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America's Cup: American Magic's foiling tack video America's Cup: American Magic's foiling tack video The New York Yacht Club's Challenger for the America's Cup has released a short video The New York Yacht Club's Challenger for the America's Cup has released a short video shot in Newport, showing that they too, can do a foiling tack without getting wet by Amory Ross Posted 19 Nov 11:19 GMT Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut Wireless charging technology from Scanstrut We speak to Grant Fox at METSTRADE 2019 Scanstrut have been innovating with wireless charging technology for a couple of years, demonstrating prototype magnetic and clasp mobile phone chargers at the 2018 METSTRADE Show. by Mark Jardine Posted 19 Nov 21:35 GMT Star Sailors League Finals preview Star Sailors League Finals preview 23 crews picked from best in the world off to Nassau An elite gathering of 23 star-studded teams will be competing at the 2019 Star Sailors League Finals in the Bahamas next month, including a number of wildcards drawn from many parts of the world of high-level sailing. by Rachele Vitello Posted 19 Nov 21:21 GMT Joyon to tackle Leg 2 of IDEC Sport Asian Tour Joyon to tackle Leg 2 of IDEC Sport Asian Tour This is another record attempt, Mauritius to Vietnam Twelve days after completing the first act in his IDEC Sport Asian Tour, when he smashed the Mauritius Route record by more than six days, Francis Joyon is about to tackle the second leg of the voyage taking him to Asia. by Agence Mer & Media Posted 19 Nov 20:28 GMT Blowers crowned National Match Racing Champion Blowers crowned National Match Racing Champion Queen Mary host the culmination of 13 qualifiers Fourteen teams representing the culmination of 13 qualifiers over the past twelve months of the National Match Racing Championships gathered at Queen Mary Sailing Club in London this weekend to decide who would be the next team to have their names engrave by Will Carson Posted 19 Nov 19:58 GMT Chichester YC Frozen Toe Series day 2 Chichester YC Frozen Toe Series day 2 Two more dates to go, and all are welcome to join in CYC held the second of its Frozen Toe winter series on Sunday. The tide times allowed the competitors a good lie-in as racing started at 1245. The temperatures were notably cooler than the week before, with a northerly direction to the wind. by Mark Green Posted 19 Nov 19:06 GMT Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 6 Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 6 Series concludes with a cheque for £2,000 for the event's official charity The final races of the LTSC Solent Circuit, sponsored by Pennyfarthing Homes, took place on Sunday 17th November. Competitors were greeted with a frustratingly familiar light north easterly breeze, which early on looked to be faltering. by Emma Bonner Posted 19 Nov 17:25 GMT Sailors selected for the RYANI Youth Programme Sailors selected for the RYANI Youth Programme 36 youngsters from Northern Ireland will be supported along their journey The sailors, aged from 12 to 17, will be supported along their sailing journey, in preparation for national and international competition. by Emma Blee Posted 19 Nov 17:00 GMT The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 2 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 2 All lined up like little tin soldiers With less than two days of racing in Race 4: the Marlow Southern Ocean Sleigh Ride, Qingdao, current overall leader of the Clipper 2019-20 Race, is already keeping a watchful eye on joker-playing and third place team, Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 19 Nov 16:48 GMT DAME Awards presented at METSTRADE DAME Awards presented at METSTRADE Winner highlights that accepted norms can be improved Birgit Schnaase, Chair of the Jury, presented the prestigious DAME Award 2019 at the commencement of the METSTRADE show this morning to the U SAFE self-propelled lifebuoy. Winners were named in all categories and 17 received Special Mentions. by Sigrid van der Wel Posted 19 Nov 14:54 GMT World Sailing and CISM partnership World Sailing and CISM partnership 4 year project with international military multi-sport organisation World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has partnered with the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM), the international military multi-sport organisation, to develop the sport of sailing in partnership for the next four-years. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 Nov 14:21 GMT MAA dinner brings the marine industry together MAA dinner brings the marine industry together With raconteur Tom Cunliffe at METSTRADE in Amsterdam Over 70 marine professionals joined MAA onboard Wapen van Amsterdam to celebrate another successful year of shared business interests, incredible product developments and continuing business success in uncertain times. by Susannah Hart Posted 19 Nov 13:02 GMT New XHL makes eXtremly Happy Laser sailors New XHL makes eXtremly Happy Laser sailors New Laser specific vang block, A2031XHL-873 Introducing a new Laser specific vang block, A2031XHL-873 from the UK hardware manufacturer Allen. by Ben Harden Posted 19 Nov 12:00 GMT Swiss engineers to design the fastest sailboat Swiss engineers to design the fastest sailboat SP80 is the Swiss challenge powered by a kite wing Three young engineers from the Swiss engineering school EPFL have decided to design the fastest sailboat over a 500m track and enter sailing history. by SP80 Posted 19 Nov 10:51 GMT RS400 Rooster National Tour overall RS400 Rooster National Tour overall Light winds, heavy winds, inland, sea; Mike Sims won all variations Congratulations to Mike Sims and Jack Holden/Keith Bedborough/Mark Lunn, RS400 Rooster National Tour Winners 2019. by Sally Campbell Posted 19 Nov 10:31 GMT Crewsaver launches new safety lines Crewsaver launches new safety lines More advanced than current industry standards Offering a high technology solution, more advanced than current industry standards, Crewsaver is delighted to launch its brand-new safety lines during Metstrade this November in Amsterdam. by Crewsaver Posted 19 Nov 09:00 GMT Brest Atlantiques midway mark Brest Atlantiques midway mark In a black hole for 2-3 days Since passing Rio de Janeiro, the first official course mark, the Brest Atlantiques fleet has had to ride out some testing weather conditions for both the men and the machines over the past three days. by Gitana Posted 19 Nov 07:48 GMT Harken International Youth Match Racing preview Harken International Youth Match Racing preview Countdown on and special guests announced An international cast will take to the race course on Pittwater for the 27th Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship, to be hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) from 20-24 November, 2019. by Di Pearson Posted 19 Nov 07:40 GMT 49er FX Nacra17: New era of live sailing coverage 49er FX Nacra17: New era of live sailing coverage SidelineApp the official international broadcaster of the 49er FX Nacra17 Worlds New Zealand streaming platform SidelineApp is announced as the official international broadcaster, on a subscription basis, for the the upcoming 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Championships. Next week's Oceania Championship will be free. by Lisa Ratcliff Posted 19 Nov 02:26 GMT Panacea - Sailing Etchells is always the cure Panacea - Sailing Etchells is always the cure Another win after their first Queensland State title in 2017 The Etchells Queensland State Championship was held from November 8 to 10. Southport Yacht Club was the host from both its Main Beach and Hollywell (Runaway Bay) facilities, with the racing conducted offshore along the glorious Gold Coast. by John Curnow Posted 19 Nov 01:23 GMT Brest Atlantiques Day 14 Brest Atlantiques Day 14 Zig zagging along the Ice Exclusion Zone and Sodebo Ultim 3 slows down Maxi Edmond de Rothschild continues to lead on the Brest Atlantiques race passing Gough Island at 12.45 am and is now progressing with a series of gybes between the high pressure system and the Ice Exclusion Zone. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 18 Nov 23:52 GMT Pwllheli Winter Series day 1 Pwllheli Winter Series day 1 Including a charity quiz night raising over £600 for the RNLI The winter series got under way at Pwllheli this weekend, consisting of three racing weekends with just one race each day in anticipation of less clement weather. by Vicky Cox Posted 18 Nov 22:10 GMT New speed record set - Luderitz Speed Challenge New speed record set - Luderitz Speed Challenge The Luderitz Speed Challenge is currently underway in Luderitz, Namibia in winds of up to 65kts The Luderitz Speed Challenge is currently underway in Luderitz, Namibia in winds topping 65kts. Overnight the previous mark of 53.27kts has been topped with an unofficial speed measuring gives 53.33 knots average on the 500m course. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 18 Nov 20:46 GMT Portsmouth bids to host Yacht Racing Forum Portsmouth bids to host Yacht Racing Forum Annual event draws a rich pool of speakers from the marine community Portsmouth Harbour Marine and Portsmouth City Council are in discussions with MaxComm Communication with the aim of hosting an international sailing and yacht racing conference in Portsmouth in November 2020. by Susannah Hart Posted 18 Nov 18:29 GMT Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series day 3 Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Series day 3 An early call was made to race outside the harbour For the third weekend of the DMYC Frostbites series an early call was made that the fleet would race outside the harbour. The move was warmly welcomed by competitors as the wind inside the harbour was quite fragmented. by Frank Miller Posted 18 Nov 17:43 GMT NEW 60mm Tii block from Allen NEW 60mm Tii block from Allen Addition to the popular performance range of Tii blocks The popular performance range of Tii blocks from Allen has just gained a new addition, the long awaited 60mm version. by Ben Harden Posted 18 Nov 16:00 GMT China Cup International Regatta review China Cup International Regatta review A regatta to bring together four corners of the world For