Images of Newport RI- Team SCA and Hugo Boss
George Bekris ©
George Bekris was on hand to catch the Womens Volvo Ocean Race crew, Team SCA practice in Newport. Hugo Boss came in with the broken mast now removed and awaiting new one, and an IMOCA 60 an entry in the Ocean Masters Race.
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Images from Lisbon - Volvo Ocean Race stopover - on the Dock
Eugenia Bakunova www.mainsail.ru
Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru is in Lisbon for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover and filed these images of the fleet
2015 Transatlantic Race - An adventure of a lifetime
2015 Transatlantic Race - Whether out to set records or tick another box on the bucket list, the 41 registered entries all have one thing in common: they will be undertaking the adventure of a lifetime as they sail a stretch of 2,800 nautical miles from Newport Rhode Island’s Castle Hill Light to The Lizard, the most southerly point on mainland Great Britain.
2015 J/80 World Championchip kicks off next month
2015 J/80 World Championchip - The one-design scene is changing, as newly emerging boat types are pushing ahead. The established J/80 class, however, does not fear the arising competition. They are expecting a sizeable and competitive fleet to compete in the World Championship off Kiel from fourth through 10th July.
International Six Metre World Championship - Spectacular opening day
The opening day of the International Six Metre World Championship, being hosted by the Société Nautique de La Trinité sur Mer from 28 May to 5 June, produced sparkling conditions and spectacular racing for the 42 strong fleet of 19 Modern and 23 Classic Sixes.
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - ISAF to campaign for disabled sailing
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is to campaign for Disabled Sailing's inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and has appointed VERO Communications to advise and support its campaign.
RS Aero Massapoag Yacht Club Regatta overall
The second RS Aero Regatta in North America was held at Massapaog YC in Sharon MA near Boston on Saturday May 30 as part of the annual MYC Small Boat Regatta. As well as the three RS Aeros of the Boston fleet, there were also eight Lasers and 18 Sunfish racing in the regatta.
Farr 40 West Coast Championship overall
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - When organizers announced there would only be one race on Saturday, the crew aboard Enfant Terrible did not think there was any chance they could capture the championship.
CMRC Spring Invitational - Lowery dominates the survival conditions
CMRC Spring Invitational - There's one wind direction that makes Lake Michigan look like the North Atlantic and that's the 20-28 knots northerly that smoked the fleet of nine teams.
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - It’s a wrap - “A very successful event”
Delta Lloyd Regatta
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - After a great week with strong winds, spectacular racing and nice results the 31th editon of the Delta Lloyd Regatta came to an end on Saturday. More than 700 boats made this edition to a very special one.
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind - We’re back in a boat race!!
Volvo Ocean Race
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) shore crew chief, Neil Cox, breathed a huge sigh of relief as his boat was successfully returned to the water this weekend for its first sail since grounding on a reef in the Indian Ocean back in November.
2015 Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Day 4
2015 Farr 40 West Coast Championship - When organizers announced there would only be one race on Saturday, the crew aboard Enfant Terrible did not think there was any chance they could capture the West Coast Championship.
The B&G Report - Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 Week 2 Review
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends. Nine days into Leg 7 and with less than 300 miles to the finish in Lisbon, the overall leader Abu Dhabi could be in deep trouble. They could lose half or more of their overall lead to the chasing Dongfeng after a bruising encounter with the Azores High.
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2015 Société Nautique de Genève's Annual Regatta - Day 1
Light winds and warm sun were the order of the day for the start of the Société Nautique de Genève's Annual Regatta at Sea which is being held at La Trinité sur Mer in Southern Brittany from 31 to 31 May and features the International Six Metre Class. Forty-three teams from across Europe and North America are entered for the competition and the fleet is split into two groups
Ganesha reigns supreme at Dubois Cup
Another day of blue skies and sizzling temperatures in Porto Cervo unfortunately failed to bring a repeat of yesterday's picture perfect racing at the 2015 Dubois Cup. Yesterday's winners are therefore confirmed as the overall top classified yachts in the event, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from 28th to 30th May, with overall victory going to the 46-metre Vitters sloop Ganesha.
