Audi Melges 20 Canadian Nationals: 14 teams assemble for first edition
By International Melges 20 Class Association, ,
9:47 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Continuing on its 2014 World Tour, the Audi Melges 20 fleet has ventured to the land of Mounted Police and Maple Syrup to compete in the first ever Canadian Open Championship. With warm hospitality provided by the Port Credit Yacht Club and great racing on the shores of Lake Ontario, fourteen Audi Melges 20 teams will duke it out over eight scheduled races to determine the champ...eh. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Ireland's 49ers remain in contention
By Irish Sailing Associaton, ,
9:39 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Both of Ireland’s 49er teams pulled out the necessary results today at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to stay in contention for Olympic qualification. Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey qualified for the female 49erFX Gold fleet while their teammates - Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern from Providence Team IRL - moved up to sixth overall in the 49er Gold fleet. ...
America's Cup: Oracle's Larry Ellison to step down as CEO
By Sail-World, ,
9:39 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
It has been reported by BusinessWeek.com in USA, that Oracle Corporation CEO, Larry Ellison has decided to step down from that role and will become Chief Technology Officer. The move is not expected to affect his backing of the America's Cup Defender, Oracle Team USA of which he is and remains the team principal. ...
Classic Yacht Regatta - Sonny takes top classic prize
By Melissa Flaherty, ,
9:17 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Sparkman & Stephens-designed 53’ Sloop Sonny, owned by Newport’s own Joe Dockery, once again took away the regatta’s top classic racing prize at the Museum of Yachting (MoY) 35th Annual Classic Yacht Regatta, presented by Officine Panerai. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham finishes with career best
By Will Ricketson, ,
9:01 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The arrival of day seven at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships brought with it the first medal races of the event, and a new set of title holders in the Women's Laser Radial and Men's Laser classes. Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) finished the event in seventh overall, a career-best finish for the top-ranked US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Laser sailor. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Belcher and Ryan lead 470, Burton takes silver
By Cora Zillich, ,
8:39 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Tom Burton (NSW) claimed Australia’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Championships – a silver – in the Laser class on Thursday (18 September). In other Australian results, defending World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the lead in the Men’s 470 fleet in Santander, Spain, while Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen moved into third in the 49er class. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 RS:X spots claimed
By ISAF, ,
8:08 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
With Men's and Women's RS:X final series racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships concluding on Thursday 18 September, the Rio 2016 spots on offer have been picked up. ...
Asia Pacific Student Cup - Light and shifty conditions on day 2 +Video
By Yujia Seah, Marina Bay ,
7:34 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
With another 12 flights to go in the round robin, the race committee was eager to get racing going on day two of the Asia Pacific Student Cup. The day began in a similar fashion, with a detailed umpires’ brief, giving the young sailors the opportunity to clarify their doubts before heading out to water. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Leaderboards shaping up in Santander + Video
By ISAF, ,
6:57 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
France's Charline Picon claimed an early gold medal in the Women's RS:X at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as the remaining leaderboards took shape in wonderful conditions. A southerly breeze in the region of 20 knots served up wonderful sailing conditions and allowed the fleets to catch up on missed races from the difficult conditions earlier on in the week. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott continues to extend lead
By Robert Deaves, ,
6:45 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) continued to extend his lead on the Finn fleet on the fourth day of racing at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander for the Finn Gold Cup. He now holds a 13 point lead after six races from Jonathan Lobert (FRA) and Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO). ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 7 images by Sailing Energy
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:38 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailing Energy photographers Barbara Sanchez, Pedro Martinez and Jesus Renedo were on deck in Santander to capture these images during day seven at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Laser and Radial winner images by Jesus Renedo
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:30 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Jesus Renedo was on the water at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander to capture these images of the Dutch champions in Laser and Laser Radial. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Azzurra holds on to second place
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
5:48 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The boat flying the burgee of Yacht Club Costa Smeralda holds on to her second place in the regatta leaderboard thanks to a beautiful win in the day's first race at the Royal Cup Marina Ibiza. Quantum stretches its lead at the top. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Medal Race images by Sail-World.com
By Anna Parker and the Sail-World Team, ,
5:33 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The Sail-World.com team was on site in Santander at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to capture these images during the Laser and Laser Radial medal race action. ...
