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Fivepointfive magazine - April 2020 edition Fivepointfive magazine - April 2020 edition Fascinating interviews, technical articles, history and national updates The International 5.5 Metre Class Association has launched a new magazine, fivepointfive, highlighting the increased growth and interest in this classic construction class. by Robert Deaves Posted 10 Apr 06:28 BST New milestone in kitesports safety New milestone in kitesports safety ISO standard 21853 on quick-release systems The GKA and its members have been working tirelessly with the ISO along with an international team of engineers and experts to bring this industry-wide, internationally valid safety standardization classification for quick-release systems on kite bars. by Kate Chandler Posted 10 Apr 06:25 BST In conversation with Pat Langley In conversation with Pat Langley We speak to the Vaikobi founder on Zoom Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, caught up with Pat Langley, founder of watersports clothing brand Vaikobi about his passion for all things on the water and his #StayPositive campaign. by Mark Jardine Posted 9 Apr 21:00 BST The Lockdown Cup launched The Lockdown Cup launched A Virtual Regatta Inshore competition like no other Following the success of the RYA and YachtsandYachting.com eSailing Demonstration Event, the RYA and YachtsandYachting.com announce the launch of the 'Lockdown Cup', a Virtual Regatta Inshore competition like no other. by Emma Slater Posted 9 Apr 15:16 BST Wessex Resins & Adhesives joins 1% for the Planet Wessex Resins & Adhesives joins 1% for the Planet Donating to Protect Our Winters UK Wessex Resins and Adhesives is delighted to announce it has donated 1 per cent of its annual turnover for the ENTROPY RESINSĀ® product range to Protect Our Winters UK. by Jake Young Posted 9 Apr 14:28 BST SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race delayed 2 months SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race delayed 2 months New start date for the 704-mile race will be Saturday 22nd August Organisers at Wicklow Sailing Club have today announced their decision to postpone by two months the start of the biennial SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race due to the Covid-19 epidemic. by Rebecca Evans Posted 9 Apr 13:26 BST Signs of aluminium mast wear Signs of aluminium mast wear A 5-minute check could save you time and money It's worth giving your aluminium mast a regular check to look for signs of wear which could lead to the mast breaking, causing extensive damage, not to mention ruining any event which you're taking part in. by Mark Jardine Posted 9 Apr 12:00 BST Seamanship - An interview with Stick Daring Seamanship - An interview with Stick Daring Is dinghy cruising really an easy life compared to racing? Stick says much of seamanship is planning before you leave. Every day he would write out a list of "bail out options" - places along his route where he could get ashore if the weather or a breakage forced him to. by YachtsandYachting.com Posted 9 Apr 11:14 BST Learn to tie the Figure of Eight knot Learn to tie the Figure of Eight knot #SailFromHome activity with the Howlett Family Knot on the Water... The latest #SailFromHome activity is learning to tie the Figure of Eight knot, this time with the Howlett Family! by James Eaves, RYA Posted 9 Apr 10:52 BST Harken Reflex Furler Harken Reflex Furler Always adapting to stay ahead of the game Blocks, winches, travellers and a whole range of other systems... Harken has been a market leader in the sailing industry for over 40 years and is a household name among sailors. by Aleix Escorsell Posted 9 Apr 09:00 BST Yachting New Zealand to launch new podcast Yachting New Zealand to launch new podcast The first episode will include a long sit down chat with Blair Tuke and Peter Burling. Yachting New Zealand will later this week launch a new podcast and will kick things off with an in-depth interview with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. by Yachting New Zealand Posted 9 Apr 08:39 BST Harken 29er Virtual Series overall Harken 29er Virtual Series overall As ever, preparation was key to regatta success The final day of the Harken Virtual Regatta dawned. With the leaderboard close on points and two discards to play with, the fleet was pretty stoked. by Nia Mccallum Posted 9 Apr 08:11 BST Unicef: A time to stand together Unicef: A time to stand together A variety of helpful resources created by Clipper Race Charity Partner During this truly unprecedented and difficult time, Clipper Race Charity Partner, Unicef UK and its entire global family, offer all of their support to Clipper Race Crew, Supporters and Partners. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 9 Apr 05:38 BST World Sailing buffeted by adverse financial winds World Sailing buffeted by adverse financial winds World Sailing director wants financial lifeline from Int Olympic Committee The authorative Olympic and Commonwealth Games daily newsletter, InsideTheGames.biz reports that a director of World Sailing wants a financial lifeline from the International Olympic Committee, now that the payout from the Tokyo2020 has been delayed. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 8 Apr 23:04 BST J/70 European Championship postponed J/70 European Championship postponed The Executive Committee has been closely monitoring the developments in the COVID-19 pandemic The International J/70 Class Association Executive Committee, working with the Organizing Authority of the 2020 European Championship to be held in Copenhagen Denmark, has determined to postpone the J/70 European Championship. by Julie & Chris Howell Posted 8 Apr 22:18 BST International Optimist Regatta cancelled International Optimist Regatta cancelled This difficult decision has been made in line with safety recommendations Organizers of the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), presented by EMS Virgin Islands, the TOTE Maritime Clinic and TOTE Maritime Team Race regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 event. by Carol Bareuther Posted 8 Apr 22:13 BST Royal Temple YC 2020 plans Royal Temple YC 2020 plans Investing and growing As I write this article indoors with my sailing gear still very much packed away, we should be approaching the finish line in the 'Frostbite Cup', the traditional season opener for the Royal Temple Yacht Club. by Piers Hodges Posted 8 Apr 21:46 BST 2000 Class Training has been postponed 2000 Class Training has been postponed Hoping that 4-5 July at Thorney Island SC is possible The Noble Marine supported 2000 Class Training is has been postponed until 4th-5th July, when we hope social distancing will allow it. by Mark Foley Posted 8 Apr 20:38 BST Restoration of Flying Fifteen 3428 Restoration of Flying Fifteen 3428 From green/black mould to shining glory Our boat bimbling series continues with Graham Lamond's Flying Fifteen making the transition from green/black mould to shining glory. by Graham Lamond Posted 8 Apr 19:01 BST Harken 29er Virtual Series day 2 Harken 29er Virtual Series day 2 Traditional 29er snakes and ladders It was a day of the traditional 29er snakes and ladders. As ever in the 29er fleet consistency was key which required both a cool head and good broadband. So how did the fleet perform? by Nia Mccallum Posted 8 Apr 17:52 BST "I'm Bored!" "I'm Bored!" Pantaenius Sail & Motor Yacht Insurance Drawing Competition How many times have we heard our children say this? At this time more than ever, we know how difficult it is to keep children entertained. by Simon Tonks, Pantaenius Sail & Motor Yacht Insuran Posted 8 Apr 16:00 BST Some impressive light-air driving Some impressive light-air driving Reflections on a life afloat The 2005 Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race started as a relatively light, off-the-breeze ride that saw Southern Cross, my dad's J/44, flying a gennaker off of her spinnaker pole. by David Schmidt Posted 8 Apr 16:00 BST Inside Melges: The April Issue Inside Melges: The April Issue Details of Melges IC37 and latest fleet news Congratulations to Drew Freides and Bill Ruh's Pacific Yankee on winning the inaugural Melges IC37 Winter Series hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 8 Apr 14:00 BST Sail Smarts with Jake - Oh Buoy! What Colour? Sail Smarts with Jake - Oh Buoy! What Colour? Kids Fun Lockdown Activity as part of #SailFromHome Become a better sailor and learn all the tips and tricks from Jake! This great and informative video is about navigation and buoyage. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 8 Apr 11:52 BST Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2020 launched Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2020 launched Photos can be submitted from today until 6 October 2020 The international photography award dedicated to competitive sailing is proud to announce the launch of its eleventh edition. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 8 Apr 10:35 BST Sail Smarts with Jake Sail Smarts with Jake Kids Fun Lockdown Activity - Learn and have fun Weekly kids sailing lessons from Jake - giving you all the tips and tricks to help you back on the water later in the year. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 8 Apr 08:00 BST Barton Marine - Ask the Expert Live Barton Marine - Ask the Expert Live Facebook Live Q&A with Christian Brewer On Wednesday 15th April at 3pm Barton Marine will host Ask the Expert - Live Event streamed directly from the Barton Marine Facebook page to the world of sailing. Anyone and everyone is invited to ask questions about any boating topic. by Chris Jones Posted 8 Apr 07:30 BST RS Elite International GP postponed until 2022 RS Elite International GP postponed until 2022 Original scheduled for this July at the Royal Yacht Squadron The RS Elite Association have announces that, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix, incorporating the UK National Championships, has been postponed. by RS Elite Association Posted 8 Apr 06:52 BST China Sea retrospective China Sea retrospective Remembering Asia's Blue Water Classic Today we should be reporting from the start of the 30th Rolex China Sea Race. We should be angling for a good camera position at the outer end of the line, with the RHKYC at the other end, but... by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia Posted 8 Apr 04:40 BST America's Cup: Dean Barker's favourite moment America's Cup: Dean Barker's favourite moment Dean Barker is now sailing on his sixth America's Cup. Here's his favorite moment of those campaigns Dean Barker is now on his sixth America's Cup campaign and was part of the America's Cup winning 2000 team skippered by Russell Coutts, and skippering the trial horse all through that campaign. Here's his favorite moment of the campaign. by America's Cup Media Posted 7 Apr 23:27 BST Harken 29er Virtual Series day 1 Harken 29er Virtual Series day 1 Sun out and internet signal set fair for day 2 The sun is out for Day Two of the Harken Virtual Series. Internet signal is fair with no reported problems in the U.K. Race face on. by Nia Mccallum Posted 7 Apr 20:15 BST Henri-Lloyd Exclusive Bundle Offers Henri-Lloyd Exclusive Bundle Offers Ease yourself into a new week and feel your best at home Ease yourself into a new week and feel your best at home with our collection of soft, comfortable pieces that will take you from Monday right through to Sunday. Stay safe, stay home. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 7 Apr 19:00 BST Repairing a DN Ice Yacht Repairing a DN Ice Yacht Structural repairs needed for this 'cruiser' to get back up to 80 kph Gregg Bugala from Michigan, USA has been the first to contact us with a craft not intended for water. He is in no rush to complete his repairs, since Lake Fenton will not freeze over for several months yet! by Gregg Bugala Posted 7 Apr 18:31 BST Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 2020 cancelled Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 2020 cancelled The iconic Ullswater event will not take place this year The iconic Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, due to be held over the weekend of July 4 and 5 at Ullswater Yacht Club, has been cancelled. In the light of the Coronavirus situation UYC officials have decided that the event will not be held this year. by Sue Giles Posted 7 Apr 17:43 BST We speak to NeilPryde Sailing's James Tinkler We speak to NeilPryde Sailing's James Tinkler How technical clothing has evolved and what is important to sailors Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com, spoke with James about the business, NeilPryde Sailing's range, how the technical clothing has evolved recently and what is important to sailors. by Mark Jardine Posted 7 Apr 16:08 BST North Sails partners with The Ocean Race North Sails partners with The Ocean Race Official Sail Supplier for the VO65 yachts in the 2021-22 race North Sails is honored to be selected as the official one design sail supplier to The Ocean Race 2021-22. Known as the most grueling offshore team race, the Ocean Race has attracted the most skilled sailors and competitive teams since 1973. by North Sails Posted 7 Apr 15:27 BST Ancasta launches new Virtual Boat Show Ancasta launches new Virtual Boat Show Including the largest ever line-up of Groupe Beneteau products Ancasta will be opening the doors to The Ancasta Virtual Boat Show on Tuesday 14th April 2020. The show will include the largest ever line-up of Groupe Beneteau products (Beneteau, Prestige, CNB & Lagoon Catamarans). by Susannah Hart Posted 7 Apr 13:22 BST HISC Gul Fireball Open Postponed to 29/30 August HISC Gul Fireball Open Postponed to 29/30 August Joining in with HISC's rescheduled "Whitsun Regatta" The Gul Golden Dolphin Open, originally scheduled for May, has been postponed until the Summer Bank Holiday Weekend, Saturday 29 August and Sunday 30 August. by UKFA Posted 7 Apr 10:34 BST Rollesby Broad SC Spring eSailing Series day 1 Rollesby Broad SC Spring eSailing Series day 1 Swapping Lasers, Solos and Wayfarers for the 49er skiff With the current situation preventing normal club sailing members at Rollesby decided to take heed of the current request to 'stay at home' and sail from their own home by embracing the virtual world. by David Houghton Posted 7 Apr 09:48 BST Thinking about making changes to your boat? Thinking about making changes to your boat? 25% discount on IRC rating trials The RORC Rating Office team is working remotely and continuing to provide the excellent service expected from owners, clubs and the industry around the world. by RORC Rating Office Posted 7 Apr 06:00 BST
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