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America's Cup Rialto: A long day as Lockdown looms America's Cup Rialto: A long day as Lockdown looms America's Cup Rialto: August 13 - A long day - but how many more? Both America's Cup teams were on the Hauraki Gulf today in longish training sessions, as Auckland faces an uncertain future tomorrow (Friday) with the next announcement due in the afternoon as to its Lockdown status. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 13 Aug 22:55 NZST Finn Silver Cup first test of lockdown training Finn Silver Cup first test of lockdown training It has been a long time coming, but the first major international event starts this weekend It has been a long time coming, but the first major international Finn Class event of 2020 is due to begin this weekend. The U23 World Championship for the Finn Silver Cup will take place in Canet en Roussillon, in the south of France. by Robert Deaves Posted 13 Aug 22:32 NZST What to wear offshore sailing in the heat? What to wear offshore sailing in the heat? Sailors thinking carefully about what to pack in their kit bag With the temperatures soaring across Europe, sailors competing in this summer's offshore races, are thinking carefully about what to pack in their kit bag. by Liz Rushall Posted 13 Aug 18:30 NZST Vendée Globe: A course defined by Capes Vendée Globe: A course defined by Capes From Cape Finisterre to Cape Horn, the sailors pass several renowned landmarks From Cape Finisterre on the north western tip of Spain to Cape Horn at the tip of Tierra del Fuego, the sailors of the Vendée Globe pass several world renowned Capes, each an emblematic landmark in its own right. by Vendee Globe Posted 13 Aug 16:28 NZST Clipper Round the World Race finish reflections Clipper Round the World Race finish reflections The day that can seem an age away or seem to be zooming up far too quickly Race Finish, the day that can seem an age away, after an exhausting watch in the Southern Ocean, or seem to be zooming up far too quickly when there's just a few races to go. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 12 Aug 22:15 NZST Planet Sail Episode 5 Planet Sail Episode 5 Onboard the Spirit 111, Vendée Arctique and RS Pulse 58 Earlier this year in Episode 3 we went to see Spirit Yachts on the east coast of the UK. While we were there we took a look at the stunning Spirit 111 as she slipped into the water and said we'd report back once she was sailing. by Matt Sheahan Posted 12 Aug 21:30 NZST Il Duce - Something a little bit different Il Duce - Something a little bit different Master photographer, Andrea Francolini, delivers this spectacular set of in-build images Master photographer, Andrea Francolini (Il Duce), delivers this spectacular set of in-build images from Gordon Wooden Boats in Lavender Bay, on the shores of Sydney Harbour. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 12 Aug 11:57 NZST Reflections on a life afloat: 'rounding the world Reflections on a life afloat: 'rounding the world My first 'round the world trip on a wire As a first-year junior sailor, I had a weird and irrational fear of capsizing dinghies during sailing lessons. by David Schmidt Posted 12 Aug 03:00 NZST Introducing the Henri-Lloyd Racing Club Introducing the Henri-Lloyd Racing Club Bringing sailors together through communities in novel and innovative ways Sailing thrives through communities and, in this time of social distancing, bringing people together through communities in novel and innovative ways helps us all bond when other methods may not be possible. by Henri-Lloyd Racing Club Posted 11 Aug 23:34 NZST Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup set to go ahead Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup set to go ahead Relaunching big boat racing in the Med Organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with the International Maxi Association and supported from the outset by Rolex, this will be 31st running of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 11 Aug 05:48 NZST Move faster with Henri-Lloyd M-Race Move faster with Henri-Lloyd M-Race Hardly feel you're wearing it Engineered from a new GORE-TEX® technology, Infinium. The M-Race series is super lightweight, totally windproof and extremely breathable. Available for Men and Women. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 11 Aug 03:35 NZST America's Cup Rialto: And then there were two America's Cup Rialto: And then there were two Two America's Cup teams were out sailing on the Hauraki Gulf today - both in their AC75's - Updated Two America's Cup teams were out sailing on the Hauraki Gulf Mondayday - for the first time both had their AC75's sailing - albeit in separate parts of the harbour. Updated with several top videos and some new images (American Magic) from the afternoon. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 11 Aug 00:42 NZST GC32 Racing Tour focuses on Riva del Garda GC32 Racing Tour focuses on Riva del Garda Holding a single event for 2020 out of the popular sailing mecca Riva del Garda is located in the province of Trentino which suffered only 5% of the number of COVID-19 cases compared to its neighbour Lombardy, the Italian epicentre for the pandemic. by GC32 Racing Tour Media Posted 11 Aug 00:14 NZST Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Entries now open Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Entries now open The 18th CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta, which will take place from 26 to 29 January 2021. Entries are officially open for the 18th CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta, which will take place from 26 to 29 January, 2021. by BOISW Posted 10 Aug 19:34 NZST Highfield Boats reveals all-new 2021 Sport range Highfield Boats reveals all-new 2021 Sport range This latest collection of high performance aluminium RIBs has been ten years in development Leading aluminium RIB manufacturer Highfield Boats has revealed the first images of the company's much anticipated 2021 Sport range. by Highfield Boats Co Ltd Posted 10 Aug 18:15 NZST North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Engine Above the deck, Choosing your Sailmaker, Improve your tacks Each IMOCA inventory is unique to their skipper, boat and rig plan. The North Sails team in France enlightens us on tailor-made solutions to compete at the highest level. by North Sails Posted 10 Aug 17:36 NZST The elephant in the room The elephant in the room Time is a very different commodity now, almost Dali-esque, actually. Last year, in what seems like a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Whoops wrong train of thought there. At any rate, time is a very different commodity now, almost Dali-esque, actually. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 10 Aug 10:00 NZST World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: July 2020 World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: July 2020 Back to (the new) normal For some time now, we have been talking about the "reopening of society" and the "post COVID-19 world." As we are seeing, the world is making considerable progress; of course, with each country going at its own pace. by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing Posted 10 Aug 06:30 NZST Highlights of 30 years of America's Cup commentary Highlights of 30 years of America's Cup commentary The Voice of the America's Cup - highlights reel covering 34 years of commentary Peter "PJ" Montgomery will be inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame in March 2021 - and is just the third "chronicler" to be admitted. Here's a series of audio clips from the 1992 LV and America's Cups through to the 2017 win, plus an image gallery by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 9 Aug 17:02 NZST Vendée Globe 2020: Meet Arnaud Boissières Vendée Globe 2020: Meet Arnaud Boissières Aiming to be the first sailor ever to finish four back-to-back Vendée Globes He is aiming to be the first sailor ever to finish four back-to-back Vendée Globe races. He was inspired to take up sailing by a visit to Les Sables d'Olonne to see the start of the first ever race when he was fighting childhood leukaemia. by Vendee Globe Posted 8 Aug 22:00 NZST Race on! The VX Race PFD has your back Race on! The VX Race PFD has your back Designed specifically for active sailing and maximum comfort Introducing the Vaikobi VX Race PFD, designed specifically for active sailing and maximum comfort in a sleek minimal profile. by Vaikobi Posted 8 Aug 20:00 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Out of sight in the Paddock America's Cup Rialto: Out of sight in the Paddock Circuit training in The Paddock, wind pressure affects dry tacks and gybes, dodging a 30-40kt squall American Magic's Defiant left their base around 1030hrs on a fast 10nm foil-borne around for another training session out on Course E - between Eastern Beach and Waiheke Island, otherwise known as "The Paddock". by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 8 Aug 14:35 NZST Heads, Shoulders, Hands and Feet Heads, Shoulders, Hands and Feet It's the little things that make the biggest difference It's the little things that make the biggest difference to how you get on out there on the water. Gloves, boots, headwear, each needs to work for your climate, your sport and your personal preference. We're on hand to help you get it right. by Rooster Posted 8 Aug 04:00 NZST WMRT amends 2020 World Championship format WMRT amends 2020 World Championship format Format will ensure the championship remains fair and open for skippers and teams Organisers of the World Match Racing Tour have announced there will not be a World Tour leader-board for 2020 due to current travel restrictions from the Covid-19 pandemic preventing many competitors from attending events. by World Match Racing Tour Posted 8 Aug 01:20 NZST SailGP announces addition of New Zealand team SailGP announces addition of New Zealand team Peter Burling and Blair Tuke join the league's second season Olympic gold medalists and defending America's Cup champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will join SailGP starting in the league's second season as part of the newly formed New Zealand SailGP Team. by SailGP Posted 7 Aug 08:32 NZST One year to go to 49th Rolex Fastnet Race One year to go to 49th Rolex Fastnet Race A new era will begin as Cherbourg hosts the finish line Rolex Fastnet Race will set sail from Cowes bound for the Fastnet Rock as usual, but then, once the boats have rounded Bishop Rock, they will, for the first time in the history, point their bows towards Cherbourg, the new finish for RORC's premier event. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 7 Aug 00:09 NZST Montgomery & Baird for America's Cup Hall of Fame Montgomery & Baird for America's Cup Hall of Fame Peter Montgomery and Ed Baird will be inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame in March 2021 The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame welcomes Peter Montgomery and Ed Baird to the America's Cup Hall of Fame as inductees for the Class of 2021. by Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup HoF Posted 6 Aug 22:35 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Defiant's 'glamour day' America's Cup Rialto: Defiant's 'glamour day' After a batten failure, American Magic headed back out for a three hour plus sail on a 'glamour day' After losing an hour or so through gear failure, American Magic headed back out onto the Waitemata for a training session out on Course E - between Eastern Beach and Waiheke Island, otherwise known as "The Paddock". by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 6 Aug 22:20 NZST How will they set