sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Musto Vice Admiral's Cup - Down to the wire on final day
Musto Vice Admiral's Cup - Down to the wire on final day


'Musto Vice Admiral’s Cup 2013 hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, 17-18 May 2013.'    Fiona Brown ©

Conditions on the final day of the 2013 Musto Vice Admiral's Cup might best be described as 'Good weather for ducks' as grey was the predominant colour and oilskins were the preferred attire (good news for sponsor Musto!).

Fortunately nothing could dampen the spirits of the 58 competing teams who took on two final races to decide this hugely competitive series. Winds were predominantly from the northeast, but with some very big shifts and velocity ranging from sub five to around ten knots the tacticians and trimmers certainly got a strenuous workout. Once again Rob Lamb took the small boat fleet onto the Bramble Bank and Bob Milner returned to the Ryde Bank area with the big boats.

Tony Langly's Weapon of Choice continued to dominate the TP52s of Class 0, scoring two further wins to take the series by a five-point margin. Sir Keith Mills 5 West and Johnny Vincent's Pace traded places through the day with each boat claiming a second and a third place but it was 5 West who took the second podium step with Pace five points behind her. After racing double Olympic Silver Medallist and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Volvo Race skipper Ian Walker, who was guest staring as tactician aboard Weapon of Choice, was full of praise for his crew's teamwork and expertise and also paid tribute to the race committee saying 'They did a good job to get the racing in, particular in today's conditions. It was a fun regatta and we had some really close racing.'

In Class 1 for the Farr 45s, Jeff Blue's Espresso Martini and Stewart Whitehead's Rebel both did their best to unseat overnight leader Kolga, owned by James French, but ultimately Kolga tenaciously hung onto her lead and won the final race of the series and the regatta by six points from Espresso Martini. Rebel won today's opening race and followed this up with a third, which put them onto equal points with Espresso Martini, but were pushed down to third on count back.

Musto Vice Admiral’s Cup 2013 hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, 17-18 May 2013. -  Fiona Brown ©  
The final result of the J/111s in Class 2 went down to a protest between Duncan McDonald and Phil Thomas's Shmokin' Joe and Tony Mack's McFly regarding a pair of incidents on the run into and rounding of the leeward mark in the final race. McFly protested Shmokin' Joe about an overlap issue in the approach to the mark, followed by a claim that their spinnaker sheet made contact with the mark. The Protest Committee elected to hear both protests together and ultimately found that Shmokin' Joe had not infringed. A very relieved Shmokin' Joe were delighted to claim overall victory in the class from James Arnell's Jeez Louise. Having had to pull out of yesterday's race seven David and Kirsty Apthorp's J-Dream was back in the hunt today and a third and fourth place put them into third overall, just one point ahead of McFly.

In Class 3 for the J/109s, William Edwards' Fardonyx and David Richard's Jumping Jellyfish battled it out for supremacy with each boat adding a and second and a first to their totals. For Jumping Jellyfish the hard work paid off with overall victory by a confident twelve-point margin, but Fardonyx had to settle for fifth overall having been unable to compete on the opening day. The battle for second and third was incredibly close with half a dozen boats in contention for a podium place going into the day. Paul James of Jigsaw had held second place on count back from Tony Dickin aboard Jubilee, but just couldn't seem to find traction in the difficult conditions and after two disastrous results dropped down into sixth. Jubilee meanwhile played it conservatively taking a third and fifth and put themselves onto the second step of the podium. Thanks to a third place in the final race Steve and Jody Maine's J2eau snatched third overall, just one point ahead of Andy Johns and David Rolfe's Shadowfax.

Musto Vice Admiral’s Cup 2013 hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, 17-18 May 2013. -  Fiona Brown ©  
The Quarter Tonners in Class 4 saw their second dead heat of the series, between Sam Laidlaw's Aquila and Louise Morton's Espada for fourth place in race seven. Once again this historic revival class provided some of the best thrills and spills of the day with two different race winners in the shape of Willy McNeill and Mike Pascall's Illegal Immigrant in race seven and Rob Gray's Cote in race eight. Peter Morton aboard Bullit had to be content with a pair of second places, but this was enough to give him the overall series by 4.5 points. The tousle for second and third went down to the closing moments of the final race with Aquila grabbing second from Rickard Melander's Alice II by two points.

