ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca: Military air carrier arrives in Palma
By Daniel Smith, ISAF, ,
8:52 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca, the arrival of US military air carrier 'Harry S. Truman' in the bay of Palma has transformed the organisation of today’s races into a big jigsaw puzzle , in which 1130 sailors from 55 nations are participating, with Olympic medallists and world and continental champions on the way to the Río 2016 Olympics among them. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Day 4 images by Jesus Renedo
By Sail-World.com, ,
8:32 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Photographer Jesus Renedo was on site for day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca to capture these images. ...
Bluewater open boat weekend - if you are 'starboard' of the Atlantic
By World Cruising Club/Sail-World, ,
8:17 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Whether you're still dreaming, acquiring your blue water cruiser or just finished your circumnavigation, the Bluewater Open Boat Weekend in Limington UK on the seventh and 8th June will be the place to be for cruising sailors on the 'starboard' side fo the Atlantic. Experts, experienced cruisers and those just starting out will mingle - arranged by the World Cruising Club, organisers of the ARC ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Giles Scott extends lead on day 4
By Robert Deaves, ,
8:15 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
On day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca – Trofeo Princesa Sofia, Giles Scott (GBR) produced a superlative performance as he took two more race wins to extend his lead at the top to eight points. Thomas Le Breton (FRA) remains in second while a great day for Jonathan Lobert moves him up to third, with just one day of the finals series remaining. ...
Clipper Round the World Race - Teams reach east towards San Francisco
By Clipper Ventures, ,
8:07 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
In the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the teams are reaching east towards San Francisco with the majority of the fleet positioned far enough east to stay ahead of a front associated with the next low pressure system. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Aussies Bundock and Curtis move up
By Rob Kothe, ,
7:08 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Mallorca 2014. Wind aplenty on the Bay of Mallorca today 25-30 knot gusts. Australia's Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis are sailing in their third ever Nacra 17 regatta. ...
Kiteboarder challenges high-speed Extreme 40 cat in the gulf of Oman
By Joanna Hurt, ,
7:05 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
From the 19-22 March, the blue waters of Muscat, Oman hosted the international Extreme Sailing Series - the second Act of the 2014 global tour that attracts the world’s best sailors to race on the short, sharp Stadium-style racecourses. ...
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Official Starter announced
By Nigel Statham, Brisbane ,
5:37 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
The Queensland Cruising Yacht Club is proud to announce the Official Starter for the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, starting for the 66th time on Good Friday April 18 at 11am, is well known and respected businessman and yachtsman Mr Greg Cavill of Hendra, QLD. ...
Fireball World Championship - Penultimate day in Pattaya
By Cormac Bradley, Dun Laoghaire ,
5:24 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
To borrow a phrase from the most famous Scottish football manager of recent times (though maybe not the most loved Scottish football manager of all times), with the penultimate day of the 2014 Fireball Worlds now completed, it is squeaky-bum time for the top three crews (plural) at the regatta in Pattaya, hosted by the Royal Varuna Yacht Club. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Day 4 photos from Ocean Images
By Sail-World.com, ,
4:54 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Enjoy this selection of photos from day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca, captured on location by Ocean Images. ...
Oman Sail unveils ambitious summer sailing programme for 2014
By Oman Sail, ,
4:51 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Sidney Gavignet, skipper of Oman Sail and a mixed Omani and European 12-man squad will make a bid on both the Seven Star Round Britain and Ireland and the Tour de France a la Voile titles in 2014 as part of an intensive summer’s racing in Europe on the MOD70 flagship, supported by the Ministry of Tourism of Oman, and the M34 to continue developing an Omani sailing squad. ...
GBR Universities Match Racing Champs: Southampton Solent victorious
By Tony Mapplebeck, ,
4:24 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
The annual round of British student sailing championships – team, match and yacht racing – started last weekend with the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Match Racing Championships 2014, organised by British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA), in conjunction with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA). ...
Voile de Torbole accueillera le Championnat du Monde de SB20 en 2015
By Jade Festino, ,
4:19 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Avec plus de 90 bateaux aux Championnat du Monde de SB20 à Hyères en septembre 2013 et une préparation du prochain Championnat du Monde qui aura lieu cette année en Russie à St Pétersbourg en Septembre 2014, les membres du bureau de la classe SB20 que cette prochaine compétition internationale aura lieu en Italie au Yacht Club de Voile de Torbole en Juillet 2015. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup – No time to lose says new ISAF Appointee
By Rob Kothe, Sail-World.com, ,
4:12 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Canadian John Craig is the newly appointed Head of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. Craig was for 11 years the PRO at St. Francis Yacht Club and who most recently the PRO of the 34th America’s Cup. ...
