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Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel is sailing their own race By Stefan Coppers, Team Brunel, , 4:36 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
While Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Dongfeng Race Team are battling for the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Brunel is sailing their own race. 'We are still sailing in third place but we pushing hard to grab an opportunity to improve on that,' says Gerd-Jan Poortman. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - It’s not over until the fat lady sings By Yann Riou, , 4:20 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Yann Riou reports on Dongfeng Race Team's progress in the Volvo Ocean Race. It would appear that after last night’s gybe, the window of opportunity to overtake Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing has passed in strategy terms, as they’re straight lining it to the finish. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Day 24 on board Team SCA By Corinna Halloran, , 4:05 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Corinna Halloran reports on day 24 for Team SCA. There are essential elements to living comfortably on board Team SCA: gas for the kettle, a pot for cooking the food, fresh water, and a working toilet (aka head). ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Pas le temps de dormir By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:45 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Les 24 prochaines heures pourraient bien être les plus longues dans la vie du Britannique Ian Walker. Le skipper d’Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing et son équipage ont mené la flotte sur une grande partie du parcours de 6 847 milles entre Alicante et Cape Town. ... [more]

Superior wins 2014 ISS Excellence in Innovation Award for Waterscape By Superyacht Australia, , 3:11 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Waterscape by Superior has taken out the Innovation Award at the 2014 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Awards of Distinction. Representing superlative achievement with a focus on sustainability, the awards were presented 29 October at the 24th Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. ... [more]

Route du Rhum: Olmix touché par la foudre. Pierre Antoine sain et sauf By Marie Le Berrigaud - Perochon, , 2:55 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
A 10h30 ce mardi matin, Pierre Antoine a contacté le CROSS qui s’est immédiatement mis en relation avec la direction de course de la Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, pour annoncer que le skipper d’Olmix connaissait une importante avarie. La foudre a en effet touché la coque centrale occasionnant une voie d’eau à bord du trimaran. ... [more]

5th annual E-Navigation Revolution Conference to take place in London By Quaynote Communications, , 2:44 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Building on the success of the ECDIS Revolution staged in London over the last four years, The e-Navigation Revolution will bring together a global audience of senior-level delegates to explore a wide range of electronic navigation issues. ... [more]

Ainslie’s Olympic class successor joins Ben Ainslie Racing By Ben Ainslie Racing, , 12:30 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Their rivalry was one of the most compelling stories of the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympics – a classic narrative as Scott, the apprentice and former training partner, attempted to unseat the dominant figure of the previous generation, and win the single Team GBR place at the Games. History records that Ainslie won selection, and then won his fourth gold medal. ... [more]

2015 IRC Double Handed National Championships dates revealed By Robert Lamb, , 12:16 PM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Mike Golding OBE unveiled the dates for the 2015 IRC Double Handed National Championships at the RSYC’s Double Handed prizegiving this last weekend. The championships will be held on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th September 2015 and will take place in the Solent. ... [more]

Route du Rhum – Day 2: Sidney hits 34 knots with Musandam-Oman Sail By Oman Sail, , 11:48 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Sidney Gavignet, French skipper of Musandam-Oman Sail, the Sultanate of Oman’s 70ft flagship campaign supported by the Ministry of Tourism is currently lying off the centre of Portugal doing 25-30 knots of boat speed in 25 knots of wind from the North West. ... [more]

Collinson FX Market Commentary: November 4, 2014 - Few positives By Collinson FX, , 11:06 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
November 4, 2014: The economy is not experiencing much in the way of positives and the AUD is reflecting that, trading below 0.8700. The KIWI has been plagued by Central Bank interventionism, impacted by the rising cost of capital, in the form of rising interest rates. The NZD trades around 0.7700. ... [more]

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Safety boat competition passes half way point By Emma Slater, , 11:04 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
As the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show / Suzuki Marine competition to win a brand for your club passes the half-way point there is still time for you to get your entry in to be in with a chance of winning. The competition, which runs until 31 January 2015, is proving popular with boaters around the country with thousands having already submitted their entry in the hope of clinching this fantastic prize. ... [more]

