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Volvo Ocean Race - No room for complacency as Dongfeng leads By Volvo Ocean Race, , 12:44 PM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA), fully recovered from the trauma of breaking their mast on the last leg, narrowly led the chase to Newport, Rhode Island, USA, on Monday. There was no room for the slightest complacency on the Chinese boat, with MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) hot on their heels just 4.6 nautical miles (nm) astern, and Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) a further two nautica ... [more]

2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta – Irish sailors regroup for ISAF SWC Weymouth By Ireland Afloat, , 11:26 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta – After four days of red hot ISAF World Cup competition – in conditions similar to those expected next year for the Olympic regatta itself – three Irish campaigns are regrouping after less than stellar results on the French riviera. The sailors will review performances ahead of the Delta Lloyd Regatta which takes place in Medemblik, Netherlands next month ... [more]

Collinson FX Market Commentary- Apr 27 - RBNZ to march to same tune By Collinson FX, , 11:07 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The RBNZ has heralded a reversal in monetary policy, from the tragically misguided temporal order, to a conformity with all major developed economies. This has hit the KIWI over the last few days, falling to 0.7600, despite the reserve weakness. The parity call, with major trading partner Australia, has once again be avoided but interest rate differentials will impact over time unless a surprise 1 ... [more]

ISAF World Cup Hyères – Canadian Nacra breaks through By Sail Canada, , 10:37 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
ISAF World Cup Hyères – Sunday marked the final day of racing in Hyères with live streaming of the medal races including Laser, Radial, RSX and Nacra 17. Canadian Nacra team Luke Ramsay and Nikola Girke made their debut in World Cup medal racing, cracking into the top ten for the first time on the World Cup circuit ... [more]

Howth Yacht Club signs up new Lambay Race sponsor By Ireland Afloat, , 10:33 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
With a little more than six weeks to go before the longstanding annual keelboat regatta, Howth Yacht Club has announced Davy Group as sponsors of the event. ... [more]

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race announces official race charity By Clipper Ventures, , 9:44 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
The UK based Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, established by legendary British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, is today (Monday 27th April) proud to announce that Unicef UK has been appointed as its official race charity ... [more]

Nations’ Cup 2015 - Title sponsor announced By RHKYC Media, , 9:29 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is proud to announce EFG as the Title Sponsor of the Nations’ Cup being held on Saturday 2 May in Victoria Harbour ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng visar vägen norrut By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:50 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – En vecka in på den sjätte etappen är det fortsatt jämt mellan båtarna strax norr om Brasiliens östra udde Cabo Frio. Martin Strömbergs Dongfeng Race Team har tagit ledningen och imorgon väntas de passera ekvatorn för sista gången i Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race – The fleet to deal with the doldrums By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:09 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – The fleet has slightly converged in the past 12 hours as they approach the corner of the South American continent, where the Brazilian coast sketches a right angle at the end of the most easterly littoral of Brazil ... [more]

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - USA wins Laser Medal Race By Will Ricketson, , 4:43 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
After competing on medal race day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, the US Sailing Team Sperry finished with four boats in the top eight overall. All American athletes competing on Sunday finished in the top half of their medal race, with the highlight being a wire-to-wire medal race victory in heavy air by top-ranked US Laser Charlie Buckingham (Newport Beach, Calif.). ... [more]

2015 Antigua Sailing week - Third record on the third day By Rachel Jaspersen, , 4:20 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
Today Phaedo^3 made their third record achievement in as many days. Making a new record for Antigua Sailing weeks Round Redonda, by doing the 80 mile course in 5 hours 18 minutes and 58 seconds. ... [more]

Dauphin Island Race -One sailor dead, four missing after Alabama storm By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 3:48 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
At least one sailor has died and at least four are missing after severe weather hit 57th Dauphin Island Race on Saturday afternoon, on Mobile Bay, Alabama ... [more]

2015 Malibu Cancun Pro – And the winner is … By World Wakeboard Association, , 3:45 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The first stop of the Malibu Boats Evolution Pro Series concluded on Sunday as Harley Clifford claimed the Malibu Cancun Pro title and extended his lead in the WWA Wakeboard World Series. Steel Lafferty and Malibu’s Phil Soven rounded out the podium while Rockstar Energy’s Nicola Butler took the Pro Women win followed by Malibu’s Dallas Friday and Raimi Merritt. ... [more]

