2015 Airlie Beach Race Week - Latest Ichi Ban ramping up
By Di Pearson, ,
4:04 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
Yachting Australia President Matt Allen is bringing the newest member of his Ichi Ban family to Airlie Beach Race Week, making it the second time the TP52 will race under her new name. ...
QLD Youth Week decides AUS Sailing Youth Team for ISAF Youth Worlds
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:08 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Queensland Youth Week came to a close on Tuesday, 7th July 2015 at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron with the final points awarded to select the 2015 Australian Sailing Youth Team. The team will represent Australia at the 2015 ISAF Youth World Championship in Malaysia at the end of the year (27 December to 3 January). ...
2015 SB20 World Championship - Australians qualify for Gold Fleet
By Peter Campbell, ,
2:17 AM Wed 8 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 SB20 World Championship - All five Australian boats have qualified for the Gold Fleet at the Trentino SB20 world championship being sailed from Torbole on Italy’s Lake Garda following the completion of six races in ideal sailing conditions. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - July 8 - Greeks bite hand that feeds
By Collinson FX, ,
8:01 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The Greeks voted 'No' to the European austerity plan and an exit from the Euro looms. Overnight the confrontational and divisive finance minister, Voroufakis, resigned to assist negotiations.
EU leaders will now consider a new Greek proposal tonight and decisions will have to be made. ...
2015 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta – Day 4
By Del Morrison, Sunshine Coast ,
7:42 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta – Monohulls and Multihulls lined up for an exciting start with Rum Raider, a Corsair Sprint 750 first over the line. ...
2015 J70 World Championship – Practice race images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
4:48 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 J70 World Championship France – Practice race images by Chris Howell ...
2015 Munster 420 Championships overall - Winners announced
By afloat.ie, ,
1:39 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The 420 Munster Championships in Dunmore East was sailed with a fleet of nine boats. The sailors enjoyed a fantastic weekend sailing alongside Fireballs and Flying 15s under the watchful eye of Race Officers Con Murphy and Cathy McAleavey at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club. ...
Nacra 17 Worlds - Big breeze hits on second day of Qualifying
By Nacra 17 Class, ,
12:24 PM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Nacra 17 World Championship – In stark contrast to yesterday’s calm and sunny weather which kept the sailors ashore for the entire day, today’s weather threatened the sailors with another day on land with a wind speed of up to 30 knots and wind gusts even little higher. ...
2015 IRC Double Handed Championships - Mike Golding ready to compete
By Royal Southampton Yacht Club, ,
10:37 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Mike Golding is delighted to compete in the 2015 IRC Double Handed National Championships, sailing one of the Artemis Figaro yachts alongside a member of the 2015 Academy Squad. ...
Frostbite series and Pre-Season races - Get involved!
By Royal Perth Yacht Club, ,
10:26 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The Frostbite season is now well underway and if you are yet to join in the fun, we encourage you to get involved in the remaining races for the season. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Virtual regatta winner announced
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:09 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Patrick’s prize for his success, which like Walker’s demanded huge dedication from October to June, is an IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Ocean Racer timepiece worth €12,500. ...
Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race – Southport YC vessels to compete
By Southport Yacht Club, ,
9:40 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – A strong fleet of over 60 yachts will be racing in the Annual 384-nautical mile Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, including four Southport Yacht Club (SYC) vessels. ...
2015 49er European Championships - Stunning day in Porto + Video
By Ben Remocker, Porto ,
9:17 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The sun rose, sailors rigged, and the 2015 49er & 49erFX European Championship started on time under blue skies, light winds, and fair swell. Two fleet of the worlds best skiff sailors took to the water to compete in the 49erFX, witht the men’s 49er scheduled to start the following day. ...
Southern Spars’ Director and super yacht specialist moves to London
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
3:49 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Paul MacDonald, a director at Southern Spars, specialising in superyacht sales, is relocating from the company’s Auckland office to London, UK. By moving north, MacDonald will be closer to many of Southern Spars valued clients, improving the service that the company offers to its many European based customers. There will be a very senior member of staff on hand to meet with clients at short notice ...
Dan Slater reports on Day 5 of the 2015 Laser Worlds in Kingston
By Dan Slater, The Water Shed, Kingston, Canada ,
3:40 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
Day 5 Laser Worlds - The day that wasn't.
No racing today not a breath of wind.
Spent the afternoon measuring current and plotting the course area. Not much else to do.
Tomorrow is a early start and the intention for 3 races before the thunder strorm and lightning forecast late afternoon. ...
2015 Gazprom Swan European Regatta preview
By Nautor's Swan, ,
3:18 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The setting and weather conditions could not be more perfect for the Swan owners and crew gathered in Cowes for the 2015 edition of the Gazprom Swan European Regatta, which includes the Swan 45 World Championships. ...
2015 SB20 World Championships - Challenging Day 1
By True Angle, ,
2:27 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
The highly international Trentino SB20 World Championships kicked off in Torbole, Lake Garda today with three races completed in demanding conditions. ...
US Youth Championships - Nation’s top young sailors to compete
By Jake Fish, ,
2:05 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
From the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, to the ICSA College Sailing National Championships, the state of Rhode Island has featured an impressive line-up of sailing’s top racing events in 2015. Over 160 of the top young sailors in the country will embark on the Ocean State for the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, the pinnacle event for youth sailors under 20 in the U.S. ...
2015 Tour de France à la voile - Amazing tacking battle for podium
By ASO, ,
1:41 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la voile - After an amazing tacking battle at the bottom of the cliffs, Pierre Pennec and his crew onboard Groupama win the coastal race of Act Two in front of CombiWest, and West Courtage Ecole Navale. Race leader Grandeur Nature Veranda finishes fourth and keeps the leadership. ...
2015 Laser World Championship - Day 5
By Marianne Davis, ,
1:15 AM Tue 7 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Laser World Championship - The winds were light today and not enough for world championship racing. Forecast is looking better for tomorrow and three races are scheduled. The 158 competitors from 63 nations have been split into Gold, Silver and Bronze flights based on their results in the qualifying series. ...
2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships host announced
By Caribbean Sailing Association, ,
6:34 PM Mon 6 Jul 2015 GMT
Caribbean teams will compete for the title of Caribbean Dinghy Champion in Club Nautico de San Juan (CNSJ), Puerto Rico on October 16-18, 2015. ...
2015 Volvo RS Feva Grand Prix overall
By Sally Harbott, ,
6:19 PM Mon 6 Jul 2015 GMT
The fourth Volvo RS Feva Grand Prix of the 2014/2015 season took place at Burnham on Crouch at the weekend and was hosted by the Burnham Sailing Club. Saturday saw 24 boats entered, and strong winds predominantly from the South West becoming more Southerly through the afternoon. ...
2015 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta - Day 3
By Del Morrison, Sunshine Coast ,
5:53 PM Mon 6 Jul 2015 GMT
Today was meant to be a lay day for competitors in the IRC Qld State Titles and the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta. Instead they were still on the water but in completely different vessels having swapped their monohulls and multis for kayaks. They may have downsized their vessels but their competitiveness was still oversized in the Kayak Challenge sponsored by Viking Kayaks. ...
Flying Fifteen Southern Championships overall
By afloat.ie, ,
5:45 PM Mon 6 Jul 2015 GMT
The Flying Fifteen Southern Championships hosted by WHSC in Dunmore East took place in classic Dunmore East conditions with its SW winds and large waves at the weekend ...
2015 Irish Fireball Nationals Overall
By afloat.ie, ,
5:16 PM Mon 6 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Irish Fireball Nationals – Barry McCartin and Conor Kinsella (15114) put together an almost flawless defence of their 2014 title in Dunmore East over this past weekend writes Cormac Bradley. Almost flawless? They dropped one race in the nine-race event, finishing second in race seven, but winning all other races ...
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