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RC44 Cascais Cup day 2 RC44 Cascais Cup day 2Four races, four different winnersTo make up for yesterday's missed race and with the prospect of a possibly 'too big' weekend ahead, four races were held on day two of the RC44 Cascais Cup, the final event of the 2018 championship for the high performance owner-driver one designs.by Jessica Gray Posted 16 Nov 20:38 UTC 11th St. Barth Cata Cup gets off to a flying start 11th St. Barth Cata Cup gets off to a flying startRacing in St Jean Bay, and then between islets of Tortue and BœufThe 11th edition of the St.Barth Cata Cup got off to a flying start on Thursday, since as expected, the weather conditions brought high winds, between 16 and 20 knots, but which allowed the committee to launch two races.by St. Barth Cata Cup Press Posted 16 Nov 19:26 UTC Alex Thomson finishes Route du Rhum Alex Thomson finishes Route du RhumFirst IMOCA across the line, but jury has to give a 24 hour penaltyThe British yachtsman Alex Thomson stood on board his damaged yacht, Hugo Boss, moored to the quayside in Guadeloupe this morning and told the assembled media that he did not deserve to win the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.by Route du Rhum Posted 16 Nov 16:06 UTC F101 End of season Tribal Gathering at Mar Menor F101 End of season Tribal Gathering at Mar MenorAn experiment in alternative event formatsThe Tribe came from far and wide to the end of season F101 Tribal Gathering, hosted by Pro Vela in Mar Menor Spain. Sunshine, temperatures just into the low 20's and wind greeted competitors from USA, Canada, Argentina, Norway, Holland, Spain and the UK.by Rob Andrews Posted 16 Nov 15:48 UTC Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 13 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 13There has been a huge upset in the race between the IMOCAsComfortably leading the Route du Rhum and on his way to a clear victory, British sailor, Alex Thomson ran aground last night at the foot of a cliff in the north of Grande-Terre (Guadeloupe), just 75 miles from the finish.by Route du Rhum Posted 16 Nov 14:34 UTC Marine Resources job updates Marine Resources job updatesThe latest jobs in the marine industryMarine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer. by Marine Resources Posted 16 Nov 12:00 UTC Damage to Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss Damage to Alex Thomson's Hugo BossIn closing stages of Route du Rhum-Destination GuadeloupeFollowing initial reports that Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss had grounded on rocks during the final miles of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe while leading the IMOCA class, Race Direction has contacted the British skipper to check his status.by Route du Rhum Posted 16 Nov 09:04 UTC Interview with OK Dinghy European Junior Champion Interview with OK Dinghy European Junior ChampionWill Heritage, a teenage boat-building apprentice from the Isle of WightWill Heritage, a teenage boat building apprentice from the Isle of Wight has surprised and delighted many in the OK fleet after bursting onto the scene in a boat he largely built himself and taking fourth at the OK Nationals in his first event.by Karen Robertson Posted 16 Nov 07:21 UTC Route du Rhum Thomson is first IMOCA60 Route du Rhum Thomson is first IMOCA60Alex Thomson runs aground on Guadeloupe Island during night, but is first to finishTop British solo sailor and Route du Rhum race leader in the IMOCA60 class has run aground on Guadeloupe island just short of the finish of the finish for the La Route du Rhum: Destination Guadeloupe solo yacht race.by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 16 Nov 05:38 UTC Armel Tripon wins Multi50 class Armel Tripon wins Multi50 classThird finishers crossed the line in Route du Rhum-Destination GuadeloupeBlessed with bright Caribbean sunshine and a 20-knot trade wind for the final passage around the island of Basse Terre, French solo skipper Armel Tripon today won the Multi50 class in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.by Route du Rhum Posted 16 Nov 01:21 UTC Ashby wins A-Cat titles in Qld with perfect score Ashby wins A-Cat titles in Qld with perfect scoreAmerica's Cup skipper wins Pre-Worlds in Queensland, Burling second + VideoEmirates Team New Zealand skipper, Glenn Ashby, has won his 11th Australian National championship title in the Int A-Class foiling catamaran division. Peter Burling sailed consistently in the three races sailed on the final day to finish second.by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 16 Nov 00:01 UTC RC44 Cascais Cup day 1 RC44 Cascais Cup day 1Aqua and Nika edge aheadDespite being mid-November, Portugal laid on warm temperatures and light winds for the opening day of the RC44 Cascais Cup, the final regatta of 2018 for the high performance one design monohulls.by Jessica Gray Posted 15 Nov 22:17 UTC Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 12 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 12Alex Thomson is expected off Tête à l'Anglais islandIt is shortly after midnight in Europe that Alex Thomson is expected off Tête à l'Anglais island to the north of Basse-Terre. He will then have the tricky task of sailing around Guadeloupe.by Route du Rhum Posted 15 Nov 20:15 UTC Spinlock Sail-Sense wins DAME Award at METS Spinlock Sail-Sense wins DAME Award at METSVoted best design in the marine electronics categorySpinlock is pleased to announce that its new app-driven sail monitoring and management tool 'Sail-Sense' has won a DAME Award for marine electronics at the METSTRADE show in Amsterdam.by Spinlock Posted 15 Nov 17:00 UTC All set at the 11th St. Barth Cata Cup All set at the 11th St. Barth Cata Cup51 crews representing the 11 nations are ready to set sailA challenge that promises to be especially vigorous, with winds coming from the east at 20 to 25 knots—at least for the first two days of the competition.by St. Barth Cata Cup Press Posted 15 Nov 12:20 UTC Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in ChinaChinese sailing industry is evolving in an exciting wayClipper Ventures, the British organiser of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, co-founded by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and William Ward OBE, today announced the biggest expansion in its 23-year history, with the opening of a new Chinese-based division.by Kathryn Pridie Posted 15 Nov 12:00 UTC 9th Catamarans Cup International Regatta 9th Catamarans Cup International RegattaWatch the documentary from GreeceStarting point was set at the marina of Alimos, Greece, and the first destination of the boats was the beautiful island of Kea. The second leg of the Catamarans Cup came successfully to an end as the crews headed to the island of Kythnos.by Icarus Sports Posted 15 Nov 10:06 UTC Zhik launch new offshore ZK Seaboot 900 Zhik launch new offshore ZK Seaboot 900As a result of Volvo Ocean Race successThe new ZK Seaboot 900 is a product created as direct result of Zhik's partnership with team AkzoNobel and the Dongfeng Race Team, overall winners of the recent Volvo Ocean Race.by Liz Rushall Posted 15 Nov 09:00 UTC Plymouth to host 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race finish Plymouth to host 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race finishCity has marked the end of the biennial yacht race finish since its inception in 1925Plymouth City Council and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) have confirmed that Plymouth will host the finish of the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race.by Trish Jenkins Posted 15 Nov 08:15 UTC British Olympic champion at SSL Finals 2018 British Olympic champion at SSL Finals 2018British Olympic champion at SSL Finals 2018Making his debut at last in the Star Sailors League Finals in Nassau, is one of the most famous names from the final era of the Olympic keelboat. Following his Finn gold in Sydney in 2000, Britain's Iain Percy was Olympic champion in the Star at Beijingby Star Sailors League Posted 15 Nov 06:10 UTC Three boats going into RC44 Cascais finale Three boats going into RC44 Cascais finaleThree boats going into RC44 Cascais finaleTraditionally the RC44 Championship goes to the wire in the final event of the season. Last year's championship concluded in Lanzarote with three boats tied on points, the podium for the season decided on discardsby RC44 Class Association Posted 15 Nov 00:50 UTC Ashby showing the way at A-Cat titles in Qld Ashby showing the way at A-Cat titles in QldETNZ skipper leads Olympic Gold and silver medalists in Worlds warmupEmirates Team New Zealand skipper, Glenn Ashby, is on track to win another Australian National championship in the Int A-Class foiling catamaran. Ashby enjoys an eight point lead over Darren Bundock (AUS). Ashby has won three races of the four sailed. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 14 Nov 21:49 UTC Innovation key to marine industry growth Innovation key to marine industry growthKeynote from CEO of Groupe Beneteau at METSTRADEMETSTRADE 2018 opened with an inspiring keynote presentation from Hervé Gastinel, Group CEO of the international boatbuilder, Groupe Beneteau. He took the opportunity to emphasise the critical importance of innovation in product development.by Sigrid van der Wel, METSTRADE Posted 14 Nov 20:21 UTC Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 11 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 11With IMOCA analysis by Alain GautierPaul Meilhat, Vincent Riou and Yann Eliès are fighting it out to make it to the podium, while aiming to be ready to pounce should the British leader show the slightest weakness.by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 14 Nov 19:59 UTC Robin Clegg on microplastics and the VOR Robin Clegg on microplastics and the VORAn interview with Robin Clegg about microplastics and the Volvo Ocean Race's Sustainability ProgramI checked in with Robin Clegg, who handles sustainability communications for the Volvo Ocean Race, via email, to find out more about microplastics, the VOR's Sustainability Program, and the results that this forward-leaning program delivered.by David Schmidt Posted 14 Nov 16:00 UTC Exposure Lights announce new distributor Exposure Lights announce new distributorCrewsaver partner to cover UK and IrelandExposure Lights announced during METS that Crewsaver will be distributing their range of highly powerful, marine search lights and safety aids in the UK and Ireland. The agreement will cover retail sales in the yachting, dinghy, dive and paddle markets.by Liz Rushall Posted 14 Nov 14:42 UTC Legacy of an Olympic Legend Legacy of an Olympic LegendThe greatest sailing story in Olympics history?After Tokyo 2020, the Finn will have provided 68 years of Olympic competition. Originally designed in 1949, its contribution and influence over seven decades is both astonishing and significant.by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Nov 13:50 UTC Has France been handed a 2024 Gold Medal? Has France been handed a 2024 Gold Medal?"Australia, New Zealand, the United States, almost all of Asia" backed offshore keelboatIn an interview with a French sailing website, the President of Fédération Française de Voile, has revealed how a five-member team from FFVoile were able to have a Mixed Offshore event included in the 2024 Olympic Events in Marseille. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 14 Nov 12:53 UTC DAME Awards special mention for Scanstrut DAME Awards special mention for ScanstrutWe speak to Grant Fox about Scanstrut's new productsAt the METS 2018 marine trade fair we spoke to Grant Fox, Marketing Manager at Scanstrut, who were nominated at this year's show for a DAME award, and received a special mention in the design category for their wireless charging products. by Mark Jardine Posted 14 Nov 12:00 UTC MAA Press Dinner cruises to success MAA Press Dinner cruises to success35 journalists and key business leaders attend, with Tom CunliffeThe second annual MAA METSTRADE press dinner took place onboard Wapen van Amsterdam. The lively, by invitation only, event was attended by 35 European and American journalists and key business leaders from the marine trade world.by Zella Compton Posted 14 Nov 10:53 UTC Arkema capsizes on the Route du Rhum Arkema capsizes on the Route du RhumLalou Roucayrol is safe and well inside his boatFrench skipper Lalou Roucayrol has capsized on his Multi50 Arkema at around 0630hrs UTC/0730 CET this morning while racing in fourth place in the Route du Rhum-Destination Gaudeloupe approximately 1000 miles east of Guadeloupe.by Route du Rhum Posted 14 Nov 08:57 UTC Get expert advice for your forecast location Get expert advice for your forecast locationPredictwind announces text based weather forecasts for your locationThe PredictWind meteorological and development team has been working hard to make a concise and easy to understand the interpretation of their world-leading forecast models.by Predictwind Posted 14 Nov 01:18 UTC Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 10 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 10Alex Thomson continues to extend his lead in the trade windsNow less than 1000 miles from the finish in Pointe-à-Pitre, the British skipper seems well placed, even if Paul Meilhat, Vincent Riou and Yann Eliès will remain a threat until the end, while Boris Herrmann is also lying in wait.by Route du Rhum Posted 13 Nov 22:00 UTC New Zhik ECO Wetsuits achieve Special Mention New Zhik ECO Wetsuits achieve Special MentionDame Awards recognise Zhik's innovations for third year in a rowThe new Zhik ECO Wetsuit received a Special Mention today at the METS DAME awards, recognising Zhik's innovations in technical sailing apparel for the third year in a row. by Liz Rushall Posted 13 Nov 19:07 UTC Golden Globe Race day 135 Golden Globe Race day 135Mark Slats has closed the gap on the leader by 500 miles this weekJean-Luc Van Den Heede may have to earn his passage around Cape Horn. The embattled French leader nursing a damaged mast after the yacht was pitchpoled in a storm a week ago, has the prospect of having another Southern Ocean buster.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 13 Nov 18:56 UTC Russian J/70 Sailing League Finale Russian J/70 Sailing League FinaleRussian Sailing Federation organise matched fleet of J/70sThe summer-long Russian Sailing League series held their finale in Sevastopol last weekend. Sponsored by major corporations like OCK Consulting, GAZPROM, and NORDSTREAM Gas, the league is organized and supported by the Russian Sailing Federation.by J/Boats Posted 13 Nov 17:15 UTC Still flying after 71 years! Still flying after 71 years!Talking to Ovington Boats about Flying Fifteen versionsThe Flying Fifteen is described as 'the original sportsboat' although unlike today's modern sportsboats, it does not feature hydro foils, bowsprits, asymmetric kites or carbon rigs.by Jonny Fullerton Posted 13 Nov 16:31 UTC Interview with Steve Cockerill and Kate Sargent Interview with Steve Cockerill and Kate SargentRooster Sailing win DAME award for the Rooster ExofleeceWe talked to Steve Cockerill and Kate Sargent at the METS marine trade fair in Amsterdam, where Rooster Sailing have just won a DAME award in the clothing category for the Rooster Exofleece.by Mark Jardine Posted 13 Nov 15:00 UTC Crewsaver launches ErgoFit+ at METSTRADE Crewsaver launches ErgoFit+ at METSTRADECrewsaver takes man overboard protection to the next levelCrewsaver continues to prove its commitment to your safety and survival with the launch of its new ErgoFit+ lifejacket. The ErgoFit+ lifejacket will arrive in March 2019 and is the result of over 60 years of pioneering lifejacket development.by Zella Compton Posted 13 Nov 12:14 UTC Wessex Resins producing bio-based ENTROPY RESINS Wessex Resins producing bio-based ENTROPY RESINSFor the European, Middle Eastern, African, Turkish, and Indian marketsWessex Resins is delighted to announce it is now manufacturing ENTROPY RESINS, under license from Gougeon Brothers, Inc., for the European, Middle Eastern, African, Turkish, and Indian markets.by Zella Compton Posted 13 Nov 09:00 UTC
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