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VOR: Doing more with less—Sailing news from the U.S. and beyond | 02/09/2012
VOR: Three in a row—Sailing news from the U.S. and beyond | 02/07/2012
ISAF equipment evaluations—Sailing news from the U.S. and beyond | 02/03/2012
A Newport Homecoming? | 12/22/2010
Easr Side AC? | 12/20/2010
The Plot Thickens - the latest news from the US and beyond | 12/17/2010
The Waiting Game - news from AC, US and beyond | 12/15/2010
America's Cup - Has San Francisco spilt the Cup? Breaking News | 12/13/2010
Narrowing the field | 12/11/2010
World Speed record ratified, Monsoon Cup, World Rankings - all the hot news | 12/09/2010
20 knots before breakfast | 12/07/2010
Wing Envy - the Monsoon Cup and all the latest sailing news | 12/04/2010
The final - the sharks are circling | 12/02/2010
Traditions and the latest US Sailing news | 11/30/2010
The Day After - and Sailing News from the US and beyond | 11/27/2010
Crossing the Pond - the latest news from the USA and beyond | 11/23/2010
The latest sailing news from the USA and beyond | 11/19/2010
Star Light - Star Bright - sailing news from the US and beyond | 11/17/2010
Sent! US sailor dominates Velux - Rhum, Vuitton, ISAF, AC & more | 11/16/2010
Battle of the IMOCA 60's, AC and ISAF conference news | 11/14/2010
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News - Europe, Africa & the World

At 1142 UTC, Team SCA rounded Cape Horn in uncomfortable conditions with an even more uncomfortable forecast ahead. Spirits were high to have reached this milestone and to be turning the corner in search for warmer and less taxing weather. Ian Walker’s men are holding their lead and sailing a slightly higher course than the next boat, Team Alvimedica, just 11nm to the south ... [more]  

Today Team SCA passed the mystical and legendary Cape Horn, the Southern headland of America, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Atlantic Ocean. When passing the Horn at 1142 GMT the crew paid a tribute to their late coach Magnus Olsson ('Mange') who passed away close to two years ago, at the age of 63. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - A las 11:42 UTC, 13:42 hora española, Team SCA ha conseguido doblar Cabo de Hornos. Todos los barcos de la flota están de nuevo en el Atlántico, salvo Dongfeng, que prepara su transporte a Itajaí tras romper el palo y abandonar la etapa. ... [more]  

La baie de Douarnenez est un terrain de jeu magnifique pour tous les amoureux de régate et le Grand Prix Guyader en est la meilleure illustration avec ce mélange sans complexe, riche et détonnant de ténors et d’amateurs (éclairés) qui y évoluent 10 jours durant. Venus du large ou en partance pour l’Espagne, les bateaux du Vendée Globe et la flotte de La Barquera font partie des funambules de ces b ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Il fallait non seulement remettre le bateau en état mais en plus traverser le canal de Beagle en sens inverse pour repartir de l’endroit où ils s’étaient arrêtés. Après ça, il fallait enrouler le Cap Horn et terminer l’étape sous voilure réduite, le tout en croisant les doigts pour rejoindre Itajaí dans des délais raisonnables. Devant ces contraintes en cascade, Caudrelier fait ... [more]  

52 Super Series – With a stunning and eye-catching livery, the new TP52 Quantum Racing (USA) recently launched in Spain and is now undergoing sea trials before the start of an intense racing season ... [more]  

Trofeo Princesa Sofía – 2014 ISAF Worlds silver medallist in Santander and world number one in the Finn class, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) is sailing in Palma with a clear objective: select for the Olympic Games and win a medal in Rio ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) continued to power towards Itajaí at the head of the fleet on Wednesday with the possibility of extending their overall Volvo Ocean Race lead tantalisingly within their reach. ... [more]  

O barco Dongfeng Race Team quebrou o mastro na manhã da última segunda-feira (30) e foi obrigado a abandonar a quinta etapa da Volvo Ocean Race, entre a Nova Zelândia e o Brasil. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – It has been a steady night of upwind sailing for the lead pack as they head north, beating in 25 knot winds. There have been no major changes with the front four in the past 12 hours. Reports from the boats are saying they are preparing for a period of stronger winds in the next 24 hours as they catch the top of a low-pressure system passing them to the south. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - El equipo Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) ha anunciado que se retira de la etapa 5 tras romper su mástil en el océano Antártico, a 200 millas de Cabo de Hornos. ... [more]  

