Copa del Rey Mapfre - Race 5 and 6 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
5:37 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on site at the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images during races five and six. ...
Argo Group Gold Cup - Fraser quick to accept invite
By Colin Thompson, the Royal Gazette, ,
5:23 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Bermuda will once more be represented by two teams in the Argo Group Gold Cup in October in Hamilton Harbour. Gold Cup organisers confirmed yesterday that local helmsman Lance Fraser has accepted an invitation to compete in the event sanctioned by the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). ...
AAM Cowes Week 2014 - Video highlights from Day 1 to 4
By Fran Mattinson/Sail-World, Cowes ,
4:33 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Day four of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week started with a minute's silence, plus HMS Mersey sailing past the Royal Yacht Squadron with a gun salute in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the World War 1. ...
International 14 European Championships at Travemünder Woche
By Archie Massey, ,
4:22 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Right from the off 18-22 knots on the first day, Wednesday, with the forecast not set to change until Saturday at the International 14 European Championship. The water was a black mess, rippling with the small wavelets you get on top of the rolling waves, that you only get when it's nuclear. ...
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Eleven nations to take part
By Trish Jenkins, ,
4:03 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race will commence at noon Sunday 10th August from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, Cowes, Isle of Wight. The fleet will set off down the Solent to the east and turn west around the south side of the Isle of Wight. ...
Only two more spots available on the ilovesailing calendar 2015
By Emma Slater, ,
3:48 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
As Keith Johnson from Retford in Nottinghamshire and Jon Christian from Kristinehamn, Sweden are crowned winners nine and ten in the ilovesailing calendar competition, there are only two more places up for grabs as the competition nears its completion. ...
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - Packed day 4 schedule
By Daniel Smith, ,
3:20 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 324 sailors from 34 nations arose to Brazilian sunshine on day four of Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 with another packed racing day on the cards. Tuesday’s cold front has passed and clear skies are present across Rio de Janeiro. A morning north westerly breeze at 3-6 knots inside and 10 knots outside the bay was the state of play mid-morning. ...
Galley Guys meet the Spice Lady
By Greg Nicoll, Andy Adams and John Armstrong, ,
3:07 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
They say: what you dare to dream, dare to do. Quit your job, sell your house, kiss family and friends goodbye and set sail for the adventure of a lifetime. We suggest you give yourself a bit of time to plan and adjust though. It’s quite a jump from Bay Street to Montego Bay. Why not start by warming up to the tropics with some amazing island food and a good book? ...
North American Rally to the Caribbean - Get prepared to head south
By Barby MacGowan, ,
2:51 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 15th Annual North American Rally to the Caribbean (NARC) departs from Newport. R.I. on November 1, 2014 (or best weather window near that date.) First held in 2000, the 'NARC Rally' is restricted to boats that are capable of getting to Bermuda in four or five days and are crewed by experienced sailors who have made the passage before. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 6, 2014 - Jawboning hits NZD
By Collinson FX, ,
2:29 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
August 6, 2014: Jawboning hit the NZD, but the attractive interest rates will encourage further buying until the currency starts to impact the trade related economy and kills the recovery, thereby fulfilling the prophecy for all the wrong reasons. Flight to the USD sent the KIWI back to 0.8470 but Central Bank activity is the major driver of all currency moves. ...
Australians start well in Rio
By ISAF, ,
1:47 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The Australians doing well at Rio test event. The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...
Three great new RYA eBooks perfect for dinghy sailors and instructors
By Emma Slater, ,
12:57 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
For students RYA eBooks provide an invaluable source of learning as the practical elements are supported with narrated videos or animations demonstrating the various skills. RYA Instructors also find them great teaching aids as videos or animations can be used in group situations to illustrate elements of their teaching either through an external device or on a tablet. ...
