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Up close and personal with Jimmy Spithill Up close and personal with Jimmy SpithillAmerica's Cup winner on triumph, disaster and a bond with Prince HarryJimmy Spithill is a three-time America's Cup winner who is back winning major races after being on the receiving end of a defeat at the last Cup in Bermuda.by Red Bull Posted 26 Sep 21:00 AEST World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: August 2018 World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: August 2018Kim Andersen with the latest update from World SailingI hope that you are all enjoying the summer and having the chance to get on the water to practice our beautiful sport. In Europe, we have had one of the sunniest summer months ever, which is fantastic for sailing!by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing Posted 26 Sep 15:06 AEST 2018 West Marine J/70 Worlds day 1 2018 West Marine J/70 Worlds day 1Big Tuesday for the 91 competing teamsThe first day of the West Marine J/70 World Championship will be remembered for tough racing conditions for the 91 J/70s competing. A cold and wet southeasterly wind brought true Atlantic conditions to the combat zone.by Louay Habib Posted 26 Sep 14:58 AEST Third Italian team starts Am Cup entry process Third Italian team starts Am Cup entry processEmirates Team NZ has issued a statement confirming that they interacting with a third Italian TeamEmirates Team New Zealand has issued a statement confirming that they interacting with a third Italian team, Columbus 2021. The Challenge first surfaced on September 8 and will be based at the Imperia Yacht Club. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 26 Sep 00:00 AEST Clipper Race partners with Musto Clipper Race partners with MustoTo help crew face one of the planet's toughest challengesThe Clipper Race has today announced Musto, renowned for its high-performance sailing kit, as its new Technical Clothing Partner for the next two event editions, enabling crew to tackle the most extreme ocean conditions.by Karla Graves Posted 25 Sep 23:30 AEST Video of the amazing IMOCA 60 Charal foiling Video of the amazing IMOCA 60 Charal foilingNext generation offshore flying machine sailing on the edgeOne month ago we posted news of the new IMOCA 60 Charal leaving the CDK Technologies yard in Port-La-Forêt, Brittany. Now the Charal Sailing Team have been testing their VPLP-designed yacht to the limit. Here are the results...by Charal Sailing Team Posted 25 Sep 21:48 AEST Australia's plans in League Sailing Australia's plans in League SailingGetting off to a fast start in 2019The plans regarding a boat park are in full swing: A wide J/70 environment is being established in Australia. At the moment, chances are good that we will see an Australian team participating in SAILING Champions League 2019.by SAILING Champions League Posted 25 Sep 19:22 AEST Christmas dash across Bass Strait for Rudder Cup Christmas dash across Bass Strait for Rudder CupA busy time at Melbourne's Ocean Racing Club of VictoriaChristmas is a busy time for Melbourne's Ocean Racing Club of Victoria and among its high profile events is the 195 nautical mile Melbourne to Devonport Race for the Rudder Cup, starting 27 December each year.by Di Pearson Posted 25 Sep 15:08 AEST Get ready to rumble at West Marine J/70 Worlds Get ready to rumble at West Marine J/70 WorldsPractice race held at Eastern Yacht ClubAction in Marblehead got underway Monday, with a Practice Race prior to the West Marine J/70 World Championships, which starts tomorrow, Tuesday 25 September.by Louay Habib Posted 25 Sep 15:01 AEST Court approves Am Cup bases construction Court approves Am Cup bases constructionEnvironment Court has pushed through a Decision approving the Am Cup Resource Consent ApplicationThe Environment Court has pushed through a Decision approving the Resource Consent Application lodged by Panuku Developments for the construction of bases and infrastructure of the 36th America's Cup. The Court concluded a two day Hearing on Septemberby Richard Gladwell Posted 25 Sep 14:56 AEST Golden Globe Race - Day 85: Gregor McGuckin rescue Golden Globe Race - Day 85: Gregor McGuckin rescue2nd solo sailor rescued successfully by French fisheries patrol vesselThe Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) in Canberra has just confirmed that Gregor McGuckin, the second Golden Globe Race solo sailor to have been dismasted in the South Indian Ocean, was picked up safely from his yacht at 12:10 UTC today.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 25 Sep 11:20 AEST The World Sailing Show - October 2018 The World Sailing Show - October 2018A big day for the most prestigious trophy in the sailing worldTo complete the 1,800 mile course means negotiating the UK's most notorious headlands while coping with strong tides and wild weather.by Sunset+Vine TV Posted 25 Sep 05:43 AEST IMA set to expand under new President IMA set to expand under new PresidentInternational Maxi Association has already expanded its operations considerablyTaking over as President from Thomas Bscher, owner of the Wallycento 107 Open Season, is Benoît de Froidmont, who campaigns the Farr-designed Wally 60 Wallyño. The Geneva-based Luxembourger will serve for a three year term in office.by International Maxi Association Posted 25 Sep 05:42 AEST RS Ventures at Para World Championships overall RS Ventures at Para World Championships overallWill Street and Jon Curell claim the glorySailing was cancelled on the fourth