| News for the Last 30 Days - New Zealand & the World
SAP 505 World Championship - Great start for Boehm and Roos
By Jennifer Langille,
8:01 AM Sun 28 Apr 2013 GMT
The SAP 505 World Championship is now underway. There are two casinos within walking distance of the Barbados Yacht Club, and if anybody ought to hit the casinos tonight, it's German skipper Stefan Boehm, winner of the opening two races. ...
Interviews from ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres winners
By Ajay Rau, ,
3:40 AM Sun 28 Apr 2013 GMT
Interviews from ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres winners ...
2013 Starling Nationals: ANZAC Day and Beyond
By Rob Burn,
1:32 AM Sun 28 Apr 2013 GMT
Rob Burn reports from the final two days of the 2013 Starling Nationals being sailed at Picton: The Gold and Silver Fleets set sail up Picton Harbour at midday, a late start in honour of Anzac Day. The forecast was for light but building Nor' westerlies again, nice and sunny, another great day at the office for New Zealand's Starling Sailors. ...
Steinlager ANZAC 18fter Trophy: Sunday brings respite from big breezes
1:01 AM Sun 28 Apr 2013 GMT
The light airs in the final races of the Steinlager 18ft Skiff ANZAC regatta were a welcome respite for the crews after a punishing opening three days. Once again, it was Alex Vallings and his Kiwi crew of Chris Kitchen and Josh McCormack onboard C-Tech and Australian Thurlow Fisher Lawyers setting the pace. ...
Karleen Dixon wins the Baltic Lifejackets NZ Women’s Keelboats
By Mel Benton, RNZYS,
12:37 AM Sun 28 Apr 2013 GMT
In a fabulous event sailed on the Waitemata Harbour, Karleen Dixon won the Baltic Lifejackets NZ Women’s Keelboat National Championship, with a convincing scorecard.
Dixon won four first places on Day 1 in blustery conditions and a tougher day with a second, fifth, fourth and a first placings on Sunday. ...
2013 SAP 505 Worlds: Day 1 images by Christophe Favreau
By Christophe Favreau,
6:34 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
The 2013 SAP 505 World Championships are now underway in Barbados. This gallery of images from Day 1 of the racing have been kindly provided by top international photographer Christophe Favreau ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Double Gold for Australia
By Craig Heydon,
4:47 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Australian sailors have won two gold medals on the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, with Tom Burton claiming a come from behind Laser gold while Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan continued their dominant run to win the 470 men’s class. ...
PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf – Epic freestyle conditions on Day 2
By Vivienne Masters, ,
4:32 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf second day of action got underway in Austria shortly after 10:30am. Yesterday’s stunning sunshine was replaced by a much moodier scene as the clouds moved in, but more importantly the sailors were greeted with 25-30 knots of wind, making for epic freestyle conditions. ...
ISAF World Cup: Gold and Bronze for New Zealand crews
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
12:45 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech from New Zealand have won gold at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres in the 49erFX class securing the victory today after six days of racing off the French coast. And Josh Junior has taken his first podium finish at a World Cup Regatta with bronze in the Finn. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Mills claims first major Finn event in Hyeres
By Robert Deaves, ,
12:23 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup, Andrew Mills (GBR) has claimed his first ever major Finn event after snatching victory on the final day of competition in Hyeres. Saturday was medal race day and after trailing team mate Giles Scott (GBR) all week, he was the best performer on the final day to take a well deserved win. Scott took the silver while Josh Junior (NZL) took bronze. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup 2013 -Golden returns as Hyeres action concludes *Feature
By Fabienne Morin,
11:13 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013, the medals were decided across the ten Olympic events which brought the regatta to a close. An up and down breeze that never truly filled in at any point ensured for close knit racing on the final day in the south of France. ...
America's Cup defender Oracle Team USA launches final AC72
By John Mangino, San Francisco ,
6:45 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
After covering the last America's Cup World Series, iCupusa.com flew via Zurich, London, Newark, Charlotte, and finally San Francisco to attend the launch of USA 17 the final version. ...
