Emirates Team NZ lines up against Ben Ainslie Racing off Cowes
By Sail-World.com/NZL, ,
2:09 PM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand lined up briefly against Ben Ainslie Racing in the AC45-F, one designs on Monday off Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Peter Newlands caught the action from ashore.
Emirates Team New Zealand sailed through Ben Ainslie Racing, who was reportedly sailing lower, so the outcome may have been a draw. ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championships preview
By Mick Anderson - SailingPIX.dk, ,
11:42 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championships – 96 boats are set up to fight for gold medals in Middelfart, Denmark. Weather forecast looks great with medium wind and temperatures in the 30's. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – A legacy of giving + Video
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
11:14 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 came to a close at the weekend, but the legacy of an unforgettable event will live long in the memory, especially for one team who made sure that a special group of children were among the biggest winners. ...
2015 Blue Ribbon Regatta – Safram heads to Lake Balaton
By Safram Sailing, ,
10:59 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Blue Ribbon Regatta – The Ventilo M1 Safram heads to Hungary on Thursday 2 July for the 47th edition on Lake Balaton organised by the Hungarian Sailing Federation. This will be the third stop on the Safram summer sailing calendar that has for mission to promote Swiss sailing and the Bol d’Or Mirabaud at some of the biggest Lake regattas in Europe ...
Finn Junior World Championships – Kistanov aiming for junior double
By Robert Deaves, ,
10:48 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Junior World Championships – The Finn Junior European Champion Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) will begin his challenge for the Finn Silver Cup on Tuesday when racing gets underway in Valencia. He will be up against 30 of the best Finn juniors in the world as he tried to win the title for the second time in his sailing career. ...
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – VM skydes i gang til middag
By Mick Anderson - SailingPIX.dk, ,
10:11 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – 96 både skal kæmpe om VM-guld i Middelfart. Alt er linet op til en fantastisk sejleruge med svære sejlforhold og hedebølge på vej. ...
Australian sailors set for 470 Europeans and Laser Worlds
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:58 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
The 470 Open European Championships kick off at Aarhus, Denmark tonight (29 June 2015) with World number one Mat Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) aiming to defend their 2014 title. ...
2015 Stena Match Cup - Preview
By Neptune Racing, ,
2:08 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
Just 12 hours until racing gets underway here at the Stena Match Cup Sweden. Having travelled from all over the world, the team is excited to get underway in Marstrand, with racing on right up until the event's conclusion this Saturday. ...
The quest for a new Quest ends up flat on the mat…
By John Curnow, ,
2:05 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
Bob Steel is effectively synonymous with sailing in Australia. The cherries atop the list of accolades for the man are Yachtsman of the Year and twice he has hoisted the Tattersall’s Cup aloft just after Christmas. The first was in the very pretty Nelson Marek 49 and then again with the Farr-penned TP52. ...
2015 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta - Final day
By Sam Crichton, ,
1:21 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
After a day of a coaching clinic and three days of racing on Narragansett Bay the 13th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta finished up today. Overnight the forecasted winds and rain made for a wet and grey start to the day for the 25 Clagett boats, docked at the Sail Newport Alofsin Pier in Fort Adams State Park. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Hard lessons learned by the youngest Volvo crew
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
12:00 AM Mon 29 Jun 2015 GMT
“It has been a great experience for Team Alvimedica. I think we have gone from strength to strength in an upward trend, which is quite nice,” says Dave Swete, reflecting on the performance of the youngest team in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. He revealed in an interview with Sail-World that the team had speed problems on one sector - initially bleeding a mile every hour. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – Off and running
By Transatlantic Race, ,
11:48 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race – An intense low-pressure system rolling up the Atlantic Coast put competitors and race officials on edge for the 48 hours leading up to the first start of the Transatlantic Race 2015, from Newport, R.I. ...
America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ re-signs Toyota and foils in Solent
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:38 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand have had a significant week with the announcement of the re-signing of Toyota New Zealand which extends their support of the team for over 20 years.
Toyota are the third major sponsor to re-sign with the team, which is now on its ninth America's Cup campaign. ...
