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Circumnavigating the Americas...two teens compete for youngest circumnavigator...Fine Croatia sailing...Two Captain Calamities banned...Australian Customs, the real story...and more... | 30/10/2008
Sir Richard Branson... Pete Goss...Zac Sunderland...Hugo Boss... Sailors' Naughtical Almanac... Leaping dolphins and more... | 23/10/2008
Wild Ride for Zac...furling genoas....new electric outboard motor...yacht sold for $30... and more | 16/10/2008
Cruising News - Local and around the World | 09/10/2008
While stockmarkets crash and bounce, just go sailing | 03/10/2008
Adventure...sunsets...pirate attacks...rallies...quirky stories... all in this week's Sail-World Cruising | 25/09/2008
Two French sailors rescued after commandos storm sailing boat...missing yachts end in tragedy...Black Bear attacks man in marina...sailing book reviews...and much more... | 18/09/2008
Preparing your boat for high winds... French sailors swapped for Pirates?...eco-friendly soda-blasting... Branson for sailing record... and more... | 11/09/2008
Coalition Warships to protect shipping...but pirate captured another French yacht...avoiding fire on your sailing boat...sailor's life lost after losing keel...and more | 04/09/2008
Pirates of the Mediterranean?...sailing and swimming with whales...Pete Goss's boat launched...sailing marathon...and much more... | 28/08/2008
Sailor's survival after falling from yacht...motherless baby whale update...Who's Nicking the Bells and Gongs?... and more | 21/08/2008
German Sailors freed...yacht-swapping...Blackwattle for sale...better security for your boat...'green' wine comes by sail...and more... | 14/08/2008
Superyacht scares pirates...110 rally yachts impounded...Sardinia, Corsica, Polynesia...Pete Goss's new venture...and much more | 07/08/2008
Jumping for Joy in the Whitsundays...innovative cruisers upgrade the AIS...San Francisco's Parade of Sail...Blue Water Rally News...and much more... | 31/07/2008
Kidnapped cruising sailors update...VHF online tutorial...Sailing your dream but keeping your career...Nettlenet pool...and much more | 24/07/2008
Hero Dog Attacks Pirates...Zac Sunderland on his way...whale collision survey...packing for a sailing holiday... and more... | 17/07/2008
Kidnapped Sailors Phone Home...why did the trainee sailor drown?...Cruising with Mima...Sailor crosses Pacific with wave power...and much more... | 10/07/2008
Somali Pirates double ransom...Finding Fiji's Kava...yacht jams Mayday frequency...unsolved mystery of the Kaz II...and more... | 03/07/2008
Cruising sailors taken hostage in Somalia...Sarawak dreaming...Sunshine powered marine engine...Slow boat to Oz...and much more | 26/06/2008
Presidential Yacht up for charter...Beneteau goes for Grey Nomads...What make a True Long Distance Cruiser?...Dismasted, saved, and off again... and more... | 19/06/2008
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News - Asia and the World

Writing on his blog at Kiwi Yachting Consultants' websites, of which he is a substantial shareholder and director, five times America's Cup helmsman Dean Barker gives his view on his split with Team New Zealand and life since. This is my first blog for quite some time. In fact since September last year when I was still a part of Team NZ racing in Istanbul for the Extreme Sailing Series. ... [more]  

Live coverage of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Start at Itajai NOW by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Catch the live coverage of the Leg 6 Start in Itajai for the Volvo Ocean Race Check on the video below for the countdown to the start time in your location Leg 6 to Newport RI will start the following day ... [more]  

The foiling 'cruiser' - the Gunboat G4 - capsized on the final day of Les Voile de St Barths in the Caribbean. After performing spectacularly at the regatta the high performance foiling cruiser succumbed, and put those who wondered if this might happen out of their misery. Despite completely inverting, G4 was able to be righted and was assisted back to harbour, largely intact. See video of capsize ... [more]  

Hong Kong International Match Racing Regatta – With four international teams from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China pitted against four of Hong Kong’s best match racing skippers, this weekend’s regatta promised two days of fierce competition in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. ... [more]  

