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Volvo Penta reveals keel cooling option for diesel engines By Marine NewsWire, , 4:43 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Volvo Penta of the Americas today revealed the availability of a keel cooling option with D4 and D6 marine diesel engines to meet customer demands in the North American marine commercial market. Volvo Penta is now offering factory-built keel-cooled engines for the entire line of marine commercial inboard and sterndrive D4 3.7-liter and D6 5.5-liter engines. ... [more]

Delta Lloyd 24 Hour Yachting Race commences August 22nd By Edwin Lodder, , 3:10 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
This year’s 50th Delta Lloyd 24 Hour Yachting Race in the Netherlands will be sailed at August 22 and 23. The starting gun will be fired on Friday evening August 23, 2014 at fourteen locations around the IJsselmeer and Markermeer in the Netherlands. Around 700 boats will be expected with a mass finish and thousands of visitors at Saturday evening in Medemblik. ... [more]

PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners By Chris Yates, , 2:32 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
The final day of the PWA Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival lived up to expectations as Pozo provided a full day of fantastic competition - spanning nine action packed hours - to conclude the event. By the end of the day a result had been gained in both the men’s and women’s division as Victor Fernandez produced a magnificent display to be crowned the champion of Pozo for the fifth time. ... [more]

Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win By Fiona Brown, , 2:26 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
After two exciting days of racing, Peter Hofman's Classic Llanoria and Paul Smith's Modern Valhalla were victorious at the International Six Metre Class British Open Championship in Falmouth. Hosted by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, the British Open acted as the warm up event for the Six Metre European Championship 2014, which gets underway today. ... [more]

Carla Demaria named keynote speaker for METS 2014 By Sigrid van der Wel, , 2:18 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Amsterdam RAI has revealed that the keynote speaker at the prestigious Breakfast Briefing at METS 2014 will be Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts. As the first woman to make this major address to the global maritime community – a popular feature on the calendar for 27 years – Demaria will share her unique insights gained in a distinguished career in the boatbuilding sector. ... [more]

Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games By Anna Tunnicliffe, Pittsburgh, PA , 2:14 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. Starting in a few days time, are the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games, in Carson CA. Then it will be back on the Extreme 40's in Wales. ... [more]

J24 Association to hold 'Measuring Day’ at Cronulla Sailing Club By J24 Australia, , 1:58 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The J24 Association of NSW will be holding a 'Measuring Day’ at Cronulla Sailing Club on Sunday 17 August. Anyone wishing to obtain a measuring certificate for their boat can come along that day. Please register your interest with either myself,, or your club rep, Mick Reynolds. ... [more]

Bic Technos are now invited to take part in Sail Melbourne By Richard Scarr, Hobart , 1:46 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Australian RS:X and Techno Associations are now invited to take part in Sail Melbourne. If you are interested in taking part in Sail Melbourne and need a charter board contact either or Glide Industries. ... [more]

A tale of sausages and pasties at the Osprey Nationals By Alan Henderson, Porthpean , 1:37 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Day two, July 20th, of the 39 boat Osprey Nationals at Porthpean brought a long wait before the action started. When the action started it was brisk, with an offshore wind of around 15 knots. The famous Porthpean pasty boat was not needed, with the sailors who included quite a few famous pie eaters formerly of a ghostly class having to fuel up with the pasties before the late launch. ... [more]

Search for Australia's hottest sailors By Fran Burke, Sydney , 1:29 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Casting call – calling all sailors! Henri Lloyd is again putting the call out for Australia’s hottest sailors! Rugged good looks, slightly salty around the edges or that bigger than life personality? Then they want you. The search is open to all sailors attending Audi Hamilton Island Race Week in August 2014, with Henri Lloyd looking for 10 gorgeous, fit sailors to take to the runway. ... [more]

2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – Groundhog Day(s)! By Paul J Davies, , 12:58 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
With a weather pattern that made sailors feel like they were actors in the movie of the same name, the third weekend of the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series turned out to be a 'mix, stir and repeat' of the conditions experienced in the series so far… ... [more]

Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships 1st – 3rd August 2014 By Pwllheli Sailing Club, , 12:43 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
The inaugural ‘Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships’ is only a few weeks away and is hosted by Pwllheli Sailing Club (PSC) on first to 3rd August. The event has used the successful 2013 J Cup hosted by PSC as a spring board with the added award of the ‘Spinlock IRC’ regional title. ... [more]

