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Wilson Trophy Images and News...What's cooking in the America's Cup?...Manson holds in 80kts at the Horn - Video | 05/05/2009
America's Cup contempt prediction...Stunning PUMA Racing video...50knots it is! | 05/01/2009
High Noon approaches in America's Cup...View Puma Racing video...Antigua Race Week | 04/30/2009
Volvo OR comes to Boston...More America's Cup biffo...Newport to Ensenada - a record race | 04/27/2009
Gary Jobson "Don't pick me, unless.."... Alinghi opts fro Multihull Match... America's Cup - what's next?...Stealth heading to Boston | 04/24/2009
America's Cup - Breaking news....Tunnicliffe at Hyeres...Bermuda Race Week | 04/22/2009
America's Cup - Meeting on! ... Tunnicliffe at Hyeres ....Volvo fleet turn the corner | 04/19/2009
Letters fly in America's Cup...Erik's Images from 'Frisco...US rates in ISAF rankings | 04/16/2009
America's Cup - Off the Record...Canadian wins major offshore race in NZ...Injured crewman lifted from Volvo OR | 04/14/2009
Will USA medal in Palma?...Tunnicliffe interviewed...Heat goes on America's Cup Defender | 04/10/2009
Fresh options for America's Cup...Cuban experience for Treleavens...US on top in Palma | 04/08/2009
Volvo In Port Race...Railey runs hot in Palma...America's Cup Reaction and Analysis | 04/06/2009
Ameica's Cup Decision, Reaction and Way Ahead...Manson Racer announced...12 metres in Newport | 04/04/2009
Geoff Stagg interview...Volvo racers in Pit Lane...More speed record attempts | 04/01/2009
Congressional Cup - historic win...Two sailing speed records...Nations Cup | 03/30/2009
Congressional Cup upsets...Win a Laser...Mid regatta in Nations Cup | 03/27/2009
Congressional Cup opens with six wins for USA sailor...Volvo OR set to finish today...ISAF Olympic Commission announced | 03/26/2009
Puma plodding in Volvo OR...Images from Alamitos Bay...Finisterre in the Caribbean | 03/23/2009
PUMA Racing - latest from on-board...Blind Sailing Worlds conclude...Volvo OR finish analysed...TP52's tune up | 03/22/2009
USA third at Horn in Volvo...Revamping an America's Cup base...Blind Sailing Worlds | 03/18/2009
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News - New Zealand & the World

The expansion of sailing into so-called developing countries, continues at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami, with Cuba joining the 64 nation line-up encompassing 600 boats. The 2015 fleet on Biscayne Bay is a record turnout, for this second event on the Sailing World Cup Circuit ... [more]  

New Zealand crews continue to lead in two classes after Day 4 at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. A total of six crews from the NZL Sailing Team are on target to make their medal race heading into the penultimate day of competition. In similar style to yesterday, today saw both of New Zealand’s two-handed women’s crews, in the 470 and the 49erfX skiff, extend their points leads even further. ... [more]  

Doyle Sails had more success last weekend in the Auckland Optimist Championships, taking first and second overall in the 110 strong Open fleet. Six countries were represented in the event, and young sailors came the length of New Zealand to compete in the regatta that is a ranking event for World and International team selection. ... [more]  

Sailing on the Swan River, in the tightest event in the history of the Warren Jones Youth Regatta, three skippers from three nations share the top spot on the leader board at the end of the double round robin. Australia’s Matt Jerwood, Dane Joachim Aschenbrenner and Chris Steele from New Zealand are level with 18 wins each. ... [more]  

Now it would have been easy to fill a goblet on Tuesday with the rain that was blanketing Sydney Harbour. However, our reference is to the Milson Goblets being run each night this week and then concluding on Saturday with three more races. The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in Kirribilli is hosting both the Milson Goblets, and then next week the Etchells NSW State Championship, too. ... [more]  

At exactly 00:01 on the 29th January 2015, TeamVestas?' VO65 left VTE - Voltri Terminal Europa en route to Persico Marine in the foothills of the Italian Alps. The boat is now safely secured in a purpose-built facility near Bergamo, awaiting full assessment and the beginning of the repair process. ... [more]  

January 29, 2015: Apple shattered records with massive jumps in sales and profits. This boosted tech equities and allowed a rebound from yesterdays losses, although energy shares weighed heavily, as Oil dropped below $45/barrel. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 3 photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

NZL Sailing Team womens crews still lead in the Women’s 470 and 49erFX after Day 3 of the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Gold fleet racing got underway today. Both of New Zealand’s women’s double-handed crews extended their overall leads. ... [more]  

It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ... [more]  

Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup. The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ... [more]  

January 28, 2015:Durable Goods Orders contracted 3.4%, which is a trend scaring many, as a contradiction to the strong economic recovery the US has vaunted. Earnings from corporate giants Caterpillar and Microsoft floundered and stock prices tanked. ... [more]  

