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America's Cup - More images of J-Class racing off Bermuda America's Cup - More images of J-Class racing off Bermuda Second gallery of images featuring the seven J-Class yachts racing in the largest fleet of the 120ft yachts to date Second gallery of images featuring the seven J-Class yachts racing in the largest fleet of the 120ft yachts yet assembled, which raced earlier this week off Bermuda. Although most of the fleet are replicas constructed to one of the original J-Class designs, Valsheda is restored from the original which was laid up in southern England for many years. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted today at 4:25 am America's Cup - Largest ever J class fleet races off Bermuda America's Cup - Largest ever J class fleet races off Bermuda The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races. The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races. Seven of the 120ft sloops that contested the America's Cup from 1930 to 1937 sailed off Bermuda. Here is the first gallery of images from the second day of racing by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted today at 4:13 am Americas Cup - Five times Cup winner says Kiwis can win four races Americas Cup - Five times Cup winner says Kiwis can win four races Five times America's Cup winner, Murray Jones thinks Oracle Team USA will resume the America's Cup Final better Five times America's Cup winner, Murray Jones thinks Oracle Team USA will resume the America's Cup Final better, but not drastically different. Jones is now a coach with Emirates Team New Zealand. The American defender had three sessions on Bermuda's Great Sound today while Team New Zealand had just one, ahead of Sunday morning's resumption, where the challenger leads 3-0. by Todd Niall, Radio New Zealand Posted today at 2:59 am Highlights from the 'Racing Forward' forum Highlights from the 'Racing Forward' forum The highlights from the 'Racing Forward' forum at the Hamilton Princess brought to you by PwC Bermuda and America's Cup The highlights from the 'Racing Forward' forum at the Hamilton Princess, Bermuda on Tuesday 20 June, brought to you by PwC Bermuda and the America's Cup. The panel featured two fantastic sailors, who also happen to be women and part of the core group from The Magenta Project, Abby Ehler and Libby Greenhalgh. I was lucky enough to be the moderator for the panel, by Nic Douglass / PWC Posted today at 2:31 am America's Cup - Checking out the superyachts in Bermuda America's Cup - Checking out the superyachts in Bermuda Over 70 superyachts have registered for the 35th America's Cup Regatta in Bermuda. Over 70 superyachts have registered for the 35th America's Cup Regatta in Bermuda. They make a very spectacular backdrop on one section of the America's Cup course area. And when there is no wind and no racing they make a fascinating diversion to see classic yachts alongside contemporary. Here's a look at some that were on the water for the start of the Semi-Finals, when the wind showed up too by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted on 22 Jun Kiel Week - What a difference a day makes Kiel Week - What a difference a day makes After opening day was blessed with gorgeous sunshine and breeze, albeit shifty, Thursday was a massive contrast. After the opening day of the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships was blessed with gorgeous sunshine and a seven - nine knot breeze, albeit shifty, Thursday was a massive contrast. by Daniel Smith Posted today at 3:37 am Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series – It's a difficult day for Azzurra Audi Sailing Week - 52 Super Series – It's a difficult day for Azzurra Winners of the day’s races were Quantum and Ran, who is currently at the lead of the event’s provisional scoreboard The Swedish team aboard Ran again showed their excellent boat speed sailing downwind and got to the first gate head to head with Azzurra. Ran managed to inch past and take the lead. Azzurra was right behind, then at the final top mark chose to split off with a gybe set. by Azzurra Posted on 22 Jun Wild weather makes for a topsy-turvy day at Kiel Week Wild weather makes for a topsy-turvy day at Kiel Week The Germans won two of their three qualifying races today and sit two points in front of the Olympic silver medallists New Zealanders are also faring well in the Men’s 49er, with Josh Porebski and Trent Rippey holding the lead after six races in the 49er fleet. Australia’s David Gilmour and Joel Turner are on the same points as the leaders, while the Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallists, Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel, move up to third overall. by Andy Rice Posted on 22 Jun Para World Sailing Championships – What a difference a day makes Para World Sailing Championships – What a difference a day makes Only the Open 2.4 Norlin OD, One Person Keelboat, managed to sail, and they completed one race in variable 5-16 knot The day had a bit of everything. There were grey skies, heavy showers and no breeze in the morning. Moving into the afternoon, a sudden sunny spell was coupled with a heavy