sailors from Europe, North America and Australasia, the China Cup International Regatta arrives at the perfect time in the year. by Andy Rice, SailingIntelligence.com Posted 18 Nov 14:53 GMT A nail-biting finish for Pip Hare A nail-biting finish for Pip Hare Only 10 minutes ahead of Alexia Barrier in the Transat Jacques Vabre Pip Hare and her team-mate Ysbrand Endt have completed the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV), finishing just minutes ahead of their closest rival. Pip's boat Superbigou crossed the finish line at 17:26 UTC on 14th November. by David Pugh Posted 18 Nov 13:04 GMT Last Chance to Save £249 on Beach Clubs Last Chance to Save £249 on Beach Clubs Zero room supplements - ends 1st December This is your last chance to save £100pp plus £49pp as we have zero'd our room supplements. This saving is £249pp if you book a holiday any week in June! Remember: Two weeks, get double the discount, so you save £498pp! by Ocean Elements Posted 18 Nov 12:00 GMT Ballyholme YC Junior Icebreaker Series Week 4 Ballyholme YC Junior Icebreaker Series Week 4 Daniel Palmer seems a little predictable A brisk northerly breeze met the Topper sailors on Saturday afternoon for a cold days sailing in what was otherwise perfect sailing weather. by David Nelson Posted 18 Nov 11:07 GMT RYA collaborates with Chinese Yachting Association RYA collaborates with Chinese Yachting Association Memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase the availability training Committed to making sailing in China more mainstream and accessible to the wider population, the two national governing bodies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase the availability of RYA training. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 18 Nov 10:00 GMT Illusion Team Racing Championships at Bembridge Illusion Team Racing Championships at Bembridge Locals Jo and Mark Downer only just hold off the visiting competition Sunday afternoon saw the closest team racing final for many years with Jo & Mark Downer beating Julia & Graham Bailey by inches in the fifth and final race. by Mike Samuelson Posted 18 Nov 08:58 GMT 44Cup Palma overall 44Cup Palma overall Incredible come from far behind victory decides 2019 44Cup It was supposed to be a heavyweight bout between Chris Bake's Team Aqua and Vladimir Prosikhin's Team Nika. These two, among the oldest, most successful teams in the high performance one design monohull class, started the 44Cup Palma by Jessica Gray Posted 18 Nov 07:51 GMT 32 North Americans at Miami 32 North Americans at Miami Convexity adds the title to his roster of accolades After two days each of six races held on Miami's Biscayne Bay, Don Wilson's Convexity added the M32 North American Championship to his roster of accolades alongside the M32 World Championship he won in September in Riva del Garda, Italy. by M32 Class Posted 18 Nov 04:49 GMT A textbook coastal race A textbook coastal race "The shortest distance between two points is a straight line." Friday was as miserable as it comes: clagged in and grey, with occasional rain and occasionally lots of rain. Saturday morning produced hot blue sunshine but omitted to bring any breeze. by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia Posted 18 Nov 00:31 GMT Brest Atlantiques Day 13 Brest Atlantiques Day 13 Gough Island next Maxi Edmond de Rothschild slowed down marginally overnight Saturday and has regained speed on Sunday further increasing their lead on the trimaran MACIF, Sodebo Ultim 3 and Actual Leader. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 17 Nov 23:11 GMT The bookies may, or may not be happy The bookies may, or may not be happy Mark Richards had a very short message: We are 100% there Mark Richards had a very short message for everyone. “It was very cool to watch our crew nurse the boat into port. We now have all the right resources working on the repairs. We are 100% there for the race.” by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 17 Nov 21:00 GMT Clipper Race embarks on Southern Ocean Leg Clipper Race embarks on Southern Ocean Leg The Southern Ocean stage of Clipper 2019-20 Race started in Cape Town today The highly-anticipated 4,750 nautical mile Southern Ocean stage of Clipper 2019-20 Race started in Cape Town today as the only global sailing race for non-professionals passes its quarter-way mark. by Grace Kitching Posted 17 Nov 20:40 GMT 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 9 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 9 Coping with being totally cut off and alone for long periods of time at sea We can all agree that sailing around the world is no easy feat and that to sail around the world single handedly takes a special kind of person. by Chris Jones Posted 17 Nov 18:27 GMT RORC Season's Points Championship winners RORC Season's Points Championship winners Wizard and Black Sheep star at the RORC Oscars More than 5,000 sailors from around the world, racing in a dazzling variety of 570 yachts, took part in the 2019 RORC Season's Points Championship. by Louay Habib Posted 17 Nov 18:15 GMT
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