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Tour de France a la Voile - Trio of race wins for Groupama 34 By Fabienne Morin, , 5:54 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
In the Tour de France a la Voile, Franck Cammas and his crew haven’t said their last word yet. With three wins today, they have greedily eaten a big piece of Daniel Souben’s cake. The Tour leader Courrier Dunkerque 3 is now 13 points ahead of Groupama 34. But the team in the hot seat tonight is Bretagne Crédit Mutuel Elite. ... [more]

Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles (Part 2) By Sheryl and Paul Shard, , 5:53 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
June 21 is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and we experienced almost 24 hours of daylight on Fair Isle. In the wee hours there was almost a ghostly bluish light in the air similar to the light during an eclipse of the sun. It was bizarre to see sheep lying asleep while a few islanders tended their gardens at 2a.m. in a strange twilight. ... [more]

International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video By Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com, , 4:45 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Tuesday was originally scheduled as a lay-day at the Moth worlds and, in the end, that's exactly what happened, via a series of postponements. Racing was originally scheduled to start at 10am, then midday, then 1pm and finally 4pm. The abandonment flag was finally raised at 15:40 as only five knots was being registered in the bay from a wide range of directions. ... [more]

Clipper Motor Yachts expands with Boat Equity By Lauren Brittain, , 3:29 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Clipper Motor Yachts has recently come onboard with Boat Equity to provide its customers with more options to get out on the water. Managing Director, Brett Thurley, mentioned that there are many boat share options on the market, but none really compare to the model that Boat Equity has produced. ... [more]

Check out the Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 at Autumn boat shows By Fountaine Pajot, , 2:59 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
The Fountaine Pajot Catamarans yard will be presenting its new 2015 Saba 50 for 2015 at all of the autumn boat shows: Cannes (9-14 September), La Rochelle (17-22 September), Barcelona (15-19 October), Gênes (1-6 October), and Annapolis (9-13 October). ... [more]

Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland remains out front By RORC, , 2:42 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Stronger winds and reaching conditions resulted in a shorter than expected offshore race that allowed crews to sleep in their own beds rather than spending a night at sea in the highest scoring race of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup. ... [more]

Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing By Stefano Blin, , 2:19 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
Skipper Charlie Enright believes valuable lessons have been learned after Team Alvimedica successfully completed a second Transatlantic crossing as part of their preparations for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. The US/Turkey entry arrived in the southern England port of Southampton on Saturday (July 19), nine days after leaving Rhode Island. ... [more]

Royal Navy sail past and one minute silence on Tuesday 5 August By Cowes Week Ltd, , 12:16 PM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
It was on August 5th 1914 that the first shot at sea was fired from the gun of HMS Lance in the North Sea. The gun is now a permanent exhibit in the HMS - Hear My Story gallery at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. ... [more]

2015 ilovesailing calendar filling up as winners 7 and 8 are announced By Emma Slater, , 11:33 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
As we crown Karen Langston from Beccles, Suffolk and Jacob Hill from Bangor, County Down winners seven and eight in the ilovesailing 2014 calendar competition just four more spots remain on the 2015 calendar. ... [more]

Royal Perth Yacht Club - There is indeed a Frostbite race six By Royal Perth Yacht Club, , 10:24 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
An error in the printing of the Redbook resulted in Frostbite race number six being omitted from the schedule. We would like to remind everyone that the next frostbite will be held on Sunday the third of August. ... [more]

NCYC’s 2014 EnviroPacific Services Inner Spring Regatta By Di Hansen and Richard Howard, , 10:04 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The EnviroPacific Services 2014 Inner Spring Regatta will be held on the weekend of the 30th - 31st of August at Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC). This year’s Inner Spring Regatta will mark the fourth anniversary of the event which has grown year on year and represents a great warm up for the 2014-15 summer sailing season. ... [more]