breeze, gusting up to 25 knots. The breeze declined as the afternoon played out before dropping off completely and bringing another rain shower to put an end to the day. by Daniel Smith – World Sailing Posted on 22 Jun Interviews from final day of the Red Bull Youth America's Cup Interviews from final day of the Red Bull Youth America's Cup Pretty incredible racing, with the final results decided in the final race, on the final leg to the finish! Pretty incredible racing, with the final results decided in the final race, on the final leg to the finish! by Nic Douglass Posted on 22 Jun Rán Racing on top of 52 Super Series Roller Coaster Rán Racing on top of 52 Super Series Roller Coaster On day one the defending 2016 champions Quantum Racing finished rock bottom of the leaderboard, counting maximum points Today, in perfect conditions it was the turn of the world champions Platoon to have an unfortunate taste of life down in the nether regions of the fleet. by 52 Super Series Posted on 22 Jun Red Bull Youth America´s Cup – Wrap-up Red Bull Youth America´s Cup – Wrap-up No one could have scripted a more exciting ending, as New Zealand was toppled from certain triumph in the last seconds No one could have scripted a more exciting ending, as New Zealand was toppled from almost certain triumph in the last seconds of the last race by a determined British team, and Bermuda emerged as the new darlings of sailing. by America's Cup Posted on 22 Jun Extreme Sailing Series sailors outshine in RedBull Youth America's Cup Extreme Sailing Series sailors outshine in RedBull Youth America's Cup Land Rover BAR Academy squad pulled off a dramatic last gasp victory to beat New Zealand and Switzerland to the title. The Brits were not the only squad showcasing their prowess and finely-tuned skills on the Great Sound in Bermuda. The two other podium finishers also featured faces who at various times have competed in the Extreme Sailing Series. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 22 Jun Audi Sailing Week - TP52 Super Series – Day 2 images by Max Ranchi Audi Sailing Week - TP52 Super Series – Day 2 images by Max Ranchi Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from day two Max Ranchi provided this gallery of images from day two by Max Ranchi Posted on 22 Jun Barcelona revealed as venue for Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4 Barcelona revealed as venue for Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4 Race Village will provide the perfect viewing arena for the racing, and will also offer a host of on-shore entertainment The cosmopolitan capital of Spain's Catalonia, a major tourist destination and one of the world's leading cultural and economic centres, is the final venue to be announced as part of the 2017 global tour. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 22 Jun America's Cup - New Zealand developed YachtBot does AC seating plan America's Cup - New Zealand developed YachtBot does AC seating plan A small New Zealand firm is making a significant contribution to the America’s Cup, with an online 'seating' application A small New Zealand firm is making a significant contribution to the America’s Cup, with an online application which effectively 'seats' all participants in the 35th America's Cup each day - and then re-works the plan if there is a major course change. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 22 Jun New chapter for the New Caledonia Groupama Race New chapter for the New Caledonia Groupama Race Four feeder races making up Sail Noumea 2018 and a change of date for the start of the 654 nautical mile race Sail Noumea organiser, Cercle Nautique Calédonien Yacht Club, is excited to announce its role as finish partner and host for four independant ocean races leaving Sydney Harbour, Auckland, Melbourne and Brisbane between late May and early June 2018. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted on 22 Jun Red Bull Youth America's Cup – More action shots by Studio Borlenghi Red Bull Youth America's Cup – More action shots by Studio Borlenghi Britain grabs the title in the last-minute upset. Studio Borlenghi provided a gallery of images Britain grabs the title in the last-minute upset. Studio Borlenghi provided a gallery of images by Studio Borlenghi Posted on 22 Jun Red Bull Youth America's Cup – Images by Studio Borlenghi Red Bull Youth America's Cup – Images by Studio Borlenghi Britain grabs Red Bull Youth America's Cup title in the last-minute upset. Studio Borlenghi provided a gallery of images Britain grabs Red Bull Youth America's Cup title in the last-minute upset. Studio Borlenghi provided a gallery of images by Studio Borlenghi Posted on 22 Jun New talent on the block at Para World Sailing Championships New talent on the block at Para World Sailing Championships The Para World Sailing Championships kicked off yesterday, Wednesday 21 June, in Kiel, Germany. The Para World Sailing Championships kicked off yesterday, Wednesday 21 June, in Kiel, Germany. There are fresh faces competing at the event though, thanks to World Sailing's Paralympic Development Program (PDP). by Ross Gale Posted on 22 Jun
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