Collinson FX Market Commentary: Apr 11 - KIWI gears for interest cuts
By Collinson FX, ,
3:53 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
The AUD remains below 0.7700, while the KIWI trade 0.7515, gearing up for interest rate cuts and currency wars. A failure of the NZD/AUD cross to achieve parity may form a ceiling. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Mastro do Dongfeng chegou! Só falta o barco
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:55 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Peça de reposição tem 30 metros e exigiu uma operação complexa de logística para chegar a Vila da Regata em Itajaí. Veleiro navega a motor e deve atracar na segunda-feira ...
Barcelona World Race - Souci technique pour Spirit of Hungary
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
2:37 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Fortunes diverses pour les deux concurrents encore en mer de cette Barcelona World Race 2014-2015. Alors que le tandem de Renault Captur a franchi cette nuit le détroit de Gibraltar et navigue maintenant en Méditerranée, Nando Fa signalait avoir détecté la rupture d’un de ses boulons de quille ...
Barcelona World Race - Renault Captur close in on sixth place
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
1:34 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - If the final miles in the Mediterranean look mildly frustrating but nevertheless straightforward for Jorg Riechers and Sébastien Audigane as they close in on sixth place in the Barcelona World Race on Renault Captur, so the last 1600 miles which stand between Nandor Fa and Conrad Colman and seventh place will be sailed with extra care ...
Airlie Beach Race Week 2015 - Entries now open
By Nathalie Birt, ,
1:15 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Airlie Beach Race Week - Anticipation is building for this year's regatta, following the success of the 25th anniversary, which last year saw a record-breaking fleet of more than 130 yachts. ...
Land Rover Extreme 40 sails on the iconic waterway
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
12:34 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. ...
RCIYC Spring Regatta 2015 dates announced
By William Harris - RCIYC, ,
12:02 PM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club is delighted to welcome Princess Yachts Channel Islands as the new sponsor of its annual Spring Regatta, scheduled to take place in St Aubin’s Bay on Saturday and Sunday, 25th and 26th April. As a major attraction in the Island’s sailing programme, the Regatta features two days of friendly though truly competitive sailing. ...
Cruising in Male, Maldives
By SV Crystal Blues, ,
11:16 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Male was a surprise to us - certainly more sophisticated and 'switched on' than we expected. From a cruising sailors perspective, it is an excellent place to provision before exploring the atolls and offers a complete range of boating support services. ...
Yachting Association of India announced the 2015 National Squad
By YIA, ,
11:06 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
The Selection Committee of the YAI has announced the National Squad for 2015. The National Squad will provide development opportunities for the selected athletes to refine their sailing abilities in the build-up towards the 2016 Olympic and 2018 Asian Games ...
MC38 Australian Championship 2015 - Final day overall
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
10:29 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
MC38 Australian Championship 2015 - For the second year running Leslie Green’s MC38 Ginger sliced and diced the one design pack contesting the class’ Australian Championship on Pittwater to the north of the Sydney CBD. ...
Singapore Yacht Show 2015 honours The Red Pencil charity
By SYS Media, Singapore ,
7:57 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
The Singapore Yacht Show is pleased to be hosting one of this year’s most prestigious event in the Loin City - the SYS Black Tie Gala Dinner at the W Singapore – Sentosa Cove on Friday 24 April. The event is expected to attract 300 guests. ...
Quantum Autumn Short-Handed Series attracts big fleet
By Peter Campbell, ,
6:44 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Getting crew to help race their boat can be a problem for many yacht owners during summer, but there was no such difficulty on the River Derwent today when Derwent Sailing Squadron began its popular autumn short-handed series. ...
Asia Pacific Superyachts joins elite exhibitors at Singapore Yacht Sho
By Asia Pacific Superyachts, ,
4:47 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
APS are happy to discuss cruising and destination planning, and visitors stopping by the APS stand will get the inside scoop of Asia and the Pacific’s safe and fantastic cruising grounds and little known anchorages, and new adventure, diving and superyacht journey options. ...