For many of the Quarter Ton teams this was a first opportunity to test their metal against their competitors in preparation for the 2013 Quarter Ton Cup, which will be hosted by the Royal Corinthian from 15-17 July. Amongst the new faces in the fleet were Richard Fleck and his crew sailing Per Elisa who were delighted with their ninth place with Richard saying, tongue in cheek, 'Anywhere was better than last!' Also very pleased to be racing against the full Quarter Ton fleet for the first time was Panic's new owner Geoff Gritton, who had travelled down from the East Coast specially for the event. Having completely refitted Panic over the past winter they were looking extremely smart and were very pleased to achieve several top ten results. 'It's been a steep learning curve but we've loved it and are looking forward to racing against the full fleet in July.' Said Geoff.

Musto Vice Admiral’s Cup 2013 hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, 17-18 May 2013. -  Fiona Brown ©  
The Llewellyn/Wakefield/Virgus partnerships Henri-Lloyd/Forelle Estates had put in such a consistently good performance in the SB20s Class 5 that they did not need to sail in the final race, winning the regatta overall by eight points. Whilst the winner might have been clear cut, second through fourth were anything but, with three boats all tied on 22 points at the end of the series. On count back Jerry Hill's Sportsboatworld.com took second place from Scott Graham's Chill Pill +, with Craig Burlton's Gill Race Team sliding into forth.

Sadly Mark Lloyd's Chaos was unable to race today, giving Andrew Pearce's Ker 40 Magnum III a clear run at victory in the two-boat Class 6 for 39-43 footers. Although they were already certain of victory, Magnum III still elected to come out and race today and make the most of the great courses laid on by the Musto Vice Admiral's Cup race management teams.

Speaking at the prize giving, event originator and winner of Class 4 Peter Morton thanked event sponsor Musto for their most generous ongoing support of the regatta. He also paid tribute to the competitors for making this one of the biggest Musto Vice Admiral's Cup entries ever and recognised that the success of the event was entirely down to their good will and enthusiasm. Originally conceived as a fun way to fill the gap left by the cancelled Admiral's Cup of 2005, Peter noted that the event's willingness to evolve to meet the sailors' needs was a major part of its appeal and he asked everyone to continue providing their feedback to help with future planning.

Provisional Results 

Class 0

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

Hcap

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R 7

R 8

Race 9

Nt Pts

1

GBR 5252R

Weapon of Choice

Tony Langley

1.373

1

1

(3)

2

2

1

1

1

1

10

2

GBR 1851

5 West

Sir Keith Mills

1.381

(3)

2

2

1

1

2

2

2

3

15

3

GBR 528R

Pace

Johnny Vincent

1.372

2

(3)

1

3

3

3

3

3

2

20


Class 1

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Race 9

Nt Pts

1

GBR 5955T

Kolga

James French

2

(4/OCS)

2

1

1

1

1

2

1

11

2

GBR 9160T

Espresso Martini

Jeff Blue

1

1

(3)

2

2

3

3

3

2

17

3

GBR 8448R

Rebel

Stewart Whitehead

(3)

2

1

3

3

2

2

1

3

17


Class 2

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

Nt Pts

1

GBR 7611R

Shmokin' Joe

Duncan McDonald & Phil Thomas

3

1

2

(7/DSQ)

1

1

2

1

3

14

2

GBR 5811R

Jeez Louise

James Arnell

1

3

3

1

2

2

1

(4)

2

15

3

GBR 7111L

J-Dream

David & Kirsty Apthorp

2

4

1

2

3

4

(7/DNF)

3

4

23

4

GBR 111N

McFly

Tony Mack

4

2

5

3

4

(7/DNF)

3

2

1

24

5

GBR 8711R

Icarus

Andrew Christie

5

(6)

4

4

5

3

4

5

5

35

6

BEL 11111

Djinn

Sebastien de Liedekerke

(6)

5

6

5

6

5

5

6

6

44


Class 3

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R 8

Nt Pts

1

GBR 2709R

Jumping Jellyfish

David Richards

1

3

(4)

4

2

4

1

2

17

2

GBR 2986L

Jubilee

Tony Dickin

4

2

7

5

3

(9)

