sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : ISAF Youth Worlds - Spain's 420 Girls claim gold in Tavira + Video
ISAF Youth Worlds - Spain's 420 Girls claim gold in Tavira + Video

'Spain's Silvia Mas Depares and Marta Davila Mateu claim 420 Girls gold at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships'    © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds

At the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, Spain's Silvia Mas Depares and Marta Davila Mateu clinched 420 Girls gold with a race to spare on the penultimate day of racing in Tavira, Portugal.

The Spanish team have been sensational on the water and sealed the deal with a bullet and a sixth.

Tavira's breeze arrived fashionably late but when it came in it remained consistent from the south west building to 10-12 knots.

Spain's Silvia Mas Depares and Marta Davila Mateu wrapped up gold in the 420 Girls fleet after a dominant display on the penultimate day.

A bullet and a sixth leaves them with an unassailable 13 point lead over the chasing pack and they were delighted after racing, 'Every sailor always dreams about winning a World Championship and this is awesome for us,' said Mas.

'It's something you train hard for all year and now we're here and now I know we have won. It's something you can't imagine. It's almost like it's not true and I'm very happy.'

A beaming Davila added, 'Just being here is amazing but winning it, it's unbelievable. We've won an ISAF Youth Worlds!'

Israel's Yahel Wallach and Stav Brokman have had a strong two days of racing and with a race to go they have sealed silver.

The race is on for bronze with any of the teams placed from third to eighth mathematically able to win gold. As it stands Theres Dhnke and Birte Winkel (GER) hold third spot.

2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships -  © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds   Click Here to view large photo

It's a different outlook in the 420 Boys fleet with five points separating the top four. The lead has exchanged hands numerous times throughout the week but heading into final day in pole position is Japan's Ibuki Koizumi and Kotaro Matsuo.

Many of the teams struggled for consistency on the penultimate day but Singapore's Yia Jia Loh and Jonathan Yeo found some form and posted a first and a sixth to advance into silver medal position.

Overnight leaders Diogo Pereira and Manuel Macedo (POR) fell to fourth overall following an 18th and an eighth. Malaysia's Mohammad Faizal Norizan and Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz occupy the final podium spot heading into the final day.

2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship -  © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds  

There is just one point separating China's Shi Hongmei and Russia's Sefaniya Elfutina in the RS:X Girls with one race remaining. There has been very little separating the top four racers in the RS:X Girls fleet and it will go down to the final day to decide medals.

Italy's Marta Maggetti is six points off the Chinese leader with Pilar Lamadrid (ESP) six points behind the Italian in fourth.

The Spanish racer took the first bullet of the day but it could have been a different story as she explained, 'Today was my best day but I could have done it better. I was first in the last race and second in the middle race but finally the girls but passed me but it's okay. I like this wind and I think tomorrow it will be better.

'The first day I was a bit nervous so I didn't have good racing with a seventh and a sixth but then on the other days I improved and I was less nervous and today I was able to win another race. I feel really good because I was at the top with all the good girls.'

Israel's Yael Paz continues to lead the RS:X Boys fleet and sits atop of the pile on 18 points, four ahead of Mattia Camboni (ITA).

It could have been the perfect day for Camboni with three straight bullets but it was not to be as he explained, 'Today was a really good day. I had three firsts but in the first one I was disqualified but I am still second. It was a really good day, the sun was okay and the breeze was quite good.'

Camboni discards his UFD and having previously discarded a sixth he is still within sight of the Israeli. For him to overthrow Paz, Camboni has to finish first or second on the last day and hope the Israeli finishes sixth or lower. Whether it's gold or silver Camboni has thrived in his environment, 'This event, it's the best of my life. This is my fourth and last ISAF Youth Worlds so I want to win but if I don't wind it's a nice experience.'

SL16 fleet at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship -  © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds   Click Here to view large photo

Louis Flament and Charles Dorange (FRA) have an 11 point lead in the SL16 fleet heading into the final day. The French pair discard an OCS and having picked up a ninth on the penultimate day it will all boil down to the final bout.

