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Regional and international sailing news | 23/01/2009
Regional and worldwide sailing news | 21/01/2009
VOR off to Qingdao, Singapore Straits regatta, Vendee and AC33 news, more... | 19/01/2009
RS:X Youth Worlds, FF Worlds, LV Pacific Challenge, more... | 15/01/2009
Volvo round the cans, more Vendee breakdowns, FF Worlds, more... | 12/01/2009
Wishing all sailors everywhere a very Happy New Year | 02/01/2009
Quest, the Tattersall's Trophy, and a TP52 sleigh ride to Hobart | 29/12/2008
Sailing news from around the world and the region | 27/12/2008
The Three Big Races: Volvo, Vendee, Portimao (and more)... | 19/12/2008
Sailrocket crash, Gitana 80 dismasted, Rogue Waves, King's Cup, Monson Cup. What more can you want? | 12/12/2008
Another cracking day on the water at Phuket King's Cup 2008 | 06/12/2008
Sail-World Asia: King's Cup. Monsoon Cp. Volvo. Vendee, more... | 04/12/2008
STOP PRESS King's Cup programme change STOP PRESS | 28/11/2008
Sail-World Asia: FREE BEER, naked sailing, Happy Endings at Raja Muda, VOR crash and burn, more... | 27/11/2008
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, VOR Demolition Derby, King's Cup entries, Trishaw racing, more... | 20/11/2008
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda, Ian Williams in China Team, ISAF Olympic strategy, more... | 18/11/2008
Sail-World Asia: Raja Muda, Port Klang - Pangkor. | 17/11/2008
Sail World Asia: Raja Muda pre-start | 15/11/2008
Sail-World Asia: J/Boats in Xiamen, new Olympic classes, ISAF Sailors of the Year, Vendee start, VOR maintenance, more... | 12/11/2008
Sail-World Asia: Green Dragon keel - ouch!, Thai Platu Champs, Busan match racing, more... | 06/11/2008
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News - Asia and the World

Volvo Ocean Race – As with most exclusion zones tactically, the fleet wants to be the other side of it, but they are put there for the good of the fleet and safety of the sailors ... [more]  

Latest update from the Team Vestas Wind rebuild in Bergamo, Italy In this behind-the-scenes episode, Neil Cox and Tom Kiff update us on progress from Persico Marine in Italy. The hull is ready and the deck has been reconstructed ... [more]  

Organized by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club under the auspices of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), the 2015 edition of this biennial race will feature 25 sailing yachts, ranging in length from 10.5m Pogo Aya to Syd Fischer’s Custom 90’ Ragamuffin. ... [more]  

The America's Cup boiled over with a split between two of the senior teams in the 35th America's Cup, and the commercial and marketing arm of the Cup Defender Golden Gate Yacht Club. The series of plays was triggered by a statement from the Luna Rossa Challenge that they would consider withdrawing from the 35th America's Cup if there was a change to the class announced nine months previously ... [more]  

This morning was a special sunrise for me. It has been a hard few days, full of emotion, stress, adrenaline. As skipper it is hard to find the balance between pushing the boat and crew, but making sure we stay safe and keep our boat in one piece. ... [more]  

While the Barcelona World Race winners Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam have been granted the best Spring weather the Catalan capital can muster for them to find their land legs after 84 racing days, the final 230 miles to Gibraltar for second placed Neutrogena look like being relatively straightforwards. ... [more]  

Another sleepless night for most of the fleet. As the girls on Team SCA had no choice but to take a less-is-more approach to navigate the ice limit, the rest of the fleet has been caught up in a gybing battle the whole way between the ice limits #7 and #8. ... [more]  

The Challenger of Record, long time America's Cup competitor, Luna Rossa have threatened to withdraw from the America's Cup if the mooted Protocol change to a smaller boat is implemented. Emirates Team NZ, via social media, have supported the Italian stand against the boat change. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Today, in OC Sport’s office the Dongfeng Race Team shore team received the latest position report. Dongfeng, who most likely through determination, smart navigation and no doubt a little luck, have managed to gain 24 miles in three hours. ... [more]  

