88th Bacardi Cup - Day 4
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
3:17 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
The sixth Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank began today with the addition of the J/70, M32, Viper 640 and VX One classes, while the Stars are racing their fourth day in the 88th Bacardi Cup. The weather was perfect, the wind was great and the race committees did a great job. ...
Sail Paradise - Black Jack and Alive battle it out
By Southport Yacht Club, ,
2:43 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Two favorites, Peter Harburg’s Volvo 70 Black Jack, and Duncan Hine’s Reichel/Pugh 66 Alive, battled it out today for first place, at the Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise Regatta. Alive took out day one with Black Jack close behind. Also racing in IRC Division One are the Mates4Mates crew on board Matthew Percy’s Alacrity and Tony Horkings, Leeway. ...
52 Super Series 2015 – Nine new TP52s getting ready to rumble
By 52 Super Series, ,
2:41 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
For the new 52 Super Series 2015 season it could be said that challenge to be fully race ready stepped up a gear when Germany's Harm Müller Spreer launched his new Vrolijk designed Platoon in Dubai. In Auckland, New Zealand sea trials are presently under way for for the new Provezza. ...
Gill Commodore's Cup – A feisty start in St. Maarten
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
2:27 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
A record entry of 81 yachts entered the Gill Commodore's Cup, the prelude to the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta. 30 knots of wind with breaking waves, provided testing conditions for the fleet. ...
2015 Victorian Optimist Championships preview
By Royal Brighton Yacht Club, ,
2:06 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 Victorian Optimist Championships get underway tomorrow at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. 132 competitors have already registered for the regatta that is being held over the Labour Day long weekend, providing three days of racing. 18 entries from New South Wales, along with visitors from Queensland and South Australia will provide additional competition for the Victorian sailors. ...
Farr 40 Midwinter Championship - Day 2 overall
By Farr 40 Class Association, ,
12:59 PM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
At the Farr 40 Midwinter Championship going into the second day of racing, the Italian crew aboard Enfant Terrible faced the near impossible task of maintaining their lead against a class with some serious talent. The impossible must be an Italian special, because not only did they remain the overall scoreboard leaders, but they did so by placing first in two of the races and fourth in the last. ...
2015 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week – Another perfect sailing day
By Cayard Sailing, ,
11:28 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week day four starts with excellent sailing conditions. The wind was a bit lighter today starting out at 11 knots and dropping to eight by the finish. The fleet was well behaved on the starting line so no Black Flag today and no one was over early. ...
Barcelona World Race - A two-speed Atlantic
By IMOCA Ocean Masters, ,
10:41 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race 2014/2015 - Jean Le Cam and Bernard Stamm were left with a bitter memory of their slog up the South Atlantic in the last Vendée Globe. To make the equator, they had to contend with northerly winds and breaking seas… However, for this third edition of the Barcelona World Race it seems that luck has been on their side. ...
Sail Canada announces members of the 2015 Canadian Sailing Team
By sailing.ca, ,
10:40 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
New members of Canadian Sailing Team have been selected based on their performances at a designated qualifying regatta. This year's team lineup include many familiar faces such as three times Olympian Nikola Girke, 2012 Olympians Luke Ramsay (Nacra 17), and Zac Plavsic (RSX:M). ...
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta ready for ultimate green sensation party
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
9:39 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
For years the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has pulled out all the stops when it comes to on the water racing, and on shore parties, which is what has made the event the success that it is ...
Extreme Sailing Series– Home team advantage? Oman Sail aims high
By Extreme Sailing Series™, ,
9:04 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Oman is the most successful nation in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™ and with less than a week to go before Act 2 of the 2015 global tour in Muscat 11 – 14 March, the spotlight is inevitably on the home teams The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air. ...
Eurosaf Youth Sailing, European Championship– Registration is now open
By John Friend EUROSAF, ,
8:32 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Eurosaf Youth Sailing, European Championship – EUROSAF announce that the 29er Class will be open for all countries to compete. ...
Flying Fifteen Nationals: Goodmanson and Rowlands win on home waters
By Graeme Robinson, ,
8:26 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Aaron Goodmanson and Alister Rowlands sailing 'Ffortune' regained their title at the Winters Family Flying Fifteen National Championships sailed on their home waters in Lyttelton Harbour and consolidated their place as the most successful New Zealand crew in the Class history. ...
