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Girl power on the IC37 by Melges Girl power on the IC37 by Melges A weekend of first experiences with a positive reflection for the season ahead Going into the weekend, I had no idea what to expect. With a new crew and new fleet, there were bound to be unplanned obstacles that we'd encounter, but I was so unbelievably excited to share my first racing experience with this crew! by Hillary Noble Posted 19 Jun 11:04 BST National 12 Gul Series Round 3 at Shoreham National 12 Gul Series Round 3 at Shoreham Sunshine, a stiff breeze and scattered white horses The third event in the National 12 Gul Series took place at Shoreham Sailing Club over 15-16 June 2019. The fleet was greeted on arrival at the club by sunshine, a stiff breeze and scattered white horses, promising to be a cracking day's sailing. by Zoe Ballantyne Posted 19 Jun 10:58 BST Larks at Banbury Larks at Banbury Returning to the club for the first time since 2010 The Larks returned to Banbury Sailing Club on 16 June for the first Lark Open held there since 2010. A strong and competitive local fleet gave the experienced open circuit visitors a run for their money in a day of tightly contested racing. by Neil Firth Posted 19 Jun 10:12 BST Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Round 13 Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Round 13 A chuffing windy event at Parkstone Yes, we have no bananas. Chuffing windy event at Parkstone YC resulting in multiple capsizes, multiple damage and multiple bananas floating around the course. by Mark Waterhouse & Nick Scroggie Posted 19 Jun 09:57 BST Leigh & Lowton SC Regatta Weekend Leigh & Lowton SC Regatta Weekend A weekend of family fun and entertainment! The wind gods had decreed that this was going to be no sunshine-fest but the weather held out enough to allow glimpses of sunshine amongst the showers and fine Saturday night. by Richard Catchpole Posted 19 Jun 09:40 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 4 update La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 4 update Marchand on a slow march to Stage 3 victory in Morlaix With less than 15 nautical miles to the finish line on the Bay of Morlaix, Anthony Marchand (Groupe Royer-Secours Populaire) is trying to hold off the one rival, Gildas Mahé (Breizh Cola-Equi Thé) who may yet stand between him and a very hard earned by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 19 Jun 09:05 BST Europe UK Nationals at the WPNSA Europe UK Nationals at the WPNSA A record entry of 31 boats The Europe class held their 2019 National Championships at WPNSA over the weekend of 15 and 16 June, and welcomed a record entry of 31 boats. by Jennie Clark Posted 19 Jun 06:23 BST 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 5 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 5 Kiwi Spirit takes line honors, Abigail leads Class A Kiwi Spirit was the line honors leader from start to finish in the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race. The Farr 63 finished off St. David's Lighthouse at 2:27:59 Tuesday. Francis Seldorff's Kinship, a Baltic 52, was second across the line at 5:01:02. by Talbot Wilson Posted 19 Jun 03:08 BST RNZYS announces key dates for 150th celebrations RNZYS announces key dates for 150th celebrations A plethora of events held throughout 2021 to mark the RNZYS's 150 years A plethora of events will be held throughout 2021 to mark the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's 150 years, which also coincides with Auckland hosting the 36th America's Cup. by Andrew Delves Posted 19 Jun 01:56 BST Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup day 1 Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup day 1 Provezza decipher opening day puzzles to earn the early lead The Bay of Cadiz served up a challenging light, hard-to-read seabreeze for the first day of the Puerto Sherry 52 SUPER SERIES Royal Cup, but Ergin Imre's Provezza team proved to be the most adept at deciphering a race arena. by 52 Super Series Posted 18 Jun 20:38 BST Star Worlds at Porto Cervo day 2 Star Worlds at Porto Cervo day 2 Changes at the top Uncertain conditions at the beginning of the second day at the Star Class World Championship gave way to typical Sardinian breezes later on and the day's racing got under way about an hour late. by YCCS Posted 18 Jun 19:47 BST 95 entries for RORC Morgan Cup 95 entries for RORC Morgan Cup Royal Ocean Racing Club's Season's Points Championship continues The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Season's Points Championship continues this weekend with the Morgan Cup. The seventh offshore race of the series will start on Friday 21 June at 7pm from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Jun 19:38 BST M32 European Series resumes in Holland M32 European Series resumes in Holland At least 7 of the catamaran teams will be congregating in Medemblik Flat water and good breeze is a recipe for high octane catamaran sailing that the Dutch know well thanks to their famous dammed off inland sea, the Ijsselmeer. It is here that the M32 European Series visits later this week. by M32 Series Posted 18 Jun 19:33 BST GP14s at Windermere GP14s at Windermere 9 boats for Northern Bell Series event With a good forecast nine boats competed over three races in the south lake. by John Richardson Posted 18 Jun 18:36 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 3 La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 3 The rich get richer Alexis Loison, (Region Normandie), continues to assert his dominance on the shortened 400-nautical mile third stage of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro, having led the fleet for much of the last 48 hours. