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Put your two hands together, please… Put your two hands together, please… Going shorthanded has been loved by many for ages Going shorthanded has been loved by many for ages. The French have certainly been great exponents of this method of sailing, and it also has traction in the Pacific, as well. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 17 Jun 08:00 AEST 20 nations to compete in the 2019 Star Worlds 20 nations to compete in the 2019 Star Worlds Eight of the participating teams are former Star World Champions In order for the World Championship to be valid at least six races will need to be complete, with a single round the buoys race scheduled each day, covering a total distance of approximately 10 nautical miles. by Rachele Vitello Posted 17 Jun 04:41 AEST Four rescued from life raft 90km off NZ coast Four rescued from life raft 90km off NZ coast Four sailors have been rescued from their life raft having had to abandon their yacht Four sailors have been rescued from their life raft on Sunday afternoon having had to abandon their yacht 'the Squander' 90 kilometres East North East of Great Barrier Island. by Sunlive/Maritime Posted 17 Jun 00:31 AEST I14 World Championship preview I14 World Championship preview 70 boats are expected to line up in Perth over New Year International 14 sailors from across the globe will descend upon the warm waters of the Swan River in Western Australia from 29 December to 10 January for the 2020 World Championship. by Neil Patchett Posted 16 Jun 18:28 AEST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief ORC Worlds, Loro Piana Superyachts, GC32 Racing, Cruising Sail Trim Tips North Sails inventories had a top-notch showing in Sibenik, Croatia for the 2019 ORC World Championship. North Sails powered all podium positions at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta. by North Sails Posted 16 Jun 17:30 AEST SB20 UK Nationals at Sea View days 1 & 2 SB20 UK Nationals at Sea View days 1 & 2 Tasmanian SB20 crew's six wins Tasmanian champion SB20 crew, Elliott Noye, Paul McCartney and Edward Snowball, have made an instant impact on the British fleet of SB20 sportsboats, sailing on The Solent off Portsmouth. by Sam Brearey, SB20 Class, Peter Campbell Posted 16 Jun 17:03 AEST Melges 14s arrive down under! Melges 14s arrive down under! The first container unpacked in Sydney The first container of Melges 14's dinghies arrived yesterday in Sydney from the Melges European factory in Portugal. All five dinghies in this initial shipment are complete boat packages with all the add-on accessories available from the catalog by Owen Muyt Posted 16 Jun 16:34 AEST Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima entries open Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima entries open Opening event of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Entries for the opening event of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in Enoshima are now open and not subject to a qualification process. by World Sailing Posted 15 Jun 17:27 AEST Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup overall Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup overall Pedro Andrade wins as racing cancelled on final day The final day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik was a frustrating one as the wind refused to stabilise sufficiently to complete a race. From 11.00 to 14.30 the Committee made repeated attempts to get a race under way. by Fiona Brown Posted 15 Jun 09:12 AEST Finn World Masters overall Finn World Masters overall Vladimir Krutskikh wins third title Krutskikh began building a picket fence on Monday and carried on each day picking up first places in each and every race. by Robert Deaves Posted 15 Jun 07:55 AEST SailGP workout challenge for fitness fans SailGP workout challenge for fitness fans This spectator-friendly competition is the new frontier in high-performance sailing The workout demonstrates the immense levels of endurance SailGP's world-class athletes need during a competition, by recreating the moves that they undertake during a high-pressure 16-minute race. by Sail GP Posted 15 Jun 04:40 AEST Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup preview Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup preview The eight teams competing will have raised their game Four seconds was the tiny margin that stood between Ergin Imre's Turkish-flagged Provezza and overall victory at last month's first 52 Super Series regatta of the season in Mahón, Menorca. by 52 Super Series Posted 15 Jun 00:41 AEST An Ausome Rolex Fastnet Team An Ausome Rolex Fastnet Team Autistic crew led by Lottie Harland and Alex Ahmann build up to the famous race We spoke to the team of autistic sailors, led by Lottie Harland and Alex Ahmann, who are building up to race Ausome-Lyra of London, a Swan 431 yacht, in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race, starting on 3rd August in Cowes. by Mark Jardine Posted 14 Jun 21:00 AEST Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 5 Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 5 Pedro Andrade consolidates lead on penultimate day The fifth race of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup was yet another heavy airs humdinger. With 18-22 knots average and gusts up to 27 knots, plus a punishing short chop, it was seat-of-the-pants stuff for even the most experienced crews. by Fiona Brown Posted 14 Jun 08:03 AEST Finn World Masters day 5 Finn World Masters day 5 Vladimir Krutskikh continues to clean up With five wins from five races, Vladimir Krutskikh, from Russia, is schooling the fleet at the Finn World Masters in Skovshoved, Denmark. Mike Maier, from Czech Republic, is second with Christoph Christen, from Switzerland in third. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Jun 07:40 AEST Maiden's Kiwi girls on board for leg to Hawaii Maiden's Kiwi girls on board for leg to Hawaii The legendary boat has been in the City of Sails for a month What have these four Kiwi women got in common? A 38 year old mother of two; a much-travelled gourmet chef; a one-time shop-assistant, waitress and deckhand; and a New Zealand amateur golf rep, turned US Army sergeant, turned lawyer? by Libby Mudditt Posted 14 Jun 00:41 AEST The Rooster Brand Story The Rooster Brand Story 20 Years #InYourElement From humble beginnings to an insane global journey. You ain't heard a story like this before - This is what we do, this is what we have done, this is what we believe #InYourElement #RoosterKit by Rooster Posted 13 Jun 21:00 AEST Closure of Extreme Sailing Series Closure of Extreme Sailing Series OC Sport unable to reach a successful management-buy-out OC Sport, the international event organiser and rights holder which owns the Extreme Sailing Series™, has confirmed all operations for the global circuit have ceased after they were unable to reach a successful Management-Buy-Out. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 13 Jun 18:19 AEST Belcher & Ryan claim 10th World Cup gold medal Belcher & Ryan claim 10th World Cup gold medal Hempel World Cup Series champions crowned over the weekend Hempel World Cup Series champions were crowned over the weekend and the 470 Men's pair of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) were among the victors, securing their tenth World Cup gold medal and their third win at Marseille. by Australian Sailing Team Posted 13 Jun 16:59 AEST The French Revolution The French Revolution Meet the sailors hoping to bring some 'je ne sais quoi' to the next edition of The Ocean Race Since 1973, The Ocean Race has been the toughest test of a team in sport - and next edition, it's about to become even tougher. by Jonno Turner Posted 13 Jun 15:42 AEST Brisbane to Hamilton Race fleet taking shape Brisbane to Hamilton Race fleet taking shape With the addition of the Oatley family's 100-footer Wild Oats XI The fleet for the inaugural Lendlease Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race is taking shape with the addition of the Oatley family's 100-footer Wild Oats XI and Rupert Henry's Judel/Vrolijk 62 Chinese Whisper bringing the total to 16 starters so far. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 13 Jun 11:12 AEST Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 4 Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 4 Torrential rain, big shifts, and a near-swamping The 93 strong International Dragon fleet had to face a rain storm of almost biblical proportions on the fourth day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik, as race four of the six-race series was completed. by Fiona Brown Posted 13 Jun 07:35 AEST 36th Fiji Regatta Week preview 36th Fiji Regatta Week preview Swashbuckling Pirates expected in September The entries are rolling in, the number of sponsors continues to grow, and the fun factor is ready to be set on "high" for the 36th edition of the South Pacific's most famous sailing event, Fiji Regatta Week. by Liz Christmas Posted 13 Jun 06:09 AEST Finn World Masters day 4 Finn World Masters day 4 No racing on a mainly windless day Forecasting Danish weather seems to be a thankless task. While most forecasts showed strong winds, heavy rain and even the occasional thunderstorm, the reality was in stark contrast. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Jun 02:40 AEST J Class debut at Superyacht Challenge Antigua J Class debut at Superyacht Challenge Antigua Five J Class expected for Superyacht Challenge Antigua The J Class has its roots in the oldest sporting race in the world, The America's Cup. In 1851, the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, allowed the first overseas yacht to enter the annual 100 Guinea Cup race, and it was won by John Cox Stevens schooner America. by Louay Habib Posted 12 Jun 22:21 AEST Icom GM800: Now available in Australia Icom GM800: Now available in Australia The GM800 offers the latest in GMDSS functionality in a very user-friendly package The GM800 offers the latest in GMDSS functionality in a very user-friendly package. by Icom Australia Posted 12 Jun 19:41 AEST Make 2019 count! Reusable rather than disposable Make 2019 count! Reusable rather than disposable What do Olympic gold medallist sailors use? If we all changed as many of the disposable items we use to reusable alternatives we'd make a huge impact on our sustainability. It's not just the products themselves, but the chemicals. It doesn't have to