Volvo Ocean Race - Images from the first sail of Team Vestas Wind
Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Team Vestas Wind had her first sail after the reconstruction following the grounding on a reef in the Southern Indian Ocean on November 29, 2014 OBR, Brian Carlin captured these first images
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Nacra 17 cat fight concludes a dramatic day
Delta Lloyd Regatta
The Medal Race format in Olympic sailing is designed to create drama and uncertainty, especially when the wind is blowing hard - which it did on the final day of Delta Lloyd Regatta.
LaserPerformance Team Race National Championships - Day 1
Today was the first day of racing for the LaserPerformance Team Race National Championship on Narragansett Bay co-hosted by Brown University, Salve Regina University and New York Yacht Club. Sixteen collegiate teams from across the nation qualified to compete in this event for the national title and the Walter C. Wood Trophy, awarded to the winning team.
Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi OR disappointed but happy after Leg 7
Ian Walker disappointed with leg 7 result, but happy with team resilience. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing had to settle for fifth place on the seventh Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Newport, USA to Lisbon yesterday after its comeback bid faltered in light winds off the Portuguese coast. Listen to this audio of the reactions from skipper Ian Walker, and navigator, Simon Fisher
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind splashed - another milestone met
Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
The reconstructed Volvo 65, Team Vestas Wind passed another significant milestone on her comeback trail, when she was splashed in Lisbon, Portugal.
It’s a bird, It’s a plane…It’s Supermac!
Faster than a speeding bullet, the June Five deadline for the Supermac Race is approaching. With 25 registrants (and rising), it means this race is a “go” by decree of the event’s Notice of Race, which stipulates a minimum of 20 entries needed.
Early entries up for 2015 Rolex Big Boat Series
2015 Rolex Big Boat Series - For the past 51 years, many sailors have spent their summers racing, practicing, tweaking their boats and training their crew for the Big Boat Series, a marquee regatta held every September on San Francisco Bay. For 51 years, the Bay has served up sublime racing conditions while the St. Francis Yacht Club has rolled out the red carpet, providing top-end race management
Int'l Six Metre Class registered and ready to race in La Trinité
Forty-two International Six Metres are now gathered at the the Société Nautique de La Trinité Sur Mer on the beautiful south coast of Brittany in preparation for the Société Nautique de Genève's highly prestigious Annual Regatta at Sea and the International Six Metre World Championship. The fleet will race in two divisions with 19 Moderns and 23 Classics competing.
CMRC kicks off 2015 Season with the spring invitational
Chicago Match Race Center will kick off its seventh season with an ISAF Grade 3 event featuring nine teams from around the US. The significance of this event is more than just being a season opener: it is a qualifier for three additional events on the 2015 match race calendar.
Volvo Ocean Race - A video so real, you can almost feel the splash!
Volvo Ocean Race
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The first time Team SCA skipper Sam Davies watched the new Volvo Ocean Race-Team SCA 360º/virtual reality video, she recoiled instinctively as her boat nose-dived into a giant wave in the Southern Ocean.
2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup - Elegance and endurance in equal measure
Less than a month remains before the start of the 2015 Giraglia Rolex Cup, the popular and historic event encompassing the Mediterranean’s oldest offshore race.
2015 Finn World Masters - Vladimir Krutskikh secured the first title
A third place in the medal race was enough for Vladimir Krutskikh (RUS) to take the overall victory at the Finn World Masters in Kavala, Greece. Dmitry Petrov (RUS) took the silver while Giacomo Giovanelli (ITA) snatched the bronze.
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Battle of Britain winner is...
Delta Lloyd Regatta
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre won gold in the 470 women’s class at Delta Lloyd Regatta after heading off a strong challenge from their Great Britain team mates, Amy Seabright and Anna Carpenter.
Morgan Kiss wins Quantum Women's Sailor of the Year Honor
The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the Sail Newport Sailing Center, hosted by Salve Regina University, after racing at the Sperry Women’s National Championship. Kiss won A-division at a number of women’s regattas over the course of the 2014-15 season and just won the 2015 Sperry Women’s Nationals with her team
2015 Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Day 3
In typical Farr 40 fashion, the West Coast Championship will come down to the final day with at least four boats in contention for the overall victory.