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2017 Resin Regatta action-shots by Erik Simonson 2017 Resin Regatta action-shots by Erik Simonson Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2017 Resin Regatta. Erik Simonson provided this gallery of images from 2017 Resin Regatta. by Erik Simonson Posted today at 5:05 am Composite engineering expertise propels Southern Spars into AC50 build Composite engineering expertise propels Southern Spars into AC50 build The Peter Blake skippered Steinlager 2 put Southern Spars on the map The Peter Blake skippered Steinlager 2 put Southern Spars on the map with her unequalled clean sweep of the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race. Composite spars weren't new at that stage, but the engineering was not well understood. Blake's second Round the World race was aboard Heath's Condor the first racing yacht to use a composite spar - which broke on the first leg of four in the race. by Richard Gladwell Posted today at 2:45 am Antigua Sailing Week - Old traditions new ways Antigua Sailing Week - Old traditions new ways Winning skippers on Day 1 of Antigua Sailing Week included Sir Richard Matthews taking part in 18yr old Jules Mitchell Winning skippers on the first day of Antigua Sailing Week included Sir Richard Matthews taking part in his 37th Antigua Sailing Week and 18 year old Jules Mitchell who has never skippered at the regatta before. by Louay Habib Posted today at 2:54 am World Cup series Hyeres - Starting as they mean to go on World Cup series Hyeres - Starting as they mean to go on Three Australian Sailing Team crews were amongst the Medal race action at the World Cup Hyeres on the final day. Three Australian Sailing Team crews were amongst the Medal race action at the World Cup Hyeres on the final day. An emphatic World Cup win for the Rio 470 Men’s Silver medallist of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan who added a sixth race win, this time in the medal race to their 2017 Hyeres record. by Australian Sailing Team Posted today at 2:26 am RC44 Sotogrande Cup - Chris Bake grabs victory from jaws of defeat RC44 Sotogrande Cup - Chris Bake grabs victory from jaws of defeat After two severe days, Sotogrande and the Andalucian coastline laid on perfect conditions for final day of competition After two severe days, Sotogrande and the Andalucian coastline laid on perfect conditions for the final day of competition at the RC44 Sotogrande Cup. Mountainous seas gave way to a short chop, torrential rain gave way to brilliant sunshine and a stiff but shifty 20 knot, westerly offshore wind, to provide the tacticians with some welcome head scratching. by RC44 Class Association Posted today at 1:52 am A Few Rays - Go Faster! A Few Rays - Go Faster! How the right sunscreen can make the boat go faster How the right sunscreen can make the boat go faster A good sunscreen is a very necessary part of the sailor’s equipment. When the sunscreen works really well and the sailor using it can do a multi-day regatta without burning or distraction, then that is a piece of equipment worth having. by Indepthskincare Posted on 30 Apr GBR learn French lessons as Hyeres World Cup Series concludes GBR learn French lessons as Hyeres World Cup Series concludes British sailors insist their World Cup experiences will stand them in good stead for the major events of the season Having secured two medals in the 49er and 49erFX events on Saturday, the British Sailing Team had contenders and medal chances in four out of the five medal races on the closing day of this second round of the World Cup series, but narrowly missed out in each of them to finish fourth in the Laser, Laser Radial, Finn and 470 Women’s events. by Lindsey Bell / RYA Posted on 30 Apr World Cup Series Hyères – Kontides steals gold again World Cup Series Hyères – Kontides steals gold again On the second day of live Medal Racing, it was the turn of the One and Two Person Dinghies to have their day. A colder, overcast day with a steady 8-12 knot breeze did nothing to dampen the spirits of the final few lucky World Cup Series medallists. by Richard Aspland - World Sailing Posted on 30 Apr FAST40+ Spring Regatta – Hitchhiker declared winner FAST40+ Spring Regatta – Hitchhiker declared winner Hosted by the RSYC, the wind gods blew too hard on the second day resulting in racing abandoned for the last day Stewart Whitehead’s Carkeek 40+ Rebellion tide on points with Hitchhiker but was second on count back.Tony Dickin's Jubilee was in impressive form, scoring three podium finishes to end the regatta just one point off the lead in third. by Fast40+ Class Posted on 30 Apr World Cup Series Hyeres – Turkish delight as Alican secures gold World Cup Series Hyeres – Turkish delight as Alican secures gold Anders Pedersen from Norway led round the top from Brazilian Jorge Zarif and Ben Cornish from Great Britain Lobert found the best course up the second beat to take the lead and extended down the run to the finish to take bronze, repeating his position from last year. by Robert