Korea Cup 2013 + Video
By Michael Pateniotis,
8:56 AM Thu 23 May 2013 GMT
The final offshore leg of the Korea Cup International Regatta was the longest and most exciting one, and would determine the overall winners of this year’s event. ...
America's Cup: Regatta Director presents safety recommendations early
By Richard Gladwell,
8:37 AM Thu 23 May 2013 GMT
Iain Murray, wearing the dual hats of America's Cup Regatta Director and Head of the Golden Gate Yacht Club's AC Review Committee has presented a series of findings, more than a week sooner than expected. ...
Navionc´s SonarCharts a fishing dream
By Garry Linacre,
8:08 AM Thu 23 May 2013 GMT
SonarCharts exposes incredible seabed detail not available on existing cartography. Using its proprietary process developed over many years. ...
Nautique and Rockstar WWA Wake Park National Championships preview
By The World Wakeboard Association,
12:53 AM Thu 23 May 2013 GMT
The 2013 Nautique and Rockstar WWA Wake Park National Championships presented by Polaroid will be held Thursday-Saturday, July 25th-27th at Wake Nation Cincinnati. ...
Day two of EFPT Aqualeto Cup + video
By Hanna Poschinger,
11:41 PM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
Not enough wind but a bunch of motivated riders and an awesome organisation. ...
Team Alpari FX: Down to a one race Final in Match race Germany
By Team Alpari FX (formerly Blackmatch),
11:39 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
After a fantastic week of sailing in Germany, dispatching Bjorn Hansen 3-2 in the quarterfinals and Mathieu Richard 3-1 in the semis, it all came down to one race in a shortened final due to lack of breeze on the last day of the regatta. ...
Norah head lighthouse turned off for repair
By AAP Medianet, ,
11:31 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
Norah head lighthouse turned off for repair today. ...
Day one of EFPT Aqualeto Cup
By Hanna Poschinger, ,
10:59 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
After the EFPT crew arrived in Russia two days early to check out the location of this new tour-stop and to make sure everything will be ready for the big show, today has been the first official day of the competition. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ assembles wing in San Francisco
By Richard Gladwell,
10:58 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand have established their base in San Francisco, and are understood to be on target to have their first sail on May 23.
Here John Douglas shows the wingsail assembly ...
Southern Spars and the new era of Grand Prix racing yachts
By Josh Impey,
10:20 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
With an order book bursting with projects – four America’s Cup AC72 wing sails, up to ten Volvo 65’ One Design rigs, multiple superyacht rigs and a new era of Grand Prix racing rigs, all in 2013 – it’s clear that Southern Spars is leading the way with design, technology and manufacturing of composite spars and rigging. ...
Double European Champion in Tornado + video
By Roland Gaebler, ,
10:14 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
A total of 31 teams from eight countries took part in the European Championships of the Tornado Class. Behind us are difficult months and it is a really great feeling to sail such a constant series in various winds on Lake Constance at the Tornado European Championship. ...
The General’ outflanks the fleet and wins the War in the West
9:24 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
Only weeks after securing a dominant season of offshore IRC racing and receiving the prestigious Siska trophy for their efforts, the ‘General Lee’ team have dominated the 1440nm Fremantle to Bali Race.
The 11m Bakewell-White design stunned the fleet by leading around the first two rounding marks but eventually had to concede line honours to the 29m canting keel maxi 'Super Sled' ...
Dangerous surf conditions for mid NSW coast
By Roads and Maritime Services, ,
6:24 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
An alert has been issued by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions from Seal Rocks to Coffs Harbour from Friday. ...
Vale Marion French – the passing of a determined lady sailor
By Eric Wegman, Melbourne ,
4:17 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
The Royal Brighton Yacht Club community is sad to announce the passing of Marion French (nee Austin), this last Saturday. ...
