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Lucky takes Monohull Line Honours Lucky takes Monohull Line Honours Can FreeFire hang on to IRC Overall? American entry J/V Maxi 72, Lucky, sailed into Nha Trang, Vietnam on 18 October at 8h 40m 10s (HK time) to take the Monohull Line Honours for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Nha Trang Rally in an elapsed time of 41h 30m 10s. by RHKYC Media Posted 18 Oct 20:35 AEDT Scallywag/FUKU takes Line Honours Scallywag/FUKU takes Line Honours What happened to Maserati MOD70? The headlines were always going to be the big trimarans, and so it was: Scallywag/FUKU (ORMA 60) versus Maserati MOD70. by Guy Nowell / RHKYC Media Posted 18 Oct 17:02 AEDT 2019 Allianz Championship day 2 2019 Allianz Championship day 2 Four races run in light winds and blazing sunshine Four races were run, in a light wind of 5 to 8 knots under a blazing sun! by Laurence Bouchet Posted 18 Oct 17:13 AEDT Huge 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet Huge 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet One week until close of entries A total of 157 entries have been received one week out from close of entries for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - and, in addition to a smattering of international entrants, nearly half the field is made up of yachts representing Australian states by Di Pearson, RSHYR media Posted 18 Oct 15:32 AEDT The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone set for big season The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone set for big season Off to an impressive start in Sydney Harbour Since the young The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone team of Jordan Girdis, Lachlan Doyle and Tom Quigley came together last year, their progress in the highly-competitive Australian 18 Footers League fleet has been spectacular by Frank Quealey Posted 18 Oct 13:14 AEDT World on Water: Oct 18 - Hugo Boss guided tour World on Water: Oct 18 - Hugo Boss guided tour Highlight of this week's edition is a look inside the IMOCA60 Hugo Boss Join Geoff Waller for the October 18 edition of World On Water, the world's most popular sailing video magazine. Highlight of this week's edition is a look inside the IMOCA60 Hugo Boss by Sail-World Posted 18 Oct 12:54 AEDT 2020 Hansa SKUD18 Australian Nationals 2020 Hansa SKUD18 Australian Nationals To be held at the Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta Its official, the "2020 Hansa SKUD18 Australian National Championships" is approved by the International Hansa Class Association. by Virginia Riddle-Cross Posted 18 Oct 12:22 AEDT Itajaí returns as host city for The Ocean Race Itajaí returns as host city for The Ocean Race Brazilian city to host fleet in 2021-22 edition The Ocean Race 2021-22 will stop in Itajaí, Brazil, marking the fourth consecutive time the city on the Santa Catarina coastline will host the iconic event. by The Ocean Race Posted 18 Oct 03:18 AEDT IDEC Sport heading for Mauritius, Vietnam, China IDEC Sport heading for Mauritius, Vietnam, China First Act in his new record-breaking campaign in Asia, referred to as IDEC Sport Asian Tour Francis Joyon has just moved to code amber, as he can see a favourable weather opportunity in the next 48 hours. He may set off on his attempt at the solo Mauritius Route record between Port Louis (Brittany) and Port Louis (Mauritius) on Saturday. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 18 Oct 01:43 AEDT America's Cup: INEOS Team UK foiling images America's Cup: INEOS Team UK foiling images INEOS Team UK have released a video which has some brief sequences of their first AC75 shown foiling It would seem that the AC75 went sailing on October 15 (the day before this video was posted). The boat is sailing on a single foil confirming that she is sailing unassisted/or towed. by Sail-World.com Posted 18 Oct 00:01 AEDT Star Sailors League Gold Cup preview Star Sailors League Gold Cup preview Big guns from Finland, Uruguay, Australia, Lithuania, Argentina sign up for SSL Gold Cup In April the Star Sailors League, that culminates in the SSL Finals in Nassau every December to crown its annual 'star of the sailing world', announced a new giant international sailing competition: the SSL Gold Cup. by Rachele Vitello Posted 17 Oct 21:59 AEDT 2023 Ocean Globe Race - Preview 2023 Ocean Globe Race - Preview Four alternate designs approved, Notice of Race amendments agreed with entrants Hundreds of sailors and many yacht clubs have become excited at the prospect of becoming involved, and commitments to enter now outweigh available places with sailors from France, Finland and the UK dominating the list. by Don McIntyre Posted 17 Oct 21:14 AEDT 130 superyachts register for America's Cup events 130 superyachts register for America's Cup events Overflow arrangements being put in place as more details released of regattas and events Despite earlier media reports to the contrary, 130 superyachts have registered an interest in attending the America's Cup events in Auckland in 2020-2021. All 73 berths have been booked with a deposit of one month's rental paid by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World Posted 17 Oct 20:40 AEDT 2019 Allianz Championship day 1 2019 Allianz Championship day 1 Windy conditions for the Optimist, RS Feva & 29er fleets Allianz championship start with windy conditions