3

5

29

3

GBR 9694T

J2eau

Steve & Jody Maine

6

5

1

8

4

(10)

8

3

35

4

GBR 7509R

Shadowfax

Andy Johns & David Rolfe

7

1

3

9

(10)

2

5

9

36

5

GBR 6603

Fardonyx

William Edwards

(14/DNC)

14/DNC

14/DNC

3

1

3

2

1

38

6

GBR 2L

Jigsaw

Paul James

12

7

6

1

6

1

9

(13)

42

7

GBR 1L

Alice

Alastair Speare-Cole

2

6

9

6

(11)

8

6

7

44

8

GBR 8809R

Inspara

Tor Mclaren

9

4

(14/BFD)

2

7

7

7

11

47

9

GBR 5109R

Designstar 2

Roger Phillips

11

10

2

11

(13)

6

4

4

48

10

GBR 9760R

Stalker

Steven Tapper

5

9

8

7

5

5

(11)

10

49

11

GBR 1466R

Diamond Jem

Robert Stiles

3

8

5

12

12

(14/DNS)

10

8

58

12

GBR 7901R

Basic Instinct

Jonathan Hearth

8

11

10

10

9

11

(13)

12

71

13

GBR 9091R

Juke Box

Chris Copeland

10

12

11

13

8

(14/OCS)

12

6

72


Class 4

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

Hcap

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

Race 8

Nt Pts

1

FRA 7891

Bullit

Peter Morton

0.905

2.5

(4)

3

4

1

1

2

2

15.5

2

GBR 8414R

Aguila

Sam Laidlaw

0.901

2.5

2

2

5

2

(7)

4.5

4

22

3

SWE 7744

Alice II

Rickard Melander

0.906

5

3

(10)

1

3

2

3

7

24

4

GBR 902R

Whiskers

Ian Southworth

0.899

1

1

6

(11)

7

3

7

3

28

5

GBR 50R

Espada

Louise Morton

0.905

4

(6)

4

2

4

4

4.5

6

28.5

6

GBR 501

Illegal Immigrant

Willy McNeill & Mike Pascall

0.904

(10)

5

7

3

5

9

1

5

35

7

ESP 3090

Cote

Rob Gray

0.905

11

7

1

6

6

5

(16/DNF)

1

37

8

GBR 7259Y

Magnum Evolution

Eric Reynolds

0.866

7

8

5

9

(11)

10

6

10

55

9

GBR 222R

Per Elisa

Richard Fleck

0.904

6

10

8

(12)

10

8

11

8

61

10

GBR 502

Catch

Olivia Chenevix-Trench

0.913

(13)

12

11

8

12

12

8

9

72

11

FRA 9371

Menace

D Morland & T Rees

0.89

(16/DNC)

16/DNC

16/DNC

7

8

6

9

11

73

12

GBR 7299

Panic

Geoff Gritton

0.901

8

11

9

13

9

(16/DNF)

12

14

76

13

GBR 7557

Innuendo

Roger Swinney

0.905

9

13

13

10

(14)

11

10

12

78

14

GBR 2736R

Joker

Edward White

0.907

12

9

12

(14)

13

14

13

13

86

15

GBR 6262

Rum Bleu

Lucy Wood & Tara Stone

0.859

14

14

14

(16/DNF)

15

13

14

15

99


Class 5

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Nt Pts

1

GBR 3082

Henri-Lloyd/Forelle Estates

Llewellyn/Wakefield/Virgus

4

1

1

1

3

1

3

(17/DNC)

14

2

GBR 3339

Sportsboatworld.com

Jerry Hill

(7)

2

5

4

1

5

1

4

22

3

GBR 3710

Chill Pill +

Scott Graham

1

4

2

(6)

4

2

6

3

22

4

GBR 3042

Gill Race Team

Craig Burlton

2

3

6

2

2

(8)

5

2

22

5

GBR 3106

Whyaduck

Tom Clay

5

6

(7)

5

5

3

2

7

33

6

GBR 3510

What Recession?

