Australian Sailors win four Pacific Games medals
By Annie Kearney, ,
5:27 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
Australia has come away with four medals after a magnificent week of sailing at the 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. ...
2015 49er and 49erFX Europeans - Australians finished in fourth place
By Cora Zillich, ,
4:59 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Olympic gold medallists Nathan Outteridge (NSW) and Iain Jensen (NSW) have finished just outside the podium in fourth place at the Open European Championships, which wrapped up in Porto, Portugal overnight (Sunday, 12 July). ...
2015 SB20 World Championships - Final day
By True Angle, ,
4:24 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 SB20 World Championship - The fifth and final day of the Trentino SB20 World Championships (Friday, 10 July 2015), opened with three boats still in the running to seize the championship title. ...
Raja Muda 2015 NOR online now
By RMSIR Media, Port Klang, Malaysia ,
4:02 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
The Raja Muda fleet will be able to berth (subjected to berth availability) using the expanded marina facilities at RLYC. Hooray! Our Race Office will be located in the upgraded RLYC. Hooray! The new look Charlie’s Place bar will be fully operational. Hooray! ...
2015 Land Rover Sydney GC Yacht Race - Entries close with 67 yachts
By Di Pearson, ,
4:01 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race - Entries in the 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race close on Friday evening and have exceeded the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s expectations, with 67 boats signed up for the Blue Water Pointscore opener. ...
2015 IKA KiteFoil Gold Cup – Four wins for Nocher on Day 4 + Video
By Ian MacKinnon, Gizzeria ,
3:46 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
Gizzeria—Monegasque Maxime Nocher sealed his victory in the KiteFoil Gold Cup in Italy with a virtually unrivalled demonstration of speed, power and flawless techniquethat left the chasing pack peering at his back in the distance for much of the competition. ...
ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds - Danes battle in stunning Final
By WIM Series, ,
3:36 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
Two Danish crews gave no quarter in the Final of the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship, the first event on the 2015 WIM Series. The all-Danish final, comprising crews led by Lotte Meldgaard and Camilla Ulrikkeholm, went to five stunning matches, with absolutely amazing action all the way to the last and very close finish fight. Now Lotte Meldgaard is the new World Champion: ...
2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - A very dramatic end
By Melges 32, ,
3:12 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Sunday marked the end to a very dramatic stage in the 2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series in Porto Ercole, where the race course became the ultimate showdown arena. Two more races were completed with Alessandro Rombelli on STIG and tactician Francesco Bruni with crew members stealing the show to win the event by one point. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race - Phaedo3 records the fastest elapsed time
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
2:50 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
In spite of being becalmed for nearly two days early in the race, the MOD 70 trimaran Phaedo3 owned by owner/driver Lloyd Thornburg has crossed the finish line off the southwest coast of England to record the fastest elapsed time (unofficial) in the 2,800 mile Transatlantic Race. ...
Laser Masters’ Worlds - Ideal conditions on first racing day
By Marianne Davis, ,
2:02 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
First racing day of the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships, Kingston provided ideal conditions for the 260 sailors representing 26 nations. Each flight completed two successful races in eight knots of breeze from the South West. ...
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Day 7 + Video
By Icarus Sailing, ,
1:31 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Pete Burling and Blair Tuke have won the 49er European Championships, after dominating the final day of competition on the huge Atlantic swell off the coast of Portugal. ...
Melges 24 RPAYC Mid Winter Regatta – Sasha Ryan leads on Kraken
By Tracey Walters, Pittwater ,
1:02 AM Mon 13 Jul 2015 GMT
In the Melges 24's RPAYC Mid-Winter Regatta hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club for the second year over the weekend of the 11-12 July, five fleets of One Design classes competed. ...
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week- event puts venue on holiday map
By Tracey Johnstone, Magnetic Island ,
11:45 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
The SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, which is being held August 27 to September 1, continues to put Magnetic Island and surrounding region on the map as the perfect Spring-time holiday and sailing destination. The regatta showcases the beauty of Magnetic Island and the local region, attracting sailors from around Australia to the annual event which is now in its ninth year. ...
