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Beyond the Race - Where are they now? Beyond the Race - Where are they now? What happens to the Clipper Race crew when their adventure comes to an end? What happens to the Clipper Race crew when their adventure comes to an end? Well, for many, what they experienced at sea will change their life on land forever. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 16 Jul 12:59 UTC Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 postponed to 2026 Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 postponed to 2026 Disappointing news for many young athletes President Macky Sall's proposal was welcomed by IOC President Thomas Bach, following in-depth discussions on the subject. This postponement meets the requirement of responsibility and the concern for efficiency imposed by current circumstances. by Australian Sailing Team Posted 16 Jul 12:08 UTC EFPT COVID update EFPT COVID update Lanzarote & Spiaggia Lunga events postponed After many weeks of uncertainties about the development of the general situation concerning COVID-19 worldwide, the decision to postpone both the EFPT Lanzarote 2020 and the EFPT Spiaggia Lunga in Italy to 2021 had to be done. by EFPT Posted 16 Jul 09:38 UTC GKA Distance Battle is about to commence GKA Distance Battle is about to commence Don't miss the chance to vote for your wildcard The GKA Distance Battle is about to start, and wildcard voting will begin this Thursday. It will last just 24 hours. Don't miss the chance to vote for your favourite rider in the first interactive and online, kitesurf competition of its kind. by Kate Chandler Posted 16 Jul 08:15 UTC A 'redesign of major sailing events' A 'redesign of major sailing events' Wave Regatta team consider the ever-changing route ahead During months where many of us were learning how to cut our own hair, do our own nails and make our own coffee, the Wave Regatta team was meeting online to consider the ever-changing route ahead. by Brian Turvey Posted 16 Jul 06:43 UTC 32 knots on Lake Macquarie! 32 knots on Lake Macquarie! Tom Slingsby hits the high notes while out Moth training A couple of clips from International Moth World Champion Tom Slingsby out training on Lake Macquarie. Firstly sitting at between 29-32 knots downwind which, as Tom says is, "Pretty cool for such a tiny boat!". by Tom Slingsby Posted 16 Jul 05:08 UTC The Ocean Race: Major announcement imminent The Ocean Race: Major announcement imminent Major announcement imminent - believed to be 12 month postponement Organisers of The Ocean Race are expected to make a major announcement with the next 24 hours. It is believed to be a postponement of the start of the race, formerly the Volvo Ocean Race for a year. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ Posted 15 Jul 23:51 UTC Zhik introduces a weatherproof face mask Zhik introduces a weatherproof face mask It is not just another face mask In the light of the UK's new 24 July ruling about face coverings, Piet Poelmann, CEO of Zhik is proud to introduce a new face mask that is weatherproof, washable and comfortable. It is not just another face mask. by Liz Rushall Posted 15 Jul 20:16 UTC The new Swan 98 The new Swan 98 30 meters of volume, contemporary elegance and effortless performance Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making at speed. by ClubSwan Posted 15 Jul 20:04 UTC KiteFoil World Series cancelled KiteFoil World Series cancelled IKA regrets to confirm the cancellation Despite all effords and the committment of our event organizers, the development of the worldwide pandemic makes it impossible to organize a safe and fair World Series in 2020. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 15 Jul 17:47 UTC Giancarlo Pedote completes Vendée Arctique Giancarlo Pedote completes Vendée Arctique Italian skipper crossed the finish line after ten days navigating the North Atlantic In the early hours of this morning, at 01:50 hours local time, the Italian skipper crossed the finish line after ten days navigating the North Atlantic, which proved to be a great trial run for the Vendée Globe. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 15 Jul 15:03 UTC Highly competitive race proves its worth Highly competitive race proves its worth Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race a great test ahead of the Vendée Globe The Vendée-Arctique les Sables d'Olonne Race was designed by the IMOCA Class as a substitute for two cancelled transatlantic races. The hope was that it would give the Vendée Globe sailors some confidence and time on the water in a competitive setting. by Ed Gorman Posted 15 Jul 12:06 UTC America's Cup: Te Aihe - Riding before the storm America's Cup: Te Aihe - Riding before the storm Emirates Team New Zealand's AC75 Te Aihe put in a three hour training session, in fresh winds Emirates Team NZ's AC75 Te Aihe put in a three hour training session, in fresh winds and miserable mid-winter conditions. They were sailing in the face of a building easterly gale with winds predicted to average 35kts and gust over 40kts before midnight by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 15 Jul 11:27 UTC 2021 Flying Fifteen Worlds & Aus Champs postponed 2021 Flying Fifteen Worlds & Aus Champs