| News for the Last 30 Days - World & Australia
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
By Sail-World, ,
10:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you want to win a trip of a life time to any port of call along the Round the World Race in 2015? Great, because it is simple! All you have to do is design, scribble, write or draw a T-Shirt design and submit it online at www.ecsix.com/contest. 'You don’t have to be a designer to win, we are after the best creative idea that fits our brand' says ECsix’s Scott Vogel. ...
Red Bull 49erFX: On the eve of the Worlds in Santander
By Molly Meech and Alex Maloney, ,
9:52 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Red Bull 49erFX team of Molly Meech and Alex Maloney report just before Santander: This week has sped by in a blur! It feels like it was a few hours ago that we were here typing our last blog. It has been a cool week for us here in Santander, and the excitement is building for the first race day of the 2014 ISAF Worlds. ...
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
4:29 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
London 2012 49 Olympic Gold Medallist Nathan Outteridge signals major issue with Rio 2016 regatta
Plenty of boat park time at Santander World 2014 as the race organisers struggle to keep racing on track in light airs and in discussions this week, the Australian gave this assessment of a major issue looming for the sailing regatta in 2016 ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 5 video highlights
By ISAF, ,
3:44 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander images by Jesús Renedo
By Jesús Renedo, ,
3:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Jesús Renedo was on the water for 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander to capture these images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Burton leads the Laser in Santander
By Cora Zillich, ,
9:51 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The wind was finally expected to kick in on day five, Tuesday, 16 September, at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain with a full sailing programme across the fleets on the schedule. Hopes were high after light winds, no winds and cancellations across the majority of races on Monday, but the day proved to be a difficult one. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Finns off to slow start in Santander
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:28 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Two days into the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship and after more than 13 hours afloat the Finn fleet has only one race to show for it. It was a good race though with wins going to Oliver Tweddell (AUS) and Giles Scott (GBR), but then after a long wait the fleet was sent ashore. Three races are now planned for Wednesday. ...
MHYC announces Multihull Short Offshore Series for 2014-15 season
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
9:09 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The march of the multihulls into mainstream racing is gathering pace with more summer events than ever before set to cater for the NSW fleet. Last month’s Hamilton Island Race Week enjoyed bumper numbers thanks to a rise in multihull entries and Commodore of the Multihull Yacht Club Queensland, Bruce Weiland, says these days most clubs in Brisbane’s Moreton Bay offer a racing multihull division. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Seesaw day 5 in Santander + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:24 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
It was a tough day five of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:16 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Rán Racing claimed victory in the official practice race today off Ibiza, the final preparation before the start of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza, the finale to the Barclays 52 Super Series. In gentle breezes Niklas Zennström’s team made the best of the shifts early in the race and were able to keep a loose cover on Azzurra and Quantum Racing to cross the finish line first. ...
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
4:13 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
We are fun, speed, best performance, great people, top quality, pure one design, a high level of sailing... We are the Audi Melges 20. On the heels of an amazing World Championship in Riva Del Garda, Check out the latest fresh video - a complete recap of the most successful World Championship ever held. ...
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz
By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, ,
3:08 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Chuck Lantz was on site for the 2014 Rolex Big Boat Series prizegiving to capture these images. ...
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video
By Luissa Smith, International 470 Class Association, ,
12:48 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Two years ago at the London 2012 Olympics, Lara Vadlau secured the final nation slot for Austria and was the youngest competing helm. Heading into Rio 2016, plans are looking a bit different. ...
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix
By Sail-World, ,
11:22 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Compilation of video clips from the glory days of the Grand Prix 18ft Skiff series. Catch the spectacular carnage, capsizes and catastrophe. ...
Where the audience is matters a lot for advertisers
By Brendan Maxwell, ,
11:18 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
Hungry late at night, you Google ‘pizza’ and magically without entering your suburb your local pizza places appear. How? It’s called geo-location. ...
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team
By Sail-World, ,
11:09 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
A video produced for Volvo Cars Sailing at the ISAF Sailing World Championships by the British Sailing Team ...
Bart's Bash expected to set new records this weekend
By Sail-World, ,
8:42 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
The inaugural Bart's Bash to remember Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who died in the break up of the Artemis Racing AC72 in San Francisco, in May 2013, will be staged worldwide this weekend. The purpose of the regatta is both as a fundraiser and to get new and existing sailors out on the water. 10,000 sailors from over 60 countries will participate. ...
Foundation Race - Dirty Deeds likely in WA Offshore Season Opener
By FSC Offshore, Perth ,
8:25 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 George Law Foundation Race - It is well known in big boat sailing circles that a successful yacht needs a great theme song - think of Australia II with 'Downunder', and Black Betty with, well, 'Black Betty'. Based on that criterion, Alan Stein's recent WA arrival 'Dirty Deeds' can look forward to a rocking future. ...
Tasar Nationals to visit north Queensland’s Townsville in 2015
By John Byrne, Townsville Sailing Club ,
10:08 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Townsville Sailing Club announced today they have been awarded the hosting rights for the 2015 Tasar Australian Championship. The championships will be held from 26th September to October 3rd as part of the annual Sail Townsville event. Event manager John Byrne said the Tasar class nationals usually attract upwards of 70 entries from around Australia. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Outteridge and Jensen kick-off racing
By Cora Zillich, ,
7:51 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Day four of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships, Monday, 15 September was supposed to be the biggest sailing day of the regatta thus far with the Men’s and Women’s Skiff – the 49er and 49erFX, as well as the Nacra 17 mixed-gender multihull and the Finn supposed to join the racing action. ...
470 Men and Women World Championships - Racing abandoned on day 2
By 470 International Association Class, ,
7:25 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
An anti-climax on race day two here at the 470 Worlds in Santander, Spain as again there was no wind. The 470 Men and 470 Women fleets were initially postponed on shore. But a sniff of breeze out on the race course brought the postponement flag down and teams headed out. But it was all to no avail and five hours later they were heading back to shore with no races completed. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:46 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Barbara Sanchez were on the water to capture these images during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine
By ISAF, ,
6:39 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1,000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where they are at today. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4
By ISAF, ,
6:29 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
On day four of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, only the 49er yellow fleet were able to get racing in as light, teasing winds played havoc across the seven race courses. The 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X fleets were all scheduled for racing early on in the day with the Laser (silver and bronze fleets) and Laser Radial (silver fleet) penned in later in the afternoon. ...
Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash
By Irene Corosu, London ,
5:19 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is delighted to reveal that the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will participate in the fundraising event Bart’s Bash, a Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Sailing Race in the World. ...
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