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Volvo, AC and design your own Rio key-ring teardrop | 02/03/2015
Volvo, BRW, AC 18 footers and more | 23/02/2015
A critical time for Olympic and Paralympic sailing | 16/02/2015
Volvo Ocean Race - The Race within the Race | 05/02/2015
Racing news from Miami World Cup, VOR and BWR! | 31/01/2015
Canadians in Miami winter racing news! | 25/01/2015
The Fat Lady is clearing her throat, VOR, Miami and more | 22/01/2015
Of Moths, Volvo, Barcelona and more… | 15/01/2015
Canadian Boat shows and winter racing news! | 13/01/2015
Is your event, class or club getting its sailing news to the World? | 08/01/2015
Rolex Sydney Hobart wrap ...Redress significant... Tour de Comanche | 02/01/2015
Sail-World News – the eve of the 2014 Sydney Hobart | 25/12/2014
Vestas, Sydney-Hobart and Canadian racing news! | 23/12/2014
VOR Nico surprises, Problems for ISAF Sailing World Cup, Sydney Hobart | 18/12/2014
Latest racing news from Canada and the world! | 16/12/2014
An exciting week in Sailing! Latest news from Canada and the world | 08/12/2014
Grounding in the VOR! Sailing news from Canada | 01/12/2014
2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race: The best of Leg 1 | 14/11/2014
Route du Rhum, they are off in St-Malo! Sailing news from Canada | 03/11/2014
VOR, Route du Rhum and other sailing news from Canada... | 28/10/2014
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Superb sailing conditions once again characterized the second day of racing at the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015. The event, organized by longstanding partners Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor's Swan and Rolex, is underway at the yacht club's Caribbean base in Virgin Gorda through Saturday 7th March and sees 21 Swan yachts participating. ... [more]  

Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 2 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ... [more]  

After a spell last night and today during which almost all of the Barcelona World Race fleet were in light or moderate winds, in the Atlantic and the Pacific, it looks more like Transition Time is ringing for many. The exception to the calls of 'It's Not Normally Like This Here' was Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane on Renault Captur who were motoring across the Pacific ... [more]  

Stuart Alexander, one of the worlds leading yachting correspondents has been in New Zealand for the past few months, and provided the following perspective on Emirates Team New Zealand's latest media flogging, ahead of the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed under 5,000 miles to the Barcelona World Race finish line and also crossed over their own outbound track. ... [more]  

Reflecting on his team’s performance on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright said the youngest crew in the race had sailed its best leg to date. 'It was our most complete leg so far. But like all these legs it had its ups and downs,' said the 30-year-old Enright. 'From a navigation and tactics point of view, we stayed with the group and were hard-charging ... [more]  

In front of a packed crowd, young sailors took to the main stage at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (Sunday 01 March) to officially mark the ten year anniversary of the RYA OnBoard programme (OB). ... [more]  

Hayling Island Sailing Club is one of the few sailing clubs to defy current trends by creating significant growth in its Fireball and RS Elite fleets. Leadership, strategic plans and the strength of the class captains are being cited as some of the reasons behind the recent unprecedented growth of these fleets at the club. ... [more]  

Damian Foxall (IRL), one of the biggest names in offshore sailing, is joining Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) for the forthcoming Leg 5. Caudrelier and Foxall were on the Groupama boat that won the 2011-12 edition. The Irishman was the natural choice when Dongfeng’s skipper looked for an experienced sailor to bolster his line-up for the 6,776-nautical mile (nm) stage from Auckland ... [more]  

Marine industry experts from around the world will convene next week in the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the fifth High Performance Yacht Design conference. This three-day technical conference, ninth to 11th March, is the latest for those who make it their business to push the performance boundaries of yachts both power and sail. ... [more]  

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is buzzing today with race crews arriving to register for the Gill Commodore's Cup. Over 2000 sailors are expected to take part and many of them have sailed their yachts to St.Maarten from neighbouring islands. ... [more]  

With the starting gun of the 2015 Les Voiles de St. Barth due to be fired in little less than two months, the list of entries continues to flesh out ... [more]  

The competition for the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta looks promising. Especially the registrations for Laser and Laser Radial are well under way. International top sailors like Marit Bouwmeester (Laser Radial) and Bundock & Curtis (Nacra17) are up to the challenge in Medemblik from 24 - 30 May 2015. Races will start from 26 May onwards. ... [more]  

The 21 Swan yachts competing in the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean could not have asked for a more perfect start to the event's four scheduled days of racing in Virgin Gorda. After a rip-roaring race around the island accompanied by 20 to 22 knots of breeze and some serious waves, Swan 80 Selene was the victor in Class A (18.29m and above) while Swan 53 Music led yachts in Class B ... [more]  

Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 1 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ... [more]  

It can be the most frustrating stage of non-stop round the world racing. After completing the difficult, stressful four or five weeks in the big south, there is an almost inbuilt expectation that, by comparison, after rounding Cape Horn and passing the Falklands milestong, racing up the Atlantic life should be a bowl of cherries. ... [more]  

Our second profile half way through Lifeskills National Careers Week comes from Lily Devine, lead physiotherapist for the British Sailing Team. Lily has worked with the Team for over two years and during a break in her busy schedule we asked a few questions about her job, how she got start and what it is she loves about her work. ... [more]  