Etchells North American Championship 2014 – Deadlines extended
By Don Maxwell, ,
12:17 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Etchells North American Championship is only six weeks away. Here in Chicago we are busy doing our best to make this a great event, and to try and make it as easy as possible on our traveling competitors. We understand that things get busy, so we have extended the deadlines for some of the official paperwork. ...
Gill RS800 European Championships, Riva del Garda - Final report
By Toby Wincer, James Date, Dave Hivey, ,
10:46 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Another classic RS800 regatta with six different race winners and a final race showdown of truly epic proportions, there cannot be a better class to be racing in at the moment. The chat in the Occa bar on Friday night after a great prize giving hosted by Fraglia Vela Riva was all of the Nationals in a few weeks’ time, and yet again, we have no idea how that story will unfold. ...
Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd named Official Technical Clothing Supplier
By Ruth Harrington, ,
9:51 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The two-race deal was announced in Cowes, Isle of Wight on board the winning entry Henri Lloyd -50 Years of Pioneering Spirit, by the founder and chairman of the Clipper Race, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and CEO William Ward alongside Paul and Martin Strzelecki, joint CEOs of Henri Lloyd. ...
ORC International World Championship - Coastal Race photos from Kiel
By Pavel Nesvadba - Max Ranchi, ,
9:35 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographers Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on deck at the ORC International World Championship 2014 in Kiel to capture these Coastal Race photos. ...
Discover science of maritime exploration at National Maritime Museum
By Jude Timms, ,
7:52 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The Australian National Maritime Museum – in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens and Young Scientists – presents Endeavouring Science. Step back in time more than 200 years on board HMB Endeavour – a replica of the ship James Cook commanded on his 1770 voyage to Australia. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - Day 2
By Chris Yates, ,
4:06 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The second day of the Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup eventually saw the men’s trials heats completed, whilst further heats were run in both the men’s and women’s single eliminations. Having spent much of the day waiting around for the wind and waves to improve, the action eventually kicked off shortly after 5pm in light ...
2014 Great Whitsunday Fun Race - About to set off
By Airlie Beach Race Week, ,
3:04 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Great Whitsunday Fun Race - After a week of serious racing, let your hair down and dress your boat up! Purely an entertaining event, the Great Whitsunday Fun Race is a very inclusive race which invites everyone to enjoy themselves in the colourful and a vibrant atmosphere on the water. Dress your boat and crew up! ...
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Day 3
By ISAF, ,
2:25 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...
NZL Sailing Team: NZL’s World Champions go racing in Rio - Day 2
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
2:20 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014 GMT
The NZL Sailing Team’s big guns went racing today in Rio at the Olympic Sailing Test Event (Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014) with some solid results.
49erFX skiff sailors Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech opened the regatta with two consecutive bullets, following that up with a seventh and a fourth to hold second overall in the women’s skiff class. ...
Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta - Action shots from day 3
By Sail-World.com, ,
9:45 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Check out this selection of Ocean Images photographs from day three of the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta. ...
Abu Dhabi completa equipe para Volvo Ocean Race
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
8:58 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
O velejador neozelandês Daryl Wislang foi convocado pelo Abu Dhabi para disputar a Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Com a chegada do atleta de 33 anos, a equipe do Azzam está completa para o desafio, que começa em outubro deste ano. Outra novidade árabe foi a nomeação de Matt Knighton como repórter a bordo. ...
Chubb U.S. Junior Championships on the horizon
By Jake Fish, ,
8:07 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
A talented collection of the top young sailors in the country have arrived in Northern Michigan and are eager to test themselves this week in single-, double-, and triplehanded competition on the waters of West Grand Traverse Bay. The Chubb U.S. Junior Championships is US Sailing’s most historic junior regatta. ...
Cowes Week - HRH Princess Anne races onboard Albatross
By Ingrid Abery, ,
7:53 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014 GMT
Ingrid Abery was on the water at Cowes Week to capture these images as HRH Princess Anne raced aboard UKSA Farr 65 Albatross in Class Zero. ...