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Exclusive images of new Alfa Romeo...Take a test flight aboard BOR90...Volvo Youth Worlds...49ers in Garda | 16/07/2009
Original art auction for young sailors...Meech on fire in Brazil...America's Cup latest... Vascotto gone? | 14/07/2009
Bang!Bang! For NZ in Volvo Youth Worlds...SpyCam goes closeup on Alinghi 5...Classic 12's, 14's and 18fters | 12/07/2009
Alihghi flies and splashes...BMW Oracle sails - first images...Slater leads Finns...Alfa Romeo creams Transpac | 09/07/2009
Alinghi 5 unveiling - latest images...Kiwis on tour in 49ers...D'Arcy Whiting remembered | 06/07/2009
Orams tells how he met Peter Blake...Alinghi takes the wraps off their cat...B&G Simrad start images | 04/07/2009
Noumea marathon almost over...Kiwis crash in Sweden...18fters underway in France | 01/07/2009
Noumea Race provides stern test...18fters ready to go in France...Bullot on Silver in Kiel | 29/06/2009
Foggy send off for Noumea race...Volvo Race finishes in Russia...Salperton IV unveiled | 27/06/2009
Louis Vuitton World Series?...Silvers for Kiwis in Kiel...Line 7 sale not to be missed | 25/06/2009
BlackMatch top of rankings...Waka Racing on Portugal...Far North crew performing in 49ers | 22/06/2009
Torben on Ericsson's Volvo win secrets... 1800 to go Round the Island...Telefonica Blue gets back on track | 20/06/2009
Telefonica Blue collison video...Kiwis win Volvo Ocean Race...Sail-World contest creates Laser boom | 17/06/2009
Telefonica Blue on rocks...Emirates Team NZ blitzes Marseilles...Bronze medal in Europeans for new NZ Olympic crew | 15/06/2009
Strong showing from Emirates Team NZ...New 470 crew shines in Europe...Ericsson 4 sneaks another win | 12/06/2009
Strong showing from Emirates Team NZ...New 470 crew shines in Europe...Ericsson 4 sneaks another win | 12/06/2009
Audi MedCup underway in Marseilles...Graeme Owens honoured...Waka Racing in Russia | 10/06/2009
Volvo fleet fastens seat-belts at 30kts...Kiwis in Korea...Foiling yacht sets record...Woody Bay deadline looms | 08/06/2009
Revival of Admirals' Cup...Kiwis on fire in Korea and Queensland...More from Carlo's camera in Scarlino | 06/06/2009
A lost navigational art explained...Emirates Team NZ's TP52 design analysed...Fire blow for Volvo competitor in Ireland | 03/06/2009
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News - UK & the World

A youngster who learned to windsurf with OnBoard in 2013 at North Lincolnshire and Humberside Sailing Club has been awarded a Bic Techno windsurf board by the John Merricks Sailing Trust – and his parents have started windsurfing too! ... [more]  

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - British windsurfer Bryony Shaw set the pace for the British Sailing Team on an action-packed first day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ... [more]  

Former Chairman of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), Edward Leask, has been awarded both an OBE and a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Community Award for Outstanding Contribution. ... [more]  

2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November 1200 CET from Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Grenada, West Indies, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 2014: Smiles were present before racing at the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club, on the waters off of the Corniche and around Lulu Island and back ashore upon the conclusion of racing. A north westerly breeze that ranged between 9-14 knots greeted the sailors across the four race tracks. The outside courses saw big waves to add some spice to the sailors’ lives. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel: Sailing against the wind and ramming into waves is not exactly comfortable. But it can get worse, because right now we are heading straight into a tropical storm. 'Tro-tro-tropical storm?' I stammer in fright to Louis Balcaen. The young Belgian sailor quickly makes it clear that I’m not the only one who is afraid of this particular weather condition. ... [more]  

The Commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club, which has hosted three America's Cups and one America's Cup World Series, appeared on local TV, commenting on the apparent decision to award the 35th America's Cup to British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. In this replay of the video Commodore Chuck Sinks, deftly stays within the confines of not confirming that Bermuda has won the hosting rights. ... [more]  

Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing has slipped in the Volvo Ocean Race having led for most of Leg 2, and won Leg 1. But as has been done before Abu Dhabi has caught up, and now playing storm-watch. ... [more]  