Jordi and Ruben Booth (ESP) reduced the French duos overnight 15 point lead by four with a steady racing day but will be hard pressed to overthrow them in a single race on the last day. The French and Spanish teams have guaranteed themselves a medal but the colour is to be decided.

Brazil's Kim Vidal and Antonio Lopes hang on to third place overall by three points. America's Ravi Parent and Nicholas Schultz (USA) pulled to within touching distance of the Brazilians and will have one eye on them in the final race.

Martina Reino - 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship -  © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds  

It will go down to the final day in the Laser Radial Boys and Girls fleets with very few points separating the leading racers.

Joel Rodriguez (ESP) leads Singapore's Ryan Lo whilst Seafra Guilfoyle (IRL), who had led from the opening day, falls down to third. The top three have all guaranteed themselves a medal but with seven points of separation the final race will decide the honours.

Race victories went the way of Lo and Jonatan Vadnai (HUN) who is sixth overall.

The top four in the Laser Radial Girls fleet are all in with a shout of claiming an ISAF Youth Worlds medal. Nine points divide Martina Reino (ESP), in first, Haddon Hughes (USA), Maud Jayet (SUI) and Monika Mikkola (FIN).

The day’s bullets were picked up by Julia Kuhn (GER) and Hughes.

2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships -  © Neuza Aires Pereira | ISAF Youth Worlds   Click Here to view large photo

Quinn Wilson and Riley Gibbs (USA) moved into pole position in the 29er after the French frontrunners had a disastrous day.

Brice Yrieix and Loic Fischer Guillou had an 18 point advantage going into the day but a discarded disqualification and a 14th sees them slip to second.

From two 29er races the Americans were strong and focused and posted a third and a bullet. They lead on 41 points followed by the French on 42 points.

Markus Somerville and Isaac Mchardie (NZL) are within touching distance of the top two on 48 points.

One single race in both fleets is scheduled to commence at 13:00 local time.



Results as of 19:15 on July 17, 2014 - 420 (Boys)

Overall

Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries: 32, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

CrewName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Total

Nett

1st


JPN

Ibuki Koizumi

Kotaro Matsuo

2.0

1.0

6.0

1.0

11.0

(33.0 RET)

14.0

3.0

71.0

38.0

2nd


SIN

Yia Jia Loh

Jonathan Yeo

3.0

8.0

4.0

11.0

(33.0 RET)

6.0

5.0

1.0

71.0

38.0

3rd


MAS

Mohammad Faizal Norizan

Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz

5.0

2.0

1.0

(13.0)

3.0

13.0

6.0

11.0

54.0

41.0

4th


POR

Diogo Pereira

Manuel Macedo

6.0

3.0

(21.0)

6.0

1.0

1.0

18.0

8.0

64.0

43.0

5th


FRA

Hippolyte Machetti

Sidoine Dantes

4.0

9.0

(20.0)

2.0

10.0

8.0

11.0

4.0

68.0

48.0

6th


NED

Bart Lambriex

Philip Meijer

7.0

5.0

13.0

(33.0 UFD)

6.0

11.0

1.0

6.0

82.0

49.0

7th


CHI

Francisco Ducasse

Exequiel Grez

12.0

11.0

9.0

4.0

9.0

(19.0)

9.0

5.0

78.0

59.0

8th


ISR

Harel Yadid

Itay Lamprecht

14.0

(16.0)

12.0

16.0

2.0

2.0

7.0

7.0

76.0

60.0

9th


BRA

Tiago Brito

Phillip Essle

9.0

10.0

3.0

20.0

(33.0 UFD)

5.0

12.0

2.0

94.0

61.0

10th


SUI

Maxime Bachelin

Philippe Pittet

1.0

14.0

(22.0)

9.0

8.0

15.0

10.0

9.0

88.0

66.0

 

Results as of 20:43 on July 17, 2014 - 420 (Girls)

Overall

Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries: 27, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

CrewName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Total

Nett

1st


ESP

Silvia Mas Depares

Marta Davila Mateu

3.0

(6.0)

1.0

3.0

2.0

1.0

1.0

6.0

23.0

17.0

2nd


ISR

Yahel Wallach

Stav Brokman

7.0

(8.0)

