Aussies, Seppos and the Americas Cup
By Rob Kothe & David Schmidt, ,
3:17 PM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Given that the America’s Cup has always been a high-stakes game of international competition, multinational crews have become common, with some teams taking greater advantage of the Protocol’s weak nationality rules (for the ACWS, only one crewmember must hold a passport from the country whose flag is emblazoned on their wing sail) more than others. Given that the America’s Cup has always been a h ...
Hong Kong registered sailing yacht Europa goes missing
By RHKYC Media, ,
11:25 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A Hong Kong registered 18.2m sailing yacht Europa, owned by yacht broker and experienced offshore sailor Robin Wyatt, left Hong Kong for Subic Bay on Thursday 1 October 2015. ...
Discover Sailing Days Victoria – 65 yacht clubs to participate
By Yachting Victoria, ,
10:44 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A fun, healthy, inclusive and inexpensive experience is what the Victoria's annual Discover Sailing Days provide, with over 65 sailing clubs participating state wide. ...
Lining up for the 2015 North Sails Young 88 Owners Championships
By Mike Leyland, Auckland ,
10:00 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
October 17-18 sees the hard out racer-cruisers and more laid back cruiser-racers gather for the annual weekend of 88 fun and games on and off the water out of Bucklands Beach Yacht Club.
Saturday will see the open fleet sailing windward leeward courses West of Browns Island. ...
America's Cup - Luna Rossa's Sirena joins Emirates Team NZ
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:49 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Long time Luna Rossa sailing team head and skipper for the team's 2013 America's Cup Challenge has joined Emirates Team New Zealand for the 35th America's Cup. The New Zealand and French teams are also understood to have put their heads together and paid the final installment of the Entry Fee and regained their vote ahead of proposed class rule changes. ...
America's Cup - Land Rover BAR launches its latest boat + Video
By Land Rover BAR, ,
9:25 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The British America's Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, has launched its latest testing boat – T2 – at their home in Portsmouth. This boat will increase the momentum already developed with the initial launch of 'T1' last October. ...
STACK WinCham - Images and Results from Murray's Bay
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:20 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The second day of racing in the STACK WinChams sailed at Murrays Bay Sailing Club saw the breeze swing round to the south west,but not as fresh as Day 1 but very shifty.
The event featured mostly young sailors competing in Optimist Green and Open fleets, P Class, Starling, 29er, 420, 470, Laser and RS:X and Techno Windsurfers. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Alex Thomson Racing makes clear winning intentions
By Alex Thomson Racing, ,
9:15 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Vendée Globe – Alex Thomson Racing have today launched their new Hugo Boss racing yacht, as they, and British sailor Thomson, start to build momentum in the run up to one of sport’s greatest challenges; the solo, unassisted, round-the-world yacht race, which forms part of the Ocean Masters World Championship ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Oct 5 - Equities surge
By Collinson FX, ,
7:31 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Commodities managed to stage a recovery, pushing the NZD towards 0.6500, while the AUD will look to test 0.7100 ...
MC38 Spring Regatta part of busy IdS weekend on Pittwater
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
3:43 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The MC38 Spring Regatta this coming weekend marks the penultimate event of the class’ inaugural Australian Championship, and with the Kiwis leading the topmost Aussie team by one point there are sail bags full of national pride at stake. ...
VX One North American Championship - Race one images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
3:23 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Chris Howell provided this gallery of images from 2015 VX One North American Championship race one. ...
Yachting New South Wales - Youth Championships 2015 VIDEO
By Dale Lorimer - Bow Caddy Media, Sydney ,
3:20 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A fleet of over three hundred yachts with crews aged from 6 to 18 hit the three courses on Botany Bay hosted by the Georges River Sailing Club. ...
2015 VX One North American Championship - A solid start
By Julie & Christopher Howell, ,
3:03 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The VX One North American Championship, hosted by Gulfport Yacht Club in Gulfport, MS, got off to a solid start with four races completed for 28 teams. Marcus Eagan’s Cajun Underwriting holds the early advantage after posting scores of one, two, six, two for 11 points. Three points behind is Donovan Brennan’s Smuggler. ...
ISAF invites bids for 2019 ISAF Youth World Championships
By ISAF, ,
2:34 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The International Sailing Federation is now inviting all Member National Authorities to bid for the 2019 ISAF Youth World Championships. ...
World Match Racing Tour - Argo Group Gold Cup post hurricane
By RBYC, ,
2:22 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
Organizers for the Argo Group Gold Cup firmly stated today that racing for the 67th annual match racing regatta, an event of the World Match Racing Tour, will begin on Wednesday as scheduled. ...
Pre-notice of race posted for 2016 ORC World Championship
By ORC, ,
2:09 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The Royal Danish YC (KDY), the Egaa Yacht Club (ES) and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the posting of the pre-Notice of Race for the 2016 ORC World Championship, to be held over 15-23 July 2016 in Tuborg Harbor, Copenhagen. ...
Caribbean Sailing Association establishes long term calendar
By Caribbean Sailing Association, ,
1:49 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) is proud to announce the agreement of major Caribbean Int'l regattas commitment to a long term schedule in order to better assist owners and crews in their long term planning. We would like to thank all of our member regattas for working with us to achieve this unified effort at making the Caribbean racing circuit better coordinated for the benefit of all ...
RS Feva SW Open Training – Entry now open, all welcome!
By Sally Campbell, ,
1:36 AM Tue 6 Oct 2015 GMT
A series of four training weekends, with coaches Bex Partridge (Welsh National Squad Coach) and Charlie Makepeace (renowned Team Racing coach). ...
Fastest boat on the planet Sailrocket 2 almost ready to rock
By Paul Larsen, ,
2:23 PM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
Sailrocket 2 has come together very nicely. A big thanks to all those who have helped or offered to. ...
Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe – Minis are all in place in Lanzarote
By Mini Transat, ,
1:49 PM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
After the effort comes the comfort. In celebrating the arrival of Maxime Eveillard, the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe racers put a full stop at the end of this first stage. ...
2015 Generali Solo Méditerranée – Cherry achieves best result yet
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
1:34 PM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
2015 Generali Solo Méditerranée – Solo sailor Nick Cherry has achieved the best result for a British competitor in one of the most prestigious French single-handed championships – the three-week long race. ...
Glaus et Jakob, incontournables acteurs de classe des Surprises
By ASPRO Surprise, ,
1:26 PM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
Le régatier genevois a remporté ce week-end le critérium du CVSNG face à seize concurrents; il gagne dans la foulée le championnat annuel de la classe des Surprises, le Trophée Voiles Gautier. ...
Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe – Les Minis tous à poste à Lanzarote
By Mini Transat, ,
12:08 PM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
Après l’effort, le réconfort. En fêtant l’arrivée de Maxime Eveillard (Heli Strategy), les coureurs de la Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe ont mis un point final sur cette première étape. ...
Malibu Houston Pro – Meagan Ethell and Mike Dowdy dominate
By World Wakeboard Association, ,
11:23 AM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
Malibu Houston Pro – Fans began lining the shoreline early to capture the highly anticipated action at Bel Ray Action Sports Park. ...
2015 Para World Sailing Championships – Excitement is building
By Claire Fazakerley, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria ,
10:59 AM Mon 5 Oct 2015 GMT
There’s now only 50 days until the start of the 2015 Para World Sailing Championship, and the excitement is building. ...
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