2015 SB20 World Championships to take place at YC Circolo Vela Torbole
By Jade Festino, ,
4:08 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Following the successful 90 boat fleet at the 2013 Audi SB20 World Championship at Hyeres, France last September and ahead of the 2014 World Championship at the Yacht Club Hercules in St. Petersburg, Russia this coming September, the SB20 fleet and World Council have decided on the next top notch sailing venue for their 2015 World Championship. ...
Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race - Weather briefing wrap up
By G2LHI Media, ,
3:47 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
At the conclusion of tonight’s race and weather briefing for the Mount Gay 40th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race, the crew representatives went away happy in anticipation of a fast, exciting race. All entrants were represented at the briefing and all are in agreement that this will be a very fast race across the Southern Tasman sea to beautiful Lord Howe Island. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 3, 2014: White Gold running dry
By Collinson FX, ,
3:17 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 3, 2014 - Bad news on the commodity front in NZ, in particular dairy prices, forced the KIWI down a cent to 0.8550. The AUD continued to ride the wave of positive economic news holding 0.9240. ...
Audi IRC Australian Championships - what’s the course?
By John Curnow, ,
2:38 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Audi IRC Australian Championships - Just prior to Easter you will see a lot of vessels on a vector to Newcastle, NSW. This is a general occurrence as bulk carriers from Asia and beyond arrive like modern armadas to queue up underneath the conveyors at the bottom of the Hunter River as each disgorges up to 10,500 tonnes an hour of petrified black gold into each ship’s hungry hold. ...
Leading FX broker Alpari, and Channel 4 magician Troy collaborate
By Alpari, ,
2:12 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Extraordinary sailing launch - In the film Troy meets Alpari’s unsuspecting professional sailing crew 'Team Alpari FX' for a sailing lesson with a difference. After demonstrating their skills on the water, the mystic genius renders the sailors speechless by seemingly pushing the boundaries of reality… ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Sailors seek to tame the Nacra beast
By Daniel Smith, ,
1:55 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
After a bay of two halves, the breeze on Palma Bay looks set to be more consistent, yet strong on the fourth day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca. A veering southerly to westerly breeze will pick up as the day progresses with winds gusting up to 29 knots. ...
ORC World Championship - Class splits revealed
By ORC Media, ,
1:06 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
The record-breaking ORC World Championship fleet of over 160 entries will be split into three classes, with further sub-divisions made to enhance race quality. ...
IODA Optimist Asian Team Racing Championship - Day 1 + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
12:38 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
We welcome you to Bahrain and the prestigious Optimist Asian Championship organized by the Bahrain Maritime Sports Association under the authority of the International Optimist Dinghy Association. Al Jazaeer beach is full of life and fun as more than 130 sailors from 22 nations gathered to participate and to take their chances for the crown. ...
Le Défi du Prince annulé, la Route des Princes 2 en marche
By Géraldine Bonneau, ,
12:24 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
Encouragée par les succès sportif et populaire de la Route des Princes 2013, et pour faire perdurer l'esprit né de la rencontre lors de l'évènement, l'équipe d'organisation souhaitait donner aux multicoques la possibilité de se retrouver sur un rendez-vous intermédiaire entre la Route du Rhum et le Tour d'Europe des terroirs qui leur serait à nouveau exclusivement réservé : le Défi du Prince. ...
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Day 2
By Lisa Ramsperger, ,
12:02 PM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
At the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 2014 the Caribbean Insurance Ltd Island Invitational highlighted the second day of racing. Departing from Nanny Cay, the 24-boat fleet started the pursuit race to Norman Island for the finish and the opening day festivities for the new Pirates Bight Bar. ...
Cowes-Deauville Yacht Race - The rejuvenation of sailing heritage
By Peta Stuart-Hunt, ,
11:32 AM Thu 3 Apr 2014 GMT
The late May Bank Holiday sees the 52nd running of the Cowes-Deauville yacht race, presented by AVEVA and coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of the twinning of Cowes and Deauville, as well as the start of the famous La Solitaire du Figaro race a few days later. ...