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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 23 Oct 20:34 UTC Sport Ireland clarify Level 5 restrictions Sport Ireland clarify Level 5 restrictions Living with COVID 19 level 5 plan for sailing The Sport Ireland Expert Group has issued clarification on L5 Restrictions as they apply to sporting activities. Irish Sailing has now published it's Living with Covid 19 - Level 5 plan for sailing, along with a set of FAQ's to give further clarity. by Irish Sailing Posted 23 Oct 19:01 UTC 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 11:48 UTC 11th Hour Racing Team to return to Europe 11th Hour Racing Team to return to Europe After seven weeks of training in Newport, Rhode Island After seven weeks of training in Newport, Rhode Island, 11th Hour Racing Team has unveiled its winter 2020 plans, starting with a Transatlantic crossing from the USA to Concarneau, France, at the end of October. by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 23 Oct 10:51 UTC Prysmian Group and Giancarlo Pedote Prysmian Group and Giancarlo Pedote A powerful story based on common values and mutual trust Together since 2007, the partnership between Prysmian Group and Giancarlo Pedote has based its relationship on strong common values such as the quest for excellence and pushing the envelope. by Giancarlo Pedote Posted 23 Oct 10:07 UTC 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 Posted 23 Oct 10:05 UTC Boris Herrmann's preparations for Vendée Globe Boris Herrmann's preparations for Vendée Globe The first German sailor in the event's history, representing the Yacht Club de Monaco. As the ninth Vendée Globe village opened its doors in Les Sables-d'Olonne, the 33 skippers qualified for the IMOCA fleet are set to line up on the start Sunday 8th November. by Isabelle Andrieux Posted 23 Oct 09:47 UTC 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 08:29 UTC 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 05:35 UTC 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 05:07 UTC 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 04:44 UTC 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 22 Oct 21:35 UTC 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 22 Oct 18:38 UTC 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora overall 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora overall Two races held on the final day in difficult conditions The 2020 Laser Master European Championships successfully concluded today in Andora, Italy, after five days of competition. by Agustin Arguelles Posted 22 Oct 17:43 UTC Composite rigging benefits Composite rigging benefits A 75% weight saving can transform performance Upffront.com is constantly striving for lighter, faster and safer sailing for all boat owners, regardless of sailing style. Composite (or synthetic) rigging is one of the biggest and most cost-effective performance improvements that you can make. by Phil Anniss Posted 22 Oct 16:00 UTC 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 15:12 UTC 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 10:00 UTC 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 09:17 UTC 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 09:12 UTC 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 09:12 UTC 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 09:11 UTC 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 07:23 UTC 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 06:54 UTC 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora day 4 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora day 4 Much stronger winds with a 2 metre swell Sailing conditions changed dramatically on the fourth day at the 2020 Laser Master European Championships in Andora, Italy. Sunny days with light breeze and flat water were over and switched to dark grey sky with 12-16 knots from the East. by Agustin Arguelles Posted 22 Oct 06:23 UTC 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 05:59 UTC 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 04:37 UTC 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 03:05 UTC 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 00:48 UTC 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 00:08 UTC 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 21 Oct 17:37 UTC 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 13:39 UTC 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 12:18 UTC 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 10:39 UTC 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 05:14 UTC 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 20 Oct 21:20 UTC 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora day 3 2020 Laser Masters Europeans in Andora day 3 Two races held for both fleets after a long postponement A light breeze in the morning forced a postponement on shore. The Race Committee removed the AP flag at 13:50, sending both fleets to the course for two new races in the afternoon with around 6-8 knots from NE – ENE. by Agustin Arguelles Posted 20 Oct 20:45 UTC 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 20 Oct 18:41 UTC Nautor's Swan closes October celebrating firsts Nautor's Swan closes October celebrating firsts The aim of the Swan Experience was to present the Nautor's Swan world at 360 degrees Nautor's Swan set an important milestone in the history of the brand with its first edition of the Swan Experience in the beautiful resort, Marina di Scarlino. by Nautor's Swan Posted 20 Oct 18:19 UTC 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 20 Oct 18:08 UTC 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 20 Oct 17:00 UTC
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