Géry Trentesaux, 56, wore out his first foulies on his father’s boat in a score of RORC races before a not unsuccessful stint racing single-handed on the Figaro circuit and also the Route du Rhum in 2006. However, his preference for crewed competition has stood the test of time thanks to his brilliance and consistency ... [more]  

Six Metre Class World Championship 2015 preview by International Six Metre Association
The International Six Metre Class World Championship 2015 will be hosted by the Société Nautique de La Trinité-sur-mer (SNT), Brittany from 29 May to 5 June. The team at SNT is world renowned for its event management and will be working closely with the International and French Six Metre Associations to deliver another outstanding regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Tras romper el mástil a 200 millas de Cabo de Hornos y alcanzar el Canal de Beagle a vela, Dongfeng Race Team ha puesto motor hacia Ushuaia y ha suspendido momentáneamente su participación en la etapa cinco, pero confía en acabarla a vela una vez reparada la avería. Abu Dhabi lidera en el Atlántico, y MAFPRE es tercero. ... [more]  

Trofeo Sofia Iberostar – It was a long day in Palma with the late coming sea breeze delaying racing. Patience paid off and the second day provided great racing and allowed to complete the qualification stage. A seventh race was completed for the kites who will go into medal race mode on Wednesday. ... [more]  

Team SCA is due to round Cape Horn tomorrow between 1200 – 1800 UTC. They are still battling with the elements, squally conditions, sailing in 20 knots of wind, from west-northwest. Sea state is rough and waves are 6 metres high. ... [more]  

America's Cup: Majority Rules in Protocol and Class changes by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
The America's Cup Events Authority has announced that the majority of the America’s Cup teams have agreed to make changes aimed at significantly reducing costs for the 2017 America’s Cup. Central to these changes is the introduction of an exciting new America’s Cup Class - a wing-sailed, foiling catamaran between 45 and 50 feet, says a statement issued by ACEA. ... [more]  

Josh Junior (NZL) takes the lead at the Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Iberostar in Palma after being one of the few sailors to achieve any sort of consistency on the second day’s racing. Jonathan Lobert (FRA) drops to second on equal points, while Tapio Nirkko (FIN) remains in third with no race position better than seventh. Race wins went to Oliver Tweddell (AUS) and Junior. ... [more]  

For the professional offshore sailors of the world, mast breakages (or any sort of damage to the boat) is an unfortunate occupational hazard. For our rookie Chinese sailors on the other hand, the experience has been shocking, scary and bewildering. The reaction of Liu Xue (Black) is understandably in contrast to the pro crew who know how to manage these kinds of situations. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng elects to withdraw from Leg 5 by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com NZL
Dongfeng Race Team announced late tonight that they plan to retire from Leg 5 after breaking their mast in the Southern Ocean on Monday morning. Charles Caudrelier, the boat's French skipper had considered attempting to re-join the 6,776nm leg from Auckland to Itajaí after successfully nursing his red boat to Ushuaia, Argentina earlier in the day. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA - first for over a decade to round the Horn *Feature by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Within the next 24 hours, God willing, Team SCA will become the first women's crew to round Cape Horn in almost 15 years. Sail-World spoke to 2012 British Olympic representative Annie Lush a few minutes ago. She says they have had snow and plenty of hail in the last 24 hours, and the Chill factor on deck is minus five degrees ... [more]  

Whitbread/Volvo Ocean Race veteran Ross Field has announced he will skipper a team in the 2017 VOR. Field has raced around the world five times, including as crew on the victorious Steinlager in 1990 and as skipper of the winning Whitbread 60 Yamaha in 1994. ... [more]  

