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First SSL City Grand Slam announced By Star Sailors League Press, , 10:24 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - GMT
In 2016, NRV, Starboat-fleets HF and Lub together with the SSL will host the first SSL City Grand Slam. ... [more]

2015 Queensland Impulse State Championships overall By Queensland Impulse Assosciation, Hervey Bay , 10:07 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The 11th Queensland Impulse State Championships were held in variable conditions at the Hervey Bay Sailing Club over the October labor day long weekend. ... [more]

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Stormhoek Race underway By The Clipper Race, , 9:52 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – The Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms is underway with the fleet mostly in a tightly-bunched pack after 140 nautical miles and 14 hours of racing. ... [more]

ISAF Sailing WC Melbourne – Entries open for Optimist Nations Cup By Yachting Victoria, , 9:23 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The Notice of Race and Online Entry for the inaugural Optimist Nations Cup have opened today, Thursday October 8th 2015. ... [more]

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week – New regatta director appointed By AAM Cowes Week, , 9:13 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - GMT
Organisers of the world famous Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week are delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Hagen as Regatta Director. Phil takes the reins from Stuart Quarrie, who retired following this year’s regatta in August. ... [more]

SailRocket 2, set for short notice Weymouth - Portland Record attempt By Paul Larsen, , 4:49 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Well, to be honest, that all got a much closer to really happening than we expected when we set out. In the end the real show stopper was the same old nemesis of all speed sailors... the weather. The forecast changed rapidly and the stiff SW-WSW winds we were looking for simply faded away. These winds would have enabled us to run in close to the Cause-way along the shore where the water is flat ... [more]

Audi China Coast Regatta - 4 minutes with the Regatta Chairman By Guy Nowell,, Hong Kong , 4:20 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World Asia GMT
“This year’s regatta will be held in the area east of Tung Lung and between Basalt Island to the northwest, the Ninepins in the middle and Po Toi and Waglan in the south east. We have taken a lesson from Cowes Week, and will be using not only ‘islands’ marks, but also movable ‘Club’ marks, re-positioned for each race to balance out the ratio of beats, reaches and runs ... [more]

QLD Etchells – High quality. Hot competition. Happy times. By John Curnow, , 4:11 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The quality of the weekend’s Queensland Etchells Championship was not only measured by those that showed up to race. There were former World and Australian Champions and Olympic Team Member, Jake Lilley, out on the water as testament to that. The yardstick for that quality was also evident in the sublime weather, terrific facilities of the Southport Yacht Club and the hot competition. ... [more]

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup- Melbourne - Entries now available By Yachting Victoria, , 3:39 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Entries are now open for all Olympic Classes via the ISAF website for the 2015 ISAF SWC – Melbourne Regatta. Unlike past years where the event has controlled the entry process, this year the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne (ISAF SWC- Melb) entries are managed directly by ISAF. ... [more]

2015 VX One North American Championship - Impressive winners By Julie and Christopher Howell, , 3:27 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
It likely didn’t matter to the Eagan brothers (Marcus and Andrew) on Cajun Underwriting whether the sea breeze would come in Wednesday at the VX One North American Championship at Gulfport Yacht Club in Mississippi. They held a commanding 22-point lead after the eight races completed on the initial two days of the Championship, and were only dropping an eighth. ... [more]

2015 VX One North American Championship - Day 2 images by Chris Howell By Chris Howell, , 3:14 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Chris Howell provided this gallery of images from 2015 VX One North American Championship race day two. ... [more]

Semaine Olympique Française - Intense Day 2 By Aurélia Filho, , 2:59 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - GMT
On Day 2 of the Semaine Olympique Française at La Rochelle, the conditions were met with a wind of 15-18knots, slightly unstable, with the same steady swells as yesterday. The set of the eight Olympic classes were able to get themselves to their designate sailing areas where the races played at a lightning speed, stepping up a notch the intensity between the competitors. ... [more]

2015-16 Clipper Round the World Race departs Rio minus two boats By Julia Wall-Clarke, , 2:26 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The second race in the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race series, The Stormhoek Race to the Cape of Storms, started off the Brazilian coast today for its 3,417 nautical mile voyage to Cape Town, South Africa. ... [more]

