NZL Sailing Team: More images from Day 6 of the ISAF Worlds
By Sail-World, ,
3:39 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The team of photographers from Sailing Energy were on the water again at Santander, Spain for Day 6 of the ISAF Sailing Worlds, and provided this second gallery of images of the NZL Sailing Team in action ...
2014 Blue Water Pointscore Race - Strong numbers of entries
By Di Pearson, ,
3:14 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Blue Water Pointscore Race - With the 70th edition of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race looming, a large and varied field of 28 boats is entered for Race two of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS) to start off Point Piper at 10.00am on Saturday morning. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds: Buckingham into Medal Race, 470's stay consistent
By US Sailing, ,
2:49 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Gold fleet competition at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship concluded in the Men's Laser and Women's Laser Radial classes, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) will represent the United States in tomorrow's medal race. ...
NZL Sailing Team: Images from Day 6 of the ISAF Worlds at Santander
By Sail-World, ,
1:29 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
The team of photographers from Sailing Energy were on the water again at Santander, Spain for Day 6 of the ISAF Sailing Worlds, and provided this gallery of images of the NZL Sailing Team in action ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets
By Olga Maslivets, International RS:X Class Assoc., ,
10:03 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, a strong offshore wind that established through the night was waiting for the RS:X participants at the race area Freixenet in front of the famous Sardinero beach. As always, a change of the wind causes changes in the results. The stronger the change - the more dramatic reshuffle we see. That was exactly the case for today! ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Burton leads ahead of Medal Race
By Cora Zillich, ,
9:28 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Tom Burton (NSW) will go into the final Laser Top 10 medal race at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain on Thursday, 18 September with the narrowest of leads after just defending his overall first place in Wednesday’s racing. Only two points separate Burton from British Nick Thompson in second. ...
NZL Sailing Team: Burling and Tuke lead in 49er at ISAF Worlds
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
8:20 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Big breeze was the order of the day at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships on in Santander, Spain and it suited Peter Burling and Blair Tuke who continue the lead in the 49er. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Big breeze on day 6 + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:18 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Sailors awoke to big breeze in Santander for the sixth day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and with 64 scheduled races it was set to be a big Wednesday. Gusts of up to 30 knots were reported across the race track early on in the day and with an 11:00 local time start some of the fleets took to the water. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham into Laser Medal Race
By Will Ricketson, ,
7:54 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Gold fleet competition at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship concluded in the Men's Laser and Women's Laser Radial classes, and the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider's Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.) will represent the United States in tomorrow's medal race. ...
U.S. Multihull Championship - Hobie Alter Trophy to be decided
By Jake Fish, ,
7:49 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
For the first time in U.S. Multihull Championship history, the Hobie Alter Trophy will be decided in A-Class Catamarans, popularly known as A-Cats. This Friday through Sunday (September 19-21), the Bristol Yacht Club (R.I.) will serve as host to this US Sailing National Championship for three action-packed days of multihull racing and festivities. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds - The kind of form most sailors only dream about
By Robert Deaves, ,
7:23 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The UK’s Giles Scott produced the kind of form on the third day of the 2014 ISAF World Championships in Santander that most sailors only dream about. He picked up three more bullets for a perfect score after four races to lead overall from Jonathan Lobert (FRA) and Ed Wright (GBR). ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Azzurra and Ran tied in second
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
7:17 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Azzurra is tied in second place, on equal points with Ran after three races on the opening day of the Zenith Royal Cup in Ibiza. Quantum is in the lead. First day of racing on the waters off Ibiza, where a fleet of eight TP52s takes part in the final event of the Barclays 52 Super Series 2014. ...
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing ahead of target
By 52 Super Series, ,
6:24 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Steady consistency across the opening three races of the ZENITH Royal Cup Marina Ibiza sees Quantum Racing ahead of target as they seek to close out their second overall Barclays 52 Super Series title. The series leaders scored a 1,2,3 in Ibiza’s light and shifty conditions on a race course area which is laden with very subtle changes in wind direction and pressure. ...