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC By Oracle Team USA, , 11:12 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
Oracle Team USA present two videos from their foiling training camp at Wangi SC in Australia. First Andrew Campbell (USA) gives his view of the camp, and in the second various team members contribute their thoughts on skipper Jimmy Spithill baring all on a foiling moth. ... [more]

Learn about life beneath water at Gold Coast International Marine Expo By Gold Coast Marine Expo, , 10:41 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Gold Coast International Marine Expo 2014 - Every angler has been there: your tackle box is full, anticipation is high. The tide change approaches and you sense your prey … hungry and hunting. You cast your lure with precision and you begin your retrieval with those spasmodic twitches you’ve perfected in your sleep. You cast again … retrieve … cast … retrieve. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing By Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, , 10:31 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
After a long voyage in cramped conditions, with no washing facilities and only frozen dried meals to eat, the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) team was eager for food, cold drinks and warm showers when they safely reached Gosport on the English south coast. ... [more]

Recreational fishers leading way with responsible gummy shark fishing By Dallas D'Silva, , 10:20 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
In Victoria, gummy sharks (also known as flake) are a highly sought after target species for the recreational fishing sector. Gummy sharks can be found on or near the sea bed, generally inhabiting coastal marine waters to a depth of around 80 metres. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries By Team SCA, , 9:54 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Team Alvimedica and Team Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing have completed their second Trans-Atlantic crossings, and in the Canary Islands, Team SCA, Team Brunel, and Team Campos are engaged in the Around Canary Island Race - a 650nm trip around the Canary Islands. Here's Team SCA's latest blog from the Around Canary Island Race: ... [more]

Louis Burton: Ocean Masters Portrait: Masters Of the Seas No 12 By Leslie Greenhalgh, , 9:27 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
His life as a sailor began during his summer holidays with his brother and parents in the Ile aux Moines, Golfe du Morbihan, where he joined the local sailing school. He progressed to go through a few stages with the Glenans and really got into sailing properly at the age of 18 – he would have done so earlier had his parents not pushed him into finishing his studies! ... [more]

No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video By Miranda Powrie, Auckland , 9:00 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Miranda from Weta has put together a helpful video on how to steer a boat using just the sails, no tiller sailing. It's a good training exercise, not only for learning how to sail faster but also just in case something happens to your rudder! This is applicable to every sailor, in any class, and a great training exercise. ... [more]

International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh By Mark Jardine, , 8:18 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Blue fleet made up for their lost race from Saturday and then sailed two more races in the best of the breeze. Yellow fleet were too far East to get the full effect of this and only managed a single race in what was a long day on the water for them. ... [more]

Boaties' heartbreak as storm rages By Peter de Graaf, , 6:32 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The saddest story is that of the 52ft (16m) ketch Spirit of Nyaminyami, which had been moored near Pine Island in the Kawakawa River mouth but broke free in Tuesday evening's 50-knot (92km/h) winds. Its owner, understood to be an international sailor who had lived on his boat in the Bay of Islands for several years, was on board at the time but could do nothing to save the vessel. ... [more]

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins By Jake Fish, , 4:34 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Fort Lauderdale's Sophia Reineke enjoyed a breakthrough performance this weekend at the 2014 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Mission Bay Yacht Club in San Diego. ... [more] – Browse, compare and decide By FixMyBoat, , 4:11 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
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Tour de France a la Voile - Full-on day on the water in Gruissan By Tour de France a la Voile, , 3:57 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
In the Tour de France a la Voile, the M34 fleet has three inshore races on, and with a wind blowing up to 30 knots, there was plenty of action on the race course, with some acrobatic, and even chaotic, boat handling. ... [more]

2014 Melges 32 European Championship - Robertissima crowned champion By Melges 32, , 3:44 AM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Unstable racing conditions did not allow for a final race at the 2014 Melges 32 European Championship making overnight leader Roberto Tomasini Grinover and his Robertissima team newly crowned 2014 European Champions! Aboard with Tomasini Grinover was tactician Vasco Vascotto and crew members Federico Michetti, Giovanni Cassinari, Gunnar Bahr, Simone Spangaro, Steafno Nicolussi and Armin Raderbauer ... [more]

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