the (dis) comfort cursor? How will they set the (dis) comfort cursor? The challenges of trying to live and run a foiling IMOCA to the maximum After finishing second in the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne race Charlie Dalin pulled no punches when he described the challenges of trying to live and to operate to the maximum on board his foiler APIVIA. by Vendee Globe Posted 6 Aug 20:23 NZST World Sailing AGM to be held electronically World Sailing AGM to be held electronically Plus nominations are open for election of Board of Directors World Sailing will hold its 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and General Assembly electronically, due to the global challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. by World Sailing Posted 6 Aug 06:54 NZST Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century jury named Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century jury named Special edition will reward the best films from 2000 to today! Two women and four men make up the international jury of the Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century: Ludovica Anti, Martina Orsini, Rob Peake, Gary Jobson, Nicolas Mirabaud and Rob Faris. by Mirabaud Sailing Video Award Posted 6 Aug 03:11 NZST Zhik appoints Plastimo as distributor Zhik appoints Plastimo as distributor To expand trading in France, Belgium and the French domestic territories Zhik is proud to announce a collaboration with Plastimo, the prestigious marine industry safety manufacturer and equipment wholesaler, as their new distributor for France, Belgium and the French domestic territories. by Liz Rushall Posted 5 Aug 20:00 NZST America's Cup: Arb Panel rules on CIC application America's Cup: Arb Panel rules on CIC application The Arbitration Panel for the America's Cup has ruled on the Stars + Stripes' application The Arbitration Panel for the America's Cup has rules against the application made to it by the US Challenger Stars + Stripes Team USA. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 5 Aug 17:37 NZST Collinson FX: August 5 - Global equities climb Collinson FX: August 5 - Global equities climb Australian downturn not as bad as expected, but Victorian lockdown has a ‘major impact' AUD trading up to 0.7150, while the NZD tests 0.6600 on the downside. RBA Governor said that the economic downturn was not as severe as originally feared, but warned the Victorian lockdown was having a ‘major impact'. by Collinson FX Posted 5 Aug 16:39 NZST NZ Finn Masters': Impressions from the fleet NZ Finn Masters': Impressions from the fleet Several high profile sailors have shifted to to Finn class and competed the 2020 NZ Masters champs Some of the stars of the fleet provided a few comments from Waiuku Yacht Club's 2020 Finn Masters' National Championships, to offer further insight into their experience. by NZ Finn class/S-W NZ Posted 5 Aug 07:52 NZST Waiuku Finn Masters - everything to play for Waiuku Finn Masters - everything to play for The truncated sailing season meant that winners of multiple trophies hinged on the Waiuku regatta At last, a Finn regatta post lockdown was able to be held. The mighty Waiuku Yacht Club once again hosting the annual Master's regatta 24-26 July. by Karl Purdie Posted 5 Aug 07:14 NZST Dragonfly & ICY in the groove for Race the Wight Dragonfly & ICY in the groove for Race the Wight smarttune and smartlink create a new common denominator Saturday 1st August 2020 saw one of the biggest races of the year in the UK, probably globally, with 133 boats competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 'Race the Wight' in the most perfect conditions possible. by Lou Johnson Posted 5 Aug 03:26 NZST Denmark SailGP Team: Episode 2 Denmark SailGP Team: Episode 2 Focusing on resilience with grinder Martin Kirketerp The second episode of 'Inside the Denmark SailGP Team' focuses on resilience, and no one embodies this quality more than grinder Martin Kirketerp. by SailGP Posted 5 Aug 01:37 NZST America's Cup: NZL60 now on permanent display America's Cup: NZL60 now on permanent display The 2000 America's Cup winner NZL-60 has joined the 2017 champion on permanent display in Aucklanaly NZL-60, the winner of the 2000 America's Cup has gone on display outside the Emirates Team NZ base in the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. In the 30th Match for the America's Cup, RNZYS became the first club outside USA to successfully defend the America's Cup. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 4 Aug 21:41 NZST Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race video Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne Race video Get a teste for life aboard with 40 knots raging outside An unprecedented race, extreme conditions, a fierce battle: relive the prelude of the Vendée Globe from the inside. by Vendée Globe Posted 4 Aug 21:21 NZST French player qualifies for eSailGP Grand Final French player qualifies for eSailGP Grand Final MCES pepito claims penultimate spot following Pop-Up Qualifier Following a closely fought virtual battle, the penultimate place in the eSailGP Grand Final has been claimed. MCES pepito beat Javinho of Spain in a nail-biting match race to secure France's first spot in the inaugural championship final by SailGP Posted 4 Aug 18:40 NZST 18th RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup postponed 18th RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup postponed Social distancing and global travel restrictions conspire against youth regatta With great regret the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club announces that the 18th annual RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup has been postponed to 2021 due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. by Sean McNeill Posted 4 Aug 17:50 NZST
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