ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami: Day 3 - Three back to back winners
By ISAF, ,
3:01 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
It was windshift upon windshift upon shift upon windshift on Day 3 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup Miami sailed on Biscayne Bay
Presented by Sunbrella, the premier regatta has attracted 599 boats and 768 sailors who were adjusting all day to one thing or another. If it wasn't the wind direction that was changing, it was the wind speed. ...
Pick the right place! - Miami World Cup 2015
By Sail Canada, Kingston, ON ,
2:20 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Miami delivered a wide range of conditions today with winds between 9-16kts and shifts in excess of 35 degrees reported from Bravo course. The unpredictable systems, did not delay any racing on Biscayne Bay!
Nacra 17 team Luke Ramsay & Nikola Girke turned on the speed today putting together a solid race 7 today, leading the fleet on several occasions and settling in nicely to fourth place. ...
Double Black’s class debut at Farr 40 Victorian state title
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
2:14 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
The first points earner for the Australian Farr 40 2014-15 season starts tomorrow, Friday 30 January, 2015 from Sandringham Yacht Club on Melbourne’s Port Phillip. The three-day Aberdeen Asset Management Farr 40 Victorian State Title is the class’ debut outing from SYC and the first one design match-up for Melbourne owner of Double Black, Rob Pitts. ...
Dates announced for Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2016
By Sue Pelling, ,
1:48 AM Thu 29 Jan 2015 GMT
Following the success of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series that concluded last week, the dates of next year’s event have been confirmed for 16-24 January 2016. With overseas competitors from 11 nations represented a large part of the 47-strong fleet overall at the 2015 event ...
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing is first to Team to fly in Bermuda
10:40 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing, the British Challenger for the 35th America's Cup, have shipped two foiling Nacra 20 catamarans to Bermuda and have become the first team to commence sailing operations at the Venue for the next Cup.
The team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda, last week. ...
North U 2015 U.S. Youth Match Racing Clinics Underway
By Dave Perry, Southport, CT ,
8:26 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
North U kicked off its 2015 season of youth match racing clinics around the U.S. with a successful clinic hosted by the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in Kemah, Texas on Galveston Bay near Houston.
Forty high school and college sailors spent two-and-a-half days learning about match racing and training in Sonars on flat water and 6-12 knots of breeze. ...
Quantum Key West 2015 - Images by Tim Wilkes
By Tim Wilkes, Key West ,
6:58 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
A fantastic week of sunshine, warm weather, big breeze and competitive sailing is what sailors were treated to last week in Key West. Several Canadians left the bitter cold of the north to partake in the fun filled week and a few even brought home trophies. Here's a peek at the fun in the sun! ...
Barcelona World Race - A la limite des glaces
By Barcelona World Race, ,
4:36 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Aux commandes de la Barcelona World Race depuis treize jours, Cheminées Poujoulat prend le large dans l’océan Indien sur son poursuivant direct, Neutrogena. La route nord de Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam semble gagnante sur la voie sud, en bordure de la zone d’exclusion antarctique, prise par Guillermo Altadill et José Muñoz. ...
Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - Mumm 36s set for ‘world championship’
By Peter Campbell, ,
4:04 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
The first three racing yachts to enter next month’s Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta, Tas Paints, Madness and Host Plus Executive, are also lining up for the annual ‘world championship’ for the Mumm 36 class. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Perfect conditions on Day 2 + Video
By ISAF, ,
3:52 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
At ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, if the Chamber of Commerce had stayed up all night working at it, they could not have served up a better day for racing. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - US Sailing team on Day 2
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:27 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
On day 2 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, the rainstorms of yesterday vanished but the excellent wind conditions remained in place on Biscayne Bay. A more conventional day of racing saw US Sailing Team Sperry athletes finish the day in the top 10 in 5 Olympic classes and 2 Paralympic classes. ...
Campeonato Brasileiro da Classe Snipe - Xande e Lucas largam na frente
By Snipe 2015, ,
3:21 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
O primeiro dia de regatas do 66º Campeonato Brasileiro da Classe Snipe, nesta terça-feira (27), foi concluído da melhor maneira possível. Logo pela manhã foram realizadas as duas provas programadas, sob bons ventos de até 10 nós e com boas disputas. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Jan 28 - Uncertainty in Europe
By Collinson FX, ,
1:21 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
January 28, 2015:Durable Goods Orders contracted 3.4%, which is a trend scaring many, as a contradiction to the strong economic recovery the US has vaunted. Earnings from corporate giants Caterpillar and Microsoft floundered and stock prices tanked. ...
