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America's Cup - Advice for young Sailors America's Cup - Advice for young Sailors Hear the America's Cup skippers' advice for young sailors looking to follow in their footsteps. Hear the America's Cup skippers' advice for young sailors looking to follow in their footsteps. Interviewers talk with Dean Barker, Jimmy Spithill, Glenn Ashby, Iain Percy and Ben Ainslie and get their advice, plus how and when they started sailing. by Sail-World.com NZL Posted today at 12:23 pm Zhik sailors win 17 sailing medals at 2016 Olympic Regatta Zhik sailors win 17 sailing medals at 2016 Olympic Regatta The 2016 Olympic games are over and what a Games they have been - Zhik sailors dominated Zhik sailors won almost 60% of the medals contested at Rio de Janeiro. It was a regatta which tested sailors and gear - with one day being the most severe conditions ever experienced at an Olympic regatta. For the Zhik team riders on the waters of Rio, four years and more of hard work and dedication have paid off for many. by Sail-World.com NZL Posted on 29 Aug Full focus on board Oman Air for Extreme Sailing Series St Petersburg Full focus on board Oman Air for Extreme Sailing Series St Petersburg With a lead on the overall scoreboard following their last gasp win in Hamburg the pressure is on to maintain 100% focus With a five-point lead on the overall scoreboard, following their last gasp win in Hamburg, the pressure is on to maintain 100% focus to make sure they perform to their maximum capabilities right up until the final race in Sydney in December. by Oman Sail Posted today at 12:49 pm 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 4 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 4 Day four at the VRsport.tv International 14 Championships was a world away from the carnage of day three. Day four at the VRsport.tv International 14 Championships was a world away from the carnage of day three. The sun was high in the sky, there was a fresh breeze out in the bay, and the atmosphere at Carnac Yacht Club reflected the conditions. by Ellie Meopham Posted today at 2:52 am VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 3 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 3 Monday saw another delay in the morning, but this time due to a lack of wind. Monday saw another delay in the morning, but this time due to a lack of wind. Signs were promising though with a clear sky out to sea, the wind switching to the South West, and clouds building over the land. by Mark Jardine Posted today at 2:00 am Etchells Europeans - Kiwis on top after Day 1 after long day in Cowes Etchells Europeans - Kiwis on top after Day 1 after long day in Cowes For the first day of the 2016 Etchells Open Europeans, PRO Phil Lawrence, prophesied that it might be a long day The top Etchells team today was Feng Shui, from the Royal Akarana Yacht Club, Auckland, NZ. Helmed by Andrew Wills and owned by Anatole Masfen, Matthew Kelway completes the line up. The team has won several New Zealand National Titles and Wills was on Jud Smith's winning team for the 2006 Etchells Worlds. by Sail-World.com NZL Posted on 29 Aug Hollandia wins 8 Metre World Cup Hollandia wins 8 Metre World Cup After nine race series, Netherlands' Hollandia wins it with eight points. The racing took place in a range of conditions After a five day, nine race series, Hollandia of the Netherlands wins it with eight points. The racing took place in a range of conditions and Hollandia managed to win every race. by Greg Nicoll Posted on 29 Aug Rio 2016- Silver That Feels Like a Gold - Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie Rio 2016- Silver That Feels Like a Gold - Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie Team Jolly review their four year Olympic campaign leading to the Rio Olympics Team Jolly - Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie, 2012 Womens 470 Gold Medalists and now 2016 Olympic Silver Medalists review their four year Olympic campaign leading to the Rio Olympics Strange to be sitting here, writing this, these last few weeks being the culmination of a huge four years, eight years together as a team and twelve years of Olympic campaigning for Jo. by Team Jolly Posted on 29 Aug Volvo Ocean Race - Enright and Towill ready to go again in 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race - Enright and Towill ready to go again in 2017/18 Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright and his long-time buddy Mark Towill are eager to put their experience to use. Team Alvimedica were the youngest team in the race last edition, and now skipper Charlie Enright and his long-time buddy Mark Towill are eager to put that experience to use. Volvo Ocean race's Jonno Turner caught up with Mark and Charlie to chat about everything from the transition back into 'real life', their reflections on the 2014-15 campaign - and the future. by Volvo Ocean Race/Sail-World.com Posted on 29 Aug 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 3 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 3 Boats were quickly rigged, and rigorously checked for any signs of wear which could lead to a breakage. The Carnac Yacht Club was filled with a sense of purpose this morning. Boats were quickly rigged, and rigorously checked for any signs of wear which could lead to a breakage. Whilst all this was going on, whitecaps were beginning to develop across the bay, and the conditions were shaping up for what would