You simply cannot argue about it anymore. Hughie, the God of Wind, is male and he did himself no favours with the ladies today, proffering up a charming 30+ knot Sou’wester. Yes it was the full regalia that included a 2m seaway of ugly Port Phillip chop, 14°C ambient temperature on land, storms containing cold, icy bullets of rain and so on. Hhhmmmmm. Lovely stuff. ... [more]  

Fernández and the Mapfre team said in the statement that they believed the penalty was, “totally excessive because of the possible administrative error we committed”, and adds that “we will try to turn it around with our team and attempt to get back the two points that have been taken from us”. ... [more]  

Last year, Extreme Sailing Series™ generated €44 million in global media value, reports independent media evaluation agency Havas Sports and Entertainment, reaffirming the Series position as the leading, sponsor-funded global circuit. The €44 million represents an increase of 25.3% compared to the 2013 figures ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel won the in-port race in the Brazilian port city Itajaí. The Dutch sailing team is now in first position in the overall In-Port series ranking. ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Today is in-port race day here in Itajai, Brazil and after an intense few weeks the determined men of Dongfeng are getting ready to do what they do best. Race. ... [more]  

Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) won an excruciatingly drawn-out Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race Itajaí in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday when a lack of breeze tested the sailors’ patience and seamanship to the full. The very hard-earned victory takes the Dutch boat to the top of the in-port race series overall standings on 15 points ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) carry a seven-point advantage into the start of Leg Six of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday, but their team are taking nothing for granted. ... [more]  

Double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher have begun their search for the sailing stars of the future. The new series is called Red Bull Foiling Generation began on April 17 in Wakayama, Japan. Open to sailors aged 16–20, the global competition will give wings to promising talent in seven events in as many countries – Japan, UK, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and France ... [more]  

An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers. ... [more]  

An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers. ... [more]  

A report from the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard Sail Loft deemed that the damaged sail was unusable. The report stated that ‘given the size of the tear and the area of damaged cloth it is not possible to repair SCA’s FR0 to a standard where it would be suitable for the remaining legs of the Race’ and concluded that it was ‘not repairable for the purpose of being used for further racing.’ ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - The International Jury has denied the Team SCA’s request to replace their Race FRO with their pre-race FRO after their sail was badly damaged during a crash gybe on Leg Five from Auckland to Itajai. ... [more]  

Fair enough we didn't win on the first few legs but we were in fact doing much better than anyone had imagined and that was enough at the start. We knew we could contend with the best and that was where we wanted to be. We know you’re only as good as your next result but from leg Three onwards it was a permanent high – a home victory into Sanya ... [more]  

Cup Qualifier shift to Bermuda announced at Competitors Meeting *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
In a statement published on the America's Cup website it is reported that the America’s Cup competitors have agreed the format for racing in 2017 with all racing taking place on the waters of the Great Sound in Bermuda, the home of the 2017 America’s Cup. ... [more]  

The Spanish team Mapfre were given a two-point penalty on Thursday by the International Jury for rules breaches during Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. In separate decisions, the jury has made key rulings about the use of replacement sails for three teams. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – The funds raised through the online auction will support heart health in Rhode Island with the auction funds benefiting Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Newport Hospital, along with the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Heart Association. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – A young and inexperienced Team Alvimedica sailed out of Newport, RI, last July in a Transatlantic training run to Europe to prepare for the start of the race. Ten months later, skipper Charlie Enright, 30, of Bristol, RI, and his crew have logged more than 40,000 ocean miles and now have their sights set on winning the 5,000-mile leg to their homeport. ... [more]  

There has been a succession of boats crossing the line in Barcelona since Cheminées Poujoulat’s triumph, and from conversations with the sailors and their press conference messages, it would appear that double-handed sailing requires somewhat different qualities to that of singlehanded sailing ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Two legendary figures of Vendée Globe and IMOCA 60 racing, both in their more senior years. Wilson competed in the 2008-9 Vendée Globe with distinction. ... [more]  

