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Vendée Globe 2020: An inclusive spirit Vendée Globe 2020: An inclusive spirit Giancarlo Pedote's Vendée Globe project is based on the #4PEOPLE concept Giancarlo Pedote's Vendée Globe project is based on the #4PEOPLE concept, a value shared with the sponsors Prysmian Group and Electriciens sans frontières. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 28 Mar 10:25 UTC Restoring a 1979 wooden Europe dinghy Restoring a 1979 wooden Europe dinghy Lots of painstaking varnishwork has created a stunning result Clare Giles of Gunfleet Sailing Club, Clacton-on-Sea, tells the story of a long-distance dinghy renovation on K95, a wooden Europe dinghy built by Ron Beasley in 1979. by Clare Giles Posted 28 Mar 09:00 UTC Rooster Warehouse Clearance Sale now Live Rooster Warehouse Clearance Sale now Live The very best deals on the very best kit! We've been working to get every last nugget of our warehouse clearance stock moved it all over to our Ebay Store so you can still get the very best deals on the very best kit in the safest, most efficient way possible. by Rooster Posted 28 Mar 08:00 UTC The Ocean Race: "Which side of the Big Island?" The Ocean Race: "Which side of the Big Island?" Part 1 of an update on The Ocean Race - this one looking at the course and Australia's influence Three weeks ago, at the end of February, Sail-World.com's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell, spoke with Richard Mason, Race Director and Peter Rusch, PR Director, of The Ocean Race for an update on the race. Here's how the course is shaping up. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 27 Mar 22:39 UTC YC Costa Smeralda forced to cancel regattas YC Costa Smeralda forced to cancel regattas May and June fixtures cannot go ahead Due to the implications of the global coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency, which currently sees Italy seriously affected, the regattas organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda scheduled for the months of May and June have been cancelled. by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Posted 27 Mar 19:19 UTC Squib Nationals 2020 at Kinsale cancelled Squib Nationals 2020 at Kinsale cancelled Decision reluctantly made in light of the COVID-19 pandemic The Squib National Championships 2020 scheduled for 21 - 26 June in Kinsale have been cancelled. by Ruth Ennis, Regatta Director Posted 27 Mar 16:53 UTC Re-Activate a Topper - Tips from the experts Re-Activate a Topper - Tips from the experts With some know-how and a bit of effort these boats can easily be restored Do you have unused old Topper hulls at your club? With a little bit of know-how and a bit of effort, these boats can easily be restored and re-activated. The 'Re-Activate your Toppers' initiative aims to get these dinghies back on the water at your Club. by Topper Sailboats Posted 27 Mar 13:03 UTC Royal Ocean Racing Club cancels upcoming events Royal Ocean Racing Club cancels upcoming events Cervantes Trophy, North Sea Race and Vice Admiral's Cup canned In line with the continued COVID-19 Government guidance, as well as advice from many of the host finishing clubs in Europe, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has, with regret, had to cancel or change a number of its key events. by Trish Jenkins Posted 27 Mar 12:51 UTC Sailor Girl and the "Weekly Mirror" Sailor Girl and the "Weekly Mirror" Nic Douglass finds a way to broadcast from out on the water! Given the past few weeks, the Sailor Girl decided to bring back her "Adventures Weekly" video show and podcast while the world is indeed a very different place to what existed just one month ago. by Nic Douglass Posted 27 Mar 12:23 UTC OK Dinghy World Rankings OK Dinghy World Rankings Thomas Hansson-Mild stays on top Thomas Hansson-Mild, from Sweden, stays at the top of the first OK Dinghy World Ranking list of the year, the third list in a row that the 2009 World Champion tops the list, after reaching the number one spot in July 2019 for the first time ever. by Robert Deaves Posted 27 Mar 12:13 UTC Planet Sail's Matt Sheahan presents video series Planet Sail's Matt Sheahan presents video series First video episode in a new series by top sailing journalist Matt Sheahan First video episode in a new series by top sailing journalist Matt Sheahan that takes a regular look at the sailing world. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 27 Mar 11:33 UTC Italian 52 Super Series Regattas Cancelled Italian 52 Super Series Regattas Cancelled Venues remain a priority when the calendar can be rescheduled May's Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino 2020 and June's Audi 52 SUPER SERIES Porto Cervo & TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. by 52 Super Series Posted 27 Mar 10:20 UTC Cork300 announces cancellation of all July events Cork300 announces cancellation of all July events Royal Cork Yacht Club's Tricentenary celebrations included Volvo Cork Week 2020 All events scheduled in July for the Cork300 events series, which were to run across Cork Harbour to celebrate the Royal Cork Yacht Club's Tricentenary, have been cancelled. by Niamh Murphy Posted 27 Mar 09:02 UTC Tentative date set for re-staging of Tokyo 2020 Tentative date set for re-staging of Tokyo 2020 Task Force formed to resolve logistics and costs of Olympic rescheduling Task Force formed to resolve logistics and costs of Olympic rescheduling. In an America's Cup relevant story InsidetheGames.biz reports that the Tour de France could take place in June-July as a TV only event without any roadside fans permitted. by InsidetheGames.biz/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 27 Mar 08:26 UTC Andersen Winch Andersen Winch Laser focus on a simple, reliable, high-quality design As part of the Ronstan brand, Andersen are 100% focused on providing simple, reliable high quality sailing winches. Anderson made the decision early on to focus on one standard range and do it well. by Aleix Escorsell Posted 26 Mar 17:00 UTC DRHEAM-CUP opens to Figaro Bénéteau class DRHEAM-CUP opens to Figaro Bénéteau class An opportunity for the solo sailing experts to compete The third edition of the DRHEAM-CUP, starting in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin and finishing in La Trinité-sur-Mer, is continuing to open to more competitors, as the Open de France de Course AU Large -labelled race will welcome a Figaro Bénéteau 3 fleet. by Caroline Muller Posted 26 Mar 15:03 UTC 2020 Open Skiff World Championships cancelled 2020 Open Skiff World Championships cancelled Coming back to Sardinia in 2021 Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the Open Skiff Executive Committee together with the Local Organizing Authority Lega Navale Italiana Sezione Sulcis has been forced to cancel the 2020 World Championships. by Piotr from OBCA Posted 26 Mar 14:42 UTC North Sails: Your Questions, Answered North Sails: Your Questions, Answered A Q&A has been put together to help provide you with information The North Sails teams around the world have received a bunch of calls and emails recently. A quick Q+A has been put together to help provide you with information on where we are at during this crazy time. by North Sails Posted 26 Mar 14:00 UTC Marine Resources team on hand Marine Resources team on hand Continued recruitment support to clients and candidates In light of the rapidly evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, Marine Resources would like to assure all of our clients and candidates that we are able to provide continued recruitment support, including video interview services and online assessments. by Marine Resources Posted 26 Mar 13:00 UTC M32 Worlds 2021 confirmed for Cascais M32 Worlds 2021 confirmed for Cascais An event to look forward to help us get through these difficult times It is a period of uncertainty for the sailing world with canceled and postponed events, yacht clubs closing, and people not being able to sail. It's tough times, and we wish a speedy recovery for our friends in those areas most affected. by M32 Class Posted 26 Mar 11:20 UTC Which Block Do I Need? Which Block Do I Need? Allen help you choose the correct piece of hardware Choosing the correct piece of hardware when making a system upgrade or replacing a broken piece of kit can sometimes be more difficult than first thought. by Ben Harden Posted 26 Mar 08:00 UTC Phil Sharp shares top tips in living in isolation Phil Sharp shares top tips in living in isolation Including staying positive, looking ahead, structure and routine Key messages can be transferred from ocean racing to land as people move into isolation to support the fight against COVID-19. Adapting to change is a daily routine for an offshore sailor. by Phil Sharp Posted 26 Mar 06:11 UTC CoViD-19 update on ClubSwan racing events CoViD-19 update on ClubSwan racing events Nautor's Swan is committed to follow instructions to avoid the spread of virus Due the CoViD-19 emergency affecting the whole world, Nautor's Swan is fully committed to follow National and International instructions to avoid the spread of the virus. by Mariangela Barbato Posted 26 Mar 05:11 UTC Tribute to John Fisher lost in the Southern Ocean Tribute to John Fisher lost in the Southern Ocean From the crew of Scallywag, remembering their crew member and dear friend, John Fisher From the crew of Scallywag, remembering their crew member and dear friend, John Fisher, lost in the Southern Ocean this day March 26 in 2018. by SHK Scallywag Posted 26 Mar 02:33 UTC Boat Speed Fundamentals Boat Speed Fundamentals With Luke Patience, Chris Grube and Jonny McGovern at the RYA Dinghy Show Calling junior and youth sailors! Jonny McGovern, together with Luke Patience, Chris Grube, uses a 420 dinghy to show you how to get more speed out of your double-handed boat. by James Eaves Posted 25 Mar 14:30 UTC Medemblik Regatta returns in 2021 Medemblik Regatta returns in 2021 The rebirth of this sailing spring classic will take place next year The rebirth of this sailing spring classic will take place in 2021, the exact date is still to be decided. The decision was taken in close consultation with World Sailing as a measure to help fight the Corona Covid-19 pandemic. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 25 Mar 13:01 UTC IKA corona virus update IKA corona virus update The team at the IKA continues to work diligently, despite these difficult circumstances There are a couple of areas which are affected by the continued spread of the virus, for which we want to give you an update to provide planning safety - as far as this is currently possible. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 25 Mar 12:44 UTC Harken Tech Team: Centerboard Repair videos Harken Tech Team: Centerboard Repair videos A perfect thing to get done if you're currently stuck at home! The Harken Tech Team show you the fundamentals of filling-in and patching-up damage to your dinghy's centre board in this two part tutorial. A perfect thing to get done if you're currently stuck at home! by Harken Posted 25 Mar 12:05 UTC 17th edition of PalmaVela postponed 17th edition of PalmaVela postponed New dates still to be determined The Real Club Náutico de Palma announces the postponement of the 17th edition of the regatta due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates planned for 2020, are still to be determined. by PalmaVela Posted 25 Mar 11:33 UTC America's Cup reset after tumultuous fortnight America's Cup reset after tumultuous fortnight Here's how the rest of the Cup could unfold, after the cancellation of two of the three ACWS events The second event ACWS Portsmouth was cancelled Tuesday (NZT) by organisers. It came a week after the Arbitration Panel called off the first event in Cagliari. Both were nobbled by the coronavirus. Here's how the rest of the Cup could unfold. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 25 Mar 10:27 UTC North Sails Moth Webinar with Rob Greenhalgh North Sails Moth Webinar with Rob Greenhalgh On Wednesday, March 25th at 8:00pm GMT Join North Sails Moth Class Leader, National and European titleholder Rob Greenhalgh for the first of many live sessions for the Moth class. by North Sails Posted 25 Mar 09:00 UTC Isolation activities for young RS sailors Isolation activities for young RS sailors Sailing fun shouldn't be limited to the water! Have you got a tribe of excitable sailors at home looking for something to do? The team at RS Sailing have put together some activities for your sailors to play with whilst you try to grab a moment's peace. by RS Sailing Posted 25 Mar 07:12 UTC Scottish Dragon Champs & Edinburgh Cup cancelled Scottish Dragon Champs & Edinburgh Cup cancelled In light of the latest Government announcement In the light of the latest Government announcement the British Dragon Association (BDA) along with the Royal Forth Yacht Club (RFYC) has taken the decision to cancel this year's Scottish Dragon Championship and Edinburgh Cup event on the Forth. by British Dragon Association (BDA) Posted 24 Mar 20:59 UTC FINNFARE and Finn Masters Magazine published FINNFARE and Finn Masters Magazine published Some great reading at home while not much actual sailing is going on While there is not much Finn sailing going on at present there is plenty to read about in the latest two magazines from the Finn class. by Robert Deaves Posted 24 Mar 20:24 UTC Pondering a life afloat: My first night at sea Pondering a life afloat: My first night at sea David Schmidt recalls being a ten-year-old boy absolutely infatuated with sailing The year was 1987, and I was a ten-year-old boy who was absolutely infatuated with sailing and specifically with wanting to join my dad on his yearly offshore trips with "the boys". Soon, the lessons began. by David Schmidt Posted 24 Mar 17:00 UTC World Sailing response to Tokyo 2020 postponement World Sailing response to Tokyo 2020 postponement Following the joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement Today the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. by World Sailing Posted 24 Mar 16:34 UTC British Sailing Team welcomes Tokyo postponement British Sailing Team welcomes Tokyo postponement Olympic Games delayed to 2021 in light of the coronavirus pandemic The British Sailing Team welcomes the news of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in light of the coronavirus pandemic. by British Sailing Team Posted 24 Mar 16:24 UTC Hannah Mills podcast Hannah Mills podcast Sarah Heron talks to the Olympian about the Big Plastic Pledge A few weeks ago I spoke to Hannah Mills, Olympian and eco-crusader whose initiative Big Plastic Pledge aims to eradicate single use plastic in sport. by Sarah Heron Posted 24 Mar 14:00 UTC Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed Conclusion reached that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad must be rescheduled The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. by International Olympic Committee Posted 24 Mar 13:02 UTC eSailing season! eSailing season! AdamGP14 walks you through how to use Virtual Regatta The eSailing season launched on the 29th February at the RYA Dinghy Show 2020. AdamGP14 walks you through how to use Virtual Regatta, setting up your profile, going through the training modules & tips and tricks for playing the game. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 24 Mar 10:30 UTC
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