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Vic Gov pledges Better Bay, Europe in Recovery, METS and more | 03/11/2014
METS, Gold Coast Expo, ISAF management gap and more | 27/10/2014
Australian industry veteran recognised by US marine industry | 20/10/2014
Crazy Brave or just plain Crazy? | 10/10/2014
Sydney Marine Park would attract large industry compensation claims | 02/10/2014
Ingenuity at IBEX & METS, John Crawford Marine 50th, Marine15 promo | 23/09/2014
Targeting online, New Brisbane show, Superior Waterscape Monaco debut | 16/09/2014
Brisbane Boat Show, tracking the garbage gyre, marine groups unite | 09/09/2014
Marinas' eco awards, Empire Hall of Fame, Superior adds Andrew Scott | 02/09/2014
Southport Yacht Club Clean Marina, Rio report, marineX@marine15 update | 26/08/2014
AIMEX new division, Solar Sailor for sale, Super sales on Gold Coast | 20/08/2014
Marine15 takes shape, Pacific Boating top SIBS, Auckland show readies | 13/08/2014
Sydney show shines, Temple to retire, Aquila launches downunder | 06/08/2014
Sydney Boat Show starts Thurs, Broadwater news, Reef from bad to worse | 29/07/2014
Sydney Boat Show next week! Concordia towed, Fishing fun at GC Expo | 22/07/2014
Taiwan's Superior marina, hyperdrive to clean Rio water, SIBS 2 weeks | 15/07/2014
Sydney Boat Show news, Marine Auctions heat up, Auckland show preview | 08/07/2014
Whale tales, SA Marina Day initiative, METS already 90% booked | 01/07/2014
Charity focus for GC Expo, SIBS launches, FREE NZ marine listing site | 24/06/2014
Positive vibe Melbourne Boat Show, Cannes rebrands, Fight for the Reef | 17/06/2014
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

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 – After the limits of the southern oceans imposed by the combination of the weather systems and the safety barrier of the Antarctic Exclusion Zone, the Atlantic is opening up for the top trio. ... [more]  

Images from Auckland of the media conference on Sunday and prizegivings for Leg 4 ... [more]  

At the media conference held the morning after the finish of leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Mapfre skipper Xabi Fernandez announced that regular skipper Iker Martinez will be back on board for the next leg and most of the remainder of the race. Fernandez had taken over the role, skippering Mapfre to a 4th place on Leg 3 and a win on Leg 4. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
The finish was more like that of a short 100nm race around the Hauraki Gulf. Instead, the first three boats to cross the finish line at the end of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race arrived mid-evening. ... [more]  

The International Sonar Class is pleased to announce that Shumway Marine, with the cooperation of designer Bruce Kirby has made arrangements to have the Sonar built by Rondar Race Boats in the U.K., with plans eventually to have the boat built on both sides of the ocean. The American Rondar facility is in Peabody, MA. Rondar, expects to launch its first Sonar in April. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Team SCA arrived into Auckland, in the early hours of this morning, Sunday, March 1, just seven hours behind the winner of the leg, Mapfre (ESP) in the closest ever race leg. ... [more]  

Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The climb back up the Atlantic is long and can be brutally hard, but usually every mile feels like it is taking you closer to the race finish. Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat might be forgiven for feeling that supposition does not fit with their moods today as they are now slanted more east than north ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Images ashore after Leg 4 by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell, was on the water and ashore for the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, and provided this gallery of images after the first three boats had docked. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 4 by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell, was on the water for the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean race, and captured these images from the final few miles of the race, and on the dock. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 - After the triple successes of winning leg 3 to Sanya, taking the In Port trophy there, and then leading the fleet out of Sanya on leg 4 and staying in front all the way to the Philippines, a bit of a fall from the stars was inevitable perhaps. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - GAES Centros Auditivos a franchi la longitude du cap Horn (67°17’35W) à 12H32MN TU, soit 13H32, heure française. Ils ont mis 59j 00h 32mn depuis le départ de Barcelone le 31 décembre 2014. ... [more]  

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   
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team skipper's 41st birthday today   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica hopes to use Coastal Classic tricks *Feature   
AC45 Turbo Training - Oracle Team USA images by pressure-drop + Video   
RS Aerocup first edition to be held in Barcelona   
America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand gears up on less money *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race – The race tightens as New Zealand looms   
Safran Sailing Team announces unveiling of new colours   
Barcelona World Race - L'appel du nord   
Barcelona World Race - Two different worlds separated by Cape Horn   
America's Cup: Barker offered non-sailing role by Emirates team NZ   
Franck Cammas and Groupama announce ambitious sailing season   
Volvo Ocean Race – Abu Dhabi and Dongfeng locked into intense battle   


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