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Asia-Pacific Yacht Industry High-Level Forum 2020 Asia-Pacific Yacht Industry High-Level Forum 2020 An integral part of the Macau Yacht Show which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year The Asia-Pacific Yacht Industry High-Level Forum 2020 will be held on Friday 30 October 2020, and is a combined live and virtual event held in Macau and Hong Kong. by Asia Yacht Press Posted 24 Oct 11:17 HKT SailGP diversity, equity and inclusion initiative SailGP diversity, equity and inclusion initiative Launched as part of Race for the Future Following the announcement of its Race for the Future purpose-led agenda aimed at accelerating change to a cleaner and more inclusive future, SailGP today rolled out its first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. by SailGP Posted 24 Oct 04:34 HKT Final day to get your nomination in! Final day to get your nomination in! For the YJA MS Amlin International Sailor of the Decade Today is the final day to get your nomination in for the YJA MS Amlin 'International Sailor of the Decade' award. Nominations close at midnight on Friday 23rd November. by YJA / MS Amlin Posted 23 Oct 19:48 HKT David Barnes, triple 470 world champion dies at 62 David Barnes, triple 470 world champion dies at 62 Barnes won three 470 world titles and went on to be involved in six America's Cup campaigns Sailing lost a revolutionary figure Friday morning with the passing of David Barnes. He was 62. Barnes won three 470 world titles and went on to be involved in six America's Cup campaigns, including skippering Team NZ's 'Big Boat' challenge of 1988 by Yachting NZ/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 23 Oct 18:05 HKT BRITANNIA takes flight in Auckland BRITANNIA takes flight in Auckland First sail out of the Waitemata Harbour for INEOS TEAM UK's new race boat On Friday 23rd October, BRITANNIA, INEOS TEAM UK's new race boat for the 36th America's Cup, took flight on her first sail out of the Waitemata Harbour. by Nick Heemskerk Posted 23 Oct 16:29 HKT Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 3 Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 3 Qualifications completed, finals start Friday Today's third racing day concluded the qualifications of 2020 Optimist Europeans in Portorož, Slovenia. As scheduled, both girls' fleets successfully finished three races today, and the boys' fleets had two, so they're both finishing the qualifying series by International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Posted 23 Oct 13:35 HKT Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century Vote for the best videos produced since 2000 The 2020 edition of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is officially launched and the votes are open! The public is invited to vote online for their favourite video of this special edition, rewarding the best videos produced since 2000. by Mirabaud Sailing Video Award Posted 23 Oct 13:07 HKT iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 3 iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 3 Getting close to the Finals Series Another picture perfect morning at Univela Sailing in Campione, Lake Garda, where almost 200 riders are gathered for the iQFOiL International Games, the first real global event for the next-to-be Olympic sail board at the Paris 2024 Games. by Rachele Vitello Posted 23 Oct 12:44 HKT Coastal Classic: 165 starters for light air race Coastal Classic: 165 starters for light air race 2020 has been the year of uphill battles, and the competitors in the Coastal Classic have one more. 2020 has been the year of uphill battles, and the PIC Coastal Classic yacht race today will see no different. From 9:30am, 165 sailboats will quite literally begin an uphill battle from Auckland to Russell, sailing against light winds. by Christine Horne Posted 23 Oct 07:32 HKT D-26 Vendée Globe: Kojiro Shiraishi D-26 Vendée Globe: Kojiro Shiraishi Dream of being first Asian skipper to complete the Vendée Globe I asked Kojiro Shiraishi what his biggest fear is, as a solo sailor setting out to take on the world alone in the Vendée Globe, and he gave me an answer that I was not expecting - one that indicates the mental strength required of a true single-hander. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 23 Oct 05:35 HKT Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020: Elusive Two Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020: Elusive Two An impressively tight knit group It is the year that just keeps on giving. By midnight on Wednesday, 15 of the 50-boat fleet had completed the course. Ten of those were competing under IRC for the overall Rolex Middle Sea Race trophy by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 23 Oct 02:38 HKT Elusive 2 wins the 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race Elusive 2 wins the 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race Victory for Maltese First 45 skippered by Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta At 15:00 CEST on Thursday, 22 October, 2020, the winner of the 41st edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race was announced as the Maltese First 45 Elusive 2, skippered by Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 23:12 HKT Dinghy Racing Channel: How to rig an RS Aero Dinghy Racing Channel: How to rig an RS Aero Peter Barton from the RS Aero Class Association shows us some basic tips Peter Barton from the RS Aero Class Association shows us some basic tips for setting up your RS Aero before getting out on the water. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 22 Oct 18:00 HKT Intro to Short-handed Racing - J/99 JEDI Intro to Short-handed Racing - J/99 JEDI The J/99 is perfect for us as she can be easily sailed by two We've been practicing two-handed racing in our 32.6' J/99 (JEDI) whilst joining in with fully crewed fleet from RPAYC SOPS series. Whilst Ray and I have sailed together for many years, we haven't seriously raced two-handed since 2008 by Sandra Entwistle Posted 22 Oct 17:17 HKT Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 2 Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 2 Two races for all when the sea breeze fills in The sun greeted the participants of the Optimist Europeans Championship in Portorož early in the morning already, but the sailors had to wait almost until noon before the shore warmed up enough for the sea breeze to kick in. by International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Posted 22 Oct 17:12 HKT America's Cup: Council claims deal made in Feb America's Cup: Council claims deal made in Feb Auckland Council claims Cup course arrangements were signed off by all parties in February Two of the principal parties in the 36th America's Cup have issued conflicting media statements tonight over correspondence and agreements relating to the course area allocations for the Prada Cup, or Challenger Selection Series. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 22 Oct 17:12 HKT Thomas Ruyant unfinished Vendée Globe business Thomas Ruyant unfinished Vendée Globe business Back armed with the well sorted Verdier design LinkedOut which has proven highly potent On the 2016 race Thomas Ruyant was lying eighth when his IMOCA60 memorably hit a floating object hard while he was west of New Zealand. by Vendee Globe Posted 22 Oct 17:11 HKT America's Cup: CoR36 responds to Defender America's Cup: CoR36 responds to Defender CoR36 claim that they only learned in September about a letter written by Ports of Auckland back in The Challenger of Record for the 36th America's Cup has issued the following statement following decision of the Arbitration Panel, today. CoR36 claim that they only learned in September about a letter written by Ports of Auckland back in January. by Luna Rossa/CoR36 Posted 22 Oct 15:23 HKT Marcus Ashley-Jones back for the challenge Marcus Ashley-Jones back for the challenge Victory in last Sunday's Race 2 of the Spring 18ft Skiff Championship When Marcus Ashley-Jones, Jeronimo Harrison and Cam Gundy sailed Andoo to victory in last Sunday's Race 2 of the Spring 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour they showed that the team will be a force in the JJ Giltinan and Australian championships. by Frank Quealey Posted 22 Oct 14:54 HKT iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 2 iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 2 A light start builds into an 'Ora' afternoon at Campione Plenty of races in the books on day two of the the iQFOiL International Games at Univela Sailing in Campione, Lake Garda, consolidating its reputation of an ideal spot for sailing. by Rachele Vitello Posted 22 Oct 13:59 HKT America's Cup: Arb Panel drops Stadium courses America's Cup: Arb Panel drops Stadium courses The use of the inner harbour stadium race courses for the America's Cup has been removed Emirates Team New Zealand are outraged that after three years of planning a land-based stadium event, one of the most exciting benefits of the America's Cup event has been destroyed by an majority Arbitration Panel Decision by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 22 Oct 12:37 HKT America's Cup: Paradise Lost for Auckland fans America's Cup: Paradise Lost for Auckland fans Controversial America's Cup course decision will have unintended consequences for Challengers "We want the America's Cup to be as accessible to as many Aucklanders and New Zealanders as possible. I would encourage all parties to work together to find a better solution." Mayor Phil Goff, on the Arb Panel decision set to blow back on the Challengers by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 22 Oct 11:05 HKT America's Cup: C-Tech - 18 years of carbon battens America's Cup: C-Tech - 18 years of carbon battens Eighteen years ago Kiwi composites company C-Tech started working with ETNZ on its 2003 campaign Eighteen years ago Kiwi composites company C-Tech moved into a few converted pig sheds in West Auckland and started working with Emirates Team New Zealand on its 2003 campaign. by America's Cup Media Posted 22 Oct 08:48 HKT America's Cup Rialto: Patriot's 'non-stick' hull America's Cup Rialto: Patriot's 'non-stick' hull American Magic had an extended sail in the newly launched AC75, Patriot on Wednesday American Magic had an extended sail in the newly launched AC75, Patriot on Wednesday heading out well beyond the 2000-2003 America's Cup course, in a steady sea breeze of 12-15kts, and bright sunshine. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted 22 Oct 08:08 HKT 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4 In the end, it was I Love Poland No one following this year's Rolex Middle Sea Race had foreseen that two 70-foot ocean-racing maxis would match race the final 10 nm to the finish line to decide the monohull line honours title of the 41st edition of the 606 nm classic offshore. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 22 Oct 01:37 HKT Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Miranda Merron Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Miranda Merron Miranda Merron has sailed most of the major ocean races, solo and two handed Since she raced the two handed Transat Jacques Vabre in 1999 with Emma Richards on the yellow Open 50 chartered from Pete Goss, English skipper Miranda Merron has sailed most of the major ocean races, solo and two handed by Vendee Globe Posted 21 Oct 21:39 HKT I Love Poland takes monohull line honours I Love Poland takes monohull line honours In the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race I Love Poland (POL), skippered by Grzegorz Baranowski crossed the finish line of the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race at the Royal Malta Yacht Club to take Monohull Line Honours at 11:58:05 CEST on Wednesday 21st October. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 21 Oct 20:18 HKT Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 1 Optimist Europeans at Portorož, Slovenia day 1 Light winds and big shifts Tuesday was the first racing day of the qualifying series of the 2020 Optimist European Championship in Portorož, Slovenia. A low breeze of up to 7 knots and shifty wind conditions challenged a fleet of 113 girls and 156 boys. by International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Posted 21 Oct 18:39 HKT iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 1 iQFoil International Games at Lake Garda day 1 Almost 200 riders from 29 nations taking part Fierce competition on Day one of the iQFoil International Games in Campione, Lake Garda, for the almost 200 riders coming from 29 nations, at what it was supposed to be the first IQFoil World Championship for the Paris 2024 Olympic sail board. by Rachele Vitello Posted 21 Oct 13:14 HKT Timberwolf stalks the Coastal Classic fleet again Timberwolf stalks the Coastal Classic fleet again 'Still green' sailor Liz Alonzi is about to race Timberwolf in the Coastal Classic She brought back a once-mighty trimaran from the dead, and now 'still green' sailor Liz Alonzi is about to race Timberwolf in one of the world's iconic coastal yacht races. by Suzanne McFadden/Newsroom Posted 21 Oct 05:20 HKT Two GKA events confirmed in Brazil Two GKA events confirmed in Brazil Vibes are riding high Vibes are riding high after the success of the GKA Distance Battle last week, but that's not the only reason the athletes and team at the GKA Kite World Tour are smiling... we have been given the green light for competitions to resume! by Kate Chandler Posted 21 Oct 02:41 HKT 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 3 A classic tale of boat for boat competition The story of day three of the 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race was undoubtedly the dogfight between Maserati and Mana, which finally concluded last night (Monday) at just after 2030 CEST. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 21 Oct 02:08 HKT AC36 challengers launched, Key West racing returns AC36 challengers launched, Key West racing returns Latest musings from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA As the first chilly weather of fall starts rolling across sections of North America, there's some interesting sailing news emerging from New Zealand, from points south on our own continent, and from France. by David Schmidt Posted 21 Oct 01:00 HKT eSailing Nations Cup Quarter Finals eSailing Nations Cup Quarter Finals Eight teams to go head-to-head Earlier this year, World Sailing and Virtual Regatta, the leading digital sailing platform, launched the eSailing Nations Cup, a nation versus nation knockout challenge to crown the best eSailing nation in the world. by World Sailing Posted 21 Oct 00:36 HKT Oman Sail to host 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds Oman Sail to host 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds Sailors will kickstart their path to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games The Sultanate of Oman will host a 400-strong fleet of the world's best sailors when the World Championships for three Olympic classes kick off in November 2021. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Media Posted 20 Oct 23:25 HKT Mark Towill on 11th Hour Racing's new IMOCA build Mark Towill on 11th Hour Racing's new IMOCA build David Schmidt checks in with Mark to find out more... I checked in with Mark Towill, CEO of the 11th Hour Racing Team for the 2022/2023 edition of The Ocean Race, via email, to learn more about the team's new IMOCA 60 design and build process. by David Schmidt Posted 20 Oct 23:00 HKT New 2021 dates for Governor's Cup announced New 2021 dates for Governor's Cup announced The oldest youth match racing championship in the world Balboa Yacht Club today announced new 2021 dates for the 54th Annual Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship sponsored by Disc Sports and Spine Center. by Susan Kenney Posted 20 Oct 22:22 HKT Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Boris Herrmann Meet the Vendée Globe skippers: Boris Herrmann Ready to take on the world He will be on the start line in Les Sables d'Olonne because, he jokes 'I read all the books, Pete Goss, Ellen MacArthur', but suffice to say when he does answer the gun on Sunday 8th Nov it will be realisation of a dream he has had since his teenage years by Vendee Globe Posted 20 Oct 21:41 HKT WASZP appoint global class manager WASZP appoint global class manager Close to 250 new boats being pushed into the market during 2020 It is an exciting time to be part of the WASZP class, with an explosion of growth and close to 250 new boats being pushed into the market during 2020. by Marc Ablett Posted 20 Oct 21:38 HKT Optimist European Championship officially opened Optimist European Championship officially opened 269 sailors from 34 countries taking part in Portorož, Slovenia Moments ago, the IODA flag was hoisted by two Slovenian Olympic sailors Tina Mrak and Veronika Macarol at the Opening Ceremony to mark the official opening of the 2020 Optimist European Championship in Portorož, Slovenia. by Jakica Jesih and Blaž Oman Posted 20 Oct 18:57 HKT
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