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2015 Melges 24 World Championship preview By Phil Riley, Hamble , 12:07 AM Friday 26 Jun 2015 - GMT
With over one hundred entries from 19 nations, the 2015 Melges 24 World Championship is set to be one of the largest gatherings for this high tech class in recent years and one of the biggest for a One Design sports boat. ... [more]

2015 International Moth UK Nationals – Day 1 overall + Video By Mark Jardine, , 10:42 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
2015 International Moth UK National Championship – Blazing sunshine and a 10 knot South Easterly greeted the 59 boat Moth Nationals fleet at Stokes Bay Sailing Club. A number of new innovations were on display including Dylan Fletcher's solid wings, Mike Lennon's boom fairings and James Phare's double-wand ... [more]

2015 Marion to Bermuda Race – Last finishers arrive in Bermuda By Talbot Wilson, , 10:23 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
2015 Marion to Bermuda Race – By late afternoon Atlantic Daylight time all of the yachts that had continued racing had finished in Bermuda.‘Bacchanal’ a Hunter 380 Skippered by Mike Crawford won the final Cook’s Trophy for being the last Class C boat to physically finish the race and the last boat to finish overall. ... [more]

Southern Spars reliability proven once again in Volvo Ocean Race By NZL, , 10:08 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Southern Spars has extended its congratulations to all teams and sailors involved in the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race. As the first race with a one-design rule, this edition will never be forgotten. With the yachts now identical, a premium was placed on sailors and their ability to push their boats for long periods of time. As such, this race saw the yachts, masts and sails, placed under unrelent ... [more]

2015 Bullitt GC32 Cowes Cup – One point separates leaders after day 2 By Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour, , 9:53 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
With twelve races now sailed at the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour’s Cowes Cup, still just one point separates the leaders and this was only decided in the final metres of today’s last race. ... [more]

2015 Bullitt GC32 Cowes Cup – Sultanate of Oman at top of leaderboard By Oman Sail, , 9:43 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Cowes Cup – Leigh McMillan’s slick team work on Sultanate of Oman was back to its polished best on the second day of racing, resulting in a string of podium places and a welcome hike to the top of the leaderboard ... [more]

2015 Kieler Woche Part 2, - Day 1 overall By Kieler Woche, , 8:25 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
2015 Kieler Woche – The first day for the sailing competitions for the international classes was very different to what sailors and race organisers would have expected. It was a scenario of light gradient winds during midday and light thermal winds in the afternoon, where the keel boat classes could sail one race after all, whereas the light 29ers even could sail four races. ... [more]

2015 RS200 Southern Championships overall By Lucy Preston, , 8:02 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
2015 RS200 Southern Championships – Over the weekend of 20-21 June, our biggest fleet this year of 40 boats assembled at Parkstone Yacht Club. After sailing out of the Harbour, we set up course with the 400s and 300s along the coast line. ... [more]

2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Yann Eliès remporte By Solitaire du Figaro, , 7:47 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
C’est donc Yann Eliès qui remporte cette 46 ème Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire après décision du jury, suite aux réclamations portées contre Xavier Macaire. Les 60 minutes de pénalité infligées au Montpelliérain recomposent le podium tel qu’il l’était avant le départ de la dernière étape. ... [more]

2015 RS Feva Eurocup Circuit,- The Crown Cup overall By RS Sailing, , 7:32 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
As the debut year of the RS Feva Eurocup circuit, 2015 is panning out to be a particularly exciting year of RS Feva sailing! The RS Feva Crown Cup and Czech National Championships held in the beautiful waters of Lake Lipno, Czech Republic last week marked the second event in the Eurocup series and was attended by 34 boats from six Nations. ... [more]

2015 Seawind Whitsunday Rally – Social racing and sundowners By Multihull Central, , 7:04 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The ninth annual Seawind Whitsunday Rally, hosted by Multihull Central last week, saw over half a dozen catamarans and thirty crew enjoy island hopping around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands for a week of social racing, sundowners plus onshore and offshore parties. ... [more]

沃尔沃环球帆船赛:九个月奋斗铸就最荣耀时刻 By Volvo Ocean Race, , 6:35 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
经过九个月的鏖战,2014-15沃尔沃环球帆船赛终于即将迎来圆满落幕。九个月中,七支船队彼此竞争,却也并肩接受风浪的考验。水手们经受了挫折,也收获了荣耀,并最终在过程中得到了成长。无论结果如何,能够参加这一全球顶尖的离岸帆船赛事对水手来说已是一种荣誉。四十多年的历史中,这个赛事见证了一个又一个的航海传奇;这一个赛季,又有更多水手在其中书写了新的名字。 ... [more]

