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2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - Phaedo3 in action + Video By Rachel Jaspersen, , 5:24 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Phaedo3 was second over the line and is provisionally second on corrected time in the MOCRA Multihull class in the Rolex Fastnet Race. ... [more]

Aquece Rio Int’l Regatta - Finn favourite Scott fights back By RYA, , 4:21 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Giles Scott put his ‘trying start’ to the Olympic Test Event behind him with two solid scores on Wednesday (19 August) setting him just six points behind the Finn series leader with three more days of racing to go. ... [more]

Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Race - Safety initatives By Lisa Ratcliff, , 3:51 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Staying in touch with the latest in safety technology is paramount to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s sailing committee, particularly when it comes to sending its Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race fleet offshore at night through major shipping channels. ... [more]

2015 Half Ton Classics Cup - Day 3 images by Fiona Brown By Fiona Brown, , 3:39 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - GMT
Photographer Fiona Brown was on water at 2015 Half Ton Classics Cup and provided this gallery of images from Day 3. ... [more]

2015 Half Ton Classics Cup - Day 3 By Fiona Brown, , 3:18 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - GMT
The sun finally shone on the Half Ton Classics Cup fleet on the third day of the regatta, which also brought more moderate wind and sea conditions. The crews enjoyed a fabulous day of classic champagne sailing to complete races six and seven of their series. ... [more]

Rio Test event - Two Finn races held on fourth day + Video By Robert Deaves, , 2:57 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) holds the narrowest of leads at the Aquece Rio 2015 Test Event after two late races were held on Wednesday. Jonathan Lobert (FRA) now sits on equal points with Postma, while Tapio Nirkko (FIN) drops one place to third. The race wins went to Giles Scott (GBR) and Egor Terpigorev (RUS). ... [more]

2015 Aquece Rio - Pre-Olympics - Testing Breeze By ISAF, , 2:23 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Sailors were tested by a northern Rio breeze for the first time at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta in a testing day for the sailors and officials. ... [more]

Waterhouse and Darmanin hit Nacra 17 lead at Rio Olympic test event By Cora Zillich, , 1:54 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Australian Sailing Team’s Jason Waterhouse (NSW) and Lisa Darmanin (NSW) have taken the lead in the Nacra 17 at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after winning both their races on Wednesday (19 August 2015). ... [more]

Rio 2016 - ISAF official tackles Sail-World over Rio sailor illness By Richard Gladwell/ NZL, , 12:02 AM Thursday 20 Aug 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The International Sailing Federation's Chief Marketing Officer, Malcolm Page has hit back at the Sail-World story published on Wednesday on the hospitalisation of a Korean windsurfer after suffering symptoms consistent with ingesting polluted water ... [more]

Rio 2016 - Limited racing again on Day 5 of Pre Olympics By Richard Gladwell, NZL, , 8:57 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The race schedule was again constrained by light winds on Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro on Day 5 of competition in the Pre-Olympic regatta. But the breeze was better than previous days on some the offshore and inshore courses. No classes were able to complete their full schedule of racing for the day. ... [more]

SPLASH Festival 2016 - Overall report By Alexandra South, Sydney , 6:35 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Sydney can expect up to 800 dinghies to grace her Rose Bay shores over the January period thanks to the 2016 SPLASH Festival. Woollahra Sailing Club is the proud home of the ‘Sail Play Live Across Sydney Harbour’ Festival, showcasing the best of high performance dinghy racing and youth sailing in Australia. ... [more]

2015 US Laser Masters Nationals wrap-up By St. Francis Yacht Club, , 4:23 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
2015 US Laser Masters Nationals – Over the weekend, St. Francis Yacht Club welcomed 25 Laser sailors to compete. From the earliest days of the class when Don Trask introduced the boat to our Bay, StFYC has existed at the heartbeat of the Laser class. ... [more]

