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Classic Il Duce Classic Il Duce Photographer Andrea Francolini was on Sydney Harbour for the Classic Sydney Hobart Regatta Legendary Photographer, Andrea Francolini, was out on Sydney Harbour for the Classic Sydney Hobart Regatta that was run over the weekend, and has delivered this gallery of images for us. by John Curnow Posted 8 Dec 14:31 PST Day 2 Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta Day 2 Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta The Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta enjoyed a light air course on Sydney Harbour On a rare day of clear skies, three divisions of the Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta enjoyed a light air course over the full length of Sydney Harbour with even a hint of sunshine to add to the fine spectacle. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 8 Dec 14:03 PST Pretty handy Pretty handy Some years ago we started looking at Mixed Two Person Offshore Events It wasn't too long after driving the first of Beneteau's impressive Figaro 3s a couple of years ago that these miscellaneous ramblings started to look at the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event for the Olympics. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 8 Dec 13:00 PST US teams at 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds US teams at 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds Event seemed to be a turning point for the US Sailing Team The Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland New Zealand wrapped, marking the end of the 2019 year for the U.S. in these classes. by US Sailing Team Posted 8 Dec 08:32 PST The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 21 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 21 Eight teams continue to navigate to Fremantle finish line The Clipper Race has seen its first three arrivals into Fremantle but eight teams continue to navigate their way through their localised battles to the finish line. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 8 Dec 07:59 PST Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds overall Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds overall Auckland witnesses climax of three tensely-fought World Championships Challenging Auckland wind and waves played their part in determining the outcome of the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 8 Dec 05:59 PST Qingdao clinch narrow victory in Clipper Race Qingdao clinch narrow victory in Clipper Race The team pipped closest rival Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam After a three-week game of cat and mouse across the Southern Ocean, between the two leading Clipper Race teams, it was Qingdao which clinched a narrow victory. by Grace Kitching Posted 8 Dec 05:54 PST Hyundai Worlds: Kiwis win fifth world 49er title Hyundai Worlds: Kiwis win fifth world 49er title America's Cup champions win fifth World 49er title on a dramatic day in Auckland Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been involved in a few dramatic days during their sailing careers but few as sensational as today and it just made a fifth world 49er title that much more special. by Yachting NZ Posted 8 Dec 02:42 PST Globe40: Start venue Tangier Globe40: Start venue Tangier A round the world race setting sail from African soil for the first time Upon its launch back in June 2019, the Globe40 was very open and bold about its ambition and its values: a circumnavigation of the globe, which is as much about a planetary voyage, personal fulfilment and a quest for self-discovery by Manfred Ramspacher Posted 8 Dec 00:44 PST 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3 Winning Group went into today's race on Sydney Harbour as a hot favourite After two outstanding wins in the first two races of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship, Winning Group went into today's Race 3 on Sydney Harbour as a hot favourite to extend her lead in the championship by Frank Quealey Posted 7 Dec 23:31 PST Star Sailors League Finals overall Star Sailors League Finals overall Best of the conditions reserved for the four boat final After an ultra-light wind Quarter and Semi-Finals, the wind on the Nassau's Montagu Bay finally filled in to provide the best conditions for the four boat finale to the 2019 SSL Finals, the event that seeks to determine the 'star of the sailing world'. by Rachele Vitello Posted 7 Dec 23:00 PST Day 1 Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta Day 1 Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta Divisions 1 and 2 of the CYCA Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta ventured down the Harbour Divisions One and Two of the CYCA Classic Sydney Hobart Yacht Regatta ventured down the Harbour on a pursuit race to the Manly West and Manly East turning marks today... by Bow Caddy Media Posted 7 Dec 12:50 PST Kiwi 49ers chasing medals on the final day Kiwi 49ers chasing medals on the final day Burling and Tuke move to top of leaderboard ahead of final day at Hyundai Worlds It's taken all week for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke to get there but they find themselves exactly where they want to be heading into the final day of the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland. by Yachting NZ Posted 7 Dec 11:00 PST RORC Transatlantic Race - Day 14 update RORC Transatlantic Race - Day 14 update Dark Shadow shines in Grenada French Wally 100 Dark Shadow finished the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 13 days 9 hours 11 mins and 3 secs. Dark Shadow was sailed by Andre Auberton-Herve (FRA) and skippered by Yerin Hobson (AUS). by Louay Habib Posted 7 Dec 09:19 PST Macif and Actual Leader complete Brest Atlantiques Macif and Actual Leader complete Brest Atlantiques François Gabart and Gwénolé Gahinet take second place MACIF crossed the finish line on Saturday at 07:43:50, two days, 21 hours, 19 minutes and four seconds after the winner, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, having covered 17,890 miles at an average speed of 23.4 knots. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 7 Dec 08:36 PST Hempel Worlds: New Doublehanded Offshore event Hempel Worlds: New Doublehanded Offshore event Mixed two-person offshore keelboat event will be on the program at the Paris 2024 Olympics For the first time in Olympic history, a Mixed Two-Person Offshore Keelboat event will be on the program at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. by US Sailing Posted 7 Dec 07:27 PST The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 20 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 20 Day 20 has thrown the fleet a mixed bag of conditions The competition is hotting up for the front-runners, who have been stumped by windhole shaped obstacles to tackle in the final stages of the race. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 7 Dec 06:07 PST Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 5 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 5 49er and 49erFX both saw new regatta leaders heading into the final day The breeze was a little softer than previous days, and at times extremely unpredictable and shifty. Yet somehow the class acts continue to prove that they're still the class acts, able to cope with any slings or arrows that are hurled their way... by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 7 Dec 06:03 PST The Joy of Sailing The Joy of Sailing Look beyond the disability - Hannah Shelmerdine's story The definition of Joy is "a feeling of great pleasure and happiness". This is exactly the feeling I experience whilst I am sailing. Everybody can see who I am when I am sailing... Hannah! Look beyond the disability, crack open the shell and here I am. by Hannah Shelmerdine Posted 7 Dec 06:00 PST Airbus and American Magic head to America's Cup Airbus and American Magic head to America's Cup Airbus innovation is a special ingredient in American Magic's ongoing quest Airbus innovation is a special ingredient in American Magic's ongoing quest for the oldest trophy in international sports - the America's Cup - with the company providing outside-the-box thinking and technical support onsite. by American Magic Posted 7 Dec 05:45 PST Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 5 - 49er Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 5 - 49er Gold Peter Burling and Blair Tuke stamped their authority on the 49er fleet at the Hyundai Worlds Peter Burling and Blair Tuke stamped their authority on the 49er fleet at the Hyundai Worlds, with a consistent . but not stellar performance, and were rewarded with being top of the leaderboard. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 7 Dec 04:28 PST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief #NSVictoryList: Brest Atlantiques, Shop crew collection, Why the best choose southern spars, Seahors The 2019 Brest Atlantiques was known as the “flight of the giants,” with four super-charged Ultim trimarans driven by talented sailors and fully powered by North 3Di. by North Sails Posted 7 Dec 04:00 PST 250 days until 2020 Zhik 29er Worlds 250 days until 2020 Zhik 29er Worlds To be held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy With just 250 days to go until the 2020 Zhik 29er World Championships, the UK 29er Class is delighted to be welcoming the 29er Worlds back to the UK for the 3rd time since the event's inauguration in 2000. by Claire Mueller Posted 7 Dec 03:49 PST Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 5 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 5 Champions make vital moves before Super Sunday The 49er and 49erFX both saw new regatta leaders heading into the final day of competition, while the Nacra 17 title race looks wide open... by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 6 Dec 23:48 PST Star Sailors League Finals day 4 Star Sailors League Finals day 4 Mid-fleet fights for its survival at the SSL Finals After four days of Qualification racing the first major cull took place today at the SSL Finals, the event that seeks to determine the 'stars of the sailing world'. by Rachele Vitello Posted 6 Dec 18:16 PST How a simple upgrade can improve your sail trim How a simple upgrade can improve your sail trim More purchase on your mainsheet will make it significantly easier to trim Having the correct amount of purchase on your mainsheet and hold on your mainsheet block can make a big impact on your sailing. More purchase on your mainsheet will make it significantly easier to trim. by Eddie Cox Posted 6 Dec 13:25 PST Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - Nacra Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - Nacra Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - Finals