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News - USA and the World

Volvo Ocean Race – MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) put a difficult week behind them to snatch the early lead on the 5,010-nautical mile (nm) leg six from Itajaí to Newport, Rhode Island on Monday. ... [more]  

2015 Fremantle to Albany Race overall by Royal Perth Yacht Club
The Fremantle to Albany Race started at 1100 on Friday the 17th of April in light conditions. 16 boats lined up on the start line and all except one made it to Albany ... [more]  

Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club (NYSE: LC), the world’s largest marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, co-skipper Ryan Breymaier, and the crew of the 105’ trimaran Lending Club 2 have today established a new world sailing speed record for the 635-nautical mile course from Castle Hill Lighthouse, in Newport, Rhode Island, to Kitchen Shoal Beacon in Bermuda. ... [more]  

St. Francis Yacht Club J/Fest – Images by pressure-drop.us ... [more]  

2015 Mayor's Cup – Winners announced by Long Beach Yacht Club
Nicole Breault, San Francisco, Calif., won the 2015 Mayor’s Cup ISAF Grade 3 women’s match race Sunday… which also turned out to be her birthday. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Images from leg six start day ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – After a painfully slow start, the fleet finally got going. Team Alvimedica led the way out of Itajai. The Turkish American team must be spurred on and fired up for a good result for this homecoming leg back to Newport, Rhode Island ... [more]  

2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA left Itajai in Brazil in light winds this afternoon as they started the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, from the southern Brazilian city to Newport, Rhode Island. ... [more]  

2015 Sperry Charleston Race Week - With an early start time, a moderate yet consistent breeze from the southeast, and a ripping tide pouring out of Charleston Harbor, the overall victories and podium finishes were up for grabs throughout most of the fleet at Sperry Charleston Race Week 2015. Unlike Saturday’s action, early breeze meant three short, intense races in some classes and two in others ... [more]  

A full round of congratulations are in order for two-time Sperry Charleston Race Week (CRW) Champion and now, 2015 U.S. National Champion Jason Michas on Midnight Blue with tactician Mark Mendelblatt and crew Tim Hotchkiss. Canada's Paul Currie and his Wild Deuces crew comprised of David Mori and Justin Barnes are also a Corinthian U.S. National Champion for second consecutive time as well. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - En route to the North Atlantic Ocean by Team Brunel - Robbert-Jan Metselaar
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel has embarked with extremely light conditions on the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. The 5,010 mile (9,200 km) long route will take the six sailing teams from Itajaí to the American harbour of Newport, Rhode Island. “We can still win, but that will depend on the other teams,' says Bouwe Bekking. ... [more]  

One race today in perfect conditions again! 10-12 knots from the southeast, warm water, warm air. I don’t think we have had a week of Star sailing this good, anywhere, in a very long time. ... [more]  

Dean Barker's Blog - Back into the racing by Dean Barker, Auckland, NZ
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 life since Team NZ. 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]  

The 20th anniversary edition of this annual spring mega regatta wound to a close today with east-southeast winds buffeting the waters around Charleston, SC, offering the competitors some of the best racing of the entire three-day event. The rainy forecast didn't produce any significant moisture until the end of the awards ceremonies when most of the competitors had already started to head home. ... [more]  

Senior sports writer for the New York Times, Christopher Clarey, has filed a major story in the prestigious US newspaper looking at the current state of the America's Cup following the Luna Rossa withdrawal just before Easter. He also looks at the implications of the antagonism towards Team New Zealand who have been in the America's Cup for 30 years. ... [more]  

Replay coverage of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Start at Itajai by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL
Catch the replay coverage of the Leg 6 Start in Itajai for the Volvo Ocean Race. After sailing an inshore course, the six strong fleet headed for Newport RI ... [more]  

Nautique Wake Open overall by World Wakeboard Association
The Wakeboard World Series kicked off Saturday with the Nautique Wake Open presented by Rockstar Energy at BSR Cable Park in Waco, Texas. Following two days of amateur divisions and pro qualifying as the second stop of the Nautique Wake Series, the riders stepped it up for the final rounds with six amateur division champions taking home titles including Nic Rapa winning the Jr. Pro Men’s division ... [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]  

Star Western Hemisphere Championship – Two races were held today on Biscayne Bay, in ideal conditions for Star racing. The wind was again 8-12 knots from the South. Blue skies, warm water and slightly warmer air temperature. ... [more]  

