Maintain the urgency - Reinstating paralympic sailing in Tokyo 2020
By Will Ricketson, ,
3:03 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
It’s been a month since the International Paralympic Committee publicized its decision to drop sailing from the slate of sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Since then ISAF has stepped up to lead the appeal for reinstatement. At US Sailing, we believe ISAF leadership is critical to our chances of overturning this decision, and we are pleased to see President Carlo Croce take this on himself ...
Volvo Ocean Race Village: Have a look around without leaving your seat
By Sail-World.com: NZL, ,
2:51 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Top international photographer, Chris Cameron is working out of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Auckland. ...
2015 WWA Malibu Pro Card Qualifier – Registration open
By World Wakeboard Association, ,
2:39 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
The first WWA Pro Card Qualifier presented by Malibu boats is set for March 22, 2015, hosted once again by Freedom Wake Park in Orlando, Florida. The WWA Pro Card events have been created to separate the top riders in the world and recognize them as elite. ...
Doyle Sails and NZ Rigging supply package for new Sydney based Shaw 11
By NZ Rigging, ,
2:30 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
NZ Rigging Supplied the Mast and Rigging package for Adrian Walters new Shaw 11 mtr 'Little Nico'. The mast is a High Modulus mast with internal locks on all halyards, internal mast jack, one piece Nomex cored box section boom, and composite rigging.cored box section boom, and composite rigging. ...
Barcelona World Race - Easier miles at the front
By Barcelona World Race, ,
1:54 AM Tue 3 Mar 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - As Cheminées Poujoulat climbed north out of the latitudes of the Roaring 40s and into a regime change on the east side of the South Atlantic high pressure system, leaders Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam are into relatively stable, quick downwind conditions which will allow them to make good miles north, ultimately to connect with the trade winds. ...
2015 Sail the Gulf ended with great success
By David Brookes, ,
5:34 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The 2015 Sail the Gulf hosted by Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation was a great success. 9 entries from 8 different countries produced a truly international flavor. ...
2015 North American Hobie 16 to be held at Pensacola Yacht Club
By David Brookes, ,
5:19 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
2015 Hobie 16 North American Championships September 20 to 25 at Pensacola Yacht Club. ...
2015 Hobie Mid-Winter East North America
By David Brookes, ,
4:46 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Hobie Mid-Winter East - Ocean Springs Yacht Club April 10-12 2015. The regatta is open to all Hobie Cat classes ...
2015 Italian Hobie MultiClass Championships announced
By David Brookes, ,
4:30 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The Italian Hobie Class Association is pleased to announce the Italian Hobie Championships for the Hobie 16, Tiger, Wild Cat and Dragoon classes Compagnia Della Vela Grosseto ...
New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals a great success at Manly
By David Brookes, ,
3:52 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The New Zealand Hobie 16 Nationals was a great success. Conducted by the Manly Sailing Club, Whangaparaoa there was varied weather conditions. Sailors from New Zealand, Korea, Australia and New Caledonia giving the true international feel. ...
Volvo Ocean Race – 顽强之师东风队：团队力量无坚不摧
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
12:56 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Knight Frank South Island Young 88 Champs to be sailed this weekend
By Naval Point Club / Young 88 Association, ,
12:18 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
After successful campaigns in Waikawa and Wellington over the summer Craig Edwards and his team on Flying Machine must be seen to be the favourites to defend their Knight Frank South Island Young 88 title this weekend on Lyttelton Harbour. But Edwards is not expecting have it all his own way. ...
2015 RORC Caribbean 600 – 66 best yachts and 600 mile thrilling race
By RORC Event Press, ,
11:36 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RORC Caribbean 600 – Arguably the best fleet of offshore racing yachts that has ever gathered in the Caribbean, took part in the seventh edition of the event. 66 yachts started the 600 mile race around 11 Caribbean islands, with numerous world champions, America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race sailors taking part with passionate Corinthian amateurs, many of whom are members of the Royal Ocean Racing Cl ...