7.0

6.0

1.0

5.0

3.0

1.0

38.0

30.0

3rd


GER

Theres Dahnke

Birte Winkel

9.0

1.0

2.0

2.0

6.0

(12.0)

12.0

7.0

51.0

39.0

4th


SIN

Kimberly Lim

Savannah Siew

2.0

12.0

6.0

10.0

3.0

6.0

4.0

(26.0)

69.0

43.0

5th


POL

Ewa Romaniuk

Katarzyna Goralska

1.0

10.0

13.0

4.0

8.0

(14.0)

6.0

2.0

58.0

44.0

6th


CHI

Nadja Horwitz

Carmina Malsch

6.0

(11.0)

4.0

1.0

4.0

8.0

11.0

11.0

56.0

45.0

7th


ITA

Clara Addari

Arianna Perini

4.0

13.0

10.0

(15.0)

14.0

2.0

2.0

3.0

63.0

48.0

8th


KOR

Lee Nakyung

Choi Seoeun

12.0

3.0

8.0

5.0

(13.0)

7.0

9.0

4.0

61.0

48.0

9th


AUS

Nia Jerwood

Lisa Smith

13.0

(15.0)

3.0

7.0

9.0

4.0

5.0

12.0

68.0

53.0

10th


GBR

Sarah Norbury

Mari Davies

10.0

5.0

12.0

(16.0)

11.0

16.0

7.0

5.0

82.0

66.0

 

Results as of 20:48 on July 17, 2014 - 29er

Overall

Sailed: 11, Discards: 1, To count: 10, Entries: 30, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

Helm

Crew

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

R10

R11

Total

Nett

1st


USA

Quinn Wilson

Riley Gibbs

5.0

9.0

2.0

5.0

2.0

2.0

5.0

(31.0 DNF)

7.0

3.0

1.0

72.0

41.0

2nd


FRA

Brice Yrieix

Loic Fischer Guillou

4.0

4.0

1.0

1.0

4.0

1.0

3.0

9.0

1.0

(31.0 UFD)

14.0

73.0

42.0

3rd


NZL

Markus Somerville

Isaac Mchardie

1.0

5.0

4.0

(13.0)

3.0

13.0

4.0

3.0

5.0

6.0

4.0

61.0

48.0

4th


NED

Odile Van Aanholt

Lars Van Stekelenborg

12.0

3.0

6.0

12.0

5.0

(16.0)

7.0

4.0

6.0

1.0

11.0

83.0

67.0

5th


SLO

Peter Lin Janezi?

Anze Podlogar

10.0

8.0

7.0

7.0

(14.0)

12.0

1.0

2.0

4.0

12.0

9.0

86.0

72.0

6th


ARG

Tomas Patricio Di Luciano

Brian Higgins

6.0

6.0

8.0

4.0

11.0

3.0

8.0

(18.0)

15.0

4.0

10.0

93.0

75.0

7th


SIN

Elisa Yukie Yokoyama

Samantha Annabelle Neubronner

21.0

(25.0)

18.0

2.0

7.0

6.0

2.0

7.0

3.0

17.0

7.0

115.0

90.0

8th


ESP

Nil Mas

Jordi Llena

8.0

13.0

3.0

10.0

(19.0)

5.0

16.0

13.0

16.0

5.0

6.0

114.0

95.0

9th


SWE

Emil Jarudd

Fabian Bergman

15.0

(26.0)

11.0

3.0

9.0

14.0

6.0

1.0

2.0

18.0

17.0

122.0

96.0

10th


GBR

Owen Bowerman

Morgan Peach

3.0

16.0

5.0

11.0

18.0

9.0

9.0

(23.0)

13.0

8.0

5.0

120.0

97.0

 

Results as of 20:25 on July 17, 2014 - SL16

Overall

Sailed: 12, Discards: 1, To count: 11, Entries: 16, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

Helm Name

Crew Name

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

R10

R11

R12

Total

Nett

1st


FRA

Louis Flament

Charles Dorange

1.0

2.0

6.0

3.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

(17.0 OCS)