What started out as doubtful, turned into wonderful for the Audi Melges 20 fleet participating in the 2015 U.S. National Championship held in conjunction with Sperry Charleston Race Week (CRW), Teams awoke to more rain, overcast skies and worry that racing might not even take place on Saturday (based on multiple forecasts from a variety of prediction centers). ... [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]  

Lending Club 2 is slated to cross the start line at Castle Hill Light in the early hours of Sunday morning, 19 April, beginning the passage which is anticipated to earn the team its second world speed sailing record in as many tries. ... [more]  

Mother Nature delivered once again perfect conditions for second day of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai. Three hours of exhilarating racing were fully appreciated by crews returning to Antigua Yacht Club Marina. Salt encrusted on the dock, the Classics Clan shared their memories of a great day on the water, even the whales came out to play, captured by photographer, Cory Silken ... [more]  

2015 Sperry Charleston Race Week - Day 2 by Sperry Charleston Race Week
Sailors at Sperry Charleston Race Week 2015 were treated to a surprise respite this morning, with dead-calm conditions giving the 2,500 sailors at the premier regatta a chance to sleep in and catch up with old friends as the clouds slowly burned off. Around midday, bright sun and a beautiful, eight knot sea breeze developed as the land heated ... [more]  

Photographer Joy Dunigan was on the water at 2015 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship - Sperry Charleston Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from Day 2. ... [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]  

Richard Langdon and Rachel Jaspersen were on the water at Les Voiles de St Barth, and provided this gallery of images from race four. ... [more]  

The scene on the waters off Charleston today could't have been more different from that day in April 1996 when it all began. Only 29 competitors – all of them local – graced the scratch sheet 20 years ago. Friday morning, on first day of racing for Sperry Charleston Race Week 2015, nearly 300 boats from 11 nations and 20 states set off from Patriot’s Point to claim their place in event’s history. ... [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]  

Owners, media, and guests were greeted yesterday in the stunning backdrop of Yacht Club Monaco to celebrate ClubSwan, together with partners Gazprom and the Saint Petersburg Yacht Club. ... [more]  

Nautique Wake Open winners begin to emerge by World Wakeboard Association
The next generation of riders took to the water on Friday as the Nautique Wake Open presented by Rockstar Energy Drink moved into the final rounds for the amateur divisions. The second stop of the Nautique Wake Series outdid Mother Nature by dodging rain in the forecast while the riders outdid each other behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 and G21. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - The race starts here
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Over the rainbow
Nautique Wake Open kicks off WWA Wakeboard World Series
Red Bull Foiling Generation search in seven nations begins in Japan
Congressional Cup draws world class line-up
Congressional Cup draws world class line-up
Les Voiles de St Barth - Race three images by Richard Langdon
Audi Melges 20 Nationals open with challenging first day in Charleston
Baffling Jury decision over refusal to allow unusable sail replacement
2015 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champs - Day 1 images by Joy Dunigan
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA denied permission for sail change
2015 Star Western Hemisphere Championship – Day 2
Volvo Ocean Race - It’s easy to smile when everything’s going your way
2015 Sperry Charleston Race Week - High spirits despite a little rain
Cup Qualifier shift to Bermuda announced at Competitors Meeting *Feature
Volvo Ocean Race – Int Jury penalises Mapfre and denies sail requests
Volvo Ocean Race – Team Alvimedica supports heart health
Volvo Ocean Race – Team Alvimedica heading home
Barcelona World Race – Lessons for other races
Barcelona World Race – Older guys rule the waves?
2015 Battle of the Bay WPA Championships announced   
2015 Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 1   
2015 Star Western Hemisphere Championship day 1   
US Melges 20 National Championship to take place on Charleston harbor   
Antigua Classic Regatta – Concours d'Elegance and Single Handed Race   
Bernard Stamm to compete in his fourth Vendée Globe   
Father and daughter crews shine at WetaFest 2015 in Florida   
2015 Sperry Charleston Race Week - Boats and racers ready for action   
Entry fees increase Monday for Marion Bermuda Race   
420 South American Championships - Overall report   
All together now – US Sailing invites everyone to sail   
Replay of Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race at Itajai   
Barcelona World Race – Best quotes of Riechers and Audigane   
Extreme Sailing Series™ – Getting to know Edhem Dirvana   
Extreme Sailing Series™ – Extreme 40 sails on the Huangpu River   
Barcelona World Race – Renault Captur complete their endurance test   
Volvo Ocean Race – Vestas Wind on track for Lisbon   
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   


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