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Bart’s Bash set to smash Guinness Record as biggest ever sailing event By Irene Corosu, London , 10:07 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Bart's Bash - Thousands of people from around the world took part today in Bart’s Bash, a sailing race that looks set to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Sailing Race (24 hours). Set up to remember Olympic gold medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson and to inspire the next generation of sailors, Bart’s Bash attracted over 18,000 participants of all ages and abilities ...

Vulcain Trophy 2014 - Realteam wins Grand Prix SAP By Realteam Sailing, , 9:58 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
The Swiss team, led by Jerome Clerc, closed the 2014 Decision 35 season in style this weekend, winning the Société Nautique de Genève’s Grand Prix SAP and finishing second overall in the Decision 35 Vulcain Trophy season championship, making this a podium finish for the third year in a row. ...

2014 Finn Gold Cup - A week in images By Robert Deaves, , 9:11 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
The Finn Gold Cup is one of the most prestigious and hard to win trophies in the world of sailing and he made it look easy. Is there anyone who can challenge him over the next two years as he continues towards his Olympic dream? Santander provided a beautiful location for the championships with fantastic sailing conditions when there was enough wind. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds – Aus Sailing Team video: 49er and Nacra 17 medals By Cora Zillich, , 8:57 AM Mon 22 Sep 2014 GMT
On the final day (Sunday 21 September) Olympic gold medallists Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen took away a bronze medal in the 49er – Men’s Skiff class in the tightest battle of the day. Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin won the first World Championship medal for Australia in the Nacra17. ...

PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Historic day for Thomas Traversa By Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup, , 9:59 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
At the start of the week we were asking if one of the previous champions would reign supreme again or if a fifth new champion in five years would be crowned, but as the end of the final day of the 2014 KIA Cold Hawaii PWA World Cup approached, everyone was left asking if anyone would be crowned champion at all. ...

Vulcain Trophy 2014 - Ladycat powered by Spindrift Racing finishes 3rd By Spindrift Racing, , 7:54 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Neck and neck with Realstone throughout the weekend, the championship podium was decided only in the last race of the Grand Prix. Thanks to four podium finishes this season, including victory at the Bol d’Or Mirabaud, the black and gold catamaran thus finishes on the 2014 Vulcain Trophy podium, in third position. ...

Bart’s Bash 2014 - Images of Ben Ainslie Racing by Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery, , 7:09 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
A selection of images of Ben Ainslie Racing captured by Ingrid Abery at the Queen Mary Sailing Club’s round for Bart’s Bash. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: French awarded IOC President's Trophy By ISAF, , 7:01 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships have drawn to a close with the French team picking up the IOC President's Trophy. Hundreds of thousands of sailing enthusiasts, local residents, friends and family have passed through the championship venue and the closing ceremony was no different with a packed crowd watching the conclusion of the event. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wraps up Finn Gold Cup By Robert Deaves, , 6:36 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has won the 2014 Finn Gold Cup at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) started the day in second overall and a win in the medal race comfortably gave him the silver medal. Ed Wright (GBR) eventually took bronze after a close battle with Jonathan Lobert (FRA). ...

Barclays 52 Super Series - Winning spirit of Quantum Racing prevails By 52 Super Series, , 6:34 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Quantum Racing secured the 2014 Barclays 52 Super Series title today on Race seven of the Zenith Royal Cup Marina Ibiza regatta and on the next race they did enough to also win the Ibiza event, their third regatta title of the season. The American flagged team of Doug DeVos came to Ibiza with a healthy points lead in the four event circuit which attracted 12 TP52s from ten different nations. ...

ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander: The overall results +Video By Anna Parker,, , 6:08 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships have wrapped up in the Spanish city of Santander with the Rio 2016 spots being snapped up as well as the event's gold, silver and bronze medals. ...

Azzurra takes second in Barclays 52 Super Series 2014 By Azzurra Sailing Team, , 6:06 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The flag-bearing of Yacht Club Costa Smeralda congratulates the winner, Quantum Racing. After yesterday's lull, the last two races of the season were of particular importance in order to define the leaderboard of the Ibiza event as well of the entire season. The race committee, led by Maria Torrijo, was able to give two starts today, under very light and unstable wind conditions. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds - Four champions crowned as racing wraps up By ISAF, , 5:47 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Four more world champions were crowned at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as racing wrapped up in the Spanish City on a day blessed with glorious sunshine. After a short racing delay in Santander a variable 6-11 knot breeze blew across the Duna race course with the 49erFX, 49er, Finn and Nacra 17 Medal Races entertaining a packed grandstand. ...

