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2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart - Spithill to grind on Comanche By Danielle McKay, RSHYR Media, , 9:47 AM Thursday 25 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
America’s Cup winning skipper Jimmy Spithill could well be the most overqualified grinder you’ll see in action in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Rolex Sydney Hobart start line today. 'He’s been a wonderful team player and literally in the pre-start you’re going to see him grinding, he said he’d do whatever it takes, and he’s lived up to that,' Comanche skipper Ken Read said. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart; Wild Oats XI trials Goose for Christmas By Crosbie Lorimer, Sydney , 4:22 AM Thursday 25 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
When most would have been sitting down for Christmas lunch the Wild Oats XI team were to be seen out on Sydney Harbour testing their new - and appropriately named - gooseneck, that replaces the one that failed when out training earlier in the week. In a puffy nor'easter Wild Oats XI headed to Manly on the wind, swung around close to the Manly East mark and headed back down the harbour for home. ... [more]

Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Kristy Hinze-Clark opts against sailing By AAP, , 2:22 AM Thursday 25 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Renowned for her competitiveness, Australian-born model Hinze-Clark had expressed a desire to be aboard the new American supermaxi for the great race. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - The Weather Gate By John Curnow and Rob Kothe, Sydney , 7:48 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
In order to win this iconic ocean race,on handicap, there are three things you absolutely need to have accomplished. Two you can do something about, whereas the third is entirely out of your control. ... [more]

For Christmas a Shiny new Sail-World.com By Brendan Maxwell, , 7:01 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Santa’s elves started on January 7th 2014 building a set of shiny new Sail-World.com websites and just minutes before Christmas morning in one of Santa’s first touch downs Auckland New Zealand , TetraMedia General Manager Jedda Murphy flicked the switch on the dedicated TetraMeda servers in Frankfurt Germany to take almost all our world-wide audience to the new Sail-World sites. ... [more]

Sydney-Hobart: Wacky Races 3 – Gravel and Red Max versus VMG By John Curnow, , 3:42 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Professor Pat Pending had the most amazing Convert-a-Car in the 60s cartoon series, the Wacky Races. It could do just about anything. Come Boxing Day and the start of the 70th Sydney-Hobart, some may well wish they had a Convert-a-Boat. Being a hundred feet at the start would be cool. You get away off your own line and in clear breeze. You’re also well inside the rulebook. ... [more]

Yankees at the Gate - A pre Sydney-Hobart conversation with Ken Read By David Schmidt, , 2:56 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Few Americans have won more sailboat races than Ken Read, 53, the President of North Sails . Read is skipper of Comanche, Jim and Kristy Clark’s new 100-fooer, one of five that will be lining up on the startline of the Sydney to Hobart. I caught up with Read some 48 hours before the start to get his pulse on the race, Comanche, and the adventure that lies ahead, en route to Hobart. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart: Line Honours Skippers Press Conference - Video By Dale Lorimer, Sydney , 1:27 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The skippers of the five 100 foot super maxis battling for Line Honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race speak about the boats, the weather and their expectations. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race 2014-15 -A different Christmas By Barcelona World Race Media, , 12:30 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - GMT
For sure Christmas is upon the 16 skippers of the Barcelona World Race, but the way they enjoy it or deal with it will be different from team to team, and skipper to skipper. But for everyone the thoughts of the 31st December start, and what lies ahead for the coming three months, are impossible to suppress. Even on Christmas Day. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind recovery video By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 12:06 PM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Three and a half minute video of the Team Vestas Wind recovery operation from the reef at St Brandon. The Volvo Ocean Racer struck the reef on November 29, just after nightfall breaking off both rudders, she also ;ost a considerable part of her stern section. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - Another great journey south By regattanews, , 11:11 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - GMT
The magnitude of this 70th edition is reflected in the size of the international fleet: the forecast 117 race entrants, comprising yachts from seven different countries, represents the most sizeable Rolex Sydney Hobart depart since 1994. 'This year is both the 70th edition of the race and the 70th anniversary of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia,' explains John Cameron. ... [more]

