RS Aero – A year of numbers
By RS Sailing, ,
12:55 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
A year ago almost to the day, the first production RS Aero dipped it’s toe in the water just around the corner from RS HQ in Lymington, UK. And then the whirlwind began! ...
NZL Sailing Team - Kiwis lose lead after protest in 49er Europeans
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
10:36 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have relinquished their overall lead with one day to go at the 2015 49er European Championships being staged in Porto, Portugal, while New Zealand has closed out the women’s 49erFX Championship with two top ten placings. ...
2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship - Preview
By Mike Steele, Rutland Water ,
8:02 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship - Sailing teams from around the World will join battle in the 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship at Rutland Sailing Club, Rutland Water, from the 19-24 July 2015. ...
2015 Transpac - OEX Racing Team seeks redemption
By Cameron Andrews, Long Beach ,
7:24 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Transpac 2015 can be called “Redemption” for OEX Co-Skipper John Sangmeister, who was just two hours shy of setting a world record time for crossing the Pacific Ocean during Transpac 2013 while covering more than 2,225 nautical miles - 2,560 miles or 4,121 kilometers - thwarted only by leftover debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami. ...
2015 Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race - Overall report
By Kathy Large, Halifax, Nova Scotia ,
6:53 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
The Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race 2015 finished with a flourish in Halifax on Thursday, July ninth. A Navy band played, a table full of historic silver racing trophies were presented and crews had their pictures taken for posterity. ...
2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup - Tight high-octane racing on Day 3
By Ian MacKinnon, Gizzeria ,
6:14 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
The contest for the top spots on day three of the KiteFoil Gold Cup saw intriguing tactical battles on the water, with the leading riders trading places in the top fleet’s five races. ...
2015 EFPT Lanzarote – Final day overall
By EFPT, ,
6:01 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 EFPT Lanzarote – The final competition day at the EFPT event in Lanzarote started with very moody skies but sailable conditions from the morning onwards. ...
ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship – Semi finalists decided
By WIM Series, ,
5:40 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
In the 2015 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship, the first event on the 2015 WIM Series, the semi-finalists were decided in Saturday’s quarterfinals. The toughest races were sailed between World # 1 and reigning World Champion Anna Östling of Sweden, and her Danish World # 2 rival Camilla Ulrikkeholm. ...
Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Race 4 and 5 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
5:26 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series is underway at Porto Ercole, Italy. International photographer Max Ranchi has sent these images from races four and five. ...
ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
5:10 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship images by Mick Anderson ...
2015 Harken UK Musto Skiff Nationals – Day 2 overall
By Ben Schooling, ,
4:48 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Harken UK Musto Skiff Nationals – After a general recall, the fleet started cleanly under U flag again. In 8kts of breeze and a tricky lumpy swell from the SE, Dave Annan sailed a great first beat and rounded first overlapped with Bruce and Alex Knight in third. ...
2015 One Design Regatta - Day 1 images by Dinghy Fever
By Dinghy Fever Photography, Pittwater ,
4:38 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Dinghy Fever Photography was on Pittwater yesterday for Day One of RPAYC's One Design Regatta. This regatta has attracted a good mix of classes including Etchells, Dragaons, 11 Metre ODs and 5.5s. There are also strong fleets of Melges 24s, Elliot 7s and the gorgeous Star class. ...
2015 Nacra 17 World Championships – Best standing ever for NZL
By Yachting New Zealand, ,
2:47 PM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders finished fourth at the 2015 Nacra 17 World Championships which has concluded today in Aarhus, Denmark. ...
2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships – Final report
By Jake Fish, ,
9:15 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Several sailors were in position to contend for qualification spots on the US Sailing Youth Worlds Team as they entered Friday’s final set of races at the 2015 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships. Excitement was in the air and the breeze on Mount Hope Bay and Narragansett Bay cooperated, which made for some great racing. ...
Australian secured bronze at 2015 SB20 World Championship
By Peter Campbell, ,
8:39 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 SB20 World Championship - Australian champion Glenn Bourke and the crew of Red, Victorian owner Rob Jeffreys and Jake Lilley, have finished third overall in the SB20 world championship on Italy’s spectacular sailing venue, Lake Garda. ...
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup - Day 3
By Fiona Brown, ,
6:28 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
The Coutts Quarter Ton Cup 2015 finished in spectacular style with four windward leeward races in champagne sailing conditions. Going into the day Louise Morton's Fauroux designed Bullit had a ten point lead over nearest rival Sam Laidlaw's Aguila on 17 points, with Eric Reynolds Everitt designed Magnum Evolution third on 21 points ...
2015 Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 World Champs - New champions
By Nautor's Swan, ,
5:42 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
The Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 World Championships drew to a close this afternoon and as the sun set over the Solent, the owners and crew gathered at the Royal Yacht Squadron for the final prizegiving. ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile - A+ in Pornichet
By Vincent Borde, ,
5:22 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile - It was hot in La Baule. And not just on the beach. After their superb victory in Thursday's coastal course and a solid third place after the five stadium races contested in front of the public today, Groupama's lead over second boat in the overall ranking has soared from four to twelve points as the first third of the Tour de France à la Voile draws to a close. ...
2015 British Finn National Championship - Day 1
By Robert Deaves, ,
4:55 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Ben Cornish has got off to a great start at the British Open Finn National Championship at Hayling Island Sailing Club with two race wins in light to moderate winds. Andrew Mills is second and Hector Simpson is third. ...
2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Argo Melges 32 in command
By Melges 32, ,
4:24 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Three races are complete in Porto Ercole at the 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series organized by B.Plan Sport and Events in cooperation with Melges Europe, and atop the leaderboard is reigning World Champion Jason Carroll aboard his Argo Melges 32. Roberto Tomassini Grinover's Robertissima fought with great spirit to finish the day second overall, while Japan's Keisuke Suzuki on Swing sits third. ...
2015 EFPT Lanzarote – Day 3
By EFPT, ,
4:12 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
At day number three of the EFPT Lanzarote 2015, the spot at Costa Teguise could prove its full potential and delivered amazing conditions for the whole competition. Already at the start of the double in the morning the riders could take their 4.4s for a spin. ...
2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds - Anne-Claire Le Berre in action
By ISAF, ,
4:08 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
The round-robin stage of the 2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship, the first event on the 2015 WIM Series, concluded Friday evening. France's Anne-Claire Le Berre mastered the continuing heavy conditions impressively, finishing the stage on 13 wins and just two losses, 'We raced some difficult matches at the end, when we met the highest ranked sailors ...
NZL Sailing Team ends 2015 Laser World Champs with two in top seven
By Yachting New Zealand, ,
4:05 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
New Zealand has wrapped up the 2015 Laser World Championships with an excellent final day in Kingston, Canada to take two top seven places in the hard fought, seven day regatta. ...
Australian Sailors battling at Nacra17 Worlds and 49er/FX Europeans
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:15 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Jason Waterhouse (NSW) and Lisa Darmanin (NSW) have won the Silver Medal at the 2015 Nacra17 World Championship in Aarhus, Denmark overnight (Friday, 10 July). ...
Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
By Studio Borlenghi, ,
2:51 AM Sat 11 Jul 2015 GMT
Photographer Stefano Gattini was on water at 2015 Melges 32 Audi-Tron Sailing Series and provided this gallery of images from Day 1. ...