Sports Coach of the Year Awards - HISC member named runner up by Sarah Johnson, Hayling Island Sailing Club
RYA sailing coach, Melvyn Cooper, the inspiration and founder of the highly successful HISC Get Racing Club, was named runner up in the 2015 Havant Borough Sports Association Sports Coach of the Year last week. ... [more]  

Half way through Lifeskills National Careers Week and we caught up with Dan Reading, Sustainability Officer for The Green Blue, the environmental programme of the RYA and BMF. Dan tells us more about his job, the qualifications and skills needed to do this type of work and what he loves most about the work he does ... [more]  

To coincide with Lifeskills National Careers Weeks (02-06 March) we’re taking a look at some of the fantastic careers available within the Marine Industry. Today we take a look at what it takes to become a windsurfing instructor. ... [more]  

Without cutting edge design and engineering, no one wins the America's Cup. In pursuit of their goal, the British team has developed their own sophisticated 3D sailing simulator, modelled on those used by the world of motorsport. ... [more]  

Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean – A fleet of 21 Swan yachts, comprising an array of different models from seven different countries and territories will contest an eagerly anticipated week of action in the Virgin Gorda archipelago, the British Virgin Islands tomorrow, Wednesday 4 March. ... [more]  

In our second ‘Day in the Life’ visit for day two of Lifeskills National Careers Week, we chat with Rupert Perry, workshop manager at Rob Perry Marine Ltd and lover of engines and boats! ... [more]  

2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show – Excellent images by Paul Wyeth ... [more]  

Photographer Tim Wright captured some of these stunning shots at the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 and along the course at St Barths, Barbuda and Redonda. ... [more]  

Day two of Lifeskills National Careers Week and RYA Dinghy and Windsurfing Chief Instructor, Amanda Van Santen tells us about an exciting new project on the Isle of Wight offering a Watersports career pathway. ... [more]  

Day two of Lifeskills National Careers Week and RYA Dinghy and Windsurfing Chief Instructor, Amanda Van Santen tells us about an exciting new project on the Isle of Wight offering a Watersports career pathway. ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica. He talks about wanting to sail on a Kiwi boat in the next race - how this race compares with the others in which he has sailed - how small gains seem to be paying well - the vexed issue of AIS on tactics, and more ... [more]  

After the Volvo Ocean Race finished on Saturday night, Sail-World.com's NZ editor, Richard Gladwell caught up with Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica. A product of the RNZYS Youth Program, Swete is on his second Volvo Ocean Race. He touches on the differences between the two programs, the impact that AIS is having on the racing and plenty more ... [more]  

Sail-World.com's New Zealand Editor caught up with Race Director, Jack Lloyd on the floor of the sail-loft in the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard. In this 15 minute interview, Lloyd gives his view of the progress made as a result of adopting the Volvo 65 One Design - with all boats having finished every leg (with one exception - Vestas Wind). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Yesterday Volvo Ocean Race threw open the barriers and let the media have an inside view of the Boatyard at the Viaduct Events Centre The area is open to the public (stay behind the safety barriers) where you can see the boats on the hard, and look inside the Events Centre which has been converted into a massive sail and rigging loft. ... [more]  

Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday. Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ... [more]  

Thousands of dinghy sailing enthusiasts from across the UK made the annual pilgrimage to Alexandra Palace, London for the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 (28 February-01 March), brought to you by the RYA, in association with Yachts and Yachting. ... [more]  

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 - Thousands flock to the Alexandra Palace
Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar - Ready to welcome the Olympic Sailing
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Amazing images
RC44 Championship - New faces and seasoned pros ready to lead
RYA Dinghy Show - Greenwich YC dominates safety boat competition
National Careers Week – A day in life of Sailing Development Officer
Life skills National Careers Week- A day in the life of a Yacht Rigger
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Young South Africans selected
Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020
Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat
Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel faced big challenges – Recap Leg 4
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – 66 best yachts and 600 mile thrilling race
RYA Dinghy Show images from day 2
RYA talks BTEC in sailing and watersports and students' prospects
ACWS Portsmouth ticket launch – Watch top sailors battling it out
EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour - Gripping conclusion
Delivery of Phaedo3 MOD 70
Barcelona World Race – 60 Days at Sea– Atlantic opens up for the fleet
RYA Dinghy Show 2015 - Inspirational disabled sailor presents cheque
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from Auckland - Media Conference and more   
Volvo Ocean Race: Iker Martinez returns to Mapfre as skipper   
RYA Dinghy Show - RYA Club of the Year 2015 award winner announced   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 finishes at night after a tense day *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race launches Rookie Award to support EFG Sailing Arabia   
Sonar Class has a new builder for Sonar   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA completes closest race in race history   
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters   
Barcelona World Race - Passing the Horn   
Volvo Ocean Race: Images ashore after Leg 4   
Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 4   
Solitaire du Figaro - Academy Rookies countdown to first race   
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show officially opened by sailing stars + Video   
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - a British tradition   
Eight minutes between Podium players as Spanish win VOR leg 4   
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - fleet arrives in Auckland and the winner is   
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 4 - the fleet approaches Auckland   
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 10 miles to Auckland finish   
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 - Third time lucky for happy Hap   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Finish - Auckland - Live Video and Updates   


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