scheduled day of racing, so first up on the final day of racing was the final knock out round. The knock out series had been reduced to a single race, where the winner would claim the last place in the final.by RS Sailing Posted 25 Sep 05:01 AEST GGR 2018: Storms, dismastings, injury and rescue GGR 2018: Storms, dismastings, injury and rescueInternationally coordinated rescue in the Golden Globe RaceWhen Don McIntyre announced the Golden Globe Race 2018, I knew that the sailing world was in for something far, far different than another high-dollar, corporate-sponsored event.by David Schmidt Posted 25 Sep 04:30 AEST Team Phoenix crowned Greenest Team of the Year Team Phoenix crowned Greenest Team of the YearNaturals at Sustainability in the 52 Super SeriesDetermined, consistent and with a high attention to detail, they displayed all the hallmarks of any 52 Super Series champion to scoop the annual sustainability award.by 52 Super Series Posted 25 Sep 01:13 AEST MarinePlus is looking for exclusive retailers MarinePlus is looking for exclusive retailersMarinePlus is looking for exclusive retailers to stock the MINOX Nautic rangeFrom 80 years of optical performance and innovation, MINOX produces marine binoculars that are precision engineered in Germany and now distributed in Australia by MarinePlus. by Kathleen Griffiths Posted 24 Sep 23:39 AEST SOLAS raises $30000 at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron SOLAS raises $30000 at Royal Sydney Yacht SquadronGuest speaker for the night was Commander Marc Pavillard RANThe Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's (CYCA) SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Trusts raised just under $30,000 at a dinner held at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) on Friday evening.by Di Pearson Posted 24 Sep 22:04 AEST Raising the bar in the Volvo Ocean Race Raising the bar in the Volvo Ocean RaceWe speak to Gautier Sergent of North SailsWe spoke to Gautier Sergent of North Sails about the Volvo Ocean Race, how the sails have moved on in the two editions using the VO65s, what North Sails have learnt from how the sailors then sailed the boats with the new inventories for the 2017-18 race.by Mark Jardine, Sail-World.com Posted 24 Sep 21:00 AEST Flying Phantom fleet ready to make history Flying Phantom fleet ready to make history12 international fleet of Flying Phantoms will descend upon Qingdao, for the first time in historyReady to race off the Qingdao start line are numerous sailing stars, many fresh from the recent five-Act Flying Phantom Series that concluded in Cardiff in August as part of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series.by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 24 Sep 20:09 AEST Injured Golden Globe Race sailor rescued Injured Golden Globe Race sailor rescuedAbhilash Tomy 'conscious and talking'The injured solo sailor Abhilash Tomy has been successfully rescued 'conscious and talking' by French fisheries patrol vessel. Osiris reached Tomy's yacht at 05:30 UTC and her crew successfully transferred him to the ship.by Barry Pickthall Posted 24 Sep 19:15 AEST Sehested and Nicholson set sights on 2021-22 VOR Sehested and Nicholson set sights on 2021-22 VORTeam AkzoNobel sailors aim for next edition in three years timeTwo months after completing the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race around the world in fourth place aboard team AkzoNobel, two key members of the squad have set their sights on competing in the next edition of the race in three years' time.by Justin Chisholm Posted 24 Sep 19:06 AEST New Season: Discover Spring/Summer 18 at Musto New Season: Discover Spring/Summer 18 at MustoRefresh. Update. Rejuvinate.Musto's New In Collection has been made for your new season adventures.by Musto Australia Posted 24 Sep 18:49 AEST West Marine J/70 World Championships preview West Marine J/70 World Championships previewTeams from 18 different nations have gathered at Eastern Yacht ClubTeams from 18 different nations have gathered at the Eastern Yacht Club for the 2018 West Marine J/70 World Championships. Ninety-One J/70s will be racing, representing the largest J/70 fleet ever assembled in North America.by Louay Habib Posted 24 Sep 14:56 AEST Australian Farr 40 class celebrates two decades Australian Farr 40 class celebrates two decadesA gala ball brought past and present class sailors togetherA crowd of 120 spent Saturday evening, September 22, at the prestigious Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on the water's edge at Kirribilli, the traditional home of the Farr 40's world and national titles, reminiscing, honouring the class' key influencersby Lisa Ratcliff / Australian Farr 40 media Posted 24 Sep 12:51 AEST Golden Globe Race Director updates on mishap Golden Globe Race Director updates on mishapRace organisers were routing the boats to head north, but they were caught in the stormRadio New Zealand's Gyles Beckford spoke to Golden Globe Race director Don McIntyre who is in Les Sables d'Olonne - the race's start point in France. He says that surface vessels will be on the scene from first light tomorrow. by Radio NZ/Sail-World.com Posted 24 Sep 12:34 AEST 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago overall 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago overallRick Devos's REV clinches Corinthian title as ChinaOne.Ningbo wins overallFollowing four days of intense racing, Rick Devos's REV clinched their first title as M32 Corinthian World Champions, silently sweeping the fleet