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Adventure sailing, new gizmos, Hutchwilco great, Sanctuary Cove on now | 24/05/2013
Superyacht sail winners, Bali rally, Indian Ocean sailor missing, more | 17/05/2013
Fremantle Bali Rally off and away,Lagoon gathering in Melbourne,more.. | 09/05/2013
Whitsunday Rendezvous...fastest ever solo Circ...another lost sailor | 03/05/2013
Island mystery solved,shallow water rescues, sailing with others, more | 26/04/2013
Botched rescues...the Swan that wouldn't sink...fun at Port Stephens | 18/04/2013
solo sailors: tragedy to triumph, paper charts or not, Go Go six fish! | 11/04/2013
Zebra coloured winches, carbon monoxide tragedy, paper charts extinct? | 04/04/2013
Test : Zebra coloured winches, carbon monoxide tragedy, paper charts extinct? | 04/04/2013
Test : Zebra coloured winches, carbon monoxide tragedy, paper charts extinct? | 04/04/2013
Cruising sailors and the popularity of rallies | 21/03/2013
CYCA donates to Marine Rescue, Great Keppel revives, Kiwi solo at 79 | 14/03/2013
Dekker-now the film, headsets for peaceful anchoring, cruising Tassy | 07/03/2013
Northwest Passage tally, Pittwater Expo, Louisiades Rally, and more... | 28/02/2013
Sail-World now translates to 15 other languages | 21/02/2013
'New stuff', picking up tricks and tips... | 14/02/2013
Picking up tips and tricks, 'new stuff'... | 14/02/2013
Aussie recreates Shackleton, win a sailing trip to Turkey, whale tales | 07/02/2013
Tim Jarvis in the Southern Ocean, Pete Goss in Tasmanian waters | 31/01/2013
Issues following the rescue in the Southern Ocean - what do you think? | 24/01/2013
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China. Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ... [more]  

Bringing Dragon Sailors from around the world to Antigua. Harmony Hall Yacht Club, with the support of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and the Inn at English Harbour, will host the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge with nine races scheduled to take place over five days in fantastic Caribbean conditions on identical Petticrow Dragons. ... [more]  

Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ... [more]  

New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - It may have been a day late for Australia Day, but on the second day at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the Australian Finn sailors were on a charge with some sparkling performances. Giles Scott (GBR) still leads after winning the opening race of the day, while Jake Lilley (AUS) won the second and moved up to second overall. Ed Wright (GBR) is in third. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland, NZ
The all-female crew, Team SCA, arrived to a warm and colorful welcome including fireworks, Chinese dragons, orchid garlands and traditional costumes into the city of Sanya on Hainan Island in southern China early Tuesday evening (local time). 'It was a really different leg. I wouldn’t say it was hard in terms of the physical side but it just had lots of things coming at all angles ... [more]  

As the Barcelona World Race leaders race to the Crozet Islands, once again their paths have diverged – Neutrogena around 200 miles to the south-west of first-placed Cheminées Poujoulat on the water, and gaining around 40 miles in the past 24 hours. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Orient Express by Barcelona World Race
Barcelona World Race - La roue infernale des vents d’ouest s’est mise en marche. Les sept bateaux de la Barcelona World Race progressent maintenant dans ce classique mécanisme du Grand Sud qui les emporte vers l’avant, vers leur rêve d’est. A peine ralentis par des zones de hautes pressions qui peuvent néanmoins jouer leur rôle de juge arbitre. ... [more]  

For the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will announce on Saturday (31 January) at 10:00 CET the final line-up of sports. ... [more]  

On the opening day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, it was sunny and bright. It was storming and raining sideways. It was sunny and bright. ... [more]  

On the opening day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, it was sunny and bright. It was storming and raining sideways. It was sunny and bright. ... [more]  

RC44 World Championship Leg 1 gets underway on 24th March until 29th March 2015. The RC 44 Class is unlike any 40 foot sailing yacht ever designed, and the reason for that is simple. She is a high performance one design yacht created for top level racing in international regattas. If one was to compare this concept to racing cars, then we would be talking about the F1, NASCAR or similar. ... [more]  

In the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Team Brunel has ended the third leg in a fifth place. Skipper Bouwe Bekking and his crew took exactly 23 days and 18 hours to cover the more than 5,000 nautical miles (9,200 km) to Sanya. Team Brunel now stands in third place in the general ranking. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Giles Scott (GBR) said last week that he hoped his unbeaten run would continue, and based on Monday’s form at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the 2014 World and European Finn Champion is giving it a pretty good shot ... [more]  

ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images provided by photographer Ingrid Abery. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Team SCA is due to cross the finish line in Sanya, China in a few hours. Earlier in the day we asked the team their thoughts on the team’s performance on this leg: ... [more]  

Team Alvimedica won a Leg 3 podium place in China after some of the closest racing ever seen in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Turkish-American team protected their position in the final stretch to Sanya, carefully navigating a course peppered with fishing boats along the Vietnamese coast and across the South China Sea to cap off a well-sailed leg to clinch third. ... [more]  

The finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Sanya, China just before noon on January 27, 2015 marked an unbelievable end to a magnificent leg for Dongfeng Race Team. After leading the fleet virtually all the way from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, over more than 5,000 miles of intense ocean racing, Dongfeng finally crossed the finish line in first place ... [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]  

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]  

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]  

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]  

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 - Video - Delayed 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]  

Barcelona World Race - First of the iconic Great Capes has been passed
Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour
Volvo Ocean Race - Can Dongfeng still hang on for a Sanya win??
2015 Panerai Transat Classique - A flurry of finishers
Barcelona World Race - Taking advantage
Nacra 17 - A major season
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Sept pour le Grand Huit
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 500 miles to go
2015 Barcelona World Race - Slalom spécial
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Fantastic finish
Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace
Volvo Ocean Race - Hands like coal shovels
Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Notice Of Race online
Panerai Transat Classique - A long night!
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Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Highlight video released
America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges complaint against Tienpont
Volvo Ocean Race: Jump seat and Pro-Am race spots up for auction
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   


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