|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
J/70 World Championship - Joel Ronning owns opening day
By J/70 Worlds, ,
4:50 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
It may have been mostly cloudy for the opening day of the 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, but one standout bright spot was the performance of Joel Ronning of Minneapolis, Minn. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Racing cancelled on day 2
By YCCS, ,
4:33 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Light airs that characterized day one of the Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 Worlds faded away almost completely this morning, leaving the Race Committee no choice but to cancel racing for the day. After raising the AP flag ashore, and based on reports of fading breeze from support boats positioned around the regatta course, PRO Peter Craig announced at midday that no racing would take place today. ...
Argo Group Gold Cup - AC34 Commentator Tucker Thompson Bermuda bound
By Talbot Wilson, ,
4:11 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
America’s Cup TV commentator Tucker Thompson will be in Bermuda this October to provide color commentary for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup. Sailing for the 64th match for the King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy will begin on October 21 in Hamilton Harbor. Thompson will join Scott Dickson on on Friday to cover the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and conclude with the Finals on Sunday October 26. ...
Barclays 52 Super Series - Gaastra Pro to enter the final event
By 52 Super Series, ,
3:39 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Gaastra Pro, one of the 52 Super Series most passionate long standing supporters and suppliers, will enter the final event of the 2014 Barclays 52 Super Series, the Zenith Royal Cup Marina Ibiza in their own right with a chartered 52 which will be skippered by Gaastra Pro’s director Marc Blees. ...
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image reveals international jury
By Bernard Schopfer, ,
3:00 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image announces a world class lineup of personalities for its international jury 2014. Carlo Croce, Ken Read, Karin Bäcklund, Antonio Palma (Managing Partner and CEO of Mirabaud, SUI) and Abner Kingman (Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award winner 2013, USA), will be selecting the world’s best yacht racing photograph of the year. ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Evolution and tradition + Video
By KPMS, ,
2:47 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
A stroll along the lively docks of the YCCS in Porto Cervo, Sardinia during the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup provides ample evidence of evolution: sleek racing yachts constructed from carbon fibre using the latest thinking in aerospace or automotive technology; tacticians carefully analysing data tracking their yacht’s performance; navigators downloading and studying weather models on tablet devices. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - France's top sailor joins Team España crew
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
1:17 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Michel Desjoyeaux is France’s best-known sailor and has won many of the sport’s biggest prizes but the lure of joining Team España in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 has brought him back to compete for a fourth time aged 49. ...
Ciudad de Santander Trophy - 2014 ISAF Worlds Test Event - Images
By Jesus Renedo, ,
12:15 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo was on site at the Ciudad de Santander Trophy - 2014 ISAF Worlds Test Event to capture these images. ...
Ciudad de Santander ISAF Worlds Test Event 2014 - Midway stage images
By Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo, ,
12:00 PM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Ciudad de Santander Trophy - 2014 ISAF Worlds Santander Test Event midway stage images Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo. ...
Ciudad de Santander Trophy Test Event 2014 - Penultimate day images
By Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo, ,
11:42 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Ciudad de Santander Trophy - ISAF Worlds Santander Test Event 2014 - Penultimate day images by Martinez Studio and Jesus Renedo. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014: Live video streaming and graphic insights
By Nicola Moore, ,
10:23 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Greetings from Istanbul, where Act six of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ starts tomorrow, 11 September. With just three Acts left this year, the pressure is really on all the teams to lay down a good performance here, at a pivotal point in the season. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - Epic battle ahead for Finn fleet
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:42 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Excitement is building for the 80 Finn sailors from 32 nations heading into next week's Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Not only will a new world champion be crowned, and receive the coveted Finn Gold Cup, but also the first 12 nations will qualify for a place at the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...
America's Cup: 'Stay positive' says Spithill to Barker in London
By TV3 News, ,
8:54 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
It is almost exactly a year ago that Oracle won the America's Cup, but time hasn't healed the rift between rivals Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker. The two were seated next to each other at the London press conference. For three-quarters of an hour, Barker and Spithill managed to avoid eye contact - not even a glance when Spithill admitted Barker was a favourite among the five challengers. ...
2014 Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship - Day 2
By SDYC, ,
4:34 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Though it was a quintessential day of San Diego sailing at the Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship, with beautiful skies and a solid breeze, there was no home water advantage for any of the local competitors. While both the top two positions after day one were held by San Diegans, the second day of sailing has brought a new bunch to the top of the scoreboard. ...
British Sailing Team join forces with Zhik for new clothing range
By British Sailing Team, ,
8:48 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
The British Sailing Team has joined forces with its technical clothing partner Zhik to provide a limited edition retail range which is available to buy online.
Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World Champions around the world. The British Sailing Team has been enjoying the fantastic range of Zhik products ...
America's Cup: Images from the Skippers Media Conference in London
By Gilles Martin-Raget/ACEA, ,
8:25 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Image gallery from the America's Cup Media Conference held in London.
Skippers attending included Max Sirena (Luna Rossa), Franck Cammas (Team France), Ben Ainslie (Ben Ainslie Racing), Dean Barker (Emirates Team NZ), Nathan Outteridge (Artemis Racing) and Jimmy Spithill (Oracle Team USA). ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Early leaders emerge on day 1
By YCCS, ,
8:10 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
After a short wait as the Race Committee waited for the light breeze to fill in as predicted, the six divisions competing in the Rolex Swan Cup were able to get underway in the first day of racing at the event organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda together with Nautor's Swan and title sponsor Rolex. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Sail-World.com, ,
7:47 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was on the water for day one of the 2014 Rolex Swan Cup in Porto Cervo to capture these images. ...
America's Cup teams already plotting course to victory
By America's Cup Media, London, UK ,
7:43 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
It's one of the most important times in an America's Cup campaign. The beginning. Get things right in the early stages, and it will be easier later.
That's the position the sailors representing the six America's Cup teams were taking on Tuesday during a press conference in London as they assessed how they’ve played the opening gambits in their campaigns for sailing’s oldest prize. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 International Circuit to be decided
By Tink Chambers, ,
6:21 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Four cities, 22 total boats, four regattas and 43 races so far - and now it all comes down to this! The Farr 40 International Circuit will be decided during the Rolex Big Boat Series, being held this Thursday through Sunday out of St. Francis Yacht Club. And what better locale to culminate an intense season of sailing than San Francisco Bay - one of the greatest sailboat racing venues in the world ...
C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta - Video tells story
By Sam Crichton, ,
2:46 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
If a picture can speak a thousand words, then The Clagett 2014 video speaks a whole encyclopedia. This years video, skillfully produced by Dave Dunigan and the team from T2P, has again captured the story of why The Clagett Regatta is known as a must attend event by adaptive sailors. ...
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