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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. ...
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing launches partnership with Yamaha
By Sail-World, ,
9:21 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) Team Principal, Sir Ben Ainslie, launched a new team partnership with Yamaha Motor in the UK. The occasion was the presentation of the first of the BAR team’s new 9.8m Scorpion Serket RIB chase boats, with twin Yamaha F225 engines, delivered at the Southampton Boat Show. ...
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
4:29 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
London 2012 49 Olympic Gold Medallist Nathan Outteridge signals major issue with Rio 2016 regatta
Plenty of boat park time at Santander World 2014 as the race organisers struggle to keep racing on track in light airs and in discussions this week, the Australian gave this assessment of a major issue looming for the sailing regatta in 2016 ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 5 video highlights
By ISAF, ,
3:44 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander images by Jesús Renedo
By Jesús Renedo, ,
3:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Jesús Renedo was on the water for 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander to capture these images. ...
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - No action on day 2
By Chris Yates, ,
2:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The first item on the itinerary for the second day of the KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup was to remove the fishing boat, which was a prominent feature during yesterday’s Super Session, from the reef after running aground on the eve of the event. The sailors remained on hold until 6pm, but with a deteriorating swell no competition was able to be held today. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Finns off to slow start in Santander
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:28 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Two days into the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship and after more than 13 hours afloat the Finn fleet has only one race to show for it. It was a good race though with wins going to Oliver Tweddell (AUS) and Giles Scott (GBR), but then after a long wait the fleet was sent ashore. Three races are now planned for Wednesday. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Seesaw Day 5 in Santander + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:24 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
It was a tough day five of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Race win gets Scott off the mark
By Lindsey Bell, ,
7:20 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott got his world title campaign off to the ideal start, winning the first and only race for the Finn class at the ISAF Sailing World Championship in Santander on Tuesday (16 September). The Spanish venue served up improved conditions on this fifth day of the first Olympic qualification regatta, but still just 23 races of the scheduled 40 were possible. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:16 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Rán Racing claimed victory in the official practice race today off Ibiza, the final preparation before the start of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza, the finale to the Barclays 52 Super Series. In gentle breezes Niklas Zennström’s team made the best of the shifts early in the race and were able to keep a loose cover on Azzurra and Quantum Racing to cross the finish line first. ...
Ben Ainslie Racing partners with Yamaha Motor in the UK
By Sarah Alexander, ,
5:50 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Today, Tuesday 16th September, Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) Team Principal, Sir Ben Ainslie, launched a new team partnership with Yamaha Motor in the UK. The occasion was the presentation of the first of the BAR team’s new 9.8m Scorpion Serket RIB chase boats, with twin Yamaha F225 engines, delivered at the Southampton Boat Show. ...
Etchells European Championships on Weymouth bay
By Rob Goddard, ,
5:25 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The Etchells European Championship 2014 was three days of racing in Weymouth bay, sailed in generally a moderate strength shifting wind coming from a North Easterly direction. David Campbell-James was PRO for the Portland based regatta organised by the WPNSA, the location was chosen as the start of a two year program of Etchells events leading up to the 2016 Etchells Worlds to be held here. ...
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
4:13 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
We are fun, speed, best performance, great people, top quality, pure one design, a high level of sailing... We are the Audi Melges 20. On the heels of an amazing World Championship in Riva Del Garda, Check out the latest fresh video - a complete recap of the most successful World Championship ever held. ...
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Sir Ben Ainslie reveal unique opportunity
By Julia Wall-Clarke, ,
3:54 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
British sailing legends, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Sir Ben Ainslie revealed a unique opportunity today for a young person to experience Mother Nature’s toughest conditions, as a competitor in the world’s longest ocean race. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz
By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, ,
3:08 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on site for the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series prizegiving to capture these images. ...
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video
By Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association, ,
12:48 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Two years ago at the London 2012 Olympics, Lara Vadlau secured the final nation slot for Austria and was the youngest competing helm. Heading into Rio 2016, plans are looking a bit different. ...
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix
By Sail-World, ,
11:22 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Compilation of video clips from the glory days of the Grand Prix 18ft Skiff series. Catch the spectacular carnage, capsizes and catastrophe. ...
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team
By Sail-World, ,
11:09 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
A video produced for Volvo Cars Sailing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships by the British Sailing Team ...
Cowes Week and 6mr European Championship success with Doyle Sails
By Stuart Bayliss, Hampshire, UK ,
10:49 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The Swan 48, Bella Nove, owned by Nick Maddalena, took the prestigious Nautor Swan trophy at Cowes Week, sporting a full inventory of Doyle Carbon/Technora Stratis sails. Nick and his team are now off to the Swan Cup in Sardinia. ...
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