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Sopot Match Race - Robertson on match point in semis
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
6:50 PM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
The Semi-Finals remained in the balance at the close of play today at Sopot Match Race, the third event on the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, with four time champion Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team 0-2 down against Phil Robertson’s WAKA Racing, while defending champion Taylor Canfield’s USone team was even on 1-1 against France’s Mathieu Richard and his LunaJets crew. ...
Allen RS Feva World Championship overall
By Golly Tucker, ,
5:01 PM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
An hour’s delay due to a late arriving sea breeze did little to calm the nerves on the final day of the RS Feva World Championship. This did allow the Class AGM to take place delayed as it was due to the late finish the day before. Ultimately the D flag launched the fleet into a shifty 8-10kt breeze. ...
Chester Race Week -Only two weeks to the starting gun
By Michael Dunn, ,
4:33 PM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
Many know Halifax based Peter Wickwire as a champion J24 skipper - he won the J24 One Design class at Chester Race Week 2013, is Nova Scotia’s reigning J24 champion and is the reigning CYA Canadian Match Racing Champion. But a big win racing an International One Design (IOD) boat in Bermuda in May has him dropping his J24 Sunnyvale for the IOD Squall for Chester Race Week 2014. ...
Laser Radial Youth World titles 2014 - Overnight leaders hold on
By Jeff Martin, Dziwnów ,
10:32 AM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
Laser Radial Youth World Championship . Dziwnów, Poland Day 5
A 12 knot wind built from the east and the shallow waters of the Baltic Sea produced good surfing waves. The move to Finals races with the two gold fleets on the same course provided an exhibition of close and exciting racing that was a joy to watch. ...
420 World: First day's racing in Final Series belongs to 14yr old crew
By 420 Sailing, ,
5:12 AM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 420 World Championships - Racing stepped up a gear at the 420 World Championships on Friday 1 August, as the first day of final series racing got underway with the 390 sailors now seeded into 420 Open and 420 Ladies Gold fleets. ...
2014 Lido 14 National Class Championship - Day 1
By Rich Roberts, ,
2:20 AM Sat 2 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Lido 14 National Class Championship - The boats are humble and aged little Lido 14s, but it would be hard to tell by scanning the results from Friday's Qualification day for their 2014 National Class Championship at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. ...
Report from Rio: Team Jolly on the South American 470 Nationals
By Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie, ,
10:47 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
Current 470 World Champions, Polly Powrie and Jo Aleh, are currently competing in the South American 470 Championships in Rio, Brazil, ahead of the Olympic Test event starting on Monday.Gonzo (their new boat) seeing some action for the first time in Rio, we are currently taking part in the South American Championships, racing in Rio for the first time... ...
C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta ends on a high note
By Sam Crichton, ,
8:13 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
After four days of learning, sharing and competition, the twelfth annual C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta finished on many high notes. This year entries where the highest in the 12 year history of the event and the 51 participating sailors had the highest number of boats in two of the three competing classes, the 2.4mR and SKUD 18 classes. ...
Sopot Match Race - Hansen and Gilmour out of the competition
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
7:57 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
Defying an unpromising forecast of little wind, the organisers of Sopot Match Race, the third event on the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, were able to stay on schedule, completing the final 12 flights of Qualifying. With the easterly onshore wind on Gdansk Bay, conditions were more stable than yesterday’s offshore westerly. ...
Tropical Storm Bertha expected to become a typhoon
By Sail-World, ,
5:10 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
Tropical Storm Bertha has intensified slightly since the last update, and has entered the Eastern Caribbean Sea. The storm is expected to strike Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic at this intensity, and then move onto the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part III) *Feature
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
3:47 PM Fri 1 Aug 2014 GMT
Sail-World talked to Knut Frostad, the Volvo Ocean Race CEO a few days after it was announced the Danish company was sponsoring the seventh entry in the 2014-15 Race. Here is part three in that interview series (there are links below to parts I and II). ...
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