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Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR – Perfect day of three wins Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR – Perfect day of three wins Making the difference so far is the Germans' superior strength and experience, as one of the crews in Palma Hungry to make their mark at the 49er FX European Championships when they come to their home water of Kiel in June, the duo who have sailed together since 2011 have been a class apart so far at the European season opener. by Andi Robertson Posted today at 6:55 pm Willy Altadill to return for his second edition of Volvo Ocean Race Willy Altadill to return for his second edition of Volvo Ocean Race Willy Altadill, who made his debut with MAPFRE last race, is the son of round-the-world veteran Guillermo Altadill. Willy Altadill, the 24-year-old from Barcelona, who made his debut with MAPFRE last race, is the son of round-the-world veteran Guillermo Altadill. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted today at 2:04 pm Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar - Back to business Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar - Back to business It was a return to business as usual for the second day of competition at Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar regatta. From a funky first day of racing when the promising solid morning breeze evaporated to become difficult, shifty and unsettled and then disappeared, it was a return to business as usual for the second day of competition at the 48th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar regatta. by Panos Marinopoulos Posted today at 3:18 am Princesa Sofia Iberostar– Breeze shuffles fleet but Karpak still leads Princesa Sofia Iberostar– Breeze shuffles fleet but Karpak still leads The first race of the day was won by Hungarian, Zsombor Berecz, from Alessio Spadoni of Italy and Piotr Kula of Poland. The first race of the day was won by Hungarian, Zsombor Berecz, from Alessio Spadoni of Italy and Piotr Kula of Poland. Max Salminen of Sweden, then won the second race from Alican Kaynar, of Turkey and Ondrej Teply, of the Czech Republic. by Robert Deaves Posted on 28 Mar Seattle returns as host and partner in Clipper Round the World Race Seattle returns as host and partner in Clipper Round the World Race The announcement that the Seattle will feature on the global route and enter a team, was made by Official Tourism Board Making its debut in the 2015-16 edition of the race, which saw the city’s name and iconic skyline emblazoned on one of the race’s twelve 70-foot ocean racing yachts, Visit Seattle promoted the city as a destination for leisure, tourism and business during its eleven month, 40,000 nautical mile journey around the globe. by Amy Martindale / Clipper Ventures Posted on 28 Mar The America's Cup Superyacht Program – A true highlight The America's Cup Superyacht Program – A true highlight The 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda will feature the fastest yachts in the 166 year history of the competition Superyachts are a very important part of the America’s Cup and, reflecting the high value of their role in the events that will take place in Bermuda in May and June, a dedicated America’s Cup Superyacht Program was created by the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), in conjunction with BWA Yachting. by America's Cup Posted on 28 Mar Meet Clipper 2017-18 Race skipper Tristan Brooks Meet Clipper 2017-18 Race skipper Tristan Brooks Tristan Brooks first took to the water at the age of ten, spending his childhood fine tuning his dinghy skills Tristan Brooks first took to the water at the age of ten, spending his childhood fine tuning his dinghy skills on the Menai Strait in North Wales, and has spent the past 13 years working as a professional skipper, mate and engineer. by Clipper Round the World Posted on 28 Mar Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Registration and Day 1 Hydrofoil Pro Tour 2017 - Registration and Day 1 Registration took place at Casa Tara Retreat on March 25th with a sunset view and steamy jacuzzi, a different venue Registration took place at Casa Tara Retreat on March 25th with a sunset view and steamy jacuzzi, a different venue to kick off the event. Riders and manufacturers have flown in from various corners of the world to attend. At times, there are half a dozen languages being spoken at the breakfast table. by Playa Central Kiteboarding Posted on 28 Mar America's Cup - Talbot Wilson reports from the Practice Series America's Cup - Talbot Wilson reports from the Practice Series Bermudan based sailing journalist, Talbot Wilson looks at the first five day practice racing session just concluded Talbot Wilson looks at the first five day practice racing session just concluded in Bermuda. All five America’s Cup teams training in Bermuda have wrapped up the first of six “practice racing periods” allowed under the latest changes to the 2017 America’s Cup protocol. The protocol changes were approved March 16 by the defender, Oracle Team USA and signed by the four challengers in Bermuda. by Sail-World Posted on 28 Mar Princesa Sofía Iberostar – New wave of passion in Palma Princesa Sofía Iberostar – New wave of passion in Palma Laser Radial champion Alison Young did not have the regatta she dreamed of in Rio. But she is back in the boat she loves For many of the 833 sailors racing at the