2015 Sail Port Stephens Regatta - Strongest fleet in three years
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
4:37 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
The annual Sail Port Stephens regatta starts tomorrow, Monday April 13, 2015 for the strongest racing fleet in three years. When the gun fires for the Commodore’s Cup three islands race in the morning, sending 40 of the more than 100 entries signed up for the week-long sailing regatta off the start line, it signals the fun and competition are underway. ...
8th Yacht & Boat Korea opens at Changwon, 30 April 2015
By Yacht & Boat Korea 2015, ,
3:58 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
As Korea's landmark of marine leisure with a goal to strengthen the yacht industry, Gyeongnam Province will be opening The eighth Yacht & Boat Korea and Sports Fair (Yacht & Boat Korea 2015) at Changwon Exhibition Conventional Center (CECO) from 30 April to 3 May 2015 ...
Etchells National Championship - Close racing and closer points
By SDYC, ,
3:25 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
When a fleet’s roster has as many World Championships as the 2015 Etchells National Championship, you know the points are going to be tight. By the end of the regatta’s second day of racing, only three points separated Bill Hardesty, Marvin Beckmann and Argyle Campbell in the top three spots. ...
2015 Audi Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Complicated Day 1
By Melges 20, ,
2:47 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
A light, Southerly breeze of three - five knots opened the Loano edition of the Audi Melges 20 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series organized by B.Plan Sport and Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe. Three races were successfully completed thanks to the excellent and very professional Giancarlo Crevatin as PRO alongside of his Yacht Club Marina di Loano based Race Committee. ...
Congratulations to Sail Canada’s March Sailor of the Month
By Sail Canada, ,
1:49 AM Sun 12 Apr 2015 GMT
Bacardi Miami Sailing Week kicked off the month of March delivering excellent racing conditions and atmosphere for 164 teams racing in a range of one-design classes in Coconut Grove, FL. The Star Bacardi Cup was the marquee event of week with Lars Grael capturing his second consecutive title. Canadians Brian Cramer and Cam Lymburner placed a respectable seventh overall in competitive 57-boat fleet ...
2015 MC38 Australian Championships - Dinghy Fever photography
By Warwick Crossman, Pittwater ,
9:59 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 MC38 Australian Championships - Dinghy Fever photography was back on Pittwater today for the final day of the MC38 Australian Championships. ...
H2O Kids Holiday Camp - 'Best camp ever!'
By H2O Sports Academy Australia, Lake Macquarie, NSW ,
5:44 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
28 kids aged between seven and thirteen years took part in the second H2O Kids Holiday Camp at the H2O Sports Academy Australia from seven - nine April. The kids rated the camp as the best they'd ever been on. When you read through the list of activities they participated in over the three-day residential camp, you'll understand why. ...
Club Marine Series – Excellent: Smiles. Cyclone relief. Proud sponsor
By John Curnow, ,
4:45 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
Just like a great white wine, it was crisp and dry. Courtesy of an Autumnal 12-15 knot Southerly, it was served with only a touch of chill that you only recognised when you were in the shade. The sun lifted the colours, as it does, and then refracted terrifically off and over the half metre chop. It was excellent really for the last round of 2014/15 Club Marine Season (CMS) on Port Phillip. ...
Secchi APP- smart way for seafarers to track effects of climate change
By secchidisk.org, ,
2:49 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
Seafarers are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate change ...
USA 4 Windsurfing Campaign - First kite foil race
By Steve Bodner, ,
2:08 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
USA 4 Windsurfing Campaign - After nearly 17 days of learning and getting the hang of the foiling kiteboard- I thought I might be able to get around the course. A major feat still- seeing how I can't even go downwind, tack or gybe yet but even the worse case scenario was- a ride back in the safety boat supplied by the St.FYC and the Thursday night kiteboarding series. ...
MC38 Australian Championship Day 2
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
1:49 PM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
On day two of the 2015 MC38 Australian Championship ‘Beasho’s’ blinder turned into ‘Chappo’s’ champion effort to move Ginger into the lead by a single point. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - 400 miles to go for Dongfeng Race Team
By Woody - Dongfeng Race Team, ,
11:21 AM Sat 11 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - 400 miles to go before our anticipated arrival in Brazil. ETA Monday lunch time dock in….
The clock is ticking….tick tock tick tock! ...