Rolex Big Boat Series - Newcomers prepare to take on big guns
By regattanews.com, ,
11:06 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
The competition ante has been upped for Rolex Big Boat Series this year, with regatta newcomers from far and wide preparing to take on the West Coast “big guns” on the challenging waters of San Francisco Bay. ...
2015 Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - Ready for regatta debut
By Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, ,
10:51 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - A fleet of 12 highly competitive RC44 one-design racing yachts is primed and ready for the start of racing tomorrow in the Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup 2015. ...
Pantaenius Australia 2015 IRC WA State Championship - Two days to go
By Susan Ghent, Fremantle ,
10:47 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Pantaenius Australia 2015 WA IRC State Championship - Owners and crew of WA’s IRC rated yachts will gather at Fremantle Sailing Club on Friday evening for the Briefing and Welcome Cocktail Party. ...
Auction demand increases for all types of boats
By Marine Auctions, ,
5:08 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Sale prices for all types of boats sold at our last regular boat auction, held at Runaway Bay on Sunday 24th May 2015 increased by around 15 to 20% . The enquiry level for this auction was the best we have seen in the last two years, with a very strong interest coming from throughout Australia. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet splits at first tidal gate
By Rob Kothe, ,
4:38 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
The Raz also brings the first major tide gate of this ninth leg. At 0300 UTC the tide started to run south between mainland France and the Ile de Sein, where a gap of only 3.4 nautical miles (less than 1.8nm avoiding the rocky extensions) will greet the fleet with up to 8 knots of tide. ...
RC44 Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup - Charisma favourite
By Amy Cada, ,
4:18 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
If today's practice race was anything to go by, Nico Poons' Charisma will be the boat to watch at this week's Audi RC44 Porto Cervo Cup, starting tomorrow on the magnificent waters off Sardinia's Costa Smeralda. ...
U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship - Rose Cup preview
By Jake Fish, ,
3:59 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
The launch of the 2015 US Sailing National Championship season will be sparked this week by the U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rose Cup, hosted by Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, Calif. on Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21. ...
Twelve metres - One formula puts them in a class of their own
By Jan Harley, ,
3:36 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Many sports have one event, class, or athlete that transcends the sport itself to capture mainstream attention. In the sport of sailing that kind of familiarity is most associated with the 12 Metres – the iconic boat of choice for the America’s Cup races from 1958 through 1987. ...
3.7 Class hits rock bottom in New Zealand
By Chris Mitchell, Wakatere BC ,
3:12 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
The 3.7 Class have run out of boats - can you help find those that have disappeared? If anyone knows someone with a boat in storage, we’d be keen to assist in getting it back on the water. If the owner doesn’t want to sell it, we might be able to work out a lease, whatever it takes to unearth some of those boats are out there. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Several attacks before passing the leaving mark
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:15 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Dutch Skipper Bouwe Bekking led his team out of Lorient, winning the start and holding off several attacks before finally passing the leaving mark. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Comienza la batalla final
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
1:37 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
A las 17:00 horas de la tarde de hoy martes 16 de junio, con 11 nudos de viento y cientos de espectadores en el agua, ha dado comienzo la batalla final de la Volvo Ocean Race, en la que la flota promete no dejarse ni una bala en la recámara. La etapa 9, de 960 millas, llevará a los siete equipos desde Lorient a Gotemburgo, con una parada de 24 horas en La Haya, y muchas zonas de exclusión ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Sinal verde para última etapa da Volvo Ocean Race
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
1:25 AM Wed 17 Jun 2015 GMT
Chamada de a 'Fórmula 1 dos mares', a regata de Volta ao mundo deu início, nesta terça-feira (16), a seu capítulo final. A prova entre a França e a Suécia terá um pit-stop de 24 horas na Holanda. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - June 17 - Greek inaction continues
By Collinson FX, ,
9:23 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
European equities wallowed, struck by inertia, from Greek inaction. The Greeks are refusing to budge while European authorities threaten financial repercussions. The AUD dropped to 0.7730, while the NZD fell below 0.7000, with trade data out this morning having a minor impact. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - The 1000nm chase gets underway from Lorient
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
9:10 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet set off for Gothenburg, 960 nautical miles away from Lorient, via The Hague, in perfect sailing conditions today with Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) leading the chase to reach the Dutch pit stop first. The start was marred by a an incident between a marshall boat and a trimaran resulting in a woman being hospitalised with serious injuries. ...