RYA Dinghy Show images from day 2
By RYA, ,
11:35 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA Dinghy Show - Pictures from round the show. Lots more to come on the Suzuki Main Stage, Coaching Area and around all the stands! ...
33 Garda Optimist Meeting– New technical specifications are introduced
By fragliavelariva.it, ,
11:15 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
33 Garda Optimist Meeting – This event, organised by the historic Fraglia Vela Riva, is already a Guinness World record for being the largest regatta of a single class in the world and for many youngsters it is a dream come true to take part in it in the days running up to Easter, (2nd - 5th April). ...
RYA talks BTEC in sailing and watersports and students' prospects
By Emma Slater – RYA Press Office, ,
10:34 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
RYA's Lifeskills National Careers Week – To kick start the RYA’s week looking at different careers in the marine industry and ways to get started, we hear from RYA Chief Instructor, Dinghy and Windsurfing, Amanda Van Santen about marine BTEC’s and we chat with students at the London Nautical School ...
ACWS Portsmouth ticket launch – Watch top sailors battling it out
By ACWS Portsmouth, ,
9:36 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
This summer’s ‘must have’ tickets for The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth (ACWSUK) are officially available from Monday 2nd March. Fans and spectators are encouraged to book their place now to avoid disappointment with event organisers already receiving a large number of ticket and hospitality enquires. ...
NSW Governor to launch Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards
By www.rotaryescawards.org.au, ,
9:15 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The Governor of NSW David Hurley is to be the patron of the new Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards which will be launched on Wednesday, March 4, at Government House, Sydney ...
E.E. Manning Regatta – NHYC kids hold it together in restless weather
By Rich Roberts, ,
7:55 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
SCYA's E.E. Manning Regatta 2015 – They had never sailed together until six months earlier when they stepped onto a boat that neither had ever sailed, but skipper Joseph Hou, 15, and crew Skylar Jacobsen, 14, squeezed out a remarkable victory Sunday in the Southern California Youth Yacht Racing Association's Shadden Series ...
One Ton Cup Revival: Rainbow II takes up early running - Race 2
By Alan Sefton, ,
7:44 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The Farr 40 Pacific Sundance (Bernard Hyde) again took line honours in race 2 of the One Ton Revisited regatta – a 20-mile Olympic course off Auckland’s East Coast Bays. But, the winner on corrected time was the S&S 36 Rainbow II (Chris Bouzaid) which now leads on overall points after a second in the opening race on Saturday and now a victory today. ...
2015 California Dreamin’ Series-Long Beach Stop – A close fight
By Rick Roberts, ,
5:29 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Shawn Bennett of Tiburon, Calif. won the Long Beach Stop of the 2015 California Dreamin’ Series Sunday in this International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Grade three match racing regatta hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and raced on the Long Beach Sailing Foundation’s fleet of Catalina 37s. ...
EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour - Gripping conclusion
By Lisa Hynes, ,
4:57 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour -A third place in the final leg was enough to confirm Sidney Gavignet and his mixed Omani and European team overall winners for the second year in a row. ...
Delivery of Phaedo3 MOD 70
By Henry Bomby, ,
4:14 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Sitting here in Antigua airport waiting for my flight back to London, life is good having just blasted across the Atlantic in just under nine and a half days on board the new Phaedo3 MOD 70, one of the fastest sailing boats 'in the world'... ...
Premiere Racing stepping aside after their 21st Key West Race Week
By J Kleene, ,
3:53 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
In November of 1994 Yachting Magazine consultant Gary Jobson asked Peter Craig, 'how hard can it be? Just raise some flags and blow off some guns.' And so began Craig's involvement in what was then a 112 boat - single division regatta that would soon evolve into an iconic annual international keelboat event. Yachting Magazine founded Key West Race Week in 1987. ...
Sol having Serious Fun at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
2:27 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
Serious Fun! That's what participants, sponsors and onlookers are expected to have during the 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta which will be held in St. Maarten during March 05 - 08, 2015. The Regatta is considered to be the biggest in the Caribbean and offers a great combination of challenging races and fantastic gatherings under the banner of 'Serious Fun'! ...