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Trophée Gerry Roufs - Équipe Henri Lloyd By Colleen Coderre, Sail Canada , 11:58 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
Le Trophée Gerry Roufs, créé en 1998 par l'ACY pour rendre hommage à la mémoire de Gerry Roufs, un marin canadien de renommée internationale et navigateur-coureur au large en solitaire qui est disparu en mer en 1997. ... [more]

2014 Gerry Roufs Trophy - Henri Lloyd crew awarded By Colleen Coderre, , 11:54 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
The Gerry Roufs award, established in 1998 by the CYA to honour the memory of Gerry Roufs, the internationally renowned Canadian sailor and single-handed offshore racer who was lost at sea in 1997. This award is presented to the person or people whose achievement in international offshore racing has had significant impact on the recognition of sailing in Canada. ... [more]

Neil Pryde retires as head of Pryde Group By Pryde Group, , 11:51 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Pryde Group, an international sports group, announces the retirement of founder and Chairman Mr. Neil Pryde effective January 1, 2015. ... [more]

Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 preview By Premiere Racing, , 11:12 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 - Ken Johnson began his 2015 sailing year by skating around Lake Kegonsa in sub-zero temperatures. Johnson's Nite iceboat can do 60 miles per hour in the right conditions so it was fun, but boy was it cold! ... [more]

J/80 World Championchip 2015 preview By Kieler Woche Pressesprecher, , 11:03 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
J/80 World Championchip 2015 is being held from July 4th to 10th in Kiel. Kieler Yacht-Club is using the momentum of the successful ORC worlds last August and for another upcoming keelboat world championship in 2015 ... [more]

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Win a holiday to South West France By Emma Slater, , 11:02 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
For the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (28 February – 01 March) France Leisure Holidays returns to Alexandra Palace for the fourteenth consecutive year, to promote their 'At your own pace' activity holidays in South West France. ... [more]

Panerai Transat Classique 2015 day eight - Midway point By Panerai Transat Classique, , 10:52 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
At the Panerai Transat Classique 2015 midway point already, the competitors have been clocking up averages to make your head spin and could cross the finishing line as early as 19 January. Morale aboard is high despite the frequent squalls. ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling - 'Just a standard Mach 2' By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:23 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
With a hat-trick of wins on the penultimate day of the 2015 McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds, Peter Burling decimated the 80 strong Gold Fleet, and few would bet against him finishing the job on Friday. Despite his success, the points system used for the regatta has kept his great rival in the Olympic skiff event, Nathan Outteridge (AUS) very much in the viewfinder, and the 2012 Olympic Gold med ... [more]

Ants fly at 18 knots at Illawarra Nationals By Christine Hunt, Illawarra Yacht Club, NSW , 10:21 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Illawarra Yacht Club introduced a new level of junior sailing at the 2014/15 Flying Ant Nationals with GPS trackers provided on all boats and speeds of 18+ knots recorded by the top teams in the class's first trial of this technology. ... [more]

International 14 Worlds - Brits triumphant By Tracey Johnstone, , 9:49 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Britain’s Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe have locked in the 2015 International 14 World Championship title with a day to spare after another superb display of confident racing on Geelong’s Corio Bay. Not satisfied with finishing with a safe fifth place, they stormed into first place in Race six and into the class history books. ... [more]

Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 - Accommodation options By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island , 9:45 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
Have you booked your accommodation for Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2015? ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Burling maintains control at top By Di Pearson, McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds, , 9:26 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
New Zealander Peter Burling continued his near-flawless run on day five of the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship being hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) in Victoria. With one day remaining to finish the World’s off, Burling showed nerves of steel and control to score a second in Race nine. ... [more]

Barfoot+Thompson NZ Laser Nationals: One point splits top trio - Day 1 By Nick Page, Takapuna, Auckland , 8:08 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Racing got underway Thursday 15th Jan in the Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals off Takapuna Beach, Auckland. The morning was fine and calm but by scheduled race start time at 1pm the 5 divisions making up the fleet of 153 were on the water and waiting for the sea breeze to settle for racing to get underway. ... [more]

Youth Sailing Grand Prix regatta series concludes By Cora Zillich, , 8:04 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The 2015 Australian Youth Championships, held at Fremantle Sailing Club, WA from 6-10 January 2015, concluded the 2014 Youth Sailing Grand Prix regatta series. At the 2015 Australian Youth Championships also the Nick Peate Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Sportsmanship was awarded. ... [more]