NZL Sailing Team - Burling and Tuke extend winning streak in 49ers
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:41 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke conquered a come-back challenge on the final day of the 2015 49er European Championship Regatta to successfully defend their title and further extend their remarkable string of victories in the class. ...
49er Europeans - Burling and Tuke pull out stops for decimating win
By 49er.org, ,
6:08 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Pete Burling and Blair Tuke have won the 49er European Championships, after dominating the final day of competition on the huge Atlantic swell off the coast of Portugal. The surprise silver medallists were Germany’s Justus Schmidt and Max Boehme who have had a meteoric rise up the rankings this season. The up-and-coming young team won Kiel Week a few weeks earlier ...
ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds – Final race images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
5:32 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship – Final race images by Mick Anderson. Lotte Meldgaard (DEN) wins the final 3-2 over fellow Dane Camilla Ulrikkeholm. This is Meldgaard’s first gold after she raced her first Worlds in 2000. Ulrikkeholm’s silver medal is her third in a row ...
2015 Harken UK Musto Performance Skiff Nationals – Final day overall
By Rick Perkins, ,
5:16 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Harken UK Musto Performance Skiff Nationals – The boats were met by a pod of dolphins as they launched this morning into a fresh and rather overcast Torbay. ...
2015 Harken UK Musto Skiff Nationals – Day 3 overall
By Jamie Hilton, ,
5:02 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Harken UK Musto Skiff Nationals – The forecast promised breeze but come 11 o’clock – it was yet to deliver both in strength and a settled direction. Following the inevitable delay the fleet set off for race six in around 14kts. The left-hand corner paid and it was Jamie Hilton who led the fleet into the top mark closely followed by Dan Kilsby and Dave Poston. ...
2015 Transatlantic Race – Top results for Germany
By Barby MacGowan, ,
4:23 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
German boats were fourth and fifth home on the water in the Transatlantic Race. Tilmar Hansen’s Outsider crossed the finish line off the Lizard at the southernmost tip of Cornwall, at 13:55:27 UTC (09:55:27 EDT) on Saturday and completed the Coastal Race on to Cowes, finishing off the Royal Yacht Squadron just after dawn this morning. ...
2015 British Finn National – Ben Cornish tops the leaderboard
By Robert Deaves, ,
4:01 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Ben Cornish has won his first British Finn National title after the championship concluded in strong winds and big waves at Hayling Island Sailing Club. Andrew Mills took second while Hector Simpson took third. Race wins went to Simpson and Cornish. ...
2015 J/70 World Championship – Final race overall
By J/70 International Class Association, ,
3:40 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Sun and wind dominated the 2015 J/70 World Championship, and the J/70 ensured the show this week in La Rochelle, France. Superb sailing conditions and fierce competition have marked the week, which ends with the victory of the Mexican team Flojito y Cooperando (MEX 384) and its skipper Julian Fernandez Neckelmann. ...
2015 J/70s World Championship – Day 3
By J/70 International Class Association, ,
3:14 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
The third day of the 2015 J/70s World Championship for the 78 boats competing for the title, and the conditions are still ideal in La Rochelle. ...
2015 Pan American Games – Officially open!
By Sail Canada, ,
2:57 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
The 2015 Pan American Games are officially open! After weeks of mounting excitement, Canadian sailors marched among the 700+ Canadian athletes in last night's extravagant Opening Ceremonies featuring Cirque de Soleil! ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – Stadium racing in solid breeze
By Tour de France à la Voile, ,
2:47 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile – We are now one-third in the Tour and the 28 teams are preparing for another day of Stadium Racing, this time in the solid breeze. ...
2015 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta – Day 3 overall
By Dun Laoghaire Regatta, ,
2:46 PM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta – Lighter winds brought changes to the leaderboard in several classes in the penultimate day of Ireland’s biggest sailing regatta on Dublin Bay today. ...