Round Hainan Regatta - Mengzi took line honours in the 120nm offshore leg from Sanya to Wanning crossing the line in the early hours of Wednesday morning, in just less than 22 hours. Both IRC fleets set for the second offshore leg to Sanya in challenging conditions ... [more]  

2014-15???????????????????????——????????????????????3?25?,??????????????,????????????????,????????????????????,??????????????????????????????,?????????????????????,???? ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - The ice limit coordinates, as decided by Race Control, have been dictating the action in the last eight hours. The first five boats are now short-gybing up a virtual coastline to within just 300 metres. ... [more]  

Video from all the boats from Day 6 and 7 of Leg 5 in the Volvo Ocean Race as the boats skirt the ice zone. Features fast sailing footage from all the boats, plus the on-board video of Team SCA's Chinese Gybe on Monday night. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Boat shrink mooted to reduce campaign costs by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
America's Cup organisers have issued a media release following a competitors conference believed to have been held last Monday. The thrust of the release is to focus on the recurring theme of reducing costs by using a smaller boat for the event. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race’s fleet passed over Point Nemo* on Wednesday – the furthest from land you can get when at sea– on the day that a new ice limit was introduced by organisers to keep the boats clear of a large iceberg that was drifting towards the path of the fleet. ... [more]  

The vastly experienced duo, Bernard Stamm (SUI) and Jean Le Cam (FRA) have won the Barcelona World Race 2014-15 and set the reference time for the two crew round the world race: 84 days, 5 hours, 50 minutes and 25 seconds to complete the 23,321.76 miles of the theoretical course. ... [more]  

It was just at sunset, in the end, when Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam broke the finish line off Barcelona's iconic W-Hotel to complete their victory in the Barcelona World Race. They punched the air with delight as the gun sounded after 84 days and 5 hours of racing, a joyous release of elation and relief. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Despite the fleet being separated by 80nm it all comes down to the new front forming in the next 12 hours which will power the boats on to Cape Horn. Mapfre, as the southernmost boat, has the most wind as they head directly to the ice limit. ... [more]  

Bernard Stamm (SUI) and Jean Le Cam (FRA) are within 15 miles and about 90 minutes of sailing time of winning the third edition of the Barcelona World Race. The Cheminées Poujoulat co-skippers were still making 8-14kts of boat speed towards the finish line off Barcelona's W-Hotel. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are now off Taragona, but have fallen into the zone of light winds which is protecting the finish line. ... [more]  

2014-15???????????????????????????????????,???????????40?????,????——?????????????????,???????????,???????????????????????,??????????????????,?????4???????,????????????????????????,????????????????? ... [more]  

After winning both the Vulcain Trophy (Lake Geneva) on its Decision 35 and the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series (global), Alinghi is proud to announce that it will compete in the 2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour. The team will also again race on Lake Geneva on the D35 circuit. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Finding Point Nemo is not going to be hard as it’s right in front of them. The fleet is now only 100 nautical miles from the most remote place in the whole world, also known as the Pole of Inaccessibility. It’s ironic really as the northern pack might pass through its very location, almost as if they were trying to visit this iconic point and run it down. ... [more]  

The rebuild of the VO65 Team Vestas Wind is progressing well at the Persico Marine facility to Bergamo, Italy. So far the the VO65 is on track to rejoin the race fleet during the Lisbon Stopover, taking the fleet back up to seven boats. ... [more]  

The Bakewell-White supermaxi 'RIO100' has taken Line Honours in the 800nm 2015 Newport Beach (Calif. USA) to Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) International Yacht Race. Manouch Mosheyadi and his team won on debut in their home waters. ... [more]  

After a wild day in the Southern Ocean, the On Board Reporters filed these stories and images of Chinese Gybes, broken gear, staying safe, and plenty of fast sailing in 30-35kts winds. 'In 24 hours we got it all. The most spectacular sailing you can imagine and a total wipe out with shredded sails, broken bits and pieces and a boat in a complete mess as a consequence.' ... [more]  

