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America's Cup: Ainslie heads for Los Angeles for Competitor Meeting
By Stuart Alexander, ,
12:25 PM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
A busy weekend for Olympic champion and America’s Cup challenger Sir Ben Ainslie includes a flight to Los Angeles for a summit meeting at which all the potential challengers for the next Cup, scheduled for 2017, will discuss problems with the current developments.
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2014 - Accommodation options
By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island ,
9:44 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
Bella Vista East 1 - Highly sought after ground floor two bedroom apartment located on the northern end of the island. Featuring a spacious open plan design, beautiful furnishings plus more. On special at $500 per night!
Rio cleaning up its act in the lead up to Olympic sailing test event
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:27 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
As the football World Cup wraps up in Brazil, Brazil's President says the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be a top priority . The next fixture on the calendar for Rio is Aquece Rio, the first of the sailing test events, to be held 2 to 9 August, 10 Olympic classes will compete of Marina da Gloria, an area notorious for accumulating rubbish on its foreshores and its foul-smelling water.
The Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd presented with the Clipper Race trophy
By Clipper Ventures, ,
5:02 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
2013 - 14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Winning boat Henri Lloyd has been presented with the Clipper Race trophy at a prizegiving ceremony in St Katharine Docks, London, this afternoon having been victorious in the world’s longest ocean race.
470 European Championship - Belcher and Ryan trumping the fleet
By International 470 Class Association, ,
7:08 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
470 European Championships 2014 - Athens, Greece. Greek mythology has it that Aeolus is the ruler of the wind, and today the wind was in charge across the race track of the Saronic Gulf. An 18-20 knot breeze for the first race of the day delivering some exhilarating races – three for the women and two for the men.
Nacra 17 Europeans - Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco claim victory
By Camille El Beze, ,
6:15 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
After starting their title challenge in the worst possible way at the Nacra 17 European Championship, a hole in their hull after a simple collision on the first day, Spain’s Iker Martinez and Tara Pacheco finished off a long, difficult regatta when they collected their first major title as a partnership by clearly winning the sudden death, tricky light winds medal race.
Clipper Round the World Race - Henri Lloyd claims overall victory
By Clipper Ventures, ,
4:36 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race winning boat Henri Lloyd and the fleet have returned to a heroes’ welcome in London eleven months after setting off. Having conquered Mother Nature’s toughest conditions during the 40,000 mile ocean odyssey, the team was victorious in the overall Clipper 2013-14 Race, claiming a total of eleven podiums and five overall wins to beat second-placed GREAT Britain.
49er and 49erFX Europeans - Kiwi World Champions in pole position
By Andy Rice, ,
3:53 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
At the 49er and 49erFX European Championships, both the men’s and women’s World Champions sit in pole position going into the deciding day in Helsinki. In the 49erFX, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech moved ahead of the defending European Champions, Ida Marie Nielsen and Marie Olsen, after a solid day in strengthening winds.
Melges 24 Corinthian Champions 'Roger That' leads after day 1
By Heath Walters, Sydney ,
2:37 PM Sat 12 Jul 2014 GMT
With the cool breeze from the west of 15-20 knots, racing started today on Pittwater just north of Scotland Island. After a spirited start the 10 strong fleet of Melges 24s headed for first of three, windward return races.