Francis Joyon set to tackle the North Atlantic
By Fabrice Thomazeau, ,
3:35 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Francis Joyon is ready for the off. In a few days from now, he will be tackling the prestigious North Atlantic record. If he pulls it off, he will become the only sailor in the world to achieve the records Grand Slam. ...
Nomination process opens for 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards
By IPC media, ,
3:15 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) opened up the nomination process on Friday (26 April) for the prestigious 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards ...
Steinlager ANZAC 18fters: Day 2 - That’s what was in the brochure!
2:48 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
The crews that persevered through tough conditions on day 1 of the Steinlager 18ft Skiff ANZAC regatta were richly rewarded today with almost perfect skiff racing conditions. The 18-20 knot south-westerly breezes bought flat water and some incredibly spectacular high-speed down wind sailing, the likes of which only the 18 footers are capable. ...
Team Tilt to compete in Extreme 40 exhibition regatta in Portofino
By MaxComm Communication, ,
2:42 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
The Swiss team, selected for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup, continues to train very hard ahead of the participation in the Youth America’s Cup scheduled in San Francisco Bay next September. ...
Clipper Race to host young South African crew
By Adriana Wright, ,
2:17 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Project initiated by the Sapinda group in co-operation with Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund will select eight young South Africans to take on challenge of world’s longest ocean adventure and support the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - The Hyeres rundown
By Jon Emmett, ,
1:56 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Well I now have my little routine well sorted. I attend the UKLA Radial Qualifier and head to Europe the next day. First it was Stokes Bay before going to Malcesine, now I have just done Hayling island before going to Hyeres. The day before the Qualifier I go and see Stuart Offer of SOS Therapy, who not only releases my muscles but then proceeds to tape me back together using Rock tape. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Fontes against Scheidt + Video
By Daniel Smith,
1:12 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Brazil's Bruno Fontes is enjoying racing against his idol Robert Scheidt. ...
J/111 North American Championship on Lake Michigan - Preview
By J111 Class,
12:24 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
This August J/111 on Lake Michigan will host the first annual North American Championships from 15-18th of August. With the racecourse just off the visually stunning shore that's lined with Chicago's famous skyscrapers and beautiful white-sand beaches, this regatta offers the quintessential Chicago sailing experience. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - More exclusive video interviews
By Trevor Millar, ,
12:00 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Exclusive video interviews with Giles Scott GBR,Pieter Ian Postma NED,Robert Scheidt BRA and Marit Bouwmeester. ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Weather conspires against Newcastle skipper
By Lisa Ratcliff,
11:36 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Weather conspires against the Newcastle skipper, Mick Martin to making today’s opening three races of stage two of the TP52 Southern Cross Cup. ...
The Singles only Sailing Club - encouraging new sailors
By Barbara Thomas/Sail-World Cruising, ,
11:26 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Yacht Clubs are always dreaming up ideas to encourage new sailors who may be intimidated by the idea of sailing boats that tip and just might tip over - here's a great idea, used by the Shoreline Sailing Club, sailing on Long Island Sound. The Shoreline Sailing Club is geared for singles 35 and older, held regularly throughout the sailing season. ...
Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Australians on the move
By Craig Heydon, ,
11:16 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Australian crews are making their way up the leader board on day four of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France. ...
America's Cup: Video released of Oracle Team USA's first sail
10:23 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The boat which will be the Defender for the 34th America's Cup, has sailed for the first time in San Francisco, USA.
In this video released by Oracle Team USA, Boat 2, which was launched on April 23, is shown foiling on her first day of sailing. ...
Melges 32 Virgin Islands Sailing Series - Caribbean Championship
By Joy Dunigan, ,
8:00 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The big showdown. The grand finale. The final act. Call it what you like, but the last event of the M32VISS, the first ever Caribbean Championship hosted at Peter Island Resort and Spa will be by far the most sensational of the three-part racing circuit. With seven teams scheduled to appear, it will be the most climactic of all. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 Laser Radial and Nacra 17 images
By Anna Parker and The Sail-World Team, Hyeres, France ,
6:01 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Photographer Thom Touw was on site during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, to capture this gallery of images of the Nacra 17 and Laser Radial classes. Enjoy! ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
5:46 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson ...
Round the Island Race - Sir Ben Ainslie to race in British waters
By Lucy Harwood, ,
5:25 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The J.P. Morgan BAR AC45 catamaran will be racing on British waters for the first time when it competes in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on the first June. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Day 4 Finn and Laser images by Thom Touw
By Anna Parker and The Sail-World Team,
5:13 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Photographer Thom Touw was amongst the action on day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, to capture this gallery of images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma - Racing action and interviews
By Michalis Pateniotis, ,
4:33 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Movie containing all the racing action and interviews from the best sailors in the just concluded ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma. ...
Big race boats to make a splash at Antigua Sailing Week
By Trish Jenkins, ,
3:57 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week will commence with the Yachting World Round Antigua Race on Saturday 27th and conclude on Friday 3rd May 2013 ...
ISAF World Cup: 49erFX crew edges close to the lead.
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
2:05 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
After Day 4 of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres wraps up Alex Maloney and Molly Meech are lying second in the 49erFX are almost neck and neck with the leaders, while Josh Junior has inched into third in the Finn.
Elsewhere the remainder of the kiwi team produced some mixed results. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Giles Scott makes his move on day 4 in Hyeres
By Robert Deaves, ,
1:07 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, Giles Scott (GBR) made his move on the fourth day. A 1, 2 in Thursday's races gives him a five point lead over Andrew Mills (GBR), who won the second race, while some great sailing and consistency moves Josh Junior (NZL) up to third. ...
Podersdorf Surf World Cup - Raising the curtain on the PWA World Tour
By Chris Yates, ,
12:49 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
This year, the freestylers will have the pleasure of raising the curtain on the 2013 PWA World Tour, as the men’s freestyle fleet prepares to once again descend upon Austria’s beautiful Neusiedler See. Between the 26th to the 30th of April the contortionists of the windsurfing world will be showcasing their biggest and most explosive moves, as they kick off the 2013 season in spectacular fashion. ...
International Moth European Championship set for Circolo Vela Marsala
By IMCA Italy, ,
12:20 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
From April 28 to May 4, the Circolo Vela Marsala will host the International Moth Class European Championship - an event that is sure to bring entertainment and fun because of the boat’s peculiarities. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Mistral returns, U.S. sailors excel
By Dana Paxton, ,
11:27 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Whilst the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider sails into the conclusion at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, one day remains to qualify for the medal round on Saturday. Today marked the return of the French mistral wind and with it continued improvement on overall performance. ...
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