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Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Wipe the slate clean and start over? This evening, all the competitors in the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne have rounded the virtual IOC-UNESCO mark, Clément Giraud (Vers un monde sans Sida) bringing up the rear more than a day behind the leaders. by Julia Huvé Posted 10 Jul 21:42 BST Melges 32 World League in Malcesine day 2 Melges 32 World League in Malcesine day 2 Photo finishes and continuous changes in the ranking It has been another day of tight racing in Malcesine for the Melges 32 fleet: between match-race-style duels, photo finishes and continuous changes in the ranking, today has been an exciting day of sailing. by Melges World League Posted 10 Jul 21:37 BST Safety Boat Solo Crewing Top Tips Safety Boat Solo Crewing Top Tips Ben Hodgson, Regional Development Officer for the Midlands, gives us some tips Following on from the recent Club Development Forums, a lot of clubs have been asking about the use of single crewed safety boats. by Tom Chamberlain Posted 10 Jul 12:31 BST Gladwell's Line: We've seen this Cup movie before Gladwell's Line: We've seen this Cup movie before Long history of the Government of the day and the America's Cup team having their 'moments' Quite what is behind all the current commentary and the audit is a little hard to fathom. But there is a long history of the Government of the day and the America's Cup team having at least one stand-off during an America's Cup cycle. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 10 Jul 12:14 BST ClassGlobe 5.80 Mini in 23 countries! ClassGlobe 5.80 Mini in 23 countries! Huge global interest in "build it yourself" Mini Ocean Racer The Class Globe 5.80 One Design Ocean Racing yacht is creating waves with sailors around the world. Less than four months after it's official launch, over 80 sailors are setting up to build in 23 countries. by Don McIntyre Posted 10 Jul 12:07 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Herrmann holding a narrow lead over Beyou as the leaders head south Approaching the end of the sixth day at sea in the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race, it is all change at the top of the leaderboard with the German skipper Boris Herrmann now holding the initiative. by Julia Huvé Posted 10 Jul 11:41 BST Hansa Class UK Art Competition Hansa Class UK Art Competition The class encouraging creativity and positivity during lockdown Our competitive circuit usually starts in April, but so far this year we have been unable to enjoy any of the Hansa sailing events. We tried to come up with innovative ideas to engage our sailors during the lockdown by David Durston Posted 10 Jul 11:27 BST Entries now open for Virtual 24 Hour eRace Entries now open for Virtual 24 Hour eRace West Lancashire Yacht Club's eSailing alternative to be held on 19-20 September Today West Lancashire Yacht Club opened entries to their unique eSailing endurance event, WLYC 24 Hour eRace. This virtual event temporarily takes the place of the on-the-water WLYC 24hr Hour Race which has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. by Mike Pickering Posted 10 Jul 09:00 BST Melges 32 World League in Malcesine day 1 Melges 32 World League in Malcesine day 1 Three races on the first day of racing on Lake Garda On the second weekend of sailing in Italy, it is time for the protagonists of the Melges 32 Class to be back to racing. The fleet will be involved, starting from today and until Saturday, in the first act of the 2020 Melges World League in Malcesine. by Melges World League Posted 10 Jul 08:06 BST Australian Sailing Team at Coffs Harbour (video) Australian Sailing Team at Coffs Harbour (video) Joining the whales at Coffs Harbour recently has been the Australian Sailing Team. Joining the whales at Coffs Harbour recently has been the Australian Sailing Team. We went there when the Men's Laser, 470 and Finn squads were training vigorously, and applying that strong work ethic they are so well known for. by John Curnow Posted 10 Jul 00:52 BST Finishing first is in the detail Finishing first is in the detail When it comes to the foiling 69F with speeds of over 33 knots When you can foil in 7 knots true wind you know you are in for the ride of your life. Six identical boats, 6.9m in length, three crew and with speeds of over 33 knots: it's going to be fast. by Lou Johnson Posted 9 Jul 16:00 BST INEOS Team UK's Lead Systems Engineer Andy McLean INEOS Team UK's Lead Systems Engineer Andy McLean Andrew 'Animal' McLean is both a highly experienced inshore and offshore racer Andrew 'Animal' McLean is both a highly experienced inshore and offshore racer as well as a qualified mechanical engineer. He has a vast amount of experience, having competed for four America's Cups and in two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR). by INEOS TEAM UK Posted 9 Jul 14:42 BST RORC Ushant Race cancelled RORC Ushant Race cancelled A long day race will be organised in the English Channel using laid and virtual marks After a long discussion by the RORC Race Management team, senior members of the RORC Committee, and with advice from medical experts, it has been decided