49er/FX and Nacra North American Championships updates
By Sail Canada, ,
4:34 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Clearwater Community Sailing Center is hosting the North American championships for skiffs and multihulls this weekend as sailors wrapped up their World Cup event in Miami only last week. ...
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club gets a makeover
By RLYC, Langkawi, Malaysia ,
4:02 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
RLYC, located on the mystical island of Langkawi in the northwest of peninsular Malaysia, is positioned as the ideal stopover for travellers whether by land or sea. Established 18 years ago, the Club has acquired its status as a prime destination for sailors by providing world-class marina and berthing facilities as well as food and beverage services in an idyllic island setting. ...
2015 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta, Event No. 2 - Day 1 images
By Joy Dunigan, ,
3:23 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Photographer Joy Dunigan was on the water at 2015 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta, Event No. 2, and provided this gallery of images from Day 1. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - The Race within the Race
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
12:07 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Before the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 started CEO Knut Frostad said he hoped that the crews would be the focus of this race.
Now it seems the experiences of the Team Vestas Wind crew through the crash and rebuild of their badly damaged boat and it’s hoped for re-entry in the race could very much be THE story of this 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Singapore: SAP and Red Bull standouts on Day 2
By Sail-World.com NZL, Miami ,
9:28 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
SAP Extreme Sailing Team sailed a near faultless day on day two of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore, clearly relishing the inner city stadium racecourse, and striding ahead into first place - a day topped off by winning the Aberdeen Challenge Trophy. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind In Port Race - Sanya - Live Video now
By Sail-World.com, ,
8:53 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
See the live coverage of the In Port race in Sanya, presented by Team Vestas Wind. The race is under way - today Saturday February 7 followed by the Leg 4 start tomorrow. Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson, is featuring with the water commentary team. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Boat breaking conditions expected for start of Leg 4
By Team Alvimedica + Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland ,
8:21 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The last edition of the Volvo Ocean race saw some rather dramatic tactics employed on Leg 4, after Puma was left behind at the start and then opted for an extreme northerly course.
While it was not enough to win the leg, it did propel the US team into second place at the finish in Auckland. ...
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview
By Trish Jenkins, ,
6:10 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
BVI Spring Regatta is being held from March 30 to 5 April 2015. The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival offers a unique Caribbean regatta experience. Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, the racing is suited to a huge variety of one-design and keel boats. ...
Marion to Bermuda Race deemed a signature event
By Marion to Bermuda Race, ,
5:35 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The Marion to Bermuda Race has been deemed a signature event by the Bermuda Tourism Authority as it is a proven entity, delivering on the core objectives of the BTA. ...
Barcelona World Race leaders pass the second ‘Great Cape’
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
5:29 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
In the Barcelona World Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat have passed the second ‘Great Cape’. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam crossed the longitude of Cape Leeuwin, around 600 miles south of the tip of south-western Australia, at 1525hrs (UTC), 37 days, 3 hours and 25 minutes after setting sail from Barcelona. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Competition for top spot heats up
By Oman Sail, ,
4:59 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series - The mercurial breeze on Marina Bay made it a tough day for all and The Wave, Muscat had some hot competition for the top of the leaderboard while growing confidence on Stevie Morrison’s Oman Air inspired their first race win of the season. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - GAC Pindar respond valiantly after crash
By Tom Dowler, ,
4:49 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
On day two of the Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore Seve Jarvin and his GAC Pindar crew responded valiantly after a crash to secure a second place finish in the final race of the day. ...
Barcelona World Race - Les leaders rient sous cap
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
4:41 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Une nouvelle étape symbolique du tour du monde a été franchie. Quelque 37 jours 3 heures et 35 minutes après avoir quitté Barcelone, Cheminées Poujoulat a doublé cet après-midi (15H25 TU) le cap Leeuwin, toujours en tête de la flotte de la Barcelona World Race. ...