RHKYC Vacancy - Sailing and Marine Manager, Middle Island By RHKYC, Hong Kong , 7:52 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, one of the oldest sailing and rowing clubs in Hong Kong, is looking for a high calibre individual to fill the post of Sailing and Marine Manager, Middle Island. ... [more]

2015 C.Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta NOR available By Sam Crichton, , 5:46 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Known for its world class coaching and race management, The Clagett brings together sailors of all levels. The event provides an opportunity for sailors to develop skills and learn new techniques during the pre regatta coaching clinic and to then apply these lessons on the water during competition, which takes place on Narragansett Bay, in the sailing mecca of Newport, RI. ... [more]

Bénévole de l'année - Presenté par Volvo du Canada - Warren Nethercote By Sail Canada, , 5:38 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
Warren Nethercote, natif d'Ottawa et membre du Club de voile de St. Margarets et du Club de yachting du bassin de Bedford, a consacré une grande partie de sa vie à faire du bénévolat en tant qu'adepte et grand amateur de voile. À titre de dirigeant, d'officiel, de préposé au déplacement des marques (balises) d'un parcours ou même de gérant de bar, Warren est un véritable touche-à-tout. ... [more]

2014 Volunteer of the Year presented by Volvo Cars of Canada By Sail Canada, , 5:30 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
Warren Nethercote, an Ottawa native and member at both St. Margaret's Sailing Club and Bedford Basin Yacht Club has served sailing in almost every volunteer capacity. Whether through governance, as an official, moving marks on a course or even running a bar, Warren has taken a shot at it all. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race - Hugo Boss a perdu son gréement hier soir By Barcelona World Race, , 5:08 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
Le Britannique Alex Thomson, 40 ans, et l’Espagnol Pepe Ribes, 43 ans, ont démâté hier soir à 21h02 GMT, à bord du monocoque de 60 pieds IMOCA Hugo Boss qui menait flotte de la Barcelona World Race au 14è jour de course. Le duo naviguait au reaching dans des conditions modérées, à 370 milles au large des côtes brésiliennes, lorsque un incident au niveau du gréement a provoqué la chute de leur mât. ... [more]

London Boat Show - HRH The Princess Royal unveils RYA Yachtmaster 2014 By Loretta Spridgeon-Connor, , 4:48 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
At the London Boat Show outstanding youngster George Gillingham has been awarded the RYA Yachtmaster™ of the Year 2014 for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills, having successfully passed his RYA Yachtmaster™ certificate of competence exam just a few weeks after his 18th birthday. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race: Hugo Boss dismasted By Barcelona World Race, , 3:27 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - GMT
2014 - 2015 Barcelona World Race - Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes, skippers of the IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss, which was leading the Barcelona World Race, this evening lost their mast overboard at 21.02 GMT. The yacht was reaching in moderate conditions when there is reported to have been a rigging failure and the mast fell overboard and broke. ... [more]

International 14 World Championship - Crucial day for all top teams By Tracey Johnstone, , 1:50 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
On the penultimate day of the 2015 International 14 World Championship today’s forecast of a 10 to 15 knot south-westerly and a flat Corio Bay, will eminently suit the fast teams competing in Geelong. ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Same big breeze - Predictwind - Day 5 By Richard Gladwell, , 12:40 AM Thursday 15 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The 158 strong fleet at the McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds can expect the same strong winds, but from a new direction for day 5 and probably Day 6 of the event. The latest weather data, analysed by Predictwind shows a the breeze coming out of the SW at a strength of 20 kts and gusting to 25kts for Day 5 of the regatta. ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Crashing out on Day 4 - Video By Sail-World, , 11:58 PM Wednesday 14 Jan 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Hartas Productions feature a six minute video taken on Day 4 of the Finals for the Worlds, on Tuesday. The young video team (still at Uni) complied this excellent slow motion clip of the awesome nosedives as the foiling Moths tried to sail back to shore in 25kts winds and catastrophe causing seas with the wind against the tide. ... [more]

McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Patients aplenty at the Boat hospital By Di Pearson, , 10:11 PM Wednesday 14 Jan 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Around 90 percent of boats competing at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) are Mach 2’s and when things go wrong via a crash or from the pounding of big seas, who repairs them ready for the next race? ... [more]

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