|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
Cleveland Race Week - 71 strong one-design fleet to battle in Ohio
By Julie Howell, ,
9:54 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
A fleet of 71 one-design boats took part in Cleveland Race Week at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, Ohio from June 14-16. Seven fleets competed, including twenty Tartan 10s seeking the title of T10 Lake Erie Champion. Light and inconsistent breeze on Saturday allowed only the J/105s to complete a race. ...
Marion Bermuda Race - The battle for line honors
By Talbot Wilson,
8:49 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
Not much has changed in the race for line honors on the second full day of racing in the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race. It is just wait and see… and enjoy the pink beaches and the bright Bermuda sunshine or a round of golf while you’re at it. Today, the Bermuda fitted dinghies are match racing in Mangrove Bay. Monday is a Bermuda holiday— Hero’s Day— and they have fleet races there, too. ...
Tall Ships to commemorate bicentennial of the War of 1812
By Jim Fox, Special to QMI Agency,
8:32 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
The Tall Ships are preparing for a summer tradition on the Great Lakes. These majestic sailing vessels will sail to fifteen Ontario ports this summer to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Toronto’s waterfront is the place to be as it will be the only port to host a full fleet of 16 ships as they travel throughout Ontario. ...
America's Cup: Extended play Am-Cam video of Practice Race
By John Navas, San Francisco ,
7:36 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
John Navas was shoreside on San Francisco Bay and shot this excellent video of the warm-up and practice racing between Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ, on Thursday.
The video is 20 minutes long and opens with a foiling gybe from Emirates Team New Zealand, followed by other manoeuvrings from both boats. The racing sequence starts with the first short reach, with Emirates Team New Zealand climbi ...
Route des Princes - Spindrift leads MOD70s out of Lisbon
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
7:10 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Route des Princes, Yann Guichard and the crew of Spindrift led the MOD70 fleet out of Lisbon’s Tagus river, taking the bonus points at the C1 mark by Cascais, setting a fast, intense pace in the very early stages of the 990 mile Leg 2 to Dun Laoghaire. ...
Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge - Overall winners decided
By Tessa Wiechmann,
6:04 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
The fourteenth Argentario Sailing Week, part of the Mediterranean Circuit of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, came to a close on Sunday in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany. Three amazing days of coastal races for the over 40 yachts from France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States and Italy who sailed with soft, light winds and under sunny skies in the Gulf of the Argentario. ...
21st International Optimist Regatta kicks off in St. Thomas
By Carol Bareuther, St. Thomas ,
4:29 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
The biggest little yacht regatta in the Caribbean will set sail this week. The International Optimist Regatta (IOR) presented by Glacial Energy, celebrates its 21st edition, marking over two decades of fostering junior sailing in the Caribbean. The IOR will take place June 21 to 23, prefaced by the Sea Star Clinic June 17 to 19 and Sea Star Team Race on June 20. ...
Francis Joyon shatters North Atlantic record by more than 16 hours
By Mer et Media,
2:41 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
In his quest to beat the North Atlantic record, Francis Joyon on board IDEC, has smashed Thomas Coville’s 2008 record by 16 hours, 34 minutes and 30 seconds. Joyon completed his journey in a time of 5 days, 2 hours, 56 minutes and 10 seconds. ...
Barking Mad holds slim lead entering last day of NYYC Annual Regatta
By Tink Chambers, Annapolis, Maryland ,
11:25 AM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
In typical Farr 40 fashion, class honors are up for grabs going into the final day of the 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex.
Just five points separate the top three boats after three days of racing. Skipper Jim Richardson and his team aboard Barking Mad maintained their lead in the overall standings after posting a solid line of 5-3-3 on Saturday and own a low score ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's CEO interviewed on team recovery
2:36 AM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
San Francisco TV station, ABC7 News' Mark Matthews interviews Artemis Racing's CEO, Paul Cayard, on the team's attempts to recover from the fatal training incident on May 9, and when they expect to be sailing again.
Cayard is also reminded of some comments he made over two years ago, about what could happen in an AC72 incident with the boats sailing at speeds of 40 to 50kts. ...
NZL Sailing Team: Silver for Aleh and Powrie at 470 European Champs
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
10:29 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
By winning the today’s medal race at the 2013 470 European Championships in Formia, Italy the NZL Sailing Team women’s 470 pair of Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have won the Silver Medal.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox have finished 8th overall in the Men’s Open 470 European Championship – another strong result for this new partnership. ...
PWA Catalunya World Cup - Celebrating 15 years of Costa Brava action
By Chris Yates,
10:01 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
The penultimate day of the PWA Catalunya World Cup turned out to be a largely frustrating affair as winds of 5-13 knots teased the competitors for the duration of the afternoon - so despite several sailors checking the conditions - the wind never quite materialized enough to resume the racing. ...
Route des Princes - Edmond de Rothschild victorious in Lisbon
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson,
9:55 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Route des Princes, Edmond de Rothschild repeated the winning ways that they established around the inshore race tracks in Valencia last weekend when they completed a similar success today in Lisbon’s six race inshore series. ...