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 18 Jun 18:26 BST Five months to go to Yacht Racing Forum 2019 Five months to go to Yacht Racing Forum 2019 Featuring the sport's leading personalities and brands The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing will take place on November 25-26 in Bilbao, Spain. by Yacht Racing Forum Posted 18 Jun 17:49 BST America's Cup: Director's link to Official Charity America's Cup: Director's link to Official Charity Emirates Team New Zealand partner with Motor Neurone Disease Association Emirates Team New Zealand are to partner with MND New Zealand (the Motor Neurone Disease Association of New Zealand) as the official charity of the Team for the 36th America's Cup. by Emirates Team NZ Media Posted 18 Jun 16:07 BST Winning T shirt design showcased on EMCT trip Winning T shirt design showcased on EMCT trip Iona's design will be worn by every young person who goes on a sailing adventure trip Iona Sutherland, 17 from Kinross, who won a Musto t shirt design competition last year, has had her winning design showcased for the first time by the crew taking part in a sailing trip with the Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust this week. by Ashton Howard Posted 18 Jun 16:04 BST Nab Tower Pursuit 2019 raises over £4,500 Nab Tower Pursuit 2019 raises over £4,500 Charities including Oarsome Chance and The James Myatt Memorial Trust benefit The Nab Tower Pursuit got off to a fine start at 10am on Saturday the 15th June. They left GAFIRS slipway buoy, with SALT HEART, skippered by Kevin Raine, leading the way. by Jake Young Posted 18 Jun 15:45 BST Hundreds Push the Boat Out in Wales Hundreds Push the Boat Out in Wales The month-long, national participation campaign inspired thousands of people Hundreds of visitors took the chance to try sailing and speedboating for little or no cost in May, at 20 clubs and centres around Wales in this year's RYA Push The Boat Out. by RYA Cymru-Wales Posted 18 Jun 15:32 BST Fireball Ulsters at Newtownards Fireball Ulsters at Newtownards Irish Fireball Family go North! With a Worlds coming up in Montreal Canada in August 2019 and Ireland hosting the Worlds in August 2020 in Howth, as part of their 125th Anniversary celebrations, the Irish Fireball Family had their first outing of the regatta season. by Cormac Bradley Posted 18 Jun 14:31 BST 505 Euro Cup Leg 3 starts Friday in Kiel 505 Euro Cup Leg 3 starts Friday in Kiel Kieler Woche serves as the third leg of the series This leg is part of the wider Kieler Woche Regatta, billed as "the world's biggest sailing event" and the largest summer festival in northern Europe. by Michael Quirk Posted 18 Jun 13:10 BST Topper Travellers at Horning Topper Travellers at Horning 16 competitors including 10 visitors from across the region Saturday 15th June saw a Topper Traveller take place at Horning Sailing Club, with 16 competitors participating, including 10 visitors travelling from across the region, as well as a number of competitors from the home club. by Holly Hancock Posted 18 Jun 12:59 BST 2000 Millennium Series Round 4 at Thorney Island 2000 Millennium Series Round 4 at Thorney Island Strong winds, waves, thunderous clouds and horizontal rain Twenty five boats assembled at Thorney Island, by courtesy of the Army Sailing Association and Thorney Island Sailing Club, to participate in a two-day Millennium series event on the 15th and 16th June. by Miles Wade Posted 18 Jun 12:35 BST Anticipation on Crew Allocation Day Anticipation on Crew Allocation Day We meet the new Clipper Race sailors to discover their stories... Clipper Race Crew Allocation Day, held at the Portsmouth Guildhall, is a huge moment in the build-up to the race itself. This is the day when crew find out who their Skipper will be and meet their teammates for the first time. by Mark Jardine Posted 18 Jun 12:00 BST Young sailors shine at the HRCST Junior Regatta Young sailors shine at the HRCST Junior Regatta Sunny skies and a stiff breeze made for fabulous conditions Sunny skies and a stiff breeze made for fabulous conditions at the Helford River Children's Sailing Trust (HRCST) junior regatta on 15th June, where 30 young sailors tackled triangular and figure-of-eight courses off Porth Saxon beach. by Andrea Oakes Posted 18 Jun 10:48 BST Yare & Bures at the Norfolk Punt Club Yare & Bures at the Norfolk Punt Club A freshening breeze