| News for the Last 30 Days - USA & the World
Sailing World Cup–World Sailor of the Year would not be anywhere else
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, ,
4:55 PM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
World Sailor of the Year 2013 and winner of 18 regattas out of the last 19 Olympic Class 470 Regattas, Australian Matt Belcher along with crew Will Ryan are red hot favourites to win the Sailing World Cup Mallorca, the Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia 2014 against an 80 boat 470 Men’s fleet. ...
Saint Barth Bucket Race - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi images, ,
4:22 PM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water for day one of the Saint Barth Bucket Race to capture these images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Tracking towards a record fleet
By Rob Kothe, Sail-World.com, ,
2:23 PM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia in Palma Mallorca Spain, was first sailed as a Dragon class regatta in 1968. Six years later, e Soling, 470, 420 Finn and Europe arrived. Now an exclusively Olympic class regatta, building steadily in importance in recent decades, but this year with the Santander Worlds in September and the Rio Olympic regatta 2016 closing fast this 2014 event will make history. ...
Round Hainan Regatta - Vatti and Ubox victorious in IRC-B divisions
By Pierre Orphanidis, ,
1:42 PM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
As the sun was setting over the horizon on Sanya bay on Thursday evening at the Round Hainan Regatta, a day of close and exciting offshore racing was coming to a close. An 18-strong fleet of boats departed from Wanning earlier in the morning and sailed to Sanya in a tricky 60-nm race that would make tacticians scratch their heads and produce surprises and upsets. ...
Techno 293 South American Championships day 4 + Video
By Patrik Pollak, ,
6:30 AM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
Few can enjoy great conditions and nice view all the time. Most had to travel far but they all agree it was totally worth it… ...
Farr 40 Midwinter Championship - Enfant Terrible tightens grip on lead
By Tink Chambers, ,
6:07 AM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
There has been one constant during the Farr 40 Midwinter Championship, skipper Alberto Rossi and the Enfant Terrible team have sailed brilliantly and have steadily put a stranglehold on the top spot in the standings. Beyond that, the four-day regatta has been tremendously competitive with numerous boats showing well at times and the results difficult to predict from race to race. ...
Gazprom Int'l European Dragon Championship - Debutant retains top spot
By Imagina, ,
3:25 AM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
The fleet of the Gazprom International European Dragon Championship, which is being organised by the Yacht Club Sanremo, was greeted today by excellent weather conditions with a bright sunny sky and steady westerly breeze. ...
St. Thomas International Regatta: Caribbean consistency *Feature
By Bob Fisher, Caribbean ,
12:20 AM Sat 29 Mar 2014 GMT
The three-day St. Thomas International Regatta opened in style on Friday but there was nothing other than age-old tradition that would have made the competitors in the seventy boats believe that the racing would have been as good as it was. ...
St. Thomas International Regatta - 70 yachts start in 41st edition
By Carol Bareuther, St. Thomas ,
6:40 PM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Seventy yachts from the Caribbean, U.S., Europe and Australia will take to the seas on Friday for the 41st St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). Hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club May 28 to 30, the big buzz this year is the sheer impressiveness of the fleet. ...
MexORC Copa Corum - Challenging day 4 + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
6:22 PM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
We welcome you back for day four of the MexORC Copa Corum. This great regatta is reaching the finishing line leaving behind the lay day where all the sailors enjoyed unique moments. The weather conditions were more than promising for another exciting day of racing action. ...
Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta reveals coaching line up
By Sam Crichton, ,
4:35 PM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
The C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta's mission statement is 'to provide sailors with disabilities the opportunity to improve their skills and reach personal goals through world-class coaching and competition'. ...
Online videos allow Olympic sailors to learn on the move
By Andy Rice, ,
1:47 PM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Audi Sailing Team Germany has created a comprehensive range of ‘how to’ videos for sailors to learn key racing skills whenever the time or the opportunity arises. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Scoring gate approaching
By Clipper Ventures, ,
1:06 PM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, the first anticipated low front is still building and has not yet brought its strongest winds but as predicted, steady south westerly winds have produced greatest gains for the southern teams in the fleet whilst wind holes and headwinds hampered progress for those positioned further north. ...
