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Barcelona World Race - Dix heures dans l’enfer du Horn By Barcelona World Race, , 1:59 AM Thursday 12 Mar 2015 - GMT
Le cap Horn, Renault Captur l’a doublé hier dans de bonnes conditions. Le pire était à venir. Peu après, au large d’îles toujours à l’extrémité de la Terre de Feu, Jörg Riechers et Sébastien Audigane ont été cueillis par un violent coup de tabac qui s’est prolongé jusqu’à l’île des Etats. En combinaison de survie, enfermés dans le bateau peu toilé, les deux marins ont laissé passer la furie des él ... [more]

Australian V8 Superboat Championship - Phonsy Mullan opens his account By Sean Henshelwood, Temora, NSW , 5:32 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Australian V8 Superboat Championships - Dual Australian Unlimited Superboat champion Phonsy Mullan has opened his 2015 championship account in perfect fashion in front of a record crowd under lights at Max Hire Park in Temora, after dominating the opening round from first practice. ... [more]

APC Logistics Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - Expecting a big fleet By Chris Dewar, Queensland , 4:58 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
With a month to go before the start of the 2015 APC Logistics Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Yacht Race there are already 14 entries with more expected. ... [more]

Barcelona World Race - Hurricane force Horn By Barcelona World Race Media, , 4:28 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Barcelona World Race - Renault Captur skippers reveal how they sailed through a 70-knot storm after rounding Cape Horn. 'These are the most stressful conditions I have seen in 25 years' Sébastien Audigane Leaders Cheminées Poujoulat enter the North Atlantic tradewinds. We Are Water cover 400 miles in 24 hours. ... [more]

Ireland's sailing successes celebrated in historic setting By, , 2:28 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Yesterday's Sailing Association annual sailing awards ceremony saw a remarkable gathering of talented boat people and their supporters and friends at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Dublin to honour the Best of the Best in company with Minster for the Marine Simon Coveney. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Irish onboard reporter tells how he survived crash By Ireland Afloat, , 2:27 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
As the Volvo Ocean Race organisers release the investigation report into the Team Vestas Wind shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, Irish sailor Brian Carlin who was the yacht's onboard reporter describes dramatically on the current edition of This Island Nation just what happened and how he survived. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - 阿尔维麦迪卡队获强援 最有经验老将加盟最年轻船队 By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:38 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
2014-15沃尔沃环球帆船赛第五赛段的比赛将于3月15日开始。这段从奥克兰到伊塔加的赛段以距离长,航行条件艰苦而著称。为了在下一赛段中能有更好的发挥,各支船队都纷纷进行人员调整,力求以最强阵容应战。近日,年轻的阿尔维麦迪卡队宣布已有六届比赛经验的老将斯图·班纳蒂尼将加入他们参加下一赛段的比赛。 ... [more]

Collinson FX Market Commentary: Mar 11 - Kiwi plunges By Collinson FX, , 12:48 PM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Mar 11 - Equities were hammered overnight amidst speculation of a Fed rate rise. Recent economic data has been positive enough to adopt a reality in monetary policy. This has lead to many believing that a rate rise is in the offing. This directly impacted currencies, with the Dollar rallying strongly, although dovish Fed Chair perhaps questions this. ... [more]

UIM Nations Cup - Italy's Roberto Lo Piano -major crash By, , 11:58 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Powerboat-World GMT
UIM Nations Cup - Italy's Roberto Lo Piano was unhurt following a spectacular crash during the closing stages of race 1 in Doha, Qatar. ... [more]

3.7 Nationals: Fresh breezes for Day 2 on the Bay of Islands By Chris Mitchell, , 11:54 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Day 2 of the 3.7 Class National Championship today at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club, Waitangi, started off peacefully but despite the forecast for lighter winds, it went well over 25 knots in a weather forecasting misfire and it was difficult to write this article in mountainous seas. ... [more]

Ben Ainslie Racing partners with PA Consulting to launch TIG By Ben Ainslie Racing, , 11:38 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) will use the best in British design, technology and innovation to bring the America's Cup home. The BAR Technical Innovation Group (TIG) will bring together British industry to contribute to this unique technical and sporting challenge. ... [more]

Oakcliff Regatta registrations open By Oakcliff Sailing, , 11:21 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Oakcliff Regatta - Oyster Bay, New York Racing at Oakcliff begins exactly one month from today with a qualifier for both the US Women’s and US Open Match Racing Championships on April 10. This regatta already has five of the top 20 match racers in the United States entered. Oakcliff's 12 Match 4os will also be used at the Open Championship which will be at Oakcliff October 10 – 12. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Mastervolt - reliability for round the world racers By NZL, , 11:12 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Mastervolt was chosen as the official electrical supplier to the race because of its integrated, technologically advanced systems and rugged components that can handle the abusive conditions of this around the world race. Throughout the race, the systems have provided the reliability that the racers require. ... [more]

