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Gamsea dismasted, VOR, Finns and sailing news from around the globe | 04/05/2012
Latest sailing news from Europe and beyond | 23/04/2012
Hyeres, Volvo leg 6 start and more sailing news | 23/04/2012
Youth Nationals, RORC Easter Challenge, AC World Series and more | 15/04/2012
Volvo, Global Ocean Race and GBR charge to the London Olympics | 05/04/2012
Williams closing, Volvo war of attrition and the latest sailing news | 31/03/2012
Volvo Ocean Race, 2016 Evaluations and more sailing news | 22/03/2012
Medical emergency, Volvo in Auckland and more sailing news | 12/03/2012
Volvo Ocean Race, Clipper, GOR and more sailing news | 05/03/2012
Etchells Worlds, VOR, RORC Caribbean 600 winners and more sailing news | 26/02/2012
All the latest sailing news from around the World | 16/02/2012
Williams number one, VOR, Clipper and all the latest sailing news | 10/02/2012
America's Cup news -more from the UK & beyond | 13/09/2010
- detailed sailing news from the UK, Europe and the World | 04/08/2009
America's Cup Newsflash - UK, European & World Sailing News | 31/07/2009
Sailing News from the UK, Europe and beyond | 27/07/2009
Summer - when too much sailing is never enough | 24/07/2009
Sailing News from the UK, Europe and the World | 20/07/2009
Some sailing news you will want to read! | 16/07/2009
Latest News from the UK,Europe and the sailing world | 13/07/2009
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News - UK & the World

For the new 52 Super Series 2015 season it could be said that challenge to be fully race ready stepped up a gear when Germany's Harm Müller Spreer launched his new Vrolijk designed Platoon in Dubai. In Auckland, New Zealand sea trials are presently under way for for the new Provezza. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race 2014/2015 - Jean Le Cam and Bernard Stamm were left with a bitter memory of their slog up the South Atlantic in the last Vendée Globe. To make the equator, they had to contend with northerly winds and breaking seas… However, for this third edition of the Barcelona World Race it seems that luck has been on their side. ... [more]  

Oman is the most successful nation in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™ and with less than a week to go before Act 2 of the 2015 global tour in Muscat 11 – 14 March, the spotlight is inevitably on the home teams The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air. ... [more]  

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. ... [more]  

Stuart Alexander, one of the world's 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. ... [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. ... [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. The three-day technical conference, 9-11 March, is still open for late registrations ... [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]  

The SW Feva team enjoyed another weekend of windy weather at Chew Valley this weekend. Helen Martin, Vice Commodore welcomed the sailors with the message ‘have fun and enjoy yourselves’, shortly before head coach Alex Mothersele announced that the first exercise would be heavy wind gybing practise! ... [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]  

Heineken Regatta 2015 – Lloyd Thornburg's Phaedo^3 has just finished a swift delivery from Antigua to the island of St Maarten ... [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]  

Our first ‘Day in the life of’ today comes from professional sailor/athlete and member of the British Sailing Team, Nick Thompson, four time Laser World Champion Medallist. ... [more]  

2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner. Whilst several yachts are still racing, by the morning of Friday 27th February none of the remaining teams had the ability to better Bella Mente's corrected time under IRC. ... [more]  

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

Competition at the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean gets underway at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda's base in Virgin Gorda, the British Virgin Islands tomorrow, Wednesday 4 March. ... [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]  

Lifeskills National Careers Week - Diploma to launch new careers
Lifeskills National Careers Week - Diploma to launch new careers
Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Ryan Houston from Team Alvimedica
Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi Catch-up - Dave Swete from Team Alvimedica
Volvo Ocean Race: Race Director Jack Lloyd reflects on the new VOR
Volvo Ocean Race: Image gallery - Tour of the Boatyard
America's Cup: Artemis Racing burns up the Bay + Video
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 - Thousands flock to the Alexandra Palace
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   


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