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Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Mark Burkes Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Mark Burkes "I love and loathe The Southern Ocean in equal measure" With all eleven Clipper 2019-20 Race Skippers now revealed, we are bringing you a closer introduction into their background and personalities, and what they might be like to race under on board. by Clipper Round the World Posted 19 Apr 22:00 HKT Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Race update Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Race update Subic Centennial catches first starters Day 3 and 4 of racing in the inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Race sees the fleet converge on the western lay line and they are now bearing towards the finish; unlike yesterday when the fleet were scattered across the course. by RHKYC Media Posted 19 Apr 17:05 HKT Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 4 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 4 Hat-trick puts Dutch 49erFX team in pole position Odile van Aanholt and Marieke Jongens (NED) snapped up a hat trick of race wins in the 49erFX to propel themselves into pole position at the Hempel World Cup Series event in Genoa, Italy. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 Apr 01:51 HKT IMOCA annual general meeting: a thriving class IMOCA annual general meeting: a thriving class Antoine Mermod was reappointed as President The IMOCA class annual general meeting was held in Lorient on Tuesday 16th April in the presence of the skippers and their representatives. It was an opportunity to look at the measures that have been taken and to talk about current matters by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 19 Apr 01:04 HKT Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Seumas Kellock Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Seumas Kellock He will race around the world for the second time With all eleven Clipper 2019-20 Race Skippers now revealed, it's time to find out more about them as individuals. by Clipper Round the World Posted 19 Apr 00:00 HKT The Ocean Race: 'This is a special race' The Ocean Race: 'This is a special race' Kiwi Race veteran Tony Rae on working with Bianca Cook's NZ-flagged campaign Kiwi Race veteran Tony Rae on working with Bianca Cook's NZ-flagged campaign – and why The Ocean Race means so much to New Zealand. by Jonno Turner Posted 18 Apr 17:26 HKT Allen Brothers gains ISO 9001 accreditation Allen Brothers gains ISO 9001 accreditation Recognition for British company from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service The UK's leading manufacturer of performance sailing hardware, Allen Brothers, has recently undergone an audit to gain ISO 9001 certification, and as a result, the British company now has accreditation. by Ben Harden Posted 18 Apr 16:00 HKT Transpac: Top Kiwi racer USA bound Transpac: Top Kiwi racer USA bound Squadron Member Brian Petersen is setting off with his crew on Ran Tan II for the Transpac start RNZYS member Brian Petersen who owns the Elliott 50 Ran Tan II – a mainstay in Squadron club racing - will later this month set sail on a journey that will take him up to Los Angeles where they will compete in the famous Transpac Yacht Race. by Andrew Delves- RNZYS Posted 18 Apr 10:43 HKT Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille day 3 Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille day 3 Local knowledge pays off for Round Island Race For today's tricky Round the Island race at Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille, local knowledge paid off for the race veterans that knew how to successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities on the 24 - 32 nautical mile courses by Laura Muma Posted 18 Apr 10:15 HKT The grind is on for Emirates Team NZ's sailors The grind is on for Emirates Team NZ's sailors Two years out from the 36th America's Cup and the grind is on for Emirates Team New Zealand's sailin Two years out from the 36th America's Cup and the grind is on for Emirates Team New Zealand's sailing team. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 18 Apr 06:04 HKT Sir Robin: 50 Year Golden Globe Anniversary plans Sir Robin: 50 Year Golden Globe Anniversary plans 22 April, 2019, marks an astounding 50 years A personal quest, inspired by Sir Francis Chichester's single-stop circumnavigation in 1967, Robin faced many challenges along his journey. by Clipper Race Posted 18 Apr 03:00 HKT Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 3 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 3 The 67-boat fleet is split into blue and yellow for the qualification series Laser Radial racing commenced on the third day of competition at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa and Line Flem Høst (NOR) and Switzerland's Maud Jayet took the first race wins of the series to share an early lead. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 18 Apr 01:49 HKT 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans - Mallorca 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans - Mallorca 333 competitors coming from 41 different nations The 2019 RS:X Windsurfing European and Youth European Championships & Open Trophy closed with four scintillating medal races held in near perfect conditions in Mallorca, Spain. by RS:X Class Posted 18 Apr 00:21 HKT WMRT World Championship final skippers announced WMRT World Championship final skippers announced List of world class sailors features three former match racing world champions The 2018-2019 WMRT Championship Final will conclude the extended 2018 WMRT season as announced last month. The winner of the event will be crowned 2018-2019 Match Racing World Champion as sanctioned by World Sailing by World Match Racing Tour Posted 17 Apr 20:53 HKT 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans day 5 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans day 5 Dutch dominate European medal races Medal race day at the RS:X Europeans and Youth Europeans turned into a blast around Palma bay as Mallorca turned it on to end the championships in epic fashion. by Bas Edmonds Posted 17 Apr 18:03 HKT Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race start Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race start The Race takes competitors 650nm across the South China Sea to Puerto Galera With a port and starboard incident after the start which resulted in Surfdude retiring with bow damage, Blackjack has made her way back to RHKYC where she is currently undertaking repairs to her port side and hopes to be on her way as soon as possible. by RHKYC Media Posted 17 Apr 17:57 HKT RS:X Europeans podium sailors set to compete RS:X Europeans podium sailors set to compete At the 2019 Medemblik Regatta The RS:X European Champions Lilian de Geus, Kiran Badloe and Fabien Pianazza will compete at the Medemblik Regatta in May. Badloe's biggest rival and training partner, Dorian van Rijsselberge, came in second at the Europeans. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 17 Apr 17:46 HKT Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille day 2 Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille day 2 Patterns and protests in a Caribbean-perfect easterly Day Two delivered a Caribbean-perfect easterly 15-17 knots for the 10th edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille for the 1,000+ sailors to complete one distance race between 21 - 34 miles dependent upon their class. by Laura Muma Posted 17 Apr 09:44 HKT Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 2 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 2 Tomasgaard and Stipanovic took hard earned yellow and blue fleet victories The Italian city was hit with a light 5-6 knot wind on the second day of competition which meant that the split Laser fleet could only complete one race apiece. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 17 Apr 01:30 HKT Praxes to provide medical support for Clipper Race Praxes to provide medical support for Clipper Race Clipper Race is continuing its partnership with Praxes Medical Group Praxes will play a crucial behind-the-scenes role as Global Medical Support Partner to the Clipper 2019-20 Race setting sail this summer. Drawing on 22 years of experience in providing bespoke medical support and immediate access to its team of doctors. by Kathryn Pridie Posted 17 Apr 00:49 HKT Puerto Galera Race 2019 - playing patience. Puerto Galera Race 2019 - playing patience. Everyone needed a little patience today. Mother Nature deals the cards, and you just have to play the hand you are given. For the three starters in the HKPN division of the inaugural RHKYC Puerto Galera Race it was a wet one, with practically no breeze. by Guy Nowell Posted 17 Apr 00:10 HKT Gladwell's Line: Laser ruckus..Cup timelines Gladwell's Line: Laser ruckus..Cup timelines In a piece of lousy timing, the Laser class is split In a piece of lousy timing, the Laser class is split after the predominant builder in the class LaserPerformance had their building licence cancelled, just after World Sailing had conducting an Evaluation Trial for the Laser's two Olympic Events. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 16 Apr 20:12 HKT Porto Montenegro hosts successful RC44 regatta Porto Montenegro hosts successful RC44 regatta Brilliant for top-level sailing, pro racers say The 44Cup Porto Montenegro (10-14th April 2019) has been hosted by world-renowned superyacht marina, Porto Montenegro in Tivat, Montenegro, for the first time ever. by Alexander Razinkov Posted 16 Apr 20:07 HKT Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Chris Brooks Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Chris Brooks "You get out of life what you put into it" Clipper 2019-20 Race Skipper Chris Brooks' experience, enthusiasm and impressive track record for podium success is certainly testament to his above life motto. by Clipper Round the World Posted 16 Apr 19:02 HKT Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille underway Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille underway 10th edition starts with picture-perfect conditions Picture-perfect conditions greeted the fleets to kickstart the 10th anniversary edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille as the nine classes raced around the west side of St. Barth on racecourses ranging from 24 - 36 nautical miles in 15 by Laura Muma Posted 16 Apr 13:14 HKT America's Cup: New Sponsor signs with Emirates TNZ America's Cup: New Sponsor signs with Emirates TNZ Emirates Team New Zealand signs HP as new Official Sponsor Leading technology supplier, HP has strengthened its collaboration with Emirates Team New Zealand, rejoining for the 36th America's Cup campaign as an Official Sponsor by Hamish Hooper, Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 16 