ISAF Sailing WC Weymouth and Portland – Great race action on day 1
By Ben Remocker, ,
12:23 PM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
The first day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland sprung a few surprises with an uncommon north eastern breeze testing the fleet. Ranging from 10-15 knots the breeze coupled with glorious British sunshine resulted in some great race action. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth Aussie Finn coach reports
By Rob Kothe Sail-World.com, ,
7:16 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup in Weymouth and Portland reports from Australian Finn coach John Bertrand, the US Finn class 1984 Olympic silver medallist- Reports from Day zero, one and two. ...
A thrilling day at the Settimana Delle Bocche
By Azzurra Sailing Team, ,
6:27 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
With a thrilling photo finish ending to today’s race, Azzurra is now in second place at the Settimana delle Bocche just a day away from the end of the event. ...
Salty Dawg Rally announces the schedule for the July Fourth Rendezvous
By Hank George, ,
4:33 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
The Salty Dawg Rally (SDR) announced today the schedule for the annual fourth of July Rendezvous in Bristol, R.I., and also announced that registration for the Fall 2015 Rally has opened. The Salty Dawg Rally is a cruising rally that has quickly grown to be the most popular and largest Rally in the U.S. ...
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – A very special Leg 2
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
3:59 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
At 2145 on Friday 12th June, Sébastien Simon (Bretagne – Crédit Mutuel Espoir) was first to cross the finish line of Leg two of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire. The shortened leg (330 miles) from La Coruña, Spain to La Cornouaille, France, took him two days eight hours and forty five mins, and leaves him 11th overall on the leaderboard. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Weymouth and Portland - No wind on day three
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:25 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
On day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Weymouth and Portland the fleets headed out with a good breeze on shore, but it was soon clear that it was different story offshore, where the wind was dying quickly. Only the men’s 470 got one race in – a race World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (QLD) could have done without after posting a 14th, which let them drop one place into overall third. ...
Mischievous breeze dances across Weymouth and Portland
By ISAF, ,
2:58 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
It was a frustrating day for the competitors at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland with a mischievous breeze dancing across the British waters. Constantly changing, a sailable breeze never truly materialised. The Race Committee team on the Men's 470 and Men's RS:X race courses managed to get one race apiece away but the remaining classes were left frustrated with no racing. ...
2015 28th South East Asian Games – Day 7 + Video
By Icarus Sailing, ,
2:29 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
The 28th South East Asian Games is drawing towards the finish here in Singapore, but there is still plenty of tension and anticipation as we close in on the final three days of racing at the National Sailing Center. ...
2015 52 Super Series - Edge into Sardinia finale
By 52 Super Series, ,
1:59 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
There have been probably dozens of photo finishes in the history of the 52 Super Series but today’s decider between Quantum Racing and longtime rivals Azzurra was undoubtedly one of the most exciting ever. That, at 200 metres from the line, there was nothing at all between the American flagged champions and the home club’s own emblematic team meant it was going to be close ...
2015 Normandy Sailing Week - Capricious weather!
By Kate Jennings, ,
1:37 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
Despite the muggy, stormy weather with light breeze that colored today’s races, the DIAM 24ODs were able to complete the Estuary Adventure Challenge, whilst the IRC cruisers and J/80s each managed, not without difficulty, to rack up a couple of races on their scorecards. With regards the multihulls, Sodebo were first across the finish line in Le Havre. ...
NZL Sailing Team - Kiwis climb to second in Mens 470 on light day
By Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ, ,
12:06 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
Fickle and changing winds at the 2012 Olympic venue hampered racing on day three of 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and only one NZL Sailing Team added a countable race to their results.
Paul Snow Hansen and Daniel Willcox managed a second place in the only race of the day for the Men’s 470 class and as a result they are now lying second overall. ...
2015 Green Island Windsurfing Nationals overall
By Sean O'Brien, Green Island, Cairns ,
12:02 AM Sat 13 Jun 2015 GMT
The 2015 Green Island Nationals finished up with five days of solid high-wind racing with Danish Jesper Vesterstrøm taking the slalom event win ahead of Jesper Orth who is crowned Australian Slalom Champion. Alastair Bentley from Western Australia won the Freestyle championship for the third year in a row with first time contender Byron McIlveen taking out the Freerace title. ...
Essiq Racing top M32 performer in Gothenburg Harbour
By Ingemar Allén, ,
7:45 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
Today's racing was held within Gothenburg Harbour on a very tight and narrow course. This seemed to suit Nicklas Dackhammar perfectly, his Essiq Racing Team ending the day with three second places and one win. As the Swedish skipper explained: 'We like it when it's tight and we love to sail in front of our home fans. This was a very good day for us. ...
