| News for the Last 30 Days - UK
International Paralympic Committee Conference heads to Athens
By International Paralympic Committee, ,
12:46 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
Around 450 people from over 150 countries are descending on Athens, Greece, for the sixteenth IPC Conference and General Assembly which starts this Friday (22 November) and continues over the weekend at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. ...
2013 IKA Kiteboard Course Race Worlds: Practice Day and Opening
By Mike Pateniotis, Boao, Hainan, China ,
9:26 AM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
The 2013 Kite Racing World Championships kicked off in spectacular fashion Tuesday with a firework-laced opening ceremony before the athletes blasted around the course in their final warm-up sessions before the action begins in earnest on Wednesday. ...
Sydney 18fters: Gotta Love It 7 puts the heat on the fleet
By Frank Quealey, Sydney, NSW ,
8:59 AM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
The Giltinan Champion Gotta Love It 7 team have already shown they mean business in the two races they’ve contested so far this season, but from their performance last Sunday they are putting as much pressure on their boat as they are on the opposition.
The team went about a staggering display as they powered around the three lap course in the 15-18 knot Southerly on Sydney Harbour. ...
Quantum Key West Race Week - First entry deadline fast approaching
By J Kleene, Premiere Racing, ,
9:49 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
Strong programs from across the United States and around the world have already submitted their entries to Quantum Key West 2014. The first entry deadline is a month away and the scratch sheet grows daily as people make their January plans for Key West and the Florida Keys. ...
RC44 Championship Tour - Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge to take part
By RC44 Championship Tour, ,
8:54 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
Having become a part of the class at the 2013 RC44 Sweden Cup, Vladimir Liubomirov and his Bronenosec Sailing Team has formed a partnership with fellow RC44 owner Kirill Podolskiy to provide a training platform for the St.Petersburg Yacht Club’s, Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge. ...
Mini Transat - Escaping the northern latitudes
By Solene Rennuit, ,
8:08 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
In the Mini Transat, there's a holiday atmosphere in the fleet, the wind has finally eased in the race area and the Ministes can bring out their summer wardrobe at last. As the sailors reduce the number of clothes they wear, so they can increase the amount of canvas they hoist. In the race everyone is gradually wending their way south. ...
Colin Magee named BBC East Midlands Sports Unsung Hero 2013
By Susie NationGrainger, ,
7:52 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
Nearly fifty years of volunteering has earned Colin Magee of Burbage, Leicestershire the title BBC East Midlands Sports Unsung Hero 2013, giving him the chance to win the national BBC Sport Unsung Hero Award at next month’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. ...
Laser Standard World Championships - Battle lines drawn in Oman
By Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, ,
4:40 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
At the 2013 Laser Standard World Championships, high stakes have grown even higher in Oman today after a day of close and merciless competition produced five winners in six races and added substance to Robert Scheidt’s tireless pursuit of another Olympic gold. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Candidates line up to join Team Dongfeng
By Volvo Ocean Race,
2:57 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
It has been less than three weeks since the announcement of the new Chinese entry in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 and Team Director Bruno Dubois is delighted with the number and quality of the applications. The recruitment campaign for Team Dongfeng is off to a flying start. ...
Clipper Round the World - Race to Western Australian heats up
By Clipper Ventures, ,
12:48 PM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
On Day 15 of Race 4 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013-14 OneDLL, GREAT Britain, Invest Africa and Switzerland are sailing with determination and the crew members on Qingdao know they need to work hard to retain a podium spot in this race. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew face hurricane force gusts
By Ruth Harrington, ,
11:31 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
The 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew are mostly amateur, but the conditions they are continuing to face in Race 4 are anything but. Their tough Southern Ocean education reached a powerful new level in this second week as hurricane force gusts of up to 130 knots tore through the fleet. ...
World Yacht Racing Forum to feature world class speaker line-up
By Sally Corander, ,
11:22 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
The World Yacht Racing Forum (WYRF), now in its sixth year, is supported by Brandspot and includes new, exciting features and a world class speaker line-up. ...
Tom Slingsby – on the America’s Cup (Part I)
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,
9:21 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
Olympic Gold Medallist and Oracle Team USA 34th AC strategist Tom Slingsby confirmed to Sail-World last week that he will return to Oracle Team USA when it mounts its defense of the 35th America’s Cup.
Sail-World talked at length with Tom in recent weeks. Here is the first part of our three part interview series with him. ...
