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Italia Sailing Team enters The Ocean Race 2022-23 Italia Sailing Team enters The Ocean Race 2022-23 The goal is to give Italian tourism a further boost and enhance the Made in Italy brand During a press conference organised by the Yacht Club Italiano on Sunday evening, the Italian Minister of Tourism, Massimo Garavaglia, gave his full support for an Italian entry in the next edition of The Ocean Race, scheduled to start in late 2022. by The Ocean Race Posted 21 Sep 00:41 AEST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans overall 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans overall Staniul & Sztorch narrowly win 49er Euros in a first for Poland Mikolaj Staniul with Kuba Sztorch (POL) won a tit for tat battle with Tim Fischer with Fabian Graf that played out over two 49er gold races on the final day in Thessaloniki. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 20 Sep 23:59 AEST Gladwell's Line: Irish caned over Cup indecision Gladwell's Line: Irish caned over Cup indecision Irish media cane Ministry of Sport bureaucrats over "indecision" on AC37 hosting The Irish editions of the weekend and Sunday newspapers have taken the Ministry of Sport bureaucrats to task over their "indecision" on the America's Cup hosting bid for Cork. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com Posted 20 Sep 23:14 AEST Défi Azimut - A proper contest and a worthy winner Défi Azimut - A proper contest and a worthy winner You could hardly hope for a more dramatic race You could hardly hope for a more dramatic race packed into less than two days at sea than we saw in the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération 48-Hours classic, a contest that tested crews and produced another stellar performance at the front by APIVIA. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 20 Sep 23:11 AEST Golden Globe Race team at Southampton Boat Show Golden Globe Race team at Southampton Boat Show Les Sables d'Olonne and the Golden Globe Race held a media briefing One year prior to the September 2022 start of the Golden Globe Race, Don McIntyre and the GGR team were joined by Les Sables d'Olonne, home port of the race and European capital of solo-sailing at the Southampton boat show. by Don McIntyre Posted 20 Sep 20:35 AEST Changing style of Sydney 18 footers in the '60s Changing style of Sydney 18 footers in the '60s The infuence of champion skipper Len Heffernan on the class Len Heffernan was a champion 18ft Skiff skipper, designer and boat builder of the 1950s and 60s, who changed the style of the Sydney 18 footers in the early 1960s, but never gets the recognition that he deserves. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Sep 18:01 AEST GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 overall GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 overall Red Bull Sailing Team claims the title on countback Sport is all about emotions, highs and lows. Nowhere was this more evident today than at the conclusion of the third GC32 World Championship, held in Villasimius. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 20 Sep 17:32 AEST Stars+Stripes win the 56th Congressional Cup Stars+Stripes win the 56th Congressional Cup Canfield's fifth victory makes him the winningest skipper in history Taylor Canfield's (USA) Team Stars+Stripes has triumphed in the 56th Congressional Cup at Long Beach Yacht Club, capping five-days of high-test competition in this World Match Racing Tour championship event. by Betsy Senescu Posted 20 Sep 15:08 AEST Seahorse Mainsail Hoisting System Seahorse Mainsail Hoisting System Everything you need to know about Colligo's system! Tired of climbing up on your boom to release the top car on your mainsail so you can cover it completely? Well, this system allows you to decouple the top car from your mainsail easily, so you can automatically lower the sail to the boom for covering. by Colligo Marine Posted 20 Sep 02:16 AEST Shaking it up at Congressional Cup Shaking it up at Congressional Cup Poole joins Canfield, Berntsson & Monnin in semis It wasn't just the sudden 4.3 earthquake that shook things up at the Congressional Cup this weekend. The spirited racing, which had started Wednesday Sept. 15, found five skippers battling for the final spot in the semi-final round. by Betsy Senescu Posted 19 Sep 17:01 AEST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup overall 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup overall Southern keeps cool and claims the trophy for the second time For the second time in three editions, Southern Yacht Club will leave the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court with the most prestigious trophy in Corinthian sailing, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, firmly in its collective grasp. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 19 Sep 16:37 AEST GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 3 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 3 Red Bull Sailing Team finds its wings Villasimius in southeastern Sardinia delivered completely today, providing the perfect combination of wind, sun, flat water, a stunning backdrop and welcome reception ashore back in Marina di Villasimius for the flying catamaran teams. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 19 Sep 15:52 AEST Mettraux and Fisher 2nd in Défi Azimut 48hr race Mettraux and Fisher 2nd in Défi Azimut 48hr race September sun almost broke through the overcast sky when 'Alaka'i' arrived at the dock this morning Justine Mettraux and Simon Fisher bag a stellar second place at Le Defi Azimut 48 hour challenge! The team sailing on 'Alaka'i' arrived this morning at 8:56 am local time in Lorient, sailing the 550-nautical mile course in less than 42 hours. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 19 Sep 04:27 AEST Sail changes on an offshore racing boat Sail changes on an offshore racing boat Sail crossover is a term used to refer to a boat's combination of sails for all conditions Sail crossover is a term used to refer to a boat's combination of sails for all conditions. Each sail has a range of use, beyond which a smaller sail will replace it. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 19 Sep 00:21 AEST 2021 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship 2021 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship The first major keelboat regatta for the season Sydney sailors are anxiously awaiting news of Sydney's lockdown coming to an end. After an enforced four-month hiatus from yacht racing, there is now a light on the horizon. by Middle Harbour Yacht Club Posted 18 Sep 18:54 AEST GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 2 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 2 Maris clings to lead after three more races From some time out, day two of the GC32 World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia was looking set to be tough, with light winds forecast. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 18 Sep 15:22 AEST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 4 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 4 Southern plays defence as San Diego charges toward the lead with two more wins The story line at the sharp end of the fleet on Day 4 of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup was much the same as on Day 3. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 18 Sep 14:47 AEST Top 3 set at the 56th Congressional Cup Top 3 set at the 56th Congressional Cup 4th berth up for grabs in the Semi Finals Today the top three skippers racing in the 56th Congressional Cup regatta at Long Beach Yacht Club here cemented their positions in the semi-finals, but the battle is still waging for fourth place and who will advance to the next stage. by Betsy Senescu Posted 18 Sep 14:33 AEST Winning results and teamwork speak for themselves Winning results and teamwork speak for themselves North Sails are in the business of pushing boundaries North Sails are in the business of pushing: boundaries, speed, science and technology. Whether the boat is 83 years old or 8 years old, the most competitive teams and owners consistently choose North Sails. by North Sails Posted 18 Sep 05:00 AEST One design? There's only one choice. One design? There's only one choice. Allen know what hardware makes a boat go quickly! As an original equipment manufacturer to many of the world's leading one design boat builders, we know what hardware makes a boat go quickly! by Allen Posted 18 Sep 01:00 AEST An action-packed first half of the Défi Azimut An action-packed first half of the Défi Azimut IMOCA fleet has shown that it is highly competitive in short-course racing around the cans The first 24 hours of the two-handed Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération two-day classic has seen action a-plenty as the crews have dealt with everything from almost no wind to full-on downwind conditions in the north Atlantic. by Ed Gorman Posted 18 Sep 00:36 AEST America's Cup: Ireland told to be 'more ambitious' America's Cup: Ireland told to be 'more ambitious' Ireland's top sailing official Marcus Spillane says Irish need to be more ambitious in their AC bid Cork-born, New York resident Marcus Spillane says Ireland needs to be more ambitious in its thinking on the hosting of the America's Cup and believes it should be co-promoted with the Ryder Cup to be held 60 miles away in Adare, County Limerick in 2027. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World Posted 18 Sep 00:22 AEST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 3 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 3 French Nacra squad making strides For three French Nacra 17 teams, they are working cooperatively on the med coast, sharing time between Marseilles and La Grand Motte, and working against time to move into the elite group as quickly as possible. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 17 Sep 21:55 AEST Pierre Quiroga wins 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Pierre Quiroga wins 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Finishing in Saint Nazaire on Thursday night Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) won the longest and toughest La Solitaire du Figaro of recent years, his ninth place on the fourth, final stage, finishing into Saint Nazaire on the French Loire Atlantic coast on Thursday night. by Andi Robertson Posted 17 Sep 15:27 AEST Dynamic day 2 at the 56th Congressional Cup Dynamic day 2 at the 56th Congressional Cup Rust shaken off as the racers surge into full form It was evident today, on Day Two of the Congressional Cup regatta here, that racers have shaken off any dust or rust caused by the pandemic pause and surged into full form. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 17 Sep 15:05 AEST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 3 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 3 San Diego thrives, Southern survives If it wasn't the lumpy seas, it was the capricious breeze. Wherever sailors competing in the 2021 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup turned today, there was something standing between them and the groove. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 17 Sep 15:00 AEST 2021 Australian Yachting Championships cancelled 2021 Australian Yachting Championships cancelled 2021 Australian Yachting Championships have been cancelled Australian Sailing regrets to announce that the 2021 Australian Yachting Championships have been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid pandemic. by Australian Sailing Posted 17 Sep 13:45 AEST CYCA provides update on 2021 RSHYR CYCA provides update on 2021 RSHYR 100 days to go 2021 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, home of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, remains hopeful the 'Great Race' will return in 2021. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 17 Sep 13:43 AEST America's Cup: Host Venue bid timeline is extended America's Cup: Host Venue bid timeline is extended Cup organisers extend selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues plus Auckland America's Cup organisers have announced an extension of the selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues to continue to work through final details and provide further information required for their respective bids. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 17 Sep 10:04 AEST ORCV Sailing news update ORCV Sailing news update Keel and rudder inspections are coming for category 3, 2 and 1 racing We are planning for Stanley, Devonport and Hobart and should the borders to Tasmania remain closed we will run alternative races on our designated race dates. by ORCV Posted 17 Sep 08:22 AEST GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 1 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 1 Owner-driver Erik Maris leads after tricky opening day The 3rd GC32 Worlds got off to a difficult start today off Villasimius, Sardinia. One race was successfully held on magnificent bay off Marina di Villasimius and the Capo Carbonara marine reserve before the wind began performing laps of the compass dial. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 17 Sep 05:07 AEST 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 5 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 5 Outcome hangs in the balance, Quiroga v Macaire General classification leader Pierre Quiroga has been fighting hard in light, very unsettled breezes to preserve his overall margin of 1 hour and 53 minutes as he comes under increasing pressure from second placed Xavier Macaire. by Andi Robertson Posted 17 Sep 03:35 AEST The Australian 18 Footers League - the Beginning The Australian 18 Footers League - the Beginning Conducting 18ft Skiff racing continuously for 87 years on Sydney Harbour The Australian 18 Footers League (formerly known as NSW 18 Footers League) has been conducting 18ft Skiff racing continuously for 87 years on Sydney Harbour since its first year of competition in the 1935-1936. by Frank Quealey Posted 17 Sep 00:32 AEST Former VOR Race Director Jack Lloyd dies at 67 Former VOR Race Director Jack Lloyd dies at 67 New Zealand's leading sailing official, Jack Lloyd, died suddenly on Friday evening Jack Lloyd, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday evening aged 67. For almost three decades he was involved in sorting out the disputes, rules, interpretations and compliance issues for yachting's jet set as the professional side of the sport evolved. by Richard Gladwell/Alistair McRae Posted 16 Sep 23:58 AEST Dalin wants to win Dalin wants to win Even the speed runs at the Défi Azimut Immediately after APIVIA had finished her third and final speed run off Lorient at the Défi Azimut, her skipper Charlie Dalin was straight onto his smart phone to check on the results. by Ed Gorman Posted 16 Sep 18:34 AEST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 2 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 2 Next generation of Spanish, German, Austrian, and American skiffs Most of the big names in 49er sailing are taking some well earned time off after Tokyo. As such, now is the time for the Paris potential stars to usurp the aging veterans. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 16 Sep 17:52 AEST TNL Pindar beats COVID to get Caro away TNL Pindar beats COVID to get Caro away TNL Pindar recently shipped the new IRC52 racing yacht “Caro” from New Zealand to Spain. TNL Pindar recently shipped the new IRC52 racing yacht “Caro” from New Zealand to Spain. In the present climate of increasing shipping rates, lack of space on vessels and Covid Lockdowns this ended up being no easy task. by TNL Pindar Posted 16 Sep 13:55 AEST Canfield leads on day 1 of 56th Congressional Cup Canfield leads on day 1 of 56th Congressional Cup Ten of the world's top match racing teams competing in stellar conditions The 56th Congressional Cup is under way, with 10 of the world's top match racing teams competing in stellar conditions off the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier here today. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 16 Sep 12:11 AEST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 2 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 2 Lovell, Southern YC drive into the lead on Day 2 It was just the sort of moment that the founders of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup envisioned more than a decade years ago when they created the event. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 16 Sep 11:46 AEST Third GC32 World Championship sets sail tomorrow Third GC32 World Championship sets sail tomorrow The event sees a welcome return to the GC32 family in Villasimius Top international crew, including America's Cup winners and Olympian gold medallists, are descending on Villasimius for one of the pinnacles in foiling catamaran racing, the third GC32 World Championship. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 16 Sep 07:39 AEST 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 4 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro Stage 4 day 4 'It ain't over 'til it's over', calms might present final, conclusive hurdle The leadership of the decisive Stage 4 of the 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro was in the balance as the top group passed 82 nautical miles offshore of the NW tip of Brittany heading for the final finish line in Saint Nazaire on the Loire-Atlantic coast. by Andi Robertson Posted 16 Sep 05:29 AEST America's Cup: Bureaucrats nobble Cup hosting America's Cup: Bureaucrats nobble Cup hosting Irish media are reporting that Dept of Sport bureaucrats are advising against hosting AC37 With an announcement on the preferred Host Venue expected on Friday September 17, Irish media are reporting that officials from the Department of Sport are advising the Government to withdraw their bid to stage the 37th America's Cup in Cork by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com Posted 16 Sep 01:02 AEST 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 1 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans day 1 Raw rookies and Olympic veterans lead on day one The Schultheis sisters had a storybook start to their first ever European Championships winning all three races. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 15 Sep 21:38 AEST Global Solo Challenge welcomes 35th entry Global Solo Challenge welcomes 35th entry For François Gouin, sailing is an incredible school of life François Gouin from Pornic in France is the 35th entry in the Global Solo Challenge with his Pogo 40S Kawan3, a first generation Class40 (Finot-Conq) built in 2008 by Structures. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 15 Sep 21:06 AEST 11th Hour Racing Team to compete at Le Défi Azimut 11th Hour Racing Team to compete at Le Défi Azimut 11th Hour Racing Team is competing with two crews The international elite of offshore yachting is gathering in Lorient on the Atlantic coast of France to battle for glory at Le Défi Azimut, a unique showcase regatta over four consecutive days. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 15 Sep 19:02 AEST Lorient is ready to celebrate the IMOCA Class Lorient is ready to celebrate the IMOCA Class Défi Azimut puts on its showcase regatta for sponsors and partners The centre of the solo and short-handed offshore racing world is most definitely La Base marina on the waterfront in Lorient on the French Brittany coast for the next few days, as the IMOCA Class puts on its showcase regatta for sponsors and partners. by Défi Azimut Posted 15 Sep 18:00 AEST 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 1 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup day 1 Royal Thames Yacht Club takes early control with nearly flawless first day There are strong starts to a regatta and then there's the day on the water put in by Royal Thames Yacht Club to open up the racing in the 2021 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 15 Sep 15:15 AEST Défi Azimut, term time resumes for the IMOCA Class Défi Azimut, term time resumes for the IMOCA Class Offering a variety of different races 53 days before the start of the two handed race across the Atlantic, the Transat Jacques Vabre the summer of rest, preparation & maybe a little training is over and it is now time to get down to the serious business of preparing for upcoming race. by Vendée Globe Posted 15 Sep 13:37 AEST
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