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Square peg, round hole. Round peg, square hole. Square peg, round hole. Round peg, square hole. One thing is pretty clear with fluid dynamics. Smooth and flowing wins the day. If you think about fluid dynamics for just a second, one thing is pretty clear. Smooth and flowing wins the day. by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World Posted 23 Sep 00:00 PDT 2021 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship preview 2021 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship preview Taking place this weekend at Annapolis, Maryland Eight teams representing their respective US Sailing Areas from regions around the country will compete for the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy this week in Annapolis, Md. at the 2021 U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship. by US Sailing Posted 22 Sep 23:23 PDT Snipe Western Hemisphere Championship day 2 Snipe Western Hemisphere Championship day 2 Szabo/Waterbury win the day, Diaz/Broton retain lead Light winds greeted the fleet as they pushed off the dock and headed out to the race course, just a 30 minute sail from Cottage Park Yacht Club and adjacent to the runway of Boston's Logan airport. by International Snipe Class Posted 22 Sep 21:37 PDT Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image: deadline approaching Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image: deadline approaching The awards ceremony will take place during the Paris International Boat Show The awards ceremony will take place in public, during the Paris International Boat Show, a ceremony to which all marine photographers, professional sailors, teams and agencies are cordially invited. by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 22 Sep 21:08 PDT America's Cup: ETNZ gybes of Kiwi Defence maverick America's Cup: ETNZ gybes of Kiwi Defence maverick ETNZ dumps a maverick group claiming to be able provide funding assistance with AC37 AC37 Defenders Emirates Team New Zealand has dumped a maverick kiwi group claiming to be able provide funding assistance with an Auckland Defence of the America's Cup. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ Posted 22 Sep 08:42 PDT Areté sets new Chicago Mackinac course record Areté sets new Chicago Mackinac course record The three-hulled rocket ship averaged just over 23 knots It took just 12 hours, 30 minutes and seven seconds for the 60-foot trimaran Areté to sail into the World Sailing history books as the fastest sailboat to navigate the famous 289-nautical mile Chicago to Mackinac course. by Laura Muma Posted 22 Sep 05:59 PDT 2021 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals overall 2021 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals overall Porter wins record-setting eighth title After three days and eight races, Class stalwart, long-time owner, and former World Champion Brian Porter on Full Throttle acquired his eighth National Championship title, a monumental achievement in the very competitive U.S. Melges 24 Class. by U.S. Melges 24 Class Association Posted 22 Sep 04:06 PDT Snipe Western Hemisphere Championship day 1 Snipe Western Hemisphere Championship day 1 Diaz and Broton lead in Boston Two races were held today on Boston Harbor in beautiful conditions for all. Glorious 70 degrees with 6-8 knots of breeze greeted the anxious fleet as they waited for the first gun. by International Snipe Class Posted 21 Sep 19:19 PDT Mixing it up Mixing it up A few sailing events which are a bit 'out of the norm' As we head towards the end of September, I've been thinking about which events, and days out sailing, have been the most fun this year. There are a few to choose from, and overall it's been a good year for time on the water. by Mark Jardine Posted 21 Sep 13:00 PDT An exciting 52nd edition of La Solitaire du Figaro An exciting 52nd edition of La Solitaire du Figaro Now heading for 2022! 'Where legends are born!' is the strapline of La Solitaire du Figaro. One reason that legendary sailors are made and crowned on the La Solitaire du Figaro is the magnitude of the challenge. by Andi Robertson Posted 21 Sep 05:48 PDT The Vendée Arctic - Les Sables d'Olonne 2022 The Vendée Arctic - Les Sables d'Olonne 2022 The first qualifying stage for the Vendée Globe 2024 The SAEM Vendée, the organisers of the Vendée Globe, will also organize the "Vendée Arctic - Les Sables-d'Olonne" which will be the first qualifying stage for the Vendée Globe 2024. The "Arctic Vendée Les Sables-d'Olonne" will leave from Port Olona by Vendée Globe Posted 20 Sep 22:16 PDT Figaro Beneteau 3 – Quintessentially French Figaro Beneteau 3 – Quintessentially French Can the Figaro Beneteau 3 be summed up in a headline or just one or two sentences? Maybe... She's quite happy to slap you back and forth across your face, or go off and sulk at a corner table with an espresso martini and deliver you scorchingly deathly stares. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 20 Sep 19:55 PDT Snipes return to Boston Snipes return to Boston To compete for the Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship The Snipes are returning to Boston to compete for the title of the Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship. With the hiatus from the pandemic, the event was moved to 2021 and has 27 entries - a small but strong group representing 6 nations by International Snipe Class Posted 20 Sep 15:52 PDT 2021 Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore Worlds Leg 2 2021 Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore Worlds Leg 2 Team ESP have taken an early lead in the Adriatic Sea Team ESP have taken an early lead in Leg 2 of the 2021 Hempel Mixed Two Person Offshore World Championship in Italy. The 10 boat fleet of Figaro 3 keelboats started out from Bari at 0800 hours this morning on a 300-mile leg through the Adriatic Sea. by Andy Rice / World Sailing Posted 20 Sep 14:13 PDT Multihull showdown for RORC Transatlantic Race Multihull showdown for RORC Transatlantic Race The race will feature three 70ft (21m) trimarans In association with the International Maxi Association (IMA) and the Yacht Club de France, over 20 teams are expected to race the 3,000 mile course across the Atlantic Ocean to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada. by RORC Press Posted 20 Sep 12:29 PDT 11th Hour Racing Team at Le Défi Azimut 11th Hour Racing Team at Le Défi Azimut The team experiences highs and lows at the event Victory in the Speed Runs and the runner's-up spot in the double-handed 48-Hour Race were the highlights for the US-based 11th Hour Racing Team, as it competed with two boats in the Défi Azimut regatta in Lorient on the French Brittany coast. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 20 Sep 09:30 PDT Audaz - another Brazilian entry for Cape2Rio Race Audaz - another Brazilian entry for Cape2Rio Race The Cape to Rio Race is a "bucket list" Ocean Race The Royal Cape YC and Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro are proud to announce the arrival of the 9th entry for the iconic 2023 Cape to Rio Race. The entry, Audaz, is a 16-meter aluminum monohull designed by Finot and owned by Francisco Julio Galvão Lucchesi. by The Royal Cape Yacht Club Posted 20 Sep 07:55 PDT Italia Sailing Team enters The Ocean Race 2022-23 Italia Sailing Team enters The Ocean Race 2022-23 The goal is to give Italian tourism a further boost and enhance the Made in Italy brand During a press conference organised by the Yacht Club Italiano on Sunday evening, the Italian Minister of Tourism, Massimo Garavaglia, gave his full support for an Italian entry in the next edition of The Ocean Race, scheduled to start in late 2022. by The Ocean Race Posted 20 Sep 07:41 PDT 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans overall 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Europeans overall Staniul & Sztorch narrowly win 49er Euros in a first for Poland Mikolaj Staniul with Kuba Sztorch (POL) won a tit for tat battle with Tim Fischer with Fabian Graf that played out over two 49er gold races on the final day in Thessaloniki. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 20 Sep 06:59 PDT Gladwell's Line: Irish caned over Cup indecision Gladwell's Line: Irish caned over Cup indecision Irish media cane Ministry of Sport bureaucrats over "indecision" on AC37 hosting The Irish editions of the weekend and Sunday newspapers have taken the Ministry of Sport bureaucrats to task over their "indecision" on the America's Cup hosting bid for Cork. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 Sep 06:14 PDT Défi Azimut - A proper contest and a worthy winner Défi Azimut - A proper contest and a worthy winner You could hardly hope for a more dramatic race You could hardly hope for a more dramatic race packed into less than two days at sea than we saw in the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération 48-Hours classic, a contest that tested crews and produced another stellar performance at the front by APIVIA. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 20 Sep 06:11 PDT US Sailing Championship of Champions US Sailing Championship of Champions Conner Blouin wins at Orchard Lake Village, Michigan The 47th Championship of Champions and the Jack Brown Trophy will be going home with Conner Blouin, from the College of Charleston Yacht Club, and his crew JoAnn Fisher (College of Charleston YC), and Samuel Blouin (Cedar Point YC). by Colin Rupp Posted 20 Sep 06:10 PDT Golden Globe Race team at Southampton Boat Show Golden Globe Race team at Southampton Boat Show Les Sables d'Olonne and the Golden Globe Race held a media briefing One year prior to the September 2022 start of the Golden Globe Race, Don McIntyre and the GGR team were joined by Les Sables d'Olonne, home port of the race and European capital of solo-sailing at the Southampton boat show. by Don McIntyre Posted 20 Sep 03:35 PDT Changing style of Sydney 18 footers in the '60s Changing style of Sydney 18 footers in the '60s The infuence of champion skipper Len Heffernan on the class Len Heffernan was a champion 18ft Skiff skipper, designer and boat builder of the 1950s and 60s, who changed the style of the Sydney 18 footers in the early 1960s, but never gets the recognition that he deserves. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Sep 01:01 PDT GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 overall GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 overall Red Bull Sailing Team claims the title on countback Sport is all about emotions, highs and lows. Nowhere was this more evident today than at the conclusion of the third GC32 World Championship, held in Villasimius. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 20 Sep 00:32 PDT Mustang Survival J70 Corinthian Nationals overall Mustang Survival J70 Corinthian Nationals overall Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran win Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran bested 31 all-amateur teams to emerge victorious at the Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Championship hosted by Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 19 Sep 23:51 PDT Rolex Big Boat Series overall Rolex Big Boat Series overall Podium finishes and perpetual trophies decided The final day of the 2021 Rolex Big Boat Series, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, featured long courses for all eight divisions, sending boats into every corner of San Francisco Bay. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 19 Sep 22:39 PDT Stars+Stripes win the 56th Congressional Cup Stars+Stripes win the 56th Congressional Cup Canfield's fifth victory makes him the winningest skipper in history Taylor Canfield's (USA) Team Stars+Stripes has triumphed in the 56th Congressional Cup at Long Beach Yacht Club, capping five-days of high-test competition in this World Match Racing Tour championship event. by Betsy Senescu Posted 19 Sep 22:08 PDT Seahorse Mainsail Hoisting System Seahorse Mainsail Hoisting System Everything you need to know about Colligo's system! Tired of climbing up on your boom to release the top car on your mainsail so you can cover it completely? Well, this system allows you to decouple the top car from your mainsail easily, so you can automatically lower the sail to the boom for covering. by Colligo Marine Posted 19 Sep 09:16 PDT Shaking it up at Congressional Cup Shaking it up at Congressional Cup Poole joins Canfield, Berntsson & Monnin in semis It wasn't just the sudden 4.3 earthquake that shook things up at the Congressional Cup this weekend. The spirited racing, which had started Wednesday Sept. 15, found five skippers battling for the final spot in the semi-final round. by Betsy Senescu Posted 19 Sep 00:01 PDT 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup overall 2021 Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup overall Southern keeps cool and claims the trophy for the second time For the second time in three editions, Southern Yacht Club will leave the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court with the most prestigious trophy in Corinthian sailing, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, firmly in its collective grasp. by Stuart Streuli, New York Yacht Club Posted 18 Sep 23:37 PDT GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 3 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 3 Red Bull Sailing Team finds its wings Villasimius in southeastern Sardinia delivered completely today, providing the perfect combination of wind, sun, flat water, a stunning backdrop and welcome reception ashore back in Marina di Villasimius for the flying catamaran teams. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 18 Sep 22:52 PDT Rolex Big Boat Series day 3 Rolex Big Boat Series day 3 The battle is on for top spots going into final day After a Friday night Mount Gay Lawn Party, Saturday morning seems to be a fortuitous time to raise the AP flag, signaling a delay to the start of racing on day three of Rolex Big Boat Series at St. Francis Yacht Club. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 18 Sep 22:09 PDT Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2021-2022 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta 2021-2022 Competition will be fierce in Miami The 2021-2022 season opener is Bacardi Winter Series Event 1, featuring racing for the J/70 and Melges 24 fleets from 18-19 December 2021, followed just over a month later by Bacardi Winter Series Event 2. by Bacardi Invitational Regatta Posted 18 Sep 17:53 PDT Mettraux and Fisher 2nd in Défi Azimut 48hr race Mettraux and Fisher 2nd in Défi Azimut 48hr race September sun almost broke through the overcast sky when 'Alaka'i' arrived at the dock this morning Justine Mettraux and Simon Fisher bag a stellar second place at Le Defi Azimut 48 hour challenge! The team sailing on 'Alaka'i' arrived this morning at 8:56 am local time in Lorient, sailing the 550-nautical mile course in less than 42 hours. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 18 Sep 11:27 PDT Newport Bermuda Race announces Performance Partner Newport Bermuda Race announces Performance Partner Success of previous Performance Seminars propel North Sails to renew their commitment to the event The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is pleased to welcome North Sails in their return as the Official Performance Partner for the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race. by Newport Bermuda Race Posted 18 Sep 08:30 PDT Sail changes on an offshore racing boat Sail changes on an offshore racing boat Sail crossover is a term used to refer to a boat's combination of sails for all conditions Sail crossover is a term used to refer to a boat's combination of sails for all conditions. Each sail has a range of use, beyond which a smaller sail will replace it. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 18 Sep 07:21 PDT Rolex Big Boat Series day 2 Rolex Big Boat Series day 2 Dramatic finishes in classic bay breeze San Francisco Bay served up another round of perfect racing conditions for sailors on the second day of Rolex Big Boat Series at St. Francis Yacht Club. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 18 Sep 00:15 PDT Mustang Survival J70 Corinthian Nationals Day 1 Mustang Survival J70 Corinthian Nationals Day 1 31 yachts racing in Marblehead, MA Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA welcomed 31 all-amateur teams to the Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Championship under overcast skies with breeze at 8-12 knots. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 17 Sep 22:45 PDT GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 2 GC32 Villasimius World Championship 2021 day 2 Maris clings to lead after three more races From some time out, day two of the GC32 World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia was looking set to be tough, with light winds forecast. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 17 Sep 22:22 PDT
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