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Boiling down the miles in the GGR 2018 Boiling down the miles in the GGR 2018 Blistering uphill speeds of 4.9 knots The GGR 2018 has seen dramatic instances of human drama, of sailors stepping up way beyond their comfort zones, of personal tribulation, and of bloody good seamanship, but most importantly, it has also proven itself to be a highly competitive race. by David Schmidt Posted 15 Jan 12:00 PST Ari Barshi talks Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta Ari Barshi talks Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta A Q&A with Ari Barshi about the 17th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta I checked in with Ari Barshi, who runs the Carib Wind Cabarete Laser training center in the Dominican Republic, via email, ahead of the 17th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta to learn more about this highly competitive and sun-kissed regatta. by David Schmidt Posted 14 Jan 08:00 PST 95 clubs fight for qualification 95 clubs fight for qualification For the SAILING Champions League Final in St. Moritz For the first time ever, five clubs from the National Sailing Leagues participate in the SAILING Champions League qualification. The reason: this year, the clubs for the final in St. Moritz, in August are determined in three qualifiers, not two. by SAILING Champions League Posted 16 Jan 13:44 PST Setting a new sustainability standard Setting a new sustainability standard The Hempel Sailing World Championships delivered on many counts The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 in Denmark delivered a significant direct economic and global media impact according to the Sportcal Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study published today. by World Sailing Posted 16 Jan 12:12 PST An eighth new IMOCA being built An eighth new IMOCA being built All these new generation boats will line up for the 2020 Vendée Globe Twice winner of the Solitaire du Figaro and the Transat AG2R sailing double-handed with Armel Le Cléac'h, the skipper from Morlaix is turning a dream he has had for a long time into reality by joining the IMOCA circuit by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 16 Jan 07:49 PST EFPT Event Calendar 2019 EFPT Event Calendar 2019 Release of the official tour-calendar for the upcoming season We are excited to release the tour-calendar for 2019. After an extremely successful 2018 with eight events and € 88.000, - prize-money in total, we are happy to announce that we will step it up again in 2019. by EFPT Posted 15 Jan 17:48 PST Round Martinique Regatta: Female 'Surprise' crew Round Martinique Regatta: Female 'Surprise' crew This course is far from trivial In about twenty days, the 23 registered crews will embark on three days of racing around Martinique. All teams are now beginning their preparations while they eagerly await the start of this event. by The Round Martinique Posted 15 Jan 10:06 PST US Sailing Team training camp kicks-off US Sailing Team training camp kicks-off Sustainability initiatives to mark the new year To mark the beginning of a new year, the US Sailing Team (USST) athletes are attending a five-day training camp at the US Sailing Center in Miami, Fla. The team will participate in classroom and on-the-water training sessions. by US Sailing Team Posted 15 Jan 04:41 PST Three generations of women at BOISW Three generations of women at BOISW next week, three generations of Ferris women will race together for the very first time As the starters' gun fires in the country's largest keelboat regatta next week, three generations of Ferris women will race together for the very first time. by Suzanne McFadden Posted 15 Jan 02:08 PST Coastguard to benefit from America's Cup Coastguard to benefit from America's Cup Coastguard is set to benefit from the Lottery Fund for Community Benefit related to the 2021 Am Cup The RNZ Coastguard is set to benefit from the Lottery Fund for Community Benefit related to the 2021 America's Cup to the tune of $9.8 million. by Emirates Team NZ Posted 14 Jan 22:49 PST Spindrift 2 set for new Jules Verne Trophy attempt Spindrift 2 set for new Jules Verne Trophy attempt 40 days 23 hours 30 minutes is the current record set by Francis Joyon After two and a half months of stand-by, Spindrift 2 is preparing to leave for a new attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy. The crewed round the world sailing record has been held since 2017 by Francis Joyon, who completed the non-stop course in 40d 23h 30m. by Spindrift racing Posted 14 Jan 22:15 PST Onshore festival adds new dimension Onshore festival adds new dimension To 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami The 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami is one of four stops on World Sailing's World Cup Series tour, the premiere competitive circuit for sailors with aspirations of representing their country at the Tokyo Games in 2020. by US Sailing Posted 14 Jan 12:36 PST RORC Caribbean 600: A month to go RORC Caribbean 600: A month to go US entries make up 40% of IRC fleet + Record year for Class40s With just over a month to go until the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, 77 teams from across the world have already entered the spectacular 600-mile offshore non-stop race around 11 Caribbean islands. by Louay Habib Posted 14 Jan 12:34 PST Luna Rossa partner with Italian watch maker Luna Rossa partner with Italian watch