ICSA Women’s Semi-Final Championship Day 1
By Jen Vandemoer Mitchell,
4:07 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
The Sperry-Topsider/ICSA Women’s Semi-Final Championship 2013 began today on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Semi-Finals are the precursor to the Women’s National Championship slated to begin Wednesday, May 22 at 1 p.m. ...
Delta Lloyd Regatta – Strong start for Australia on opening day
By Craig Heydon, ,
3:38 AM Wed 22 May 2013 GMT
Delta Lloyd Regatta is currently underway in the Netherlands. On the opening day Australian sailors have made a strong start with four crews ending the opening day of racing inside their respective top threes ...
Tahiti Pearl Regatta - Night time Soirees and action packed racing
By Morgan Rogers, Raiatea ,
11:37 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
Tahiti Pearl Regatta X Edition day two - With overnight rain keeping the temperature relatively cool (28 deg) and while the festivities went on well into the night, the promise of an early start saw competitors make their way back to the yachts via the local fishing fleet and supported by a number of speed boats from Raiatea ...
America's Cup Race Viewing at International Sailing Summit
By Rachel LaMarre, ,
11:25 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
The International Sailing Summit (ISS), being held from August 18th to 20th 2013 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA, will open with an afternoon gathering at the Louis Vuitton Cup races on August 18, 2013. The event is organized by Sail America. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: May 22, 2013 - Recovery for ANZAC?
By Collinson FX,
9:21 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: May 22, 2013 - The trade exposed nations such as, NZ and Australia, have been hit hard by record currency rises for extended periods and now have resorted to tactics to reverse these inequities. The trend is turning and the advantage the USD, EUR and JPY have had is coming to an end. ...
Finn World Masters - German sailor claims narrow lead
By Robert Deaves, ,
8:51 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
With little respite in the weather, the Finn World Masters fleet in La Rochelle completed two more great races in moderate, cold winds. Three time champion Andre Budzien (GER) takes the lead from Erik Lidecis (USA) and Michael Maier (CZE). Race wins went to Budzien, Maier, Paul Blowers (GBR) and Karl Purdie (NZL). ...
USODA Southeast Championship Notice of Race now available
By Talbot Wilson, ,
8:39 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
US Opti Southeast Championship’s Pensacola PRO John Matthews has made known that the Notice of Race is now posted on the US Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) website and that registration is now open. Pensacola Yacht Club (PYC) is gearing up for another fantastic championship regatta like it is famous for hosting. ...
'Memoirs of a Cruising Dog', sailing on South Islander
By Amanda Spottiswoode, Salt Spring Island ,
7:48 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
In the maze of islands straddling the border between Vancouver and USA, doggie boaters have had to rely on perfunctory walks ashore with their boating owners. Now there's a travel guide for four-legged cruisers in 'South Islander, Memoirs of a Cruising Dog'. The book is as charming and readable as it is useful and cruising sailors everywhere in the world will wish they had the same. ...
Delta Lloyd Regatta - Intense first day on the water + Video
By Delta Lloyd Regatta, ,
7:46 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
On the first day of the 2013 Delta Lloyd Regatta, despite the rain and cold, the sailors put on all the warmest gear to start the first races. It was an intense day on the water with a tight programme. Olympic and Paralympic classes sailed three races apart from the 49ers and RS:X who had four races back to back. ...
Mauritius Regatta - Fierce battle in the Northern Islands
By Coralie Rassinoux, ,
7:22 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
On day three of the Mauritius Regatta, the Northern Islands of Mauritius were the background to a fierce battle! Michel Desjoyeaux onboard Champagnes Nicolas Feuillatte crossed the start line moored in front of Hotel 20° Sud first. He proved once again his great racing experience by leading at the first mark in Grand Baie. ...
ABYC Memorial Day Regatta commences this weekend
By Rich Roberts, ,
6:48 PM Tue 21 May 2013 GMT
Sailors will meet in Long Beach this weekend for the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's annual celebrative event, the Memorial Day Regatta, taking place this Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26. ...
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