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2014 Aquece Rio Int'l Sailing Regatta - Day 6 photos by Ocean Images
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
2:37 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
Day six photos from the 2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta provided by Ocean Images. ...
Aquece Rio - 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 titles decided
By ISAF, ,
9:25 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil threw out glamorous conditions as the racing concluded in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 on a breezy day at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014. Billy Besson and Marie Riou (FRA) stayed strong to take the Nacra 17 honours. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - Twists and turns as winners are revealed
By Chris Yates, ,
8:55 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
The fifth day of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park Tenerife PWA World Cup saw an abundance of drama with plenty of twists and turns in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Philip Köster (Starboard / Severne / Maui Ultra Fins) claimed his first victory of the year after halting a rampaging Thomas Traversa (Tabou / GA Sails) in the super final as he took his sailing to another gear. ...
America's Cup: Former Artemis crew member says danger is being ignored
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
8:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Former Artemis Racing and Team New Zealand tactician, Terry Hutchinson, speaks frankly with Alexa Lyons of Maxim magazine on the 2007 and 2013 America's Cups, and his views of the way the Cup is headed, particularly with the new wingsailed foiling catamarans. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre: Never-say-die fighting spirit on the Bay of Palma
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:51 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Niklas Zennström’s Rán Racing team proved their never-say-die fighting spirit on the Bay of Palma today when they twice made key gains in the final minutes of successive races to bring themselves within only three points of regatta leaders Quantum Racing going into the final day of the Copa del Rey Mapfre. ...
Lysekil Women’s Match - Semi-final action on the horizon
By WIM Series, ,
6:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
With five wins out of five possible, the Swedish World Champion Anna Kjellberg secured her slot in the Lysekil Women’s Match semi-finals. Then she chose Danish Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen as her opponent, and during Friday afternoon she also gained a reassuring lead with 2 – 0 in the first to three wins semi-final. ...
Gazprom Swan 60 Worlds - Spirit of Europe rises up the leader board
By Jessica Francis, ,
5:23 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
A pair of race wins for Spirit of Europe on the fifth day of racing in Palma at the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship has moved her from fourth to second overall with a four point lead over third and fourth place. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Race 9 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
2:49 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on deck to capture these images during race nine of the 33rd Copa del Rey Mapfre. ...
Aquece Rio Int'l Regatta - Medals to be decided in four classes
By Daniel Smith, ,
2:31 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Racing in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 will conclude on Friday 8 August with the Medal Races across the four fleets bringing their racing to a close at Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014. All racing will take place inside Guanabara Bay and the conditions are set to be fair across the three race courses that will be used. ...
18ft Skiff National Championships at GJW Direct SailFest
By Brenda Hoult, ,
2:09 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
SailRacer and Calshotcats SC extend a warm welcome to the 18ft Skiffs to hold their 2014 National Championships within GJW Direct SailFest at Calshot. ...
RS500 World Championship - Day one and two report
By Nick van Alphen, ,
1:33 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
This is a short report of the first two days of the RS500 Worlds in Loctudy, France. Upon arrival at the shoreline of Loctudy it was clear why the Swedish teams were already here for one week. The weather was gorgeous and so is the beach from where the boats launch. ...
America's Cup winner takes on the Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard race
By Jimmy Spithill, ,
1:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
At the end of July, twice America's Cup winning skipper, Jimmy Spithill, competed in the 32 mile Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championship
The M2O is one of the most prestigious SUP events in the world. It is raced across the Ka’iwi Channel between the Hawaiian islands of Molokai and Oahu. ...
Sea and Summit - Rest day ahead as Tash prepares for toughest leg yet
By RYA, ,
12:54 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
‘Sip and puff’ sailing teen Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert is preparing to face the longest and most challenging leg of her Sea and Summit expedition. As she continues round the coast of Cornwall, her next sail will be the gruelling 60 miles taking her from Newlyn, around Lands End and ending up in Padstow. ...