maker Partnership between Panerai and Luna Rossa, Challenger of Record of the 36th edition of the America' An exciting new Italian story associated with the sea, with excellence and with technical innovation has been created by the partnership between Panerai and Luna Rossa, Challenger of Record of the 36th edition of the America's Cup by Luna Rossa Media Posted 14 Jan 12:26 PST 11th Hour Racing announces new grants 11th Hour Racing announces new grants Eight grantees, representing a variety of organizations and projects Funded by The Schmidt Family Foundation, 11th Hour Racing's grant program is committed to mobilizing sailing, marine, and coastal communities to create systemic change for the health of our oceans. by 11th Hour Racing Posted 14 Jan 07:11 PST Athens to host 2019 Finn Europeans Athens to host 2019 Finn Europeans The most important Finn regatta of the year After extensive discussion and consultation following the withdrawal of Marsala, the International Finn Association (IFA) Executive has decided to allocate the 2019 Finn European Championship to Athens. by Robert Deaves Posted 14 Jan 04:11 PST Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing One of the best bang-for-your-buck boats that I've seen On a cold winter's day down at Marconi Sailing Club I took a look at what could be the best bang-for-your-buck boat I've seen. A truly budget high-performance double-hander in the form of Tristan Walker-Hutt and Tom Clayton's International 14 'Fawkes'. by Mark Jardine Posted 14 Jan 04:00 PST Monaco Optimist Team Race overall Monaco Optimist Team Race overall Turks triumph ahead of Monegasques For a decade the Yacht Club de Monaco has hosted an original team race contest for under-14 sailors from all over the world, with 16 teams representing 16 nations. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 13 Jan 22:18 PST It's all about wings (again…) It's all about wings (again…) In what may seem like back in the Jurassic age, well certainly in a sailing sense anyway... In what may seem like back in the Jurassic age, well certainly in a sailing sense anyway, a certain, special, and never-before-seen keel was unleashed on the world. It had some wings on either side of a much reduced wetted surface area fin... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 13 Jan 13:30 PST 18ft Skiff NSW Championship overall 18ft Skiff NSW Championship overall Asko Appliances team prove too consistent Skipper James Dorron and his crew of Harry Bethwaite and Steve Thomas proved too consistent on the day for their main challengers for the title and Asko Appliances deserved the win as the team was the only two race winner of the five=race championship. by Frank Quealey Posted 13 Jan 01:33 PST US Sailing announces shortlist US Sailing announces shortlist For 2018 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Three men and three women have been shortlisted for US Sailing's 2018 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards. Once again, the annual rundown of the year's "best in the U.S." represents a wide range of accomplished sailors by US Sailing Posted 12 Jan 09:00 PST Royal Langkawi International Regatta overall Royal Langkawi International Regatta overall Team Hollywood lift the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy The Tourism Malaysia Race Day Five for the 17th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2019 saw Team Hollywood lifting the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy, under the Racing Class today. by Royal Langkawi Yacht Club Posted 12 Jan 08:57 PST Ronstan Australian Finn Championship overall Ronstan Australian Finn Championship overall Solid victory for Giles Scott while Jake Lilley retains national title Giles Scott wrapped up a great week's sailing with two more race wins to take the overall victory at the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship in some spectacular Black Rock conditions. by Robert Deaves Posted 12 Jan 08:34 PST 2020 J/80 World Championship! 2020 J/80 World Championship! Sail Newport, Newport RI has been selected to host the event The J/80 North American Class Association is pleased to announce that Sail Newport, Newport RI has been selected to host the J/80 2020 World Championships, September 28th to October 3rd, 2020. by J-boats Posted 12 Jan 06:38 PST Caribbean Queen Alison Hinds to perform Caribbean Queen Alison Hinds to perform At the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta As famous for its legendary parties as its world-class racing, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has today announced its musical headline act for Friday March 1, 2019– The Caribbean Queen, Alison Hinds. by Liberty Ash Posted 12 Jan 05:01 PST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Dragon World Champions, Design Debrief, 5.5 Metre Class Expert, North U. Andy Beadsworth's Provezza won their second consecutive Dragon Worlds in Fremantle, AUS! They're the first 2019 World Champions to make the #NSVictoryList. by North Sails Posted 12 Jan 04:00 PST RTW Race: Fernandez keen to compete in IMOCA60 RTW Race: Fernandez keen to compete in IMOCA60 Tip & Shaft: Xabi Fernandez determined to be on the start line of The Ocean Race Tip & Shaft speaks with Xabi Fernandez about The Ocean Race again leading a MAPFRE team. It would be his sixth racing circumnavigation, his successes to date including his two handed IMOCA debut with Iker Martinez on the 2010-11 Barcelona World Race. by Tip & Shaft