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J/70 Midwinter Championship day 1 J/70 Midwinter Championship day 1 Fifty boats revel in gorgeous Biscayne Bay, Miami Fifty J/70s reveled in gorgeous Biscayne Bay conditions on Friday as the J/70 Midwinter Championship got under way with three races. Peter Duncan's Relative Obscurity laid its claim by knocking off two straight bullets by Christopher Howell Posted 23 Feb 07:44 PST RORC Caribbean 600: Top of the Class RORC Caribbean 600: Top of the Class Prizewinners get the rum The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Prize Giving will be held tonight, Friday 22nd February and it is a special evening celebrating a premier race in the world yacht racing calendar. by Louay Habib Posted 23 Feb 00:43 PST Inside Melges: The February Issue Inside Melges: The February Issue Continuing tradition while pushing forward It was nearly 75 years ago that Harry C. Melges Sr. built the first Melges Boat. Today, the Melges commitment to detail, community building, and passion for the sport hasn't changed. by Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 22 Feb 11:00 PST The Ocean Race bags hat-trick of shortlists The Ocean Race bags hat-trick of shortlists For prestigious industry-selected sport awards The Race has been nominated for prizes by sports industry selectors in a trio of areas – Fan or Community Engagement Award, Cutting Edge Sport Award, Social and Sustainable Development Award – following a record-breaking 2017-18 edition. by The Ocean Race Posted 22 Feb 07:20 PST Wizard wins the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy Wizard wins the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy David and Peter Askew's American Volvo 70 scores best IRC corrected time David and Peter Askew's American Volvo 70 Wizard has won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC. Wizard put in a near faultless performance to complete the 600 mile non-stop race in 43 hours 38 minutes and 44 seconds by Louay Habib Posted 22 Feb 02:23 PST 18ft Skiff Club Championship final this weekend 18ft Skiff Club Championship final this weekend Can the Asko Appliances team add a 3rd title to their season record? The Asko Appliances 18ft Skiff team is set to add the Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship to its trophy cabinet as the team leads the 18-strong fleet into Sunday's last race of the series on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 22 Feb 02:02 PST Nespresso Int'l Youth MR Cup: Host leads on Day 2 Nespresso Int'l Youth MR Cup: Host leads on Day 2 RNZYS Performance Programme Teams are leading the 14-boat fleet after Day 2 RNZYS Performance Programme Teams lead by James Wilson and Nick Egnot-Johnson are leading the 14-boat fleet after two days of match racing in Auckland at the Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup. by Andrew Delves Posted 22 Feb 00:28 PST America's Cup: AC75 rig concept took 20 minutes America's Cup: AC75 rig concept took 20 minutes Top sail designer, Burns Fallow explains the two-skinned mainsail and AC75 rig - Part 1 Emirates Team New Zealand sail designer, Burns Fallow says the radical idea for a two skinned mainsail for the AC75 foiling monohull came up after just a 20-minute brainstorming session held a month after the America's Cup win in Bermuda. by Richard Gladwell Posted 21 Feb 19:19 PST Deja-vu for Sailing on IOC Qualifier crackdown Deja-vu for Sailing on IOC Qualifier crackdown In a case similar to Sailing in 2015, the IOC has acted decisively on Visa refusal for athletes Exclusion of Pakistani shooters has parallels to similar exclusions in Sailing in 2013-2016 where Israeli sailors were excluded from world championships by countries who had an estranged diplomatic relationship with Israel. by Richard Gladwell Posted 21 Feb 13:10 PST 2018 Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year announced 2018 Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year announced Jud Smith, Carmen and Emma Cowles selected 2018 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Over the past six decades, the sailing community has had the unique opportunity to discuss and analyze the fascinating contrasts between the winners of US Sailing's Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. by US Sailing Posted 21 Feb 09:48 PST Heineken Regatta Village to open on February 25th Heineken Regatta Village to open on February 25th Showing what people can expect during the week of the Regatta The St Maarten Heineken Regatta will set sail on February 28th – March 3rd and is hosting a kick-off party with the grand opening of the Regatta Village this coming Monday February 25th at 6pm. by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Posted 21 Feb 09:11 PST How sailors are preparing for The Ocean Race How sailors are preparing for The Ocean Race Two and a half years to go to the start With just over two and a half years to go to the start, the organisers and sailors are already busy preparing behind the scenes for this new event on the IMOCA calendar. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 21 Feb 08:56 PST RORC Caribbean 600 - Class40 fight to the finish RORC Caribbean 600 - Class40 fight to the finish Class40 Eärendil won Line Honours for the Class40 Division In the early hours of Thursday 21 February, after two and a half days and nights of intense competition and over 600 miles of racing, it all came down to just a few minutes. by Louay Habib Posted 21 Feb 08:05 PST 2019 Kiteboard Pan American at San Diego YC 2019 Kiteboard Pan American at San Diego YC Kiteboarders invited to Kiteboard Pan American trials American kiteboarders will have the opportunity to represent their country at the 2019 Pan American Games by winning the Kiteboard Pan American Trials in Formula Kites hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 21 Feb 06:44 PST Coast Guard cuts ribbon on new command center Coast Guard cuts ribbon on new command center South Portland, Maine 24-hour command center officially opened Coast Guard Sector Northern New England officially opened a new 24-hour command center Wednesday in South Portland, Maine. by U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast Posted 21 Feb 06:14 PST Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry unveils new model Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry unveils new model Rhode Island's official tall ship plans for year-round programs in Rhode Island OHPRI says it will keep the Tall Ship in Rhode Island for year-round programming in order to support financial sustainability and strengthen regional alignment with workforce development, ocean literacy, and civic engagement. by Barby MacGowan Posted 21 Feb 05:03 PST The expired marine flare disposal problem The expired marine flare disposal problem A system of safe disposal for expired marine flares Maine state representative Joyce “Jay” McCreight, Maine House District 51, has introduced an act that would establish and promote a system of safe disposal for expired marine flares, potentially solving an age-old disposal issue by Scott Croft Posted 21 Feb 05:02 PST Hong Kong Race Week 2019 Hong Kong Race Week 2019 ASAF Youth Cup finishes with a real buster The 6th edition of Hong Kong Race Week came to a close on Sunday last. Competing in the event were 245 sailors from 10 nations including China, Cambodia, India, Macau, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and first-time entries Guam, Myanmar, Norway and Sweden. by RHKYC Media Posted 20 Feb 19:54 PST RNZYS Nespresso Youth MR: 14 teams line up RNZYS Nespresso Youth MR: 14 teams line up Fourteen high calibre youth match racing teams will sail in the Nespresso Youth MR Cup Fourteen high calibre youth match racing teams have arrived at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron for the 2019 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup. by Andrew Delves, RNZYS Posted 20 Feb 14:46 PST Monohull line honours for Wizard Monohull line honours for Wizard Magic Moment in the RORC Caribbean 600 David & Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600 crossing the finish line on Wednesday 20 February at 07:08:44 AST in an elapsed time of 1d 19h 38m 44s. by Louay Habib Posted 20 Feb 13:20 PST Steinlager back onboard with Emirates Team NZ Steinlager back onboard with Emirates Team NZ Steinlager signs on with Emirates Team NZ for the 36th America's Cup Emirates Team New Zealand has announced that Steinlager will return as an Official Sponsor and Official Beer Partner of Emirates Team New Zealand's for the defence of the 36th America's Cup - on the team's home waters in Auckland in 2021. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 20 Feb 12:14 PST Golden Globe Race day 234 Golden Globe Race day 234 Third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has escaped disqualification Third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has escaped disqualification from the Golden Globe race after breaching the strict rules forbidding outside assistance, but has been handed a 72-hour penalty for asking and receiving weather routing information by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 20 Feb 10:01 PST RORC Caribbean 600 Record for Maserati Multi70 RORC Caribbean 600 Record for Maserati Multi70 The extraordinary events will be remembered for years to come Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on Tuesday 19 February 2019 in an elapsed time of one day, 06 hours 49 minutes and 00 seconds by Louay Habib Posted 20 Feb 02:17 PST 23 years of 18ft Skiff Racing Sponsorship 23 years of 18ft Skiff Racing Sponsorship The Rag & Famish Hotel has been a successful sponsor of the 18 Footers on Sydney Harbour Since the late George Calligeros purchased 'The Rag' in May 1975, the hotel has developed equally strong family values as Peter and Anna Calligeros continue the business under the Calligeros Hotel group banner. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Feb 01:50 PST Entries open for Rolex Giraglia 2019 Entries open for Rolex Giraglia 2019 Innovation in 67th edition with the finish line in Monaco There will be an innovation in edition number 67 of the Rolex Giraglia 2019 with the finish of the offshore race in the waters of the Principality of Monaco and plenty of news also in St Tropez. by Yacht Club Italiano Posted 19 Feb 10:47 PST GGR 2018, SailGP's debut and the Caribbean 600 GGR 2018, SailGP's debut and the Caribbean 600 We modern humans live soft lives compared to the Golden Globe Race skippers We modern humans live soft lives compared to the skippers participating in the Golden Globe Race 2018. by David Schmidt Posted 19 Feb 10:00 PST Prospector team digs in for a second go Prospector team digs in for a second go Back with a new boat for the Transatlantic Race 2019 The Prospector team—led by Paul McDowell, Dr. David