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No racing on Day 2 at U23 Finn World Championship No racing on Day 2 at U23 Finn World Championship Everyone expected to lose a day, but no one expected to lose the second day, which had second best forecast of the week. The day began with an AP ashore, which then continued afloat for an hour before the sailors were sent back to shore to wait under a further AP. Finally they were sent back out again as a relativity stable 6-8 knots had settled over the course area. by Robert Deaves Posted today at 10:29 am Baja Desert Showdown – Day 4 Baja Desert Showdown – Day 4 Scott Shoemaker opted for big gear which allowed him great mobility in his search for waves. He found the longest rides Another beautiful day in Baja, the swell is dropping and the heats start as soon as the wind fills in, providing conditions to finish up the remaining fleets of competition. by IWT Posted today at 10:04 am J Class battle for the Kohler Cup – Showdown of the season J Class battle for the Kohler Cup – Showdown of the season Per class rules, all yachts racing are original J Class using the most advanced boat building and equipment technology. While considered Superyachts, at North Sails we think of the J's as a Grand Prix class because the teams are sailing as aggressively as if they were on a TP52. by North Sails Posted today at 10:20 am J-Class Worlds - Day 2 action-shots by Ingrid Abery J-Class Worlds - Day 2 action-shots by Ingrid Abery Ingrid Abery was on water at J-Class World Championship 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. Photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at J-Class World Championship 2017 and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. by Ingrid Abery Posted today at 5:40 am Bella Mente Racing - Preparing to defend Maxi 72 Worlds title Bella Mente Racing - Preparing to defend Maxi 72 Worlds title Maxi 72 World Championships are quickly approaching and Hap Fauth and his Bella Mente Racing team are going hard at it The Maxi 72 World Championships are quickly approaching and Hap Fauth and his Bella Mente Racing team are going hard at it, working to improve boat speed with the goal of defending their title of World Champion for the third consecutive year. The regatta – scheduled September 4-9 in Porto Cervo, Sardinia (Italy) – is the final and most important event on Bella Mente Racing’s calendar. by Kirsten Ferguson Posted today at 4:43 am Green lights aglow for the 2017 J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club Green lights aglow for the 2017 J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club Teams are evaluating gear, re-flaking sails, triple-checking standing rigging also taking advantage of breezy pre-racing Pre-racing excitement is already blowing around the docks at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, California, where the 2017 J/111 Worlds are set to take place from Thursday, August 24 through Sunday, August 27. Teams are evaluating gear, re-flaking sails and triple-checking standing rigging while also taking advantage of breezy pre-racing weather to sample San Francisco Bay’s conditions. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted today at 4:16 am Melges 32 World Championship - Race 1 and 2 action-shots by Max Ranchi Melges 32 World Championship - Race 1 and 2 action-shots by Max Ranchi Max Ranchi was on water at Melges 32 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from race one and race two. Photographer Max Ranchi was on water at Melges 32 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from race one and race two. by Max Ranchi Posted today at 3:19 am Volvo Ocean Race - First look at new 2020/21 Volvo 60 design prototype Volvo Ocean Race - First look at new 2020/21 Volvo 60 design prototype The first mock up of the Guillaume Verdier-designed offshore monohull was revealed at the Boatyard in Lisbon The first mock up of the Guillaume Verdier-designed offshore monohull was revealed at the Boatyard in Lisbon. Just over three months ago Volvo Ocean Race CEO Mark Turner announced that the question of whether the future of the race was monohull or multihull had been solved - both would be built the monohull for offshore and the catamaran for inshore racing. by Mark Chisnell - Volvo Ocean Race Posted today at 2:35 am Kuznetsov's 'Tavatuy' takes two bullets on Day 1 at Melges 32 Worlds Kuznetsov's 'Tavatuy' takes two bullets on Day 1 at Melges 32 Worlds The first day of the 2017 Melges 32 Boero World Championship in Cala Galera, Italy has concluded with two races The first day of the 2017 Melges 32 Boero World Championship in Cala Galera, Italy hosted by Circolo Nautico e della Vela Argentario has concluded with two races, leaving the fleet to bask in Russian colors. by Melges 32 Posted today at 1:46 am Laser Radial World Championships – Day 3 Laser Radial World Championships – Day 3 In the yellow fleet, Marit Bouwmeester found the stronger conditions to her liking and repositioned