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America's Cup - Spithill says valuable lessons learned this week America's Cup - Spithill says valuable lessons learned this week Oracle Team USA finished the latest practice week on a positive note with two wins in three starts in Friday’s races. Oracle Team USA finished the latest practice week on a positive note with two wins in three starts in Friday’s races. The end of the week saw moderate 10-knot Southerly conditions similar to what many are predicting for the America’s Cup race period in June. But earlier in the week, the winds were often closer to 20 knots, from the east, making for challenging conditions. by Oracle Team USA Posted on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr World Cup Series Hyeres – Kaynar and Heiner to battle for gold World Cup Series Hyeres – Kaynar and Heiner to battle for gold Hyeres saved its best until last with two great races in fantastic conditions to wrap up the opening series Hyeres saved its best until last with two great races in fantastic conditions to wrap up the opening series. Again, Turkey’s Alican Kaynar ruled the day with a second and a first to go into the medal race with a 10-point advantage. by Robert Deaves Posted on 29 Apr Team Aqua takes control of RC44 Sotogrande Cup Team Aqua takes control of RC44 Sotogrande Cup With racing cancelled yesterday due to severe conditions, the fleet ventured out today in marginally improved conditions Once again the wind, although shifty, was less of an issue than the sea state, which was initially so massive that the RC44s were disappearing up to their spreaders in the troughs. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 29 Apr Skiff success in first Hyeres World Cup finals day Skiff success in first Hyeres World Cup finals day Fletcher and Bithell held on tightly to the silver spot going in to the 49er finale to secure a third straight podium The French Riviera venue served up perfect conditions for the first of the event’s two medal race days, with bright sunshine and winds averaging 15 knots providing the ideal playground. by Lindsey Bell / RYA Posted on 29 Apr All on for Team Oman Air in second half of Extreme Sailing Series All on for Team Oman Air in second half of Extreme Sailing Series Team Oman Air have everything to play for going into the back half of the second round after racing in Qingdao Skipper Phil Robertson's men spent almost three hours poised for action as they waited for the breeze to materialise but, unlike yesterday's opener when a 15-knot wind appeared halfway through the afternoon, it wasn't to be. by Oman Sail Posted on 29 Apr America's Cup - Artemis Racing emerging as Cup favorites America's Cup - Artemis Racing emerging as Cup favorites Out on Bermuda's Great Sound Artemis Racing are emerging as contenders to win the America's Cup Out on Bermuda's Great Sound, on a fast catamaran named Magic Blue, Iain Percy and his mates with Artemis Racing are emerging as contenders to win the America's Cup while honoring the memory of Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who was killed in a training accident four years ago. Artemis is keeping Simpson in mind while quickly finding the sea legs it didn't get the chance to develop in the 2013 regatta. by Bernie Wilson AP Posted on 29 Apr World Sailing Show - Video news - May 2017 - Volvo 65, America's Cup World Sailing Show - Video news - May 2017 - Volvo 65, America's Cup May 2017 edition of World Sailing News, which this month features Volvo Ocean Race, America's Cup and more May 2017 edition of World Sailing News, which this month features: Winding the clock back on a Volvo 65 and taking a race boat that already has over 40,000 hard miles under its keel might not be your idea of a perfect start for another lap of the planet. But the newly refurbished fleet of Volvo 65s are better than new. We went to Portugal to find out how this can be so. by World Sailing Posted on 29 Apr Top Chinese sailor aims to inspire in hometown of Qingdao Top Chinese sailor aims to inspire in hometown of Qingdao 24-year-old, better known by his nickname Black, is back in his home city of Qingdao as Extreme Sailing Series™ returns The 24-year-old, better known by his nickname Black, is back in his home city of Qingdao as the Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to China’s Olympic Sailing City for an incredible seventh time. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 29 Apr Sailing World Cup - Medal races on LIVE NOW - Day 1 Sailing World Cup - Medal races on LIVE NOW - Day 1 Live coverage of the first day of Medal Racing at Sailing World Cup Hyeres starts at 12:00 CEST Live coverage of the first day of Medal Racing at Sailing World Cup Hyeres starts at 12:00 CEST . First up is the Mens 49er skiff by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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 on 29 Apr 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. 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
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