La Volvo Ocean Race en tu bolsillo
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:34 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Disponible tanto para IOS (pinchar aquí para descargar) como para Android (pinchar aquí para descargar), la nueva app oficial de Volvo Ocean Race permitirá seguir la competición más larga del mundo como nunca antes. Un canal exclusivo digital, Life at the Extreme TV, emitirá eventos en directo desde la sede central en Alicante y los puertos de escala, así como una selección de los mejores vídeos. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 1 crew revealed for Dongfeng Race Team
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
2:52 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been an interesting journey so far for the Chinese team in the Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team. Approximately 10 months ago this team set out on a mission to select and train Chinese recruits in the hope that they would be ‘race ready’ for the start of leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. ...
Have the Volvo Ocean Race at your fingertips
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:48 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race fans can now carry the world’s toughest ocean race in their pocket, thanks to the launch of a new official mobile app. Developed for both iOS and Android systems, the app is available for download from the App Store and Google Play now – and boasts a host of exciting features which will allow users to be closer to the on-water adventure than ever before. ...
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Record breakers prepare
By Sue Pelling, ,
2:30 PM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Race teams planning next season’s calendar could do worse than sign up for the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 which runs from 16-24 January. This event, which kick starts the Caribbean race season, was re-launched in 2014 with a new race format and plenty of record-breaking opportunities. It proved such a success that an even bigger entry is expected in 2015. ...
Oman Sail preparations for Route du Rhum continue apace
By Oman Sail, ,
11:19 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Route du Rhum 2014 - The Sultanate of Oman’s flagship campaign, Musandam-Oman Sail, a 70ft trimaran skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and more commonly used by the national initiative Oman Sail as an ultra high-performance training platform for a number of successful Omani sailors, raced the Azimut Challenge in Lorient, France, last weekend, finishing second overall in the 'Ultimes' Class. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 30, 2014 - Evaluate risk now
By Collinson FX, ,
10:43 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
September 30, 2014: After starting down on the previous week the NZD took another turn for the worse yesterday. The release of the RBNZ FX transaction figures for August showed the bank had sold NZ$521m in August. This is the largest single month sell off of the NZD since 2007. ...
Images from St Tropez: Day 1 at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez
By Eugenia Bakunova www.mainsail.ru, ,
10:12 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Eugenia Bakunova of leading Russian website www.mainsail.ru was on the water at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez on the French Riveria , and provided this gallery of images of the classics and other yachts racing ...
Saint Petersburg to sustain Russian maritime history
By Cailah Leask, ,
9:43 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
A shipyard designated for reconstruction of historic ships in Saint Petersburg is located in Lakhta on the territory of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club in 'Hercules' marina. The first large-scale project, replica of the 54-gun ship of the line 'Poltava' has been under construction since last year. ...
Dutch Match Cup 2014 WMRT - Team Gilmour finishes third
By Team Gilmour, ,
8:57 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2014 - Dutch Match Cup - It has been an interesting week here in Lelystad, with a variety of conditions from cold and windy to hot and very light breeze. Team Gilmour adapted quickly to the MaxFun 25 yachts, the boats were quite dinghy like which suited our team well. ...
12Foot Skiff Interdominion Champs - Battle begins in January 2015
By Brett Hobson, Sydney ,
7:11 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
2015 12Foot Skiff Interdominion Championship - The battle for the iconic Interdominion 12 Foot Skiff Championship is back on Sydney Harbour from Friday the second January to Saturday the 11th January 2015. ...
Stack Winter Champs expected to attract a big fleet this weekend
By Sail-World, ,
6:49 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Sick of Winter? Well come along to the 2014 STACK Winter Champs at Murray's Bay Sailing Club this coming weekend and celebrate the end of Winter and the beginning of the 2014/15 Summer sailing season.
The STACK Winter Champs is one of the largest Regattas in New Zealand and is usually attended by well over 200 boats from Junior Opti to Youth Classes as well as some of the senior classes. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Sunset+Vine|APP smashes live broadcaster records
By ISAF, ,
6:21 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Sunset+Vine|APP, the Oxford-based unit of the multi-award winning UK independent TV sports production and media company Sunset+Vine, has helped ISAF smash all previous broadcaster records for the recent Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...
