Finn Gold Cup - Disappointment for Australian Sailing's Finn sailors
By Cora Zillich, ,
4:32 AM Sun 29 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Gold Cup - Australian Sailing’s Finn sailors Jake Lilley (QLD) and Oliver Tweddell (VIC) have finished the 2015 Finn Gold Cup, the Finn Class World Championship, in Takapuna, New Zealand ranked 19th and 22nd respectively. ...
2015 RORC Transatlantic Race - Phaedo3 takes off at the beginning
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
2:42 AM Sun 29 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 RORC Transatlantic Race - In clearing skies off Arrecife, Lanzarote, Phaedo³ showed the rest of the competitors in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2015, and spectators ashore the amazing speed of the MOD70. ...
RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup - Peninsula Petroleum firing on cylinders +Video
By RC44 Class Association, ,
2:20 AM Sun 29 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup - Conditions on the penultimate day of the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup turned volatile, reminding competitors that this exotic venue, while balmy and hot, is also in the centre of the Caribbean Trade Winds belt, complete with gusty winds and tropical rain showers. ...
Hobart Combined Long Clubs Long Race - Silicon Ship on course for L2H
By Peter Campbell, ,
1:57 AM Sun 29 Nov 2015 GMT
Hobart Combined Long Clubs Long Race Series - Tasmanian designed and built yacht Silicon Ship yesterday gave an impressive preview to her prospects of winning next month’s Launceston to Hobart ocean race. ...
2015 RORC Transatlantic Race – Grenada Bound
By RORC Press, ,
6:38 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 RORC Transatlantic Race – Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the International Maxi Association and supported by Marina Lanzarote, Camper and Nicholsons Marina, Port Louis Grenada and Grenada Tourism Authority. ...
2015 Jules Verne Trophy – Day 7 – Day of transition
By Spindrift racing, ,
6:17 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Jules Verne Trophy – Spindrift 2 is sailing down the Brazilian coastline in light, 12 kit winds. As expected, the maxi-trimaran has lost some of her advantage on the pace set by the current record holder, but was still 273 nautical miles ahead at 4:15 UTC. In 48 hours’ time, the crew must cross a depression off Argentina that will be decisive for their strategy over subsequent days. ...
Auckland to Gisborne - V5 takes the triple in fast race
By Suellen Hurling/Sail-World, Royal Akarana Yacht Club ,
4:37 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
David Nathan and his V5 crew have smashed the rest of the fleet in the Auckland to Gisborne Race taking line honours in 35 knots on Friday afternoon. ...
PJ Super Series – Perfect conditions on Day 1
By Peter Campbell, ,
3:43 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
Conditions were perfect for the 70 boats, involving some 130 junior and youth, sailors contesting the PJ Super Series and conducted by Sandy Bay Sailing Club. ...
NZL Sailing Team - Murdoch in the medal hunt going into final day
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
1:21 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
After an excellent day on the water New Zealand’s Andrew Murdoch is well placed for a podium finish at the 2015 Finn Gold Cup which finishes tomorrow off Takapuna, Auckland.
Josh Junior is in 14th place overall at the end of today and as a consequence has missed the top ten cut for the medal race. ...
Finn Gold Cup - More images from Races 9 and 10 at Takapuna
By Richard Gladwell, ,
1:02 PM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
Second gallery of images from Day 5 of the Finn Gold Cup at Takapuna ...
Para World Championships 2015 - Day 1 Images
By Teri Dodds, Williamstown, Australia ,
11:03 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
Glorious conditions to kick off the start of the Para World Championships in Melbourne, Australia today. Teri Dodds was on the water and share these images from day one of racing. ...
2015 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship - Big winners on Day 1
By Di Pearson, ,
9:50 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship - Midnight Rambler and JustADash were the big winners on day one of the Middle Harbour Yacht Club hosted Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), in a race from Sydney Harbour to Lion Island and return today. ...
Para World Championship - Aussies and Brits shine in Melbourne’s sun
By ISAF, ,
9:25 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Para World Championship - In perfect conditions on Melbourne’s Port Phillip, the first two races of the Para World Championship were run today by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria. Winds were steady at around 10 knots and as cloud cover cleared all three course areas were bathed in sunshine. ...
