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America's Cup - Arbitration Panel Hearing over Kiwi Qualifier for July
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
ACEA CEO, Russell Coutts has confirmed that the Arbitration Panel will hold its first Hearing in July. In a yet to be published interview in Sail-World, America’s Cup Events Authority CEO, Russell Coutts has confirmed that the Arbitration Panel will hold its first Hearing in July. This is the first official indication that the three person Arbitration Panel had even been formed, however Sail-World’s sources indicated that it had been empanelled since last January, possibly earlier.
Posted today at 3:19 am
Polish lessons for all in the Para Worlds SKUD18
by ISAF
On day three top of the leader boards tightened up as the discards came in to play in Medemblik, the Netherlands. 2016 Para World Sailing Championships - On day three of the 2016 Para World Sailing Championships the top of the leader boards tightened up as the discards came in to play in Medemblik, the Netherlands.
Posted today at 8:02 am
Laser Standard Masters Worlds - Day 4 action-shots by John Pounder
by John Pounder
John Pounder was on water at Laser Standard Masters World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4. 2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship - Photographer John Pounder was on water at 2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4.
Posted today at 6:15 am
2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Leg Six penalty points
by Clipper Round the World
Race Committee has announced penalty points for race nine Seattle Pacific Challenge from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA. 2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - The Race Committee has announced the penalty points for the race nine Seattle Pacific Challenge from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA.
Posted today at 6:01 am
New day, new conditions at Para World Sailing Championships
by Megan McKay
The third day of racing at Para World Sailing Championships served sailors a completely different range of conditions. 2016 Para World Sailing Championships - The third day of racing at the Delta Lloyd Regatta, incorporating the Para World Sailing Championships, in Medemblik, served sailors a completely different range of conditions. Early morning glassy water slowly changed into an onshore breeze of seven - twelve knots, and sailors revelled in the sunnier conditions.
Posted today at 5:28 am
2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship – Day 4
by Eric Faust
Rested and recovered after yesterday’s lay-day, the sailors returned to the water with an on-time start 2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship – Rested and recovered after yesterday’s lay-day, the sailors returned to the water with an on-time start and a moderate southwest breeze to complete two more races in the Laser Standard Masters World Championship.
Posted today at 4:56 am
Yachting Australia embarks on a name change to Australian Sailing
by Jane Gordon
Yachting Australia’s Member State and Territory Associations approved the change of company’s name to Australian Sailing At a specially called General Meeting last Friday, Yachting Australia’s Member State and Territory Associations unanimously approved the change of the company’s name to Australian Sailing. The change of name embodies the most significant organisational reforms in the sport’s history which are in the final stages of delivery.
Posted today at 4:31 am
Dangerous surf conditions from Port Hacking to Forster from tonight
by Transport Road and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a BoM warning about dangerous surf conditions Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions from Port Hacking to Forster from tonight.
Posted today at 3:05 am
2016 Rolex Big Boat Series attracts past champions for racing
by Meredith Laitos
2016 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and, with three months to go, The 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 and, with three months to go, the early entrant list features several class champions from recent years.
Posted today at 1:42 am
America's Cup - The countdown starts for the start of serious racing
by Sail-World.com NZL
In just one year the first races of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers are scheduled to take place In just one year, on May 26, 2017, the first races of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers are scheduled to take place on Bermuda’s Great Sound. All six America’s Cup teams will race in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, in new America’s Cup Class foiling catamarans, purpose-built for the racing in 2017.
Posted on 26 May
GC32 Riva Cup – French racing legend manages to squeak past Team Tilt
by GC32 Racing
Gunvor Sailing was also having a good day with helmsman Nathan Outteridge getting the best of the hectic reaching starts Sebastien Schneiter and Team Tilt took scores of 1,1,2,1 in the first four races, although when their cunningham system broke they were unable to sail the boat at full pelt on the reaches. The Swiss finished fifth in the next, and was on course for another victory in the final race of the day.
Posted on 26 May
Azzurra climbs back up in the standings at TP52 Super Series
by Azzurra
This morning Azzurra left the dock at Marina di Scarlino impatient to put yesterday's unsatisfactory performance behind. This morning Azzurra left the dock at Marina di Scarlino impatient to put yesterday's unsatisfactory performance behind her. The 10 to 14 knot southwesterly wind was slightly stronger and more stable than forecast, allowing the race committee to run two perfect windward-leeward races, starting punctually at 1300.
Posted on 26 May
British crews in the chase as Para Worlds reaches halfway stage
by RYA
Defending champions John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas resumed the overall lead in the Sonar class Defending champions John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas resumed the overall lead in the Sonar class, with Helena Lucas advancing to fourth after a solid day in the 2.4mR fleet, while Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell held on to a top three spot in the overall SKUD standings in spite of a disappointing outing on the third day.
Posted on 26 May
Top leaderboards tighten up as discards came in to play at Para Worlds
by Richard Aspland - World Sailing
Light winds kept the fleets ashore as postponements delayed racing across the three Paralympic classes, but when racing Light winds kept the fleets ashore as postponements delayed racing across the three Paralympic classes, but when racing began and the discards were applied small splinter groups seemed to pull away at the top of each fleet, with one team in particular even impressing some current world champions.
Posted on 26 May
Favourites move up on third day at Delta Lloyd Regatta
by Delta Lloyd Regatta
For the third day in row competitors in Medemblik had another different set of conditions to contend with. For the third day in row competitors in Medemblik had another different set of conditions to contend with. Early morning glassy water slowly changed into an onshore 7-12 knots. With all classes now including drop races, the form for the week is taking shape.
Posted on 26 May
52 Super Series – Broad smiles around Marina di Scarlino say it all
by 52 Super Series
It was a nice early season payback to the hugely enthusiastic owner Imre who invested heavily through this last winter. It was a nice early season payback to the hugely supportive and enthusiastic owner Imre who invested heavily through this last winter, ordering a new, stiffer rig and new foils and enhanced their sail programme in a clearly defined quest to stand on the podium at the end of this season.
Posted on 26 May
Mastercam announces a supplier agreement with Oracle Team USA
by Oracle Team USA
Mastercam has announced that it has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Oracle Team USA Mastercam has announced that it has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Oracle Team USA. Mastercam software is the interface or bridge between the CAD file of a part and the CNC machine, directing the machine and cutting tool movements necessary to produce a part from the Oracle Team USA design team.
Posted on 26 May
A lot of changes to get sailing back for the 2020 Paralympic Games
by Delta Lloyd Regatta
Next week a second round of evaluation trials will take place at the International Sailing Centre Medemblik. Next week a second round of evaluation trials will take place at the International Sailing Centre Medemblik, host of the Delta Lloyd Regatta, following the first trials earlier this month on Lake Garda in Italy. Four of the five boats tested at Garda will also be in Medemblik – a range of monohulls and trimarans.
Posted on 26 May
World Sailing completes final on-site review of the Rio 2016 Olympic
by World Sailing
Briefings were provided over two days on key operational and service areas for the Olympic Games. Briefings were provided over two days on key operational and service areas for the Olympic Games, including venue construction, competition schedules, broadcasting, media operations, accommodation, transportation and ticketing.
Posted on 26 May
2016 TP52 Super Series – Races three and four images by Max Ranchi
by Max Ranchi
Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water and provided this gallery of images from race three and race four. Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water and provided this gallery of images from race three and race four.
Posted on 26 May
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