A little thin on regional news this week, but the annual Asian 'packed programme' will be starting soon. If you're not involved in the Asian Sportsboats Champs, the China Coast, the Around the Island Race, China Cup, Vietnam Race, the Jeonnam-Jeju Race, the Raja Muda or Phuket King's Cup... why not?! They all take place between now and the end of the year.
Guy Nowell, Editor
India International Regatta 2010 Yachting Association of India, The Yachting Association of India have announced that it is organizing the second edition of the India International Regatta at Chennai from 3 to 10 October 2010. In a city that hosts events like the Chennai Open and the Chennai Marathon, the sport of sailing has gained prominence and India International Regatta is becoming an annual landmark event.... [more] Share this story
Extreme Sailing Series, Trapani - The Wave on a wave Extreme Sailing Series, Four teams were in contention for the second and third podium positions: Groupama 40, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Ecover Sailing Team and Oman Sail Masirah, and none of them were giving up without a fight.... [more] Share this story
Melges 32 World Championship - Title won Joy Dunigan, Lalli captures 2010 Melges 32 World Championship Title - Aboard Lalli's Melges 32 was tactician Lorenzo Bressani, Flavio Favini, Federico Michetti, Carlo Zermini, Luca Faravelli, Lorenzo Del Rio and Stefano Nicolussi. Jeff Ecklund on STAR had a phenomenal week pulling up to secure third overall.... [more] Share this story
ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship - Macgregor Champion NYYC, Lucy Macgregor came from behind to win her first match racing world championship today. Macgregor's team, coached by World Match Race Tour winner Ian Williams, won the right side that paid so well for the Americans and kept the slimmest of leads all the way around the course.... [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
Audi MedCup Circuit – Final showdown and good news for the future Audi MedCup Circuit, Audi MedCup update: A light unstable breeze which blew from just about every direction of the compass, and never reached any more than seven knots, finally scuppered the penultimate day of racing at the Region of Sardinia Trophy in Cagliari.... [more] Share this story
12 Metre North American Championships images from George Bekris George Bekris images, George Bekris was on the water for the 12 Metre North American Championships that were held in Newport,RI on Sept 15-17, 2010 and presents this gallery of images from the event.... [more] Share this story
Dave Ullman - yachting's elder Statesman (Pt.II). John Curnow, In Part I of Dave Ullman – yachting's elder Statesman, we looked at how Dave got into the sport he's somewhat synonymous with. We also learned some of his thoughts on the business of sailing, which he's been working in for over 50 years.... [more] Share this story
Rolex Middle Sea Race – Entries bode well for a competitive fleet Regatta News, Rolex Middle Sea Race 2010 begins in just a month and over 60 yachts have registered for this ever-challenging 606-nautical mile offshore race, which starts from Grand Harbour in Malta on 23 October 2010.... [more] Share this story
Barcelona World Race - 100 days until the start of the 2010/11 edition BWR Media, Barcelona World Race is set to begin in just 100 days on December 31st. The national and international response to the regatta is testament to the level of prestige the Barcelona World Race has attained.... [more] Share this story
Groupama Race 2010 - A crazy finish Stephan Herby, Groupama Race 2010 update: Four boats are passing the Uitoé Pass. ODM.NC is leading. Hundreds of meters behind is Province Nord and just after Team New-Zealand and Mumm. The wind blows 10-15 knts South East. While inside the lagoon, a new regatta starts. It looks like a match racing. The scenario is just incredible after 1500 km racing and the different options they had.... [more] Share this story
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