Delta Lloyd Regatta - Thrilling final day in Medemblik
By Delta Lloyd Regatta,
4:20 PM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
At the Delta Lloyd Regatta, the new format experienced in the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup - with the emphasis put on the last medal race - created the expected thrill and drama in Medemblik. Five of the earlier leaders have lost top place during the Medal race which have opened the field for the top six boats. ...
America's Cup: Images from San Francisco - Workout on Day 2
By Gilles Martin-Raget,
1:02 PM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget provides this gallery of images of the three AC72's sailing on San Francisco Bay in winds of up to 22kts ...
Ramsgate week - Friendly regatta, Cowes alternative
By Royal Temple Yacht Club, ,
12:22 PM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
Ramsgate Week 2013 is the Royal Temple Yacht Club's annual regatta and is widely recognised as the friendly regatta an alternative to Cowes. You get to meet all the competitors in the newly refurbished club bar, the town is only a five minute walk from your berth and there is now an abundance of bars and restaurants in the town (no you don't need to book threemonths in advance either!). ...
Finn World Masters - Kiwis rule, Maier claims fifth
By Robert Deaves, ,
8:49 AM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
The closing days are often difficult for organisers and competitors alike, but the final day in La Rochelle was made more difficult by the strong winds and early rain showers that swept through the area. ...
Delta Lloyd Regatta - First medals for the skiffs + Video
By Delta Lloyd Regatta, ,
8:08 AM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
The last day of finals at the Delta Lloyd Regatta, second stage of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup, in Medemblik has been full on with the all schedules sailed in all classes. It was an important day as these last races will define the sailors qualified for the Medal races. ...
2013 Delta Lloyd Regatta - Australian sailors to race for gold
By Craig Heydon, ,
7:16 AM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
Medemblik, Holland four Australian crews will race for gold in three classes at the 2013 Delta Lloyd Regatta following another day of good results in Medemblik, Holland. ...
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - Interview with Domenic Genua
By William Burton, Gold Coast ,
4:37 AM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - Marketing and Events Manager for the Sydney International Boat Show Dominic Genua talks about what to expect for the upcoming boat show in Sydney from the first till the fourth of August. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ and Oracle Team USA line up - Video
By America's Cup Media and Chris Cameron,
2:36 AM Sat 25 May 2013 GMT
America's Cup Challenger Emirates Team NZ and Defender Oracle Team USA have lined up for the first time on San Francisco Bay.
Watch this video to see who came out on top ...
All over for Orlova? - navigation hazard may have sunk
By Lee Mylchreest,
10:49 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Cruising sailors in the Atlantic will be relieved to learn that the navigation hazard, the abandoned and possibly toxic cruise ship Orlova, lost and drifting somewhere in the North Atlantic, seems to have vanished from the high seas after a water-activated EPIRB signal, indicating that the ship could be taking on water, was picked up by the Irish Coastguard some time ago, but no contact since. ...
EFPT Aqualeto Cup - Day 5 a teaser + Video
By EFPT, ,
10:03 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
At the EFPT Aqualeto Cup, it had to take five days here in Russia until the riders found out why they brought all their kit, and by all we really mean every sail and board that they have in their quiver. We had some surprisingly strong wind but the conditions can certainly be described as 'teasing' for the large part of the day. ...
Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship - Day 2 + Video
By Marios Polos, ,
9:46 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Day two of the Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship in Torbole started with a postponement due to rainy conditions. Luckily the north wind cleared just about the sky, so the star fleet got underway with two races with rainy cold conditions to sail in. ...
Dartmouth College wins Women's College Sailing National Championship
By Jennifer Mitchell, Minneapolis, MN ,
9:36 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Today was the last day of racing for the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Championship on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla. The event is co-hosted by the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Eckerd College and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Eighteen women’s collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy and Dartmouth College came out the victor. ...
Howth 17s take centre stage at Dublin Bay OGA 50th and Port Riverfest
By ISA, ,
8:35 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
he Howth 17s – broadly regarded as the world's oldest one-design keelboat classes still racing as originally designed – will play centre stage of a three-day sailing regatta in Dublin Bay. ...