Laser Standard World Championship day 2
By Lisa Hynes,
8:07 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
At the 2013 Laser Standard World Championships in Oman, Robert Scheidt sounded a warning to his Rio 2016 rivals today with an emphatic win, which moved him five places up the leaderboard into second place. ...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Oman Air-Musandam crosses finish line
By Oman Sail, ,
3:08 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
After a 5,968 nautical mile match race across the Atlantic Ocean, Oman Air-Musandam’s skipper Sidney Gavignet (FRA) and co skipper Damian Foxall (IRL) crossed the Transat Jacques Vabre finish line in Itajaii, Brasil, at 23:04:09 CET on 18 November in second place, just 5 hours and 15 seconds behind Edmond de Rothschild’s Sebastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier after 11 days, 10 hours, 4 minutes and ...
America's Cup: The Comeback - Video
1:43 AM Tue 19 Nov 2013 GMT
Oracle Team USA, winners of the 34th America's Cup present a video compilation of the team's comeback to win one of the closest regattas in America's Cup regatta.
Duration over 9 minutes.
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Official launch November 26
By Jennifer Crooks, ,
10:10 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
The official launch of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2013 is set to take place next Tuesday, 26 November 2013, at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. The launch will mark just one calendar month until the Boxing Day start of one of the world’s most famous yacht races. ...
Mini Transat - Tumbling along the coast of Lanzarote
By Solene Rennuit, ,
8:16 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
In the Mini Transat, its a grand parade in front of Puerto Calero. One after the other, the Minis tumble along the coast of Lanzarote before making their final choice of route across the Canary Islands. Head south as soon as possible like Giancarlo Pedote (Prysmian) and Aymeric Belloir or stick with the rhumb line like Benoit Marie (benoitmarie.com) and Justine Mettraux (TeamWork). ...
Transat Jacques Vabre victory for Edmond de Rothschild
By Kate Jennings, ,
7:03 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
Claiming the win, Sébastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier crossed the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre in Itajaí (Brazil) this Monday at 17h03’54’’ (GMT) after 11 days, five hours, three minutes and 54 seconds of racing. Leading since leaving Le Havre, the trimaran Edmond de Rothschild won this sprint across the Atlantic at what proved to be a hellish pace. ...
RC44 Championship Tour - Trio of titles up for grabs in Puerto Calero
By Jo Grindley, ,
6:24 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
The final leg of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour is set to take place in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote from the 20 – 24 November. With three titles are up for grabs, the 15 competing teams will be fighting it out to be crowned RC44 World Champion, with the RC44 Championship Tour and Match Racing titles still to be decided. ...
'Celtic Regatta' to be staged at Welsh National Sailing Academy
By Afloat.ie, ,
5:54 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
An all new Welsh IRC championships dubbed the 'Celtic Regatta' is to be staged at the Welsh National Sailing Academy in Pwllheli. It will be promoted in Dun Laoghaire this weekend by Stephen Tudor, an Irish Sea ISORA Champion and the Commodore of Pwllhelli Sailing Club. ...
Gill signs on as naming rights sponsor to Melges 24 World Championship
By Gill Marine Media, ,
5:33 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
With entries pouring in from around the World, the forthcoming Melges 24 World Championship received an extra boost recently with the signing on of leading technical sailing clothing brand, Gill as the naming rights sponsor for the World Championship set to be held at Geelong Victoria in January 2014. ...
Laser Standard World Championships - Scheidt sounds warning to rivals
By Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, Oman Sail,
4:44 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
At the 2013 Laser Standard World Championships in Oman, Robert Scheidt sounded a warning to his Rio 2016 rivals today with an emphatic win which moved him five places up the leaderboard into second place. ...
RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series - Champions crowned
By Matt Carter, ,
3:33 PM Mon 18 Nov 2013 GMT
Battle was fierce this weekend as the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy staged the third and final instalment of the 2013 RYA Autumn Olympic Classes National Ranking Series. Two weekends of racing at WPNSA in October set the stage for a fitting Series finale at the 2012 Olympic Sailing venue this weekend, where domestic honours were at stake across the Olympic and Paralympic classes. ...
12 of 12
Our Advertisers are committed to our sport, please support them!
This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia Pty. Ltd and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.
Photographs are copyright by law. If you wish to use or buy a photograph you must contact the photographer directly (there is a hyperlink in most cases to their website, or do a Google search.) with your request.
Please do not contact
as we cannot give permission for use of other photographer’s images.
Only if the photographer named on the image is Sail-world.com, Powerboat-world.com, Marinebusiness-world.com or NZBoating-World.com.
Ph: +44 20 8133 1593
or complete our
[ Banner Advertising Specification
[Bot Archive ]
Customised news feeds -Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have their own customised version of our news feed on their website.