racing - Nacra 17 Gold Fleet Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - First day of Finals racing - Nacra 17 Gold Fleet by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 Dec 12:10 PST Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - 49er Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - 49er Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from first day of Finals racing in the 49er Gold Fleet Hyundai Worlds: Images from first day of Finals racing in the 49er Gold Fleet by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 Dec 12:04 PST Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - 49er FX Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from Day 4 - 49er FX Gold Hyundai Worlds: Images from first day of Finals racing in the 49er FX Gold Fleet Hyundai Worlds: Images from first day of Finals racing in the 49er FX Gold Fleet by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 Dec 12:01 PST MACIF & Actual Leader expected in the early hours MACIF & Actual Leader expected in the early hours The end of Brest Atlantiques is in sight The end of Brest Atlantiques is in sight, with MACIF expected to arrive early tomorrow morning, followed closely behind by Actual Leader. by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 6 Dec 11:00 PST World Sailing Presidential Newsletter World Sailing Presidential Newsletter Interim management of World Sailing following CEO Andy Hunt's departure With the departure of our CEO Andy Hunt, we began to plan the interim period. Numerous scenarios were discussed, and the SMT decided on an interim management structure where they will be directly responsible to the Board. by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing Posted 6 Dec 08:43 PST IMOCA campaigns for the ocean at Nautic Paris IMOCA campaigns for the ocean at Nautic Paris Asserting its involvement in sustainable development At the Nautic boat show in Paris (from 7th to 15th December), the IMOCA class will continue to assert its involvement in sustainable development. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 6 Dec 06:46 PST The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 19 The Clipper Race Leg 3 - Race 4, Day 19 The finale for the frontrunners is close The finale for the frontrunners of the Marlow Southern Ocean Sleigh Ride is close and with only three nautical miles separating Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam and Qingdao, much of the result will be decided by tactics used around challenging weather systems. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 6 Dec 04:20 PST Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge Henri-Lloyd Frostbite Challenge The sport of sailing at its very best Henri-Lloyd's Chairman Hans Eckerström wanted to put the 2020 range to the test. Not the standard factory and model tests of materials, fit and wear, but the kind which really put the kit through its paces. by Mark Jardine Posted 6 Dec 03:00 PST Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 4 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds day 4 Major moves on the scoreboard after day 1 of Gold Fleet The fourth day of the 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships saw the race for the title and Olympic qualification is beginning to take shape as the fleets split into their respective Gold fleets. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 6 Dec 02:39 PST Winning Group setting the standard Winning Group setting the standard 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3 taking place this Sunday The Winning Group 18ft Skiff team has set the standard with its domination of the first two races of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship, presently being sailed on Sydney Harbour by Frank Quealey Posted 6 Dec 01:12 PST Star Sailors League Finals day 3 Star Sailors League Finals day 3 Young talent shines through in Nassau A lighter 6-12 knot day on Nassau's Montagu Bay brought a fresh set of winners among the 23 competing teams on day three of the SSL Finals, the event determining 2019's 'stars of the sailing world'. by Rachele Vitello Posted 5 Dec 23:54 PST Officials announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Officials announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games 60 International Race Officials from 31 nations World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce the names of the Race Officials who have been appointed for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. by World Sailing Posted 5 Dec 14:56 PST Brest Atlantiques: Gybing to the finish Brest Atlantiques: Gybing to the finish MACIF and Actual Leader now have less than 1,000 miles separating them from the finish After more than 30 days at sea, MACIF and Actual Leader now have less than 1,000 miles separating them from the finish of Brest Atlantiques. With MACIF just out in front by 50 miles at 3pm today by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson Posted 5 Dec 13:39 PST Hyundai World: Images from the 49ers - Day 3 Hyundai World: Images from the 49ers - Day 3 Hyundai World: Images from the 49ers - Day 3 Sail-World was on the water for Day 3 of the Hyundai 49er World Championships - here's a gallery of images from the 49er Blue course. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 5 Dec 12:03 PST
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