1.0

1.0

9.0

3.0

46.0

29.0

2nd


ESP

Jordi Booth Ferrando

Ruben Booth Ferrando

3.0

(8.0)

2.0

1.0

2.0

7.0

6.0

7.0

3.0

3.0

5.0

1.0

48.0

40.0

3rd


BRA

Kim Vidal

Antonio Lopes

4.0

1.0

1.0

7.0

7.0

5.0

8.0

(17.0 OCS)

7.0

9.0

4.0

5.0

75.0

58.0

4th


USA

Ravi Parent

Nicholas Schultz

5.0

5.0

4.0

(12.0)

4.0

2.0

10.0

6.0

9.0

6.0

2.0

8.0

73.0

61.0

5th


HUN

Fl?ra Vir?g

Bal?zs Gecse

(11.0)

10.0

11.0

2.0

11.0

6.0

4.0

10.0

5.0

5.0

7.0

2.0

84.0

73.0

6th


NZL

Micah Wilkinson

Jack Rogers

2.0

4.0

3.0

13.0

8.0

(14.0)

11.0

5.0

6.0

4.0

8.0

10.0

88.0

74.0

7th


AUS

Michelle Bursa

Chelsea Haynes

8.0

3.0

5.0

11.0

5.0

11.0

9.0

11.0

2.0

(12.0)

1.0

12.0

90.0

78.0

8th


SIN

Ryan Teo

Joshua Matthew Lim

14.0

13.0

(15.0)

5.0

3.0

3.0

7.0

4.0

11.0

2.0

12.0

4.0

93.0

78.0

9th


CYP

Onisiphoros Neophytou

Nikolas Protopapas

10.0

9.0

8.0

4.0

6.0

9.0

3.0

2.0

10.0

(13.0)

6.0

11.0

91.0

78.0

10th


RSA

Brandon Wijtenburg

Todd Fisher

13.0

12.0

13.0

9.0

10.0

8.0

2.0

1.0

4.0

7.0

13.0

(17.0 DNF)

109.0

92.0

 

Results as of 21:03 on July 17, 2014 - Laser (Boys)

Overall

Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries: 57, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Total

Nett

1st


ESP

Joel Rodriguez Perez

7.0

7.0

12.0

1.0

3.0

(20.0)

2.0

3.0

55.0

35.0

2nd


SIN

Ryan Lo

4.0

8.0

5.0

5.0

7.0

(15.0)

1.0

6.0

51.0

36.0

3rd


IRL

Seafra Guilfoyle

1.0

5.0

2.0

6.0

5.0

(17.0)

7.0

16.0

59.0

42.0

4th


BRA

Martin Lowy

9.0

1.0

13.0

4.0

(58.0 UFD)

2.0

21.0

9.0

117.0

59.0

5th


AUS

Alistair Young

5.0

12.0

20.0

7.0

8.0

(37.0)

6.0

5.0

100.0

63.0

6th


HUN

Jonatan Vadnai

6.0

(26.0)

22.0

8.0

19.0

8.0

3.0

1.0

93.0

67.0

7th


DEN

Patrick Dieter Bech D?pping

3.0

3.0

8.0

21.0

(58.0 UFD)

29.0

8.0

12.0

142.0

84.0

8th


NED

Benjamin Wemp

16.0

18.0

18.0

12.0

(24.0)

11.0

4.0

17.0

120.0

96.0

9th


NZL

Trent Rippey

(23.0)

17.0

23.0

18.0

11.0

16.0

5.0

8.0

121.0

98.0

10th


POL

Adrian Raczkowski

2.0

16.0

19.0

10.0

13.0

30.0

10.0

(58.0 BFD)

158.0

100.0

 

Results as of 21:04 on July 17, 2014 - Laser (Girls)

Overall

Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries: 46, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Total

Nett

1st


ESP

Martina Reino Cacho

12.0

8.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

6.0

9.0

(17.0)

55.0

38.0

2nd


USA

Haddon Hughes

1.0

2.0

18.0

2.0

9.0

12.0

(25.0)

1.0

70.0

45.0

3rd


SUI

Maud Jayet

2.0

6.0

17.0

(47.0 RET)