Dredging of Swansea Channel gets underway
By NSW Government, ,
6:06 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay have announced the successful tender for the dredging of Swansea Channel has been awarded to Neumann Dredging Pty Ltd. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne - Last Chance to qualify for offer
By ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, ,
2:48 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne - Don’t forget to enter the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne. There are only two days left to take advantage of the discounted entry price offer. ...
12 Metre Champs: Victory 83, KZ-3 and American Eagle show their colors
By Barby MacGowan, ,
2:10 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 12 Metre North American Championships - Two days of a northerly (first strong, then light) and one day of a building southwesterly put six 12 Metre yachts to the test at their North American Championships, which were held off Newport, R.I. over September 26-28. Gunther Buerman’s (Newport, R.I.) KZ-3 and Dennis Williams’ (Hobe Sound, Fla.) Victory ’83 defended their titles ...
Auckland On The Water Boat Show 2015 shows industry healthy
By Richard Gladwell, ,
1:18 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
The Auckland On The Water Boat Showis over for another year, having survived Auckland's inclement Spring weather largely unscathed.
This Show is essentially a display of the latest in marine technology and products, of which boats are an integral part - obviously. ...
World ARC fleet embarks on leg 11, across the Indian Ocean
By World Cruising Club, ,
8:45 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The World ARC fleet departed the Cocos (Keeling) Islands this morning, embarking on the second longest sail of their circumnavigation; a 2350 nautical miles journey to Mauritius. Their stay in the tropical atoll has certainly been one to remember. ...
Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam - Waiting game continues on day 4
By Chris Yates, ,
8:39 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The waiting game continued on day four of the Davidoff Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam as the light winds continued. Over the course of the day a few sailors took the opportunity to make the most of the small waves on offer, either surfing or SUPping. After spending the day on hold the sailors were released at 4:30pm. ...
Platu 25 World Championship - Euz II Monella Vagabonda wins again
By Sabrina Bonaiti, Antibes ,
5:45 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
After Gmunden, Austria, in 2011 and Cala de' Medici, Italy, in 2012 and after a pained second place, same points with the Portogues 'Credite Egs' in Portosin, Spain, last year, the Italian crew coming from Puglia 'Euz II Monella Vagabonda', with Sandro Montefusco at the helm and his brother Paolo as a tactician, confirms for the third time the Platu 25 World Championship title. ...
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
5:34 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Carlo Borlenghi was on deck for the first day of competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez to capture these images. ...
Audi Tron and FGF Sailing Team win Melges 24 European Sailing Series
By International Melges 24 Class Association, ,
5:16 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2014 got a spectacular conclusion in Medemblik, the Netherlands on September 19-21. The series opened in Portoroz, Slovenia in March and featured five regattas including MKB Bank Melges 24 European Championships on the Lake Balaton in May, Kiel Week in June, Italian Melges 24 Act 3 in Riva del Garda in July and the Dutch Open Championships in Medemblik. ...
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez - Day 1 action shots by Ingrid Abery
By Sail-World.com, ,
5:00 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Ingrid Abery was on site for day one of racing at the 2014 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez to capture these images. ...
U.S. Team Racing Championship - Ladies and Gentlemen victorious +Video
By Jake Fish, ,
4:32 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The final day of the 2014 U.S. Team Racing Championship ended up being a half day of sailing due to a complete shutdown of the wind. However, the fleet completed enough races to count Gold Round Robin 3 and crown Ladies and Gentlemen as the back-to-back Team Racing Champions. ...
British ‘A’ Class Catamaran National Championship overall
By Gordon Upton, ,
4:14 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
The largest fleet of A Class catamarans ever assembled in the UK took to the water at Rutland SC on the 26th – 28th September. 23 of these thoroughbred racers were seen at the best attended British Nationals ever. This represented some 85% of the national membership, a remarkable feat. ...
National Sailing Hall of Fame inducts eight
By Jan Harley, ,
4:00 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
Michigan, the Great Lakes State, was a fitting location as The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) gathered for the fourth time in the organization’s history to fulfill its mission to recognize Americans who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing. ...