herself at the front Off the start of race five, Viktorija Andrulyte (LTU) and Bouwmeester were launched at the pin. By the first mark, Andrulyte maintained her leading position, and Bouwmeester rounded in fourth behind Pia Kuhlmann (GER) and Evi Van Acker (BEL). by Katie Olsen Posted on 23 Aug Engadin winds payed off for blu26 Team Sailing Center Racing Engadin winds payed off for blu26 Team Sailing Center Racing The exceptional mountainous setting of St. Moritz and mostly clear skies offered an exceptional arena for the 20 crews It wasn't the familiar Maloja that set the tone this weekend, but rather a volatile North wind that paved the way for racing from Bavaria, with skipper Julius Thomas, to win this year’s regatta – against all prerace favorites. by blu26 Posted on 23 Aug Clipper World Yacht Race – Day 3, Race 1 – Tackling the Bay of Biscay Clipper World Yacht Race – Day 3, Race 1 – Tackling the Bay of Biscay As the fleet makes steady progress south past the UK and towards Northern France, Skippers focus on the next challenge Ahead of the fleet, the weather is changing somewhat. A new low moving southeast across the race track should reach the Portuguese coast by the weekend. Whilst it does not look particularly strong, it will provide several tactical options for the twelve teams. by The Clipper Race Posted on 23 Aug 470 Class Japan National Championships –Day 6– Nippon Boys keep podium 470 Class Japan National Championships –Day 6– Nippon Boys keep podium Last day, only Medal Race was sailed. Many sailors who did not proceed to the Medal Race went out on the spectator boats Many support to the Nippon Boys who are narrowly in front of Belcher/Ryan, the current world champion. On a hot summer day at Enoshima, gentle seabreeze started as usual, however, it did not increase, and the Medal Race started at 13:45 after some waiting on shore. by Aiko Saito Posted on 23 Aug Baja Desert Showdown – Day 3 Baja Desert Showdown – Day 3 The strong thermals continued to pulse through on Monday and coupled with the extreme low tides and dying swell Fresh off watching the pros in action the Amateurs were ready to take to the water themselves for round one. By 10:00am Russ Faurot and Casey Hauser showed the crew it was plenty windy with a quick session before heats got underway at 10:40am. by IWT Posted on 23 Aug J-Class Worlds – Day 1 shots by Carlo Borlenghi J-Class Worlds – Day 1 shots by Carlo Borlenghi Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1 Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1 by Carlo Borlenghi Posted on 23 Aug Nice points jump for Facundo Olezza after U23 Finn Worlds opener Nice points jump for Facundo Olezza after U23 Finn Worlds opener Facundo Olezza, from Argentina, made some sense of the chaotic wind conditions on the first day The only young sailor at the U23 Finn World Championship in Balatonfured with Olympic experience, Facundo Olezza, from Argentina, made some sense of the chaotic wind conditions on the first day to build a 13 point margin after three very tricky races were sailed. by Robert Deaves Posted on 23 Aug Cala Galera welcomes the best to the 2017 Melges 32 World Championship Cala Galera welcomes the best to the 2017 Melges 32 World Championship There is a short time to go until first warning is fired for commencement of ten races at 2017 Boero Melges 32 Worlds There is a short time to go until the first warning is fired for the commencement of ten races at the 2017 Boero Melges 32 World Championship hosted by Circolo Nautico e della Vela Argentario. by Melges 32 Posted on 23 Aug J-Class Worlds - Day 1 action-shots by Ingrid Abery J-Class Worlds - Day 1 action-shots by Ingrid Abery Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 J-Class World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 1's action. Top international photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 J-Class World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 1's action. by Ingrid Abery Posted on 23 Aug 470 Class Japan Nationals Day 5 - Close battle continue for Medal Race 470 Class Japan Nationals Day 5 - Close battle continue for Medal Race Finally, Enoshima Sea breeze arrived with large waves. Everyone enjoyed three races in REAL Enoshima summer condition. Finally, Enoshima Sea breeze has arrived with large waves. At 11:00, there was already 10 kt south wind, and it gradually increased. Everyone enjoyed three races in REAL Enoshima summer condition. by Aiko Saito Posted on 23 Aug Pulling G’s with Beneteau – Pt I Pulling G’s with Beneteau – Pt I In a car, just the one G will have you straining at your seatbelt. In a car, just the one G will have you straining at your seatbelt. Over nine (+ve) in an aircraft, and without a G-suit, you will be unconscious. So at three G’s, and pulling no punches with them either, we not only enjoyed our opportunity to sit with Gianguido Girotti (G3), we got to learn a lot as well! by John Curnow Posted on 23 Aug
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