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GC32 Racing Tour - Kiel announced as German stopover By GC32 Racing Tour, , 12:17 PM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - GMT
For the 2015 GC32 Racing Tour Kiel is to be the German stopover. Racing for the GC32 foiling catamarans at the GC32 Sailing Cup Kiel will be held on Kiel Fjord, in the heart of the city, over 30th July until 2nd August. ... [more]

Pape Chevrolet North American Championships - Register today! By J24 Australia, , 12:08 PM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA 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 ... [more]

Williams and Precey have close win in Hartley 16 Nationals at Napier By Wayne Holdt, , 10:58 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Napier turned on some lovely sailing conditions for the Independent Liquor sponsored 49th Hartley 16 Nationals. With five boats able to win the regatta going into the last day. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo By Sail-World, , 9:37 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ 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 ... [more]

Sharpie Nat Champs - Higgins doesn't lose Focus and re-writes history By Marc Ablett, Georges River Sailing Club , 9:29 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 - 15 Sharpie National Championships - Higgins claimed five out of the seven race wins hosted by the Georges River Sailing Club, discarding his eighth from race one with his worst carried result being a third in race six. ... [more]

Australian O'pen Bic Cup - All is ready By AIOBCA O'pen Bic, Melbourne , 8:52 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
For the 2015 Australian O'pen Bic Cup commencing today the biggest fleet ever in the southern hemisphere is assembled at Sandringham Yacht club, 83 young sailors will take to the water this morning for the regatta start. ... [more]

Solarshield by Oceanair: Antiglare roller blind for Marine use By Sail-World, , 8:49 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Oceanair, leading supplier of blinds, shades, screens, and soft furnishings in the marine market, is proud to introduce the new Solarshield – a Lloyd’s approved antiglare roller blind that has been optimised for the marine environment. The unique roller blind blocks 99% of the sun’s harmful UV rays and rejects up to 80% of the sun’s energy and is ideal for use on bridges ... [more]

Australian 420 Youth Nationals – four Kiwi teams compete By Angus Haslett, , 8:03 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The four NZ 420 teams who competed in the Australian 420 Nationals in Fremantle over New Year started the second regatta of their tour on Thursday 7th January- the 2015 Australian Youth Champs. Once again Fremantle Sailing Club (FSC) played host, however added to the event are the Lasers (4.7 and Radial), 29ers, Bic’s and Hobbie 16’s and the Australian Optimist Nationals on at the same time ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino By Gonzalo Infante, , 4:56 AM Monday 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. ... [more]

C&C 30 Javelin makes West Coast Debut By Erik Simonson, , 4:30 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA 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. ... [more]

Superior SuperElite ends Townsville ramp rage By Superior Jetties, , 3:38 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - GMT
Just in time for the busy summer boating season in Townsville, Superior Jetties built a pontoon at each of the very popular boat ramps in Ross Creek. ... [more]

Panerai Transat Classique Day 12 - Closing in on the finishing line By Panerai Transat Classique, , 2:29 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - GMT
In the Panerai Transat Classique 2015, after several days of very lively conditions, the competitors are nearing the Caribbean and finally enjoying some fine weather. The scoreboard has yet to deliver its final verdict but, whatever the outcome, the welcome in Martinique looks set to be a hot one. Very hot! ... [more]

Quantum Key West Race Week - Flurry of activity By Bill Wagner, , 2:06 AM Monday 19 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA 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 ... [more]

2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 2 By Sue Pelling, , 1:38 AM Monday 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. ... [more]

Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals: Maloney wins Open Mens title By Nick Page, Takapuna, Auckland , 7:50 PM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals concluded on Sunday with all divisions completing the scheduled two races meaning that all races for the series were completed on schedule for the first time at a Laser Nationals in several years. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race - Grans esperances By Barcelona World Race Media, , 4:14 PM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - GMT
Cheminées Poujoulat i Neutrogena lideren amb autoritat la flota de la Barcelona World Race, en un duel per veure qui aprofita millor el tren de vents del NW que els porti directes cap a Bona Esperança. Els duos Bernard Stamm-Jean Le Camm i Guillermo Altadill-José Muñoz estan imprimint un ritme alt a la regata. ... [more]

2014 warmest year since records began + Video By NOAA National Climatic Data Center, , 2:55 PM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World Cruising Aus GMT
The year 2014 was the warmest year across global land and ocean surfaces since records began in 1880. The annually-averaged temperature was 0.69°C (1.24°F) above the 20th century average of 13.9°C (57.0°F), easily breaking the previous records of 2005 and 2010 by 0.04°C (0.07°F). ... [more]

Schweppes Little Wheel Regatta overall By Bernie Kaaks, Perth , 1:08 PM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Schweppes Little Wheel Regatta was set for a great showdown in the finals. A tight semi final between World No 14 Sam Gilmour and his younger brother Lachy required a third race decider to put Sam into the best-of-five final against 54th ranked Matt Jerwood, who finished on top of the leader board after a double round robin. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney to Hobart 2014 - Spirit of Koomooloo Video highlights By Scott McDonald, Sydney - Hobart , 12:53 PM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Rolex Sydney to Hobart - After seeing a few videos of yachts from the front of the fleet thought we'd share one from the other end, on board Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo, we finished 87th over the line in three days 18 hours ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait By Volvo Ocean Race, , 12:12 PM Sunday 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. ... [more]

NSW 18ft Skiff Championship - Race 2 By Frank Quealey, , 11:49 AM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
In Race 2 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel’s crew sailed a brilliant tactical race to score a stunning win. ... [more]

Yachties battle strong winds in southern Tasmania By Peter Campbell, , 11:35 AM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Hobart Yachtsman Gary Smith continued his winning form with his offshore racing yacht The Fork in the Road today with an outright victory in the Hobart Combined Clubs Long Race, a resail of the scheduled opening race of the season, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania’s Channel Race, ... [more]

Frank Knight NZ 18ft Skiff Nationals: Knight Frank extends after Day 3 By John Little, Auckland , 10:51 AM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Knight Frank extended their lead over Yamaha to four points after three more races of the Knight Frank 18ft Skiff Nationals were completed on Saturday. For the first time in a long time the fleet went to their big rigs with an eight - fourteen knot North to North East wind blowing. ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images By Alex McKinnon, , 5:12 AM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS 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. ... [more]

Quantum Key West Race Week - GC32 class joins the action By GC32 Racing, , 4:30 AM Sunday 18 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA 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. ... [more]

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