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The Jacksons to headline at St. Maarten The Jacksons to headline at St. Maarten Motown royalty to grace the Heineken Regatta The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world's top musical acts for their legendary parties. This year is no different. Motown royalty, The Jacksons, will perform on Sunday March 3rd, 2019. by Liberty Ash Posted 18 Jan 13:12 UTC Announcing the J/80 World Championship in Bilbao Announcing the J/80 World Championship in Bilbao 75 boats and over 500 sailors from all over the world expected For the host nation, it will be a real fight for national honors for the top three teams from last year's 2018 J/80 Copa de Espana that were held on the same waters. by J/Boats Posted 18 Jan 13:07 UTC Rooster's New Superlite Hybrid Jacket Rooster's New Superlite Hybrid Jacket Try Wear Me Out Fresh in for 2019, Rooster have designed the ideal lightweight, hard-wearing layer, constructed using a hybrid of materials to make this jacket both comfortable, functional and durable. by Emma Ralph Posted 18 Jan 12:00 UTC Star European Championship entries open Star European Championship entries open SSL Breeze Grand Slam Registration also open Registration for the 2019 Star European Championship / SSL Breeze Grand Slam in Riva del Garda, Italy, is open online, and you shouldn't waste time and go to the International Star Class website and sign up for one of the best sailing event of 2019. by Rachele Vitello Posted 18 Jan 07:25 UTC RS Feva Class Association looking for a sponsor RS Feva Class Association looking for a sponsor Shape the future! The RS Feva Class Association has been fortunate to be supported by market-leading companies over the last ten years. Our sponsors have supported our Class because it offers a cost-effective vehicle for brand and product awareness. by Lucy Jameson Posted 17 Jan 20:35 UTC OC Sport opens international base in France OC Sport opens international base in France One of the first to take advantage is VOR-winning skipper Charles Caudrelier 'Le HUB by OC Sport' will draw on the company's successful track record in the organisation of major offshore events and team management, to offer a full-service solution for international offshore sailing campaigns. by OC Sport Posted 17 Jan 19:01 UTC Tribal ethos stronger than ever Tribal ethos stronger than ever News from the foiling F101 community As you read this, the Toronto Boat Show will have an F101 on display on stand 1440. Our new North American dealer John Gronan will be there to answer all your questions and Foiling World's Rob Andrews will be there on January 18, 19 and 20th. by Rob Andrews, Foiling World Posted 17 Jan 16:37 UTC Valencia Boat Show appoints new director Valencia Boat Show appoints new director UEN has a new management team and a female board of directors Gómez-Zarzuela will launch an ambitious project, which will revolve around the sale of new boats and new features of the year, services, engines and accessories, which has been the key to the success of the show in the last three years. by Valencia Boat Show Posted 17 Jan 16:01 UTC Stars&Stripes Team USA unveils AC75 build details Stars&Stripes Team USA unveils AC75 build details Challenger aims to create sustainable legacy for American yacht industry Stars & Stripes Team USA, American flagged Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, today released additional details outlining their boat build and design process. by Stars & Stripes Team USA Posted 17 Jan 14:50 UTC Oakcliff first to preview Olympic offshore event Oakcliff first to preview Olympic offshore event A double-handed, mixed, overnight, one-design event in New York When World Sailing announced a mixed two-person keelboat offshore event for the Paris 2024 Olympics, Oakcliff started planning. The New York-based training and coaching center will run an offshore race this spring. by Oakcliff Sailing Posted 17 Jan 14:17 UTC Nations Cup Grand Final heads to San Francisco Nations Cup Grand Final heads to San Francisco 10 countries represented in the Open, and 8 in the Women's category St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, USA has been selected by World Sailing to host the 2019 Nations Cup Grand Final April 9-14, 2019 and will use its matched fleet of J/22s. by Amanda Witherell Posted 17 Jan 10:20 UTC 95 clubs fight for qualification 95 clubs fight for qualification For the SAILING Champions League Final in St. Moritz For the first time ever, five clubs from the National Sailing Leagues participate in the SAILING Champions League qualification. The reason: this year, the clubs for the final in St. Moritz, in August are determined in three qualifiers, not two. by SAILING Champions League Posted 16 Jan 21:44 UTC Some advice on how to go about finding a sponsor Some advice on how to go about finding a sponsor YachtRacing.Life has a few tips for those looking for a sailing sponsorship Sailing and yacht racing website, YachtRacing.Life's Justin Chisholm has a few tips for those looking for sponsorship He talks with Nathalie Quéré – global brand director at AkzoNobel and campaign director at team AkzoNobel by YachtRacing.life Posted 16 Jan 21:43 UTC Setting a new sustainability standard Setting a new sustainability standard The Hempel Sailing World Championships delivered on many counts