| News for the Last 30 Days - UK
Teams arrive in Singapore for Old Pulteney Navigator Cup
4:06 AM Thu 13 Feb 2014 GMT
Great Britain and OneDLL celebrated finishing in second and third places respectively on arrival in Singapore today, while victors of Race 8, Henri Lloyd will arrive tomorrow (Thursday 13 February) along with the rest of the Clipper Race fleet. ...
RC44 Championship Tour - Perfect day at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup
By RC44 Class Association, ,
3:17 AM Thu 13 Feb 2014 GMT
RC44 Championship Tour - Virgin Gorda served up perfect match race conditions for the first day of the 2014 RC44 Championship Tour. A steady 11-14 knot easterly breeze and flat water allowed the race committee to complete all nine flights inside the confines of Virgin Gorda’s beautiful North Sound. Penalties flew and a few collisions meant it was an exciting day for both the sailors and the umpire ...
Mr Viggo Jacobsen, founder of IODA, turns 100 years young
By Jonas Døpping, Aarhus ,
10:37 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
Viggo Jacobsen (the father of the Optimist Dinghy class) turns 100 on the 13th February 2014. The first Danish optimist dinghies sailed in Vordingborg, Hvidovre, and Roskilde. The first regatta for optimist dinghies took place in Vordingborg on the 24th April 1954, this was the beginning of the optimist dinghy era in Europe. ...
Cleanport Winter Match Race - Winner takes all final in Izola
By Cleanport, ,
9:37 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
In a winner takes all final race at the ISAF Grade 3 Cleanport Winter Match Race in Izola, Slovenia, Austria's Max Trippolt overcame compatriot Christian Binder. Ten teams contested the opening Round Robin and racing got underway on Saturday 8 February in 5-10 knots of southerly breeze. ...
Kaenon Interviews: A - Class Worlds with Burling, Tuke and Davies *Feature
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, Takapuna, NZ ,
8:35 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell talks with Peter Burling, Ray Davies and Blair Tuke who are part of the eight strong team all sponsored by Kaenon sunglasses at the 2014 A-Class Catamaran World Championships. ...
Les Voiles de Saint Barth - The joys of yachting in turquoise waters
By Fabrice Thomazeau, ,
7:44 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
In the five years since the Les Voiles de Saint Barth event was created, it has become one of the most important and exclusive sailing races and glamorous sport events of the Caribbean. With each year, its reputation has spread by word of mouth attracting new sailors and enthusiasts to come and share in the joys of yachting around the turquoise waters and idyllic island of Saint Barth. ...
A-Class Worlds: Explosive action on Day 2
By Heather Forbes, Takapuna, NZ ,
7:00 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
Although the winds were only moderate, the challenges of sailing foiling catamarans provided plenty of spectacle on the second race of racing at the World Champoionship for the A-class catamaran being sailed off Takapuna Beach, Auckland, NZ.
Race 3’s wind conditions were 15 to 20 knots. Nathan Outteridge provided explosive entertainment when his ‘Exploder’ was deliberately pulled over astern ...
A-Class Worlds: Emirates Team NZ has dream run on Day 2
By Kerry Ellis, ,
6:34 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
The second day of racing in the A Class World Championships started in more wind than predicted, and certainly more than expected; today the breeze averaged 13 knots with puffs into the seventeens. Emirates Team New Zealand crew had a perfect start to the day with race one delivering a clean sweep from first to fourth ...
Red Alert - Great Britain's gales continue
By Sail-World.com, ,
5:56 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
The fast moving Atlantic winter jetstreams have brought a succession of winter gales to the British Isles. Here are images of the Cove House Inn, at Portland, watering hole of the Australian Sailing team during the 2012 Olympics. There's plenty of water there now... ...
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 12th February 2014
By ISAF, ,
5:19 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
In the ISAF Match Race Rankings, Taylor Canfield (ISV) and Lucy Macgregor (GBR) commence 2014 at the top of the field. ...
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour: Messe Frankfurt Sailing Team in control
By Oman Sail, ,
4:19 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
At EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, the world-class crews competing enjoyed fast and fiercely competitive in-port racing with Messe Frankfurt Sailing Team sailing impeccably to win both inport races in off the coast of Qatar. ...
'Optimize for Offshore Racing' - Royal Danish YC seminar
By Dan Ibsen & the Sail World team, ,
1:39 PM Wed 12 Feb 2014 GMT
Royal Danish YC invites offshore sailors and offshore event organizers to an 'Optimize for Offshore Racing' seminar, March 1-2nd, in Copenhagen. At present 29 participant from 8 countries have registered. Entry still open. ...
America's Cup: Dean Barker on unsuccessful Cup bid
By Richard Gladwell, ,
8:55 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand's Dean Barker was interviewed on Tuesday evening in the top rating Paul Henry Show, broadcast on TV3, on the subject of his team's performance in the 2013 America's Cup.
Particular focus was put on the granting of a lay day on September 16, 2013, when Emirates Team NZ was leading by 7-1, and the option of a layday was taken by senior management in the team. ...
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland in pursuit of the Cup
By Trish Jenkins, ,
7:42 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
For the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, Ireland is once again in pursuit after having tasted victory in the 2010 contest. The team is set to make a comeback in the international offshore regatta for national teams, organised by The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and staged at Cowes from July 19th to 26th. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - GAC Pindar completes all Aussie crew
By James Sephton, ,
7:12 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
GAC Pindar has revealed that 2013 18ft Female Skiff World Champion, Alexandra South, will be their fifth team member for this season’s Extreme Sailing Series. Sydney-born South is the final member of an all-Aussie crew and will be making her Extreme Sailing Series debut at act one in Singapore, between 20th – 23rd February. ...
Team hard at work on maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 + Video
By Spindrift Racing, ,
7:05 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
Since December, a crew of 20 have been working in the Spindrift boatyard in Lorient to adapt the maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 for a 2014 programme with the dual requirement of the crewed North Atlantic record attempt and the solo Route du Rhum. They will be working for four months until April. ...
Ian Williams visits British Keelboat Academy sailors
By Matt Carter, ,
5:35 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
The British Keelboat Academy (BKA) Core Squad were welcomed by quadruple Match Racing World Champion Ian Williams this weekend - who shared his skills, experience and knowledge with the next wave of British keelboat sailors. ...
EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Dramatic finish to first leg
By Lisa Hynes, ,
4:07 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
There was an exciting finish to the first leg of EFG Sailing Arabia the Tour as only 25 seconds split the leading crews after a gruelling 100 mile race between Bahrain and Qatar. French skipper Sidney Gavignet was at the the helm of the race favourite EFG Bank (Monaco) and his team included two local Omani sailors. ...
World Match Racing Tour 2014 schedule announced
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
1:25 PM Tue 11 Feb 2014 GMT
Alpari and ISAF Match Racing World Championship 2014 - The 2014 Tour will feature six stages across three continents spanning Europe, Asia and North America – with additional events expected in Europe and Oceania in the coming months. ...
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