Copa del Rey Mapfre - Images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
5:03 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on deck for races one and two at the Copa del Rey Mapfre to capture these images. Enjoy! ...
Lysekil Women’s Match - All set for Swedish West Coast action
By WIM Series, ,
4:05 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
When the Lysekil Women’s Match begins Tuesday, the event will be celebrating its tenth anniversary with a very competitive field of nine crews of six sailors each. Will Danish world number one Camilla Ulrikkeholm take her fourth consecutive victory in the beautiful Swedish West Coast archipelago? Can World Champion Anna Kjellberg get her first triumph on her home waters? ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Singapore to host 2015 Series opener
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
3:52 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Singapore is set to host the curtain-raiser to the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series world tour – the first of eight Host Venues across three continents to be revealed, confirmed Series organisers OC sport and Series Main Partner, Land Rover. ...
Yacht Club Costa Smeralda preparing for international regattas
By Jill Campbell/Donata Cuppone, ,
3:39 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
While holidaymakers flock to Sardinia to enjoy stunning beaches and sweltering August temperatures, staff at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda are hard at work preparing for two major international regattas in September. The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Swan Cup will see thousands of sailors from around the globe flock to the exclusive resort of Porto Cervo for two weeks of world-class sailing. ...
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - Fleets ready for lift off
By Daniel Smith, ,
3:14 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
After the Finn and RS:X fleets kicked off racing at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 on Sunday, the remaining seven will start on Monday 4 August. All five race courses will be used on Monday with three areas - Ponte, Escola Naval and Pão de Açucar -situated inside Guanabara Bay and the other two - Copacabana and Niterói - located outside the bay in open water. ...
Vendée Globe - Nicolas Hulot supports Energy Challenge + Video
By Solène Rennuit, ,
2:37 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the French President for the 2015 Conference on Climate Change, has announced his support for Phil Sharp’s zero-carbon emissions Vendée Globe campaign, whilst welcoming him as an ambassador for his Foundation. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Set sights on Porto Cervo action
By Alessandra Ghezzi, ,
2:07 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Once every two years in September, Swan owners from around the globe gather for a week of competition, friendship and glamour at the iconic Rolex Swan Cup, which this year celebrates its 18th anniversary, from September 8-14 in Porto Cervo (ITA). ...
Panerai Transat Classique - Xarifa, a giant joins the race
By Panerai Transat Classique, ,
1:59 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
The pre-registration of the big three-master Xarifa raises the bar in the Panerai Transat Classique 2015. In terms of pedigree, she belongs to the extraordinary class of vessels which, since the mid-nineteenth century, have been writing the history of yachting. Her timeless elegance belies a colourful career marked with numerous name changes. ...
ORC International World Championship 2014 - Action shots from day 1
By Max Ranchi Photography, ,
12:41 PM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Pavel Nesvadba and Max Ranchi were on deck at the ORC International World Championship 2014 to capture these images on day one. ...
Barclays 52 Super Series - Copa del Rey Mapfre 2014 - Playing catch up
By Barclays 52 Super Series, ,
11:23 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
And while Quantum Racing may be perceived to be a dominant force after winning the US Super Series and the Audi TP52 World Championship title under skipper Ed Baird, in reality when racing starts tomorrow Monday Quantum Racing are actually only four points ahead of Niklas Zennström’s Rán Racing and five points ahead of the Roemmers family’s Azzurra skippered by Guile Parada. ...
RPAYC’s new Commodore and Vice Commodore and first female Life Member
By Lisa Ratcliff - OCC, ,
10:57 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Ian Audsley was elected Commodore uncontested and Michael Lockley was elected Vice Commodore by the near 100 voting members present. 'Ian and Michael will lead a formidable team to take the club forward for the next three years,' forecasted outgoing Commodore Rob Curtis. ...
International Sailing Regatta - RS:X and Finn fleets put Rio to test
By ISAF, ,
10:34 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
With 28 racers on the water it's not far off the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition fleet size. In two years' time 36 racers will take to water and van Rijsselberge is enjoying the similarities, 'We have a really nice fleet here. That's the biggest plus. Everybody is here and it's a strong field. I think it's a really good test. ...