PSP Southampton Boat Show - Don't miss the most exciting show ever
By PSP Southampton Boat Show, ,
11:56 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Come and enjoy a family fun day out at the PSP Southampton Boat Show (15yrs and under are free). Dip your toe into the world of boating and climb on board all shapes and sizes of boats from luxury boats and sleek sailing yachts to day boats, dinghies and canoes. ...
ORC International Worlds - Images by Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi
By Pavel Nesvadba - Max Ranchi, ,
10:31 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographers Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on site at the ORC International World Championship 2014 to capture these images. ...
Aquece Rio Int'l Regatta: van Rijsselberge and Picon claim RS:X wins
By ISAF, ,
8:03 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Dorian van Rijsselberge (NED) and Charline Picon (FRA) took the Men's and Women's RS:X honours at Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the Medal Races on Pão de Açucar brought the windsurfing proceedings to an end. Giles Scott (GBR) wrapped up gold in the Finn with a race to spare whilst the Medal Race places were confirmed in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17. ...
Aquece Rio - Kids inspired to think about sustainability
By ISAF, ,
12:04 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
While the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014, the first Rio 2016 test event, continues to produce thrilling races on the waters of Guanabara Bay, back on dry land it is inspiring the city's children to think about a wide range of important issues. ...
Optimist British and Open Champs - Sir Ben Ainslie inspires youngsters
By Amy Cada, ,
8:54 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Sunshine and wind every day of the week has made for one of the best Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championships in recent memory, and today [Thursday 7 August] was no different for the Optimist sailors at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. ...
America's Cup: Royal NZ Yacht Squadron announces Challenge
By Sail-World, ,
8:02 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has lodged a challenge for the 35th America’s Cup.
Out-going Commodore Steve Burrett announced that the challenge would go ahead at the Squadron’s annual meeting last night. ...
Kona Windsurfing Europeans - Fantastic 3 days for the Irish team
By Irish Sailing Associaton, ,
7:59 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
The Irish team had a fantastic three days competing at the Kona Windsurfing Europeans in Båstad, Sweden last weekend. Racing started Friday morning, but most used the option to sail and compete in two practise races on the Thursday as well. Because all the equipment is one design it was possible to charter equipment at the venue, which all the Irish competitors availed of. ...
ORC World Championship - Light air and close racing in Kiel
By ORC Media, ,
7:34 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Light air and close racing once again characterizes the fourth day of competition at the 2014 ORC World Championship, with the fleet racing on their second offshore race of the series around the Kieler Bucht in variable conditions of 3-8 knots of wind. ...
Artemis Challenge: Dongfeng second VO65 home in race around IOW
By Amy Monkman, ,
7:26 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Dongfeng Race Team was the second of the Volvo Ocean 65’s to cross the Artemis Challenge finish line, four minutes behind Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and ahead of Team SCA. Today’s Artemis Challenge, a 50-mile race around the Isle of Wight, has been the very first opportunity for ‘Dongfeng’ to line up against the Volvo Ocean Race competition. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Quantum Racing rescue valuable second in Palma
By 52 Super Series, ,
7:13 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
They have done it before and will undoubtedly do it again before this Barclays 52 Super Series is out, but Quantum Racing today on the Bay of Palma produced a timely reminder of their champions’ hallmarks when they dug their way out from an early fifth place to rescue a valuable second around a windward-leeward course which others might have regarded as lacking in such recovery opportunities. ...
Artemis Challenge proves ideal dress rehearsal for Musandam-Oman Sail
By Oman Sail, ,
6:23 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
It was not a day for breaking records but the Artemis Challenge proved an ideal dress rehearsal for the crew on Musandam-Oman Sail ahead of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race starting on Sunday. ...
Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship - Bronenosec extends lead
By Jessica Francis, ,
6:08 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014 GMT
Race day four at the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship saw both new and familiar faces at the front of the fleet. In shifty conditions with the wind from between 210° to 220° and pressure from nine to 11 knots, the two windward leeward races challenged the crews as gear changes through the pressure became paramount to success. ...