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29er World Championship - Finals start tomorrow

'29er World Championship'    Luka Bartulovic

2014 29er World Championship - Another windy day on the Kingston waters to wrap up the third and last day of the qualification series. After a stormy start to the day, the rain cleared and the breeze filled in from the South-South West with a steady 10-12 knots.

All the sailors were excited to get racing today, with both fleets starting the day with general recalls. The black flag was raised on both courses and pushed sailors behind the line allowing both fleets to start qualifying race nine.

Blue Fleet’s first race was led and won by NZL 2269 Micah Wilkinson and Jack Rogers, followed by Jacob Clasen/Luke Willim (GER) and New Zealand sailors James Wilson/Oscar Gunn. Blue fleet’s final race of the day and of the qualifying series began with an all clear start. Kurt Hansen and Harry Morton (AUS) were in the lead at the first mark with Jacob Rosenberg/Rhodes Garner (USA) followed in second and Jim Colley/Shaun Connor (AUS) in third. By the second mark rounding, both Australian boats were in the lead. Hansen and Morton continued on to win qualifying race 10 by almost 300 meters, with their teammates Colley/Connor coming in second.

Yellow fleet began the day with Britian’s Mimi El-Khazindar and Ben Batten first to the windward mark, and the regatta leaders Brice Yrieix and Loic Ficher-Guillou (FRA) on their tail. Yrieix and Ficher-Gillou passed the British team on the downwind leg and continued on to win yellow fleet’s qualifying race nine. The second and final race of the day was led by Tilly James and Robbie Robinson (GBR) at the first windward mark. By the final weather mark local Canadians Rachel Spinelli and Ian Woodbury had the lead with El-Khazindar/Batten close behind. Spinelli and Woodbury went on to win the last race of the qualifying series making it the first race won by a Canadian.

Provisional results have Brice Yrieix and Loic Ficher-Gillou (FRA) in first followed by Kurt Hansen and Harry Morton (AUS) and third Micah Wilkinson and Jack Rogers (NZL). For the finals, the Gold Fleet are the top 25 with the remaining equally divided into Silver and Bronze Fleets.

The finals begin tomorrow and run for the following three days. The award ceremonies will be on Saturday August second at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

 2014 29er World Championship Results:

Rank SailNo HelmName CrewName Nat City Youth Female Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Total Nett
1st FRA13 Brice Yrieix Loic Ficher-Guillou St Philibert Y   1.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 (15.0) 1.0 1.0 (8.0) 37.0 14.0
2nd AUS4 Kurt Hansen Harry Morton Davistown Y   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 5.0 (8.0) 3.0 (8.0) 1.0 32.0 16.0
3rd NZL2269 Micah Wilkinson Jack Rogers Cambridge Y   5.0 (17.0 A30%) 4.0 2.0 1.0 8.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (9.0) 49.0 23.0
4th ESP16 Tania Bonilla Marc Chapon Cabrera De Mar     3.0 3.0 4.0 3.0 11.0 5.0 1.0 (20.0) 2.0 (12.0) 64.0 32.0
5th AUS6 Jim Colley Shaun Connor Avalon Y   3.0 3.0 2.0 (52.0 OCS) 7.0 9.0 5.0 9.0 (16.0) 2.0 108.0 40.0
6th USA19 Zack Downing Riley Gibbs Leucadia     6.0 10.0 2.0 1.0 5.0 9.0 (12.0) 4.0 (14.0) 4.0 67.0 41.0
7th GBR2045 Gillies Munro Daniel Harris Forres Y   13.0 1.0 (52.0 BFD) (52.0 UFD) 13.0 1.0 4.0 7.0 9.0 7.0 159.0 55.0
8th GER14 Jasper Steffens Tom Lennart Brauckmann Kiel Y   (52.0 UFD) 5.0 11.0 5.0 7.0 3.0 5.0 8.0 11.0 (15.0) 122.0 55.0
9th SLO15 Peter Lin Janezic Anze Podlogar Ljubljana Y   2.0 4.0 6.0 11.0 (52.0 OCS) 12.0 7.0 10.0 7.0 (13.0) 124.0 59.0
10th GER1857 Hinnerk Siemsen S”ren Brandt Eckernf”rde Y   2.0 4.0 5.0 11.0 15.0 10.0 (23.0) 5.0 8.0 (23.0) 106.0 60.0
11th GER2260 Jost Lindemann Lukasz Schaeper Hamburg Y   11.0 5.0 3.0 5.0 19.0 (20.0) 2.0 2.0 15.0 (27.0) 109.0 62.0
12th GBR23 Mimi El-Khazindar Ben Batten Lymington Y   6.0 11.0 7.0 13.0 8.0 6.0 10.0 (17.0) 3.0 (20.0) 101.0 64.0
13th FRA2176 Gwendal Nael Pierre Tytgat Gu‚rande Y   10.0 (17.0) 12.0 14.0 1.0 2.0 17.0 4.0 (27.0) 5.0 109.0 65.0
14th GBR18 Owen Bowerman Morgan Peach Havant Y   (52.0 DNC) 6.0 7.0 (52.0 UFD) 2.0 21.0 6.0 6.0 4.0 13.0 169.0 65.0
15th GER2159 Jacob Clasen Luke Willim Wedel Y   12.0 (21.0) 11.0 6.0 8.0 6.0 (17.0) 12.0 2.0 12.0 107.0 69.0
16th USA928 Romain Screve Antoine Screve Ross     14.0 14.0 (16.0) (19.0) 6.0 12.0 2.0 6.0 6.0 11.0 106.0 71.0
17th GBR1784 James Grummett Daniel Budden Clitheroe Y   9.0 8.0 1.0 7.0 (19.0) (21.0) 16.0 14.0 17.0 3.0 115.0 75.0
18th HKG2244 Yann D'Argenlieu Nathan Bradley Hong Kong Y   (52.0 OCS) 14.0 16.0 12.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 18.0 (19.0) 3.0 146.0 75.0
19th CAN2004 Ryan Wood Andrew Wood West Vancouver Y   15.0 16.0 14.0 4.0 9.0 2.0 11.0 (19.0) 5.0 (38.0) 133.0 76.0
20th ARG1800 Tomas Di Luciano Brian Higgins San Fernando Y   9.0 8.0 (25.0) 4.0 20.0 7.0 13.0 10.0 5.0 (21.0) 122.0 76.0
21st GER1898 Paul Farien Mirco Kl”sel Bordesholm Y   7.0 9.0 9.0 (17.0) 11.0 13.0 (15.0) 9.0 13.0 5.0 108.0 76.0
22nd GBR2117 Ed Connellan Matthew Rhodes Brigstock     4.0 13.0 13.0 7.0 14.0 17.0 3.0 8.0 (22.0) (22.0) 123.0 79.0
23rd USA1131 Sean Brennan Pere Puig Miami Y   8.0 15.0 8.0 15.0 (35.0) 11.0 3.0 15.0 (17.0) 4.0 131.0 79.0
24th GBR2025 Matt Venables Curtis Mearns Birmingham Y   14.0 (22.0) 8.0 3.0 15.0 (30.0) 12.0 19.0 4.0 6.0 133.0 81.0
25th NED2227 Cas Van Dongen Daniel Bramervaer Abcoude     7.0 7.0 22.0 (24.0) 13.0 3.0 14.0 5.0 10.0 (24.0) 129.0 81.0
26th ARG1884 Ignacio Varisco Nicolas Peirano Prat San Isidro     10.0 13.0 (19.0) 14.0 (38.0) 14.0 7.0 2.0 7.0 16.0 140.0 83.0
27th AUS2261 Ezra Pritchard Tom Siganto Runaway Bay, Gold Coast Y   12.0 9.0 13.0 (17.0) (23.0) 11.0 16.0 7.0 9.0 8.0 125.0 85.0