Marine Rescue Wooli joins Christmas Eve rescue mission By Ken McManus, , 10:13 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - GMT
The crew of Wooli 30, Richard Taffs, Marten Hutchings and Marine Rescue NSW Northern Rivers Regional Controller Stephen Reading, worked with the State Emergency Service in the evacuation operation. The Wooli 30 crew ferried NSW Ambulance paramedics and a Westpac Lifesaver doctor and paramedic to the scene on the south side of the river. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Un Noël épicé aux adieux By Barcelona World Race Media, , 10:03 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - GMT
Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Un Noël épicé aux adieux. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Un Noël épicé aux adieux By Barcelona World Race Media, , 10:03 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - GMT
Barcelona World Race 2014-15 - Un Noël épicé aux adieux. ... [more]

Large fleet for Sabre Australian Championship at West Beach By Mark Soulsby, Adelaide , 8:25 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 - 15 Sabre Australian Championship - A large fleet is looming for the upcoming 37th Sabre Australian Championship to be held at Adelaide Sailing Club at West Beach from the 28th Dec 2014 - 4th Jan 2015. ... [more]

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2014 - fabulous, darling By Guy Nowell, Powerboat-World.com, Phuket, Thailand , 6:47 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World Asia GMT
What do superyachts do when they are not cruising through idyllic island archipelagos with a happy owner on board, or carrying enthralled charter guests to fabulous destinations, or hot-footing it from one legendary location to another? There are lots of answers to the question, most of them prosaic – such as cleaning and maintenance – but once in a while the Captains and crews get 5 minutes off ... [more]

Sydney Hobart - Ragamuffin's David Witt explains deck failure + Video By Sail-World.com, , 6:34 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The lightest of the supermaxi's Syd Fischer's Ragamuffin 100 suffered a major structural deck failure in pre-Hobart training. Sailing master David Witt explains in his usual laconic manner just what happened. ... [more]

Marine Rescue Batemans Bay brings two home safe on Christmas Eve By Ken McManus, , 5:45 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Powerboat-World GMT
At about 1:45pm a passer-by alerted the Watch Officer at the Marine Rescue Base at Batemans Bay that he could see what appeared to be two people in the water near Middle Head. ... [more]

Wild Oats XI - Damage drama in lead-up to Sydney Hobart Race By Rob Mundle, , 5:31 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Sydney Hobart yacht race record holder, Wild Oats XI, is the centre of an intense repair effort on the eve of the big race after suffering damage during her most recent training run. ... [more]

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race images by Photographer Carlo Borlenghi By Regattanews, , 5:11 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race images are provided by Photographer Carlo Borlenghi. ... [more]

Five faces behind the 100ft super maxis by Andrea Francolini By Andrea Francolini, , 4:49 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Images of five faces behind the 100ft super maxis taking part in the 2014 Rolex Sydney to Hobart provided by Photographer Andrea Francolini. ... [more]

Marine Rescue NSW supports Sydney to Hobart By Ken McManus, , 4:17 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue NSW (MRNSW) will again play a key support role in one of summer’s iconic events, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. ... [more]

2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Everyone's in with a chance By Jim Gale, RSHYR Media, , 3:55 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Sailors in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart should watch what they eat on Christmas day or they may well watch Christmas dinner all over again on Boxing Day. ... [more]

Comanche Designers talk before Sydney Hobart By Anne Guillard, , 3:25 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Launched in September 2014, Comanche resulted from the studies realised on the Macif and Banque Populaire Imoca monohulls, who finished first and second in the 2012 Vendée Globe. ... [more]

Olympic Sailing Waters - Rio de Janeiro By Nikola and Luke, , 2:56 AM Wednesday 24 Dec 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
We've just returned home after an incredible trip to Rio de Janeiro. It was our first time in the waters of the Olympic venue; an incredibly valuable experience leaving us more excited and even more motivated to push hard these last 600 days leading up to the Olympics. ... [more]

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