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Project Landspeed: The importance of support Project Landspeed: The importance of support Glenn Ashby on the workhorses of the world wind powered landspeed record attempt When there is not water on the lake, it is always all eyes on Hokonuku, but little has been said of the workhorses of the world record attempt. by Emirates Team NZ Media Posted 4 Dec 22:52 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 2: Luna Rossa swims .. Am Magic flies Cup Spy Dec 2: Luna Rossa swims .. Am Magic flies Luna Rossa capsized in a rapidly building breeze. American Magic foiled solidly for 75nm. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, the Italian America's Cup challenger capsized in 21-22kts winds after being caught in a rapidly building breeze and sea state. In Pensacola American Magic put another 75nm in their logbook foiling for 2hrs 43min. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 4 Dec 00:33 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina overall Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina overall British's Dylan Fletcher Scott wins the title The Moth 2022 World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino at its headquarters in Dársena Norte, came to an end on Sunday. It was a challenging event and conditions weren't always easy, but we managed to have thirteen fair races. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 5 Dec 19:20 NZDT Streaming to Hobart with LawConnect. Streaming to Hobart with LawConnect. Christian Beck's supermaxi, LawConnect, has already claimed first place in the 2022 Hobart race... Christian Beck's supermaxi, LawConnect, has already claimed first place in the 2022 Sydney to Hobart race. And for that matter, every race hereafter. No. No. No. We're not talking Line Honours, which is the prime directive of the campaign. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS Posted 5 Dec 10:00 NZDT NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Race 2 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Race 2 Andoo team extended its lead in the series The Andoo team of John Winning Jr., Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton extended its lead in the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship with another top class exhibition in the North East wind conditions which prevailed for Race 2 of the series on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 4 Dec 21:16 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 5 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 5 Four more races held on the Rio de la Plata On the penultimate day of racing at the Moth World Championship the wind again delivered on a typical spring day on the Rio de la Plata and four more races were completed. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 4 Dec 18:52 NZDT Cheeky Tang Fittings by Colligo Marine Cheeky Tang Fittings by Colligo Marine The "right" way to connect synthetic shrouds to your mast! The "right" way to connect synthetic shrouds to your mast! Colligo Marine's patented Cheeky Tang®? fittings are a simple & robust way to splice Colligo Dux rigging directly to the mast. by Colligo Marine Posted 4 Dec 09:43 NZDT Nearly 200 expected for next Transat Jacques Vabre Nearly 200 expected for next Transat Jacques Vabre Almost 100 duos across the three open classes have already entered The Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre will celebrate its 30th anniversary in Le Havre before the two-handed Tranatlantic race heads to Martinique, where the finish of the race known as the Route du Café will be hosted for the second time in a row. by TJV Media Posted 4 Dec 06:25 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 4 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 4 Four races held on the Rio de la Plata After no racing on the third day, the Rio de la Plata delivered and four successful races were held on the fourth day. The first and second races were held in winds from the ESE, close to 9 knots. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 3 Dec 20:00 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 1: American Magic caught short Cup Spy Dec 1: American Magic caught short Lesson for all teams as to how crucial the correct sail choice will be in 2024 American Magic spent over five hours on the water, covering 55nm, in lighter winds than expected. Unfortunately the team made the wrong mainsail choice, in the expectation of stronger winds, and had to do tow-starts 75% of the time. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 2 Dec 21:28 NZDT Cup Spy Nov 30: Fun but Frightening Cup Spy Nov 30: Fun but Frightening Italian Flight controller: "The boat is pretty scary in that condition." Plus a look at that Pole. The Italian challenger say they had a "productive practice day" on Wednesday, sailing in their strongest wind yet in their LEQ12 prototype. We look at the British team's battle over the legality of their Instrumentation Pole. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 2 Dec 14:43 NZDT Sir Peter Blake Regatta to be supported by Zhik Sir Peter Blake Regatta to be supported by Zhik The largest junior and youth regatta in the Southern Hemisphere The 20th edition of the Sir Peter Blake Regatta, the largest junior and youth regatta in the Southern Hemisphere, will be supported by Zhik as it kicks off this weekend at Auckland's Torbay Sailing Club. by Zhik Posted 2 Dec 11:37 NZDT French Olympic Week in Hyères registration open French Olympic Week in Hyères registration open The meeting will be all-star showing with more than 700 competitors expected from over 50 nations With Paris 2024 Olympic Games just over a year away, the world's best athletes will be present in Hyères. And on the water, the 10 Olympic series will put on a show! by Fédération Française de Voile Posted 2 Dec 07:21 NZDT Barcelona to host the 2023 Rolex TP52 Worlds Barcelona to host the 2023 Rolex TP52 Worlds The first time that the event will be held in the Catalan capital city The 2023 Rolex TP52 World Championship will be contested on the 37th America's Cup racing waters off Barcelona during the week 21st to 26th August when Doug DeVos' Quantum Racing will seek to defend the world title which they won this year in Cascais. by 52 Super Series Posted 2 Dec 04:54 NZDT Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup A new trophy is announced for the VO65 one design class in The Ocean Race 2022-23 Along with five confirmed IMOCA teams racing around the world, up to five VO65 teams will be on the starting line in Alicante, Spain in January, with an option to compete for a new trophy within The Ocean Race called The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup. by The Ocean Race Posted 2 Dec 04:25 NZDT Application open for recyclable sailing school Application open for recyclable sailing school Competition opens to sailing clubs globally Northern Light Composites and not-for-profit Clean Sailors have opened a competition to give sailing clubs around the world the chance to own one of the first ecoOptimists ever produced. by Clean Sailors Posted 1 Dec 23:58 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 2 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 2 Massimo Contessi leads after another challenging day on the water The second day of the Moth World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, was another complicated one due to the weather conditions. After the morning sailors' meeting, the Race Committee decided to wait ashore first due to lack of wind. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 1 Dec 18:26 NZDT They come in threes They come in threes Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line, but it's all good news! Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line. It's like ‘Oh no', what's next if you're on the second, or ‘check this out' if you're looking back at all three in wonderment, if somewhat obscured by the tears in your eyes. by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com Posted 1 Dec 10:00 NZDT Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Teams from around the globe will compete to win the Open British Dragon Championship In 1949 The Edinburgh Cup was gifted to the BDA by the Duke of Edinburgh after the members of the Island SC presented the then Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip with a Dragon named Bluebottle on the occasion of their marriage in 1948. by British Dragon Association Posted 1 Dec 06:12 NZDT The Ocean Race announces new partnership The Ocean Race announces new partnership Red Sea Global becomes The Ocean Race's Regenerative Project Partner Following the recent announcement of an extensive new relationship with Warner Bros. Discovery, The Ocean Race has confirmed a new partnership agreement which will be the first to be amplified via its worldwide broadcast partner. by The Ocean Race Posted 1 Dec 01:12 NZDT America's Cup: Match dates released America's Cup: Match dates released AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the Ameri AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the America's Cup Match 2024. The 37th Match will start on October 12, 2024 and racing is scheduled to October 27, 2024. by America's Cup Media Posted 30 Nov 21:56 NZDT Cup Spy Nov 29: American Magic flies high Cup Spy Nov 29: American Magic flies high Motorsport mogul Roger Penske drops in on American Magic. USA and Italy clock up big miles. Motorsport mogul Roger Penske drops in on American Magic, and brings a fresh breeze to Pensacola Bay. USA and Italy clock up big miles on the water in Pensacola and Cagliari. Who will be the first to a 100nm day? by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 30 Nov 19:39 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Dylan Fletcher wins the only race on a light wind day The 2022 Moth Class World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, got off to a slow start waiting for the wind. With 39 participants from 9 countries, the first day of racing had been eagerly anticipated. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 30 Nov 19:19 NZDT 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark A polished performance in difficult wind conditions in the NSW Championship opener The Andoo team of John Winning Jr, Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton have set a high benchmark to the rest of the 18 footer fleet competing in the NSW Championship, following a polished performance in very difficult wind conditions on Sydney Harbour last Sunday. by Frank Quealey Posted 30 Nov 19:10 NZDT Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete And ready to compete in The Ocean Race Yann Eliès and Axelle Pillain join Boris Herrmann, Will Harris, Rosalin Kuiper, Nicolas Lunven and Antoine Auriol for The Ocean Race 2022-23. They will compete with the brand new IMOCA race yacht Malizia - Seaexplorer. by Team Malizia Posted 30 Nov 13:41 NZDT Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate After Rhum Mono Class Second Place Catherine Chabaud completed a successful, popular return to ocean racing when she finished the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in second place in the Rhum Mono class. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 30 Nov 05:42 NZDT GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil-Freestyle Worlds overall GKA Kite-Surf & Hydrofoil-Freestyle Worlds overall Brodel's brilliance - trail blazing to another Hydrofoil world title The Frenchman blazed his way to another hydrofoil world title, landing two moves for the first time in competition along the way. by Jim Gaunt Posted 30 Nov 05:22 NZDT Project Landspeed: Heading back to the drying lake Project Landspeed: Heading back to the drying lake The land speed team will head back to Lake Gairdner this weekend and the prospect of 200km/h runs The land speed team will head back to the lake this weekend to set up for what is hoped will be a couple of weeks of dry lake speed runs in breeze forecast to be 20 knots + to help work Horonuku up closer to the 200km/h mark. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 30 Nov 01:13 NZDT Golden Globe Race lifesaving regulations Golden Globe Race lifesaving regulations Asteria sinking, lessons to be learnt Many people talk about the eye watering effort GGR entrants make to meet the tough safety and qualifying requirements of this gruelling mind game called the Golden Globe. When all the boxes are ticked, they finally receive a "green card". by Golden Globe Race Posted 29 Nov 20:01 NZDT The Man in the Tower The Man in the Tower We speak to SailGP's Chief Umpire Back in August it was a frustrated Sir Ben Ainslie who suggested that the onlooking Duchess of Cambridge should "send him to the Tower", referring to the Chief Umpire following a rule call at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix. by Mark Jardine Posted 29 Nov 10:21 NZDT Marina Lanzarote sets for RORC Transatlantic Race Marina Lanzarote sets for RORC Transatlantic Race More than 20 race boats from seven different nations are expected With just over one month to go until the start of the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race, Marina Lanzarote is ready to receive the international fleet which will set off on Sunday 8th of January for the 3,000-mile race. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 29 Nov 02:12 NZDT Cup Spy Nov 27: Luna Rossa sails, Brits tweak more Cup Spy Nov 27: Luna Rossa sails, Brits tweak more Luna Rossa went sailing unexpectedly on Sunday, as the Brits continue to twing and twang Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli's LEQ12 went sailing unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, after being under repair since dropping their mast while rigging on November 6, and damaging the mast head. INEOS Britannia continued their mast setup in Mallorca. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 29 Nov 01:05 NZDT Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson Taking a closer look at Seldén's electronically driven sail handling products at METSTRADE Swedish mast and deck hardware manufacturer, Seldén Mast has expanded its range of electronically driven sail handling products with the launch of the CXe45 two-speed electric Code 0 furler. We spoke to Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson to find out more. by Mark Jardine Posted 29 Nov 01:00 NZDT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship overall 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship overall The top six para teams and top four in the open category compete in the Grand Final The top six para teams and top four in the open category compete in the Grand Final to decide the winners and medallists. by Oman Sail Posted 28 Nov 22:08 NZDT New watch at the IACH New watch at the IACH Sir Robin Knox-Johnston appointed as International Association of Cape Horners President Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man to sail solo non-stop around the Globe, has accepted the appointment of President of the International Association of Cape Horners. by International Association of Cape Horners Posted 28 Nov 18:48 NZDT NSW 18ft skiff Championship Race 1 NSW 18ft skiff Championship Race 1 Championship season begins on Sydney Harbour The 18 footers 2022-23 championship season began today when the Australian 18 Footers League staged Race 1 of the NSW