2014 Copa del Rey Mapfre - Day 5 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi, ,
3:43 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was on the water at the 2014 Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images on day five. ...
2014 Aquece Rio Int'l Sailing Regatta - Two silver medals for the AST
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:14 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
Mat Belcher and Will Ryan and Tom Burton lead 470M and Laser fleets ahead of tomorrow’s medal race at the 2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta. ...
2014 Aquece Rio Int'l Sailing Regatta - Day 6 photos by Ocean Images
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
2:37 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
Day six photos from the 2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta provided by Ocean Images. ...
NZL Sailing Team: Kiwi World Champs win Gold and Silver in Rio
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
1:33 AM Sat 9 Aug 2014 GMT
New Zealand has won gold in the 49er and silver in the 49erFX at the Olympic Sailing Test Event (Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014).
With the Women’s 470 set to wrap up tomorrow and New Zealand currently lying second the NZL Sailing Team are in good shape for a three medal haul. ...
ARC Baltic fleet head from Helsinki to Stockholm
By World Cruising Club, ,
9:42 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
After a period of cruising through what was for most their first experience of the Finnish Archipelago, the warm welcome received from the NJK in Helsinki set the tone for what has been a great weeks' sailing, relaxing and exploring this beautiful region of the Baltic. ...
Aquece Rio - 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 titles decided
By ISAF, ,
9:25 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil threw out glamorous conditions as the racing concluded in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 on a breezy day at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014. Billy Besson and Marie Riou (FRA) stayed strong to take the Nacra 17 honours. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Robertissima claims race win
By Paul Cayard, ,
9:20 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
At the Copa del Rey Mapfre, two good races were held again today in slightly more wind, and plenty of sunshine. Onboard Robertissima, we started of the day with a win. We won the left side of the starting line and therefore the left side of the race course and controlled things from there. ...
Chubb U.S. Junior Championships overall
By Jake Fish, ,
9:12 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
It was a memorable experience for the 93 sailors racing this week in Northern Michigan. These sailors from all over the country had a blast in competition and in practice. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - Twists and turns as winners are revealed
By Chris Yates, ,
8:55 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
The fifth day of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park Tenerife PWA World Cup saw an abundance of drama with plenty of twists and turns in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Philip Köster (Starboard / Severne / Maui Ultra Fins) claimed his first victory of the year after halting a rampaging Thomas Traversa (Tabou / GA Sails) in the super final as he took his sailing to another gear. ...
Sail Canada names Sailors of the Month for July
By Sail Canada, ,
8:45 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
The Canadian sailing season is in full throttle this month with several national championships held across the country including the 49er and 49erFX championships at St. Margaret's Bay, NS. CST coach Mark Asquith swapped his coachboat for the skiff, sailing with Jon Ladha (RNYC) and showing the young how it's done with the championship title. ...
America's Cup: Former Artemis crew member says danger is being ignored
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
8:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Former Artemis Racing and Team New Zealand tactician, Terry Hutchinson, speaks frankly with Alexa Lyons of Maxim magazine on the 2007 and 2013 America's Cups, and his views of the way the Cup is headed, particularly with the new wingsailed foiling catamarans. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Azzurra claims race win in Palma
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
7:05 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Azzurra wins the second race of the day at the Copa del Rey Mapfre with determination, making up for the first race where she fought her way back from a difficult situation to place fourth. Tomorrow will see the last two races in the 33rd Copa del Rey. The current results see Quantum in the lead, followed by Ran. Azzurra is currently placed third. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre: Never-say-die fighting spirit on the Bay of Palma
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:51 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Niklas Zennström’s Rán Racing team proved their never-say-die fighting spirit on the Bay of Palma today when they twice made key gains in the final minutes of successive races to bring themselves within only three points of regatta leaders Quantum Racing going into the final day of the Copa del Rey Mapfre. ...
Lysekil Women’s Match - Semi-final action on the horizon
By WIM Series, ,
6:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
With five wins out of five possible, the Swedish World Champion Anna Kjellberg secured her slot in the Lysekil Women’s Match semi-finals. Then she chose Danish Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen as her opponent, and during Friday afternoon she also gained a reassuring lead with 2 – 0 in the first to three wins semi-final. ...
Gazprom Swan 60 Worlds - Spirit of Europe rises up the leader board
By Jessica Francis, ,
5:23 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
A pair of race wins for Spirit of Europe on the fifth day of racing in Palma at the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship has moved her from fourth to second overall with a four point lead over third and fourth place. ...
Copa del Rey Mapfre - Race 9 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
2:49 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on deck to capture these images during race nine of the 33rd Copa del Rey Mapfre. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 8 2014 - Oz jobless jumps
By Collinson FX, ,
2:46 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
August 8 2014: The Australian Unemployment release shocked markets with the rate leaping to 6.4% from 6.0%. This is a 12 year high and spooked many analysts with the AUD crashing to 0.9270. The KIWI managed to hold around 0.8470, despite flagging housing data, accentuating the cross rate. ...
Aquece Rio Int'l Regatta - Medals to be decided in four classes
By Daniel Smith, ,
2:31 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Racing in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 will conclude on Friday 8 August with the Medal Races across the four fleets bringing their racing to a close at Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014. All racing will take place inside Guanabara Bay and the conditions are set to be fair across the three race courses that will be used. ...
18ft Skiff National Championships at GJW Direct SailFest
By Brenda Hoult, ,
2:09 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
SailRacer and Calshotcats SC extend a warm welcome to the 18ft Skiffs to hold their 2014 National Championships within GJW Direct SailFest at Calshot. ...
RS500 World Championship - Day one and two report
By Nick van Alphen, ,
1:33 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
This is a short report of the first two days of the RS500 Worlds in Loctudy, France. Upon arrival at the shoreline of Loctudy it was clear why the Swedish teams were already here for one week. The weather was gorgeous and so is the beach from where the boats launch. ...
America's Cup winner takes on the Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard race
By Jimmy Spithill, ,
1:18 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
At the end of July, twice America's Cup winning skipper, Jimmy Spithill, competed in the 32 mile Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championship
The M2O is one of the most prestigious SUP events in the world. It is raced across the Ka’iwi Channel between the Hawaiian islands of Molokai and Oahu. ...
Sea and Summit - Rest day ahead as Tash prepares for toughest leg yet
By RYA, ,
12:54 PM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
‘Sip and puff’ sailing teen Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert is preparing to face the longest and most challenging leg of her Sea and Summit expedition. As she continues round the coast of Cornwall, her next sail will be the gruelling 60 miles taking her from Newlyn, around Lands End and ending up in Padstow. ...
PSP Southampton Boat Show - Don't miss the most exciting show ever
By PSP Southampton Boat Show, ,
11:56 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Come and enjoy a family fun day out at the PSP Southampton Boat Show (15yrs and under are free). Dip your toe into the world of boating and climb on board all shapes and sizes of boats from luxury boats and sleek sailing yachts to day boats, dinghies and canoes. ...
Airlie Beach Race Week 2014 - Getting ready for a windy regatta
By Tracey Johnstone, ,
11:12 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
The record fleet of 135 monohulls and multihulls have spent today carefully checking and re-checking every piece of race equipment as they prepare for tomorrow’s start of the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week regatta. ...
ORC International Worlds - Images by Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi
By Pavel Nesvadba - Max Ranchi, ,
10:31 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographers Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on site at the ORC International World Championship 2014 to capture these images. ...