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Laser Radial World Championships – Day 3 Laser Radial World Championships – Day 3 In the yellow fleet, Marit Bouwmeester found the stronger conditions to her liking and repositioned herself at the front Off the start of race five, Viktorija Andrulyte (LTU) and Bouwmeester were launched at the pin. By the first mark, Andrulyte maintained her leading position, and Bouwmeester rounded in fourth behind Pia Kuhlmann (GER) and Evi Van Acker (BEL). by Katie Olsen Posted today at 4:32 pm 470 Class Japan National Championships –Day 6– Nippon Boys keep podium 470 Class Japan National Championships –Day 6– Nippon Boys keep podium Last day, only Medal Race was sailed. Many sailors who did not proceed to the Medal Race went out on the spectator boats Many support to the Nippon Boys who are narrowly in front of Belcher/Ryan, the current world champion. On a hot summer day at Enoshima, gentle seabreeze started as usual, however, it did not increase, and the Medal Race started at 13:45 after some waiting on shore. by Aiko Saito Posted today at 1:28 pm AHIRW 2017 - Day 3 Reichel Pugh Girls II - Video AHIRW 2017 - Day 3 Reichel Pugh Girls II - Video Day 3 of the regatta saw the third round of racing between the four Reichel Pugh girls. Day 3 of the regatta saw the third round of racing between the four Reichel Pugh girls. Wild Oats XI won the first day with the Black Jack 100 taking out the second under lighter conditions. We now bring you the start of Day 3 – lighter conditions after an extended AP on shore with the entire fleet moved to the eastern course. M3 (the only non-Reichel Pugh boat in the class) by Dale Lorimer - Bow Caddy Media Posted today at 10:39 am J-Class Worlds – Day 1 shots by Carlo Borlenghi J-Class Worlds – Day 1 shots by Carlo Borlenghi Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1 Carlo Borlenghi provided this gallery of images from J-Class World Championship 2017 – Day 1 by Carlo Borlenghi Posted today at 6:42 am Nice points jump for Facundo Olezza after U23 Finn Worlds opener Nice points jump for Facundo Olezza after U23 Finn Worlds opener Facundo Olezza, from Argentina, made some sense of the chaotic wind conditions on the first day The only young sailor at the U23 Finn World Championship in Balatonfured with Olympic experience, Facundo Olezza, from Argentina, made some sense of the chaotic wind conditions on the first day to build a 13 point margin after three very tricky races were sailed. by Robert Deaves Posted today at 6:14 am J-Class Worlds - Day 1 action-shots by Ingrid Abery J-Class Worlds - Day 1 action-shots by Ingrid Abery Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 J-Class World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 1's action. Top international photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at 2017 J-Class World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 1's action. by Ingrid Abery Posted today at 5:17 am 470 Class Japan Nationals Day 5 - Close battle continue for Medal Race 470 Class Japan Nationals Day 5 - Close battle continue for Medal Race Finally, Enoshima Sea breeze arrived with large waves. Everyone enjoyed three races in REAL Enoshima summer condition. Finally, Enoshima Sea breeze has arrived with large waves. At 11:00, there was already 10 kt south wind, and it gradually increased. Everyone enjoyed three races in REAL Enoshima summer condition. by Aiko Saito Posted today at 4:48 am AHIRW 2017 - D3 Cruising Video AHIRW 2017 - D3 Cruising Video In picture postcard conditions (for those of old enough to remember what postcards were) the Cruising fleet set out In picture postcard conditions (for those of old enough to remember what postcards were) the Cruising fleet set out under a light breeze after a delayed start from what was meant to be the long island race. We caught up with the fleet at the start and then again when they were sailing downwind with the spinnakers up. A very colourful sight! by Dale Lorimer - Bow Caddy Media Posted today at 4:41 am AHIRW 2017 Day 2 - Grace on the Water Video AHIRW 2017 Day 2 - Grace on the Water Video Despite a quieter day on the water today, grace and elegance broke out on the start of the Cruising Class. Sit back and Despite a quieter day on the water today, grace and elegance broke out on the start of the Cruising Class. Sit back and enjoy as the old and the new showed that style is never out of fashion, even on the race course. by Dale Lorimer - Bow Caddy Media Posted today at 2:00 am Laser Radial Worlds - Young Australian talent makes big move on Day 2 Laser Radial Worlds - Young Australian talent makes big move on Day 2 Yesterday’s racing in difficult, light wind highlighted different sailors in each race, and the same applied today The second day of Laser Radial World Championships brought sun and 6-8 knots of breeze for all three fleets. In the white fleet today, the most notable performance was that of Australia’s Mara Stransky. After a general recall, the white fleet started race three and Mirthe Akkerman (NED) shot out to the front by the first mark, where Stransky was around 10th. by Katie Olsen Posted on 22 Aug Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Building on success Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Building on success Pulses look set to race once again at the Mediterranean’s greatest festival of big boat competition. As usual, this year’s fleet will be grouped into classes depending upon several factors, including size, rating and racing capabilities. Within the smaller participating yachts, between 18.29 metres and 24.08 metres, the sub-division promotes close and fair racing under the prevailing handicap systems. by Quinag Posted on 22 Aug Joshua one-design yacht to be inaugurated in 2022 Golden Globe Race Joshua one-design yacht to be inaugurated in 2022 Golden Globe Race Knox-Johnston set out from Falmouth aboard Suhaili on June 14. Moitessier followed 79 days later in steel ketch Joshua The 2018 race, set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Knox-Johnston’s victory in his traditional 32ft yacht Suhaili, has attracted 27 sailors from 14 countries to compete in similar type yachts between 32-36ft in length. by Event Media Posted on 22 Aug Images from the Palermo-Montecarlo Race Images from the Palermo-Montecarlo Race Top international sailing photographer, Carlo Borlenghi was on the water to capture the Palermo-Montecarlo Race The XIII Palermo-Montecarlo Race, one of the most prestigious offshore races of the Mediterranean got underway yesterday. Top international sailing photographer, Carlo Borlenghi was on the water to capture the action. by Carlo Borlenghi Posted on 22 Aug Top Gun caught in Rushour at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Top Gun caught in Rushour at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week With a nasty crack in the port hull and taking on water, they lowered sails, started the engine and headed for Hamilton The IRC Racing fleet led off, Peter Harburg’s Black Jack 100 in control of the small but potent division from the outset, and rolling starts every five minutes saw the remaining divisions set off on their scenic island course by Lisa Ratcliff / AHIRW Media Posted on 22 Aug Six J Class line up for inaugural World Championship in Newport Six J Class line up for inaugural World Championship in Newport In the long and storied history of the J Class, Newport Rhode Island is a very special place. In the long and storied history of the J Class, Newport Rhode Island is a very special place. It was when the event moved from New York City to Narrangansett Bay for the 1930 regatta that the America's Cup was first raced for the very first time in J Class yachts. by J-Class Posted on 22 Aug GKA Kite-Surf World Tour – Round 4 – Airton triumphs in Big-Air Feast GKA Kite-Surf World Tour – Round 4 – Airton triumphs in Big-Air Feast Some of the riders might have been hoping for a bit of a rest today after an action-packed conclusion to the main event The wind was blowing cross-offshore at the main beach so the decision was made to move the event across the peninsula to the lagoon next to the harbour where it was blowing cross-shore from the left and much more steadily. by Matt Pearce Posted on 22 Aug Brisbane Boat Show opens this week Brisbane Boat Show opens this week The 2017 Brisbane Boat Show opens Friday and runs for three days until Sunday, returning once again to the Brisbane The 2017 Brisbane Boat Show opens Friday and runs for three days until Sunday, returning once again to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Bank. by AAP Medianet Posted on 22 Aug Secure your seat at the 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series Secure your seat at the 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series There’s an old adage that it’s best to have a comfortable seat when the music stops. There’s an old adage that it’s best to have a comfortable seat when the music stops. While nobody is overly concerned with creature comforts at an athletic competition, all teams wishing to secure their spot on the starting line of the Rolex Big Boat Series (September 14-17, 2017), hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club are kindly reminded that entry-deadline music officially stops on September 6, 2017. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted on 22 Aug J-class Worlds - Image gallery - Aboard Ranger for the Practice Race J-class Worlds - Image gallery - Aboard Ranger for the Practice Race Paul Todd, was aboard the J-class Ranger for the opening race in the inaugural J-class Worlds Top international photographer, Paul Todd, was aboard the J-class Ranger for the Practice Race in the inaugural J-class Worlds being held in Newport, RI - with Ranger's crew being peppered with Kiwi sailors. by Paul Todd Posted on 22 Aug Laser Radial Worlds - Slovenia and Brazil lead after Day 1 in Holland Laser Radial Worlds - Slovenia and Brazil lead after Day 1 in Holland Two races were completed today in all three fleets, kicking off the Laser Radial World Championships in Holland. Two races were completed today in all three fleets, kicking off the Laser Radial World Championships in Holland. The morning brought glassy waters and postponements, but by early afternoon, the wind on the IJsselmeer built to about seven knots. by Katie Olsen Posted on 22 Aug
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