|News for the Last 7 Days - Europe & the World
Lighthouse to Leighton kitesurfing race - New record set
By Janine Pittaway,
1:54 PM Sat 14 Dec 2013 GMT
The 19km Lighthouse to Leighton race was held today, Saturday 14th December 2013. A new record for kitesurfing from Rottnest Island to Leighton Beach Fremantle was set today when German expat Marvin Baumeister made the crossing in just 23 minutes and 50 seconds. ...
Clipper Round the World Race 5 - PSP Logistics heads towards finish
By Clipper Ventures, ,
12:47 PM Sat 14 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 - After racing over 2,000 miles from Albany, Western Australia PSP Logistics is just 15 miles away from crossing the finish line into Sydney, Australia. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Rob Hanna’s Shogun V dismasted on Day 2
By Lisa Ratcliff/TP52SCC media,
12:39 PM Sat 14 Dec 2013 GMT
Premier Composite Technologies TP52 Southern Cross Cup 2013 final round is taking place out on Pittwater this weekend. In 18 knots of southerly breeze, Rob Hanna’s TP52 Shogun V was dismasted off Palm Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on day two, Saturday 14 December 2014. ...
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Ninkasi stuns spectators
By Joy Dunigan,
10:27 AM Sat 14 Dec 2013 GMT
The 2013 Audi Melges 20 World Championship, hosted by Ocean Reef Club, penultimate day was better than expected, most especially where racing conditions were concerned ...
One Ton Cup Revisited broadens its embrace
By Alan Sefton, Auckland, New Zealand ,
2:18 AM Sat 14 Dec 2013 GMT
It has been decided to open up the proposed 'One Ton Cup Revisited' regatta to include all One Tonners that contested the Cup in the 'modern era' (1965 to 1994*).
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron announced that they were seeking an indication of potential interest in a proposed 'One Ton Cup Revisited' regatta, in Auckland, New Zealand, in February/March 2015. ...
Budget Marine Match Racing Cup - NoR now available
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
9:16 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
The Budget Marine Match Racing Cup Notice of Race is now accessible online. This can be accessed via the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Website. Every year the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta by an invitation only event, The Budget Marine Match Racing Cup. ...
Nautic - Le Nautic au féminin
By Géraldine Bonneau, ,
7:37 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Ce vendredi, au Nautic, les visiteurs ont pu faire la rencontre de Sam Davies et de Liz Wardley à l'occasion de la conférence SCA, l'unique équipage 100% féminin engagé dans l'édition 2014-2015 de la Volvo Ocean Race. ...
Search for Chinese Team Dongfeng VOR crew - 'no experience required'
By Dongfeng Race Team,
5:22 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Ahead of being shipped to China on Wednesday, Green Marine have now officially transferred the Volvo Ocean 65 ‘Dongfeng’ to OC Sport. On the other side of the globe in Sanya, China the Dongfeng Race Team is preparing to put Chinese athletes through their paces in the first of several sailing team selection trials. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Strong fleet ready for action
By Jennifer Crooks, ,
2:58 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - A fleet made up of 94 yachts, including 22 international entrants, five 100-ft Maxis, seven former winners and the current race record holder, is arguably the strongest in recent race history. Running for the 69th uninterrupted year and sponsored by Rolex since 2002, the 2013 edition of the 628-nm race starts – as is tradition – on 26 December from Sydney Harbour. ...
38th GAES Christmas Race presented in Palamós
By Jaume Soler, ,
2:39 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
The 38th edition of the traditional Olympic Classes regatta Palamós GAES Christmas Race was presented on 11 December at the Espai del Peix de Palamós (Girona). ...
Kiteracing Oceanic Championships - Drama on Day 3 + Video
By Janine Pittaway,
1:14 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
At the Kiteracing Oceanic Championships, held at Leighton Beach, Fremantle, the pack was tight and the pressure on in today’s Finals Series races. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Fathers and sons out at sea
By Jim Gale,
12:23 PM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yact Race - In this city, if you played your cards right, when you were born your old man owned a boat, or was very good mates with someone who did - so your earliest memories were of sun, salt air and a summer sea breeze - messing around on Sydney Harbour with the nonchalance of someone born to it. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet in full racing mode
By Clipper Ventures, ,
11:16 AM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - After a triumphant finish yesterday which saw Henri Lloyd claim the line honours and 12 points, the remainder of the fleet is focused and upbeat as the race to Sydney, Australia is far from over. ...
