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Kaenon Polarized: The Road to the Red Bull Youth America's Cup - 1
2:58 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
Kaenon Polarized are backing three sailors involved in three teams in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup, to be sailed in San Francisco in August 2013, as a lead-in event to the 34th America's Cup. Follow Olympic 49er Silver medalist, Peter Burling, top Match racer, Will Tiller, and top Laser sailor, Charlie Buckingham on their respective journeys headed for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup. ...
Route des Princes - Foxall’s Oman Air-Musandam still out front
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
6:58 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
For Ireland’s 19th century emigrants who were headed for a new life across the Atlantic in America, the Fastnet Rock became known as Ireland’s Teardrop. But for Ireland’s Damian Foxall this morning, passing the legendary rock was reason for Irish sailing’s most successful export to smile. Gilles Lamiré and his crew of Rennes Métropole - Saint-Malo Agglomération have decided to retire from Leg 2. ...
Route des Princes - Suspense irlandais
By Regis Lerat, ,
6:25 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Les heures se suivent et ne se ressemblent pas dans la dernière ligne droite vers Dublin - Dun Laoghaire. Ce midi, Oman Air - Musandam doublait le Fastnet en pôle position, Spindrift dans son tableau arrière. À peine le temps de siroter une pinte irlandaise que Virbac-Paprec 70 de Jean-Pierre Dick reprenait les commandes. ...
Giraglia Rolex Cup - Images of the Sanremo action by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi images, ,
6:16 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water during the Girgalia Rolex Cup to capture this gallery of images. ...
Stena Match Cup Sweden - Women's Trophy returns to Marstrand
By Fabian Bengtsson,
4:27 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
At last year’s Stena Match Cup Sweden, women’s racing was left out of the event because of the tight schedule between the World Cup in Gothenburg and the Olympics in London. This summer, the Women’s Trophy is back at Marstrand and the women’s elite will once again compete in one of the most prestigious match racing regattas in the world. ...
Revolutionary Hydros C-Class catamaran takes maiden voyage
By Bernard Schopfer,
4:19 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The first Team Hydros C-Class catamaran took to the water at La Grande Motte for its maiden voyage. This is the first time a vessel using TPT carbon fiber technology, the latest development in composite materials, takes to the water! 'It is a momentous occasion for our team and all the people and companies involved in developing this unique yacht,' said Jérémie Lagarrigue. ...
Kieler Woche - High-level action on the horizon
By Hermann Hell, ,
2:44 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The 2013 Kieler Woche is set to take place from 22 to 30 June, with about 4,500 sailors from 50 nations crowding the waters of Kiel Fjord. Medals will be fought for in eight Olympic sailing disciplines, among them the two new Olympic classes 49erFX for women and Nacra 17 for mixed crews. ...
Route des Princes - Belle bagarre de vitesse en direction du Fastnet
By Regis Lerat, ,
2:09 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Après le passage de l'occidentale ouest de la chaussée de Sein, hier en fin d'après-midi, les leaders de la flotte des Multi50 font actuellement route au près sur un long bord bâbord en direction du célèbre rocher du Fastnet qu'ils devraient enrouler en fin de journée, peu après les MOD70 qui se livrent, eux aussi, à une belle bagarre de vitesse au louvoyage dans une vingtaine de noeuds de vent ...
New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta - A lively and historical tradition
By Barby MacGowan, Newport, R.I. ,
1:40 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex—the oldest regatta in the country—has entered the history books for the 159th time after two days of weekend racing (June 15 and 16) preceded by an optional and separately scored competition 'Around the Island' on Friday (June 14). ...
IRC dual scoring provides balance and parity
By Peta Stuart-Hunt,
9:32 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
It is widely known that the Rating Office, the technical arm of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and gatekeeper for the IRC rating rule in the UK, supports the use of local and national performance handicaps. Far from being in competition with IRC, properly administered handicap systems complement it by bringing new people into the sport and igniting their competitive spirit. ...
NYYC Annual Regatta images by Daniel Forster
By Kirsten Ferguson, ,
10:07 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
The 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta Presented by Rolex, wrapped up yesterday, Sunday, June 16th in Newport, R.I. We take a look back at some of the action via this series of images, captured on the water by photographer Daniel Forster. ...
Route des Princes - Fastnet rocks… pour toute la flotte!
By Regis Lerat, ,
8:28 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
La direction de course l'a annoncé ce matin aux Multi 50, l'étape se fera finalement par le Fastnet. Les neuf bateaux de la Route des Princes vont donc devoir enrouler le célèbre rocher avant de faire route vers Dun Laoghaire. Il faut dire que ces bolides de multicoques n'ont fait qu'une bouchée de la première partie du parcours. ...
Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet - Two great events rolled into one
By Sue Pelling, ,
8:06 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
In one year’s time, when two of the world’s iconic sailing events like Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet Race follow on from one another, it is not surprising to see many competitors grab the opportunity to participate in both events. ...
Route des Princes - Spindrift Racing continues to lead Leg 2
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
8:00 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Route des Princes, racing with the whole MOD70 fleet in close contact for periods today, Yann Guichard and the crew of Spindrift continue to lead Leg 2 as they passed to the east of the centre of the depression and have been enjoying fast downwind sailing, slowed only by the confused, difficult seas. ...
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 17th June 2013
By ISAF, ,
6:58 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 17th June 2013 have been released with Austrian sailors storming up the rankings to match Australia with four top three positions. At world number one, eight nations are now represented with Australia's Mat Belcher and Will Ryan unbeaten, again. In the 49er class, the French have claimed both the number one and number two spots. ...
Cheminées Poujoulat au départ du record SNSM pour la cinquième fois
By Fanny Evenat, ,
6:48 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
Du 21 au 25 juin prochain, Bernard Stamm et son équipage participeront à la 9e édition du record SNSM. Cet évènement unique promeut la sécurité en mer et encourage les soutiens à l'égard des sauveteurs bénévoles de la SNSM. ...
Kito De Pavant (Groupe Bel) establishes new world record
By John Reed, WSSR / Sail-World,
6:34 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
The World Speed Sailing Record Council (WSSR) has announced the establishment of a new World Record by Kito De Pavant (FRA). Pavant sailed singlehanded Monohull 60 foot 'Groupe Bel' from Marseille to Carthage. ...
Apps4Sailing.com releases free app for Android users
By Linda Cullum, Vermont ,
6:08 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
Apps4Sailing.com has released Parts of a Sailboat, Learn to Tie Knots and one free app, How to Turn a Sailboat for Android users on Google Play. The free app features 'Coming About: Turning a sailboat into and through the wind' ...
Christoph Burger to be on board of North Sails Switzerland
By North Sails Schweiz,
1:37 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
Christoph Burger, with immediate effect, will be on board of North Sails to enforce their presence in Switzerland. He is born in a sailmaking-family and has 20 years experiences in sailing. He will complete the teams around Daniel Schroff in the German-speaking part of Switzerland and Pierre-Yves Jorand in the French-speaking part. ...
Tripp Tease 3rd overall in Van Isle 360
By Comox Valley Record,
1:21 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
The Comox Valley entry,Tripp Tease, was in third place overall in Division One after six legs of the 10-leg race around Vancouver Island in the 2013 Black Press Van Isle 360 International Yacht Race. Tripp Tease finished third in its 10-ship division on leg six from Telegraph Cover to Port Hardy and June 13. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's Iain Percy - 'We want to race'
11:32 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
Artemis Racing's Sailing Director, Iain Percy, has spoken out for the first time since the team's training accident, on May 9, 2013, which resulted in the death of his fellow double Olympic medalist, and long time friend and crew, Andrew 'Bart' Simpson. Interviewed by Genny Tulloch of America's Cup Uncut, Percy spoke of the loss of his 'best mate' and the impact on the team. ...
Tall Ships to commemorate bicentennial of the War of 1812
By Jim Fox, Special to QMI Agency,
8:32 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
The Tall Ships are preparing for a summer tradition on the Great Lakes. These majestic sailing vessels will sail to fifteen Ontario ports this summer to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Toronto’s waterfront is the place to be as it will be the only port to host a full fleet of 16 ships as they travel throughout Ontario. ...
America's Cup: Extended play Am-Cam video of Practice Race
By John Navas, San Francisco ,
7:36 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
John Navas was shoreside on San Francisco Bay and shot this excellent video of the warm-up and practice racing between Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ, on Thursday.
The video is 20 minutes long and opens with a foiling gybe from Emirates Team New Zealand, followed by other manoeuvrings from both boats. The racing sequence starts with the first short reach, with Emirates Team New Zealand climbi ...
Route des Princes - Spindrift leads MOD70s out of Lisbon
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
7:10 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Route des Princes, Yann Guichard and the crew of Spindrift led the MOD70 fleet out of Lisbon’s Tagus river, taking the bonus points at the C1 mark by Cascais, setting a fast, intense pace in the very early stages of the 990 mile Leg 2 to Dun Laoghaire. ...
Route des Princes - Adeus Lisboa, hello Dublin - Dùn Laoghaire
By Regis Lerat, ,
6:21 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013 GMT
Après les Multi50 hier, les MOD70 et le Maxi80 se sont élancés à leur tour, à 15 heures ce dimanche, pour leur deuxième étape off-shore de la Route des Princes. ...
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