America’s Cup World Series: Bermuda to host in October 2015
By America's Cup, ,
3:49 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
The America’s Cup World Series - a racing circuit featuring the best sailors in the world, competing on foiling, wingsailed catamarans - will be coming to Bermuda in October of 2015. The America’s Cup World Series is the first stage of competition in the 35th America’s Cup and begins in the summer of 2015. ...
Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: Braking before the tradewinds
By Kate Jennings, ,
3:41 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
After setting sail from Saint Malo on Sunday at 1400 hours local time, the seven Ultimes still competing - Sodebo Ultim’ having had to retire following a collision with a cargo ship – left Madeira abeam of them last night. The passage around the Portuguese archipelago also marked a change of pace for the fleet, which had been manhandled by two and half days of particularly intense breeze. ...
Different worlds, but common values for Sailors of the Year
By ISAF, ,
3:25 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Australian James Spithill and Brazilians Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze were named male and female winners of the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards during a glittering ceremony held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on Tuesday 4 November. ...
Route du Rhum - Coup de frein avant l'alizé
By Tiphaine Combot-Seta, ,
3:16 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Partis de Saint-Malo dimanche à 14 heures, les sept Ultimes encore en course - Sodebo Ultim' ayant dû abandonner suite à une collision avec un cargo - ont laissé Madère par le travers la nuit dernière. Le passage de l'archipel portugais marquait également un changement de régime pour une flotte malmenée par deux jours et demi de brise particulièrement intenses. ...
Route du Rhum - Scission alizéenne
By Marie Le Berrigaud-Perochon, ,
3:00 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Si presque tous les concurrents de la Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe sont encore sous l’influence d’un régime de Nord toujours puissant, la situation va radicalement changer pour ce troisième jour de mer entre les Ultime, toujours emmenés par Loïck Peyron au large de Madère, les IMOCA en approche des Açores, les Multi50 et les Class40 du côté du cap Finisterre… ...
Las llegadas: En directo, a partir de las 11:00AM hora española, GMT+1
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:44 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Hoy a partir de las 13:00 aproximadamente se espera que crucen la meta de la etapa 1 de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 en Ciudad del Cabo los tres primeros equipos, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Dongfeng Race Team, y Team Brunel. Se espera que MAPFRE cruce la línea de meta el viernes día 7. ...
Spinlock IRC Start Up scheme launched to help UK Club racing
By Jenny Howells, ,
2:37 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
British sailing clubs that would like to start using the Spinlock IRC rating system for their club racing can now benefit from a new scheme being offered by the Lymington-based Rating Office, the technical centre of the RORC and administrators of the IRC rating system. ...
AWT Severne Starboard Aloha Classic - Thomson takes AWT Amateur Title
By American Windsurfing Tour, ,
12:37 PM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
AWT Amateur Severne Starboard Aloha Classic 2014 - An incredible 63 Amateur riders were greeted with lightish winds, but over head high swell, which meant it was straight into competition as soon as the wind picked up a little more and the surfers left the water. With this amount of competitors we knew the action would kick straight into action, and we weren't wrong! ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Day 25 for Team Brunel
By Stefan Coppers, Team Brunel, ,
11:52 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Team Brunel OBR Stefan Coppers reports on day 25 of Leg 1 for the crew in the Volvo Ocean Race. With the two front-runners almost 56 nautical miles ahead and Team Vestas Wind only 66 miles behind, it looks like Team Brunel is heading for third place in the Volvo Ocean Race. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Latest position report: Nov. 5, 0630 UTC
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:31 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - With only 4.4 nautical miles between Dongfeng Race Team and the leaders, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, and 65nm between Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel, the Chinese boat is dangerous. They can twist and turn and it’s for Abu Dhabi to try to cover before they finally arrive in Cape Town around 1300 UTC today. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - 东风队和阿布扎比队为赛段冠军展开最后争夺
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:10 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - 东风队和阿布扎比队为赛段冠军展开最后争夺. ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - No time to sleep for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
9:40 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg one - The British skipper of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and his crew have led for the majority of the 6,847 nautical mile (nm) first leg from Alicante to Cape Town since the fleet raced through the Cape Verde Islands before the halfway stage. But there’s been literally no time to relax ever since. ...