RC44 Valletta Cup – Conditions came good for the final races in Malta with the wind pushing 25 knots and substantial waves once again, with the welcome addition of Mediterranean sunshine ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Brunel damaged by Team Brunel - Robbert-Jan Metselaar
Volvo Ocean Race – On Monday afternoon, Team Brunel rounded the infamous Cape Horn, with MAPFRE in their wake. A few hours later, Bouwe Bekking and his crew were forced to slow down, when their J1 headsail became damaged. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Altadill and Muñoz crossed the finish line off Barcelona's W-Hotel at 23:47:00 hrs UTC this Monday night completing the 23, 321 miles course in 89d 11hrs 47mins ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – Guillermo Altadill et José Muñoz ont bouclé leur tour du monde en 89 jours, 11 heures, 47 minutes sur les 23.321,76 milles de la route fond. ... [more]  

Pollution in Rio is a major issue and it could get bigger as this open letter to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Congressional Caucus on national health of Olympic sailors suggests. ... [more]  

2015 ORC European Sportboat Championship – The pace of entries is increasing approaching the deadline for a discount on the entry fees ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race – A 17 heures, l’équipage de Neutrogena pointe à moins de trente milles de la ligne d’arrivée. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Yesterday was an epic day for the leading fleet as they rounded Cape Horn. Team Alvimedica was first out of the Southern Ocean and to cross into the Atlantic Ocean for the second time this race. ... [more]  

The ISAF sanctioned World Match Racing Tour (WMRT), the world’s longest running professional sailing series, announced a new and expanded sixteen event schedule for the 2015/16 world championship ... [more]  

The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) today announced the addition of the Royal Southern Match Cup (10-14 June) to the 2015/16 championship schedule ... [more]  

2015 Trofeo Sofia Iberostar – The focus was on the kitesurfers during the first three days, and especially on Spanish rider Florian Trittel. ... [more]  

SAP 505 World Championships - Day 3
2015 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar - Day 1
VOR - Dongfeng mast breakage - What happened and what happens next?
Dongfeng challenging final miles to Ushuaia in wake of mast breakage
Volvo Ocean Race: Cape Horn Rounding Live and Dongfeng Update
Volvo Ocean Race: Youngest crew in Race are the first to Cape Horn
Volvo Ocean Race: Alvimedica leads first four around Cape Horn
St Thomas Int Regatta: Nine bullets for Annie Gardner in Nacra 17
Volvo Ocean Race - Four round Cape Horn
Trofeo Sofia Iberostar 2015 - Wind played tricks all day in Palma
Volvo Ocean Race - Our first major punch
Princess Sofia Trophy – Nacra 17 to rediscover the series' top players
Volvo Ocean Race – Daylight on Dongfeng reveals extent of damage
2015 Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup Series kicks off in Palma
Solo Basse Normandie– British secure top positions for Artemis Academy
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng démâte, l’équipage est sain et sauf
Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team rompe el mástil
J/70 Alcatel Onetouch Italian Trophy Act 1 - Winner announced
America's Cup: Cost Savings vote really aimed at a late change of Boat
Volvo Ocean Race – On ne va pas encore abandonner l’étape
42nd St. Thomas International Regatta - Something for everyone   
UBS Jersey Regatta 2015 - Notice of Race   
Eurocup Series – New beginnings in the RS Feva Class   
Volvo Ocean Race: Dongfeng breaks topmast 240nm from Cape Horn   
Volvo Ocean Race - Huele a Cabo de Hornos   
Volvo Ocean Race - A sprint to Cape Horn   
2015 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Final day   
RC44 Valletta Cup overall   
2015 St. Thomas International Regatta - 62 yachts stir up excitement   
Barcelona World Race - Bassins de décantation   
Barcelona World Race - Altadill comes home in triumphant second   
Volvo Ocean Race fleet fights two battles in the wild Southern Ocean   
RC44 Valletta Cup - Giant seas provide challenging racing day + Videos   
46th Trofeo Sofia Iberostar - Kiteboarders make the first appearance   
St Thomas Int Regatta: Some sympathy from Above on Day 2   
Volvo Ocean Race – Fleet moves fast to Cape Horn, away from ice limit   
2015 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Day 2   
SAP 505 World Championships - Two bullets fire Holt into early lead   
Barcelona World Race - La confusion des sentiments   
RC44 Valletta Cup - Maxed out in Malta   


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