2015 Mid-Winter One Design Regatta - Action starts from 11 July
By Stephen Collopy, The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club ,
6:09 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
Annual Mid-Winter One Design Regatta 2015 - The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club invites all eligible One Design Classes including Etchells, Ynglings, Dragons, Melges 24, Vipers, J70s, 5.5m, 11m, Stars, Elliott 7s and other classes to compete in the annual Mid-Winter One Design Regatt on the week-end of the 11th and 12th of July, 2015. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Fabrice Amedeo receives support of Matmut + Video
By Vendee Globe, ,
5:11 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
2016 Vendée Globe – After finding support from Newrest, the skipper from the Paris region, Fabrice Amedeo has just received the support of Matmut. Thanks to these two partners, whose names will be displayed on the boat, Fabrice Amedeo, who bought Jean Le Cam’s former Synerciel monohull and will now be focusing on the Transat Jacques Vabre, which takes place in November. ...
2016 Vendée Globe – Andrea Mura presents his new boat
By Vendee Globe, ,
4:55 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
Andrea Mura has just taken another step forward on his way to the 2016 Vendée Globe. The hull of his new generation monohull has just been removed from the mould at the Persico Marine yard in Nembro near Milan. ...
Dona Bertarelli to defend her Bol d’Or Mirabaud title
By Spindrift racing, ,
4:19 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
The magical Bol d’Or Mirabaud! Professional and amateur sailors would not miss this event for anything. With more than 500 boats due to take the start line in front of the Société Nautique de Genève, this huge event in Swiss sailing has lost none of its magic over the years. ...
2015 52 Super Series – Race 6 images by Max Ranchi
By Max Ranchi, ,
3:57 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
Top international sailing photographer Max Ranchi is in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy for the 2015 52 Super Series and provided this gallery of images from race six ...
2015 Solitaire du Figaro – A quelques heures du dénouement
By Solitaire du Figaro, ,
3:39 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
A moins de 40 milles de la cardinale Est, Basse Jaune de Glénan, la flotte de la Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire navigue sous spi poussée par 16-17 de vent de sud-ouest. ...
Solitaire du Figaro – Bomby establishes himself in top five skippers
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
3:19 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
In the Solitaire du Figaro, with less than 50 miles to the finish of the shortened leg two, Eric Bompard Cachemire (330 miles), Henry Bomby has established himself in the top five skippers. ...
Nautique Pro Am – West Coast Riders hit the water in Lathrop
By World Wakeboard Association, ,
3:11 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
The third stop of the Nautique Wake Series kicked off on Thursday at the Nautique Pro Am presented by Rockstar Energy at Mossdale Quarry Lakes in Lathrop, California. To start the day amateur riders as young as seven years old competed in front of their friends, family and some of their favorite Pro riders behind the award-winning G-Series boats. ...
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
2:49 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
随着第八赛段落下帷幕， 2014-15沃尔沃环球帆船赛的总冠军也几乎可以提前揭晓。当收获第八赛段第三名的同时，阿布扎比队也同时完结了本届赛事的最大悬念，将一只手放在了总冠军的奖杯上。之前对他们夺冠形成最大威胁的两个队伍——布鲁内尔队和东风队没有在这个赛段把握机会，最后仅列第五和第七位。这使布鲁内尔队和阿布扎比队在总积分榜上的差距扩大到了8分，东风队则与阿布扎比队相差10分。如此一来，最后一赛段中只要阿布扎比队不遭遇违规受罚加分这种极端情况，他们就能够捧起本赛季的总冠军奖杯。 ...
Watch what happens when OracleTeamUSA trimmer Joey Newton gets a GoPro
By Oracle Team USA, ,
2:23 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
America's Cup: Watch what happens when Oracle Team USA trimmer Joey Newton gets a GoPro for a day, and shows us a day in his life in Bermuda, sailing in an AC45S - Surrogate ...
Magnus Olsson Prize awarded to Ben Ainslie
By Team SCA, ,
1:05 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
British sailor Ben Ainslie has been awarded the Magnus 'Mange' Olsson Prize for his long and successful career in sailing. Ainslie, one of the best sailors ever, will be the second international sailor to receive the Prize, which will be awarded at a Ceremony in Gothenburg on June 26. ...
2015 Cleveland Race Week - Day 1 images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
12:59 PM Fri 12 Jun 2015 GMT
2015 Cleveland Race Week - Day 1 images by Chris Howell ...