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. ...
Maersk Line ANZAC Regatta - Big breeze doesnt deter Thurlow Fisher
By Auckland Skiff League, ,
11:49 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
A 20-27 knot North East breeze greeted the fleet for Day 3 of the Maersk Line 18ft skiff ANZAC regatta. The first race windward/leewards were competed between Orakei and a laid top mark above North Head. The conditions however in the vicinity of North Head proved treacherous with a steep and mixed sea state making for a tough top mark rounding. ...
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. ...
View Replay coverage of Medal Racing ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
5:05 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Click on the video thumbnail below to see replay coverage of the final day of racing in the ISAF World Sailing Cup. Racing got underway at 09:00 UTC and ran to 14:50 UTC ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Seven AST boats in Sunday’s Medal Races
By Cora Zillich, ,
4:42 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - It was the penultimate day of Olympic class competition at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with sailors battling it out for a spot in the Medal Race that will be broadcast live online on Sunday 26 April from 11 a.m. CET (19:00 AST). ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Scott has one hand on World Cup crown
By RYA, ,
3:50 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
At the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Britain’s sailors will head into the final day of racing (Sunday 26 April) in medal contention in five classes, with Giles Scott all but guaranteed another victory in the Finn event. ...
Martine Grael interviewed ahead of the Medal Race in 49erFX
By Sail-World.com, ,
3:23 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
The 2014 World 49erFX Champion, and ISAF World sailors of the Year Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze have been in good form since their World Championship win.
Sail-World's Rob Kothe caught up Martine Garel ahead of the Medal Race in the new format ISAF World Sailing Cup in Hyeres (France). ...
2015 OYRA Full Crewed Lightship - Day 1 images by Erik Simonson
By Erik Simonson, ,
3:21 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 OYRA Full Crewed Lightship images provided by photographer Erik Simonson. ...
2015 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race - Here they come!
By Laurie Morrison, ,
2:50 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
H.L. Enloe’s Mighty Merloe slipped into Ensenada minutes before dawn this morning at 5:55:35 a.m. to secure Best Elapsed Time honors at the 68th annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race. Last year’s first to finish winner, Tom Sieble’s Orion, crossed the finish line in the light of day at 6:24:29 a.m. ...
Pearns Point Round Race - Raising the bar
By Louay Habib, ,
2:20 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
With clear blue skies and tropical heat, the Pearns Point Round Antigua Race was a gentle introduction for close to 40 international teams, racing 52 nautical miles around Antigua. The relatively light wind of 12-15 knots conspired to create a slow race, but weather was absolutely fantastic and the race was an ideal way to tune up for Antigua Sailing Week, which starts Sunday April 26. ...
2015 Antigua Sailing Week - Phaedo^3 images by Rachel Jaspersen
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
2:00 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Photographer Rachel Jaspersen was on the water at 2015 Antigua Sailing Week, and provided this gallery of images. ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - USA qualifies for Medal Races
By Will Ricketson, ,
1:35 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - After four days of challenging racing against the best Olympic-class sailors in the world, the US Sailing Team Sperry will compete in front of a worldwide TV audience in medal races on Sunday, April 26th. American athletes qualified for the final round of racing in the Men's Heavyweight Dinghy, Women's Two-Person Dinghy (Women's 470), Men's One Person Dinghy ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha
By Franck Socha, ,
11:17 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha ...
Meech and Maloney look forward to the Medal Race in 49erFX - Interview
By Sail-World.com, ,
10:28 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
The 2013 World 49erFX Chamoions, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have had mixed form since their World Championship win.
Sail-World's Rob Kothe caught up with the Kiwi duo ahead of the Medal Race in the new format ISAF World Sailing Cup in Hyeres (France). ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet continues to push north
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:00 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - After the excitement of yesterday, has settled down for the fleet, they continue to push north towards the next waypoints on the eastern tip of Brazil. ...
Giles Scott takes 19 point lead into Finn medal race in Hyeres
By Robert Deaves, ,
9:22 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has all but secured yet another regatta victory as he takes a 19 point lead into Sunday's medal race at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) won both races on Saturday to move up to second overall, while Ed Wright (GBR) drops to third. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres -Two silver medals for Australia
By Cora Zillich, ,
9:03 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
The Australian Sailing Team won two silver medals in the Sonar and the 2.4mR on the final day of Paralympic racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France on Saturday, 25 April. ...
Burling and Tuke have massive lead ahead of Medal Race in Hyeres
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
8:35 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have a 45 point leading margin in the 49er event going into the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta on now in France, where the NZL Sailing Team have a further five crews set to sail medal races tomorrow.
Tomorrow’s medal races will be screened live between 1100 and 1700 local time in France or 2100 and 0300 New Zealand time. ...
Early golds clinched at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Hyères
By ISAF, ,
7:57 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Gold medals in the Men's 470, 49er and the Nacra 17 have been confirmed at ISAF Sailing World Hyères following commanding displays by the leading teams. ...