in Portsmouth 23-26 July 2015 and 21–24 July 2016. The second European location is expected to be Cagliari in Italy, where Luna Rossa Challenge have their base. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Welcome to Brian's Gime *Feature by Brian Carlin, Team Vestas Wind, At sea
The irrepressible Brian Carlin, the On Board Reporter for Team Vestas Wind is on fitness program on board, under the watchful eye of race veteran Tony Rae. Today as my personal trainer, friend and fellow shipmate we accomplished a goal, 70 press-ups. I’m sure to some it maybe easy but I ask anyone of you right now sitting at your desk, hit the floor and give me 70 on the spot. ... [more]  

Two of the crew from Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing look at leg 2 and the race overall. Here are the latest blogs (unedited) from On Board Reporter Matt Knighton, along with an onboard video with Simon Fisher (navigator) musing on what is required to win the race, and skipper Ian Walker on how Leg 2 has panned out for them so far. ... [more]  

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - A new deal for corinthians
2016 Hansa Class Combined World and Int'l Champs held in Netherlands
Volvo Ocean Race - What were you doing at 21 years old? + Video
St Barth Cata Cup - New winners on the Island
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel release app for iPhone and Android
Billy Besson and Matthieu Vandame join Phantom Sailing Team + Video
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, an inspirational legend
Monsoon Cup Terengganu – Victory for Maximilian Soh
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Inspiring the next generation in the UAE
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup – Albeau completes world title hat-trick
Volvo Ocean Race – Relaxed atmosphere on Team Brunel
Volvo Ocean Race – Ridge on the menu for Dongfeng
Volvo Ocean Race – ADOR continues to inspire youth
Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA’s super fan
Route du Rhum - Andrea Mura, Vento di Sardegna gets Rhum Class second
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Abu Dhabi Sailing Instructions published
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Italian 49erFX duo ready for action
St Barth Cata Cup day 3
Volvo Ocean Race: Racing between a Rock and a Hard Place
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 24 Nov 0700 UTC
2014 RC44 Championship Tour trophy – Video highlights   
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 1930 UTC   
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 0748 UTC   
Gladwell's Line: The America's Cup is now Bermuda's Cup? *Feature   
RC44 Oman Cup - Nika wins and Team Aqua clinch their fourth RC44 title   
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, troisième Classe Rhum en Guadeloupe   
Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2014 - Le grand saut   
18ft Skiffs: Club Championship, Cordukes Clubhouse Trophy - Race three   
Volvo Ocean Race: On board with Abu Dhabi - torn sail and where to go? *Feature   
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda shines   
Route du Rhum - Sir Robin Knox-Johnston ‘ecstatic’ with third place   
2014 Route du Rhum - Sir Robin finished third!   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Delphine Cousin officially world champ   
Volvo Ocean Race: A man's got to do what a man's got to do   
RC44 Championship Tour - A great sailing day on the Gulf of Oman   
Sail-World Team holds first Continental Conference at METS   
Andrea Mura deuxième Classe Rhum en Guadeloupe   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Open Formula Kiteboarding event preview   
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet heads into the Southern Ocean + Videos *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Set to be an 'experience of a lifetime'   


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