Siwicki and Larry Landry, and Marty Roesch and managed by Landry and McDowell—is one of five returning entries from the Transatlantic Race 2015. by Stuart Streuli Posted 19 Feb 09:48 PST RORC Caribbean 60 day 2 RORC Caribbean 60 day 2 Multi70 Maserati and MOD70 Argo have been ripping up the race track Maserati, skippered by Giovanni Soldini led at Guadeloupe by 12 miles, but in terms of time, that is less than 30 minutes ahead of Jason Carroll's Argo. The two rocket ships are expected to finish the race around sundown today. by Louay Habib Posted 19 Feb 08:30 PST Event No.12 joining Match Race Super League 2019 Event No.12 joining Match Race Super League 2019 12 events worldwide in 10 countries on four continents The Match Race Super League is proud to announce that the AIRCALIN Match Race in Noumea (NCL) will be the sixth event of the 2019 season, making it to 12 events worldwide in 10 countries on four continents. by Match Race Super League Posted 19 Feb 04:22 PST Registration opens for 2019 Rolex Big Boat Series Registration opens for 2019 Rolex Big Boat Series A well-earned reputation for breeze-on sailing and long courses Winter might still be exerting its chilly influence over most of the country, but an undeniable harbinger of the coming sailing season arrived on February 18 when St. Francis Yacht Club, in San Francisco, California, posted the Notice of Race. by St. Francis Yacht Club Posted 19 Feb 03:41 PST Am Cup teams check out canting AC75 foil Am Cup teams check out canting AC75 foil A first hint of the real scale of the AC75 boats has been given to each challenger representative Less than a year since the Class Rule publication, a first hint of the real scale of the AC75 boats has been given to each challenger representative during a number of visits to Auckland to witness the one design foil cant system (FCS) in action. by Emirates Team NZ/Sail-World NZ Posted 18 Feb 23:20 PST FD Worlds at Nelson YC, New Zealand after day 3 FD Worlds at Nelson YC, New Zealand after day 3 Szabolcs Majthenyi and András Domokos lead The first three days of the Flying Dutchman World Championships have been completed. The results are close at the top of the leader board with Hun 70 (Szabolcs Majthenyi and András Domokos) leading on 7 points with GER 88 (Kay-Uwe Lüdtke and Kai Schäfers) by Alisdair Daines Posted 18 Feb 23:14 PST Everything is OK at Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds Everything is OK at Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds An outstanding success both on and off the water The 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship, which has just concluded at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand, was an outstanding success both on and off the water. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 Feb 22:44 PST Blast off for the RORC Caribbean 600 Blast off for the RORC Caribbean 600 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua with the magnificent fleet starting the 600 mile non-stop offshore race in bright sunshine, full-on gusting tradewinds and two-metre high waves. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Feb 20:12 PST Mothquito in Milan for Foiling Awards 2018 Mothquito in Milan for Foiling Awards 2018 As a nominee for the awards for the best design Mothquito was present at the award ceremony of the Foiling Awards 2018, as a nominee for the awards for the best design 2018, a recognition of the highest prestige that has placed Mothquito among the best designs in the world of foiling. by Mothquito Foiling Catamaran Posted 18 Feb 09:34 PST Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in St. Petersburg Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in St. Petersburg Another beautiful day for the final races It was another beautiful day for the final races of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta St. Petersburg. Once the sea breeze filled in this morning, racing got under way and most classes completed two races by Jennifer Mitchell Posted 18 Feb 03:10 PST Get set for a cracker Get set for a cracker There has already been high drama ahead of the RORC Caribbean 600 start The weather forecast is suggesting that moderate trade winds at the start will strengthen during the race, giving classic Caribbean sailing conditions of warm trade winds from the east with a moderate sea state. by Louay Habib Posted 18 Feb 02:56 PST Finn Europeans & Tokyo 2020 Qualifier entry open Finn Europeans & Tokyo 2020 Qualifier entry open Tokyo 2020 Qualifier in Athens this May The championship has recently received approval from the IOC as the second Finn class qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 Feb 01:59 PST Boat-Park reaction to 2024 Olympic options Boat-Park reaction to 2024 Olympic options The 2024 Sailing Olympics are over five years away for World Sailing, but not for 85kg Men The 2024 Sailing Olympics are over five years away for the panjandrums of World Sailing, but for 85+kg Men, the Regatta is now in a much more urgent focus. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 17 Feb 16:54 PST Sail GP - Sydney - Day 2 highlights Sail GP - Sydney - Day 2 highlights SailGP Day 2 wrap Crosbie Lorimer joined the spectators on Shark Island for Day 2 of SailGP to capture the action from that scenic perspective. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 17 Feb 15:40 PST
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