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Collinson FX: January 16 - Brexit hijacks markets Collinson FX: January 16 - Brexit hijacks markets AUD slipped back below 0.7200, while the NZD tests 0.6800 on the downside The Europeans will buckle, as they have too much to lose, with massive trade exposure and financial reparations to lose. by Collinson FX Posted 17 Jan 00:42 NZDT 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 4 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 4 Barfoot & Thompson Laser Nationals Day 4 - Snakes and Ladders The final day of the Barfoot and Thompson NZ Laser Nationals featured some great contests for the final honours. Conditions on the day were gusty and very shifty with an offshore 10 to 15 knot southerly peeling around the cliffs between the bays. by Nick Page NZLTA Posted 16 Jan 23:30 NZDT SailGP and America's Cup continue with Protector SailGP and America's Cup continue with Protector 24 Rayglass Protector RIBs, ranging from 9m to 12.5m in length, used as official patrol and support New Zealand built Rayglass Protector RIBs (rigid-inflatable boats) have been chosen as the official patrol boats for two of the world's major sailing regattas: the 36th America's Cup and the inaugural Sail GP competition. by Mike Rose Posted 16 Jan 22:58 NZDT NZ Sail Craft Demo this Saturday at Tindalls Bay NZ Sail Craft Demo this Saturday at Tindalls Bay Ever wanted to test out some of the most coolest and newest RS boats? Here is your chance! Ever wanted to test out some of the most coolest and newest RS boats? Here is your chance! This Saturday at Tindalls Bay 1- 4pm NZ SailCraft will have three boats to demo with two coaches by NZ Sailcraft Posted 15 Jan 20:20 NZDT 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 16 Jan 09:00 NZDT 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 23:08 NZDT 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 19:49 NZDT 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 19:15 NZDT Registration for the National Sailing League Registration for the National Sailing League Now it is Australia, New Zealand and Oceania's turn Now it is Australia, New Zealand and Oceania's turn having joined the Sailing Champions League family, to bring this successful and much needed club v. club fleet racing competition to this part of the world. by Mark Turnbull OAM Posted 15 Jan 12:27 NZDT 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 15 Jan 09:34 NZDT 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 15 Jan 09:26 NZDT 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 15 Jan 08:47 NZDT 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 15 Jan 04:11 NZDT 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 15 Jan 01:11 NZDT 2019 Festival of Sails entry deadline extended 2019 Festival of Sails entry deadline extended Sailing enthusiasts can still jump on-board The Festival of Sails, which this year celebrates its 176th anniversary, is Australia's biggest celebration of sailing and the largest keelboat sailing regatta in the southern hemisphere. by Jessica Gabites Posted 15 Jan 01:07 NZDT 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 15 Jan 01:00 NZDT 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 14 Jan 11:03 NZDT 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 14 Jan 10:30 NZDT 18ft Skiff NSW Championship overall 18ft Skiff NSW Championship overall Asko Appliances team prove too consistent Skipper James Dorron and his crew of Harry Bethwaite and Steve Thomas proved too consistent on the day for their main challengers for the title and Asko Appliances deserved the win as the team was the only two race winner of the five=race championship. by Frank Quealey Posted 13 Jan 22:33 NZDT 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship overall 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship overall NSW's Press and Hay are undisputed champions The Geotherm crew of Brett Hobson/Jeremy Jones were the undisputed winners of the final race, but NSW sailors Nick Press/Andrew 'Noddy' Hay (Sydney Sailmakers) have decisively won the Your Move Conveyancing 12ft Skiff Interdominions. by Di Pearson, 12ft Skiff Media Posted 13 Jan 05:50 NZDT Ronstan Australian Finn Championship overall Ronstan Australian Finn Championship overall Solid victory for Giles Scott while Jake Lilley retains national title Giles Scott wrapped up a great week's sailing with two more race wins to take the overall victory at the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship in some spectacular Black Rock conditions. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Jan 05:34 NZDT North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Dragon World Champions, Design Debrief, 5.5 Metre Class Expert, North U. Andy Beadsworth's Provezza won their second consecutive Dragon Worlds in Fremantle, AUS! They're the first 2019 World Champions to make the #NSVictoryList. by North Sails Posted 13 Jan 01:00 NZDT 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 1 2019 Barfoot & Thompson NZ Laser Nationals - Day 1 Three of the worlds top 10 ranked Laser sailors joined 112 others for two great races to kick off th Three of the worlds top 10 ranked Laser sailors joined 112 others for two great races to kick off the 2019 Laser Nationals at Manly Sailing Club in Auckland. by Nick Page NZLTA Posted 12 Jan 20:30 NZDT RTW Race: Fernandez keen to compete in IMOCA60 RTW Race: Fernandez keen to compete in IMOCA60 Tip & Shaft: Xabi Fernandez determined to be on the start line of The Ocean Race Tip & Shaft speaks with Xabi Fernandez about The Ocean Race again leading a MAPFRE team. It would be his sixth racing circumnavigation, his successes to date including his two handed IMOCA debut with Iker Martinez on the 2010-11 Barcelona World Race. by Tip & Shaft Posted 12 Jan 15:04 NZDT New World Champions in Tornado New World Champions in Tornado The final day of racing for the World Championships ended on a high note The final day of racing for the 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery ended on a high with Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Rex Sellars, sailing with his son Brett, took the win for race 10, a great way to end the regatta. by Suellen Davies Posted 12 Jan 13:24 NZDT Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 4 Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 4 Good day for the Brits on a picture perfect day at Black Rock Current British European Champion, Ed Wright, moved into a podium position on the penultimate day of the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship at Black Rock Yacht Club in Melbourne after another tough sea breeze day by Robert Deaves Posted 12 Jan 01:04 NZDT 