throughout the weekend The Norfolk Punt Club Yare and Bure One Design Open Event was held on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June. by Alan Davis Posted 18 Jun 10:06 BST Fireballs at Blackwater Fireballs at Blackwater Stamina needed for Gul Golden Dolphin Series Round 4 The early start because of tide times did not keep away the keen teams from Blackwater SC's Annual Fireball open. The penultimate event of the Golden Dolphin traveller's series sponsored by Gul proved to be a challenge for many. by Dave Hall Posted 18 Jun 09:56 BST U.S. SailGP Team showcases "Lady Liberty" U.S. SailGP Team showcases "Lady Liberty" On the Hudson ahead of first-ever New York City race With four days until SailGP's New York racing debut, the United States SailGP Team made a splash on the Hudson when its F50 racing catamaran flew across the city's waters for the very first time. by SailGP Posted 18 Jun 09:31 BST GP14s at Trimpley GP14s at Trimpley Quirky winds, fluky shifts, the occasional gust and then becalmed Quirky winds, fluky shifts, the occasional gust and then becalmed - typical Trimpley GP14 Open weather. But that is what you get on a small reservoir nestled in the Severn Valley near Kidderminster in the West Midlands. by Keith Budden Posted 18 Jun 09:19 BST La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 3 update La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Leg 3 day 3 update Loison leads at Hand Deeps by Eddystone light this morning Alexis Loison, (Region Normandie), led around Hand Deeps by Eddystone light this morning at 0416hrs local time (0316hrs UTC), just has he did 24 hours earlier at Granville on the Bay of Saint Malo. by La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro Posted 18 Jun 08:55 BST JOG Osmotech Race to Alderney JOG Osmotech Race to Alderney An amended course for the large fleet With over 30 entries confirmed for our race to Alderney, the JOG Secretary made a wise decision to send the large fleet out of the Needles on an amended course. by Dougie Leacy Posted 18 Jun 07:19 BST Lasers at Island Barn Reservoir Lasers at Island Barn Reservoir Excellent racing in the strong breeze on Saturday A shifty strong breeze made for some excellent racing at the IBRSC 2019 Laser Open. 25 competitors came to the club and rigged their boats ready to sail. As requested by the IBRSC Laser Class Captain, a triangle - sausage course was set. by Nick Marley Posted 18 Jun 06:50 BST Chichester Yacht Club Regatta Chichester Yacht Club Regatta Exciting racing for those brave enough to participate The regatta at Chichester Yacht Club provided some exciting racing for those brave enough to participate. by Mark Green Posted 18 Jun 06:45 BST Kiel Week: OK European Championship Kiel Week: OK European Championship 2.4mR: Together for inclusion - cooperation with World Sailing - two in one sweep? For the start of the Aalregatta, the Welcome Race and the Kiel Cup, there will be also some former ocean racers, 15 catamarans and trimarans as well as the ClubSwan 50 yachts, that cannot be overlooked, among the 150 yachts on the inner fjord in Kiel. by Kiel Week Posted 18 Jun 06:30 BST Argentario Sailing Week preview Argentario Sailing Week preview Final preparations are underway to celebrate the 20th edition Final preparations are underway to celebrate the 20th edition of Argentario Sailing Week starting on Thursday 19 June and wrapping up on Sunday 23 June 2019. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 18 Jun 02:59 BST 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 4 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 4 MachBuster pushes Kiwi Spirit for Line Honors Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club (RHADC) BERMUDA, June 17, 2019: At 0730 ADT Monday morning Kiwi Spirit, the Line Honors leader of the Marion Bermuda fleet, was 125 nautical miles out from the finish. That's a little more than 143 statute (land) miles. by Talbot Wilson Posted 18 Jun 02:28 BST Topper Midland Championship at Notts County Topper Midland Championship at Notts County Record number of helms take part Despite the horrendous downpours during the preceding week Saturday morning saw blue skies and a forecast of 10 gusting 15 knots as 34 sailors registered for the event. by Katheryn Hinsliff-Smith Posted 17 Jun 21:23 BST Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup practice Puerto Sherry 52 Super Series Royal Cup practice Dusting off the memory banks "After Mahón we reset to zero and start here with a clean sheet," smiled Phoenix's Italian strategist Michele Ivaldi just before the South-African-flagged team went out & won today's Official Practice Race for the Puerto Sherry 52 SUPER SERIES Royal Cup. by 52 Super Series Posted 17 Jun 21:00 BST Wanderers at Whitstable Wanderers at Whitstable Sunny and breezy after the Kentish monsoons 15th of July dawned a sunny but breezy day, which was a relief after the Kentish monsoons that had lashed the county during the previous week. by Tim Barr Posted 17 Jun 20:54 BST
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