Championship in a mainly 8-10 knot North East wind on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 27 Nov 22:09 NZDT GLOBE40 Leg 5 set sail from Matavai Bay, Tahiti GLOBE40 Leg 5 set sail from Matavai Bay, Tahiti The challenge of the Horn ahead Today at 15:00 hours local time (01:00 UTC Sunday 27 November), the GLOBE40 crews set sail on leg 5 in Matavai Bay to the north of the island of Tahiti, bound for the Argentinean stopover of Ushuaia via the legendary yet feared Cape Horn. by Sirius Events Posted 27 Nov 19:34 NZDT Q&A Live Call with the new 470 World Champions Q&A Live Call with the new 470 World Champions Secrets of world-beating teamwork, and your questions answered Luise Wanser & Philipp Autenrieth are very different personalities, but together they have combined to create a devastatingly powerful team in the 470 class. A few weeks ago this German duo won gold with a race to spare at the World Championships. by Andy Rice Posted 27 Nov 05:45 NZDT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 4 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 4 Teams battle for final fleet positions The fourth day of racing at the 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championships organised by Oman Sail brought with it yet more exceptional sailing and many more surprises. by Oman Sail Posted 27 Nov 04:18 NZDT Global Solo Challenge - One watch at a time Global Solo Challenge - One watch at a time Lessons learned from a simple story One of my favorite short stories when I was a nipper growing up in South Africa was 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner'. by Brian Hancock Posted 27 Nov 03:44 NZDT Rhum Multi and Rhum Mono Classes decided Rhum Multi and Rhum Mono Classes decided Loic Escoffier wins Rhum Multi, Roland Jourdain denied hat trick by engine seal penalty Friday night into Saturday's early hours The Memorial ACTe, Pointe-à-Pitre's proud, giant structure which is dedicated to the history, heritage and memories of the Caribbean slave trade, saw the busiest spell yet of finishers completing the 12th edition. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 26 Nov 22:13 NZDT 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 3 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championship day 3 Low winds prove challenging at the Barceló Mussanah Resort The 2022 RS Venture Connect World Championships organised by Oman Sail is under way at the Barceló Mussanah Resort where 39 teams from 19 nations took to the waters in light winds of between 5-7 knots. by Oman Sail Posted 26 Nov 20:05 NZDT America's Cup: Rigging the Silver Arrow America's Cup: Rigging the Silver Arrow The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside in Palma The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside Friday in Palma with the crucial first-stepping of the ‘Silver Arrow' T6 LEQ12 carbon mast and rigging. by America's Cup Recon Posted 26 Nov 14:27 NZDT Loïc Escoffier wins the Rhum Multi class Loïc Escoffier wins the Rhum Multi class Penalty for Roland Jourdain as he had a broken lead seal on his boat Loïc Escoffier (Lodigroup) who crossed the finish line second has been declared winner of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in the Rhum Multi division. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 26 Nov 09:58 NZDT Bollé Youth Match Racing Regatta overall Bollé Youth Match Racing Regatta overall Cole Tapper and team declared overall winner of the 2022 'Joy Ride' Trophy Cole Tapper with brother Finn, Nathan Gulliksen, Hugo Stoner and Ben Crafoord have been declared the overall winner of the 2022 'Joy Ride' Trophy, winning the Bolle International Youth Match Racing Regatta in emphatic style by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 26 Nov 09:25 NZDT Roland Jourdain finishes first in Rhum Multi class Roland Jourdain finishes first in Rhum Multi class Rhum Mono winner expected Saturday French skipper Roland Jourdain (We Explore) finished first in the Rhum Multihull class in the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he crossed the finish line at 19:06:00hrs UTC (Friday 25th November). by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 26 Nov 08:57 NZDT Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster We find out more about the Sailmon Sailing App at METSTRADE 2022 Sailmon don't just make instruments, and the Sailmon Sailing App is becoming a powerful tool for analysis, event organisation, photos and video from your sailing, as well as sharing and connecting with the wider sailing community. by Mark Jardine Posted 26 Nov 01:00 NZDT Elliott 5.9: Development crew boat offer Elliott 5.9: Development crew boat offer The Elliott 5.9 Class Owners Assoc has an Elliott 5.9 class boat that is available for free charter The Elliott 5.9 Class Owners Assoc has an Elliott 5.9 class boat available for free charter to a qualifying youth or development crew to participate in the competitive one design Elliott 5.9 across the highly successful Elliott 5.9 Traveller Series. by Gareth Howard - Elliott 5.9 Association Posted 25 Nov 20:46 NZDT
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