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America's Cup - Cup organisers weigh in with repair advice for Team NZ America's Cup - Cup organisers weigh in with repair advice for Team NZ America's Cup.com has issued a statement endeavouring to clarify the rules in the 35th America's Cup America's Cup.com has issued a statement endeavouring to clarify the rules in the 35th America's Cup governing the use and replacement of daggerboards. In particular, the America's Cup organisers seem to be concerned about the options for Emirates Team New Zealand regarding the repair or replacement of a daggerboard America's Cup.com claims was broken claimed to be on the second day of sailing by Richard Gladwell Posted today at 5:37 am Scrub Island Invitational at BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Scrub Island Invitational at BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival There's nothing like a good party at the finish to entice a fleet of enthusiastic racers to focus on the task at hand Today's course for the Scrub Island Invitational started off Nanny Cay with a light breeze of seven knots from the west which built to 10+ later in the morning. The fleet got to enjoy another dose of the BVI's exquisite warm turquoise waters and stunning views as it made its way to Scrub Island for the afternoon celebrations. by BVI Spring Regatta Posted today at 5:17 pm Collinson FX Market Commentary - Mar 30 - Brexit Day comes and goes Collinson FX Market Commentary - Mar 30 - Brexit Day comes and goes The NZD consolidated above 0.7000, while the AUD pushed north of 0.7650, despite a firm reserve. The Brexit trigger was formally signed and presented to the EU. This has been the most important event in Europe and the UK in many years and has dramatically impacted equity and currency markets. The event itself was much anticipated but had little impact on markets. by Collinson FX Posted today at 11:24 am Everyone gets a piece of the pie on Day 1 of Congressional Cup Everyone gets a piece of the pie on Day 1 of Congressional Cup Brilliant sunshine greeted the all-star line-up. Conditions were nothing like last year’s dismal, drizzly weather. Caught in the shifts – from 185 degrees to 230 degrees – Congressional Cup defending champion Taylor Canfield (ISV) lost to Harry Price (AUS) by a full minute, while Sam Gilmour’s (AUS) time over Nicolai Sehested (DEN) was nearly the same. by World Match Racing Tour Posted today at 10:41 am Para World Sailing Strategic Plan heading in the right direction Para World Sailing Strategic Plan heading in the right direction Sir Philip Craven receiving an update on progress world governing body is making in Para World Sailing Strategic Plan Sir Philip Craven, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President met with senior World Sailing officials, receiving an update on the progress the world governing body is making in its Para World Sailing Strategic Plan. by Daniel Smith Posted today at 7:19 am Aero Australian Championship at Black Rock this weekend Aero Australian Championship at Black Rock this weekend This weekend’s Skiff Regatta 2017 in Victoria will feature the largest competitive gathering of Aero sailboats This weekend’s Skiff Regatta 2017 hosted by Black Rock Yacht Club in Victoria will feature the largest competitive gathering of Aero sailboats in Australia, with 24 entries lining up for the second ever RS Aero national championship. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted today at 6:50 am Hydrofoil Pro Tour - Day 3 Hydrofoil Pro Tour - Day 3 Again, a little chill set in last night and promises for a great day of wind for today for the final day of Racing. Again, a little chill set in last night and promises for a great day of wind for today for the final day of Racing. On Day 2 of the Hydrofoil Pro Tour the wind was light and steady, eight - eleven knots for races six, seven, and eight. Direction was 355 degrees to 20 degrees magnetic. by Olivia Rose Posted today at 4:30 am Second annual Scrub Island Invitational - A fun race to a great party! Second annual Scrub Island Invitational - A fun race to a great party! There's nothing like a good party at the finish to entice a fleet of enthusiastic racers to focus on the task at hand There's nothing like a good party at the finish to entice a fleet of enthusiastic racers to focus on the task at hand, and the Scrub Island Resort laid it on for racers today. Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina, a private-island resort in the BVI, lies approximately 13 km to the north east of Tortola. Today's course for the Scrub Island Invitational started off Nanny Cay with a light breeze by BVI Spring Regatta Posted today at 3:46 am America's Cup Hall of Fame to induct three personalities in 2017 America's Cup Hall of Fame to induct three personalities in 2017 The America's Cup Hall of Fame to induct three personalities in 2017 - John K. Marshall, Doug Peterson, and Syd Fischer The America's Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on October 5, 2017 in San Diego, California, aboard the U.S.S. Midway. Three personalities will be inducted John K. Marshall (USA) Doug Peterson (USA), and Syd Fischer (AUS). by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 29 Mar Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR – Perfect day of three wins Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR – Perfect day of three wins Making the difference so far is the Germans' superior strength and experience, as one of the crews in Palma Hungry to make their mark at the 49er FX European Championships when they come to their home water of Kiel in June, the duo who have sailed together since 2011 have been a class apart so far at the European season opener. by Andi Robertson Posted on 29 Mar Willy Altadill to return for his second edition of Volvo Ocean Race Willy Altadill to return for his second edition of Volvo Ocean Race Willy Altadill, who made his debut with MAPFRE last race, is the son of round-the-world veteran Guillermo Altadill. Willy Altadill, the 24-year-old from Barcelona, who made his debut with MAPFRE last race, is the son of round-the-world veteran Guillermo Altadill. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 29 Mar Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar - Back to business Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar - Back to business It was a return to business as usual for the second day of competition at Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar regatta. From a funky first day of racing when the promising solid morning breeze evaporated to become difficult, shifty and unsettled and then disappeared, it was a return to business as usual for the second day of competition at the 48th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar regatta. by Panos Marinopoulos Posted on 29 Mar BVI Spring Regatta - Nanny Cay Cup sailed in light breezes BVI Spring Regatta - Nanny Cay Cup sailed in light breezes A tauntingly light breeze of five - seven knots out of the south was enough to get 50+ boats starting in Nanny Cay Cup A tauntingly light breeze of five - seven knots out of the south was enough to get 50+ boats starting in the Nanny Cay Cup, the first event of the 2017 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. Rather than the usual Round Tortola race, conditions favoured a 16 NM course starting in the channel off Nanny Cay and taking the fleet around Pelican and Flanagan Islands. by BVI Spring Regatta Posted on 29 Mar It’s all about time at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta It’s all about time at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta Several classes were too close to call going into the final day of racing at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta Several classes were too close to call going into the final day of racing at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), held March 24 to 26 out of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The reason? A mix of STIR-signature round-the-island courses combined with conditions that ranged from near breathless calm to blustery gusts over three days of racing that kept competitors on their toes by Carol Bareuther Posted on 28 Mar Princesa Sofia Iberostar– Breeze shuffles fleet but Karpak still leads Princesa Sofia Iberostar– Breeze shuffles fleet but Karpak still leads The first race of the day was won by Hungarian, Zsombor Berecz, from Alessio Spadoni of Italy and Piotr Kula of Poland. The first race of the day was won by Hungarian, Zsombor Berecz, from Alessio Spadoni of Italy and Piotr Kula of Poland. Max Salminen of Sweden, then won the second race from Alican Kaynar, of Turkey and Ondrej Teply, of the Czech Republic. by Robert Deaves Posted on 28 Mar The America's Cup Superyacht Program – A true highlight The America's Cup Superyacht Program – A true highlight The 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda will feature the fastest yachts in the 166 year history of the competition Superyachts are a very important part of the America’s Cup and, reflecting the high value of their role in the events that will take place in Bermuda in May and June, a dedicated America’s Cup Superyacht Program was created by the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), in conjunction with BWA Yachting. by America's Cup Posted on 28 Mar Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Registration and Day 1 Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Registration and Day 1 Registration took place at Casa Tara Retreat on March 25th with a sunset view and steamy jacuzzi, a different venue Registration took place at Casa Tara Retreat on March 25th with a sunset view and steamy jacuzzi, a different venue to kick off the event. Riders and manufacturers have flown in from various corners of the world to attend. At times, there are half a dozen languages being spoken at the breakfast table. by Playa Central Kiteboarding Posted on 28 Mar An Int’l fleet race ready for BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival An Int’l fleet race ready for BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Many of this year's participants in the BVI Spring Regattamade their way ashore today to register for a racing Many of this year's participants in the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival made their way ashore today to register for a week of world-class racing out of Nanny Cay, Tortola. The Marina is alive with activity - old friends catching up and first-timers partaking of the infamous Mount Gay rum drinks at the beach bar. With the breeze looking light for Tuesday's annual Round Tortola Race by BVI Spring Regatta Posted on 28 Mar 17 Australian entries for the World Masters Games sailing Regatta 17 Australian entries for the World Masters Games sailing Regatta Seven Wetas, including Paul White's brand new birthday boat still in gift wrapping, appeared at Port Kembla Sailing Club Seven Wetas, including Paul White's brand new birthday boat still in gift wrapping, appeared at Port Kembla Sailing Club for the Lake Illawarra Weta Camp - the final training weekend to share knowledge and help bring the Australian Weta Team up to the same high standard by Paul White Posted on 28 Mar America's Cup - Talbot Wilson reports from the Practice Series America's Cup - Talbot Wilson reports from the Practice Series Bermudan based sailing journalist, Talbot Wilson looks at the first five day practice racing session just concluded Talbot Wilson looks at the first five day practice racing session just concluded in Bermuda. All five America’s Cup teams training in Bermuda have wrapped up the first of six “practice racing periods” allowed under the latest changes to the 2017 America’s Cup protocol. The protocol changes were approved March 16 by the defender, Oracle Team USA and signed by the four challengers in Bermuda. by Sail-World Posted on 28 Mar
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