28th USA2251 Max Brill Zach Malcolm San Diego Y   21.0 7.0 19.0 (22.0) 4.0 4.0 11.0 12.0 (41.0) 11.0 152.0 89.0
29th GBR2174 Tilly James Robbie Robinson Claverdon     18.0 (30.0 A30%) 14.0 16.0 5.0 (26.0) 4.0 14.0 21.0 2.0 150.0 94.0
30th GER2180 Max Stingele Julius David Kiel Y   5.0 19.0 15.0 9.0 29.0 8.0 (52.0 DSQ) 3.0 10.0 (35.0) 185.0 98.0
31st GBR2027 Rob Loveridge Emma Loveridge Stratford-On-Avon Y   4.0 (25.0) 5.0 8.0 18.0 16.0 10.0 16.0 (34.0) 21.0 157.0 98.0
32nd GBR2291 Ruth Allan Alice Masterman Hants   F 16.0 10.0 (20.0) 9.0 12.0 15.0 9.0 (23.0) 12.0 17.0 143.0 100.0
33rd NZL416 James Wilson Oscar Gunn Auckland Y   8.0 (25.0) 18.0 18.0 12.0 10.0 (36.0) 25.0 3.0 10.0 165.0 104.0
34th HKG2165 Ferdinand Heldman Leonardo Giustniani Hong Kong Y   11.0 12.0 9.0 10.0 (38.0) 18.0 18.0 (26.0) 13.0 17.0 172.0 108.0
35th USA2190 Jacob Rosenberg Rhodes Garner Huntington Beach Y   13.0 6.0 17.0 8.0 (35.0) 19.0 9.0 21.0 (33.0) 16.0 177.0 109.0
36th CAN1423 Rachel Spinelli Ian Woodbury Maple Ridge     15.0 12.0 6.0 (30.0) 17.0 20.0 (27.0) 21.0 18.0 1.0 167.0 110.0
37th USA11 Nicolas Muller Ian Macdiarmid Fort Pierce Y   (52.0 DNC) 16.0 10.0 10.0 21.0 (31.0) 8.0 16.0 12.0 20.0 196.0 113.0
38th CAN1260 Henry Lockyer Riley Timmins Halifax Y   (26.0) 22.0 10.0 16.0 (30.0) 25.0 22.0 15.0 6.0 15.0 187.0 131.0
39th USA1998 Michael Sabourin Wells Drayton Newport Beach Y   (33.0) 23.0 12.0 23.0 9.0 7.0 26.0 28.0 (36.0) 18.0 215.0 146.0
40th GER2106 Laura Block Moritz Block Strande Y   16.0 21.0 (23.0) 21.0 14.0 17.0 18.0 (24.0) 21.0 19.0 194.0 147.0
41st AUS2315 Liam Seagreen Cameron Seagreen Peppermint Grove Y   (52.0 UFD) 17.0 20.0 (52.0 UFD) 17.0 14.0 28.0 29.0 16.0 9.0 254.0 150.0
42nd GBR2235 Charlotte Hooper Katie Dabson Burnham-On-Crouch Y F (52.0 UFD) 35.0 33.0 22.0 18.0 (47.0) 13.0 11.0 15.0 7.0 253.0 154.0
43rd CAN1442 Emily Merry Max Flinn Halifax     19.0 (30.0) (34.0) 20.0 4.0 22.0 28.0 20.0 23.0 19.0 219.0 155.0
44th GBR1220 Barnaby Blackstone Hugh Ward Free Heath Y   23.0 27.0 18.0 6.0 (44.0) 23.0 14.0 13.0 31.0 (32.0) 231.0 155.0
45th CAN2155 Jean-Matthieu Bolland Benjamin Strickland Toronto     25.0 10% 24.0 15.0 19.0 (33.0) (45.0) 24.0 17.0 26.0 6.0 234.0 156.0
46th USA1418 Shane Riera Wade Waddell Miami Y   21.0 11.0 (31.0) 25.0 (37.0) 28.0 19.0 11.0 20.0 25.0 228.0 160.0
47th USA1048 Neil Marcellini Robbie Englehart Lafayette Y   (28.0) (29.0) 21.0 13.0 25.0 16.0 20.0 23.0 24.0 23.0 222.0 165.0
48th GER2097 Manuel Wunderle Felix Wieland Starnberg Y   (52.0 UFD) 18.0 17.0 12.0 25.0 19.0 21.0 (52.0 UFD) 23.0 39.0 278.0 174.0
49th GER1970 Gesa Bornemann Anisah Schuchmann Weener Y F (32.0) 20.0 30.0 29.0 16.0 (32.0) 26.0 27.0 14.0 14.0 240.0 176.0
50th USA219 Michael Pacholski Haydon Stapleton Santa Cruz     20.0 20.0 23.0 15.0 26.0 (31.0) 22.0 (52.0 UFD) 20.0 30.0 259.0 176.0
51st ESP1787 Carla Munte Marta Munte Sant Carles De La Rapita Y F 20.0 26.0 (52.0 RET) (52.0 DNC) 16.0 28.0 19.0 31.0 27.0 18.0 289.0 185.0
52nd CAN2293 Lloyd Lyall Andrew Moreno Vancouver Y   (33.0) 27.0 (30.0) 24.0 24.0 27.0 30.0 27.0 24.0 10.0 256.0 193.0
53rd GBR1258 Hatty Ward Andrew Person Epsom Y   (52.0 TLE) 18.0 28.0 26.0 (52.0 OCS) 24.0 25.0 13.0 31.0 28.0 297.0 193.0
54th CAN1813 Vladimir Estoup Breno Osthoff North Vancouver     17.0 19.0 26.0 21.0 (33.0) 32.0 24.0 30.0 (39.0) 28.0 269.0 197.0