The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 in Denmark delivered a significant direct economic and global media impact according to the Sportcal Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study published today. by World Sailing Posted 16 Jan 20:12 UTC Jules Verne Trophy: Spindrift 2 starts world tour Jules Verne Trophy: Spindrift 2 starts world tour To win Jules Verne Trophy they have to recross line by February 26 The weather conditions were favourable at the Créac'h lighthouse, which marks one end of the start and finish line of the Jules Verne Trophy course, the round the world sailing record via the three Capes. by Spindrift racing Posted 16 Jan 18:10 UTC Seldén Mast Dominance at 505 World Championships Seldén Mast Dominance at 505 World Championships Positions 1, 2, 3 and further results through the top ten We are celebrating the dominance in Seldén Mast product at last week's 505 World Championships held in Freemantle, Australia. The top five were dominated with Seldén product, in positions 1, 2, 3 and further results through the top ten. by Sam Vaughan Posted 16 Jan 17:00 UTC An eighth new IMOCA being built An eighth new IMOCA being built All these new generation boats will line up for the 2020 Vendée Globe Twice winner of the Solitaire du Figaro and the Transat AG2R sailing double-handed with Armel Le Cléac'h, the skipper from Morlaix is turning a dream he has had for a long time into reality by joining the IMOCA circuit by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 16 Jan 15:49 UTC A bigger fleet, a rebrand and two new venues A bigger fleet, a rebrand and two new venues Lots of changes for RC44 Championship Tour 2019 For its thirteenth season, the RC44 Championship Tour has been given a makeover and has been rechristened the 44Cup with a more modern logo in carbon black and neon yellow. by Jessica Gray Posted 16 Jan 14:42 UTC Building an 18th century Gajeta Building an 18th century Gajeta West System epoxy products used for bonding In a remarkable project that combines traditional boatbuilding skills with modern techniques, a Croatian Gajeta receives its primary wooden framework, cut by computer and bonded with WEST SYSTEM® epoxy. by Jake Kavanagh Posted 16 Jan 12:00 UTC Sir Robin to appear at boot Dusseldorf Sir Robin to appear at boot Dusseldorf Chris Kobusch and Della Parsons also speaking On Monday 21 January, Sir Robin will be taking to the Sailing Stage in Hall 15 at 14:30 (UTC+1) to talk about his record-breaking achievement ahead of its 50th anniversary in April this year. by Kathryn Pridie Posted 16 Jan 11:00 UTC EFPT Event Calendar 2019 EFPT Event Calendar 2019 Release of the official tour-calendar for the upcoming season We are excited to release the tour-calendar for 2019. After an extremely successful 2018 with eight events and € 88.000, - prize-money in total, we are happy to announce that we will step it up again in 2019. by EFPT Posted 16 Jan 01:48 UTC Boiling down the miles in the GGR 2018 Boiling down the miles in the GGR 2018 Blistering uphill speeds of 4.9 knots The GGR 2018 has seen dramatic instances of human drama, of sailors stepping up way beyond their comfort zones, of personal tribulation, and of bloody good seamanship, but most importantly, it has also proven itself to be a highly competitive race. by David Schmidt Posted 15 Jan 20:00 UTC Round Martinique Regatta: Female 'Surprise' crew Round Martinique Regatta: Female 'Surprise' crew This course is far from trivial In about twenty days, the 23 registered crews will embark on three days of racing around Martinique. All teams are now beginning their preparations while they eagerly await the start of this event. by The Round Martinique Posted 15 Jan 18:06 UTC Défi Atlantique Guadeloupe preview Défi Atlantique Guadeloupe preview Ocean racing is back in force in La Rochelle This new event is the first of its kind to offer a departure from Guadeloupe with an arrival in La Rochelle, after a stopover in Horta in the Azores. by Veronique Largeau Posted 15 Jan 16:32 UTC Golden Globe Race day 198 Golden Globe Race day 198 Mark Slats cuts lead to 49 miles, but is on emergency desalinator With less than 1,700 miles back to the finish in Les Sables d'Olonne, second placed Dutchman Mark Slats has sliced a further 393 miles out of Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's lead In terms of distance to finish over the past eight days. by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 15 Jan 13:57 UTC Three generations of women at BOISW Three generations of women at BOISW next week, three generations of Ferris women will race together for the very first time As the starters' gun fires in the country's largest keelboat regatta next week, three generations of Ferris women will race together for the very first time. by Suzanne McFadden Posted 15 Jan 10:08 UTC Coastguard to benefit from America's Cup Coastguard to benefit from America's Cup Coastguard is set to benefit from the Lottery Fund for Community Benefit related to the 2021 Am Cup The RNZ Coastguard is set to benefit from the Lottery Fund for Community Benefit related to the 2021 America's Cup to the tune of $9.8 million. by Emirates Team NZ Posted 15 Jan 06:49 UTC Spindrift 2 set for new Jules Verne Trophy attempt Spindrift 2 set for new Jules Verne Trophy attempt 40 days 23 hours 30 minutes is