in Baie de Sainte Marie. The Trade Winds "rocked" this first day of the Allianz championship by blowing around 18-20 knots in the morning. by Laurence Bouchet Posted 17 Oct 19:16 AEDT 2019 ANOC World Beach Games 2019 ANOC World Beach Games Golden Gruber grabs victory in kitefoiling nailbiter Former world and European champion Florian Gruber (GER) won two consecutive races in the final to become the first men's Kitefoil Racing ANOC World Beach Games champion. by Ian MacKinnon Posted 17 Oct 18:42 AEDT 100 days to go until Festival of Sails 100 days to go until Festival of Sails Countdown begins to the 202 regatta The countdown to the 2020 Festival of Sails has well and truly begun with 100 days to go until the regatta. by Jessica Gabites Posted 17 Oct 15:23 AEDT RS Aeros at Sail Sandy RS Aeros at Sail Sandy The competition is hotting up in Australia for the class Both the temperature and the competition are hotting up in Australia for the RS Aeros. The first event of the season has kicked off at Sail Sandy hosted at Sandringham YC just down the shore from Black Rock by RS Aero Class Association Posted 17 Oct 15:22 AEDT News item on Discover Sailing Day this Sunday News item on Discover Sailing Day this Sunday A month of Discover Sailing Days at Victorian clubs kicks off This is a good opportunity for people at all ages and levels of experience to try sailing on a monohull dinghy sailboat and to find out more about the club and its activities. by Rod Thomas Posted 17 Oct 09:18 AEDT Chief Executive of World Sailing to step down Chief Executive of World Sailing to step down Andy Hunt has notified the Board that he will be taking on a new role The Board considers that Andy has made an important contribution to the modernisation and commercial development of World Sailing, and the Board thanks Andy for his service during an intense and challenging period for World Sailing. by World Sailing Posted 17 Oct 03:34 AEDT China International Women's Match Race overall China International Women's Match Race overall Pauline Courtois (FRA) wins in Shanghai The racing at the day 5 of inaugural China International Match Race took off in perfect racing conditions. Spectators along the shore of Dishui Lake could follow the matches as the sailors maneuvered right in front of the docks under a sunny Shanghai sky. by WIM Series Posted 17 Oct 02:03 AEDT Superyacht guru joins Doyle Sails Palma Superyacht guru joins Doyle Sails Palma Doyle Sails group continues to expand and strengthen with the appointment of Scott Zebny The Doyle Sails group continues to expand and strengthen with the exciting appointment of highly regarded superyacht expert Scott Zebny as Global Superyacht Sales Manager and Partner in Doyle Sails Palma. by Bliss Neagel Posted 16 Oct 18:05 AEDT 11th Hour Racing gets feet wet with podium finish 11th Hour Racing gets feet wet with podium finish Enright and Bidégorry race IMOCA 60 in Défi Azimut 48-hour race After launching their campaign this summer, the 11th Hour Racing Team, led by Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, have been focused on learning how to race the IMOCA 60 - the fast, foiling, high-performance, development class by The Ocean Race Posted 16 Oct 17:51 AEDT 2019 ANOC World Beach Games 2019 ANOC World Beach Games The four-time and defending Formula Kite world champion dominated all three days After a stop-start week of competition, on finals' day there was no holding back for American Daniela Moroz, who stormed to victory in the women's Kitefoil Racing. by Ian MacKinnon Posted 16 Oct 08:34 AEDT Latest high performance sailing film Latest high performance sailing film The 18ft Skiff class has always been a passion for Hartas Productions The 18ft Skiff class has always been a passion for Hartas Productions, with our director, Ollie, steering and in Sydney for six consecutive seasons, helming the now famous ILVE Silver Bullet!. by Hartas Productions Posted 16 Oct 03:54 AEDT Mini Transat, Dragons and J/80 North Americans Mini Transat, Dragons and J/80 North Americans Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While the sailing world is aglow with images of the four newly launched AC75 class yachts, the 1,350 nautical mile Mini-Transat La Boulangère race is also unfurling. by David Schmidt Posted 16 Oct 02:00 AEDT China International Women's Match Race day 4 China International Women's Match Race day 4 The four semi-finalists decided in Shanghai After the morning briefing where the top four teams from the round robin stage earned the right to choose their opponent for quarter-finals, racing took off in conditions that were very similar to yesterday with a solid breeze of 14 knots gusting to 20. by WIM Series Posted 16 Oct 01:34 AEDT Sail-World NZ news : Oct 14 - Four AC75's reviewed Sail-World NZ news : Oct 14 - Four AC75's reviewed Latest reports, images and video on the AC75's - including the launch of Luna Rossa and Britannia Read the latest newsletter from Sail-World New Zealand, with the Top 50 stories covering the America's Cup action and other sailing news from NZ and elsewhere. There's all the latest reports, images and video on the four AC75's by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com Posted 15 Oct 21:18 AEDT Yacht lost off NZ's Northland coast - 1 dead Yacht lost off NZ's Northland coast - 1 dead A person has died and another in a critical condition after a 