Tasmanians 2 Unlimited, Melges 32 Championship and Series winners
By Tracey Walters, Sydney Harbour ,
1:34 PM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Sydney Harbour was picturesque, clear and sunny with a light shifting five to ten knot wind from the South, South East in stark contrast to the conditions faced by the Melges 32 fleet yesterday. Middle Harbour Yacht Club made the best of conditions on offer and finished the series, nine races in total. ...
Marine Insurer Pantaenius supports Sail Port Stephens
By Sail Port Stephens Media,
1:01 PM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Sail Port Stephens is seen by the Marine Insurance giant Pantaenius as an exciting event with a great future. The event media team took the opportunity of catching up with James MacPhail, MD of Pantaenius Insurance Australia at Sail Port Stephens 2013. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Tributes flow for Magnus Olsson
12:05 PM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Two former Round the World race skippers, now heading America's Cup teams, Paul Cayard and Grant Dalton have paid tribute to Magnus Olsson (SWE), a six times Volvo OR and Whitbread Round the World race competitor, who died last week aged just 64 years. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Cammas keen for battle to begin
By Vincent Borde, ,
12:04 PM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres (formerly referred to as the Semaine Pré Olympique (Pre-Olympic Week)), Franck Cammas and teammate Sophie de Turckheim will be doing battle for the first time with the top international Nacra 17 crews. After two weeks of strenuous training on the race zone in Hyères, they are pretty keen for hostilities to commence. ...
Sailors for Citizen Science
By Richard Kirby,
11:43 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Secchi Disk project is a project that aims at enlisting sailors to become Citizen Scientists and help us create the biggest global study of the marine plankton, starting now and carrying on forever. ...
Vice Admiral's Cup 2013 - Additional class added
By Fiona Brown, ,
11:20 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Musto Vice Admiral's Cup 2013, will have an additional class due to popular demand. The additional class will be hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club. ...
Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Jason Waterhouse to make Nacra 17 debut
By Daniel Smith, ,
11:11 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Australia's Jason Waterhouse will be making his Nacra 17 debut at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres with his cousin Lisa Darmanin and is ready to tackle the tricky light wind on the opening day in the South of France. ...
World Sailing Cup de Hyères : Une première confrontation pour Franck C
By Vincent Borde, ,
10:57 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
C'est aujourd'hui que Franck Cammas et sa coéquipière Sophie de Turkheim vont se confronter pour la première fois aux meilleurs équipages internationaux en Nacra 17 dans le cadre de la World Sailing Cup de Hyères, précédemment dénommée Semaine Pré Olympique. Après deux semaines d'entrainements acharnés sur le plan d'eau de Hyères, ils attendent avec une certaine impatience le début des hostilités. ...
America's Cup World Series concludes in Naples
By Artemis Racing,
10:01 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
The America's Cup world series concluded yesterday in Naples after nine successful World Series events, the revolutionary concept has changed the landscape of sailing. ...
The Inn Challenge Trophy winner announced
By Lillo Mazzetti, ,
9:18 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
The inn challenge trophy event that took place along the English harbor in Antigua where the Mariella vs Vagabundo II competition took place. ...
2013 NZ Marine Industry Sailing Challenge won by Events Clothing
By Tom Macky, Auckland ,
6:37 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Events Clothing overhauled Club Marine to win the 2013 NZ Marine Industry Sailing Challenge. After two years of drifters the 2013 NZ Marine Industry Sailing Challenge was sailed this year in a good 10 to 15 knot south westerly. North Sails were after a third win in a row but Events Clothing had other ideas. ...
Charleston Race Week - Audi Melges 20 champion announced
By Joy Dunigan, ,
3:16 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
On the Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2013 final day, weather forecasts had predicted some pretty substantial breeze, and with a wind speed rule in full effect for the Audi Melges 20 Class, everyone could only be hopeful that racing would happen. ...
Charleston Race Week - Insane conditions on final day
By Dan Dickison, ,
3:02 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Principal Race Officer Hank Stuart was optimistic about sneaking in one final race on Circle 3 this morning, especially with Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week serving as the Melges 24 US National Championship. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup stage 2 at Sandringham YC
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
2:50 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
TP52 Southern Cross Cup stage two, at Sandringham Yacht Club, is being held from April 26 to 28. A tough contingent of Australians will meet a brilliant but lone majority New Zealand crew for the ANZAC long weekend. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA reveal new AC72 in San Francisco
By Richard Gladwell,
2:09 AM Mon 22 Apr 2013 GMT
Oracle Team USA, the Defending team in the 34th America's Cup have unveiled their second AC72 catamaran, and the boat that will most likely be the Defender in the America's Cup Regatta, to be sailed in September 2013.