20th Marion to Bermuda Race preview
By Barbara Veneri, ,
5:44 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
There’s a lot going on this week as more than 45 cruising yachts prepare for the 20th Marion Bermuda Race which takes off from the starting line off Centerboard Shoals outside Sippican Harbor in Marion Friday. ...
2015 Tornado European Championships – Final results
By Roland Gaebler, ,
5:33 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Tornado European Championships – Complete results after eight races ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Battered, exhausted yet completely psyched
By Dongfeng Race Team, ,
5:27 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
Today Charles Caudrelier and his crew set off for the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 from Lorient to Gothenburg with a brief pit-stop in The Hague. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Team Brunel is on its way to Scheveningen
By Team Brunel - Robbert-Jan Metselaar, ,
5:14 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
Today the ninth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race to Gothenburg will start, but before the seven teams tie up in the Swedish port, they will have a brief pit-stop in Scheveningen. The boats are expected in the Dutch port on 19 June. ...
2015 J/111 World Championship - Day 1
By Stuart Johnstone, Newport, RI ,
5:09 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 J/111 World Championship - With twenty-five boats on the line, it was anyone’s guess what would happen when you mixed the current J/111 World Champion and leading UK teams lined up against the top American, Canadian, Australian and Caribbean teams from across the world. ...
Macquart Marine Cronulla J24 Short Course Regatta overall
By Mick Reynolds and Simon Grain, Cronulla ,
4:51 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
The Macquart Marine Cronulla J24 Short Course Regatta was conducted in the clean clear waters of Bate Bay, Cronulla over the Queens Birthday long weekend six - seven June, was a huge success again and enjoyed by 17 crews including three from interstate. Simon Grain and Hugo Ottaway from Victoria and with smiles and the odd ‘discussion’, Robin and Jim Townsend from Adelaide – well done guys! ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Interview with Nick Dana of Team Alvimedica
By Kara Hugglestone, ,
4:40 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race – With movie star good looks and a personality to match, Nick Dana lights up any room he enters. Make no mistake though; this accomplished sailor is much more than a pretty face. ...
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Rase-cailloux de nuit, rase-cargos de jour
By Solitaire du Figaro, ,
4:30 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
Deux abandons sont à déplorer sur cette troisième étape de la 46e édition de La Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire. Au beau milieu de la nuit, le long de l’île de Batz, Benjamin Dutreux (Team Vendée) et Nick Cherry (Redschift) ont talonné sur les cailloux endommageant sérieusement le safran tribord pour le premier, et une varangue pour le second. ...
2015 O'pen BIC World Championships - Held at Melbourne from Dec 27
By Ryan Spring, Safety Beach Sailing Club ,
4:04 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
The 2015 O’pen BIC World Championships (World O’pen Cup) will be held at Safety Beach Sailing Club, Melbourne Twenty Seven December 2015 – Third January 2016. ...
2015 Sunfish New England Regional overall
By International Sunfish Class Association, ,
4:02 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Sunfish New England Regional – Bill Brangiforte and Scott Greenbaum battled all weekend, but Brangiforte took home first place. ...
Marion to Bermuda Race – Hopes dashed for Hubbard's Bermuda Oyster
By Talbot Wilson, ,
3:54 PM Tue 16 Jun 2015 GMT
Hopes for a resurrection performance in the June 19th Marion to Bermuda Race by Bermudian Paul Hubbard and his crew on ‘Bermuda Oyster’ were dashed late last week. The 43-foot sloop experienced problems on the 645-mile delivery trip from Bermuda to Marion. ...