Scandinavian Gold Cup - Markus Weiser (GER) wins in Tuscany
By Tessa Wiechmann, ,
5:17 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The 70th Scandinavian Gold Cup, the international regatta reserved to the 5.5 Metre International Class, came to a close on Thursday 18 September in Porto Santo Stefano, Italy. First place for Markus Weiser (GER) on Mission Possible. Second Swiss Jurg Menzi on Marie Francoise XVIII and third Norwegian Kristian Nergaard on Artemis XIV. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Dutch dominate Laser and Radial in Santander
By ISAF, ,
5:03 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
A live crowd of thousands and a worldwide TV audience watched the Laser and Laser Radial fleets conclude racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with Dutch dominance afoot. Marit Bouwmeester (NED) took a ten point lead into the Laser Radial Medal Race and finished third to seal the deal with Josefin Olsson (SWE) taking silver and Evi Van Acker (BEL) picking up bronze. ...
Ten safe and clean refueling tips for boaters
By BoatUS, ,
4:54 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Unlike an automobile, recreational boats have special safety needs when it comes to refueling. Stern drive or inboard powered boats have closed engine compartments where volatile gasoline vapors don’t easily dissipate, and older gasoline powered boats are the riskiest to refuel as their brittle fuel hoses can crack, leaving gas in the bilge after a fill-up. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing more than doubles overall lead
By 52 Super Series, ,
4:53 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
As the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza regatta rolls into Friday’s coastal race Quantum Racing have now more than doubled their overall lead in the Barclays 52 Super Series on the difficult, hard to read race tracks off Ibiza Town. ...
J/24 World Championship - Excitement builds for Newport racing
By Christopher Howell, ,
4:45 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The legend lives on 37 years after Rod Johnstone built the first J/24. Seventy-one teams from 13 nations are registered to compete in the 2014 J/24 World Championship in Newport, Rhode Island. ...
Portofino Rolex Trophy 2014 - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi Images, ,
4:33 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was on site for the first day of the Portofino Rolex Trophy 2014 to capture these images. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 18, 2014 - KIWI on Notice
By Collinson FX, ,
4:15 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
September 18, 2014: The GBP approached 1.6300, with a 'steady as she goes' approach, revealed from the Bank of England minutes. Scottish Independence remains the defining issue for the Pound. The rise in the Dollar pushed the AUD back to below 0.9000 while the coming election has put the KIWI on notice. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Seb Marsset joins Team Alvimedica
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:31 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
He’s had to wait two long years but French sailor Seb Marsset finally got the news he was waiting for with a call-up to the Team Alvimedica race crew for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 first leg on Thursday. ...
Fall Seamanship training opportunities at New York Yacht Club
By New York Yacht Club, ,
3:24 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The New York Yacht Club Seamanship Committee is offering two training opportunities on October 11 and 12. Guests and public are most welcome. 'Seamanship Saturday' is a full day of practical, hands-on training for all levels. This day will both introduce and build on principals taught at safety at sea seminars. ...
Dates confirmed for Tiree Wave Classic
By British Wavesailing Association, ,
2:31 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Those who have been following our efforts to deliver this year’s Tiree Wave Classic will appreciate the difficulties providing staff and Judges due to the new PWA La Torche event. Our options became limited with ferry timings and crew availability. ...
RYA Zone and Home Country Championships - Final call to enter
By Matt Carter, ,
2:12 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailors from across the country have up until Sunday 21 September to submit their entries for the 2014 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships. More than 1,000 young sailors are set to gather at nine Zone venues across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on the weekend of 27-28 September for what is considered one of the premier events on the RYA Junior racing calendar. ...