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Siebel Sailors Program, foiling in NY, Star Worlds Siebel Sailors Program, foiling in NY, Star Worlds Latest Sail-World USA newsletter from David Schmidt While the past week has seen a flurry of news from events as diverse as the SailGP New York event, and the Star Worlds, and the start of the Transatlantic Race, it was a press release from US Sailing that caught my eye and captured my imagination. by David Schmidt Posted 25 Jun 08:00 PDT 2019 Finn Gold Cup: Entry open and NoR published 2019 Finn Gold Cup: Entry open and NoR published The road to Tokyo goes via Melbourne The world's best Olympic sailors will be heading down under at the end of the year to contest the 2019 Finn Gold Cup, the World Championship for the Olympic Finn Class. by Cora Zilich Posted 25 Jun 22:06 PDT Hunger & Jess win the 2019 505 Euro Cup in Kiel Hunger & Jess win the 2019 505 Euro Cup in Kiel Blazing sunshine for third leg of the Euro Cup series held during Kieler Woche Multiple World Champions Wolfgang Hunger & Holger Jess (GER) have won the 2019 505 Euro Cup Kiel, the third leg of the Euro Cup series. by Michael Quirk Posted 25 Jun 21:35 PDT Etchells Worlds at Corpus Christi, Texas day 1 Etchells Worlds at Corpus Christi, Texas day 1 The results are in for the first day of the 2019 CITGO Etchells World Championship The results are in for the first day of the 2019 CITGO Etchells World Championships. The Australian teams had a great showing today, as did several US teams. by Sarah Tindall Posted 25 Jun 16:27 PDT Transatlantic Race 2019 underway Transatlantic Race 2019 underway Stormy first night ahead for the fleet At 1600 hours ET, four and a half hours after the final start of the Transatlantic Race 2019, the fleet of 13 yachts was south of Martha's Vineyard and was beating in 15 to 20 knots of south/southeasterly wind towards the first virtual mark. by Sean McNeill Posted 25 Jun 14:29 PDT 12 Metres Newport Trophy Regatta preview 12 Metres Newport Trophy Regatta preview One of the last formal opportunities for teams to fine-tune skills As an important lead up to the 12 Metre World Championship in July, the Newport Trophy Regatta will take place off Newport, R.I. over the weekend of June 29-30. by Barby MacGowan Posted 25 Jun 13:32 PDT Midsummer Match Cup day 1 Midsummer Match Cup day 1 Eric Monnin takes the lead in Skärhamn, Sweden The inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup kicked off today with light winds on the Race Arena in Skärhamn. Eric Monnin (SUI) and his Albert Riele Swiss Team got the best start with 5-0 after day one. by Fabian Bengtsson Posted 25 Jun 10:46 PDT Kiel Week day 4 Kiel Week day 4 Hunger quenches his thirst for a 22nd title The international classes concluded the first half of Kiel Week today, with a German legend winning the 505 title after a few years in the wilderness. It was searingly hot in Kiel-Schilksee today, with temperatures touching over 30 degrees. by Andy Rice Posted 25 Jun 10:20 PDT Am Cup loss in Bermuda 'A blessing in disguise' Am Cup loss in Bermuda 'A blessing in disguise' Coutts suggests now that Oracle's defeat in Bermuda might have been a blessing in disguise. Leading sailing and America's Cup correspondent for the The Telegraph. Tom Carey was in New York for the third round of the SailGP regatta, and spoke with Sir Russell Coutts, who created the new circuit, using a one design version of the AC50 yachts, used by Tom Carey Posted 25 Jun 00:14 PDT Support for emerging sailors at Kiel Week Support for emerging sailors at Kiel Week A chance to start on the road to the Olympic Games Mariela Nikolova is from Bulgaria, Deisy Nhaquile from Mozambique. Both fulfill the criteria to receive the support for sailors from emerging nations and travelled to the Kiel Week. by Kiel Week Posted 25 Jun 00:09 PDT Team Tilt back to defend the title at GC32 Worlds Team Tilt back to defend the title at GC32 Worlds The legendary Glenn Ashby joins the team of young Swiss sailors The GC32 foiling catamaran World Championships kick off this week in Lagos, Portugal, and current reigning champion, Team Tilt, are preparing to defend their title against what promises to be a strong fleet of battle-hardened teams. by Team Tilt Sailing Posted 24 Jun 22:26 PDT Nominations open for 2019 World Sailing Awards Nominations open for 2019 World Sailing Awards World Sailing Awards celebrate outstanding achievement to the sport of sailing World Sailing is inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to nominate individuals, teams and organisations for the 2019 World Sailing Awards. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 24 Jun 22:23 PDT Slow going across the pond Slow going across the pond The experience could be slow for the Transatlantic Race 2019 fleet It would be nice to imagine that the 3,000-nautical-mile route for the west-to-east Transatlantic Race 2019 has changed little since pioneers from the New York Yacht Club braved the route from New York to Cowes via the Lizard back in 1866. by James Boyd Posted 24 Jun 18:04 PDT Kiel Week day 3 Kiel Week day 3 Lining up for some tense showdowns Germany's world-famous regatta has been delivering some sensational sailing conditions this week, as the international classes complete their penultimate day of competition. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 14:18 PDT Eagar takes home C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Trophy Eagar takes home C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Trophy Canadian sailor Peter Eagar kept to the front of the fleet securing himself a first place finish 17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta took place over the weekend in Newport, R.I. With 10 races spread out over the course of three days, Peter Eagar kept to the front of the fleet securing himself a first place finish overall. by Sail Canada Posted 24 Jun 11:51 PDT Women in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race Women in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race To date only one female skipper has won the Rolex Fastnet Race While crew lists for August's Rolex Fastnet Race are far from finalised, currently just over 10% of those competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial voyage from Cowes to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock will be women. by James Boyd Posted 24 Jun 10:36 PDT Fremantle Stripe Hooded Jacket Fremantle Stripe Hooded Jacket The story behind the New Icon Following the change in ownership in 2018, the new Henri Lloyd management team have looked deeply and respectfully into the history of the brand and the aim has been to reconnect with the heritage. by Henri Lloyd Posted 24 Jun 08:00 PDT Annie Lush sailing on Einstein at Kiel Week Annie Lush sailing on Einstein at Kiel Week Annie is part of the Offshore Team Germany Ocean Race campaign "I hope to make it right and bring the boat on a good course", says Annie Lush smiling. It is a great honor for the British sailor, who is living on Mallorca, to baptize the Open 60 with the name "Einstein". by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 07:19 PDT Jean Le Cam is back! Jean Le Cam is back! Preparing for Transat Jacques Vabre and Vendée Globe Currently busy sailing from port to port between Genoa and Calais, Jean will be decorating his boat in the colours of Corum L'Epargne, Nicolas Troussel's partner, for the Transat Jacques Vabre. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 24 Jun 05:04 PDT Kiel Week day 2 Kiel Week day 2 75 races in dream-like conditions Kiel Week probably needs to hold back, otherwise it might be running out of superlatives. After the perfect Saturday, a Sunday of champagne sailing did follow. And this trend is supposed to go on. by Kiel Week Posted 24 Jun 03:41 PDT Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week overall Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week overall More than 100 teams participate in the event The 2019 edition of Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week wrapped up with a bang, as winds tickled the 20s and racers were tested in the final day of the regatta hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 23 Jun 22:40 PDT 17th Clagett Regatta overall 17th Clagett Regatta overall Winners take home the silverware in Newport Newport dialed up a chamber of commerce day for the final day of racing at the 17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. The day started out with the predicted North West breeze which was steady at around 10 knots until it dropped out by Sam Crichton Posted 23 Jun 18:50 PDT 2019 J/22 North American Championship overall 2019 J/22 North American Championship overall Chris Doyle secures the title on Lake Minnetonka Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 wins the J/22 North American Championship, crushing the competition with a 21-point lead. The eight-race series was hosted by Wayzata Yacht Club on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota. by Holly Jo Anderson Posted 23 Jun 18:25 PDT Transatlantic Race fleet on doorstep of start Transatlantic Race fleet on doorstep of start Exclusion zones set, weather forecasts updated, boats stocked The exclusion zones have been set, the weather forecasts updated and the boats stocked with most of the victuals. All that remains is to get the 2019 Transatlantic Race started and that is scheduled to happen shortly past 1100 hours on Tuesday, June 25 by Sean McNeill Posted 23 Jun 18:16 PDT 2019 Marion Bermuda Race overall 2019 Marion Bermuda Race overall Wrap up, prizes and party The 2019 Marion Bermuda Race is in the books. 39 Founders Division entries and two Classic Division boats lined up for their starts in Buzzards Bay on Friday June 14. by Talbot Wilson Posted 23 Jun 17:55 PDT Marine Auctions Forthcoming Online Auctions Marine Auctions Forthcoming Online Auctions The bidding for the July Online Auction will commence on Thursday 4th July Marine Auctions will be hold a Traditional Onsite Auction with Live Internet Bidding at the Horizon Shores Boat Show on Sunday 13th October commencing at 2pm. We are now accepting a limited amount of entries of selected vessels for this Special Auction. by Marine Auctions Posted 23 Jun 15:25 PDT Aussie Invasion Aussie Invasion It really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now It really is terribly hard not to get the Boxing Kangaroo out right now. In the third instalment of SailGP in NYC, Team AUS made it through to their third consecutive final, having won the previous two. The event was won by Team Japan... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 23 Jun 15:00 PDT Topaz come out on top at Superyacht Cup Palma Topaz come out on top at Superyacht Cup Palma Helmsman Peter Holmberg pays a rich tribute to their rivals In the J Class match Topaz evened the scores on Friday and then took the decider at what remains a very popular fun regatta. But this rivalry will be rekindled at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Worlds in Porto Cervo in September. by J Class Association Posted 23 Jun 12:57 PDT Argentario Sailing Week overall Argentario Sailing Week overall Heaven on earth for the final day of racing Heaven on earth for the final day of racing at the 20th edition of the Argentario Sailing Week with bright sunny skies, one meter swells, a thermal breeze from the north west that reached 18 knots. by Tessa Wiechmann Posted 23 Jun 12:19 PDT America's Cup cheat sheet - two years on America's Cup cheat sheet - two years on It's exactly two years since Emirates Team New Zealand won the America's Cup in Bermuda It's exactly two years since Emirates Team New Zealand won the America's Cup in Bermuda, and a lot of water has flowed under Te Wero Bridge, in Auckland's Viaduct, since then. by Suzanne McFadden Posted 23 Jun 12:06 PDT 39th Annual Cleveland Race Week 39th Annual Cleveland Race Week One-Designs on Lake Erie Seventy-two teams competed on Lake Erie from June 14-16 in Cleveland Race Week's One Design Weekend, part of the largest sailing regatta on Lake Erie and one of the largest on the Great Lakes hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club. by J/Boats Posted 23 Jun 10:59 PDT Transpac 50 offers new 'Special' Trophies Transpac 50 offers new 'Special' Trophies Transpacific YC's biennial yacht race is offering three new trophies In addition to recognizing excellent performance in elapsed and corrected time, this year's 50th edition of the Transpacific Yacht Club's biennial yacht race from LA to Honolulu is also offering three new trophies to award to eligible teams. by Transpacific Yacht Club Posted 23 Jun 05:10 PDT GC32 World Championship preview GC32 World Championship preview Ten teams are set to contest this second official Worlds Taking place with the support of the City of Lagos, Marina de Lagos and Sopromar, this year's GC32 World Championship is the second event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, following on from last month's GC32 Villasimius Cup. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 23 Jun 03:44 PDT Kiel Week 2019 day 1 Kiel Week 2019 day 1 Lööf dominating OK, Hunger & Jess leading in the 505s Sun in Kiel, sparkling water and a light breeze from the East: The 125th anniversary edition of the Kiel Week did present itself with this summer atmosphere for the first start and did cause shining eyes of the organizers. by Kiel Week Posted 23 Jun 02:39 PDT America's Cup yachts too extreme claims Bertelli America's Cup yachts too extreme claims Bertelli Italian America's Cup chief labels AC75 "Too difficult, too extreme" Patrizio Bertelli, team principal of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli has hit out at the AC75 class chosen for the 36th America's Cup labelling the foiling 75ft monohull as "Too difficult, too extreme". by Fabio Pozo/Richard Gladwell Posted 23 Jun 01:46 PDT U.S. SailGP scores first win at New York SailGP U.S. SailGP scores first win at New York SailGP Podium finish moves team one point from third overall in overall standings The United States SailGP Team brought home its first win of the season in dramatic fashion at New York SailGP in front of thousands of cheering American fans, positioned now only one point out of third place overall on the SailGP Championship Series. by Laura Muma Posted 22 Jun 22:53 PDT 2019 J/22 North American Championship day 2 2019 J/22 North American Championship day 2 Chris Doyle holds on to the lead Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 remains in the lead during day two of the J/22 North American Championship hosted by Wayzata Yacht Club in Minnesota. by Holly Jo Anderson Posted 22 Jun 22:44 PDT Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week day 2 Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week day 2 Racers 'Rock Around the Clock' Racers were rockin' and rollin' on and off the water at the 2019 Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week here today. Ullman Sails LBRW is hosted annually by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club and Long Beach Yacht Club. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 22 Jun 22:41 PDT 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 8 2019 Marion Bermuda Race day 8 Tabor Boy - Bermuda by the stars James Geil, Master of Tabor Boy, Tabor Academy's 92-foot iron schooner, was ecstatic about the outcome of the boat's first Marion Bermuda Race. by Talbot Wilson Posted 22 Jun 20:56 PDT New York SailGP day 2: Japan takes first ever win New York SailGP day 2: Japan takes first ever win In front of fan-lined shores, Japan beat Australia to sit atop the leaderboard by one point In front of large crowds lining the waterfront in downtown Manhattan, the Japan SailGP Team - helmed by double Olympic medalist Nathan Outteridge - beat off strong competition from Tom Slingsby's Australia SailGP Team to win its first event by SailGP Posted 22 Jun 20:54 PDT
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