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 - Day two round-up
By Rupert Holmes/CWL, ,
9:55 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Black Group yachts starting on the Bramble line saw plenty of action at the favoured committee boat end of the line, with many starts seeing optimistic skippers attempting to barge into a none-existent space amid much shouting, before having to bail out and restart at the back of their fleet. ...
Oakcliff Summer Invitational Match Race - Lalumiere wins
By Samantha Pilz, Oyster Bay, NY ,
8:55 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Oakcliff Summer Clinegatta - Oakcliff’s Charlie Lalumiere won the Summer Invitational, a Grade three match race, on Sunday afternoon after overcoming the high level of competition. ...
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX?
By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia and Phuket Yacht Show, ,
4:28 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
The Phuket Yacht Show will be held at Phuket's Yacht Haven from February 13-15. The challenge to Pimex - the Phuket International Boat Show - is coming from the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show. ...
Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Champ: Young sailors are ready!
By Amy Cada, ,
4:25 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Volvo Gill Optimist British National and Open Championships -Over 450 of the country’s top youth and junior sailors are preparing to race on the same waters where their Team GB Olympic heroes battled for gold during London 2012. From two - eight August, the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy will welcome sailors from nineteen different nations ...
2014 ORC World Championship - Record fleet starts tomorrow
By ORC, ,
3:45 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 ORC World Championship - At 10:55 tomorrow morning, Monday four August, the first Warning signals will sound for the first race on three separate course areas here in Kiel for the start of the 2014 edition of the ORC World Championship. This offshore World Championship sanctioned by ISAF features a record-setting turnout of 151 boats from 19 countries ...
Sydney International Boat Show - Days 3 & 4
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:32 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Some highlights of this year's event, both on the water and at Glebe Island. ...
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 - A trophy for any crew to win
By Rob Mundle, ,
3:16 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - As the fleet size for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week climbs towards the impressive mark of 180, it has been confirmed that this year there will again be two trophies on offer that any competing crew can win. ...
PWA Tenerife World Cup - World's best prepare for action
By Chris Yates, ,
2:36 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
The 2014 Dunkerbeck-Eyewear Siam Park - El Médano - Tenerife PWA World Cup is set to take place from the 4th-10th August. The elite of the wave sailing world will be returning to action as they prepare for their second battle of the season. ...
Champagne sailing for Tash as Sea and Summit arrives in Falmouth
By RYA, ,
2:26 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Determined 'Sip and Puff’ sailor Natasha 'Miss isle’ Lambert arrived in Falmouth today (03 August) with a huge smile on her face after a day of champagne sailing in sunshine and good breeze. ...
2014 Lido 14 National Class Championship - Day 3 wrap-up
By Rich Roberts, ,
2:24 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Lido 14 National Class Championship - They sailed the oldest boat but it was a special boat that Mark Ryan and his crew, sister Sarah Schaupeter, drove to their second Lido 14 National Class Championship on Alamitos Bay Sunday. ...
2016 Olympics: Brazil successfully improving water quality
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
12:26 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014 GMT
Top international photographer, Juerg Knaufmann (SUI) has been in Rio de Janeiro at the venue for the 2016 Sailing Olympics and reports that the serious issues surrounding the water pollution at the race venue are being mitigated. ...
NZL Sailing Team: Racing underway in Rio for Olympic Test Event
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
11:13 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Racing is underway for the NZL Sailing Team in Rio, Brazil in the RS:X and Finn classes at Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 – the Olympic Sailing ‘Test Event’.
Natalia Kosinska has made a solid start in the Women’s RS:X racing to lie sixth overall at the end of the first day of competition. The Takapuna Boating Club representative placed 13th and second in today’s two fleet race ...
Sopot Match Race - Williams claims victory in Poland
By Alpari World Match Racing Tour, ,
11:00 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014 GMT
Sopot Match Race, the latest event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, saw an impressive come-from-behind victory for British skipper Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team on a day that seemed set to be sailed in light northerly winds. That was until the wind shut down, performed a 180 degree turn, and then filled in with a sudden blustery 20 knots from the south. ...