Star Class World Championship - Sailors ready to begin battle
By Star Class World Championship, ,
11:10 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
Beginning tomorrow, Monday, June 30 until Saturday, July 5, Star Sailors from across the world will come together in Malcesine, Italy at Fraglia Vela Malcesine to compete in the 2014 International Star Class World Championship on the infamous waters of Lake Garda. ...
Polish adventure sailor in second try at North West Passage
By Nancy Knudsen, ,
10:14 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
Every boat attempting to transit the North West Passage this year has its own story. Ryszard Wojnowski, Polish adventure sailor, had his own way of doing it. In his Lady Dana 44, he set sail from Sopot, Poland, on June 8, 2013, planning to circle the North Pole, including the North West Passage beginning on the Russian side in one season. However it was not to be... ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Five teams play Russian Roulette on final day
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
9:17 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
After four days and 22 races, Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover came down to an edge-of-the-seat final race shoot out, with five teams gunning for the podium and no room for error. The game of Russian roulette between The Wave, Muscat and Alinghi continued until the final double pointer. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ makes podium again in Russia
By ETNZblog.com, ,
8:30 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand sailed an outstanding final day in the Extreme Sailing Series, Russia to make the medla podium again.Emirates Team New Zealand did all they could to win the Extreme Sailing Series in St Petersburg today including winning the final double points race. ...
Crossing 'the Ditch' - how, when, where? (Why is easy)
By John Martin, Island Cruising Association, ,
8:27 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
New Zealand has some of the greatest cruising in the world, but many Australian sailors are put off by the horror stories they have heard about how difficult that crossing can be. Here, John Martin of the Island Cruising Association gives a few simple rules to achieve a pleasant and successful crossing - and to be rewarded with some dreamy cruising grounds. ...
Etchells World Championship - Grinding through to victory
By Etchells North America, ,
5:12 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
In the 2014 Etchells World Championship Bill Hardesty and team ground through to victory, ultimately with a race to spare. ...
Stena Match Cup Sweden 20th anniversary regatta preview
By World Match Racing Tour, ,
5:01 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
Stena Match Cup Sweden, the second stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, celebrates its 20th birthday next week at the idyllic island of Marstrand on the West coast of Sweden. Joining the Alpari Tour Card Holders in this anniversary regatta will be two titans of the match racing community: Sweden’s Magnus Holmberg and American Ed Baird. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: More images from Day 3
By Eugenia Bakunova, www.mainsail.ru, ,
3:13 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014 GMT
Russian photographer Eugenia Bakunova of www.mainsail.ru is in St Petersburg, Russia for the final two days of the Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4.
She provided this second image gallery from Day 3 of the regatta. ...
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