Announcing the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge
By Mainstay Caribbean, ,
1:19 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Bringing Dragon Sailors from around the world to Antigua. Harmony Hall Yacht Club, with the support of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and the Inn at English Harbour, will host the second Annual Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge with nine races scheduled to take place over five days in fantastic Caribbean conditions on identical Petticrow Dragons. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng - History, Joy and Tears
By Ed Gorman, ,
12:38 PM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
There are so many ways that the Dongfeng Race Team could have lost the chance to win the light-air marathon from Abu Dhabi to Sanya in China.
Leading from the first 24 hours to the finish, 23 and a half days later, 5,403 nautical miles sailed and eight different gulfs, oceans and seas, is not necessarily the most advisable way to try and take the spoils. ...
New Holiday Camps at Lake Macquarie with the H2O Sports Academy
By H2O Sports Academy Australia, Lake Macquarie, NSW ,
11:20 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
he H2O Sports Academy Australia opened its doors to the first group of kids aged between 6 and 17 years for the first H2O Holiday Camp 12-19 January. Based within the impressive NSW Sport and Recreation Centre at Point Wolstoncroft on Lake Macquarie. ...
18ft Skiffs NSW Championship: Images from Race 4
By Michael Chittenden, Sydney ,
11:05 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Sydney photographer, Michael Chittenden was on Sydney harbour last Sunday and captured these images from Race 4 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championships ...
Warren Jones Regatta: Denmark takes over the front running
By John Roberson, ,
10:44 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Danish skipper Joachim Aschenbrenner has taken over the top spot on the leader board after the second day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, the young skipper from the Royal Danish Yacht Club ends the day with a score of thirteen wins from fifteen starts. ...
Barcelona World Race: Conrad and Nandor’s 'No Good Very Bad Day!'
By Conrad Colman, At Sea ,
10:19 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
New Zealand short-handed sailor, Conrad Colman is on his second two handed round the world race, this time aboard the Spirit of Hungary with Nandor Fa sailing in the Barcelona Round the World Race: I had noticed a couple of chafing zones on the mainsail so I prepared some patches and the Dr. Sails flexible epoxy glue so we could drop the main quickly ...
Classics at Mahurangi - Juniors at Wakatere - History in Sanya
10:12 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Editorial from Sail-World.com’s New Zealand e-magazine for January 27, 2014: We look at the latest twist in the America's Cup 2013 edition - which just won't come to an end. Sailing history was created in Sanya, China on Tuesday - we explain why. And there is a quick look at one of the biggest Junior one design regattas ever held in New Zealand - whch happened over the long weekend at Wakatere BC ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos by Ocean Images
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
5:11 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami- Photos provided by Ocean Images. ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
3:34 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and provided this gallery of images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Aussie Finn sailors charge on day 2
By Robert Deaves, ,
3:07 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - It may have been a day late for Australia Day, but on the second day at the Sailing World Cup Miami, the Australian Finn sailors were on a charge with some sparkling performances. Giles Scott (GBR) still leads after winning the opening race of the day, while Jake Lilley (AUS) won the second and moved up to second overall. Ed Wright (GBR) is in third. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Breeze in the teens on Day 2
By ISAF, ,
2:44 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
The second day of racing in the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella, offered a steady diet of breeze in the teens, the allure of a sun-drenched Biscayne Bay, and the kinetic beauty of boats in ten Olympic and three Paralympic sailing classes being put to their best and highest purpose. ...
Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race - In for a blast
By Barby MacGowan, ,
2:39 AM Wed 28 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race is set to begin Friday, February 6. The 32nd edition of the venerable Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race will start in Port Everglades, Florida, and send its 12-boat fleet on a challenging 811 nautical mile course to Montego Bay, Jamaica. George Sakellaris’s (Framingham, Mass.) 72-foot Shockwave will be the largest boat competing, so it should be interesting to ...