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UpWind by MerConcept announces 7 female athletes UpWind by MerConcept announces 7 female athletes For the inaugural season of Ocean Fifty Racing After four days of physical and mental tests, individual interviews, and on-water racing, seven female athletes have been selected to join the very first UpWind by MerConcept racing team. by MerConcept Posted 19 Apr 23:43 AEST Last Chance for 2024 Olympic Qualification Last Chance for 2024 Olympic Qualification Starting this weekend at the Semaine Olympique Française The Last Chance Regatta, held during the 55th edition of Semaine Olympique Française (Franch Olympic Week) from 20-27 April in Hyères, France, is as it says – the last chance. by World Sailing / SOF 2024 Hyères / ILCA Posted 19 Apr 15:42 AEST 35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 1 35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 1 Easy start to an exciting week The 35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta got off to a slow start today with unusual calm southerly winds which prompted the race committee to shorten the Old Road course. by Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Posted 19 Apr 13:49 AEST 5.5 Metre Alpen Cup at Fraglia Vela Riva Day 1 5.5 Metre Alpen Cup at Fraglia Vela Riva Day 1 Cold start but hot racing on Lake Garda, Italy The Jean Genie (GBR 43, Peter Morton, Andrew Palfrey, Ruairidh Scott) won two out of three races on the opening day of the 2024 5.5 Metre Alpen Cup, on Thursday, which is being hosted by the first time by Fraglia Vela Riva. by Robert Deaves Posted 19 Apr 09:49 AEST First six OGR finishers all Whitbread veterans First six OGR finishers all Whitbread veterans Whitbread yacht Outlaw AU (08) crosses the finish line at 13:39 UTC to claim the Adelaide Cup Former Whitbread yacht Outlaw AU (08) crosses the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes finish line at 13:39 UTC, 18th April after 43 days at sea ranking 6th in line honours and IRC for Leg 4. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 19 Apr 06:42 AEST Clipper Race fleet set to arrive in Seattle Clipper Race fleet set to arrive in Seattle After taking on the North Pacific Ocean Over 170 non-professional sailors, including 25 Americans, are on board a fleet of eleven Clipper Race yachts currently battling it out in a race across the world's biggest ocean and heading for the Finish Line in Seattle. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 19 Apr 03:11 AEST Alegre leads the search for every small gain Alegre leads the search for every small gain Going into 2024 52 Super Series season The first of the two new Botin Partners designed TP52s to be built for this 52 Super Series season, Andy Soriano's Alegre, is on course to make its racing debut at 52 Super Series Palma Vela Sailing Week. by 52 Super Series Posted 19 Apr 02:43 AEST Trust A+T: Best in Class Trust A+T: Best in Class Positive feedback from this Caribbean racing season Hugh Agnew recently sailed with SY Adela under Captain Greg Perkins in the Antigua Superyacht Challenge. They went on to win the Gosnell's Trophy - a great result. by A+T Instruments Posted 19 Apr 01:00 AEST 10 years of growth and international success 10 years of growth and international success J/70 celebrates its 10th anniversary With nearly 1,900 hulls built and National Class Associations in 25 countries, the J/70 is the largest modern sport keelboat fleet in the world. by Julie & Christopher Howell Posted 19 Apr 00:54 AEST America's Cup Defender christened "Taihoro" America's Cup Defender christened "Taihoro" Cup Defender named “To move swiftly as the sea between both sky and earth.” In a stirring ceremony, Iwi Ngati Whatua Orakei gifted and blessed the name ‘Taihoro' on the boat that Emirates Team NZ will sail in their defence of the 37th America's Cup. The launch event took place at the Team's base in Auckland's Wynyard Point. by Emirates Team New Zealand Posted 18 Apr 23:35 AEST New Allen Topper Race Packs New Allen Topper Race Packs Developed in collaboration with a handful of top sailors from the class The six packs have been developed in collaboration with a handful of top sailors from the Topper class over the last few seasons and the result is a selection of high-performance, easy-to-install packs which will help elevate your boat's performance. by Allen Posted 18 Apr 21:25 AEST Entry list grows ahead of Superyacht Cup Palma Entry list grows ahead of Superyacht Cup Palma New entries sign up for the Mallorcan festival of sail from 19 to 22 June With just two months to go to the start of Superyacht Cup Palma 2024 anticipation is growing as new entries sign up for the Mallorcan festival of sail from 19 to 22 June. by The Superyacht Cup Palma Posted 18 Apr 20:46 AEST Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 