the current record set by Francis Joyon After two and a half months of stand-by, Spindrift 2 is preparing to leave for a new attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy. The crewed round the world sailing record has been held since 2017 by Francis Joyon, who completed the non-stop course in 40d 23h 30m. by Spindrift racing Posted 15 Jan 06:15 UTC RORC Caribbean 600: A month to go RORC Caribbean 600: A month to go US entries make up 40% of IRC fleet + Record year for Class40s With just over a month to go until the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, 77 teams from across the world have already entered the spectacular 600-mile offshore non-stop race around 11 Caribbean islands. by Louay Habib Posted 14 Jan 20:34 UTC Luna Rossa partner with Italian watch maker Luna Rossa partner with Italian watch maker Partnership between Panerai and Luna Rossa, Challenger of Record of the 36th edition of the America' An exciting new Italian story associated with the sea, with excellence and with technical innovation has been created by the partnership between Panerai and Luna Rossa, Challenger of Record of the 36th edition of the America's Cup by Luna Rossa Media Posted 14 Jan 20:26 UTC 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 3 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 3 Laser Nationals at Manly provided a bit of everything but in the end delivered a fantastic days sail Seven hours of racing on Day 3 of the Barfoot and Thompson Laser Nationals at Manly provided a bit of everything but in the end delivered a fantastic days sailing for all. Rain and a NW breeze of 25kts gave way to blue skies and 15kt SW breeze. by Nick Page NZLTA Posted 14 Jan 19:47 UTC Free ownership paperwork check Free ownership paperwork check Visit Ancasta at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2019 Sadly, very often we see Ownership Paperwork for boats that is incomplete. A missing VAT invoice, Builders Certificate, RCD compliance and even an inaccurate Bill of Sale can make it sometimes impossible to sell your boat for her full market value. by Ancasta International Posted 14 Jan 17:00 UTC 11th Hour Racing announces new grants 11th Hour Racing announces new grants Eight grantees, representing a variety of organizations and projects Funded by The Schmidt Family Foundation, 11th Hour Racing's grant program is committed to mobilizing sailing, marine, and coastal communities to create systemic change for the health of our oceans. by 11th Hour Racing Posted 14 Jan 15:11 UTC Athens to host 2019 Finn Europeans Athens to host 2019 Finn Europeans The most important Finn regatta of the year After extensive discussion and consultation following the withdrawal of Marsala, the International Finn Association (IFA) Executive has decided to allocate the 2019 Finn European Championship to Athens. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Jan 12:11 UTC Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing One of the best bang-for-your-buck boats that I've seen On a cold winter's day down at Marconi Sailing Club I took a look at what could be the best bang-for-your-buck boat I've seen. A truly budget high-performance double-hander in the form of Tristan Walker-Hutt and Tom Clayton's International 14 'Fawkes'. by Mark Jardine Posted 14 Jan 12:00 UTC Nick Black Talks Main Halyard Locks Nick Black Talks Main Halyard Locks Final discussion in the series on lock systems for yachts The final in our series on lock systems for sailing yachts, Andy Rice talks to Nick Black of Rigging Projects about mainsail locks. Reef locks have taken off in a big way in recent years, mostly because clew loads have become higher and higher, by Andy Rice Posted 14 Jan 09:00 UTC Monaco Optimist Team Race overall Monaco Optimist Team Race overall Turks triumph ahead of Monegasques For a decade the Yacht Club de Monaco has hosted an original team race contest for under-14 sailors from all over the world, with 16 teams representing 16 nations. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 14 Jan 06:18 UTC 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 2 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 2 Day 2 of the Barfoot and Thompson NZ Laser Nationals dawned with a 10 knot easterly Day 2 of the Barfoot and Thompson NZ Laser Nationals dawned with a 10 knot easterly promising a great days sailing. by Nick Page NZLTA Posted 13 Jan 22:03 UTC It's all about wings (again…) It's all about wings (again…) In what may seem like back in the Jurassic age, well certainly in a sailing sense anyway... In what may seem like back in the Jurassic age, well certainly in a sailing sense anyway, a certain, special, and never-before-seen keel was unleashed on the world. It had some wings on either side of a much reduced wetted surface area fin... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 13 Jan 21:30 UTC Marlow shares sustainability and ropecare lessons Marlow shares sustainability and ropecare lessons Full programme of activity for boot Dusseldorf 2019 Marlow Ropes are delighted to offer visitors attending BOOT, Dusseldorf 2019, the opportunity to expand their seamanship skills with daily splicing tutorials with professional rigger Holger Lehning from Ready 4 Race. by Emma Donovan, Marlow Ropes Posted 13 Jan 12:00 UTC
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