Delta Lloyd Dutch Open Championships - Audi tron ITA 840 victorious By International Melges 24 Class Association, , 5:39 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
During three days at the Delta Lloyd Dutch Open Championships, with 21 teams from Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine and Italy seven races were sailed in very various conditions - very light and sunny on Friday, then gray changing to sunny and more windy on Saturday and finally strong wind of 24 knots with gusts of 28 knots on Sunday. ...

Arctic sea ice summer minimum 2014: A scientific perspective By British Antarctic Survey, , 4:30 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The Arctic is an ocean surrounded by land and Arctic sea ice is the thin layer of frozen ocean water that forms and grows during the winter, and melts in the summer. Dr Jeremy Wilkinson from the British Antarctic Survey provides a scientist’s perspective on the trend for decreasing Arctic sea ice. ...

Outteridge and Jensen – What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 4:16 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The London 49er Gold Medallist, Artemis America’s Cup skipper, Moth 2014 World Champion, Nathan Outteridge had a tough day at the office today. Not quite as tough as the one he had in the Qingdao 2008 49er medal race, but some of the same players were there... ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wins Gold By Rachel Jaspersen, , 3:47 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Rachel Jaspersen was on site in Santander to capture these images of the UK's Finn sailor Giles Scott winning gold at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...

Santander Worlds - 49ers Burling and Tuke clear ahead By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 3:18 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
New Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, the London 2012 Silver medallists, the 2013 49er World Champions, won the ISAF 49er World Championships in Santander yesterday, a day before the Medal Race. So the Medal Race became a podium battle but not before the Kiwi dual stamped their authority on the class with an impressive Medal Race victory. ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds – Live broadcast - Medal races By Daniel Smith, , 1:00 PM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Live broadcast 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 Medal races. Live here on Sail-World. ...

WMRT Chicago Match Cup 2014 – GAC Pindar through to the semi-finals By Tom Dowler, , 11:38 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar crew stormed through to the semi-finals, beating Pierre Antoine Morvan (Vannes Agglo Sailing Team) three-zero on day four of the Chicago Match Cup. Williams has found the Lake Michigan conditions to his liking boasting an impressive 12-2 record in Chicago, with defeats only to Taylor Canfield (USone) and Bjorn Hansen (Hansen Sailing Team) in qualifying. ...

Vulcain Trophy 2014 - Team Tilt tire un bilan positif de la saison By Team Tilt Sailing, , 10:51 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Les jeunes navigateurs de Team Tilt ont su rebondir après l’effervescence de la saison 2013, marquée par la participation de l’équipe à la Youth America’s Cup. Ils terminent finalement sixièmes du circuit et ont réussi à pérenniser le projet qui vise la formation des jeunes. La dernière régate de la saison, le Grand Prix SAP, se solde par une neuvième place. ...

Bart’s Bash 2014 at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour By RHKYC Media, , 9:40 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Losing dinghies and big boats to Aberdeen Boat Club’s opening regatta accounted for absent boats and sailors for the harbour event, however 11 enthusiastic boats from the Etchells, Ruffian, Flying Fifteen, Impala and Big Boat fleets turned out for the scheduled warning signal of 1050hrs. ...

Bart's Bash: First event in at Wakatere in New Zealand By Will Calver and Sail-World, , 8:46 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
The first event in the world wide inaugural Bart's Bash series of regattas, got underway Sunday morning with a variety of yachts competing from Optimists to 18ft skiffs. The event is expected to break the world record for the Largest Sailing Race (24 hours) with 10,000+ sailors from 700+ clubs in 60+ countries signed up online at ...

ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - AUS Laser and 470 Medals + video By Cora Zillich, , 7:55 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
Celebrating his Birthday on Saturday, Olympic gold medallist Belcher gave himself one of his most memorable presents by becoming the only sailor in 470 history to win five successive World Championship titles. ...

2014 Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Champ - Riccardo Simoneschi took the lead By Piret Salmistu, , 5:10 AM Sun 21 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Championships - By the end of a long day spent between waiting for a breeze to sail and the darkness in the evening, three races were completed at the Dutch Open Championships, which is considered as the final stage of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014. ...

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