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An interview with Ray Redniss about the STC’s annual Block Island Race An interview with Ray Redniss about the STC’s annual Block Island Race I caught up with Ray Redniss, the Block Island Race’s longtime PRO, via email to learn more about this classic event. I caught up with Ray Redniss, who has served as the PRO for the Block Island Race and the Vineyard Race (September 1, 2017) for the past twenty-plus years, via email to learn more about the state of this classic, early season New England event. by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor Posted on 22 May America's Cup - Strong winds forecast for Race Day 1 of Qualifiers America's Cup - Strong winds forecast for Race Day 1 of Qualifiers Racing looks unlikely for the first scheduled day of racing in the 35th America's Cup. Racing looks unlikely for the first scheduled day of racing in the 35th America's Cup. According to the latest update from Predictwind winds are expected to be gusting to 30kts - well above the allowed limit of 24kts - or less if the Regatta Director has concerns for the safety of the AC50 by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted today at 4:25 pm Road to major championships starts at NYYC One-Design Regatta Road to major championships starts at NYYC One-Design Regatta A key component in that all-out effort is a heavy schedule of training and racing. It’s a place that Freides knows well A typical world championship regatta takes the better part of a week to complete. But for those aiming at the top step on the podium, the full journey can take months, if not years. by New York Yacht Club Posted today at 3:59 pm Crystal ball-gazing for the Rolex Fastnet Race winner Crystal ball-gazing for the Rolex Fastnet Race winner The outcome of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event will depend on the weather. The outcome of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event will depend on the weather: A brisk start should favour the big boats; a light start and lively finish the smaller ones. by James Boyd Posted today at 11:27 am America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 23 America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 23 Latest video coverage Bermuda's Great Sound as the teams in fresher breezes. Latest video coverage Bermuda's Great Sound as the teams sail in fresh breezes with two days to go to the start of racing. However according to Predictwind.com the breeze will be gusting to over 30kts at race time (5.00pm local time) on Friday May 26, and unless the forecast changes, racing is unlikely to take place with a 24kt wind limit in place, by MyislandhomeBDA/Richard Gladwell Posted today at 3:45 am Great conditions and close competition at Day 1 of Delta Lloyd Regatta Great conditions and close competition at Day 1 of Delta Lloyd Regatta The 33rd edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta started with great competition across seven classes. The 33rd edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta started with great competition across seven classes. Many Olympic sailors raced their first event since Rio. There were also a number of sailors, training here in Medemblik, aiming for Tokyo 2020. The conditions on the water were great, with a nice breeze and plenty of sun. by Delta Lloyd Regatta Posted today at 3:20 am America's Cup - Russell Coutts - 'Never give up' America's Cup - Russell Coutts - 'Never give up' Sir Russell Coutts, the current CEO of Oracle Team USA, has won the America’s Cup five times and is now CEO of ACEA It wasn’t a given that sailing would be my life. I was studying structural engineering when I entered the Olympics in 1984. It was a good interruption to win a medal [a gold in the Finn class sailing] but it was an interruption all the same, so by the time I graduated the 1987 crash had happened and there wasn’t a lot of work. by Russell Coutts/Daily Telegraph Posted today at 3:16 am America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 22 America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 22 Latest video coverage Bermuda's Great Sound as the teams in fresher breezes. Latest video coverage Bermuda's Great Sound as the teams sail in fresher breezes. Sail-World's Richard Gladwell arrived in Bermuda on the night of May 23. Tomorrow May 24, is a national holiday - Bermuda Day - oddly enough, we hope to start coverage of the 35th America's Cup tomorrow, with there being 1 day and 19 hours left until the first race - according to Cup Countdown at Immigration by MyislandhomeBDA/Richard Gladwell Posted today at 2:13 am Volvo Ocean Race unveils ultimate leadership programme Volvo Ocean Race unveils ultimate leadership programme Launching in the edition after 2017-18, the Global Team Challenge will form the centerpiece of the on-water part This race will provide the ultimate challenge for amateur sailors, including those with no prior experience, giving employees a unique experience of offshore and ocean racing, under the highest standards of training and management, but nonetheless in conditions close to those faced by the professionals. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 23 May Star alarm at the Europeans in the skiffs and cats Star alarm at the Europeans in the skiffs and cats First registrations in the classes came in early, and well-known names from overseas are already on the starting lists. First registrations in the classes came in early, and well-known names from overseas are already on the starting lists. by Ralf Abratis Posted on 23 May NBC Sports Group to present more than 40hrs of coverage of 2017 AC NBC Sports Group to present more than 40hrs of coverage of 2017 AC NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. by America's Cup Posted on 23 May Marion Bermuda Race to the Rock Marion Bermuda Race to the Rock Entry closes for the 40th anniversary and 21st biennial Marion Bermuda Race this Saturday, May 27, 2017 Entry closes for the 40th anniversary and 21st biennial Marion Bermuda Race this Saturday, May 27, 2017 and all information required on the entry forms must be completed by then. Entries now stand at 51 yachts. The start of this blue-water classic is June 9 from Marion, The race finishes in the midst of America’s Cup activity in Bermuda some four or five days later. by Talbot Wilson Posted on 23 May 12 Metre Class announces Waypoint Regattas in Road to Worlds Series 12 Metre Class announces Waypoint Regattas in Road to Worlds Series he International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the Road to the Worlds Waypoints Series The International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the Road to the Worlds Waypoints Series, a three-year international 12 Metre (12mR) yacht competition starting in May of 2017 and culminating with the July 2019 12 Metre World Championship in Newport, R.I. Teams racing at specific Waypoints-designated events in Northern Europe, Southern Europe and the Americas by Barby MacGowan Posted on 23 May Exciting competition at the Delta Lloyd Regatta Exciting competition at the Delta Lloyd Regatta Delta Lloyd Regatta starts on 23rd May in Medemblik, Netherlands, and it’s looking to be an exciting race this year. The 33rd edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta starts on Tuesday, 23rd May in Medemblik, the Netherlands, and it’s looking to be an exciting race this year. With the World Championship in sight, many Olympic sailors are ready for a new campaign. We’re also set to see several young talents training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. by Delta Lloyd Regatta Posted on 23 May Volvo Ocean Race to strengthen historic connection with Southern Ocean Volvo Ocean Race to strengthen historic connection with Southern Ocean The changes include a commitment to race activity in every calendar year and a proposed non-stop lap around Antarctica The race has launched a Host City tender process for three editions after the upcoming 2017-18 race – with a commitment to there being race activity of some kind in each and every calendar year. That marks a clear evolution from the current situation, which features a gap of over two years between races. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 22 May America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand back on the Great Sound America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand back on the Great Sound After being forced off the water for several days, Emirates Team New Zealand's AC50 returned to the Great Sound After being forced off the water for several days, Emirates Team New Zealand's AC50 returned to the Great Sound, today. As well as having her damage from the second day of Practice Session 5 repaired, several new features have been added. Certainly she looked impressive in the lighter winds that prevailed today. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 22 May America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 21 America's Cup - Video from the Great Sound - May 21 Video coverage from Bermuda's Great Sound Video coverage from Day 2 of Practice Session 5 in Bermuda. The racing was marred by a serious collision involving Land Rover BAR and Emirates Team New Zealand - with the Kiwis getting a hole punched in the topside of their boat close to the water line, after they were rammed by the British Challenger. by MyislandhomeBDA Posted on 22 May World comes to Portsmouth for Clipper Yacht Race crew allocation World comes to Portsmouth for Clipper Yacht Race crew allocation Safety was the core of the opening message from both Sir Robin and Clipper Race Director Mark Light. Along the way, the fleet of twelve 70-foot yachts will cross six oceans and stop in ports in six continents. by Kathryn Foulkes / Clipper Ventures Posted on 22 May Antigua Bermuda Race - A thousand miles of emotions Antigua Bermuda Race - A thousand miles of emotions Over 200 sailors from nine different countries attended the Crew Party held at Copper and Lumber Store Hotel The Antigua Bermuda Race organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week is a new fixture in the offshore sailing calendar. Supported by Bermuda Tourism and Gosling's Rum. Well over 200 sailors from nine different countries attended the Crew Party held at the historic Copper and Lumber Store Hotel in Nelson's Dockyard by Louay Habib Posted on 22 May Keith Whittemore claims J/24 US National Championship Keith Whittemore claims J/24 US National Championship Of the nine races completed at the J/24 US National Championship, Keith Whittemore’s Tundra Rose won five of them. Of the nine races completed at the J/24 US National Championship, Keith Whittemore’s Tundra Rose won five of them. Four races were completed on Sunday, but after tallying a one, two, one in the first three, Whittemore and crew of Shelby Milne, Brian Thomas, Kevin Downey and Mark Rodgers could head for shore as Champions at their local Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle. by Julie and Christopher Howell Posted on 22 May
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