Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length
By Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US, ,
5:43 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
2014, the 50th anniversary of the Big Boat Series will go down as perhaps a turning point where size really doesn't matter, it's the length that counts. Four days of long courses with a nice variety of conditions will be remembered long after the bruises and strains have subsided. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander - Double French RS:X gold
By ISAF, ,
5:22 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
There was double French gold in the RS:X fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as Julien Bontemps claimed the men's title and Charline Picon picked up the women's. Picon had sealed Women's RS:X gold overnight whilst Bontemps had a comfortable lead in the men's and needed a solid race to seal the deal. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sailing Energy
By Sail-World.com, ,
5:02 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo and Pedro Martinez were on site for day eight of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images. ...
Portofino Rolex Trophy - Day 2 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
5:00 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was back on the water for day two of the Portofino Rolex Trophy to capture these images. ...
The Galley Guys take on the Vancouver International Boat Show
By Greg Nicoll with Frank Leffelaar and Friends, ,
4:49 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
The Galley Guys hit the Vancouver International Boat Show running. All day long, we were checking out new boats, looking into ice lockers, peeking into storage compartments, seeing what’s new for gourmet cooking onboard and being forced to live on 'show food' by day. ...
Asia Pacific Student Cup – Shifty weather conditions at Quarterfinal
By Yujia Seah, Marina Bay ,
4:36 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
The top eight teams from day one and two’s round robin at the Asia Pacific Student Cup gathered once again at Marina Bay to face off in the quarterfinals. In this round, the first skipper to score at least three points would then proceed to the semifinals. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Finn leaders emerge from shifty Santander breeze
By Robert Deaves, ,
4:21 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has moved into a 20 point lead at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander after two more challenging races. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) moves up to second with Jonathan Lobert (FRA) dropping one to third. The gold fleet race wins went to Ed Wright (GBR) and Alex Muscat (ESP). ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Sam Davies officiellement nommée skipper du Team SCA
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:51 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
A Alicante, le spectacle se joue plutôt à terre en ce moment. Tous les Volvo Ocean 65 sont sortis de l’eau et sont alignés les uns à côté des autres face au QG de la Volvo Ocean Race. Ils passent entre les mains expertes des équipes du chantier de Nick Bice qui a construit les monotypes. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 19, 2014 - KIWI election
By Collinson FX, ,
2:40 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
September 19, 2014: The eve of the local NZ election is reflecting confidence in the status quo, which will support the currency, initially. The NZDGBP Cross was biggest hit overnight trading currently at 0.4950. The biggest gainer was the NZDJPY going over 88.00 to regain the year to date high, great buying here. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - RS:X winner images by Barbara Sanchez
By Sail-World.com, ,
2:36 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Barbara Sanchez was on site at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images of the men and women's RS:X winners. ...
UBS Jersey Regatta and Spinlock IRC Channel Islands Championships
By Bill Harris, Jersey ,
2:17 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
he sixteenth combined clubs’ Jersey Regatta, sponsored for the second year by leading global financial services company UBS AG, was held in the beautiful confines of St Aubin’s Bay in near-perfect conditions over the weekend of 12th – 14th September. ...
Lorient Horta Solo: Safran-Guy Cotten makes good start from the Azores
By Safran Sailing Team, ,
2:11 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
At exactly 1500hrs on Friday, Gwénolé Gahinet, on the Figaro Safran-Guy Cotten, left Horta on the return leg* of Lorient Horta Solo. Just before the start, the 18 competitors headed north, their destination: Lorient, where a finish around September 27 is expected. The task: 1,250 miles of solo offshore racing. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 470 spots awarded
By ISAF, ,
1:59 PM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
With Men's and Women's 470 final series racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships concluding on Friday 19 September the Rio 2016 spots on offer have been picked up. ...
52 Super Series 2015 - Outlook looks hot for the 52 Super Series
By 52 Super Series, ,
10:17 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
The five month season long series will feature up to nine new TP52s among a fleet which should be around 12 to 15 boats strong. The mainstays of Palma’s Copa del Rey and Porto Cervo, Costa Smeralda are joined by a curtain - raising regatta in May in Valencia. The Bay of Palma and its reliable summer sea breezes will see back-to-back regattas from Puerto Portals. ...
