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Ashley Walker on Lakewood Yacht Club's new RS21s Ashley Walker on Lakewood Yacht Club's new RS21s An interview with Ashley Walker about Lakewood Yacht Club's new RS21 fleet I checked in with Ashley Walker, the 2018 Commodore of the Lakewood Yacht Club, to learn more about the club's recent decision to purchase the first fleet of 12 club-owned RS21 sportboats in the USA. by David Schmidt Posted 23 Oct 08:00 PDT America's Cup: Head to Head on Sailing Illustrated America's Cup: Head to Head on Sailing Illustrated Richard Gladwell appeared on Sailing Illustrated's twice weekly live video show, with host Tom Ehman On Wednesday (NZT), at very late notice, Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell appeared on Sailing Illustrated's twice weekly live video show, with host Tom Ehman. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 23 Oct 17:38 PDT Home Build International Moth Blog 10 Home Build International Moth Blog 10 Before and after! Valkyrie's new higher wings take shape Okay, so she's nowhere near finished yet. However, the progress has been swift and drastic! After the chop and the tears, the first job was to mock the wings up to the new height that I was aiming for so I could measure up the wing sockets. by James Sainsbury Posted 23 Oct 13:33 PDT Thomson predicts record smashing 10-day finish Thomson predicts record smashing 10-day finish Five new generation foiling 60ft IMOCAs in the Transat Jacques Vabre Alex Thomson predicts that the record for the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre, which starts on Sunday, could be broken by an incredible two days or more. The British skipper's second firm prediction was that he would not be the one doing it. by Soazig Guého Posted 23 Oct 13:19 PDT 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 5 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 5 Yachts start to finish in numbers and tales of the race are shared. The strong winds to the west of Sicily have, as predicted, begun to affect the contest for the overall prize. Rambler's near 24-hour tenure at the top was ended by Black Pearl's arrival early this morning. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 23 Oct 10:04 PDT Rolex Middle Sea Race: Wizard 2nd on line honours Rolex Middle Sea Race: Wizard 2nd on line honours Overnight the majority of IRC Division 1 finished the Rolex Middle Sea Race As our attention starts to turn from line honours bringing the overall and IRC winner back into primary focus, it is becoming more clear that the 40th Edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race will be a small boat race. by Nic Douglass Posted 23 Oct 07:17 PDT #SaveTheFinn to create more legends #SaveTheFinn to create more legends Finn class will be making its case once again at the 2019 World Sailing Conference There are a lot of people who firmly believe that the Finn still deserves its place within the Olympics. Some will step forward and say so, while some will hedge their bets, unsure whether to stand out from the crowd. by Robert Deaves Posted 23 Oct 02:33 PDT Building the hull of the new Hugo Boss Building the hull of the new Hugo Boss A fascinating video insight into what goes into design and construction Find out more about the hull of the new HUGO BOSS boat with this fascinating video insight from the very team responsible for its conception and creation. by Alex Thomson Racing Posted 23 Oct 02:24 PDT Hall Spars: Quarterly Newsletter - Recent launches Hall Spars: Quarterly Newsletter - Recent launches Hall Spars: Quarterly Newsletter - Latest Swan 65 & 78.. Regatta roundup and results Hall Spars: Quarterly Newsletter - Latest Swan 65 & 78.. Regatta roundup and results by Hall Spars Marketing Posted 23 Oct 01:21 PDT Vote now for 2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Vote now for 2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Up to the general public to vote for who they think should be crowned Public voting for the 2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award is now open! Three female and five male sailors have been nominated in 2019 and it's now up to the general public to vote for who they think should be crowned. by World Sailing Posted 22 Oct 21:01 PDT Transat Jacques Vabre: What Boris did next Transat Jacques Vabre: What Boris did next Boris Herrmann is gearing up for his next challenge Two months after delivering Greta Thunberg on a zero-emissions trip across the Atlantic on Malizia II, Boris Herrmann is gearing up for his next challenge: the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre. by Soazig Guého Posted 22 Oct 20:49 PDT J/24 Worlds at Miami day 1 J/24 Worlds at Miami day 1 Three way tie after the opening day in Florida Enthusiasm for the J/24 Class was still running high after the opening ceremony and flag parade to open the 41st J/24 World Championship when racing got under way Tuesday in hot and sunny Miami, Florida. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 22 Oct 19:46 PDT Top 80 selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Top 80 selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Discover the best sailing pictures of the year The international jury of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2019 has selected the top 80 yacht racing photographs taken this year throughout the world. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 22 Oct 11:13 PDT Entries open Friday for 2020 ORC/IRC Worlds Entries open Friday for 2020 ORC/IRC Worlds To be held in 'the best months of the year' in Southern New England The conventional wisdom says the sailing season in the Northeastern United States ends with Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September. But the locals will tell you that September and October are the best months of the year. by ORC Media Posted 22 Oct 10:06 PDT 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 Maxi Rambler was first to cross the finish line. As the 40th Rolex Middle Sea Race entered its fourth day, the south-easterly breeze that has filled the western half of the course has started to play a part in determining the outcome of the 606nm offshore classic. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 08:59 PDT TJV conjures past, present & future TJV conjures past, present & future The unique flavours of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre grow stronger The unique flavours of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre grow stronger with every day of the countdown to the start of the 14th edition in six days on Sunday, October 27 at 13:15 (French time). by Soazig Guého Posted 22 Oct 08:08 PDT The Middle Sea Race, TJV, Intl. Masters Regatta The Middle Sea Race, TJV, Intl. Masters Regatta Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt Looking beyond the waters of Puget Sound reveals a much sunnier picture of sailing, especially if one focuses their attention on the Rolex Middle Sea Race, the Transat Jaques Vabre and the International Masters Regatta. by David Schmidt Posted 22 Oct 08:00 PDT Caribbean Sailing Association Conference concludes Caribbean Sailing Association Conference concludes Alison Sly-Adams summed up the central themes of the annual CSA Conference The CSA Conference was one of several elements of Caribbean Sailing Week, a new format event which also included a three day race management clinic and the Caribbean Dinghy Championships a 15-race series which took place in the harbour. by Caribbean Sailing Association Posted 22 Oct 05:40 PDT Barton Marine's new Quick Cleat Range Barton Marine's new Quick Cleat Range An innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots Quick Cleat is an innovation that provides the best alternative to tying knots, securing numerous items around boats, trailers and marinas. by Kate Moss Posted 22 Oct 04:00 PDT Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper Race Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper Race Notorious Pampero wind is a meteorological phenomenon commonly found around the lowlands of Brazil After a hard fought and challenging 5,200 nautical miles across the Atlantic, the Clipper Race fleet faced one more hurdle in the last 48 hours as they started to get closer to Punta del Este, Uruguay. by Grace Kitching Posted 22 Oct 03:39 PDT Rambler 88 takes Rolex Middle Sea line honours Rambler 88 takes Rolex Middle Sea line honours Will they take the double? Rambler 88 took the line honours gun in the 40th Edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race this morning at 08:13:00 CEST, completing the "600 miler" in two days 19 hours 43 minutes. by Nic Douglass Posted 22 Oct 03:05 PDT Rambler takes monohull line honours Rambler takes monohull line honours 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race success for George David's American maxi Rambler crossed the finish line of the 40th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race at 08:13:00 CEST on Tuesday, 22 October, completing the 606nm course in a time of 2 days 19 hours 43minutes. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 00:00 PDT Olaf Harken passes away Olaf Harken passes away Co-creator of the hugely successful rope handling business which bears his name Olaf Harken and his older brother, Peter, created the hugely successful rope handling business that bears their name, by working hard, delivering excellence, and having fun every day. by Harken Posted 21 Oct 21:48 PDT J/88 North Americans at Larchmont J/88 North Americans at Larchmont John Sommi's Cloud 9 triumphs The regatta started with a coastal storm on Thursday, with steady winds of 35 knots and gusts exceeding 45 knots, leading to an abandonment of all racing for the day. Four races were held on day two in a shifty NW wind of 20 knots, gusting to 28. by Julie & Chris Howell Posted 21 Oct 11:55 PDT 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 The 40th edition is doing its best to leave a mark on history While George David's American maxi Rambler powers south towards Lampedusa, the rest of the fleet have been left contemplating another night of slow progress. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 21 Oct 11:48 PDT Rolex Middle Sea Race - In the hot seat Rolex Middle Sea Race - In the hot seat Nic Douglass brings you today's update BeWild the Swan42 continues to lead on IRC, Rambler 88 has moved up to second as they head into their last 200 miles with pace, and Sunrise Racing Team, the JPK 1180, the same design as last year's winner. by Nic Douglass Posted 21 Oct 07:30 PDT Crews in training for 49er/49erFX/Nacra Worlds Crews in training for 49er/49erFX/Nacra Worlds Several crews were out training in fresh winds on the Waitemata Harbour today Several crews were out training in fresh winds on the Waitemata Harbour today - with the 2019 World Championships just over a month away. The World Championships for the three Olympic classes will start in late November by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted 21 Oct 06:33 PDT 2019 Caribbean Dinghy Championships overall 2019 Caribbean Dinghy Championships overall 15 races completed in a variety of conditions With 15 races started and 15 races finished in a variety of conditions, competitors came ashore looking happy, sun-blushed and satisfied after three days of racing in Falmouth Harbour in largely sunny conditions. by Caribbean Sailing Association Posted 21 Oct 05:36 PDT New mini-series on superyacht build is released New mini-series on superyacht build is released Southern Spars has released the first in a four part mini film, featuring designer, Malcolm McKeon Southern Spars has released the first in a four part mini film, featuring Yacht Designer, Malcolm McKeon, Owner's Rep Gregory Monks and Southern Spars' Head of Super Yacht Sales, Paul MacDonald, goes behind the scenes to look at the build of MM597 yacht. by Nicholas Simon Posted 21 Oct 04:51 PDT Long Beach Yacht Club Campbell Cup Regatta overall Long Beach Yacht Club Campbell Cup Regatta overall Bullets for Blade II & Catapult Light conditions persisted, as did the frontrunners in Farr 40 and WC 70 divisions, on Day Two of the Long Beach Yacht Club Campbell Cup Regatta. by Betsy (Crowfoot) Senescu Posted 21 Oct 03:11 PDT And then there were 60! And then there were 60! Banque du Léman finally arrives to complete Transat Jaques Vabre line-up Sunday is a day of rest in France, but not universally at the Transat Jaques Vabre, where Banque du Lémanfinally arrived at lunchtime to complete the starting line-up and crowds thronged, despite a spot of autumnal freshness. by Soazig Guého Posted 20 Oct 19:43 PDT 2019 International Masters Regatta overall 2019 International Masters Regatta overall Andy Roy wins to take the trophy up north The only international team at the 2019 International Masters Regatta (IMR) is heading back north with the win after three days of tough, competitive racing. Andy Roy and his Canadian team grabbed the lead after the first day of the regatta by Casey Allocco Posted 20 Oct 19:15 PDT 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 2 2019 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 2 Rinse, repeat, keep sailing For a second year in a row the first 36 hours of the Rolex Middle Sea Race have proved extremely challenging, testing the patience and commitment of the 113 crews participating. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 20 Oct 14:58 PDT Not Dead... Not Dead... Australian Sailing's Lifetime Achievement Award goes to John McConaghy A terrific Statesman of yachting had Australian Sailing's Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed upon him on Friday night. In his acceptance speech, John McConaghy noted that usually they hand these out just before you departed. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 20 Oct 14:00 PDT Joan joins Alexia for Transat Jacques Vabre 2019 Joan joins Alexia for Transat Jacques Vabre 2019 “I didn't choose Joan because she is a woman” The progress of equality in sailing can often resemble the turning of an oil tanker rather than a carbon fibre racing boat, but there are some new grounds for optimism at sea. by Media TJV 2019 Posted 20 Oct 11:14 PDT 47th St. Thomas International Regatta preview 47th St. Thomas International Regatta preview Get ready to STIR up the fun! Everyone is invited! STIR 2020 invites CSA (Caribbean Sailing Association-handicap rule), racing, cruising and bareboat classes; IRC; ORC; Multihull, Beach Cats and One-Design classes with a minimum length of 20 feet. by Carol Bareuther Posted 20 Oct 08:18 PDT Rolex Middle Sea Race - First 24 hours Rolex Middle Sea Race - First 24 hours The line honours leaders are now exiting the Strait of Messina on their way to Stromboli The Swan 42 out of Italy owned by Renzo Grotessi currently leads overall on IRC, followed by the French IRC52 Arobasa2 and the Cookson 50 Kuka 3. More in my update recapping the start, and following the boats through the Strait. by Nic Douglass Posted 20 Oct 07:38 PDT Epic Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta for J/crews Epic Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta for J/crews STC event hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club Initially established in the early 1970's by "The Corinthians" that ran the regatta until 1999, the collegiate offshore regatta was then picked up by Storm Trysail Club. by J/Boats Posted 20 Oct 05:45 PDT North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief The Nations Trophy, Dragon 90th Anniversary, Sailing on repeat, Why the best choose Southern Spars Three podium sweeps, two world titles, and one European champion for North Sails clients in Palma at the Swan Mediterranean League Grand Finale. by North Sails Posted 20 Oct 04:00 PDT 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2 Another brilliant exhibition from the Noakesailing 18ft Skiff team The Noakesailing 18ft Skiff team of Sean Langman, Ed Powys and Nathan Edwards produced another brilliant exhibition to score their second consecutive win in Race 2 of the Australian 18 Footers League's Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Oct 01:07 PDT
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