Etchells : Squally southerly for first race of Flight 7 By Alex Webster, , 10:34 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
A squally, petulant southerly took both distinguished guests and locals by surprise, precipitating some hasty rig adjustments and not a few gear failures, which saw the initial fleet of 14 whittled down to 11 by the final start. The RNZYS race committee was forced to set a short, cross-harbour course on the flooding tide but in spite of the tricky current and a general recall, the RO managed 3 ... [more]

Inter-School Sailing Festival preview By RHKYC Media, , 10:31 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Organised for many years by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC), the 2015 Inter-School Sailing Festival features a full entry list of 22 teams, representing 15 educational establishments from Hong Kong and Macau. Teams of three boats per school will compete in two divisions over two days of racing in front of RHKYC’s Middle Island sailing centre, completing around 180 races in the process. ... [more]

America's Cup: Artemis Racing back and foiling in San Francisco By John Navas, San Francisco , 10:14 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
San Francisco videopgrapher, John Navas, was back on the seawall at the edge of San Francisco Bay, and caught Artemis Racing's surrogate AC45 out for another practice session. ... [more]

Team SCA confirms crew for InPort Race and leg five By Team SCA, , 10:00 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
The toughest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race is about to begin, and for Team SCA it will be the first time most of the crew has experienced the testing conditions of the Southern Ocean. With a Tropical Depression including 40+ knot winds moving in this Sunday, there is also a possibility the boats may have to wait out the storm and depart Auckland 24 hours later ... [more]

Last minute crew change due to injury, ‘Black’ rejoins Dongfeng Team By Dongfeng Race Team, , 9:30 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
'I’ve been told it’ll be unlike anything I’ve seen before'. People are starting to joke that crew changes onboard Dongfeng are like a never-ending Ferris wheel. ... [more]

High Performance Yacht Design: Team NZ’s foiling breakthrough By Keith Taylor, , 9:28 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
A foiling breakthrough was one of the early and critical elements that helped drive Emirates Team New Zealand to near-success at the America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. The Kiwi boat was the first contender for the 34th Cup to achieve stable 100 per cent foiling performance but the defending Oracle Team USA ultimately retained the Auld Mug in a winner-take-all 19th race. ... [more]

Sail Racing teams up with the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA By America's Cup, , 9:06 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Sail Racing teams up with the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA as official clothing partner. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica present big cheque to Heart Kids By NZL, , 8:43 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Team Alvimedica’s New Zealand race crew Dave Swete and Ryan Houston took a break from their Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5 preparations yesterday to visit young heart patients at the National Heart Ward in Starship Children’s Hospital. The Team Alvimedica race crew also presented a donation of $14,200 NZD to the Starship Foundation and Heart Kids New Zealand. ... [more]

2015 Transpac – Entries represent a wide spectrum of boat types By Transpacific Yacht Club, , 8:25 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
2015 Transpac, 48th edition, has received entries from 60 boats from five countries around the Pacific region, including 57 monohulls and three multihulls, by the end of the most recent standard entry deadline a week ago ... [more]

La Nautique pleure Florence Arthaud By La Nautique, , 8:01 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Philippe Peytou, vice-président de la Société Nautique de Marseille exprime sa tristesse au nom de l’ensemble des membres de la Nautique, suite au décès de Florence Arthaud survenu dans la nuit de lundi à mardi. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race: De Ridder to join Team Brunel for Leg 5 By Richard Gladwell, NZL, , 7:30 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
Team Brunel have announced that the French sailor Laurent Pagès has broken broke two ribs during the stopover in Auckland, and will be replaced by the Dutch offshore sailor Dirk de Ridder. De Ridder’s long experience in ocean sailing and his excellent trim and steering capabilities make him the perfect candidate to join the crew on what is, undoubtedly, the toughest leg of this Volvo Ocean Rac ... [more]

Marin du mois de février - Brenda Bowskill By Voile Canada, , 5:33 AM Wednesday 11 Mar 2015 - GMT
La scintillante Floride a bien défendu sa réputation en tant que cœur de la navigation en ce mois de février malgré les froides températures qui ont balayé la région. Les navigateurs ont enfilé leurs chauds chandails d'hiver et ont poursuivi leurs activités de mi-hiver comme à l'habitude. ... [more]

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