Nations’ Cup - Victory for the Philippines
By Koko Mueller,
4:50 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
78 boats representing 23 nations were on the start line earlier today for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Nations’ Cup ...
ANZAC 18ft skiffs: Fresh to frightening on Australia's Day
4:42 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
Day three was Australia Day at the Steinlager 18 foot skiff ANZAC regatta in Auckland. Michael Coxon and his crew of Thurlow Fisher Lawyers shone in the strong winds, picking up wins in both races today. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Richards makes a comeback
By Lisa Ratcliff,
4:08 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
Eight TP52 crews contesting the second round of their four-part Southern Cross Cup took on an angry Port Phillip today. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Exclusive video interviews
By Trevor Millar / © SailCoach, ,
12:43 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Exclusive video interviews with Robert Scheidt , Pavlos Kontides and Tom Burton. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Stage is ready for final day + Video
By Daniel Smith, ,
12:00 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - The stage is ready for the final day of racing in Hyères with the medals ready to be decided across ten Olympic events. First out onto the race track will be the Women’s RS:X at 10:00 local time and Bryony Shaw is good to go and stake a claim for the medals. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 26, 2013 - Poms avoid a bath
By Collinson FX,
10:16 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 26, 2013 - Equity markets were positive again after some good news in the UK boosted confidence. The GBP shot up, trading well above 1.5400, after GDP grew 0.3% thus avoiding the dreaded triple dip recession. AUD slipped below 1.0300 and the KIWI holding 0.8500 after a squeeze up during ANZAC day ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's second AC72 enjoys first flight
9:43 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
The second AC72 launched by the America's Cup, Oracle Team USA, has been foiling from Day 1 on San Francisco Bay.
The team has released these images of the team on its first flight on their new AC72. Also featured are two videos - one from the first sail, and in the second Genny Tulloch talks with Murray Jones (NZL) about spying on other teams ...
PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf - Electrifying atmosphere on Day 1
By Vivienne Masters, ,
5:13 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
2013 PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf inaugural day saw the freestyle fleet registering for the upcoming competition between 10am and 11am. With temperatures hitting close to thirty degrees and glorious sunshine throughout the day, the crowds and sailors took the opportunity to bask in the sun ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - Paralympic podium decided
By FFVoile, ,
4:10 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - Racing in the Paralympic classes came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as Heiko Kroger (GER) and France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary took the 2.4mR and Sonar honours. ...
ISAF World Sailing Cup Hyeres -Scott and Mills extend into Medal Races
By Robert Deaves,
1:05 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Giles Scott (GBR) and Andrew Mills (GBR) have built a useful cushion between themselves as the rest of the fleet on the last day of the finals series at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. Scott won the first race of the day and then, the last race was won by Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) who moves back up to third, but just one point ahead of Josh Junior (NZL) in fo ...
ISAF World Cup: NZ Women lead in 49er FX, Finn's Junior well placed
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
12:21 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
New Zealand’s 49erFX pair Alex Maloney and Molly Meech has stormed into the lead with one day to run at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres on now in France.
Kiwi sailors will also feature in the medal races in the Finn, 49er, Laser and Men’s 470 events with Finn sailor Josh Junior the next best placed of the team and in with a shot at a podium finish. ...
Wide open ahead of Medal Races at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
11:44 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - The Medal Race fields were decided on the penultimate day of racing at as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day. Tricky conditions have evident throughout the week and the fifth day of racing was no different as an early morning easterly breeze faded as the day progressed. ...
Vendee Globe - Seventh edition generates benefits never reached before
By Vendee Globe, ,
6:46 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Whilst the Vendee Globe awards ceremony approaches (May 11 in Les Sables d'Olonne with all the skippers) and will close this wonderful 2012-2013 Vendée Globe, the seventh edition of the round the world race, nonstop and unassisted generated benefits never reached before. ...