| News for the Last 30 Days - Europe & the World
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:16 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Rán Racing claimed victory in the official practice race today off Ibiza, the final preparation before the start of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza, the finale to the Barclays 52 Super Series. In gentle breezes Niklas Zennström’s team made the best of the shifts early in the race and were able to keep a loose cover on Azzurra and Quantum Racing to cross the finish line first. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - TP52 Azzurra to take part in Bart's Bash
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
6:08 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17th, the Royal Cup kicks off, closing event of the Barclays 52 Super Series circuit, that runs until Sunday the 21st when Azzurra will take part in the Bart's Bash 'global regatta'. The eight TP52 gathered in Marina Ibiza for the Zenith Royal Cup took part in the customary Practice race, held under a light breeze that topped 8-9 knots ...
Etchells European Championships on Weymouth bay
By Rob Goddard, ,
5:25 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The Etchells European Championship 2014 was three days of racing in Weymouth bay, sailed in generally a moderate strength shifting wind coming from a North Easterly direction. David Campbell-James was PRO for the Portland based regatta organised by the WPNSA, the location was chosen as the start of a two year program of Etchells events leading up to the 2016 Etchells Worlds to be held here. ...
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
4:13 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
We are fun, speed, best performance, great people, top quality, pure one design, a high level of sailing... We are the Audi Melges 20. On the heels of an amazing World Championship in Riva Del Garda, Check out the latest fresh video - a complete recap of the most successful World Championship ever held. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz
By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, ,
3:08 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on site for the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series prizegiving to capture these images. ...
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video
By Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association, ,
12:48 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Two years ago at the London 2012 Olympics, Lara Vadlau secured the final nation slot for Austria and was the youngest competing helm. Heading into Rio 2016, plans are looking a bit different. ...
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix
By Sail-World, ,
11:22 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Compilation of video clips from the glory days of the Grand Prix 18ft Skiff series. Catch the spectacular carnage, capsizes and catastrophe. ...
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team
By Sail-World, ,
11:09 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
A video produced for Volvo Cars Sailing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships by the British Sailing Team ...
Cowes Week and 6mr European Championship success with Doyle Sails
By Stuart Bayliss, Hampshire, UK ,
10:49 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The Swan 48, Bella Nove, owned by Nick Maddalena, took the prestigious Nautor Swan trophy at Cowes Week, sporting a full inventory of Doyle Carbon/Technora Stratis sails. Nick and his team are now off to the Swan Cup in Sardinia. ...
Porto Santo Stefano il Campionato del Mondo 5.5m Internazionale
By Ufficio Stampa Campionato del Mondo classe 5.5m SI, ,
9:51 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
La grande vela internazionale firmata Yacht Club Porto Santo Stefano torna di scena all’Argentario dal 17 al 26 settembre. ...
5.5m IC World Championship 2014 – Countdown in Tuscany
By Press Office 5.5m World Championship, ,
9:39 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
World racing returns to the Argentario and to the Yacht Club Porto Santo Stefano with the 5.5 Metre International Class. The Scandinavian Gold Cup, the Classic Cup and the Evolution Cup starting next Wednesday, 17 September are the perfect warm-up leading up to the 5.5m World Championship 2014 (21-26 September 2014), also taking place in Maremma’s pristine waters. ...
Bart's Bash expected to set new records this weekend
By Sail-World, ,
8:42 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The inaugural Bart's Bash to remember Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who died in the break up of the Artemis Racing AC72 in San Francisco, in May 2013, will be staged worldwide this weekend. The purpose of the regatta is both as a fundraiser and to get new and existing sailors out on the water. 10,000 sailors from over 60 countries will participate. ...
470 Men and Women World Championships - Racing abandoned on day 2
By 470 International Association Class, ,
7:25 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
An anti-climax on race day two here at the 470 Worlds in Santander, Spain as again there was no wind. The 470 Men and 470 Women fleets were initially postponed on shore. But a sniff of breeze out on the race course brought the postponement flag down and teams headed out. But it was all to no avail and five hours later they were heading back to shore with no races completed. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:46 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Barbara Sanchez were on the water to capture these images during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine
By ISAF, ,
6:39 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1,000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where they are at today. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4
By ISAF, ,
6:29 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
On day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, only the 49er yellow fleet were able to get racing in as light, teasing winds played havoc across the seven race courses. The 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X fleets were all scheduled for racing early on in the day with the Laser (silver and bronze fleets) and Laser Radial (silver fleet) penned in later in the afternoon. ...
Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash
By Irene Corosu, London ,
5:19 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is delighted to reveal that the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will participate in the fundraising event Bart’s Bash, a Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Sailing Race in the World. ...
Volvo OR: The Crown Prince of Denmark wishes Team Vestas fair Winds
By Dan Ibsen & the Sail-World team, ,
3:45 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark met with Chris Nicholson and the two Danish crew members at the Royal Danish Yacht Club at Tuborg Harbour in order to wish them good luck in the Volvo Ocean Race. ...
Masters of the Sea - A portrait of Bertrand de Broc + Video
By Leslie Greenhalgh, ,
3:14 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
53 year old French skipper, Bertrand de Broc was born in Quimper, in the Finistere region. He grew up on the shores of the Odet River where he started sailing with his father on the family Requin, an old race boat. He learned to helm and took part in windsurfing during most of his teenage years whilst going through training at the sailing school in Ile-Tudy. ...
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Grounded fishing boat creates problems
By Ole Wejse Svarrer, ,
3:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
There is a fishing boat, grounded, fifty meters from the beach in Klitmøller - right where the world's best wave windsurfers will sail, today, in this year's PWA World Cup in Cold Hawaii. 'It's like the boat just got placed, right in the middle of the park', said event manager, Robert Sand. ...
Marseille One Design - GC32 Armin Strom Sailing Team emerge victorious
By Armin Strom Sailing Team, ,
2:21 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
All in all, it was a week that neither Flavio Marazzi or his Armin Strom Sailing Team will forget in a hurry as their catamaran sponsored by the famous Swiss watch-maker dominated and won the Marseille One Design event. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Etape 0, une répétition au plus proche de la réalité
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
L'étape 0 de la Volvo Ocean Race disputée ce week end a été l’occasion d’une série de situations spectaculaires. Un homme à la mer, une voile perdue et une victoire surprise de Team Vestas Wind : un avant-goût de ce qui attend les marins comme les spectateurs de la Volvo Ocean Race pendant les neuf mois de course! ...
Jonas Hoegh-Christensen: Motivation comes to me because I love sailing
By Dan Ibsen, ,
11:10 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Many of the Finn sailors, at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, got a surprise when they saw the 2012 Olympic Silver medalist on the list of competitors in the Class. And they ask can he do the same as in 2009, when he won the worlds, after not having sailed for a year. ...
Regata teste da Volvo Ocean Race tem muita ação e vencedor improvável
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:09 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Mais difícil do que o previsto, a Leg 0 - regata que não vale pontos - colocou à prova as sete equipes da Volta ao Mundo. Melhor para o Team Vestas Wind, time que entrou de última hora na aventura. A Volvo Ocean Race promete muitas emoções a partir de outubro. \ ...
Rolex Big Boat Series 2014 - Ready for another 50 years
By KPMS, ,
10:39 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
For the last four days (Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14), the 50th Anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has hosted hundreds of sailors on 99 teams, rotating onto three strategically-placed race circles that triangulated the constant wind and tide challenges of the largest Pacific estuary in the Americas. ...
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