55th USA1471 Alex Palfrey Daniel Goldman Duxbury     29.0 34.0 22.0 20.0 10.0 33.0 (39.0) (35.0) 19.0 34.0 275.0 201.0
56th GER2257 Alex Baumann Felix Baumann Detmold Y   25.0 (36.0) 24.0 32.0 36.0 (38.0) 20.0 25.0 18.0 22.0 276.0 202.0
57th CAN1095 Morgan Morash Riley Morash Timberlea     22.0 29.0 21.0 27.0 31.0 (38.0) 21.0 (37.0) 22.0 29.0 277.0 202.0
58th CAN2189 Stephane Vinet Sophie-Andree Vinet Montreal Y   30.0 31.0 33.0 (34.0) 27.0 22.0 27.0 (36.0) 11.0 30.0 281.0 211.0
59th USA293 Kate Shaner Alexander Tong Kirkland     30.0 28.0 (35.0) 26.0 (43.0) 23.0 34.0 18.0 26.0 27.0 290.0 212.0
60th CAN1474 Frederique Tougas Cameron Sawyer Saint-Sauveur     22.0 32.0 27.0 18.0 36.0 (41.0) 29.0 22.0 35.0 (37.0) 299.0 221.0
61st USA2311 Samuel Merson Ian Brill Rancho Santa Fe Y   31.0 (35.0) 34.0 31.0 6.0 29.0 (35.0) 33.0 32.0 26.0 292.0 222.0
62nd CAN1123 Tara Yuen Connor Rupnow Vancouver Y   32.0 (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 25.0 22.0 18.0 42.0 32.0 25.0 29.0 329.0 225.0
63rd CAN1453 Linor Berezin Katherine Mcewen Thornhill   F (52.0 DNC) 26.0 24.0 23.0 30.0 26.0 29.0 36.0 (45.0) 32.0 323.0 226.0
64th IND663 Varsha Gautham Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan Chennai Y F 26.0 30.0 (35.0) (40.0) 10.0 34.0 30.0 30.0 34.0 35.0 304.0 229.0
65th GER1861 Theresa Blumroth Maria Berking Flensburg Y F 28.0 (33.0) 32.0 33.0 32.0 15.0 33.0 24.0 32.0 (39.0) 301.0 229.0
66th CAN454 Calum Macdonald Matthew Yee Vancouver Y   31.0 33.0 28.0 34.0 29.0 33.0 37.0 (38.0) (40.0) 14.0 317.0 239.0
67th CAN1264 Joseph Gustafson Elmeri Hakkinen Vancouver Y   (52.0 TLE) 31.0 39.0 27.0 20.0 39.0 (40.0) 32.0 28.0 25.0 333.0 241.0
68th CAN1451 Virginie Corbeil Florence Delhaes Laval   F 27.0 24.0 29.0 31.0 (43.0) 30.0 31.0 33.0 36.0 (44.0) 328.0 241.0
69th CAN1475 Ben Gravelle Spencer O'Brien Burlington     25.0 23.0 27.0 28.0 (41.0) (40.0) 33.0 37.0 37.0 33.0 324.0 243.0
70th GER2008 Christian Schenk Felix Reinbott Wagh„usel Y   23.0 (52.0 TLE) 29.0 35.0 28.0 36.0 25.0 (52.0 DNS) 33.0 38.0 351.0 247.0
71st HKG1951 Henry Salmon Aymeric Gillard Deep Water Bay Y   18.0 (52.0 BFD) 32.0 28.0 42.0 29.0 32.0 28.0 39.0 (48.0) 348.0 248.0
72nd AUS1851 Chelsea Connor Georgia Tuckey Sydney Y F 29.0 (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 40.0 13.0 23.0 38.0 28.0 26.0 353.0 249.0
73rd USA1845 Adele Whitmyer Katie Kelley Stamford   F (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 31.0 32.0 21.0 24.0 41.0 41.0 30.0 33.0 357.0 253.0
74th CAN1463 Eric Lyall Edward Coleman Vancouver Y   (52.0 TLE) 40.0 (52.0 BFD) 36.0 32.0 37.0 34.0 26.0 25.0 34.0 368.0 264.0
75th CHN2194 Nana Hu Yineng Huang Shanghai   F 34.0 34.0 26.0 (52.0 DNC) 34.0 (52.0 DNC) 38.0 29.0 41.0 36.0 376.0 272.0
76th GBR658 Robert Morris Anthony Lowther Holt     17.0 37.0 25.0 30.0 (44.0) 44.0 41.0 43.0 RDG r (52.0 10%) 37.0 370.0 274.0
77th CAN1440 Sam Thompson Max Wood-Westenberg Oakville     24.0 38.0 36.0 39.0 10% (40.0) 39.0 36.0 35.0 29.0 (44.0) 360.0 276.0
78th GER915 Bennet Steffens Safia Schuchmann Kiel Y   (52.0 DNC) 39.0 37.0 (52.0 DNC) 23.0 35.0 45.0 34.0 29.0 36.0 382.0 278.0
79th USA1995 Scott Mais John Horton Balboa Y   (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 37.0 31.0 25.0 44.0 22.0 30.0 40.0 385.0 281.0