Marion Bermuda Race - Shindig covers 250 miles in 24 hours
By Talbot Wilson,
9:26 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race, Shindig had a fast start from Marion and carried a record pace for the first 24 hours. At 68 feet, Shindig was turning the 15-20 knot winds into a 12-knot pace. She was about 400 nautical miles out and just West of the 164º rhumb line blasting on a broad reach toward the finish at St David’s Lighthouse, Bermuda. From her 1315 start on Friday to the 1300 PM YellowBr ...
470 Europeans: Belcher and Ryan win eighth consecutive championship
By Craig Heydon, St Lucia, Windward Islands, Caribbean ,
8:48 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
Australia's Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have won the 2013 470 European Championship in Formia, Italy, extending their impressive winning run together.
The pair has now won all eight regattas they have contested together since teaming up at the end of 2012, with Belcher’s winning streak now sitting at 16 events. ...
470 European Championship - Brits claim silver and bronze in Formia
By Lindsey Bell,
7:45 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
At the 470 European Championships in Formia, Italy, on Saturday June 15th, Britain’s 470 sailors wrapped up with a double podium celebration, claiming silver in the men’s division through Luke Patience and Joe Glanfield, and with bronze for Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre in the women’s event. ...
Superyacht Cup, Palma: Five strong J Class fleet all set
By J Class Association,
7:20 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
The 2013 Superyacht Cup Regatta is set to take place from the 19-22 June in Palma, Mallorca, with a five strong fleet of J Class yachts preparing to take part. Hanuman, Lionheart, Rainbow, Ranger and Velsheda are entered for the event and on 19th June will line up to fleet race with a scheduled start at 13.00. ...
Contender World Championship - 174 entries and still counting
By Roberto Mazzali,
6:06 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
There are 174 entries at the World Contender Championships which will take place in Gravedona, on Lake Como, from July 14th to July 20th. The event, hosted by AVAL-CDV Centro Vela Alto Lario, sees teams coming from Europe, USA, Canada and Australia. ...
Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge – Day 2 in Porto Santo Stefano
By Tessa Wiechmann,
5:28 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
Yet another sunny, warm summer day for day two of the 14th Argentario Sailing Week, part of the Mediterranean Circuit of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2013. Today’s winners are Skylark of 1937, (Vintage > 15mt), Sirius (Vintage < 15mt), Il Moro di Venezia (Classic > 15 mt), Sagittarius (Classic >12 mt), Namib (Classic < 12 mt), Wianno (Spirit of Tradition), and Mariette of 1915 (Big Boats). ...
Etchells World Championship – The finale in Rosignano
By Laura Jelmini,
5:26 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
On the final day of the Etchells World Championship in Rosignano, Tuscany, Italy, there was no wind and therefore no racing action at the Yacht Club Cala de’ Medici. After eight races out of the nine scheduled the winner is 'The Martian' skippered by American helmsman Marvin Beckmann, from Houston, sailing with tactician Steven Hunt and Ezra Culver. ...
NYYC Annual Regatta – J sailing talent to take part
By J Boats,
4:51 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
An extraordinary lineup of J sailing talent will be taking part in the oldest regatta in America, the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, with over a century and a half’s worth of history and a wealth of family fun. ...
Full speed ahead to The Lizard for Francis Joyon, IDEC
By Mer et Media,
4:26 PM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
Traveling some 650 miles over the past 24 hours, Francis Joyon is close to his own 24-hour solo sailing distance record of 666 miles. This figure alone divulges the incredible performance the sailor from Locmariaquer has achieved since setting out from New York on Wednesday. ...
NYYC Annual Regatta - Lead maintained on strange day 2 for Farr 40s
By Tink Chambers, ,
12:42 AM Sat 15 Jun 2013 GMT
Mother Nature can work in mysterious ways as is such at the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta. When the nine boats competing in the Farr 40 class headed out to the race course on Narragansett Bay during day two, the wind was absolutely howling. About two hours later, the fleet was totally becalmed. ...
Flying 15 Worlds in Hong Kong
By RHKYC, Hong Kong ,
11:33 PM Fri 14 Jun 2013 GMT
This year’s Flying Fifteen World Championships, to be hosted by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, is shaping up to be a fierce contest amongst a compact fleet, with 51 entries received by the entry deadline of June 1. Of these, only four boats have indicated that they do not expect to contest the Hong Kong Nationals, to be held the week before the Worlds. ...
Marion Bermuda Race off to a flying start
By Talbot Wilson,
10:25 PM Fri 14 Jun 2013 GMT
The 19th Marion Bermuda Race is underway with a fast start. Of the 35 boats that had finally registered, 34 made it to the line. Warm Rain, a 32-foot Pacific Seacraft that was the smallest boat in the fleet, scratched yesterday. Sprit of Bermuda, the sole Classic Division entry crossed the line alone thus first in the first start. ...
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