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The Fat Lady is clearing her throat, VOR, Miami and more | 22/01/2015
Moth Worlds, Hugo Boss dismasted, VOR- head for Malacca, Plastic soup | 18/01/2015
Of Moths, Volvo, Barcelona and more… | 15/01/2015
New BAR HQ…Barcelona WR…Snake attack…Don’t shoot, we’re racing | 10/01/2015
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 | 01/01/2015
Sail-World News – the eve of the 2014 Sydney Hobart | 25/12/2014
Big plan, Mapfre without Martinez, AC, £ 366,391.95 – Nico Interviews | 20/12/2014
VOR Nico surprises, Problems for ISAF Sailing World Cup, Sydney Hobart | 18/12/2014
Ocean Race wreck-rescue and it’s Bermuda for next Americas Cup | 05/12/2014
ACWS in Portsmouth…Sir Robin an inspirational legend …. RYA Awards | 27/11/2014
VOR Start & Tropical Cyclones…AC Protocol…Battle of 9er’s in Abu Dhabi | 20/11/2014
Route du Rhum…VOR… Int. Sailing Summit… ISAF decisions | 15/11/2014
2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race: The best of Leg 1 | 14/11/2014
Route du Rhum….. Volvo Ocean ‘Ice Gate’……29er Europe Cup | 31/10/2014
Volvo fleet soon out of Doldrums... Argo Gold Cup …IMOCA with foils | 23/10/2014
Volvo fleet heading for Canaries..Sailing Champions League…ISAF Worlds | 16/10/2014
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 1 - Veterans lead fleet towards Gibraltar | 12/10/2014
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Just hours before the start | 11/10/2014
Volvo fires up...Ups and downs in Nice…. And much more | 09/10/2014
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News - UK & the World

The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

The RYA has officially begun the search for this year’s most inspirational volunteers by opening nominations for the 2015 RYA Volunteer Awards. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

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On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ... [more]  

RS Aero ‘Lift-Off’ Weekend at Chew Valley SC was held on 17th and 18th January 2015. 17 sailors pitched up to be enlightened on 'Everything Aero' at the Class Association organised Chew Valley Fleet 'Lift-Off' weekend for the new local fleet and visitors. ... [more]  

A unique youth development initiative to find eight young South Africans to build their teamworking and leadership skills by participating in the world’s longest ocean challenge, the famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has revealed a shortlist of 30 candidates from across the country. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 update from Dongfeng Race Team: All hands on deck as Chinese crew suffer damage to their boat as the tack line of an important sail (J1) broke suddenly sending the 132 m² sail shooting up the forestay in a matter of seconds. The team have managed to set up a temporary replacement but the reality is, this is a rude awakening of how far away the finish line is. ... [more]  

The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ... [more]  

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ... [more]  

Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team
Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - The nightmares of the Malacca Straits behind them, leg three leaders Dongfeng Race Team have now well and truly entered the South China Sea, clearing Singapore without too many problems on the way to Sanya. China, a little over 1000 miles away. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots' by Barcelona World Race Media
The Barcelona World Race tells the tale of the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots' today. Leaders Chemineés Poujoulat have plenty of perfect breeze, sprinting nearly due east at speeds peaking at more than 20kts, while the chasing pack 'have not' and are stymied by the Saint Helena high pressure ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Team Brunel: There we sit in our little bright yellow bus! The Malacca motorway is packed with traffic. A sweating Bouwe Bekking sits at the wheel, with Andrew Cape in the co-driver’s seat. Time and again, he tries to tell Bekking which lane he should be taking. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Artemis Offshore Academy Alumni sailor Jack Bouttell: Jack is currently on route to Sanya, China with Dongfeng Race Team. At just 24 years old, Jack is the first British skipper to have won to coveted Rookie division in the 2000nm solo Solitaire du Figaro race, has two Solitaire du Figaro assaults and a RORC Transatlantic Race win under his belt ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - At the turn of the year, Olympic sailors took to Instagram, posting a picture that states ‘2013 was practice, 2014 was the warm up, 2015 is game time.’ ... [more]  

The GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series attracts the hardiest sailors from nearly 100 classes of boats, as inclusive to small sailing dinghies as restraints allow for each venue. Many of the UK's best dinghy sailors are within the hard core of travellers who trek around the country, meeting up at some of the largest stretches of inland water in England. ... [more]  

The leading international boating and water sports event, Boot Düsseldorf takes place from 17th to 25th January. The first weekend 80,000 visited the boat show. ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat skipper Leigh McMillan (GBR) has vowed to return to winning ways in 2015 as Oman Sail renew their bid for the Extreme Sailing Series crown with a fresh new line-up on Oman Air with Olympian Stevie Morrison appointed skipper. ... [more]  

2015 Extreme Sailing Series - The Extreme 40 skippers and sailors presented today to the media and public at the Düsseldorf Boat Show confirm once again the very high calibre of competitors for the season ahead. ... [more]  

After three days of intense Coastal racing in the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, many sailing teams were keen to make the most of today’s lay day activities. ... [more]  

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill is dockside in Bermuda this week, along with other team members, to lay the groundwork for a smooth transition for the team as it moves to the new host venue of the America’s Cup over the coming weeks. ... [more]  

The Extreme Sailing Series has announced a schedule of eight venues and several new teams for the 2015 circuit. Now in its ninth year of competition, the America's Cup teams have exited the competition and been replaced with teams from Italy and Turkey. Eight teams will make up the regular tour with Team Aberdeen joining for the first event of the 2015 Tour. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race update: Leaders enter the fastest section of the course 400-mile separation between the leading duo Saint Helena High continues to impact mid-fleet Spirit of Hungary making gains in trade winds ... [more]  

The sky is grey, matching the gruesome concrete of the giant Second World War-era German submarine pens on the dockside at Lorient, as the rookie sailors of the Artemis Offshore Academy arrive for another session of cold January training. ... [more]  

Martinique Surf Pro - The Caribbean is about to host the latest must attend event in the world surfing circuit. The first edition of the Martinique Surf Pro will take place from the 21st to 26th April, as part of the World Surf League Qualification Series (QS). Around a hundred competitors are expected to turn up in this magical location in Martinique, for a great sporting, musical and cultural ev ... [more]  

For the fourth New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex of the 19 yacht clubs, from 11 countries, that will gather September 12 to 19 at the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court, only one is making its debut appearance. A third of the clubs will be competing in the premiere Corinthian big boat competition for the fourth time. ... [more]  

RORC Caribbean 600 proving irresistible
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 3
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.
London Boat Show 2015 images provided by onEdition
CWM FX London Boat Show - Beds on Board launch
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January
GC32 Racing Tour - Kiel announced as German stopover
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature
2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 2
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race - Racing underway in classic conditions
Barcelona World Race - Matched up for a Duel in the South   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day's action and Interviews   
Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet on the Monsoon trail   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - From one hemisphere to another   
Mount Gay Round Barbados Series - Last min dash for tomorrow’s start   
Barcelona World Race - Neutrogena puts on cloak of invisibility   
London Boat Show - ACWS Portsmouth receives Royal support   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day images by Alex McKinnon   
Barcelona World Race - Challenge not over yet for Thomson and Ribes   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Images from Teri Dodds   
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds 2015 - Burling wins in style   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling wins world title in a gallop   
Int'l 14 World Champs - Podium places assured as final day blown out   
Kaenon + Zhik Interview: Peter Burling - 2015 Moth Worlds, Day 6   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling unbeatable for title   
I14 World Championships - Second and third places still up for grabs   
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Heartbreak for Hugo Boss   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Great sailing - Predictwind - Day 6   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Interviews and action from Day 6   
Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015 - Day two + Video   


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