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The other AC The other AC It was terrific to meet Aaron Young at the recent ASMEX conference on Australia's Gold Coast It was terrific to meet Aaron Young at the recent ASMEX conference on the Gold Coast. He is the grandson of one, Jim Young, who is like 96 now, and so many sailors can remember all the boats they sailed on that were penned by this gifted man. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 26 May 15:00 PDT Barcolana 51: Registrations kick off Barcolana 51: Registrations kick off British record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari to testify After a successful 50th edition recognised by the Guinness World Records as "the largest sailing race in the world", Barcolana adds a "+1" to its 'edition 50' aiming to create a regatta with an environmental focus, gathering all sailing lovers in Trieste by Barcolana 51 Posted 26 May 04:46 PDT Italian AC75 spar arrives in Cagliari Italian AC75 spar arrives in Cagliari Luna Rossa have released a video of their AC75 spar arriving at the team base in Cagliari America's Cup Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa is the first team to announce their building progress, when they released a video of their AC75 spar arriving at the team base in Cagliari, Sardinia. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 26 May 03:54 PDT New direction for The Transat 2020 New direction for The Transat 2020 Brest confirmed as start city Starting in May, the 2020 edition will also see the race celebrate its 60th anniversary as the world's best solo sailors gather to race a gruelling 3,500-nautical miles across the North Atlantic to the USA. by The Transat Posted 26 May 03:39 PDT Laser Europeans at Porto overall Laser Europeans at Porto overall Anne-Marie Rindom, Lorenzo Chiavarini and Aleksander Arian are the new European Champions It was an intense week on the Atlantic front of Porto with more than 300 sailors, representing 55 countries towards the European title. by Teresa Marques Posted 26 May 03:10 PDT GC32 Villasimius Cup day 3 GC32 Villasimius Cup day 3 Hat trick for Oman Air On the one hand it was a miserable day of intermittent rain, a chilly wind and an overcast sky like a scene from the North Sea in February. On the other, despite the fickle conditions, the squalls, the holes in the wind by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 26 May 00:08 PDT Star Western Hemisphere Championship overall Star Western Hemisphere Championship overall Carl Buchan wins the title in San Diego The Star boat is often seen as one of the finest, most challenging classes to compete in. It requires dedication and hard work to be successful. This weekend, 26 sailors made their way out to the Pacific for the Star Western Hemisphere Championship by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 25 May 23:03 PDT 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals day 2 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals day 2 Shakin' and Bakin' in Alabama An initial on-shore postponement kicked-off the second day of racing at the 2019 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship hosted by the Fairhope Yacht Club in Fairhope, Alabama. by USM24CA Posted 25 May 17:41 PDT Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival overall Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival overall Final day sees tricky conditions and short course racing The Medemblik Regatta closed with some exciting racing. There was some delay due to light and shifty wind, but the end of the day all races are sailed. In the RS:X Youth a complete French podium and two Dutch gold medallists in RS:X women and men by Medemblik Regatta Posted 25 May 16:45 PDT Melges 20 World League Puntaldia day 2 Melges 20 World League Puntaldia day 2 No wind on day 1, but 3 races now run in Sardinia After the no race of yesterday set by the lack of wind, the second leg of the European Melges World League was launched today on the race course of Puntaldia, where three races were held in a South-Easterly breeze blowing at around 7 knots. by Melges World League Posted 25 May 11:27 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week overall Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week overall Premium performers Platoon prevail at 2019's curtain raiser After a thrillingly close finish, Harm Müller-Spreer's Platoon crew clinched the first regatta title of the 2019 52 Super Series season, winning the Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week by one single point this afternoon. by 52 Super Series Posted 25 May 11:01 PDT 44Cup returns to Rovinj 44Cup returns to Rovinj Nine boats have travelled 840km north up the Adriatic Having first raced off the picturesque, historic town of Rovinj in 2011 and then returned again in 2012 for the World Championship, many of the teams will have a good feel for what to expect. by Jessica Gray Posted 25 May 07:54 PDT 2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua Record entry expected for 10th anniversary edition A record entry for the 10th birthday party of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is expected with 15 superyachts expressing their interest, including five J Class yachts. by Louay Habib Posted 25 May 05:38 PDT Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 4 Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 