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52 Super Series - Wide open, going to the wire! 52 Super Series - Wide open, going to the wire! 2016 52 Super Series champions Quantum Racing bounced back from a modest, frustrating start to season’s final regatta With the wind moving round today into a more reliable, dependable southerly direction, defending 2016 52 Super Series champions Quantum Racing bounced back from a modest, frustrating start to the season’s final regatta – the Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week – to return two second place finishes today and restore their pressure on title rivals Platoon and Azzurra. by 52 Super Series Posted today at 1:36 am Azzurra leads the 52 Super Series at two days to the end Azzurra leads the 52 Super Series at two days to the end Azzurra is holding off the attacks of her closest competitors for the season’s title in the 52 Super Series Azzurra is holding off the attacks of her closest competitors for the season’s title in the 52 Super Series, and is still in the lead overall both in the Menorca 52 Super Series event and in the Series overall. First places today went to Platoon and Bronenosec. by Azzurra Posted today at 1:17 am Audi Sailing Champions League Final starts tomorrow Audi Sailing Champions League Final starts tomorrow The third edition has gathered 32 teams from 14 different nations to represent the world's most prestigious Yacht Clubs. Favourites for this edition include the Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (NRV), winners of the first qualification leg, Segelclub Mattsee (SCM), victors in the second leg, and the Deutscher Touring Yacht-Club, holders of the Best Sailing Club 2016 title. Representing Italy will be the home team from YCCS and the Circolo Canottieri Aniene (CCA). by YCCS Posted on 21 Sep IKA KifeFoil GoldCup – Mazella stretches lead in teasing breezes IKA KifeFoil GoldCup – Mazella stretches lead in teasing breezes The onshore breeze blowing over the East China Sea’s flat waters unexpectedly built quickly to an adequate 7kts to 9kts For the Frenchman, on his distinctive red 21m Enata kite and foil, it appears to matter little whether he is pursued by just four rivals or the entire fleet. He led round the first top mark and never looked back, stretching his advantage to a comfortable lead by the reaching finish after two searingly-fast laps of the windward-leeward track. by Ian MacKinnon Posted on 21 Sep TP52 Super Series Mahon – Race 3 and 4 images gallery by Max Ranchi TP52 Super Series Mahon – Race 3 and 4 images gallery by Max Ranchi Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from races three and four Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from races three and four by Max Ranchi Posted on 21 Sep U.S. Naval Academy hosts U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship U.S. Naval Academy hosts U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship Teams will be challenged in the areas of navigation, boat handling, teamwork, and basic fleet racing skills. The competing teams are representing each of the US Sailing Areas and are seeded through Area eliminations or by sailing resume, plus one U.S. Naval Academy team. Each team consists of a crew of eight, including one skipper, six crew members, and one U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman from the varsity offshore racing team. by US Sailing Posted on 21 Sep Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominees announced Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominees announced World Sailing, the international federation for the sport, and Rolex are proud to announce a diverse lineup of nominees The Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards is the most prestigious award of recognition in the dynamic sport of sailing. Since the awards' inception in 1994, the trophy has proudly accumulated the names of those who have demonstrated unparalleled, performance, endurance and accomplishment in sailing. by World Sailing Posted on 21 Sep Clipper Race –Day 32– Sanya Serenity Coast on course for Leg 1 victory Clipper Race –Day 32– Sanya Serenity Coast on course for Leg 1 victory HotelPlanner.com is nipping at the heels of Great Britain and is currently in fourth place, closely followed by Qingdao Sanya Serenity Coast is on course to take line honours for the Atlantic Trade Winds Leg one as it is expected to be the first boat in to Punta del Este later today. by The Clipper Race Posted on 21 Sep Fighting talk ahead of RC44 Cascais Cup Fighting talk ahead of RC44 Cascais Cup Team Nika of Vladimir Prosikhin and third-placed Katusha of Alexander Novoselov have taken a regatta win each. After winning the RC44 World Championship in Marstrand, Sweden, last month with a race to spare, Team Nika are the favourites going into the penultimate event of the season. by RC44 Class Association Posted on 21 Sep Rolex Middle Sea Race – One month out Rolex Middle Sea Race – One month out The Royal Malta Yacht Club is confident of welcoming another impressive fleet to the island state of Malta. Unsurprisingly, given the history of the race and the country’s geographical proximity, Italy provides the largest contingent of competitors with 17 entries. Three of the past five races have been