80th CAN654 Aleks Vagners Jeremy Korb Toronto     27.0 28.0 (52.0 DNC) 29.0 41.0 (52.0 DNC) 32.0 41.0 43.0 40.0 385.0 281.0
81st HKG2245 Matthew Wright Russell Aylsworth Hong Kong Y   (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 38.0 22.0 34.0 38.0 34.0 43.0 24.0 389.0 285.0
82nd USA2186 Alie Toppa Liza Toppa Fort Lauderdale Y F (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 38.0 27.0 27.0 35.0 31.0 38.0 41.0 393.0 289.0
83rd CAN246 Alex Koschate Reece Pillinger Burlington Y   (52.0 TLE) 32.0 (52.0 TLE) 36.0 45.0 40.0 31.0 40.0 48.0 45.0 421.0 317.0
84th CAN626 Peter Ehvert Emily Mcilquham Toronto     24.0 (52.0 TLE) 36.0 37.0 47.0 41.0 51.0 (52.0 DNC) 42.0 45.0 427.0 323.0
85th CAN1439 Christina Black Naomi Flanagan Kingston Y F (52.0 TLE) 41.0 (52.0 BFD) 35.0 37.0 42.0 37.0 44.0 47.0 46.0 433.0 329.0
86th CAN1420 Ryan Smith Owen Dunkley Caledonia Y   (52.0 TLE) (52.0 TLE) 37.0 39.0 42.0 35.0 52.0 TLE 39.0 45.0 42.0 435.0 331.0
87th CAN453 Spencer Powell Jordan Spears Toronto Y   (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 28.0 37.0 42.0 42.0 38.0 43.0 438.0 334.0
88th GER1599 Paul Kramer Clara Kramer M?nchen Y   34.0 (52.0 TLE) (52.0 TLE) 52.0 DNC 39.0 44.0 48.0 45.0 42.0 31.0 439.0 335.0
89th CAN258 Jillian Eisener David Kagan Waterdown     (52.0 TLE) (52.0 TLE) 52.0 TLE 41.0 45.0 43.0 39.0 39.0 37.0 52.0 TLE 452.0 348.0
90th CAN1414 Ian Donaldson Aaron Strahle Toronto Y   (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 24.0 47.0 49.0 52.0 DNF 44.0 31.0 455.0 351.0
91st HKG2166 Scarlett Manzoni Florrie Manzoni Aberdeen Marina Y F (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 26.0 36.0 52.0 TLE 45.0 47.0 43.0 457.0 353.0
92nd CAN1461 Joshua Yale Michael Lynch Toronto Y   (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 RET 52.0 DNC 39.0 43.0 43.0 46.0 40.0 42.0 461.0 357.0
93rd HKG2164 Clara Krantz Freya Darnton Hong Kong Y F (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 46.0 46.0 47.0 42.0 35.0 41.0 465.0 361.0
94th CAN1450 Freja Frykman Astrid Frykman Vancouver Y F (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 34.0 45.0 52.0 TLE 43.0 44.0 47.0 473.0 369.0
95th CAN2294 Nicholas Roberts Alex Collins Seattle     (52.0 TLE) 42.0 38.0 (52.0 DNC) 48.0 52.0 TLE 52.0 TLE 48.0 46.0 46.0 476.0 372.0
96th CAN1432 Luka Ryder-Bunting Robin Moffatt Belfountain Y F (52.0 DNC) (52.0 TLE) 52.0 TLE 52.0 DNC 48.0 42.0 40.0 40.0 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 482.0 378.0
97th CAN827 Ryan Wynott Julian Retzlaff Toronto     (52.0 TLE) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 49.0 48.0 46.0 43.0 52.0 TLE 47.0 493.0 389.0
98th CAN859 Louis Riel-Brockie Alexander Kruczkowski Mississauga Y   (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 46.0 46.0 52.0 TLE 47.0 49.0 49.0 497.0 393.0
99th CAN1449 Cam Dean Graeme Strathdee Toronto Y   (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 51.0 52.0 TLE 43.0 44.0 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 502.0 398.0
100th CAN850 Mac Morrin Florence Hogg Kingston     (52.0 TLE) (52.0 TLE) 52.0 DNF 52.0 DNC 47.0 52.0 TLE 52.0 TLE 49.0 52.0 DNF 52.0 DNC 512.0 408.0
101st CAN1252 Francesca Bray Shaughnessy Cudmore-Keating Barrie Y   (52.0 DNC) (52.0 DNC) 52.0 DNC 52.0 DNC 50.0 49.0 50.0 52.0 TLE 52.0 DNF 52.0 DNC 513.0 409.0


