Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 29 - Pressure for Interest drop
By Collinson FX, ,
1:19 PM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
January 29, 2015: Apple shattered records with massive jumps in sales and profits. This boosted tech equities and allowed a rebound from yesterdays losses, although energy shares weighed heavily, as Oil dropped below $45/barrel. ...
Meanwhile in Canada... International DN Ice Yacht Championships 2015
By Kingston Yacht Club, Kingston, ON ,
12:49 PM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
The International DN Ice Yacht World and North American Championships are being held in Kingston, Ontario (right in front of our office). For the Kingston Yacht Club, we skated out to the middle of the lake, and put together a little highlight piece for them to remember the event by. ...
Doyle Sails One Design have more Optimist success with Cross Cut
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:18 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Doyle Sails had more success last weekend in the Auckland Optimist Championships, taking first and second overall in the 110 strong Open fleet. Six countries were represented in the event, and young sailors came the length of New Zealand to compete in the regatta that is a ranking event for World and International team selection. ...
EFG's Star Winter Series rules in Biscayne Bay
By Connie Bischoff, Miami, FL ,
8:44 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
The third Star Winter Series presented by EFG (SWS) and hosted by Miami’s Biscayne Bay was a shining success. Not only have all five regattas had stronger participation than last year but the final one, the Mid Winters, grew 35% with 45% of the sailors international (CAN, SWE, BRA, UKR, ARG, ITA and GER). ...
New sponsors and major prizes for 2015 Sydney Harbour Regatta
By Di Pearson, Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Mosman ,
8:27 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Middle Harbour Yacht Club has confirmed a new major sponsor for the Sydney Harbour Regatta to coincide with the 10th anniversary of NSW’s largest sailing event, to be held on the weekend of 7-8 March ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Day 3 images by Ocean Images
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
4:20 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Day 3 photos provided by Ocean Images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Day 3 - US Sailing have eight in Top 10
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:37 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Day 3 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella marked the midpoint of North America’s biggest Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta. With bright sunshine and fresh breeze in abundance, the world’s top athletes in 13 classes were treated to the conditions that exemplify why Miami is a preferred international sailing destination. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Kiwi women lead the way in two classes
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
3:34 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
NZL Sailing Team womens crews still lead in the Women’s 470 and 49erFX after Day 3 of the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami.
Gold fleet racing got underway today.
Both of New Zealand’s women’s double-handed crews extended their overall leads. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Young Australians make waves on Day 3
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:18 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Australian Sailing’s youngsters are making waves at the first international regatta of 2015. 19-year old Matt Wearn (WA) has taken the lead in the Laser class on Day 3 of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Olympian Iain Jensen (NSW) sailing with up and coming skipper Joel Turner (QLD) moving into second, tied on points with first, in the 49er skiff. ...
ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami: Day 3 - Three back to back winners
By ISAF, ,
3:01 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay
Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ...
Pick the right place! - Miami World Cup 2015
By Sail Canada, Kingston, ON ,
2:20 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Miami delivered a wide range of conditions today with winds between 9-16kts and shifts in excess of 35 degrees reported from Bravo course. The unpredictable systems, did not delay any racing on Biscayne Bay!
Nacra 17 team Luke Ramsay & Nikola Girke turned on the speed today putting together a solid race 7 today, leading the fleet on several occasions and settling in nicely to fourth place. ...
Double Black’s class debut at Farr 40 Victorian state title
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
2:14 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
The first points earner for the Australian Farr 40 2014-15 season starts tomorrow, Friday 30 January, 2015 from Sandringham Yacht Club on Melbourne’s Port Phillip. The three-day Aberdeen Asset Management Farr 40 Victorian State Title is the class’ debut outing from SYC and the first one design match-up for Melbourne owner of Double Black, Rob Pitts. ...
Dates announced for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2016
By Sue Pelling, ,
1:48 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Following the success of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series that concluded last week, the dates of next year’s event have been confirmed for 16-24 January 2016. With overseas competitors from 11 nations represented a large part of the 47-strong fleet overall at the 2015 event ...
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing is first to Team to fly in Bermuda
10:40 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup.
The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ...
North U 2015 U.S. Youth Match Racing Clinics Underway
By Dave Perry, Southport, CT ,
8:26 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
North U kicked off its 2015 season of youth match racing clinics around the U.S. with a successful clinic hosted by the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in Kemah, Texas on Galveston Bay near Houston.
Forty high school and college sailors spent two-and-a-half days learning about match racing and training in Sonars on flat water and 6-12 knots of breeze. ...
Quantum Key West 2015 - Images by Tim Wilkes
By Tim Wilkes, Key West ,
6:58 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
A fantastic week of sunshine, warm weather, big breeze and competitive sailing is what sailors were treated to last week in Key West. Several Canadians left the bitter cold of the north to partake in the fun filled week and a few even brought home trophies. Here's a peek at the fun in the sun! ...
Barcelona World Race - A la limite des glaces
By Barcelona World Race, ,
4:36 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Aux commandes de la Barcelona World Race depuis treize jours, Cheminées Poujoulat prend le large dans l’océan Indien sur son poursuivant direct, Neutrogena. La route nord de Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam semble gagnante sur la voie sud, en bordure de la zone d’exclusion antarctique, prise par Guillermo Altadill et José Muñoz. ...
Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - Mumm 36s set for ‘world championship’
By Peter Campbell, ,
4:04 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
The first three racing yachts to enter next month’s Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, Tas Paints, Madness and Host Plus Executive, are also lining up for the annual ‘world championship’ for the Mumm 36 class. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Perfect conditions on Day 2 + Video
By ISAF, ,
3:52 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
At ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, if the Chamber of Commerce had stayed up all night working at it, they could not have served up a better day for racing. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - US Sailing team on Day 2
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:27 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
On day 2 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, the rainstorms of yesterday vanished but the excellent wind conditions remained in place on Biscayne Bay. A more conventional day of racing saw US Sailing Team Sperry athletes finish the day in the top 10 in 5 Olympic classes and 2 Paralympic classes. ...
Campeonato Brasileiro da Classe Snipe - Xande e Lucas largam na frente
By Snipe 2015, ,
3:21 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
O primeiro dia de regatas do 66º Campeonato Brasileiro da Classe Snipe, nesta terça-feira (27), foi concluído da melhor maneira possível. Logo pela manhã foram realizadas as duas provas programadas, sob bons ventos de até 10 nós e com boas disputas. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 28 - Uncertainty in Europe
By Collinson FX, ,
1:21 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
January 28, 2015:Durable Goods Orders contracted 3.4%, which is a trend scaring many, as a contradiction to the strong economic recovery the US has vaunted. Earnings from corporate giants Caterpillar and Microsoft floundered and stock prices tanked. ...
Announcing the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge
By Mainstay Caribbean, ,
1:19 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Bringing Dragon Sailors from around the world to Antigua. Harmony Hall Yacht Club, with the support of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and the Inn at English Harbour, will host the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge with nine races scheduled to take place over five days in fantastic Caribbean conditions on identical Petticrow Dragons. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng - History, Joy and Tears
By Ed Gorman, ,
12:38 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China.
Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ...
New Holiday Camps at Lake Macquarie with the H2O Sports Academy
By H2O Sports Academy Australia, Lake Macquarie, NSW ,
11:20 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
he H2O Sports Academy Australia opened its doors to the first group of kids aged between 6 and 17 years for the first H2O Holiday Camp 12-19 January. Based within the impressive NSW Sport and Recreation Centre at Point Wolstoncroft on Lake Macquarie. ...