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Sail World Asia: King's Cup, ready for Hobart, Qingdao Clipper. more... | 07/12/2007
Sail World Asia: Monsoon Cup, King's Cup, Rolex Transat, AC talk, more... | 04/12/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, PIMEX, King's Cup, Phuket Raceweek, more... | 24/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, Asian Sportsboats, Barcelona Race, ISAF, AC, more... | 17/11/2007
Sail World Asia: HK Harbour Day, Asian Int SB Champs, China Club Challenge, Olympic classes, more... | 08/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Qingdao Clipper leads, new RTW record, get ready for the crowd at King's Cup, more... | 05/11/2007
Sail World Asia: Hainan Race, Qingdao Clipper, AC 90ft rule, Indonesian pirates, more... | 30/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Cup, Rolex Middle Sea Race, Hobie Worlds, and LOTS more... | 24/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Coast, China Cup, more AC argy-bargy, and more... | 17/10/2007
Sail World Asia: China Coast, IMOCA and Velux, Clippers at sea, more... | 13/10/2007
Sail World Asia: HHYC 24 hr race, Sri Lanka Nationals, Longtze Premier sportsboat, Moby M30 Worlds, more... | 09/10/2007
Sail World Asia: HKSF Open, Hobie Asian Classic, Hobart preview, more... | 04/10/2007
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, PIMEX, Puerto Galera, KSR new management, more... | 28/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Port Shelter Regatta, Party for a Cause, Qingdao leads Clipper fleet, more... | 25/09/2007
Sail World Asia: RHKYC Autumn Regatta - and photos, VOR finish, AC rumblings, Malaysian SEA selection, more... | 18/09/2007
Sail World Asia: AC legal news, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Hong Kong Hobie Classic, more... | 11/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Puerto Galera All Souls Regatta, AC news, Hyde Sails Cebu, China Cup, more... | 01/09/2007
Sail World Asia: Malaysian youth match racing, China Coast Regatta, AC legal wrangles, UK dominates Qingdao, more... | 25/08/2007
Sail World Asia: Rolex in Hong Kong, Hamilton Island, Fastnet finish, Qingdao reports, more... | 18/08/2007
Sail World Asia: Qingdao, Cowes Week finals, Fastnet, more... | 13/08/2007
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News - New Zealand & the World

Mahurangi Regatta: Classic racing in beautiful conditions by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
A large fleet of classic yachts once again competed at the Mahurangi Regatta the annual rallying point for Auckland's impressive classic yacht fleet. Sailing in a light to moderate easterly breeze, the fleet did two laps of the course that takes them around Saddle Island at the entrance to the harbour. ... [more]  

Auckland Optimist Championships: Images from Wakatere by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The combined Auckland Optimist Championships and Auckland Starling Championships are underway at Wakatere BC. The combined fleet size is believed to make this regatta the largest junior one design event ever held in New Zealand. ... [more]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

More images from the Mahurangi Regatta by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
As well as a very impressive restored Classic Yacht fleet, the Mahurangi Regatta which can trace it roots back to 1850, was not always a Classic yachts regatta, and now, as always attracts a variety of sailing craft, many of which are unique to the Mahurangi. ... [more]  

Images from the Mahurangi Regatta, sailed on Saturday at picturesque Mahurangi Harbour, north of Auckland. The event is the main event on the Auckland Classic Yacht regatta calendar ... [more]  

2015 Australian Match Racing Championships - In a five race series that was full of drama and interest, Matt Jerwood overcame the experience of Evan Walker to claim his first national match racing title with a three-nil score line. ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

January 23, 2015: The AUDUSD fell to 0.8060, while the NZDUSD is testing 0.7500, on the downside. It is the lack of demand and the hit to global growth that is impacting the markets ... [more]  

The ubiquitous Will Calver of Ocean Photography, was on the water during Day 3 of Bay of Islands Sailing Week. Here's how he saw the day. ... [more]  

Mayhem (Harry Dodson) regained her temporarily lost form and finished the third day of the Bay of Islands Sailing Week, with two second places and a win across the line. On handicap she scored two wins and a second place. Series results are not available ... [more]  

On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ... [more]  

January 22, 2015: The NZD and AUD fell out of bed overnight as the realisation dawns on Central Banks there is little growth and falling inflation. The Bank of Canada surprised markets and cut interest rates citing low inflation and decimated Oil prices. ... [more]  

The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ... [more]  

If you are venturing out on the Waitemata Harbour between 10 and 11am on Auckland’s Anniversary Day, be sure to keep an eye out for the wakes of racing tugboats. Up to 30 tugs, tow boats and fishing boats of all shapes and sizes will be racing in the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta tug boat race, helping to celebrate 175 years since Auckland was founded. ... [more]  

