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ISAF Sailing World Championships - Images of the leaders in Santander
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:30 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Pedro Martinez and Jesus Renedo were on the water at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images of the leaders in Laser, Laser Radial and the RS:X classes. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Good day for Double Trouble
By Paul Cayard, ,
5:57 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Friday was a very good day for us on Double Trouble at the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series. In the first race we were on the Fort Mason race course with about 10 knots of wind. We were over the start line early and had to go back and restart putting us last in the 13 boat fleet. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2 images by Erik Simonson
By Sail-World.com, ,
5:03 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Erik Simonson was on deck for day two of the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series to capture these images. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - TP52 fleet ready for tricky race tracks
By 52 Super Series, ,
3:08 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
The home straight of the 2014 Barclays 52 Super Series is in sight. The Zenith Royal Cup Marina Ibiza commences Wednesday 17th September and will see eight 52s from eight different nations competing at a less well known venue, one which promises to reveal tricky race tracks with a broad range of different racing conditions expected. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Plenty maintains lead
By Tink Chambers, San Francisco ,
2:34 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Two of the longest-tenured and most popular owners in the Farr 40 class enjoyed tremendous success on the water during the second day of the Rolex Big Boat Series and made significant moves in the standings as a result. Santa Barbara skipper John Demourkas and his crew aboard Groovederci jumped from fourth to second in the overall standings with a pair of runner-up finishes on Friday. ...
2014 Asia Pacific Student Cup - Count down begins
By Bryan Reginald CHAN, Marina Bay ,
1:20 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Asia Pacific Student Cup - Marina Bay, arguably one of the most scenic urban spots that Singapore has to offer, will soon play host to some of the top student sailors from around the region, as they come together again for the third edition of the Asia Pacific Student Cup ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Live coverage of Day 3 - view here
By Sail-World, ,
10:47 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Catch all the action from Day 3 - Live - of the Extreme Sailing Series, Istanbul ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Going away
By Agathe Armand, ,
9:12 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Today was the start of Leg 0, a practice race from Alicante to Majorca and back, a rehearsal before the real deal starts in October – and I’m chatting with Dongfeng Race Team’s Onboard Reporter, Yann Riou. There was noise, there was music, and there were goodbyes. I’ve worked for this race for a while, I’ve seen a lot of Volvo boats leave the dock, and it always moves me. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Practice makes perfect
By Jonno Turner, ,
8:54 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
There were a few signs that this wasn’t the real start of the Volvo Ocean Race. At just 400 nautical miles, this weekend jaunt to Majorca and back might pale into insignificance at the side of some of the marathon slogs of the real race. But ask the sailors, and they’ll tell you that it’s anything but insignificant. ...
2014 J/70 World Championship - Contrasting conditions on Day 4
By Jan Harley, ,
5:53 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Narragansett Bay was the setting for the penultimate day of racing at the 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen as the New York Yacht Club Race Committee worked to get the competitors racing before the northerly breeze died. In roughly 10 knots of breeze, two races – one each for the gold and silver fleets – were run before the breeze ultimately ran out. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - 50 years of big boat racing: a retrospective
By Barby MacGowan, ,
4:22 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
There is one person who can tell the full story of the Rolex Big Boat Series, in amazing detail, starting from its humble beginnings. It is the man whose idea it was to start it back in the 1960s: St. Francis Yacht Club’s Staff Commodore (1975) Robert C. Keefe, who at the age of 84 has been a member for 65 years and remembers the early days of the then-called St. Francis Perpetual Trophy Series ...
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Day 2
By Tink Chambers, ,
3:12 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Two of the longest-tenured and most popular owners in the Farr 40 class enjoyed tremendous success on the water during the second day of the Rolex Big Boat Series and made significant moves in the standings as a result. ...
Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Champ: Rios takes the Championship
By SDYC, ,
2:33 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship - A week of international Snipe racing concludes in San Diego. It doesn't get closer than this. Skipper Raul Rios and his crew Fernando Monllor won the Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship by a single point. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg Zero signals start of the significant racing
By Volvo Ocean Race Media, ,
2:02 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
An empty Race Village. The odd laugh and joke between rival sailors. A few necessary pre-race emergency procedures to be tested and tightened-up.
There were a few signs that this wasn’t the real start of the Volvo Ocean Race.
At just 400 nautical miles, this weekend jaunt to Majorca and back might pale into insignificance at the side of some of the marathon slogs of the real race. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Physically demanding racing for BAR on Day 2
By Sarah Alexander, ,
9:25 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
At Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing Series it was another series of physically demanding and challenging races for J.P. Morgan BAR, after a gusty breeze developed on a hot day two in Istanbul. The early, light conditions delayed the start, but the wind picked up quickly when it came, and the team went on to claim the first race win of the day, their first of the event. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Holding second overall after Day 2 in Istanbul
By Warren Douglas, ,
9:03 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand crew started well on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series’ sixth round at Istanbul.
Then, as Dean Barker describes it, 'we had a few ups and downs', before settling back into the groove and winning two races. That’s the way it is for every team - there’s no such thing as plain sailing in an Extreme Sailing Series regatta. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: A force to be reckoned with in Istanbul +Video
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
8:40 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
Day two at the Extreme Sailing Series Act 6 in Istanbul without doubt went to the two Oman Sail teams, with Oman Air clocking up more points than any other boat on the water to climb a massive four places on the leaderboard, and finish the day in third. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 1 images by Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez
By Sail-World.com, ,
8:21 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographers Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez were on site for day one of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images. ...
Marseille One Design: GC32's Armin Strom storms ahead on day 2 + Video
By The Great Cup, ,
7:25 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
During a perfect second day of sailing on the Roucas Blanc, with the wind ranging between 10 knots and the high teens, the GC32 foiling catamarans, racing at the inaugural Marseille One Design, had a long day, completing seven races. At the close of play, Armin Strom Sailing Team continues to dominate, holding 14 points, with GDF Suez second on 23 and Team Magic Marine third on 25. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Racing underway in Santander +Video
By Jeff Martin, Int'l Laser Class/ISAF, ,
6:48 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Championships, the thick fog that covered the harbour in Santander at the start of the day soon burnt off and gave way to a light five to seven knot breeze from the north east allowing the Laser and Laser Radial Fleets to get afloat and start the event. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Erika Reineke claims Radial race win
By Will Ricketson, ,
6:35 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
After over a year of planning and preparation, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes began racing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain. The only two classes to have races scheduled on day one were the Men’s Laser and Women’s Laser Radial, and a young and talented group of American sailors enjoyed a strong showing. ...
Santander Worlds 2014 Mat Belcher (Part II) *Feature
By Sail-World.com, ,
3:59 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
So you have won four world championships in a row so far, So you are confident about this one?
We have to say yes.Our preparation is really good and we are in good spirits and in good health and we are looking forward to racing. We have always focussed on our performance and we have been really happy with how we are sailing and communicating in the boat and our speed. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Mistral keeps fleet shoreside
By YCCS, ,
3:53 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The only star of race day four of the Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 World Championship was the Mistral wind gusting at over 40 knots off the north-eastern coast of Sardinia. After a long postponement for participants ashore, and with no signs of the gale abating, the Race Committee was forced to hoist the Answering Pennant over Alpha to indicate no racing today. ...
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup rescued by wave of local support
By Ole Svarre, ,
3:27 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The world’s best wave windsurfers are only gearing up for the 2014 KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup in Klitmøller, Denmark from September 15-21 after the kind of stirring local support that is the stuff of windsurfing lore and Hollywood scripts. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championship, Santander - Opening ceremony images
By Jesus Renedo, ,
2:53 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographers Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez were on site in Santander to capture these images of the large gathering for the ISAF Sailing World Championship Opening Ceremony. ...