that any overnight race that the Club would run would not adhere to the UK Government guidance. by RORC Posted 9 Jul 14:33 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Ruyant sneaks ahead to be first at the IOC-UNESCO Waypoint Thomas Ruyant regained the lead of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race at exactly the right moment today as he became the first skipper to round the turning mark off the southwest corner of Iceland. by Ed Gorman Posted 9 Jul 12:13 BST Doyle Sails News - July/August 2020 Review Doyle Sails News - July/August 2020 Review Doyle Sails - We're all about sailing, innovation and people Doyle Sails International's new extension to our state of the art Stratis facility in Auckland, New Zealand is now operational. Read about Sea Eagle - an 81m, state of the art three-masted sensation powered by Doyle Sails. by Doyle Sails Posted 9 Jul 11:53 BST Vendée Globe skippers: Yannick Bestaven Vendée Globe skippers: Yannick Bestaven Renowned for pioneering and building hydrogenerators used throughot the IMOCA fleet Winning both legs of the Mini Transat and the race overall was the catalyst for Yannick Bestaven to really underline his potential as a sailor. He is renowned for pioneering and building hydrogenerators used throughot the IMOCA fleet. by Vendee Globe Posted 9 Jul 10:56 BST Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 16 full replay Relive AC34 in San Francisco! Race 16 full replay Five wins in a row for ORACLE TEAM USA Turning into the greatest comeback in sporting history... Eight wins apiece, but Emirates Team New Zealand 8-6 lead on the scoreboard due to the ORACLE TEAM USA 2 race penalty. by 34th America's Cup Posted 9 Jul 06:12 BST National 12 Dinghy Shack Virtual Regatta National 12 Dinghy Shack Virtual Regatta Fourth event of the National Series held online The National 12 fleet were disappointed that the fourth event in the Dinghy Shack National series, scheduled to take place at Royal Harwich, had been cancelled due to the ongoing lockdown restrictions. by Graham Camm Posted 8 Jul 21:27 BST Beware scammers when you are buying a boat Beware scammers when you are buying a boat Four of the simplest guidelines to avoid getting ripped off It is a sad fact that the secondhand boat market is still prone to dodgy-dealing and cunning rip-offs. Some buyers are still falling foul of ruses that are over 30 years old, which can make it seem even more painful. by Magnus Smith Posted 8 Jul 17:03 BST Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award discloses jury Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award discloses jury The photo competition to find the photograph of the century The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image (of the Century) photo competition is pleased to announce the composition of its International Jury 2020. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 8 Jul 15:11 BST Inside Melges: The July Issue Inside Melges: The July Issue Take a look at the newly released Melges 15 hull and sail graphics Check out the newly released hull and sail graphics for the Melges 15 in the latest video! You'll also get a better look at some of the features that make up the Melges 15 including the cockpit layout, spars, and spinnaker system. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 8 Jul 13:49 BST Stokes Bay Sailing Club restarts sailing Stokes Bay Sailing Club restarts sailing A buzz at the bay with eased restictions after lockdown One thing that we all agree can't properly be substituted during lockdown was a quality few hours on the water at the sailing club. by Emma Pearson Posted 8 Jul 13:28 BST Morf Block merges into Morfrac Systems Morf Block merges into Morfrac Systems Upffront.com speaks to the inventor, Nicolas Goldenberg At upffront.com we're big fans of the Morf Block. The lightweight, 3D-printed block started as a DIY kit and has expanded into two ranges: high performance and high load. by Phil Anniss Posted 8 Jul 12:00 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update It's the 'Beyou-Dalin show' at the head of the fleet It's a classic match race at the head of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'OLonne Race this morning as the two Figaro veterans Jérémie Beyou and Charlie Dalin duel for the lead in light airs just under 300 miles from the IOC-UNESCO Waypoint. by Ed Gorman Posted 8 Jul 11:06 BST Introducing a new friction reducing fairlead Introducing a new friction reducing fairlead The A.597 Roller Fairlead from Allen The A.597 roller fairlead, from performance sailing hardware manufacturers Allen, is a cam cleat accessory for mainsheet jammers and is designed to reduce friction and wear from your mainsheet system. by Allen Posted 8 Jul 08:00 BST America's Cup: Arb Panel resolves TV issues America's Cup: Arb Panel resolves TV issues Arb Panel Chairman mediates Host Broadcast issues between Challenger and Defender A Mediation, by the America's Cup Arbitration Panel Chairman, has been successfully concluded between the teams representing Luna Rossa, the team of the Italian Challenger of Record and the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 8 Jul 06:54 BST RYA Northern Ireland releases Step 2 Guidance RYA