Regional and International sailing news




02 Nov 2009

Major Events

2008 Olympics Qingdao


Race an Extreme 40 in Hong Kong or Singapore – Sail-World competition
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
This has got to be the best offer in town – or on the planet- or anywhere for that matter! We are giving away two '5th man' slots to race on one of Oman Sail's Extreme 40 catamarans when they participate in two legs of the newly-formed Extreme Sailing Series Asia – coming to Hong Kong 20-24 November and to Singapore 11-15 December.... [more]
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China Cup International Regatta – Whiskey Jack, giant-killer.
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Star of the show all day was Nick Southward's J/109 Whiskey Jack, scoring 1-1-2 in IRC B, and leading the combined A and B fleets over the line in the second race of the day... [more]
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More China Cup International Day 3 images from Carlo Borlenghi,
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi is in Shenzhen at the China Cup International Regatta and presents a gallery of images from day 3 of the event.... [more]
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China Cup International Day 3 images from Carlo Borlenghi,
Carlo Borlenghi, world renowned photographer is in Shenzhen at the China Cup International Regatta and presents this gallery of images from day 3 of the event.... [more]
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Golden Gate YC announces expert Juror ahead of NYSC Hearing
Richard Gladwell, Sail-World,
Golden Gate Yacht Club has announced that Bryan Willis will be its expert Juror for the speacial Court Hearing to be called next Wednesday at the New York Supreme Court.... [more]
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Legal decision brings America's Cup feud closer to resolution
Stuart Alexander. The Independent,
Stuart Alexander writes optimistically in The Independent of the latest moves to resolve the long running America's Cup dispute and has a critical look at the role the International Sailing Federation has played in the affair: 'By thinking outside the courtroom box and doing something which ISAF felt it could not do, Judge Kornreich may have found a way of taking an axe to the Gordian knot... [more]
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China Cup International Regatta images from Carlo Borlenghi and Carlo Borlenghi images,
Images from the China Cup International Regatta from renowned photographer Carlo Borlenghi... [more]
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Latest America's Cup court rulings might not bode well for Alinghi
Eric Sharp, Free Press Sports Writer,
After months of circling and jabbing, America's BMW-Oracle sailing team landed some legal body blows this week that bode ill for the Swiss Alinghi team's efforts to avoid racing for the America's Cup at Valencia, Spain, on Feb. 8. The latest ruling came Friday afternoon, when New York State Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich said that the rudders ...... [more]
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New York Supreme Court appoints its own America's Cup Jury
Richard Gladwell,
Justice Shirley Kornreich has empanelled her own International Jury to consider key questions on the 33rd Match for the America's Cup. In a second batch of rulings issued today, she has invited the Challenger and Defender to nominate one technical expert, who must also have sat on an America's Cup Jury to advise the Court on five key technical questions.... [more]
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Sea Dubai RC 44 Gold Cup - Season finale
RC 44 Cup,
The Sea Dubai RC 44 Gold Cup is the final showdown of the season. Ten RC44 teams will take place, as the Sea Dubai RC 44 Gold Cup is the season's most important regatta: four titles will be awarded at the end of the regatta and the points count double.... [more]
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Artemis prepares for Louis Vuitton Trophy in Nice
Torbjorn Tornqvist's team Artemis (SWE) is in the final stages of preparation for the Louis Vuitton Trophy – Nice. 'We've built a solid team and have enjoyed racing in the TP52 and RC44 Classes to date. We are now looking forward to the Louis Vuitton Trophy – it is an excellent opportunity for Artemis to compete against the world's best sailing teams,' said Torbjorn Tornqvist, Founder and CEO of A... [more]
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Coutts calls for Valencia to be confirmed as venue for America's Cup
Golden Gate YC Media,
Valencia is the best option to get the America's Cup back on track as soon as possible. This is what sailing fans from around the world are waiting for. Both BMW ORACLE Racing and Alinghi still have bases in the Port America's Cup. The infrastructure created to the specification of the Swiss defender is in place, available and ready to recreate the atmosphere of the previous Matches. Cup in 2007... [more]
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