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America's Cup: Butterworth picks Kiwis to win America's Cup: Butterworth picks Kiwis to win Four times America's Cup winner gets grilled on the current stand-off in the America's Cup America's Cup winner, Brad Butterworth, appeared on The AM Show on Friday morning and in this 12 minute video was grilled on the current stand-off in the America's Cup. Formerly a tactician for TNZ and Alinghi, he now calls the shots ashore for COR36. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 30 Oct 12:51 GMT Wrecker pursuit at North Devon Wrecker pursuit at North Devon Round 1 of Sailing Southwest Winter Series Sunday 25th October had a variable wet and breezy forecast and so it turned out. With 38 entries to the Sailing Southwest Winter Series round 1 all were getting ready for a wet one. by Jon Miles Posted 30 Oct 21:31 GMT Sailing Autopilot Components Sailing Autopilot Components Understanding the necessary aspects of a good system For most cruising and offshore race sailboats, the autopilot is a critical piece of equipment. However, the difference between a "good" and a "not so good" sailing autopilot can be dramatic! by Phil Anniss Posted 30 Oct 17:00 GMT 30 metre / 98.4 ft wave recorded off Ireland 30 metre / 98.4 ft wave recorded off Ireland Generated by the tail end of Hurricane Epsilon A monster wave measuring 30 Mtr - 98.4 Ft was recorded at 03:00 today by the Marine Institute M6 buoy located 200nm West of Ireland. by Niall Duffy Posted 30 Oct 11:03 GMT B&G partner with Thomas Ruyant and LinkedOut B&G partner with Thomas Ruyant and LinkedOut Some of the latest marine electronics onboard for the Vendée Globe 2020-21 B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, are pleased to announce their partnership with Thomas Ruyant who will be racing the LinkedOut boat in the Vendée Globe 2020-21. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 30 Oct 11:00 GMT Splice Up Your Life with Rooster! Splice Up Your Life with Rooster! With the Splicing Tool Kit - Combo Deal With the Splicing Tool Kit - Combo Deal. This little bag will hold all the tools you will ever need for bimbling ropes on small boats. by Rooster Posted 30 Oct 09:00 GMT Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Charlie Dalin Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Charlie Dalin Second in the Vendee Arctic Les Sables d'Olonne and winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre With his Verdier designed new generation Apivia Charlie Dalin was second in the Vendee Arctic Les Sables d'Olonne and won the Transat Jacques Vabre with Yann Elies. His programme is managed by Vendee Globe winner Francois Gabart's Mer Concept. by Vendee Globe Posted 30 Oct 08:52 GMT Cape Horners launch solo circumnavigators register Cape Horners launch solo circumnavigators register Those who have completed solo circumnavigations via the Three Great Capes The IACH has taken on the mantle of maintaining an official register of those who have completed solo circumnavigations via the Three Great Capes - Good Hope, Leeuwin and the Horn. by Archie Fairley Posted 30 Oct 05:49 GMT GP14 Victor Trophy at Welsh Harp GP14 Victor Trophy at Welsh Harp 16 crews battle it out in testing conditions, gusting 25 knots The Victor Trophy was contested by sixteen crews in testing conditions culminating in 25 knot gusts, and short sharp showers. Four races were closely fought back to back save for a short break for on-the-water snacks. by Gareth Wilson & Maurice Futerman Posted 30 Oct 05:40 GMT Entries on the rise for Superyacht Regatta 2021 Entries on the rise for Superyacht Regatta 2021 The Mastercard Superyacht Regatta will take place between 23rd - 27th February 2021 Further entries have been received for the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta 2021 hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland. The RNZYS is pleased to confirm they now have ten confirmed entries for the regatta by Andrew Delves Posted 30 Oct 05:30 GMT 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 4 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 4 Williams, Canfield eye championship If today's late-afternoon form holds through to tomorrow morning, Ian Williams's Team GAC Pindar will square off against Taylor Canfield's Team Stars+Stripes for the championships of the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship. by Sean McNeill Posted 30 Oct 05:18 GMT 2020 Star Europeans at Lake Garda day 1 2020 Star Europeans at Lake Garda day 1 First day and first leaders at the first and only Continental Championship for the year The first and only Continental Star Class Championship for the year started today in Riva del Garda, Italy, with two very nice light wind races for the 18 boats attending the 2020 Europeans. by Rachele Vitello Posted 29 Oct 21:20 GMT World Sailing Trust launch 'Race for Change' World Sailing Trust launch 'Race for Change' World Sailing Trust Challenge 'Race for Change' World Sailing, the World Sailing Trust and Virtual Regatta are excited to announce the launch of the World Sailing Trust Challenge 'Race for Change' within the forthcoming Vendée Globe eSailing race. by World Sailing Posted 29 Oct 20:22 GMT The Ocean Race uses cutting edge science equipment The Ocean Race uses cutting edge science equipment High quality oceanographic data is relayed ashore in real-time to improve models and predictions The Ocean Race, the world's toughest, fully-crewed around the world sailing race, has enthralled and inspired a global audience since 1973. by The Ocean Race Posted 29 Oct 16:31 GMT Making your bars and catering safe & successful Making your bars and catering safe & successful RYA RDO Rob Howlett talks to Dave Kelly from Whitefriars Sailing Club RYA RDO Rob Howlett talks to Dave Kelly from Whitefriars Sailing Club. Dave has experience working for Hilton, in New York as a chef and for CPMG as a consultant. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 29 Oct 16:00 GMT SailGP forms partnership with Marlow SailGP forms partnership with Marlow Global league to use Marlow's eco-conscious rope range through 2022 Producer of the most environmentally responsible ropes on the market, Marlow will serve as Official Rope Supplier to the global league and will feature onboard SailGP's innovative race boats through 2022. by Marlow Ropes & SailGP Posted 29 Oct 15:23 GMT Vendée Globe Race Village closed from Friday Vendée Globe Race Village closed from Friday Race Start still on course for November 8th with no public allowed Following the national lockdown measures announced by the President of the French Republic last night as part of the fight against Covid-19, the Vendée Globe Race Village will be closed to the public from Friday October 30th. by Vendée Globe Posted 29 Oct 15:16 GMT America's Cup Rialto: The Week in Review America's Cup Rialto: The Week in Review Images and video from the past six days as all three challengers sail in Auckland. All three Challengers are sailing their race boats in Auckland. New Zealand celebrated Labour Day on Monday, and unusually was blessed with summer weather for the three day break. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted 29 Oct 13:03 GMT Icom Standalone MA-510TR Class B AIS Transponder Icom Standalone MA-510TR Class B AIS Transponder Compact, waterproof and with Colour TFT Display The MA-510TR is a new compact, waterproof Class B AIS transponder which will actively notify other vessels of your position as well as displaying real time vessel traffic information. by Ian Lockyer Posted 29 Oct 12:00 GMT Racing Rules Explainer Episode 4 Racing Rules Explainer Episode 4 Leeward Mark Rounding Episode 4 of the Racing Rules Explainer series shows you how to use the Racing Rules of Sailing to improve your leeward mark rounding skills. Mary Rook from the British Keelboat Academy gives us some top tips. by James Eaves, RYA Posted 29 Oct 11:00 GMT Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century Top 20 disclosed, as selected by the international jury No less than 131 professional photographers submitted a picture for the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century award. The Top 80 pictures selected by the international jury are published on the event website since two weeks. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 29 Oct 10:38 GMT Hampton Merlin Rocket Open Hampton Merlin Rocket Open Thunderous storms fill the river overnight Thunderous storms had filled the river overnight, but the morning rain cleared just in time for the sailors of the 14 boats to venture out into the strong stream. Our race officer started the race in good time as the wind started to fill in. by Livvy Bell Posted 29 Oct 10:04 GMT Update from Burghfield Sailing Club Update from Burghfield Sailing Club Autumn Falling Leaves Pursuit draws 88 boats As the Summer moves into Autumn, Burghfield Sailing Club continues to be very busy. The Autumn Falling Leaves Pursuit Race is proving a very popular draw and five races into the series a total of 88 boats have competed so far. by Steve Middleton Posted 29 Oct 07:28 GMT Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Armel Tripon Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Armel Tripon "The big unknown is how the boat will hold up long term" The skipper of L'Occitane en Provence seems relatively relaxed and ready to go on what will be his first Vendée Globe. He is taking advantage of every moment of this pre-start period, though he and his team are being super careful on the pontoon by Vendee Globe Posted 29 Oct 06:46 GMT Contender Inlands at Oxford Contender Inlands at Oxford The Oxford Team went to great lengths to enable the event The 2020 Contender Inlands Championship was hosted by Oxford Sailing Club over the weekend of the 24th/25th October 2020. The Contenders shared the weekend with the RS700 Class, both classes having their own class starts. by Ed Presley Posted 29 Oct 06:14 GMT INEOS TEAM UK push to the leading edge of design INEOS TEAM UK push to the leading edge of design With Mercedes F1 Applied Science The 36th America's Cup is just around the corner and INEOS TEAM UK have recently launched their AC75 race boat 'BRITANNIA' in the host city of Auckland, with the design raising plenty of talking points on the dock and online. by Nick Heemskerk Posted 29 Oct 05:41 GMT 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 3 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 