postponed Joint announcement by the Flying Fifteen International and the Royal Freshwater Bay YC Flying Fifteen International in conjunction with the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club announced today that the 2021 Flying Fifteen World and Australian Championships would be postponed until 11th to 26th February 2022. by Jonny Fullerton Posted 15 Jul 11:04 UTC Six months to go until the Prada Cup Six months to go until the Prada Cup Who will be the 36th Challenger for the America's Cup? The Prada Cup, the Challenger Selection Series for the 36th America's Cup Presented by Prada gets under way in six months' time on January 15th, 2021. by 36th America's Cup Media Posted 15 Jul 09:07 UTC Vendée Globe skippers: Nicolas Troussel Vendée Globe skippers: Nicolas Troussel Find out more about the Skipper of Corum L'Epargne Podcasts offer him moments of release, his career was kick started by winning the Le Telegramme Solo trials which set him on the way to winning La Solitaire du Figaro twice. And he says you can't do a 'Troussel' flyer on the Vendée Globe. by Vendee Globe Posted 15 Jul 08:43 UTC First "powered by FPT" marina in Porto Rotondo First "powered by FPT" marina in Porto Rotondo The project's objective is to promote the Brand Founded in 1985 by a group of sea enthusiasts, the Porto Rotondo Yacht Club counts alliances with important Italian and international Yacht Clubs and is currently chaired by Roberto Azzi and Sandro Onofaro for the fishing division. by MEPAX Press Posted 15 Jul 07:20 UTC Jérémie Beyou wins a classic Jérémie Beyou wins a classic Thrilling conclusion to the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race After one of the most thrilling battles in the history of the IMOCA Class, Jérémie Beyou at the helm of Charal this evening sailed across the finish line to win the hotly-contested Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race. by Ed Gorman Posted 15 Jul 05:55 UTC Redefining my idea of fast aboard Lending Club 2 Redefining my idea of fast aboard Lending Club 2 Reflections on a life afloat from David Schmidt in the USA One of my favorite nautical memories is of sailing with skipper Ryan Breymaier and company aboard the 103-foot trimaran Lending Club 2 on San Francisco Bay in June of 2015, and the eye-watering speeds that we achieved aboard this mighty Ultim. by David Schmidt Posted 14 Jul 15:00 UTC 2020 B14 Europeans & UK Nationals cancelled 2020 B14 Europeans & UK Nationals cancelled Rock Sailing and Waterski Club disappointed not to be able to run formal events this year The B14 Class has received notice from Rock Sailing and Waterski Club that it is still not possible to run any regattas, due to the need for social distancing onshore, during launching, recovery from the races and at any social evets and briefing onshore. by Rob Taylor Posted 14 Jul 11:08 UTC Sea Eagle II starts maiden voyage Sea Eagle II starts maiden voyage Breathtaking 81 metre yacht successfully delivered by Royal Huisman Sea Eagle II, designed by Dykstra Naval Architects and Mark Whiteley, features an impressive plumb bow and modern Panamax rig by Rondal, making her not only powerful but recognizable all over the world. by Jurjen van 't Verlaat Posted 14 Jul 10:59 UTC The Ocean Race announce Official Logistic Provider The Ocean Race announce Official Logistic Provider The specialists in global logistics will take up the toughest challenge in sport... Following successful collaborations in the 2014-15 and 2017-18 editions of the Race, GAC Pindar has been appointed Official Logistics Provider to The Ocean Race for an unprecedented third consecutive time. by The Ocean Race Posted 14 Jul 10:24 UTC Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Jérémie Beyou leads towards the finish line Jérémie Beyou knows a lot about how to finish a race in a winning position - a quick look at his glittering CV tells you that about a man who has won the Solitaire du Figaro three times. by Julia Huvé Posted 14 Jul 09:12 UTC Cork Week 2022 dates confirmed Cork Week 2022 dates confirmed Taking place from 11th - 15th July 2022 The Royal Cork are delighted to officially announce that Cork Week 2022 will take place from 11th - 15th July 2022. by Louay Habib Posted 14 Jul 07:03 UTC Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 19 full replay Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 19 full replay The winner-take-all final race from 2013 ORACLE TEAM USA win the 34th America's Cup in a winner-take-all 19th race, defeating challenger Emirates Team New Zealand by 44 seconds in the clincher. by 34th America's Cup Posted 14 Jul 06:07 UTC America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ dodges the winter America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ dodges the winter Emirates Team NZ made the most of a two day weather window to get out on the Waitemata Harbour Emirates Team New Zealand made the most of a two day weather window to get a couple of good training sessions on the Waitemata Harbour on Sunday and Monday. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 14 Jul 05:32 UTC F-One Diablo V5 approved as production equipment F-One Diablo V5 approved as production equipment For the Formula Kite Registered Series by the IKA Technical Committee Following a successful factory inspection, the following Diablo V5 kites have been approved by the IKA Technical Committee as registered series production equipment for the IKA Formula Kite Class. by The International Kiteboarding Association Posted 14 Jul 05:31 UTC David Sussmann on the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge David Sussmann on the 2020 Pure Ocean Challenge An interview with David Sussmann on the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge I checked in with David Sussmann, founder of Pure Ocean, via email, to learn more about the Route Saint-Pierre Lorient Pure Ocean Challenge by David Schmidt Posted 13 Jul 15:00 UTC Upgrade your experience with the M-Race Jacket Upgrade your experience with the M-Race Jacket The most breathable, technical jacket Henri-Lloyd have ever made Back when I took part in the Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge in Sweden, as a crew we wore the M-Pro Smock and Salopette combination. We had two days of sunshine, but December in Marstrand is cold... really cold! by Mark Jardine Posted 13 Jul 13:00 UTC Tokyo2020: Second opinion proves vital Tokyo2020: Second opinion proves vital Olympic silver medalist now back on track for Tokyo, after getting second opinion on break injury A broken foot threatened to derail sailor Alex Maloney's second Olympic campaign. But she's back on track, with a little help from her brother and his America's Cup team-mates. by Suzanne Mcfadden Posted 13 Jul 12:50 UTC Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Dalin is first at the Gallimard Waypoint as the last lap begins Charlie Dalin at the helm of the white and yellow foiler, Apivia, was the first skipper to reach the Gallimard Waypoint this morning as he turned his bow eastwards for the final stretch of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race. by Julia Huvé Posted 13 Jul 09:07 UTC America's Cup: Spectacular Images of Te Aihe America's Cup: Spectacular Images of Te Aihe Te Aihe made a spectacular sight in the late afternoon sun. Sailing in a fresh offshore breeze Te Aihe made a spectacular sight in the late afternoon sun. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com Posted 13 Jul 02:11 UTC In this together In this together We have just been reminded of what this nastiest of minute pests with no brain at all can achieve... Australia has been fortunate to have recorded a much lower fatality rate than many other jurisdictions in this most saddening of times. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 12 Jul 22:00 UTC Clipper Race Double Act: Family connections Clipper Race Double Act: Family connections Forging incredible bonds between complete strangers from all different walks of life The Clipper Race forges incredible bonds between complete strangers from all different walks of life and from all around the world. But sometimes the bond is already there before the race begins. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 12 Jul 10:38 UTC Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Still the battle rages for line honours Charlie Dalin on Apivia has had to bide his time for a few days on the righthand side of the course, but it has all come good for him in the last 24 hours as he now leads the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race once more. by Ed Gorman Posted 12 Jul 10:09 UTC Hugh Treharne, a great Australian sailing talent Hugh Treharne, a great Australian sailing talent Renowned 16ft and 18ft Skiff sailor, tactician on Australia II in 1983 Hugh Treharne is one of Australia's greatest sailors. He was tactician on The America's Cup-winning Australia II in 1983, a renowned 16ft and 18ft Skiff sailor, a widely recognised sailmaker and a world champion blue water yachtsman. by Frank Quealey Posted 12 Jul 06:47 UTC North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Fight to the finish, Trade In Trade Up, Bluewater Born & Raised Things are really heating up for the Vendee Arctic as the fleet rounds the IOC UNESCO Waypoint. First finishers are set to arrive in Les Sables d'Olonne soon. by North Sails Posted 11 Jul 21:19 UTC Melges 32 World League in Malcesine overall Melges 32 World League in Malcesine overall Racing interrupted on the final day due to bad weather The exciting competition between the crews of the Melges 32 fleet, engaged in Malcesine in the first event of the season, has been interrupted in the last day by bad weather. by Melges World League Posted 11 Jul 21:13 UTC RORC Time Over Distance - Michael Desjoyeaux RORC Time Over Distance - Michael Desjoyeaux The only sailor to have won the Vendée Globe two times The 15th edition of the RORC Time Over Distance Series is with Michel Desjoyeaux - the only sailor to have won the Vendée Globe two times. by RORC Posted 11 Jul 20:27 UTC 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing available now 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing available now The new edition of World Sailing's Racing Rules of Sailing have been published The 2021 - 2024 edition of World Sailing's Racing Rules of Sailing have been published and will come into effect on 1 January 2021. by World Sailing Posted 11 Jul 20:03 UTC
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