Rockall 3's paint job... Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, What on earth is going on here? What's the strange blocky pattern on Chris Opielok's Rockall 3, seen here competing in the recent RORC IRC Nationals in the Solent, sailing under Hong Kong colours?... [more] Share this story
Announcing the 2010 All Souls Regatta, Puerto Galera Puerto Galera Yacht Club, Come on down for some fun! The All Souls Regatta has built its reputation as the most fun regatta on the sailing calendar in the Philippines, and it is the one supported by skippers and crew from all of the other yacht clubs around the country.... [more] Share this story
China Cup 2010 - only four months away CCIR Media, With only four months to go before the 2010 China Cup International Regatta, preparation is well under way. The regatta is expecting stronger competition, more interesting events on shore, and most of all, your participation!... [more] Share this story
Qingdao Match Cup confirms World Match Racing Tour ambitions www.yachtsponsorship.com, For sailing to achieve real growth, the sport needs to appeal to a wider audience. Growth in markets like the UK, USA and France will only ever be marginal, as sailing fights to maintain its share of an increasingly crowded sports and leisure marketplace.... [more] Share this story
Byte CII European Championships - 20 nations set to complete Elena Giolai, European Byte CII - Youth and international competitions return to Fraglia Vela Riva. From July 1st - fourth Garda Trentino will host the Class Byte CII European Championships, a new craft chosen for the under 17's and for the Youth Olympics scheduled for August (14 to 26) in Singapore.... [more] Share this story
America's Cup - Luna Rossa will not be entering the 34th edition ValenciaSailing.com, America's Cup update: The news that came from Italy on Monday evening is certainly a big loss for the sport of sailing and the America's Cup. Patrizio Bertelli, the owner of Luna Rossa, has decided not to take part in the 34th America's Cup.... [more] Share this story
ICAP Leopard World Record verified by WSSR Council WSSR Council, The World Sailing Speed Record Council announces the ratification of a new World Record for ICAP Leopard. Record: Monohull. 24 hours under rule 21.c.... [more] Share this story
Win an Opti for the Kids and One for the Club Sail-World.com & Powerboat-world.com, The winner of the OziOPti Sail-World competition will receive an OziOpti ‘Regatta Mark IV' GRP racing boat complete valued at AUD$3,950 (or NZ$5,135). AND They will ALSO win for their chosen sailing club an OziOpti ‘Tacker' Poly training boat valued at AUD$2,395 (or NZ$3,200). There will also be prizes of 10 x $100 ‘The Boatyard' vouchers.... [more] Share this story
34th America's Cup video talent competition launched GGYC Media, Calling all young America's Cup movie makers. Do you have what it takes to supercharge the media production of the America's Cup? Yes? Think so? Or know so? See the video posted today on the official 34th America's Cup web site, www.americascup.com, that launches the America's Cup Video Production Competition.... [more] Share this story
America's Cup: World Yacht Racing Forum talks to Russell Coutts Bernard Schopfer, The America's Cup debate has traditionally been one of the World Yacht Racing Forum's highlights. The new Defender issued, last week, the long awaited draft Protocol for the 34th America's Cup. The team's CEO Russell Coutts speaks exclusively to the World Yacht Racing Forum and answers some of the questions that many have been asking...... [more] Share this story
YANMAR Racing win Portimão Portugal Match Cup YANMAR Racing Media, Portimao Portugal Match Cup, the fourth stage on this year's ISAF World Match Racing Tour. Day Five - Finals Day. The first match of the semi-final for YANMAR Racings team of Peter Gilmour was against the reigning world champion Adam Minoprio (NZL) ETNZ/BlackMatch Racing and they won 3-0.With Torvar Mirsky beating Ian Williams 3 - 0 in the semi-finals the stage was set for an all Australian, All W... [more] Share this story
Clipper 09-10 - Emotional Cork crew leads fleet into Ireland Clipper Ventures, Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race - At times during the last nine months the crew of Cork might have thought this moment would never arrive but on Sunday evening at 1947 local time (1847 GMT) they crossed the finish line at Kinsale; an emotional moment as they led the fleet into their home port at the end of the final transatlantic crossing of the 35,000-mile contest.... [more] Share this story
Superyacht Cup Palma - Alls well that ends well Norma Trease, Superyacht Cup Palma 2010 day three. The results ended as they started, with Scorpione dei Mari gleefully sweeping in to a cumulative First in Cruising Class and a convincing win overall. Gorgeous Royal Huisman Gliss second.... [more] Share this story
RORC IRC National Championship - Final day's battle plus pictures Louay Habib, RORC IRC National Championship. The international fleet from Belgium, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Netherlands and South Africa were waiting to act out the final chapter of the championship.... [more] Share this story
Gladwell's Line: The America's Cup turns the corner forever Richard Gladwell, Having just been presented with the oldest and most prestigious trophy in sailing, BMW Oracle Racing team founder, Larry Ellison, promised the world's sailing media that the 34th America's Cup would be quite different from its predecessors. On Wednesday, 23 June 2010 Ellison delivered on that undertaking with the announcement of the draft Protocol for the 34th America's Cup.... [more] Share this story
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