The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Navigators Prize winner for Leg 4
By Mark Chisnell for B&G, ,
8:53 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The B&G Navigators’ Prize is presented to the Navigator who has made the most effective use of meteorological, oceanographic and geographical information to gain distance on the majority of the fleet, as voted for by the Navigators themselves. Today we have feedback from Will Oxley of Team Alvimedica, Andrew Cape of Team Brunel and from Jean Luc Nelias of Mapfre, the winner of Leg Four. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing burns up the Bay + Video
By John Navas, ,
8:18 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Artemis Racing took their development AC45 out on San Francisco Bay, yesterday.
Videographer, John Navas was there to catch all the action on high resolution video. ...
What do you know about this Yacht Collision with a Manly Ferry??
By Sail-World.com, ,
6:54 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sunday afternoon squall on Sydney Harbour and a Manly ferry is blasting its horn as an apparently out of control yacht, with sail number 1152 was in danger of colliding with the ferry.Watch the video
No reaction from the yacht, its headsails and main luffing it continued on an altered path and does hit the stern of the ferry. Thankfully it seems without major damage or crew injury. ...
On Ton Cup Revival: Big win for Rainbow II in Race 3
By Alan Sefton, ,
6:54 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The second 20-mile Olympic course race of the One Ton Revisited series produced another classic day on the inner-Hauraki Gulf . The ENE breeze blew 10 to 12 knots at the start and built to 12 to 15 knots by the finish. The recently restored, former One Ton Cup winner Rainbow II (Chris Bouzaid) was in her element and won by an impressive 6m 40s on IRC corrected time ...
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Amazing images
By RYA, ,
5:43 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Amazing images ...
Seven Days, 960 Miles thrilling voyage
By Neil & Ley - SV Crystal Blues, ,
4:47 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Last night the winds finally lifted a little and moved more to the north. So Crystal Blues finally had 'a bone in her teeth', with the apparent wind at 75 degrees to starboard, 9 knots true, and we were skating along in the dark at 6 to 7 knots, flying the mainsail, genoa and staysail. ...
Sail the Gulf Regatta 2015 – A success story
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
2:34 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The Sail the Gulf Regatta has evolved over the years and plays an important role in the development of sailing in the region. In the heart of winter, Doha offers unique sailing conditions, which is why 'Sail the Gulf Regatta' is building on 23 years of success. ...
RC44 Championship - New faces and seasoned pros ready to lead
By RC44 Class Association, ,
2:02 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 RC44 Championship Tour - With less than a month to go, eleven teams are eagerly anticipating the season-opener set to take place in Malta's renowned capital of Valletta, the historic 'City of Knights', from 25-29 March. ...
RYA Dinghy Show - Greenwich YC dominates safety boat competition
By Comanche Communications & Marketing, ,
1:21 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA Dinghy Show - On 28 February Greenwich Yacht Club was presented with a brand new safety boat and outboard engine at the Show held at Alexandra Palace. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Mar 3 - Chinese chop interest rates
By Collinson FX, ,
1:06 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Mar 3,2015: China gave markets a pleasant surprise over the weekend with an interest rate cut.
Chinese Governments officials must set the growth targets, and to achieve any where near 7% would require stimulus, hence the interest rate cut. The stimulus was good news for global markets, ...
National Careers Week – A day in life of Sailing Development Officer
By Emma Slater, ,
12:57 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
To coincide with National Careers Week (02-06 March), throughout the week we will be chatting to various people working in the marine industry about their job, how they got started, the kind of qualifications they needed. ...
Life skills National Careers Week- A day in the life of a Yacht Rigger
By Emma Slater, ,
12:26 PM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Life skills National Careers Week - Our second ‘Day in the Life’ profile for National Careers Week (02-06 March), comes from Oliver Wyatt (24), who works as a Rigger at Performance Rigging Ltd based at Hamble Point Marina, Hamble. We grabbed five minutes with him during his busy day to find out exactly what a job as a rigger involves, how he got started and what makes a good yacht rigger. ...
Sydney Harbour Regatta 10th anniversary - Impressive prizes on offer
By Di Pearson, ,
11:04 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Sydney Harbour Regatta - As entries breach the 180 mark, organisers at Middle Harbour Yacht Club are busily preparing and counting down the days to the 10th anniversary, to be held this weekend, March 7 and 8. ...
Vale - John Harrison
By Australian Sailing Team, ,
9:41 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
On behalf of Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, we offer our condolences to the family of John Harrison, who passed away over the weekend. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Young South Africans selected
By Clipper Ventures Plc, ,
9:11 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Eight young South Africans, some of which have never seen the ocean before, have been selected to compete in the world’s longest ocean challenge; at 40,000 nautical miles the race is unique and will be a life changing experience ...
2015 US Grand Slam Series - Requests for Invitation being accepted
By Chicago Match Race, ,
4:51 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 US Grand Slam Series will take place within the month of August, beginning a couple weeks earlier and in a different order than previous editions. The Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, Bayview Yacht Club, Chicago Match Race Center, and Oakcliff Sailing organizers are pleased to announce that Requests for Invitation are being accepted now and all venues anticipate high demand. ...
Bacardi Miami Sailing Week - Day 1 + Video
By Icarus Sailing, ,
4:08 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
A beautiful sunny Miami welcomed Star sailors to the first day of the 88th Bacardi Cup. One race is scheduled for each day of the 6-day event as part of the Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank. With winds around 10 knots from the East, the racing area was set about 1 ¾ miles south of Dinner Key Channel. The course is set at 95 degrees with two-mile legs, which will test sailors ...
Barcelona World Race - A qui perd gagne
By Barcelona World Race, ,
3:31 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Situation paradoxale: au pointage de 14h TU, Cheminées Poujoulat était le plus lent de toute la flotte de la Barcelona World Race. Et pourtant, le leader de la course n’a peut-être jamais été en situation aussi favorable qu’aujourd’hui. En train d’achever le contournement d’une bulle anticyclonique, Bernard Stamm et Jean Le Cam devraient rapidement récupérer des vents de sud-est sur la bordure est ...
Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:03 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ...
Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat
By Sail-World.com: NZL, ,
2:51 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ...
2015 WWA Malibu Pro Card Qualifier – Registration open
By World Wakeboard Association, ,
2:39 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The first WWA Pro Card Qualifier presented by Malibu boats is set for March 22, 2015, hosted once again by Freedom Wake Park in Orlando, Florida. The WWA Pro Card events have been created to separate the top riders in the world and recognize them as elite. ...
Doyle Sails and NZ Rigging supply package for new Sydney based Shaw 11
By NZ Rigging, ,
2:30 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
NZ Rigging Supplied the Mast and Rigging package for Adrian Walters new Shaw 11 mtr 'Little Nico'. The mast is a High Modulus mast with internal locks on all halyards, internal mast jack, one piece Nomex cored box section boom, and composite rigging.cored box section boom, and composite rigging. ...
Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front
By Barcelona World Race, ,
1:54 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ...
2015 Sail the Gulf ended with great success
By David Brookes, ,
5:34 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 Sail the Gulf hosted by Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation was a great success. 9 entries from 8 different countries produced a truly international flavor. ...
2015 North American Hobie 16 to be held at Pensacola Yacht Club
By David Brookes, ,
5:19 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 Hobie 16 North American Championships September 20 to 25 at Pensacola Yacht Club. ...
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