At first blush, the new AC72 appears to be a development of the design concept initiated with their first AC72, refined when that boat was modified after a capsize in October 2012 ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - winner takes all in Final Fleet Race
By Richard Gladwell,
10:27 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
Racing at the Americas Cup World Series event in Naples wrapped up today with what organisers call 'Super Sunday' - a final fleet race that is worth triple points.
That sets the scene for what is essentially a winner-takes-all last fleet race. ...
Melges 32 Championships and Asia Pacific Cup on Sydney Harbour
By Tracey Walters, Sydney Harbour ,
9:23 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
2013 Melges 32 Championships and Asia Pacific Cup - Today Sydney Harbour was picturesque, clear, sunny, a light shifting five to ten knot wind from the South, South East in stark contrast to the conditions faced by the Melges 32 fleet yesterday. Middle Harbour Yacht Club made the best of conditions on offer and finished the series, nine races in total. ...
Fisher's View: Super Sunday - America's Cup WS - Race Day 4
By Bob Fisher, Naples, Italy ,
8:30 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
Race Day 4 America's Cup World Series, Naples: 'Super Sunday' – the very term is destined to be inspirational, but it can also induce fear to a team that has dutifully logged a series of good results to appear at or near the top of the scoreboard. The reason is the heavily skewed points available for the one race on the final day. ...
Sail Port Stephens - Day 6 images by Craig Greenhill
By Sail Port Stephens Media, ,
7:51 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
Photographer Craig Greenhill was on site for day six of 2013 Sail Port Stephens to capture this gallery of images, enjoy! ...
Easy Tiger III gets a Tasmanian style hiding
By Lulu Roseman, Sydney ,
7:38 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
Easy Tiger III has been pipped by Tasmanian Greg 'Enzo' Prescott's 2Unlimited at the 2013 Melges 32 Australian Championships to finish second overall after scoring a second, two fourths and a third on the final day of the series. Angus Reid's Max Star completed the podium in third followed by Queenslander Barry Cuneo's Envy Scooters. ...
In Mooloolaba we don't stop having fun
By Tracey Johnstone, Mooloolaba ,
7:27 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
It’s not unusual to go racing at night, but what is unusual is to do it under lights and in sports boats. Mooloolaba Yacht Club has two Elliott 6ms, previously owned by the Australian Sailing Team, the perfect competition amphitheatre on Mooloolah River in front of The Wharf Mooloolaba and a whole bunch of very eager sailors. ...
America's Cup World Series - Oracle Team USA victorious in Naples
By Lisa Ramsperger, ,
7:20 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
There has been a trio of America’s Cup World Series regattas this season, and three match racing titles for Oracle Team USA. On Sunday in Naples, skipper Tom Slingsby and crew secured the third, defeating Luna Rossa Swordfish in the match race final. ...
America's Cup World Series - J.P.Morgan BAR 5th in Naples, 3rd overall
By Lucy Harwood – Ben Ainslie Racing,
7:02 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
The America’s Cup World Series Naples was an event full of expectation for J.P.Morgan BAR, as the team headed into the finale. After a second place finish in San Francisco last October, the team came with a clear aim, to win the event. But it wasn’t to be. ...
America's Cup World Series - Energy Team edged from Naples podium
By Pierre Giboire, ,
6:10 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
At the America's Cup World Series in Naples, the crew of the French Energy Team led by Yann Guichard came close to pulling off something of a shock on Sunday in the seventh and final race. After getting off to an excellent start, the French quickly moved to the front of the fleet ahead of the Americans on Oracle Team USA led by Tom Slingsby with whom they went on to fight a duel. ...
America's Cup World Series - More final day images from Naples
By Carlo Borlenghi images,
5:50 PM Sun 21 Apr 2013 GMT
On the final day of competition at the America's Cup World Series in Naples, photographer Carlo Borlenghi was onsite to capture this gallery of images, enjoy! ...
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