North U Youth Match Racing Clinics helping to grow the sport
By Dave Perry, Southport, CT ,
7:20 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
North U has sponsored Youth Match Racing Clinics this year in Texas, southern California, New Orleans, Annapolis and most recently Chicago. Over 150 high school and college-aged sailors have been introduced to the skills and strategies of competitive match racing through a comprehensive program developed by Dave Perry ...
Windward – Sunshine Coast’s sailors leave best to last at Laser Worlds
By Tracey Johnstone, Mooloolaba ,
7:03 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Laser World Championship - Sunshine Coast sailors Ryan Palk and Mitch Kennedy successfully battled frustrating light winds at the Laser World Championships in Kingston, Canada, to both improve on last year's results to finish in the top end of the Gold Fleet. ...
2015 J/70 World Championship - Day 2
By Stuart Johnstone, La Rochelle ,
6:48 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 J/70 World Championship - A second World Championship day under the sun for the 78 boats competing for the title in La Rochelle. With its 795 kg pulled by a 45m ² asymmetric spinnaker, the J70 goes fast and the show is incredible. ...
Testing Thursday at Women’s Match Worlds - more waiting than sailing
By WIM / Dan Ibsen, ,
6:42 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
The second day of the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship, the first event on the 2015 WIM Series, offered the sailors more waiting than sailing. A low-pressure front passing the event area caused steady wind speeds up to 40 knots, with gusts well over that, and a long postponement. ...
Nacra 17 World Championship 2015- and now to the medal race
By Tine Vinther, Kaløvig Bådelaug ,
6:08 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Strong Wind grounded Gold Fleet Thursday, while Silver Fleet takes home two races on day 5. Medal Race fleet ready for Friday. ...
Another day with strong Winds at Nacra 17 Worlds
By Tine Vinther / Dan Ibsen, Kaløvig Bådelaug ,
6:08 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Strong Wind grounded Gold Fleet Thursday, while Silver Fleet takes home two races on day 5. Medal Race fleet ready for Friday at the Bay of Aarhus, Denmark. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – Tricky finish ahead
By Jan Harley, ,
5:19 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Transatlantic Race – With a day and a half to go, the three-way battle to be first home has changed the complexion, with Bryon Ehrhart’s Lucky taking the lead on the water. Yesterday afternoon the Reichel/Pugh 63 finally passed the giant schooner, Mariette of 1915, a vessel twice her size, but some 93 years her senior. ...
35th America’s Cup – BMW becomes global partner
By America’s Cup, ,
5:07 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
BMW will be onboard the 35th America’s Cup as Global Partner of the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), the event organizer. This move takes the premium automobile manufacturer’s involvement as a partner of global competitive sailing to a new level. ...
2015 Volvo Noble Marine National Championship – Countdown begins
By RS Class Association, ,
4:24 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Volvo Noble Marine National Championship – Early bird online entry discount ends Mon 14th July for the RS700 and RS800 Nationals at Castle Cove Sailing Club 20th-23rd August 2015 ...
ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds – More day 2 images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
4:12 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship – More day 2 images by Mick Anderson ...
2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds – Day 2 images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
3:57 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship – Day 2 images by Mick Anderson ...
2015 Foiling Week™ – Shannon Falcone interview
By Domenico Boffi - The Foiling Week, ,
3:47 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
AC/VOR sailor from the islands. 2x America's Cup winner. Foiling Week 2015 Forum Speaker together with Doug Schickler about Gunboat G4 ...
Rio 2016 Olympic – Nine laser spots awarded at 2015 World Championship
By ISAF, ,
3:09 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Rio 2016 Olympic – The 2015 Laser World Championship was the second opportunity for competitors in the Men's One Person Dinghy to qualify for the Rio Sailing Competition. ...
America’s Cup – Youth program reaches Feva pitch
By America's Cup, ,
2:51 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
RS Sailing is the latest industry heavyweight to get behind the America’s Cup community sailing program, Endeavour, providing eight “RS Feva” dinghies for youth sailors. ...
2015 Foiling Week – A five day festival of foiling
By Jonny Fullerton, ,
1:23 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Foiling Week 2015 came to a close last weekend after a five day festival of foiling in superb conditions at Lake Garda. The weather really turned it on for three days of fast and furious foiling with Lake Garda an eclectic mix of foiling craft. ...
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues – Old fashioned cruising hospitality
By SV Crystal Blues, ,
12:26 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
From the old fort on the hill above Port Mathurin the tiny harbour can be seen clearly. All fourteen visiting cruising boats plus the bi-weekly supply ship make it a crowded place, and the yachts must move every week or so to provide clearance for the ship on arrival and departure. ...
2015 EFPT Lanzarote Stage 2 – Day 1
By EFPT, ,
11:55 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 EFPT Lanzarote – Next to many experienced EFPT riders like Adrien Bosson (North/Fanatic), Mattia Fabrizi (North/Fanatic), Yentel Caers (JP/Neilpryde) and Amado Vrieswijk (Severne/JP) just to name a few, we are delighted to also have see some new faces and even a girl entering the competition. ...
Nacra 17 Worlds - Gusts up to 38 knots and heavy rain
By Dan Ibsen & Tine Vinther Poulsen, ,
11:36 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Day number four in the Nacra 17 Worlds proved the longest day so far – by far!
Cloudy skies and strong winds governed the waters and the courses at the Bay of Aarhus, Denmark already from the early morning. ...
KiteFoil Gold Cup – Leading kite hydrofoil riders warm up on the med
By kiteclasses.com, ,
11:31 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup – Many of the globe's leading kite hydrofoil riders tested out the warm waters of the Mediterranean, warming up ahead of the opening ceremony to be staged off Hang Loose Beach. ...
2015 470 Open European Championships – Bronze medal in Aarhus
By Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, ,
11:03 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 470 Open European Championships – A final third place in the penultimate Medal Race secured third place overall in the championships which concluded Saturday July 4th after six days of racing. ...
2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race – Silverware fit for a Prince
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:41 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Skipper Ian Walker and the rest of the victorious Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing crew have presented His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, with the trophy. ...
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – Volvo Team SCA to continue to compete
By Team SCA, ,
10:30 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – SCA participated with all-female Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015. It was a three-year commitment, which concluded with the finish of the race in Gothenburg in June. ...
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup – Day 1
By Fiona Brown, ,
10:14 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup – Sadly strong winds and big seas stopped racing on the opening day of the event hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, incorporating the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, in Cowes. ...
Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 Worlds - Challenging conditions
By Nautor's Swan, ,
9:46 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 Worlds – Leaders hold their positions despite challenging conditions. ...
2015 Julbo Sessions – Win a place with Franck Cammas!
By Frette Rogerson, ,
9:10 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Every year, Julbo offers one of his athletes the chance to realise a dream with a unique sporting feat. This year it is the turn of Franck Cammas. What challenge has the most successful French sailor chosen? How will the amateur crew who will accompany him be selected? Here are the answers to some key points. ...