IRC Small Boat Regatta at Island SC
By Graham Nixon, ,
9:24 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 IRC Small Boat Regatta, with weather forecasts in the run-up to the event predicting 25-40 knots proving to be spot on, the Race Officers’ decision to cancel all racing for the Saturday was vindicated. ...
The many pathways to Olympic sailing success
By Dana Paxton, ,
9:14 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
This summer young sailors will learn first-hand about the multiple pathways to Olympic sailing success as Olympians, medalists, coaches and leaders from the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program—such as JJ Fetter, Josh Adams, Andrew Campbell, Luther Carpenter and Leandro Spina—speak during 'Olympic Sailing Night'. ...
Route des Princes - Foxall’s Oman Air-Musandam still out front
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
6:58 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
For Ireland’s 19th century emigrants who were headed for a new life across the Atlantic in America, the Fastnet Rock became known as Ireland’s Teardrop. But for Ireland’s Damian Foxall this morning, passing the legendary rock was reason for Irish sailing’s most successful export to smile. Gilles Lamiré and his crew of Rennes Métropole - Saint-Malo Agglomération have decided to retire from Leg 2. ...
Route des Princes - Suspense irlandais
By Regis Lerat, ,
6:25 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Les heures se suivent et ne se ressemblent pas dans la dernière ligne droite vers Dublin - Dun Laoghaire. Ce midi, Oman Air - Musandam doublait le Fastnet en pôle position, Spindrift dans son tableau arrière. À peine le temps de siroter une pinte irlandaise que Virbac-Paprec 70 de Jean-Pierre Dick reprenait les commandes. ...
Giraglia Rolex Cup - Images of the Sanremo action by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi images, ,
6:16 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water during the Girgalia Rolex Cup to capture this gallery of images. ...
Breizh World Tour presented to reps at Brest Métropole Océane
By Pierre Giboire, ,
5:56 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The Ocean50 class, which Michel Desjoyeaux had the idea of launching, has been pondering the first major event for the future Ocean50 monohulls for several months. Now, this project is taking shape thanks to the work done jointly between Michel Desjoyeaux’s Mer Agitée company, the development team at Mer Forte led by Denis Juhel and the event organizers, Mer & Média. ...
Marion Bermuda Race - Joy and sorrow at the finish for Shindig
By Talbot Wilson, ,
4:40 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race, Shindig took line honors, finishing the 645 nm course off St David’s Lighthouse at 4:55:13 ADT/3:55:13 EDT on Tuesday morning June 18. They were certainly glad to finish first, but sorry not to break the record after such a fast start. ...
Stena Match Cup Sweden - Women's Trophy returns to Marstrand
By Fabian Bengtsson,
4:27 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
At last year’s Stena Match Cup Sweden, women’s racing was left out of the event because of the tight schedule between the World Cup in Gothenburg and the Olympics in London. This summer, the Women’s Trophy is back at Marstrand and the women’s elite will once again compete in one of the most prestigious match racing regattas in the world. ...
Revolutionary Hydros C-Class catamaran takes maiden voyage
By Bernard Schopfer,
4:19 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The first Team Hydros C-Class catamaran took to the water at La Grande Motte for its maiden voyage. This is the first time a vessel using TPT carbon fiber technology, the latest development in composite materials, takes to the water! 'It is a momentous occasion for our team and all the people and companies involved in developing this unique yacht,' said Jérémie Lagarrigue. ...
Scholarship recipients recognized at tribute to the U.S. Coast Guard
By Jennifer Crowley Fyke,
4:14 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The Coast Guard Foundation recognized its Commander Daniel J. Christovich Scholarship awardees and 2013 college graduatesat its ninth Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital last week. The Daniel J. Christovich Scholarship is generously funded by Lisa Kazor Christovich in honor of her husband's distinguished career in the Coast Guard. ...
CGF awards 2013-14 Academic Year College Scholarships
By Jennifer Crowley Fyke, ,
4:10 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, has announced the 2013-14 recipients of its college scholarship program, which supports the higher education goals of enlisted Coast Guard members’ children. ...
Kieler Woche - High-level action on the horizon
By Hermann Hell, ,
2:44 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The 2013 Kieler Woche is set to take place from 22 to 30 June, with about 4,500 sailors from 50 nations crowding the waters of Kiel Fjord. Medals will be fought for in eight Olympic sailing disciplines, among them the two new Olympic classes 49erFX for women and Nacra 17 for mixed crews. ...