be all or nothing. by Gael Pawson Posted 12 Jun 18:00 AEST Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 3 Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 3 Pedro Andrade jumps into the lead As the regatta reached its mid-point, there were mixed fortunes for the leading teams on day three of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik. Going into the day Holland's Pieter Heerema, and Peter Gilmour sailing for Japan were at the top. by Fiona Brown Posted 12 Jun 14:31 AEST Aussies eye the prize at the RMSIR Aussies eye the prize at the RMSIR Aussies eye the prize at the RMSIR The Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta (RMSIR) in Malaysia will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year, with the dates for the event set for 15-23 November, where Ray Roberts and other Australians will be eying the major trophies. by RMSIR Media Posted 12 Jun 13:38 AEST Raymarine Element S Navigation Displays launched Raymarine Element S Navigation Displays launched A fast, powerful, and affordable chartplotter solution for safe navigation FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today Raymarine Element™ S, a new series of navigation displays for cruisers and sailors. by Raymarine Australia Posted 12 Jun 09:34 AEST Last chance for discounted entry to Phuket Regatta Last chance for discounted entry to Phuket Regatta Early bird discounts are still available until mid-June Organised and operated by Phuket Yacht Club and staged on the spectacular waterways of Chalong Bay, the Multihull Solutions Regatta is one of the most affordable and enjoyable events in the Asia Pacific region. by Kate Elkington Posted 12 Jun 07:09 AEST Finn World Masters day 2 Finn World Masters day 2 Perfect score for Vladimir Krutskikh Double Finn World Masters Champion, Vladimir Krutskikh, from Russia, has yet to put a foot wrong at the 2019 Finn World Masters in Skovshoved, Denmark with three races wins from three races. by Robert Deaves Posted 12 Jun 06:58 AEST America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ base handed over America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ base handed over The first key milestone has been reached on the project creating the stage for the 36th America's Cu The first key milestone has been reached on the project creating the stage for the 36th America's Cup in Auckland in 2021. by Chris Gregory, AucklandNZ.com Posted 12 Jun 06:09 AEST Globe 40: Round the World in Class 40 yachts Globe 40: Round the World in Class 40 yachts One of the original dreams inherent in any passion for the sea The Round the World is a founding myth, which goes far beyond the mere sporting context; it is an accomplishment, a quest for self-fulfilment in the discovery of others. by Sirius Evenments Posted 12 Jun 03:57 AEST Counting down to the 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma Counting down to the 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma A striking fleet of many of the world's finest superyachts gather Once again, a striking fleet of many of the world's finest superyachts has gathered for the 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma, with hot competition on the cards and several on-the-water tussles expected. by Superyacht Cup Palma Posted 12 Jun 00:37 AEST Australian Secondary Schools Championships overall Australian Secondary Schools Championships overall A windless end to competition on Monday Sydney's Scots 1 team has been named winners of the Australian Secondary Schools Team Racing Championship after a windless end to competition on Monday, followed by late-night hearings by the regatta Jury. by Peter Campbell Posted 11 Jun 22:10 AEST Team Angry Beaver rockets to R2AK victory Team Angry Beaver rockets to R2AK victory Winning the $10,000 prize and bragging rights We've got winners! In Race to Alaska's 5th year, Team Angry Beaver—Skiff Sailing Foundation won the $10,000 prize and bragging rights for being fist to Alaska. by Anika Colvin Posted 11 Jun 21:28 AEST Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 2 Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup day 2 Dmitry Samokhin wins opening race and prestigious Börge Börresen Trophy There are no discards in this series and so serious gear failure in the first race of a two race day typically spells disaster. As they approached the finish of race one Pedro Andrade definitely feared he was facing just such a disaster. by Fiona Brown Posted 11 Jun 07:43 AEST Finn World Masters day 1 Finn World Masters day 1 Maier, Krutskikh and Percival open with wins Former Finn World Master champions, Mike Maier, from Czech Republic, Vladimir Krutskikh, from Russia, along with Simon Percival, from Britain took the race wins on the opening day of the 2019 Finn World Masters in Skovshoved, Denmark. by Robert Deaves Posted 11 Jun 07:25 AEST The Race to Alaska and remembering Lowell North The Race to Alaska and remembering Lowell North Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt The annual Race to Alaska (R2AK) specializes in delivering unique experiences that unfurl on the same patch of highly unpredictable, tide-riven brine. by David Schmidt Posted 11 Jun 05:00 AEST
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