later be referred to by Andrew Perry as a “big boys day”. by Ellie Meopham Posted on 29 Aug Noroton Yacht Club takes the NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Trophy again Noroton Yacht Club takes the NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Trophy again The yacht club from Darien, Connecticut, still out sailed every other club on the water. Every August the biggest question for the NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Regatta is whether this will be the year that Noroton Yacht Club's winning streak ends. Yet even after the age minimums were raised by five years and the event was expanded to 10 teams and three days to stiffen the competition, the yacht club from Darien, Connecticut, still out sailed every other club on the water. by NYYC Posted on 29 Aug The door’s been flung open – again The door’s been flung open – again Now whether it was the Champagne or something far more ethereal, there is the chance that sailing gets sexier for Tokyo Now whether it was the Champagne or something far more ethereal, there is the chance that sailing may get sexier for Tokyo 2020. Yes, the proverbial door has been cast ajar before, often to much fanfare, and not that much has been achieved. by John Curnow Posted on 28 Aug Michael Illbruck crowned 2016 Melges 20 World Champion Michael Illbruck crowned 2016 Melges 20 World Champion Although not a simple task, Freides aimed to keep Illbruck behind him, or at minimum out of top nine ranking. Hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico Scarlino, the World Championship was the most successful to date featuring four days of incredible sportboat racing. by International Melges 20 Class Association Posted on 28 Aug 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 2 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 2 It was a day of two halves here at the VRsport.tv International 14 World Championship 2016 in Carnac. 2016 VRsport.tv International 14 World Championship - It was a day of two halves here at the VRsport.tv International 14 World Championship 2016 in Carnac. by Ellie Meopham Posted on 28 Aug Freides defends leadership at Melges 20 World Championship Freides defends leadership at Melges 20 World Championship The one and only race that was able to take place at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship was a difficult one at best 2016 Melges 20 World Championship - The one and only race that was able to take place at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico Scarlino was a difficult one at best, however managed to present some nice new faces at the front of the fleet. by Melges 20 Posted on 28 Aug America's Cup - Oracle Team USA's AC50 well underway in Warkworth America's Cup - Oracle Team USA's AC50 well underway in Warkworth Oracle Team USA’s new America’s Cup Class boat is taking shape at the team’s build facility in New Zealand Oracle Team USA’s new America’s Cup Class boat is taking shape at the team’s build facility in New Zealand, Core Builders Composites, Warkworth, 40 minutes north of Auckland. The major components for the 15-meter platform, including the hulls and cross beams, have now been built. by Sail-World.com/NZL Posted on 28 Aug America's Cup - Oracle Team USA play catch up with Softbank Team Japan America's Cup - Oracle Team USA play catch up with Softbank Team Japan Back in April 2017, Softbank Team Japan mastered the foiling tack in their AC45 Surrogate boats Back in April 2017, Softbank Team Japan mastered the foiling tack in their AC45 Surrogate boats, claiming to be the first AC team to have achieved the move. Two days later Oracle Team USA claimed to have done the same. by Sail-World.com/NZL Posted on 28 Aug VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 1 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 1 73 boats have signed on for the 2016 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA in Weymouth. Seventy-three boats have signed on for the 2016 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA in Weymouth. With the odd lightning strike off Chesil Beach and a huge storm over Dorchester, the fleet were released to leave the shore once it was deemed safe enough to sail in Portland Harbour, with racing getting underway just 20 minutes after the scheduled 1pm start time. by Mark Jardine Posted on 27 Aug 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 1 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championships – Day 1 The Day 1 of VR Sport.TV Intl 14 Worlds was a demonstration of why this is most popular development classes in the world 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championship - The first day of the 2016 VR Sport.TV International 14 World Championship was a demonstration of why this is one of the most popular development classes in the world. Just under eighty boats are registered and with strong contingents from across the globe including Australia, USA, Germany and the UK. by Ellie Meopham Posted on 27 Aug Marshack wins first U.S. Multihull Championship Marshack wins first U.S. Multihull Championship The 2016 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy wrapped up a full week’s worth of racing on Friday. Catamaran sailing is alive and well on Carlyle Lake. The 2016 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy, hosted by Carlyle Sailing Association, wrapped up a full week’s worth of racing on Friday. by US Sailing Posted on 27 Aug
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