Festival of Sails 2015 - New Shoreside Festival Sponsor announced
By Festival of Sails Media, ,
7:32 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
Geelong Connected Communities is a community company, established for the benefit of every Greater Geelong Region resident. This company is a vehicle for all of Geelong to work together and experience the benefits of having its own community company. As Shoreside Festival Sponsors, Geelong Connected Communities will proudly present the festivities and activities presented free to the community. ...
Windsurfing William wins a JMST Bic Techno
By RYA, ,
5:23 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
A youngster who learned to windsurf with OnBoard in 2013 at North Lincolnshire and Humberside Sailing Club has been awarded a Bic Techno windsurf board by the John Merricks Sailing Trust – and his parents have started windsurfing too! ...
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Shaw steals the show on Day 1
By RYA, ,
4:44 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - British windsurfer Bryony Shaw set the pace for the British Sailing Team on an action-packed first day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ...
West Lancs juniors compete for Brasileiro Trophy
By RYA, ,
4:02 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
Eighteen sailors took part in an end-of-season junior race day at West Lancs Yacht Club (WLYC), competing for the Brasileiro Trophy, and the sailing conditions were great. When most OnBoard sessions had already finished, this club’s OB kids were still sailing in one of the fleets! ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Belcher/Ryan and Tom Burton take lead
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:22 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Abu Dhabi - The Australian Sailing Team kicked-off racing with a bang on the first race day at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ...
2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - Trail Blazing start expected
By Trish Jenkins, ,
1:45 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
2014 RORC Transatlantic Race - The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November 1200 CET from Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Grenada, West Indies, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. ...
WPNSA Chairman Edward Leask awarded OBE and RYA Volunteer Award
By Cailah Leask, ,
1:19 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
Former Chairman of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), Edward Leask, has been awarded both an OBE and a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Community Award for Outstanding Contribution. ...
Win $5000 Cash to Splash with Club Marine
By Club Marine, Brighton, Victoria ,
12:01 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
For boat owners, what better way to start the coming boating season than with an extra $5000 cash to splash this summer. The possibilities are endless, from lashing out on new fishing gear, to overhauling the sails, upgrading the outboard or maybe a boatload of new water toys the whole family can enjoy. ...
eBay auction for crew spots in the CYCA SOLAS Big Boat Challenge
By Louise Bashford, ,
11:39 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has once again launched its eBay auction that provides an exclusive opportunity to bid for places onboard one of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race favourites, when they compete in the CYCA’s SOLAS Big Boat Challenge – the spectacular maxi yacht race around Sydney Harbour on Tuesday 9 December. ...
The Magic Road to Rio: Dutch 49er FX Team Nina and Claire
By Fettje Osinga, Katwijk ,
4:14 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Nina Keijzer and Claire Blom are fighting to qualify for the Dutch Olympic trials for the single Olympic slot in the 49’er FX class. These two ladies have been part of the Dutch Olympic Sailing Team, but as of now the partnership has ended and Magic Marine has stepped up to support this team in their action to take full control of their own program in order to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Spectacular opening day in Abu Dhabi
By ISAF, ,
3:06 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi 2014: Smiles were present before racing at the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club, on the waters off of the Corniche and around Lulu Island and back ashore upon the conclusion of racing. A north westerly breeze that ranged between 9-14 knots greeted the sailors across the four race tracks. The outside courses saw big waves to add some spice to the sailors’ lives. ...
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg two – Team Brunel: riders on the storm
By Team Brunel, ,
1:19 PM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel: Sailing against the wind and ramming into waves is not exactly comfortable. But it can get worse, because right now we are heading straight into a tropical storm. 'Tro-tro-tropical storm?' I stammer in fright to Louis Balcaen. The young Belgian sailor quickly makes it clear that I’m not the only one who is afraid of this particular weather condition. ...
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