2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - The world's biggest offshore race By James Boyd, , 3:24 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - The world's largest, most diverse fleet of offshore racing yachts will set sail from the Solent on 16th August in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial Rolex Fastnet Race. 2015 marks the 90th anniversary of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and with it a record-sized fleet with as many as 350 boats is expected to take part. ... [more]

2015 Antigua Sailing Week - Day 1 By Louay Habib, , 2:39 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
Antigua Sailing Week may be the oldest regatta in the Caribbean but there was nothing old school about Timbalero III. Eduardo Perez's foiling G4 Gunboat was ripping up the race course today, literally flying at close to 30 knots of boat speed. In ocean conditions off the south coast of Antigua, the crew lit her up screaming down the ocean surf. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Good days, bad days By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:02 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing opts for western option. The thermally driven ocean currents that circle the world’s oceans play a huge part in global weather systems. ... [more]

Singapore Yacht Show- ‘Best yet’ By SYS Media, Singapore , 12:31 AM Monday 27 Apr 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
Serious buyers and quality visitors were in abundance despite the poor weather that afflicted this year’s Singapore Yacht Show. “The presence and enthusiasm of serious buyers and HNWIs was felt strongly at this year’s show, with most exhibitors already committing to return next year with a bigger and better presence. Obviously the heavy rain every day was very disappointing ... [more]

Slow start and fast finish for ANZAC 200 Miler By Josh Tucker, , 10:22 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The ANZAC 200 Miler was a hard race for all and chucked many challenges at the crews. Very slow start with most boats under anchor for an hour or so at Stanley point in a strong incoming tide. By about 10pm a light SE breeze had filled in and the fleet got underway again. ... [more]

Burling and Tuke record 18th successive win in 49er class at Hyeres By, , 9:30 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, London 2012 Olympic Silver medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won the medal race, after dominating the regatta series. The win was their 18th successive win in the Olympic Skiff - having won every regatta they have sailed in since the 2012 Olympics. ... [more]

Gold and Silver for the NZL Sailing Team at ISAF World Cup in Hyeres By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, , 8:57 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
The NZL Sailing Team has won gold in the 49er and silver in the Women’s 470 competing against the world’s best Olympic class sailors at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres regatta which has just concluded in France. With an unassailable points lead at the end of Day 4 Peter Burling and Blair Tuke extended their winning streak to an incredible 18 consecutive victories in the 49er skiff class. ... [more]

Gold and two Silver Medals for Australia at World Cup Hyères By Cora Zillich, , 8:13 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Australian Sailing Team’s World #1 Laser sailor Tom Burton won the gold medal at the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères in France over night (Sunday 25 April). ... [more]

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Fan turned up for final day By ISAF, , 5:37 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - GMT
The fan was turned up for the final day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as an exciting finale played out across two racing areas. ... [more]

Gaastra PalmaVela 2015 - The Spanish Cup of disabled sailing By Real Club Náutico Palma, , 5:20 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - GMT
Gaastra PalmaVela 2015 will score as the Spanish Cup of Disabled Sailing for the 2.4, Hansa 303 individual and Hansa 303 double classes. 29 boats have registered to compete for the three different titles at stake. ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Donfeng se impone por la ruta del este By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:45 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - La noche ha terminado de golpe y plumazo con la buena racha del Alvimedica. La tripulación turco-americana cede la cabeza de la flota a un Dongfeng Race Team que se impone al séptimo día de etapa tras optar por la opción del este. ... [more]

ISAF Sailing World Cup Tom Burton - the Laser King of Hyeres By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 2:44 PM Sunday 26 Apr 2015 - GMT
There was quite some tension ahead of the Laser class medal race, in Hyeres, after a dramatic night in the protest room, with Tonci Stipanovic ( forced to carry a 41st, after failing to sail a proper course, in his attempts to push Burton into using his drop of 33rd. 30th over the line Burton was given redress and started the medal race with a slender lead over Nick Thompson (GBR) ... [more]

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