With less than 220 miles left, and at times today making just two to three knots towards the Barcelona World Race finish line, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam were taking nothing at all for granted. ... [more]  

A day of team building, a day of character building! The magenta boat of Team SCA was, for a short time this morning a white boat - as a 50kt hail squall passed over. After last night’s rough riding, spirits were high enough to find the fun side of the grim weather with a ‘snowball' fight. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Last night we experienced our first Chinese Gybe. To explain to you what this is we have two contrasting pieces of writing. One from Rookie Chinese sailor Liu Xue (Black) and one from our Skipper Charles Caudrelier ... [more]  

Round Hainan Regatta - By crossing the line at 20:26 on Monday evening, Chinese flagged Ubox took line honours in the first 300nm offshore leg from Sanya to Haikou, Lei Wang's Swan 82 also set the new race's reference time. ... [more]  

The sailing world is changing fast. Flying boats, rigid sails, new events, new partners and sponsors, new venues. Following the trend, and determined to be at its heart, the Yacht Racing Forum announces a new concept and format for its 2015 edition, to take place over December 7-8. ... [more]  

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On board video of Mapfre doing a Chinese Gybe in the Southern Ocean. According to crew member Rob Greenhalgh the Spanish entry nose-dived off a wave and went into a crash - Chinese gybe. Also features video from below decks and video from Team Brunel sailing at 26kts in the Southern Ocean ... [more]  

Alinghi joins the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour
Volvo Ocean Race: A wild night in the Southern Ocean + Video
Volvo Ocean Race: Deploying the Buoy
Volvo Ocean Race - The fleet gybes and heads east again
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Two shows and 90 minutes from everywhere
America's Cup: AC72 - Luna Rossa Catamaran images by Carlo Borlenghi
Barcelona World Race - Final weather hurdles for Cheminees Poujoulat
Volvo Ocean Race: Leaving Auckland and catching Pam - Onboard Video
Volvo Ocean Race - The fleet commits to southern routing
Round Hainan Regatta - Inshore ?race e?nds, UB?ox leads? offshor?e leg
Dongfeng Race Team- Joining the exclusive southern ocean club
Volvo Ocean Race - ????? ?????????????
Phuket Race Week - It's all go!
Volvo Ocean Race – Sunshine and wind as fleet heads for Horn
Volvo Ocean Race - Better safe than sorry
Volvo Ocean Race - Another good day for Team Brunel
Barcelona World Race - Leaders back in the Med -The final 500 miles
Volvo Ocean Race - A failed attempt at a comeback
2015 ISAF Youth World Championship - Registration to open
Aloha Round Hainan Regatta 2015 - Big boats leave for Haikou
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel ups the pace   
2015 18ft Skiff Australians: Gotta Love it 7 wins on Waterloo Bay   
Volvo Ocean Race - Bull in a China shop   
What motivates a Clipper Round the World Race sailor?   
2015 Fish & Co. Youth Sailing Championships - Race day 4   
Barcelona World Race - Enjoying the moment   
Volvo Ocean Race: Icebergs force course change to keep fleet clear   
Volvo Ocean Race - If you want to get a-head get a hat!!   
Fish & Co. Youth Sailing Championships - Perfection is the goal   
Volvo Ocean Race - “It’s one hell of a baptism”   
Sixth Aloha Round Hainan regatta kicks off in Sanya   
2015 18ft Skiff Australian Championship – Day 2   
Volvo Ocean Race - After the slamming, now respite   
Which 49er World Champion will win a Volvo or America's Cup first? *Feature   
2015 18ft Skiffs Australian Championships - Day 1   
Barcelona World Race - Sunday afternoon in the Med?   
2015 Aloha Round Hainan Regatta preview   
Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe preview   
35th America's Cup - Bermuda training – Writing the playbook   
Barcelona World Race - The entire fleet in the Atlantic   


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