Daryl 'WISBANG' Wislang - Volvo Ocean Race Winner
By Ian Thomson, Gothenburg ,
10:34 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Five and a half weeks before the first race in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, Daryl became a father. Many would think that he wouldn’t have competed this year, however, his wife Jessica has been with him on all of his previous Volvo Ocean Races and it was natural that he would compete once again. ...
2015 Finn Junior World Championships opens in sunny Valencia
By Robert Deaves, ,
10:09 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Junior World Championships – The Finn stars of the future (as well as some current stars) have gathered in sunny Valencia for the 17th Jorg Bruder Silver Cup. Around 30 sailors from 14 nations and three continents will compete in the championship, which is being hosted by the Real Club Nautico Valencia (RCNV). ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - June 27 - A Grexit this week?
By Collinson FX, ,
8:56 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Equity markets squared up before the weekend when the 'Greek tragedy' is supposedly resolved. EU Finance Minister meet over the weekend to reassess the new Greek proposal and to reach a compromise to save the EURO. Few believe that a deal will not be made although a Grexit would still shock markets on the New Zealand open Monday morning! ...
Volvo Ocean Race - It is like the last day of school!
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/NZL, ,
8:30 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Team Alvimedica watch captain, Ryan Houston told Sail-World.com that the team was very nervous as they defended a tenuous lead heading to the finish of Leg 9 in the Volvo Ocean Race, in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...
2015 Kieler Woche – Tight Musto skiff racing + Video
By Andy Rice, ,
7:58 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Ben Schooling clung on to win Kieler Woche (Kiel Week) in the Musto Skiff fleet, but by only a point from Alistair Conn. ...
Sailing icon rescued from sinking yacht
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
7:57 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
He has sailed nine times around the world, He broke world records in 1988 when he completed a triple circumnavigation of the world alone. But last night he was rescued from a sinking yacht. ...
2015 Kieler Woche – Part 2 overall
By Kieler Woche, ,
6:40 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
The 2015 Kieler Woche did celebrate the finish of its 133rd edition with the brilliant weather with sunshine and wind making a great week even better in the end. At his first event as head of organisation Dirk Ramhorst was happy that sailors and visitors, who did show up with the supposed record number of 3.8 million to celebrate in Kiel, can leave with the feeling of a perfect summer day. ...
Noosa takes on the internationals in China and comes home with silver
By Paul Blundell, Sunshine Coast ,
6:20 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Last week long time Sunshine Coast sailor Seddon Cripps and Yachting Queensland (YQ) Executive Officer, Ben Callard, invited a Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club Sailing Manager Paul Blundell and Sailing Coordinators Klade Hauschildt and Hayden Johnson to join them on a tour of China and Hong Kong and meet with the Chinese Yachting Federation and Hong Kong Yacht Club ...
2015 ORC World Championship heads to Barcelona
By ORC Media, ,
6:19 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 ORC World Championship – After days of careful measurements, practicing, and preparation here at the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona, tomorrow will be when 98 teams from a record 22 countries will start six days of racing. ...
2015 International Moth UK Championship – Final overall + Video
By Mark Jardine, ,
5:47 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 International Moth UK National Championship – The final day didn't provide the glamorous conditions of the previous two days, but the Stokes Bay Race Team, led by Principal Race Officer Mike Rayden, managed to complete the full series in marginal foiling conditions. ...
2015 J Class Falmouth Regatta overall
By jclassyachts.com, ,
5:31 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 J Class Falmouth Regatta – Needing to win the final race Lionheart stayed out of trouble this afternoon to score the required, definitive race victory which clinched the title only one point ahead of Velsheda. ...
2015 RS:X European Championships – Final day + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
5:30 PM Sun 28 Jun 2015 GMT
Today saw the final day of the 2015 RS:X European Championships here at Mondello beach in Sicily. After a challenging week, it all came down to today decide who would take the title. That said, there was a relaxed and positive mood in the air today as the contenders made the most of the last day– hiding any hint of pressure well. ...