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2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Meet Lerato Masombuka
by Clipper Round the World
Lerato ‘Bridgette’ Masombuka grew up in a small township of Zithobeni situated in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Lerato ‘Bridgette’ Masombuka grew up in a small township of Zithobeni situated in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Brought up by her grandmother and then later her aunt, Lerato was raised in a community where young people often dropped out of school. With a desire to further her education and study languages, Lerato started a reading club for younger children in the area.
Posted today at 9:48 am
Laser Standard Masters Worlds - Day 5 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 5. 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 5.
Posted today at 6:49 am
The Clipper Race - Race 11 the LMAX Exchange - Race of the Americas
by Clipper Round the World
LMAX Exchange – Race of the Americas from Panama to New York is due to get underway on Monday 30 May with Le Mans start 2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - The LMAX Exchange – Race of the Americas from Panama to New York is due to get underway on Monday 30 May with a Le Mans start.
Posted today at 6:20 am
2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Final arrivals in Panama
by Clipper Round the World
Clipper fleet is complete in Panama after Mission Performance, Da Nang-Viet Nam, Visit Seattle and PSP Logistics arrived 2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - The Clipper Race fleet is now complete in Panama after Mission Performance, Da Nang-Viet Nam, Visit Seattle and PSP Logistics arrived on Friday morning (local time).
Posted today at 6:01 am
Tropical depression to affect first 24-hours of Atlantic Cup
by Julianna Barbieri
2016 Atlantic Cup - Less than 16-hours to the start of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing 2016 Atlantic Cup - Less than 16-hours to the start of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing and a tropical depression developing off the east coast will present an interesting challenge for the teams in the first 24-hours.
Posted today at 3:22 am
2016 Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup underway
by Marina Kienitz
The 2016 Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup got underway today in less than ideal conditions The 2016 Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup got underway today in less than ideal conditions as persistent, heavy rain showers and the occasional burst of thunder dampened the endeavours but not the spirit of the 58 competing yachts.
Posted today at 2:42 am
Newport Bermuda Race announces quest for on board reporters
by Talbot Wilson
Organizers have announced the Onboard Reporter Initiative for video reports or blog posts filed during this year’s race. With the single aim of encouraging sailors to capture and share their “real” ocean racing experience during the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race, organizers have announced the first ever Onboard Reporter Initiative for video reports or blog posts filed during this year’s race.
Posted today at 2:18 am
Laser Standard Masters World Championship - The perfect day on a Laser
by Eric Faust
If you asked a Laser sailor to draw up perfect day a day where a Laser is its absolute most fun to sail this would be it 2016 Laser Standard Masters World Championship - If you asked a Laser sailor to draw up the perfect day, a day where a Laser is its absolute most fun to sail, this would be it – sun, warm water, and a steady 12-15 knot breeze. These are the conditions that make upwind sailing a challenge and make downwind sailing an absolute blast.
Posted today at 2:07 am
Sheer amount of high quality competition at GC32 Riva Cup
by GC32 Racing
Six races a day was perhaps even a bit too much for Glenn Ashby, the Olympic medallist racing on board Team Tilt. Coincidentally one of Cammas’ crew is called Hervé Cunningham, and it was Cunningham who observed what a difference a lack of cunningham can make.
Posted on 27 May
Another positive day for Azzurra at 52 Super Series
by Azzurra
The breezes got a bit stronger towards Gulf center and the coastal race continued in long downwind run towards Follonica Azzurra got an excellent start on the center of the line and took turns in first place with Quantum and Alegre during the first stages of the first upwind leg towards the Sparviero island off Punta Ala.
Posted on 27 May
Welcome improvement on the results for Bronenosec at 52 Super Series
by 52 Super Series
Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec crew enhanced their reputation as the kings of the coastal race discipline. Vladimir Liubomirov’s Bronenosec crew enhanced their reputation as the kings of the coastal race discipline when they won the 28-mile uphill downhill passage at the Scarlino Cup on the Golfo di Follonica.
Posted on 27 May
The Vendée Globe supporting the New York–Vendée Transatlantic Race
by Agence Mer and Media
Yves Auvinet reminded everyone of the fundamental principles of the Vendée Globe, the only solo round the world race At the press conference, which took place this morning (Friday) at the Conrad Hotel in New York, after praising the launch of this new transatlantic race, Yves Auvinet reminded everyone of the fundamental principles of the Vendée Globe, the only solo round the world race, involving sailors seeking adventure and including some of the world's leading ocean racers.
Posted on 27 May
The stage set for some close final day races at Para Sailing Worlds
by RYA
Friday’s penultimate Championship day in Medemblik, saw Rickham and Niki Birrell bounce back from a tough third day Friday’s penultimate Championship day in Medemblik, the Netherlands, saw Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell bounce back from a tough third day in the SKUD fleet and will head into Saturday’s final two races facing a battle for silver, while John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas have the opportunity to defend their Sonar crown with two races to go.
Posted on 27 May
Intense competition through all the fleets at 2016 Delta Lloyd Regatta
by Delta Lloyd Regatta
Para Sailing Worlds are heading for an exciting conclusion on Saturday with medals still up for grabs in all classes. The penultimate day of the 2016 Para Sailing World Championships in Medemblik brought the best conditions of the week so far with an onshore onshore breeze building through the day to 12-16 knots by the end of racing. With sunny skies and great competition it was a near perfect day to be on the water.
Posted on 27 May
Harris leads British rookie echelon in the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro
by Artemis Offshore Academy
Harris has had a sparkling start to his first season, winning the coveted top-rookie prize in two of the build-up races The Cowes-based Artemis Offshore Academy today confirmed that Harris, alongside fellow Academy hopefuls Hugh Brayshaw and Mary Rook, will take his place on the startline
Posted on 27 May
14 days to go to Giraglia Rolex Cup with over 200 anticipated yachts
by Quinag
Centred on the glamorous French port, it holds true to its origins: a collaborative venture between Italy and France Centred on the glamorous French port of Saint-Tropez, it holds true to its origins: a collaborative venture between Italy and France, bringing nations together in fair-spirited competition.
Posted on 27 May
SKUD18 has been torn apart by a rampant Polish team at Para Worlds
by Richard Aspland - World Sailing
Slowly clocking up results in top three all regatta, Polish team hit the competition hard with perfect double bullet day Slowly clocking up results in the top three all regatta, Gibes and Cichocki hit the competition hard with a perfect double bullet day to be the stand out performers in the class.
Posted on 27 May
2016 TP52 Super Series – Coastal race images by Max Ranchi
by Max Ranchi
Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water and provided this gallery of images from coastal race Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water and provided this gallery of images from coastal race
Posted on 27 May
Musto returns to America’s Cup by signing up with Groupama Team France
by Groupama Team France
Musto is relying on over 50 years of experience in the manufacturing of technical marine clothing. Musto is relying on over 50 years of experience in the manufacturing of technical marine clothing that has been thoroughly tested and widely approved by the most famous skippers in the world.
Posted on 27 May
Voiles d’Antibes – Incidence Sails to be represented by classic yachts
by Incidence Sails
The festive event gathers vintage yachts, the classics, Spirit of Tradition boats and Metre Classes. The festive event gathers vintage yachts, the classics, Spirit of Tradition boats and Metre Classes and provides a whole host of musical and cultural activities around the competition.
Posted on 27 May
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