3.0

9.0

3.0

6.0

93.0

46.0

4th


FIN

Monika Mikkola

8.0

1.0

13.0

3.0

2.0

(15.0)

8.0

12.0

62.0

47.0

5th


GER

Julia Kuhn

10.0

18.0

2.0

12.0

(21.0)

11.0

1.0

10.0

85.0

64.0

6th


BEL

Ma?t? Carlier

(15.0)

3.0

11.0

14.0

14.0

14.0

4.0

4.0

79.0

64.0

7th


ITA

Valentina Balbi

3.0

17.0

3.0

5.0

20.0

(30.0)

26.0

8.0

112.0

82.0

8th


URU

Dolores Moreira

14.0

14.0

14.0

16.0

(31.0)

10.0

7.0

15.0

121.0

90.0

9th


POL

Magdalena Kwa?na

17.0

10.0

21.0

4.0

17.0

(23.0)

20.0

3.0

115.0

92.0

10th


AUS

Anna Philip

23.0

16.0

4.0

13.0

4.0

22.0

(29.0)

11.0

122.0

93.0

 

Results as of 20:22 on July 17, 2014 - RSX (Boys)

Overall

Sailed: 9, Discards: 1, To count: 8, Entries: 32, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

Total

Nett

1st


ISR

Yael Paz

2.0

5.0

1.0

2.0

1.0

(6.0)

2.0

3.0

2.0

24.0

18.0

2nd


ITA

Mattia Camboni

4.0

1.0

6.0

6.0

2.0

1.0

(33.0 UFD)

1.0

1.0

55.0

22.0

3rd


RUS

Evgenii Aivazian

1.0

2.0

(18.0)

3.0

5.0

7.0

1.0

6.0

4.0

47.0

29.0

4th


POL

Radoslaw Furmanski

5.0

4.0

2.0

7.0

3.0

3.0

(33.0 UFD)

2.0

8.0

67.0

34.0

5th


ESP

Antonio Bonet Macias

13.0

10.0

5.0

1.0

4.0

2.0

(33.0 UFD)

8.0

3.0

79.0

46.0

6th


MEX

Juan Varela

9.0

12.0

(13.0)

5.0

6.0

4.0

3.0

9.0

6.0

67.0

54.0

7th


FRA

Adrien Mestre

6.0

9.0

(11.0)

11.0

9.0

8.0

6.0

4.0

7.0

71.0

60.0

8th


BLR

Mikita Tsirkun

(19.0)

7.0

8.0

4.0

7.0

10.0

4.0

10.0

15.0

84.0

65.0

9th


KOR

Son Jiwon

3.0

6.0

3.0

12.0

11.0

14.0

(18.0)

7.0

13.0

87.0

69.0

10th


USA

Pedro Pascual

7.0

8.0

7.0

16.0

12.0

(19.0)

9.0

5.0

5.0

88.0

69.0

 

Results as of 19:57 on July 17, 2014 - RSX (Girls)

Overall

Sailed: 9, Discards: 1, To count: 8, Entries: 21, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Country

HelmName

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

Total

Nett

1st


CHN

Shi Hongmei

(6.0)

4.0

2.0

2.0

4.0

1.0

2.0

1.0

2.0

24.0

18.0

2nd


RUS

Stefaniya Elfutina

3.0

2.0

4.0

1.0

1.0

4.0

3.0

(5.0)

1.0

24.0

19.0

3rd


ITA

Marta Maggetti

(9.0)

6.0

1.0

3.0

2.0

3.0

4.0

2.0

3.0

33.0

24.0

4th


ESP

Pilar Lamadrid

1.0

(7.0)

6.0

5.0

3.0

7.0

1.0

3.0

4.0

37.0

30.0

5th


FRA

Berenice Mege

4.0

5.0

(11.0)

4.0

6.0

5.0

8.0

6.0

5.0

54.0

43.0

6th


GBR

Imogen Sills

2.0

1.0

8.0

6.0

7.0

(9.0)

9.0

4.0

7.0

53.0

44.0

7th


ISR

Heller Hadar

7.0

3.0

3.0

(22.0 DSQ)

