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2015 Tour de France à la voile –Incredible scenario after coastal race By A.S.O./Tour de France à la voile, , 7:03 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
2015 Tour de France à la voile – It's never over until it's over. The adage is being confirmed today after an incredible coastal race in Gruissan that saw Groupama making a costly tactical mistake resulting in an unexpected change in the rankings. ... [more]

Laser Standard and Laser Radial Europeans - Challenging Day 4 By Tine Vinther, Kaløvig Bådelaug , 6:58 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
Day four in the Laser and Laser Radial Europeans was governed by shifting winds of up to 90 degrees during the day caused by the changing weather. The wind, however, maintained a relatively constant force of eight to ten knots throughout the day. ... [more]

29er Europeans – French crew makes big jump after Day 3 in Medemblik By Diana Bogaards, , 5:25 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
29er Europeans – Crispin Beaumont and Tom Darling from Great Britain managed to accelerate in the gold fleet. Beaumont: 'We had a really good day with a 3-3-14-1. We had a nice last race with a decent lead until the wind picked up behind us. That made it a bit more nerve-racking. ... [more]

Malibu WWA Rider Experience hits the beautiful lakes of Canada By World Wakeboard Association, , 5:08 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
The 2015 Malibu WWA Rider Experience is on course to hit the shores of the great North, in St-Zotique, Quebec, Canada on July 24-26. The three day event is the leader in amateur competition as well as educational for riders at any level. ... [more]

420 Worlds – Storms test teams on Day 1 in Japan By 420 International Class Association, , 4:38 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
420 Worlds – The wind served up a tricky opening day for the Race Committee and 165 teams on day one in Castle Bay Karatsu, Japan. ... [more]

Volvo Noble Marine RS800 National Championship – Runners and riders By Hugh Shone, , 4:36 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Volvo Noble Marine RS800 National Championship – Here we are. It’s been a busy season but the bell is about to ring for the BIG one! The RS800 Nationals at Castle Cove are fast approaching and the teams are starting to limber up for the big occasion. ... [more]

Extreme Sailing Series – McMillan back in action for Hamburg By Oman Sail, , 3:10 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Extreme Sailing Series – McMillan broke his hand three weeks ago while campaigning Oman Sail’s GC32 Sultanate of Oman in Cowes but a rapid recovery has facilitated an early return to boost their chances of opening up the one point gap between The Wave, Muscat and second-placed SAP Extreme Sailing Team. ... [more]

2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards nominations invited By ISAF, , 2:15 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World AF GMT
2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - First presented in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all disciplines of sailing. From record breaking passages, exceptional performances or a triumph against the odds, the Awards celebrate inspiring individuals and outstanding teamwork each year. ... [more]

2015 Panerai British Classic Week kicked off By British Classic Yacht Club, , 12:10 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Panerai British Classic Week 2015 got off to a spectacular start off Cowes with an opening Solent course race in glorious sunshine and a warm southwesterly breeze of 15-25 knots. ... [more]

Sailors rescued from burning yacht in the Pacific Ocean By NZ Herald, , 12:03 PM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World Cruising Aus GMT
Two Kiwi sailors had just seconds to grab life jackets and abandon their burning yacht after being woken by their skipper at midnight in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The 50 ft SV Sunny Deck was on its way from Acapulco, Mexico to Auckland when it caught fire about half way between Rarotonga and Tonga. ... [more]

Pan American Games serves up four Rio 2016 qualifiers By ISAF, , 11:32 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
The Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada acted as the first Continental Qualification regatta for the 2016 Rio Olympic Sailing Competition. ... [more]

Transpac set to develop into three way match race. By Richard Gladwell, NZL, , 11:29 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The 2015 Transpac, which got underway from Long beach on Saturday, looks set to develop into a three way match race. According to the course routing function of Predictwind the three maxis in the 2225nm classic will finish within an hour of each other. ... [more]

Comanche 24 hour World Speed Record confirmed By WSSR Council, , 11:14 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new 24 hour world distance monohull record.It was set by Ken Read and his Comanche team during the 2015 Transatlantic race ... [more]

Swan 42 Nationals and IRC East Coast Championship – A big success By New York Yacht Club, , 10:18 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Swan 42 Nationals and IRC East Coast Championship – Both four-day events were run out of the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court and finished up on Sunday with all fleets sneaking a single race into a day marred by a very persistent fog bank. ... [more]