Maxi rivals set for Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2014 By Bronwen Ince, , 9:35 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The race starts on Sydney Harbour at 1pm on Saturday 26th July, 2014. Two maxis will be competing within the race, Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal. On-board Loyal this year will be Australian Cricket Captain, Michael Clarke. ... [more]

Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 8:16 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Last weekend's withdrawal of the Challenger of Record from the 35th America's Cup was a delicate piece of timing. If matters play out as expected then the Italian Challenger Luna Rossa is expected to be installed as the new Challenger of Record in early August. ... [more]

MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail gears up for busy British racing season By Oman Sail, , 8:09 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Oman Sail’s record-breaking MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail will be on the trail of new trophies in August when it arrives in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, one of the world’s most celebrated sailing centres, to take part in two pinnacle events of the 2014 British offshore racing season. ... [more]

29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston By Cork, , 7:19 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Today was the first day of for the 29er North American Open Championship, with 138 competitors from 10 countries competing for the titles of North American, United States and Canadian Champions. ... [more]

Up for auction: Shenzhen Sea Sports Base and Voyage Sports School By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong , 6:29 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Right next door to the Daya Bay nuclear power station, it was built at a cost of RMB366m (USD59m) and has been pretty much unoccupied since its brief few days in the sun. The colossal size of the facility and its near-abandonment bring home the importance of generating ‘legacy’ out of municipal spending on such a scale. ... [more]

Brisbane's biggest outdoors expo to celebrate ten years By Vicky De George, , 4:25 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Brisbane's biggest and most popular outdoors expo, the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 and Outdoors Show has confirmed dates for 2015, marking ten years since its inception. ... [more]

Vietnam Marina Development: ONE°15 Vung Ro Bay Marina Resort By ONE 15 Marina, Singapore, , 4:17 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Asia GMT
The development will include several hotels with a total of over 760 rooms, 4,300 apartments, 100 luxury townhouses, a variety of retail shops and a 400m sandy beach as well as the marina berths. The gross commercial area will total approximately 200,000 square meters, providing space for schools, healthcare facilities, retailing, leisure and entertainment complexes as well as the marina ... [more]

Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio By Molly Meech and Alex Maloney, , 4:16 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Red Bull 49erFX team of Molly Meech and Alex Maloney report on their second tour in Europe reflecting on the Europeans and looking at the new Olympic venue in Rio. We have mixed emotions about our time in Helsinki. A week on from the 2014 Europeans the dust has settled, and we are able to see our strengths and weaknesses more clearly - our performance over the competition had its highs and lows ... [more]

Marine Rescue volunteers praised for saving six from yacht By Ken McManus, , 4:09 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Evans Head have rescued six people - including two children - after their yacht sank 500m offshore south of Evans Head this morning. ... [more]

Sydney Harbour welcomes premium boat storage By Peter Pembroke, , 3:35 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
At long last Sydney Harbour can now boast a new client friendly boat storage and light maintenance facility with the opening of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage. Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, located at White Bay 6 next to the new cruise ship passenger terminal, can house boats from 18-35 feet on external or undercover dry stacks. Plus hard stand storage for boats up to 80 feet. ... [more]

Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3 By PKRA, , 3:22 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Day three of the 2014 Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam brought on conditions that were nothing short of classic for the this much-loved tour stop. Starting off the day early, the first round competitors utilized 10-11m kites, later downsizing as the winds built throughout the day. ... [more]

NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster By Kirsten Ferguson, , 3:01 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
Photographer Rolex/Daniel Forster was on water at NYYC Race Week Part II to captures these images. ... [more]

Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life By D. Scott Croft, , 2:34 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
Cruising sailors spend a lot of time in marina's, often a little variable in quality. Here is some information most of us have probably never thought about. While standing at the end of the boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? ... [more]

BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1 By Patrik Pollak, , 2:15 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Difficult wind conditions allowed race committee to use almost all flags they have. Postponements, abandonments, recalls, black flags and more … ... [more]

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