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 2 ends with a blast
By Joy Dunigan, ,
10:50 AM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
2013 Audi Melges 20 World Championship day 2, hosted by the Ocean Reef Club, started with a brief postponement and ended with a blast. Travis Weisleder aboard Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team still sits firmly in the lead, ahead of second overall Jason Michas on Midnight Blue by a whopping 30 points. In third overall, behold is Jim Richardson's world-famous Barking Mad. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Henri Lloyd crosses finish line
By Marina Thomas,
10:32 AM Fri 13 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 is on day 10 of Race 5. Henri Lloyd crossed the finish line into Sydney, Australia at 0315 local time (UTC+11), claiming its fourth consecutive podium result and its first win in the Race. ...
Sail Melbourne Invited Classes – A pathway to the Olympics
By ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Event Media,
10:29 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Racing has been staged in 12 invited classes at the Sail Melbourne regatta, held in conjunction with the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013. The classes sailed are mostly international classes, which are common sailing pathways to the Olympic classes. The inclusion of these feeder classes in the event, provides a great opportunity for young sailors ...
Nautic - Le nautisme en fête
By Géraldine Bonneau, ,
6:54 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Initiations, baptêmes, démonstrations… ce jeudi, les visiteurs du Nautic ont pu vivre de nombreux temps forts aux couleurs de la Fête du Nautisme. La bonne nouvelle, c'est que cela va durer et même encore s'intensifier dans les jours qui viennent. Car d'ici à dimanche, il reste de nombreuses surprises à découvrir Porte de Versailles. ...
A look into SAP Extreme Sailing Team's preparations + Video
By Gillian Clarke, ,
3:14 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
This video will give you an insight into SAP Extreme Sailing Team's preparation for competition and reviews the highlights of what has been an action-packed year. The team responded well to pressure, executed some outstanding moves and have utilized every ounce of their experience to deliver solid results throughout the year, securing three podium finishes in Singapore, Qingdao and Cardiff. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to re-start from Hobart
By Peter Campbell, ,
2:54 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Hobartians will see a spectacular re-start of the international fleet contesting the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race on January 1, only days after the twelve Clipper 70s finish the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. ...
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Tight racing on Day 1
By Joy Dunigan,
1:02 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Audi Melges 20 World Championship 2013 opening day ushered in three great races leaving Travis Weisleder, tactician Scott Nixon and bowman John Bowden aboard Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team in first overall. ...
Kiteracing Oceanic Championships - Gruber holds lead on Day 2 + Video
By Janine Pittaway,
12:46 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
The Kiteracing Oceanic Championships 2013 are currently underway at Leighton Beach, Fremantle. Despite obtaining a penalty after breaking the start in Race 6 today, World Champion Florian Gruber from Germany held his lead finishing top after Day Two. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Battle to the finish
By Clipper Ventures,
12:28 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 is on day 9 of Race 5. After racing over 2,000 miles from Albany, Western Australia and with less than 20 miles to the finish line, will Henri Lloyd be victorious or will OneDLL and Qingdao be able to challenge its competitor for those all-important 12 points? ...
Route des Princes : une première édition réussie !
By Service presse Défi du Prince,
12:17 PM Thu 12 Dec 2013 GMT
La Route des Princes, première du nom au concept totalement inédit, s'est déroulée du 9 au 30 juin 2013. Réservée à tous les multicoques d'une taille minimum de 50 pieds, cette course unique a pris la forme d'un véritable tour d'Europe des terroirs, menant neuf équipages de Valence, en Espagne, à la baie de Morlaix, en Bretagne, en passant par Lisbonne, Dublin - Dún Laoghaire et Plymouth ...
America's Cup: Team France presented at Nautic Paris Boat Show
By Vincent Borde, ,
9:31 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
On Wednesday, December 11th, at the Nautic Paris Boat Show, Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux and Olivier de Kersauson presented Team France, which is dedicated to the next America’s Cup as well as the training up of young engineers and racers. ...
America's Cup: Team Australia to stay out of talent bidding war
7:53 PM Wed 11 Dec 2013 GMT
In an interview published in a leading Australian newspaper, the CEO of of the Hamilton Island Yacht Club challenge, which is operating under the name of Team Australia, has said they will stay out of the bidding war for the leading Australian proponents of the most recent foreign Cup campaigns and will build a new young team from scratch ...
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