|News for the Last 7 Days - USA & the World
Rolex Big Boat Series: More images from San Francisco - Final Day
By Sail-World, ,
12:56 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Kurt Molnar was on the water for the Rolex Big Boat Series sailed on San Francisco Bay, here's his second image gallery ...
AWT Hatteras Wave Jam action commences on day 3
By American Windsurfing Tour, ,
11:24 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Expectations for day three of the AWT Hatteras Wave Jam were high, as the Tuesday evening forecast showed good wind and a building swell for the upcoming day. Riders rose before dawn, and waited for first light after a night of thunderstorms and rain. The skipper’s meeting was set for 7:30am. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series: Images from San Francisco - Final Day
By Sail-World, ,
10:27 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Kurt Molnar was on the water for the Rolex Big Boat Series sailed on San Francisco Bay ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Watch medal races live here
By Dan Ibsen, Sail-World Europe & UK editor, ,
10:22 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been a tough six days of racing for the 1,167 competitors from 81 nations at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain, with varying conditions across the courses. ...
Hobie 16 Open North American Championships and Pan Am Games qualifier
By Greg Raybon, ,
10:13 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
50 to 60 teams from all across North America will be descending on Lewes, Delaware and the Lewes Yacht Club for the 44th Hobie 16 North American Championships. Racing is scheduled to begin Monday, September 22, 2014 on the classic Hobie 16 just off the beach in the Delaware Bay. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championship - Videos from Santander
By sportsXstream, ,
8:59 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championship Day 6 - Videos from Santander ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds: Buckingham into Medal Race, 470's stay consistent
By US Sailing, ,
2:49 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Gold fleet competition at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship concluded in the Men's Laser and Women's Laser Radial classes, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) will represent the United States in tomorrow's medal race. ...
470 Men and Women Worlds - Vadlau and Ogar into pole position
By 470 International Association Class, ,
2:37 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Windy Wednesday didn't hold the breeze quite as forecast for the 470 Men and Women Worlds, with just two races held. Race 3 for the 470 Men blue fleet puts them on equal pegging with the yellow fleet, but still leaves the Men one race short of finishing the qualification series. ...
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Defending champion on top
By Dobbs Davis, ,
2:15 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Chicago Match Cup - As defending champions of the Chicago Match Cup, Taylor Canfield US One (ISV) today have shown they’ve lost none of their prowess at this venue, leading the pack in Day One of the Qualifying Series on an undefeated four - zero record. Current Tour leader Ian Williams GAC Pindar (GBR) lost his match to Bjorn Hansen Hansen Sailing Team (SWE) for a three - one record ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets
By Olga Maslivets, International RS:X Class Assoc., ,
10:03 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, a strong offshore wind that established through the night was waiting for the RS:X participants at the race area Freixenet in front of the famous Sardinero beach. As always, a change of the wind causes changes in the results. The stronger the change - the more dramatic reshuffle we see. That was exactly the case for today! ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Big breeze on day 6 + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:18 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailors awoke to big breeze in Santander for the sixth day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and with 64 scheduled races it was set to be a big Wednesday. Gusts of up to 30 knots were reported across the race track early on in the day and with an 11:00 local time start some of the fleets took to the water. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham into Laser Medal Race
By Will Ricketson, ,
7:54 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Gold fleet competition at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship concluded in the Men's Laser and Women's Laser Radial classes, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) will represent the United States in tomorrow's medal race. ...
