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'Aerials 2 Boats Testing / SFO June Testing Session / ORACLE TEAM USA / San Francisco (USA)'    Guilain Grenier Oracle Team USA©    Click Here to view large photo

Oracle Team USA sailed their two AC72's on San Francisco Bay today, in the start of a two week testing program.

Both of the team’s AC72 racing yachts spent the morning running through various tests and boat set-ups as they maneuvered around the San Francisco Bay.


'It was the best day of the campaign,' said skipper Jimmy Spithill. 'It has taken a lot of work and a lot of energy to get two full crews up to this level, to operationally get to this level, to launch and have two boats ready to go. A lot of credit goes to the shore and build teams.

'Now, we have two competitive boats,' Spithill continued. 'That’s a good position to be in as you never know what’s around the corner. For us to have two boats, with two race wings, and have a lot of depth in our sailing team, it certainly gives us a chance to produce more boat speed. And, from a racing point of view, it allows us to really learn the race track and build a playbook.'

John Navas was bayside and captured the action. Longer video available later in the day. Sail-World will be interviewing Jimmy in a few hours times, so we will have much more indepth news tomorrow.

2013 RC44 Sweden Cup - John Bassadone at the helm of Peninsula Petroleum (GBR 1)  MartinezStudio.es_©   Click Here to view large photo

On the opening day of fleet racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup, tricky conditions saw no one team able to finish in the top half of the leaderboard in all three races. There were race wins for Team Italia, Artemis Racing and Team Aqua, but the most consistent performers of the day were John Bassadone and Vasco Vascotto onboard Peninsula Petroleum. The Gibraltar based team scored two seconds and a seventh to take a two point overnight lead over Artemis Racing. Racing continues in Marstrand until Saturday 29th June. Stay tuned for daily reports.

2013 ORCi World Championship - Offshore race -  © Max Ranchi Photography   Click Here to view large photo

At the ORCi World Championship, with most boats getting in just under the 32-hour time limit, the long offshore race is finally over and the cumulative standings after three races are now in. Inshore racing resumes today.

We have some great photos from the offshore race held in Ancona, Italy, taken on site by photographer Max Ranchi.

RORC Season’s Points Championship 2013 -  © Paul Wyeth - pwpictures.com  

The RORC Season's Points Championship has arrived at the halfway stage with 112 yachts entered for The Morgan Cup, the seventh race of the thirteen race series with the Royal Ocean Racing Club. Yachts from Belgium, France, Great Britain, Holland, Ireland and Russia will be racing to Dieppe.

GBR 863 Luke Patience and Joe Glanfield (RNCYC) - 2013 Kieler Woche -  Kieler Woche   Click Here to view large photo

At Kieler Woche, one medal after another has been claimed in the Paralympic class 2.4mR and then in the eight Olympic classes. Great Britain gained three gold medals and Germany claimed three with Spain, Austria and Finland claiming once each. For the finish of the Olympic classes, Philipp Buhl (Sonthofen) defended his title in the Laser and relegated the two-time Olympic winner Robert Scheidt (Brazil) and Jesper Staelheim (Sweden) to the fringe.

Brent Hayward and Tyronne Hammick from South Africa in the SL16 catamaran class at the practice race for the ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships -  © David Branigan - ISAF  

Next month the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship will commence and South African Sailing have now revealed a team of seven to compete in the event.

Alex Burger, Brent Hayward, Daniel Lawrence, Marcello Marcia, Ryan Robinson, Dominic van der Walt and David Wilson will be flying the flag for South Africa in Limassol, Cyprus under the guidance of coach Rob Holden from 13 - 20 July in the world's leading youth sailing event which has been held every year since 1971.

'We congratulate this team on their selection and wish them the best of luck at the event,' said Chairman of South African Sailing Mike Dixon. 'The youth team obviously represent the future of sailing in this country and we are excited to see what they can do as they compete on the world stage.'


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