ISAF Worlds - Interview with 49erFX leaders Denmark's Baad and Olsen
By Dan Ibsen, Sail-World Europe & UK editor, ,
9:30 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
The seventh day of racing at the ISAF Sailing Worlds in Santander showed in several races some sailors with very strong performances, some sailors won all their races on the course. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds – Live broadcast RS: X, 470, Nacra 17 medal races
By Daniel Smith, ,
8:32 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander 2014 - Live broadcast RS: X, 470, Nacra 17 medal races. ...
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam - Another early start on day 4
By American Windsurfing Tour, ,
4:40 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Another early start paid dividends today at the Hatteras Wave Jam, as Hatteras continued to provide a beautiful windsurfing canvas. The early morning showed promise once again, but unfortunately was not quite enough to run any Pro heats. ...
ISAF Sailing World - First entry leaves sailor's reputation in tatters
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
3:25 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Running parallel to the Olympic and Paralympic class competitions at this year’s ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne, is a racing program for 16 invited classes from kiteboards, to various youth feeder classes and the Hansa Liberty class, designed for disabled sailors. ...
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Four go through to quarter finals
By Dobbs Davis, ,
2:54 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Chicago Match Cup - As the breeze and waves built on the second day of the Qualifying Series at the Chicago Match Cup, so did the competitiveness as teams fought hard for the top four slots to automatically advance to the Quarter Finals. The Chicago Match Cup is the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). ...
470 Men and Women Worlds - Champs take over leaderboard
By 470 International Association Class, ,
2:30 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
A strong wind of around 25 knots delivered some stunning racing at the 470 Men and Women World Championships. Conditions which keep other fleets ashore were perfectly sailable for 470s, with gusts up to 30 knots just adding to the thrill of the ride this morning. ...
ISAF Sailing World Champ - Buckingham finishes with career-best result
By US Sailing, ,
2:24 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Champ - The arrival of Day seven at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships brought with it the first medal races of the event, and a new set of title holders in the Women's Laser Radial and Men's Laser classes. Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished the event in seventh overall, a career-best finish for top-ranked US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Laser sailor. ...
New Zealand boating industry showing strong growth
By Isla McKechnie, Auckland ,
12:35 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Exhibitors have chosen to go big, with luxury brand, Riviera, displaying $10,500,000 worth of boats in the Viaduct Harbour and four boats designed by local company Roger Hill Yacht Designs, worth $5,500,000 on show. The four Hill-designed yachts are the striking 17-metre Voodoo, built by Pachoud Yachts, 14.95-metre Tribute, 13.1-metre Notorious and an 8.9m ArrowCat. ...
Singapore qualifies for Rio 2016 in Women's Laser Radial
By SingaporeSailing, ,
11:52 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Following the earlier news that Singapore had qualified the nation in the Laser men's event for 2016 Rio Olympics at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, now Elizabeth Yin has successfully secured the nation another spot following the conclusion of the Finals series at the world championships ...
NZL Sailing Team: Leading in two fleets after Day 7 at the ISAF Worlds
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
10:05 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
As the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships head into the business end New Zealand leads in both the 49er and women’s 470 after a blustery day in Santander.
Top performances from Peter Burling and Blair Tuke sees them extend their lead in the men’s skiff, while Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have stormed to the top of the women’s 470 standings with three good races today. ...
Audi Melges 20 Canadian Nationals: 14 teams assemble for first edition
By International Melges 20 Class Association, ,
9:47 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Continuing on its 2014 World Tour, the Audi Melges 20 fleet has ventured to the land of Mounted Police and Maple Syrup to compete in the first ever Canadian Open Championship. With warm hospitality provided by the Port Credit Yacht Club and great racing on the shores of Lake Ontario, fourteen Audi Melges 20 teams will duke it out over eight scheduled races to determine the champ...eh. ...
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