Singapore, Korea and Koh Samui all in the news today




01 Jun 2009

Major Events


Whilst we're sorry we won't be at Koh Samui this week, there are some major alternative attractions in Korea – the Korea Match Cup (part of the World Match Racing Tour), the Korea International Boat Show and the 2009 Asia Boating Industry Conference. And that's where we will be...

Now, where did I put my passport..?

Uniquely Singapore crew announced
Clipper Ventures,
Nine Singaporeans and three Singapore residents are among the 46-strong crew who will race on Uniquely Singapore in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race. Once again, the team will be the most culturally diverse of the fleet with crew members from ten other nationalities onboard.... [more]
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Fleet ready for Koh Samui Regatta,
A large contingent of Hong Kong yachts arrived early in Samui to complete preparations and plan how to overcome the Aussie's, Singaporean and a strong fleet of Thai based boats from Pattaya and Phuket that have descended here in droves. Being the last regatta on the 2008-09 Season, usually makes it the most memorable event held throughout the year.... [more]
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America's Cup E-Mailbag - latest correspondence
Various correspondents,
More letters as the life is slowly choked out of the America's Cup. Sail-World is happy to publish our readers' views an opinions on the America's Cup: Please address your contributions to [more]
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World Match Racing Tour - German Match - Iehl versus Ainslie in Final
World Match Racing Tour Media,
As the battle of Britain continued this morning in the quarter final rounds in Langenargen, Germany at the Germany Match Race series it was Ben Ainslie (GBR) Team Origin that secured his spot in the semi finals.... [more]
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Rule changes for 2011 Volvo Ocean Race
Volvo media,
On Sunday morning the Volvo Ocean Race looked again to the future and particularly the next race which is due to start in 2011. The occasion was the third in a series of ‘round table' meetings where future plans for the race are presented and explained - number one objective is to increase the number of competitors in the next race... [more]
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Team Sea Dubai wins the RC44 DHL Trophy
Event media,
Team Sea Dubai from the UAE recovered from yesterday's counter performance with a splendid victory in the RC44 DHL Trophy followed by a third and a fifth. Thanks to its excellent results (4, 2, 1), Team No Way Back is now the fleet race provisional leader... [more]
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Images from the Volvo Ocean Race - In-Port race, Galway, Ireland
Dave Kneale and Rick Tomlinson,
Rick Tomlinson and Dave Kneale present a gallery of images from the two In-Port Races sailed in Galway Bay, Ireland during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover... [more]
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British rivals head to head at Match Race Germany
World Match Racing Tour media,
The Quarter Finals of Match Race Germany got underway this afternoon with Francesco Bruni choosing Damien Iehl as his opponent which left British rivals Ben Ainslie and Ian Williams to go head to head.... [more]
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PUMA wins Volvo in-port race series in Galway
Volvo media,
PUMA won the in-port race series in Galway today after two thrilling races were held on Galway Bay. This is the first time that PUMA has been on top of the podium for the Volvo Ocean Race and it brings her closer to second place in the overall standings... [more]
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In-port race of the Volvo Ocean Race on Galway Bay Saturday
Volvo Ocean Race media,
The sixth in-port race day of the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for Saturday afternoon on Galway Bay and it promises to be among the more memorable events of the 2008-09 race. If the welcome the fleet received last weekend at the conclusion of the leg from Boston is any indication, the local crowds will be large, loud, and very enthusiastic... [more]
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Longtze Premier at the Grand Prix de l'Ecole Navale
Longtze Media,
??The Grand Prix de l'Ecole Navale 2009 proved to be a highly tactical regatta , and the Longtze Premier fleet, very much a level playing field, produced some very engaging battles. “The game is decidedly very open in Longtze”, commented Arian Provost, helmswoman of Longtze Premier de l'Ecole Navale... [more]
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Musto Etchells Winter titles – sailing for the adventure
Rob Kothe,
The One Design Etchells yacht racing circuit is one of the most active in the world. While World Championships and Australian Summer Nationals move venues every year, the Australian Winter Nationals have been held for the last 12 years in Mooloolaba on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.... [more]
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International field for Farr 40 World Championship
Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - 26 boats from 10 nations, including the USA, Australia, Greece, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom and Italy, are slated to compete in this truly international event. Three-times in a row Vincenzo Onorato and Mascalzone Latino will defend their title from 24-27 June in Portr cervo, Sardinia.... [more]
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