Kish Solo / Two Handed Race returns June 9th
By ISA, ,
8:28 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
The popular and novel Kish Solo/ 2-handed Race, aimed at both the regular Dublin Bay racers and non-racers alike, will make its return on Sunday June 9th. The event offers a challenge of seamanship to all sailors, as well as the challenge of navigating a course to and manoeuvring around the lighthouse structure, in the river like tidal conditions. ...
Cruising range launched by Nautor's Swan
By Nautor's Swan, ,
8:13 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Nautor’s Swan, the world’s leading builder of performance yachts, revealed today its plans to deliver a complete range of unrivaled cruising yachts ranging from 60 to 115 feet in length. ...
Keep Clear of the 'Bight Line' for Sailing Safety!
By John Jamieson,
8:09 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
How can you keep your boat and sailing crew safe when working a docking line under high tension? Make sure you put these three golden safety rules into play aboard your sailing boat, today! ...
Great Lakes Series kicks off Melges 32 Summer action
By Joy Dunigan, ,
6:51 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Following on from a very successful OtterBox® Virgin Island Sailing Series and halfway through the European Audi Sailing Series, the North American Melges 32 Fleet is ecstatic to usher in the Summer of 2013 and launch of the Great Lakes Series (GLS). ...
Corals vary due to earthquakes and volcanoes according to ARC study
By ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies, ,
6:18 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Colossal forces in the Earth’s crust explain why the abundance and richness of corals varies dramatically across the vast expanse of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, a world-first study from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) has found. ...
Trofeo Conde de Godo - Azzurra maintains leadership
By Giuliano Luzzatto, ,
6:05 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
At the Trofeo Conde de Godo, the TP52 of Yacht Club Costa Smeralda maintains its leadership despite a technical problem that put a strain on its performance during day two. Two exciting races were held today on the waters off Barcelona under a fresh southerly breeze that started at 15 knots and increased to gusts that reached 25 knots during the day's second race. ...
Trofeo Conde de Godo - Action aplenty on day 2 in Barcelona
By 52 Super Series, ,
5:12 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
At the Trofeo Conde de Godo, while it was Tony Langley’s Gladiator and Niklas Zennström’s Rán Racing which ran out as best scoring teams from an exciting second day, both landing a first and third apiece, Azzurra still returned to the Réal Club Nautico Barcelona with their overall one point lead intact. ...
Mauritius Regatta - Sol's crew victorious in inaugural edition
By Coralie Rassinoux, ,
5:02 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
For the Mauritius Regatta’s six strong fleet, it has been five days of excellent sailing conditions! With the first two competitors in a tie last night and the small gap between the first four boats, today’s leg was key for the final win between the capital of Port Louis and Black River. ...
Solitaire du Figaro - Tous à Bordeaux!
By Marie Le Berrigaud Perochon, ,
4:27 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Le rideau s'ouvre sur la 44e Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire. Ce vendredi 24 mai lance officiellement les festivités à Bordeaux avant le grand départ du 2 juin prochain. Pendant les neuf jours qui leur restent, les marins vont vivre au rythme de la Fête du Fleuve avec un impératif : rester concentré sur leur objectif sportif. ...
The Transat sets sail May 2016
By The Transat,
4:09 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
The next edition of The Transat, the successor for pro-sailors to the original solo race across the North Atlantic that was born as the OSTAR, will commence in May 2016. The OSTAR (Observer Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race) was created in 1960 by a handful of pioneering sailors. ...
Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race prizegiving
By KPMS, ,
3:22 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race’s third edition concluded with the final prizegiving ceremony today at the docks in Capri’s Marina Grande. During the ceremony, the crew of Alexander Schaerer’s Caol Ila R (USA) received the week’s most coveted prize – the Rolex Trophy and Rolex timepiece – awarded to the overall winner of the event on IRC. ...
Bollé RS300 Grand Prix at Sheffield Viking
By Matt Jenkins, ,
12:08 PM Fri 24 May 2013 GMT
Sheffield Viking SC hosted the second round of the Bollé sponsored RS300 Grand Prix event on the 18th – 19th May. Visitors came from far and wide to join three home boats for some great sailing in cracking conditions. ...
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