Route des Princes - Belle bagarre de vitesse en direction du Fastnet
By Regis Lerat, ,
2:09 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Après le passage de l'occidentale ouest de la chaussée de Sein, hier en fin d'après-midi, les leaders de la flotte des Multi50 font actuellement route au près sur un long bord bâbord en direction du célèbre rocher du Fastnet qu'ils devraient enrouler en fin de journée, peu après les MOD70 qui se livrent, eux aussi, à une belle bagarre de vitesse au louvoyage dans une vingtaine de noeuds de vent ...
New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta - A lively and historical tradition
By Barby MacGowan, Newport, R.I. ,
1:40 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex—the oldest regatta in the country—has entered the history books for the 159th time after two days of weekend racing (June 15 and 16) preceded by an optional and separately scored competition 'Around the Island' on Friday (June 14). ...
Grand Pavois 2013 - The LABS emerge from the shadows
By Veronique Largeau, ,
11:33 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Back in 1995, the elite of the sailing world met up in San Diego for the 29th America’s Cup, the most coveted trophy in the history of sailing. Just as in all those international meetings, if there was competition on the water, it was just as fierce on the drawing boards of the world’s greatest marine designers. ...
Marion Bermuda Race - Shindig takes Line Honors
By Talbot Wilson, ,
11:13 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
It was slow going at the end when Shindig took Line Honors in the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race. According to finish line chairman Eugene Rayner, the big blue Andrews 68 finished the 645 nm course at 4:55:13 ADT/3:55:13 EDT on Tuesday morning June 18. ...
Realstone Sailing takes on new challenges after Bol d’Or Mirabaud
By MaxComm Communication, ,
10:46 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Realstone Sailing is lying second overall in the provisional Vulcain Trophy ranking, after posting a convincing fourth place at the Bol d’Or Mirabaud ...
Route des Princes Leg 2 - Leading MOD70’s to pass Fastnet
By Route des Princes, ,
10:25 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Will the leading MOD70’s be at Fastnet this morning on the Route des Princes Leg Two and get those two bonus points? ...
Marion Bermuda 2013 leaders struggle for late night finish
By Talbot Wilson, ,
9:49 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
As predicted late Sunday, the Marion Bermuda 2013 leaders struggled for late night finish ...
IRC dual scoring provides balance and parity
By Peta Stuart-Hunt,
9:32 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
It is widely known that the Rating Office, the technical arm of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and gatekeeper for the IRC rating rule in the UK, supports the use of local and national performance handicaps. Far from being in competition with IRC, properly administered handicap systems complement it by bringing new people into the sport and igniting their competitive spirit. ...
On a winning streak - Mat Belcher and Will Ryan win their first major
By Mathew Belcher,
8:43 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
After winning our first major title in the form of the European Championships, it is exciting to be able to share with you all our progress as we take another step forward as a team ...
Excitement building for upcoming ORCi World Championship
By ORC Media, ,
7:55 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Excitement building for 115 teams from 16 countries for the upcoming Adria Ferries ORCi World Championship, to be held in Ancona, Italy over 21-29 June ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 18,2013 - Bulls emerge refreshed
By Collinson FX,
5:37 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 18, 2013 - The Bulls have come out refreshed but this all relies on Ben Bernanke. Commodity demand fell and prices reacted accordingly, which pushed demand for the associated currencies lower. The KIWI fell back below 0.8000 as the USD regained some ground despite local Consumer Confidence rising. The AUD fell back to 0.9550 with momentum flagging and local new ...
Sydney's 'Alfreds' features Nick Martin on 'Round World Cruising'
By Nancy Knudsen,
2:26 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
If you are anywhere in reach of the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club on Sydney's northern beaches, you won't want to miss the presentation that Nick Martin is giving on their regular 'First Friday' Cruising dinner - and you DON'T have to be a member of the club. ...
Edgartown Race Weekend set for July 17-21
By Kirsten Ferguson, ,
11:27 PM Mon 17 Jun 2013 GMT
Martha’s Vineyard is home to Edgartown Yacht Club and some of the Northeast’s best sailboat racing, including the club’s Edgartown Race Weekend, scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday, July 17-21. Hosting classes for IRC, PHRF, Double-Handed, Cruising and Classic sailboats, the weekend’s centerpiece is the popular 54.7 nautical mile ’Round the Island Race (Saturday, July 20). ...
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