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The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Official Film The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Official Film A race which will be remembered for the brutal conditions The 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race is remembered for brutal conditions which dismasted or otherwise damaged large portions of the six boat fleet from the start, with half the boats retiring on Leg 1 from Alicante to Cape Town. by The Ocean Race Posted 31 May 01:15 AEST Experience an engineering marvel: The Panama Canal Experience an engineering marvel: The Panama Canal Passage through the Panama Canal is a bucket list highlight For everyone taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, the passage through the Panama Canal is a bucket list highlight. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 30 May 19:26 AEST Introducing The Boat Timer App Introducing The Boat Timer App Running club races with fewer people (and a computer) As sailing clubs in the UK are opening some of their facilities after the CoronaVirus pandemic crisis, they have also considered a limited return to racing. by Ian Cherrill Posted 30 May 17:30 AEST VIS sailors learn from Olympic Champions VIS sailors learn from Olympic Champions Some of Australia's best sailors in history working with Victorian Institute of Sport The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) sailors have been away from the water for two months. You might have seen them working out together online but what you haven't seen is the video chats they have had with some of Australia's best sailors in history. by Victorian Institute of Sport Posted 30 May 09:42 AEST How to home-build a Moth How to home-build a Moth James Sainsbury's step-by-step guide! Since building my boats I have had many questions about how I went about certain areas of my builds. Below are the ways that I have built my last two International Moths. by James Sainsbury Posted 30 May 06:30 AEST Scale of container clean up expands Scale of container clean up expands The clean up of cargo ship debris has become a bigger task The clean up of cargo ship debris along the NSW coastline has become a bigger task, with ten more containers confirmed as missing from the APL England - bringing the total to 50 that went overboard. by Penny Robins Posted 29 May 21:34 AEST Welcome To Summer Fridays Welcome To Summer Fridays The inspiration for adventure, pushing the limits and chasing the sun to the horizon Welcome to Summer Fridays. More than just an extra day on the weekend, Summer Fridays are the inspiration for adventure, pushing the limits and chasing the sun to the horizon. by North Sails Posted 29 May 21:00 AEST The Black Art of performance analysis The Black Art of performance analysis Ben Ainslie and Emily Nagel on the black art of performance analysis America's Cup skipper, Ben Ainslie with Emily Nagle on on the science of performance analysis, or is it really a Black Art? In this video they explain how performance data is used, based on their SailGP experience with the F50. by Oracle/SailGP Posted 29 May 17:27 AEST Virtual start of the Transpac Tahiti Race Virtual start of the Transpac Tahiti Race Over 34,000 players taking part! In lieu of having the actual start of the fleet in the 2020 Transpac Tahiti Race scheduled for today off Point Fermin in Los Angeles, a virtual race was started instead at 1100 PDT among over 34,000 online players on Virtual Regatta. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 29 May 08:35 AEST Yes I, am the Great Contender Yes I, am the Great Contender David Henshall gets excited in an overgrown field One boat that is not so much of a barn find, but a 'back of the field' feature, is a Contender, which has lain undisturbed for enough years for the brambles to claim it as one of their own. Yet this is a class that surely is worthy of a second look. by David Henshall Posted 29 May 03:00 AEST IMOCA fleet gradually moving again IMOCA fleet gradually moving again Sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time Just over a fortnight after the lockdown ended, the sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time. Many IMOCAs have been relaunched after their winter refits, which took longer than planned. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 29 May 01:07 AEST America's Cup: Defiant checks out of Pensacola America's Cup: Defiant checks out of Pensacola Defiant departed the American Magic's winter base at Pensacola on Wednesday Defiant, the groundbreaking AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, departed the team's winter base at the Port of Pensacola late in the evening on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 by Will Ricketson Posted 29 May 00:45 AEST smarttune Delivering Results smarttune Delivering Results Make your sails set the way your sail designer intended This is your season, your boat has the latest technology, new sails, and you have selected your crew. It's time to set the boat up and train to win. by Lou Johnson Posted 28 May 23:36 AEST Shooting the breeze with Glenn Ashby Shooting the breeze with Glenn Ashby Talking to Ronstan A-Cat sailors Stephen Brayshaw and Ben Moon Long-time Team Ronstan athlete and sailing legend Glenn Ashby talks to Ronstan A-Cat sailors Stephen Brayshaw and Ben Moon. Hear the latest Emirates Team New Zealand America's Cup news and in-depth technical details on Glenn's A-Cat setup. by Kylie Wilson Posted 28 May 18:46 AEST New horizons for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race New horizons for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race The Notice of Race for the 2020 race has been released The Notice of Race for the 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the 76th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, encouraging entrants in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's famous blue-ribbon event, has been released. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 28 May 17:36 AEST The time to focus on the Ocean is now The time to focus on the Ocean is now Leading voices come together for The Ocean Race Summits #2 Leading voices come together for The Ocean Race Summits #2 - online - to say the solutions are there for meaningful change. Now is the time to make it happen. by The Ocean Race Posted 28 May 17:35 AEST James Joseph Giltinan James Joseph Giltinan The man behind the name on the trophy Since January 1938, the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship has been regarded as the world championship for all 18 Footer Racing and the names on the James J Giltinan Trophy include some of the greatest sailors in the world. by Frank Quealey Posted 28 May 15:16 AEST In conversation with Domenic Genua In conversation with Domenic Genua Learning about the BIA's work promoting the marine industry and boating lifestyle in Australia Mark Jardine chats with Domenic Genua, Boating Industry Association (BIA) General Manager, Marketing, Events & Communication about their work promoting the marine industry and boating lifestyle in Australia. by Mark Jardine Posted 28 May 14:51 AEST CYCA YSA announces restart sailing date CYCA YSA announces restart sailing date A tremendous job in rescheduling nearly all events and courses The CYCA Youth Sailing Academy (YSA) has announced their revised season of winter training as NSW restrictions are eased following the COVID-19 pandemic. by CYCA Media Posted 28 May 06:39 AEST Team ROCKWOOL Racing to hit Danish waters Team ROCKWOOL Racing to hit Danish waters An action-packed summer of training, racing and record attempts ROCKWOOL announces a unique collaboration with the Denmark SailGP Team athletes, kicking off with an action-packed summer of training, racing and record attempts in preparation for SailGP Season 2 in April 2021. by Jonathan Turner Posted 27 May 23:34 AEST Shipping containers wash ashore at Birdie Beach Shipping containers wash ashore at Birdie Beach Containers were located this morning at Birdie Beach Five 40-foot shipping containers are the largest of the debris so far to have washed ashore in NSW after a container ship lost part of its load 73 kilometres off Sydney on Sunday. by Emily Rundle Posted 27 May 21:22 AEST SailGP and Oracle Winning Calls content series SailGP and Oracle Winning Calls content series Exploring the league's innovative use of data during the world's fastest sail racing Series features virtual race-viewing events with SailGP athletes to explore the league's innovative use of data during the world's fastest sail racing. by Sacha Kemp Posted 27 May 20:23 AEST Sabrettes responsible for more women on the water Sabrettes responsible for more women on the water The one-design class does not attract a 'one design' sailor Although a one-design build, the Australian Sabre does not attract a 'one design' sailor with many women competing amongst its inclusive ranks, a group fondly identified as the 'Sabrettes'. by Jarka Kluth Posted 27 May 17:27 AEST All-star Rolex Sydney Hobart Podcast released All-star Rolex Sydney Hobart Podcast released Cruising Yacht Club of Australia released a podcast on its annual blue-ribbon race The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, the Organising Authority behind the Rolex Sydney Hobart, has released a podcast on its annual blue-ribbon race. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 27 May 15:57 AEST NSW coastal communities on high alert NSW coastal communities on high alert Transport for NSW is reminding of what to do when debris or shipping containers wash up on beaches Transport for NSW is reminding beachgoers and coastal councils of what to do when debris or shipping containers wash up on beaches after boxes washed ashore on Bondi Beach today. by Penny Robins Posted 27 May 02:14 AEST America's Cup economic benefits set to take a hit America's Cup economic benefits set to take a hit International visitors for Cup unlikely without closed border exception for superyachts and fans Thoughts of shifting the dates of the 36th America's Cup have been dismissed by Emirates Team New Zealand CEO, Grant Dalton. "There is no intention to move the dates", Dalton told Sail-World on Monday. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com Posted 27 May 01:07 AEST At-home tips, tricks, hacks and entertainment At-home tips, tricks, hacks and entertainment Top Rooster Reads in May 2020 Thank You Bruce Kirby, A Tuck Splice in Rooster's ‘Zero Pro Finish Dyneema®, The Windward – Leeward Follow on, Ronstan Orbit Lashing Blocks and Attachment Methods, Re-Cycle Hack – Using an Old Topper Boom and more! by Rooster Posted 26 May 18:00 AEST America's Cup: Te Aihe returns to a changed world America's Cup: Te Aihe returns to a changed world Emirates Team New Zealand's AC75 arrives home in the dark after globe trotting for four months It is not so much a triumphant homecoming from Europe for the Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 ‘Te Aihe'- rather a low key but very welcome return in the dark hours of Tuesday morning after a global tour lasting four months by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 26 May 12:50 AEST Entries are now open for the PIC Coastal Classic Entries are now open for the PIC Coastal Classic The 38th PIC Coastal Classic Yacht Race from Auckland to Russell in the Bay of Islands With 150 days to go, the New Zealand Multihull Yacht Club (NZMYC) are now taking entries for the 38th PIC Coastal Classic Yacht Race from Auckland to Russell in the Bay of Islands. Organizers are now accepting entries online. by Kristine Horne PIC Coastal Classic Posted 26 May 07:42 AEST Savouring being back out on the water Savouring being back out on the water But missing the karate sailing It seems I struck a chord when we published 'The great grass-roots revival?' a fortnight ago. Since then lockdown restrictions have been gradually eased in both Australia and England: we're allowed to go sailing! by Mark Jardine Posted 26 May 03:00 AEST Happy Hour with Stretch & Stirfry - Abby Ehler Happy Hour with Stretch & Stirfry - Abby Ehler The boys chat with the three time Volvo Ocean Race veteran This week we talk to Abby Ehler. Three time Volvo Ocean Race veteran, a truly respected race boat captain and the driving force behind The Magenta Project, a fabulous initiative that develops opportunities for women in performance sailing. by Stretch & Stir Fry Posted 25 May 17:00 AEST Adventures Weekly with John Bertrand AO Adventures Weekly with John Bertrand AO Chatting about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper What an amazing show with John Bertrand AO to chat about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper, the Olympics both in 1972 and then 1976 where he won bronze, his mentors, his teammates, his youth and the psychology of winning. by Nic Douglass Posted 25 May 04:17 AEST Morrison Government welcoms the launch of toolkit Morrison Government welcoms the launch of toolkit A roadmap for the safe return to sport at all levels The Morrison Government has welcomed the launch of a toolkit aimed at ensuring community sporting clubs and associations have a clear path to competition as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. by Minister Colbeck media Posted 25 May 00:20 AEST RORC Time Over Distance - Sam Davies RORC Time Over Distance - Sam Davies Skipper of Team SCA in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Sam Davies' first big adventure was as part of Tracy Edwards crew for the 1998 Jules Verne Record attempt. Ahead of the record, the catamaran Royal Sun Alliance was dismasted in the Southern Ocean. by RORC Posted 24 May 23:26 AEST Planet Sail - Brest Atlantiques: The Full Story Planet Sail - Brest Atlantiques: The Full Story Four 100ft trimarans sailed by just two crew each around a 14,000mile figure of eight course Four 100ft trimarans sailed by just two crew each around a 14,000mile figure of eight course in the North and South Atlantic Oceans. Each boat regularly cruised at over 30 knots and hit top speeds well in excess of 40 knots. by Matt Sheahan Posted 24 May 22:45 AEST The Rooster Passage Collection The Rooster Passage Collection Shake up your perception for your next coastal/offshore kit Shake up your perception for your next coastal/offshore kit and try something from Rooster. Every feature carefully constructed tested and re-examined. Made from 3-layer material with durable fully taped seams for maximum water and spray protection. by Rooster Posted 24 May 21:00 AEST 2020 GKA Event Calendar 2020 GKA Event Calendar Returning to the water safely and with mindfulness The coronavirus pandemic has made travel arrangements and sporting events uncertain ground so far in 2020 but we'd like to congratulate kitesufers worldwide for their handling of the situation. by Kate Chandler Posted 24 May 15:36 AEST Transpac Tahiti Race on Virtual Regatta Transpac Tahiti Race on Virtual Regatta The dream of sailing to the South Seas will have to wait After having attracted a near-record turnout for the 2020 edition of the Transpacific YC's Transpac Tahiti Race, organizers had to finally succomb to pandemic restrictions and postpone this year's race to the future. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 24 May 04:24 AEST The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 Official Film The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 Official Film The race starts from the first time in Alicante with 37,000 miles of hard-fought racing The 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race was won by Torben Grael and Ericsson 4 after 37,000 miles of hard-fought racing. Starting for the first time in Alicante, the new home of the race and finishing in Saint Petersburg, Russia. by The Ocean Race Posted 24 May 01:42 AEST IM24CA postpones the Championship schedule IM24CA postpones the Championship schedule The schedule for 2021 will move to 2022 and so on The World Council of the International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA), which consists of the National Class Association chairs and the IM24CA Executive Committee, voted to move the schedule of the title championship events out one year. by IM24CA Posted 23 May 23:09 AEST
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