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship day 5 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship day 5 Queenslanders notch up first win - Press and Hay on fire Queensland's Richard Billet and Ben Cross (Carbon Chandlery) have notched up their first victory on the penultimate day of the Your Move Conveyancing 12Ft Skiff Interdominion by Di Pearson, 12ft Skiff Media Posted 12 Jan 00:52 NZDT 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds NoR released 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds NoR released To be held in Gdynia, Poland from 13 to 20 July 2019 The Notice of Race for the 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship which will be held in Gdynia, Poland from 13 to 20 July 2019 has been released. by World Sailing Posted 11 Jan 23:55 NZDT 2019 Zhik 9er Australian Championship 2019 Zhik 9er Australian Championship Staged on a cooperative Derwent River Hobart's Derwent River played fair for the summer Zhik 9er Australian Championships incorporating the 29er, 49er, and 49erFX skiffs, between 8 and 20 knots of breeze over five days in early January allowing the full roll-out of 16 races. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 11 Jan 19:03 NZDT NSW 18ft Skiff Championship finale this Sunday NSW 18ft Skiff Championship finale this Sunday A battle right down to the end The Australian 18 Footers League fleet is back on Sydney Harbour this Sunday when the 18-boat fleet will contest the final two races of the 2018-2019 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship. by Frank Quealey Posted 11 Jan 18:53 NZDT 505 Worlds at Fremantle summary 505 Worlds at Fremantle summary An outsider's perspective, ignoring ex-champions Fremantle as the port city of Perth in Western Australia has a rich heritage of seafaring and the fabled Freo Doctor, the sea breeze that comes in around noon during summer played its part in this regatta. by Rick Steuart Posted 11 Jan 03:55 NZDT Australian crew win Tornado Worlds Australian crew win Tornado Worlds Brett Burvill and Max Puttman (AUS) are the new Int Tornado class world champions Brett Burvill and Max Puttman (AUS) are the new Int Tornado class world champions, bringing to an end the string of seven consecutive titles won by Greek crew Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigkonis (GRE) who but did not defend in Auckland. by Richard Gladwell Posted 11 Jan 02:51 NZDT AWS named official supplier of American Magic AWS named official supplier of American Magic AWS named official supplier of American Magic Advanced Wing Systems (AWS) and New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, today announced that AWS, a leader in sail design and engineering, has been named as an Official Supplier of the team. by Greg Johnston Posted 10 Jan 16:16 NZDT US Challenger announces new major partner US Challenger announces new major partner American Magic have announced Parker Hannifin in the vital role of Official Control Systems Partner. New York Yacht Club's team American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, have announced Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion control technologies, as its Official Control Systems Partner. by Will Ricketson, American Magic Posted 10 Jan 10:19 NZDT Dragon World Championships overall Dragon World Championships overall Beadsworth, Tezdiker and Fry seal second consecutive world title in style The final race was held in superb Fremantle conditions, picture postcard blue skies and a moderate 12 - 13 knot S/SW breeze. The start under U flag was clear with none of the leaders prepared to push the envelope. by Jonny Fullerton, Dragon Worlds Fremantle 2019 Posted 10 Jan 06:57 NZDT Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 2 Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 2 Double Dutch success on epic second day Dutch rivals for Tokyo 2020 qualification, Nicholas Heiner and Pieter-Jan Postma, won a race each on the second day of the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship at Black Rock YC. by Robert Deaves Posted 10 Jan 01:01 NZDT Collinson FX: January 9 - Deal by end of 90 days Collinson FX: January 9 - Deal by end of 90 days The AUD trades at 0.7125, while the NZD consolidates above 0.6700 Markets continued to regain confidence as China/US trade negotiations look to progress in China. The US team are looking to iron out the points of disagreement with the Chinese and ensure a Trade pact is signed by the end of the 90 day negotiating period. by Collinson FX Posted 10 Jan 00:52 NZDT Major works get underway for Am Cup bases Major works get underway for Am Cup bases Am Cup: Hobson Wharf extension work starting from week beginning 14 January along with dredging Hobson Wharf extension work will start from next week - beginning 14 January - along with dredging. The Hobson Wharf extension is the proposed site for the base for Challenger of Record Circolo della Vela Sicilia and their team Luna Rossa. by Danielle van Sambeek/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 10 Jan 00:32 NZDT Late seabreeze for Day 4 of Tornado Worlds Late seabreeze for Day 4 of Tornado Worlds The Australian crew of Brett Burvill and Max Puttman scored two wins from the two races sailed. A late arriving seabreeze was a surprise visitor on the penultimate day of the 2019 Int Tornado Worlds presented by Candida. The Australian crew of Brett Burvill and Max Puttman scored two wins from the two races sailed. by Richard Gladwell Posted 9 Jan 23:40 NZDT 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship day 4 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship day 4 Press and Hay all the way From the Sydney Flying Squadron, host of the event, you can't see what is happening on the Harbour weatherwise, so crews were choosing their rigs based on a predicted 15-18 knot southerly by Di Pearson, 12ft Skiff Media Posted 9 Jan 22:48 NZDT Navico appoints Knut Frostad Navico appoints Knut Frostad As new Executive Vice President of Digital Business and Marketing Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands announced today Knut Frostad has joined the management team as executive vice president of digital business and marketing. by Andrew Golden Posted 9 Jan 20:36 NZDT 133 O'pen BIC sailors rise to the occasion 133 O'pen BIC sailors rise to the occasion 133 O'pen BIC sailors rise to the occasion To become a champion, you need to show a lot of different qualities, including skill, determination, vision, understanding of your sport and your own limits, an ability to push those limits a little bit further, and above all, good sportsmanship by World Sailing Posted 9 Jan 17:56 NZDT
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