Finn Gold Cup - Double bullet for Lobert as Scott secures third title
By Robert Deaves, ,
8:17 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Gold Cup - Giles Scott (GBR) has secured his third Finn Gold Cup with two races to spare after the final fleet racing day in Takapuna, New Zealand. ...
Para World Sailing Champs - Australia’s sailors kick-off with a bang
By Cora Zillich, ,
7:52 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Para World Sailing Championships - Australian Sailing Team’s Paralympic sailors have kicked-off the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships with a bang. London 2012 gold medallists Dan Fitzgibbon (NSW) and Liesl Tesch (NSW) took the lead in the SKUD-18 after posting a second and first place in the two races of the day. ...
Plastic in the Pacific Crusade – Part 11 – Destination Barbados
By Ian Thomson, Plastic in the Pacific ,
7:45 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
Barbados was on our destination list for three main reasons. First of all it is the closest island to the Canary Islands, so why pass it. ...
Finn Gold Cup - Images from the Final Fleet racing
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
6:27 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
Defending World Champion Giles Scott (GBR) turned in another impressive performance with two top three places. Even more impressive was Jonathon Lobert (FRA) who won both races and is now second overall. New Zealand's Andrew Murdoch is third going into tomorrow's Medal races. ...
Finn Gold Cup - Early World Championship victory
By Lindsey Bell, ,
6:10 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Finn Gold Cup - A dominant Giles Scott extended his winning streak to 25-months at the Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, New Zealand, on Saturday (28 November), defending his World Championship crown with a day and two races to spare. ...
2015 Jules Verne Trophy – Record attempt – Day 6 + Video
By Spindrift racing, ,
5:42 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Jules Verne Trophy – By switching hemisphere at 0131hrs GMT (0231hrs French time), the crew on Spindrift 2 managed to break the five-day barrier for the Ushant-Equator course. ...
Sydney Hobart Race – the 628nm Windward/Leeward (Pt I)
By John Curnow, ,
5:18 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
First and foremost, it is nothing like 628 nautical miles. You’d be happy if your overall track was in the low 700s, but none the less, the windward/leeward part is true enough. Whilst the Sydney Hobart Race may look like a passage race from A to B, invariably it almost takes the guise of a laid course. If you’re having a particularly bad time, the kite gear may even stay clipped to the rail ...
2015 Jules Verne Trophy - IDEC Sport has crossed the Equator
By Fabrice Thomazeau, ,
4:32 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Jules Verne Trophy - IDEC Sport crossed the Equator on Friday 27th November at 03:03:52 UTC. Francis Joyon and his crew of five took five days one hour and fifty-two seconds to sail from Ushant to the line separating the two hemispheres. They are more than half a day ahead of the record. ...
2015 Jules Verne Trophy - And now the South Atlantic
By Fabrice Thomazeau, ,
4:04 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2015 Jules Verne Trophy - The six sailors on IDEC Sport have been sailing in the Southern Hemisphere since 0300hrs this morning. They crossed the Equator after five days and one hour, almost 14 hours ahead of the time they had to beat. Sailing some way off the coast of Brazil, they are now once again clocking up the miles and accelerating… while they prepare for the next transition. ...
America's Cup - Turning the chase boat virtual
By Sarah Alexander, ,
3:37 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
2017 America's Cup - The third of our series in which Mark Chisnell looks at some of the ways the new America's Cup is different to the old, from docking out to 'Virtual' chase boats. ...
Yacht Racing Forum announces partnership with World Sailing
By Bernard Schopfer, ,
3:12 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
The Yacht Racing Forum announces a partnership with World Sailing (formerly ISAF, the International Sailing Federation). ...
Clipper Race yachts create business opportunity
By Amy Martindale, ,
2:58 AM Sat 28 Nov 2015 GMT
The Clipper Race is offering an exciting business opportunity with two of its former racing yachts and is even willing to support anyone interested in purchasing its Clipper 68s, tried and tested veterans of ocean racing, training, development and corporate events. ...