Audi Melges 20 - 2015 racing season shifts into high-gear
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
3:58 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
This forthcoming weekend, on February 6-8, the International Audi Melges 20 Class Association (IAM20CA) shifts the 2015 racing season into high-gear with two events on each side of the Atlantic. These regattas will feature world-class competition, camaraderieand fun that only the Audi Melges 20 can provide through impeccable shoreside activities, parties, and beneficial after racing debriefs. ...
Chicago Match Race Center announce 2015 schedule
By Chicago Match Race Center, ,
3:41 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The seventh season of world-class match racing will continue at the Chicago Match Race Center this summer, with 6 regattas and a series of clinics. These events will offer a wide variety of options to the competitive sailor at all levels - beginner, intermediate or advanced - in a unique, full-service environment that offers complete support for all on-water activities ...
Sail the Gulf Regatta Day 3 - One race in all classes + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
3:34 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
On day 3 of Sail the Gulf Regatta 2015 here in Doha, Qatar many things have changed since last year and one difference is the stunning beach venue. ...
Antigua Sailing Week preview + Video
By Antigua Sailing Week, ,
3:27 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Antigua Sailing Week is the most famous sailing regatta in the Caribbean. Since 1968, sailors from all over the world have flocked to Antigua for one of the world's most prestigious yachting regattas, and for good reason. ...
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 - Dongfeng announce crew changes
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
3:14 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race leg 4 crew changes have been announced by Dongfeng Race Team. Only half the leg 3 winning crew onboard for leg 4 – why did we change a winning combination? ...
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Comanche and Rambler 88 head to head
By Barby MacGowan, ,
2:14 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Les Voiles de St. Barth - When it comes to regatta headlines, nothing beats having Comanche and Rambler 88, the yachting world's two newest and most sophisticated (a.k.a. mind blowing) racing machines, compete head-to-head for the first time ever. Add to that a slew of famously talented sailors on teams rounding out to 75 or more against the postcard-perfect backdrop of St. Barth ...
NSW Etchells: Out of the boat!
By John Curnow, ,
1:58 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in Kirribilli is the launching pad for the 2015 title clash. For day one of the campaign, Sydney Harbour decided to offer Sou’easters, which constantly varied in both direction and pressure, thereby necessitating that your eyes were always out of the boat to observe said changes. ...
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Innovation is key
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
1:50 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Innovation is key when it comes to keeping competitors happy on the water. With that in mind the 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regattas race committee has been working long hours to keep the event fun and exciting, even though they are now in their 35th year. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Feb 6 - Surging forward
By Collinson FX, ,
1:13 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Feb 6, 2015: Equities surged overnight after the dramatic falls of January. Oil rebounded back over $50, giving some relief to energy companies, while stimulating input and cost of living. ...
America's Cup: Artemis likes what they see in Bermuda
By America's Cup Media, ,
11:56 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Artemis Racing team manager Iain Percy says he’s very excited about the prospect of racing in Bermuda, which he is calling a tricky venue that will demand the best from the sailors.
'I’m really excited about Bermuda,' he says. 'You’ve always had the old adage in the America’s Cup that the fastest boat wins, but this is a tricky venue. We’ll all have to wake up. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Will Oxley on the Race so far - Part 1
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:51 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The stopover in Sanya at the end of Leg 3 was a chance for Team Alvimedica navigator, Will Oxley to reflect on the leg just sailed, and the Volvo Ocean Race so far. 'Long periods of quite boring sailing interspersed with some quite important tactical periods where it became quite interesting,' is how Oxley, now on his third Volvo Ocean Race, describes the Leg. ...
Team Vestas Wind: Setting up base in the Alps
By Brian Carlin, Team Vestas Wind, ,
8:41 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Blog from Bergamo: Aimee now has the responsibility of organising accommodation for everyone that will live here for the next four months. Not only does she do this but also manages to somehow book our flights, transfers, get us into a gym…(I’m not going to say I like that idea of that, Trae will be here soon to undo the damage I did during Christmas. Stay tuned for that saga to develop). ...