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Hots news from the boating scene | 24/09/2009
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Boating News from the Asia Pacific and beyond | 03/09/2009
Boating News from the Asia Pacific and beyond | 03/09/2009
News from Boating scene | 26/08/2009
Boats and Boating News | 20/08/2009
The very latest boating news | 12/08/2009
The latest boating news | 07/08/2009
Fine weather for Sydney Boat Show | 30/07/2009
Superyacht bargain, skiing and offshore racing, all the burning news | 23/07/2009
Powerboat news from the Asia-Pacific and beyond | 15/07/2009
Boats and Boating - the latest news NOW!! | 08/07/2009
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

Dongfeng crew changes: Foxall on, Rouxel off, Bidegorry is back, and Riou returns as leg 5 Onboard Reporter. What happens when you put four French sailors, two Chinese, one Swede, and an Irishman together on a carbon speed machine? Sounds like a corny joke, it isn’t… ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ... [more]  

Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. 'From a navigation and tactics point of view, we stayed with the group and were hard-charging ... [more]  

Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. The Irishman was the natural choice when Dongfeng’s skipper looked for an experienced sailor to bolster his line-up for the 6,776-nautical mile (nm) stage from Auckland ... [more]  

Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. This three-day technical conference, ninth to 11th March, is the latest for those who make it their business to push the performance boundaries of yachts both power and sail. ... [more]  

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is buzzing today with race crews arriving to register for the Gill Commodore's Cup. Over 2000 sailors are expected to take part and many of them have sailed their yachts to St.Maarten from neighbouring islands. ... [more]  

With the starting gun of the 2015 Les Voiles de St. Barth due to be fired in little less than two months, the list of entries continues to flesh out ... [more]  

The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ... [more]  

The 21 Swan yachts competing in the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean could not have asked for a more perfect start to the event's four scheduled days of racing in Virgin Gorda. After a rip-roaring race around the island accompanied by 20 to 22 knots of breeze and some serious waves, Swan 80 Selene was the victor in Class A (18.29m and above) while Swan 53 Music led yachts in Class B ... [more]  

Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 1 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ... [more]  

It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - La porte étroite by Barcelona World Race Media
Barcelona World Race - Cheminées Poujoulat prend le large. Neutrogena et GAES Centros Auditivos bloqués par les hautes pressions. Conditions musclées à l’ouest du cap Hor ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - Sailing on board a lightning-fast racing yacht in extreme weather conditions involves risks. For example, Gerd-Jan Poortman injured his arm on the last leg, and onboard reporter Stefan Coppers sustained a slight burn. ... [more]  

Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean – A fleet of 21 Swan yachts, comprising an array of different models from seven different countries and territories will contest an eagerly anticipated week of action in the Virgin Gorda archipelago, the British Virgin Islands tomorrow, Wednesday 4 March. ... [more]  

2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show – Excellent images by Paul Wyeth ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ... [more]  

Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design - with all boats having finished every leg (with one exception - Vestas Wind). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ... [more]  

Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday. Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ... [more]  

The countdown to the 46th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar has begun in the bay of Palma from 28th March to 4th April. With less than a month to go until the start of the event, the regatta has already around 700 teams (667) from 59 nations representing the five continents. ... [more]  

2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ... [more]  

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Eight young South Africans, some of which have never seen the ocean before, have been selected to compete in the world’s longest ocean challenge; at 40,000 nautical miles the race is unique and will be a life changing experience ... [more]  

Situation paradoxale: au pointage de 14h TU, Cheminées Poujoulat était le plus lent de toute la flotte de la Barcelona World Race. Et pourtant, le leader de la course n’a peut-être jamais été en situation aussi favorable qu’aujourd’hui. En train d’achever le contournement d’une bulle anticyclonique, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam devraient rapidement récupérer des vents de sud-est sur la bordure est ... [more]  

It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ... [more]  

Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ... [more]  

Hobie Mid-Winter East - Ocean Springs Yacht Club April 10-12 2015. The regatta is open to all Hobie Cat classes ... [more]  

The Italian Hobie Class Association is pleased to announce the Italian Hobie Championships for the Hobie 16, Tiger, Wild Cat and Dragoon classes Compagnia Della Vela Grosseto ... [more]  

Choosing the northern route turned out to be a brilliant tactical decision. But not all decisions went so well. Because of one wrong gybe and changed weather patterns, Team Brunel lost its lead in less than a day. With only the Volvo Ocean Race tracker as a guide, it’s difficult for fans to understand how the Dutch team lost more than 80 nautical miles. Skipper Bouwe Bekking looks explains ... [more]  

33 Garda Optimist Meeting – This event, organised by the historic Fraglia Vela Riva, is already a Guinness World record for being the largest regatta of a single class in the world and for many youngsters it is a dream come true to take part in it in the days running up to Easter, (2nd - 5th April). ... [more]  

Sitting here in Antigua airport waiting for my flight back to London, life is good having just blasted across the Atlantic in just under nine and a half days on board the new Phaedo3 MOD 70, one of the fastest sailing boats 'in the world'... ... [more]  

A bord de Cheminées Poujoulat, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam ont repris leur marche en avant. Les deux leaders affichent de nouveau de belles vitesses et devraient d’ici peu commencer à remettre du nord dans leur route. Mais surtout, ils ont réussi jusqu’ici à se dégager des hautes pressions qui s’installent sur l’Atlantique Sud depuis les côtes argentines. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – 60 Days at Sea– Atlantic opens up for the fleet
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from Auckland - Media Conference and more
Volvo Ocean Race: Iker Martinez returns to Mapfre as skipper
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature
Sonar Class has a new builder for Sonar
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA completes closest race in race history
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters
Barcelona World Race - Passing the Horn
Volvo Ocean Race: Images ashore after Leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 - Dongfeng arrive in Auckland
Barcelona World Race - GAES Centros Auditivos troisième au cap Horn
Volvo Ocean Race - MAPFRE gana la durísima etapa 4
Volvo Ocean Race - Première victoire d’étape pour MAPFRE
Barcelona World Race - Grand écart
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - a British tradition
Eight minutes between Podium players as Spanish win VOR leg 4
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - fleet arrives in Auckland and the winner is
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - the fleet approaches Auckland
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 10 miles to Auckland finish
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 - Third time lucky for happy Hap   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Finish - Auckland - Live Video and Updates   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena deuxième au cap Horn   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena crosses Cape Horn with 40 knots wind   
Yacht Club Costa Smeralda - 2015 calendar presented   
Barcelona World Race - Tierra del Fuego   
Barcelona World Race - At Cape Horn memories are made. and recalled   
Successful European Forum of Sailing Cities in Cadiz   
Volvo Ocean Race - GAC Pindar battles against the clock   
Finn World Masters Championships 2015 - Pre registration open   
Registration for the 2015 Finn European Championship is live!   
Volvo Ocean Race – Nip and tuck racing ahead to the finish in Auckland   
RS Aero UK National Championships and International Open 2015 preview   
Barcelona World Race - Nord-express et train-train Pacifique   
Barcelona World Race - Pedestrian Pacific, Atlantic highway to home   
America's Cup: Artemis Racing lines up against Oracle Team USA - Video   
High Performance Yacht Design conference during Volvo OR stopover   
Volvo Ocean Race: Ryan Houston - How Alvimedica's chemistry works *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dave Swete - Alvimedica's race so far *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 – No sleep until Auckland   


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