| News for the Last 30 Days - USA & the World
Transat Jacques Vabre - The race is on!
By Transat Jacques Vabre,
3:11 PM Thu 7 Nov 2013 GMT
In the Transat Jacques Vabre, with Class 40s having their weather stop and the MOD 70’s likely to be quick enough to avoid the worst of the weather in the Bay of Biscay – the big multihull duo should be at Finisterre, or near enough, by the time the worst of the weather hits. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Brazilian showdown on the horizon + Video
By Extreme Sailing Series,
2:34 PM Thu 7 Nov 2013 GMT
The Extreme Sailing Series battle for one of the most coveted trophies in multihull sailing is nearing its conclusion, as after nine months of global competition the fleet heads to Brazil and a brand new stadium in Florianópolis for the final Act of 2013. ...
NZ Weta Sailing Update - WetaFest and Fun sailing at Torbay
By Miranda Powrie, Auckland ,
12:49 AM Thu 7 Nov 2013 GMT
The NZ WetaFest will be at the Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club and is kicking off in relaxed style with the TYPBC rum race on Friday afternoon. For Saturday a sailing orienteering race is scheduled. In teams of two or more sailors search the harbour for codes to prove that they have visited each landmark, so navigation and planning skills will come to the fore. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Online registration now open
By Jake Fish, ,
9:52 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
US Sailing has now opened online registration for its premier event - the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (Fla.) – set to take place from January 25 to February 1 on Biscayne Bay. Competitors and coaches are required to register online, as on-site registration will not be available. Additional fees will apply for entries received after the deadline. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart: Tom Slingsby to take part onboard Perpetual Loyal
By Perpetual LOYAL racing team media, ,
8:55 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
For the upcoming 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched Super Maxi Perpetual Loyal. The launch was officiated by Alan Jones OA. ...
Scheduled Maintenance - Possible Out-age
By TetraMedia IT,
8:00 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
The second stage of a major upgrade of webserver software in the server farms hosting our Cloud Servers may cause an out-age for 2-3 hours on this site, (in around seven hours from when we post this notice.- tho' could be plus or minus an hour) From 2pm NZ time, 12 noon Aus. East Coast time, 9am Hong Kong time, 3am GMT. 10pm US East Coast time and 7pm US West Coast time. ...
Bertarelli and Spindrift 2 set new Discovery Route record
By Sprindrift Media,
7:30 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
After crossing the finish line in San Salvador in the Bahamas this morning just before 0600hrs GMT, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s maxi trimaran, Spindrift 2, has beaten the previous record for the trans-Atlantic Discovery Route, held since 2007 by Franck Cammas and his maxi trimaran, Groupama 3, by more than 20 hours (20 hours, 29 minutes and 32 seconds). ...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Grouped start tomorrow at 1200 GMT
By Kate Jennings,
7:05 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
The Transat Jacques Vabre will set off from Le Havre tomorrow, Thursday, at 1300 hours local time. Following the delayed start for the Class 40s, the IMOCAs and the Multi50s, all the competitors will finally set sail with the two 70’ trimarans: Edmond de Rothschild (Josse-Caudrelier) and Oman Air-Musandam (Gavignet-Foxall). ...
Hanson Rescue Medal awarded for Lake Lewisville Rescue
By John Rousmaniere,
4:35 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
US Sailing has awarded a Hanson Rescue Medal to Erik Slockers (Southlake, Texas) and the crew of his Catalina 22 Windpower, Bridget Lane (Austin, Texas) and Jay Sacco (Austin, Texas), for coming to the aid of a sailor during the 2011 Leukemia Cup regatta, hosted by the Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club, on Lake Lewisville in Texas on May 7, 2011. ...
Conch Cup Charity Regatta overall
By John McKnight, ,
2:46 PM Wed 6 Nov 2013 GMT
The annual Conch Cup Regatta is a 19 nautical mile distance race. It is open to all types of sailboats. The race course is a bit of a mixed bag of bay, ocean, and inter island sailing between Miami and Miami Beach. This year's race attracted twelve boats in three classes. ...
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