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Doyle's Mike Sanderson flying above the Hauraki Gulf on a foiling SL33 *Feature By, , 10:30 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Former Volvo Ocean Race winner, Mike Sanderson, caught on video flying high in his foiling SL 33, Stratis. Conditions were described as very gusty and with good seas, making for challenging sailing, but Sanderson and his crew from Doyle Sail really put the foilin catamaran through her paces. ...

ISAF World Sailing Cup: Generational 'Game-On' in 49er Fleet at Hyeres By Ben Remocker, , 9:56 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
For ages it was said that it took multiple Olympic cycles to move into podium potential performance. The young guns, not known for patience, are saying forget about that, I want to compete now! Just look at the podium at 2013 worlds. Out in front were mid-twenties Burling and Tuke, in Second, youngsters Hansen and Porebski, and in Bronze, veterans Dyen and Christidis. ...

Sailing World Cup Hyeres- Top sailors to face off as Gold Fleet Racing By Daniel Smith, , 8:15 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 - The one problem, the early morning breeze that has been evident over the opening two days of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères was absent. But fear not, the easterly breeze evident over day’s one and two has been replaced with a westerly that will start to really come in towards the latter part of the morning with 9-12 knots on the cards. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 Laser images by Franck Socha By, , 10:56 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Enjoy these day two images of Laser action at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres captured by photographer Franck Socha. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 Nacra 17 images by Franck Socha By, , 9:55 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Franck Socha was out on the water for day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres to capture these images of the Nacra 17 action. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Brits move up on day 2 By Lindsey Bell, , 9:26 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
On day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, British sailors made the most of another day of perfect World Cup racing conditions, with four British boats at the top of the class standings at the end of the two-day qualifying series. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Mitakis lead reduced on day 2 By Robert Deaves, , 8:26 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
With race wins on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres going to Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) and Thomas Le Breton (FRA), Ioannis Mitakis (GRE) now has a reduced lead of just one point. Postma jumps two places to second, while Caleb Paine (USA) remains in third. ...

Byte CII Worlds and YOG Continental Qualifier at Riva del Garda By Elena Giolai, , 8:11 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
No sooner has the Riva club just celebrated the the victory of its own athlete at the 32nd Garda Optimist Meeting than Fraglia Vela Riva is again hard at work preparing for another regatta. ...

OKs at Waldringfield SC Easter Egg By Daniel Ager, , 7:47 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
If competitors were hoping that the late Easter would make for a warmer Waldringfield SC Easter Egg than in recent years, they were, certainly on the first day of the two day event, out of luck. Three boats from Waldringfield were joined by three visitors for six close races over the Friday and Saturday of the Easter weekend. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Qualification stage comes to a close By Daniel Smith, ISAF, , 7:07 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, the qualification stage has drawn to an end with gold fleet racing on the minds of the world's best top sailors over the next three days. Conditions at the fifth and final regatta of the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup series could not have been any better on the second day of racing. ...

ISAF SWC Hyeres - Nacra Silver medal debutantes continue to improve By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 6:23 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The debut event for the newest Olympic class boat, the mixed multihull Nacra 17 was the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup in Mallorca, when a 34 boat primarily European fleet sailed in the event. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 images by Franck Socha By, , 6:23 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Franck Socha was on deck for day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres to capture these images. ...

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Cheers on the dock By Louay Habib, , 4:22 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Competition at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai came to a conclusion today with the Windward Course, a reaching start with a tricky reverse triangle and a reach finish. The breeze was still in but had moderated enough to allow shifts to make a big impact on performance. Several classes were decided on the last day of racing. ...

Panerai British Classic Week - Entries now being accepted By Mary Scott-Jackson, , 4:03 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The British Classic Yacht Club, in partnership with the event sponsor Officine Panerai, are happy to reveal that entries are now being accepted for this year’s Panerai British Classic Week, which takes place from Saturday 12th to Saturday 19th July 2014 in Cowes, Isle of Wight. ...

Spindrift 2 criss-crosses the Bay of Biscay By Spindrift Racing, , 3:52 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Spindrift 2 has had its first sail following the winter optimisation, spending a night at sea criss-crossing the Bay of Biscay. The control was there straight away and the boat ran like clockwork. The 2014 season has begun and it has started well for Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s team. This week, the Spindrift team will be racing on Lake Geneva as they begin the D35 training. ...

Coutts Quarter Ton Cup to celebrate 10th anniversary By Fiona Brown, , 3:42 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
he success of the revived Quarter Ton Class has been nothing short of amazing and the class continues to go from strength to strength. To mark the tenth anniversary of the revival a special edition of the Coutts Quarter Ton Cup will be hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Cowes, from 25-27 June 2014. ...

RS500 World Championships to take place this August By Heather Chipperfield, , 3:16 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The RS500s are off to France for their 2014 Worlds from 5-8 August. The Cercle Nautique de Loctudy has confirmed that they will be offering competitors free sailings on board an ocean crossing trimaran and on a brand new Nacra catamaran with foils on Monday 4 August. ...

45th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston's record circumnavigation By Julia Wall-Clarke, , 2:20 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Man hadn’t yet walked on the moon. 45 years ago, sailing solo non-stop around the world was as big an adventure as space travel is today and even now, fewer people have sailed solo around the planet than have orbited it above the atmosphere. ...

Round Hayling Island Windsurf Race - Victory for Robert Kent By Hayling Island Sailing Club, , 2:19 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
A wonderful sunny Good Friday greeted the 80 plus competitors for the annual Round Hayling Island Windsurf and Paddle Board Race organized by Hayling Island Sailing Club. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Sailors tweet about opening day By Daniel Smith, ISAF, , 2:01 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Right up until the last minutes before the 1,111 sailors from 59 nations head out onto the water at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, they are busy tweeting up a storm. ...

49er Blog: Glorious racing to kick start Hyeres World Cup By Ben Remocker, , 12:40 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The 49erFX raced first in the 49er race area in a single fleet of 42 boats while the 49er class waited for the afternoon and raced in split fleets of 40 boats each. The 49er course area was left favoured most of the day, so teams sailing on that course had to start well and hold their lanes to get to the left side. ...

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Continuous close racing By Clipper Ventures, , 12:07 PM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
In race 11 of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, the PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup, with just over 35 miles now separating the entire fleet as it passes into Central American waters, the last 24 hours have seen very close match racing as thoughts now turn to the scoring gate and securing those all-important, 3, 2, 1 bonus points. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Fluttering flags whet sailors appetite By Daniel Smith, , 8:42 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 as sailors trickled in to rig their boats on the second day of racing they were greeted with flags fluttering in a beautiful breeze that will whet their sailing appetite. ...

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 4 images by Jude Robertson By Jude Robertson, , 3:35 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Jude Robertson was on deck again for race 4 of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta to capture these images. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Strong start for Fletcher and Sign By Lindsey Bell, , 2:00 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2014 the 49er defending champions Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign made their podium intentions clear on a fantastic first day of racing in Hyeres on Monday (21 April). ...

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