Rolex Fastnet Race – Team SCA damp but content + Video By Team SCA, , 3:58 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – Team SCA arrived into Plymouth Yacht Haven today, rather damp but content, after the end of the race. As the only Volvo Ocean 65 in the fleet, they finished in 2d 23h 19m 2s after a long and slow drift off towards the Fastnet Rock and a speedy run for the final 100 miles to the finish line crossing at 12.59pm. ... [more]

2015 Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe – Ready for the adventure By Mini Transat, , 3:35 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
The 74 sailors competing on the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe will set off next September 19th from the Bay of Douarnenez in France for the first leg to Lanzarote in the Canaries. Ready for the adventure, the competitors do not necessarily know what surprises can be in store for them on this one of a kind race. ... [more]

2015 Pringles Kitesurf World Cup – Fifth stop preview By VKWC, , 3:09 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
Pringles Kitesurf World Cup Sankt Peter Ording – The fifth stop of the Virgin Kitesurf World Championships is approaching fast, so get ready to see the best kiteboarders from around the globe join forces in what has become the World's biggest kiteboarding event, from 21st to 30th of August 2015. ... [more]

2015 Laser Radial Youth Worlds – Serious action expected By John Adair, Kingston , 2:49 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
2015 Laser Radial Youth Worlds – As we enter the fifth day of the regatta, the prospect of strong winds beckons for the first time so the hiking straps will see some serious action today. ... [more]

2015 International OK National Championship preview By OK Dinghy, , 2:25 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
With the British OK National Championship looming a little more than a week away the fleet is preparing for what looks to be an intense battle on Weymouth Bay. Entries have already topped 30 boats and we are expecting a number of last minute entries. ... [more]

2015 RS Aero North American Championships overall By Peter Barton, , 2:09 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The first RS Aero North Americans took place at one of America's most inspiring Championship venues, The Columbia River Gorge, Oregon. With the afternoon thermal breezes piping up against the Columbia River's current some fantastic long downwind rides were to be had through the breathtaking mountain scenery! ... [more]

Mono 60 Edmond de Rothschild – Fit for service By Gitana, , 1:48 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
Following the 11th month build at Multiplast in Vannes, the Mono 60 Edmond de Rothschild was launched and was finally put in the water for the first time last Friday 7th August. This initial contact with water does not however signify the start of sea trials. ... [more]

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 - Day 3 Racing VIDEO By Dale Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 1:14 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
A light and frustrating day where tides often out-competed the wind in controlling the fate of the race. ... [more]

2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – Big boats, big grins By James Boyd, , 1:07 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Battling for line honours in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Rolex Fastnet Race continued all the way to the Plymouth finish line last night in both the maxi-multihull and monohull divisions. ... [more]

Collinson FX Market Commentary - Aug 19 - Bulls should not gallop By Collinson FX, , 1:06 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The AUD fell to 0.7330, looking technically vulnerable, while the NZD dropped below 0.6600. The RBA Minutes gave no reason for the bulls to gallop around the paddock, highlighting insipid growth, translating challenging local economic conditions. These are testing times and technicals are at crucial downside levels. ... [more]

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week- Crosbie Lorimer Images By Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island , 1:05 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
After many years of light breezes, this year's Race Week got off to a strong start with fresh trade winds on Day 1. Days 2 and 3 got progressively lighter, but after today's Lay Day, the breeze is forecast to return. Here are some of Crosbie's images from the first three days of sailing. ... [more]

2015 Sail Canada Senior Championships – Day 4 overall By, , 12:51 PM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
It was a hot and slow start to day four of racing at the Senior National Championships at CORK OCR. With low wind speed of just three to five knots in the morning fleets did not get racing until after 1:00pm. ... [more]

2015 Alacati PWA World Cup – Day 2 By Chris Yates, , 11:43 AM Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 - GMT
2015 Alacati PWA World Cup – The mercury continued to rocket skywards on the second day with temperatures soaring into the low 40s. In the late afternoon the wind did begin to pick up briefly, which tempted a few sailors out onto the water, but unfortunately the conditions were not quite suitable for competition. ... [more]

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