2015 Argo Group Gold Cup - Challenge conditions greet fleet By World Match Racing Tour, , 2:05 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - GMT
The penultimate event of the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup commenced today with wind conditions that kept crews on their toes and will keep the repair crews up late tonight. ... [more]

Club Judge Seminar - Register now By Ontario Sailing, , 1:52 AM Thursday 08 Oct 2015 - GMT
Judge seminars are provided through the Sail Canada Judges Program and are led by certified International Judges and National Judges from Ontario. They are based on principles of adult education with mini lectures and group activities to involve the learners in the application of the theory and practice of judging ... [more]

NZL Sailing Team - Kiwi 470's look forward to Worlds in Israel By Sail-World, , 11:15 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Haifa, Israel will play host to the world’s best Olympic 470 class sailors this month, including NZL Sailing Team crews Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie, and Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox. ... [more]

2015 15th Annual City of Hope Regatta overall By Andy Kopetzky, Santa Monica Bay , 6:11 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
Sunday October fourth Del Rey and Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Clubs ran the 15th annual City of Hope Regatta on Santa Monica Bay. The race concluded the Hope Floats weekend, which featured an all-you-can-eat crab feast, paddleboard races, a raffle and auction. ... [more]

2015 Puget Sound Sailing Championships overall By Doug Stumberger, , 6:09 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
The Puget Sound Sailing Championships (PSSC) was held for small boats this past weekend October 3-4 at Shilshole Bay in Seattle. PSSC is the fall one design championship regatta held annually by Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle. ... [more]

Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe– Provisional assessment of first stage By Mini Transat, , 5:57 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - GMT
Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe – The Real Club Nautico de Arrecife hosted the prize giving awards ceremony for the first stage. Ocean racing seems much better in fine weather. This was certainly the case for the competitors taking part in the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe. ... [more]

Scottish Student Sailing Match Racing Championship - Overall report By Tony Mapplebeck & Craig Macdonald, Rhu , 5:47 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World UK GMT
Light winds on the Clyde over the weekend increased the pressure on Principal Race Officer David Denholm to achieve the requisite 36 races for a full round-robin of the nine teams participating in the 2015 Ceilidh Cup/Scottish Student Sailing Match Racing Championships. Hosted by the RNCYC, and sailed in their co-owned Sonars, the event contains awards both student and open trophies. ... [more]

DAM-X Brouwersdam 2015 – Day 1 + Video By EFPT, , 5:46 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - GMT
DAM-X Brouwersdam – After two years of absence the international competition scene was returning to one of the freestyle hotspots of Europe: Brouwersdam. At no other place more top-level sailors have been developing. ... [more]

Generali Solo – Looking back on partnership with Gwénolé Gahinet By Safran Sailing Team, , 5:18 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - GMT
The finish of the Generali Solo concludes the Figaro Bénéteau season and also marks for Gwénolé Gahinet, fifth in the Championnat de France Elite de Course au Large (France’s elite offshore solo sailing championship), the end of his two-year partnership with Safran and Guy Cotten. Time to look back on a successful collaboration. ... [more]

2015 Championship of Champions to be decided on Mississippi Sound By US Sailing, , 4:36 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
US Sailing’s Championship of Champions is recognized as one of the more unique adult racing events in the country. All helmsmen have qualified for this event by winning a one-design class National, North American, or World Championship in the qualifying year (2014 - 2015). ... [more]

Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Audi Tron Sailing Series preview By International Melges 24 Class Association, , 2:26 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - GMT
The final act of the Audi tron Sailing Series and the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, event organised by B.Plan Sport and Events in collaboration with Melges Europe and International Melges 24 Class Association will be taking place in Luino this weekend where the Melges 24 fleet will be competing the Coppa Lino Favini ... [more]

Rio 2016 – ISAF Race Officials announced By ISAF, , 2:07 PM Wednesday 07 Oct 2015 - Sail-World USA GMT
2016 Olympic Games – ISAF is pleased to announce the names of the ISAF Race Officials who will be officiating in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... [more]

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