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Sail-World New Zealand: May 6, 2014 - A Week of Change | 06/05/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: May 1, 2014 - To Volvo or not? | 01/05/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 27, 2014 - Big success for NZ in Hyeres | 27/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 24, 2014 - From Juniors to Olympics | 24/04/2014
Sailing’s Road to Rio | 20/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 19, 2014 - A new life for Steinlager 2 | 19/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 12, 2014 - As good as it gets? | 12/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 10, 2014 - Cup Kiwis free at last? | 10/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 7, 2014 - Changing Guard Test 1 1600NZT | 08/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 7, 2014 - Changing Guard at ETNZ Palace | 08/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 2, 2014 - TEST 030414 | 03/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: April 2, 2014 - Time for a Cup Shake-up? | 02/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 23, 2014 - TEST NZ - 010414 | 01/04/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 23, 2014 - Cheer up time for Kiwis | 24/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 15, 2014 - Riding the Storm | 15/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 12, 2014 - Back to Basics for the Cup | 12/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 10, 2014 - Kiwi 18's can hold heads high | 10/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 6, 2014 - Focus on Sydney | 06/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 4, 2014 - Kiwis give Aussies the One Two | 05/03/2014
Sail-World New Zealand: March 2, 2014 - The unexpected at the JJ's | 02/03/2014
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News - UK & the World

Route du Rhum 2014 - The Sultanate of Oman’s flagship campaign, Musandam-Oman Sail, a 70ft trimaran skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and more commonly used by the national initiative Oman Sail as an ultra high-performance training platform for a number of successful Omani sailors, raced the Azimut Challenge in Lorient, France, last weekend, finishing second overall in the 'Ultimes' Class. ... [more]  

Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez on the French Riveria , and provided this gallery of images of the classics and other yachts racing ... [more]  

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Don’t forget to enter the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. There are only two days left to take advantage of the discounted entry price offer. ... [more]  

After Gmunden, Austria, in 2011 and Cala de' Medici, Italy, in 2012 and after a pained second place, same points with the Portogues 'Credite Egs' in Portosin, Spain, last year, the Italian crew coming from Puglia 'Euz II Monella Vagabonda', with Sandro Montefusco at the helm and his brother Paolo as a tactician, confirms for the third time the Platu 25 World Championship title. ... [more]  

Carlo Borlenghi was on deck for the first day of competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ... [more]  

Audi Tron and FGF Sailing Team win Melges 24 European Sailing Series by International Melges 24 Class Association
The Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 got a spectacular conclusion in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 19-21. The series opened in Portoroz, Slovenia in March and featured five regattas including MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championships on the Lake Balaton in May, Kiel Week in June, Italian Melges 24 Act 3 in Riva del Garda in July and the Dutch Open Championships in Medemblik. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on site for day one of racing at the 2014 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez to capture these images. ... [more]  

The largest fleet of A Class catamarans ever assembled in the UK took to the water at Rutland SC on the 26th – 28th September. 23 of these thoroughbred racers were seen at the best attended British Nationals ever. This represented some 85% of the national membership, a remarkable feat. ... [more]  

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published guidelines for candidates bidding to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship. Bids to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds must be received by Friday 24 October 2014. ... [more]  

More wind came out to play today (28 September) for the closing off of the 2014 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships allowing race action to take place at eight of the nine championship venues, with the West Zone the only venue to miss out on this final day of racing. ... [more]  

The onboard medic-sailors competing in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race have completed their last medical training. More than a basic first aid refresher course, the mandatory medical training each Volvo Ocean Race team had to carry out in the last few months and days are key to survival while at sea. ... [more]  

The OK Inland Championship takes place this coming weekend, 4th-5th October, at Northampton SC. We're expecting a bumper turnout at a class favourite venue. With 41 boats at the Nationals, can we improve on this at the Inlands? This year Jim Hunt has been dominant domestically, winning almost every event he’s been to on home soil as well as the Belgian Nationals. ... [more]  