47ft yacht sank in storm conditions A person has died after a 47ft yacht sank 20 nautical miles off Cape Brett on the east coast of Northland, NZ, in winds gusting over 60kts and heavy seas. Updated story with images and video shot from the Auckland Rescue Trust helicopter. by Sail-World Posted 15 Oct 20:27 AEDT Windsurfing tips from World Champion Nick Bez Windsurfing tips from World Champion Nick Bez Windsurfing is experiencing a resurgence in Tasmania Bez, who races out of Parkdale Yacht Club in Victoria, won the title after a sensational regatta on Lake Garda in Italy in July. Bez will be the star attraction for the windsurfers at Opening Day of the Sandy Bay Sailing Club (SBSC) on Saturday. by Jane Austin Posted 15 Oct 16:38 AEDT 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 3 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 3 Quarterfinalists decided in Shanghai The morning of the third day of racing at China International Women's Match Race decided the teams that would make it straight to the quarter-finals and which teams would have to fight for the four spots in the repechage round. by WIM Series Posted 15 Oct 14:41 AEDT The 2020 Atlantic Cup announced The 2020 Atlantic Cup announced Shaping up to be the biggest one yet! Although the leaves are turning and the weather is getting colder, preparations at Manuka SEM are heating up as the 2020 Atlantic Cup, is shaping up to be the biggest one yet! by Atlantic Cup Posted 15 Oct 04:38 AEDT 2.4mR World Championship kicks off tomorrow 2.4mR World Championship kicks off tomorrow A day of training before the start for the 91 participants coming from 15 different countries With the final rating formalities and registration of the participants the 30th 2.4 mR Class World Championship has officially started. Monday saw the final formalities on land in a practice race in the early afternoon. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 15 Oct 02:57 AEDT Australian Women's Match Racing Championship Australian Women's Match Racing Championship India Howard and her CYCA crew win at Mooloolaba YC India and her crew, Jess Tavener, Emma Byrne and Chelsea Williams went into the Championships as favourites, and maintained a clear lead throughout the three days of one-on-one tactical short-course racing. by Kerry Lorimer Posted 15 Oct 02:01 AEDT CYCA win Australian Women's Match Racing Champs CYCA win Australian Women's Match Racing Champs The regatta attracted five teams from across New South Wales and Queensland The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Youth Sailing Academy (YSA) team of India Howard, Jess Tavener, Emma Byrne and Chelsea Williams have been crowned national champions following their success on the weekend at Mooloolaba Yacht Club (MYC) in Queensland by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 14 Oct 18:43 AEDT Sunsail sets sail with Festival of Sails 2020 Sunsail sets sail with Festival of Sails 2020 Win a $5000 Bareboat Charter in Thailand Royal Geelong Yacht Club has today announced its 2020 Festival of Sails early bird prize of a bareboat yacht charter in Phuket, Thailand on a beautiful Sunsail charter yacht worth $5000. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 14 Oct 16:33 AEDT The one before the big one The one before the big one KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia At the end of the 70s the Bond camp was starting to show what attending the America's Cup for a decade could do from a design and team angle. The boat that really stepped them up a rung was KA-5, the 12 Metre known simply as, Australia. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 14 Oct 08:00 AEDT 41st J/24 Worlds attracts twenty nations to Miami 41st J/24 Worlds attracts twenty nations to Miami Five days of racing on the spectacular Biscayne Bay Forty-two years after the first J/24 was built in Rod Johnstone's garage, the Class will attract 81 boats from 20 countries to Miami, Florida for the 2019 J/24 World Championship. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 14 Oct 07:11 AEDT 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 2 2019 China International Women's Match Race day 2 Shifty conditions on Dishui Lake in Shanghai The tricky conditions put high pressure on the teams and the racing showed that good tactical decisions could make a huge difference. The matches were tight with many lead changes in the first flights of the day. by WIM Series Posted 14 Oct 01:35 AEDT 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 1 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 1 The Noakesailing team come from behind over the final lap The Noakesailing team of Sean Langman, Ed Powys and Nathan Edwards had to come from behind over the final lap of the course to grab a narrow victory in Race 1 of the Australian 18 Footers League's Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 13 Oct 21:05 AEDT The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 28 The Clipper Race Leg 1, Race 2, Day 28 Thunderstorms and lightning As Race 2: The Commodore's Cup to Punta del Este, Uruguay, continues, huge squalls brought powerful wind, driving rain, hail, thunderstorms, and put on a spectacular lightning show for the Clipper Race fleet on the twenty-eighth day of racing. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 13 Oct 20:31 AEDT
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