U.S. Multihull Championship - Hobie Alter Trophy to be decided
By Jake Fish, ,
7:49 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
For the first time in U.S. Multihull Championship history, the Hobie Alter Trophy will be decided in A-Class Catamarans, popularly known as A-Cats. This Friday through Sunday (September 19-21), the Bristol Yacht Club (R.I.) will serve as host to this US Sailing National Championship for three action-packed days of multihull racing and festivities. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - The kind of form most sailors only dream about
By Robert Deaves, ,
7:23 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The UK’s Giles Scott produced the kind of form on the third day of the 2014 ISAF World Championships in Santander that most sailors only dream about. He picked up three more bullets for a perfect score after four races to lead overall from Jonathan Lobert (FRA) and Ed Wright (GBR). ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing ahead of target
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:24 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Steady consistency across the opening three races of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza sees Quantum Racing ahead of target as they seek to close out their second overall Barclays 52 Super Series title. The series leaders scored a 1,2,3 in Ibiza’s light and shifty conditions on a race course area which is laden with very subtle changes in wind direction and pressure. ...
ISAF Worlds Santander - 19 Rio 2016 Laser Radial spots awarded
By ISAF, ,
6:12 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship is the first Olympic Qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with 50% of spots up for grabs across all ten events. ...
Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - 21 broadcasters to take live coverage
By ISAF, ,
4:31 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Twenty one broadcasters have signed up to take live coverage from the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. As well as unprecedented coverage from broadcasters, including ESPN (USA), BBC, OSN and beIN France, taking the championships to over 40 territories worldwide, the ISAF YouTube Channel will broadcast the action live. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Looking forward to the next 30 years
By KPMS, ,
10:58 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
For 30 years the Rolex Swan Cup has been attracting sailors to Porto Cervo for all kinds of reasons. Some love the cut-and-thrust of the racing, others enjoy the camaraderie of going sailing with close friends and family; then there is the great weather, the breathtaking mountains of northern Sardinia and stark, craggy islands dotted around the race course. ...
America’s Cup: The Future is foiling – AC45s to be modified
By America's Cup, ,
10:25 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The six America’s Cup teams have agreed to a project that will see the existing fleet of AC45 catamarans modified into fully foiling catamarans for racing in the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS). The teams have also committed to continue to race the foiling AC45s on the America’s Cup World Series circuit in 2018, following the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
By Sail-World, ,
10:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you want to win a trip of a life time to any port of call along the Round the World Race in 2015? Great, because it is simple! All you have to do is design, scribble, write or draw a T-Shirt design and submit it online at www.ecsix.com/contest. 'You don’t have to be a designer to win, we are after the best creative idea that fits our brand' says ECsix’s Scott Vogel. ...
Red Bull 49erFX: On the eve of the Worlds in Santander
By Molly Meech and Alex Maloney, ,
9:52 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Red Bull 49erFX team of Molly Meech and Alex Maloney report just before Santander: This week has sped by in a blur! It feels like it was a few hours ago that we were here typing our last blog. It has been a cool week for us here in Santander, and the excitement is building for the first race day of the 2014 ISAF Worlds. ...
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing launches partnership with Yamaha
By Sail-World, ,
9:21 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) Team Principal, Sir Ben Ainslie, launched a new team partnership with Yamaha Motor in the UK. The occasion was the presentation of the first of the BAR team’s new 9.8m Scorpion Serket RIB chase boats, with twin Yamaha F225 engines, delivered at the Southampton Boat Show. ...
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Starts tomorrow
By Dobbs Davis, ,
4:55 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Tomorrow morning the world's top sailing talent will begin a five-day battle of high-intensity match racing for the right to claim the Chicago Match Cup, the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). A total of $75,000 in prize money is at stake, as well as valuable points on the AWMRT World Championship year-long series. ...
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
4:29 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
London 2012 49 Olympic Gold Medallist Nathan Outteridge signals major issue with Rio 2016 regatta
Plenty of boat park time at Santander World 2014 as the race organisers struggle to keep racing on track in light airs and in discussions this week, the Australian gave this assessment of a major issue looming for the sailing regatta in 2016 ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - USA 470's and Lasers battle at top
By US Sailing, ,
4:15 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Day 5 of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes shine on the final day of the qualifying series, while American Lasers continued to battle in the top-10 in gold fleet. Race officials managed to complete the bulk of an aggressive 40-race schedule for Tuesday, helping to get the event nearly back on track following Monday's shortage of breeze. ...