Tom Foskett

3

7

3

(10)

6

6

4

5

34

7

GBR 3276

Trouble & Strife

Ian Armstrong

11

5

4

3

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

7

1

48

8

GBR 3041

Sharc

Charles Sheppard

9

9

(11)

9

8

4

11

8

58

9

GBR 3096

Red Kite

Roger Harford

8

11

8

7

11

7

(12)

6

58

10

GBR 3362

Polar Bear

Tim Newton

12

(13)

9

13

9

9

8

10

70

11

GBR 3291

Stormforce Coaching 1

Doug Innes

6

10

12

(14)

13

13

13

9

76

12

GBR 3547

Trigger

Laurence Cross

10

8

10

12

10

11

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

78

13

GBR 3010

Sbeed

Toby Litton

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

17/DNC

8

7

10

10

12

81

14

GBR 3561

Wight Dragon

Mark Irons

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

17/DNC

11

12

12

9

11

89

15

GBR 3560

Odontoblast

Dudley Stock

13

12

13

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

106

16

GBR 3069

Slinky

Ian Hudson

(17/DNC)

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

17/DNC

119


Class 6

Rank

Sail No

Name

Helm

Hcap

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

Race 9

Nt Pts

1

GBR 39R

Magnum III

Andrew Pearce

1.193

1

1

1

(2)

1

1

1

1

1

8

2

GBR 9181R

Chaos

Mark Lloyd

1.172

2

2

2

1

2

2

(3/DNF)

3/DNF

3/DNF

17


by Fiona Brown

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=109635

3:57 PM Sun 19 May 2013GMT


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







News - USA and the World

Today, Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) took to the water for the first time from their temporary base in Southampton, sailing their foiling AC45. The boat originally raced under BAR colours during the America’s Cup World Series in 2012-13, and has subsequently been modified to fly on hydrofoils. ... [more]  

Over 100 riders from more than 20 different countries have already registered and over the two weeks will compete against each other in the pro, amateur, master, grand master, youth and women's fleets for the honor of becoming the Aloha Classic Champions. ... [more]  

As of the 2140UTC report on Day 10 of the first Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, the placings on the water on the water had not changed during the day, but the distances between the boats had reduced. The two easternmost boats, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing continued to lead but is only 4nm ahead of Team Brunel with about 600nm to sail to the turning mark of Fernando de Noronha 220nm off the coast of Brazil. ... [more]  

The Royal Malta Yacht Club has been a hive of activity both day and night, welcoming back yachts taking part in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. By Midday on Day Six 34 yachts have finished the race and 25 yachts have retired. Each and every sailor that has taken part, including those that are still out there, has a story to tell for years to come. ... [more]  

Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar made a near perfect start to in the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda yesterday. The British skipper who stands top of the the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and is second in the ISAF rankings, goes into today's remaining round robin flights leading group 1. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Onboard Team Brunel. 'At this rate, it will take a century before we get to Cape Town,' sighs Jens Dolmer, standing on the bow. He is trying in vain to push the flapping foresail outwards. There is hardly a breath of wind. In the distance, the sun is sinking into the ocean. ... [more]  

After probably the toughest 24 hours in the 46 year history of the race, Lee Satariano's Maltese J/122, Artie finished the Rolex Middle Sea Race on Thursday 23 October 2014 at 00h 45m 5s in an elapsed time of 4Days 13hours 35mins and 05secs. ... [more]  

Despite the best efforts of Tropical Storm Fay and then Hurricane Gonzalo, the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, set sail on Bermuda’s Hamilton Harbour today, albeit postponed by 24 hours. ... [more]  

The calm weather returned on day five of the La Torche PWA Grand Slam as the wave sailors recovered from yesterday’s punishing, but brilliant, conditions. After a chilly start, with the thermometer reading just five degrees celsius, the temperature soon rose with the appearance of the sun, making for another stunning autumn day. ... [more]  

Day five of the Rolex Middle Sea Race has proved a day of reckoning for the competing fleet. The forecast strong northwesterly wind has arrived and consistently blown over 25 knots with gusts exceeding 40 knots. The effect has been to catapult the previously slow moving yachts towards the finish line in Malta. ... [more]  

A day and a night of uncertainty - later, the Doldrums will come to an end for the Volvo Ocean Race teams. By tomorrow morning, the fleet should be sailing safely in the southeasterly trade winds. So – who won this equatorial lottery? What was the best place to cross this convergence zone, where two hemispheres and two weather systems collide? ... [more]  