There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China. Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ... [more]  

Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on Sydney harbour last Sunday and captured these images from Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championships ... [more]  

Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ... [more]  

New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ... [more]  

Editorial from Sail-World.com’s New Zealand e-magazine for January 27, 2014: We look at the latest twist in the America's Cup 2013 edition - which just won't come to an end. Sailing history was created in Sanya, China on Tuesday - we explain why. And there is a quick look at one of the biggest Junior one design regattas ever held in New Zealand - whch happened over the long weekend at Wakatere BC ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ... [more]  

The second day of racing in the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, offered a steady diet of breeze in the teens, the allure of a sun-drenched Biscayne Bay, and the kinetic beauty of boats in ten Olympic and three Paralympic sailing classes being put to their best and highest purpose. ... [more]  

Three NZL Sailing Team crews have retained their overnight lead after day two of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on now on Biscayne Bay in the USA. In the Women’s 470, Women’s 49erFX and the Mixed Nacra 17 multihull New Zealand is leading the way as the regatta moves into Day 3 of six. ... [more]  

Last Friday, former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell 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]  

GoFree – the provider of digital content and services and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G – announced today a significant upgrade to the award-winning Insight Genesis™ personal and social mapping utility. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: A warm and colorful welcome for Team SCA into Sanya by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland, NZ
The all-female crew, Team SCA, arrived to a warm and colorful welcome including fireworks, Chinese dragons, orchid garlands and traditional costumes into the city of Sanya on Hainan Island in southern China early Tuesday evening (local time). 'It was a really different leg. I wouldn’t say it was hard in terms of the physical side but it just had lots of things coming at all angles ... [more]  

On the first day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta today on the Swan River Perth based skipper Matt Jerwood made a strong opening, winning his first six matches, before suffering two losses, but retains the overall lead. ... [more]  

ISAF Olympic classes regatta Miami 2015 images provided by photographer Ingrid Abery. ... [more]  

January 27, 2015: The Greek election went, as polls had suggested, with a victory to the extreme left Syriza party. The major platform was anti-austerity and the Government is expected to head in to negotiations with the EC for debt forgiveness. ... [more]  

Team Alvimedica won a Leg 3 podium place in China after some of the closest racing ever seen in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Turkish-American team protected their position in the final stretch to Sanya, carefully navigating a course peppered with fishing boats along the Vietnamese coast and across the South China Sea to cap off a well-sailed leg to clinch third. ... [more]  

The finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Sanya, China just before noon on January 27, 2015 marked an unbelievable end to a magnificent leg for Dongfeng Race Team. After leading the fleet virtually all the way from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China, over more than 5,000 miles of intense ocean racing, Dongfeng finally crossed the finish line in first place ... [more]  

NZL Sailing Team crews have got away to a fast start on the opening day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. New Zealand holds the early lead in the Women’s 470, 49erFX and the Nacra 17, as well as second place in the Laser class. ... [more]  

Winner of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng, have released footage taken from a drone launched from the Volvo Ocean Race yacht, as she sails in light airs on the last days of Leg 3 of the race. It is believed to be the first time a drone, launched from a competitor, has been used in a major ocean race. ... [more]  

World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ... [more]  

On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ... [more]  

America's Cup - Virgin considers backing Ben Ainslie, BAR
Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview
Barcelona World Race - A game of chase
Quantum Key West Race Week: Four GC32's make spectacular USA debut
Volvo Ocean Race – Frostad says Caudrelier proving them wrong *Feature
NSW 18ft Skiff Championship wide open + Video
Auckland Optimists: More images from Day 3 at Wakatere
Auckland Optimists: Images from Day 3 at Wakatere
Auckland Optimist and Starling Championships: Final Results and Images
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Video - Delayed feed
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Countdown begins
Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng set to create a piece of sailing history
Auckland Optimist Championships: Images from Wakatere
Classic 18fters racing on Sydney Harbour
Barcelona World Race - Taking advantage
More images from the Mahurangi Regatta
Images of Mahurangi Classics Regatta: Brilliant day, beautiful boats
Mahurangi Regatta: Classic racing in beautiful conditions
2015 Australian Match Racing Championship - Winner announced
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Fantastic finish
Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace   
Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 23 - Dollar slide continues   
Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Will at the Races - Day 3   
Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Mayhem finds form on Day 3   
Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Highlight video released   
America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges complaint against Tienpont   
Volvo Ocean Race: Jump seat and Pro-Am race spots up for auction   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 22 - Alarm clock wakes up Kiwi   
America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta   
Auckland Anniversary Day: Tug race to circuit Waitemata Harbour   
Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Will at the Races - Day 2   
Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Northland turns on great breeze for Day 2   
Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:   
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands   
Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away   
Bay of Islands Race Week: Freshening breeze - Predictwind - Day 2   
Knight Frank 18ft Skiff Nationals - Knight Frank skiff wins!   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 21 - NZD drops as movie repeats   


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