J/24 Pape Chevrolet North American Championship - New leader on Day 2
By Julie and Christopher Howell, ,
1:36 AM Sat 12 Sep 2015 GMT
Four more races went in the books on Friday at the J/24 Pape Chevrolet North American Championship, and a new leader has emerged: Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet. Tallying consistent scores of five, two, seven, seven, two, the Maryland-based helmsman holds a two-point lead over Will Welles’ Cougar. Another two points back in third is Nicolas Cubria’s Worknet of Argentina. ...
Nautique WWA National Champs - Harley Clifford back to winning ways
By The WWA, ,
1:04 AM Sat 12 Sep 2015 GMT
Just a quick reminder that the Nautique WWA National Championships Presented by Rockstar Energy will be televised on the NBC Sports Network at 4:30 pm ET this Sunday. The show features all of the highlights from the event that saw Harley Clifford get back to his winning ways as he claimed his fourth Wakeboard World Series win of the year and took home the Nautique Wake Series crown. ...
2015 Etchells North American Championships - Day 2
By Steve Girling, ,
12:50 AM Sat 12 Sep 2015 GMT
A fresh northerly greeted sailors for today's racing. Heading out onto the sound, it was clear that the overnight easterly had made quite a mess of things, with an east-west swell dominant under the wind-driven chop from the 12-16 knot gradient. ...
A-Cat Worlds - Ashby wins ninth world title in Punta Ala
By Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:20 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Glenn Ashby has won the A-Class World Championships for the ninth time, today in Punta Ala Italy, winning all of his eight races on the water during the regatta, enough to not have to sail the final race of the championships. ...
Star Sailors League - Finalists decided on Lake Neuchatel
By Bob Fisher, Grandson, Switzerland ,
10:55 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
The third day of the Star Sailors League Lake Grand Slam was “on hold” for hours due to a lack of breeze on Lake Neuchatel, and finally called off at 1600. Races 8 & 9 will not be held. ...
J24 North American Championship – More day 1 images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
4:39 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 J24 North American Championship – More race day one images by Chris Howell ...
J24 North American Championship – Race day 1 images by Chris Howell
By Chris Howell, ,
4:22 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 J24 North American Championship – Race day one images by Chris Howell ...
TP52 Super Series – Battle to begin on Atlantic waters
By 52 Super Series, ,
3:52 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
TP52 Super Series – Twelve TP52s from eight different nations will compete on the renowned Atlantic waters off Cascais, at the mouth of the Lisbon’s Tagus river, in next week’s finale. ...
2015 SSL Lake Grand Slam – Finale preview
By Star Sailors League, ,
3:37 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Eleven Star Sailor teams will decide the Star Sailors League Lake Grand Slam on Lake Neuchatel tomorrow. Principle Race Officer, Sharon Bourke, called off racing at 16:00 (ECT). A fickle southerly breeze failed to establish itself and it was decided to call the qualification rounds to a halt ...
Maxi Yacht Cup and Maxi 72 Worlds – More day 4 images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
3:22 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Maxi 72 Worlds – More day 4 action images by Ingrid Abery ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Maxi 72 Worlds – Day 4 images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
3:14 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Maxi 72 Worlds – Day 4 action images by Ingrid Abery ...
Frostad quitte la direction de la Volvo Ocean Race
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:08 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Knut Frostad, directeur de la Volvo Ocean Race, quittera son poste à la fin de l’année après huit années passées à la tête du tour du monde en équipage avec escale. Il a fait ce choix pour des raisons familiales. ...
2015 Monaco Classic Week – Day 2 overall + Video
By Icarus Sailing Media, ,
2:49 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Monaco Classic Week – Fifty classic yachts out racing, the arrival of Palinuro, Chefs cooking lobsters with organic side dishes, artistic crews busy decorating magnum bottles, powerboats and Rivas gleaming under the sun dazzling onlookers, and exhibitors welcoming them into the Village ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – New circuits and a new President
By International Maxi Association, ,
2:37 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Layday at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship provides the opportunity for the International Maxi Association (IMA) to hold its Annual General Meeting within the magnificent clubhouse of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. ...
2015 UBS Jersey Regatta overall
By William Harris, ,
2:20 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 UBS Jersey Regatta – Fine weather blessed the UBS Jersey Regatta over the weekend of fourth to 6th September. Occasionally cloudy skies, sunshine, slight seas and winds that veered from northwest to east over the course of the Regatta were the order of the day. ...
2016 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Principle Race Officer announced
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
2:05 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
36th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta – Regatta organizers announce that Mr. Stuart Childerley will be the Principle Race Officer. He is highly experienced in the sailing world and is certain to bring a wealth of knowledge with him to the event. ...
Sail Sandy Regatta 2015 – A class act!
By Chris Furey, Sandrngham Yacht Club ,
1:34 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Sail Sandy has become the traditional season-opening regatta for off the beach sailing on Port Phillip. Conducted at Sandringham Yacht Club for more than twenty years, attendances have been steadily increasing with the 2014 fleet exceeding 210 boats. ...
British Keelboat Academy - Applications open
By RYA, ,
1:08 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
The British Keelboat Academy (BKA) is a partnership between UKSA and RYA. The BKA is designed to support young people aged between 18 and 24 in developing the skills needed to take their keelboat yacht racing to the next level, whether that is as a professional or an amateur. ...
Navitus Bay Wind Park decision - a beauty consideration
By Sail-World.com, ,
12:22 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
The UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has refused planning consent for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park, which would have been located off the Dorset and Isle of Wight coasts. ...
2015 RS Feva Eurocup Grand Final preview
By Frances Peters, ,
12:08 PM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Next weekend will see the Grand Final of the first ever RS Feva Eurocup unfold. The event will take place in the newly opened specialist youth regatta centre in Muiderzand, Holland on 19th-20th September. ...
New Thailand Yacht Show announced for February 2016
By SYE Pte Ltd, Singapore ,
11:06 AM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
The dates for the inaugural edition of the Phuket Yacht Show, now re-christened the Thailand Yacht Show, have finally been confirmed by organisers SYE Pte Ltd, who also stage the annual Singapore Yacht Show each April, following a partnership agreement signed recently with the Marine Department of Thailand’s Ministry of Transport. ...
RS Aero Magic Marine UK National Championships - Roundup review
By Peter Barton, ,
10:39 AM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
What an awesome event! From 75 pre-entries the RS Aero Magic Marine UK National Championships at WPNSA finally ended up with a whopping 73 RS Aeros. ...
Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview
By regattanews.com, ,
10:25 AM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup – It is a testament to the ideals of Corinthian competition, and the camaraderie associated with the sport that for the fourth edition, six of the 17 entered yacht club teams will be welcomed back as four-time veterans of this highly-regarded event. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Competition heats up
By The Clipper Race, ,
9:20 AM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Race leader LMAX Exchange is set to cross the Scoring Gate this afternoon and claim the maximum three bonus points on offer. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Surprise as Frostad steps down as CEO
By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team, ,
8:47 AM Fri 11 Sep 2015 GMT
Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, is stepping down at the end of 2015 after eight years at the helm for family reasons. The 48-year-old Norwegian has guided the event over three editions in 2008-09, 2011-12 and 2014-15 after taking over as chief executive in March 2008 from Glen Bourke. ...