2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - USA wins Laser Medal Race
By Will Ricketson, ,
4:43 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 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.). ...
2015 Antigua Sailing week - Third record on the third day
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
4:20 AM Mon 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. ...
2015 Malibu Cancun Pro – And the winner is …
By World Wakeboard Association, ,
3:45 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 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. ...
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race - The world's biggest offshore race
By James Boyd, ,
3:24 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 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. ...
2015 Antigua Sailing Week - Day 1
By Louay Habib, ,
2:39 AM Mon 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. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Good days, bad days
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:02 AM Mon 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. ...
Singapore Yacht Show: ‘Best yet’
By SYS Media, Singapore ,
12:31 AM Mon 27 Apr 2015 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 ...
Slow start and fast finish for ANZAC 200 Miler
By Josh Tucker, ,
10:22 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 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. ...
Burling and Tuke record 18th successive win in 49er class at Hyeres
By Sail-World.com, ,
9:30 PM Sun 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. ...
Gold and Silver for the NZL Sailing Team at ISAF World Cup in Hyeres
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
8:57 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 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. ...
Gold and two Silver Medals for Australia at World Cup Hyères
By Cora Zillich, ,
8:13 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 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). ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Fan turned up for final day
By ISAF, ,
5:37 PM Sun 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. ...
Gaastra PalmaVela 2015 - The Spanish Cup of disabled sailing
By Real Club Náutico Palma, ,
5:20 PM Sun 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. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Donfeng se impone por la ruta del este
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
4:45 PM Sun 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. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Tom Burton - the Laser King of Hyeres
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
2:44 PM Sun 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) ...
Sailing World Cup Hyeres – Giles Scott dominates Finn medal race
By International Finn Association, ,
2:33 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) secured his second Sailing World Cup event of the year in Hyeres on Sunday after winning the final double points medal race to take the top spot by 24 points. Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) made sure of the silver with a third place while Ed Wright (GBR) just managed to retain the bronze with an eighth place finish. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Intense racing ahead to shoreline
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
1:26 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
In our latest report yesterday at 1900 UTC, Team Alvimedica was still in the lead by only 2.5nm. During the night, we have seen the black and orange boat losing positions on every report ...
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – A successful Test Event
By Bullitt GC32 Racing, ,
12:22 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour – With 25+ knots winds blowing, the final day of the Marseille Test Event, racing was cancelled. However, over the previous three days, 15 races had been held in conditions ranging from 3-20 knots, providing the four teams with the most valuable learning experience prior to the Tour’s first event on Lake Traunsee, Austria over 27th-31st May. ...
Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres – Giles Scott Road to Rio a superhighway
By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, ,
11:04 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Another dominating display from British Finn sailor, Giles Scott as he continues to show the way for a very competitive fleet. ...
DSS Autumn Short Handed Series 2015 - Temptation dominates Division 1
By Peter Campbell, ,
11:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The Thomson 7 sportsboat Temptation notched up a victory for Australia’s southernmost yacht club, the Port Esperance Sailing Club, in today’s Derwent Sailing Squadron’s Quantum Autumn Shorthanded Series on the Derwent. ...
Land Rover Winter Series 2015 Race 1 - Unfriendly conditions
By Di Pearson, ,
9:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Nearly 100 diehard owners and their crews ignored the unfriendly conditions in the first pointscore race of the Land Rover Winter Series sailed on Sydney Harbour today; a cold, slow water torture is the best way to describe the gusty and rainy gloomy day competitors faced. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser fleet tactical move misfire
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, ,
8:46 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser Race 8 tactical battle ended in Protest Room, after on water joust. ...
ISAF Sailing World Hyres Besson and Riou take Nacra17 honours - video
By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, ,
6:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
French sailors Billy Besson and Marie Riou have been dominating the new Nacra 17 Olympic class in recent times.
Here at Hyeres 2015 they only need to start in the medal race to take the Gold. . If they continue their current form they will be strong favourites to win the Nacra17 Olympic Gold medal at Rio 2016.
Late in the interview Billy reveals one of the issues within the class. ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Tough times for Groupama
By Groupama Sailing Team, ,
5:41 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
After posting a mediocre performance on the last day of the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres during which some four races were contested, Franck Cammas and Sophie de Turckheim dropped four places in the overall ranking, which means they haven't qualified for the Medal Race. However, this frustration will serve only to reinforce the determination of the Groupama crew in its Olympic quest. ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 images by Richard Langdon
By Richard Langdon, ,
5:21 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Photographer Richard Langdon was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, and provided this gallery of images from Day 4. ...
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