Deaves Posted on 30 Apr Team Oman Air score big breeze win at Extreme Sailing Series Team Oman Air score big breeze win at Extreme Sailing Series A resounding victory in the final race of the penultimate day kept Team Oman Air's dreams of second podium finish alive Phil Robertson's men proved uncatchable as they romped home to glory in the seventh and last outing of the day as Qingdao delivered a 20-knot breeze blasting through the city's stadium racecourse. by Oman Sail Posted on 30 Apr Young guns firing in tricky penultimate day of Extreme Sailing Series Young guns firing in tricky penultimate day of Extreme Sailing Series The British team, the youth wing of America's Cup challenger, went into the action at the bottom of the Act leaderboard Skipper Rob Bunce's team of talented under 24s enjoyed their most successful outing since joining the global Stadium Racing tour at the start of 2016, only missing the podium once in seven races on Fushan Bay. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 30 Apr Nations' Cup – NZ wins again Nations' Cup – NZ wins again 52 boats from 13 Nations and a planet turned out for one of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s most colourful events Competitors set out to find blue skies and a varied breeze of five to 10 knots with Race Officer Lucy Sutro sending racers on a three-loop harbour course between the Central Club buoy off of the Wan Chai Ferry terminal then to Shau Kei Wan(SKW) and back. by RHKYC Media Posted on 30 Apr Parlier finishes off with a perfect score at World Cup Series Hyères Parlier finishes off with a perfect score at World Cup Series Hyères In the first of two live Medal Race days, France's southern coast was blessed with glorious sunshine. In the first of two live Medal Race days, France's southern coast was blessed with glorious sunshine. Coupled with an 11-13 knot breeze from the west, the day was virtually perfect. by IKA Posted on 30 Apr Hyeres Medal Races - Watch Live! Hyeres Medal Races - Watch Live! Live coverage of the second day of Medal Racing at Sailing World Cup Hyeres starts at 12:00 CEST Live coverage of the second day of Medal Racing at Sailing World Cup Hyeres starts at 12:00 CEST. TheLaser is first. by John Curnow Posted on 30 Apr America's Cup - Practice Session 4, Final day - on the water video America's Cup - Practice Session 4, Final day - on the water video MyislandhomeBDA who has been doing an outstanding job with video coverage from Bermuda was invited on the water MyislandhomeBDA who has been doing an outstanding job with video coverage from Bermuda was invited on the water by Artemis Racing, and filed these reports on the final day of Practice Session 4 on the Great Sound, Bermuda. These videos are shot and produced by Jason Smith, who is living on the proverbial shoestring. by Sail-World.com NZ Posted on 30 Apr Still all to play for in Act 2 as light airs curtail racing in Qingdao Still all to play for in Act 2 as light airs curtail racing in Qingdao The Extreme Sailing Series™ fleet will go into the second half of Act 2 in Qingdao split by just 12 points on day two. The Extreme Sailing Series™ fleet will go into the second half of Act 2 in Qingdao split by just 12 points after super-light winds prevented racing on day two. by Extreme Sailing Series™ Posted on 30 Apr Thriller around Antigua - Peters and May Round Antigua Race Thriller around Antigua - Peters and May Round Antigua Race The Peters and May Round Antigua Race produced a spectacular match race with an unbelievable finish. The Peters and May Round Antigua Race produced a spectacular match race between two magnificent ocean greyhounds with an unbelievable finish. Sir Peter Harrison's British ketch Sojana and Jean-Paul Riviere's French sloop, Nomad IV battled it out for the 52 miles, just a few minutes apart for the duration of the race. by Louay Habib Posted on 30 Apr FAST40+ Spring Regatta - Hitchhiker comes out fighting FAST40+ Spring Regatta - Hitchhiker comes out fighting Hosted by Royal Southern Yacht Club, the first day of the FAST40+ Spring Regatta produced some highly competitive racing Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the first day of the FAST40+ Spring Regatta produced some highly competitive racing. Just a few weeks ago, Bas de Voogd's Hitchhiker was blown off its cradle and they were not sure if they would even make their debut in the class at the FAST40+ Spring Regatta, but it was the opposition that was blown away in the first two races. by FAST40+ Race Circuit Posted on 30 Apr Hyères offers up perfection Hyères offers up perfection Seven medals were confirmed today (Saturday) at Sailing's World Cup Series in Hyères, France. Seven medals were confirmed today (Saturday) at Sailing's World Cup Series in Hyères, France. In the first of two live Medal Race days, France's southern coast was blessed with glorious sunshine. Coupled with an 11-13 knot breeze from the west, the day was virtually perfect. by Richard Aspland Posted on 30 Apr
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