|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 3
By Sue Pelling, ,
1:58 AM Tue 20 Jan 2015 GMT
The concluding races the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Coastal Series took place today. Although the conditions were unusually light and fluky, the racing was intense in all classes with most fighting it out for overall honours right to the bitter end. ...
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration
By WMRT, ,
1:57 AM Tue 20 Jan 2015 GMT
Retail broker Alpari (UK) Limited, title sponsor for the World Match Racing Tour since 2012, has gone into administration, after being battered by the surge in the Swiss franc last week. The tour announced that it is continuing as scheduled, including their final event of the 2014 World Championship in Malaysia on February 10-14. ...
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions
By Kieler Woche Pressesprecher, ,
6:19 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Kieler Woche is being held from June 20th to 28th 2015. With more and more world championships taking place in Kiel, the city emphasizes its application to host the Olympic and Paralympic games in 2024 or 2028. Just like in the previous year with a record number of participants for the ORC Worlds and the following SAP 505 Worlds, there will again be two high-class world championships ...
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return
By Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía, ,
6:13 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
The 46 edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia, to be held between 28 March and 4 April in the Bay of Palma in Mallorca (Spain), will see an increase of competitors with the incorporation of the astonishing Kiteboarding and the comeback of the Dragon Class. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview
By ISAF, ,
5:28 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup - From 26-31 January 2015, Miami, USA will welcome world class fields in ten Olympic and three Paralympic events for the second regatta of the series. ...
Audi Melges 20 Class - Miami Winter Series
By Audi Melges 20 North American Board, ,
5:23 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
The first 2014/2015 Miami Winter Series (MWS) event is in the books. Jason Michas at the helm of Midnight Blue prevailed to win the overall title on the final day with Marc Hollerbach on FU finishing in second. Our great friend from Italy - Achille Onorato aboard Mascalzone Latino, Jr. rounded out the top three. ...
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
5:01 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
In the Barcelona World Race the leading boats are expected to reach 40°S, the border post of the ‘deep south’, on Wednesday. So for leaders Cheminées Poujoulat and their nearest rivals Neutrogena, as well as third-placed Gaes Centros Auditivos, today was a day to prepare – mentally, practically and tactically – for the fast-approaching challenges of the Southern Oceans. ...
Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week announce new one design class
By Louay Habib, ,
1:18 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week is proud to announce a new one design class for this year's regatta. The J/24 class has more than 50,000 people sailing 5,300 boats worldwide in 40 countries with well over 150 active fleets and is still considered the 'gold standard' for modern one-design keelboats around the world. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
12:50 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January 2015:
The two big moves of the last 12 hours have been made by Dongfeng and Team Alvimedica. Let’s comment on the leaders first. ...
Pape Chevrolet North American Championships - Register today!
By J24 Australia, ,
12:08 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Pape Chevrolet North American Championships - Will you be in the US in September this year, maybe you would like to enter or maybe just stop by and have a look. The 2015 Pape Chevrolet North American Championships will include 3.5 days of great racing, multiple nights of live entertainment at Portland Yacht Club ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo
By Sail-World, ,
9:37 AM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Kaenon's Steve Rosenberg talks with Sally Barkow before the start of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, on how she made the transition from Olympic sailing to offshore and the woman's crew aboard Team SCA. A skilled match racer and has been on and off the Olympic circuit for the past 10 years, Sally Barkow competed for the US team in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, in the Yngling Womens keelboat event ...
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature
By Gonzalo Infante, ,
4:56 AM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The Malacca and Singapore Straits are a big talking point of this leg - and not without reason. These narrow and busy passages have all the ingredients to make them extremely difficult places to race sail boats. ...
C&C 30 Javelin makes West Coast Debut
By Erik Simonson, ,
4:30 AM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
The first C&C 30 to hit the West Coast splashed this week at Richmond and did a couple days of test sailing and prep and is currently en route to its racing debut at the Corinthian Yacht Club. ...
Quantum Key West Race Week - Flurry of activity
By Bill Wagner, ,
2:06 AM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Key West has been a flurry of activity for the last four days as sailors swarmed into town for the annual race week that is being held here for the 28th year. Quantum Key West 2015, which begins Monday on the aqua waters off the southernmost point of the United States, has attracted 115 boats in 10 classes and competitors have been busily preparing and practicing ...
2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 2
By Sue Pelling, ,
1:38 AM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
After two days of racing in the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Coastal Series, leading contenders for the overall honours are beginning to emerge. ...
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
12:12 PM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race Leg Three leader Dongfeng has rounded the waypoint of Pulau Weh at 0340 UTC and has now entered the waters of the Malacca Strait, between the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Ahead, they will have 434 nm of sailing in this narrow stretch of water. ...
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images
By Alex McKinnon, ,
5:12 AM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
Those magnificent flying machines and their pilots grabbed a lot of attention during the recent McDougall+McConaghy Moth World Championships at Sorrento. Melbourne based photographer and videographer, Alex McKinnon, was on the water again for the final day, when Pete Burling (NZL) became the new champ. ...
Quantum Key West Race Week - GC32 class joins the action
By GC32 Racing, ,
4:30 AM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
Foiling catamaran racing comes to Quantum Key West Race Week with the GC32 class joining the action this week at North America’s leading winter regatta. Held off the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys, racing commences on Monday, 19th January and continues until Friday, 23rd. ...
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race - Racing underway in classic conditions
By Sue Pelling, ,
3:17 AM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
Competitors were treated stunning conditions on the opening day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 with winds up to 20kts generally from the east-north east, and big rolling waves. ...
Barcelona World Race - Matched up for a Duel in the South
By Barcelona World Race, ,
2:40 AM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
The pair of IMOCA 60s which have shared the lead of the Barcelona World Race since the demise of pacemaker Hugo Boss remain stuck together, only a handful of miles apart as they ease through the lighter winds at the edge of the South Atlantic high pressure system and now relish the fast sailing ahead into the Southern Ocean. ...
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Final day's action and Interviews
By Oliver Hartas, ,
9:02 PM Sat 17 Jan 2015 GMT
Oliver Hartas compiled this video of the Final Day of the McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds completed on Friday in fresh winds at Sorrento, Melbourne.
Features all the action, crashes, and interviews with some of the top sailors at the regatta, plus some of the stars from other areas of the sport who competed. ...
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