Mast track issues have dogged the Chinese Volvo Ocean Race entry, Dongfeng Race Team on Leg 2 on the 40,000nm round the world race. The problem is not fully repairable in the current upwind and bumpy conditions, and is certainly an issue of concern for Charles Caudrelier led team. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: The Traemeister's onboard gym session *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
On Board Reporter, Brian Carlin, claimed he did not know what a Gym before he set foot aboard Team Vestas Wind. And then compounded his issues by saying that he thought 'Gym' was pronounced 'Gime'. Fitness freak Trae has taken on the invidious task of getting the Irish OBM up to a passable fitness level, believed to be 100 push-ups. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Thanksgiving at Sea *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Although they may be far from home, old traditions aren't forgotten as the US crew aboard Team Alvimedica celebrate one of the great traditions. And the non-US crew partake of their first Thanksgiving, off the coast of Madagascar. There's some of the traditional fare, adapted for the Volvo Ocean Race, and some messages and mementos from home. ... [more]  

2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Tickets are now on sale for the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 and to celebrate we’re giving you the chance to be part of a special feature at the show. ... [more]  

We are delighted to announce that Alex Mothersele, RS Feva zone squad coach and runner up in the RS Feva Nationals, will be the lead coach for the RS Feva SW Open Training this winter. ... [more]  

2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The official launch of Syd Fischer’s super maxi, Ragamuffin 100, will take place next Tuesday, 2 December 2014, at Sydney City Marine Complex, Rozelle. ... [more]  

The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre takes lead in Leg 2 as break point looms *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The latest position report from Volvo Ocean Race Control has given the lead in leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Mapfre (Iker Martinez). She takes over the lead from Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker), who has led from soon after the start of Leg 2, a week ago. ... [more]  

Over 270 sailors from 38 nations have enjoyed a mixed range of conditions since their arrival early on in the week. The athletes have used the time to acclimatise to their surroundings, different sea states and a variety of wind strengths. But now, the practice time is over with racing across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding fleets to kick start the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final. ... [more]  

VOR 2014-15: Some of them also wake up in the middle of the night to check the latest position reports of Team Brunel. The crew is aware of that, including our skipper Bouwe Bekking. 'We are not the only ones looking out for the position reports. We know that the home front is eyeballing every move of us. Our wives, children, girlfriends, friends and supporters live this race as extreme as we.' ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: Among the ten Olympic series represented, Franck Cammas will be participating in the event for the first time aboard a Nacra 17, this time teaming up with the young, light Alizée Desbordes. Having remained in France to satisfy her professional obligations, Sophie de Turckheim will be following the performance of her favourite helm closely. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Bjorn Allansson (SWE), Briana Provancha (USA), Sofia Bekatorou (GRE), Lara Vadlau (AUT) and Anton Paz (ESP) have fully embraced the Abu Dhabi and Emirati life, grasping the opportunities available with both hands. 'There are so many welcoming and friendly people here,' explained Provancha at the opening press conference. ... [more]  

Leading sailing marine electronics manufacturer B&G has been appointed an Official Race Supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15. B&G will also be providing full electronic navigation systems, tactical software and race support to the organisers of the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race, which began on the October 4th in Alicante, Spain. ... [more]  

If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, then hear the replay below. Adventures of a Sailor Girl #31 - Pathways and passion! ... [more]  

Star Sailors League Finals: This Bahaman event is about much more than just sailing, however: it promises a blistering week of high emotion, passion and dazzlingly action that will deliver a unique display of sporting prowess from a slew of champions. All in an easy-to-grasp and see format that even non-sailing folk will understand perfectly. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Sweden to host World Series regatta in 2015 by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Artemis Racing and the City of Gothenburg are set to host an America’s Cup World Series event during the last weekend of August (28th - 30th) 2015. Racing will take place either on the Gota River close to the city centre, or at Långedrag, and the race village will be located in Frihamnen. ... [more]  

2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November from Lanzarote bound for Grenada, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. All of the competing yachts are now safely moored in Puerto Calero Marina and last night an informal welcome drinks reception was well received with crew ... [more]  

18 sailors pitched up to be enlightened on 'Everything Aero' on the class association organised Chelmarsh Fleet 'Lift-Off' weekend. The ten-boat fleet consisted of eight owned boats from Chelmarsh, Blithfield and Nottingham and eight eager demo sailors took it in turns in the two demo boats provided by RS. ... [more]  

