2015 Transat Jacques Vabre – De retour à Lorient
By Tiphaine Combot-Seta, ,
9:47 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre – Lundi soir, peu avant 19h, et tandis qu'ils animaient l'avant de la course depuis plus de 24h, Sébastien Josse et Charles Caudrelier contactaient leur équipe à terre par l'intermédiaire de son directeur Cyril Dardashti. ...
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre – Gitana back in Lorient
By Gitana, ,
9:29 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre – On Monday evening, shortly before 18:00 GMT, after over 24 hours among the front runners, Sébastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier contacted their shore crew via the intermediary of its Director Cyril Dardashti. The Edmond de Rothschild duo informed him of its decision to turn back and retire from the Transat Jacques Vabre 2015. ...
US Sailing appoints new director of US Offshore
By US Sailing, ,
9:08 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
US Offshore, a division of US Sailing, has named Nathan Titcomb the new Associate Director of US Offshore and will be promoted to Director, effective January 1, 2016. Titcomb has served as a Technical Assistant since 2007 under the leadership of current Offshore Director and Chief Measurer, Dan Nowlan. ...
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final – Early start + Video
By ISAF, ,
8:58 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
It's going to be an early start for the 144 sailors from 37 nations competing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with a 10:00 start on the cards. ...
2015 Mini Transat - Îles de Guadeloupe - Bon appétit gentlemen...
By Mini Transat, ,
5:11 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
The competitors of the Mini Transat îsles de Guadeloupe are starting to get restless. After more than three weeks in port for the first stopover, they are eager to get racing, to finally take on the Atlantic crossing they have all been dreaming about. But, to reach the other side of the duck pond fit and clear-headed, they will need to properly organise their food and drink supplies. ...
2015 BIC Techno 293 World Championship - Day 3
By Patrik Pollak, ,
4:23 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
After today the biggest fleets of the championship split into gold and silver. From tomorrow only the best 50 percent will fight for the medals while rest will sail in silver fleet. Very important day for those trying to make the cut to stay in top half to race with the 'big boyz'. ...
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre - Surf and turf?
By Transat Jacques Vabre, ,
4:12 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
The leading pair of Ultime multihulls, opening the 5400 miles Transat Jacques Vabre course from Le Havre to Itajaí, are fighting through light winds just a few miles off the West African coast between Western Sahara and Mauritania while the last of the Class 40s are contemplating another Biscay bashing still 220 miles NW of Cape Finisterre. ...
Clipper Round the World team Da Nang visited by Vietnamese Ambassador
By Claire Glancy, ,
3:52 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Race team Da Nang – Viet Nam received a visit from the Ambassador of Vietnam to South Africa, during the stopover in Cape Town before the fleet leaves to race across the Southern Ocean on Saturday 31 October. ...
2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - International entries
By Trish Jenkins, ,
2:37 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
Last night at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's St James clubhouse, the 2016 Commodores' Cup was formally launched, with the British investment management and financial planning company Brewin Dolphin continuing its sponsorship of the club's biennial flagship event for national three boat teams with amateur crews. ...
2015 Transat Jacques Vabre - Hugo Boss is heading to Vigo (ESP)
By Transat Jacques Vabre, ,
2:18 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
After unsuccessfully attempting a repair for several hours at sea, Alex Thomson and Guillermo Altadill onboard Hugo Boss have made the difficult decision to proceed to Vigo. This partial repair will not allow the duo to cross the Atlantic serenely. ...
ISAF Sailing Worlds Final - Elite athletes face stern Abu Dhabi test
By ISAF, ,
1:43 AM Thu 29 Oct 2015 GMT
With nine gold medals at stake over four days of intense racing, the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi tomorrow with some of the sport's most accomplished elite athletes facing a stern examination. ...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Hugo Boss is latest casualty
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:54 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
After several hours at sea Alex Thomson and Guillermo Altadill onboard the foiler Mono 60 Hugo Boss have made the difficult decision to return ashore.
After attempting to address the issue onboard it has not been possible to ensure a sufficient repair whilst at sea to withstand an Atlantic crossing. ...
Transat Jaques Vabre - Le Bateau des Métiers suffers damage
By Soazig Guého, ,
9:00 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
At 1950hrs UTC Arnaud Boissières, skipper of the IMOCA 60 Le Bateau des Métiers by Aérocampus sent a message to the Transat Jacques Vabre race director: ...
ISAF World Cup series finale - GBR sailors gear up
By Lindsey Bell, ,
4:41 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final reigning World Champion Nick Thompson and Worlds silver medallists Hannah Mills-Saskia Clark and Bryony Shaw will headline the 17-sailor British entry, which kicks off in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (29 October). ...
The Transat Jacque Vabre’s history of attrition
By David Schmidt, Sail-World North America, Seattle, WA ,
3:58 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
Look at our latest news from the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) race, which is currently carrying a fleet of Class 40s, IMOCA 60s, Multi 50s, and ‘Ultims’ (maxi trimarans) 5,450 miles from Le Harve, France to Itajai, Brazil, and you immediately notice two things. ...
Newport Bermuda Race – Will your boat be ready for the race?
By Newport Bermuda Race, ,
2:03 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
Newport Bermuda Race – There is plenty to do to get ready for offshore racing. Brewer can help. Join us November 7th at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook for the Offshore Boat Preparation Seminar. The seminar will focus on assisting racers and offshore sailors on how to prepare their vessels for a safe and swift voyage. ...
2015 University Sailing Sustainability Challenge preview
By RYA, ,
1:53 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
University sailing clubs from across the UK are taking part in the first ever University Sailing Sustainability Challenge, set up by The Green Blue – a joint environment programme created by the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine ...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Lionel Lemoinchois explains what happened
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
1:22 PM Wed 28 Oct 2015 GMT
Co-Skipper of the 80ft trimaran Prince de Bretagne, Lionel Lemoinchois explains what happened in their capsize and rescue early on the second day of the Transat Jacques Vabre ...
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