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NZLYT Optimist Worlds Team Fundraiser next Sunday at Richmond YC By John Jennings, Auckland , 8:30 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Next Sunday, September 28, The NZL Yachting Trust Optimist Worlds Team and Richmond Yacht Club are hosting a fundraising evening to assist with the cost of attending the Optimist World Championship in San Isidro, Argentina. ...

Kiwi boats helping Aussie kids learn to sail By Isla McKechnie, Auckland , 8:26 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Kiwi company Elliott Marine recently delivered and commissioned a fleet of eight Elliott 7’s to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Pittwater, New South Wales, and Club Coach Tom Spithall says they’ve fit the bill perfectly. ...

NZL Sailing Team: 49ers keep lead despite drama - ISAF Worlds - Day 8 By Jodie Bakewell-White, , 8:03 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Tomorrow Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie will battle to defend their world title at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships drawing to a close in Santander, Spain. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have two days remaining but continue to lead in the 49er. Both Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior are into the top ten in the Finn class, as are multihull duo Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Fifth place for Dempsey and Shaw By Lindsey Bell, , 7:42 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Friday’s RS:X windsurfing medal races brought drama and mixed emotions for Britain’s windsurfers as they rounded off their World Championships in Santander (19 September). Both Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw ended their regattas in fifth place, with both placing fifth in the 10-board final races in front of thousands of spectators on this second day of medal racing at the Spanish venue. ...

Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Azzurra consolidates its second place By Azzurra Sailing Team, , 7:30 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
With a second place in Friday's coastal race, Azzurra consolidates its second place in the Zenith Royal Cup in Ibiza and climbs to second as well in the overall standings of the Barclays Super 52 Series. Winner of the coastal race was the outsider Phoenix. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sail-World.com By Sail-World.com, , 7:15 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
The Sail-World.com crew was on site for day eight of the ISAF Sailing World Championhips in Santander to capture these images. ...

Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing stumbles in coastal race By 52 Super Series, , 6:59 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Just when it looked like Quantum Racing had built themselves an unstoppable winning momentum in Ibiza, the 20 mile coastal race to Tagomago Island for the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza proved a salutary reminder that risks on these coastal passages are often the most difficult to manage. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans ready for 470 medal races By Will Ricketson, , 6:48 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Continuing what has been a strong year of results for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider 470 athletes, the United States will be represented in both the men's and women's 470 medal races on Saturday at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Action ramps up with end zone in sight By ISAF, , 6:25 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Race action in the 470s, 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 ramped up at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with the end zone in sight. It was another day of good breeze with an average of 15 knots across the race tracks that hosted the fleets. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds - Belcher and Ryan lead ahead of medal race By Cora Zillich, , 5:51 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Olympic champion Mat Belcher is just one step away from winning his fifth successive World Championship title in the 470 class, and if he succeeds it will mark his second title in partnership with Will Ryan. ...

Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, , 5:43 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
2014, the 50th anniversary of the Big Boat Series will go down as perhaps a turning point where size really doesn't matter, it's the length that counts. Four days of long courses with a nice variety of conditions will be remembered long after the bruises and strains have subsided. ...

ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander - Double French RS:X gold By ISAF, , 5:22 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
There was double French gold in the RS:X fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as Julien Bontemps claimed the men's title and Charline Picon picked up the women's. Picon had sealed Women's RS:X gold overnight whilst Bontemps had a comfortable lead in the men's and needed a solid race to seal the deal. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sailing Energy By Sail-World.com, , 5:02 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez were on site for day eight of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images. ...

Portofino Rolex Trophy - Day 2 images by Carlo Borlenghi By Carlo Borlenghi Images, , 5:00 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was back on the water for day two of the Portofino Rolex Trophy to capture these images. ...

The Galley Guys take on the Vancouver International Boat Show By Greg Nicoll with Frank Leffelaar and Friends, , 4:49 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
The Galley Guys hit the Vancouver International Boat Show running. All day long, we were checking out new boats, looking into ice lockers, peeking into storage compartments, seeing what’s new for gourmet cooking onboard and being forced to live on 'show food' by day. ...

Asia Pacific Student Cup – Shifty weather conditions at Quarterfinal By Yujia Seah, Marina Bay , 4:36 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
The top eight teams from day one and two’s round robin at the Asia Pacific Student Cup gathered once again at Marina Bay to face off in the quarterfinals. In this round, the first skipper to score at least three points would then proceed to the semifinals. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds - Finn leaders emerge from shifty Santander breeze By Robert Deaves, , 4:21 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has moved into a 20 point lead at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander after two more challenging races. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) moves up to second with Jonathan Lobert (FRA) dropping one to third. The gold fleet race wins went to Ed Wright (GBR) and Alex Muscat (ESP). ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Sam Davies officiellement nommée skipper du Team SCA By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:51 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
A Alicante, le spectacle se joue plutôt à terre en ce moment. Tous les Volvo Ocean 65 sont sortis de l’eau et sont alignés les uns à côté des autres face au QG de la Volvo Ocean Race. Ils passent entre les mains expertes des équipes du chantier de Nick Bice qui a construit les monotypes. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - RS:X winner images by Barbara Sanchez By Sail-World.com, , 2:36 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Barbara Sanchez was on site at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images of the men and women's RS:X winners. ...

UBS Jersey Regatta and Spinlock IRC Channel Islands Championships By Bill Harris, Jersey , 2:17 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
he sixteenth combined clubs’ Jersey Regatta, sponsored for the second year by leading global financial services company UBS AG, was held in the beautiful confines of St Aubin’s Bay in near-perfect conditions over the weekend of 12th – 14th September. ...

Lorient Horta Solo: Safran-Guy Cotten makes good start from the Azores By Safran Sailing Team, , 2:11 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
At exactly 1500hrs on Friday, Gwénolé Gahinet, on the Figaro Safran-Guy Cotten, left Horta on the return leg* of Lorient Horta Solo. Just before the start, the 18 competitors headed north, their destination: Lorient, where a finish around September 27 is expected. The task: 1,250 miles of solo offshore racing. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 470 spots awarded By ISAF, , 1:59 PM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
With Men's and Women's 470 final series racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships concluding on Friday 19 September the Rio 2016 spots on offer have been picked up. ...

52 Super Series 2015 - Outlook looks hot for the 52 Super Series By 52 Super Series, , 10:17 AM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
The five month season long series will feature up to nine new TP52s among a fleet which should be around 12 to 15 boats strong. The mainstays of Palma’s Copa del Rey and Porto Cervo, Costa Smeralda are joined by a curtain - raising regatta in May in Valencia. The Bay of Palma and its reliable summer sea breezes will see back-to-back regattas from Puerto Portals. ...

ISAF Worlds - Interview with 49erFX leaders Denmark's Baad and Olsen By Dan Ibsen, Sail-World Europe & UK editor, , 9:30 AM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
The seventh day of racing at the ISAF Sailing Worlds in Santander showed in several races some sailors with very strong performances, some sailors won all their races on the course. ...

Team Alvimedica chama francês para correr a Volvo Ocean Race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:44 AM Friday Sep 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - O francês Seb Marsset foi convocado pelo time turco/norte-americano para o desafio da Volta ao Mundo. Velejador de 29 anos estava no Groupama, campeão da edição passada, como reserva. Antes tarde do que nunca! O francês Seb Marsset foi confirmado como tripulante do Team Alvimedica para a Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. ...

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