Known for erratic light airs alternating with sudden gusts that can last a minute or an hour from the giant unstable vertical clouds, the Doldrums (aka more officially the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone) are the unavoidable low-point of leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race for the determined men on Dongfeng. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Onboard Team Alvimedica. The synopsis is pretty straightforward: we are stuck in the Doldrums. Stuck, and stuck real good. All things considered, yesterday was actually pretty decent. We had a quick morning rainsquall that was able to power us south through the first line of ITCZ clouds already towering above our heads by 10AM. ... [more]  

Rolex Middle Sea Race - Artie gunning for glory by Media Royal Malta Yacht Club
Lee Satariano's Maltese J/122, Artie has emerged as the hot favourite to become the overall winner of the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race. However, at 16:00 CET, Artie was still 80 miles from the finish and the Mistral storm is still raging. In addition, there are several yachts behind Artie that could still claim the overall prize. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Onboard Team SCA. Today I would like to share another perspective with you. Given the kind messages from Team SCA followers that we have been receiving onboard (thank you!), it would seem daily reports from our onboard reporter Miss Halloran and our onshore media crew have been doing a wonderful job of sharing our journey thus far. ... [more]  

The 17th edition of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship took place from 15-18 October in San Francisco, USA. Hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, the 2014 Rolex Farr 40 Worlds welcomed 19 international entrants - comprising teams from Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Turkey and the United States. ... [more]  

After two days of intense racing at the 2014 RS:X Youth Worlds in Clearwater, both fleets have completed a full schedule of six light-wind races, and they’ve earned their lay day! Very light and shifty winds were forecast for the day, and it was a nice surprise to see a seven knot side-off breeze fill in early from the North. ... [more]  

Rolex Middle Sea Race - Big breeze and lumpy seas by Media Royal Malta Yacht Club
There are 92 yachts still racing in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. The expected frontal system arrived around Midnight last night at the northwest corner of the course. Reports of storm force winds and big seas have been received by the Race Committee and 25 yachts had officially retired from the race by 15:00 CET on Wednesday 22 October. ... [more]  

Justin 'Judd' Goldman was 17 years old when he suffered a disabling bone disease. After realizing that there were few sports that he could participate in he discovered sailing. Over the next 58 years he competed successfully in many races throughout the world. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 10 plus Videos *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.nz/com
Several of the On Board Reporters aboard, provide their unique views of Leg 1, Day 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race - in text, images and video: You know when you try to stick two positive magnets together and regardless as to how close you get them they never touch? Well, the ITCZ is a bit like that. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 1 turns inside out in Doldums *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
As reported earlier Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race would seem to have gone from being a tightly fought contest to being a procession to Cape Town. Even though only 40% of the course has been sailed, the distance between the boats are significant (other than the two lead boats) and look set to increase. ... [more]  

Student Yachting World Cup - After those days of sun and light air, the weather was upside-down with a cloudy sky threatening us of heavy shower at any time and a strong wind fluctuating from 15 knots to 25 knots! Two windward-leeward races took place today as the wind became far too heavy in the early afternoon. The 13th race began this morning: a second start occurred under black flag. ... [more]  

2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Over the last few days there have been frantic phone calls between travel agents from competitors at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage and the oldest event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Over Friday night and into Saturday the Category Three Hurricane Gonzalo passed directly over Bermuda pummelling it with 100+ knot winds. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Big gains for two boats in Doldrums *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Two boats have made big gains in the Doldrums, with the western-most competitors apparently not stopping and sailing though the convergence zone between northern and southern hemispheres, without dropping below 8kts. Team Brunel and Abh Dhabi Ocean Racing have both made big gains on the rest of the fleet - and the two easternmost boats - Team Vestas Wind and Mapfre, in particular. ... [more]  

In spite of Hurricane Gonzalo's thrashing of the Onion Patch last week, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the people of Bermuda are ready to host the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). All 20 teams have arrived safely from their corners of the world and will practice for a day and race on Wednesday. ... [more]  

While the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup always offers opportunities for young people to have new experiences, coping with Hurricane Gonzalo offered the 14 competitors traveling from overseas to Bermuda a hurdle that strengthened their respect for this island nation. Many of the 14 competitors spent layover time in either hotels or airports and some are now guests in homes without electricity. ... [more]  

