|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
7:25 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water at the Melges 32 European Championship to capture these images of the action on day one. ...
Landsailing World Championship - Action continues in the desert +Video
By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, Smith Creek Playa ,
5:25 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
On July 15th, John Eisenlohr, from tiny Lakeside, Montana prevailed in the intensely competitive 5.6 Mini Yacht class that comprised the first phase of the 14th Landsailing World Championship being held at the remote site of Smith Creek Playa, near Austin in Northern Nevada. ...
Melges 32 European Championships - Images by Max Ranchi
By Sail-World.com, ,
4:51 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on site in Riva del Garda to capture these images during races 1-3 of the Melges 32 European Championships. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Penultimate day could see medals decided + Video
By Daniel Smith, ISAF, ,
2:09 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The penultimate day of competition at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Tavira could see medals wrapped up in many of the classes. It could be a great day for the French with two teams potentially able to win gold in the 29er and SL16 fleets. ...
Quick off the mark on day 1 of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek
By Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week 2014, ,
1:01 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The 35 boats are split over seven classes, and include many familiar faces together with a growing number of international boats and charterers this year. Having set the startline between Lone and Aeo islands, the racing started on time and first off were IRC Racing I on a windward-leeward. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final on course for UAE capital
By ISAF, ,
12:11 PM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final will take place in Abu Dhabi from 26-30 November. Around 350 sailors from 20 countries are expected in Abu Dhabi to compete in all 10 Olympic events and a kite-surfing event, in and around Lulu Island off the UAE capital's stunning Corniche. The events will be covered by the international sailing media and an ISAF television audience in over 100 countries. ...
VOR 2014-15 - Canary Islands test run as 3 from fleet go head to head
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:42 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The 650-nautical mile race around the seven Canary Islands starting and finishing at Marina Rubicón in Lanzarote is expected to take three days to complete and will give an early indication of form for half of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet so far announced before the event begins on October 4. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds: Images from Day 5 in Portugal
By Sail-World, ,
10:31 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Images from Day 5 of the ISAF Youth Worlds in Portugal.
Light winds prevailed making for challenging racing for the sailors and many of the lesser known sailing countries finished at the head of the fleet - putting an interesting slant on the leaderboard. ...
Stamm and Le Cam join forces for the Barcelona World Race
By Cheminées Poujoulat, ,
8:41 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
These two great personalities from the Vendée Globe are joining forces for the upcoming circumnavigation of the globe, the Barcelona World Race. Supported by his partner Cheminées Poujoulat, Swiss skipper Bernard Stamm is taking over the helm of the monohull 'Mare', previously skippered by German sailor Jorg Riechers. ...
Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
7:36 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
US based Satellite telephone company Iridium Communications failed to give New Zealand rescuers details of a dramatic final message from a missing yacht Nina until the US State Department intervened, a detailed review of the search effort has revealed. ...
NYYC Race Week - Inclement weather causes race cancellation
By Barby MacGowan, ,
4:43 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Due to the potential for heavy thunderstorms and lightning in the afternoon, the New York Yacht Club Race Committee cancelled Day One of racing for Part II of New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. ...
PredictWind's Weather Routing opens your navigation options - try it!
By Sail-World.com, ,
3:47 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
With PredictWind’s Weather Routing tool, working out the fastest or most comfortable passage has never been easier. We give you a three step navigation explanation with diagrams - and you are ready to go to plot your favorite cruising route, avoiding rough seas and high winds, or try being a Volvo Ocean Race navigator ...
2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - US Team mid-event report
By Will Ricketson, ,
2:45 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
With three days in the books at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, the American contingent looks to continue their strong showing over the final two days of racing in Tavira, Portugal. US athletes are currently in close medal contention in three classes (Laser Radial, 29er and SL16), and the possibility remains that Team USA could finish in the top ten in six of eight classes. ...
VOR, NYYC Race Week and AC news—Sailing news from the U.S. and beyond
By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle, WA ,
12:22 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Killian leads the Gov Cup again
By Nancy Mellon, Corona del Mar, CA ,
12:04 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
At the Gov Cup 2014, the young team from Balboa Yacht Club of Christophe Killian, Harrison Vandervort and Jack Martin continued to surprise as they were able to beat the second place team. Both have nine wins. Every other team has lost at least three of their eleven matches. ...
US Women's Match Racing Championship - Roble and crew claim victory
By Chicago Match Race Center, ,
9:20 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Stephanie Roble's Epic Racing Team will add the Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy to their list of accomplishments this week. Roble defeated Nicole Breault's team, 2-0, in Sunday's final series to win the 2014 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship, hosted by the Oakcliff Sailing Center. ...
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship heads for Mission Bay
By Jake Fish, ,
8:27 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
The Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego, Calif. will host the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship. Some 33 top young sailors will descend on Southern California this week for three days of racing, preceded by a two-day clinic, in Laser Radials that will decide who wins the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - A day for the underdogs in Tavira + Video
By ISAF, ,
7:46 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, it was a day for the underdogs in many cases on day three with improvements made and personal goals attained across the fleets. Historically the ISAF Youth Worlds has seen French, Italian and British teams dominate proceedings but in a light westerly breeze, sailors from Slovenia, South Africa, Portugal and Argentina shone brightest in their fleets. ...
World Landsailing Championships - Images by Louis Kruk
By Sail-World.com, ,
7:34 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Photographer Louis Kruk was on site to capture these images during the World Landsailing Championships. ...
PWA Pozo World Cup - Marc Pare takes the top spot on day 3
By Chris Yates, ,
6:57 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Day three of the PWA Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival saw the youths take centre stage for the second time this week as the pros spent another day on hold waiting for better conditions to materialise. A new youth - Marc Pare (Simmer) - claimed top spot in their second elimination with an accomplished display of sailing. ...
Melges 32 European Championship - All set for Riva Del Garda action
By International Melges 32 Class Association, ,
4:47 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
This coming weekend seventeen Melges 32 teams will usher in the 2014 European Championship, hosted by Fraglia Del Riva, organized by B.Plan Sports & Events and Melges Europe. The very best in competition is anticipated as this location provides one of the most stunning yachting backdrops and a very tricky race course. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Playing the waiting game on day 3
By ISAF, ,
4:17 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
On day three of the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, the 367 sailors from 67 nations are playing the waiting game in Tavira. As of 12:00 local time the on-water breeze was light with conditions not playing ball for racing to commence. ...
ISAF Youth Worlds - Athlete Participation Programme thriving in Tavira
By ISAF, ,
4:05 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
The ISAF Athlete Participation Programme (APP) continues to go from success to success with 22 sailors from 16 nations supported at the 2014 ISAF Youth Worlds. APP has been running since 2002 and has given over 150 sailors the opportunity to compete at the premier youth sailing regatta. ...
ISAF Match Race Rankings - 16 July 2014
By ISAF, ,
3:24 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Ian Williams (GBR) hangs on to World #1 in the ISAF World Open Match Race Rankings whilst in the Women's Rankings Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) stays solid at the top. For the top ranked sailors there has been just the one regatta to add to their points tally since the last ranking release. Williams remains at World #1 by a whisker, just 12 points ahead of Taylor Canfield from the US Virgin Islands. ...
Henri Lloyd Clipper Race Seamanship Award to Qingdao
By Clipper Ventures, ,
3:16 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
After conquering 40,000 miles and facing some of Mother Nature’s greatest trials the 12-strong Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived back at St Katharine’s Dock London after 11 months on Saturday where Chinese team, Qingdao stepped on stage as the winners of Henri Lloyd Clipper Race Seamanship Award ...