and sailing a tremendously consistent event in Chicago, IL.by Aston Harald Posted 24 Sep 11:18 AEST Man dies when boat capsizes on journey home Man dies when boat capsizes on journey homeMan dies when boat capsizes on journey homeThe man who died after his yacht capsized at Boat Harbour in Sydney's south had just bought the vessel.by Jennine Khalik Posted 24 Sep 10:01 AEST Dropping Anchor Dropping AnchorNot necessarily something you automatically associate with racing boatsDropping anchor is not necessarily something you automatically associate with racing boats of any description. So when a sailor the calibre of Robert Greenhalgh decides to call Sydney home, well it is pretty damn newsworthy.by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 24 Sep 08:00 AEST Multinational search operation under way Multinational search operation under wayTo rescue injured Indian solo sailor Abhilash TomyA multinational search operation is now under way to rescue injured Indian solo sailor Abhilash Tomy from his dismasted yacht in the Southern Ocean some 1,900 miles SW of Perth at the extreme limit of immediate rescue range.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 24 Sep 05:16 AEST Queensland wins Australian Match Racing Nationals Queensland wins Australian Match Racing NationalsDefeating the previously unbeaten DownUnder RacingJames Hodgson, Harry Hall, Ryan Wilmot and Charlie Gundy have crushed the Final Day of the Australian Match Racing Championship, to defeat the previously unbeaten DownUnder Racing, 3-1 in the Finals Seriesby Jordan Reece Posted 23 Sep 22:20 AEST TPM & Toulon support GC32 Racing Tour finale TPM & Toulon support GC32 Racing Tour finaleNext month's TPM Med Cup will be the fifth event and grand finaleSupported by Toulon Provence Mediterranee and the city of Toulon, racing for the foiling catamarans will be held over 10-14th October on the Rade de Toulon, where, given the right wind conditions, crews and spectators will be able to experience the thrillby Sailing Intelligence Posted 23 Sep 21:23 AEST Indian Navy flies over Thuriya Indian Navy flies over ThuriyaIndian Navy has overflown the dismasted Thuriya as wind is expected to dropShort Update from Golden Globe Race HQ: Indian Navy overflew Tomy during the night. Australian JRCC Aircraft about to overfly Tomy and Gregor now. Tomy cannot communicate with aircraft as batteries flat on aviation and marine VHFby Golden Globe Race Posted 23 Sep 19:55 AEST 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago day 3 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago day 3REV sneaks into second while fleet loses footingDay Three of the M32 World Championship was another day of shakeups in the standings. With a fleet of twelve eager competitors, general recalls quickly became the norm and no one was left out of the lead.by Aston Harald Posted 23 Sep 13:36 AEST Three nations win Gold on Final Day of Para Worlds Three nations win Gold on Final Day of Para WorldsAustralian, British and Brazilian competitors win gold at the Para World Sailing ChampionshipsAfter five days of competition in variable breeze, Matt Bugg (AUS) wins gold after the first ever 2.4 Norlin OD Medal Race, Will Street and Jonathan Currell (GBR) won a close RS Venture final and Chris Symonds (AUS) and Paula Marque (BRA) win the Hansasby Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 23 Sep 09:19 AEST 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week overall 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week overallLuna Rossa Win Valencia, Quantum Racing win series overallQuantum Racing may have won the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES championship title, but unsailable light winds on the last day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week denied them the chance to pitch for their fourth regatta win of the season.by 52 Super Series Posted 23 Sep 03:00 AEST Golden Globe Race day 83: Code Red Alert update Golden Globe Race day 83: Code Red Alert updateAustralian rescue authorities lead mission to rescue injured sailorEarly today, Golden Globe Race HQ finally received a satellite text message from Abhilash Tomy, the injured Indian solo sailor dismasted in the South Indian Ocean some 1,900 miles SW of Perth, Australia on Friday.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 23 Sep 01:40 AEST Australian Match Racing Nationals day 2 Australian Match Racing Nationals day 2DownUnder Racing continues winning streak into final dayDownUnder Racing have continued their winning streak from Day 1 to head into the final day of competition at the Australian Match Racing National Championship undefeated, winning the round robin stages 14-0.by Jordan Reece Posted 22 Sep 23:42 AEST Team Origin behind UK event for Foiling 50 Team Origin behind UK event for Foiling 50Sky News (UK) report Sir Keith Mills and Team Origin are behind six boat UK Foiling 50 eventSky News (UK) reports that Sir Keith Mills' Origin Sports Group is involved in the British event of the Foiling 50 circuit. Six boats are expected to compete on the 2019 five regatta circuit expected to begin in Sydney then USA and Europe.by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 22 Sep 22:45 AEST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly DebriefNew To North, 3Di RAW, Melges 20 Series FinaleWe are pleased to announce that Robert Greenhalgh has joined the North Sails team, a champion in boats from Moths to Maxis.by North Sails Posted 22 Sep 19:00 AEST
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