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The IMOCA class continues to push forward The IMOCA class continues to push forward 2019 looks like being an exciting, action-packed year with six races The IMOCA class held its annual general meeting on Tuesday 11th December in Paris. This gathering enabled the class to present its appraisal of what was a very positive 2018 season coming to a climax with an outstanding edition of the Route du Rhum by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 13 Dec 09:28 UTC Clipper Race crew claims National Yachting Award Clipper Race crew claims National Yachting Award Simon DuBois has been announced as Québec Sailor of the Year Quebecan Clipper 2017-18 Race crew member Simon DuBois, who raced around the world on board the Visit Seattle team yacht, has been announced as Québec Sailor of the Year. by Clipper Round the World Posted 13 Dec 07:15 UTC SOLAS Big Boat Challenge wrap for 2018 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge wrap for 2018 Nic Douglass catches up on all the action What a day it was this year for the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge! by Nic Douglass Posted 13 Dec 06:37 UTC Training injury puts Am Cup champ out of classic Training injury puts Am Cup champ out of classic Twice America's Cup champion, Jimmy Spithill has incurred an elbow tendon injury Twice America's Cup champion, Jimmy Spithill has incurred an elbow tendon injury while preparing for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Comanche 100 by Di Pearson/RSHYR Media Posted 13 Dec 02:09 UTC GGR Day 164: Storm threatens Istvan Kopar GGR Day 164: Storm threatens Istvan Kopar Storm threatens Istvan Kopar As French race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede works to protect his shrinking lead over 2nd placed Dutch rival Mark Slats, the focus is once more on a violent storm in the Southern Ocean that looks likely to overtake 4th placed American/Hungarian Istvan by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 13 Dec 00:55 UTC Second America's Cup Challenge has AC75 in build Second America's Cup Challenge has AC75 in build Stars & Stripes Team USA will once again sail in Auckland The second US team now accepted as a Challenger for the America's Cup has been working on a challenge for over a year - predating Emirates Team New Zealand's win in Bermuda on June 26, 2017 by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 12 Dec 21:00 UTC Stars & Stripes Team USA joins 36th America's Cup Stars & Stripes Team USA joins 36th America's Cup First all-American entry in over 15 years to compete for Auld Mug Long Beach Yacht Club announced today that its entry, Stars & Stripes Team USA, has formally been accepted by the Defender and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as the fifth Challenger of the 36th America's Cup. by Jordan Kelly Posted 12 Dec 19:00 UTC Last chance Sail Sale at P&B Last chance Sail Sale at P&B 15% off all sails and covers ends New Year's Eve! 15% off all sails and covers ends 31.12.18 so HURRY and get your orders in now to take advantage of this fantastic deal and avoid disappointment. by P&B Posted 12 Dec 12:00 UTC RORC Transatlantic Race: Cracking beers in Grenada RORC Transatlantic Race: Cracking beers in Grenada Sirius, Black Sheep and Xtra Staerk have joined the role of honour Stephane Bry's Sirius completed the podium for the Class40 Division, finishing in an elapsed time of 16 days 08 hrs 33 mins and 26 secs. French Canadian Stephane Bry is no stranger to Grenada and he was delighted to return having finished the race. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 12 Dec 10:30 UTC 18ft Skiffs 'Supercup' 2018 preview 18ft Skiffs 'Supercup' 2018 preview Some of 18ft Skiff's past greatest sailors will make a return to the 18s on Friday Some of 18ft Skiffs past greatest sailors will make a return to the 18s on Friday, December 14, when the Australian 18 Footers League will stage the inaugural 'Supercup' on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 12 Dec 09:23 UTC Olympians flock to Sail Melbourne Olympians flock to Sail Melbourne Featuring the world's best Olympic, Para-sailing and Youth Sailors A selection of the world's best sailors has assembled at Melbourne's Royal Brighton Yacht Club this week to contest the 2018 edition of Sail Melbourne International (SMI) starting tomorrow, Thursday, 13 December 2018. by Michael Martin Posted 12 Dec 09:18 UTC Furling Systems: Options and Accessories Furling Systems: Options and Accessories Several other furling considerations need to be taken into account When purchasing a furling system, there are several other considerations that need to be taken into account to ensure you have a fully operational furling system. Some are basic/essentials and others are optional extras. by Phil Anniss Posted 12 Dec 09:00 UTC Beth Moreley Images from the Big Boat Challenge Beth Moreley Images from the Big Boat Challenge Photographer Beth Moreley delivered these wonderful images from the Big Boat Challenge Photographer Beth Morley was out on Sydney Harbour for the Grinders SOLAS Big Boat Challenge and turned in this gallery of the participants. by John Curnow Posted 12 Dec 08:46 UTC Il Duce and the big boats Il Duce and the big boats Not only did Winning Appliances get