National Windsurfing Championships – Windsurfers vying for the glory
By RYA, ,
12:20 PM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 National Windsurfing Championships – More than 170 windsurfers will head to Grafham Water and Team15 Champions Cup this weekend (19-20 September). ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Sep 18 - US rates anticipated to rise
By Collinson FX, ,
12:02 PM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
World markets await the FOMC meeting result tonight with more expectations than in years. The Fed have indicated that they will begin to raise rates for the first time since the G.F.C. Market analyst are predicting a hold and deferment to October or December. This would burst a few balloons, but must be considered, due to the cost of raising rates. ...
A taste of cruising the British Virgin Islands
By Karen E. Lile, ,
11:56 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
There are challenges to doing adventure photography underwater off the back of a 40’ Beneteau sailboat while island hopping in the British Virgin Islands. But a Pain Killer rum drink, an Italian chef’s specially prepared meal and a beautiful sunset is a rewarding end to each day of sailing and snorkeling. ...
No-cost “Boater’s Guide To Winterizing” offered by BoatUS
By BoatUS, ,
11:46 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Water expands in volume by about nine percent when it freezes, creating a staggering force that can crack a boat engine block, damage fiberglass, split hoses, or destroy a boat’s refrigeration system overnight. ...
2015 Régates Royales - Trophée Panerai – All eyes on Cannes
By Les Regates Royales, ,
10:32 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
The 37th edition of the Régates Royales will be once again in the spotlight from September 21 to 27 with around fifty Dragons and nearly eighty classic yachts set to race in the gulf of La Napoule. ...
Clipper Round the World Race – High drama on day 17
By The Clipper Race, ,
10:17 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Unicef, in tenth place, and Mission Performance in ninth, have been involved in a high drama battle yesterday and through the night. ...
Round the Island Race will enter a new era from 2017
By Peta Stuart-Hunt, ,
9:55 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
The Island Sailing Club invites tenders for title sponsorship of the Round the Island Race™ from 2017 onwards, as J.P. Morgan Asset Management announces the successful conclusion of its 12 year sponsorship of the Race in 2016. ...
Which one is Europe’s best sailing club ?
By Dan Ibsen, ,
9:46 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
SAILING Champions League with 32 clubs from 14 nations are battling in Porto Cervo frem 18-20 September – and on Sunday we know. The most successful clubs in all the national leagues are battling for this honour in a brand new fleet of J/70’s. ...
Phaedo3 sets new world record on Fastnet Race original course
By Rachel Jaspersen, ,
9:33 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD 70 trimaran Phaedo3 has capped a very busy season with a very special record. ...
Experts and great advice at Auckland On Water Boat Show
By Sail-World.com/NZL, ,
9:16 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Thousands of Kiwi boating, fishing and water sport enthusiasts are set to visit next week’s Auckland On Water Boat Show where they can seek expert advice and check out the hundreds of new boats and marine-related products on display. ...
Guo Chuan completes Arctic Ocean World Record Challenge + Videos
By Robert Penner, ,
9:04 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Chinese skipper Guo Chuan and his international crew of four sailors and one media crew member from Germany, Russia and France set the first World Record for a non-stop sail of the famed Northeast Passage in the treacherous Arctic Ocean on Tuesday. ...
GC32s in 2016 – Two different circuits for two different audiences
By The Great Cup, ,
8:37 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Following the recent announcement by the Extreme Sailing Series that the GC32 will replace the 10 year old Extreme 40 catamarans for their series from 2016, Laurent Lenne shares his views on the two circuits. ...
2016 Vic-Maui – Strongest fleet in more than a decade
By Vic-Maui, ,
8:19 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Vic-Maui welcomes a total of nineteen early-entrants for the 2016 Vic-Maui ...
Audi Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2015 in association with VinaCapital
By RHKYC Media, Hong Kong ,
6:10 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
With the continued support of Audi, the 673nm from Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour to Nha Trang in Vietnam constitutes one of Asia’s most exhilarating Category 1 offshore races, offering competitors a predominantly downwind race at the height of the north east monsoon. ...
New Thailand Yacht Show officially launched
By Thailand Yacht Show, ,
4:48 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
The Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) has officially launched at an international press conference and private launch party in Bangkok on 16 September 2015, hosted by Deputy Prime Minister, General Thanasak Patimaprakorn. It was the PM's initiative to create an international Yacht Show for Thailand, and make Phuket the principal hub for superyachts in Asia. ...
Flinders Islet Race - Quality fleet
By Di Pearson, ,
4:45 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
A quality fleet of 23 yachts will line up on Sydney Harbour for Race two of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Blue Water Pointscore on Saturday morning for a 10am start off Point Piper. ...
New Thai regulations make Phuket viable alternative to the Med
By Asia Pacific Superyachts, Phuket, Thailand ,
4:33 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
“The new Thai Charter rules mean that for the first time yachts over 30meters will be able to charter legally here and this means Phuket will have more visiting yachts and the region as a whole will benefit from this. Yachts will have a viable alternative to the Caribbean winter cruising season”, Fernandes explains. ...
2015 Hobie 16 Open North American Championships - Preview
By Rich McVeigh, ,
4:26 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
70+ teams from all across North America will be descending on Pensacola, Florida and the Pensacola Yacht Club for the 45th Hobie 16 North American Championships. ...
Yacht Clubs and sailing venues invited to join the Yacht Racing Forum
By Yacht Racing Forum, ,
4:12 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
The Yacht Racing Forum invites yacht clubs and sailing venues from all around the world to join the event. The conference will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on December seven - eight, 2015. ...
2015 Musto Int’l Youth Match Racing Regatta – NOR released
By Stacey French, ,
3:25 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
The Notice of Race for the Musto International Youth Match Racing Regatta has been released by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. ...
2015 WIM Series - World number two undefeated in Sheboygan
By WIM Series, ,
3:13 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
On her comeback to the match racing scene, Renée Groeneveld of the Netherlands surprised with six wins and just one loss on the first day of the Buddy Melges Challenge, the penultimate event of the 2015 WIM Series. ...
Azzurra retains her overall lead in difficult conditions
By Giuliano Luzzatto, ,
2:50 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
With second and fifth place finishes today, Azzurra is holding on to her leadership overall in the 52 Super Series 2015 with just a few races to go before the end of the Series which closes with the end of the Cascais Cup on Sunday. ...
Mascots for the Transat - A zoo with a sea view
By Mini Transat, ,
2:37 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
At the start of most offshore races, sailors often take mascots, amulets and objects for good luck that will remind them of their ties with land, their family and friends. The Min Transat îles de Guadeloupe is no different. At the same time, for many sailors, they take weight-saving measures to the extreme, and get rid of any superfluous objects that they can. ...
2015 52 Super Series - Americans set the pace in Portugal
By 52 Super Series, ,
2:23 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
As the 52 Super Series moved to the Atlantic, the regatta standings at the Cascais Cup after the first two races reflect a certain American flavour. ...
2015 TP52 Super Series - Race one and two images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
1:58 AM Thu 17 Sep 2015 GMT
Photographer Max Ranchi was on water at 2015 TP52 Super Series and provided this gallery of images from race one and two. ...