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Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race - Record safe for another year
By Jennifer Crooks, ,
4:09 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race - It should be a pleasant ride all the way to Queensland for the 56 competitors in the 29th edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, according to Andrew Treloar from the Bureau of Meteorology, who delivered the weather forecast at the official race briefing at the Club last evening.
Six Metre European Championship - Day 4
By Fiona Brown, ,
3:32 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 International Six Metre European Championship - After a two-day hiatus, the fourth day of the Six Metre European Championship in Falmouth finally produced a much-needed third race for the twenty-seven competing teams. The wind failed to cooperate for much of the day and it wasn't until 17.30 that the race finally started in a rainy nine knots from the northeast.
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 4
By Patrik Pollak, ,
3:04 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Techno World Championships - No problem!!! We had cart world championship with some very, very attractive prizes. Some exercise, lot of fun, lot of smiles.
Women's Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Testing day in Vannes
By WIM Series, ,
8:09 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Starting with a totally calm and sunny morning, and finishing the day in thunderstorms and heavy rain, the Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes, France, put the sailors to the test on the first day of racing. Four teams stay undefeated, with home sailor Anne-Claire Le Berre and Dutch veteran Klaartje Zuiderbaan sharing the top spot on four victories.
International Moth Worlds: Outteridge charges into the lead + Video
By Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com, ,
7:34 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
An earlier start allowed the Gold fleet to get a full four races on the penultimate day of the International Moth World Championships at Hayling Island, with the Silver fleet once again getting in three. The breeze was a gusty and shifty 8-13 knots, which dropped off during the final race as it shifted round to the East. Once again racing was held in scorching temperatures under a cloudless sky.
OK Dinghy Europeans - New leader emerges as Steinhude turns it up
By Robert Deaves, ,
7:23 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
At the OK Dinghy European Championship, Jorgen Svendsen (DEN) has taken a three point lead in Steinhude, Germany after two race wins as the winds peaked out at 26 knots on a tough day for the fleet. Andre Budzien (GER) is still in second with defending champion Bo Petersen (DEN) down to third.
Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands Race - First blood to Team Brunel
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
6:09 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Team Brunel claimed pole position in the first competitive meeting of the new Volvo Ocean 65s, as the inaugural edition of the Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands race took place in Lanzarote this week. 'The race was really fun, with various conditions,' said Team Brunel’s Lithuanian crew member Rokas Milevi?ius.
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - Competition heats up on day 2
By ISAF, ,
5:54 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship on water action matched the warm climate as the competition heated up on day two in Helsinki, Finland. Temperatures in Helsinki reached a new summer high but that not did stop the on-water action with 12 more flights completed. The situation is incredibly tight ahead of the last ten flights.
Laser Radial World Championships - Competition aplenty on day 3 +Video
By SailingNet, ,
5:26 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Day three at the Laser Radial World Championship was different. The sailors were greated by a beautiful, blue sky, light wind and sunny weather. Everybody was asking one question: where is the fog? From the beginning of the championships misty mornings started to be something usual for us.
Extreme Sailing Series - Penultimate Act to take place in Nice
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
4:07 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series organiser OC Sport has now confirmed the bustling Mediterranean city of Nice as the Host Venue for the penultimate Act of the 2014 season, to be held 2-5 October. Hosted by Ville de Nice, the Extreme Sailing Series has been a regular feature on the city’s sporting calendar since 2011.
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Meeting of the grand designs
By KPMS, ,
2:18 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Owned and helmed by individuals accustomed to success outside of sport, sailed by outstanding professional talent and designed by architectural visionaries, the world’s most impressive monohull yachts - known in the sailing community as Maxis - are admired for their speed, power and elegance.
29er North American Championship - Final series kicks off
By Marianne Davis, ,
1:35 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Today kicked off the final series of the 29er North American Open, in which competitors are competing for the North American, United States and Canadian Championships. Competition is strong in the final series, with the fleet now split into gold and silver.
O'pen Bic WOC, Day 1 - Wind and waves greeted Team Australia
By Simon Dubbin, Travemunde ,
1:25 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The first day of competition at the O'pen Bic WOC started with the U16 Fleet hitting the water first for three races then followed in the afternoon with the U13 and U19 fleets. Greeting the competitors was 15-20knts from the NE and a sea of up to 2m.