the overall win in yesterday's SOLAS Big Boat Challenge... Not only did Winning Appliances get the overall win in yesterday's SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour, Il Duce aka Andrea Francolini left us with a wonderful follow up to The Kite Douse from Monday. by John Curnow Posted 11 Dec 23:47 UTC Grinders SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Grinders SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Winning Appliances, on only their first outing, took out Overall Winner of the event. Winning Appliances, on only their first outing, took out Overall Winner of the event. by Bow Caddy Media Posted 11 Dec 22:49 UTC AC36 news, Susie Goodall successfully rescued AC36 news, Susie Goodall successfully rescued Latest newsletter from David Schmidt of Sail-World International sailing news is giving Pacific Northwest sailors some mental reprieve until our next regatta-rain, wind and all-or until the snow gets deep enough for the powder skis. by David Schmidt Posted 11 Dec 20:00 UTC Gonet Monofoil enjoys spectacular first season Gonet Monofoil enjoys spectacular first season Swiss sailor, Eric Monnin's gamble has paid off The Gonet Monofoil, an innovative new foiling monohull, designed alongside Damien Weiss and Simon Bovay has enjoyed an impressive first season. And there is plenty of room for further development... by Monofoil Gonet Posted 11 Dec 18:26 UTC Shop the Holiday Sale! Shop the Holiday Sale! Save 10% on everything in the new Melges Apparel Shop Shop now for teammates, family, and friends with custom team gear and class specific apparel. Sitewide discount until December 31. Enter the code HOLIDAY18 at checkout. by Hannah Noll, Melges Performance Sailboats Posted 11 Dec 17:00 UTC EUROSAF launch brand new 420 European circuit EUROSAF launch brand new 420 European circuit Covering Italy, Portugal, Greece, France, Germany so far EUROSAF, the continental association for the sport of sailing in Europe, and the International 420 Class Association have set up the EUROSAF 420 Race Circuit, a circuit of regattas within Europe, to foster and promote two-person dinghy sailing in Europe. by 420 Class Posted 11 Dec 16:06 UTC Early Bird Entry Open for Sovereign's Cup Early Bird Entry Open for Sovereign's Cup Incorporates the 1720 Europeans and the Irish Dragon Nationals The Notice of Race for the 2019 Sovereign's Cup in Kinsale Yacht Club has been published and entries are now being taken online. by Michele Kennelly Posted 11 Dec 15:25 UTC Kuka3 lift the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy Kuka3 lift the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy Though yachts are still racing, none can beat the time set by Kuka3 Franco Niggeler's Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3, skippered by Roberto Chuny Bermúdez de Castro has been announced as the overall winner of the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race. by Louay Habib Posted 11 Dec 12:10 UTC Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Wild Oats XI reclaims Line Honours crown Despite smart crew work from last year's Line Honours winner Peter Harburg's Black Jack, it was only a matter of moments before the Oatley Family's Wild Oats XI exerted her authority to take Line Honours in the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge. by Di Pearson with DJ Munro Posted 11 Dec 08:52 UTC A tsunami of Am Cup Challenges hits Auckland A tsunami of Am Cup Challenges hits Auckland The flurry of Late Notices of Challenge for the America's Cup, caught everyone by surprise As Emirates Team New Zealand's Chief Operating Officer Kevin Shoebridge told the Auckland Council's Governing Body on Thursday afternoon, they all came in on the last day [November 30], and three came in within the last five minutes of entry time. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 11 Dec 05:06 UTC RORC Transatlantic Race: Hydra happy in Grenada RORC Transatlantic Race: Hydra happy in Grenada Hydra was runner-up in the Class40 Division to Catherine Pourre's Eärendil Henrik Bergesen's Norwegian Class40 Hydra, skippered by Tristan Kinloch, finished the RORC Transatlantic Race at 22:02:23 UTC on Sunday, 09 December in an elapsed time of 15 days 10 hours two minutes 23 seconds. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 10 Dec 11:07 UTC 6th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Act 2 6th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Act 2 Spring temperatures for the 76 contestants at this winter regatta Sunday 9th December 2018 – With sea and air temperatures of 18 degreesC it was like spring for the 76 contestants in Act II of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series for two classes (J/70 and Melges 20). by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 10 Dec 06:11 UTC New Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 New Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 Set for the European spring of 2019 To create the high-performance Sun Fast 3300, which is to be sailed either fully crewed or short handed, Jeanneau enlisted two renowned naval architects: Daniel Andrieu and Guillaume Verdier. by Jeanneau Posted 10 Dec 06:02 UTC 2018 Imperia Winter Regatta overall 2018 Imperia Winter Regatta overall December racing in Europe for the 420 and 470 classes From 5th to 9th December the Imperia Yacht Club, in collaboration with Assonautica Imperia, organized the 29th Imperia Winter Regatta 2018 the great international sailing event, which brought 120 crews from all over Europe (represented eight nations) by Elena Giolai Posted 10 Dec 06:01 UTC The Kite Douse The Kite Douse Master photographer, Andrea Francolini, calls it 'A study of shapes' Drawing inspiration from 'the dance' when Bow1 and Bow2 get enveloped in the kite as it comes down, 'Il Duce' turned in these images. Master photographer, Andrea Francolini, calls it, 'A study of shapes'. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 9 Dec 22:00 UTC European Match Race Tour 2019 announced European Match Race Tour 2019 announced Visiting Italy's Lago di Ledro and Romania's Limanu for the first time The European Match Race Tour will feature another 7 qualifying events and a Grand Final for its third edition. While many of the tour stops were already hosts in previous editions, the 2019 tour will visit Lago di Ledro and Limanu for the first time. by Helmut Czasny Posted 9 Dec 21:29 UTC 2019 Tour Voile: Spotlight on well-rounded sailors 2019 Tour Voile: Spotlight on well-rounded sailors 17 days of adrenaline and confrontation along French coast Over the years, the Tour Voile has established itself as a pioneering event famous for its ability to evolve and break new ground. by A.S.O./Tour Voile Posted 9 Dec 18:10 UTC Hive Energy and Will Harris announce partnership Hive Energy and Will Harris announce partnership For the 2019 Beneteau Figaro 3 season A new Beneteau Figaro 3 will be named 'Hive Energy' in January 2019 as the global solar power business, Hive Energy Ltd, announce their support of British single-handed sailor Will Harris in the 2019 Figaro season. by Will Harris Posted 9 Dec 17:21 UTC 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre: Preview 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre: Preview Class40, Muli50 and Imoca60 will brave the Atlantic double-handed The "Coffee Route" from Le Havre to Salvador de Bahia is a familiar one for the sailors, as it will be the 6th time that the Transat Jacques Vabre will finish there. by Media TJV 2019 Posted 9 Dec 16:05 UTC New-build Bronenosec is back for 52 Super Series New-build Bronenosec is back for 52 Super Series Vladimir Liubomirov will return armed with a new boat in 2019 The decision to build a new boat for 2019 reflects the experienced team's desire to find an edge in the highly competitive 52 Super Series fleet. by 52 Super Series Posted 9 Dec 14:03 UTC OptiOrange Valencia 2019 preview OptiOrange Valencia 2019 preview Pieter Van Den Bossche to run training at event in March The second OptiOrange Valencia regatta, organized by the Sailing Academy of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club and Real Club Nautico de Valencia, will take place March 7-11, 2019 at the Valencia Training Center. by Alexey Zhirov Posted 9 Dec 11:57 UTC Franck Cammas joins Oman Sail Franck Cammas joins Oman Sail To manage their ongoing Diam and new Figaro campaigns Regarded as one of the highest-profile sailors of his generation, Cammas, 45, has a glowing racing CV which includes victories in the Volvo Ocean Race, Tour de France a la Voile, Transat Jacques Vabre, Route du Rhum and Solitaire du Figaro. by Oman Sail Posted 9 Dec 09:54 UTC Ben Ainslie takes a look back at 2018 for INEOS UK Ben Ainslie takes a look back at 2018 for INEOS UK Ben Ainslie reflects on the progress made by INEOS Team UK in 2018 Sir Ben Ainslie, helmsman, skipper and CEO of INEOS Team UK reflects on the year for the America's Cup Challenger, including the launch and trialling of their test platform - T5, the GC32 racing campaign and the new additions to the team. by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 9 Dec 09:53 UTC 18ft Skiff NSW Championship race 3 18ft Skiff NSW Championship race 3 Incredible win for the Asko Appliances crew The Asko Appliances crew of James Dorron, Harry Bethwaite and Karl Langford came from a seemingly hopeless position to win an incredible Race 3 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 9 Dec 08:08 UTC Star Sailors League Finals overall Star Sailors League Finals overall Brazilian double victory For a second time a Brazilian crew claimed victory in the Star Sailors League Finals, but on this occasion it was not the bookies' choice. Olympic legend Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening were favourites going into this event and completely dominated by Star Sailors League Posted 9 Dec 06:14 UTC North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Speed Reading, Race Record, #FBF AU Training, sail design, and “an attitude of continued learnings”. Hear more on racing A-Cats in our latest speed reading, with Glenn Ashby. by North Sails Posted 8 Dec 19:30 UTC RORC Transatlantic Race: Eärendil celebrate RORC Transatlantic Race: Eärendil celebrate A warm welcome in Greneda Catherine Pourre's Class40 Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 08 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 Line Honours for the 3,000 mile race from Calero Marinas Marina Lanzarote to Camper and Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 8 Dec 18:44 UTC
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