2015 PA Consulting Allen RS Feva World Championships kicked off By RS Sailing, , 9:32 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
2015 PA Consulting Allen RS Feva World Championships – What is usually a quiet field bordering the promenade overlooking the Baltic in Travemunde, Germany has been transformed into a hive of activity as sailors eagerly await the opening of the 2015 event. The event will be taking place alongside the notorious Travemunde Woche, which exhibits racing of around 25 classes. ... [more]

35th America’s Cup – CCTVSE acquires exclusive rights for China By America's Cup, , 9:21 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
35th America’s Cup – CCTV Sports and Entertainment Co., Ltd. (CCTVSE), the only one wholly-owned subsidiary company under CCTV Sports Channel, has acquired the exclusive rights in a groundbreaking agreement. ... [more]

2015 420 World Championships – Opening ceremony kicks off in Japan By 420 International Class Association, , 9:00 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
2015 420 World Championships – 330 sailors representing 21 nations gathered in Castle Karatsu Bay, Japan tonight for the opening ceremony, along with team supporters, family, friends, local and international officials, honoured guests and the many volunteers involved in the event. ... [more]

Transpac - Some up some down as backmarkers race to catch fleet By Dobbs Davis, , 4:20 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
As the lead group that started nearly a week ago continue their speedy progress towards Hawaii, the influence of the tropical depression Delores is being felt by the trailing two groups that started on Thursday and Saturday in the 48th edition of the LA-Honolulu Transpac. This has resulted in very different weather conditions for each of the groups on the course. ... [more]

U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehand titles - Heavy wind finish in Rochester By Jake Fish, , 3:57 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The fleet of 30 Laser Radial sailors put on quite a show this weekend on Lake Ontario at the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship, hosted by the Rochester Yacht Club. In the end, it was Louisa Nordstrom (Osprey, Fla.) who held back several worthy contenders throughout the three days of racing to earn the Nancy Leiter Clagett Memorial Trophy. ... [more]

Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Three times a king By Joy Dunigan, , 3:23 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - GMT
Congratulations are in full order for now - three-time 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series winner Dario Levi on Fremito D'Arja along with tactician Niccolo Bianchi and crew members Stefano Lagi and Francesca Masotto. From the very start of this weekend's event in Porto Ercole, Levi and team laid down the law and stuck to the plan since Day One. ... [more]

USODA Team Race National Championship - Lightning causes chaos By Talbot Wilson, , 3:01 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
John Alden Meade, PRO for the Bravo Course at USODA Team Race National Champs at Pensacola Yacht Club was relaxing during a lightning delay. 'The Alpha Course and PRO Dwight LeBlanc got off twelve races in an hour and fifteen minutes and my committee on Bravo got off eleven.' Meade said, 'It is too bad we had to bring kids in because of lightning. We were getting off eight races or more an hour.' ... [more]

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Good breeze brings a successful end By Phuket Race Week, , 2:43 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
A pleasant eight knots welcomed sailors on the final day of the 2015 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek and PRO Simon James wasted no time in getting the fleet into sequence. Island courses for all: around the windward mark and back around Lone Island to the finish for all classes except IRC Racing I, who headed off on a longer course taking in Aeo, Hei and Bon Islands. And as the wind held in, the ... [more]

RORC IRC National Championship - Fabulous finale By Louay Habib, , 1:59 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
The final day of the RORC IRC National Championship was blessed with phenomenal racing conditions which the RORC Race Team, led by Stuart Childerley, used to great effect. Three races were held in the Central and Eastern Solent with a solid south-westerly wind ranging from 12-20 knots and brilliant sunshine. ... [more]

Transpacific Yacht Race - Wild Oats XI in full flight for Honolulu By Rob Mundle, , 1:35 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
2015 Transpac - After a challenging and slow first night at sea, where squalls and near calms associated with thunderstorms had a significant influence on progress, Australian Supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, was back to full flight today in the Transpac Race 2015. ... [more]

Valmadre Series and Pantaenius Australian State Championships overall By Edward Fethers, Fremantle , 12:00 AM Monday 20 Jul 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Valmadre Series and the Pantaenius Western Australian State IRC Championships – With the windward leeward racing cancelled due to forecasts of rapidly building north westerly winds there's an opportunity to reflect on the great racing ... [more]

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