opening day of what is effectively the start of the new four year Olympic cycle of European regattas brings a unique excitement. by Andi Robertson Posted on 27 Mar Princesa Sofia Iberostar – Karpak consistent as format test begins Princesa Sofia Iberostar – Karpak consistent as format test begins A 15-20 knots in first race rose to more than 20 knots, before dropping from 15 down to five knots in the second race. Karpak got away to the best start at with a 3, 2 scoreline, leaving him at the top of the fleet, on a day when many sailors picked up wildly different scores as the wind played tricks with the fleet in the second race. by Robert Deaves Posted on 27 Mar Princess Sofia Trophy – Park’s pride as he prepares for Palma finale Princess Sofia Trophy – Park’s pride as he prepares for Palma finale RYA Olympic Manager Stephen Park believes the British Sailing Team is in the right place for multi-medal winning success ‘Sparky’, as Park is commonly known, will preside over some 63 British Sailing Team athletes at the first major European event of the year, before moving on to a new role at British Cycling next month after over 20 years with the RYA. by Anisha Walkerley / RYA Posted on 27 Mar Volvo Ocean Race - Team AkzoNobel leaves Persico Volvo Ocean Race - Team AkzoNobel leaves Persico The Simeon Tienpont skippered Team AkzoNobel Volvo65 has left the building facility at Persico Marine in Bergamo The Simeon Tienpont skippered Team AkzoNobel Volvo65 has left the building facility at Persico Marine in Bergamo, Italy to The Boatyard in Lisbon under the custodianship of GAC Pindar. Before she left the yard at Persico the team had a celebration to mark the end of the build phase. by Sail-World.com NZ Posted on 27 Mar America's Cup - First five day round of practice racing concludes America's Cup - First five day round of practice racing concludes The latest round of America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing ahead of the 35th America’s Cup has concluded The latest round of America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing ahead of the 35th America’s Cup concluded on a beautiful spring Sunday on the Great Sound. All five America’s Cup teams now based in Bermuda took part in a series of match races in varied conditions, racing each other on a course that closely mirrors that to be used in May and June 2017 by America's Cup Media Posted on 27 Mar 2018 Zhik 29er World Championship - NOR and entry open 2018 Zhik 29er World Championship - NOR and entry open Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club today announced the release of the Notice of Race for the Zhik 29er World Championship 2018. Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club today announced the release of the Notice of Race for the Zhik 29er World Championship 2018. Eligible skippers are invited to apply for entry to this premier event. by RHKYC Posted on 27 Mar Andrea Francolini takes us onto the winner's dais Andrea Francolini takes us onto the winner's dais The 2017AUS Yachting Championship has been completed. This year’s event will consist of four days of racing off Sydney Heads comprising of two days of windward/leeward courses, and two days of passage racing. by John Curnow Posted on 26 Mar America's Cup - Oracle picks up some bow protection for docking America's Cup - Oracle picks up some bow protection for docking Bangin' the Corner team talk Jimmy and the boys on Oracle Team USA through the process of getting some bow protection The Bangin' the Corner team talk Jimmy and the boys on Oracle Team USA through the process of getting some bow protection for their new AC50, before they dock after a long day on the Great Sound, and don't dock like Ben did. by Bangin' the Corner Posted on 26 Mar St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 - Day 2 St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 - Day 2 Six to eight foot seas off island's east end, gusts blowing to 20 to 25 knots and mix of rain and sun all added to fun. The St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) proved its reputation as the 'Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing' by superbly delivering on its signature mix of round the rocks and round the buoy courses on the event's second day of competition. What's more, six to eight foot seas off the island's east end, gusts blowing to 20 to 25 knots and a mix of rain and sun all added to the fun. by Carol Bareuther Posted on 26 Mar St. Thomas International Regatta - Day 2 action-shots by Dean Barnes St. Thomas International Regatta - Day 2 action-shots by Dean Barnes Dean Barnes was on water at St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. Photographer Dean Barnes was on water at St. Thomas International Regatta 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. by St. Thomas International Regatta Posted on 26 Mar St. Thomas International Regatta – Day 1 – Wind was the word St. Thomas International Regatta – Day 1 – Wind was the word Competitors in the Large Offshore Multihull Class especially reveled in the afternoon breeze. These polar-opposite conditions plus the challenge of round the islands rather than strictly buoy racing proved the talk of why some of the best sailors in the Caribbean, U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand put STIR on their list of must-do’ regattas each year. by Carol Bareuther Posted on 26 Mar
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