2015 Kingston Laser Masters’ World Championships - Preview
By Marianne Davis, ,
3:13 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Tonight Kingston welcomes 260 master sailors representing 26 Nations for the 2015 Laser Masters’ World Championships. Some of the competitors are returning to Kingston for the second time, as they competed in the 1980 Kingston Laser World Championships. The opening ceremonies will be held tonight at 1900 at the Kingston Yacht Club. ...
2015 Tour de France à la Voile - Tough battle in Roscoff
By ASO, ,
2:55 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Tour de France à la Voile - François Morvan, Thierry Douillard and Frédéric Moreau score their first victory in today’s 35 mile long coastal race in Roscoff, after three hours and thirty minutes of racing. They led the fleet for most of the course, racing neck and neck with Groupama in the last few miles. Grandeur Nature takes third place. ...
2015 WineWorks Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Yacht Race
By Heather Lacey, Waikawa ,
2:27 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
November 6th 2015 has just been announced as the date of this year’s WineWorks Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Yacht Race. In its thirteenth year, this epic race across the Cook Strait combines the excitement of offshore yacht racing with the exhilaration of releasing the new vintage of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine in our capital city. ...
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Day 6 + Video
By Icarus Sailing, ,
2:14 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 49er and 49erFX European Championships - Giulia Conti and Francesca Clapcich high-fived and hugged as they crossed the finish line of a wild and whacky Medal Race to win the 49er FX European Championships in Porto. ...
2015 British Finn National Championships - Perfect scoreline
By Robert Deaves, ,
1:20 AM Sun 12 Jul 2015 GMT
Ben Cornish continues his perfect scoreline at the British Finn National Championships with three more race wins after a near perfect day's sailing at Hayling Island Sailing Club with clearing skies and moderate to strong westerlies providing tasty and testing racing for the 60 strong fleet. ...
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. ...