4 Exciting racing for Musto Skiffs and 49ers Saturday May 25th, the medal races will be sailed at the Medemblik Regatta. In the RS:X Men Kiran Badloe (NED) is already secured of a gold medal. For the RS:X women the battle for the top spot is on between Dutch Lilian de Geus and Polish Zofia Noceti by Medemblik Regatta Posted 25 May 03:05 PDT Laser Europeans at Porto day 5 Laser Europeans at Porto day 5 Penultimate day in Portugal Early on, the 323 sailors, representing 55 countries, left the port of refuge in Afurada to face northwest winds and waves, on the Atlantic front of Porto. by Teresa Marques Posted 25 May 01:42 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 4 Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 4 Quantum Racing lead into final day From a long day that finally yielded just one race, Quantum Racing emerged with an increased lead at the top of the leaderboard of the Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week. by 52 Super Series Posted 25 May 00:24 PDT Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 3 Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 3 Carl Buchan leads at Day 3 One piece of advice that sailors can typically agree on is the more time spent on the water, the better you'll do. While that may be true for the majority of sailors, Carl Buchan has been proving so far at the Star Western Hemisphere Championship by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 24 May 23:31 PDT 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals day 1 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals day 1 Melges 24s fired up in Fairhope Opening day at the 2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship was HOT, with record-breaking temps and light to moderate breezes out of the South-Southwest. Four races were completed with Fayetteville, Georgia's K.C. Shannon at the helm of Shaka by USM24CA Posted 24 May 23:24 PDT GC32 Villasimius Cup day 2 GC32 Villasimius Cup day 2 GC32 leader tie as Villasimius turns up the volume While windy Thursday was in fact windless, on what the forecasters were predicting would be windless Friday Villasimius switched on its wind machine, allowing the full schedule of five races to be held and tired crew to come ashore by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 24 May 23:03 PDT Marion Bermuda Handicap Adjustment introduced Marion Bermuda Handicap Adjustment introduced Founders Division boats to sail under a new "anti-bias" adjustment of ORR The adjustment designed by race organizers in collaboration with the Offshore Racing Association (ORA) should remove the bias against faster boats by eliminating the "Parking Lot" effect. by Talbot Wilson Posted 24 May 14:29 PDT Classics class announced for Rolex Big Boat Series Classics class announced for Rolex Big Boat Series The July 31 deadline to enter is fast approaching The July 31 deadline to enter Rolex Big Boat Series is fast approaching, and a whole new class of boat is now invited to attend. The crown jewel of St. Francis Yacht Club's racing calendar since its inaugural 1964 event. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 24 May 05:33 PDT Laser Europeans at Porto day 4 Laser Europeans at Porto day 4 Burton remains top of the open rankings After eight races completed, Australian Olympic champion Tom Burton remains in first place in the Laser Standard category, followed by British and best European Lorenzo Chiavarini. by Teresa Marques Posted 24 May 01:35 PDT Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 3 Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 3 Olympic future of windfoil surfing tested at the Medemblik Regatta The third day of the Medemblik Regatta had all the ingredients for a happy day of sailing. Nice wind conditions, lots of sun and exciting racing. A perfect day to start two new classes at the regatta by Medemblik Regatta Posted 23 May 23:38 PDT Race Yachts Premium Brokerage Race Yachts Premium Brokerage When only the best will do... High Spirit is a Custom Build BOTIN 65, built by Spanish yard King Marine and launched at the end of 2015. There was no expense spared in building this magnificent racer. by Jason Rowed, Race Yachts Posted 23 May 22:33 PDT Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 2 Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 2 A slow start in San Diego It's been a slow start for the Star Western Hemisphere Championship as unfavorable conditions swept through San Diego yesterday, postponing the start of the regatta due to high wind and seas. by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 23 May 21:19 PDT 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals preview 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals preview In less than 24hrs racing starts in Fairhope, Alabama In less than 24 hours the next Melges 24 U.S. National Championship gets under way in Fairhope, Alabama with a solid 35 entries, of which 17 have qualified to compete for the all-amateur Corinthian title. by USM24CA Posted 23 May 15:50 PDT Four weeks until sailors at 17th Clagett Regatta Four weeks until sailors at 17th Clagett Regatta Fort Adams State Park in Newport RI will be bustling with sailors In four weeks time the docks at the Alofsin Pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport RI will be bustling with sailors from across North America and the Caribbean, preparing