22.0 DSQ

2.0

6.0

7.0

10.0

82.0

60.0

8th


SWE

Andrea Holm

11.0

12.0

(14.0)

7.0

9.0

6.0

5.0

9.0

9.0

82.0

68.0

9th


HKG

Ma Kwan Ching

5.0

9.0

5.0

10.0

10.0

12.0

(22.0 UFD)

10.0

8.0

91.0

69.0

10th


NED

Sara Wennekes

8.0

8.0

10.0

9.0

(13.0)

13.0

10.0

8.0

6.0

85.0

72.0


Click here for full results

Event website


by ISAF


  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=124601

8:01 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship

Related News Stories:

18 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - Penultimate day could see medals decided + Video
17 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds: Images from Day 5 in Portugal
17 Jul 2014  2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - US Team mid-event report
17 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - A day for the underdogs in Tavira + Video
17 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - Playing the waiting game on day 3
17 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - Athlete Participation Programme thriving in Tavira
17 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - British sailors fired up for second half
16 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds - Leaderboards shaping up in Tavira + Video
16 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Worlds competitors reveal their sailing heroes + Video
15 Jul 2014  ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Day 2 ready for lift off
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Has slipped in the Volvo Ocean Race having led for most of Leg 2, and won Leg 1. But as has been done before Abu Dhabi has caught up, and now playing storm-watch. ... [more]  

Mast track issues have dogged the Chinese Volvo Ocean Race entry, Dongfeng Race Team on Leg 2 on the 40,000nm round the world race. The problem is not fully repairable in the current upwind and bumpy conditions, and is certainly an issue of concern for Charles Caudrelier led team. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: The Traemeister's onboard gym session *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
On Board Reporter, Brian Carlin, claimed he did not know what a Gym before he set foot aboard Team Vestas Wind. And then compounded his issues by saying that he thought 'Gym' was pronounced 'Gime'. Fitness freak Trae has taken on the invidious task of getting the Irish OBM up to a passable fitness level, believed to be 100 push-ups. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Thanksgiving at Sea *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Although they may be far from home, old traditions aren't forgotten as the US crew aboard Team Alvimedica celebrate one of the great traditions. And the non-US crew partake of their first Thanksgiving, off the coast of Madagascar. There's some of the traditional fare, adapted for the Volvo Ocean Race, and some messages and mementos from home. ... [more]  

2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - The official launch of Syd Fischer’s super maxi, Ragamuffin 100, will take place next Tuesday, 2 December 2014, at Sydney City Marine Complex, Rozelle. ... [more]  

The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Mapfre takes lead in Leg 2 as break point looms *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The latest position report from Volvo Ocean Race Control has given the lead in leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Mapfre (Iker Martinez). She takes over the lead from Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker), who has led from soon after the start of Leg 2, a week ago. ... [more]  

Over 270 sailors from 38 nations have enjoyed a mixed range of conditions since their arrival early on in the week. The athletes have used the time to acclimatise to their surroundings, different sea states and a variety of wind strengths. But now, the practice time is over with racing across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding fleets to kick start the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final. ... [more]  

VOR 2014-15: Some of them also wake up in the middle of the night to check the latest position reports of Team Brunel. The crew is aware of that, including our skipper Bouwe Bekking. 'We are not the only ones looking out for the position reports. We know that the home front is eyeballing every move of us. Our wives, children, girlfriends, friends and supporters live this race as extreme as we.' ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: Among the ten Olympic series represented, Franck Cammas will be participating in the event for the first time aboard a Nacra 17, this time teaming up with the young, light Alizée Desbordes. Having remained in France to satisfy her professional obligations, Sophie de Turckheim will be following the performance of her favourite helm closely. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Bjorn Allansson (SWE), Briana Provancha (USA), Sofia Bekatorou (GRE), Lara Vadlau (AUT) and Anton Paz (ESP) have fully embraced the Abu Dhabi and Emirati life, grasping the opportunities available with both hands. 'There are so many welcoming and friendly people here,' explained Provancha at the opening press conference. ... [more]  

