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PredictWind launches new Offshore Application for Mac and PC By Mike Scullin, , 8:20 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014
The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: B&G announced as Official Race supplier By B&G Media, , 10:45 PM Wed 26 Nov 2014
Leading sailing marine electronics manufacturer B&G has been appointed an Official Race Supplier for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15. B&G will also be providing full electronic navigation systems, tactical software and race support to the organisers of the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race, which began on the October 4th in Alicante, Spain. ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell reviews Leg 2, Week 1 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 8:59 AM Wed 26 Nov 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent, navigator and sailing analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. This week he reviews the first week of action in Leg 2 as the teams leave Cape Town for Abu Dhabi: ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 2 Preview By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 10:51 AM Wed 19 Nov 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent and analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his preview of Leg 2: Leg 2 gets underway on Wednesday afternoon. This is a tough one, it’s both long and strategically tricky, crossing from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, from the Southern Hemisphere to the North. ...[more]


The B&G Navigators’ Prize for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 By Sail-World.com, , 7:57 AM Wed 12 Nov 2014
There's $1000 on offer for the winner of the B&G Navigators' Prize for each leg of the race and $5000 for the overall winner, to be presented at the end of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, next June. B&G will be announcing who has won the prize for Leg One at the end of this week, but here's a revealing (and somewhat poignant) little taster of opinion so far from Nicolas Lunven and Wouter Verbraak ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Prize Winning Moves - Week 4 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 6:32 AM Wed 5 Nov 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent and analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his analysis of Leg 1, Week 4 : Let’s just quickly reprise the strategy for this section of the race. It’s all about the St Helena High, which stretches across most of the South Atlantic and, with a complete absence of any wind in the middle ...[more]


Dave Robertson interviewed on 120nm kiteboard endurothon By Mike Scullin, Predictwind, , 7:27 PM Mon 3 Nov 2014
In late October Kiwi board sailing coach and kiteboarder, Dave Robertson attempted the 120nm Coastal Classic course, as part of the annual sailing drag race up the North Island coast from Auckland to Russell in the Bay of Islands. Predictwind and Lancer sponsored Dave Robertson to help him realise the dream. Predictwind's Mike Scullin took the time to catch up with him for a quick interview ...[more]


Kiteboarder becomes first to successfully completes 120nm coastal race By Charles Winstone, Auckland , 8:06 PM Sat 1 Nov 2014
Dave Robertson has become the first successful Kite Boarder to complete the 120nm PIC Coastal Classic from Auckland to Russell. His time of 7hours 28mins makes him the fastest solo sailor and board sailor to complete the 120nm race. Although he had a 30 minute head start, Robertson managed to beat an 80ft canting keelboat and a VOR70. See video of race in this story ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Go South - Leg 1, Week 3 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 7:53 PM Thu 30 Oct 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent and analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his analysis of Leg 1, Week 3 : We’ve said several times before, but it bears repeating that traditional wisdom favours the west when entering the Doldrums, and so the smart money was always on Abu Dhabi and Team Brunel exiting first. ...[more]


Dave Robertson first to complete Coastal Classic on a Kite Board By Charles Winstone, Auckland , 10:47 PM Tue 28 Oct 2014
Dave Robertson has become the first successful Kite Boarder to complete the PIC Coastal Classic from Auckland to Russell. His time of 7hours 28mins makes him the fastest solo sailor and board sailor to complete the 120nm race. A buzzing Robertson on the finish line said of his achievement, 'I’m stoked, it has been a 10 year dream in the making. Finally knocked it off which was awesome'. ...[more]


Follow Dave Robertson's Kiteboard of the Coastal Classic Route By Charles Winstone, Auckland , 10:12 PM Thu 23 Oct 2014
The weather forecast looks optimal for an attempt to Kiteboard the Coastal Classic Route from Auckland to Russell. The challenge will be taken on by Dave Robertson who is New Zealand’s most successful Kiteboard racer finishing ninth at the Kite Boarding World Championships and is a Yachting New Zealand board coach. ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - To the Trade Winds - Leg 1, Week 2 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 7:14 AM Wed 22 Oct 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent and analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his analysis of Leg 1, Week 2 . It couldn’t last – all that tight inshore racing. The Atlantic Ocean is too big a place to roam around in a pack, and sooner or later something was going to create a split, it turned out to be a broken rudder ...[more]


New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind By Sail-World, , 9:28 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014
PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online. By combining PredictWind forecast data with ocean current data, the effect of the wind on swells can be accounted for ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - And they're off - Leg 1, Week 1 By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 8:15 PM Wed 15 Oct 2014
Top Volvo Ocean Race correspondent and analyst, Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his analysis of Leg 1 . Scary Spice may be doing a pretty dreadful job on the UK’s X Factor, but it was Girl Power all the way in the opening round of the Volvo Ocean Race. Team SCA’s navigator, Libby Greenhalgh hit one out of the park ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas leads on paper, Team SCA ahead on the water By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 5:55 AM Tue 14 Oct 2014
For the next week or so we expect the debate over who really leads the Volvo Ocean Race to continue. The womens crew of Team SCA, who were first to exit the Straits of Gibraltar (and were almost an hour ahead of the second boat Team Vestas Wind), still lead the race, and are 21 minutes ahead of the listed race leader. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Day 2 Mapfre takes over lead 50nm from Rock By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 7:35 AM Mon 13 Oct 2014
With about 50nm to sail to reach the Straits of Gibraltar, Spain's Mapfre has taken over the front running and holds small lead of less than a mile over three other boats at 1840hrs UTC on Day 2. Team Vestas Wind and Mapfre led until midday, reaching Cabo de Gata in first place. At around 1200 local time the wind dropped. Team Alimedica was reported to be leading, at 1730hrs ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Day 2: Team Vestas Wind leads the race for the Rock By Sail-World.com, , 10:42 PM Sun 12 Oct 2014
With about 130nm to sail to reach the Straits of Gibraltar, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind holds a useful 2-3nm lead over the remainder of the fleet at 1000hrs UTC on Day 2. Volvo Ocean Race reports: Team Vestas Wind emerged as narrow leaders when daylight broke on the Mediterranean after the first night of Leg 1 but the fleet were hot on their heels after a night of rain and wind changes. ...[more]


The B&G Report: Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 1's Pitfalls and Challenges By Mark Chisnell for B&G, , 8:58 AM Sun 12 Oct 2014
Mark Chisnell writes a regular report for B&G on the current race and trends he sees developing. Here's his first report. I’ll be writing for sailors, people who know their port from starboard, and a tack from a gybe. So, looking forward to Leg One – where do some of the challenges and the opportunities lie for our seven navigators? ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Route options narrow, wind increases for Gibraltar By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:44 PM Sat 11 Oct 2014
The latest forecast and route projections for the opening stanzas of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, show that winds are expected to increase, and route options have tightened. As predicted previously navigators are expected to sail a more direct route to Gibraltar. One recommends heading further out into the centre of the Mediterranean, before straightening up and then coming int ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Light to moderate winds expected to Gibraltar By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:25 PM Fri 10 Oct 2014
Light to moderate are predicted for the opening stanzas of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. The conditions are expected to provide plenty of challenge for navigators and tacticians, with the Predictwind routing function showing two distinct course options. One recommends heading further out into the centre of the Mediterranean, before straightening up and then coming int ...[more]


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