| News for the Last 30 Days - UK
J/24 World Championship - Excitement builds for Newport racing
By Christopher Howell, ,
4:45 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The legend lives on 37 years after Rod Johnstone built the first J/24. Seventy-one teams from 13 nations are registered to compete in the 2014 J/24 World Championship in Newport, Rhode Island. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Seb Marsset joins Team Alvimedica
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:31 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
He’s had to wait two long years but French sailor Seb Marsset finally got the news he was waiting for with a call-up to the Team Alvimedica race crew for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 first leg on Thursday. ...
Dates confirmed for Tiree Wave Classic
By British Wavesailing Association, ,
2:31 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Those who have been following our efforts to deliver this year’s Tiree Wave Classic will appreciate the difficulties providing staff and Judges due to the new PWA La Torche event. Our options became limited with ferry timings and crew availability. ...
RYA Zone and Home Country Championships - Final call to enter
By Matt Carter, ,
2:12 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailors from across the country have up until Sunday 21 September to submit their entries for the 2014 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships. More than 1,000 young sailors are set to gather at nine Zone venues across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on the weekend of 27-28 September for what is considered one of the premier events on the RYA Junior racing calendar. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series: More images from San Francisco - Final Day
By Sail-World, ,
12:56 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Kurt Molnar was on the water for the Rolex Big Boat Series sailed on San Francisco Bay, here's his second image gallery ...
RYA’s first ever Digital Day a great success
By Emma Slater, ,
12:53 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Monday 15 September marked the RYA’s first ever ‘Digital Day’ at the PSP Southampton Boat Show and it has been heralded a great success by RYA staff, instructors and visitors alike. The idea behind Digital Day was to provide show visitors and instructors the opportunity to visit the RYA stand and find out more about all things digital available from the RYA. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series: Images from San Francisco - Final Day
By Sail-World, ,
10:27 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Kurt Molnar was on the water for the Rolex Big Boat Series sailed on San Francisco Bay ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Watch medal races live here
By Dan Ibsen, Sail-World Europe & UK editor, ,
10:22 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been a tough six days of racing for the 1,167 competitors from 81 nations at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain, with varying conditions across the courses. ...
Santander World 2014 Watch Laser Medal races live today
By Dan Ibsen, Sail-World UK editor, ,
10:06 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been a tough six days of racing for the 1,167 competitors from 81 nations at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain, with varying conditions across the courses. Sail-World have all the latest news from the water as well as highlight videos and images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championship - Videos from Santander
By sportsXstream, ,
8:59 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championship Day 6 - Videos from Santander ...
470 Men and Women Worlds - Vadlau and Ogar into pole position
By 470 International Association Class, ,
2:37 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Windy Wednesday didn't hold the breeze quite as forecast for the 470 Men and Women Worlds, with just two races held. Race 3 for the 470 Men blue fleet puts them on equal pegging with the yellow fleet, but still leaves the Men one race short of finishing the qualification series. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Murphy second to qualify Ireland for Rio
By Irish Sailing Associaton, ,
2:07 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Annalise Murphy from Providence Team IRL has today become the second sailor to qualify Ireland for the 2016 Olympics. Competing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, Murphy has finished 20th overall from 120 boats and 16th nation. Only the top 19 nations, from a total of 58, earned their country the chance to compete at the Games in Brazil in two years’ time. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets
By Olga Maslivets, International RS:X Class Assoc., ,
10:03 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, a strong offshore wind that established through the night was waiting for the RS:X participants at the race area Freixenet in front of the famous Sardinero beach. As always, a change of the wind causes changes in the results. The stronger the change - the more dramatic reshuffle we see. That was exactly the case for today! ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Big breeze on day 6 + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:18 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailors awoke to big breeze in Santander for the sixth day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and with 64 scheduled races it was set to be a big Wednesday. Gusts of up to 30 knots were reported across the race track early on in the day and with an 11:00 local time start some of the fleets took to the water. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - The kind of form most sailors only dream about
By Robert Deaves, ,
7:23 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The UK’s Giles Scott produced the kind of form on the third day of the 2014 ISAF World Championships in Santander that most sailors only dream about. He picked up three more bullets for a perfect score after four races to lead overall from Jonathan Lobert (FRA) and Ed Wright (GBR). ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing ahead of target
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:24 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Steady consistency across the opening three races of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza sees Quantum Racing ahead of target as they seek to close out their second overall Barclays 52 Super Series title. The series leaders scored a 1,2,3 in Ibiza’s light and shifty conditions on a race course area which is laden with very subtle changes in wind direction and pressure. ...
ISAF Worlds Santander - 19 Rio 2016 Laser Radial spots awarded
By ISAF, ,
6:12 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship is the first Olympic Qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with 50% of spots up for grabs across all ten events. ...
Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - 21 broadcasters to take live coverage
By ISAF, ,
4:31 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Twenty one broadcasters have signed up to take live coverage from the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. As well as unprecedented coverage from broadcasters, including ESPN (USA), BBC, OSN and beIN France, taking the championships to over 40 territories worldwide, the ISAF YouTube Channel will broadcast the action live. ...
RS400 Northern Tour at Notts County SC
By Nicola Ogden, ,
3:36 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
On a dim Saturday morning in September the Notts County Junior Race Training squad showed their talents off to the 14 Notts County home boats and 14 visitors, for final round of the Northern Tour. As the juniors headed home to complete their homework the 400s tucked into bacon and eggs care of the galley. ...
Peter Barton named RS Aero Class Association Manager
By Martin Wadhams, ,
3:23 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The RS Aero was unveiled in March and has rapidly gained popularity since that first moment. Several hundred boats have already been ordered, all over the world, with the majority of owners aiming to race their boats. A Class Association is being formed to organise events, communications, training and other activities. ...
Watch the ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander on the BBC
By Lindsey Bell, ,
3:02 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
All this week, the British Sailing Team has been battling the conditions at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, in a bid for medal glory and all-important country qualification in the ten classes for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Looking forward to the next 30 years
By KPMS, ,
10:58 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
For 30 years the Rolex Swan Cup has been attracting sailors to Porto Cervo for all kinds of reasons. Some love the cut-and-thrust of the racing, others enjoy the camaraderie of going sailing with close friends and family; then there is the great weather, the breathtaking mountains of northern Sardinia and stark, craggy islands dotted around the race course. ...
America’s Cup: The Future is foiling – AC45s to be modified
By America's Cup, ,
10:25 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The six America’s Cup teams have agreed to a project that will see the existing fleet of AC45 catamarans modified into fully foiling catamarans for racing in the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS). The teams have also committed to continue to race the foiling AC45s on the America’s Cup World Series circuit in 2018, following the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
By Sail-World, ,
10:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you want to win a trip of a life time to any port of call along the Round the World Race in 2015? Great, because it is simple! All you have to do is design, scribble, write or draw a T-Shirt design and submit it online at www.ecsix.com/contest. 'You don’t have to be a designer to win, we are after the best creative idea that fits our brand' says ECsix’s Scott Vogel. ...
Red Bull 49erFX: On the eve of the Worlds in Santander
By Molly Meech and Alex Maloney, ,
9:52 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Red Bull 49erFX team of Molly Meech and Alex Maloney report just before Santander: This week has sped by in a blur! It feels like it was a few hours ago that we were here typing our last blog. It has been a cool week for us here in Santander, and the excitement is building for the first race day of the 2014 ISAF Worlds. ...