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US Sailing and Rolex USA announced last week that the 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year is Stephanie Roble. Her accomplishments on the water last year were recognized by the selection panel for her versatility; her accomplishments as a skipper and as a crew; and her competitive successes on a variety of platforms, sailing against both men and women. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

Mardi Gras may not be for another month but US Sailing’s National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) kicked it off early for Oakcliff Sailing this year. This evening, Oakcliff received The Captain Joe Prosser Award, given to an organization that has made an exemplary contribution toward improving the quality and safety in the training or instruction of sailors. ... [more]  

The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - It really wasn’t our week. Two races were held today in very nice conditions and we finished third in both. Bella Mente won both races to win the class. ... [more]  

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, incorporating three days of coastal racing and the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race concluded last night at a sumptuous, Mount Gay Rum-fuelled prizegiving dinner and party. The final 300-mile Ocean Race to Antigua to tie up with the Superyacht Cup starts on Saturday. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water again today at 2015 Quantum Key West Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from day five ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

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On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 Quantum Key West Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from day four. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Along with the rest of the 848 sailors from 63 nations currently training in Florida ahead of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella (January 26-31), US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes and coaches have entered a period of intense focus ahead of the first major Olympic and Paralympic event of 2015. ... [more]  

Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 - A great day
Volvo Ocean Race: Jump seat and Pro-Am race spots up for auction
Lauderdale Olympic Classes Regatta overall
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng? Race Team suffer? damage
America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta
Breeze and Sunshine at Quantum Key West Race Week
Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:
2015 Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race – Three records broken
St.Maarten Heineken Regatta - Simplified logistics and fun themes
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 3 images by Ingrid Abery
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands
Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away
Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots'
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Jack Bouttell onboard Dongfeng
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Game time!
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Ninth year ready to rock!
Foiling GC32s Key West Race Week images by Ingrid Abery
Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race - Crews prepare for big race
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 2
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - A challenging day
America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda   
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015   
Barcelona World Race - Leaders enter the fastest section of the course   
Martinique Surf Pro - Must attend event in the world surfing circuit   
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview   
RORC Caribbean 600 proving irresistible   
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2   
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!   
2015 Annapolis to Newport Race - Battle for Surflant Prize   
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Off to a great start   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video   
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 3   
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration   
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions   
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview   
Audi Melges 20 Class - Miami Winter Series   
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.   
Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week announce new one design class   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January   


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