ISAF Annual Conference 2014 - 4 November summary By ISAF, , 10:11 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
It has been another busy day at the 2014 ISAF Annual Conference in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Today's agenda saw the meetings of the Equipment Control and Special Regulations Sub-committees, World Youth Sailing Trust, Constitution Committee, IFDS AGM and the Race Officials Committee. ... [more]

AWT Severne Starboard Aloha Classic - Race is on for Amateur Title... By American Windsurfing Tour, , 10:08 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
After days of watching the action it was finally time for the 63 Amateurs to take to the water and do battle for the coveted Aloha Classic title. And, as this is the last event of the season, we also have riders including Ruben Lemmens and Dan Thomson going for glory and the AWT 2014 title! ... [more]

HMAS Bundaberg fire forces shipbuilding company into administration By Cameron Atfield, , 9:50 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
HMAS Bundaberg, a 56-metre Armidale class patrol boat, went up in flames at Hemmant, east of Brisbane, in August. Aluminium Boats Australia announced on Tuesday it had been placed into voluntary administration, with FTI Consulting Group's John Park and Kelly Trenfield appointed administrators for the company. ... [more]

2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race on J/122 Artie - How we won! By Christian Ripard, Gzira , 9:10 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race - This was my fifth RMSR on the J 122 ‘Artie ’ and eighth together as co skipper with Lee. It also is my fourth Overall Win with a J Boat 1996 J 105 BIGFOOT – 2001 J125 Strait Dealer – 2011 J122 Artie and 2014 J122 Artie again. ... [more]

Route du Rhum 2014 - Une nuit plus tranquille By Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, , 9:08 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Route du Rhum 2014 - Une nuit plus tranquille. ... [more]

New plan for National Sailing Centre at Takapuna announced By Richard Gladwell,, , 8:34 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The Harbour Access Trust and Yachting New Zealand have unveiled a revised design for what is now termed a National Sailing Centre. The design was commissioned following feedback on its original proposal for the Northern reserve, at Auckland's Takapuna Beach. ... [more]

Tonic releases Blue Mirror Limited Edition By Tonic Polarised Eyewear, , 8:32 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Available in Tonic’s popular Evo and Shimmer frame styles, the Limited Edition is a stylish solution for high-glare conditions. The Blue Mirror lenses were specially developed for Australian anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, and share their high-tech optics with all of Tonic’s growing range of lightweight polarised optical glass lenses. ... [more]

Steber wins HMA Innovation Award By Steber International, , 8:16 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
Leading Australian boat builder, Steber International has taken out the Excellence in Innovation category of the prestigious Hunter Manufacturing Awards. The award acknowledged the development of an unmanned surface vessel, the SSS Bluebottle, in conjunction with another Australian firm, OCIUS, and is the latest in a series of wins for Steber spanning the last five years. ... [more]

2014 RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series - Champions crowned By RYA, , 5:45 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
2014 RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series - British Sailing Team members topped the leaderboards this weekend (1-2 November) as Hayling Island Sailing Club staged the third and final instalment of the 2014 RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series. ... [more]

Inspirational Hilary opens doors to new Herne Bay Sailing Facilities By RYA, , 5:10 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
History-making Kent sailor, Hilary Lister, urged more local people to take advantage of first class sailing opportunities on their doorsteps when she officially opened Herne Bay Sailing Club’s new £50,000 boat store and training facilities on Sunday (2nd November). ... [more]

Four brand new boats kick start the RS Aero 5 training program By Peter Barton, , 4:52 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
The RS Aero5 squad kicked off their first of five training weekends in conjunction with the RS Tera squad in pleasingly mild temperatures, glorious sunshine and a perfect medium breeze. Five keen young sailors and one, slightly less young, Tera parent joined the 55 Teras for a busy weekend of initiation. ... [more]

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The Mettraux sisters By Agathe Armand, , 4:27 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Sitting inside Team SCA’s base in Cape Town, the rain pouring outside, shore crew busily running around preparing for the girls’ arrival this week, she smiles as she sees her sister Justine caught on camera. ... [more]

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Damage on Dongfeng By Jonno Turner, , 4:01 AM Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 - GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The padeye is a small but strong, stainless steel hardware fitting that holds huge loads from the Masthead Gennaker sail – and as gallons of salt water rushed into the cockpit, the team had to move quickly to get it under control. ... [more]

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