2015 Milang Goolwa Freshwater Classic - Entries now open
By Locky McLaren, Goolwa ,
9:12 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
2015 Milang Goolwa Freshwater Classic - Entries open for The Marina Hindmarsh Island 2015 Milang-Goolwa Freshwater Classic Entries are now open for The Marina Hindmarsh Island 2015 Milang-Goolwa Freshwater Classic. ...
Regattas, New LITE video, new Corsair Pulse 600 and much more
By Multihull Central, ,
7:37 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Multihull Central is enjoying some time on the water again, with their Multihull Twilight series underway in Sydney and two of their major Seawind - Corsair regattas being held in November including the upcoming Pittwater event. Multihull Central hope to see 25 or more boats participate in this exciting weekend, including the new Seawind 1160 LITE. ...
Jimmy Spithill wins sailor of the year
By Oracle Team USA, ,
7:32 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
The award came as recognition of the magnificent comeback Spithill presided over as the skipper of Oracle Team USA during the 2013 America’s Cup. Down eight-one, and facing match point for over a week, Spithill and his team won eight consecutive races to retain the America’s Cup nine-eight over Emirates Team New Zealand. ...
Sailing season underway at Royal Perth Yacht Club
By RPYC, ,
5:42 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Firstly, our opening twilight of the season will be on Friday the seventh of November, with the first fleet starting at 1800. After your sailing you will be able to enjoy the usual great dining options of BBQ, pizzas, fish and chips and the salad bar on the lawn and entertainment from Chris and Sherri Murphy. ...
2014 Goodwill Cup - Southport Yacht Club wins
By Rob Mundle, ,
5:01 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 Goodwill Cup - Celebrations are well underway at Southport Yacht Club after the club’s powerboat division regained the prestigious Goodwill Cup from Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron following an absence of four years. ...
James Spithill named 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year
By Jane Gordon, ,
4:45 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014 GMT
Australian James Spithill has taken out the prestigious 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award in Palma de Mallorca, Spain overnight. Spithill becomes just the third Australian to take out the title, alongside fellow 2014 nominee and winner of the Award in 2013, Mathew Belcher and Tom Slingsby in 2010. ...
America's Cup: World Champion Giles Scott joins Ben Ainslie Racing
By BAR Media, ,
11:25 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
One of Britain's top Finn sailors, Giles Scott, has signed with Ben Ainslie Racing for the 2017 America's Cup campaign. He was previously with Luna Rossa for the 2013 America's Cup and will combine an America's Cup with a 2016 Olympic campaign. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Leaders 200nm from finish in Cape Town
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
9:35 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
The lead boats in the Volvo Ocean Race are on the last stages of Leg 1, with 238nm to sail at the 1840UTC position report.
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing is projected to finish at 1635hrs UTC on November 5, 2014 or 1835hrs local time. ...
Halloween Invitational - Wet and wild win for Young team
By Oakcliff Sailing, ,
9:24 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
The conditions were as fierce as the competition this weekend at Oakcliff Sailing’s Halloween Invitational. Ten teams from the United States, Canada and Bermuda battled 30 knot plus winds, heavy rain and biting cold to see who would take top honors at Oakcliff’s final match racing event of the 2014 season. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Onboard - Day 24 - Eyes wide shut in fierce front
By Richard Gladwell, ,
9:16 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
The On Board Reporters write, shoot and video about their experiences and view from Leg 1, Day 24 of the Volvo Ocean race as the boats get their second dose of the Roaring Forties. ...
Inaugural National Team Match Racing event on Toronto Harbour
By Brenda Bowskill/Sail Canada, ,
9:08 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
While most sailors are packing up boats in late October, several keen national and provincial team athletes hit the waters of Toronto Harbour for some professional development! The focus of the event was to develop tactical and strategic skills used in match racing and apply the principles and experiences to their Olympic fleet racing. ...
Rolex Sailor of the Year: Spithill, Grael and Kuntze win
By ISAF, Palma de Mallorca, Spain ,
9:05 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
ISAF and Rolex are delighted to announce that the winners of the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are:
Male: James Spithill (AUS) and Female: Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) ...
Ride of a Lifetime: PWC Adventure on the Ottawa River Waterway
By Craig Nicholson, The Intrepid Cottager, ,
8:02 PM Tue 4 Nov 2014 GMT
In 1613, Samuel de Champlain made his way up the Ottawa River in a birch bark canoe. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of this historic journey, 14 riders on 11 personal watercraft (PWC) made our own four-day voyage of discovery last summer. ...