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Savouring being back out on the water Savouring being back out on the water But missing the karate sailing It seems I struck a chord when we published 'The great grass-roots revival?' a fortnight ago. Since then lockdown restrictions have been gradually eased in both Australia and England: we're allowed to go sailing! by Mark Jardine Posted 25 May 10:00 PDT Happy Hour with Stretch & Stirfry - Abby Ehler Happy Hour with Stretch & Stirfry - Abby Ehler The boys chat with the three time Volvo Ocean Race veteran This week we talk to Abby Ehler. Three time Volvo Ocean Race veteran, a truly respected race boat captain and the driving force behind The Magenta Project, a fabulous initiative that develops opportunities for women in performance sailing. by Stretch & Stir Fry Posted 25 May 00:00 PDT Adventures Weekly with John Bertrand AO Adventures Weekly with John Bertrand AO Chatting about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper What an amazing show with John Bertrand AO to chat about the legendary Australia II win in his role as skipper, the Olympics both in 1972 and then 1976 where he won bronze, his mentors, his teammates, his youth and the psychology of winning. by Nic Douglass Posted 24 May 11:17 PDT RORC Time Over Distance - Sam Davies RORC Time Over Distance - Sam Davies Skipper of Team SCA in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Sam Davies' first big adventure was as part of Tracy Edwards crew for the 1998 Jules Verne Record attempt. Ahead of the record, the catamaran Royal Sun Alliance was dismasted in the Southern Ocean. by RORC Posted 24 May 06:26 PDT Planet Sail - Brest Atlantiques: The Full Story Planet Sail - Brest Atlantiques: The Full Story Four 100ft trimarans sailed by just two crew each around a 14,000mile figure of eight course Four 100ft trimarans sailed by just two crew each around a 14,000mile figure of eight course in the North and South Atlantic Oceans. Each boat regularly cruised at over 30 knots and hit top speeds well in excess of 40 knots. by Matt Sheahan Posted 24 May 05:45 PDT 13th annual Dark'n'Stormy recap 13th annual Dark'n'Stormy recap A wild ride, with nautical trivia It was a wild ride, with nautical trivia, human bingo, fantastic raffle prizes, and a tutorial from an 8th-generation Gosling rum runner. by Hudson River Community Sailing Posted 24 May 05:11 PDT The Rooster Passage Collection The Rooster Passage Collection Shake up your perception for your next coastal/offshore kit Shake up your perception for your next coastal/offshore kit and try something from Rooster. Every feature carefully constructed tested and re-examined. Made from 3-layer material with durable fully taped seams for maximum water and spray protection. by Rooster Posted 24 May 04:00 PDT 2020 GKA Event Calendar 2020 GKA Event Calendar Returning to the water safely and with mindfulness The coronavirus pandemic has made travel arrangements and sporting events uncertain ground so far in 2020 but we'd like to congratulate kitesufers worldwide for their handling of the situation. by Kate Chandler Posted 23 May 22:36 PDT Captain Islands Challenge on Long Island Sound Captain Islands Challenge on Long Island Sound Offering the opportunity to sail with a purpose Over the years, racing on Long Island Sound has been very popular in western Connecticut. The competition is typically casual, particularly mid-week evening racing. by J/Boats Posted 23 May 13:14 PDT Transpac Tahiti Race on Virtual Regatta Transpac Tahiti Race on Virtual Regatta The dream of sailing to the South Seas will have to wait After having attracted a near-record turnout for the 2020 edition of the Transpacific YC's Transpac Tahiti Race, organizers had to finally succomb to pandemic restrictions and postpone this year's race to the future. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 23 May 11:24 PDT The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 Official Film The Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 Official Film The race starts from the first time in Alicante with 37,000 miles of hard-fought racing The 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race was won by Torben Grael and Ericsson 4 after 37,000 miles of hard-fought racing. Starting for the first time in Alicante, the new home of the race and finishing in Saint Petersburg, Russia. by The Ocean Race Posted 23 May 08:42 PDT IM24CA postpones the Championship schedule IM24CA postpones the Championship schedule The schedule for 2021 will move to 2022 and so on The World Council of the International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA), which consists of the National Class Association chairs and the IM24CA Executive Committee, voted to move the schedule of the title championship events out one year. by IM24CA Posted 23 May 06:09 PDT LIVE Navigation and Expedition Workshop LIVE Navigation and Expedition Workshop Tomorrow at 1pm ET on Saturday Join us tomorrow at 1pm ET for a live workshop with Suzy Leech how to set up Expedition, the industry standard software for navigation. by Oakcliff Sailing Posted 23 May 06:00 PDT Good Fun Sailing Challenge Good Fun Sailing Challenge No racing? No problem The 2020 Annapolis sailing season has started unlike any other, and despite the recent easing of Maryland's recreational boating restrictions to limit the COVID-19 spread, there are still limitations on organized racing. by J/Boats Posted 23 May 05:48 PDT America's Cup: Challenger entry plan outlined America's Cup: Challenger entry plan outlined NZ's Director-General of Health outlines a likely entry protocol for America' Cup teams NZ's Director-General of Health has outlined a likely protocol that could be used for athletes wishing to enter New Zealand - bridging the moat around Fortress New Zealand for America's Cup Challengers. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted 22 May 20:15 PDT Melges IC37 Class Webinar Event 2 Melges IC37 Class Webinar Event 2 Virtual session will cover takedowns, leeward mark roundings, and tactics This complimentary live event will be moderated by Fisher and feature special guests, Charlie Smythe, David Dempsey, and Max Hutcheson from the Winter Series Champion, Pacific Yankee. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 22 May 13:08 PDT Sail-World NZ news : May 19 - The Week that Was Sail-World NZ news : May 19 - The Week that Was Sail-World NZ - May 19: NZL32's win...AC75's reach skywards...Saffier Yachts in NZ Read the Sail-World NZ latest newsletter and editorial for May 19: covering NZL32's win...why AC75's reach skywards...Saffier Yachts arrive in NZ and the top 50 stories of the past 10 days by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 22 May 06:31 PDT smarttune Delivering Results smarttune Delivering Results Make your sails set the way your sail designer intended This is your season, your boat has the latest technology, new sails, and you have selected your crew. It's time to set the boat up and train to win. by Lou Johnson Posted 22 May 06:00 PDT B&G to partner with Team Malizia's Boris Herrmann B&G to partner with Team Malizia's Boris Herrmann Collaborating to promote innovation and sustainability around the world B&G, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, are pleased to announce their partnership with Team Malizia and Boris Herrmann. by Gemma Davies Posted 22 May 00:30 PDT Steinlager 2's Whitbread win recalled 30 years on Steinlager 2's Whitbread win recalled 30 years on On May 22, 1990, Peter Blake and the crew of Steinlager 2 won their sixth leg trophy in the WRTWR On May 22, 1990, Peter Blake and the crew of Steinlager 2 crossed the finish line of the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race, to win the sixth leg from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton. Here's some memories of the day. by Various authors, compiled by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 21 May 19:49 PDT COVID-19 forces cancellation of ORC/IRC Worlds COVID-19 forces cancellation of ORC/IRC Worlds The impact of the coronavirus has been felt throughout the sporting world Despite a strong entry list from the United States and abroad, and the exhaustive efforts of the New York Yacht Club along with the governing bodies for the ORC and IRC rating rules, the decision has been made to cancel the 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship by ORC Media Posted 21 May 17:30 PDT Andy Burdick on Melges' 75th anniversary Andy Burdick on Melges' 75th anniversary Andy Burdick on Melges Performance Sailboats' 75th anniversary I checked in with Andy Burdick, president of Melges Performance Sailboats, via email, to learn more the company's proud boatbuilding history. by David Schmidt Posted 21 May 08:00 PDT BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women's Sailing Award BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women's Sailing Award Margaret Pommert has been called 'a force of nature' for her enthusiasm and effectiveness Margaret Pommert of Seattle, Washington, has been named recipient of the 2020 BoatUS/National Women's Sailing Association (NWSA) Leadership in Women's Sailing Award. by Scott Croft Posted 21 May 07:01 PDT Handicapping the Bayview Mackinac Race Handicapping the Bayview Mackinac Race Standardized data, more competitive racing The Bayview Mackinac Race is an institution in the region, ranking as a pilgrimage for racing sailors, many of whom are proud members of the Old Goats Society, a distinction reserved for sailors who have completed the race 25 times or more. by John Burnham Posted 21 May 06:51 PDT A sure-footed grip with Zhik's low-cut boots A sure-footed grip with Zhik's low-cut boots Essential for safety as we get back to boating and watersports Zhik's lightweight Low Cut Ankle Boots are designed for when you need high agility, great grip and a responsive feel through your feet on board your dinghy or paddleboard. by Liz Rushall Posted 21 May 04:00 PDT America's Cup: Challengers vent over Kiwi ban America's Cup: Challengers vent over Kiwi ban America's Cup Challengers' frustration boils over with Kiwi Govt closed border stance The America's Cup Challenger's frustration with being unable to get answers on their entry process into New Zealand in July/August, boiled over today in the lead item in the mainstream sports news. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 21 May 03:31 PDT 2020 J/70 North American Championship cancelled 2020 J/70 North American Championship cancelled The event was scheduled for September 20-27 in Ontario, Canada The IJ70CA and the Port Credit YC in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada have determined, because of the varying levels of infection and disruption across the world, that the 2020 J/70 North American Championship scheduled for September 20-27 is cancelled. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 20 May 22:21 PDT World Sailing cancels the 2020 Offshore Worlds World Sailing cancels the 2020 Offshore Worlds Due to be held alongside October's Rolex Middle Sea Race World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Offshore World Championship, due to be held alongside October's Rolex Middle Sea Race in Valletta, Malta, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. by World Sailing Posted 20 May 22:02 PDT America's Cup: Omega appointed Official Timekeeper America's Cup: Omega appointed Official Timekeeper Omega has been appointed Official Timekeeper for the 36th America's Cup regattas As the 36th edition of the “Auld Mug” approaches, the Swiss watchmaker Omega has been appointed Official Timekeeper for the 36th America's Cup regattas. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 20 May 20:57 PDT Paddles to Pedestals Paddles to Pedestals U.S. Olympic kayaker-turned-grinder Tim Hornsby He's the one they call "Paddles". The nickname was all but inevitable for U.S. Olympic kayaker-turned-grinder Tim Hornsby (Atlanta, Ga.) by American Magic Posted 20 May 18:17 PDT America's Cup: AC75's have similar spin-outs America's Cup: AC75's have similar spin-outs Video shows Luna Rossa exhibited similar moves to ETNZ's Te Aihe in her Dec 19 capsize Video published on leading Italian sailing website Farevela shows that Luna Rossa exhibited many of the same moves as Emirates Team New Zealand's Te Aihe, in the kiwi AC75's capsize late last year. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 May 15:32 PDT The history of the Moth Class live webinar The history of the Moth Class live webinar A very special webinar with a panel of Moth key players North Sails Moth Class Expert Rob Greenhalgh, will moderate a very special Moth webinar with a panel of Moth sailors who have been key players in the evolution of this class. Note the rescheduled date! by North Sails Posted 20 May 14:00 PDT Melges 15 dinghy launched Melges 15 dinghy launched New double-hander prioritizes stability, comfort, ease of use, and performance Melges Performance Sailboats is proud to announce the latest addition to its lineup, the Melges 15. Designed by Reichel/Pugh and built by Melges, the new double-handed boat prioritizes stability, comfort, ease of use, and performance. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 20 May 09:00 PDT One week to The Ocean Race Summits 2 One week to The Ocean Race Summits 2 Speakers, leaders, and experts will share solutions and winning strategies The second in the current series of The Ocean Race Summits will stream online live from The Hague and feature top experts and leaders from across a wide range of fields coming together to share solutions to accelerate the restoration of ocean health. by The Ocean Race Posted 20 May 08:26 PDT In conversation with Grapefruit's Andy Yeomans In conversation with Grapefruit's Andy Yeomans From large-scale events to social distance signage for your club or business The Covid-19 crisis has caused the cancellation of all large events, wiping out the core of Grapefruit's business, but Andy soon had the team at work producing the social distancing signage and equipment. by Mark Jardine Posted 20 May 05:35 PDT America's Cup teams edgy over Visa silence from NZ America's Cup teams edgy over Visa silence from NZ INEOS Team UK CEO, Grant Simmer says the NZ Government have been "quite silent" entry visas for NZ INEOS Team UK CEO, Grant Simmer says the New Zealand Government have been "quite silent" on whether they will facilitate the entry of America's Cup teams into New Zealand. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 May 02:29 PDT 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week cancelled 52 Super Series Valencia Sailing Week cancelled Puerto Portals to host the Rolex TP52 Worlds in September The circuit organisers have put plans in place to run the prestigious Rolex TP52 World Championship at the ever-popular Mallorcan venue of Puerto Portals. by 52 Super Series Posted 20 May 02:02 PDT Paul Westlake on North Sails' TP52 R&D work Paul Westlake on North Sails' TP52 R&D work David Schmidt checks out the development work in the TP52 class David Schmidt checked in with Paul “Flipper” Westlake, North Sails' executive vice president, via email, to learn more about North Sails' sail development work for the TP52 class. by David Schmidt Posted 19 May 08:00 PDT Maximize the life cycle of your sails Maximize the life cycle of your sails Sign up to the live North Sails webinar today One Design guru Austin Powers, joined by Service Manager from Annapolis, MD, Ridgely Mackenzie, and Service Expert in Charleston, SC, Ervin Grove invites you to a live, interactive webinar talking all things sail care. by North Sails Posted 19 May 04:01 PDT GC32 Racing Tour makes the most of 2020 GC32 Racing Tour makes the most of 2020 A fresh plan for the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour During a recent multi-nation video conference between the Tour's organisers and ten of the foiling catamaran teams, a fresh plan for the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour was agreed upon. by GC32 Racing Tour Media Posted 18 May 12:11 PDT
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