The 2014 Extreme Sailing Series reaches a ‘critical’ point with Act 7 in Nice later this week but Oman Sail’s crews on The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air are relishing the growing challenge and its intensity. Lying just one point behind series leaders Alinghi after closing the gap in Istanbul, The Wave, Muscat is gearing up for the last two events starting with Nice on Thursday. ... [more]  

Les Voiles de St Tropez now underway by Les Voiles de St Tropez
Wind and sunshine coloured the opening day at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez! With the stylish, elegant arrival of 62 classic beauties from Cannes within the context of the Yacht Club de France’s Coupe d’Automne, the line-up for Les Voiles de Saint Tropez is once again full and readying itself for a timeless week of sport and friendship for those who love stunning boats and fine racing. ... [more]  

The Extreme Sailing Series event in Istanbul seems to have only just finished, but already the containers are in the Ville de Nice set to gear up for this weeks penultimate regatta. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are back onboard this week, fresh from their 49er World Championship win and looking to make it two wins from two events for Emirates Team New Zealand on the ?Extreme Sailing Series ... [more]  

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's AC72 takes to the streets by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Oracle Team USA's winning AC72 takes to the streets of San Francisco, one year on from the Team's successful Defence of the America's Cup. This week the AC72 catamaran Oracle Team USA raced to victory is going to be a special guest at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Matches between the world’s top two match racing skippers are always aggressive affairs on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). In the pre-start of the first match, Canfield stuck two penalties on Williams, leaving the British boat playing catch-up. ... [more]  

Pantaenius, the world’s leading specialist yacht insurance company, has been at the forefront of yacht insurance for more than 40 years, earning a reputation for transparency and commitment to customer service that provides round-the-clock international support and reliable, speedy claims settlement. ... [more]  

Mr Priddy hopes to shave up to seven days off the current powerboat record of 60 days 23 hours 49 minutes, held by New Zealander Pete Bethune. He will make the formal announcement at the Fathom Ship Efficiency Conference in London on Wednesday October 1st. The boat has been designed by Professor Bob Cripps, former Technical Director of VT Halmatic. ... [more]  

At the time that we are writing this, it is almost exactly a week since the first race took place at Wakatere Boating Club in New Zealand, followed by hundreds of races across the globe that we have been told attracted record numbers of sailors to your clubs ... [more]  

Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at the 36th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai, and provided this gallery of images of the classics racing off Cannes. ... [more]  

Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai: Cannes at its best by Eugenia Bakunova, www.mainsail.ru
The 36th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai drew to a close on Saturday. Photographer Eugenia Bakunova was on the water at the 36th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai, and provided this second gallery of images of the classics racing off Cannes. ... [more]  

More than 1,000 of the nation’s Olympic sailing hopefuls of the future took the waters across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland today for the opening day of the 2014 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships (27 September). ... [more]  

The 36th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai drew on a close on Saturday. The five day long regatta ended in grand style and in typical Cote d'Azur conditions, with blue skies, warm weather and light airs. Four races for the Classics and ten for the 12 Metres crowned this year's winners: Vanity V, Chinook, Mariquita, Sagittarius, Dorade, Sirius, Freya and Speedbird. ... [more]  

David Gilmour was the only skipper to keep a clean sheet in today’s light-air action at the Dutch Match Cup in Lelystad. Team Gilmour swept aside their fellow Western Australians in a 3-0 Quarter Final against Keith Swinton and Team Alpari FX. The young Aussies then took the first match of their Semi-Final against the reigning ISAF World Champions, Taylor Canfield and US One. ... [more]  

Carlo Alberini of Italy on Calvi Network takes top prize in the first European J70 Championships. On the last exciting day of competition the outstanding Rochas of Spain wasn’t able to topple the leader. ... [more]  

Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew responded to a challenging qualifying session on Friday in Lelystad, to win a tense quarter-final against Phil Robertson (WAKA Racing), 3-2 and book a fifth consecutive semi-final in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour at the Dutch Match Cup. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on site at the Les Regates Royales Trophee Panerai- Cannes to capture these images. ... [more]  

The seven One Design VOR 65s were built by a consortium led by Green Marine in the UK. The first of those for the Team SCA women wad delivered in October 2013, the last was supplied to Team Vestas Wind in August 2014. ... [more]  

Over the last year we have interviewed Knut Frostad, the CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race four times, at times the stress has shown but yesterday just eleven days before the start of the 2014-2015 Race, he was like a different person, when we met with him again, at Volvo Ocean race headquarters portside in Alicante ... [more]  

2014 J/24 World Championship - With just a few points between Will Welles Cougar (USA) and Mauricio Santa Cruz Bruschetta (BRA) there was no room for error in the final two races of the 2014 J/24 World Championship hosted by Sail Newport. ... [more]  

Writing on his Facebook page on the 12 month anniversary of Oracle Team USA's win in the 34th America's Cup, then team CEO, Russell Coutts cites seven reasons why the US team were successful in their Defence of the trophy. ... [more]  

You are now looking at what will be on offer at the 2015 Byte CII Worlds! Block out your calendar for 4th-10th July 2015 as this is when the Byte CII class will be visiting the premier sailing club and centre of sailing in Thailand, the Royal Varuna Yacht Club (RVYC) for the prestigious 2015 Byte CII World Championships. ... [more]  

J70 European Championships - Light winds on penultimate day
Santander ISAF Sailing Worlds action to air on BBC One
Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai: Patience and perseverance
Dutch Match Cup: Canfield wins Qualifying, six set for Quarters battle
2.4mR Open World Championship - British sailors primed for action
Robert Scheidt and Felipe Massa meet in Oxfordshire
Applications open for 2015 British Keelboat Academy
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup qualification system published
Lorenzo Chiavarini receives coveted Marlow Ropes Award + Video
2015 ISAF Team Racing Worlds - GBR Selection now open
Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre named as Spanish team sponsor + Video
Extreme Sailing Series returns to Nice for the penultimate Act of 2014
ISAF invites bids for 2016 Women's Match Racing World Championship
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne - Teaming up
Fireflies win RS Tera at Bart’s Bash!
J/24 World Championship - Will Welles hangs on going into last day
Open 2.4mR World Championship on the horizon
Bart's Bash - Top photographers gain special entry
Platu 25 Worlds - EUZ II Monella Vagabonda is still leading in France
J70 European Championships - Carlo Alberini strengthens lead on day 2
Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai - Mixed bag on day 3   
Dutch Match Cup - High winds and big wipeouts in Lelystad   
Route du Rhum - Yann Guichard to sail Spindrift 2 solo   
Applications for RYA Club of the Year Award 2015 now invited   
RYA Zone and Home Country Championships - Youngsters prepare to race   
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image - Best sailing photo of the year sought   
Volvo Ocean Race - Yann Riou, getting you up close and personal   
Marseille One Design concludes GC32 racing season + Video   
World Yacht Racing Forum - Seventh edition to take place in Barcelona   
Scotland Boat Show - Clipper Race yacht Old Pulteney’s ‘home’ debut   
Platu 25 World Championship - Euz II Monella Vagabonda still leading   
RYA Club Development Workshops - Prepare your club for 2015 and beyond   
Rolex Middle Sea Race Record - A possibility for Esimit Europa 2   
2014 J/24 World Championship - Will Welles holds advantage   
J70 European Championships - Calvi Network takes off like a rocket   
Régates Royales de Cannes – Trophée Panerai - Luckier on day 2   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Champions confirm Abu Dhabi attendance   
Dutch Match Cup - Top three keep perfect score   
Extreme Sailing Series, the leading sponsor-funded global circuit   
Predictwind and Iridium offer Sat Phone comms at Mobile Phone pricing   


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