The ubiquitous Will Calver of Ocean Photography, was on the shore, on the water and in the air during Day 2 of Bay of Islands Sailing Week. Here's how he saw the day. ... [more]  

The fleet enjoyed champagne sailing conditions for the second day of Bay of Islands Sailing Week, which this year combined with the Millennium Cup contested by five superyachts. Weatherman, Mike Quilter, perhaps better known as an international navigator gave the forecast at the beginning of the day: 'a ridge of high pressure establishes itself over the North Island today and tomorrow' ... [more]  

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ... [more]  

Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - The nightmares of the Malacca Straits behind them, leg three leaders Dongfeng Race Team have now well and truly entered the South China Sea, clearing Singapore without too many problems on the way to Sanya. China, a little over 1000 miles away. ... [more]  

Competitors on the 2015 Bay of Islands Sailing Week can expect light to moderate moderate SE winds for the second day of racing. Predictwind shows that the breeze will be under 10kts for the morning, before swinging east or NE late in the morning/early afternoon. ... [more]  

The Knight Frank 18ft Skiff Nationals finished on Sunday with the Knight Frank skiff team of Riley Dean, Matt Coutts and John Little taking the win. The Knight Frank (15pts) skiff team managed to take the win 5 points ahead of Yamaha (20pts). Maersk Line (35) had a great final day to finish in third spot ahead of ASCC (40pts) who they battled the whole way through the regatta. ... [more]  

January 21, 2015: European equities rallied overnight, for all the wrong reasons.Haven't we seen this movie? The US has flushed the markets with liquidity, since the GFC, giving equity markets the biggest monetary boost in history. The ECB plans to do the same and flood the markets with cheap money in an effort to stimulate. ... [more]  

Top US magazine Sailing World's editor Dave Reed describes his experience racing the J-70 at Key West Race Week: The J/70 has this sensation when it happens, as if the boat gets lighter, and it just sort wiggles upwind. I remember this feeling well from a few years back when sailing with Tim Healy at the first Key West Race Week for the J/70 class. ... [more]  

Top sailing photographer, Will Calver, is on the water at Bay of Islands Sailing Week and filed this gallery of images from the opening day of the three day regatta. ... [more]  

2015 Australian O'pen Cup - Day 2, hot and humid by AIOBCA O'pen Bic, Melbourne
What a difference a day makes, especially in Melbourne. The competitors were greeted with a steady but warm 15-20knt Northerly Breeze and smaller waves from the day before. ... [more]  

The 2015 Starling Match Racing Nationals just completed at the Glendowie Boating Club was won after a hard fought battle by Canterbury’s Matthew Wylie. Going into the third and final day of racing, Jason Hewitt from Waikato held the slenderest of leads over Auckland’s Jeremy Mitchell. ... [more]  

The Bay of Islands Sailing Week, 2015 edition got underway in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland today. the event is combined with the Millennium Cup for superyachts. Top international navigator, Mike Quilter forecast a light SE 10 – 15 knots to form in the morning, variable during the day and predicted to decrease during the afternoon. Includes video of day 1 ... [more]  

America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda
Doyle Sails offer sail repair and basic rigging service at BOISW
Bay of Islands Race Week: Moderate breezes - Predictwind - Day 1
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015
Artemis Offshore Academy rookies arrive for another season
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 20 - Holidays stall markets
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!
Bay of Islands Race Week: Registration Day
Strait Ends wins Ross 780 NZ Nationals at Napier
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration
Williams and Precey have close win in Hartley 16 Nationals at Napier
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo
Solarshield by Oceanair: Antiglare roller blind for Marine use
Australian 420 Youth Nationals – four Kiwi teams compete
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature
Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals: Maloney wins Open Mens title
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait
Frank Knight NZ 18ft Skiff Nationals: Knight Frank extends after Day 3
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta - Day 5 Blue skies and fair winds   
Barcelona World Race - Matched up for a Duel in the South   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: Breeze all the way to the finish   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 17 - Swiss dish causes indigestion   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day's action and Interviews   
Top of the Gulf Regatta 2015 - NOR published   
Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet on the Monsoon trail   
Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals: Three bullets for Bullot   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - From one hemisphere to another   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena puts on cloak of invisibility   
Musto 2015 Etchells Australian Championship – Highlander   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 16 - Disarray when Swiss drop cap   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day images by Alex McKinnon   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling wins in star-studded fleet   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: Coastal Cruising   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Images from Teri Dodds   
Barfoot+Thompson NZ Laser Nationals: Meech has narrow lead - Day 2   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta: It’s all about the scenery   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling wins world title in a gallop   


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