3 Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 3 Getting into the groove toward sailing perfection By day three in regattas the cobwebs have been shaken-off, the crew dynamics are coming together and the muscle memory of putting-in an optimum tack or bear-away set should be kicking in. by Sail Port Stephens Media Posted 18 Apr 10:51 AEST More flexible? More durable? More comfortable? More flexible? More durable? More comfortable? Next Gen FlexForce offer the ultimate in versatility, comfort, durability and stretch Our Next Gen FlexForce wetsuit tops and long johns offer the ultimate in versatility, comfort, durability and stretch. by Vaikobi Ocean Performance Posted 18 Apr 05:00 AEST 2024 World Match Racing Tour season kicks off 2024 World Match Racing Tour season kicks off The Ficker Cup Regatta racing starts Friday The 2024 World Match Racing Tour kicks off this week in Long Beach, California with 17 teams and over 100 of the world's top match racing sailors competing across back-to-back events. by WMRT Posted 18 Apr 03:23 AEST RS Venture Connect to carry Olympic Flame RS Venture Connect to carry Olympic Flame Mare Inseme, an inclusive sailing association in Corsica, has been selected for the torch relay Mare Inseme, an inclusive sailing association in Corsica, has been selected to carry the Paris 2024 Olympic flame during the torch relay in the build up to the Olympic Games. by Bex Foot, RS Sailing Posted 18 Apr 01:25 AEST Cup Spy Apr 16: Radical Swiss AC75 revealed Cup Spy Apr 16: Radical Swiss AC75 revealed Alinghi Red Bull Racing was revealed in daylight - showing some very unique design features Alinghi Red Bull Racing was revealed in daylight on Tuesday in Barcelona - showing some very unique design features - and looking to leapfrog the other design teams, and make a two generation advance in AC75 design. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World Posted 18 Apr 00:24 AEST Cup Spy April 16: Luna Rossa revealed Cup Spy April 16: Luna Rossa revealed The first tow-run reached a boat speed of 20 knots before turning around for a second run The first tow-run reached a boat speed of 20 knots before turning around and proceeding with the second one at 25 knots and finally increasing to 30 knots. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 18 Apr 00:11 AEST Who better than a J owner to talk about a J? Who better than a J owner to talk about a J? Chatting with Denis R., currently the owner of a J/99 and soon to be of a J/112E We asked some questions to Denis R., currently the owner of a J/99 and soon to be of a J/112E. He shares his feelings about why he chose the J/99 and why he is staying in the family with his next boat, the J/112E. by J Composites Posted 17 Apr 23:30 AEST Zhik Combined High Schools Championships Day 2 Zhik Combined High Schools Championships Day 2 Two races held after a 2 hour delay waiting for the wind Day 2 of the Zhik Combined High Schools Sailing Championship saw competitors stranded on the shore as the forecast for breeze failed to materialise. After a two hour postponement, race officials were able to set a course in the light and variable breeze. by Rod Carter Posted 17 Apr 23:28 AEST The Globe40 bound for Valparaiso The Globe40 bound for Valparaiso Adding the stopover in Chile to its provisional schedule After several months of exchanges and a recent week on site, the GLOBE40 is thrilled to add a stopover in Valparaiso in Chile to its provisional schedule. by Sirius Events Posted 17 Apr 23:09 AEST The Ocean Race joins world leaders in Athens The Ocean Race joins world leaders in Athens Nature's Baton and the Relay4Nature connect at Our Ocean Conference The Ocean Race joined world leaders at the Our Ocean Conference 2024 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece on Tuesday, who had gathered to advance measures to protect and restore ocean health. by The Ocean Race Posted 17 Apr 19:51 AEST America's Cup: Swiss launch a beauty of detail America's Cup: Swiss launch a beauty of detail Alinghi Red Bull Racing family came together to celebrate the first launch and another milestone Today was the official launch at the Swiss team's beautiful base in the heart of the Port Vell with Chiara Bertarelli, daughter of Ernesto, cracking the bottle on the foredeck and naming their new AC75 challenger. by Magnus Wheatley, America's Cup Media Posted 17 Apr 14:59 AEST Zhik Combined High Schools Championships Day 1 Zhik Combined High Schools Championships Day 1 Beashel makes a solid start to defend his title Beashel makes a solid start to defend his title on the opening day of the Zhik Combined High Schools (CHS) Sailing Championships. by Rod Carter Posted 17 Apr 09:55 AEST Maiden does it again in Mcintyre Ocean Globe Maiden does it again in Mcintyre Ocean Globe Whitbread history comes full circle with Maiden's triumphant