America’s Cup – Youth program reaches Feva pitch
By America's Cup, ,
2:51 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
RS Sailing is the latest industry heavyweight to get behind the America’s Cup community sailing program, Endeavour, providing eight “RS Feva” dinghies for youth sailors. ...
2015 Foiling Week – A five day festival of foiling
By Jonny Fullerton, ,
1:23 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Foiling Week 2015 came to a close last weekend after a five day festival of foiling in superb conditions at Lake Garda. The weather really turned it on for three days of fast and furious foiling with Lake Garda an eclectic mix of foiling craft. ...
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues – Old fashioned cruising hospitality
By SV Crystal Blues, ,
12:26 PM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
From the old fort on the hill above Port Mathurin the tiny harbour can be seen clearly. All fourteen visiting cruising boats plus the bi-weekly supply ship make it a crowded place, and the yachts must move every week or so to provide clearance for the ship on arrival and departure. ...
2015 EFPT Lanzarote Stage 2 – Day 1
By EFPT, ,
11:55 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 EFPT Lanzarote – Next to many experienced EFPT riders like Adrien Bosson (North/Fanatic), Mattia Fabrizi (North/Fanatic), Yentel Caers (JP/Neilpryde) and Amado Vrieswijk (Severne/JP) just to name a few, we are delighted to also have see some new faces and even a girl entering the competition. ...
Nacra 17 Worlds - Gusts up to 38 knots and heavy rain
By Dan Ibsen & Tine Vinther Poulsen, ,
11:36 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Day number four in the Nacra 17 Worlds proved the longest day so far – by far!
Cloudy skies and strong winds governed the waters and the courses at the Bay of Aarhus, Denmark already from the early morning. ...
KiteFoil Gold Cup – Leading kite hydrofoil riders warm up on the med
By kiteclasses.com, ,
11:31 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 KiteFoil Gold Cup – Many of the globe's leading kite hydrofoil riders tested out the warm waters of the Mediterranean, warming up ahead of the opening ceremony to be staged off Hang Loose Beach. ...
2015 470 Open European Championships – Bronze medal in Aarhus
By Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, ,
11:03 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 470 Open European Championships – A final third place in the penultimate Medal Race secured third place overall in the championships which concluded Saturday July 4th after six days of racing. ...
2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race – Silverware fit for a Prince
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:41 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – Skipper Ian Walker and the rest of the victorious Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing crew have presented His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, with the trophy. ...
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – Volvo Team SCA to continue to compete
By Team SCA, ,
10:30 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Rolex Fastnet Race – SCA participated with all-female Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015. It was a three-year commitment, which concluded with the finish of the race in Gothenburg in June. ...
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup – Day 1
By Fiona Brown, ,
10:14 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup – Sadly strong winds and big seas stopped racing on the opening day of the event hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, incorporating the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, in Cowes. ...
Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 Worlds - Challenging conditions
By Nautor's Swan, ,
9:46 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Gazprom Swan Europeans and Swan 45 Worlds – Leaders hold their positions despite challenging conditions. ...
2015 Julbo Sessions – Win a place with Franck Cammas!
By Frette Rogerson, ,
9:10 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Every year, Julbo offers one of his athletes the chance to realise a dream with a unique sporting feat. This year it is the turn of Franck Cammas. What challenge has the most successful French sailor chosen? How will the amateur crew who will accompany him be selected? Here are the answers to some key points. ...
Donna Lange set for second solo circumnavigation
By Will Barbeau, Bristol RI ,
6:46 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
“Inspired Insanity,” the 28 foot Southern Cross sailboat that took Donna Lange on a three-stop solo trip around the world in 2005-07, is going around again in 2015-16, this time non-stop. Rhode Islanders will see her leave from the Herreshoff dock, Sunday, July 26. ...
Perfect Day For Meldgaard & Le Berre at Women's Match Race Worlds
By Dan Ibsen, ,
5:52 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Denmarks Lotte Meldgaard and France's Anne-Claire Le Berre are the only undefeated skippers after the opening day of the 2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship in Middelfart, Denmark. ...
Dan Slater reports on Day 6 of the 2015 Laser Worlds in Kingston
By Dan Slater, The Water Shed, Kingston, Canada ,
5:48 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Well done Nick Thompson, the man who has been second and third in the Laser Worlds on numerous occasions has finally prised the monkey off his back and won the 2015 Laser Worlds with a classy performance.
Spent the afternoon measuring current and plotting the course area. Not much else to do.
Tomorrow is a early start and the intention for 3 races before the thunder strorm and lightning ...
2015 Laser World Championships - British sailing star 'over the moon'
By RYA, ,
5:29 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
2015 Laser World Championship - British sailing star Nick Thompson admitted he was 'over the moon' to have finally sealed World Championship gold, winning with a race to spare as the seven-day regatta drew to a close in Kingston, Canada. ...
Australians in action at Laser/Nacra17 Worlds and 49er/FX Europeans
By Cora Zillich, ,
3:58 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
World number one Tom Burton (NSW) has won the bronze medal at the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship in Kingston, Canada, overnight (Wednesday, 8th July). ...
Quantum Key West Race Week Organizers announce changes
By Key West Race Week, ,
3:29 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
The Storm Trysail Club has promised to maintain all the elements that have made Quantum Key West Race Week such a popular event while introducing innovations designed to increase participation. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary - July 9 - NYSE has technology collapse
By Collinson FX, ,
3:19 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
The NYSE crashed overnight with technical faults and this was reflected in the Index. US equities fell with worries over China and Greece adding to the confusion. The AUD trades around 0.7425 while the KIWI staged a mini rally to 0.6705, boosted by a flagging reserve. ...
49er and 49er FX Europeans - Booming conditions for Day 3 + Video
By Andy Rice, ,
2:45 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Bigger breeze and two-metre Atlantic swell delivered some challenging conditions for day three of the 49er and 49er FX European Championships in Porto. Boats were leaping off waves with clear daylight showing between hull and water. Avoiding the dreaded pitchpole was one of the big goals on the downwind legs. ...
2015 Brisbane to Keppel Yacht Race - Start on 15th birthday
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
2:23 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
In just over a week the bulk of the fleet readying for the ninth annual Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race, sponsored by Club Marine Insurance, will be finalised by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. ...
2015 SB20 World Championships - All change at the top on Day 3
By True Angle, ,
2:00 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
A change in conditions followed by a demanding afternoon of three rapid-fire races for day three of the 2015 Trentino SB20 World Championships has seen a shake-up on the leaderboard. ...
2015 Kingston Laser Standard World Championship - Final day
By Marianne Davis, ,
1:39 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
On final day of the 2015 Kingston Laser Standard World Championship, three races were completed today in winds of six - ten knots from the North East, for a total of six races in the final series. ...
Marin du mois - Équipe canadienne de Sonar
By Sail Canada, ,
1:31 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Voile Canada a le plaisir d'annoncer que le Marin du mois - juin 2015 - est l'équipe canadienne de Sonar - Paul Tingley (RNSYS), Logan Campbell (SSC) et Scott Lutes (PCYC). ...
Sailor of the Month - Canadian Sonar Team
By Sail Canada, ,
1:21 AM Thu 9 Jul 2015 GMT
Sail Canada is pleased to announce the Sailor of the Month – June 2015 - Canadian Sonar Team – Paul Tingley (RNSYS), Logan Campbell (SSC), and Scott Lutes (PCYC). ...