|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos
By American Windsurfing Tour, ,
3:18 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
All the riders that made the long trek to Punta San Carlos, Baja got some memorable conditions and here are the two official videos from the 2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown ...
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach
By Rich Roberts, ,
2:44 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Runaway wins on the first day of the 13th annual 18' Skiff International Regatta Monday may have resembled the lopsided racing in the 34th America's Cup on these same tricky waters a year ago, but this time the tide turned at the starting line. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom
By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, ,
9:42 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
There was good and not-so-good for Emirates Team New Zealand on the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff regatta.
By the end of the day Dean Barker and crew found themselves in unfamiliar territory – 11th on the Cardiff leader board, even after a great second place in the double-points last race. ...
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us
By Chris Yates, ,
5:13 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
From the 26th to the 31st August the fastest sailors in the world will be returning to action as they prepare to descend upon the beautiful shores of Alacati, Turkey, for the Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup. Alacati is located on the Cesme peninsula, just a thirty minute drive from the bustling city of Izmir. ...
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!
By Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight ,
4:07 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Day five of the J/111 World Championships dawned with a clear sky, low temperature and no gradient wind. The forecast was for five knots at 1030 rising to eight by noon. With two races left to sail and a 1500 prize giving ceremony, in view of the light conditions it seemed likely that at best only one race would be sailed. ...
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar
By J/24 Class office, ,
12:19 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Will Welles of Portsmouth, RI, led his Cougar team to the J/24 US National Championship, hosted by Beverly Yacht Club in Massachusetts. With Alex Bishop, Luke Lawrence, Eric Lawrence and Nick Turney on board, Welles managed six first-place tallies in the 10 races for just 27 net points. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
By Sail-World, ,
12:04 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Catch the Final Day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff - Replay
Just click on the player below for the full replay coverage of the exciting Final Day.
Coverage starts at 3.30pm London, 10.30am New York, 4.30pm Paris. 2.30pm UTC, 7.30am San Francisco, 10.30pm Singapore, and 6.30pm Abu Dhabi ...
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club
By New York Yacht Club, ,
11:54 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
A dying breeze cut short the second and final day of racing in the 2014 New York Yacht Club Grandmasters Team Race, but not even some capricious wind could stop Noroton Yacht Club from steamrolling to its fourth consecutive time. ...
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland
By John Reed, ,
11:22 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes
By Tim Wilkes, ,
10:36 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Tim Wilkes was on site Sunday for the final day of the IFDS World Championship to capture these images. ...
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins
By Dobbs Davis, Detroit ,
8:59 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
In masterful display of (nearly) error-free match race sailing, Pierre-Antoine Morvan and his Vannes Agglo Sailing Team of Mathie Renault and Steven Liorzou have emerged from four days of battle to be the 2014 Champions of the Detroit Cup. The French team defeated their Semi-Final and Final opponents two - one and three - zero today in front of a spectator crowd lining the Detroit River shoreline ...
Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris
By Donna Erichsen, Newport, RI ,
8:28 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Newport Bucket Regatta - George Bekris was back on the water for Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 to capture these images. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016
By Will Ricketson, ,
8:00 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
In the Sonar class, the US narrowly missed qualification after a hard-fought event, but will have another opportunity to gain entry at the 2015 IFDS Worlds in Melbourne, Australia. For US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes who raced in Halifax, this week was an important test against the best Paralympic competition in the world. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing
By Ben Ainslie Racing, ,
6:25 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing had another long day out on the waters of Cardiff Bay for Day 3 of Extreme Sailing Series Act 5.
However, after two long days with a record-breaking 19 races sailed, the wind barely showed up until the end this time, and only another five races were contested. ...
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals
By Kathy Large, ,
3:53 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Three world championship teams have been named in three Paralympic sailing classes. They won their titles at the High Liner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014 regatta held at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Aug. 19-24th. ...
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes
By Guy Perrin, ,
3:32 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Tim Wilkes was back on the water for Sunday’s race of 2014 IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto
By John D. Brunt, ,
2:05 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Shark World Championships began today August 24 with a practice race and will continue until Friday the 29th. ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
1:04 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions
By Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul ,
12:15 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Maxime Nocher (FRA, North) and Steph Bridge (GBR, North) have won the 2014 Formula Kite World Championship titles. On the final day of competition in Burc Beach, Istanbul-Turkey, four medal races were run in both men and women fleets, in perfect conditions and winds averaging 12-15 knots. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff
By Warren Douglas, ,
10:33 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Another frustrating time for Emirates Team New Zealand on Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series.
The day started with the hearing into yesterday’s collision, resulting in the team being awarded average points for the three races missed because of it. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Light winds help The Wave Muscat - Day 3
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
7:24 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
What a difference a day makes. If yesterday’s Extreme 40 racing on Cardiff Bay was all about power, today was about tactics and finesse, with light breeze dancing across the bay, at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover. Only five races were sailed in the shortened schedule ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 Act five - Absent without leave – the wind
By J.P. Morgan BAR, ,
6:43 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
However, after two long days with a record-breaking 19 races sailed, the wind barely showed up until the end this time, and only another five races were contested. It was another steady day for the team aboard J.P. Morgan BAR, with a race win in the opener, followed up by a solid series of results to finish the day still in third place. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Images: Race day five
By Jude Robertson, ,
6:16 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Jude Robertson was stationary all day on the 2.4mR committee boat of IFDS Worlds hence he focus on that fleet. ...
Herreshoff Classic Regatta 2014 - Images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
6:05 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The Herreshoff Classic Regatta is an annual event drawing participants from around the world. Classic yachts, many of them Herreshoff designs, gather for a weekend of racing and social events. The 2014 Herreshoff Regatta will celebrate the centennial of three Herreshoff Designs: The Newport 29, Buzzard's Bay 25, and the Buzzards Bay Boys Boat. ...
Youth Olympics - Gold to Argentinean and Chinese Techno 293 racers
By ISAF, ,
5:23 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
A single undiscardable race brought the Techno 293 racing to a close with the conditions testing the 20 boy's and 21 girl's racers who took to the course. Three knots gusting up to eight knots from an easterly direction made life tough on the race course with those with excellent tactical nous and light wind prowess excelling. ...