2015 Block Island Race Week overall By Joe Harris - GryphonSolo2, , 6:21 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
2015 Block Island Race Week – God's country here, the 'last great place' as they say, and I am lucky to be here staying at our little cottage on Dunn's Cartway, psyched to be participating in Race Week for the first time in 10 years. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race – From Alicante to Gothenburg - An unforgettable race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 5:46 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 finishes on Saturday with the Inmarsat In-Port Race Gothenburg. Below, we run through a leg-by-leg review of the highlights of the offshore stages, which finished earlier this week. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race quer barco brasileiro na próxima edição By Volvo Ocean Race, , 5:33 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – Knut Frostad, CEO da Volta ao Mundo, está na torcida por uma nova campanha de uma equipe brasileira na edição 2017-18. A última e única participação de um barco do Brasil na regata foi em 2005-06 ... [more]

Expectations Obliterated- 39.51 knots aboard Lending Club 2 By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle, WA , 4:56 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
After having spent my career writing about sailing, I thought that I’d seen it all: Volvo Open 70s, super maxis, mini maxis, IMOCA 60s, and high-performance skiffs. But then I received an email from Nicola Breymaier, inviting me to join her husband, Ryan Breymaier, in San Francisco aboard the 105-foot trimaran, Lending Club 2 (ex Banque Populaire VII). I immediately booked my travel. ... [more]

2015 Solitaire du Figaro –Leg 4 overall By Artemis Offshore Academy, , 4:49 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Concluding the four stage solo race in Dieppe ninth overall, Alan Roberts (Magma Structures) beats Sam Goodchild’s historic overall result - 11th in 2013 - by two places and now sits second only to Claire Francis, who finished the race fifth in 1975. ... [more]

Stena Match Cup Sweden – Nicklas Dackhammar awarded last Wild Card By Fabian Bengtsson, , 4:37 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
2015 Stena Match Cup Sweden – He is 25 years old and the youngest skipper in the line-up. Competing in Stena Match Cup Sweden has been a dream for Nicklas Dackhammar and now the talented skipper has been awarded the last Wild Card invitation to the World Match Racing Tour event at Marstrand 2015. ... [more]

Laser Class World Championships - Ryan Palk and Mitch Kennedy ready By Tracey Johnstone, Mooloolaba , 4:25 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Ryan Palk and Mitch Kennedy have now moved onto Ontario, Canada, for the Laser Class World Championships which start on June 29. ... [more]

Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week - Uncle Bob ‘first' to enter By Betsy Crowfoot, Southern California , 4:14 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Larry Leveille’s Schock 35 Uncle Bob was first at the 2015 Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week (LBRW) … first to enter, that is! ... [more]

Vic-Maui celebrates half century – Early entries off to strong start! By Vic-Maui, , 4:03 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Vic-Maui, first sailed in 1965, is celebrating its first Half Century. For this significant anniversary, we have opened the entry window much earlier than usual and eleven boats have already entered. The 2016 Vic-Maui fleet is off to a strong start. ... [more]

2015 VX Ones Mid-Winter in Queensland overall + Videos By Andrew York, Queensland , 3:57 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The dust has settled after six days of racing in nine days in Queensland for the VX One and ASBA Mid-Winters. We started off with the 2015 VX One Australian Mid-Winters sailed once again out of RQYS over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Brian Bennett, the designer of the VX One, again made the effort to come out for the regatta to support our ever growing fleet. ... [more]

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers awarded the Medalla de Oro By World Cruising Club, , 3:45 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
The Ayuntamiento de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Palmas City Hall) has honoured the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) with the city's prestigious Medalla de Oro (Gold Medal) marking the 30th anniversary of the world's most popular sailing rally and its contribution to the city's maritime profile. ... [more]

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race announces the host for next year By Clipper Ventures, , 3:35 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the world’s longest ocean challenge, has announced it will stop in Seattle, USA, next year for the first time in its 19 year history. ... [more]

2015 RS:X European Championships – Day 3 overall + Video By Icarus Sailing Media, , 3:14 PM Thursday 25 Jun 2015 - GMT
The third day of the 2015 RS:X European Championships dawned unexpectedly overcast with a light rain – not ideal sunbathing weather for the athletes who remained ashore but today at least allowed them some extra time to contemplate the days ahead.. ... [more]

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