Northern Ireland releases Step 2 Guidance Allowing some additional considerations for boating activity RYA Northern Ireland has released guidance for boaters after a Sport Northern Ireland update confirmed that Outdoor Activity has moved into Step 2. by Emma Blee Posted 8 Jul 06:18 BST New venues on the 52 Super Series 2021 calendar New venues on the 52 Super Series 2021 calendar Bouncing back for what promises to be an exciting and engaging season Galicia in the wild and stunningly beautiful north of Spain, and chic and elegant Saint Tropez, two very different and contrasting venues, will both feature highly. by 52 Super Series Posted 8 Jul 06:06 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update A turn of the screw Beyou (Charal) has snatched control of the fleet this Tuesday after skirting around the western edge of a low pressure system, which shook up the bulk of the fleet throughout the night. by Julia Huvé Posted 7 Jul 22:32 BST Zhik performance fleece layers for young sailors Zhik performance fleece layers for young sailors Water repellent fabric is wind repellent and breathable too Made from a plush, 4-way stretch Spandex fabic, with a soft thermal fleece inner layer, to provide warmth. The fabric has water repellent outer face, that shields from splashes and spray, is wind repellent and breathable too. by Liz Rushall Posted 7 Jul 18:53 BST Europes at Overy Staithe Europes at Overy Staithe Sailing season kicks off as the pubs open Overy Staithe SC managed to kick off the sailing season with the Europe Open Meeting on 4th July 2020, just as local pubs opened for the first time since March. by Malcolm Morley Posted 7 Jul 18:43 BST TMS Two Minute Tuesdays Episode 15: Selden E40i TMS Two Minute Tuesdays Episode 15: Selden E40i Nick gives a brief rundown of the new electric winch It's time for TMS Two Minute Tuesday and for our 15th episode Nick gives a brief rundown of the NEW Seldén Mast E40i Electric Winch. by Technical Marine Supplies Posted 7 Jul 16:19 BST Ullswater members sail in tribute to Lord Birkett Ullswater members sail in tribute to Lord Birkett A special sail on Saturday honouring the 'Saviour of Ullswater' Members of Ullswater Yacht Club went for a special sail in tribute to Lord Birkett the 'Saviour of Ullswater' on Saturday, July 4. by Sue Giles Posted 7 Jul 15:52 BST America's Cup Rialto: Around the bases and more America's Cup Rialto: Around the bases and more A quick look at the British and US bases under construction, plus a quick chat with Blait Tuke For the past week the America's Cup has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but there's still plenty going on ashore with the British and US bases under construction. Plus a chat with Blair Tuke. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 7 Jul 12:19 BST Marine VHF Radio: Q&A with Icom's Ian Lockyer Marine VHF Radio: Q&A with Icom's Ian Lockyer Including how to get a licence and what to do in an emergency We spoke to Icom Marine's Ian Lockyer to find out a more about Marine VHF Radio including how to get a licence, what to do in an emergency and what the M1 and M2 channels are. by Mark Jardine & Ian Lockyer Posted 7 Jul 12:00 BST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race update Beyou now leads the three-way battle to be first at the IOC-UNESCO Waypoint Approaching the end of their third day at sea, the leaders in the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race are heading northwest in strong-northeasterly winds, about 550 nautical miles southeast of the IOC UNESCO Waypoint. by Ed Gorman Posted 7 Jul 11:43 BST RAYC announces Youth America's Cup squad RAYC announces Youth America's Cup squad RAYC announces eight sailors for Youth America's Cup Squad sailing the AC9F Royal Akarana Yacht Club has announced a squad of eight sailors who will train for the four positions on the racing team in its entry in the 2021 Youth America's Cup. by RAYC/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 7 Jul 10:54 BST Happy Hour with Mateusz Kusznierewicz Happy Hour with Mateusz Kusznierewicz Stretch & Stirfry chat with the Olympic champion and Star Sailors League pioneer Becoming an Olympic Champion at 21yrs old, a brief Polish history lesson, the Star Sailors League and Stirfry's language skills all come under close scrutiny as the lads chat with Mateusz Kusznierewicz. by Stretch & Stir Fry Posted 7 Jul 10:00 BST Are you ready to go Solo? Are you ready to go Solo? With current guidelines the obvious choice is single-handed sailing Guidance currently tells us we are allowed back on the water – if we can do it responsibly and while exercising social distancing. To many that could mean the obvious choice is single-handed Solo sailing. by P&B Posted 7 Jul 08:53 BST West Kirby Sailing Club Season Opener West Kirby Sailing Club Season Opener Grass-roots revival continues with 32 dinghies on the Dee Estuary Upon the Government's relaxation of the Coronavirus restrictions on Super Saturday, West Kirby Sailing Club created a specially formulated programme to welcome back its members both on and off the water, complying with the existing Covid guidelines. by Liz Potter Posted 7 Jul 07:56 BST
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