Apr 09:26 HKT Star Sailors League Gold Cup Star Sailors League Gold Cup Like the football World Cup in sailing This will see each nation's top sailing athletes team together into a single crew and then race against one another aboard high performance 47 foot long one design monohulls to establish 'the world's best sailing nation'. by Star Sailors League Posted 16 Apr 01:16 HKT SailGP: Looking ahead to San Francisco SailGP: Looking ahead to San Francisco A very different prospect to the Sydney opener As Sydney shrinks in the rear view mirror and teams look ahead, it is clear that the next venue, San Francisco, will be a very different prospect. by SailGP Posted 15 Apr 20:04 HKT Inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race Inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race Race will start this week in Hong Kong's iconic Victoria Harbour The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race will start this week in Hong Kong's iconic Victoria Harbour. by RHKYC Media Posted 15 Apr 14:33 HKT 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries open 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entries open Encouraging sailors from around the world to join Entries are now open for the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with the just-launched Notice of Race (NOR) encouraging sailors from around the world to join the historic 75th running of the 'Everest' of ocean racing. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 15 Apr 13:17 HKT Herrmann looks to take on fully crewed challenge Herrmann looks to take on fully crewed challenge German sailor plans to be on the start line of the 2021-22 edition German sailor Boris Herrmann has plans to be on the start line of the 2021-22 edition of The Ocean Race. by The Ocean Race Posted 15 Apr 12:49 HKT 2019 World Sailing Nations Cup Grand Final overall 2019 World Sailing Nations Cup Grand Final overall French sweep Women's and Open Divisions in San Francisco Pauline Courtois (FRA) and Maxime Mesnil (FRA) took top honors respectively in the Women's and Open Divisions at World Sailing's Nations Cup Grand Final, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA. by Amanda Witherell Posted 15 Apr 11:27 HKT Only three classes able to race in 18-25kts? Only three classes able to race in 18-25kts? FareVela's Michele Tognazzi raises the issue of seaworthiness of several Olympic classes Michele Tognazzi of FareVela was in Palma for the Trofeo Princesa Sofia. Due to fresh winds (18-25kts) and an awkward but not unsailable sea state, three classes stayed ashore. Tognazzi raises the issue of seaworthiness of several Olympic classes by Michele Tognazzi/FareVela Posted 15 Apr 07:43 HKT The need for innovation The need for innovation 70 boats out for a mid-week twilight jaunt, and just half a dozen for Saturday means something... You know when a club can get like 70 boats out for a mid-week twilight jaunt, and then just half a dozen for Saturday windward/leewards that something is going on. It is not that sailing isn't something people want to do. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 15 Apr 06:00 HKT 44Cup Porto Montenegro navigator's race 44Cup Porto Montenegro navigator's race Crews taken out of their comfort zone today With the navigator's race taking the boats through the narrow channel between the Bay of Tivat and the Bay of Kotur, the RC44s were set off on an America's Cup-style reaching start. by Jessica Gray Posted 14 Apr 22:35 HKT 2019 World Sailing Nations Cup Grand Final day 4 2019 World Sailing Nations Cup Grand Final day 4 World Sailing Nations Cup Semifinals Pauline Courtois (FRA) and Pearson Potts (USA) lead the Women's and Open division after two flights sailed in the semifinals at World Sailing's Nations Cup, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA. by Amanda Witherell Posted 14 Apr 13:43 HKT 44Cup Porto Montenegro overall 44Cup Porto Montenegro overall Team CEEREF claims golden wheels at Porto Montenegro's conclusion The Bay of Tivat came good for the final day of the 44Cup Porto Montenegro with three races held and a most worthy winner in Igor Lah's Team CEEREF. The Slovenian team led this first event of the 2019 44 Cup from the outset. by Jessica Gray Posted 14 Apr 08:47 HKT Bidding to host Yacht Racing Forum 2020, 2021 open Bidding to host Yacht Racing Forum 2020, 2021 open Yacht Racing Forum is the annual B2B event for the business of sailing and yacht racing. The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing invites interested parties to submit their applications in order to host the next editions of the annual conference. by Yacht Racing Forum Posted 13 Apr 18:48 HKT 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans day 4 2019 RS:X European & Youth Europeans day 4 Groundhog day as medal contenders emerge The penultimate day of the RS:X Europeans and Youth Europeans, being held at Mallorca, Spain, was very much a case of déjà vu as the 333 expectant competitors turned up at the Club Nautica Arenal this morning. by Bas Edmonds Posted 13 Apr 17:36 HKT Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Nick Leggatt Meet the Clipper Race skippers: Nick Leggatt All eleven Clipper 2019-20 Race Skippers now revealed With all eleven Clipper 2019-20 Race Skippers now revealed, it's time to find out more about them as individuals. by Clipper Round the World Posted 13 Apr 15:30 HKT
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