3 Quarterfinals on tap in Bermuda A pair of Scandinavian crews, Jeppe Borch's Borch Racing Team from Denmark and Johnie Berntsson's Berntsson Racing Team from Sweden, advanced to the Quarterfinal Round of the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship by Sean McNeill Posted 29 Oct 04:43 GMT Cowes Etchells Fleet Ice Bucket Regatta Cowes Etchells Fleet Ice Bucket Regatta Weather forecast and travel restrictions take their toll Weather forecast and travel restrictions took a toll on the weekend's racing with Saturday's racing cancelled, and with just 6 of the original 12 hopefuls making it to the start line on Sunday. by Rob Goddard Posted 28 Oct 16:26 GMT A conversation about Gill's offcut-edtion OS2 coat A conversation about Gill's offcut-edtion OS2 coat David Schmidt checks in with Rachel Pratt, Gill UK's marketing manager I checked in with Rachel Pratt, Gill UK's marketing manager, via email, to learn more about the company's environmentally responsible offcut-edition OS2 jacket. by David Schmidt Posted 28 Oct 15:00 GMT Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Kevin Escoffier Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Kevin Escoffier "Pushing on to go fast and enjoying it will make the time pass faster" Kevin Escoffier carries the emblematic colours of PRB. He may be a newcomet to solo racing but he has won the Volvo Ocean Race on Dongfeng and won the Trophee Jules Verne. by Vendee Globe Posted 28 Oct 14:49 GMT Introducing the new B&G V100 & V100-B VHF Introducing the new B&G V100 & V100-B VHF The complete modular VHF solution, designed for sailing B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is excited to announce the launch of its premium multi-station black box marine radio systems - the V100 VHF series. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 28 Oct 08:00 GMT Merlin De May & Thames Series at Hampton Merlin De May & Thames Series at Hampton Three back-to-back races in a building breeze A heavy wind was forecast for the Hampton De May & Thames Series Merlin Event. The duty officer made the decision to run 3 back-to-back races as the wind was set to build throughout the day. by Livvy Bell Posted 28 Oct 05:56 GMT 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 2 70th Bermuda Gold Cup day 2 Fireworks continue in Bermuda with six crews through to the quarterfinal round If the conditions on Day 1 of the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship were spectacular, today they were nearly perfect. by Sean McNeill Posted 28 Oct 05:30 GMT The Ingrid Abery Sailing Calendar 2021 The Ingrid Abery Sailing Calendar 2021 25 hand-picked artistic, dramatic, modern and classic regatta images The Ingrid Abery Sailing Calendar 2021 is now available! Recently awarded a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society, photographer Ingrid has hand-picked twenty five artistic, dramatic, modern and classic regatta images. by Ingrid Abery Posted 27 Oct 18:30 GMT Papercourt Solo Open Papercourt Solo Open The sun comes out after some very soggy rigging The Papercourt Solo Open 2020 started with a downpour making for soggy rigging. However, once briefed and launched the sun came out and the breeze clicked in from the South West. by Fraser Hayden Posted 27 Oct 17:19 GMT Natasha Lambert set for Atlantic Challenge Natasha Lambert set for Atlantic Challenge Natasha who has Quadriplegic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy is no stranger to challenges We have just one week to go before Natasha flies to Gran Canaria with her family and crew to begin her biggest challenge to date. That is to cross the Atlantic using the Sip Puff technology to control her boat. by Tony Reeve Posted 27 Oct 15:28 GMT 2020 America's Cup HoF induction set for Thursday 2020 America's Cup HoF induction set for Thursday Virtual America's Cup Hall of Fame Induction on Thursday via Zoom buy tickets here The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame advises that 2020 America's Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held via Zoom videoconference this Thursday October 29th by Herreshoff Marine Museum Posted 27 Oct 12:47 GMT Rooster RS700 Inlands at Oxford Rooster RS700 Inlands at Oxford No two ways about it, the forecast was accurate and strong No two ways about it, the forecast was accurate and strong. A typically Autumnal blast, plenty of rain and leaves flying everywhere. A spectacular drive to Oxford Sailing club for the RS700 Rooster Inlands on 24th and 25th October. by Ben Cooper Posted 27 Oct 12:31 GMT Offshore Doubles hits 1000 members Offshore Doubles hits 1000 members 1,035 members from 56 countries within its first 2 weeks of existence OffshoreDoubles.org announced today that it has 1,035 members from 56 countries within its first 2 weeks of existence. Thirteen percent of these members are women and all six continents are well represented. by Larry Rosenfeld Posted 27 Oct 11:59 GMT C-MAP announces launch of new website C-MAP announces launch of new website Catered to recreational boaters and optimized for mobile devices C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. by Dulcie Allen, Navico Posted 27 Oct 11:38 GMT
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