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Auckland to Fiji Race: Man overboard incident reduces fleet to four By Richard Gladwell, 9:31 PM Tue 4 Jun 2013
The racing fleet in the Auckland to Fiji race is down to just four boats with withdrawal mid-afternoon of Outrageous Fortune. The RNZYS website reported that 'at 1447hrs Outrageous Fortune contacted Maritime Radio to advise they were retiring from the race following an incident.' Maritime New Zealand confirmed to Sail-World this morning that a crewman had been lost overboard, and retrieved ...[more]


Auckland Fiji Race: Triple reef as headwinds slow leaders' progress By Zoe Hawkins and Richard Gladwell, 1:35 PM Tue 4 Jun 2013
Strong headwinds and building seas have slowed progress for the race leaders on Day 4 of the Auckland Fiji race. The leaders are now well past the halfway mark, and the first of the cruisers, Vision is expected to arrive in Fiji tomorrow. ...[more]


Auckland to Fiji Race: Equilibrium withdraws heads back to New Zealand By Richard Gladwell, 1:25 PM Mon 3 Jun 2013
From information on the Yellowbrick tracker on the RNZYS, indications are that one of the boats in the 2013 Auckland Fiji Race has withdrawn and is heading for Auckland. Information on the tracker shows that the Marten 55 Equilibrium headed west for a time, before turning and headed south at a speed of 7.10 kts. ...[more]


Auckland Fiji Race: Day 3 - Life aboard the Bouncy Castle By Zoe Hawkins, 11:56 AM Mon 3 Jun 2013
The Auckland to Fiji Race is in its third day as the fleet head for the finish at Musket Cove, and are around the halfway point of the race. Leading the fleet is the ORMA60 trimaran, TeamVodafoneSailing, as they tack back across the Great Circle route to Fiji. ...[more]


Auckland Fiji Race: Big trimaran finds breeze and takes second reef By Zoe Hawkins and Richard Gladwell, 11:53 AM Sun 2 Jun 2013
The ORMA60 trimaran, TeamVodafonesailing has found the breeze in the Auckland Fiji Race. But the Ray Lodge owned, Wild Card, leads fleet on handicap. ...[more]


Auckland to Fiji Race: TeamVodafoneSailing now making good time By Richard Gladwell, , 8:45 AM Sun 2 Jun 2013
TeamVodafonesailing, the ORMA 60 trimaran skippered by Simon Hull is now making good time heading for Musket Cove in Fiji, in the Auckland to Fiji race which started on Saturday at noon. She is now sailing in winds of 22kts and making 20kts of boat speed having left Auckland almost 24 hours ago. ...[more]


Predictwind tips new record for Auckland Fiji Race for multihulls By Zoe Hawkins, 10:17 PM Fri 31 May 2013
Crystal ball gazing before a race is a sailor's favourite past time and now that we have programs like PredictWind.com to give us a good idea of what is going to happen out there on the blue yonder, it is even more meaningful. According to PredictWind.com, Metvuw, and Metservice the conditions for the start of the race will be light: Variable even, with less than five knots from the West to es ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Strong breeze again for Race 7 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 9:44 AM Sun 24 Feb 2013
A strong breeze is forecast for the final race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour, at 3.00pm. PredictWind is showing a breeze at increasing through the day to an 18kts average at the race start time of 3.00pm - less than yesterday and which should be sailable. ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Strong breeze for Race 6 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 9:26 AM Sat 23 Feb 2013
A strong breeze is forecast for the penultimate race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour, at the later time of 4.00pm ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Moderate breeze again for Day 5 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 10:07 AM Thu 21 Feb 2013
Another moderate breeze is predicted for the fifth race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour, at the earlier time of 2.00pm. PredictWind is showing a breeze at a 12kts average at 2.00pm similar previous races in the regatta. ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Moderate breeze for Day 4 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 10:21 AM Wed 20 Feb 2013
A moderate to fresh sea breeze is predicted for the third race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour. PredictWind is showing a change of direction and strength from the first two races, which were sailed in SE winds, with plenty of holes favouring local knowledge and powered up rigs. ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: A lovely sea breeze for Day 3 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 12:13 PM Tue 19 Feb 2013
A moderate to fresh sea breeze is predicted for the third race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour. PredictWind is showing a change of direction and strength from the first two races, which were sailed in SE winds, with plenty of holes favouring local knowledge and powered up rigs. ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Big rigs again for Day 2 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 7:33 AM Sun 17 Feb 2013
Moderate winds from a southerly direction are again forecast for the second race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour. PredictWind is showing a a breeze expected to average 10-13kts around race start time of 4.00pm, slowly easing to 8-10kts a couple of hours later. Gusts will be above this average strength. ...[more]


JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs: Big rigs for Day 1 - PredictWind By Richard Gladwell, 10:02 AM Sat 16 Feb 2013
Moderate winds from a southerly direction are forecast for the first race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour. PredictWind is showing a a breeze expected to average 10-13kts around race start time of 4.00pm, slowly easing to 8-10kts a couple of hours later. Gusts will be above this average strength. ...[more]


Coastal Classic: New tracking app announced from Predictwind By Sail-World, 11:40 PM Thu 18 Oct 2012
Predictwind.com have just announced the availability of Coastal Classic tracking. Download now! This is a product that any yacht club around the world can use, to get free yacht racing tracking on their website. Check it out at http://coastalclassic.co.nz/race-watch/ ...[more]


America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ sailing in 35kt winds By Richard Gladwell, 8:39 AM Tue 16 Oct 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand completed a five hour sailing and testing session, apparently without mishap today in winds that gusted over 35kts. Winds averaged 26kts at Bean Rock at the entrance to the Waitemata Harbour. The winds peaked at midday before easing. Real time observations in the area have the winds at 28kts, gusting 36kts. ...[more]


Coastal Classic: Great record breaking forecast treated with caution By Zoe Hawkins, 7:45 AM Tue 16 Oct 2012
Three days out from the NZMYC's Coastal Classic Auckland to Russell Yacht Race, Simon Hull, skipper of TeamVodafone Sailing, is aiming at not thinking too much about the prospect of a back to back record in the iconic New Zealand race. 'If it's a good forecast, which it is, then it will turn bad,' he jokes. ...[more]


Coastal Classic: Your pre-race checklist and Predictwind prognosis By Coastal Classic and Sail-World, 7:10 PM Mon 15 Oct 2012
First, make sure your boat is 100% ready to go by the night before racing. Easier said than done, right? Here are a few extra ideas to add to the mix. If you are leaving from Westhaven, try to cast off by 9am at the latest, to give you time to get to the start line, and do a reconnaissance, checking out conditions and confirming your starting strategy ...[more]


London Olympics: Change in the wind for last two days By Richard Gladwell, 4:54 AM Fri 10 Aug 2012
Predictwind is forecasting moderate southwesterly winds for the first day of the 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta on Weymouth Bay. The first classes to race will be the Mens Heavyweight Singlehander (Finn) and Two man Keelboat (Star) along with the Womens Match Racing (Elliott 6mtr). Breezes are predicted to be blowing along the southern coast of England, in the 11-13kt average strength range ...[more]


Excellent breeze forecast for Day 1 of the 2012 Sailing Olympics By Richard Gladwell, 7:02 PM Sun 29 Jul 2012
Predictwind is forecasting moderate southwesterly winds for the first day of the 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta on Weymouth Bay. The first classes to race will be the Mens Heavyweight Singlehander (Finn) and Two man Keelboat (Star) along with the Womens Match Racing (Elliott 6mtr). Breezes are predicted to be blowing along the southern coast of England, in the 11-13kt average strength range ...[more]


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