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The final regatta in the Inaugural Asian Sailing Federation Youth Cup Series took place last week at the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yachting Club. ... [more]  

Recent winner of the double-handed round the world race, the Barcelona World Race alongside Jean Le Cam, Bernard Stamm is planning to compete in his fourth Vendée Globe in 2016, but not at any price... We met up with the skipper of Cheminées Poujoulat who looked back at what happened in his recent round the world race. ... [more]  

Previously we have seen that inside the Land of Oz, there exists the State of Is. Most specifically it centres on the Brisbane Etchells Fleet and is best described as possessing bright colours, sparkles of light, warmth, and a marvellous and captivating energy. So whether it is the art of sailing being showcased by the Class or the artisans inside the Class displaying their finer skills ... [more]  

Live coverage of Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race at Itajai by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Catch the live coverage of the Itajai In Port Race for the Volvo Ocean Race. Check on the video below for the countdown to the start time in your location Leg 6 to Newport RI will start the following day ... [more]  

The last hour of Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane's Barcelana World Race rather typified their whole race since having to pit stop into New Zealand. ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series™ – The Team Turx powered by Kaya Ropes co-skipper, 38, on keeping it cool, being a movie star and creating a more peaceful world ... [more]  

Extreme Sailing Series™ – On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. ... [more]  

Jorg Riechers (GER) and Sebastien Audigane (FRA) brought their Barcelona World Race to an end today (Thursday) when they sailed Renault Captur across the finish line off the Catalan capital's landmark W-Hotel at 11:35:22hrs UTC to take sixth place ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) shore manager Neil Cox has paid tribute to the joint efforts to return the Danish boat into the race – and is cautiously optimistic they are on track ... [more]  

Team Vestas Wind has six weeks before leaving shed for Volvo start
Adventures of a Sailor Girl sits down with Jimmy Spithill
ISAF Sailing World Cup- the best sailing talent to assemble in Hyères
Volvo Ocean Race - ECsix Tee Shirt Design winner checks out Itajai
The B&G Report - Volvo Ocean Race - Mark Chisnell - Leg 6 Preview
America's Cup World Series - 100 days to go
America's Cup World Series - 100 days to go
Kite Foil Gold Cup – The raptor concept foiling board
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Show 44 - First year anniversary
America's Cup: Bruno Trouble says he is glad Louis Vuitton pulled out
China’s yachting industry 'in a state of halt'?
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng set for in-port race return with new spar
2015 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - Start planning to go troppo
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng gets race ready in Itajai
Volvo Ocean Race: A day in the racing life of an on-board reporter
Round the Island Race – Record entries
Singapore Sailing Federation Annual Awards Gala Dinner 2015
2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - 50th entry
Not a mirage - Extreme 40 on the Huangpu River in Shanghai
America's Cup: Double champion Bertarelli on the state of the Cup
Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 - Accommodation Options   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind - Nico says 'See you in Lisbon!' *Feature   
Barcelona World Race - Renault Captur close in on sixth place   
Airlie Beach Race Week 2015 - Entries now open   
Land Rover Extreme 40 sails on the iconic waterway   
Yachting Association of India announced the 2015 National Squad   
Singapore Yacht Show 2015 honours The Red Pencil charity   
Asia Pacific Superyachts joins elite exhibitors at Singapore Yacht Sho   
8th Yacht & Boat Korea opens at Changwon, 30 April 2015   
Club Marine Series – Excellent: Smiles. Cyclone relief. Proud sponsor   
Volvo Ocean Race - 400 miles to go for Dongfeng Race Team   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind - Hull and Decks become one - Video   
Volvo Ocean Race: Three time winner reflects on Alvimedica’s progress   
America's Cup: February ACEA email supports Kiwi claims on Qualifier *Feature   
America's Cup: An Open letter to ACEA - 'a disgrace to the event' *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Brunel – Rites of passage   
Barcelona World Race – A time for celebration   
America's Cup: Artemis Racing practices on the Bay - High Def Video   
MC38 Australian Championship - Day 1   
OK Dinghy World Rankings - Greg Wilcox continues to dominate   


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