Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air best results of the year + Video
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
5:18 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
The Wave, Muscat turned a one point deficit into a ten point windfall to win the Extreme Sailing Series’ first event in Hamburg with sistership Oman Air posting their best results of the year so far to make an outstanding day for Oman Sail. ...
2015 Transpac Division Zero winner Blood Orange Phaedo images + Video
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
4:55 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Lloyd Thornburg and the crew of his blood orange Gunboat 66 Phaedo came from behind in the final hours of the 2015 Transpac to win the Multihull Division zero of the classic biannual race. And Thronburg admits the win is just a little sweeter since he and his team had to come all they way back from being dismasted in the 2013 Transpac. ...
Transpac - Half the fleet finished but overall title still undecided
By Dobbs Davis, ,
4:26 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
At just about two weeks from the first start of the 48th Transpac, more than half the fleet will by midnight local time tonight be still at sea making their way to the finish of this biennial 2225-mile race from LA to Honolulu. ...
America's Cup World Series - Podium finish for Oracle Team USA
By Oracle Team USA, ,
3:29 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Oracle Team USA has opened its 35th America's Cup campaign with a podium finish - third place - in Portsmouth. ...
OK Dinghy Worlds opens with big fleet in Poland
By Robert Deaves, ,
3:15 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 OK Dinghy World Championship was opened Sunday evening in the picturesque town of Puck in north-eastern Poland. It is 22 years since the class last held its world championship in Puck, and when more than 100 sailors from all over the world gather in one place you know something special is about to go down.< ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Big Crowds enjoy unique spectacle
By Lydia Haley, ,
2:54 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Over 45,000 spectators lined the banks of the River Elbe to witness the debut in Hamburg of nine Extreme 40 catamarans racing so close to the shore that the fans were rewarded with a drenching of spray off the rudders of the boats. ...
Land Rover Sydney GC Race - Wide sailing proving a valuable tactic
By Di Pearson, ,
2:28 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Three yachts racing in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race took a big gamble and went quite some distance offshore looking for strong breeze yesterday and this morning that decision is paying dividends for two of them. ...
America's Cup Land Rover BAR - Dream start for British campaign
By Sarah Alexander, ,
2:13 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
The second day of competition for the 35th America's Cup was cancelled as a low pressure system swept across Britain, bringing gale force winds. The loss of the final two races on Super Sunday meant that the prizes were settled on Saturday's results – leaving Land Rover BAR as winners. ...
Land Rover Sydney GC Yacht Race - A thrilling line honours victory
By Di Pearson, ,
1:52 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Late last evening Anthony Bell arrived at the Southport Yacht Club after sailing his super maxi Perpetual Loyal to line honours in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – and the smile on his face could not have been bigger. ...
2015 USODA National Championship – Final Day 4
By Talbot Wilson, ,
1:26 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
The top 93 sailors at the end of the Qualifying Round Saturday moved into the Gold Division of the Medal Round Sunday. After sailing five races in that round against the regatta's best sailors, Luke Arnone of Bay Head NJ, Mantoliking YC was crowned the 2015 USODA National Champion winning the USODA National Championship Trophy. ...
Transpac - Bakewell-White designed supermaxi wins Barn Door Trophy
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
12:58 AM Mon 27 Jul 2015 GMT
Rio Racing USA have realised their ultimate goal of winning the Barn Door Trophy in the 2015 Transpac Race when Bakewell-White designed supermaxi Rio 100 crossed the finish line off Diamond Harbour, Hawaii on the afternoon of Saturday 25 July. ...
US 29er National Championships 2015 - More images by pressure-drop.us
By pressure-drop.us, ,
6:49 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
US 29er National Championships 2015 - More images by pressure-drop.us ...
2015 US 29er National Championships - Images by pressure-drop.us
By pressure-drop.us, ,
6:38 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 US 29er National Championships - Images by pressure-drop.us ...
Writing Sailing Books to Win
By Rob Kothe, ,
6:28 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
Jon Emmett, a top-level British Laser sailor from the mid 90’s, campaigned for Olympic selection until he suffered a long term injury, but since then he has made his mark as a high-performance coach and author. ...
2015 Extreme Sailing Series Hamburg – Final day images by Jesús Renedo
By Jesús Renedo, ,
6:22 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Extreme Sailing Series Hamburg – Final day images by Jesús Renedo ...
Americas Cup World Series Portsmouth – A very promising fourth place
By Groupama Team France, ,
6:07 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
Americas Cup World Series Portsmouth – Ultimately the first event of the ACWS for the 35th America’s Cup was contested over one day instead of the two originally planned in Portsmouth. The reason for this was the rather unfavourable weather, with over 30 knots of southerly wind dished up today, instead of the maximum limit of 25. ...
49th Gov Cup - Action in a battle of Aussies
By Nancy Mellon, Newport Beach, CA ,
6:02 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
Harry Price, Angus Williams and Tara Blanc-Ramos, from the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on the east side of Australia, defeated Lachy Gilmour, from Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club from Western Australia in a battle of the Aussies. ...
America's Cup World Series Portsmouth–Royal congratulations for winner
By America's Cup, ,
5:50 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
America's Cup World Series Portsmouth – Extreme winds forced the cancellation of racing on Sunday, but didn’t dampen enthusiasm for a Royal visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
America's Cup World Series Portsmouth –Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi, ,
5:44 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
America's Cup World Series Portsmouth –Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi ...
America's Cup WS Portsmouth – Prizegiving images by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi, ,
5:24 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
America's Cup WS Portsmouth – Prizegiving images by Carlo Borlenghi ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – Suspense up to the very last day
By A.S.O./Tour de France à la voile, ,
4:11 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – The Race Village welcome thousands of visitors in each venue all around the country over 9 Acts. Dunkirk, Fécamp, Pornichet, Roscoff, Les Sables d’Olonne, Roses, Gruissan, Marseille and Nice. ...
2015 29er European Championship – British podium double
By RYA, ,
3:45 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
There were dual celebrations for the British Youth Sailing Team as the 29er European Championship drew to a close yesterday (21 July) in the Netherlands. ...
America's Cup World Series- Weymouth Nic Douglass interviews skippers
By Sail-World.com, ,
3:28 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Portsmouth for the first round of the America's Cup World Series. She managed to catch up with six skippers: Nathan Outteridge - Artemis Racing, Franck Cammas - Groupama Team France, Dean Barker - SoftBank Team Japan, Jimmy Spithill - Oracle Team USA and home town victor Ben Ainslie - Land Rover BAR. ...
2015 Sail Central Regional Championships gets underway
By sailing.ca, ,
2:56 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Sail Central regional championships kicked off as part of the Hudson Yacht Club’s Annual Fruitbowl Regatta. This year is the 20th anniversary of the Fruitbowl Regatta at HYC and a total of 149 sailors are registered to race. ...
Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Race – Perpetual Loyal takes line honours
By Di Pearson, ,
2:37 PM Sun 26 Jul 2015 GMT
Anthony Bell’s Perpetual Loyal has taken line honours in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race late this evening, crossing the Main Beach finish line of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s 384 nautical mile race overall at 10.57.49 in the time of one day nine hours 57 minutes and 49 seconds. ...