| News for the Last 30 Days - Europe & the World
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa
By Chris Yates, ,
6:45 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
The inaugural day of the 2014 Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup saw the opening races of the week completed in winds of 11-20 knots. Registration was soon completed between 10am and 11am, allowing the real action to begin. After an exciting afternoon of racing Ben Van Der Steen struck first in the men’s division, whilst Sarah-Quita Offringa made the perfect start for the women's division. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - An enjoyable experience for Groupama 40
By Groupama Sailing Team, ,
2:57 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Ninth in the overall ranking in the fifth stage of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff, the skipper of Groupama 40 gives us a positive analysis of its participation against some of the best sailors on the sailing planet. ...
Groupama 40 à Cardiff : Ça fait plaisir
By Groupama Sailing Team, ,
2:38 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Neuvième du classement général de la cinquième étape des Extreme Sailing Series de Cardiff, le skipper de Groupama 40 dresse un bilan positif de sa participation face à certains des meilleurs marins de la planète voile. ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic
By KPMS, ,
1:13 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
A collection of some of the world’s finest, fastest and most famous Maxi yachts will gather in Porto Cervo, Sardinia for the 25th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup from 31 August – 6 September, an occasion which marks the 30th year of the relationship between event organizers Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and title sponsor Rolex. ...
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?
By Dan Ibsen & the Sail-World team, Copenhagen ,
12:23 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
For the first time in European sailing history, the top European sailing club will be identified at the new Sailing Champions League, which takes place from 17th to 19th October in Copenhagen. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
9:30 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
In the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff Bay saved the best for last for the 11-boat Extreme 40 fleet, where Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat and J.P. Morgan BAR battled it out until the bitter end for the top positions, in one of the closest – and most exciting – three-horse fights seen in the Series, which resulted in a three way collision and three consecutive penalties too boot in the final race. ...
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys
By Tracey Johnstone, ,
8:01 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Nurton is a member of both the strong overseas contingent to contest the event being conducted by Royal Geelong Yacht Club on Corio Bay in Geelong, and the growing group of women who sail these progressive boats. This will be Nurton’s sixth World Championship after starting her I14 sailing career just over 13 years ago. ...
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:38 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
State Secretary of Rio de Janeiro, Leonardo Espindola has told the parliament and media that Rio has achieved 50% treatment of sewage to its waterways, two years out from the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, ,
9:42 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
There was good and not-so-good for Emirates Team New Zealand on the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff regatta.
By the end of the day Dean Barker and crew found themselves in unfamiliar territory – 11th on the Cardiff leader board, even after a great second place in the double-points last race. ...
The Wave, Muscat remporte l’Acte 5 des Extreme Sailing Series
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
9:19 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Cardiff avait gardé le meilleur pour la fin. Au quatrième et dernier jour de course, les 11 Extreme 40 se sont battus à couteaux tirés sur le plan d’eau britannique. C’est le cas tout particulièrement des leaders de l’épreuve, The Wave, Muscat, J.P Morgan BAR et Alinghi qui pouvaient tous les trois prétendre à la victoire et qui dans la dernière manche sont entrés en collision. ...
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us
By Chris Yates, ,
5:13 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
From the 26th to the 31st August the fastest sailors in the world will be returning to action as they prepare to descend upon the beautiful shores of Alacati, Turkey, for the Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup. Alacati is located on the Cesme peninsula, just a thirty minute drive from the bustling city of Izmir. ...
Realteam Act 5 des Extreme Sailing Series
By Realteam Sailing, ,
5:05 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - 'Rien n’est jamais acquis'. La phrase résume mieux que tout l’intensité des courses dans la catégorie des Extreme 40, ce circuit international qui réunit certains des meilleurs régatiers au monde. ...
17th SMU-RM Western Circuit - Final day tests sailors
By Bryan Chan, Raffles Marina ,
4:08 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The third and final day of the 17th SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta brought with it a drastic change in conditions compared to the previous week. Courses had to be laid and relaid as massive storms brought in unexpected, but not unwelcome, pressure. ...
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!
By Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight ,
4:07 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Day five of the J/111 World Championships dawned with a clear sky, low temperature and no gradient wind. The forecast was for five knots at 1030 rising to eight by noon. With two races left to sail and a 1500 prize giving ceremony, in view of the light conditions it seemed likely that at best only one race would be sailed. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
By Sail-World, ,
12:04 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Catch the Final Day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff - Replay
Just click on the player below for the full replay coverage of the exciting Final Day.
Coverage starts at 3.30pm London, 10.30am New York, 4.30pm Paris. 2.30pm UTC, 7.30am San Francisco, 10.30pm Singapore, and 6.30pm Abu Dhabi ...
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland
By John Reed, ,
11:22 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes
By Tim Wilkes, ,
10:36 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Tim Wilkes was on site Sunday for the final day of the IFDS World Championship to capture these images. ...
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins
By Dobbs Davis, Detroit ,
8:59 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
In masterful display of (nearly) error-free match race sailing, Pierre-Antoine Morvan and his Vannes Agglo Sailing Team of Mathie Renault and Steven Liorzou have emerged from four days of battle to be the 2014 Champions of the Detroit Cup. The French team defeated their Semi-Final and Final opponents two - one and three - zero today in front of a spectator crowd lining the Detroit River shoreline ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing
By Ben Ainslie Racing, ,
6:25 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing had another long day out on the waters of Cardiff Bay for Day 3 of Extreme Sailing Series Act 5.
However, after two long days with a record-breaking 19 races sailed, the wind barely showed up until the end this time, and only another five races were contested. ...
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals
By Kathy Large, ,
3:53 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Three world championship teams have been named in three Paralympic sailing classes. They won their titles at the High Liner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014 regatta held at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Aug. 19-24th. ...
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes
By Guy Perrin, ,
3:32 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Tim Wilkes was back on the water for Sunday’s race of 2014 IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto
By John D. Brunt, ,
2:05 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Shark World Championships began today August 24 with a practice race and will continue until Friday the 29th. ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
1:04 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions
By Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul ,
12:15 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Maxime Nocher (FRA, North) and Steph Bridge (GBR, North) have won the 2014 Formula Kite World Championship titles. On the final day of competition in Burc Beach, Istanbul-Turkey, four medal races were run in both men and women fleets, in perfect conditions and winds averaging 12-15 knots. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff
By Warren Douglas, ,
10:33 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Another frustrating time for Emirates Team New Zealand on Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series.
The day started with the hearing into yesterday’s collision, resulting in the team being awarded average points for the three races missed because of it. ...