won by Italian yachts and, while defending champion Mascalzone Latino will not be in attendance this year, there is another Italian Cookson 50 in the shape of Endlessgame in the 2017 roster. by RMYC Posted on 21 Sep Mayor leads welcome as the Extreme Sailing Series™ heads to San Diego Mayor leads welcome as the Extreme Sailing Series™ heads to San Diego The penultimate Act of the global, high-speed sailing championship will be held metres from the shore of Harbor Island Two US-flagged wildcard teams were announced at the press conference, hosted by Coasterra restaurant, and they will enter the fray in San Diego as part of an eight-strong international fleet of hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 21 Sep RS Aeros at the Massapoag Yacht Club 68th Annual Regatta RS Aeros at the Massapoag Yacht Club 68th Annual Regatta Michael Housley drove all the way from Maryland and back on a weekend when country was being battered by Hurricane Irma. RS Aero sailor Simeon Thomas flew all the way to the regatta from Colorado. That is a 4,000 mile round-trip. Simeon told me that on the lakes in Colorado the winds are either zero or 30 mph. Nothing in between. by Derek Stow Posted on 21 Sep A Transat Jacques Vabre full of promise A Transat Jacques Vabre full of promise The four classes of offshore sailing boats will compete over a 4,350-mile course full of hurdles, squalls and excitement Today, at the Pavillon Champs-Elysées in Paris, they were all present, eager to head out to sea, boots and oilies ready to cross the start line on Sunday, November 5. by Transat Jacques Vabre Posted on 20 Sep Melges 20 World League enters critical stage of the season Melges 20 World League enters critical stage of the season It all started in February at the Miami Winter Series and since, 12 events scattered across Europe, Asia, North America Worldwide however, the match remains wide open with four final events left to complete - Worlds in Newport, Hayama, Zushi (both in Japan) and the opening act of the 2017-18 Miami Winter Series. With potentially 80 points still to be awarded on the international circuit, Rytov's leadership is anything but secure. by IM20CA Posted on 20 Sep Relief for Dominica Relief for Dominica Our friends in Dominica were hit by Hurricane Maria on Monday evening, a category 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale The Marine community through the Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association is working with Ondeck who is preparing its Farr 65 Spirit of Juno to head to Dominica late on Thursday evening to deliver much needed aid. They will then return a number of times over the coming weeks. by ABMA Posted on 20 Sep Azzurra holds on to her lead in the 52 Super Series Azzurra holds on to her lead in the 52 Super Series The boat flying the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda's burgee placed fourth and is holding on to her leadership in the overall This morning the TP52 fleet docked out at 9:00 from Mahon's beautiful natural port, ready to race at 11:00 to take advantage of the northerly breezes before the predicted lull as winds shifted to the south. Starting procedures began punctually in northerly breezes at about 12 knots that died down to about 7-8 during the race. by Azzurra Posted on 20 Sep IKA KiteFoil GoldCup World Series – Axel Mazella nearly untouchable IKA KiteFoil GoldCup World Series – Axel Mazella nearly untouchable Mazella racked up an incredible eight bullets from nine races, picking up where he had left off a few days earlier In the women’s division—racing among the mixed fleet of 21 riders from 13 nations—Russia’s Elena Kalinina was battling with Alexia Fancelli (FRA) and for the most part seemed to have he measure of the Frenchwoman, though their races were hard fought. by Ian MacKinnon Posted on 20 Sep 52 Super Series Sailing Week – Staying on the emotional rollercoaster 52 Super Series Sailing Week – Staying on the emotional rollercoaster Quantum Racing made an excellent start, but were caught out on the last run when they, and Azzurra sailed into a hole. The German-flagged Platoon, with John Kostecki calling tactics, clawed two points back against the circuit leaders Azzurra, and opened five points more on Quantum Racing. by 52 Super Series Posted on 20 Sep TP52 Super Series Mahon – Race 2 images gallery by Max Ranchi TP52 Super Series Mahon – Race 2 images gallery by Max Ranchi Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from race two Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from race two by Max Ranchi Posted on 20 Sep GKA Kite-Surf World Tour – The final wrap-up from Mauritius GKA Kite-Surf World Tour – The final wrap-up from Mauritius The tussle for the top spots promised an epic end but, before that could happen, there was a huge field of competitors Kevin wasn’t the only Langeree making his GKA debut in Mauritius. His sister Jalou was among the 19 riders registered for the women’s division alongside some high-calibre riders in the form of last year’s event winner and local shredder Ninja-Maria Bichler, 2016 Dakhla champ Milla Ferreira, Hawaiian regular-footer Moona Whyte and former multiple-freestyle world champion Gisela Pulido. by Matt Pearce Posted on 20 Sep
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