Dynamic Stability Systems welcomes last week’s decision by IMOCA to place no further restrictions on its class rule. This permits both the six new IMOCA 60s currently under construction, as well as the existing fleet, to be fitted with the lateral lifting foils which DSS has spent the last decade pioneering. ... [more]  

Groupe Beneteau today announced its sponsorship of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Groupe Beneteau is the world's leading yacht builder, and will now become a significant presence in high-performance sailing with its support of both the US national sailing team and North America's premier Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. It’s the place where the northern and southern winds meet, where a sailing race can be won or lost in an instant. And with its complex and confusing conditions, lack of breeze, and stifling heat – it’s also a place that most sailors can’t wait to see the back of. But there is one good thing about the Doldrums. ... [more]  

The Atlantic has proved to be a test for the VO65s in the Volvo Ocean Race and their teams as a battle of gybing down the west coast of Africa broke out, keeping all boats in a relatively tight-knit pack for much longer than expected. Having passed Morocco and the Canaries, we were drawn to the tricky-to-handle magnet of Cape Verde. ... [more]  

It’s the dawn of a complicated day in the Volvo Ocean Race. Let’s face it: we’re not having a very good time on Dongfeng. We lost distance last night, and our leading position. The day got dull afterwards. Sailing straight ahead, with the spinnaker up, in light winds. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Day 10 onboard Team SCA. Two days, eight hours, thirty-four minutes, and ten seconds, nine seconds, eight, seven, six, five… over the last few days the clock has gotten louder and louder as it counts down to October 23rd at noon—the time when we cross the equator and the time when myself and six other sailors join the rest of our crew in King Neptune’s court. ... [more]  

For Pablo Arrarte Elorza, the Volvo Ocean Race is a tough challenge. Not as far as physical effort is concerned because this likeable Spaniard is a very strong guy. For Pablo, the race is mostly a culinary war of attrition because the food that the team has bought with it on the race does little to please his gourmet palate. ... [more]  

RS:X Youth Worlds - Hard work on day 1 + Video
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - NoR released, entries open for 2015
Rolex Middle Sea Race - A turning point for the fleet
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg one – Doldrums for dummies
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 9 plus Videos *Feature
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Fight to the finish
Student Yachting World Cup - Fourth race day + Video
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind
Volvo Ocean Race: Day 9 final report - Lead continually changing
Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - An opportunity for growth
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet charges the door of the Doldrums Casino *Feature
La Torche PWA Grand Slam - Light winds on day 3
Volvo Ocean Race: Navigators throw away the routing textbook
Volvo Ocean Race - The Doldrums, a navigational nightmare + Video
Rolex Middle Sea Race - Maltese yachts top the leader board
Star Sailors League Finals - Torben Grael and Jorge Zarif join fleet
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica heads for the Doldrums
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA, a crew on a mission
Thailand bids for 2016 IODA ‘Optimist’ World Championships
Farr 40 Worlds: Prizegiving images from the Final day in San Francisco
Bill Green - builder and sailor passes on   
ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 20 October 2014   
Farr 40 Worlds: Images from the Final day in San Francisco *Feature   
Farr 40 Worlds: Images from Day 2 in San Francisco *Feature   
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - A hard day's night   
34th Student Yachting World Cup 2014 - Second race day   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng loses lead, anyone's race ahead of Doldrums *Feature   
Flying Dreams 'An Ocean Story': The Movie   
New super maxis gear up for Rolex Sydney Hobart   
Volvo Ocean Race: Blogs from the Boats - Leg 1, Day 8 plus Videos *Feature   
Linda Elias Memorial Women’s One Design Challenge - Youngerman wins   
2014 Off Valparaíso Race - Santander team victorious   
La Torche PWA Grand Slam - Waves continue to pound on day 2   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng consolidates lead on Day 8 *Feature   
RS:X Youth World Championships - All set for Clearwater action   
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Slow road north   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Dongfeng Race Team - A risky call   
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014 - Escaping the shroud of Mount Etna   
Farr 40 Worlds: Day 4 Image and Video gallery *Feature   
Australian 18 Footers League’s Major A. Frizelle Trophy   


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 NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT