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Video: Luca Devoti & Santiago Lange on sailing Video: Luca Devoti & Santiago Lange on sailing Santiago Lange was the 2016 Gold medal winner in the Nacra 17 class sailing with Cecilia Saroli Luca Devoti, Olympic silver medalist, is campaigning to join the World Sailing Board. As part of his bid, he is interviewing world renowned sailors on their views on the future of the sport. He talks with triple Olympic medalist Santiago Lange. by Luca Devoti Posted 20 Sep 16:08 NZST America's Cup Rialto: AC75's dodge a bullet America's Cup Rialto: AC75's dodge a bullet Both AC75's were out sailing in Auckland on Thursday, sailing once again in fresh breezes offshore Both AC75's were out sailing in Auckland on Thursday, sailing once again in fresh breezes offshore breezes of 18-20kts, gusting 22kts. The next day, Auckland was hit by a surprise 70kt squall, which gusted to 55kts on Course C. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 19 Sep 00:45 NZST 18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter 18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter One of Australia's most versatile sailors One of the Australian 18 Footers League's best supporters for many years has been one of Australia's most versatile sailors, Sean Langman. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Sep 18:34 NZST Asia Boating Dialogue: ready to roll Asia Boating Dialogue: ready to roll As of 19 September, 179 attendees from 30 countries are registered for ABD 2020. Happily, the forthcoming Asia Boating Dialogue (ABD) is attracting a good deal of interest. ABD originated as the Asia Boating Forum, when representatives of the leisure marine industry in various countries got together to compare notes by Guy Nowell Posted 19 Sep 15:04 NZST ILCA/Laser Fit Out Guide from Allen ILCA/Laser Fit Out Guide from Allen Class legal options for club racers or international level In this handy fitting guide, you can find all the details of the Allen parts for a top-spec racing fit-out or a club level budget-friendly option. All options listed are completely class legal. by Allen Posted 19 Sep 05:00 NZST Cyclops enter the Sportsboat arena Cyclops enter the Sportsboat arena smarttune 5/16" announced as the latest addition to their smart range Designed specifically for sports and day boats, Cyclops is thrilled to announce the latest addition to their smart range - the smarttune 5/16". by Cyclops Marine Posted 19 Sep 01:30 NZST Collinson FX: Sept 18 - NZ in deep recession Collinson FX: Sept 18 - NZ in deep recession NZ GDP data contracted 12.2% for the quarter, better than expected but confirming a deep recession. The Fed also assured markets that interest rates would remain at historical low levels, for years to come, encouraging investors. NZ GDP data contracted 12.2% for the quarter, better than expected but confirming a deep recession. by Collinson FX Posted 18 Sep 22:52 NZST Luca Devoti talks yachting with Lars Grael Luca Devoti talks yachting with Lars Grael Lars Grael, Brazilian sailing star, talks about his personal life and Project Grael Luca Devoti once skippered America's Cup campaigns and won Olympic medals, now he is campaigning to join the World Sailing Board. As part of his bid, he interviews world renowned sailors to get their views on what should be the future of the sport. by Luca Devoti Posted 18 Sep 21:48 NZST 2020 Vendée Globe on course to be exceptional 2020 Vendée Globe on course to be exceptional The official press conference was held on Thursday in Paris The official press conference for the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe was held on Thursday, September 17 at the Palais Brongniart in Paris. by Vendee Globe Posted 18 Sep 20:26 NZST Intricate, Nuanced, Meticulous… and Fast Intricate, Nuanced, Meticulous… and Fast The story of America's Cup boatbuilding in Bristol, Rhode Island continues With the completion of the AC75 racing yacht PATRIOT, the first Cup contender built in Bristol in the 21st century, American Magic's production team of 50 has added another compelling chapter to Bristol, Rhode Island boatbuilding. by Will Ricketson, NYYC American Magic Posted 18 Sep 00:49 NZST Baffling Youth America's Cup decision Baffling Youth America's Cup decision Rugby deal raises questions over cancellations of Youth America's Cup and other events Leading sailing journalist, editor and winning America's Cup team manager, Alan Sefton comments on the recent rejection by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of the Youth America's Cup by Alan Sefton Posted 17 Sep 22:12 NZST Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021 in Portsmouth Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021 in Portsmouth A virtual event to be held on November 24th this year The annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing is postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual event reassembling some of the sports' leading personalities from all over the world will be held on November 24. by Yacht Racing Forum Posted 17 Sep 20:36 NZST Thailand opens the door... just a bit Thailand opens the door... just a bit Special Tourist Visa for 90 days, with 14 days mandatory pre-paid quarantine Thai Cabinet approves long-term extendable tourist visa with compulsory quarantine by Asia Pacific Superyachts Posted 17 Sep 20:15 NZST The Ocean Race Summits Newport The Ocean Race Summits Newport Bringing leaders together to focus on ocean health Hosted live from Newport, RI, the latest online iteration of The Ocean Race Summits promoted solutions to restore health to the ocean. by The Ocean Race Posted 17 Sep 20:15 NZST America's Cup: Butterworth joins Challenger group America's Cup: Butterworth joins Challenger group Brad Butterworth to be a contact figure and facilitate a direct communication flow with the hosts Four times America's Cup winner, Brad Butterworth, joins COR 36, Challenger of Record of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA, in the capacity of External and Institutional Relations Officer. by America's Cup Media Posted 17 Sep 17:39 NZST SailGP gives behind-the-scenes access SailGP gives behind-the-scenes access 'SailGP: Racing on the Edge' shines a light on world's fastest sail racing league In a new content series launched today by SailGP, audiences around the globe will get unprecedented access to the sport's pinnacle league as it gears up toward its second season, launching April 2021 in San Francisco. by SailGP Posted 17 Sep 08:33 NZST Jimmy Spithill Interview Jimmy Spithill Interview "The AC75 is quite a lot different from past boats" Jimmy Spithill has been the skipper and helmsman behind two America's Cup victories and believes that his new Italian team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli can reclaim sailing's biggest prize as he travels to Auckland for the PRADA Cup challenger series. by Red Bull Content Pool Posted 17 Sep 07:25 NZST Thank you for being a part of Bart's Bash Thank you for being a part of Bart's Bash The event had to look slightly different this year We know that, for many of you, your Bart's Bash event had to look slightly different this year. However, it was amazing to see the sailing community coming together and people of all ages and abilities getting out on the water and racing! by Bart's Bash 2020 Posted 17 Sep 06:20 NZST Bermuda Gold Cup to host Open Match Racing Worlds Bermuda Gold Cup to host Open Match Racing Worlds Celebratory 70th event becomes the pinnacle event Two weeks after announcing that the Bermuda Gold Cup will be contested Oct. 26-30, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and World Match Racing Tour together announce today that the celebratory 70th event will also host the 2020 Open Match Racing Worlds. by Sean McNeill Posted 17 Sep 03:19 NZST 2020 Auckland Boat Show cancelled 2020 Auckland Boat Show cancelled 2020 Boat Show has been cancelled, due to uncertainty on COVID-19 restrictions NZ Marine Industry Association organisers of the 2020 Auckland Boat Show have announced that the 2020 Show has been cancelled, due to uncertainty on which COVID-19 restriction levels will be in force in early October. by Isla McKechnie/NZ Marine Industry Association Posted 17 Sep 01:02 NZST Walking the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race course Walking the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race course The new course is 90 miles longer, making it 695 miles, based on the shortest route Moving to Cherbourg for the finish of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's premier event, the Rolex Fastnet Race next year will see navigators and crews facing a few significant new challenges. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 17 Sep 00:57 NZST Alex Thomson Racing Up to Speed: September 2020 Alex Thomson Racing Up to Speed: September 2020 Installation of the new foils complete on IMOCA Hugo Boss British Sailor Alex Thomson brings us up to speed on the completion of the final service of the HUGO BOSS boat before the Vendée Globe, the installation of the yacht's new foils and the schedule from now until the race start on November 8th. by Alex Thomson Racing Posted 16 Sep 22:25 NZST Lennon Sails dominate UK Moth Nationals Lennon Sails dominate UK Moth Nationals At last a major Moth event for 2020! It has been a long and difficult year so far as we all know. It has been brightened with a sublime UK Moth event last week hosted beautifully by the WPNSA, IMCA UK and an army of volunteers, held on the Moth paradise of Portland harbour. by Mike Lennon Posted 16 Sep 21:50 NZST The cream of the crop at Foiling Week Gurit Forum The cream of the crop at Foiling Week Gurit Forum Moving online and free to watch on Foiling Week social channels Each year at Foiling Week forum everyone marvels at the increasing reach that foiling projects have in the marine industry: from boards to ocean going vessels, from high end racing yachts to more commercial marine applications. by Domenico Boffi Posted 16 Sep 21:32 NZST America's Cup: NZ vessels get new marina offer America's Cup: NZ vessels get new marina offer Silo & Viaduct marinas offer new deal for NZ vessels and offer bond refund for visitor vessels The official marinas of the 36th America's Cup have tacked in response to a wind shift in superyacht visitation rules - opening 28 berths up to Kiwi vessels at standard rates, while offering overseas boats bond refunds. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 16 Sep 14:49 NZST "Sail" Online Auction "Sail" Online Auction Marine Auctions believe it is a first Adrian Seiffert, Director of Marine Auctions Pty Ltd, said he believed the "Sail" Online Auction could be a first of its kind, as potential bidders can bid for the "sails" from any location in the world via the internet. by Adrian Seiffert, Marine Auctions Posted 16 Sep 08:29 NZST 52 Super Series Sustainability Week preview 52 Super Series Sustainability Week preview When inspiration leads to positive action Kicking off the 52 Super Series Sustainability Week on Wednesday, local 52 Super Series staff will clean a beach in El Saler, outside Valencia city, together with an NGO called Xaloc. by 52 Super Series Posted 16 Sep 03:17 NZST America's Cup Rialto: AC75 gymnastics America's Cup Rialto: AC75 gymnastics American Magic's AC75 Defiant performed some spectacular gymnastics on Monday American Magic's AC75 Defiant performed spectacular leaps and nosedives on Monday - when training in winds well above the racing limit. She recovered from both incidents without capsizing despite the high-risk sailing in winds above the racing limits. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 16 Sep 03:06 NZST Crafty Keith - The definition of 'Legend' Crafty Keith - The definition of 'Legend' Contender and 505 World Champion gracefully retires To describe someone as a 'legend' means that they really have to special, across a number of disciplines and a protracted period of time. One man who is special enough to be worthy of that term 'legend' is Weston SC's Keith Paul. by Dougal Henshall Posted 16 Sep 01:00 NZST What happens when a Moth meets an Optimist? What happens when a Moth meets an Optimist? You get a Mothtimist... a must-watch fun video! When a Moth meets an Opti, available for kids trials at Foiling Week 2020. See this video of a fun project by Ferruccio De Asmundis. by Foiling Week Posted 15 Sep 20:48 NZST The Azimut Challenge taught us a lot The Azimut Challenge taught us a lot As the start of the Vendée Globe gets ever closer The tenth Azimut Challenge finished yesterday with victory going to L'Occitane en Provence (Armel Tripon) in the runs, Charal (Jérémie Beyou) in the 48-hour race and PRB (Kevin Escoffier) winning the race around the island of Groix. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 15 Sep 19:07 NZST Meet the Clipper Race Crew: Dario Schwendener Meet the Clipper Race Crew: Dario Schwendener For the 27-year-old, circumnavigating was the ultimate sabbatical For 27-year-old Dario Schwendener, circumnavigating was the ultimate sabbatical. With the Clipper Race providing a chance to travel the world, compete in a sport he loves as well as hands on experience of teamwork and leadership in an extreme environment. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 15 Sep 17:38 NZST Candidates named for 2020 election Candidates named for 2020 election Of World Sailing President and Vice-Presidents World Sailing's Election Committee overseeing the 2020 Election of World Sailing's Officers is pleased to announce the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates standing for election this October. by World Sailing Posted 15 Sep 17:34 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Sept 14 - Waitemata Rodeo America's Cup Rialto: Sept 14 - Waitemata Rodeo One squall came through at 30kts gusting 33kts, catching both teams, luckily ETNZ was under tow One squall came through at 30kts gusting 33kts, which caught American Magic, and she wisely waited it out. But it was the lighter 25kt squalls that appeared to catch Defiant at twice - spectacularly losing control as her rudder ventilated. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 15 Sep 13:46 NZST GPS WASZP Challenge - Code Green GPS WASZP Challenge - Code Green It is time to start those GPS session logs! WASZP Sailors it is time to start those GPS session logs! We have some of SailGP's finest sailors ready to jump in the WASZP and go head to head with our very own WASZP community. by Marc Ablett Posted 15 Sep 12:29 NZST Défi Azimut sets the scene for the Vendée Globe Défi Azimut sets the scene for the Vendée Globe Showcasing the fastest boats with the latest foils Weather conditions may not have been as powerful and the imagery perhaps not as dramatic as in previous years, but the annual Défi Azimut regatta provided the perfect hors d'oeuvre to this year's Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race. by Défi Azimut Posted 14 Sep 18:17 NZST Close fight for NZ Women's Match Racing title Close fight for NZ Women's Match Racing title Samantha Norman wins NZ Women's Match Racing Championship in a heart-stopping final Samantha Norman and her crew of Bex Costello, Hanna Hielkema, Polly Powrie, and Miranda Addy, have been crowned 2020 NZ Women's Match Racing Champions after defeating Celia Willison in a heart-stopping final. by Andrew Delves – RNZYS PR & Communications Manager Posted 14 Sep 00:18 NZST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Keeping Up With Charlie Enright, Save The Date, Last Call, Trusting In North North Sails Caught Up With the 11th Hour Racing Skipper on His Transat Delivery and Prepping for The Ocean Race Summit in Newport, RI. by North Sails Posted 13 Sep 23:00 NZST Aarhus selected to host fourth SailGP event Aarhus selected to host fourth SailGP event ROCKWOOL to serve as Title Partner for global league's first event in Scandinavia SailGP today announced the selection of the Danish city of Aarhus to host the fourth event in the global championship's second season. ROCKWOOL will serve as Title Partner for SailGP's Scandinavian debut by SailGP Posted 13 Sep 20:30 NZST 18ft Skiffs: The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines 18ft Skiffs: The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines The team led by Aron Everett set for the 2020-21 season opener The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines 18ft Skiff Team, led by Aron Everett, was one of the most consistent performers in the Australian 18 Footers League's fleet on Sydney Harbour last season. by Frank Quealey Posted 13 Sep 17:53 NZST Défi Azimut: An incredible finale Défi Azimut: An incredible finale Composure and an element of luck required The utmost composure and an element of luck was required to take the win in this 48-hour Azimut. Still anyone's game right to the wire, race victory for the second consecutive year finally went to Jérémie Beyou (Charal) by Défi Azimut Posted 13 Sep 17:41 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Sept 12 - The 4 o'clocker America's Cup Rialto: Sept 12 - The 4 o'clocker Te Aihe could be seen sailing with what looked to be lighter air sails including Code Zeros. On Saturday, Emirates Team New Zealand left the dock at 1000hrs in a 15kts breeze, which eased during the day back to 10-12kts. Te Aihe could be seen sailing off Auckland's East Coast Bays with what looked to be lighter air sails including Code Zeros. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 13 Sep 15:34 NZST
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