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Annapolis to Newport Seminar - Navigation, Routing and Weather Annapolis to Newport Seminar - Navigation, Routing and Weather Navigation, Routing and Weather, being held at the AYC Clubhouse, wraps up the popular and informative seminar series. Navigation, Routing and Weather, being held at the AYC Clubhouse, wraps up the popular and informative seminar series. There are few sailors anywhere in the United States who have logged as many ocean miles as Tarry Lomax and Tom Schubert. by Linda Ambrose Posted today at 8:01 am Sailing World Cup - Five times Olympic Medalist not invited to Hyeres Sailing World Cup - Five times Olympic Medalist not invited to Hyeres After cheering Robert Scheidt’s switch from Laser to 49er the five time Olympic medalist was not invited to SWC Hyeres Winning a Masters is the highest achievement in Golf. It’s something every golfer aspires to and the image of the winner donning a green jacket echo’s for ages through golfing lore. While golfers have been slow to attend Olympics, they flock back to the Masters each year, all previous winners invited in perpetuity continuing to build their legendary status. by Ben Remocker, 49er.org|Sail-World NZ Posted today at 6:40 am Comanche on the warpath for Transpac record Comanche on the warpath for Transpac record Jim Clark’s 100-foot Comanche has joined fleet of 62 entries preparing for Transpacific YC’s biennial LA-Honolulu race Jim Clark’s 100-foot Comanche has recently joined the fleet of 62 entries currently preparing for the 49th edition of the Transpacific YC’s biennial LA-Honolulu race, with one goal: to set a new race record. This 100-foot carbon fiber ocean greyhound designed by VPLP/Verdier and built by Hodgdon Yachts in 2014 was created to be quite simply the fastest sailing yacht in the world by Dobbs Davis Posted today at 5:29 am Countdown to Transpac - Under 70 days to go Countdown to Transpac - Under 70 days to go With just under 70 days to go to the first start of 49th biennial Transpac, skippers and sailors, are all working hard With just under 70 days to go to the first start of the 49th biennial Transpac, skippers and sailors, sponsors, families, spectators and organizers from the Transpacific YC are all working hard on their preparation tasks for this classic 2225-mile race from LA to Honolulu. In all, 63 monohull and multihull entries from seven countries around the Pacific and beyond are now entered by Transpacific YC Posted today at 5:17 am America's Cup - All six teams race together for the first time America's Cup - All six teams race together for the first time All six America’s Cup teams taking part for the first time on the racecourse that will be used in the 35th America’s Cup More America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing has been taking place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, now with all six America’s Cup teams taking part for the first time on the racecourse that will be used in the 35th America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand were the last team to arrive in the home of the 35th America’s Cup and raced for the first time today with a 2-2 win/loss record. by America's Cup Media/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted today at 2:55 am World Cup Series Hyeres - Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial World Cup Series Hyeres - Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial The competition in Hyères has reached a critical stage on Friday with Medal Races imminent. Sailors are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Then there are times when they are happy to come out in one piece, still within touching distance of the medals. The competition in Hyères has reached a critical stage on Friday with Medal Races imminent. by Richard Aspland Posted today at 7:28 am IMOCA General Assembly gives thumbs up for foils IMOCA General Assembly gives thumbs up for foils The IMOCA Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, 26th April in Paris at the Fédération Française de Voile. The IMOCA Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, 26th April in Paris at the Fédération Française de Voile. This meeting was highly anticipated, because, in addition to reviewing a rich season that culminated in the end of the Vendée Globe, the IMOCA class rules had to be set for the next four years, and technical decisions made, given the number of new projects waiting in the wings.< by Marion Cardon Posted today at 6:51 am Parlier proves to be un-beatable in strong breeze at SWC - Hyeres Parlier proves to be un-beatable in strong breeze at SWC - Hyeres Sailors (and as such, kiteboarders) are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Sailors (and as such, kiteboarders) are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Then there are times when they are happy to come out in one piece, still within touching distance of the medals. by The International Kiteboarding Association Posted today at 6:07 am SWC - Hyeres - Alican Kaynar takes lead after double win on Day 4 SWC - Hyeres - Alican Kaynar takes lead after double win on Day 4 Turkey’s Alican Kaynar crushed his fellow Finn sailors at World Cup Series in Hyeres after two brilliant race wins Turkey’s Alican Kaynar crushed his fellow Finn sailors at the World Cup Series in Hyeres, France after two brilliant race wins in some of the shiftiest, trickiest and difficult wind conditions of the week so far. He now leads the fleet from Nicholas Heiner from the Netherlands and Great Britain’s Ben Cornish with just one day left of the opening series. by Robert Deaves Posted today at 4:47 am America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ score two wins in first hit-out America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ score two wins in first hit-out After less than one week since the first