ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Brits primed for Abu Dhabi action
By RYA, ,
5:06 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
The Emirati capital Abu Dhabi moves firmly into the sporting spotlight in the coming days with the F1 World Championship drawing to its finale this weekend, followed by the first ever ISAF Sailing World Cup Final being held off Lulu Island from 27-30 November. ...
Peter Walker named Performance Development Coach of the Year
By RYA, ,
5:00 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Peter Walker, coach for the British Sailing Team’s Podium Potential Laser Squad, has been named Performance Development Coach of the Year at the 2014 UK Coaching Awards (Wednesday 19 November). The UK Coaching Awards, hosted by Sports Coach UK this year at Glasgow’s City Chambers, honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the past 12 months. ...
RC44 Oman Cup - Consistency hard to come by
By RC44 Class Association, ,
4:36 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
The Oman RC44 Cup delivered another challenging sailing day for the fleet competing in the final event of the 2014 Championship Tour. Consistency was hard to come by and no team managed to stay in the top half of the fleet in all three races. Team Aqua was the most consistent team of the day picking up 11-points, Nika and Charisma both added 12-points to their overall score. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Discomfort takes over for Team Alvimedica
By Amory Ross, Team Alvimedica, ,
3:56 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
The fast southeast sailing continues in the Volvo Ocean Race but where excitement and adrenaline began—discomfort has taken over. We’re seeing an average of about 25 knots of wind but the sea state is making life somewhat miserable! ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Slow going for Dongfeng Race Team
By Yann Riou, Dongfeng Race Team OBR, ,
3:48 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Yann Riou reports from Dongfeng Race Team as the crew are halfway through day two. Quote of the moment: 'We are not King of the road right now' from Dongfeng’s skipper, frustrated with their boat speed. Looks alright to us though! ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Rapid change for Team SCA
By Corinna Halloran, ,
3:37 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
To summarize the last 24 hours of the Volvo Ocean Race in one word: change. The weather, the water, the sails, and our bodies are all equally (and rapidly) changing. The first full day at sea, we have experienced what some trips see in a week—if they’re lucky enough. However, that said, change can also be frustrating. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - The Indian Ocean spares no one!
By Stefan Coppers, Team Brunel, ,
3:31 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Stefan Coppers reports on day three of Leg 2 for Team Brunel. Position: Fourth - Distance to Abu Dhabi: 4726. The Indian Ocean spares no one! The wind is blowing up to 28 knots from the southwest and the speedometer displays 24 knots. ...
Viper 640 event at Lake Garda - 22-26th June 2015
By Stuart Bayliss, UK ,
3:27 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
A new and exciting Viper 640 European Event in 2015 has been announced by Rondar Boats Ltd. Lake Garda is one of the great sailing venues and already there are signed up entries from the UK and Australia, with potential entries from the USA. It’s a serious sailing regatta and Italian holiday in one event! ...
Harken Youth Match Racing: Unstable weather has caused 'frustrations'
By Stephen Collopy, Newport ,
3:21 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Harken Youth International Match Racing 2014: The Kiwi teams are again on top of the leader board after day two of racing. Sam Mackay (RPNYC) and George Anyon (RNZYS) are sitting high and dry with 9 wins out of 11 races. Anyon is still proceeding to impress the field by defeating the top five seeded skippers. ...
ZK Seaboots from Zhik - Keeping your feet cosy and dry this winter!
By Liz Rushall, ,
3:13 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Zhik’s ZK Seaboots have been developed for extreme weather protection in the most demanding sailing conditions, using a combination of neoprene, rubber and merino to provide unparalleled warmth, flexibility and total protection. Whether you are driving a RIB, on a delivery trip or extending your boating season into the winter months, these Zhik Seaboots will keep your feet warm and dry. ...
De Pavant (Otio - Bastide Médical), troisième Class40 en Guadeloupe
By Marie Le Berrigaud-Perochon, ,
2:56 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Ce mercredi 19 novembre à 19 heures 07 minutes et 03 secondes, Kito de Pavant a franchi la ligne d’arrivée à Pointe-à-Pitre de la 10è Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe. Le skipper d’Otio-Bastide Médical a mis 17 jours 05 heures 07 minutes et 03 secondes pour boucler le parcours de 3 542 milles à la vitesse moyenne de 8,57 nœuds. Il a parcouru en réalité 4 328 milles à 10,48 nœuds de moyenne. ...