ISAF Worlds Santander - 19 Rio 2016 Laser Radial spots awarded
By ISAF, ,
6:12 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship is the first Olympic Qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with 50% of spots up for grabs across all ten events. ...
Blue Planet Odyssey welcomed to Bora Bora
By Doina Cornell, ,
6:10 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Three-time President of French Polynesia, Gaston Tong Sang, and current mayor of Bora Bora, has written a strong letter of support for the Blue Planet Odyssey, assuring the fleet a warm Polynesian welcome when they arrive there in 2015. ...
Asia Pacific Student Cup - Variable conditions for a challenging day
By Bryan Chan, Marina Bay ,
4:47 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Day one of the Asia Pacific Student Cup 2014 was an exciting one with conditions that tested sailors’ ability to perform under a wide range of conditions. In the end, flexibility would prove to be key to a good showing on the water. The day began with a detailed umpires’ brief which many of the new match racers were glad to have to assist their learning. ...
Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - 21 broadcasters to take live coverage
By ISAF, ,
4:31 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Twenty one broadcasters have signed up to take live coverage from the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. As well as unprecedented coverage from broadcasters, including ESPN (USA), BBC, OSN and beIN France, taking the championships to over 40 territories worldwide, the ISAF YouTube Channel will broadcast the action live. ...
RS400 Northern Tour at Notts County SC
By Nicola Ogden, ,
3:36 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
On a dim Saturday morning in September the Notts County Junior Race Training squad showed their talents off to the 14 Notts County home boats and 14 visitors, for final round of the Northern Tour. As the juniors headed home to complete their homework the 400s tucked into bacon and eggs care of the galley. ...
Peter Barton named RS Aero Class Association Manager
By Martin Wadhams, ,
3:23 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The RS Aero was unveiled in March and has rapidly gained popularity since that first moment. Several hundred boats have already been ordered, all over the world, with the majority of owners aiming to race their boats. A Class Association is being formed to organise events, communications, training and other activities. ...
Watch the ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander on the BBC
By Lindsey Bell, ,
3:02 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
All this week, the British Sailing Team has been battling the conditions at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, in a bid for medal glory and all-important country qualification in the ten classes for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ...
Route du Rhum - Yann Eliès ready to race on a multihull
By Vendee Globe, ,
2:10 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
A major figure in the Vendée Globe (*), Yann Eliès still intends to compete in the next edition of the non-stop solo round the world race. Meanwhile, he is earning his keep doing another little job, or rather a big one, as he is going to take the helm of the MOD70 trimaran Paprec-Recyclage in the Route du Rhum. ...
Rolex Swan Cup - Looking forward to the next 30 years
By KPMS, ,
10:58 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
For 30 years the Rolex Swan Cup has been attracting sailors to Porto Cervo for all kinds of reasons. Some love the cut-and-thrust of the racing, others enjoy the camaraderie of going sailing with close friends and family; then there is the great weather, the breathtaking mountains of northern Sardinia and stark, craggy islands dotted around the race course. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: September 17, 2014 - All rise!
By Collinson FX, ,
10:35 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
September 17, 2014: The boost to commodities reversed recent fortunes for the associated currencies, with the AUD rising to 0.9090, while the KIWI tests 0.8200. NZ Trade data today may reflect adverse and solitary actions of the RBNZ which may not assist the rebound in the NZD. ...
America’s Cup: The Future is foiling – AC45s to be modified
By America's Cup, ,
10:25 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The six America’s Cup teams have agreed to a project that will see the existing fleet of AC45 catamarans modified into fully foiling catamarans for racing in the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS). The teams have also committed to continue to race the foiling AC45s on the America’s Cup World Series circuit in 2018, following the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
By Sail-World, ,
10:16 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you want to win a trip of a life time to any port of call along the Round the World Race in 2015? Great, because it is simple! All you have to do is design, scribble, write or draw a T-Shirt design and submit it online at www.ecsix.com/contest. 'You don’t have to be a designer to win, we are after the best creative idea that fits our brand' says ECsix’s Scott Vogel. ...
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