Leading sailing marine electronics manufacturer B&G has been appointed an Official Race Supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15. B&G will also be providing full electronic navigation systems, tactical software and race support to the organisers of the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race, which began on the October 4th in Alicante, Spain. ... [more]  

If you missed this week's edition of Adventures of a Sailor Girl, then hear the replay below. Adventures of a Sailor Girl #31 - Pathways and passion! ... [more]  

Star Sailors League Finals: This Bahaman event is about much more than just sailing, however: it promises a blistering week of high emotion, passion and dazzlingly action that will deliver a unique display of sporting prowess from a slew of champions. All in an easy-to-grasp and see format that even non-sailing folk will understand perfectly. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Sweden to host World Series regatta in 2015 by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Artemis Racing and the City of Gothenburg are set to host an America’s Cup World Series event during the last weekend of August (28th - 30th) 2015. Racing will take place either on the Gota River close to the city centre, or at Långedrag, and the race village will be located in Frihamnen. ... [more]  

2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November from Lanzarote bound for Grenada, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. All of the competing yachts are now safely moored in Puerto Calero Marina and last night an informal welcome drinks reception was well received with crew ... [more]  

2014 Chicago Match Cup - At the end of Chicago Match Race Center's sixth season, the numbers show how well CMRC reached both into and beyond the Great Lakes sailing community. CMRC hosted a total of 12 graded events from May to October. Of these, the five Grade Three regattas were the best attended featuring 23 skippers from nine countries. ... [more]  

2014 Extreme Sailing Series - Act 8 - Tom Slingsby, Australian Olympic Laser Gold medalist, and member of Oracle Team USA, has signed up as skipper of Oman Air, one of two Oman Sail Extreme Sailing teams, for the final act of the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney, Australia (11-14 December). ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Big spread in fleet as Abu Dhabi leads *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Abu Dhabi (Ian Walker) continues to lead the Volvo Ocean Race. She is the most westerly of the fleet as they approach the coast of Madagascar. In a video, Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker explains the weather hazards of the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final 2014: With a packed crowd of local dignitaries, VIPS and competitors, the ISAF President welcomed the world’s finest Olympic sailors and kiteboarders who will be battling it out on Abu Dhabi's waters. 'It’s a great honour for me to be here today because we have a very important regatta which will be the future of our sport,' explained Croce. ... [more]  

Sir Keith Mills GBE announced that America’s Cup Racing is to return to British waters when the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) takes place in Portsmouth 23-26 July 2015 and 21–24 July 2016. The second European location is expected to be Cagliari in Italy, where Luna Rossa Challenge have their base. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Welcome to Brian's Gime *Feature by Brian Carlin, Team Vestas Wind, At sea
The irrepressible Brian Carlin, the On Board Reporter for Team Vestas Wind is on fitness program on board, under the watchful eye of race veteran Tony Rae. Today as my personal trainer, friend and fellow shipmate we accomplished a goal, 70 press-ups. I’m sure to some it maybe easy but I ask anyone of you right now sitting at your desk, hit the floor and give me 70 on the spot. ... [more]  

Two of the crew from Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing look at leg 2 and the race overall. Here are the latest blogs (unedited) from On Board Reporter Matt Knighton, along with an onboard video with Simon Fisher (navigator) musing on what is required to win the race, and skipper Ian Walker on how Leg 2 has panned out for them so far. ... [more]  

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - A new deal for corinthians by Bruce Montgomery – Rolex Sydney Hobart media
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: Since 1945 starters in the Sydney-Hobart have raced the equivalent of two circumnavigations of the world, almost 45,000 nautical miles. They have been drawn from the seven seas; they come from all corners of the world; they board boats that range from 100-feet supermaxis to boats littler larger than the Owl and the Pussycat’s. ... [more]  

2016 Hansa Class Combined World and International Championships - The International Hansa Class Association has announced that the 2016 Hansa Class Combined World and International Championships will be held in the Netherlands. ... [more]  

