IRC National Championship - Ballistic conditions on Day 2 + Video
By Louay Habib,
1:16 AM Sun 17 Jun 2012
RORC IRC National Championship second day got underway in ballistic conditions in the Eastern Solent and provided an extraordinary combat zone. With 25 knots of wind gusting up to a full gale, pulses were racing, the conditions were such that many yachts chose not to hoist spinnakers downwind and storm sails and lifejackets were deployed in the lively conditions. ...
Solo Offshore Racing - Truant wins first race
By Offshore Solo,
8:18 AM Wed 28 Mar 2012
A total of twenty yachts set off for the Nab Tower from the JOG line to the west of Cowes at 1000hrs on Sunday morning with a five knot easterly breeze and a strong flooding tide. Most of the fleet prudently motoring hard well up tide before the starting sequence to avoid being carried over the line before the start, all boats passed this test. ...
Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series overall
By Justin Chisholm,
7:00 AM Sun 19 Jun 2011
The Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series is currently taking place in Porto Cervo and has offered up breezier conditions for the second day with winds quickly building from around 15 knots to over 20 knots. ...
RORC Easter Challenge - A golden opportunity for sailors
By Louay Habib,
5:01 AM Wed 6 Apr 2011
There is less than a month to go until the 20th edition of the RORC Easter Challenge and once again this ever-popular event has attracted a huge range of yachts. Raced on tight Solent courses over the Bank Holiday weekend, the event is an ideal way to kick-start a racing season, test new equipment and brush up on boat handling. ...
RORC Caribbean 600 coming of age
By Louay Habib,
1:38 PM Sat 26 Feb 2011
RORC Caribbean 600 - Day 4: The RORC Caribbean 600 has been a special event for all of the competitors. Last night the closest battle in any class was decided and the two remaining yachts racing showed great fighting spirit. This provided a fitting finale to racing in the beautiful, but sometimes brutal waters of the central Caribbean. ...
OPA Offshore Racing Series 2010 - Versus to broadcast series
By Tampa Digital,
8:28 AM Sun 14 Nov 2010
OPA Offshore Racing Series 2010 - Tampa Digital, a visual communications company, today announced that its production of the 2010 OPA Offshore Racing Series will be broadcast on consecutive Sundays during November 2010 and December 2010 on Versus. The racing series presented by Geico will air at 4PM ET, November 14, and continue to run through December 19, 2010, on the sports cable network. ...
Rolex Middle Sea warm up Race
By Event media,
7:19 AM Thu 15 Oct 2009
2009 Rolex Middle Sea Race - 23 yachts took part in a 15 nautical-mile warm-up race. For a variety of reasons, not least of them the weather, this short race proved a good shakedown ahead of the main-event. ...
Spain's Calima - Javier Pujol winner of the Giraglia Race
By Event media, Italy ,
4:35 AM Sun 21 Jun 2009
Javier Pujol, owner/skipper of the Sparkman & Stephens-designed 43-foot Calima (ESP), was confirmed as winner of the Giraglia Race today at the prizegiving ceremony for the 57th edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, held at the Yacht Club Italiano in Genoa. Alegre (GBR) won the elapsed time Rolex trophy ...
Extreme 40 Oman Sail Masirah first home in Round the Island 2009
By Flavia Bateson, Cowes ,
1:31 AM Sun 21 Jun 2009
Oman Sail Masirah has led the fleet back to Cowes in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race as well as taking line honours in the Extreme 40 class. It was a nail-biting finish, with a provisional 29 seconds separating the Omani boat from Russell Coutts helming Team Aqua ...
Aviva back on record breaking pace
7:16 PM Sat 20 Jun 2009
Dee Caffari and her all female crew have pushed Aviva hard over the past twenty four hours and are now back on the pace required to beat the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland ...
Harison's 35m ketch Sojana arrives for Superyacht Cup
By Kate Branagh, Mallorca ,
5:03 PM Sat 20 Jun 2009
Peter Harison's 35m Farr designed ketch Sojana sailed in to Palma yesterday after a quick trip across the Atlantic from Antigua. 18 yachts will take part in the four-day superyacht regatta starting on Wednesday next week. Over the next few days, this special site, the dock at Muelle Viejon, in the oldest part of the port will be transformed into The Horus Superyacht Cup Regatta Village ...
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