Posted 11 Jan 18:04 PST New World Champions in Tornado New World Champions in Tornado The final day of racing for the World Championships ended on a high note The final day of racing for the 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery ended on a high with Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Rex Sellars, sailing with his son Brett, took the win for race 10, a great way to end the regatta. by Suellen Davies Posted 11 Jan 16:24 PST Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 4 Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 4 Good day for the Brits on a picture perfect day at Black Rock Current British European Champion, Ed Wright, moved into a podium position on the penultimate day of the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship at Black Rock Yacht Club in Melbourne after another tough sea breeze day by Robert Deaves Posted 11 Jan 04:04 PST Royal Langkawi International Regatta day 4 Royal Langkawi International Regatta day 4 Sailing teams inch closer to securing their overall positions Sailing teams are closer to cementing their overall positions in different classes at the Day Four race of the 17th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2019, after two races for the day. by Royal Langkawi Yacht Club Posted 11 Jan 04:02 PST 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds NoR released 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing Worlds NoR released To be held in Gdynia, Poland from 13 to 20 July 2019 The Notice of Race for the 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship which will be held in Gdynia, Poland from 13 to 20 July 2019 has been released. by World Sailing Posted 11 Jan 02:55 PST Monaco Optimist Team Race day 1 Monaco Optimist Team Race day 1 Dream conditions with a stable 12-knot south-westerly beneath sunny skies A crowd gathered on Thursday morning on Quay Louis II for the first day of the Monaco Optimist Team Race, organised with the support of FxPro, Eventica, Fon, technical clothing supplier SLAM and Erplast. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 11 Jan 00:01 PST 2019 Australian Moth Championships 2019 Australian Moth Championships Emily Scott has been out taking images of the foiling Moths during their 2019 AUS Championship Photographer, Emily Scott has been out taking images of the foiling Moths during their 2019 Australian Championship, and turned in this gallery and report. They ran from January 7 to 11, 2019, and were staged out of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. by John Curnow Posted 10 Jan 23:43 PST NSW 18ft Skiff Championship finale this Sunday NSW 18ft Skiff Championship finale this Sunday A battle right down to the end The Australian 18 Footers League fleet is back on Sydney Harbour this Sunday when the 18-boat fleet will contest the final two races of the 2018-2019 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship. by Frank Quealey Posted 10 Jan 21:53 PST French Canadian Team take the spoils in Kraken Cup French Canadian Team take the spoils in Kraken Cup One of the World's most adventurous, yet basic, sailing races This week on the 8th January saw Team Village Monde crossing the finish line as winners of the Kraken Cup (sponsored by Garmin) one of the World's most adventurous, yet basic, sailing races. by David Ferguson Posted 10 Jan 08:21 PST 505 Worlds at Fremantle summary 505 Worlds at Fremantle summary An outsider's perspective, ignoring ex-champions Fremantle as the port city of Perth in Western Australia has a rich heritage of seafaring and the fabled Freo Doctor, the sea breeze that comes in around noon during summer played its part in this regatta. by Rick Steuart Posted 10 Jan 06:55 PST Royal Langkawi International Regatta day 3 Royal Langkawi International Regatta day 3 Wind conditions in favour of sailing teams Wind conditions got even better at 17 knots for sailing teams for the Day Three race - the much anticipated around the island course - which offers a spectacular view of the surrounding islands and unique rock formations. by Royal Langkawi Yacht Club Posted 10 Jan 06:21 PST Australian crew win Tornado Worlds Australian crew win Tornado Worlds Brett Burvill and Max Puttman (AUS) are the new Int Tornado class world champions Brett Burvill and Max Puttman (AUS) are the new Int Tornado class world champions, bringing to an end the string of seven consecutive titles won by Greek crew Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigkonis (GRE) who but did not defend in Auckland. by Richard Gladwell Posted 10 Jan 05:51 PST Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 3 Ronstan Australian Finn Championship day 3 Tight at the top after third day Giles Scott maintains a narrow lead at the front of the 40-boat fleet at the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship. Two points behind is Dutchman, Nicholas Heiner, while Kiwi Andy Maloney, is another four points back. by Robert Deaves Posted 10 Jan 05:50 PST Monaco Optimist Team Race kicks-off today Monaco Optimist Team Race kicks-off today 16 teams, from 16 nations set for the event 16 teams, 16 nations totalling 64 sailors under-14 have descended on the Principality for the 10th Monaco Optimist Team race, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco with the support of FxPro, Eventica, Fon and Peace and Sport. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 9 Jan 22:50 PST
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