Most of the nearly 300 sailors on 216 boats in 21 classes in Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's 67th Turkey Day Regatta came to enjoy sunny sailing in mild conditions, which the weekend delivered beautifully. By tradition, the winners received turkeys, not trophies, but for a few others it was another important stopover en route to Rio de Janeiro and the 2016 Olympics. They hope. ... [more]  

Everyone was expecting a battle between Besson and Cammas. In the end, Morgan Lagravière took the Champion’s title of the seventh edition of the St-Barth Cata Cup with a near-perfect journey. The Marché U day ended with a friendly race to Public. ... [more]  

Robert Scheidt talks to us just a few days before the Nassau start of the Star Sailors League Final. How do you feel inside? I feel very calm. Myself and Bruno have tons of experience with the Star. We’ve been competing together for 10 years now. ... [more]  

The US Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) has selected Pensacola Yacht Club (PYC) to host their 2015 National Championships. This championship will be a week-long sailing spectacular on Pensacola Bay sailed by International Optimist Dinghy sailors from eight to 15 years old. ... [more]  

More than forty five years since his historical circumnavigation, legendary Clipper Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 75, continues to prove inspirational to adventurers around the globe. Sir Robin, the oldest entrant in the 3,542 mile Route du Rhum, finished third in his Rhum class into La Pointe À Pitre, Guadeloupe. ... [more]  

With Olympic heroes and World Champions in their numbers at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE, local children are being inspired to take up the sport. By utilising the star names on show at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club, hosts of the regatta, are using the event to promote the sport in the Emirati capital. ... [more]  

The last day of the Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup saw a grandstand finale to the 2014 PWA World Tour as the morning showers finally cleared to allow the wind to fill in and the respective titles to be decided. With the racing beginning later than scheduled the title race came down to one final race, which would ultimately decide the title. ... [more]  

Sometime during last night’s moonless gloom in the Volvo Ocean Race, the masthead lights of Dongfeng and Mapfre appeared to the west, maybe right where they would have been if we had jibed with the fleet the previous day. To say that was a relief is an understatement-that we are back in touch, back in the fray near the front, it keeps everyone motivated and pushing a little bit harder. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – ADOR continues to inspire youth
Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA’s super fan
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Abu Dhabi Sailing Instructions published
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Italian 49erFX duo ready for action
St Barth Cata Cup day 3
Volvo Ocean Race: Racing between a Rock and a Hard Place
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 24 Nov 0700 UTC
2014 RC44 Championship Tour trophy – Video highlights
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 1930 UTC
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 0748 UTC
Gladwell's Line: The America's Cup is now Bermuda's Cup? *Feature
VX ONE Winter Series - Norris and Family earn first weekend victory
RC44 Oman Cup - Nika wins and Team Aqua clinch their fourth RC44 title
18ft Skiffs: Club Championship, Cordukes Clubhouse Trophy - Race three
Volvo Ocean Race: On board with Abu Dhabi - torn sail and where to go? *Feature
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda shines
2014 Turkey Day Regatta – Day 1
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Delphine Cousin officially world champ
Volvo Ocean Race: A man's got to do what a man's got to do
RC44 Championship Tour - A great sailing day on the Gulf of Oman
Sail-World Team holds first Continental Conference at METS   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Open Formula Kiteboarding event preview   
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet heads into the Southern Ocean + Videos *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Set to be an 'experience of a lifetime'   
America's Cup: Source named in Bermuda venue leak *Feature   
2014 RC44 Oman Cup - Challenging day + Videos   
Volvo Ocean Race: A bumpy, hard driving ride in the Southern Ocean   
EPA punts on renewable fuel standard   
Yates Cup: US supermaxi Rio100 wins first offshore race + Video *Feature   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Men’s title race takes a twist   
RC44 Oman Cup - Consistency hard to come by   
Volvo Ocean Race - Discomfort takes over for Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race - Rapid change for Team SCA   
Viper 640 event at Lake Garda - 22-26th June 2015   
British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?   
GC32 Racing Tour 2015 - Dates and venues   
Class 40-footers to be featured in 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race   
Spectacular performance by Bakewell-White maxi early in first race *Feature   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Big strides for Cousin and Moussilmani   
America's Cup: Team New Zealand responds to Venue rumours *Feature   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT