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Raising the bar in the Volvo Ocean Race Raising the bar in the Volvo Ocean RaceWe speak to Gautier Sergent of North SailsWe spoke to Gautier Sergent of North Sails about the Volvo Ocean Race, how the sails have moved on in the two editions using the VO65s, what North Sails have learnt from how the sailors then sailed the boats with the new inventories for the 2017-18 race.by Mark Jardine, Sail-World.com Posted 24 Sep 11:00 UTC Flying Phantom fleet ready to make history Flying Phantom fleet ready to make history12 international fleet of Flying Phantoms will descend upon Qingdao, for the first time in historyReady to race off the Qingdao start line are numerous sailing stars, many fresh from the recent five-Act Flying Phantom Series that concluded in Cardiff in August as part of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series.by Extreme Sailing Series Posted 24 Sep 10:09 UTC Injured Golden Globe Race sailor rescued Injured Golden Globe Race sailor rescuedAbhilash Tomy 'conscious and talking'The injured solo sailor Abhilash Tomy has been successfully rescued 'conscious and talking' by French fisheries patrol vessel. Osiris reached Tomy's yacht at 05:30 UTC and her crew successfully transferred him to the ship.by Barry Pickthall Posted 24 Sep 09:15 UTC Sehested and Nicholson set sights on 2021-22 VOR Sehested and Nicholson set sights on 2021-22 VORTeam AkzoNobel sailors aim for next edition in three years timeTwo months after completing the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race around the world in fourth place aboard team AkzoNobel, two key members of the squad have set their sights on competing in the next edition of the race in three years' time.by Justin Chisholm Posted 24 Sep 09:06 UTC Top-Down Adapters: Maximise furling unit's value Top-Down Adapters: Maximise furling unit's valueDiscussing the available torsional cablesImagine you have a 39 footer and are interested in using the same furling unit for both your code zero and asymmetric spinnaker. We take a look at the furling unit options and discuss the available torsional cables.by Diego Sosa, Upffront Posted 24 Sep 08:00 UTC 6th Thousand Islands Race 2018 underway 6th Thousand Islands Race 2018 underwayDrifting start for race from Rijeka to Porto Montenegro and backTraditionally on Sunday at noon, the major of Rijeka Mr Vojko Obersnel symbolically signalled the start of the 6th Thousand Islands Race outside Rijeka harbour with a long horn sound from the harbour master's rescue vessel "Vid" used as signalling boat.by SCOR Posted 24 Sep 05:27 UTC West Marine J/70 World Championships preview West Marine J/70 World Championships previewTeams from 18 different nations have gathered at Eastern Yacht ClubTeams from 18 different nations have gathered at the Eastern Yacht Club for the 2018 West Marine J/70 World Championships. Ninety-One J/70s will be racing, representing the largest J/70 fleet ever assembled in North America.by Louay Habib Posted 24 Sep 04:56 UTC Golden Globe Race Director updates on mishap Golden Globe Race Director updates on mishapRace organisers were routing the boats to head north, but they were caught in the stormRadio New Zealand's Gyles Beckford spoke to Golden Globe Race director Don McIntyre who is in Les Sables d'Olonne - the race's start point in France. He says that surface vessels will be on the scene from first light tomorrow. by Radio NZ/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 24 Sep 02:34 UTC 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago overall 2018 M32 Worlds in Chicago overallRick Devos's REV clinches Corinthian title as ChinaOne.Ningbo wins overallFollowing four days of intense racing, Rick Devos's REV clinched their first title as M32 Corinthian World Champions, silently sweeping the fleet and sailing a tremendously consistent event in Chicago, IL.by Aston Harald Posted 24 Sep 01:18 UTC Dropping Anchor Dropping AnchorNot necessarily something you automatically associate with racing boatsDropping anchor is not necessarily something you automatically associate with racing boats of any description. So when a sailor the calibre of Robert Greenhalgh decides to call Sydney home, well it is pretty damn newsworthy.by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 23 Sep 22:00 UTC Multinational search operation under way Multinational search operation under wayTo rescue injured Indian solo sailor Abhilash TomyA multinational search operation is now under way to rescue injured Indian solo sailor Abhilash Tomy from his dismasted yacht in the Southern Ocean some 1,900 miles SW of Perth at the extreme limit of immediate rescue range.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 23 Sep 19:16 UTC Bayerischer YC win at Kiel Bayerischer YC win at KielGerman J/70 Sailing League Act IV windy and sunny!It was a heart-stopping final for the second Sailing Bundesliga and the penultimate appearance of the first division this weekend in Kiel.Sailing.Cityby J/Boats Posted 23 Sep 18:51 UTC Amateur sailors can race alongside the pros Amateur sailors can race alongside the prosSpecial legs in Solitaire URGO Le Figaro and Transat AG2R La MondialeOC Sport Pen Duick, the French subsidiary of the global pioneer in event creation and management OC Sport, is delighted to announce the introduction of two new double-handed events for sailing amateurs.by François Quiviger Posted 23 Sep 17:44 UTC Lautier crowned J/22 Dutch Champion Lautier crowned J/22 Dutch ChampionThe fleet was blessed with great sailing conditionsWinning the regatta by a country mile was NED 1273, skippered by Jean-Michel Lautier with crew of Denis Neves and Giuseppe d'Aquino.by J/Boats Posted 23 Sep 14:22 UTC UBS 20th Jersey Regatta UBS 20th Jersey RegattaDinghies, cats and keelboats from the Channel IslandsSunshine, fair breezes and calm seas; what more could one ask for? These were the conditions that generally prevailed throughout the combined clubs' UBS Jersey Regatta held over the weekend of 14th to 16th September.by Bill Harris Posted 23 Sep 14:02 UTC J/22 World Championship interviews J/22 World Championship interviewsSpeaking to winner Zeke Horowitz, and to the Dutch Youth TeamThis report from Bill Wagner, of the local newspaper Capital Gazette, provides some great insight on what took place to win the regatta for Zeke Horowitz.by J/Boats Posted 23 Sep 12:27 UTC TPM & Toulon support GC32 Racing Tour finale TPM & Toulon support GC32 Racing Tour finaleNext month's TPM Med Cup will be the fifth event and grand finaleSupported by Toulon Provence Mediterranee and the city of Toulon, racing for the foiling catamarans will be held over 10-14th October on the Rade de Toulon, where, given the right wind conditions, crews and spectators will be able to experience the thrillby Sailing Intelligence Posted 23 Sep 11:23 UTC Grand Pavois La Rochelle Show: J/112E, J/88, J/70 Grand Pavois La Rochelle Show: J/112E, J/88, J/70Over 750 boats are on display and at least 80,000 visitors are expected to attend the six-day showJ/Composites will have on display the World Offshore Sailing Champion J/112E sport cruiser, as well as the highly popular J/88 family speedster and the internationally famous J/70 one-design class.by J/Boats Posted 23 Sep 10:44 UTC Indian Navy flies over Thuriya Indian Navy flies over ThuriyaIndian Navy has overflown the dismasted Thuriya as wind is expected to dropShort Update from Golden Globe Race HQ: Indian Navy overflew Tomy during the night. Australian JRCC Aircraft about to overfly Tomy and Gregor now. Tomy cannot communicate with aircraft as batteries flat on aviation and marine VHFby Golden Globe Race Posted 23 Sep 09:55 UTC Redwing Championship at Centre Nautique de Plérin Redwing Championship at Centre Nautique de PlérinThe fleet visiti Tournemine, Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany, France for the second timeThis is the second time the National Redwing Class has visited the wonderful venue of Tournemine, Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany - the first time being in 2014.by John Banks Posted 23 Sep 06:10 UTC
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