| News for the Last 30 Days - USA & the World
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
By Sam Crichton, ,
3:35 PM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
The Board of the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta is pleased to announce the appointment of Trish Walcott as Executive Director of The Clagett Regatta. This comes as the organization, founded by Judy and Stephanie McLennan in 2002, moves into its second decade of operation. ...
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
By Stuart Streuli, ,
3:28 PM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
Three years ago, 26 boats started—and finished—the Transatlantic Race 2011, from Newport, R.I., to the south coast of England. Anticipating greater interest in the Transatlantic Race 2015, race organizers—the Royal Yacht Squadron and New York Yacht Club in association with the Royal Ocean Racing Club and Storm Trysail Club—set an early limit of 50 entries, which now looks to be well exceeded. ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
10:17 AM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2
By Rich Roberts, ,
3:45 AM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - After Tuesday's wild racing in the 13th annual 18' Skiff International Regatta it was apparent that old boats aren't necessarily a problem as long as you keep them upright. ...
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda
By Melges 20, ,
3:14 AM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Registration, measurement and practice day are officially complete at the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship, hosted by Fraglia Della Vela Riva. An unprecedented 57 entries will take to the starting line tomorrow, Wednesday, 27 August for the first of four competitive days of premium performance racing. ...
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14
By Ian Ponting, Maui ,
7:43 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
The second Annual Keith Dinsmoor regatta hosted by the Lahaina Yacht Club is set to run September 13-14 2014. Junior sailors form Oahu and Maui will line up in O'pen Bic and RS FevaXL. We expect 30+ boats on the line in one of the largest junior regattas in Hawaii. ...
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing
By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, ,
7:03 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Three days of tight racing with a buoy ocean combo made for a superb weekend during the 2014 Aldo Alessio Regatta hosted by the StFYC this past weekend. With nine different courses that would take the fleets out to Bonita twice on Friday, beginning with a flood for the first rounding in 12-15 knots, and then switching to a boisterous ebb with 15-18 outside the Gate and much more inside. ...
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa
By Chris Yates, ,
6:45 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
The inaugural day of the 2014 Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup saw the opening races of the week completed in winds of 11-20 knots. Registration was soon completed between 10am and 11am, allowing the real action to begin. After an exciting afternoon of racing Ben Van Der Steen struck first in the men’s division, whilst Sarah-Quita Offringa made the perfect start for the women's division. ...
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video
By Bruce Nairn, Annapolis, MD ,
4:07 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
The star studded National Championships in these three Olympic classes ramped it up as teams vie for spots in the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016. Hosted by Oakcliff Sailing, the conditions and race management were excellent. Video coverage was provided by Heron Financial Group and filmed by T2PTV. ...
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay
By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, ,
2:14 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
A much smaller gathering at this Int'l 18 Regatta than in most recent years, due primarily to over extended schedules, eight teams hoisted sail and carried on the tradition of the International 18's on San Francisco Bay. The wind and tide played their usual havoc on sailors as the flood gave way to ebb combined with occasional ferry and cargo traffic to send launch ramps the competitors way. ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic
By KPMS, ,
1:13 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
A collection of some of the world’s finest, fastest and most famous Maxi yachts will gather in Porto Cervo, Sardinia for the 25th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup from 31 August – 6 September, an occasion which marks the 30th year of the relationship between event organizers Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and title sponsor Rolex. ...
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?
By Dan Ibsen & the Sail-World team, Copenhagen ,
12:23 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
For the first time in European sailing history, the top European sailing club will be identified at the new Sailing Champions League, which takes place from 17th to 19th October in Copenhagen. ...
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta
By Bruce Fleming, Santa Barbara ,
12:22 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Just eight Wetas made the trip up or down old Highway 101 to posh Santa Barbara, the historic wine-loving town on 'California’s Riviera', to sail in our West Coast Champs. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
9:30 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
In the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff Bay saved the best for last for the 11-boat Extreme 40 fleet, where Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat and J.P. Morgan BAR battled it out until the bitter end for the top positions, in one of the closest – and most exciting – three-horse fights seen in the Series, which resulted in a three way collision and three consecutive penalties too boot in the final race. ...
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys
By Tracey Johnstone, ,
8:01 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Nurton is a member of both the strong overseas contingent to contest the event being conducted by Royal Geelong Yacht Club on Corio Bay in Geelong, and the growing group of women who sail these progressive boats. This will be Nurton’s sixth World Championship after starting her I14 sailing career just over 13 years ago. ...
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:38 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
State Secretary of Rio de Janeiro, Leonardo Espindola has told the parliament and media that Rio has achieved 50% treatment of sewage to its waterways, two years out from the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ...
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos
By American Windsurfing Tour, ,
3:18 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
All the riders that made the long trek to Punta San Carlos, Baja got some memorable conditions and here are the two official videos from the 2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown ...
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach
By Rich Roberts, ,
2:44 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Runaway wins on the first day of the 13th annual 18' Skiff International Regatta Monday may have resembled the lopsided racing in the 34th America's Cup on these same tricky waters a year ago, but this time the tide turned at the starting line. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, ,
9:42 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
There was good and not-so-good for Emirates Team New Zealand on the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff regatta.
By the end of the day Dean Barker and crew found themselves in unfamiliar territory – 11th on the Cardiff leader board, even after a great second place in the double-points last race. ...
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us
By Chris Yates, ,
5:13 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
From the 26th to the 31st August the fastest sailors in the world will be returning to action as they prepare to descend upon the beautiful shores of Alacati, Turkey, for the Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup. Alacati is located on the Cesme peninsula, just a thirty minute drive from the bustling city of Izmir. ...
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!
By Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight ,
4:07 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Day five of the J/111 World Championships dawned with a clear sky, low temperature and no gradient wind. The forecast was for five knots at 1030 rising to eight by noon. With two races left to sail and a 1500 prize giving ceremony, in view of the light conditions it seemed likely that at best only one race would be sailed. ...
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar
By J/24 Class office, ,
12:19 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Will Welles of Portsmouth, RI, led his Cougar team to the J/24 US National Championship, hosted by Beverly Yacht Club in Massachusetts. With Alex Bishop, Luke Lawrence, Eric Lawrence and Nick Turney on board, Welles managed six first-place tallies in the 10 races for just 27 net points. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
By Sail-World, ,
12:04 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Catch the Final Day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff - Replay
Just click on the player below for the full replay coverage of the exciting Final Day.
Coverage starts at 3.30pm London, 10.30am New York, 4.30pm Paris. 2.30pm UTC, 7.30am San Francisco, 10.30pm Singapore, and 6.30pm Abu Dhabi ...
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club
By New York Yacht Club, ,
11:54 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
A dying breeze cut short the second and final day of racing in the 2014 New York Yacht Club Grandmasters Team Race, but not even some capricious wind could stop Noroton Yacht Club from steamrolling to its fourth consecutive time. ...
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland
By John Reed, ,
11:22 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record. ...
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