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RYA Winter Match Racing Series - Miller and crew victorious By Matt Carter, , 6:20 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
In the second and final event of the RYA Winter Match Racing Series, Connor Miller and his crew of Mike Matthews and Tom Neilson came out on top following a windy battle. Aberdeen’s Miller, a current Loughborough University student, mastered the breezy conditions at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy to overcome William Goldsmith’s crew 3-1 in the final to claim weekend honours. ... [more]

Doublehanded Farallones Race - Kick off of offshore season By Erik Simonson, , 6:11 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
With the the 35th edition of the B.A.M.A. hosted Doublehanded Farallones race we kick off the 2014 offshore season. Run since 1978, the DH Farallones followed the SSS's Singlehanded Farallones by a year, providing an opportunity for those who like company, just not too much of it, when venturing out to the rockpile. ... [more]

ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Top sailors ready for battle By ISAF, , 5:54 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca – Trofeo Princesa Sofia is set to take place from 31 March to 5 April with 882 sailors from 55 nations competing. The fourth of five ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas will see the world's top competitor's race across one Paralympic and ten Olympic events ... [more]

Testing times for Warsash Series By Flavia Bateson, Hampshire , 4:37 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
There was a distinct turnabout in conditions for the second meeting of the Brooks Macdonald Warsash Spring Series on Sunday 23rd March 2014. From the ‘T-shirts and shorts’ balmy weather of a week ago, waterproofs were to the fore on a chilly day bringing a mixture of sunshine and heavy rain or hail showers, with a strong breeze. ... [more]

49er pitchpole - spot of bother they said, or was it Holy Crap + Video By, , 4:17 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Watch young 49er sailors Dane Wilson and Willie McBride going wet and wild off Santa Barbara. ... [more]

RYA Youth National Championships - Last call for entries By Matt Carter, , 2:58 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Sailors still to enter the RYA Youth National Championships 2014 are being reminded that they have just under a week remaining to get their entries in for the RYA’s flagship event of 2014. ... [more]

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - More rewarding racing conditions By Clipper Ventures, , 2:51 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet has passed the first week in its 5,600 mile Pacific Ocean test and in return for overcoming the mixed weather conditions, which included everything from wind holes to gale force gusts, Mother Nature appears to have be providing more rewarding racing conditions. ... [more]

Edinburgh Cup to take place at Royal Lymington this July By British Dragon Association, , 1:34 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
The 2014 Edinburgh Cup for the Open British Dragon Championship, to be hosted by the Royal Lymington Yacht Club from 5-11 July, will see both a return to a more traditional Edinburgh Cup format and the introduction of an exciting new additional race series. ... [more]

Farr 40 to an Opti, the Women’s Challenge, a challenge for all sizes By Ivana Gattegno, Sydney , 1:33 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The Women's Challenge was sailed over two days and attracted a record 55 entries. On Saturday, racing took place for the Access 303, Lasers and Optimist. Sunday racing was for the yachts. ... [more]

Newport Bermuda Race 2014 – Applications for entry closing soon By Newport Bermuda Race, , 12:16 PM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
The Newport Bermuda Race 2014 applications for entry are due by 1700 hours, April 1, after which applicants may incur a time penalty. To date, 161 boats have filed applications for entry. Many boats long identified with the race are coming back, and there is an enthusiastic response from first-time skippers, who make up 20 percent of the total. New boats, some with experienced Bermuda Race skipper ... [more]

For the Record... By Andrew Wills, , 11:49 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
North Sails NZ continues to go from strength to strength and has delivered some great results of late. Whilst we have always been at the forefront of international competition we are particularly excited about some of our local class results. From January we have already seen many customers win National titles, and there are many more events coming over the next few months! ... [more]

Sixième à Oman, Realteam confirme son excellent début de saison By Realteam Sailing, , 11:29 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
Jérôme Clerc et son équipe terminent sixièmes de l’Act II des Extreme Sailing Series à Oman, après quatre jours de régates et 29 manches courues. Le vainqueur de la saison 2013, The Wave, s’impose devant Emirates Team New Zealand et Alinghi. ... [more]

Great racing day on The Lagoon By Chantal Grass, Auckland , 10:01 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club has completed yet another very successful RSA Laser Regatta with participants coming from provinces of the far North, Taipa, Onerahi, Southern territories, the Waikato, Lake Ngaroto as well as locals such as French Bay, Weymouth and Pupuke. ... [more]

The Annual New Zealand Multihull Boat Show. Free admission By David Smith, Auckland , 10:00 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
It's been an exciting couple of years for the New Zealand Multihull Yacht Club. The development of foils from the America’s Cup is coming down into the classes, we are starting to see a whole range foiling systems and designs. ... [more]

RNZYS Youth Team top IRC and PHRF at Jack Tar Auckland Cup By YTP Media, Auckland , 9:58 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
What a regatta it has been for the Lion Foundation Youth Training Programme team onboard the XP-44 ‘Lawless’. The team sailed extremely well and at the end of the three day Jack Tar Auckland Regatta achieving first on IRC, first on PHRF, first on Regatta Handicap and third on Line in Division B. ... [more]

Raid du Goëlo - First long distance races for Flying Phantoms + Videos By Phantom International, , 9:50 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
Last week was the second edition of the Raid du Goëlo in Saint Quay Portrieux in France and the first act of the Brittany long distance race multihull championship. For the fist time the Flying Phantom One Design was racing with other multihulls including F18 catamarans, Nacra 17 and Viper (10 entries in total). ... [more]

Moth Class U.S. National 2014 - Third regatta win for Anthony Kotoun By, , 9:06 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
International Moth Class U.S. National Championship - Two days were lost thru lack of wind allowed for racing only on March 22, where Anthony Kotoun won the seven race series by 10 points over Brad Funk in second. This is Kotoun's third Moth regatta win over the last three months. ... [more]

Clipper Race 2013-14 – Day six from Race Leader By Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, , 8:38 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Clipper Round The World Yacht Race 2013-14 - The skipper of the leading boat Great Britain, Simon Talbot reports 'I think all the crew found yesterday's calmer conditions a welcome break from the bashing we had taken over the proceeding couple of days, but ieveryone has welcomed the return of the whooshing sound as Great Britain speeds through the water. ... [more]

No laughing! Sailing mistakes I don't want to make By Des Ryan, , 5:09 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
What can you learn from these videos? When in doubt, don't! is a saying that well applies to the sailing world. Learning to anticipate that whatever could go wrong often does makes for a prudent sailor, and the other saying that's great for the prudent sailor is that The best mistakes to learn from are other people's. Enjoy watching from a safe and dry spot! ... [more]

2014 National Kiteboarding Championships - Nationals wrap By George Ierodiaconou, , 4:30 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
'Crude' and 'basic' were the words sailing legend John Bertrand used to describe the foilboard Sydney kiter Jordan Girdis helped develop. ... [more]

Multihull Solutions Phuket 2014 Regatta - new sponsorship By Kate Elkington, , 4:00 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Having just expanded its operations from Australia and New Zealand into Asia, Multihull Solutions is excited to be affiliated with the Ao Chalong Yacht Club event, which will now be known as the Multihull Solutions Regatta – Phuket 2014. ... [more]

2014 Airlie Beach Race Week - New naming rights sponsor announced By Heidi Walton, , 3:23 AM Monday 24 Mar 2014 - GMT
For the 2014 Airlie Beach Race Week a Whitsunday business has pledged its full commitment behind the special 25th anniversary to be held in August this year. ... [more]

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