sail in Bermuda, Emirates Team New Zealand joined their opponents on the water After less than one week since the first sail in Bermuda, Emirates Team New Zealand joined their opponents on the water for the last day of the latest round of the America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing. All six America’s Cup teams, now based in Bermuda, took part in a series of match races in 8-10 knots of breeze, racing each other on the race course that the America’s Cup will take place s by Hamish Hooper, Emirates Team NZ Posted on 28 Apr Défi Wind and Défi Kite – The biggest sea marathon in south of France Défi Wind and Défi Kite – The biggest sea marathon in south of France Participants from any age and level come to brave the “Tramontane”. From 13 to 72 years old all are meeting in a festive Initiated by Philippe Bru (PBO), Wind Magazine, and the tourism office of Gruissan, this atypical event is based on a simple idea : to gather at the same place, same moment, and on the same starting line the greatest number of modern times sliders, professionals and amateurs. by Press Défi Wind and Défi Kite Posted on 28 Apr RC44 Sotogrande Cup – Rain does not stay on the plain RC44 Sotogrande Cup – Rain does not stay on the plain Rain of Old Testament magnitude descended on Spain's Costa del Sol for day two. While the wind was not excessive Even as RC44 crews and race management surfaced for their breakfast this morning, it was evident that the onshore easterly breeze, that had been blowing all night, had caused the sea state to build to the extent that waves were already breaking over the harbour wall. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 28 Apr 28th May announced as the America’s Cup Endeavour Day 28th May announced as the America’s Cup Endeavour Day The America’s Cup Endeavour Program is the America’s Cup’s ambitious youth sailing and educational program The America’s Cup Endeavour Program is the America’s Cup’s ambitious youth sailing and educational program, dedicated to inspiring everybody who engages with the initiative and to leaving a sporting legacy in Bermuda that has a strong, positive impact on the community. by America's Cup Posted on 28 Apr Challenging Qingdao tests Extreme Sailing Series fleet in Act 2 opener Challenging Qingdao tests Extreme Sailing Series fleet in Act 2 opener As the fleet of seven crews hit the water the wind was down to just a couple of knots, delaying the start of racing. China's Olympic Sailing City is renowned for its tricky weather conditions that can catch sailors off guard with sudden changes – and the opening day of Act 2 Qingdao 'Mazarin Cup' was a prime example. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 28 Apr Extreme Sailing Series – Team Oman Air promise to bounce back Extreme Sailing Series – Team Oman Air promise to bounce back Qingdao is notorious for delivering tricky conditions that can change in an instant, and that's just what happened today After almost two hours of bobbing around waiting for enough wind to allow action to commence, a solid 15-knot breeze swept over the seven-strong fleet allowing three races to be held. by Oman Sail Posted on 28 Apr World Masters Games - Medals for Australia, Britain and New Zealand World Masters Games - Medals for Australia, Britain and New Zealand The medals were shared between three nations as the sailing competition in the World Masters Games came to an end The Gold medals were shared between three nations as the sailing competition in the World Masters Games came to an end in Auckland today. Soon after Dan Slater (NZL) crossed the finish line in the final race in the Laser class, someone yelled out that he had finally picked up a Games medal at the fourth time of trying. by Yachting New Zealand Posted on 28 Apr Antigua Sailing Week – 8 teams contest Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge Antigua Sailing Week – 8 teams contest Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge Racing is done in two preliminary heats of three races each. The two top finishers of each heat go to the final round Racing is done in two preliminary heats of three races each. The two top finishers of each heat go to the final round, which also consists of three races. All races are approximately 15 to 20 minutes in length keeping them challenging and exciting to watch! by Louay Habib Posted on 28 Apr RYA announces new Olympic Performance Manager RYA announces new Olympic Performance Manager The RYA is delighted to complete its World Class Programme management team with the appointment of Mark Robinson Robinson, who joins the British Sailing Team in June from a Performance Manager role at Australian Sailing, takes on the post vacated by Stephen Park OBE and will lead the world’s leading Olympic sailing nation as it continues its quest for medal success in Tokyo 2020 and beyond. by Lindsey Bell / RYA Posted on 28 Apr Marion Bermuda 2017... an Extravaganza Marion Bermuda 2017... an Extravaganza Entries now stand at 60 yachts for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race and there is still time to get off the fence Entries now stand at 60 yachts for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race and there is still time to get off the fence and enter this classic, 40th Anniversary Race. by Talbot Wilson Posted on 28 Apr RC44 PRO earns his bucks on snakes and ladders opening day RC44 PRO earns his bucks on snakes and ladders opening day Sotogrande, Spain laid on a tricky first day of the 2017 RC44 Championship. Sotogrande, Spain laid on a tricky first day of the 2017 RC44 Championship. Nonetheless Principal Race Officer Peter Reggio read his crystal ball well enough to stage four races on this course which uniquely has Europe, Gibraltar and North Africa as a backdrop. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 28 Apr
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