2014 Extreme Sailing Series - Act 8 - Tom Slingsby, Australian Olympic Laser Gold medalist, and member of Oracle Team USA, has signed up as skipper of Oman Air, one of two Oman Sail Extreme Sailing teams, for the final act of the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney, Australia (11-14 December). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Big spread in fleet as Abu Dhabi leads *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Abu Dhabi (Ian Walker) continues to lead the Volvo Ocean Race. She is the most westerly of the fleet as they approach the coast of Madagascar. In a video, Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker explains the weather hazards of the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: With a packed crowd of local dignitaries, VIPS and competitors, the ISAF President welcomed the world’s finest Olympic sailors and kiteboarders who will be battling it out on Abu Dhabi's waters. 'It’s a great honour for me to be here today because we have a very important regatta which will be the future of our sport,' explained Croce. ... [more]  

Sir Keith Mills GBE announced that America’s Cup Racing is to return to British waters when the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) takes place in Portsmouth 23-26 July 2015 and 21–24 July 2016. The second European location is expected to be Cagliari in Italy, where Luna Rossa Challenge have their base. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Welcome to Brian's Gime *Feature by Brian Carlin, Team Vestas Wind, At sea
The irrepressible Brian Carlin, the On Board Reporter for Team Vestas Wind is on fitness program on board, under the watchful eye of race veteran Tony Rae. Today as my personal trainer, friend and fellow shipmate we accomplished a goal, 70 press-ups. I’m sure to some it maybe easy but I ask anyone of you right now sitting at your desk, hit the floor and give me 70 on the spot. ... [more]  

Two of the crew from Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing look at leg 2 and the race overall. Here are the latest blogs (unedited) from On Board Reporter Matt Knighton, along with an onboard video with Simon Fisher (navigator) musing on what is required to win the race, and skipper Ian Walker on how Leg 2 has panned out for them so far. ... [more]  

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - A new deal for corinthians by Bruce Montgomery – Rolex Sydney Hobart media
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: Since 1945 starters in the Sydney-Hobart have raced the equivalent of two circumnavigations of the world, almost 45,000 nautical miles. They have been drawn from the seven seas; they come from all corners of the world; they board boats that range from 100-feet supermaxis to boats littler larger than the Owl and the Pussycat’s. ... [more]  

2016 Hansa Class Combined World and Int'l Champs held in Netherlands
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel release app for iPhone and Android
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, an inspirational legend
Kamila Czartolomna presented with brand new powerboat
HRH The Princess Royal recognises dedicated volunteers + Video
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Inspiring the next generation in the UAE
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup – Albeau completes world title hat-trick
Volvo Ocean Race – Relaxed atmosphere on Team Brunel
Volvo Ocean Race – ADOR continues to inspire youth
Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA’s super fan
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Abu Dhabi Sailing Instructions published
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Italian 49erFX duo ready for action
Volvo Ocean Race: Racing between a Rock and a Hard Place
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 24 Nov 0700 UTC
2014 RC44 Championship Tour trophy – Video highlights
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 1930 UTC
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 0748 UTC
Gladwell's Line: The America's Cup is now Bermuda's Cup? *Feature
RC44 Oman Cup - Nika wins and Team Aqua clinch their fourth RC44 title
RMSIR 2014 – Last Gasp. A Champion, and 36 winners
ARC 2014 - ARC start delayed   
18ft Skiffs: Club Championship, Cordukes Clubhouse Trophy - Race three   
RMSIR 2014 - first inshore races in Langkawi   
Volvo Ocean Race: On board with Abu Dhabi - torn sail and where to go? *Feature   
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda shines   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Delphine Cousin officially world champ   
Volvo Ocean Race: A man's got to do what a man's got to do   
RC44 Championship Tour - A great sailing day on the Gulf of Oman   
Sail-World Team holds first Continental Conference at METS   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Open Formula Kiteboarding event preview   
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet heads into the Southern Ocean + Videos *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Set to be an 'experience of a lifetime'   
America's Cup: Source named in Bermuda venue leak *Feature   
2014 RC44 Oman Cup - Challenging day + Videos   
New Boat Award to help Bromsgrove lad David Sail for Gold   
Volvo Ocean Race: A bumpy, hard driving ride in the Southern Ocean   
Yates Cup: US supermaxi Rio100 wins first offshore race + Video *Feature   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Men’s title race takes a twist   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Brits primed for Abu Dhabi action   
Peter Walker named Performance Development Coach of the Year   


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