Star Sailors League Finals - Kusznierewicz, Zycki to represent Poland
By Alex D'Agosta, ,
2:47 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Kusznierewicz and Zycki haven’t sailed together at all since finishing second in the first SSL Final in Nassau in 2013. Both men have been so busy at work that they are only managing to snatch a few minutes here and there to follow the progress of the Star class live online during the main events. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Nov 21 - NZD moves up
By Collinson FX, ,
1:14 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
November 21, 2014: Commodities fought a rear guard action and the associated currencies attempted to stem the losses, with the AUDUSD pushing back to 0.8620, while the NZD moved up to 0.7860. ...
Yates Cup: Images from the front of the fleet
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
12:24 PM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Sail-World was on the water, courtesy of Doyle Sails, and captured these images of the front runners in the Yates Cup, which started today off Orakei ...
Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing’s Top Honour for 2014
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
10:55 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have taken New Zealand’s top honour in sailing for two years running after being named as 2014 House of Travel Sailor of the Year at tonight’s Awards ceremony in Auckland.
'It’s a big honour to win this Award,' says Peter Burling. 'We had a great year last year, so to do it all again, to build on that is just brilliant.' ...
British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?
By Amanda Simpson, London ,
10:52 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
On Monday 17 November, an impressive line-up of speakers at 13th International Sailing Summit shared ideas and best practice from around the world, demonstrating how the sailing industry can change to increase and retain participation, through innovation, technology and cultural changes. British Cycling has seen its membership grow by 567% since 2005. ...
2014 Harken International Youth MR Regatta - Anyon surprises on Day 1
By Arthur Spithill, Sydney ,
10:32 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Harken International Youth MR Regatta - The 22nd Harken International Youth Match Racing Regatta at RPAYC opened with a spectacular day of racing on Sydney’s Pittwater with over 100 Races completed in a lively15-18kt NE sea breeze. ...
GC32 Racing Tour 2015 - Dates and venues
By GC32 Racing Tour, ,
10:08 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
GC32 Racing Tour: State-of-the-art in catamaran design, the GC32 is attracting considerable interest due to its conceptual similarity to the AC72 and AC62 foiling catamarans pioneered in the America’s Cup. However as the GC32s are smaller one designs with soft sail rigs, they provide both professional teams and private owners with the opportunity to experience airborne catamaran racing. ...
Rolex Sydney Hobart winner racing for Morna Cup
By Peter Campbell, ,
9:51 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
The Morna Cup is the second of three short ocean races conducted each season by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and has attracted more than 40 entries for tomorrow’s event. The race is also part of the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore and has drawn boats contesting this series as well as a strong line-up of RSYS Division 1 boats. ...
Class 40-footers to be featured in 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race
By Annapolis to Newport Race 2015, ,
8:46 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Designed primarily for single-handed or double-handed racing, the high-performance monohulls have also been a fixture in such East Coast distance races as Newport-to-Bermuda and Marblehead-to-Halifax. Now the Class 40 is coming to the historic Annapolis-to-Newport Race for the first time. ...
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race historical photographic exhibition at ANMM
By Louise Bashford, ,
5:17 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
To help celebrate the 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race the Australian National Maritime Museum has honoured the CYCA by creating an intimate photographic exhibition in their Tasman Light Gallery. ...
RMSIR 2014 – Penang to Langkawi. An espresso race
By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Langkawi, Malaysia ,
3:55 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
A slow start for the last coastal race of the Raja Muda is almost a tradition. ‘L’ flag and ‘follow me’ up the course until the RO finds conditions that suit. Equally almost traditional is that this is the blowiest leg of the regatta. 50nm and another straight line to the finish, except this one really is a straight line, with no sand bars or other deviant diversions. ...
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Wounded Mates to face the strait
By Zoe Russell, ,
3:47 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - A new group of serving and former Australian soldiers will take on one of the most gruelling long ocean yacht races in the world as part of their rehabilitation and to raise awareness of the challenges facing young service men and women today. ...
Spectacular performance by Bakewell-White maxi early in first race
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
3:02 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
The revamped Bakewell-White supermaxi, Rio 100 (Manouch Moshayedi) turned in an impressive performance in the opening stages of the Yates Cup. Sailing against a variety of benchmarks which included a a Volvo 70, a Botin 80 and an ORMA 60, Rio 100 came from behind to enjoy an impressive lead over the monohulls after 90 minutes of sailing. ...
America's Cup: Team New Zealand responds to Venue rumours
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
1:42 AM Fri 21 Nov 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand has responded to reports published in Bermuda and mainland USA, that Bermuda has been selected as venue for the 35th America's Cup.
In a media release sent mid-afternoon, New Zealand time, Emirates Team NZ CEO Grant Dalton said in response to unconfirmed reports that Bermuda had won the right to host the 35th America’s Cup, that the team had not been told of a decision ...
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