for the coaching clinic and regatta by Sam Crichton Posted 23 May 14:42 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 3 Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 3 A tight fit at the top: one point separates top three On an uncompromising, very much one-sided race course off Mahón, Quantum Racing proved the top scoring boat at the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week to take the overall lead at the first circuit regatta of 2019 by one single point. by 52 Super Series Posted 23 May 14:38 PDT GC32 Villasimius Cup day 1 GC32 Villasimius Cup day 1 First win to Ben Ainslie and his INEOS Rebels UK team The opening day of the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the first event on the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour saw a stiff southwesterly buffeting the ten GC32 catamarans while moored in the Marina di Villasimus as their crews prepared for the season's first encounter. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 23 May 13:22 PDT Maxi Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean Maxi Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean Time to take the plunge at her Lorient base There is no doubt that the large offshore multihull season is up and running! Following on from Actual Leader last week, Macif yesterday, today was the turn for the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild to return to the ocean this at her Lorient base. by Gitana Posted 23 May 11:40 PDT RS Aero Gulf Coast Championships RS Aero Gulf Coast Championships Great conditions for the 7 rig Saturday's racing showed who was in hiking shape as four great races were held in 15kn gusting to well over 20kn at times – great conditions for the RS Aero 7 rig to revel in! by Ash Beatty Posted 23 May 09:47 PDT Marine Auctions Forthcoming Online Auctions Marine Auctions Forthcoming Online Auctions Marine Auctions have three vessels on display at SCIBS Well here we are on the first day of the "Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show" (SCIBS) and it looks like we are going to be busy for the four days. by Marine Auctions Posted 23 May 04:00 PDT Laser Europeans at Porto day 3 Laser Europeans at Porto day 3 Exciting fight for the European title with gold fleet already defined The wind returned to make matters better for the organization, and once again, the planned regatta schedule was fulfilled in full, with the addition of two more regattas. by Teresa Marques Posted 23 May 03:46 PDT Strongest fleet assembles for GC32 Racing Tour Strongest fleet assembles for GC32 Racing Tour At the southeasternmost tip of Sardinia The 2019 GC32 Racing Tour sets sail on the 23rd with ten of the one design flying catamarans completing in Sardinia at the GC32 Villasimius Cup. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 23 May 01:57 PDT Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 1 Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 1 All races were canceled due to inclement weather All races were canceled today for day one of the Star Western Hemisphere Championship due to inclement weather. The decision was made by the Race Committee and supported by Regatta Chair John Burnham. by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 23 May 00:26 PDT MACIF Trimaran back at sea MACIF Trimaran back at sea Better performance and more reliable Just a few days after the MACIF trimaran left the cargo ship that brought it back from Pointe-à-Pitre, in mid-January, it was sent to the yard for a refit, where it has spent nearly four months in the expert hands of the MACIF technical team. by Trimaran MACIF Posted 23 May 00:06 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 2 Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 2 Racing had to be cancelled for the day The forecast light sea breeze failed to materialise today for the 11-strong fleet of TP52s at the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, and so racing had to be cancelled for the day. by 52 Super Series Posted 22 May 15:11 PDT Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 2 Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 2 Light and shifty winds keep RS:X classes on shore for an extra hour It's a difficult day for sailors and race committee. Light and shifty winds kept the RS:X classes on shore for an extra hour. The sailors of the Hansa class manage to race an extra race and the day closes in sunny conditions. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 22 May 12:10 PDT From concept to reality: The Melges IC37 Class From concept to reality: The Melges IC37 Class 20 boats will converge on the start line this month The Melges IC37 Class has transformed from concept to reality. On Friday, May 31, 20 boats will converge on the starting line for the very first time. by Melges IC37 Class Posted 22 May 08:00 PDT America's Cup: Foil Arm explodes in test - Video America's Cup: Foil Arm explodes in test - Video New video shows America's Cup AC75 foil arm exploding in destruction test Three videos (including one uncut) have been released by America's Cup media and another party which shows the testing, including the failed September 2018 load testing, and the May 2019 successful test of the carbon foil arms for the AC75. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 22 May 07:40 PDT
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