Techno 293 South American Championships day 3 + Video
By Techno 293, ,
10:47 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
When the sky is blue the wind starts blowing over Lake Potrerillos. The sailors have had five races over two light wind days and now 15-22 knots is expected for the remainder of the Championships - a perfect combination to suit everyone and everyone has a chance to win. ...
America's Cup: Critics dealt body blow with Cup benefits to NZ
By Sail-World, ,
10:47 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
The 34th America’s Cup Regatta in San Francisco delivered a range of direct and indirect benefits for the NZ economy, according to two evaluation reports. We also present an audio interview with an economist commenting of the accuracy of the reports. ...
Gazprom International European Dragon Championship - Racing resumes
By Imagina, ,
5:03 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Today brought the second day of racing at Sanremo for the Gazprom International European Dragon Championship, organised by the Yacht Club Sanremo in collaboration with the International Dragon Association and the Italian Sailing Federation, FIV, in partnership with Gazprom International and BMW. ...
ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship launched
By Maritta Buwalda (As Amended by ISAF), ,
4:50 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
The Royal Cork Yacht Club are happy to launch the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Women's Match Racing World Championship from 3-8 June 2014. ...
Farr 40 Midwinter Championship - Enfant Terrible takes lead on Day 2
By Tink Chambers, ,
4:24 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Enfant Terrible and Nightshift tied on points for the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Based on early results from the opening regatta of the 2014 International Circuit, those two programs are still at the top of their games. Skipper Alberto Rossi and his team aboard Enfant Terrible are setting the pace after two days of competition at the Farr 40 Midwinter Championship. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne dates announced
By ISAF Sailing World Cup – Event Media, ,
4:00 AM Fri 28 Mar 2014 GMT
Yachting Victoria has announced the dates for the 2014 Australian leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2014-2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series, will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne Australia, from the seventh to the 14th of December 2014. ...
WWA Pro Card Qualifier to take place at Freedom Wake Park
By WWA, ,
8:42 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Do you need to get your 2014 Malibu WWA Pro Card?... Then make sure you get out to Freedom Wake Park in Orlando, FL on April 12, 2014. It's a perfect time to brush the dust off and get ready to ride in Wake Games, Wakeboard World Series - Brazil and US Pro Wakeboard Tour. ...
Trofeo Princesa Sofía - World's best to battle in Palma + Video
By Daniel Smith, ISAF, ,
7:41 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Sunday, the 45th Trofeo Princesa Sofia, fourth stage of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, will see almost 1,200 sailors from 60 nations commence battle for the precious prize of the Majorcan regatta, a silver Trophy with the names of the absolute winners engraved on it. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Tactics play out in mighty Pacific race
By Marina Thomas, ,
4:46 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, with 3,500 miles of racing across the North Pacific to go until the welcome sight of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the 12 teams have positioned themselves for the low pressure system that is developing as it draws ever closer 10 days into Leg 6. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Skippers hope to capitalise
By Clipper Ventures, ,
3:38 PM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, excellent racing conditions have diminished overnight and winds are down to just five knots this morning. As the anticipated low pressure system draws ever closer to the Clipper Race fleet, skippers are now waiting and hoping that they have positioned themselves correctly to capitalise on it. ...
Antigua Sailing Week - America's Cup Trophy comes to Antigua
By Press Office ASW, ,
9:47 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
Antigua Sailing Week 2014 - Antigua is ideally located in the centre of the Eastern Caribbean, making it a natural attraction for visiting sailing professionals and amateurs alike, many of whom end up making it their home. ...
Farr 40 Midwinters off to a rousing start off Cabrillo Beach
By Tink Chambers, Annapolis, Maryland ,
7:41 AM Thu 27 Mar 2014 GMT
The Farr 40 Midwinter Championship got off to a rip-roaring start as 16-18 knot northerly winds buffeted the 16-boat fleet, making boat-handling difficult for skippers and crews while providing exciting racing. ...