|News for the Last 7 Days - Europe & the World
2013 Finn World Masters - Fantastic racing on opening day
By Robert Deaves, ,
3:08 AM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
The 2013 Finn World Masters opening day got underway on Monday in La Rochelle, France. They said come to France, it will be sunny and hot. They said the water will be warm and they said it never rains here. They lied. However they were right about one thing. The racing on the opening day was simply fantastic. Despite the cold inclement weather, with low cloud, non-stop drizzle and temperatures ar ...
Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta - Weather halts action in Scheveningen
By Diana Bogaards, ,
8:57 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
The final day of the Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta 2013 showed a repeat of last year, when a persistent sea fog made an early end to the competition. This time it was a lack of wind that happened to be the game breaker. After two hours postponement, the breeze filled in a little bit and the marks were laid out. ...
Delta Lloyd Regatta - New challenges for event's 29th edition
By Delta Lloyd Regatta, ,
7:40 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
The Delta Lloyd Regatta, second stage of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup, has taken on the challenge to bring the event to a new dimension where media presentation is playing a big part. For Event Director, Arjen Rahusen, this is the way forward ' We are concentrating our efforts to take sailing closer to the public especially through social media. ...
Atlantic Cup - GryphonSolo2 snatches defeat from the jaws of victory
By Joe Harris, ,
7:06 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Atlantic Cup, we came pretty darn close to winning but somehow managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. As we approached Montauk and Block Island in first place, we studied the Eldridge tide tables, pulled down weather info and finally decided to go around Block Island to the East, hoping for stronger winds and a more neutral (less unfavorable) tide. ...
Waka Racing: Phil Robertson reflects on Match Race Germany
By Phil Robertson, Langenargen ,
6:40 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
Waka Racing's Phil Robertson reports from Lake Constance, Germany and Match Race Germany
Match Race Germany is the first stop of the World Match Race Tour. It can be so good to you or just brutal. It has been very good to us in the past, finishing third and first in the last two years. Unfortunately we experienced the brutal part this year. Missing out on the quarter finals on count back in ni ...
AWMRT Match Race Germany - Williams and crew emerge victorious
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
5:42 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
At Match Race Germany, Lake Constance left it right until the last moment to get uncooperative. An ominous-looking rain cloud was on its way across the third largest lake in Europe from Switzerland, sucking all the wind out of the vicinity and causing PRO Rudi Magg to draw proceedings to a close. ...
52 Super Series action on the way with the Trofeo Conde de Godo
By 52 Super Series,
5:20 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
The Trofeo Conde de Godo, third event on the 2013 52 Super Series calendar, is coming up and Quantum Racing look to return to winning ways with Terry Hutchinson and Jordi Calafat set to sail in the 52 Super Series European regattas. ...
Swan European Regatta action begins July 13th
By Jennifer Hall, ,
2:46 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
Swan owners from Northern Europe are planning to gather in Cowes (UK) for the bi-annual Gazprom Swan European Regatta organised by ClubSwan and the Royal Yacht Squadron from 13-19 July. ClubSwan welcomes recent partner Gazprom as title sponsor, along with the support of the Saint Petersburg Yacht Club, for what promises to be another successful edition of this historic event. ...
Team Alpari FX: Storming through the Quarterfinals in Germany
By Team Alpari FX (formerly Blackmatch),
1:22 PM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
Team Alpari FX came storming through the quarterfinals over Bjorn Hansen today, in similarly stormy conditions of 20-25 knots and miserable rain, while the afternoon offered up a more sedate 5-8knots and beautiful sunshine where we are currently in the box set with a score line of 2-1 over Frenchman Mathieu Richard. ...
North Sails to provide one-design sails for VOR Teams in 2014-15 Race
11:16 AM Mon 20 May 2013 GMT
North Sails have been selected to provide one design sails for the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race, complementing the one design hulls and one design rigs being supplied by North's sister company Southern Spars.
In keeping with the multi-national supplier theme of the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race, the sails have been designed and tested in New Zealand, built in USA and finished in France ...
Tornado European Championship - Plenty of action on day 3
By Andrew Dowley, ,
11:34 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
On the third day of the Tornado European Championships, the forecast was due to be bad and the sailors awoke to a fresh force 4 with heavy cloud cover. When it was time to hit the water, the wind was building with choppy water and big waves. The race officer got the fleet off to a quick start for the first race, another clean start. ...
Marazzi and crew victorious in Swiss Regatta
By Maurus Strobel, ,
11:21 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
Marwin Sailing Team’s high-tech GC32 catamaran, with Flavio Marazzi at the helm, stood atop a fleet of more than 120 boats in one of Switzerland's iconic and traditional races, following a spectacular boat christening with former Miss Switzerland Jenny Ann Gerber. ...
Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta - An exciting fight at the top
By Diana Bogaards, ,
9:35 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
The third day of the Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta showed in some classes an exciting fight at the top, resulting in new leaders. Front-runners in other classes consolidated their first position. It was a good sailing day with sunshine an a little more wind than predicted. ...
Julie Bossard, 2è de la Women's International Match Racing
By Fanny Evenat, ,
9:19 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
Julie Bossard, skipper de l'équipage féminin Prince de Bretagne, qui maîtrise au meilleur niveau l'art du duel sur l'eau, n'a pas voulu rater l'occasion de disputer la première épreuve du championnat du monde de match-racing. ...
Atlantic Cup - GryphonSolo2 approaching Block Island
By Joe Harris, ,
8:20 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Atlantic Cup, this cloudy, drizzly morning finds us beating up the South shore of Long Island Sound with all of our six competitors within visual contact. It was a long night of changing sails and shifting gears as we worked hard to keep the boat going optimally. ...
Finn World Masters - Record opening in La Rochelle
By Robert Deaves, ,
8:05 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
The 2013 Finn World Masters has been officially opened at the Société des Régates Rochelaises (SRR) in La Rochelle, France, though Sunday's practice race was cancelled as strong winds, accompanied by incessant rain, kept the sailors ashore all day. A few sailors did venture out for some last minute practice, while the rest preserved their energy for the racing which starts Monday. ...
Melges 20 Audi Sailing Series - Victory for Mascalzone Latino Jr.
By Joy Dunigan, ,
7:40 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
At the Porto Ercole edition of the 2013 Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series, congratulations are in order for Achille Onorato, tactician Lorenzo Bressani and crew Stefano Ciampalini aboard Mascalzone Latino Jr. as they have claimed the event victory. Onorato now leads the overall Series after two events by a slim margin also. ...
AWMRT Match Race Germany - Mixed bag on Lake Constance + Video
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
7:16 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
Light, strong, shifty, stable winds, rain and shine is what Lake Constance threw up to test the skippers at Match Race Germany. Today, it was the turn of 25 knot winds, sharp seas and driving rain in the morning only for these to peter out leading to a long delay before the Semi Finals could start ...
Korea Cup Int'l Yacht Race - Korean Team claims line honours + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
6:15 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
After two days of inshore races on 16 and 17 May, the first offshore leg of the Korea Cup International Yacht Race commenced on Saturday 18 May from the city of Uljin. This first of two offshore legs, took the 25 teams on a challenging 86 nautical mile race track offshore to the volcanic island of Ulleung, with light conditions dominating the early stage of the race and really testing the crews. ...
Women's Int'l Match Racing Series - Macgregor claims St Quay victory
By Joakim Hermansson,
5:48 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
In the finals of the Women's Int'l Match Racing Series, local sailor Julie Bossard gave the French crowd at the pier some hope after beating former Olympian Lucy Macgregor in the first match. But then the supreme sailor from Great Britain fought back, winning three consecutive matches to secure the title in this first event of the inaugural 2013 Women's International Match Racing Series. ...
Musto Vice Admiral's Cup - Down to the wire on final day
By Fiona Brown,
4:57 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
Conditions on the final day of the 2013 Musto Vice Admiral's Cup might best be described as 'Good weather for ducks' as grey was the predominant colour and oilskins were the preferred attire (good news for sponsor Musto!). Fortunately nothing could dampen the spirits of the 58 competing teams who took on two final races to decide this hugely competitive series. ...
Atlantic Cup - GryphonSolo2 ready for Leg 2
By Joe Harris,
4:52 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
This is the first report from sea for GryphonSolo2 in leg 2 of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing. After sailing a very fun pro-am race, we prepared our boat and ourselves for another venture into the North Atlantic in May. ...
Mauritius regatta off to a flying start
By Coralie Rassinoux,
1:25 PM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
Mauritius will host some of the biggest names in sailing for the opening edition of the Mauritius Regatta. With six participating boats and five legs, the Mauritius Regatta will be an amazing opportunity to discover the Northern coast of the island. ...
Melges 20 Audi Sailing Series - No action on Saturday
By Joy Dunigan,
7:51 AM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
At the Melges 20 Audi Sailing Series in Porto Ercole, the weather instability was stronger and more than the Race Committee had expected for the start of Event number two. Weather forecasts called for big breeze which in turn, resulted in no racing on Saturday. Officials were prepared to conduct racing as late as 18.00, but instead teams were sent packing back to the docks. ...
Tornado European Championships - Roland and Nahid on top after day 2
By Andrew Dowley, ,
1:28 AM Sun 19 May 2013 GMT
The second day of the Tornado European Championships began beautifully in the picturesque location of Lake Constance, Austria. The sailors arrived to a sunny day with a steady breeze ready for racing. Unfortunately this wasn’t to hold with a big variety of wind and weather changing throughout the day. ...
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