Royal Bombay Yacht Club vows to keep serving steak and kidney pies
By The Telegraph, ,
6:50 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
The Royal Bombay Yacht Club, one of India's oldest British Raj clubs, has announced it will continue serving its famous steak and kidney pie after the government announced a ban on the sale of beef. ...
Thai stars scoop top awards at Thai Laser Nationals
By Pattaya Mail, ,
5:30 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Royal Varuna Yacht Club hosted the Thailand Laser National Championships 21-22 February at Pattaya, with the objective of promote and support sailing activities in Thailand and as a stimulus for the tourism industry in Pattaya. With around 40 Thai and international sailors aged from 14–75 attending the competition, the three Laser classes of Standard, Radial and 4.7 were contested. ...
2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Early leaders hold firm
By Jill Campbell, ,
4:29 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Superb sailing conditions once again characterized the second day of racing at the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015. The event, organized by longstanding partners Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor's Swan and Rolex, is underway at the yacht club's Caribbean base in Virgin Gorda through Saturday 7th March and sees 21 Swan yachts participating. ...
RHKYC Jeanneau Class Regatta, 7-8 March 2015
By RHKYC Media, ,
4:08 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
The one-design classes of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club relocate from their usual urban territory of Victoria Harbour to the wilds of Port Shelter for the occasion. Around 50 boats will race against each other on RHKATI handicaps, with Etchells, J/80 and Sportsboat fleets competing for the Long Course title, and Dragon, Flying Fifteen, Impala, Pandora and Ruffian classes racing on the Short Course ...
2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean - Day 2 images by Studio Borlenghi
By Studio Borlenghi, ,
2:29 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Studio Borlenghi provide some of these stunning shots from Day 2 of 2015 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. ...
Barcelona World Race - Demain est un autre jour
By Barcelona World Race, ,
2:07 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
Il faut savoir prendre le bon côté des choses. A bord de Spirit of Hungary, Nandor Fa et Conrad Colman ont décidé de faire leur, cette philosophie de vie. Peu épargnés depuis le début de la course, les deux marins ont beau accuser un retard de 1600 sur leur plus proche concurrent, ils n’en continuent pas moins de profiter de ce tour du monde. Le vent vient à manquer? ...
Barcelona World Race: Transition Time rings in Atlantic and Pacific
By Barcelona World Race, ,
1:52 AM Fri 6 Mar 2015 GMT
After a spell last night and today during which almost all of the Barcelona World Race fleet were in light or moderate winds, in the Atlantic and the Pacific, it looks more like Transition Time is ringing for many. ...
America's Cup: An international insight on Team NZ's media floggings
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:40 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Stuart Alexander, one of the world's leading yachting correspondents has been in New Zealand for the past few months, and provided the following perspective on Emirates Team New Zealand's latest media flogging, ahead of the finish of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race. ...
SB20 Tasmanian Championship - Former Olympic sailor and his crew wins
By Stephen Catchpool, Hobart ,
5:06 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
World champion and former Olympic sailor Glenn Bourke (Red) and his crew of Rob Jeffreys and Jake Lilley have taken out the SB20 Tasmanian Titles at the Derwent Sailing Squadron (DSS) in Hobart today. ...
QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Strong interstate fleet
By Nigel Statham, Brisbane ,
4:49 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
All of the Eastern states will be represented in this year's QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race and there is a good chance the Courier Mail Cup may be going to one of these interstate challengers. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team recruits top sailor for leg 5
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
3:18 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Dongfeng crew changes: Foxall on, Rouxel off, Bidegorry is back, and Riou returns as leg 5 Onboard Reporter.
What happens when you put four French sailors, two Chinese, one Swede, and an Irishman together on a carbon speed machine? Sounds like a corny joke, it isn’t… ...
2015 Sail Paradise – Mates4Mates set sail for the friendliest regatta
By Southport Yacht Club, ,
2:15 PM Thu 5 Mar 2015 GMT
Four (4) Mates4Mates Members will be on board Southport Yacht Club’s Alacrity tomorrow, Friday 6 March for the Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise series, which will be contested off the Gold Coast from March 6 to 8. ...
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