return home to the UK! Whitbread history comes full circle with maiden's triumphant return home to UK! by Ocean Globe Race Posted 17 Apr 06:20 AEST Hiking Performance Guaranteed Hiking Performance Guaranteed All New Zhik Hikers and PowerPads Zhik has a long history of collaborating with the world's best dinghy sailors to create world-renowned hiking products. The all-new hiking range combines this wealth of experience to create hiking suits and pads that enable you to hike harder for longer. by Zhik Posted 17 Apr 05:00 AEST Linger nearing A Coruña at Global Solo Challenge Linger nearing A Coruña at Global Solo Challenge Less than 600 miles away from A Coruna David Linger is less than 600 miles away from A Coruna, the weather forecast shows he will be facing headwinds all the way to the finish. by Marco Nannini / Global Solo Challenge Posted 17 Apr 04:14 AEST America's Cup Hall of Fame announces new inductees America's Cup Hall of Fame announces new inductees Josh Belsky, Bob Fisher, Kevin Shoebridge and Juan Vila to be honored The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame welcomes Josh Belsky, Bob Fisher, Kevin Shoebridge and Juan Vila as Class of 2024 inductees of the America's Cup Hall of Fame. by Herreshoff Marine Museum Posted 17 Apr 01:39 AEST Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 2 Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 2 Island views, balmy sunshine and sublime sailing conditions The best aspects of regatta sailing crystallised for the record fleet contesting the second day of the Passage Series (Commodores Cup). It turned-out to be a highly memorable day of threading out through the Port Stephens Heads. by Sail Port Stephens Media Posted 16 Apr 23:15 AEST Freestyle Pro Tour Vieste preview Freestyle Pro Tour Vieste preview Set to make history once again The biggest Freestyle Pro Tour event of the year is just one month away! The world's best freestyle windsurfers will travel to Vieste in Italy for the fourth edition of the FPT Vieste. by Freestyle Pro Tour Posted 16 Apr 19:29 AEST Two more finishers in Mcintyre OGR Two more finishers in Mcintyre OGR Spirit of Helsinki and Neptune cross the Squadron line Spirit of Helsinki (Finland) and Neptune (France) across the Line in McIntyre Ocean Globe. Maiden ETA 17:00 16th April - Can they grab Overall Race IRC Gold? by Ocean Globe Race Posted 16 Apr 12:50 AEST AC75 launching season AC75 launching season Love 'em or hate 'em, the current America's Cup yachts represent the cutting-edge of foiling Love 'em or hate 'em, the current America's Cup yachts certainly represent the cutting-edge of foiling and are the fastest windward-leeward sailing machines on water. by Mark Jardine Posted 16 Apr 05:00 AEST RS Fest Miami brings RS Sailing festival to USA RS Fest Miami brings RS Sailing festival to USA Miami's party vibes embraced with an exciting racing programme RS Fest Miami celebrated the RS Sailing community in the United States over the Easter weekend, hosting the first ever multi-fleet RS regatta to take place in North America. by Bex Foot, RS Sailing Posted 16 Apr 01:29 AEST The Ocean Race sails into Athens The Ocean Race sails into Athens For the Our Ocean Conference UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean hands Nature's Baton to Greece's Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Oceans and Coordinator of the conference. by The Ocean Race Posted 16 Apr 00:47 AEST Cup Spy Apr 15: Kiwis work out the wrinkles Cup Spy Apr 15: Kiwis work out the wrinkles The Kiwis sailed a three hour plus session Monday - their third since launching on Friday afternoon Emirates Team New Zealand sailed a three hour plus session today, Monday. The word around the waterfront, is that they will be sailing for just two weeks, before packing up and heading for Barcelona where the serious workup will begin. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World Posted 16 Apr 00:15 AEST Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 1 Sail Port Stephens Passage Series Day 1 Light-air lottery for opener The delightful unpredictability of yacht racing in light airs ensured a nail-biting opening day for crews aboard the record fleet of 115 boats assembled for the Sail Port Stephens Passage Series (Commodores Cup). by Sail Port Stephens Media Posted 15 Apr 20:43 AEST Para-D high modulus standing rigging Para-D high modulus standing rigging Parallel stranded, continuously wound, UHMWPE fibers covered with a highly chafe resistant cover Para-D is parallel stranded, continuously wound, UHMWPE (Dyneema) fibers covered with a highly chafe resistant PE cover. by Colligo Marine Posted 15 Apr 03:00 AEST Cup Spy Apr 14: Kiwis up close reveal new kit Cup Spy Apr 14: Kiwis up close reveal new kit A first close-up view of ETNZ's new AC75 sailing in fresh winds. New mainsheet system revealed Emirates Team New Zealand sailed a three hour plus session on Sunday. It was the first chance to see the America's Cup Defender sailing in daylight, and with a close up of the innovative new mainsheet and traveller system. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World Posted 15 Apr 01:06 AEST Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta starts next week Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta starts next week A unique blend of sport, tradition, camaraderie and maritime heritage The 35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, with its unique blend of sport, tradition, camaraderie and maritime heritage, starts next Wednesday, April 17th and promises to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend. by Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Posted 14 Apr 23:29 AEST Top sailing at BPI Subic Regatta 2024 Top sailing at BPI Subic Regatta 2024 Blue skies, blue water, breeze. Bring it on The BPI Subic Regatta wrapped up on Saturday 06 April after four days of sparkling sailing in a very special location. A mixture of courses had the IRC Racing fleet and the two Cruisers thrashing it out over four days in tiptop sailing conditions. by Guy Nowell, Asia Editor Posted 14 Apr 20:00 AEST Sail Port Stephens set for light-air opening Sail Port Stephens set for light-air opening Southerly builds to a fitting crescendo towards the end of the week Light winds and more light winds are predicted for the opening days, before the southerly builds to a fitting crescendo towards the end of the week. With it, the sunshine will make way for a few showers. by Mark Rothfield Posted 14 Apr 19:16 AEST Clipper Race 10: Day 17 race update Clipper Race 10: Day 17 race update Does Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam have Race 10 all wrapped up? With a commanding lead of close to 300 miles you'd think, barring any mishaps, the Vietnamese boat will sail into Seattle a day or two ahead of the chasing boats. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 14 Apr 18:37 AEST L'Esprit d'équipe 2nd in McIntyre Ocean Globe L'Esprit d'équipe 2nd in McIntyre Ocean Globe Crossing the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 20:27 UTC on Saturday The light had faded as the former Whitbread winner L'Esprit d'équipe FR (85) from LES SABLES D'OLONNE France took second-in-line honours for Leg 4 of the McIntyre Ocean Globe Race, crossing the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 20:27 UTC. by Ocean Globe Race Posted 14 Apr 16:23 AEST Cup Spy April 13: Luna Rossa launch a missile Cup Spy April 13: Luna Rossa launch a missile Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli have unveiled their Challenger for the 37th America's Cup Updated: Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli have unveiled their Challenger for the 37th America's Cup.The silver hulled AC75 is not a radical departure from the Swiss and New Zealand AC75s launched in the past week. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com Posted 14 Apr 13:21 AEST Live Q&A with Vilma Bobeck & Rebecca Netzler Live Q&A with Vilma Bobeck & Rebecca Netzler Road To Gold this Monday: How to Hone your Boat Speed Vilma Bobeck and Rebecca Netzler are hot medal prospects for this summer's Olympic Games. Sweden's 49erFX skiff stars have finished 2nd, 1st and 2nd at the past three World Championships. by Andy Rice, Co-Creator, Road To Gold Posted 14 Apr 03:00 AEST Battle for gold in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race Battle for gold in McIntyre Ocean Globe Race L'Esprit D'équipe to cross finish line tonight for second in Line Honours L'Esprit D'équipe FR (85), making 10 knots toward the finish line and is expected to cross tonight around 1900hrs UTC 13TH APRIL to take a provisional second place in line honours LEG 4 by Ocean Globe Race Posted 14 Apr 02:40 AEST The Silver Age The Silver Age Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli launches its AC75 Twenty-five years after the launch of the first Luna Rossa, the Italian challenger's America's Cup hull No.10 first touched water today: it is the AC75 foiling monohull with which Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will participate in the 37th America's Cup. by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Posted 14 Apr 00:35 AEST Figaro Beneteau 3 achieves impressive results Figaro Beneteau 3 achieves impressive results 1st place in Double-handed Division and 5th in IRC Overall in the Rolex China Sea Race At the recently-completed Rolex China Sea Race 2024, A Plastic Ocean, a Figaro Beneteau 3 (FB3) skippered by Cosmas and Philippe Grelon achieved excellent results again: 1st place in Double-handed Division and 5th in IRC Overall. by Beneteau Asia Pacific Posted 13 Apr 16:45 AEST
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