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Formula Kite World Championships - 17 year old Bridge on top + Video By Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul , 2:19 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Day three of the 2014 Formula Kite World Championships in Burc Beach, Istanbul/Turkey saw the beginning of the Final Series for the mens fleet, with Oliver Bridge (GBR, North) topping the leaderboard with a strong lightwind performance. Maxime Nocher (FRA, North) jumped into second position with a 1-2 score, while Riccardo Leccese (ITA, ML/Ozone) defends his bronce podium spot. ... [more]


Rugged-up and reefed at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week By Lisa Ratcliff - OCC, , 8:54 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Rugged-up crew, reefed sails and rockin’ downwind rides on the penultimate day of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week replaced the lazy start to the six day series last Sunday, August 17, 2014. There was a buzz around the dock this morning in anticipation of a fresh breeze and return of the S-SE tradewinds to the Whitsundays didn’t disappoint. ... [more]


Foils for the Masses - A look at the Glide Free Foiling Kit By David Schmidt, , 7:40 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
It’s virtually impossible to look at imagery from the 34th America’s Cup and not have a serious 'I wish!' conversation with your mates. While the foil-bound AC72 class of wingsail-powered cats look truly outrageous, sadly, these rarefied America’s Cup class yachts cost tens of millions of dollars to design, build and maintain, and represent the absolute pinnacle of experts-only sailing hardware. ... [more]


IFDS World Championship - Day 3 images by Tim Wilkes By Sail-World.com, , 3:05 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Tim Wilkes was on deck for day three of the IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ... [more]


Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Varuna declared overall winner By RORC Event Press, , 12:19 PM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
The Royal Ocean Racing Club has declared Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 51, Varuna (GER), as the overall winner under IRC of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. ... [more]


Win a Fijian getaway thanks to Geelong Travel and Festival of Sails By Royal Geelong Yacht Club, , 11:49 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Thanks to our new sponsor Geelong Travel and the Festival of Sails, you have the chance to win a magnificent getaway for two, to tropical Fiji. All you need to do is get your entry completed for the Festival of Sails 2015 (including the Australian Multihull Championships) prior to midnight on Sunday 30th November 2014. ... [more]


2014 Detroit Cup - Sam Gilmour leads By Dobbs Davis, Detroit, Michigan , 10:02 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Detroit Cup - In the first of four days of match race sailing at the 2014 Detroit Cup, Australia’s Sam Gilmour and his Neptune Racing Team from Australia have taken the early lead. Gilmour leads a field of twelve teams from six countries racing here through Sunday in this ISAF Grade Two event in this second stop of the USA Grand Slam match racing series. ... [more]


Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games - Opening series concludes By ISAF, , 9:58 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August. A non discardable, single race for all fleets will bring the Youth Olympic Games Sailing Competition to a close with gold, silver and bronze to be decided in the Girl's and Boy's Byte CII and Techno 293. ... [more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Strong breeze gets Practice underway in Wales By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team NZ, , 9:52 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Practice day in Cardiff for the fifth round of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series and teams got a taste of things to come over the next few days. Starting the day in a light 4-6 knots, the breeze built quickly with gusts to 20 knots. Sails were reefed and, for reasons of safety, guests were absent from the back of the boats ... [more]


Octogenarian on verge of being named MC38 Australian champion By Di Pearson, MC38 media, , 8:22 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
With only one race remaining in the 12-race series, octogenarian Leslie Green and his Ginger crew are on the verge of being crowned the MC38 Australian champions for 2014, following two windward-leeward races at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week today. ... [more]


Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 - Images: Day six with some wind! By Andrea Francolini, , 7:55 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Andrea Francolini was on the water on day six of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 to capture these images. ... [more]


IFDS Worlds 2014 - Extremely light winds for Thursday's racing By High Liner Foods IFDS Worlds, , 7:38 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
It was a tough day for race officials and competitors on the water at the High Liner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014 underway at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Northerlies that looked promising at the clubhouse in the morning died off and the sea breeze that normally builds in from the southwest took its time arriving today. ... [more]


Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Riding the AC45 - VIDEO By Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 5:17 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
‘Bucket List’ is fast becoming one of the English language’s most over-used epithets. And it’s not as if photographer Craig Greenhill of Saltwater Images and freelance photojournalist Crosbie Lorimer are old enough yet to be worrying too much about such things. But when they got the hint that there might be an opportunity to get a ride on one of the fastest sailing machines around ... [more]


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2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Foreign affairs
2014 IFDS World Championship - Day 3 images by Jude Robertson
America's Cup: Five Challengers sign-on for 35th Match
Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II)
America’s Cup - British Challenge accepted by Golden Gate Yacht Club
Volvo Ocean Race - It’s been emotional, but it’s time to move on
J/111 World Championships - British Teams take early lead on day 1
MC38 Australian Championship 2014 - Ginger retains lead on Day 4
Secret to success at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week
International Cadet World Championship – Day 4 at Weymouth, England
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Light wind plagues Lake Jinniu
2014 Formula Kite World Championships - Bridges strike back on day 2
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 - Images: Day five with whales!
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Painting pink
SAP 505 World Championship - Holt and Woelfel on top
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; MC38s Lindeman Island Race VIDEO
IFDS Worlds - Wind delays, but racing continues in Halifax
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Images by Crosbie Lorimer
IFDS World Championships - Day 2 images by Jude Robertson
America's Cup: Rod Davis - Time for a change after ten years with team
ISAF seeking hosting bids for Nations Cup
Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds - Luvisetto and Alexadr Boite victorious +Video
IFDS World Championships - Action shots by Tim Wilkes
Maxi yacht rendezvous this September in Sardinia
World Yacht Racing Forum 2014: 'Growing the business of Yacht Racing'
Clipper Race: 2015-16 edition of world's longest ocean race 70% full
Leaderboards take shape at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014
IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing
Magnetic Island Race Week – Plenty of appeal for champion racer
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Countdown begins
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 3
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Resurrection
America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team
Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 images by Jude Robertson
Volvo Ocean Race: Forget the f-word - Team SCA profiled
52 Super Series - Fleet grows, 2015 dates revealed
IFDS Worlds - Former president presented with ISAF awards medal
Northshore Nationals - Invitations announced for fifth edition
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Improvements aplenty in Byte CII fleets
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